Wehrmacht movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wehrmacht movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating and rough films and TV shows about / with wehrmacht, world war two, military, nazi soldier, war, soldier, nazi, german soldier, german and heroes plots mostly in War, Drama and History genres shot in Germany, France, USA and other countries.
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wehrmacht movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as wehrmacht: Fortress of War (2010), Unknown Battle (2019), Generation War (2013), Stalingrad (1993), The King's Choice (2016), Valkyrie (2008), North Face (2008), Cross of Iron (1977), The Penal Battalion (2004), Calm at Sea (2011).

List of wehrmacht movies

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: gulag, adventure, pow, world war two, getting home, captivity, survival, human spirit, confined, wehrmacht, fugitives, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1956 ...
Place: ussr, russia, siberia, iran, tehran iran ...
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Fortress of War (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, wehrmacht, red army, infantrymen, heroes, invasion, nazism, squad, german ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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 5.9
 718
Unknown Battle (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During WW2, in 1942 and 1943, a series of not-so-well known yet bloody battles occurred near the town of Rzhev. Those battles received the name of ‘Rzhev Meat Grinder’. The film is based on the award-winning novel by Vyacheslav Kondratyev, which ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wehrmacht, great patriotic war, war, infantry, soviet army, world war two, battles, soldier, battle zone, heroism, attack, red army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union
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 8.5
 28K
Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, thought provoking, controversial ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, holocaust, military, against humanity, nazi germany, atrocity, german, friendship, danger, soldier, guilt ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, ussr, soviet union
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 7.5
 34K
Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, russian, military life, battles, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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The King's Choice (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: wehrmacht, evacuation, invasion, german occupation, royal family, democracy, hitler, king, father son relationship, world war two, prime minister, roadblock ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, scandinavia, eastern europe, oslo norway
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 7.1
 235K
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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 7.4
 15K
North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: exciting, serious, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, forces of nature, adventurer, rivalry, mountaineer, ambition, adventure, heroic mission, survival, danger, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: switzerland, alps, germany, bavaria, swiss alps
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 7.5
 26K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, eastern front, german, anti war, wehrmacht, survival, battles, chaos, military hospital, hate, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, france, siberia, germany, crimea ...
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The Penal Battalion (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 550 min.
TV show
Story: The authors of the television series studied archival materials and military chronicles. The last series ends with a demonstration of the list of penalty parts, which from 1942 to 1945 fought on the Soviet fronts.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, soviet army, russian soldier, pow, infantry, nazi, red army, priest, escape, wehrmacht, killed in action ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia
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 6.7
 737
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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Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: The title is Adolf Hitler's question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military governor of Paris, General Dietrich von Choltitz, had been ordered to destroy Paris rather than let it fall ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, harsh, factual ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, moral dilemma, wartime life, against the odds, totalitarianism, rescue, resistance, danger, anti heroes, insubordination, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, germany
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Then I Sentenced Them All to Death (1972)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy is adopted by a priest and his wife during the Nazi occupation of Romania during the Second World War. He befriends the village idiot, who's despised by everyone else. When a German is killed in the last days of the war, the ...
Plot: murder, wehrmacht, tank, gun, reprisal, world war two
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Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belarus, Russia
Duration: 162 min.
TV show
Story: This world war two story depicts the personal war between a Soviet sniper and a German sniper. Their feud continues after the war in Soviet occupied Germany. At the same time a Nazi rocket scientist continues his research while a Soviet secret ...
Plot: sniper rifle, sniper, soviet soldier, secret base, vendetta, revenge, german army, world war two, red army, wehrmacht, theatrical producer, murder ...
Time: year 1945, year 1941
Place: soviet union, ussr
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 8.3
 69K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, rough, thought provoking, serious, surreal ...
Plot: atrocity, war crime, brutality, genocide, against humanity, world war two, holocaust, occupation, war, military, german, teenage girl ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, ussr, germany ...
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 8.2
 343K
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: psychological, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, war, third reich, nazism, suicide, desperation, confined, national socialism, ss, war crime, paranoia ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, prague czechoslovakia, munich germany ...
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The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, capture, pow, freedom, prison escape, optimism, soldier, officer, desperation, escape attempt, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, alps, switzerland, europe, poland
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 7.4
 7K
Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: submarine, navy, french resistance, world war two, underwater scene, insubordination, nazi occupation, gestapo, heroic mission, battles, military, save the day ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, world war two, military, espionage, undercover, heroes, double agent, behind enemy lines, sabotage, falling from height, explosion, castle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, austria, alps, bavaria, europe
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 8.3
 241K
Das Boot (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: submarine, naval battle, world war two, navy, war, ocean or sea, battles, german, ocean, military, mission, third reich ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: atlantic ocean, germany, mediterranean sea
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 6.6
 2K
Rommel (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A new film about Erwin Rommel has been shown on German television, depicting the general as a weak man undone by his links to Adolf Hitler.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: assassination attempt, d day, military, state affairs, dishonesty, rivalry, political unrest, political conspiracy, war, court, trial, assassination plot ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, normandy, berlin germany, paris france
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 7.4
 22K
A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: clergy, world war two, courtroom, love, treason, arrest, husband wife relationship, lawyer, court, beating, prisoner, torture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, year 1943, year 1941, year 1942
Place: austria, berlin germany
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Line of Demarcation (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires d'un agent secret de la France libre et La Ligne de démarcation by Gilbert ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, doctor, teacher, smuggler, coffin, countess, wehrmacht, captain, gestapo, radio operator, river ...
Place: france
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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: kissing, swastika, italian soldier, german, bathroom, man in bathtub, italian abroad, nazi uniform, wehrmacht, brother and sister, rebellion, shooting ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: orphan, war, anti war, world war two, man boy relationship, great patriotic war, youth, heroes, red army, battles, german, child execution ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, ussr, berlin germany ...
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 7.0
 14K
Days of Glory (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Algeria, France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: battles, war, world war two, self esteem, algerian, heroes, society, politics, army, prejudice, nazi, justice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: france, africa, italy, algeria, europe ...
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Friends, Comrades (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The boisterous good humor of Jurmala (Mikk Mikiver), the nickel-mine owner, is, if anything, only barely dented by the raging battles in Finland before, during and after World War Two. In fact, everywhere he goes, he meets prospective customers on ...
Plot: flashback, birth, drug addict, birthday party, sex scene, power, world war two, mine, arctic, lapland, red army, childlessness ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
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 4.4
 606
SS Girls (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Top Nazi officials, intent on rooting out traitors and those in the military who may be plotting to overthrow Adolf Hitler, recruit and train a group of beautiful prostitutes whose mission is to use any means necessary to uncover plots against the ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: animal sex, zoophilia, sexual sadism, prostitute, bestiality, interspecies sex, ss officer, nazism, vaginal sex, brothel madam, exploitation, underwear ...
Time: 1940s
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The Honors of War (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is August 1944. In France the times are uncertain and some places can be in turns liberated by the Allies and reclaimed by the Occupiers. The place is Nanteuil, a provincial town. The German troops present there are exhausted and leaderless and ...
Plot: military, wehrmacht, american soldier, world war two, liberation, nazi soldier, uniform, partisan, soldier, french soldier, village, german soldier ...
Time: year 1944
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, danger, french resistance, british soldier, house painter, occupied france, raf ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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