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Hitler: The Rise of Evil ()


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Season: 1 Year: 2003

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

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  • Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 18 nominations.
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  Ernst Röhm (2 episodes, 2003)
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  General Erich Ludendorff (2 episodes, 2003)
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  President Paul von Hindenburg (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Eva Braun (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Gustav von Kahr (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Dr. Joseph Goebbels (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Hermann Göring (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Rudolf Hess (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Sophie Gerlich (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Friedrich Hollaender (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Blandine Ebinger (2 episodes, 2003)
Julie-Ann Hassett ...
  Angela Raubal (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Adolf Hitler (10 yrs) (2 episodes, 2003)
Simon Sullivan ...
  Adolf Hitler (17 yrs) (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Anton Drexler (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Alois Hitler (2 episodes, 2003)
Filip Hes ...
  Egon Hanfstaengl (2 episodes, 2003)
Brendan Hughes ...
  Lieutenant Guffman (2 episodes, 2003)
Howard Lotker ...
  Hans (soldier) (2 episodes, 2003)
Robert Russell ...
  Franz von Papen (2 episodes, 2003)
David Fisher ...
  Georg Bell (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Frieda (2 episodes, 2003)
Wolfgang Müller ...
  Gregor Strasser (2 episodes, 2003)
Christopher Ettridge ...
  General Kurt von Schleicher (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Adolf Hitler (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Klara Hitler (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Geli Raubal (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Helene Hanfstaengl (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Fritz Gerlich (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Ernst Hanfstaengl (2 episodes, 2003)
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  Dosch (unknown episodes)
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  Max Amann (unknown episodes)
Bruce Byron ...
  Mueller (unknown episodes)
George Pensotti ...
  Judge Neithardt (unknown episodes)
Joel Kirby ...
  Prosecutor Stenglein (unknown episodes)
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  Captain Mayr (unknown episodes)
Richard Haas ...
  Karl Lueger (unknown episodes)
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  Dr. Eduard Bloch (unknown episodes)
Laurence Kennedy ...
  Military Doctor (unknown episodes)
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  School Teacher (unknown episodes)
Ned Vukovic ...
  DAP Speaker (unknown episodes)
David O'Kelly ...
  Art Teacher (unknown episodes)
Gavin Stewart ...
  Munich Police Officer (unknown episodes)
Rod Grover ...
  Heinrich Hoffmann (unknown episodes)
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  Art Rector (unknown episodes)
John Comer ...
  Lueger Pamphleteer (unknown episodes)
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  Baron #1 (unknown episodes)
Christopher Bowen ...
  Baron #2 (unknown episodes)
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  Baroness (unknown episodes)
Todd Kramer ...
  Hitler's Landsberg Prison Guard (unknown episodes)

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Plot Summary

The movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler from childhood to manhood, and how he became so powerful. It describes his poor childhood in Austria, it describes the first world war from his point of view, and how he became the strongest man in Germany. The movie show us how Hitler turned from a poor soldier into the leader of the Nazis, and how he survived the attempts to kill him. It describes his relationship with his mistress Eva Braun, and his decisions and enemies inside Germany and inside the Nazi party. Written by rsilberman

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Taglines "The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke See more »
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Also Known As
  • Hitler: La naissance du mal (Canada, French title)
  • Hitler - La naissance du mal (France)
  • Hitler - Der Aufstieg des Bösen (Germany)
  • Hitler - Aufstieg des Bösen (Germany)
  • Hitler: El reinado del mal (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 130 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia All Nazi-themed costumes and props (flags, medallions, pins, tie-tacks) were destroyed after filming wrapped, to prevent any items linked with Nazism from finding their way into the hands of neo-Nazis. See more »
Goofs Adolf Hitler's father did not die at home - he died at a beer hall. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in I anodos kai i ptosi tou Nazismou (2008). See more »
Soundtracks Das Deutschlandlied See more »
Quotes Adolf Hitler: If a thief takes your money and you take it back, does that make you also a thief?
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