in search of : Maximilian Brückner

Maximilian, Maxi (in his family and according to  his agency), Max Brückner, Bruckner / Brueckner
(in English speaking countries)

German Actor, Director, Musician, Dancer and also proud native Bavarian
"Bayerische Sahneschnitte"
- "Schuhplattler der Herzen" - "Prince Charming"


Maxi about Maxi (in German)



Films and other work for TV


Books on Tape / Radio

Who can judge whether the signature is really from Maximilian Brueckner??

"I hob hoit des Pech g'habt und des Glück, dass i hoit nix anders konn, ois a bissl rumspuin und auf der Bühne rumhupfn." M.B.

Interview with Maximilian Brückner
for the German section of this website.
Interview on January 17, 2014 for his new film "Und Äktschn!", which opened in German and Austrian movie theatres on Feb 6, 2014.
Max Brueckner
Exclusive Interview with Maximilian Brückner
(in Bavarian) for the German section of this website.
Interview date was in late January 2012, but due to a string of unforeseen circumstances, publishing it was delayed till early March 2012.

~ News ~

July 1 The opening date of Karoline Herfurth's 4th film as a director "Wunderschön" (WT) with Emilia Schüle, Martina Gedeck, Nora Tschirner, Joachim Krol, Maximilian Brückner, Friedrich Mücke and Diego Wallraff, for Germany and German Switzerland has been pushed back from early October to Dec. 3, and for Austria to Dec. 4, 2020.
Sources: Blickpunkt/Film, and an email from distributor Warner Bros. Austria
June 18 Maximilian Brückner is nominated as an 'Actor in a Comic Role' at the German Actors Awards for his role as Alfons Zischl in "Hindafing", season 2. All nominees. The 2020 German Actors Awards is going to be held in Berlin on Sept 11, 2020. Sources: Deutscher Schauspielpreis and Filmecho/Filmwoche, 18.6.2020
June 14 50 Years of "Tatort" / "Crime Scene" : You can vote for your favorite "Tatort" (Scene of the Crime) episode from the past 25 years out the 50 best rated ones. Two episodes with Maximilian Brückner as inspector Franz Kappl from Saarbrücken ("Verschleppt" and "Hilflos"), both directed by Hannu Salonen, are on the list. Voting starts each Sunday at 21:45h for the episode to be aired on the following Sunday at 20:15h both on German ARD/Das Erste and Austrian ORF2. You can vote on and on Once the voting for the week is over, the counter is set back to zero, and a new voting round for next Sunday begins. Sources: ARD and ORF2, 14.6.2020
June 9 The re-run of the 10-part Finnish-German TV series "Arctic Circle" ("Ivalo"), starring Iina Kuustonen, Maximilian Brückner, Pihla Viitala, Clemens Schick, Joi Johannsson, Aleksandar Jovanovic, directed by Hannu Salonen, was scheduled for May 2020, but due to its virus/pandemic theme the re-run was pushed back to July. Episodes 1-5 will air on Sat 7/11 between 01:50 - 05:35h, episodes 6-10 will air on Sun 7/12 between 01:40 - 05:05h on German ZDFneo. Source: ZDF press release, 4.6.2020
June 4 The 2nd season of "Hindafing" is nominated for a 2020 German Television Award in the category 'Best Comedy Series'. All nominees. No award gala due to the corona pandemic, so the winners will be announced online in mid-June. Source: Deutscher Fernsehpreis, 4.6.2020
June 1 „Yes... it is cold“ #blablabla
Video of Maximilian Brückner in bathing trunks and the voice of his daughter in the background: Instagram, 1.6.
May 25 Video of Maximilian Brückner with his older daughter mewing grass, or: A farmer's workout: Instagram, 24.5.
May 17 Video of Maximilian Brückner feeding his goats: Instagram, 17.5.
May 15 The 'Munich Volkstheater' is now in its early summer vacation, and if all goes to plan and the number of victims of the COVID-19 pandemic won't grow again, the first premiere will be on July 25, with outdoor performances, concerts, readings, children's theatre and productions directed by Simon Solberg, Sapir Heller, Mirjam Loibl, Abdullah Kenan Karaca and Christian Stückl in the main theatre for a 100 persons audience max. Source
May 6 The 'Munich Volkstheater' (like all German theatres and opera houses) was closed on March 11th due to the corona pandemic and is now already going into its summer break. Rehearsals will start on June 15th and the first premiere is scheduled for the end of July at the beginning of the summer school holidays in Bavaria. However, until further notice there are no performances of the "Brandner Kaspar" play with Maximilian Brückner possible.
Video of today's press conference with artistic director Christian Stückl.
April 28 The TV movie "Nachtschicht - Cash & Carry" ("Night Shift") is already available to watch (but perhaps only from within Germany) in the ZDF media library until July 26, and it will premier on German TV network ZDF on Mon May 4, at 8:15pm as 'Movie of the week'. It will be released on DVD through Studio Hamburg Enterprises on Aug 28, 2020.
April 21 No Oktoberfest 2020 in Munich ☹️ Reason is the dynamic spread of the corona virus, which has to be interrupted.
But at least we will have the 6-part series "Oktoberfest 1900" / (Empire Oktoberfest) which will air on German TV ARD/Das Erste in late 2020. Source: FFF Bayern on facebook, 21.4.2020
April 20 Director Hannu Salonen: Today was the last day of the main mixing of Oktoberfest 1900 - Beer & Blood. Instagram, 19.4.
April 16
Maximilian Brückner: "Back To The Roots - Bavarian Red Cross"
Instagram, 16.4.2020

Right after he finished school, Maxi spent his social year working as a driver in the Civilian Service, and now in times of the corona pandemic during which all filming and stage work has stopped, he returned to social service as a volunteer.
April 15 "Ivalo": Supersuositun Ivalon 1. jakso nyt katsottavissa maksutta! Vinkkaa myös kaverille. 😉
Vuoden 2018 suurimmassa rikossarjassa ivalolainen poliisi Nina Kautsalo (Iina Kuustonen) löytää kahlehditun naisen syrjäisen erämaamökin kellarista. Naisesta löytyy tappavan vaarallinen virus, jota tutkimaan kutsutaan saksalainen asiantuntija Thomas Lorenz (Maximilian Brückner). Kun virusta ei saada eristettyä, kilpajuoksu aikaa vastaan alkaa. Katso loput jaksot Elisa Viihteen Aitio - ohjelmakirjastosta! Lähde/Source
"Kellari", the 1st episode of "Arctic Circle" / "Ivalo" is available for free and in its original language until April 29, 2020 - not only in Finland but also in various other countries, through Elisa here
Easter 2020    Happy Easter
April 10 "Changed my profession" #stayathome #blablabla: Video from Maximilian Brückner on Instagram
April 8 Principal filming for "Generation Beziehungsunfähig" (WT) has ended, a release for Germany and German Switzerland is scheduled for March 2021.
April 6 "Arctic Circle" - sur la chaîne POLAR+ (France) Bande annonce. POLAR+ est disponible avec CANAL+. Dispo. jusqu'au 29/11/2021 @ CANAL+
April 2 The TV movie "Nachtschicht - Cash & Carry" ("Night Shift") will premier on German TV network ZDF on Mon May 4, at 8:15pm as 'Movie of the week'. It stars Armin Rohde, Barbara Auer, Tedros Teclebrhan and Minh-Khai Phan-Thi, written and directed by Lars Becker. Maximilian Brückner has a small role as nasty Police officer Roland Orbach. Source with set photos: ZDF press release

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German Website Updates: 7/1 "Wunderschön" (WT) ; 6/18 "Hindafing 2" (Welcome to Hindafing) ; 6/14 Maximilian Brückner in "Tatort" (Scene of the Crime) ; 5/26 About Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 5/9 "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play ; 5/5 "Nachtschicht - Cash & Carry", "Arctic Circle" / "Ivalo" ; 4/20 "Oktoberfest 1900" / (Empire Oktoberfest) (WT) ; 4/8 "Generation Beziehungsunfähig" (WT) ; 3/13 Maximilian Brückner at the 70th Berlinale 2020 ; 1/25 "The Most Beautiful Couple" - Premieres and Reviews, "Das schönste Paar" (The Most Beautiful Couple) ; 1/20/2020 BR Filmbrunch 2020 ; 12/31/2019 "Hindafing", "Hindafing" - Episode guide ; 8/31 Awards ; 7/28 "Inas Nacht" - Talkshow ; 7/13 Maximilian Brückner at the 37th Munich Filmfest 2019 ; 6/2 "Schwarzach 23 und das mörderische Ich" (Schwarzach 23 and the deadly me)

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
Latest: July 1, 2020