Nazi occupied poland movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nazi occupied poland movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, tense, bleak and suspense films and TV shows about / with nazi occupied poland, world war two, nazi, war, holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, wartime life, nazi soldier and nazi uniform plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Poland, UK and other countries.
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nazi occupied poland movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi occupied poland: Schindler's List (1993), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017), The Night of the Generals (1967), Lili Marleen (1981), The Painted Bird (2019), Holocaust (1978), The Turncoat (2020), Pornography (2003), The Pianist (2002), The Grey Zone (2001).

List of nazi occupied poland movies

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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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: factual, rough, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, zoo, world war two, hiding place, marriage, jewish, women, zookeeper, nazi occupied poland, husband wife relationship, world war one ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: warsaw poland, poland, central europe
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The Night of the Generals (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, Kahlenberg and Seydlitz-Gabler – all three of whom, it seems, are also ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, prostitute, investigation, murder, serial killer, mystery, crimes, conspiracy, nazi occupation, general, nazi, war ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, year 1965, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: france, paris france, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
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 7.1
 4K
Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: witty, clever, cerebral, atmospheric, art house ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, world war two, wartime, women, wartime life, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, german, twists and turns, interracial romance, artist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1938
Place: berlin germany, germany, new jersey, vienna, europe ...
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The Painted Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.
Style: disturbing, allegory, psychological, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, man boy relationship, survival, sexual abuse, existentialism, abuse of power, nymphomaniac, intolerance, terrorism, humiliation, child protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, europe, eastern europe
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 8.0
 5K
Holocaust (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
TV show
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: captivating, touching, disturbing, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, nazi, ss officer, jewish, love, german history, terrorism, intrigue, wartime, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: poland, germany, berlin germany, europe
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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, 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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 6.2
 967
Pornography (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, countryside, social differences, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, wartime life, teenage life, haunted by the past, obsession, war, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, europe
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 8.5
 829K
The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France, Poland, Germany, UK
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: emotional, harsh, bleak, heartbreaking, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, nazi, genocide, jewish, war, anti semitism, nazism, pianist, hunger, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, germany, eastern europe, europe, warsaw poland ...
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 7.0
 11K
The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: depressing, bleak, disturbing, factual, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, redemption, jewish, rebellion, moral ambiguity, tragedy, against humanity, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, budapest
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 5.0
 1K
The Poet (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the dawn of World War 2, a Rabbi's daughter and a disenchanted German soldier fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous journey to find one another.
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, sexual content, world war two, couples, war, romance, family relations, against humanity, soldier, age difference, empire, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1940, year 1939
Place: poland, europe, russia
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, spy, soldier, runaway, rescue, insubordination, leadership, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, talky, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi, nazi germany, genocide, racism, anti semitism, politics, intrigue, german history, conspiracy, deportation ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, europe, germany, palestine, vatican ...
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The Winds of War (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 883 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1930s, world politics begin to head in a dangerous direction. In Europe, Germany expands and rearms and proceeds to annex several border countries into the Reich. Meanwhile, Italy attempts to establish a Facist Colonial Empire under ...
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, luftwaffe, military, cheating wife, wartime, behind enemy lines, refugee, politics, u.s. navy, anti semitism, jewish girl ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, italy, japan, berlin germany, china ...
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 7.6
 6K
Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: genocide, world war two, war atrocity, massacre, murder, torture, wedding, female protagonist, nazi occupation, husband wife relationship, escape, baby ...
Time: year 1943, year 1939, 1940s
Place: poland
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 7.3
 11K
In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, uplifting, sincere, social ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, atrocity, survival, nazi, war, nudity (full frontal - brief), refugee, human spirit, sewer, mistrust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 2008, 2000s
Place: poland, israel, germany, eastern europe, europe
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Giuseppe in Warsaw (1964)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Italian soldier Giuseppe Santucci, on his way home from the Russian front, during World War II (in 1943), has his machine gun stolen in Warsaw. Afraid of consequences, he stays in Warsaw and occupies a flat of the Polish girl Maria, whom he ...
Plot: world war two, brother and sister, train wreck, rebellion, painting, drunk, train, partisan, war zone, nazi occupation, italian soldier, german army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, military, wartime life, nazism, gas chamber, prisoner, war criminal, baby, destiny, general ...
Place: poland, east germany, bavaria, german democratic republic, warsaw poland ...
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 7.2
 5K
Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: uplifting, captivating, rough, serious, political ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, rebellion, human spirit, anti semitism, survival, life is a bitch, wartime life, against humanity, society, politics, genocide ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, warsaw poland, poland
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 7.2
 2K
Remembrance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah, a young Jewish girl, is rescued from a concentration camp by her Polish boyfriend, and believes he died after their perilous escape. More than 30 years later, the married Hannah faces an emotional crisis when she learns he's alive.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, love affair, against the odds, war, romance, life is a bitch, couples, couple relations, wartime life, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, poland
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Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland, Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
Style: realistic, serious, factual, psychological, touching ...
Plot: catholic, clergy, christian, faith, world war two, religion, saint, bishop, catholic church, politics, heroes, human spirit ...
Place: poland, vatican, europe
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The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, time travel, world war two, jewish, nazi occupation, anti semitism, war, human spirit, hopes, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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