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1. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, War

7.8
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55 Metascore

Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien

Votes: 169,764 | Gross: $9.03M

2. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 217,597 | Gross: $34.19M

3. Come and See (1985)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama, War

8.2
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After finding an old rifle, a young boy joins the Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces and experiences the horrors of World War II.

Director: Elem Klimov | Stars: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Votes: 43,322

4. The Silence of Others (2018)

96 min | Documentary

8.0
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73 Metascore

The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day. Filmed over six years, the film ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Bahar, Almudena Carracedo | Stars: María Martín, José María Galante, Carlos Slepoy, Ana Messuti

Votes: 584 | Gross: $0.03M

5. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, War

8.2
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60 Metascore

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 61,598

6. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 148,116 | Gross: $15.54M

7. The Killing Fields (1984)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Votes: 47,521 | Gross: $34.70M

8. First They Killed My Father (2017)

TV-MA | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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72 Metascore

Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

Director: Angelina Jolie | Stars: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak

Votes: 10,412

9. Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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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.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Clare Bullus, Stanley Tucci, Simon Markey

Votes: 16,589

10. Murder in the First (1995)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 24,686 | Gross: $17.38M

11. The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)

150 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.5
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Stars: Kate Ashfield, Geoffrey Breton, Ron Cook, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 2,647

12. The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.5
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 3,468

13. Shoah (1985)

Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War

8.4
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99 Metascore

Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.

Director: Claude Lanzmann | Stars: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaïdl, Hanna Zaïdl

Votes: 7,559 | Gross: $0.02M

14. The Statement (2003)

R | 120 min | Thriller, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

Tale of a former Nazi executioner who becomes a target of hitmen and Police investigators.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Alan Bates, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 4,648 | Gross: $0.76M

15. Nuremberg (2000)

180 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The dramatized account of the war crime trials following the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

Stars: Alec Baldwin, Brian Cox, Christopher Plummer, Jill Hennessy

Votes: 5,219

16. As If I Am Not There (2010)

109 min | Drama

7.2
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A harsh dose of cinematic realism about a harsh time-the Bosnian War of the 1990s-Juanita Wilson's drama is taken from true stories revealed during the International Criminal Tribunal in ... See full summary »

Director: Juanita Wilson | Stars: Natasha Petrovic, Fedja Stukan, Jelena Jovanova, Sanja Buric

Votes: 984

17. Auschwitz: The Nazis & the 'Final Solution' (2005)

285 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.

Stars: Samuel West, Horst-Günter Marx, Gert Heidenreich, Linda Hunt

Votes: 3,978

18. Hatred (2016)

150 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive.

Director: Wojciech Smarzowski | Stars: Michalina Labacz, Arkadiusz Jakubik, Wasyl Wasylik, Adrian Zaremba

Votes: 3,545

19. Intent to Destroy (2017)

PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Taner Akçam, Hagop Asadourian, Peter Balakian

Votes: 412

20. Adolf Eichmann (2007)

TV-MA | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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35 Metascore

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli Police Officer, of his past as the architect of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Avner W. Less, Thomas Kretschmann, Troy Garity, Franka Potente

Votes: 2,823

21. Address Unknown (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.9
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US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Paul Lukas, Mady Christians, Morris Carnovsky, Carl Esmond

Votes: 379

22. Les Misérables (1995)

R | 175 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A variation on Victor Hugo's classic novel by means of the story of a man whose life is affected by and somewhat duplicated by the Hugo story of the beleaguered Jean Valjean.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Boujenah, Alessandra Martines, Salomé Lelouch

Votes: 3,455 | Gross: $1.04M

23. On Her Shoulders (2018)

95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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84 Metascore

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.

Director: Alexandria Bombach | Stars: Nadia Murad, Murad Ismael, Simone Monasebian, Michelle Rempel

Votes: 267 | Gross: $0.03M

24. The Burma Conspiracy (2011)

114 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation.

Director: Jérôme Salle | Stars: Tomer Sisley, Sharon Stone, Ulrich Tukur, Napakpapha Nakprasitte

Votes: 7,066

25. The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, History

7.9
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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.

Director: Heinz Schirk | Stars: Dietrich Mattausch, Gerd Böckmann, Friedrich G. Beckhaus, Robert Atzorn

Votes: 833

26. The Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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The story of the 1960 hostile extraction of the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, by the Mossad to Israeli justice.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Robert Duvall, Arliss Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, Jack Laufer

Votes: 650

27. The Occupation of the American Mind (2016 Video)

82 min | Documentary

8.7
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Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp | Stars: Phyllis Bennis, Max Blumenthal, Noam Chomsky, Norman Finkelstein

Votes: 109

28. Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad (2015)

134 min | Drama

6.8
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In the 80s, Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles Tessier, a young cyclist who was passing at that moment, is seriously... See full summary »

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Simon Abkarian, Ariane Ascaride, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Syrus Shahidi

Votes: 480

29. The Gate (2014)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

6.2
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Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after the latter is arrested for crimes against humanity.

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Raphaël Personnaz, Phoeung Kompheak, Olivier Gourmet, Thanet Thorn

Votes: 284

30. Architects of Denial (2017)

102 min | Documentary

7.8
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Though both the historical and modern-day persecution of Armenians and other Christians is relatively uncovered in the mainstream media and not on the radar of many average Americans, it is... See full summary »

Director: David Lee George | Stars: Taner Akçam, Julian Assange, Jonathan Babington-Heina, George Clooney

Votes: 187 | Gross: $0.07M

31. Screamers (2006)

R | 91 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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55 Metascore

Internationally known director Carla Garapedian follows the rock band System of a Down as they tour Europe and the US pointing out the horrors of modern genocide that began in Armenia in 1915 up though Darfur today.

Director: Carla Garapedian | Stars: Taner Akçam, Hrant Dink, John Dolmayan, Sibel Edmonds

Votes: 1,411 | Gross: $0.05M

32. Enemies of the People (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

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The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Until now. Enter Thet Sambath, an unassuming, yet cunning, ... See full summary »

Directors: Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath | Stars: Thet Sambath, Nuon Chea, Pol Pot, Khieu Samphan

Votes: 452 | Gross: $0.07M

33. Destination Unknown (2017)

81 min | Documentary, History, War

6.6
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75 Metascore

Destination Unknown blends intimate testimony with immersive archive to bring the stories of twelve Holocaust survivors to the screen.

Director: Claire Ferguson | Stars: Frank Blaichman, Roman Ferber, Stanley Glogover, Marsha Kreuzman

Votes: 22

34. Pinochet's Last Stand (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 77 min | Drama

6.2
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In 1998, former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet visits Britain for medical treatment. On being tipped off, Amnesty International seize the chance to bring to justice a man they insist is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Curson Smith | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Phyllida Law, Peter Capaldi, Yolanda Vazquez

Votes: 168

35. Aghet - Ein Völkermord (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Director: Eric Friedler | Stars: Hermann Beyer, Samuel Finzi, Martina Gedeck, Sylvester Groth

Votes: 599

36. Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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85 Metascore

Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Benjamin Ferencz, Raphael Lemkin, Matt Mitler, Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.02M

37. Black Fox: The True Story of Adolf Hitler (1962)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, War

6.9
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The rise and fall of Nazi Germany in part through the use of classical allegory.

Director: Louis Clyde Stoumen | Star: Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 132

38. Armenian Genocide (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, War

5.7
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The first Genocide of the 20th century when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I, between 1915 and 1918.

Director: Andrew Goldberg | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Ron Suny, Peter Balakian, Elizabeth Frierson

Votes: 1,649

39. Hiroshima (1953)

85 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Brilliant retelling of the Day in Hiroshima the day the bomb dropped. A bit heavy handed at times, yet extremely realistic.

Director: Hideo Sekigawa | Stars: Eiji Okada, Yumeji Tsukioka, Yoshi Katô, Takashi Kanda

Votes: 55

40. Nuremberg: Goering's Last Stand (2006 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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The Nuremberg trials, 1946 Goering and the Nazi high command stand trial. Within the prison a dangerous mind game is being conducted by Goering and the prison guards who stand watch over the perpetrators of the Holocaust.

Director: Peter Nicholson | Stars: Hannes Hellmann, Des McAleer, Robert Jezek, Matt Rippy

Votes: 149

41. The Unknown Soldier (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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71 Metascore

The popular reaction to a German museum exhibit detailing the war crimes and atrocities committed by Nazi Germany's regular armed forces is explored.

Director: Michael Verhoeven

Votes: 199 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Babij Jar (2003)

112 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Michael Degen, Barbara De Rossi, Katrin Saß, Axel Milberg

Votes: 142

43. A temetetlen halott (2004)

127 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The life story of Imre Nagy is one of the defining stories of 20th century Hungarian history. He was the first communist leader to become the symbol of a national revolution, who, in ... See full summary »

Director: Márta Mészáros | Stars: Jan Nowicki, György Cserhalmi, Marianna Moór, Lili Horváth

Votes: 332

44. The Hunt for Adolf Eichmann (1994)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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An outstanding firsthand account by the Mossad agents who planned and implemented the covert "Operation Eichmann." Shot on location in Austria, Germany, Italy, Argentina, England and Israel... See full summary »

Director: Dan Setton | Star: Gregory Peck

Votes: 20

45. Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodia. Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, was ... See full summary »

Director: Rithy Panh | Star: Kaing Guek Eav

Votes: 96

46. Adriana's Pact (2017)

96 min | Documentary

7.6
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An astonishing documentary about a woman who is looking about her aunt past during Pinochet's period in Chile.

Director: Lissette Orozco | Stars: Adriana Rivas, Lissette Orozco

Votes: 114

47. Nuremberg (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Documentary

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The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.

Director: Stuart Schulberg | Stars: Francis Biddle, Karl Dönitz, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick

Votes: 65

48. Brother Number One (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

8.2
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Through Olympian Rob Hamill's personal story, Brother Number One explores how and why nearly 2 million Cambodians were killed by a fanatical left-wing regime known as the Khmer Rouge.

Directors: Annie Goldson, Peter Gilbert | Stars: Rob Hamill, Kulikar Sotho, Guek Eav 'Comrade Duch' Kaing, Rachel Hamill

Votes: 42

49. Assignment Berlin (1982)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

3.9
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The young Soghomon Tehlirian stands trial in Berlin for his assassination of Talaat Pasha, a former leader of the Young Turks, who in 1915 were responsible for the systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Hrayr Toukhanian | Stars: Eddie Mekka, Val Avery, Roger Jackson, Michael Carroll

Votes: 61

50. Killing Gaza (2018)

97 min | Documentary

9.1
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Director: Max Blumenthal | Star: Benjamin Netanyahu

Votes: 17



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