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 captivating, realistic, serious, suspense, tense and emotional films and TV shows about / with nazi occupation, world war two, nazi, war, jewish, german soldier, holocaust, nazi soldier, life is a bitch and death plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi occupation: Suite Française (2014), The Pianist (2002), The Exception (2016), Silence of the Sea (2004), Anthropoid (2016), Francofonia (2015), Süskind (2012), Hatred (2016), April 9th (2015), The Soul Keeper (2002).

List of nazi occupation movies

Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, 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: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, fall in love, german officer, love and romance, war, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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 8.5
 804K
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: bleak, suspense, emotional, heartbreaking, harsh ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, pianist, nazi, against humanity, genocide, nazi occupation, jewish, ghetto, anti semitism, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944, year 1939 ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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 6.8
 13K
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: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, nazi officer, gestapo, third reich, love, nazi germany, german, jewish, german army, spy, bodyguard ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, berlin germany, netherlands, poland
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Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, german soldier, german officer, nazi, french resistance, grandfather granddaughter relationship, pianist, female protagonist, relationship problems, life is a bitch, french girl ...
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The Guernsey Literary & 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: romantic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: world war two, writers, letter, nazi occupation, marriage proposal, german occupation, fiance fiancee relationship, female writer, friendship, strong female character, german soldier, love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, post world war two, year 1946
Place: london
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 7.2
 48K
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: nazi, third reich, ss, nazi occupation, assassination, betrayal, world war two, brutality, german, murderer, fascist, torture ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, central europe, czechoslovakia, munich germany ...
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 6.6
 3K
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, enigmatic, suspense, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, painting, art, museum, louvre, fear, evacuation, painter, architecture, world war two, shipwreck ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1942, year 1959, year 1914 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, vichy, russia, germany ...
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 6.9
 3K
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: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, bleak
Plot: ss, nazi occupation, selflessness, rescue, human spirit, idealism, escape attempt, deportation, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
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 7.5
 6K
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, captivating, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: genocide, nazi occupation, war atrocity, female protagonist, unhappy marriage, anti war, village, husband wife relationship, murder, baby, escape, village life ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1939
Place: poland
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 6.6
 6K
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, nazi occupation, soldier, battles, military, against the odds, friendship, rivalry, military life, battle zone, german soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
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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: captivating, serious, touching, psychological, neurotic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, nazi occupation, love affair, tragic hero, power relations, mentally unstable, romance, society, doctors and patients, experimenting, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, russia, europe, moscow russia, geneva switzerland ...
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The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, time travel, nazi occupation, world war two, anti semitism, jewish, war, human spirit, hopes, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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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, compassionate ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, french resistance, british soldier, occupied france, house painter, raf, bomber ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Butcher of Prague (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: nazi occupation, assassination, world war two, holocaust, mass murder, political repression, wartime life, heroic mission, life is a bitch, social relations, genocide, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 467
Joanna (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an era in which it is difficult for the true emotion and excitement, Feliks Falk found the key to the human heart. How many of us love? How much we are able to self-sacrifice? Is there a price that can not pay, when it comes to life of a loved ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Plot: nazi occupation, german officer, german, secret, world war two, treason, loneliness, hiding place, officer, traitor, jewess, humiliation ...
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Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fuglene Over Sundet is the gripping tale of the Danish Jews' escape to Sweden in October 1943.
Style: unusual plot structure, thought provoking, exciting, touching, sincere
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, german soldier, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, nazi officer, holocaust, lake, train, fishing boat, brother, forest ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scandinavia, denmark, copenhagen
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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, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi, spanish civil war, nazi occupation, photographer, world war two, slave labor, prisoner, concentration camp survivor, forced prostitution ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944, year 1943
Place: spain, central europe
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 6K
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, romantic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazi germany, nazism, death, love and romance, friendship, society, love story, love affair, relationships, young love ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
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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 occupation, world war two, nazism, prison escape, wartime life, jewish, wartime, jew persecution, prisoner of war camp, life is a bitch, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
Place: central europe
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The Last Note (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis.
Style: suspense, touching, sincere, psychological, rough
Plot: nazi occupation, reprisal, resistance fighter, world war two, nazi officer, mass murder, spring, summary execution
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: greece, balkan, athens greece, europe
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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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, investigation, murder, conspiracy, nazi occupation, prostitute, mystery, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, serial killer, general ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1944 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland, warsaw poland ...
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A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, holocaust, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, world war two, jewish, soldier, military, murder of family, machismo ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, nice france
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 3K
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: emotional, disturbing, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, resistance fighter, war, heroes, freedom fighter, resistance, nazi, sabotage, heroism, fight, wartime life ...
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, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, world war two, nazi occupation, injustice, holocaust, life is a bitch, family relations, religions or cults, society, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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, marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, female nudity, rehearsal, combat, flashback, father son relationship, physical abuse, prison ...
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, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, world war two, nazi occupation, rescue, war, heroic mission, military, heroes, monastery, french resistance, nazi, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
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, human nature, forest, collaboration, resistance fighter, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: russia, ussr
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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: captivating, disturbing, sincere
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, deportation, occupation, jewish, military, war, german occupation, wartime life, jew persecution, wartime, social problems ...
Time: year 1942
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 75K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: brutality, atrocity, world war two, war crime, genocide, against humanity, holocaust, teenage girl, occupation, war, military, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, ussr, germany, poland
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, diary, nazism, against humanity, world war two, survival, human spirit, nazi occupation, oppression, anti semitism, family in danger, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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