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, tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with world war two, soldier, murder, nazi, death, war, danger, violence, escapades and explosion plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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year 1945 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1945: Red Joan (2018), Beanpole (2019), Memoir of Pain (2017), Outlander (2014), The Wolverine (2013), Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), In Four Rows (1999), The Ambush (1969), Hotel Fear (1978), 4 Days in May (2011).

List of year 1945 movies

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, serious, suspense, depressing, suspenseful ...
Plot: female spy, suffering, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, propaganda, woman, interrogation room, war crime, kgb, escapades, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 2000s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: soviet union, montreal
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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, sex scene, ruins, ruin, hopelessness, devastation ...
Time: year 1945
Place: st. petersburg russia
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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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Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
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: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, time travel, life turned upside down, danger, fall in love, adventure, love and romance, true love, rivalry, romance, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain
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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, tense, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, mutant, samurai, good versus evil, martial arts, chase, haunted by the past, forbidden love, transformation ...
Time: year 1945, 2010s, future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, canada
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Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
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, espionage, nazi germany, danger, war, undercover agent, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, intrigue ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, russia, switzerland, britain
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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, motorcycle, border, thirst, destiny, explosion, knife, anarchy, blood, fear, soldier ...
Time: year 1945
Place: croatia
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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, communism, nylons, ambush, shooting, commander, innocent, militia, post world war two, bombing, duke ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, ussr, former yugoslavia
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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, disguise, employer employee relationship, criminal, drunkenness, stabbed to death, female protagonist, violence, machine gun, murder ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: italy
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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, captivating, suspense
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, love affair, military life, military, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, russian soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, life changing experience, angel, christmas, family, holiday, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town, alternate reality, small town life, road not taken ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york
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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: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: man boy relationship, pedophilia, world war two, soldier, friendship, romance, opposites attract, sexual exploration, gay, lgbt, age difference, ballet ...
Time: 90s, year 1945, 1990s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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The Endless Trench (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Canada
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Higinio and Rosa have only been married for a few months when the Civil War breaks out, representing a serious threat to his life. Helped by his wife, they decide to use a hole dug into their own home as a provisional hiding place. The fear of ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hiding place, spanish civil war, political repression, neighbor neighbor relationship, small village, secret, runaway, delusion, assassination, revenge, snitch, torture ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945, year 1936, year 1963, year 1969
Place: spain
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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: sister sister relationship, walking in the woods, world war two, french resistance, train station, torture
Time: year 1943, year 1938, year 1939, year 1941, year 1945
Place: swiss alps
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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, mission, cold, death, girl, murder, general, false friend, secret, drinking ...
Time: year 1945
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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Where is the General? (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Waclaw Orzeszko is unlucky soldier. Nobody from the platoon likes him. One day he decided to go away from platoon. At the castle he meet Russian soldier Marusia. At this time German forces came at the castle. They must hide. But there is also second ...
Plot: general, drinking wine, captive, uniform, shooting, wine, castle, kissing, gun, wine cellar, world war two
Time: year 1945
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Once Upon a Time (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a heist comedy set in 1940s Korea, and stars Park Yong-woo and Lee Bo-young as a con artist and jazz singer who each plot to steal a valuable diamond from the Japanese authorities.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, heist, undercover, world war two, adventure, treasure hunt, track down, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, rivalry, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945
Place: seoul, korea, asia
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
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, contemplative, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: world war two, escapades, hopes, against humanity, life is a bitch, heroes, adventure, holocaust, school, soldier, military, war ...
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: heartbreaking, touching, stylized, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: orphan, survival, siblings relations, world war two, hunger, hiding place, death of parent, loss of parent, bomb, theft, war, firefly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, rise and fall, ambition, family relations, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1920s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: caribbean, canada, bahamas
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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, rescue, selflessness, self discovery, soldier, society, escapades, danger, heroes, daring rescue, invasion ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, east asia
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Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, dark humor
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, nazism, boy, world war two, hitler, german, satire, adolf hitler, compassion, rabbit, child soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany
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It Happened Here (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle.
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, military, battles, distopia, politics, hospital, german occupation, innocence lost, political unrest, political conspiracy, countryside ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944, 1910s, year 1940 ...
Place: england, europe, london, madagascar, germany
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Murphy's War (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission station near the mouth of the Orinoco, and begins to plot his vengeance. He ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: world war two, submarine, soldier, crane, irishman, sole survivor, revenge, war, obsession, island, race against time, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: ireland, germany, europe, south america, africa ...
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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: bleak, captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gulag, rivalry, train, prison life, ex military, captivity, pow, soldier, wilderness, confined, danger, prisoner of war camp ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: russia, soviet union
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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, conspiracy, murder of husband, publisher, secret agent, neo nazi, secret agents, brother brother relationship, murder, lawyer, photographer ...
Time: year 1945
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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, realistic, psychological, ambiguous ending
Plot: man boy relationship, holocaust, jewish, concentration camp, nazism, war, liberation, resistance, prisoner, little boy, death, race against time ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, truth, childhood memory, pregnant, pregnant woman, portrait painting, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, year 1963, year 1961, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, east germany ...
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, ambiguous ending, tense
Plot: war criminal, mossad, nazi, manhunt, chase, runaway, secret agents, jewish, mission, life risking, period piece, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, year 2005, 1900s, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: argentina, israel, buenos aires argentina, austria, germany ...
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