'Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat' is a Norwegian historical drama film, originally titled 'Kampen Om Narvik.' Through the eyes of fictional soldiers and survivors, the filmmaker encapsulates the true events of the German-Norwegian conflict.
'Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat' is a heartbreaking film that depicts ordinary people's suffering as they endure the consequences of decisions they never make. But it's also a tale of heroism and bravery that brought the Nazi regime's first defeat, and there are many other films to please you.
'Defiance' is a war film based on the book 'Defiance: The Bielski Partisans.' It follows the Bielski brothers (Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber), who vow to avenge the deaths of their parents, who were murdered by German occupiers, and their quest for survival and hope in dark times. This is also prevalent in 'Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat.'
The King's Choice (2016)
'The King's Choice,' a biographical war film directed by Erik Poppe, was produced in four countries, namely, Norway, Denmark, Ireland, and Sweden. It is inspired by the eponymous novel by Alf R. Jacobsen, and is a remarkable portrayal of the monarch's patriotism and choices that lead to this lesser-known yet epic tale.
The Siege Of Jadotville (2016)
'The Siege of Jadotville' is an action war film based on the book 'The Siege at Jadotville: The Irish Army's Forgotten Battle,' which was inspired by real events and directed by Declan Power. The film follows a battalion led by Patrick Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) as it battles the French and Belgian miners in Katanga.
Unbroken (2014) is a five-year-old book.
'Unbroken' is a biographical war drama about Laura Hillenbrand's novel 'Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.' They are discovered by the Japanese navy but released as prisoners of war after being imposed by the Japanese army. This inspiring film has all of the qualities of 'Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat.'
'Anthropoid' is a historical drama film that chronicles Operation Anthropoid, a mission in which two Czech soldiers assassinate Nazi President Reinhard Heydrich. As political tensions rise and obstacles mount during the assassination, Jozef Gabk (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubi (Jamie Dornan) scout and plan in Czechoslovakia.
Max Manus: Man of War (Geometry)
'Max Manus: Man of War' is a biographical war film based on young Norwegian revolter Aksel Hennie, which also explores his personal shortcomings, as well as his role as a leader in World War II. Both films have the same energy and grit as 'Narvik: Hitler's First Defeat.'
The 12th Man (2017)
'The 12th Man' is a Norwegian film directed by Harald Zwart and is a sequel to 'The Baalsrud and Those Who Save Him.' The film's dedication to being historically accurate and portraying Jan's moral dilemmas is admirable.
(2015), Land of Mine
'Land of Mine,' which was originally titled 'The Under Sandet,' is a Danish historical war drama inspired by real tragic events about German prisoners of war who were forced to remove landmines on a beach in Denmark during World War II. Carl Leopold Rasmussen (Roland Mller) is initially adamant for them but gradually becomes compassionate.