Auschwitz movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant auschwitz movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, bleak, gloomy and dramatic films and TV shows about / with auschwitz, holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, world war two, death, husband wife relationship, anti semitism, jewish and genocide plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.

auschwitz movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as auschwitz: Schindler's List (1993), Son of Saul (2015), Sandra (1965), Phoenix (2014), Playing for Time (1980), Die Akte General (2016), God on Trial (2008), Passenger (1963), The Grey Zone (2001), Goodbye, Children (1987).
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Drama, War
France, West Germany, Italy
104 min.
Playing for Time (1980)
Drama, Music
150 min.
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Die Akte General (2016)
Drama, History
92 min.
Denial (2016)
Biography, Drama
109 min.

List of auschwitz movies

Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, rescue, anti semitism, survival, genocide, war, against humanity, confined, concentration camp, nazism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: bleak, melancholic, dramatic, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: hungarian, auschwitz, prisoner, rabbi, son, holocaust, nazi, death, jewish, prison escape, corpse, fight ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland
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Sandra (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sandra comes back to Volterra, in Tuscany, the little town where she spent her childhood. She is with her American husband, Andrew. She wishes to pay homage to her father who died in Auschwitz where she was still a little child. In Volterra, Andrew ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: deportation, auschwitz, couple relations, siblings relations, small town, haunted by the past, family life, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, holocaust, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
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Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: physical appearance, haunted by the past, neo noir, auschwitz, survivor, singing, obsession, hidden identity, neo-noir, cons and scams, under the surface, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, tel aviv israel, west germany, west berlin west germany ...
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Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: orchestra, auschwitz, concentration camp, destiny, survival, last will and testament, nazi, evil man, courage, musician, prisoner, guilt ...
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Die Akte General (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Its 1959. German Public Prosecutor Bauer is convinced he has found the long sought Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina. This tense drama shows his struggle to have him brought to justice against the power jielded by old Nazi functionaries in ...
Plot: auschwitz, mossad, nazi germany, male nudity, world war two, nazi, holocaust, shoah
Time: 1950s
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God on Trial (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Jewish tradition of arguing with God, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz decide to put God on Trial.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, debate, auschwitz, concentration camp, human nature, anti semitism, genocide, religions or cults, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, poland, germany, israel
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Passenger (1963)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in ...
Plot: auschwitz, husband wife relationship, cruise, jealousy, world war two, female protagonist, train, toy, confession, guilt, dog, flashback ...
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, smuggling, survival, auschwitz, doctor, concentration camp, burned alive, redemption, rebellion, war, moral dilemma, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, germany, europe, budapest hungary, israel
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Goodbye, Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: boarding school life, wartime life, german, friendship, betrayal, resistance, anti semitism, auschwitz, jewish, boarding school, nazism, priest ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france, jerusalem, vichy ...
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And Along Come Tourists (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sven arrives in nowadays Auschwitz to do his civil service at the memorial. He encounters unfriendliness, especially by Stanislaw Krzeminski, the 85 year old KZ-survivor, and Krzysztof Lanuszewski, brother of his early love affair Ania. Even his ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, auschwitz, golden years, haunted by the past, new love, tourist, sibling relationship, concentration camp, roommate, underdog, monument, holocaust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, brussels
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Anita B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After World War II, Anita, a young survivor of Auschwitz, becomes involved in an intense and passionate affair that almost shatters her until she gains the strength to start a new life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, uplifting
Plot: starting over, small town, hopes, extramarital affair, auschwitz, love affair, teenage love, adoption, haunted by the past, love and romance, youth, family relations
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: czech republic
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Denial (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Style: dramatic, factual, clever, light, interesting ...
Plot: holocaust, historian, new yorker, court case, courtroom, anti semitism, auschwitz, holocaust survivor, american abroad, professor, year 2000, neo nazi ...
Time: 21st century, year 1996, year 1994, year 1998
Place: atlanta georgia, israel, london, england, australia
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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: surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: nazi, holocaust, jewish, revenge, murder, genocide, dementia, learning the truth, auschwitz, dead wife, ss, murder of family ...
Place: cleveland ohio, germany, canada
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, against humanity, legal, rebellion, uncover truth, genocide, against the odds, nazis, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1963, year 1958, 1950s
Place: germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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The House on Carroll Street (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her attention is drawn to a noisy argument being conducted largely in German in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: investigation, idealism, crimes, dishonesty, special agents, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, state affairs, undercover, nazi, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, germany
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Amen. (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Germany, Romania
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. Moreover, he is ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, genocide, politics, pope, vatican, conscience, doctor, euthanasia, anti semitism, catholicism, ss ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: germany, poland, europe, austria, czechoslovakia ...
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: jewish, nazism, prisoner, holocaust, gas chamber, war criminal, nazi uniform, nazi occupation, ss, gestapo, nazi germany, ghetto ...
Place: east germany, warsaw poland, spain, gdr, frankfurt germany ...
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The Day the Clown Cried (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.
Plot: political prisoner, barbed wire fence, holocaust, gas chamber, auschwitz, gestapo, concentration camp, circus, world war two, internment camp, nazi, clown
Time: 1940s
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Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An expressionist biography of Edith Stein, who converted from the Jewish faith to the Catholic one and became a Carmelite sister. She would die in a German concentration camp.
Style: intellectual
Plot: nazi, catholic, religion, suffering, nun, german, tragic event, concentration camp, auschwitz, religious conversion, stoicism, catholicism ...
Place: germany
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Colette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Plot: male nudity, concentration camp, chimney, luggage, crematorium, ss, chocolate, pregnant, auschwitz, holocaust, jail, execution ...
Time: 1940s
Place: prague, canada
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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, exciting, comic, epic, surprise ending ...
Plot: mutant, superhero, apocalypse, superhero team, world domination, transformation, teleportation, betrayal, immortality, revenge, good versus evil, mentor ...
Time: future, year 1983
Place: egypt, poland, cairo egypt, berlin germany, east berlin east germany ...
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, swedish, hungarian, ghetto, genocide, anti semitism, holocaust, politics, anti heroes, immigrants, war, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, budapest hungary, stockholm sweden ...
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A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sandstorm, women, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, pregnancy, immigrants, starting over, survival, human spirit, war, anti semitism, family in danger, genocide, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, usa
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My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, deportation, moral dilemma, anti semitism, war, family in danger, genocide, wartime life, battles, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, berlin germany
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Not Everybody's Lucky Enough to Have Communist Parents (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: politics, music band, store, soldier, idealism, fall in love, love and romance, society, state affairs, utopia, listening to music, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958
Place: france, russia, paris france
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, holocaust, against humanity, survival, attic, anti semitism, dentist, d day, diary, concentration camp, anti heroes, war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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Holocaust (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
Story: Holocaust is an American television miniseries broadcast in four parts in 1978 on the NBC television network. The series tells the story of the Holocaust from the perspective of the Weiss family of German Jews and that of a rising member of the SS, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, genocide, ghetto, rebellion, deportation, starvation, war crime, massacre, survival, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, poland, europe
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To Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Helen, Rose and Lili have survived the Holocaust and have never seen each other since the war has ended. In 1960, they meet again in Berck, France. They learn to enjoy together simple pleasures in life: nice meals, ballads on the beach, playing in ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, friends, starting over, human spirit, haunted by the past, reunion, hopes, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, auschwitz, sexless marriage
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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