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, suspense, serious, suspenseful, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with nazi occupied france, world war two, nazi, french resistance, war, death, nazi occupation, soldier, german and military plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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nazi occupied france movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi occupied france: Suite Française (2014), Dunkirk (2017), Memoir of War (2017), Resistance (2020), Is Paris Burning? (1966), Strange Gardens (2003), Francofonia (2015), Burning at Both Ends (2021), A French Village (2009), The Longest Day (1962).

List of nazi occupied france 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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 7.8
 631K
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: dramatic, atmospheric, epic, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, wartime, rescue mission, warship, evacuation, british history, war, survival, british army, nazi occupied france, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, dunkirk, france, united kingdom, english channel ...
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Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, 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: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, complex
Plot: nazi occupied france, world war two, pow, soldier, british army, dying, german, life & death, moral dilemma, fistfight, friendship between men, surrounded ...
Place: dunkirk
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Memoir of War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
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: compassionate, serious, romantic, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: french resistance, gestapo, nazism, concentration camp, world war two, nazi occupied france, nazi occupation, female writer, nazi, female protagonist, end of war, police officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.4
 7K
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, occupied france, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, world war two, french, love, secret, anti semitism, revenge, escape, refugee ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1938, year 1945, year 1943 ...
Place: europe, munich germany, alps, germany, berlin germany ...
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Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 173 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, against the odds, wartime life, totalitarianism, rescue, resistance, heroic mission, insubordination, survival, liberation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, germany
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Strange Gardens (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucien, 14, can’t understand why his father, a serious and respected teacher, makes a fool of himself by dressing up as a clown and giving a show. André, Lucien’s father’s best friend, feels for the teenager and decides to reveal something ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: german occupation, world war two, nazi occupation, french resistance, nazi occupied france, sabotage, occupied france, war, fight, occupation, fighting the system, resistance fighter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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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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Burning at Both Ends (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie follows a group of resistance radio broadcasters in Nazi-occupied France as they evade capture alongside a Jewish family.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: nazi occupied france, resistance fighter, behind enemy lines, nazi, wartime, nazi spy, resistance movement, war, french resistance, nazi soldier, wartime life, resistance
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A French Village (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The stories of the people of Villeneuve, a fictional subprefecture, in the Jura, in German–occupied France during the Second World War.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: occupied france, world war two, occupation, nazi occupied france, nazi occupation, german occupation, wartime, life is a bitch, french countryside, small village, war, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, military, war, invasion, allies, nazi, german, navy, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, vengeance, war, nazism, working undercover, nazi, world war two, self sacrifice, soldier, fascist, sadism, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe, 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: nazi occupied france, train, arrest, gunfight, german soldier, suspicion, partisan, train station, traitor, railway, sabotage, surveillance ...
Time: year 1944
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 6.7
 762
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: tense, rough, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, repression, german soldier, assassination, world war two, hostage, execution, nazi officer, nazi soldier, suppression, communist, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, cabaret, deportation, world war one, d day, accused of murder, nazi officer ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, paris france
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, army, sniper, battles, courage, heroic mission, warrior, self sacrifice, bravery, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
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 7.0
 15K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: battles, war, world war two, self esteem, algerian, heroes, society, politics, army, prejudice, justice, dying ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: france, africa, algeria, italy, europe ...
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 6.5
 703
The Confession (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Under the German occupation, in a small French town, the arrival of a new priest arouses the interest of all women... Barny, a young communist and atheist woman, can not however be more indifferent. Driven by curiosity, the young skeptic went to the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: religious faith, atheist, village, catholic priest, confession, nazi occupation, religion, moral transformation, faith, german occupation, belief in god, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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 6.9
 1K
Safe Conduct (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film is about the French film industry from 1942 to 1944 during the Nazi occupation. The film focuses on assistant director and resistance fighter Jean Devaivre and screenwriter Jean Aurenche. Aurenche is on the move so that he doesn't have ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sincere, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, espionage, human spirit, survival, couples, couple relations, society, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, vichy
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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, factory, nazi occupied france, undercover, parachute, torpedo, mission, spy, husband wife relationship, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france
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 7.1
 357
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: realistic, tense, serious, exciting
Plot: world war two, invasion, d day, french resistance, self sacrifice, war hero, war correspondent, soldier, execution, military training, hospital, city in ruins ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy
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 6.5
 236
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: love hate relationship, nude swimming, selfish girl, trapdoor, multiple deaths, countryside, hunger, vigilante, abused woman, female star appears nude, vigilantism, guilty conscience ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, france
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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, flashback, police, nazi occupied france, serial killer, investigation, nazi, murder
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 7.0
 672
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: tank, prisoner, revenge killing, deserter, resistance fighter, french resistance, anti communism, disobeying orders, bazooka, bullet wound, escape, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 1940s
Place: south of france
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 5.4
 120
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, world war two, nazi occupied france, german occupation, potato
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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: commando unit, commando mission, military, truck, diver, enemy, woman, german soldier, death, soldier, world war two, human ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: france
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Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
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, soldier, military, mosquito, disaster, fall in love, wartime life, human spirit, anti war, military life, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 633
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: police officer, german, murderer, criminal as protagonist, firefighter, mass murder, stolen goods, elderly woman, smuggler, learning the truth, nazi occupied france, resistance movement ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
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: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: painter, artist, model, nazi occupation, couples, infidelity, fall in love, social differences, wartime life, love affair, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, provence
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 5.8
 516
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, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy
Plot: world war two, survival, d day, bunker, confined, escapades, war, hopes, military, life is a bitch, against humanity, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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