German soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant german soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with german soldier, world war two, military, soldier, nazi, war, wartime, german, death and brutality plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in Germany, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german soldier: Suite Française (2014), The Turncoat (2020), My Honor Was Loyalty (2016), The Exception (2016), Land of Mine (2015), Frantz (2016), Before the Fall (2004), Black Book (2006), Enemy Lines (2020), Silence of the Sea (2004).

List of german soldier 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: captivating, emotional, realistic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, war, nazi occupation, fall in love, german officer, german soldier, wartime life, love and romance, nazi, nazi officer, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, ireland ...
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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, german soldier, nazi germany, pow, eastern front, defector, border crossing, loyalty, brother brother relationship, abuse, jail ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 1956, post world war two, year 1944
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, hamburg germany
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My Honor Was Loyalty (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Captain Ludwig Herckel a devoted and patriotic soldier of the SS Leibstandarte fights in every major conflict from the Eastern front to the battle of the bulge. Fiercely loyal to his country and his brothers in arms, loved by his men, Herckel will ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, heartbreaking, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: german soldier, world war two, nazi, war, wartime, friendship between men, human relationship, morality, saving a life, nazism, compassion, against humanity ...
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: german soldier, espionage, nazi officer, world war two, nazi occupation, gestapo, spy, nazi germany, german army, nazi, romance, third reich ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, netherlands, poland, berlin germany, holland
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Land of Mine (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: world war two, minefield, german soldier, nazi, teenager, child soldier, beach, survival, prisoners of war, war, war crime, pow ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, future, year 1945, 20th century
Place: denmark, germany
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Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, french soldier, grave, german soldier, sadness, death of loved one, casualty of war, soldier, post war, guilty conscience, hotel, violinist ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france, france
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: harsh, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, pow, war, world war two, youth, military school, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, suspense, epic, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, spy, nazi, war, espionage, atrocity, life is a bitch, nazism, twists and turns, revenge ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1944, year 1956, 20th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, israel, germany, poland ...
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Enemy Lines (2020)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a rocket scientist from the hands of the Nazis.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, intense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: german soldier, world war two, partisan, nazism, scientist, behind enemy lines, commander, captivity, enemy, secret mission, hostage, brutality ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
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Silence of the Sea (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: world war two, german officer, nazi occupation, nazi, german soldier, french resistance, female protagonist, pianist, german occupation, grandfather granddaughter relationship, life is a bitch, relationship problems ...
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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, writers, german occupation, marriage proposal, letter, nazi occupation, friendship, fiance fiancee relationship, strong female character, german soldier, female writer, unwed mother ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, brother brother relationship, holocaust, ss, nazi occupation, german soldier, nazi, german occupation, soldier, jewish, military, murder of family ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1943, year 1944
Place: paris france, nice france, france
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Franz + Polina (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A sad story of love between German soldier Franz and Russian girl Polina.
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: german soldier, deserter, ss, occupation, world war two, military, nazi, love affair, wartime life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wartime, war ...
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Plot: world war two, love, midwife, ss officer, genocide, fall in love, nurse, concentration camp, war crime, german soldier, torture, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: finland, norway
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, violence, against humanity, wartime, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, harsh, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, courage, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: berlin germany, germany, poland, prague, europe ...
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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: rough, bleak, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, german soldier, repression, execution, nazi officer, suppression, concentration camp, assassination, hostage, french resistance, wehrmacht, collaborator ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: factual, clever, emotional, realistic, social ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, conspiracy, assassination, nazi occupation, betrayal, torture, gestapo, third reich, friendship between men, suspicion, repression ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, 1930s, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, berlin germany, israel, england ...
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The Captain (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Captain captures the final act of the Third Reich as Hitler's dream falls completely into ruins. The downfall is the seen through the eyes of a young German soldier who, amidst the chaos, decides to desert.
Style: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: impostor, nazi germany, nazi officer, third reich, deserter, nazi, world war two, execution, war criminal, alter ego, human nature, german soldier ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 2017, 20th century
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Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, realistic, motivational
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: christmas eve, anti war, world war two, christmas, american soldier, soldier, hitler youth, military, friendship, single parent, nazi, boy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa, dunkirk
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Persian Lessons (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Belarus
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Occupied France, 1942. Gilles is arrested by SS soldiers alongside other Jews and sent to a camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids sudden execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie temporarily saves him, but Gilles ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, military, german soldier, german officer, wartime life, lie, soldier, jewish, con trick, historical event, wartime ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
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The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, kidnapping, politics, rescue, hostage, confined, military, u.s. president, german soldier, abduction, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: morocco, africa, ottoman empire, middle east, germany ...
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The Blue Max (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.
Style: sexy, epic, brutal, breathtaking, talky ...
Plot: world war one, fighter plane, ambition, war, fighter pilot, aviation, military, biplane, rivalry, soldier, aerial combat, german army ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1910s, year 1916
Place: berlin germany, france, germany, england
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Bungalow (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A German soldier who goes AWOL, returns home to more problems than before he left.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, soldier, deserter, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, military, lifestyle, love and romance, german soldier, incest, skateboard, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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1917 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, India, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, race against time, british army, british soldier, military, death, survival, soldier, battlefield, dangerous mission, chase ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: france
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Habermann (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story set in a small village in Sudetenland between 1937 and 1945. "Habermann" is based on true events.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, war, nazi soldier, anti semitism, nazi collaborator, best friend, german soldier, wedding ceremony, husband wife relationship, execution, nun, crucifix ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: factual, tense, bad ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, nazism, hitler, nazi germany, conspiracy, resistance, politics, wehrmacht, espionage, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, africa, poland, europe ...
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, marriage, infidelity, wartime life, love triangle, romance, rise to the top, couples, lovers reunited, businesswoman, german woman, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, post world war two, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: berlin germany, canada, europe, germany, west germany
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Brothers of War (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a bitter rivalry between two brothers finally erupts into bloody, life-changing violence it is younger bother Greg who signs up for frontline battle in France. Greg discovers a world of uncompromising brutality as we follow him on his journey ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, sibling rivalry, violence, soldier, german soldier, brother brother relationship, british soldier, brother, torture, brutality, human ...
Time: year 1939, year 1943
Place: germany, united kingdom, england, france
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The Emperor of Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Belgium
Duration: 490 min.
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Story: When her 80-year-old husband George dies, Helena asks her granddaughter to delve into the mystery surrounding George's friend Alfred's early demise. Alfred died in a WWII prison camp where both friends were imprisoned. The search for the ...
Style: suspense, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, pow, interracial relations, german soldier, post war, world war two, labor camp, grandmother granddaughter relationship, love letter, unwanted pregnancy, smoking, tree ...
Time: 1940s
Place: belgium
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