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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20182h 5mOn: Free Services Kanopy Tags: Escape Police Adaptation Country: Germany

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape the GDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.Balloon featuring Karoline Schuch and Friedrich Mücke is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a drama and family movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (7,595 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#4,389 Ranked Movie

#81 Ranked in Escape Movies

#416 Ranked in History Movies

#505 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Balloon has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (7,595 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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