The dramatized account of the war crime trials following the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.
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Following the defeat of Germany in WWII, the Allies determine that there must be an accounting of German war crimes. Twenty-four Nazis, representative of all sections of military and civilian life are chosen to stand trial for the crimes of conspiracy to commit aggression, commission of aggression, crimes during war and crimes against humanity. The preparations for the trial, the trial itself and its aftermath are shown through the eyes of Chief Prosecutor Robert Jackson and through the eyes of Reichsmarshal Hermann Goering, the ranking Nazi defendant. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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In reality David Maxwell Fyfe was, at 46, a few years younger than Robert Jackson (53), rather than as seen here, a considerably older mentor figure. See more »

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When the prisoners are giving their names, Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel can be seen wearing an Iron Cross slightly larger than that of Alfred Jodl or Karl Donitz. This is because the Iron Cross he is wearing is in fact the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross, which should have been worn by Hermann Goring. See more »

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Elsie Douglas: The only way they can triumph over you is if their values are stronger than yours.
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Features Nazi Concentration Camps (1945) See more »

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Written by Michael Berard and George Doxas
Performed by the Megalo Big Band
Courtesy of George Doxas and Associates
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Movie made solely to feed the ego of Alec Baldwin
18 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie was disappointing. It was incomplete and dull. While Alec Baldwin tried to portray himself as the Perfect fair and just prosecutor (not to mention executive producer), the movie never showed any of the defense counsels or tried to challenge the audience with an actual meaningful debate on the subject of how a country could be led down such a terrible path.

Sure, nobody wants to defend the Nazi's point of view, but THAT WAS THE POINT of the Nuremberg Trails! Four hours of simply bashing on the Nazi's.... c'mon! Thats been done already!

I really think Alec Baldwin should just stick to being Kim Bassinger's husband.

Right after the movie ended, TNT showed the 1959 movie, Trail at Nuremberg. That movie is FAR superior.


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