Nazi occupation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nazi occupation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, bleak, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with nazi occupation, world war two, nazi, war, jewish, german, danger, wartime life, death and nazism plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi occupation: Suite Fran?aise (2014), The Pianist (2002), The Exception (2016), The Soul Keeper (2002), Süskind (2012), Francofonia (2015), The Diary of Anne Frank (2009), Fall of the Innocent (2011), The Night of the Generals (1967), Hatred (2016).

List of nazi occupation movies

Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, love and romance, german soldier, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
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: bleak, emotional, suspense, contemplative, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
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: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nazi occupation, jewish, german soldier, german, love, military, spy, bodyguard, investigation, conspiracy, gestapo, threat ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, year 1940
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, friendship, letter, island, reading a book, female writer, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, nazi, writers, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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The Soul Keeper (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the present days, Maria Spielrein and Fraser are in Russia making a research about the life of Sabina Spielrein. In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, this Russian girl was a patient treated by Dr. Jung and later they fall in love for each ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, captivating, neurotic ...
Plot: nazi occupation, mental institution, mental illness, love affair, tragic hero, dysfunctional character, power relations, mentally unstable, society, doctors and patients, romance, one on one ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 1900s, 20th century ...
Place: russia, europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland, moscow russia ...
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Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, ss, children, selflessness, idealism, human spirit, rescue, deportation, escape attempt, holocaust, danger, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe, amsterdam
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Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, louvre, art, museum, painting, art museum, war, world, nazi occupied france, evacuation, architecture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1959, year 1944, year 1940, year 1978 ...
Place: paris france, russia, vichy, germany, france ...
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: diary, against humanity, nazism, holocaust, nazi occupation, world war two, survival, jewish, human spirit, danger, anti semitism, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, soldier, nazi occupation, war, danger, rescue, farce, french resistance, british, military, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Fall of the Innocent (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: assassination, world war two, holocaust, mass murder, nazi occupation, wartime life, heroic mission, life is a bitch, social relations, deadly, genocide, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, murder, investigation, prostitute, nazi occupation, mystery, crime, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland, hamburg germany ...
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Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: genocide, nazi occupation, war, unhappy marriage, female protagonist, anti war, survival, village, murder, escape, husband wife relationship, baby ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1939
Place: poland
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, battles, military, danger, against the odds, surprise attack, friendship, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
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This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, firing squad, sabotage, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
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The Wedding Song (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Nazi occupation of Tunisia strains the bonds of friendship between a Muslim woman and a Sephardic Jewess who are both preparing for their marriages.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, touching ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, world war two, nazi occupation, life is a bitch, holocaust, injustice, society, religions or cults, family relations, love, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: tunisia, africa
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The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Russia, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Tulse Luper Suitcases reconstructs the life of Tulse Luper, a professional writer and project-maker, caught up in a life of prisons. He was born in 1911 in Newport, South Wales and presumably last heard of in 1989. His life is reconstructed from ...
Plot: nazi occupation, husband wife relationship, marriage, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, combat, cherry, desert, fistfight, torture, mirror, interrogation ...
Place: utah
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The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Learning of a Nazi plot to attack Washington, D.C. with a deadly nerve gas, Major Wright leads twelve convicts on a suicide mission deep into occupied France to destroy the secret factory where the poison is made.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, nazi occupation, danger, rescue, war, heroic mission, anti heroes, heroes, anti hero, military, monastery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france
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In the Fog (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces an impossible moral choice.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: false accusation, world war two, nazi occupation, moral dilemma, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, danger, human nature, collaboration, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
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Warsaw '44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazi germany, friendship, love and romance, society, danger, death, family relations, couples, crimes, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
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Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: disturbing, serious, emotional, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, genocide, hopes, deportation, concentration camp, nazism, fighting the system, wartime life, life is a bitch, nazi occupation, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest hungary, budapest, spain ...
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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, contemplative ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, soldier, heroes, traitor, faith, nazi occupation, hopes, human spirit, introspection, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, poland, russia, moscow russia, netherlands ...
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, compassionate, lyrical ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, against humanity, wartime life, idealism, nazi occupation, couple relations, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, moscow russia, czechoslovakia ...
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The Beast in Heat (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote village in occupied Europe, the SS pursue their inhuman treatment of captured partisans in efforts to force them to betray their comrades.... while Fraulein Krast, a sadistic biologist, concentrates her efforts on the womenfolk with ...
Style: sexploitation film, rough, sadistic, macabre, psychotronic
Plot: sexual torture, rape, cruelty, experiment, female prisoner, murder, nazi occupation, violence, exploitation, mercilessness, brutality, pervert ...
Time: 1940s
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Fleming (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hotshot hero, world war two, post war, spy, british secret service, womanizer, nazi collaborator, love and romance, espionage, nazism, undercover, secret service ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1930s
Place: london, england
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Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 155 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: stylized, realistic, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, betrayal, espionage, occupation, escape attempt, queen, resistance, war, german, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, london, germany
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Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, world war two, ss, heroes, escapades, hostages, hopes, war, confined, church, survival ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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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: contemplative, gloomy, mind bending, serious, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, art collector, anti semitism, mistaken identity, infidelity, art dealer, danger, journalism, occupation, obsessive quest, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, algeria, europe, vichy ...
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazism, photographer, world war two, spanish civil war, slave labor, nazi, concentration camp survivor, nazi occupation, prisoner, camera ...
Time: 1940s
Place: spain
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Memoir of Pain (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her ...
Style: realistic, romantic, compassionate, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, female writer, gestapo, nazism, world war two, concentration camp, nazi occupation, nazi occupied france, sea, female protagonist, beach, end of war ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Plot: world war two, soccer match, nazi occupation, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: soviet union, ukraine
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