Partisan movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant partisan movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out epic, captivating, exciting, rough, realistic and suspense films and TV shows about / with partisan, world war two, nazi, murder, machine gun, death, fear, mountain, explosion and battle plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in Yugoslavia, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as partisan: The Turncoat (2020), Miracle at St. Anna (2008), Defiance (2008), Leal (2018), Inglourious Basterds (2009), A Trap for the General (1971), The Battle of Sutjeska (1973), The Battle of the Eagles (1979), Massacre in Rome (1973), Johnny the Partisan (2000).

List of partisan movies

 6.8
 1K
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, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, german soldier, partisan, pow, soldier, defector, beating, brother brother relationship, loyalty, male objectification, eastern front ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, year 1945, year 1956
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: rough, sincere, suspenseful, epic, intense ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, partisan, military, behind enemy lines, battles, war crime, interracial relations, racism, war, village, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, berlin germany, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 7.2
 139K
Defiance (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: emotional, epic, sincere, intense, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, holocaust, survival, wartime life, jewish, rebellion, partisan, camp, russian, jews, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1942
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
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 6.0
 609
Leal (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Paraguay, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Former Colonel Fernandez is appointed Minister of the National Anti-Drug Agency (SENAD) and purges the special forces to fight the first of many battles against drug trafficking on the border of Paraguay and Argentina.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing, exciting
Plot: partisan, military police, cartel, drug traffic, paramilitary, group of criminals, military service, culture clash, false accusation, prospector, war zone, swat team ...
Place: paraguay
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, working undercover, nazism, fascist, soldier, sadism, nazi, danger, world war two, self sacrifice, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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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, trap, world war two, ruse, capture, cold, mountain, girl, manhunt, river, spy, secret ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia
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The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Battle of Sutjeska which occurred in Nazi-occupied Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, death, hill, ring, murder, murder of a boy, victory, bridge, chaos, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, bosnia
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The Battle of the Eagles (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The first Yugoslav Partisan air force unit. Loosely based on historical facts.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, air battle, world war two, mountain, aviation, kiss, cliff, nazi, fire, war violence, river, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, world war two, clergy, danger, against humanity, confined, war, society, soldier, hostage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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Johnny the Partisan (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the 8th September 1943 north of Italy is occupied by Germans. Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Many civilians did the same and Johnny, an English literature student, is among ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, bleak
Plot: resistance, resistance movement, partisan, war zone, fascism, murder, italian history, wartime life, civil war, truce, italian fascism, communist ...
Time: 1940s
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The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Republic of North Macedonia, Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, rough, tense, psychological
Plot: liberation, arrest, beating, traitor, german officer, nazi occupation, world war two, prisoner, assassination, german occupation, boy, partisan ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: europe, balkan, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, macedonia
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 6.1
 36
Persecution (1982)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two partisans, a man and a woman, try to escape a Nazi manhunt in the infernal landscape of WW2 Vojvodina.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, death, gypsy, night, machine gun, bleeding, nazi, escape, world war two, girl, evil, execution ...
Time: year 1941
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The Demolition Squad (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Germans held the strategically important airport, where planes were taking off to bombard partisans positions. Headquarters of one a partisan unit sent a few commandos to blow up airplanes and airport in the air.
Plot: partisan, airfield, train, army, machine gun, nazi, cave, mountain, battle, air raid, hangar, airplane ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Looking Into the Eyes of the Sun (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four partisans in the mountains and suffering from typhus are slowly destroyed.
Style: light, epic
Plot: partisan, typhus, mountain, cow, snow, world war two, nazi, blizzard
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See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: partisan, world war two, german, battle, german soldier, politics, pacifist, flashback, soldier, vacation, revolution, anti war ...
Place: spain
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Silent Gunpowder (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Style: silent film
Plot: communist, world war two, partisan, mountain, communism, civil war, shot in the head, murder, villager, fear, church, rock ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
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 7.2
 658
Kozara (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide to get rid of partisans and their stronghold in the woods of Mount Kozara in Northern Bosnia. They encircle the mountain and begin the mop up operation. Out gunned and outnumbered the partisans ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, glass, ambush, hill, hunger, explosion, loss of son, cold the temperature, death, singing ...
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 6.3
 92
July 13th (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a movie about the start of people's uprising in Montenegro in World War II. After the capitulation of the Yugoslav Royal Army in April 1941, the Italians managed to infiltrate their puppet regime in Montenegro. However, people ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, explosion, mother, massacre, attack, fascist, truck, sister, communist, train ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, montenegro
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Cat Under a Helmet (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tragicomic tale of lumberjack who joined the partisans during WW2. As a corporal, he successfully and courageously fulfilled the combat tasks with his partisan battalion. The commander sends him on a special assignment.
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, hand grenade, courage, death, nazi, bombing, german, machine gun, bravery, dream ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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 7.8
 271
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, josef stalin, communism, nylons, kiss, train, teacher, horse, girl, shooting, church ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, ussr, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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 7.6
 997
The Bridge (1969)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to check the German offensive, Partizans send an elite team of explosive experts to blow up a strategically important bridge. Besides being heavily guarded, that bridge is almost indestructible and the only man who knows weak spots in the ...
Plot: bridge, partisan, world war two, mountain, engineer, exploding bridge, bell, murder, occupation, traitor, hand grenade, throat slitting ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Two Nights in a Day (1963)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Commander Pavle receives partisan Jovan to shot him for not executing his orders. While listening to his unfortunate love story from the war, Pavle remembers his own relationship which had an equally bitter epilogue, and decides to set Jovan free.
Plot: partisan, world war two, fear, nazi, german, execution, friend, girl, mountain, gun, mission, digging a grave ...
Place: bosnia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Merry People Die Twice (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in Bosnia in 1943 between the fourth and fifth enemy offensives column partisans withdrew across a river to free territory. At the moment of crossing the river, a group of Chetniks suddenly attack a column of partisans. In this violent ...
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, river, escape, ambush, knife, dog, cliff, father, forest, girl ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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Great Transport (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This WW2 epic was one of the last movies of that kind made in former Yugoslavia. It tells the true story of great transport of Partizans from Vojvodina to Bosnia in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, exploding bridge, drowning, bombing, horse, ss, tragedy, convoy, tank, ambush, forest ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Eagles Fly Early (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of kids from the Bosnian village often run away from school from the terror of Pepper, a teacher who got his nickname because of his red nose. Soon they formed a brigand division, but have been discovered and caught. The sudden arrival of ...
Audience: kids
Plot: partisan, world war two, female director, game, burning house, monument, bullet, water, friendship, rifle, german, drink ...
Time: year 1941
Place: bosnia
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The Peaks of Zelengore (1976)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the Battle of Sutjeska, partisan troops must endure 24 hours of big and heavy attacks on German units Ljubino grave, to the main Partisan units, with the wounded and the Supreme Headquarters, pulled out the ring that is tightened around them.
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, capture, mountain, execution, battle, trapped, flame, hand grenade, nazi, blood, fight ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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 5.7
 42
Outrage (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After the end of World War II, a young partisan falls in love with a German secretary who is captured and imprisoned by partisans. He decides to free her and escape with her.
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, third reich, world war two, candle, nazi, colonel, bare breasts, boy, falling in love, escape, machine gun ...
Time: year 1944
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
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 6.8
 179
Manhunt (1977)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The leftover disbanded partisan battalion draws Chetniks' attention, who push their plans of attacking the partisan headquarters aside and start hunting them instead.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, manhunt, escape, gunfight, world war two, execution, explosion, tragedy, death, flag, pregnant girl, murder ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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 8.3
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The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, captivity, wartime life, graphic violence, death sentence, atrocity, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: soviet union, russia, europe
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 4.7
 92
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, russian, battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, blood, traitor, battles ...
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