|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
Rainer Simon (born 11 January 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. He directed 17 films between 1964 and 2000. His How to Marry a King (1969) and Six Make it Through the World (1972) are highly imaginative adaptations of fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers. His 1975 Till Eulenspiegel is based on Renaissance stories, which Christa and Gerhard Wolf recast into a film narration incorporating period history.  His 1985 film The Woman and the Stranger won the Golden Bear award at the 35th Berlin International Film Festival. His 1980 film Jadup and Boel entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival in 1989.
- How to Marry a King (1969)
- Six Make It Through the World (1972)
- Till Eulenspiegel (1975) — film about Till Eulenspiegel (18+)
- Jadup and Boel (1980)
- Das Luftschiff (1983) — based on a novel by Fritz Rudolf Fries
- The Woman and the Stranger (1985) — based on a novella by Leonhard Frank
- Die Besteigung des Chimborazo (1989) — film about Alexander von Humboldt
- Der Fall Ö. (1991) — screenplay by Ulrich Plenzdorf, based on a story by Franz Fühmann
- "The Bakhtinian Headstands of East German Cinema". academia. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
- "Berlinale: 1985 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
- "DEFA: Rainer Simon". umass.edu. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
- "16th Moscow International Film Festival (1989)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013.