A complete list of movies about the Holocaust (the Nazi Genocide of the Jewish people lasting from 1933-1945). This list of Holocaust films includes both documentaries and narrative movies, and comprises selections from dozens of countries spanning the 1940s to the present day. All the movies deal with the European Holocaust immediately proceeding and coinciding with World War II.
Despite the seriousness of the subject matter, the films also span a variety of genres, from period dramas to thrillers to even the occasional satire. The following Holocaust movies list may be sorted by cast, year or director. You can also click on the movie titles to learn more about the individual films.
What are the best holocaust movies? Take a look at these movies see what ones are considered the best.
A Call to RememberBlythe Danner, Joe Mantegna, Joe Spano Year released: 1997
A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell Year released: 1991 A Day In The Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip In Hell is a 6th Gemini Award winning work.
Rose's SongsMaia Morgenstern, Djoko Rossich, Zoltán Gera A rózsa énekei is a 2003 film about Holocaust victims in Hungary during World War II.
A Sculpture of Love and Anguish: The Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial Year released: 1998
A Treasure in Auschwitz Year released: 2005
Abrahams Gold Year released: 1990
Against the OddsJeff Teravainen Year released: 2004
Alan and Naomi Year released: 1992
Amants des hommes Year released: 2006
Amen.Mathieu Kassovitz, Ulrich Tukur, Hanns Zischler Year released: 2002 Amen. is a 2002 crime, drama, and war film directed and written by Costa-Gavras with Jean-Claude Grumberg as co-writer.
And Many Happy Returns Year released: 1995
Annas Heimkehr Year released: 2003
Anne Frank RememberedGlenn Close, Kenneth Branagh, Joely Richardson Year released: 1995 Anne Frank Remembered is a 1995 documentary film by Jon Blair about the life of the diarist Anne Frank. The documentary was made in association with Anne Frank House, Walt Disney Pictures and ...more
Anne Frank: The Whole StoryJessica Manley, Lili Taylor, Jelena Juklova Year released: 2001 Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a two-part mini-series based on the book Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Müller. The mini-series aired on ABC on May 20 and 21, 2001. The series starred ...more
Anne no nikki Year released: 1995
Apt PupilIan McKellen, David Schwimmer, Joshua Jackson Year released: 1998 Apt Pupil is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Bryan Singer and starring Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro. It is based on the 1982 novella of the same name by Stephen King. In the 1980s in ...more
Archeologia Year released: 1968
Au nom de tous les miens Year released: 1983
Aus einem deutschen Leben Year released: 1977
Au revoir, les enfantsIrène Jacob, François Berléand, Philippe Morier-Genoud Year released: 1987 Au revoir les enfants is an autobiographical 1987 film written, produced and directed by Louis Malle. The screenplay was published by Gallimard in the same year. The film won the Golden Lion at ...more
Auschwitz: The Final Witnesses Year released: 2000
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution'Linda Hunt, Linda Ellerbee, Samuel West Year released: 2004 Auschwitz: The Nazis and 'The Final Solution' is a BBC six-episode documentary film series presenting the story of Auschwitz through interviews with former inmates and guards to include ...more
B'Glal Hamilhamah Hahi Year released: 1988 B'Glal Hamilhamah Hahi is a 1988 documentary film written and directed by Orna Ben-Dor Niv.
Balagan Year released: 1994 Balagan is a 1994 film directed by Andres Veiel.
Banjica Year released: 1984
Baranski Year released: 1979
Bent Year released: 1997. Director: Sean Mathias Bent is a 1979 play by Martin Sherman. It revolves around the persecution of gays in Nazi Germany, and takes place during and after the Night of the Long Knives. The title of the play refers to ...more
Berga: Soldiers of Another War Year released: 2003
Black BookCarice van Houten, Michiel Huisman, Derek de Lint Year released: 2006 Black Book is a 2006 Dutch World War II thriller film co-written and directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, and Halina Reijn. The film, credited ...more
Blood Money: Switzerland's Nazi Gold Year released: 1997
Borrowing Time Year released: 2006
Bottles in the Cellar Year released: 1995
Burning Questions Year released: 1999
C.A.N.D.L.E.S.: The Story of the Mengele Twins Year released: 1990
CabaretLiza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey Year released: 1972 Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more
Cerca del Danubio Year released: 2000
Charlie Grant's War Year released: 1984
Chasing Shadows Year released: 1991
Children Remember the Holocaust Year released: 1995
Children of the Shadows Year released: 1993
Choosing One's Way: Resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau Year released: 1994
Chronik eines Mordes Year released: 1965
ConspiracyTom Hiddleston, Colin Firth, Kenneth Branagh Year released: 2001 Conspiracy is a BBC/HBO television film which dramatizes the 1942 Wannsee Conference. The film delves into the psychology of Nazi officials involved in the "Final Solution of the Jewish ...more
Das Letzte Loch Year released: 1981
Das Prinzip Dora Year released: 1997
David Proshker Year released: 2000
Death Mills Year released: 1945 Death Mills is a 1945 American film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by the United States Department of War. The film was intended for German audiences to educate them about the atrocities ...more