Nazi concentration camp movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nazi concentration camp movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak, emotional and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, nazi, jewish, war, survival, death, genocide and murder plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Germany, Poland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nazi concentration camp: Auschwitz (2011), Schindler's List (1993), Where Hands Touch (2018), The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018), Naked Among Wolves (2015), Holocaust (1978), The Grey Zone (2001), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), The Hiding Place (1975), Son of Saul (2015).

List of nazi concentration camp movies

Auschwitz (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Auschwitz is a hard-hitting war film which shows life as it really was at the death camp.
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nazi, holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, anti semitism, mass murder, against humanity, strong violent content, life is a bitch, postmodernism, society, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
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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, emotional, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, brutality, against humanity, wartime, racism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: interracial romance, racism, nazi germany, world war two, hitler youth, concentration camp, overcoming, young love, biracial, society, genocide, oppression ...
Time: 1940s
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazi, world war two, nazism, nazi occupation, slave labor, spanish civil war, forced prostitution, concentration camp survivor, nazi war criminal, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, year 1945
Place: spain, germany, central europe
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Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, jewish, nazi, nazism, liberation, resistance, little boy, prisoner, child in peril, death threat ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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Holocaust (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 475 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, nazi, ss officer, jewish, love, fictional history, world war, intrigue, german history, wartime ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1938 ...
Place: poland, germany, berlin germany, europe
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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: depressing, disturbing, bleak, factual, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, concentration camp, war, redemption, anti semitism, jewish, nazi germany, rebellion, moral ambiguity, tragedy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, post world war two
Place: germany, poland, europe, israel, budapest
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, war, jewish, childhood, friendship, nazi, children, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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The Hiding Place (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
Style: christian film, bleak, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, christian, faith, concentration camp, christianity, jewish, religion, intrigue, missionary, women, fictional history ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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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: compassionate, melancholic, disturbing, cerebral, sad ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, world war two, tragedy, nazi, prison, anti semitism, courage, concentration camp, genocide, brutality, life & death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: eastern europe, germany, poland, california
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The Match (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: Croatia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler's birthday. A match the prisoners are determined to win, no matter what happens.
Style: tense
Plot: world war two, football, concentration camp, soccer, sport team, soccer match, prisoner of war camp, prisoners of war, nazi, football team, suspense, football player ...
Time: year 1944
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Prisoners of Auschwitz (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 ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, touching
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, prisoner, doctor, execution, sex scene, love and romance, couples, auschwitz, society, girl ...
Time: 1940s
Place: prague, canada, central europe
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: controversial, erotic, disturbing, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, obsession, libertine, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, sexual torture, brutality, kidnapping, fascism, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, touching, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, love, midwife, ss officer, genocide, fall in love, nurse, torture, war crime, concentration camp, mass murder, sex scene ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: finland, norway
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Men Behind the Sun (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film details the various cruel medical experiments ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: dehumanization, world war two, japanese history, laboratory, violence, violent, soldier, experiment, sino japanese war, against humanity, experimenting, concentration camp ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
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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 ...
Style: dark, disturbing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, auschwitz, prison, jewish, nazi, war, nazism, wartime life, judaism, women ...
Place: germany, paris france
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Werewolf (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Poland, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer of 1945. A temporary orphanage is established in an abandoned palace surrounded by forests for the eight children liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp. Hanka, also a former inmate, becomes their guardian. After the atrocities of the camp, the ...
Style: disturbing, scary, thought provoking, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, survival, dog, teenager, bully, metamorphosis, escape, escape attempt, coming of age, teenage girl ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, central europe
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Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, nazi, survival, youth, life is a bitch, orthodox jew, confined, estrangement, self discovery, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: hungary, germany, eastern europe, europe, slovakia ...
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The Nameless (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify her; a bracelet with her name on it near the crime scene, ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: torture, cult, murder, good versus evil, mind game, amateur detective, investigation, kidnapping, sect, curses spells and rituals, human experiment, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazism, holocaust survivor, jewish, world war two, german occupation, injustice, against humanity, genocide, occupation, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, vichy, europe, germany
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, brutal, bleak, harsh, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, jewish, war, world war two, counterfeit money, nazi germany, survival, german, forgery, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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Passenger (1963)
Genre: Drama, 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 ...
Style: experimental, odd
Plot: world war two, auschwitz, female nudity, concentration camp, holocaust, prison, women, wartime life, feminist, brutality, jealousy, train ...
Place: eastern europe, poland
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: complex
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, military, wartime life, nazism, prisoner, war criminal, gas chamber, baby, nazi occupied poland, destiny ...
Place: germany, poland, east germany, frankfurt germany, spain ...
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The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, holocaust survivor, survival, concentration camp, life philosophy, redemption, haunted by the past, nazi, life is a bitch, self discovery ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, germany, poland, harlem ...
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Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi, jewish, female nudity, fascism, wartime, terrorism, survival, concentration camp, dealing with death, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, post world war two
Place: poland, eastern europe, warsaw poland
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Jacob the Liar (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: East Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, enigmatic, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, judaism, world war two, jewish, nazi, death, friendship, hopes, military, radio, anti semitism, murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, east germany, germany, boston, israel ...
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Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: sad, depressing, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, against humanity, concentration camp, mental illness, nazi, wartime life, tragedy, relationships, loneliness, obsession, writers ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: poland, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: talky, captivating, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, nazi, nazi germany, war, racism, anti semitism, genocide, politics, fictional history, intrigue, military ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, palestine, vatican ...
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Empire of the Sun (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even ...
Style: epic, sad, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: world war two, coming of age, war, child protagonist, childhood, captivity, peasant, japanese army, pow, survival, child, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: shanghai, china, japan, tokyo, asia ...
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And the Violins Stopped Playing (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, holocaust, gypsy, violin, romani people, nazi, racism, genocide, concentration camp
Place: poland
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