In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
- Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
- Studio: UFA
- Keyword: man vs machine, based on novel or book, underground world, inventor, metropolis, future, class society, dystopia, tower of babel, delirium, steampunk, mad scientist, prophet, robot, destruction, silent film, expressionism, seven deadly sins, depravity, mob justice, downtrodden, saviour, social unrest, german expressionism, mediator
- Cast: Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Theodor Loos, Fritz Rasp