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, melancholic, unusual plot structure, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with resistance movement, resistance, world war two, murder, betrayal, nazi, brutality, gunfight, explosion and death plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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resistance movement movies
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 Edge of Heaven (2007), The First Purge (2018).

List of resistance movement movies

Johnny the Partisan (2000)
Genre: Drama
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: suspense, disturbing, exciting, bleak
Plot: resistance, partisan, resistance movement, fascism, war zone, murder, italian history, wartime life, civil war, german shepherd, italian fascism, dog ...
Time: 1940s
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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: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak
Plot: soldier, holocaust, military life, survival, military, captivity, against the odds, political unrest, leadership, against humanity, battles, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: contamination, apocalypse, heroic mission, save the world, leadership, adventure, society, danger, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, resistance ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 2000s
Place: korea, japan, asia, tokyo
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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, captivating, suspense
Plot: love triangle, wartime life, forbidden love, military, soldier, heroic mission, survival, fall in love, love affair, romance, danger, infidelity ...
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, coming of age, occupation, nazi, wartime life, adventure, military, german, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
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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: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, espionage, prisoner, goofy hero, heroic mission, daring rescue, selflessness, undercover, double agent, occupation, disorder, musical tour ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: 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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, war, danger, good versus evil, against the odds, heroes, heroic mission, military, world war two, ss, suicide ...
Place: former yugoslavia, denmark, liverpool, yugoslavia
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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, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, nazism, world war two, atrocity, singer, life is a bitch, espionage, occupation, betrayal, trap, 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: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, spy, betrayal, secret agents, life is a bitch, state affairs, danger, wartime life, working undercover, double agent, undercover ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, stockholm sweden ...
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The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's ...
Style: intellectual, touching, psychological, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: funeral, tragic event, prostitute, loss of daughter, student, heaven and hell, search, immigrants, rebelliousness, coincidence, death, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey, europe, black sea, 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: suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychological, sinister ...
Plot: survival horror, abuse of power, party, murder, psychological thriller, experiment, sadism, money, racism, night, fighting the system, atrocity ...
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: resistance movement, priest, nazi occupation, resistance, fascism, partisan
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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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, realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, student, chance, airplane, infidelity, espionage, militant, couples, self discovery, polish ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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What Happened to Monday (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: dystopic future, death of sister, deception, distopia, violence, chase, betrayal, twin sisters, hidden room, birth control, struggle for survival, politics ...
Time: future
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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, pandemic, cure, vaccine, battles, murder, scientist, battle, imprisonment, terminal illness, fighting the system ...
Time: future
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 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: serious, tense, realistic, based on true events, visually appealing ...
Plot: politics, torture, dictatorship, distopia, rebellion, interracial relations, fall in love, love affair, state affairs, uncover truth, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Plot: liberation, war, child, partisan, retreat, holocaust, german occupation, collaborator, arrested, traitor, bare breasts, prisoner ...
Time: year 1944, year 1943, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, balkan, yugoslavia, macedonia, europe
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The Good and the Bad (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From 1935 to 1945, the happiness of a couple turns to sadness when their Traction Avant auto is used by the gang des Tractions Avant.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, gestapo, resistance, police officer, on the run, politics, heist, wartime life, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, year 1940, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: paris france
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KLK an PTX – Die Rote Kapelle (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: East German film about the history of Red Orchestra, a real life German pro-Soviet spy ring created after the rise of Hitler that turned into a resistance movement led by a leftist Nazi officer, Harro Schulze-Boysen, and Arvid Harnack.
Plot: resistance, hitler, espionage, nazi, leftist, german history, nazi officer, fascism, resistance movement, communist, anti fascist, world war two ...
Place: berlin germany
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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, female friendship, strong female lead, toy soldier, folk song, cutting someone's hair, czech history, jail cell, jail, train station ...
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: nazi officer, german, gunfight, water hose, suicide, mirror, trap, train station, german occupation, fencing, trapped, retribution ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: berlin germany, prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia
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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, latin american history, guerilla warfare, anarchism, partisan, dictator, resistance movement
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: christian, religious conversion, martial law, hymn, church, end of the world, survival, apocalypse, resurrection, christianity, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
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: air raid, traitor, white flag, commander, river, nazi, resistance, attack, mass murder, mortar, frozen, murder ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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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: exile, pastiche, resistance movement, movie theatre, gunfight, cinema, memory, gunshot, watching a movie, oneiric
Place: chile
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Uomini e no (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Milan, in the winter of 1944, the ruthless Cane Nero leads the fascists against the partisans. Enne 2, one of the leading figures of the C.N.L., meets Berta, whom he loved three years ago, but Berta refuses to leave her husband for him. Enne 2 is ...
Plot: resistance, italian history, resistance movement, partisan, world war two, italian fascism, turin italy, love, nazi occupation, fascist
Time: 1940s
Place: milan italy, italy
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Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Style: underground film, cult film
Plot: hit in the groin, anti conformity, materialism, consumerism, candidate, hidden truth, meat, television studio, leadership, satanic ritual, government conspiracy, tv set ...
Time: future
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Operation Silver A (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Plot: restaurant, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, fired from the job, punched in the face, secret, radio, humiliation, chase, map, foot chase, doctor ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1942
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia
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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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, resistance, society, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague, germany
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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: assassination, third reich, nazi, betrayal, suspicion, friendship between men, conspiracy, repression, world war two, murderer, ss, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, prague czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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