Resistance movement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant resistance movement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, melancholic and exciting films and TV shows about / with resistance movement, world war two, resistance, nazi, soldier, heroes, danger, betrayal, wartime life and military plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as resistance movement: Johnny the Partisan (2000), The Fallen (2004), Sky Blue (2003), Resistance (2003), Winter in Wartime (2008), Top Secret! (1984), Black Book (2006), The Counterfeit Traitor (1962), The First Purge (2018), The Garden of Redemption (1997).

List of resistance movement movies

Johnny the Partisan (2000)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the 8th September 1943 north of Italy is occupied by Germans. Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Many civilians did the same and Johnny, an English literature student, is among ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, bleak
Plot: resistance, resistance movement, partisan, war zone, fascism, murder, italian history, wartime life, italian fascism, truce, communist, german shepherd ...
Time: 1940s
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 5.1
 873
The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, bleak
Plot: holocaust, soldier, survival, military life, military, against the odds, captivity, political unrest, battles, leadership, against humanity, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.7
 9K
Sky Blue (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, society, future dystopia, chaos, danger, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 2000s, 22nd century
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
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 5.3
 600
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: wartime life, forbidden love, love triangle, military, soldier, heroic mission, fall in love, love affair, survival, infidelity, danger, betrayal ...
Place: belgium, europe
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Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, occupation, coming of age, nazi, wartime life, adventure, german, military, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
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 7.2
 61K
Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: espionage, prisoner, goofy hero, heroic mission, daring rescue, selflessness, musical tour, double agent, disorder, occupation, undercover, surfing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: east germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, germany
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The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, adventure, good versus evil, danger, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes, world war two, suicide, death sentence ...
Place: denmark, yugoslavia, liverpool, former yugoslavia
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 7.7
 73K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, psychological, epic, twists and turns, emotional ...
Plot: jewish, nazism, world war two, holocaust, atrocity, singer, espionage, spy, life is a bitch, occupation, betrayal, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
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The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, double agent, state affairs, dishonesty, life is a bitch, undercover, betrayal, secret agents, danger, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: survival horror, abuse of power, murder, party, violence, evil man, sadism, experiment, nightmare, fighting the system, politics, mass death ...
Time: year 2014, year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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The Garden of Redemption (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy and as he becomes attracted to a woman operating in the resistance.
Plot: priest, resistance, partisan, fascism, resistance movement, nazi occupation
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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 7.9
 9K
Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, chance, student, airplane, love and romance, infidelity, self discovery, polish, couples, militant ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, cure, pandemic, vaccine, battles, scientist, murder, teenage hero, distopia, imprisonment, terminal illness ...
Time: future
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, distopia, rebellion, rebelliousness, revolution, love and romance, fighting the system, media, soldier, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film, chronicling the last days of Czech resistance fighter Maruska Kuderikova (played by Magda Vasaryova), is based on her diaries. Though she was tortured and eventually executed by the Nazis, her diaries indicate that she was optimistic for ...
Plot: interrogation, world war two, women's prison, resistance movement, bravery, jail, death sentence, resistance fighter, arrest, train station, folk song, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
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The Assassination (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: hiding place, train, plan gone wrong, nazi officer, world war two, cathedral, sabotage, mirror, nazi occupation, resistance, ss, fascist ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, berlin germany, prague
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 6.4
 96
Sandino (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Cuba, Italy, Spain, Chile, Mexico, Nicaragua
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Narrative of a period of life (1926 - 1934) of the Nicaraguan revolutionary leader Sandino, who was known as "The general of free men."
Plot: rebel, revolutionary, partisan, latin american history, dictator, guerilla warfare, resistance movement, anarchism
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
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Years of the Beast (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: College professor Stephen Miles (Gary Bayer), his wife, a young girl, and a drifter (Jerry Houser) are suddenly faced with a society where money is worthless, food is scarce, your neighbor is your enemy and oppression reigns. The four must survive a ...
Style: christian film
Plot: new world order, hymn, sheriff, professor, good versus evil, resistance movement, religious persecution, natural disaster, rapture, martial law, resurrection, bible prophecy ...
Time: future
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Tactical Guerilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA, Liechtenstein
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yugoslav partisans battle Nazi invaders in a series of bloody confrontations which eventually culminate in the Battle at Hell River.
Plot: ship, white flag, escape, frozen, mass murder, raid, teacher, nazi, german, world war two, river, jewish ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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Life Is a Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A baroque mix of revolutionary politics, pop culture and semiotics loosely based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. A young prince learns that life is just a dream from which we wake when we die. And that dreams may be as real as life.
Style: baroque
Plot: memory, gunshot, resistance movement, movie theatre, exile, cinema, watching a movie, gunfight, pastiche, oneiric
Place: chile
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 7.6
 3K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, society, resistance, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, germany
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 7.2
 45K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: ss, assassination, nazi occupation, third reich, nazi, world war two, brutality, german, betrayal, torture, friendship between men, suspicion ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: germany, prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe ...
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 4.5
 466
Rumors of Wars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspenseful, genre-bending film with two converging storylines. An aspiring college journalist records events in a diary about the turmoil of a society due to the insertion of a RFID chip mandated by the government. ? Years later in the rubble of ...
Style: rough, futuristic, realistic, serious, christian film ...
Plot: military, life is a bitch, wartime life, anti war, apocalypse, political conspiracy, heroes, danger, dishonesty, leadership, college, new world order ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, world war two, introspection, innocence lost, love triangle, friends, idealism, human nature, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Operation: Daybreak (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: assassination, soldier, world war two, czech history, against humanity, confined, undercover, state affairs, village life, heroic mission, village, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 928
The Last Chase (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Twenty years after the American people have been told the oil has run out and disease has scared them into complacency, the United States has become a fascist state. One man, former race car driver Franklyn Hart, now a puppet spokesman for public ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, car chase, gas station, on the road, chase, racecar driver, society, politics, escapades, on the run, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: california, usa
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The Four Days of Naples (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours. Neapolitans slinged on rifles and guns, and they armed ...
Plot: barricade, partisan, german army, rebellion, anti nazi, world war two, boy, nazi soldier, italian history, resistance movement, resistance, civil war
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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Hogan's Heroes (1965)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert ...
Style: sitcom, offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, military, espionage, radio, tunnel, war, nothing goes right, confined, soldier, working undercover, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, london, berlin germany
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Once Upon a Time (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a heist comedy set in 1940s Korea, and stars Park Yong-woo and Lee Bo-young as a con artist and jazz singer who each plot to steal a valuable diamond from the Japanese authorities.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, world war two, adventure, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, track down, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, poet, occupation, danger, hopes, rebelliousness, idealism, human spirit, heroes, rebellion, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france
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