MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,102 this week

It Happened Here (1965)

 -  Drama | Sci-Fi | War  -  8 August 1966 (USA)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 641 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 21 critic

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, ... See full summary »

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 727 titles
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 45 titles
created 15 Nov 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 26 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 23 titles
created 23 Feb 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 6 days ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: It Happened Here (1965)

It Happened Here (1965) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of It Happened Here.
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fatherland (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fictional historical account of what might have happened if Adolf Hitler had won the Second World War. Germany has corralled all European countries into a single state called Germania, and ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Menaul
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson, Peter Vaughan
High Season (1987)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist... See full summary »

Director: Clare Peploe
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irene Papas
Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell
Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two extraterrestrial women are sent on a mission by the regent of Venus to search for a male of another planet.

Director: Rogelio A. González
Stars: Eulalio González, Ana Bertha Lepe, Lorena Velázquez
Omicron (1963)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An alien takes over the body of an Earthman in order to learn about the planet so his race can take it over.

Director: Ugo Gregoretti
Stars: Renato Salvatori, Rosemary Dexter, Gaetano Quartararo
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Set in a bleak future where roving gangs of children terrorize city streets, and reality is often an illusion...

Director: David Gladwell
Stars: Julie Christie, Christopher Guard, Leonie Mellinger
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.

Director: Primo Zeglio
Stars: Lang Jeffries, Essy Persson, Luis Dávila
Resistance (2011)
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In 1944 a group of women in an isolated Welsh village wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished.

Director: Amit Gupta
Stars: Michael Sheen, Andrea Riseborough, Iwan Rheon
The Battle of Culloden (TV Movie 1964)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A reconstruction of the Battle of Culloden, the last battle to take place on British soil, as if modern TV cameras were present.

Director: Peter Watkins
Stars: Tony Cosgrove, Olivier Espitalier-Noel, Don Fairservice
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Kevin Brownlow
Stars: Lindsay Anderson
Shadow on the Land (TV Movie 1968)
Action | Sci-Fi | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian
Stars: Marc Strange, Jackie Cooper, John Forsythe
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Hans Burger
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauline Murray ...
Pauline
Sebastian Shaw ...
Doctor Richard Fletcher
Bart Allison ...
Skipworth
Reginald Marsh ...
IA Medical Officer
Frank Bennett ...
IA Political Leader
Derek Milburn
Nicolette Bernard ...
IA Woman Commandant
Nicholas Moore ...
IA Group Leader Moorfield
Rex Collett ...
IA NCO
Michael Passmore
Peter Dineley ...
German Officer
Barrie Pattison
Honor Fearson ...
Honor Hutton
Ronald Phillips
Frank Gardner
Edit

Storyline

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

What would have happened if the German army had crossed the English channel See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | War

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

8 August 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Det hände här  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Started in 1956, completed in 1964, not released until 1965. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Richard Fletcher: The appalling thing about fascism is that you've got to use fascist methods to get rid of it.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Pack Up Your Troubles
(uncredited)
Written by Felix Powell and George Asaf
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Awesome pseudo-documentary footage
30 August 1999 | by (Brighton, England) – See all my reviews

Ignore Leonard Maltin's comments - he's clearly missed the point of the film. The "Brits" don't keep a stiff upper lip, and the cooperation between them and the Nazis is shocking. The documentary footage of Nazi soldiers parading around London etc appears ever so real. The awesome photography makes up for the weak plot and main character. A must-see.

The Battle of Algiers is another such film which mixes documentary with drama.


16 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Amateur Cine World remembered! mike-1828
Now for the book richard-harris-1
Better than 'Island at War' chicago85
Discuss It Happened Here (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?