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 touching films and TV shows about / with german soldier, world war two, war, german, nazi, soldier, death, friendship, wartime and military plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in Germany, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german soldier: Suite Française (2014), The Exception (2016), Silence of the Sea (2004), Land of Mine (2015), The Turncoat (2020), Schindler's List (1993), A Bag of Marbles (2017), Valkyrie (2008), The Collini Case (2019), Before the Fall (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: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, fall in love, german officer, love and romance, war, nazi officer, soldier, military, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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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, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, love, german, nazi officer, third reich, german army, nazi germany, spy, bodyguard ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 1920s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
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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: psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, grandfather granddaughter relationship, german soldier, german officer, nazi occupation, french resistance, nazi, female protagonist, pianist, life is a bitch, relationship problems, french girl ...
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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, emotional, brutal, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: german soldier, minefield, soldier, world war two, war crime, pow, nazi, child soldier, teenager, moral dilemma, military officer, abuse of power ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, future
Place: denmark, germany
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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, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, partisan, german soldier, pow, soldier, defector, beating, jail, male objectification, brother brother relationship, loyalty ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, year 1956, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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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: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, jewish, ghetto, survival, rescue, wartime, war, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, ss, german soldier, nazi, nazi occupation, holocaust, world war two, soldier, danger, military, jewish, death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, year 1942
Place: paris france, nice france, france
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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: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, nazi germany, nazi, german officer, resistance, colonel, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, tunisia ...
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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: sincere, touching, uplifting, romantic
Plot: reading a book, nazi occupation, female writer, world war two, writers, letter, german occupation, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship, love, strong female character, marriage proposal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946, post world war two
Place: london
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The Collini Case (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: lawyer, nazi war criminal, courtroom drama, courtroom, childhood trauma, revenge killing, german soldier, legal, public defender, german, childhood flashback, prosecutor ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 1940s, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, tuscany
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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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, friendship, anti semitism, pow, boarding school, against humanity, youth, military school, boarding school life, family relations, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, cape town south africa, washington d.c. ...
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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: romantic, captivating, touching, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, violinist, husband wife relationship, german, sadness, grave, letter, german soldier, death of loved one, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
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The Bridge (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, military, german soldier, war, soldier, heroic mission, left to die, young heroes, danger, combat casualty, american soldier, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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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, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, single parent, danger, german soldier, mother son relationship, christmas eve, boy, against humanity, world war two, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa
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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, suspenseful, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: repression, concentration camp, german soldier, assassination, hostage, world war two, shot to death, nazi officer, nazi soldier, french resistance, suppression, communist ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, 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, twists and turns, psychological, epic, emotional ...
Plot: jewish, nazism, world war two, holocaust, atrocity, singer, espionage, occupation, spy, life is a bitch, betrayal, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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, touching, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: love, world war two, midwife, ss officer, fall in love, falling in love, war crime, nurse, concentration camp, german soldier, torture, genocide ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: norway, finland
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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: emotional, realistic, clever, factual, intense ...
Plot: nazi, ss, assassination, nazi occupation, third reich, world war two, brutality, german, betrayal, torture, suspicion, friendship between men ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1938, 1930s
Place: germany, prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
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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: exciting, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: ss, world war two, deserter, german soldier, occupation, military, wartime, forbidden love, wartime life, war, soldier, tragic love ...
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, heroic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, military life, military, sniper, battles, combat, paratrooper, behind enemy lines, nazi germany, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, netherlands, paris france ...
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is late spring of 1942, and the Great Patriotic War is in full swing. A long way off from the front-line, at some God-forgotten junction, the Germans make an air landing operation in an attempt to get through to the Kirov railway and the White ...
Style: dramatic, serious, compassionate, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: female soldier, heroism, world war two, soldier, german soldier, death by gunshot, war, female friendship, heroic mission, german, battles, friendship ...
Place: ussr, soviet union, siberia
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Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: navy, u.s. navy, world war two, warship, submarine, war, convoy, ocean, ship captain, ocean or sea, naval officer, battleship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean
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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, suspenseful, intense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazism, german soldier, scientist, one man army, commander, behind enemy lines, enemy, secret mission, captivity, death, hostage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
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Max & Leon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, humorous, captivating
Plot: french army, world war two, german soldier, storytelling, soldier, french soldier, trumpet, gun, cat, rifle, orphan, singing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: france, vichy, syria, london
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Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fuglene Over Sundet is the gripping tale of the Danish Jews' escape to Sweden in October 1943.
Style: thought provoking, unusual plot structure, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, brother sister relationship, german soldier, husband wife relationship, nazi officer, sister, death by gunshot, jazz band, nazi soldier, jazz music, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, scandinavia
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Fanny's Journey (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the ...
Style: psychological, rough, touching, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: holocaust, little girl, world war two, children, border crossing, sister sister relationship, german soldier, female protagonist, female director, accusation, bank note, baby ...
Time: year 1943
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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, suspenseful, rough, complex, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti semitism, nazi collaborator, wedding party, violence, employer employee relationship, brother brother relationship, illegitimate son, mayor, nazi soldier, husband wife relationship, nun, execution ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe
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The Emperor of Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Belgium
Duration: 490 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, touching
Plot: interracial relations, pow, friendship, world war two, german soldier, labor camp, post war, grandmother granddaughter relationship, swimming, funeral, flashback, friendship gone bad ...
Time: 1940s
Place: belgium
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My Führer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, controversial ...
Plot: world war two, satire, dark humor, farce, hitler, assassination attempt, war, head of state, politics, wartime life, political conspiracy, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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We Are from the Future (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four 21st century treasure seekers are transported back into the middle of a WWII battles in Soviet Union...
Style: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: time travel, world war two, imaginary, war, survival, soldier, courage, friendship, escapades, battle zone, adventure, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 21st century, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
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