Nazi occupied france movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nazi occupied france movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, emotional and gloomy films and TV shows about / with nazi occupied france, world war two, nazi, french resistance, soldier, death, nazi occupation, war, wartime life and danger plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi occupied france: Suite Fran?aise (2014), Dunkirk (2017), Francofonia (2015), Memoir of Pain (2017), Calm at Sea (2011), Is Paris Burning? (1966), What War May Bring (2010), Resistance (2020), The Day and the Hour (1963), In Enemy Country (1968).

List of nazi occupied france movies

Suite Fran?aise (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: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, war, love and romance, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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 7.8
 559K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, dramatic, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, warship, rescue mission, survival, british army, evacuation, war, military, military officer, army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, france, english channel, england, flanders
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 6.7
 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, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, louvre, museum, art, painting, art museum, architecture, world war two, fear, portrait painting, evacuation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1914, year 1918, year 1939 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, russia, germany, vichy ...
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 6.2
 946
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: serious, romantic, heartbreaking, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: gestapo, french resistance, female writer, nazism, world war two, nazi occupation, concentration camp, female protagonist, beach, sea, end of war, police officer ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 6.7
 684
Calm at Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager joins the resistance in Nazi-occupied France during World War II.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense, complex ...
Plot: repression, concentration camp, german soldier, assassination, world war two, hostage, french resistance, suppression, nazi uniform, retribution, execution, nazi soldier ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The title is Adolf Hitler's question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military governor of Paris, General Dietrich von Choltitz, had been ordered to destroy Paris rather than let it fall ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, harsh, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, wartime life, against the odds, totalitarianism, rescue, resistance, insubordination, danger, anti heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, germany
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What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, d day, deportation, world war one, cabaret, autobiography, nazi officer ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
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Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Occupied France, 1940. A Nazi Commander discovers one of his prisoners, Danny is a champion boxer. He forces him to fight for his company's entertainment. But the POWs realise they can use these contests, as cover for an audacious breakout, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, brutal, complex
Plot: world war two, pow, survival, life & death, soldier, moral dilemma, fistfight, plan, surrounded, british army, nazi occupied france, army ...
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 6.4
 4K
Resistance (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
Plot: french resistance, french, secret, archive footage, love, occupied france, world war two, bravery, revenge, hate, refugee, pursuit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1943, year 1945, year 1939 ...
Place: europe, geneva switzerland, munich germany, france, berlin germany ...
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The Day and the Hour (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases with food. Some British and American planes ...
Plot: surveillance, torture, suspicion, nazi occupied france, grenade, railway, interrogation, german soldier, betrayal, machine gun, assassination, arrest ...
Time: year 1944
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In Enemy Country (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo, hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.
Plot: nazi occupied france, spy, husband wife relationship, undercover, mission, torpedo, parachute, world war two, factory, nazi
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe
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 7.1
 339
D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On June 6th, 1944 the largest military invasion and defence the world has ever seen occurred. D-Day tells the epic story of the preparation and execution of the Allied invasion of Normandy. It tells the story of the defence of the Western Front by ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: world war two, war correspondent, war hero, d day, self sacrifice, invasion, interview, french resistance, soldier, execution, military training, double agent ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy
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 6.6
 194
The Savior (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is rural France. It's the summer of 1943, the weather is fine and sunny and life is sweet. On one of these beautiful days, Nanette, a fourteen-year-old peasant girl, meets a slightly injured young man near the farm she lives on. Her life ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: female full frontal nudity, cigarette smoking, sleeping on the floor, 14 year old, cruelty, undressing, false accusation, barking dog, manipulation, injury, lame, female vigilante ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: france, germany
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The Crimes of Petiot (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, War
Country: Spain, East Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Some deeds done by a Nazi in France during World War II lead to more killings in the present. Are they revenge, or is there another motive? Both civilians and police tries to solve the mystery.
Plot: revenge, nazi, serial killer, murder, police, nazi occupied france, investigation, flashback, nazis
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 7.0
 529
Shock Troops (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.
Plot: prison escape, prisoner, disobeying orders, wounded, bazooka, hand grenade, escape, bullet wound, heroism, nazi occupied france, gun, militia ...
Time: 1940s
Place: south of france
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 5.5
 110
Les Patates (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a village in the Ardennes, during the German occupation, finding rations is becoming almost impossible. Clovis, an ordinary labourer, decides to cross the occupied zone to bring back enough potatoes to feed his family. His plan is a success but ...
Plot: hunger, nazi occupied france, german occupation, potato, world war two
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 6.2
 263
Les Milles (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the beginning of the Second World War, Germans, Austrians and persons without nationality living in France are sent to the concentration camp of Les Milles by France government. Commander Charles Perrochon is the responsible for this camp and he ...
Plot: pianist, joke, dwarf, french soldier, architect, train station, soup, evacuation, soccer fan, prison life, bureaucracy, female reporter ...
Time: 1940s
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Churchill's Leopards (1970)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A British commando team heads into France to blow up a German-held dam in preparation for D-Day, while a British agent infiltrates the German garrison to give inside help. The twist is that the British officer is replacing his twin German brother.
Plot: nazi occupied france, british army, drill, explosion, ss officer, alarm, scuba diving, world war two, firing squad, dam, nazi officer, twin brother ...
Time: 20th century, frogman, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france
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Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, mosquito, heroes, escapades, espionage, twins, danger, save the day, leadership, anti war, race against time ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 551
Dr. Petiot (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A true story shot in a German Impressionistic style. In France during the Nazi occupation, Dr. Petiot (Michel Serrault) offered to help Jews escape the Nazis. They would come to his house, and he would kindly give them lethal ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: spiral staircase, morphine, serial killer, greed, illness, jewelry, injection, topless woman, false name, cellar, manipulation, shooting ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1943
Place: paris france, france
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Mistral's Daughter (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 390 min.
TV show
Story: Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris, attracting the attention of Picasso-like painter Julien Mistral, an arrogant and selfish man who places his work above ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: model, painter, artist, nazi occupation, fall in love, social differences, love affair, couples, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1960s, 1920s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, new york
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 5.9
 408
The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, holocaust, human spirit, battles, escapades, danger, against humanity, military, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
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 7.6
 6K
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, art collector, anti semitism, mistaken identity, infidelity, art dealer, obsessive quest, danger, journalism, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, algeria, mexico ...
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 7.7
 4K
The Old Gun (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, vengeance, rape, revenge, war, life is a bitch, betrayal, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, redemption, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, year 1944
Place: normandy, france
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 7.0
 2K
Paradise (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The historical drama set during the Second World War centres on three people whose paths cross: a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French resistance, a French collaborator and a high-ranking German SS officer.
Style: psychological, rough, touching, philosophical
Plot: prison, holocaust, nazi collaborator, concentration camp, interrogation, russian, aristocrat, collaboration, love, destiny, world war two, resistance ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 1930s
Place: french riviera
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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: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, holocaust, world war two, danger, soldier, military, jewish, machismo ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
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 7.1
 8K
The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi germany, against humanity, genocide, injustice, occupation, society, danger, confined, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
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 7.8
 14K
The Train (1964)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, dramatic ...
Plot: world war two, painting, train ride, train, german, french resistance, train crash, art theft, war, danger, anti heroes, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe, poland ...
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Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: small town, occupation, world war two, interracial relations, wartime life, social differences, bittersweet, romance, coming of age, society, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, vichy
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 6.3
 2K
Django (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Django Reinhardt, famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943.
Plot: blues, world war two, german abroad, composer, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, unfaithful husband, burn scar, concert, blues music, party, musician ...
Time: year 1945, year 1943
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