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1. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, War

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: 500,310 | Gross: $32.52M

2. 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: 7,262 | Gross: $0.64M

3. Son of Saul (2015)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.6
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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: 21,691 | Gross: $1.78M

4. 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: 34,223 | Gross: $33.31M

5. 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: 116,540 | Gross: $28.62M

6. The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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60 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: 1,015 | Gross: $0.03M

7. Phoenix (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

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: 10,203

8. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 2,286

9. 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: 8,666 | Gross: $0.51M

10. 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: 6,198

11. 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: 787

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: 3,952

13. 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: 1,070

14. 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: 2,589 | Gross: $0.13M

15. 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: 3,515

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: 4,622 | Gross: $0.60M

17. Once in a Lifetime (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: 806

18. The Last Days (1998)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Five Jewish Hungarians, now U.S. citizens, tell their stories: before March, 1944, when Nazis began to exterminate Hungarian Jews, months in concentration camps, and visiting childhood ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,675 | Gross: $0.42M

19. The Last of the Unjust (2013)

PG-13 | 220 min | Documentary

7.2
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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: 426 | Gross: $0.04M

20. The Relief of Belsen (2007 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 205

21. 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: 2,176 | Gross: $0.07M

22. 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: 6,318 | Gross: $0.51M

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: 897 | Gross: $0.34M

24. Passenger (1963)

62 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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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: 985

25. Die Akte General (2016 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Director: Stephan Wagner | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, David Kross, Bernhard Schütz, Dieter Schaad

Votes: 111

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

95 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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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: 331 | Gross: $0.03M

27. Heartbeat Detector (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: 1,028 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Survivors of the Holocaust (1996 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary, History, War

6.9
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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: 169

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

125 min | Documentary, History

6.4
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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: 38

30. 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

31. The Wannsee Conference (1992 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.1
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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: 22

32. 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: 567 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Dita Saxová (1968)

98 min | Drama

7.4
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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: 58

34. 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: 96

35. Iz ada v ad (1997)

90 min | Drama, War

6.7
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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: 73

36. The Portraitist (2006)

52 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Ireneusz Dobrowolski | Star: Wilhelm Brasse

Votes: 67

37. 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

38. The Darien Dilemma (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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A father and his filmmaker son explore the previously untold Holocaust story of 1,000 Viennese Jews stranded on the frozen Danube River in 1941 awaiting rescue by Ruth Klieger, a senior ... See full summary »

Director: Erez Laufer | Stars: Yuval Hadadi, Yoav Himan, Hadas Kalderon, Mickey Leon

39. 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

40. Shadows of the Deceased (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: 75

41. Auschwitz 2006 (2007)

50 min | Documentary

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The students of a Roman high school visit Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp together with some Italian survivors.

Director: Saverio Costanzo | Star: Walter Veltroni

42. Ligne de vie (2003)

12 min | Drama, Short, Animation

7.1
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Director: Serge Avedikian | Star: Bernard Ballet

Votes: 16

43. Kz (2014)

119 min | Drama, History

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Guido, Angelo and Venanzio, three young Italians who during WW2 say no to the so called "Repubblica of Salò". They will pay it.

Directors: Ermanno Alini, Filippo Grilli | Stars: Franco Bartolomeo, Roberta Cassina, Giacomo Crippa, Simone Farina

44. 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

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. Majdanek - cmentarzysko Europy (1945)

24 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Movie filmed directly after the liberation of the concentration camp at Majdanek, which is considered as the first in the world document the Nazi genocide. Interviews with prisoners from ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksander Ford

Votes: 11

47. 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

48. Call Me a Jew (2012)

Documentary

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The involvement of large parts of the Austrian population in the Nazi extermination machine remains tangible to this day. For a long time remembering the destruction of the Jews was taboo. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pfeifenberger | Star: Julian Sharp

Votes: 14

49. I Was a Boy in Belsen (2009 TV Movie)

Biography

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Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust, gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen. Tomi Reichental was nine-years old in October 1944 when he ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Gregg | Star: Tomi Reichental

50. Premier convoi (1991– )

116 min | Documentary

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50 years after, survivors from Nazi camps go back to where they were arrested and deported, explaining all the persecution they endured.