Year 1945 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1945 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful and bleak films and TV shows about / with world war two, soldier, danger, violence, flashback, husband wife relationship, nazi, death, heroes and war plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, Netherlands, Germany and other countries.
year 1945
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year 1945 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1945: Beanpole (2019), Red Joan (2018), Werewolf (2018), Memoir of War (2017), Outlander (2014), The Wolverine (2013), The Turncoat (2020), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985), Great Freedom (2021).

List of year 1945 movies

 7.2
 11K
Beanpole (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.
Style: heartbreaking, rough, compassionate, sad
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, post traumatic stress disorder, hopes, struggle for survival, survival, city in ruins, sex scene, devastation, saving a life, hopelessness, ruins ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945, 1940s
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia, ussr
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 6.4
 12K
Red Joan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, factual, realistic, intense ...
Plot: female spy, woman, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, kgb, politics, propaganda, british secret service, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1930s, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: ussr, canada, russia, hiroshima japan, montreal
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 6.0
 1K
Werewolf (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Poland, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer of 1945. A temporary orphanage is established in an abandoned palace surrounded by forests for the eight children liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp. Hanka, also a former inmate, becomes their guardian. After the atrocities of the camp, the ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, bully, metamorphosis, escape, escape attempt, teenage girl, soldier, little boy, strangulation, teenage boy, suffocation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, central europe
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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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 8.4
 151K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, life turned upside down, fall in love, true love, adventure, love and romance, escapades, romance, couples, love triangle, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain, united kingdom
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 6.7
 457K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, superhero, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, fistfight, sword fight, chase, loner, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1945, 2010s, future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, canada
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 6.8
 2K
The Turncoat (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Directed by Academy Award-winner Florian Gallenberger from Sigefried Lenz's international bestseller, "Der Überläufer" is set in the summer of 1944. German soldier Walter Proska is about to return to the Eastern Front when his train ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, nazi germany, german soldier, pow, eastern front, soldier, defector, male objectification, abuse, brother brother relationship, loyalty ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, post world war two, 1940s, year 1956
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, hamburg germany
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Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, espionage, nazi germany, undercover agent, war, dishonesty, state affairs, working undercover, undercover, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, germany, russia, switzerland, britain ...
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Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Virginia Madsen, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gabriel Byrne star in this Emmy-nominated program about the rise and fall of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Recounting his life with his wife, ...
Style: family saga
Plot: fascism, world war two, human, italian fascism, tyrant, rape, resistance movement, war atrocity, father son relationship, son in law, tyranny, german occupation ...
Time: year 1944, post world war one, year 1939, year 1945, 1940s ...
Place: italy, austria, milan italy, switzerland
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Great Freedom (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans Hoffmann is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalizes homosexuality. Nevertheless, over the decades, he continues his quest for freedom and ...
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, love, post war germany, male homosexuality, solitary, holocaust survivor, jealousy, jail cell, prisoner, gay, all male cast ...
Time: year 1968, 50s, 60s, year 1957, year 1969 ...
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The Last Vermeer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A soldier and member of the Dutch resistance investigates stolen art in the wake of the Second World War, including a Vermeer sold to the Nazis by a flamboyant forger.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: painter, investigation, forgery, art, collaboration, nazism, conspiracy, soldier, mystery, nazi collaborator, accusation, world war two ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945
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 6.4
 297K
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, alien attack, alien race, superhero, alien encounter, alien, super strength, man versus machine, evil alien, spacecraft, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, year 1945, 16th century, 1940s, 2020s
Place: usa, australia, india, south dakota, mumbai india ...
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 5.4
 662
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: betrayal, military, wartime life, love triangle, forbidden love, soldier, survival, leadership, romance, fall in love, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944
Place: belgium, europe
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Straight Into Darkness (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.
Style: psychological, surreal, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military life, wartime life, battle zone, military, survival, against humanity, genocide, anti war, war, heroes ...
Time: year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
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 6.3
 297
Gaston's War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous ...
Plot: world war two, heroism, resistance, intelligence agency, pilot, brothel, double agent, air raid, railway, gestapo, collaborator, movie theatre ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: france, brussels, belgium, holland, london ...
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Journey Back to Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: WWII has ended and Hanna is still grieving over her husband's disappearance. When the Christmas Comet appears for the first time in 70 years, Hanna is caught in a terrible storm and knocked unconscious. When she wakes up, she's in 2016.
Style: sincere, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: christmas, christmas season, time travel, magic, romance, christmas eve, nurse, library, hospital, world war two, perfume, comet ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 2016
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 7.9
 3K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: survival, world war two, atomic bomb, radiation sickness, nuclear war, social relations, family relations, couples, war, life is a bitch, parents and children, homecoming ...
Time: year 1945, year 1950
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan
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 5.0
 4K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, urban legend, youth, chase, psychopath, murder, child in peril, friendship, high school, amateur detective, trespassing, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, year 1945, year 1955 ...
Place: usa
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The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead across the Rhine.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, battles, war, military, wartime life, anti war, escapades, survival, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, italy
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For a Lost Soldier (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a romantic relationship between a Canadian soldier and a child set in the Netherlands near the end of WWII. Told in flashback from the present day, the child, now a man, is still seeking his lost soldier.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, pedophilia, soldier, world war two, gay, lgbt, friendship, sexual exploration, romance, opposites attract, children in wartime, age difference ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 90s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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A Trap for the General (1971)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Immediately after the war, OZNA insert an outstanding intelligence agent to catch the General Draza Mihajlovic.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, trap, false friend, fear, spy, death, secret, wedding, massacre, forest, general ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, serbia
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Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, horse, heroes, hopes, soldier, life is a bitch, against humanity, military, war, adventure, escapades, battles ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, harsh, depressing, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, siblings relations, hunger, survival, world war two, death of child, war, homelessness, bomb, desperation, hiding place, theft ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 5.9
 3K
Eureka (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An Alaskan gold prospector (Gene Hackman) lives in luxury with his family on an island gangsters want.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: wealth, island, gangsters, greed, ambition, rise and fall, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, parents and children, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, year 1945
Place: caribbean, bahamas, canada
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The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, China, Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, orphan, selflessness, self discovery, rescue, nurse, society, escapades, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, invasion ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1938, year 1945 ...
Place: china, asia, east asia
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The Salzburg Connection (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American lawyer on vacation in Europe is asked by a book publisher to stop by the Austrian town of Salzburg to see a photographer who's taking pictures for a book on picturesque Austrian lakes. Upon his arrival he senses that something is ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: reporter, war crime, mountain cabin, scuba diver, american abroad, bunker, undercover agent, captivity, listening device, burial, nazi, assassin ...
Time: year 1945
Place: austria
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: stylized, sincere, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, money, deception, secret, military, distopia, impossible love, crimes, death row, confined ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1960, year 1945 ...
Place: romania, bucharest, ussr
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 6.6
 27
The Marathon (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse. Many of them are shot dead by the German guards but young ...
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: prison escape, man in underwear, basement, airplane, revolutionary, surrender, gunfight, trespassing, flea, czech german relations, chambermaid, young romance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: prague
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 6.6
 4K
Cantinflas (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike Todd is a Broadway producer struggling to produce the film. Around the World in 80 Days. In Mexico, Mario Moreno, a young entertainer is struggling to get some respect, and he manages to become a star. A twist of faith makes them partners. ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, rise to the top, actor's life, showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, fame, husband wife relationship, celebrity, film history ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1956 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico city, mexico
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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: gypsy camp, organ, blind man, pregnant wife, escape, rules, dinner party, french resistance, choir, recording studio, train conductor, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
Place: paris france, switzerland
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