Die Supernasen

Die Supernasen is a 1983 West German comedy film featuring Thomas Gottschalk and Mike Krüger. The name of the movie, "The Supernoses", refers to both having big noses.

Die Supernasen
Directed byDieter Pröttel
Produced by
Written by
Music byGerhard Heinz
  • Fritz Baader
  • Otto Kirchhoff
Edited by
Distributed byAstro Distribution
Release date
  • 8 September 1983 (1983-09-08)
Running time
88 minutes

The two have worked together in 4 very popular movies, regarded as the Supernasen-series. They were mostly college-movies in a German setting - two naughty young men in Bavaria, with lots of beautiful girls and funny complications. Their current popularity keeps their old films alive, like this film, Die Supernasen. Other collaborations are

  • Piratensender Powerplay
  • Zwei Nasen tanken Super
  • Die Einsteiger


Tommy and Mike, again without a job and without money, decide deliberately to open the PI agency "Columbo" and work as private investigators. Their first case involves a rich man who wants to know if his wife is cheating, which leads them to Bad Spänzer. Here, they slip into a variety of roles, save their client's marriage, thwart the assassination attempt on a sheik and fall in love with two young women.


The film was a huge commercial success, drawing a crowd of 2.7 million in Germany, which made it the most successful German-language movie in 1983 and 6th most successful movie in Germany for that year year.[1]

The German-speaking countries the film did well and in several Eastern European countries. In Czechoslovakia it was released under the name "Dva supernosáči".[2]


On February 1, 2019, a remastered Blu-ray was released, featuring the original soundtrack that was not included in previous DVD releases.[3]


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