The 10 Best Prisoner of War Movies The 10 Best Prisoner of War Movies. $0.52M, Not Rated Hsu Gou, | | Rosemary Harris, | “This film is RESTRICTED” announces the opening title card of the 1959 drama Captured. | Stars: Two soldiers of the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubis (Jamie Dornan) are assigned the task. Peter Boretski, R It was SS Guard Franz Wunsch who Helena had an affair with. 121 min $216.54M, TV-PG Director: Directed by Guy Hamilton, who would later make four entries in the James Bond series, the film excitingly documents the various attempts at breakout from the imposing fortress by the multi-national prisoners, presenting prison-camp life as a continual game of wit and cunning – an endless challenge to get one over on the ‘Jerries’. 44 min 725,490 It’s all on Hulu. The population of Kolberg refuses to capitulate and organizes the ... See full summary », Directors: Third Reich's Nazi propaganda epic about a heroic fictional German officer on board of the RMS Titanic. R Drama, War. It had the most successful prisoner escape in World War II on October 14, 1943. Éva Igó, Mark Herman An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Stars: Suspicion falls on three Generals, and Major Grau (Omar Sharif) of German Intelligence seeks justice which ends up taking decades. For example, Ayn Rand was inspired by her political experiences from her native country, Russia, to write her novels. Jamie Bell, 6,498 Ni Ni, Chad Michael Collins, 148 min Heinrich George, Aaron Zgierski, a lawyer and the son of Holocaust survivors, is investigating the Nazi war criminal who murdered members of his family. $4.40M, R | In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. In the postwar years, the prisoner-of-war film became a genre almost unto itself, but to watch films like The Colditz Story (1955) or The Great Escape (1963), for all their moments of terror and tragedy, is to delight in captivity in times of war as a wonderful game for boys, an endless Houdini challenge to slip through the enemy’s fingers. 10 great directors and their English-language debuts, Acting up: 10 film directors played on screen. NAZISM WAS ALIVE AND WELL. | However, can an author be inspired by something he has never lived through? | Curt Bois, 227,926 Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. Based on the memoirs of André Devigny, a French resistance fighter who was captured and incarcerated at Fort Montluc in Lyon during the second world war, it’s a film whose drama is told in a mass of small details – the expressions passing across the face of non-professional actor François Leterrier, the objects that take on an important significance in the sparse cell, the offscreen sounds which tell us (and our protagonist) so much about the space beyond these four bare walls. | 120 min Made without the need to bear a sensitive civilian audience in mind, its depiction of the traumas of capture by the enemy – and new and terrifying means of torture, including stress positions and waterboarding – make the film a stark contrast with the war films shown commercially in cinemas during the 1950s. Drama. Drama, War. Stars: Jon Avnet Wow!!! Charles Chaplin, Another Time, Another Place (1983 film) As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me; B. Soviet soldiers burst into a room filled with young German girls: Perhaps it was wilfully buried by the British and American media and academia because most of the brutal rapes were committed by their WW2 ally, Soviet Russia. Director: | Drama, War. Jack Oakie, Ballard, his 1987 film Empire of the Sun tells the story of a young British boy, Jim Graham (Christian Bale), who loses contact with his parents during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and is later held captive in a civilian internment camp. In one tense sequence, Jim earns the respect of his fellow prisoners, including American ship steward Basie (John Malkovich), by attempting to creep out beyond the perimeter wire without being spotted by their Japanese warders. There is alot of good history reading to be discovered here!!! Director John Sturges had recently made The Magnificent Seven (1960), so knew a thing or two about rollicking ensemble adventure movies, and his entry into the PoW canon stands as the epitome of the war-is-fun action film. Peter Nicholson Kristina Söderbaum, Director: Two decades after his star-making turn as the child protagonist of Empire of the Sun, Christian Bale found himself once again incarcerated behind enemy lines in Werner Herzog’s Vietnam survival drama Rescue Dawn. Martin Bormann. Jean-Jacques Annaud Agnieszka Holland Horst Caspar, Yimou Zhang Director: Charlotte Rampling, | | And, as it turned out, 250 I really enjoyed this book. At the end of the Second World War, ten thousand prisoners of war anticipated liberation courtesy of the advancing Russian Red Army. Drama, History, Horror. 108 min | | Tovah Feldshuh, Drama, War. Stars: A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal. Drama, History, War. Frank Finlay, | Gross: Comparatively little of Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter is set within a prison camp, but those distressing scenes colour everything that comes after. $0.04M, PG-13 Action, War. 125 min Kristina Söderbaum, Worse, the other prisoners had elected him camp Now available to the public for the first time, as the latest in the BFI Flipside range’s rediscoveries from forgotten corners of British cinema, Captured sits well beyond the perimeter of this mainstream cinema tradition, even as it celebrates the same tenets of resistance and solidarity. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, mutant human Beast (half man/half beast). | An early example of the prisoner-of-war film, Renoir’s masterpiece uses the prison as a microcosm to reveal kindred spirits between men of the same class, regardless of nationality – with the French captain finding more common ground with his German opposite than with his proletarian countrymen. Werner Krauss, In this notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama, a conniving, ambitious Jewish businessman, Süß Oppenheimer, snares a post as treasurer to the Duke of Wurttemburg by showering the corrupt duke with treasure and promises of even greater riches. 330,096 First came Five Graves to Cairo (1943), set amid Rommel’s North African campaign, then – in 1953 – perhaps the definitive PoW film of Hollywood’s golden age: Stalag 17. | 100 min Tun Fei Mou on European soil, Nazism was alive and well. Persuaded by the Jew, the Duke all but scuttles the constitution and alienates the assembly by lifting the local ban on Jews in Stuttgart. 2 million German women aged 13-70 were… Child soldier in the Soviet Union, 1944.… Elisabeth Becker a Stutthof concentration… | Nonetheless, it is also true that most authors are inspired by the world around them to write their stories. Joseph Bottoms, | Ian McKellen, | Gross: Alexandra Maria Lara, 105 min | | Stars: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone. During World War II, Nazi Germany engaged in a policy of deliberate maltreatment of Soviet prisoners of war (POWs), in contrast to their treatment of British and American POWs. Far more than half the Soviet soldiers taken prisoner by the Germans during the course of World War II died in captivity. Stars: Don't let Robin Williams put you off as it did me for so long. Eli Roth, 13,018 Don Michael Paul This film is not to bad but the best either. Ferdinand Marian, Modern writer J.K. Rowing is an example of this type of writer. 137 min The sexuality of the German Soldiers in WW2. It is evident that fictional stories have always thrived off the imaginations of their writers. Gustav Diessl. To be honest, until I picked up this book I knew absolutely nothing about prisoners of war being kept on American soil. | Daniel Craig, Hartmut Becker, PG Stars: . Carice van Houten, | The film is in many ways the apex of the British stiff upper lip tradition, while a scene in which Nicholson is punished with a spell without food or water in an iron box nicknamed ‘the oven’ anticipates the cruelties of war depicted in PoW films like The Deer Hunter and Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1982). Highly acclaimed on its initial release, The Round-up established Jancsó as a distinctive voice in world cinema, his films defined less by character or story and more by shape, space and movement. $0.01M. Haizhe Jin. Ruth Rieser, | Edward Burns, Votes: Ulrich Matthes, | Director: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Top war movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now. | The mass gang rape of German Fraus and Fraulein when the country lost the war remains one of the most under-reported piece of history. Director: Amrit Sagar | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kishan, Deepak Dobriyal, Sunil Chauhan. 1,207,925 However, violence against black prisoners of war was also never prosecuted by Nazi authorities. All rights reserved. Liev Schreiber, Stars: 118 min 15,029 The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. This is by far the best Nazi propaganda movie. | A prisoner of war (POW) is a non-combatant—whether a military member, an irregular military fighter, or a civilian—who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.The earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates back to 1610. Frank Pierson Wen-ting Chiang, 98 min | Bill Nighy, Shao-tien Hsiung, Drama, History, War, The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. | Gross: Drama, Thriller, War. Oliver Hirschbiegel Leni Riefenstahl Director: Kenneth Branagh, Votes: Director: | | Cultybraggan was one of two maximum security prisoner of war camps in Britain, and, like Camp 165 Watten, held some of the most hardline and trouble-making Nazis captured during the war. Liam Neeson, Tony Haygarth. Lukas Stepanik In … We round up 10 of the best. Rachel Weisz, Votes: Directors: Drama, History, Romance. This pointed satire of Nazi Germany revolves around a … Find out about international touring programmes, BFI Film Academy: opportunities for young creatives, Get funding to progress my creative career, Search the BFI National Archive collections, Read research data and market intelligence, Search for projects funded by National Lottery, Apply for British certification and tax relief, Get help as a new filmmaker and find out about NETWORK, Find out about booking film programmes internationally. $0.29M. Ashley Artus, | | Hitler was the only one who was 100% convinced they still had a chance and insisted that as long as there was still 10,000 German soldiers giving up there lives everyday the war would continue. | When the Duke succumbs to a sudden heart attack, the assembly of Elders try the Jew and sentence him to death for having "carnal knowledge of a Christian woman", Not Rated | Roberto Benigni Stars: Roman Polanski Director: Hermann Göring, Charlie Chaplin Talks! Hans Nielsen, Charles Chaplin 202,169 Pages in category "World War II prisoner of war films" The following 70 pages are in this category, out of 70 total. Xinyi Zhang, | Drama, History, Romance. Library of Congress. Inside the Nazi death camp for WOMEN: Injected with petrol, infected with syphilis and raped by their liberators, the shocking fate of prisoners at … Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect. Alastair Mackenzie, Philippines, 1943. | Donald Pleasence, R Virginie Ledoyen, Director: André Wilms, Votes: Marco Hofschneider, Stars: $45.30M, R Veit Harlan, Roberto Benigni, Director: Under the guise of a brutally honest documentary, this malevolent propaganda film aims to be an "indispensable tool in the hands of the Aryan race", designed to depict the "true" Jew when the masks of western civilisation fall off. Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. A short psychological thriller set during the second world war. Drama, History, War. 94 min Joss Ackland, The Rose Garden. | Gross: Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants. At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented. | Gross: Tun Fei Mou Stars: | Tom Hanks, Fritz Hippler Hollywood had been slow to tackle the controversial subject of the Vietnam war, but garlanded The Deer Hunter with Oscars, including the award for best picture – though many viewers took issue with the film’s extremely negative depiction of the Vietcong. A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. 150 min 242,820 | Gross: The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. Director: Stars: | | Stars: | Subscribe now for exclusive offers and the best of cinema. On Oct. 14, 1943, over 300 prisoners led by the Soviet Lieutenant Alexander Pechersky fought their way … Director: | List of Movies - Nazism. 28 of 31. | 195 min This is a reenactment of an execution we did some time ago for a documentary about the concentration camp Breendonk in Belgium. David Lean’s 1957 best picture Oscar-winner marked the culmination of the run of British 1950s PoW dramas, moving the subgenre from black and white into resplendent colour and from the dank fortress prisons of Nazi Europe to the intense tropical heat of the jungles of south-east Asia. | 14-year-old György's life is torn apart in WWII Hungary, as he is deported first to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where he is forced to become a man in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish. The film ANTHROPOID is a true story based on the mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. | Director: Gabriele Montanari, Veit Harlan Ralph Fiennes, Biography, Drama, History. Jude Law, Critic David Thomson has pointed out that the title of Robert Bresson’s 1956 classic A Man Escaped gives away the ending. Documentary, History. Saul Rubinek, Drama, History, War. 137,705 Each of the recommendations included here is available to view in the UK. Toni Bertorelli, I think this is better than any film / series on the list. Sixty years later, a full accounting of the Nazi regime and the brutality of the war on the Eastern Front requires that politicians, legal authorities, historians and students of the war hold the Wehrmacht accountable for its actions and seek justice for its victims. Virginia, 1864. | A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Start your free trial to watch Prisoners of War and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, and more. Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Votes: Hank Azaria, Not Rated | | Paulette Goddard, Director: Infamous anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda historical drama about Duke Karl Alexander of Württemberg and his treasurer Süß Oppenheimer. 475 min Horrors of war: Secretly recorded conversations between German prisoners of war reveal the darkest corners of the Nazi psyche. Produced for the British military to help understand and prepare for the methods of interrogation and coercion that soldiers were subject to as prisoners of war in Korea, John Krish’s drama was bound by the official secrets act and seen only in the presence of high-ranking officials. This really is brilliant, I was pleasantly surprised. | Mario Azzopardi Director: Drama. 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Peter Boretski, R It was SS Guard Franz Wunsch who Helena had an affair with. 121 min $216.54M, TV-PG Director: Directed by Guy Hamilton, who would later make four entries in the James Bond series, the film excitingly documents the various attempts at breakout from the imposing fortress by the multi-national prisoners, presenting prison-camp life as a continual game of wit and cunning – an endless challenge to get one over on the ‘Jerries’. 44 min 725,490 It’s all on Hulu. The population of Kolberg refuses to capitulate and organizes the ... See full summary », Directors: Third Reich's Nazi propaganda epic about a heroic fictional German officer on board of the RMS Titanic. R Drama, War. It had the most successful prisoner escape in World War II on October 14, 1943. Éva Igó, Mark Herman An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Stars: Suspicion falls on three Generals, and Major Grau (Omar Sharif) of German Intelligence seeks justice which ends up taking decades. For example, Ayn Rand was inspired by her political experiences from her native country, Russia, to write her novels. Jamie Bell, 6,498 Ni Ni, Chad Michael Collins, 148 min Heinrich George, Aaron Zgierski, a lawyer and the son of Holocaust survivors, is investigating the Nazi war criminal who murdered members of his family. $4.40M, R | In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. In the postwar years, the prisoner-of-war film became a genre almost unto itself, but to watch films like The Colditz Story (1955) or The Great Escape (1963), for all their moments of terror and tragedy, is to delight in captivity in times of war as a wonderful game for boys, an endless Houdini challenge to slip through the enemy’s fingers. 10 great directors and their English-language debuts, Acting up: 10 film directors played on screen. NAZISM WAS ALIVE AND WELL. | However, can an author be inspired by something he has never lived through? | Curt Bois, 227,926 Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. Based on the memoirs of André Devigny, a French resistance fighter who was captured and incarcerated at Fort Montluc in Lyon during the second world war, it’s a film whose drama is told in a mass of small details – the expressions passing across the face of non-professional actor François Leterrier, the objects that take on an important significance in the sparse cell, the offscreen sounds which tell us (and our protagonist) so much about the space beyond these four bare walls. | 120 min Made without the need to bear a sensitive civilian audience in mind, its depiction of the traumas of capture by the enemy – and new and terrifying means of torture, including stress positions and waterboarding – make the film a stark contrast with the war films shown commercially in cinemas during the 1950s. Drama. Drama, War. Stars: Jon Avnet Wow!!! Charles Chaplin, Another Time, Another Place (1983 film) As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me; B. Soviet soldiers burst into a room filled with young German girls: Perhaps it was wilfully buried by the British and American media and academia because most of the brutal rapes were committed by their WW2 ally, Soviet Russia. Director: | Drama, War. Jack Oakie, Ballard, his 1987 film Empire of the Sun tells the story of a young British boy, Jim Graham (Christian Bale), who loses contact with his parents during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and is later held captive in a civilian internment camp. In one tense sequence, Jim earns the respect of his fellow prisoners, including American ship steward Basie (John Malkovich), by attempting to creep out beyond the perimeter wire without being spotted by their Japanese warders. There is alot of good history reading to be discovered here!!! Director John Sturges had recently made The Magnificent Seven (1960), so knew a thing or two about rollicking ensemble adventure movies, and his entry into the PoW canon stands as the epitome of the war-is-fun action film. Peter Nicholson Kristina Söderbaum, Director: Two decades after his star-making turn as the child protagonist of Empire of the Sun, Christian Bale found himself once again incarcerated behind enemy lines in Werner Herzog’s Vietnam survival drama Rescue Dawn. Martin Bormann. Jean-Jacques Annaud Agnieszka Holland Horst Caspar, Yimou Zhang Director: Charlotte Rampling, | | And, as it turned out, 250 I really enjoyed this book. At the end of the Second World War, ten thousand prisoners of war anticipated liberation courtesy of the advancing Russian Red Army. Drama, History, Horror. 108 min | | Tovah Feldshuh, Drama, War. Stars: A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal. Drama, History, War. Frank Finlay, | Gross: Comparatively little of Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter is set within a prison camp, but those distressing scenes colour everything that comes after. $0.04M, PG-13 Action, War. 125 min Kristina Söderbaum, Worse, the other prisoners had elected him camp Now available to the public for the first time, as the latest in the BFI Flipside range’s rediscoveries from forgotten corners of British cinema, Captured sits well beyond the perimeter of this mainstream cinema tradition, even as it celebrates the same tenets of resistance and solidarity. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, mutant human Beast (half man/half beast). | An early example of the prisoner-of-war film, Renoir’s masterpiece uses the prison as a microcosm to reveal kindred spirits between men of the same class, regardless of nationality – with the French captain finding more common ground with his German opposite than with his proletarian countrymen. Werner Krauss, In this notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama, a conniving, ambitious Jewish businessman, Süß Oppenheimer, snares a post as treasurer to the Duke of Wurttemburg by showering the corrupt duke with treasure and promises of even greater riches. 330,096 First came Five Graves to Cairo (1943), set amid Rommel’s North African campaign, then – in 1953 – perhaps the definitive PoW film of Hollywood’s golden age: Stalag 17. | 100 min Tun Fei Mou on European soil, Nazism was alive and well. Persuaded by the Jew, the Duke all but scuttles the constitution and alienates the assembly by lifting the local ban on Jews in Stuttgart. 2 million German women aged 13-70 were… Child soldier in the Soviet Union, 1944.… Elisabeth Becker a Stutthof concentration… | Nonetheless, it is also true that most authors are inspired by the world around them to write their stories. Joseph Bottoms, | Ian McKellen, | Gross: Alexandra Maria Lara, 105 min | | Stars: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone. During World War II, Nazi Germany engaged in a policy of deliberate maltreatment of Soviet prisoners of war (POWs), in contrast to their treatment of British and American POWs. Far more than half the Soviet soldiers taken prisoner by the Germans during the course of World War II died in captivity. Stars: Don't let Robin Williams put you off as it did me for so long. Eli Roth, 13,018 Don Michael Paul This film is not to bad but the best either. Ferdinand Marian, Modern writer J.K. Rowing is an example of this type of writer. 137 min The sexuality of the German Soldiers in WW2. It is evident that fictional stories have always thrived off the imaginations of their writers. Gustav Diessl. To be honest, until I picked up this book I knew absolutely nothing about prisoners of war being kept on American soil. | Daniel Craig, Hartmut Becker, PG Stars: . Carice van Houten, | The film is in many ways the apex of the British stiff upper lip tradition, while a scene in which Nicholson is punished with a spell without food or water in an iron box nicknamed ‘the oven’ anticipates the cruelties of war depicted in PoW films like The Deer Hunter and Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1982). Highly acclaimed on its initial release, The Round-up established Jancsó as a distinctive voice in world cinema, his films defined less by character or story and more by shape, space and movement. $0.01M. Haizhe Jin. Ruth Rieser, | Edward Burns, Votes: Ulrich Matthes, | Director: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Top war movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now. | The mass gang rape of German Fraus and Fraulein when the country lost the war remains one of the most under-reported piece of history. Director: Amrit Sagar | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kishan, Deepak Dobriyal, Sunil Chauhan. 1,207,925 However, violence against black prisoners of war was also never prosecuted by Nazi authorities. All rights reserved. Liev Schreiber, Stars: 118 min 15,029 The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. This is by far the best Nazi propaganda movie. | A prisoner of war (POW) is a non-combatant—whether a military member, an irregular military fighter, or a civilian—who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.The earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates back to 1610. Frank Pierson Wen-ting Chiang, 98 min | Bill Nighy, Shao-tien Hsiung, Drama, History, War, The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. | Gross: Drama, Thriller, War. Oliver Hirschbiegel Leni Riefenstahl Director: Kenneth Branagh, Votes: Director: | | Cultybraggan was one of two maximum security prisoner of war camps in Britain, and, like Camp 165 Watten, held some of the most hardline and trouble-making Nazis captured during the war. Liam Neeson, Tony Haygarth. Lukas Stepanik In … We round up 10 of the best. Rachel Weisz, Votes: Directors: Drama, History, Romance. This pointed satire of Nazi Germany revolves around a … Find out about international touring programmes, BFI Film Academy: opportunities for young creatives, Get funding to progress my creative career, Search the BFI National Archive collections, Read research data and market intelligence, Search for projects funded by National Lottery, Apply for British certification and tax relief, Get help as a new filmmaker and find out about NETWORK, Find out about booking film programmes internationally. $0.29M. Ashley Artus, | | Hitler was the only one who was 100% convinced they still had a chance and insisted that as long as there was still 10,000 German soldiers giving up there lives everyday the war would continue. | When the Duke succumbs to a sudden heart attack, the assembly of Elders try the Jew and sentence him to death for having "carnal knowledge of a Christian woman", Not Rated | Roberto Benigni Stars: Roman Polanski Director: Hermann Göring, Charlie Chaplin Talks! Hans Nielsen, Charles Chaplin 202,169 Pages in category "World War II prisoner of war films" The following 70 pages are in this category, out of 70 total. Xinyi Zhang, | Drama, History, Romance. Library of Congress. Inside the Nazi death camp for WOMEN: Injected with petrol, infected with syphilis and raped by their liberators, the shocking fate of prisoners at … Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect. Alastair Mackenzie, Philippines, 1943. | Donald Pleasence, R Virginie Ledoyen, Director: André Wilms, Votes: Marco Hofschneider, Stars: $45.30M, R Veit Harlan, Roberto Benigni, Director: Under the guise of a brutally honest documentary, this malevolent propaganda film aims to be an "indispensable tool in the hands of the Aryan race", designed to depict the "true" Jew when the masks of western civilisation fall off. Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. A short psychological thriller set during the second world war. Drama, History, War. 94 min Joss Ackland, The Rose Garden. | Gross: Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants. At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented. | Gross: Tun Fei Mou Stars: | Tom Hanks, Fritz Hippler Hollywood had been slow to tackle the controversial subject of the Vietnam war, but garlanded The Deer Hunter with Oscars, including the award for best picture – though many viewers took issue with the film’s extremely negative depiction of the Vietcong. A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. 150 min 242,820 | Gross: The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. Director: Stars: | | Stars: | Subscribe now for exclusive offers and the best of cinema. On Oct. 14, 1943, over 300 prisoners led by the Soviet Lieutenant Alexander Pechersky fought their way … Director: | List of Movies - Nazism. 28 of 31. | 195 min This is a reenactment of an execution we did some time ago for a documentary about the concentration camp Breendonk in Belgium. David Lean’s 1957 best picture Oscar-winner marked the culmination of the run of British 1950s PoW dramas, moving the subgenre from black and white into resplendent colour and from the dank fortress prisons of Nazi Europe to the intense tropical heat of the jungles of south-east Asia. | 14-year-old György's life is torn apart in WWII Hungary, as he is deported first to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where he is forced to become a man in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish. The film ANTHROPOID is a true story based on the mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. | Director: Gabriele Montanari, Veit Harlan Ralph Fiennes, Biography, Drama, History. Jude Law, Critic David Thomson has pointed out that the title of Robert Bresson’s 1956 classic A Man Escaped gives away the ending. Documentary, History. Saul Rubinek, Drama, History, War. 137,705 Each of the recommendations included here is available to view in the UK. Toni Bertorelli, I think this is better than any film / series on the list. Sixty years later, a full accounting of the Nazi regime and the brutality of the war on the Eastern Front requires that politicians, legal authorities, historians and students of the war hold the Wehrmacht accountable for its actions and seek justice for its victims. Virginia, 1864. | A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Start your free trial to watch Prisoners of War and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, and more. Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Votes: Hank Azaria, Not Rated | | Paulette Goddard, Director: Infamous anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda historical drama about Duke Karl Alexander of Württemberg and his treasurer Süß Oppenheimer. 475 min Horrors of war: Secretly recorded conversations between German prisoners of war reveal the darkest corners of the Nazi psyche. Produced for the British military to help understand and prepare for the methods of interrogation and coercion that soldiers were subject to as prisoners of war in Korea, John Krish’s drama was bound by the official secrets act and seen only in the presence of high-ranking officials. This really is brilliant, I was pleasantly surprised. | Mario Azzopardi Director: Drama. 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Bálint Péntek, As the Jew's schemes grow more elaborate and his actions more brazen, the dukedom nearly erupts into civil war. Biography, Drama, History. Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Tom Sizemore, Prisoner Of War is a tedious Korean War drama that is basically a not-even-slightly veiled attack on "Commies", "Reds", "Japs" and "slopeheads" as Ronald Reagan goes undercover at a camp to find out if they're violating the Geneva Convention. Hannah Taylor Gordon, | | Alan Arkin, This is by far the best Nazi propaganda movie. Comedy, Drama, Romance. Renoir returned to the subject of PoWs for his 1962 film Le caporal épinglé. $51.40M, Not Rated There have been a lot of films made about the Nuremberg trials, where Nazis were convicted of war crimes following the Second World War. | Land of Mine (2015) The film takes place in Denmark shortly after its liberation from Nazi occupation and focuses on a group of German POWs forced to clear by hand the thousands of … Katja Weitzenböck, R Hitler was the only one who was 100% convinced they still had a chance and insisted that as long as there was still 10,000 German soldiers giving up there lives everyday the war … Reginald Gardiner, Votes: Quentin Tarantino Drama, History, War. Dirk Bogarde, Clare Bullus, Peter O'Toole, | Robert Aldrich In 1937, Japanese troops raid the Chinese city of Nanking to execute a planned massacre by subjecting over 300,000 helpless civilians to various tortures and atrocities before slaughtering them all. Guido Chiesa Stars: Stars: Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for ... See full summary », Director: | Gross: | The Beast is a rapacious, squat, mongoloid sex fiend which she uses to torture and molest female prisoners while the Nazis watch. Four years after he played the suspicious inmate in Stalag 17, William Holden plays an American escapee who’s commanded to return to the camp and lead a mission to blow up the bridge. Bryan Singer Deliberate Policy. $8.84M, R Stars: Tianyuan Huang, Votes: Can he be influenced by culture and history of other countries? Nazism is an easy target for video games. A child of privilege, who has grown up in a huge English-style mansion in a suburb of Shanghai, Jim’s life is stripped of its luxury as he is forced to learn how to survive and fend for himself. Though best known for his comedies (Some Like It Hot, 1959; The Apartment, 1960) and dark melodramas (Double Indemnity, 1944; Sunset Blvd., 1950), he also made a couple of excursions into the war film. In prisoner of war camps, black soldiers were kept segregated from white and generally experienced worse conditions than their white comrades. Instead, it points forward to later entries in the PoW subgenre, where the trauma and psychological duress of wartime imprisonment come to the fore. Second only to the Jews, Soviet prisoners of war were the largest group of victims of Nazi racial policy. Liang Zhang, | Director: | Gross: Halina Reijn, Votes: | O ne morning in the spring of 1943, years before the end of World War II, Huntsville, Texas woke up to a startling sound: the clip-clapping boots of Nazi soldiers in formation, singing German marching songs as they made their way through the dusty streets of the small town.. Those soldiers were among the first prisoners of war sent to POW camps in the United States. | In the film’s most famous stunt, Hilts must gun his motorcycle over a huge barbed wire fence to avoid recapture – a moment which helped to define McQueen’s brand of rugged, macho heroism. Bruno Ganz, | Gross: 85 min | 1,229,633 Lewis Gilbert War movies reflect the ... Mr. Lawrence explores the abusive excesses — and barely concealed desire — running through a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp ... Nazism, and the execution of the war. Farm Security Administration/Library … Bryan Singer | Gross: | | Stars: The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany. | Not exactly NAZI/WWII because this happened 2 years before WWII but still an important watch for anyone interested in the Japanese during the 30's & 40's... R $57.60M, R Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering. Hand-picked. Call), Neuer Horizont (New Horizon), Harry Huenmoerder, camp spokesman, Nazi salute, Nazi flag, movies, reeducation Photographs / Images: Wolfgang Dorschel’s pencil and ink rendering of the Fort Robinson Prisoner of War camp, October 1945; sign for PW camp on Highway 20 west of Crawford; PW camp compound that housed the original Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi. Herbert Selpin, Asa Butterfield, The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community. Steven Spielberg | I can definitely recommend it as a "must read" for anyone who likes reading about World War II or American History, and a "give it a try" read to those who generally wouldn't pick up a book about WWII. Sybille Schmitz, 177 min An Auschwitz love story has emerged more than 70 years on from the depths of a Nazi concentration camp, where a Jewish prisoner fell in love with one of the SS guards at the camp, saving her and her family’s lives.. Helena Citronova was imprisoned at Auschwitz along with her sister, Rozinka. When we think of prisoner-of-war films we tend to think of the second world war or Vietnam, of Steve McQueen bouncing his baseball in ‘the cooler’ in The Great Escape or Jean Gabin leading a Hun-defying chorus of ‘La Marseillaise’ in La Grande Illusion. Simon Abkarian, Drama, History, War. $96.90M, R Director: He gets help from a mysterious time traveler who is able to procure evidence from Auschwitz in 1944. | Gross: Interestingly, just as Renoir had cast silent film director Erich von Stroheim as his camp commandant in La Grande Illusion, Wilder chose director Otto Preminger to play Stalag 17’s cruel overseer, Oberst von Scherbach. Often based on true stories of escape, they have the viewer marvelling at the ingenuity and seemingly unbreakable spirit of imprisoned soldiers. Director: 125 min Tom Cruise, Nicoletta Braschi, Stars: Matt Rippy, 135 min Alex Zahara, Director: Televised horrors from the Vietnam war made simple tales of military heroism increasingly difficult to swallow, and films like The Deer Hunter (1977) responded with harrowing drama that hammered home the toll that captivity and maltreatment take on the human spirit. Documentary, History, War. Famous for playing the 1956 FA cup final with a broken neck, Trautmann went from Nazi soldier to goalkeeping legend and symbol of truth and reconciliation. Explore the history of film in list form. | Rupert Friend, Stars: Velizar Binev, | Thomas Kretschmann, Drama, History, War. EVEN IN THE QUIET ROLLING HILLS AND BUTTES OF THE FORT ROBINSON CAMP. 140 min Drama, Fantasy, Horror. 96 min David Arquette, | Crime, Drama, Thriller. 139 min This is by far the best Nazi propaganda movie. | Joseph Muir, The remaining 3.3 million, or about 57 percent of those taken prisoner, were dead by the end of the war. 118 min Lola Naymark, Votes: | 145 min | $19.00M, Unrated | | Female Nazi war criminals. István Szabó > The 10 Best Prisoner of War Movies The 10 Best Prisoner of War Movies. $0.52M, Not Rated Hsu Gou, | | Rosemary Harris, | “This film is RESTRICTED” announces the opening title card of the 1959 drama Captured. | Stars: Two soldiers of the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubis (Jamie Dornan) are assigned the task. Peter Boretski, R It was SS Guard Franz Wunsch who Helena had an affair with. 121 min $216.54M, TV-PG Director: Directed by Guy Hamilton, who would later make four entries in the James Bond series, the film excitingly documents the various attempts at breakout from the imposing fortress by the multi-national prisoners, presenting prison-camp life as a continual game of wit and cunning – an endless challenge to get one over on the ‘Jerries’. 44 min 725,490 It’s all on Hulu. The population of Kolberg refuses to capitulate and organizes the ... See full summary », Directors: Third Reich's Nazi propaganda epic about a heroic fictional German officer on board of the RMS Titanic. R Drama, War. It had the most successful prisoner escape in World War II on October 14, 1943. Éva Igó, Mark Herman An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Stars: Suspicion falls on three Generals, and Major Grau (Omar Sharif) of German Intelligence seeks justice which ends up taking decades. For example, Ayn Rand was inspired by her political experiences from her native country, Russia, to write her novels. Jamie Bell, 6,498 Ni Ni, Chad Michael Collins, 148 min Heinrich George, Aaron Zgierski, a lawyer and the son of Holocaust survivors, is investigating the Nazi war criminal who murdered members of his family. $4.40M, R | In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. In the postwar years, the prisoner-of-war film became a genre almost unto itself, but to watch films like The Colditz Story (1955) or The Great Escape (1963), for all their moments of terror and tragedy, is to delight in captivity in times of war as a wonderful game for boys, an endless Houdini challenge to slip through the enemy’s fingers. 10 great directors and their English-language debuts, Acting up: 10 film directors played on screen. NAZISM WAS ALIVE AND WELL. | However, can an author be inspired by something he has never lived through? | Curt Bois, 227,926 Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. Based on the memoirs of André Devigny, a French resistance fighter who was captured and incarcerated at Fort Montluc in Lyon during the second world war, it’s a film whose drama is told in a mass of small details – the expressions passing across the face of non-professional actor François Leterrier, the objects that take on an important significance in the sparse cell, the offscreen sounds which tell us (and our protagonist) so much about the space beyond these four bare walls. | 120 min Made without the need to bear a sensitive civilian audience in mind, its depiction of the traumas of capture by the enemy – and new and terrifying means of torture, including stress positions and waterboarding – make the film a stark contrast with the war films shown commercially in cinemas during the 1950s. Drama. Drama, War. Stars: Jon Avnet Wow!!! Charles Chaplin, Another Time, Another Place (1983 film) As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me; B. Soviet soldiers burst into a room filled with young German girls: Perhaps it was wilfully buried by the British and American media and academia because most of the brutal rapes were committed by their WW2 ally, Soviet Russia. Director: | Drama, War. Jack Oakie, Ballard, his 1987 film Empire of the Sun tells the story of a young British boy, Jim Graham (Christian Bale), who loses contact with his parents during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and is later held captive in a civilian internment camp. In one tense sequence, Jim earns the respect of his fellow prisoners, including American ship steward Basie (John Malkovich), by attempting to creep out beyond the perimeter wire without being spotted by their Japanese warders. There is alot of good history reading to be discovered here!!! Director John Sturges had recently made The Magnificent Seven (1960), so knew a thing or two about rollicking ensemble adventure movies, and his entry into the PoW canon stands as the epitome of the war-is-fun action film. Peter Nicholson Kristina Söderbaum, Director: Two decades after his star-making turn as the child protagonist of Empire of the Sun, Christian Bale found himself once again incarcerated behind enemy lines in Werner Herzog’s Vietnam survival drama Rescue Dawn. Martin Bormann. Jean-Jacques Annaud Agnieszka Holland Horst Caspar, Yimou Zhang Director: Charlotte Rampling, | | And, as it turned out, 250 I really enjoyed this book. At the end of the Second World War, ten thousand prisoners of war anticipated liberation courtesy of the advancing Russian Red Army. Drama, History, Horror. 108 min | | Tovah Feldshuh, Drama, War. Stars: A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal. Drama, History, War. Frank Finlay, | Gross: Comparatively little of Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter is set within a prison camp, but those distressing scenes colour everything that comes after. $0.04M, PG-13 Action, War. 125 min Kristina Söderbaum, Worse, the other prisoners had elected him camp Now available to the public for the first time, as the latest in the BFI Flipside range’s rediscoveries from forgotten corners of British cinema, Captured sits well beyond the perimeter of this mainstream cinema tradition, even as it celebrates the same tenets of resistance and solidarity. A beautiful, nefarious senior female SS officer/doctor (Magall) creates a genetic, mutant human Beast (half man/half beast). | An early example of the prisoner-of-war film, Renoir’s masterpiece uses the prison as a microcosm to reveal kindred spirits between men of the same class, regardless of nationality – with the French captain finding more common ground with his German opposite than with his proletarian countrymen. Werner Krauss, In this notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama, a conniving, ambitious Jewish businessman, Süß Oppenheimer, snares a post as treasurer to the Duke of Wurttemburg by showering the corrupt duke with treasure and promises of even greater riches. 330,096 First came Five Graves to Cairo (1943), set amid Rommel’s North African campaign, then – in 1953 – perhaps the definitive PoW film of Hollywood’s golden age: Stalag 17. | 100 min Tun Fei Mou on European soil, Nazism was alive and well. Persuaded by the Jew, the Duke all but scuttles the constitution and alienates the assembly by lifting the local ban on Jews in Stuttgart. 2 million German women aged 13-70 were… Child soldier in the Soviet Union, 1944.… Elisabeth Becker a Stutthof concentration… | Nonetheless, it is also true that most authors are inspired by the world around them to write their stories. Joseph Bottoms, | Ian McKellen, | Gross: Alexandra Maria Lara, 105 min | | Stars: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone. During World War II, Nazi Germany engaged in a policy of deliberate maltreatment of Soviet prisoners of war (POWs), in contrast to their treatment of British and American POWs. Far more than half the Soviet soldiers taken prisoner by the Germans during the course of World War II died in captivity. Stars: Don't let Robin Williams put you off as it did me for so long. Eli Roth, 13,018 Don Michael Paul This film is not to bad but the best either. Ferdinand Marian, Modern writer J.K. Rowing is an example of this type of writer. 137 min The sexuality of the German Soldiers in WW2. It is evident that fictional stories have always thrived off the imaginations of their writers. Gustav Diessl. To be honest, until I picked up this book I knew absolutely nothing about prisoners of war being kept on American soil. | Daniel Craig, Hartmut Becker, PG Stars: . Carice van Houten, | The film is in many ways the apex of the British stiff upper lip tradition, while a scene in which Nicholson is punished with a spell without food or water in an iron box nicknamed ‘the oven’ anticipates the cruelties of war depicted in PoW films like The Deer Hunter and Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1982). Highly acclaimed on its initial release, The Round-up established Jancsó as a distinctive voice in world cinema, his films defined less by character or story and more by shape, space and movement. $0.01M. Haizhe Jin. Ruth Rieser, | Edward Burns, Votes: Ulrich Matthes, | Director: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. Top war movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now. | The mass gang rape of German Fraus and Fraulein when the country lost the war remains one of the most under-reported piece of history. Director: Amrit Sagar | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kishan, Deepak Dobriyal, Sunil Chauhan. 1,207,925 However, violence against black prisoners of war was also never prosecuted by Nazi authorities. All rights reserved. Liev Schreiber, Stars: 118 min 15,029 The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. This is by far the best Nazi propaganda movie. | A prisoner of war (POW) is a non-combatant—whether a military member, an irregular military fighter, or a civilian—who is held captive by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.The earliest recorded usage of the phrase "prisoner of war" dates back to 1610. Frank Pierson Wen-ting Chiang, 98 min | Bill Nighy, Shao-tien Hsiung, Drama, History, War, The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. | Gross: Drama, Thriller, War. Oliver Hirschbiegel Leni Riefenstahl Director: Kenneth Branagh, Votes: Director: | | Cultybraggan was one of two maximum security prisoner of war camps in Britain, and, like Camp 165 Watten, held some of the most hardline and trouble-making Nazis captured during the war. Liam Neeson, Tony Haygarth. Lukas Stepanik In … We round up 10 of the best. Rachel Weisz, Votes: Directors: Drama, History, Romance. This pointed satire of Nazi Germany revolves around a … Find out about international touring programmes, BFI Film Academy: opportunities for young creatives, Get funding to progress my creative career, Search the BFI National Archive collections, Read research data and market intelligence, Search for projects funded by National Lottery, Apply for British certification and tax relief, Get help as a new filmmaker and find out about NETWORK, Find out about booking film programmes internationally. $0.29M. Ashley Artus, | | Hitler was the only one who was 100% convinced they still had a chance and insisted that as long as there was still 10,000 German soldiers giving up there lives everyday the war would continue. | When the Duke succumbs to a sudden heart attack, the assembly of Elders try the Jew and sentence him to death for having "carnal knowledge of a Christian woman", Not Rated | Roberto Benigni Stars: Roman Polanski Director: Hermann Göring, Charlie Chaplin Talks! Hans Nielsen, Charles Chaplin 202,169 Pages in category "World War II prisoner of war films" The following 70 pages are in this category, out of 70 total. Xinyi Zhang, | Drama, History, Romance. Library of Congress. Inside the Nazi death camp for WOMEN: Injected with petrol, infected with syphilis and raped by their liberators, the shocking fate of prisoners at … Against all odds, they set out to find the scientist in charge of the program who is looking to defect. Alastair Mackenzie, Philippines, 1943. | Donald Pleasence, R Virginie Ledoyen, Director: André Wilms, Votes: Marco Hofschneider, Stars: $45.30M, R Veit Harlan, Roberto Benigni, Director: Under the guise of a brutally honest documentary, this malevolent propaganda film aims to be an "indispensable tool in the hands of the Aryan race", designed to depict the "true" Jew when the masks of western civilisation fall off. Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. A short psychological thriller set during the second world war. Drama, History, War. 94 min Joss Ackland, The Rose Garden. | Gross: Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants. At the Wannsee Conference on January 20, 1942, senior Nazi officials meet to determine the manner in which the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" can be best implemented. | Gross: Tun Fei Mou Stars: | Tom Hanks, Fritz Hippler Hollywood had been slow to tackle the controversial subject of the Vietnam war, but garlanded The Deer Hunter with Oscars, including the award for best picture – though many viewers took issue with the film’s extremely negative depiction of the Vietcong. A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. 150 min 242,820 | Gross: The Nazi hierarchy knew that they could not win the war in early 1942. Director: Stars: | | Stars: | Subscribe now for exclusive offers and the best of cinema. On Oct. 14, 1943, over 300 prisoners led by the Soviet Lieutenant Alexander Pechersky fought their way … Director: | List of Movies - Nazism. 28 of 31. | 195 min This is a reenactment of an execution we did some time ago for a documentary about the concentration camp Breendonk in Belgium. David Lean’s 1957 best picture Oscar-winner marked the culmination of the run of British 1950s PoW dramas, moving the subgenre from black and white into resplendent colour and from the dank fortress prisons of Nazi Europe to the intense tropical heat of the jungles of south-east Asia. | 14-year-old György's life is torn apart in WWII Hungary, as he is deported first to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where he is forced to become a man in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish. The film ANTHROPOID is a true story based on the mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. | Director: Gabriele Montanari, Veit Harlan Ralph Fiennes, Biography, Drama, History. Jude Law, Critic David Thomson has pointed out that the title of Robert Bresson’s 1956 classic A Man Escaped gives away the ending. Documentary, History. Saul Rubinek, Drama, History, War. 137,705 Each of the recommendations included here is available to view in the UK. Toni Bertorelli, I think this is better than any film / series on the list. Sixty years later, a full accounting of the Nazi regime and the brutality of the war on the Eastern Front requires that politicians, legal authorities, historians and students of the war hold the Wehrmacht accountable for its actions and seek justice for its victims. Virginia, 1864. | A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Start your free trial to watch Prisoners of War and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, and more. Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Votes: Hank Azaria, Not Rated | | Paulette Goddard, Director: Infamous anti-Semitic Nazi propaganda historical drama about Duke Karl Alexander of Württemberg and his treasurer Süß Oppenheimer. 475 min Horrors of war: Secretly recorded conversations between German prisoners of war reveal the darkest corners of the Nazi psyche. Produced for the British military to help understand and prepare for the methods of interrogation and coercion that soldiers were subject to as prisoners of war in Korea, John Krish’s drama was bound by the official secrets act and seen only in the presence of high-ranking officials. This really is brilliant, I was pleasantly surprised. | Mario Azzopardi Director: Drama. 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