A Man Like Maximilian

A Man Like Maximilian (German: Ein Mann wie Maximilian) is a 1945 German comedy film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Wolf Albach-Retty, Karin Hardt and Lizzi Waldmüller.[1] It was one of the last films released during the Third Reich and was playing in cinemas during the Battle of Berlin.

A Man Like Maximilian
Directed byHans Deppe
Produced byFred Lyssa
Written by
Music byMichael Jary
CinematographyErich Claunigk
Edited byErich Palme
Distributed byDeutsche Filmvertriebs
Release date
13 March 1945
Running time
88 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Franz Bi and Bruno Lutz.


When her daughter becomes engaged to a respectable lawyer, her mother is delighted as she sees the fiancée as being like her own husband Maximilian. However, suspicions begin to arise that he may be concealing a secret from them.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 79


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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