War films from German Prospective

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1.
The One That Got Away (1957)
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A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again. (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
 
2.
Der Stern von Afrika (1957)
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Biographic Movie of the German fighter ace, who was killed in a plane crash after over 150 kills in North Africa. (88 mins.)
 
3.
The Young Lions (1958)
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The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war... (167 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
4.
A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958)
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On the Russian front in 1944 German Private Ernst Graeber receives a leave and visits his family in Germany but Germany isn't the same country he left behind. (132 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
5.
The Bridge (1959)
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In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers. (103 mins.)
Director: Bernhard Wicki
 
6.
The Longest Day (1962)
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
“ some scenes are from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
7.
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
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A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II. (167 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
“ some scenes from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
8.
The Blue Max (1966)
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A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills. (156 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
9.
The Night of the Generals (1967)
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In 1942, a Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three generals, and Major Grau of German Intelligence seeks justice despite the ongoing atrocities committed during WWII. (148 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
10.
Desert Commandos (1967)
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German commandos are dropped behind enemy lines in the Sahara Desert tasked with getting to Casablanca in an assassination attempt on allied leaders. (96 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
11.
Signs of Life (1968)
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A wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet island of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse... (91 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
12.
The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
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As the Allied armies close in, the Germans decide to blow up the last Rhine bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen? (115 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
“ some scenes from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
13.
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
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A group of German Tank Crew fight to survive in france while a french woman falls in love with the German lieutenant (91 mins.)
 
14.
Patton (1970)
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The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton. (172 mins.)
“ some scenes from german prospective German officer says to general "patton slaped a soldier" lol ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
15.
Hornets' Nest (1970)
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In 1944, during a sabotage mission, the sole surviving U.S. paratrooper is saved by a group of Italian orphans who later aid him in blowing-up a vital enemy dam. (110 mins.)
“ some scenes from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
16.
The McKenzie Break (1970)
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland. (108 mins.)
Director: Lamont Johnson
“ German POWs ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
17.
Massacre in Rome (1973)
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In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship... (110 mins.)
 
18.
She Devils of the SS (1973)
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In the last days of WW2, women are volunteering from all over Germany to serve in the front lines by having sex with the brave Nazi soldiers... (96 mins.)
“ soft porn war film of nurses Havin sex with german soldiers ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
19.
Death Race (1973 TV Movie)
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In the North African desert in World War II, a damaged American fighter plane that is unable to take off tries to evade and destroy a pursuing Nazi tank. (90 mins.)
 
20.
Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
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Ilsa is an evil Nazi warden at a death camp that conducts "medical experiments". Ilsa's goal is to prove that women can withstand more pain and suffering than men and therefore should be allowed to fight on the front lines. (96 mins.)
Director: Don Edmonds
 
21.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
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A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II. (135 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
22.
Salon Kitty (1976)
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Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official, who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. (129 mins.)
Director: Tinto Brass
“ soft porn ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
23.
Cross of Iron (1977)
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A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him. (132 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
“ good german side movie ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
24.
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
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Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure. (175 mins.)
“ some scenes from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
25.
Breakthrough (1979)
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In 1944 a German sergeant gets involved in an anti-Hitler conspiracy, and saves the life of an American colonel. (111 mins.)
“ sequal to cross of iron ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
26.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979 TV Movie)
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (150 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
 
27.
Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
“ long but good ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
28.
The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)
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Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city. (150 mins.)
Director: George Schaefer
“ 80s version of Downfall ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
29.
The Misfit Brigade (1987)
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War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners. In 1943, this motley tank crew is sent on a suicide mission behind enemy lines to destroy a Soviet train that's carrying fuel for the Red Army. (100 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
“ panzers ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
30.
Europa Europa (1990)
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
 
31.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
32.
Stalingrad (1993)
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The story follows a group of German soldiers, from their Italian R&R in the summer of 1942 to the frozen steppes of Soviet Russia and ending with the battle for Stalingrad. (134 mins.)
“ good action movie ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
33.
Swing Kids (1993)
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A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing... (112 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
 
34.
The Ogre (1996)
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester... (118 mins.)
“ Hitler Youth ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
35.
Good (2008)
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The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now. (92 mins.)
Director: Vicente Amorim
 
36.
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
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A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. (131 mins.)
“ some scenes are from german prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
37.
Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
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A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
“ no action but interesting ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
38.
The Bunker (2001)
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Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies... (95 mins.)
Director: Rob Green
“ horror war movie ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
39.
As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer. (158 mins.)
Director: Hardy Martins
“ true story of German pow escaping russian pow camp ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
40.
Amen. (2002)
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During WWII SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to extermination camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana helps him in the difficult mission to inform the world. (132 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
41.
The Fallen (2004)
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The story of ordinary men during WWII as seen from three different points of View. (112 mins.)
Director: Ari Taub
“ from all prospective ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
42.
Downfall (2004)
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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. (156 mins.)
“ Fegelain!!! Fegelain!!! Fegelain!!! ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
43.
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
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Cologne-Ehrenfeld, November 1944. They're young, wild and rebellious, like young people anywhere and in any time... (111 mins.)
Director: Niko Brücher
 
44.
Before the Fall (2004)
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In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite... (117 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
 
45.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
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Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
“ why do you have numbers on your pyjamas is it a game? ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
46.
A Woman in Berlin (2008)
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A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II. (131 mins.)
 
47.
Valkyrie (2008)
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A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II. (121 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
48.
The Bridge (2008 TV Movie)
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In this TV remake of the classic German war film, 16-year-old Walter and his friends are recruited to help defend a bridge near their town... (103 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Panzer
 
49.
The Red Baron (2008)
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German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike. (106 mins.)
 
50.
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad (2011 Video Game)
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“ This is the only first person view world war 2 game where you can play as a german in a single player campaign ” - gibsonrickenbacker-1
 
51.
Generation War (2013 Mini-Series)
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Five friends go out to war and promise each other to be back for Christmas. (270 mins.)
 
52.
My Honor Was Loyalty (2016)
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Untersharführer Ludwig Herckel (Leone Frisa), is a devoted and patriotic soldier of the elite 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler... (95 mins.)
Director: Alessandro Pepe
 
53.
Land of Mine (2015)
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In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight. (100 mins.)