This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Germany's Adolf Hitler, with his Axis-stooges, Italy's Mussolini and Japan's Suki Yama, although he tried to avoid taking them, is on his way, via submarine, to a tropical country to ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Tryon
Stars: Bobby Watson, Joe Devlin, Johnny Arthur
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Story of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi SS commander, by Czech partisans and the reprisals inflicted by the Nazis on the Czechs.

Director: Douglas Sirk
Stars: Patricia Morison, John Carradine, Alan Curtis
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man who does a good Hitler impression is made to look like Hitler as a decoy for assassination attempts.

Director: James P. Hogan
Stars: Ludwig Donath, Gale Sondergaard, George Dolenz
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, an unsuccessful playwright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt. His first attempt to force ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Zeisler
Stars: Claudia Drake, Wolfgang Zilzer, Donald Woods
Man Hunt (1941)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Submarine commander Ken White reminisces about his wartime years aboard submarine USS Tiger Shark and struggles with feelings of personal guilt.

Director: John Farrow
Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Adolf Hitler, Benito and Suki Yaki are placed in a series of Three-Stooges routines, with the premise that the Board of Directors of Hell has put the Devil on notice they intend to replace ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Alan Mowbray, Bobby Watson, George E. Stone
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In Hungary, a rich baron discovers that there are extensive oil deposits underneath nearby properties owned by villagers. He manages to convince all the property owners to sell to him, ... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder
Stars: Conrad Nagel, Fritz Kortner, Reinhold Schünzel
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A scientist who has found a way to prolong life (he is 120 years old) finds himself in a dilemma: he has fallen in love, and he has also discovered that if he doesn't get new glands, he will die.

Director: Ralph Murphy
Stars: Nils Asther, Helen Walker, Reinhold Schünzel
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Steve Cochran
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.

Stars: Peter Stormare, Friedrich von Thun, Peter O'Toole
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Roman Bohnen ...
...
...
Luis Van Rooten ...
Alex Pope ...
Hermann Göring
Ivan Triesault ...
...
Helene Thimig ...
Angela Raubal (as Helen Thimig)
Reinhold Schünzel ...
...
Alexander Granach ...
Fritz Kortner ...
Tonio Selwart ...
...
Adolf Wagner
Edit

Storyline

This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

SEE THE SHOCKING MURDER OF HITLER'S NIECE! (original ad - all caps)


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 June 1945 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Hitler & co.  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Luis Van Rooten. See more »

Quotes

Rvhm: Gerlich has shot himself.
Streicher: He's the first man who shot himself in the head six times.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Excellent portrayal of Hitler's rise to power
23 February 2005 | by (Boston, MA, USA) – See all my reviews

One thing you'll notice in this movie straight away - the actors all look uncannily like their real-life counterparts. However, even with look-alike actors, a movie can fall down in terms of script and acting, but not this one. Considering this movie was made in the 1940s, and in the middle of WW2 no less, the acting and direction are great, the story is not overly propagandized, and we get possibly the best portrayal of Hitler on screen until this year's 'Downfall' (Der Untergang).

Another of those movies which deserve to be classics, but which are rotting in a film vault somewhere. It is a crime that this isn't available anywhere on DVD.


25 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Hitler Gang...? bodhisafha
Discuss The Hitler Gang (1944) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?