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, captivating, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with wehrmacht, world war two, nazi, military, war, german soldier, soldier, german, nazi soldier and heroes plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in Germany, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wehrmacht: Calm at Sea (2011), Is Paris Burning? (1966), The King's Choice (2016), Come and See (1985), Stalingrad (1993), Cross of Iron (1977), Generation War (2013), A Hidden Life (2019), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Valkyrie (2008).

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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, survival, world war two, captivity, confined, getting home, fugitives, danger, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944 ...
Place: ussr, russia, poland, soviet union, alaska ...
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 6.7
 659
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: disturbing, complex, captivating, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: german soldier, concentration camp, repression, world war two, assassination, hostage, retribution, wehrmacht, french resistance, communist, nazi soldier, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Is Paris Burning? (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 175 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, rescue, against the odds, totalitarianism, resistance, heroic mission, insubordination, anti heroes, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, paris france, europe, warsaw poland, arc de triomphe paris ...
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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, tank, wehrmacht, gun, reprisal, world war two
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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 ...
Plot: invasion, king, wehrmacht, air raid, democracy, evacuation, royal family, roadblock, winter, crown prince, grandfather grandson relationship, train ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 8.3
 52K
Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, 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: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, world war two, war crime, holocaust, occupation, surrealism, military, anti war, survival, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
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 7.5
 30K
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: epic, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, german, military, nazism, starvation, soldier, politics, survival, russian, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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 7.5
 25K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 132 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, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, german, anti war, military, hate, military hospital, battles, chaos, lieutenant, sergeant, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: russia, siberia, france, germany, berlin germany
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 8.5
 25K
Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
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: tense, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, holocaust, nazi germany, atrocity, against humanity, military, german, friendship, danger, guilt, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, soviet union
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 7.4
 14K
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: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating, based on true events
Plot: clergy, world war two, courtroom, nazi germany, love, treason, arrest, husband wife relationship, lawyer, humiliation, interrogation, torture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1941, year 1939
Place: austria, berlin germany
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK
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: world war two, mountain, espionage, undercover, double agent, behind enemy lines, heroes, military, parachute, castle, falling from height, commando ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, austria, alps, bavaria, europe
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 7.1
 224K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan
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, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, resistance, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, bavaria, tunisia ...
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 8.2
 323K
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: bleak, disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: hitler, nazism, third reich, war, world war two, suicide, desperation, confined, war crime, paranoia, national socialism, traitor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, munich germany ...
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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: serious, exciting, captivating, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, rivalry, ambition, heroic mission, adventure, survival, adventurer, danger, escapades, contests and competitions, buddies ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, alps, germany, bavaria, swiss alps
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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, epic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, world war two, battles, soldier, heroes, invasion, german, heroic mission, resistance, honor, infantrymen, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, europe
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 6.5
 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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: war, assassination attempt, d day, military, rivalry, state affairs, political conspiracy, political unrest, dishonesty, assassination plot, trial, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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The Discovery of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Disappointed with humanity, God wants to revoke his contract with humanity and wants to take back the stone tablets containing the ten commandments. To this end an angel is sent out to affect the personal lives of three humans so an appropriate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense, sentimental
Plot: heaven, superhuman powers, angel, religions or cults, supernatural ability, parent child relationship, hopes, love triangle, supernatural, miraculous event, murder, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, cuba, amsterdam, rome italy
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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: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, truth, childhood memory, pregnant, pregnant woman, portrait painting, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, year 1963, year 1961, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, east 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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, freedom, prison escape, pow, optimism, desperation, soldier, officer, escape attempt, capture, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, switzerland, alps, europe, poland
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 4.2
 3K
War Pigs (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.
Plot: world war two, wound, beating, interrogation, american soldier, ambush, u.s. army, battle, wehrmacht, military training, behind enemy lines, battles ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france
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Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
Duration: 442 min.
Story: Documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich, incorporating puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. The director, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the ...
Style: experimental, contemplative, gloomy, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: megalomaniac, anti semitism, holocaust, world war two, downfall, social decay, rise and fall, society, genocide, life is a bitch, against humanity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, east germany
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, world war two, behind enemy lines, allies, army, against the odds, heroic mission, battle zone, soldier, mission, danger, invasion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: netherlands, holland, germany, europe, poland ...
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 5.1
 835
Allies (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: August 1944 two months after D-Day, the Allies are advancing across France. A team of British and American commandos are dropped behind enemy lines on a secret mission to ambush a German Officer and steal maps charting the location of the enemy ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: military, world war two, soldier, ambush, secret mission, danger, battles, friendship, survival, vomiting, explosion, american soldier ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
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Line of Demarcation (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 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: radio operator, french resistance, wehrmacht, gestapo, coffin, world war two, doctor, teacher, hairdresser, smuggler, river, nazi occupation ...
Place: france
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, couples, society, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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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: bathroom, train, gun, swastika, italian abroad, brother and sister, man in bathtub, male in bathtub, war zone, spaghetti, shooting, train wreck ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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 7.4
 5K
Das Boot (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: submarine, french resistance, world war two, nuclear threat, gestapo, navy, insubordination, nazi occupation, underwater scene, leadership, save the day, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe
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 7.2
 3K
Trautmann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TRAUTMANN tells the story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by ...
Style: inspirational, realistic, motivational, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, football, soccer match, world war two, father daughter relationship, sport, love and romance, college, rivalry, human spirit, courage, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1948, year 1949, year 1956 ...
Place: manchester england, manchester
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The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, world war two, conspiracy, battles, military, danger, assassination attempt, head of state, battle zone, distopia, wartime life, leadership ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, africa
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, artifact, archaeology, ancient, escapades, journey, expedition, courage, map ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, latin america ...
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