75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

September 2, 2020 marks the 75th commemoration of the end of World War II. Here's a collection of films to watch today, or any day, to reflect on the legacy and meaning of the end of the Second World War.

  • Schindler's List
  • Dunkirk
  • The Pianist
  • Flags of Our Fathers
  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
  • Army of Shadows
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Come and See
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Nazi Concentration Camps
  • Das Boot
  • Unbroken
  • #AnneFrank. Parallel Stories
  • The Thin Red Line
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Empire of the Sun
  • The Reader
  • Out of the Ashes
  • Lore
  • Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
  • A Hidden Life
  • Patton
  • Sophie's Choice
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Downfall
  • Son of Saul
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Kanal
  • Greatest Events of World War II in Colour
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Black Book
  • Shoah
  • Night and Fog
  • Fury
  • Europa Europa
  • Band of Brothers
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • The Pawnbroker
  • Churchill
  • 13 Minutes
  • The World at War
  • Night Will Fall
  • 1945
  • Decision Before Dawn
  • Against the Sun
  • The War
  • The Great Escape
  • Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
  • Germany Year Zero
  • Children of Hiroshima
  • Before the Fall
  • Death Mills
  • Nuremberg: The Nazis Facing their Crimes
  • Spitfire
  • Twenty Two
  • The Human Element
  • A Man Escaped
  • Playing for Time
  • In This Corner of the World
  • Barefoot Gen
  • Rome, Open City
  • Paisan
  • 49th Parallel
  • Darkest Hour
  • The Most Beautiful
  • Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • The Wind Rises
  • Images of the World and the Inscription of War