Luftwaffe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant luftwaffe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating and rough films and TV shows about / with luftwaffe, world war two, war, soldier, heroes, military, danger, battles, airplane and nazi plots mostly in War, Drama and Action genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
luftwaffe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as luftwaffe: Battle of Britain (1969), Eagles Over London (1969), Into the White (2012), The Winds of War (1983), Memphis Belle (1990), Flight World War II (2015), Operation Crossbow (1965), Von Richthofen and Brown (1971), Aces High (1976), The Battle of the Eagles (1979).

List of luftwaffe movies

Battle of Britain (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, light, factual ...
Plot: world war two, aviation, luftwaffe, aerial combat, war, fighter pilot, air battle, raf, british history, battles, fighter plane, airplane ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: poland, england, berlin germany, london, russia ...
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Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: macaroni combat, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: luftwaffe, world war two, soldier, evacuation, superior officer, heroes, law enforcement, military, undercover, army investigation, war, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: england, london, britain, france
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Into the White (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they must fight to survive the brutal winter. Though war has made ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, foe turned friend, wilderness, winter, world war two, war, aviation, luftwaffe, air disaster, airplane shot down, isolation, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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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, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, luftwaffe, military, wartime, cheating wife, politics, refugee, behind enemy lines, jewish girl, u.s. navy, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, italy, japan, berlin germany, china ...
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Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, exciting, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, bomber, military, soldier, battles, airplane, friendship, u.s. air force, aviation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: europe, australia, germany, england, united kingdom
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Flight World War II (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: time travel, back in time, airplane, battles, air disaster, german, bomb, surrealism, suspense, wartime, struggle for survival, time loop ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 2010s
Place: berlin germany
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Operation Crossbow (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, undercover, espionage, british, nazi, luftwaffe, aviation, nazi germany, alien, secret mission, man on a mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, england, london, europe, netherlands ...
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Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of Manfred von Richtofen, the german air ace during the World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous german officers.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic ...
Plot: world war one, fighter pilot, fighter plane, aerial combat, soldier, military, heroic mission, military life, aviation, battles, uninhibited rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany, europe, france
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Aces High (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average life-span of a British pilot is less than a fortnight. Such losses ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war one, fighter pilot, military, aviation, fighter plane, war, aerial combat, luftwaffe, airplane, pilot, intrigue, world war two ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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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, cult film
Plot: partisan, world war two, luftwaffe, air battle, mountain, aviation, woman, army, combat, murder, map, soldier ...
Time: year 1942, 20th century, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia
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Piece of Cake (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and loves of the men of RAF Hornet Squadron who are transferred to France at the outbreak of World Wat II in September 1939. For the most part the men are competent fliers but there is little action in the first several months. The men ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: world war two, aerial combats, battles, aviation, luftwaffe, wartime, friends, war, partners, heroes, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Red Tails (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, fighter pilot, airplane, interracial relations, aerial combats, aviation, military life, discrimination, african american, soldier, military base ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: europe, cuba, germany, italy, pentagon ...
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, intense, captivating, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: aviation, world war two, war, friendship, love triangle, aerial combat, culture clash, wartime life, battle zone, air battle, wartime, prison ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, tokyo, germany, spain, europe ...
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: melancholic, harsh, disturbing, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, war, pow, world war two, youth, military school, gay subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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The War Lover (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buzz Rickson is a dare-devil World War II bomber pilot with a death wish. Failing at everything not involving flying, Rickson lives for the most dangerous missions. His crew lives with this aspect of his personality only because they know he always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: manly
Plot: airplane, bomber, aviation, war, luftwaffe, wartime, aerial combat, pilot, courage, american, introspection, escapades ...
Place: england, europe, germany
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633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, battles, air raid, against the odds, hopes, military, war, save the day, crash landing, behind enemy lines, fishing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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Mosquito Squadron (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, raf, aviation, military, fighter plane, aerial combat, mosquito, space, airplane, wartime, luftwaffe, zeppelin ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bogdan Titarenko is very talented pilot and brave leader of "Singing group". He also must look after some new cadets and fight together with them against German Luftwaffe planes. Close to Bogdan always are his friends, they are all from ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspenseful, humorous, tense
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, great patriotic war, aerial combat, fighter plane, camaraderie, love, aviation, patriotism, suspense, friendship between men, life & death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ukraine, ussr, russia
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Operation: Daybreak (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, czech history, spy, espionage, holocaust, secret mission, nazi, wartime, luftwaffe, man on a mission, nazi germany, assassination ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, england, czechoslovakia ...
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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers on their way to military prison are beset upon by a German artillery attack, escaping with Switzerland in their sights. Before making it any farther, they volunteer to steal a V2 warhead for ...
Style: realistic, talky, intense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, gunfight, war, escape, battles, brutality, fascism, partners, survival, american ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, france, europe
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Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, secret mission, war, secret agents, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: london, europe, france, england
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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, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, genocide, against humanity, war crime, brutality, atrocity, occupation, anti war, war, military, children in wartime, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: germany, ussr, poland, europe, russia
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Hope and Glory (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: British writer/director John Boorman (The Emerald Forest) draws us into an astonishing and exhilarating portrait of his own childhood, set against the terrors of a London torn apart by the onset of WWII. Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, wartime, childhood, war, school, children in wartime, youth, wartime life, coming of age, unlikely friendships, ethnic conflict, character study ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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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, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, russian, german, nazism, soldier, survival, military, starvation, military life, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, germany, east germany, berlin germany, poland ...
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Sahara (1995)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert, in order to evade advancing Rommel's forces and reach Allied lines. Along the way he picks up few Allied soldiers, but soon they are ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, desert, tank, luftwaffe, sergeant, against the odds, human spirit, heroes, rebelliousness, soldier, escapades, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: sahara
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Riders in the Sky (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This movie is realistic and even crude, and maybe that is the reason, why it's so impressive. Instead of romantic (nearly melodramatic) scenes, incorporated to the Sverak's "Tmavomodry svet" (Dark Blue World) it offers stories ...
Plot: world war two, aviation, luftwaffe, czech history, raft, air disaster, dancing, raf, truck, air raid, english countryside, poaching ...
Place: england, czechoslovakia
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, german, friendship, heroes, ambition, death, nazi, courage, russian ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1942, 20th century
Place: germany, ussr, poland, canada, russia
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, military, soldier, castle, battles, love and romance, prison life, love triangle, nazism, human spirit, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
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Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, heroism, heroes, life is a bitch, wartime life, russian history, battle zone, military life, military, tank ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, europe, russia
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First Light (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In May 1940, feeling the RAF needs every man to fight to Luftwaffe, Geoffrey 'Geoff'/'Boy' Wellum joins at 18, becoming the youngest ever Spitfire pilot. After an intense training, he soon bonds with the flying men of his ...
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, luftwaffe, aviation, aerial combat, raf, autobiography, mockery, ritual, pilot, friendship between men, drinking alcohol ...
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