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1. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.5
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85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 545,878 | Gross: $32.52M

2. Denial (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott

Votes: 9,085 | Gross: $4.07M

3. Woman in Gold (2015)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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51 Metascore

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes

Votes: 40,241 | Gross: $33.31M

4. Defiance (I) (2008)

R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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58 Metascore

Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos

Votes: 122,197 | Gross: $28.62M

5. Remember (I) (2015)

R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Kim Roberts, Amanda Smith, Martin Landau

Votes: 13,172 | Gross: $0.64M

6. Saul fia (2015)

R | 107 min | Drama, War

7.5
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89 Metascore

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

Director: László Nemes | Stars: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont

Votes: 30,939 | Gross: $1.78M

7. Phoenix (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, History

7.3
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89 Metascore

A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Trystan Pütter

Votes: 12,275

8. Escape from Sobibor (1987 TV Movie)

143 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker

Votes: 6,574

9. Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer (2015)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.

Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Rüdiger Klink, Burghart Klaußner, Andrej Kaminsky, Jörg Schüttauf

Votes: 2,140 | Gross: $0.28M

10. The Grey Zone (2001)

R | 108 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: David Arquette, Velizar Binev, David Chandler, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 9,067 | Gross: $0.51M

11. Sobibor (2017)

110 min | History, War

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"Sobibor" is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII and Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky. When he was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Malyukov | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Christopher Lambert, Mariya Kozhevnikova, Michalina Olszanska

12. Uprising (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 177 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Jon Voight

Votes: 4,066

13. Destination Unknown (2017)

81 min | Documentary, History, War

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Destination Unknown blends intimate testimony with immersive archive to bring the stories of twelve Holocaust survivors to the screen.

Director: Claire Ferguson | Stars: Cesia Mosberg, Ed Mosberg, Mietek Pemper

14. Auschwitz (2011)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

3.2
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Controversial director Uwe Boll depicts the harsh reality of the process inside one of the most infamous Nazi death camps by using brutally realistic imagery. Book-ended by documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Steffen Mennekes, Arved Birnbaum, Maximilian Gärtner, Friedhelm Gärtner

Votes: 1,160

15. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.

Director: Paul Andrew Williams | Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Front, Andy Nyman

Votes: 2,938

16. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

R | 94 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

Votes: 4,887 | Gross: $0.60M

17. Seven Beauties (1975)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.0
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The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore

Votes: 3,711 | Gross: $0.01M

18. The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)

117 min | Drama

7.4
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Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler

Votes: 836

19. The Last Days (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport over 425,000 Jews during the "cleansing" of Hungary. This Oscar-winning documentary... See full summary »

Director: James Moll | Stars: Bill Basch, Martin Basch, Randolph Braham, Alice Lok Cahana

Votes: 1,703 | Gross: $0.42M

20. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Animation

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 2,780 | Gross: $0.13M

21. The Names of Love (2010)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.

Director: Michel Leclerc | Stars: Sara Forestier, Jacques Gamblin, Zinedine Soualem, Carole Franck

Votes: 6,593 | Gross: $0.51M

22. Les héritiers (I) (2014)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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The fact based story of a class of schoolchildren, teenagers, in a, from the look of it, mixed ethnic district of Paris, who's teacher decides to enter them in a competition to examine the ... See full summary »

Director: Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Ahmed Dramé, Noémie Merlant, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 1,108

23. Hôtel Terminus (1988)

267 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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A documentary about Klaus Barbie, the Gestapo chief of Lyon, and his life after the war.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Klaus Barbie, Claude Lanzmann, Marcel Ophüls, Johannes Schneider-Merck

Votes: 969 | Gross: $0.34M

24. God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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37 Metascore

Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »

Director: Pascale Bailly | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Edouard Baer, Julie Depardieu, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 2,222 | Gross: $0.07M

25. Passenger (1963)

62 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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While being aboard a transatlantic ship, German woman Liza notices someone who looks like Marta, the former inmate at Auschwitz, where Liza used to be the guard.

Directors: Andrzej Munk, Witold Lesiewicz | Stars: Aleksandra Slaska, Anna Ciepielewska, Janusz Bylczynski, Krzesislawa Dubielówna

Votes: 1,089

26. The Relief of Belsen (2007 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Justin Hardy | Stars: Iain Glen, Nigel Lindsay, Jemma Redgrave, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 222

27. Le dernier des injustes (2013)

PG-13 | 220 min | Documentary

7.1
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80 Metascore

A place: Theresienstadt. A unique place of propaganda which Adolf Eichmann called the "model ghetto", designed to mislead the world and Jewish people regarding its real nature, to be the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Benjamin Murmelstein, Claude Lanzmann

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.04M

28. Die Akte General (2016 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, History

7.0
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Stephan Wagner | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, David Kross, Bernhard Schütz, Dieter Schaad

Votes: 146

29. La question humaine (2007)

143 min | Drama, History, Music

6.3
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68 Metascore

A psychologist discovers troubling links between Nazism and modern-day big business.

Director: Nicolas Klotz | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Michael Lonsdale, Edith Scob, Lou Castel

Votes: 1,063 | Gross: $0.01M

30. Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (2001)

95 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

A gripping account of the prisoners uprising at the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor in 1943.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Yehuda Lerner, Francine Kaufmann, Claude Lanzmann

Votes: 361 | Gross: $0.03M

31. The Last Days of the Big Lie (2009)

125 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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A controversial documentary that debunks many of the facts presented in the Oscar winning Holocaust themed documentary The Last Days, produced by Steven Spielberg. Throughout the film, its ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Hunt | Stars: Nayirah al-Sabah, Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, Leon Bass, Michael Berenbaum

Votes: 46

32. Theresienstadt (1944)

28 min | Short, History

4.7
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Nazi propaganda film depicting the notorious Theresienstadt concentration camp as a sort of idyllic rest stop, in an attempt to convince world opinion that there was no such thing as Nazi death camps.

Directors: Kurt Gerron, Karel Pecený | Stars: Paul Eppstein, Karel Fischer, Kurt Gerron, Frau Görtz

Votes: 99

33. The Wannsee Conference (1992 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.2
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This documentary examines the events leading up to the 1942 Wannsee conference which organized the "final solution" to destroy European Jews.

Director: Willy Lindwer | Star: Adolf Hitler

Votes: 25

34. Survivors of the Holocaust (1996 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary, History, War

7.1
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This documentary blends personal accounts of what happened before, during and after WWII. One testimony tells of a sister sending tear-stained letters from the prison camp, while another ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Holzman | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Henry Rosmarin, Hellmuth Szprycer

Votes: 172

35. Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.

Director: Daniel Anker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Norma Barzman, Jack Benny, Michael Berenbaum

Votes: 579 | Gross: $0.02M

36. Absent (I) (2015)

71 min | Documentary, History

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Marculesti, Moldova was the site of an unimaginable atrocity. Years later, few speak clearly or honestly about what happened.

Director: Matthew Mishory

37. Partisans of Vilna (1986)

130 min | Documentary

8.4
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This film tells the story of the men and women who formed the Jewish partisan movement in Vilna, Lithuania, during World War II.

Director: Joshua Waletzky | Stars: Abba Kovner, Roberta Wallach

Votes: 85

38. Iz ada v ad (1997)

90 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Focuses on the lives of two married Polish couples (one Jewish, one Catholic) and the personal and social devastation wrought by the Holocaust and its aftermath.

Director: Dmitriy Astrakhan | Stars: Valeria Valeeva, Anja Kling, Gennadi Svir, Alla Kliouka

Votes: 74

39. Dita Saxová (1968)

98 min | Drama

7.3
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A beautiful, underachieving, 18 year old orphan considers various suitors, ponders philosophy, and takes a young girl under her wing.

Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Krystyna Mikolajewska, Bohus Záhorský, Karel Höger, Martin Ruzek

Votes: 64

40. Krev zmizelého (2005)

126 min | Drama, War

6.3
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An intimate ballad following the lives of a mother and daughter who go through topsy-turvy historical times. The plot is divided into four seasons set between 1939 and 1961. A Czech woman ... See full summary »

Director: Milan Cieslar | Stars: Václav Jirácek, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Vilma Cibulková, Anna Cónová

Votes: 77

41. The 81st Blow (1974)

92 min | Documentary

8.5
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Historical documentary made up of footage and stills shot by the Nazis. A compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative.

Directors: David Bergman, Jacques Ehrlich, Haim Gouri

Votes: 15

42. Tak for Alt: Survival of a Human Spirit (1999)

61 min | Documentary

8.9
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The documentary TAK FOR ALT- Survival of a Human Spirit tells the remarkable story of educator Judy Meisel, a Holocaust survivor whose experiences during and after World War II inspired a ... See full summary »

Directors: Laura Bialis, Broderick Fox, Sarah Levy | Star: Judy Meisel

Votes: 15

43. Portrecista (2006)

52 min | Documentary

8.2
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Wilhelm Brasse talks about his work as a photographer at Auschwitz Concentration Camp during World War II.

Director: Ireneusz Dobrowolski | Star: Wilhelm Brasse

Votes: 73

44. Le maquis des Juifs (2015)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Ariel Nathan | Stars: Pierre Cavaillès, Robert Cook, Guy de Rouville, Odile de Rouville

45. Close to Evil (2014)

Documentary, Biography, History

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An RTE Radio interview marking Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2012 is the catalyst for a remarkable journey. Holocaust survivor Tomi discovers one of his former jailers - Hilde Lisiewicz... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Gregg | Stars: Hans-Jürgen Brennecke, Gerry Gregg, Hilde Michnia, Tomi Reichental

46. L'isola delle rose, la tragedia di un paradiso (2008)

56 min | Documentary

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Rebecca is expecting a baby girl, she goes to Rhodes (Greece) with her mother to tell the story of their family. Mother and daughter recall their last visit to aunt Stella, who lived the ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Samonà

47. Our Heroes (2016)

17 min | Short, Drama, War

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Conflict is, after all, a battle between stories and memories. Through the stories of Anshel, a Jewish man, and Haneen, an Arab woman - two demented elderly people whose paths crossed during the 1948 war

Director: Yair Agmon | Stars: Fatma Azzam, Ilan Dar, Ilana Dayan, Carlos Gharzuzi

48. Saved by Language (2015)

53 min | Documentary

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Can a language save your life? Yes it can, even an ancient one from the 15th century. Saved by Language tells the story of Moris Albahari, a Sephardic Jew from Sarajevo (born 1930), who ... See full summary »

Directors: Bryan Kirschen, Susanna Zaraysky

49. Shimon's Returns (2014)

54 min | Documentary

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a Holocaust survivor who returns to places from his childhood as well as different hiding places in his struggle to survive.

Director: Slawomir Grunberg

50. Il viaggio più lungo, gli ebrei di Rodi (2013)

50 min | Documentary

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This documentary examines the 2,000 year-old Jewish community of Rhodes that was almost destroyed when the majority of its residents were transported to Auschwitz in the summer of 1944.

Director: Ruggero Gabbai | Stars: Alberto Israel, Stella Levi, Sami Modiano