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 captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with world war two, soldier, death, murder, blood, cigarette smoking, knife, husband wife relationship, nazi and violence plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Germany, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1945: Beanpole (2019), Red Joan (2018), Werewolf (2018), Memoir of Pain (2017), Outlander (2014), The Wolverine (2013), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), The 12th Man (2017), The Turncoat (2020), In Four Rows (1999).

List of year 1945 movies

 7.1
 8K
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: post world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, hopes, struggle for survival, city in ruins, survival, ruin, hopelessness, saving a life, devastation, ruins ...
Time: year 1945
Place: st. petersburg russia, soviet union
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 6.4
 10K
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: intense, suspense, suspenseful, realistic, factual ...
Plot: female spy, atomic bomb, woman, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, propaganda, interrogation room, war crime, escapades, kgb ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1930s, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: soviet union, montreal
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 6.1
 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: scary, thought provoking, psychological, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, metamorphosis, escape, escape attempt, little girl, rivalry, survival, bunker, teenage boy, humiliation, little boy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, central europe
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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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 8.4
 125K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 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, danger, adventure, love and romance, true love, escapades, rivalry, love triangle, battles ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
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 6.7
 431K
The Wolverine (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, sword fight, chase, haunted by the past, fistfight, martial arts ...
Time: year 1945, 2010s, future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, canada
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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, nazi, spy, nazi germany, espionage, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, britain, switzerland, russia
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 7.4
 21K
The 12th Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his 11 comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself fleeing from the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
Style: uplifting, suspense, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gestapo, resistance fighter, coping, world war two, pursuit, survival, lone hero, courage, one man army, life & death, manhunt, storytelling ...
Time: year 1988, year 1940, year 1945, year 1947, 1940s ...
Place: norway, scotland, sweden
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 6.8
 1K
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, german soldier, partisan, pow, soldier, defector, beating, brother brother relationship, loyalty, male objectification, eastern front ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1945, year 1956
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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 4.5
 657
In Four Rows (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story about the Bleiburg massacre, seen from a Croatian Home Defenders point of view.
Plot: world war two, massacre, hunger, tragedy, border, motorcycle, revenge, propaganda, anarchy, blood, soldier, fear ...
Time: year 1945
Place: croatia
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 7.8
 271
The Ambush (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Idealistic young man supports the party and the new Yugoslavia's communist regime, but soon gets involved in various political and criminal machinations becoming more and more confused about what's right and what's wrong.
Plot: communist, partisan, josef stalin, communism, nylons, kiss, train, teacher, horse, girl, shooting, church ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, ussr, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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 6.5
 522
Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic
Plot: switchblade, hotel, whodunit, con men, excavation, dance scene, teenage murderer, delusional disorder, rape and revenge, delusional woman, egocentric man, peeping tom ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: italy
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 6.3
 720
4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, military, military life, love affair, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, russian soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
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 8.5
 734K
The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany, USA
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, emotional, suspense, heartbreaking, contemplative ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, pianist, nazi, against humanity, ghetto, nazi occupation, genocide, anti semitism, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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 6.5
 3K
The Edge (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The action takes place shortly after the end of the Second World War in the Siberian hinterland, among Russians and Germans with damaged personal stories and a strange transformation: the victors seem to be crawling into the skins of the defeated, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: gulag, soldier, rivalry, train, prison life, captivity, pow, ex military, wilderness, danger, confined, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: russia, soviet union
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Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: man boy relationship, holocaust, jewish, concentration camp, nazism, liberation, resistance, little boy, prisoner, death, race against time, death threat ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany
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Colonel Kwiatkowski (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1945, military doctor Andrzej Kwiatkowski pretends to be a communist army colonel in order to save innocent people from Stalinist imprisonment and to get the heart of the girl he's in love with.
Plot: security guard, drinking alcohol, soviet soldier, doctor, army, uniform, stalinism, soviet, surgeon, colonel, hotel, ruins ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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 7.4
 43K
Mudbound (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: racism, farm, misery, african american, post war, prejudice, husband wife relationship, doctor, farming, civil rights, money, hate ...
Time: year 1945, year 1939, 1930s, 1940s, pre world war two ...
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, belgium
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, suspenseful, psychological, based on true events
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, family relations, depression, husband wife relationship, anti semitism, school, mother son relationship, autobiography, childhood memory, based on a novel, female director, knocking on a door ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: jerusalem, israel, tel aviv israel, europe, palestine ...
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The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, intense ...
Plot: world war two, art theft, war, nazi germany, military, rescue, painting, treasure hunt, architect, hunt down, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, new york, belgium ...
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 7.2
 757
The Outsider (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Arizona Indian Ira Hayes' (Tony Curtis) life is a tragedy after he joins the Marines and helps raise the flag at Iwo Jima.
Style: based on true events
Plot: world war two, native american, parade, war hero, indian reservation, killed in action, drought, friendship, volunteer, fistfight, farming, u.s. marine corps ...
Time: year 1955, year 1945, 20th century
Place: arizona
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 7.3
 17K
Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, survivor, haunted by the past, physical appearance, singing, betrayal, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, hospital, surgery, strong female character, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, 40s, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, palestine ...
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The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, d day, childbirth, sniper, battles, concentration camp, sergeant, war, survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: sicily, africa, europe, germany, belgium ...
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The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, rivalry, contests and competitions, heir heiress, instructor, opponent, kung fu, fist fighting, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Vanilla Flavour (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dramatic love story, taking place in the final days of the Second World War when the American Army liberated the Pilsen region of West Bohemia. Anne lives with her mother, husband and stepchildren at a solitary country farm. But her life is not ...
Plot: radio, extramarital affair, baker, female protagonist, jealousy, girl, pub, boy, domestic violence, drunken man, carriage, taking off shirt ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: central europe
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In This Corner of the World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: family relations, bombing, military, wedding, anniversary, evacuation, female protagonist, world war two, war, danger, couples, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1943 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, japan, east asia, asia
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Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Style: suspenseful, romantic, romanticism, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, world war two, love triangle, secret, sister sister relationship, friendship between men, hallucination, christmas eve, baby, father daughter relationship, death, blood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe
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Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 162 min.
TV show
Story: This world war two story depicts the personal war between a Soviet sniper and a German sniper. Their feud continues after the war in Soviet occupied Germany. At the same time a Nazi rocket scientist continues his research while a Soviet secret ...
Plot: red army, sniper rifle, sniper, soviet soldier, vendetta, secret base, german army, revenge, world war two, wehrmacht, theatrical producer, dancing ...
Time: year 1945, year 1941
Place: soviet union
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Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, disturbing, exciting, melancholic
Plot: josef stalin, dictator, father son relationship, aviator, world war two, pilot, alcoholic, binge drinking, war crime, soviet, red army, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, factual, disaster movie ...
Plot: warship, u.s. navy, world war two, lost at sea, disobeying orders, rescue, stranded, male camaraderie, secret mission, trial, survival, top secret ...
Time: 1940s, frogman, year 1945
Place: washington d.c., san francisco, the philippines, pacific ocean
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