Review: Better than expected - I had the opportunity to see this film yesterday during a pre-screening in hamburg. Technically not yet perfect (in terms. Reviews Counted: Fresh: 5. Rotten: Critics Consensus: It doesn't lack ambition, and it boasts undeniably thrilling source material, but The Red Baron is. Action · German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike. 95 of people found this review helpful.