National socialism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant national socialism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, contemplative and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with national socialism, nazi, world war two, german, jewish, nazi germany, war, society, holocaust and wartime life plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in Germany, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as national socialism: Downfall (2004), The Damned (1969), Good (2008), Babylon Berlin (2017), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), The Exception (2016), The Keep (1983), Operation Valkyrie (2004), Valkyrie (2008), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005).

List of national socialism movies

Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, intense, bleak, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, betrayal, courage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, post world war two, 20th century, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, prague, europe ...
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The Damned (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime. The transition from democracy to dictatorship is thus dramatized through the lives of the family which also owns a powerful German ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, sad, art house, erotic ...
Plot: oedipus complex, decadence, mother son incest, nazi, pedophilia, third reich, hide and seek, lgbt, incest, pedophile, party, national socialism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, sad ...
Plot: nazi, writers, politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, political unrest, wartime life, society, nazi germany, third reich, jewish, holocaust ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1933, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
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Babylon Berlin (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, tense, noir ...
Plot: social problems, political intrigue, espionage, interwar period, european history, police, conspiracy, german, german history, world war two, political scandal, police investigation ...
Time: 1920s, pre world war two, year 1929, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: political, emotional, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom drama, genocide, holocaust, judge, court, jewish, justice, lawyer, war, legal, politics, courtroom ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, 60s, year 1945, year 1946 ...
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, german soldier, nazi germany, gestapo, nazi officer, nazi occupation, nazi, conspiracy, german army, third reich ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1934, 1920s
Place: germany, berlin germany, netherlands, poland, holland
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The Keep (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, demon, supernatural, nazi, magic, monster, ss, vampire, surrealism, cult, good versus evil, military ...
Time: 80s, year 1941
Place: germany, romania, black sea, bucharest, transylvania ...
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American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, inspirational
Plot: nazi, world war two, collaborator, female protagonist, propaganda, military dictatorship, national socialism, political propaganda, nazi propaganda, wartime, post war, spy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, washington d.c.
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Operation Valkyrie (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 1944, a group of high command officers plot an attempt against Hitler, and one of the leaders of the conspiracy, Stauffenberg (Sebastian Koch), goes to a meeting with the Fuhrer in charge of exploding the place. However, Hitler survives and the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, hitler, national socialism, plan gone wrong, nazi, conspiracy, wartime life, leadership, rebellion, military, against humanity, rebelliousness ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany
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Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: factual, tense, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, nazism, hitler, conspiracy, nazi germany, suspense, resistance, politics, german soldier, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, post world war two, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, africa, poland, europe ...
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, sincere, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, nazism, world war two, resistance, death sentence, nazi germany, gestapo, historical character, nazi, lawyer, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany, east germany, munich germany ...
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: melancholic, harsh, disturbing, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, war, pow, world war two, youth, military school, gay subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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Billy Elliot: The Musical Live (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A talented young dancer has to learn to fight for his dream despite social and parental disapproval.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, dancer, society, ambition, music, dream, follow your dream, ambitious man, ambitious, dancer's life, boyhood, theater ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england
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Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, childhood, holocaust, friendship, exile, anti semitism, farm, adultery, culture clash, wartime life, jewish, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, israel, poland ...
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Leroy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: migration, skinhead, teenage crush, friendship between boys, neo nazi, xenophobia, inventor, hospital, girlfriend, national socialism, pushy mother, friendship ...
Place: berlin germany, africa
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God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, jewish life, torah, rabbi, national socialism, accusation, concentration camp, fascism, suicide, consulate, nazi occupation, visa ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: paris france, vienna, prague, marseille
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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, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: world war two, jewish, nazi, friendship, holocaust, nazism, anti semitism, childhood, coming of age, children, schoolboy, school ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, germany, poland, vatican, paris france ...
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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: touching, inspirational, emotional, sentimental, tragicomedy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, nazi, human spirit, life & death, life philosophy, nazism, survival, fascism, love ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: italy, europe, poland, tuscany
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North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, captivating, breathtaking ...
Plot: climbing, mountain climbing, mountaineer, disaster, mountain, adventurer, survival, wehrmacht, rivalry, forces of nature, man versus nature, nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, germany, alps, swiss alps, bavaria
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Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This drama is based on the childhood memories of Hans Jürgen Massaquoi, who was one of the few black native Germans in Nazi Germany. In 1935 at the age of nine, he lives with his German mother in a small flat in Hamburg's working class ...
Style: emotional, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: world war two, black boy, racism, prosecution, xenophobia, boy, german, single mother, ethnic conflict, violence, culture clash, blaxploitation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, hamburg germany
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Lebensborn (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: College freshman Kari Berman and her twin brother Kyle are young, healthy, brilliant, and attractive. To genetic researcher Dr. Martin Speer they're breeding stock, part of his scheme to make create superior humans through modern genetics.
Plot: sex, incest, college, national socialism, children's home, female nudity, neo nazism, brother sister relationship, artificial insemination, gene manipulation, secret experiment, cuckold ...
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The Ninth Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, uplifting, psychological ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, traitor, concentration camp, clergy, nazi, soldier, heroes, nazi occupation, introspection, hopes, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, berlin germany, france, belgium ...
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Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, suspense, demon, redemption, transformation, life philosophy, mentor, priest, church, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1944
Place: africa, kenya
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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA, Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, tense, touching ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, marriage, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, relationships, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: year 1937, year 1938, year 1965
Place: austria, usa, america
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Blut und Ehre: Jugend unter Hitler (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler, 1982 is a German/American made for TV mini-series which was a co-production between Daniel Wilson Productions and S.W.F and Taurus Films. The original screenplay was by Helmut Kissel and was partly based on his ...
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, anti semitism, father son conflict, nazi, children, political prisoner, nazi germany, coming of age, teenage boy, hitler youth, accusation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
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Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, nazi, hitler, gestapo, ss, concentration camp, third reich, nazism, wartime life, siblings relations, political unrest, cabaret ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
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The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: talky, captivating, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi, nazi germany, war, racism, anti semitism, genocide, politics, fictional history, intrigue, military ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, palestine, vatican ...
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It Happened Here (1964)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, distopia, nazi, war, holocaust, german occupation, british pub, women, hitler, alternate universe, judaism, politics ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1945, year 1944, 1910s
Place: england, europe, dunkirk, madagascar, london ...
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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: romantic, erotic, sexy, thought provoking, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, world war two, wartime life, holocaust, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, woman in danger, forbidden love, lesbian mother, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, year 1999
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, emotional, political, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: fascism, experiment, suicide, nazism, teacher, bullying, teachers and students, dictatorship, high school, education, against humanity, politics ...
Place: germany, california, europe
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