Films about the Nazis

Films about the Nazis
List of the best films about the Nazis according to visitors: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Schindler's List, The Collini Case, American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally, 1944, The Windermere Children, The Marriage of Maria Braun, Triumph Over Violence, The Secrets We Keep, Phoenix.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersChildrens, Jews, Friends
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceConcentration camp, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleSad ones, To cry, Heavy, Gloomy, Touching

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

Markimdb: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersHeroes, Jews
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:30
CharactersLawyers, Prosecutors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive

A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating

The life of American woman Mildred Gillars and her lawyer, who struggles to redeem her reputation. Dubbed “Axis Sally” for broadcasting Nazi propaganda to American troops during World War II, Mildred’s story exposes the dark underbelly of the Third Reich's hate-filled propaganda machine, her eventual capture in Berlin, and subsequent trial for treason against the United States after the war.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, history
CountryEstonia, Finland
Duration02:13
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Death, Weapon, Funeral
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II

The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ones.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersTeens, Orphans, Jews
PlotFriendship
PlaceEngland, Country houses
TimeWorld War II

The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryWest Germany
PlotWedding
PlaceTrains

Maria marries a young soldier in the last days of World War II, only for him to go missing in the war. She must rely on her beauty and ambition to navigate the difficult post-war years alone.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:10
CharactersHitler
PlotPolitical
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleMakes me think, Serious, Black and White

Romm's "Ordinary Fascism" pulls out all the stops in its selection of documentary material to draw the viewer not only into absolute horror about fascism and nazism in the 1920s-1940s Europe, but also to a firmest of convictions that nothing of the sort should be allowed to happen again anywhere in the world.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Jews
PlotAbduction, Revenge
StyleAction, Heavy, Vital signs, Tense, Disturbing

In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryGermany, Poland
Duration01:38
CharactersStrong women, Jews, Surgeons
PlotLove, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Germany, Berlin
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military, music, biography
CountryFrance, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:29
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Jews, Pianists
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Music, Hunger
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Heartbreaking, Worth watching

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:23
CharactersAnimals, Strong women, Jews, Lions, Smugglers
PlotWar, On real events
PlaceZoos, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSnipers, Military, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotWar, Tanks, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceFrance
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Epic, Depressive

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersHorses, Spy, Jews, Special agents, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Soccer, Revenge, Money
PlaceAircraft, Israel
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration01:33
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Orphans
PlotWar, On real events, Friendship, Swimming
PlaceIslands, Beach, Germany
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleSoulful, By books, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

Germany, Baltic Sea coast, May 1945, a few days before the end of World War II. A small Soviet patrol arrives at an isolated house where an elderly baroness gives shelter to a group of orphan girls and a boy who is determined to continue the fight.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:33
CharactersSpy, Hitler, Heroes, Jews, Military
PlotWar, Revenge, Fear, Self-sacrifice, Undercover
PlaceFrance, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Black humor

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24
CharactersDogs, Teens, Firefighters, Teachers, Strong women
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Death, Chase
PlaceParty, Germany
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleSmart

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Snipers, Monsters, Mutant, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Weapon, Genetic experiments
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, France, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Steampunk, Tense, Creepy

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersJews
PlaceGhetto, Poland
TimeWorld War II

Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, her idea is met with skepticism by fellow workers, her parish priest, and even her own mother Janina.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier, Pilots
PlotLove, War, Survival, Death, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, Ocean, England, Warships, Japan
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, To cry, Patriotic, Long

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryNorway
Duration01:16
CharactersDogs, Horses
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Dancing, The escape
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Nature, Caves
TimeWorld War II
StyleTense, Serious, Beautiful landscapes, For men

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersTankman, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Tanks, Rivalry
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
StyleFascinating

In a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war, scientist and businessman Hunt hires mercenary and former Royal Marine D.C. to assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. Their mission is to scope out an old military bunker in Eastern Europe. It should be easy – 48 hours at the most. Lots of cash for little risk. Or so he says...

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Netherlands, Czech Republic
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military, Nuns, Soldier
PlotSupernatural, Fear
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein's work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades -- a desperate Hitler's last ghastly ploy to escape defeat

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany, Netherlands
Duration02:16
StyleTouching

When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped Ruth escape. Hannah, Ruth's daughter engaged to a gentile, goes to Berlin to find the woman, Lena Fisher, now 90. Posing as a journalist investigating intermarriage, Hannah interviews Lena who tells the story of a week in 1943 when the Jewish husbands of Aryan women were detained in a building on Rosenstrasse. The women gather daily for word of their husbands. The film goes back and forth to tell Ruth and Lena's story. How will it affect Hannah?

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersGeniuses, Jews, Writers, Inventors, Hermits
PlotOn real events, Survival, Dancing, Obsession, Friendship
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hotels
TimeWorld War II, Summer
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration01:56
CharactersJews
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeWorld War II

The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Heroes, Military, Alcoholics
PlotLove, War, On real events, Survival, Death
PlaceJapan, Bunker
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, To cry, Inspirational, Patriotic, Tense

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryGermany
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Abduction, Justice, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlaceIsrael, Night Clubs
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For men, Disturbing

It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to bringing the Third Reich to justice. One day Bauer receives a letter from Argentina, written by a man who is certain that his daughter is dating the son of Adolph Eichmann. Excited by the promising lead, and mistrustful of a corrupt judiciary system where Nazis still lurk, Bauer journeys to Jerusalem to seek alliance with Mossad, the Israeli secret service. To do so is treason — yet committing treason is the only way Bauer can serve his country.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryFinland, Germany, Belgium, Australia, France, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersMilitary, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, UFO, Revenge, Space wars, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleLight, Steampunk, Smart, For men

In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.





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