Down 15,986 this week

The Occult History of the Third Reich (1992)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Documentary, History  |  1 August 1992 (UK)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 227 users  
Reviews: 6 user

Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, ... See full summary »

0Check in

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 542 titles
created 09 Nov 2011
a list of 1547 titles
created 24 Apr 2013
list image
a list of 93 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
a list of 604 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
a list of 34 titles
created 4 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Occult History of the Third Reich (Video 1992)

The Occult History of the Third Reich (Video 1992) on IMDb 7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Occult History of the Third Reich.




Credited cast:
Patrick Allen ...
Narrator (voice)


Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, with narration explaining the influences of alternative belief systems (occult, paganism, mysticism, etc) on the Nazi ideology and Hitler's personal philosophy. Also documents the history and development of the ideas and symbols that would be used along with eugenicist racial politics to perpetrate the murder and oppression of millions during World War II. Written by kurgan-10

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Unrated | See all certifications »




| |

Release Date:

1 August 1992 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



(archive footage)| (also archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Edited from Kitchener's Great Army in the Battle of the Somme (1916) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Dark History of the Nazi Ideology
8 January 2001 | by (IA, USA) – See all my reviews

Perhaps as fascinating as it is terrifying, this trilogy of documentaries are best watched together in order (vol. 1 "The Enigma of the Swastika" vol. 2 "The SS Blood and Soil" vol. 3 "Adolph Hitler").

Each volume focuses on a different aspect of the Nazi ideology, and the influences of the occult, mysticism, ancient Nordic religion, Germanic mythos, and racist theories of a superior Aryan man on the system of politics and belief that was to turn Germany into one of the most horrific forces of destruction and brutality in recent history.

There is perhaps no limit to the amount of discussion that can be had over the shocking actions of the Nazis in the 1930's and 40's, and so this series can only begin to scratch the surface. Yet, it seeks to try to understand the ideology that existed prior to Hitler's rise to power that was fostered and developed in order to achieve the ends of power-hungry and blood-thirsty men.

The DVD edition (1998) comes as a boxed set of three discs, each containing under an hour of video with narration (a bit over two and a half hours total). The extras include posters, trivia games and other nice extras typical of Madacy's bargain disc sets.

Overall, a thought-provoking commentary on Hitler and the Nazis, highly recommended for the student of history, politics, or religion.

12 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The DVD's Missing Section Chance2000esl
Important informed documentary jpy012172

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: