WWII Wishlistby slaven-cro | created - 17 Jul 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
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1. The Aryan Couple (2004)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, War
A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
3. Out of the Ashes (2003 TV Movie)
R | 113 min | Drama
Based on a true story, this heart-wrenching film follows the journey of Gisella Perl (Christine Lahti), a Jewish-Hungarian doctor who manages to survive Auschwitz. Decades later, she's ... See full summary »
4. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 95 min | Biography, Drama, War
The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
5. Charlotte Gray (2001)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
Votes: 10,170 | Gross: $0.67M
8. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.
9. The Island on Bird Street (1997)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War
Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through ... See full summary »
12. Sarah's Key (2010)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, War
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.
Votes: 15,257 | Gross: $7.69M
13. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented.
14. Swing Kids (1993)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music
A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to banned swing music from the U.S. Soon, dancing and fun lead to more difficult choices, as the Nazis begin tightening their grip on... See full summary »
Votes: 14,801 | Gross: $5.63M
15. Before the Fall (2004)
110 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,559 | Gross: $0.14M
18. Angry Harvest (1985)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers ... See full summary »
19. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, Music
Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.
20. The Relief of Belsen (2007 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events ... See full summary »
21. The Grey Zone (2001)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, War
A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Votes: 9,862 | Gross: $0.52M
22. Ghetto (2005)
110 min | History, War
In 1942, in Vilnius, the Nazi annihilate 55,000 Jews and squeeze the 15,000 survivors in a seven blocks ghetto. The twenty-two year old sadistic commander Kittel is assigned to administrate... See full summary »
26. Plenty (1985)
R | 121 min | Drama
A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make whatever kind of life for herself, at the expense of others around her, in post-World War II England.
Votes: 2,516 | Gross: $6.15M
28. Fatherland (1994 TV Movie)
106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In April 1964, more than 20 years after the Nazis won World War II, an SS officer named Xavier March uncovers a plot to eliminate the attendees of the Wannsee Conference so that Germany can establish better relations with the US.
29. It Happened Here (1965)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
In 1940, the Nazis invade Britain and transform it into a fascist state where some Britons collaborate and others resist. In 1944, an apolitical Irish nurse becomes a reluctant player in the fight between the two sides.
30. Allies (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama, War
August 1944. A team of British soldiers led by a US Captain are dropped behind enemy lines in France on a mission that could shorten the war. As nothing goes according to plan, commando ... See full summary »
31. Storming Juno (2010 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | History, War
Docudrama retelling the Canadian assault of Juno Beach on D-Day, as told via reenactment and through interviews with those who were there.
32. Company of Heroes (2013 Video)
R | 100 min | Action, War
American soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the WWII make a horrific discovery: Hitler has a super bomb in development. Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect.
34. Colditz (2005)
R | 240 min | Drama, War
During World War II, four Britons tunnel out of a German POW camp. One is killed, two are recaptured and one escapes. Scottish Corporal Nicholas McGrade, the lone escapee, is a slacker and ... See full summary »
35. Colditz (1972–1974)
50 min | Drama, History, War
The prisoners in Colditz Castle make many attempts to escape captivity from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk in 1940 until the liberation of the castle by the ... See full summary »
36. Secret Army (1977–1979)
50 min | Drama, History, War
During World War II, a Belgian resistance movement called Lifeline, based in Brussels, organises the return of Allied airmen who have been shot down by the Luftwaffe to the United Kingdom.
38. The Command (2018)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
39. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Drama, History, Romance
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
Votes: 8,370 | Gross: $1.30M
40. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Film-Noir
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.
41. Arletty A Guilty Passion (2015 TV Movie)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
During the filming of Children of Paradise (1945) in Nazi-occupied France, the film's emblematic protagonist, Arletty, finds herself falling for a young German soldier. Can the dazzling allure of a guilty passion blind a woman in love?
43. Cross of Iron (1977)
R | 119 min | Drama, War
German commander Captain Hauptmann Stransky (Maximilian Schell) places a squad in extreme danger after Sergeant Rolf Steiner (James Coburn) refuses to lie for him.
44. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Votes: 49,765 | Gross: $39.10M
45. The Execution of Private Slovik (1974 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.
48. Leo & Claire (2001)
103 min | Drama, Romance
In 1933 Nuremberg, successful Jewish businessman Leo Katzenberger owns an apartment building and runs a shoe store. A devoted family man, he has a good relationship with his loving wife ... See full summary »
49. Porträt eines Richters (1997 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama