Nazi war criminal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nazi war criminal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense and disturbing films and TV shows about / with nazi war criminal, nazi, world war two, holocaust, murder, german, nazis, jewish, war criminal and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi war criminal: Labyrinth of Lies (2014), The Collini Case (2019), Remember (2015), The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015), Apt Pupil (1998), The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018), The Good Liar (2019), Hannah Arendt (2012), Riphagen (2016), The Guardian Angel (2018).

List of nazi war criminal movies

Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, nazi, nazi war criminal, lawyer, genocide, idealism, fighting the system, uncover truth, prosecutor, nazi officer, against humanity, dishonesty ...
Time: post world war two, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1963 ...
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany, berlin germany
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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: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, surprise ending ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, nazi war criminal, courtroom, legal, revenge killing, childhood trauma, german soldier, public defender, german, childhood flashback, prosecutor ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, tuscany
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Mexico, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: nazi officer, holocaust, auschwitz, neo nazi, nazi war criminal, ss, nazi, revenge, swastika, jewish, mistaken identity, murder ...
Place: cleveland ohio, germany, canada
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The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to bringing the Third Reich to justice. One ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: war criminal, nazi, nazi war criminal, courtroom, justice, murder, human rights, death threat, crimes, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: frankfurt germany, buenos aires argentina, west germany, israel, jerusalem
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Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: holocaust, war criminal, nazism, human nature, crimes, disorder, high school, hidden identity, dishonesty, teenage life, nazi war criminal, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: california, usa, germany
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, nazi, nazi occupation, photographer, world war two, spanish civil war, slave labor, concentration camp survivor, prisoner, nazi war criminal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, year 1943
Place: spain, central europe
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The Good Liar (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, delusion, rich woman, secret, deception, secrets, male female relationship, con artists, nazi war criminal, love and romance, society, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, year 2009, year 1943
Place: usa, london, berlin germany
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, court, trial, war crime, legal, society, journalism, legal action, post war, strong female character, nazi, strong female lead ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: israel, usa, new york, jerusalem
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Riphagen (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story about the biggest warcriminal from Holland during world war II, Andries "Al Capone" Riphagen.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: nazi, violence, betrayal, con artists, nazis, society, dishonesty, jews, life is a bitch, military, jewish, world war two ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam
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The Guardian Angel (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Denmark, Croatia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Criminal investigator Anders Olsen begins to solve a case in which a bank robber shoots two bank clerks and runs into the streets of Copenhagen with the money. When arrested, he claims to have committed the crime alone. Some eyewitnesses say the ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: bank robbery, hypnosis, hypnotist, mind control, criminal, police, prisoner, past, meditation, prison, yoga, crimes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, post world war two, year 1951
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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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: nazism, painter, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, pregnant woman, childhood memory, portrait painting, pregnant, truth, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, year 1966, 50s, 60s, year 1956 ...
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, west germany ...
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, dangerous attraction, war crime, sexual abuse, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, post world war two, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: media, trial, court, war criminal, nazi germany, tv show, archive footage, judge, television, genocide, nazi war criminal, courtroom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mossad, war criminal, secret agents, spy, secret agent, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, spies, war crime, cold war, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
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Lore (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters mysterious Jewish refugee Thomas, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must ...
Style: tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: nazism, survival, post war, child as adult, against humanity, youth, escapades, danger, society, family relations, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, hamburg germany, russia, poland, australia ...
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Nuremberg (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Justice Robert H. Jackson leads Allied prosecutors in trying 21 Germans for Nazi war crimes after World War II.
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, war crime, execution, psychologist, courtroom drama, legal, judge, fighting the system, uncover truth, leadership, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, germany
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The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, couples, power relations, disorder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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The House on Garibaldi Street (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Israeli officials learn than Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann may be living in Argentina, they send a team of secret agents to apprehend him.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mossad, politics, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, heroes, undercover, confined, hostage, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: argentina, latin america, israel
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La Bestia Acorralada (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man who pretends to be a Dutch immigrant, is discovered by the Israelite Secret Service that he is a German Nazi War Criminal who escaped to Mexico.
Plot: false identity, secretary, businessman, nazi officer, pursuit, chase, nazi war criminal, third reich, world war two, rebellious daughter, threat, family man ...
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Holocaust Part Two - The Memories, Delusions, Revenge (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A secret group of Jewish activists locate and murder the doctors and soldiers who tortured their relations in a notorious extermination camp.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, exploitation, revenge, female nudity, nazism, vengeance, degradation, lesbian, torture, gang rape, swastika, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
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River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, mad scientist, betrayal, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1965, 1960s, year 1945 ...
Place: south america, usa
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The German Doctor (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Norway, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family reawakens ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: war criminal, doctor, hidden identity, on the run, family relations, wanted, family life, mysterious character, dishonesty, death, small community, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1960, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
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Eichmann (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, genocide, prison, nazi, courtroom, crimes, society, investigation, confined, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, budapest hungary, budapest
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Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, racism, uncover truth, dark humor, family in danger, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts, hawaii
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, genocide, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, court, redemption, german, nazism ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
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Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, war crime, brother brother relationship, african american, adultery, father daughter relationship, american abroad, investigator, politician, military base ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: england, london
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Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, special agents, manhunt, danger, secret agents, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany, europe, england ...
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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: cloning, chase, jungle, nazi, genetic engineering, investigation, obsession, conspiracy, against humanity, manhunt, pursuit, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paraguay, latin america, usa, europe, pennsylvania ...
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