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, suspense, tense, suspenseful and emotional films and TV shows about / with nazi occupied france, world war two, nazi, french resistance, nazi occupation, death, cigarette smoking, war, soldier and german soldier plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
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nazi occupied france movies
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), The Old Gun (1975), Mr. Klein (1976), Paradise (2016), The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016).

List of nazi occupied france 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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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, suspense, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, war, evacuation, rescue mission, british army, warship, survival, soldier, rescue, german army ...
Time: year 1940, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, english channel, flanders
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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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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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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: disturbing, complex, captivating, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: german soldier, concentration camp, repression, world war two, assassination, hostage, retribution, wehrmacht, french resistance, communist, nazi soldier, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 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, rescue, against the odds, totalitarianism, resistance, heroic mission, insubordination, anti heroes, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, arc de triomphe paris ...
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, war, vengeance, rape, revenge, heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, death in the family, dealing with death, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: normandy
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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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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, world war two, destiny, love, dog ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1942
Place: french riviera
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The Visitors: Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stuck in the corridors of time, Godefroy de Montmirail and his faithful servant Jacquouille are projected to a time of profound political and social upheavals: the French Revolution... specifically, The Terror, time of great dangers, during which ...
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, french revolution, escape, prison, castle, adventure, escapades, love and romance, cheating wife, lighting a candle, multiple deaths, kissing someone's hand ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century, 1940s, 12th century
Place: france, paris france
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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: gun, pistol, world war two, assassination, betrayal, train, escape, machine gun, french resistance, partisan, gestapo, sabotage ...
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: torpedo, husband wife relationship, spy, world war two, mission, parachute, factory, nazi, nazi occupied france, undercover
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe
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Freedom (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, social differences, life is a bitch, concentration camp, rebellion, family in danger, on the run, rebelliousness, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe
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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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, military training, war hero, french resistance, self sacrifice, invasion, d day, war correspondent, soldier, interview, execution, nun ...
Time: 1940s
Place: normandy
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Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Varian Fry rescues more than 2,000 artists from Nazi persecution during World War II.
Style: sincere, tense, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: wartime life, uncover truth, hidden identity, against humanity, life is a bitch, state affairs, escapades, politics, survival, moral dilemma, society, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, europe, usa, marseille
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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: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ss, holocaust, brother brother relationship, jewish, nazi occupation, nazi, german soldier, world war two, soldier, danger, military, fear ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, couples, society, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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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: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, injustice, against humanity, genocide, survival, anti semitism, danger, occupation, wartime life, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
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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, art theft, train crash, war, nazi germany, escape, oppression ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe, poland ...
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Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: macabre, suspense, absurd, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, nazi, paratrooper, fascist, supernatural, war, wartime, violence, laboratory, soldier, danger, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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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: sunbathing, unrequited love, reunion, barefoot male, sociopath, shooting, manipulation, taking off clothes, hiding, teenage protagonist, cruelty, lie ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, france
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, love and romance, war, fall in love, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
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Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: submarine, french resistance, world war two, nuclear threat, gestapo, navy, insubordination, nazi occupation, underwater scene, leadership, save the day, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe
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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, psychological, serious, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: occupation, world war two, small town, interracial relations, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, coming of age, bittersweet, deportation, treason, wartime life ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, vichy
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Le Bal (1983)
Genre: History, Musical
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 50 year story of a ballroom in France, from the 1920s. The people who go there is always the same, even the musicians. You can see all kind of people dancing all the fashion dances (depending on the age).
Style: experimental, offbeat, silent film, realistic
Plot: disco, world war two, music, love and romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life, wartime life, showbiz, society, rebellion, rock ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 60s, 80s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, murder, police, nazi occupied france, nazi, investigation, flashback, serial killer, nazis
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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: escape, nazi, hold up, bridge, world war two, bullet wound, anti communism, cable, militia, grave side ceremony, resistance fighter, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: south of france
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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, german occupation, potato, world war two, nazi occupied france
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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: concentration camp, internment camp, insubordination, prison life, hospital, evacuation, train station, fear of death, army, architect, refugee, soccer fan ...
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: ss officer, french resistance, nazi officer, automatic weapon, human, commando mission, woman, weapons, commando unit, german army, behind enemy lines, dam ...
Time: year 1944, frogman, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
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