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8.30/10
4,893 Votes
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The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 150 min.
  • Language: English, German, Russian

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Valkyrie (2008)

6.90/10
2,229 Votes
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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 central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the Führer.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 121 min.
  • Language: English, German

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Like #2

Schindler's List (1993)

8.60/10
9,281 Votes
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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.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 195 min.
  • Language: German, Polish, Hebrew, English

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Darkest Hour (2017)

7.30/10
3,187 Votes
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A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • Language: English

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Fury (2014)

7.40/10
7,630 Votes
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In the last months of World War II, as the Allies make their final push in the European theatre, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant named 'Wardaddy' commands a Sherman tank called 'Fury' and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, China
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #5

Lone Survivor (2013)

7.40/10
2,577 Votes
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Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 121 min.
  • Language: English, Pashto

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Like #6

Casablanca (1942)

8.10/10
2,973 Votes
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In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 102 min.
  • Language: German, French, Italian, English

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Like #7

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

7.40/10
914 Votes
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The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

  • Country: Czech Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 126 min.
  • Language: English

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Come and See (1985)

8.30/10
418 Votes
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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 returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

  • Country: Belarus, Russian Federation
  • Duration: 142 min.
  • Language: German, Belarusian, Russian

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Like #9

The Imitation Game (2014)

8.10/10
11,662 Votes
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Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: English

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Gandhi (1982)

7.50/10
1,337 Votes
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In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

  • Country: India, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 191 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #11

The Resistance Banker (2018)

6.70/10
100 Votes
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In 1942, in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, the banker brothers Walraven and Gijsbert van Hall face their biggest challenge when they decide to help finance the Dutch resistance.

  • Country: Netherlands the
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Dutch, German

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Like #12

A Hidden Life (2019)

7.20/10
121 Votes
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Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.

  • Country: Germany, Italy, United States of America
  • Duration: 174 min.
  • Language: English, German

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The Sound of Music (1965)

7.70/10
1,917 Votes
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A tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 175 min.
  • Language: French, English, Italian

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Like #14

Life Is Beautiful (1997)

8.50/10
8,379 Votes
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A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

  • Country: Italy
  • Duration: 116 min.
  • Language: German, Czech, English, Italian

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Like #15

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

8.10/10
7,650 Votes
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  • Country: Australia, United States of America
  • Duration: 139 min.
  • Language: Japanese, English

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Like #16

Anthropoid (2016)

7.00/10
588 Votes
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In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabcík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

  • Country: Czech Republic, France, French Republic, United States of America, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 120 min.
  • Language: Czech, German, English

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Like #17

Overlord (2018)

6.60/10
1,474 Votes
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France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

  • Country: Canada, United States of America
  • Duration: 110 min.
  • Language: English, French, German, Russian

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Like #18

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

8.20/10
14,016 Votes
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In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 153 min.
  • Language: German, English, French, Italian

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

7.80/10
4,168 Votes
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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 Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 94 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #20

Allied (2016)

6.70/10
3,154 Votes
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In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English, French, German

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