Jew persecution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant jew persecution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspense and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with jew persecution, world war two, jewish, nazi, wartime, holocaust, wartime life, war, nazi occupation and judaism plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jew persecution: Jojo Rabbit (2019), Life Is Beautiful (1997), The Crossing (2020), The Pianist (2002), Schindler's List (1993), Goodbye, Children (1987), Plan A (2021), The Conference (2022), Return to the Hiding Place (2013), The Birdcatcher (2019).

List of jew persecution movies

Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: sad, psychological, tense, disturbing, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: world war two, satire, nazi, nazi germany, boy, nazism, hitler youth, jew persecution, hitler, jewish girl, violence, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany, central europe
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: inspirational, touching, emotional, sentimental, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, jewish, nazi, human spirit, life philosophy, life & death, nazism, survival, fascism, love ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: italy, europe, poland, tuscany
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The Crossing (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda's and Otto's parents are arrested for being part of the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War, leaving the siblings on their own. Following the arrest, they discover two ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, wartime life, jew persecution, escape, german occupation, children, life is a bitch, child, child in peril, jewish girl, war, wartime
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France, Poland, Germany, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: emotional, harsh, bleak, heartbreaking, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, nazi, genocide, jewish, war, anti semitism, nazism, pianist, hunger, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, germany, eastern europe, europe, warsaw poland ...
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: 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.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sad, art house, sentimental, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, nazi, jewish, friendship, nazism, anti semitism, holocaust, catholic, coming of age, schoolboy, childhood, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
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Plan A (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Germany 1945, Max, a Jewish Holocaust survivor, meets a radical group of Jewish resistance fighters, who, like him, lost all hope for their future after they were robbed of their existence and their entire families were killed by the Nazis. They ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: saboteur, holocaust, jew persecution, jewish life, holocaust survivor, diversion, secret mission, revenge, world war two, water, jewish
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The Conference (2022)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On January 20, 1942, the Wannsee Conference takes place in Berlin, a meeting that had only one item on the agenda: The Final Solution, the organization of the systematic mass murder of eleven million European Jews.
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: nazi, nazi officer, ss officer, jew persecution, war, holocaust, world war two, nazism, military officer, wartime, nazi uniform, uniform
Time: year 1942
Place: berlin germany
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Return to the Hiding Place (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young resistance fighter witnesses atrocities towards the Jews, he's drawn into a web of espionage and clandestine activities. When he meets a young physics students and resistance journalist - Hans Poley - they embark on a hunt through ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: world war two, christian, jewish, nazi, jew persecution, resistance fighter, saving a life, nazism, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, nazi soldier ...
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The Birdcatcher (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi occupation, gender disguise, holocaust survivor, woman dressed as man, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, false identity, cross dressing, fascism, war violence ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia
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The Angel of Auschwitz (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This is a tale of how the angel of life was confronted by the angel of death. Set in Auschwitz Birkenau, 1944.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: world war two, jewish, war criminal, concentration camp, life is a bitch, abortionist, midwife, female protagonist, wartime, jew persecution, experiment, auschwitz ...
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The Auschwitz Report (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the true story of Freddy and Walter – two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their inmates, they manage to escape. While the ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: concentration camp, nazi, nazi occupation, world war two, male nudity, nazism, wartime life, wartime, jewish, prisoner of war camp, jew persecution, war violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: central europe
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Waiting for Anya (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, wartime life, nazi occupation, deportation, occupation, jewish, military, german occupation, wartime, jew persecution, social problems, nazi ...
Time: year 1942
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi germany, ghetto, jewish, social worker, rescue, wartime life, life is a bitch, against humanity, historical figure, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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Riphagen (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story about the biggest warcriminal from Holland during world war II, Andries "Al Capone" Riphagen.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: nazi, holocaust, world war two, nazi war criminal, violence, betrayal, jewish, life is a bitch, military, con artists, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam
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The Physician (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study ...
Style: breathtaking, captivating, epic, sexy, serious ...
Plot: medicine, follow your dream, apprentice, surgery, adventure, ambition, medieval, doctors and patients, culture clash, medical school, orphan, christian ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 18th century
Place: persia, iran, london, middle east, egypt ...
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, revenge, nazism, vengeance, dark humor, brutality, working undercover, racism, german, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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Conspiracy (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: factual, disturbing, bleak, political, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, politics, nazi, genocide, nazism, anti semitism, war crime, racism, brutality, jewish, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
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Broken Promise (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the face of insurmountable odds, one man will risk everything to take back his country. Czechoslovakia, 1943, and the world is enveloped by the dark clouds of war. Showing unimaginable bravery, a Jewish teenager manages to escape the clutches of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, student film
Plot: nazi occupation, football player, football, brother brother relationship, jewish, christian, monastery, boy, family, holocaust, anti semitism, world war two ...
Place: slovakia, czechoslovakia
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Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, poignant, visually appealing ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, espionage, wartime, resistance, betrayal, spy, german, friendship, nazi occupation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: germany, netherlands, europe, london
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The Tobacconist (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Vienna, 1937, on the eve of the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany. The young and inexperienced Franz Huchel begins to learn about both the joys and hardships of life by working as an apprentice to the mutilated war veteran Otto Trsnjek in a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: world war two, psychiatrist, political repression, friendship, historical figure, friends, society, wartime life, rivalry, interwar period, european history, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938, 20th century
Place: vienna, central europe
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
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Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, holocaust, military, soldier, guilt, friendship, against humanity, war, atrocity, friends, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, ussr
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Mr. Klein (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are ...
Style: art house, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, mistaken identity, art dealer, anti semitism, prostitute, adultery, female nudity, nazi occupation, french resistance, doppelganger, art, mysticism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, vichy, algeria, europe ...
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A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: jewish, female leader, judaism, intrigue, politics, jew persecution, historical figure, terminal illness, human spirit, introspection, head of state, leadership ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, usa, russia ...
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Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, boxing, fight, prison, sport, prison escape, jewish, boxer, intrigue, slavery, judaism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, greece
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Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: racism, interracial romance, nazi germany, world war two, concentration camp, hitler youth, overcoming, young love, biracial, racial injustice, genocide, oppression ...
Time: 1940s
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: political, intellectual, atmospheric, absurd, brutal ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, cruise ship, nazi, jewish, ship, anti semitism, catastrophe, ocean liner, murder, sea, world politics ...
Time: 20th century, year 1939, 1930s
Place: germany, cuba, california, israel, havana cuba ...
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The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, racism, wartime, peasant, jew persecution, arrest, recruit, holocaust, ss, concentration camp, deportation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
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The Fixer (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in tsarist Russia around the turn of the century and based on a true story of a Russian Jewish peasant Yakov Bog who was wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime - the “ritual murder” of a Gentile child in Kiev. We witness the ...
Plot: jewish, socialism, serial killer, jewish ghetto, zionism, bureaucracy, ukrainian, judaism, time travel, anti semitism, justice, prison rape ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, compassionate, emotional, breathtaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, assassination, tennis, family relations, unrequited love, brother sister relationship, jewish, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: italy, poland, germany, israel, europe ...
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