The Best Movies About The Holocaust

May 21, 2024 | Crime, Disaster, Movies

There are countless movies that have been made about the Holocaust, each with their own unique perspective and message. While some may argue that no movie could ever truly capture the horrors of this dark period in history, there are a few films that stand out as powerful and thought-provoking representations of the Holocaust.


1. Plan A (2022)

Plan AA group of Jewish survivors band together after the horrors of the holocaust, determined to seek justice for their people. Their motto: “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.” This is not just a slogan, but a way of life for these vigilantes.






2. Holocaust: An Untold Story (2022)

Holocaust: An Untold StoryThe son of Holocaust survivors embarks on a journey into the unknown, accompanied by helpers from around the world and a Baptist minister. As he delves into his inherited trauma, he begins to untangle himself from its grasp and rebuilds his future with newfound clarity.






3. The Auschwitz Report (2023)

The Auschwitz Report is a powerful and thought-provoking film that follows the journey of two Slovak Jews, Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler, who managed to escape the infamous concentration camp in 1944. Their daring escape was just the beginning, as they risked their lives to bring vital information about the atrocities happening at Auschwitz to the outside world.


4. La Rafle (2011)

Set during the tumultuous time of World War II, this French drama delves into the haunting events of the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup. Alongside a star-studded cast featuring Melanie Laurent and Jean Reno, we are taken on a poignant journey through one of France’s most shameful moments.


5. BETRAYED (2021)

In a world of uncertainty and shifting loyalties, BETRAYED tells the story of one woman’s journey to find truth and justice in the face of betrayal. Set against a backdrop of political intrigue, power struggles, and personal turmoil, this drama film explores themes of trust, loyalty, and self-discovery.


6. One Life (2023)

In a world on the brink of war, one man’s compassion and determination changed the course of history. Sir Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Winton, a young London broker, embarked on a mission to save innocent lives amidst the chaos and terror of World War II.


7. In Darkness (2011)

In the depths of darkness, a story of courage and sacrifice unfolds. IN DARKNESS is a tale based on true events, following Leopold Soha as he navigates the treacherous landscape of Nazi-occupied Lvov. Initially motivated by self-preservation, Soha’s path takes an unexpected turn when he chooses to risk his own life to save others.


8. The Conference (2022)

The quiet, serene setting of Lake Wannsee in Berlin was disturbed on the morning of January 20th, 1942. It was a gathering like no other – members from various branches of the Nazi regime came together under one roof. SS, Reich Chancellery, ministries, police and administration – all present at the invitation of Reinhard Heydrich for a “meeting followed by breakfast”. This meeting would later be known as the infamous “Wannsee Conference”.


9. Shoah (1985)


10. Dirty Money (2018)

Prepare to be captivated by a powerful and eye-opening Netflix Original Documentary Series, created by the masterminds behind Enron and Going Clear. This thought-provoking series delves deep into the dark underbelly of our global economy, revealing the shocking truth about greed, corruption, and crime that has spread like a virus throughout its very foundations. Through a minimalist and open-ended approach, the series invites viewers to contemplate and question the state of our world, provoking feelings and sparking imagination rather than simply providing information. Get ready for a journey that will leave you questioning everything you thought you knew about our society.

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David B