PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller
A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.
Two cast members appeared in Downfall (2004), about the last ten days of Adolf Hitler's life. Christian Berkel played Ernst-Günter Schenck, an SS Doctor. Thomas Kretschmann played SS-Gruppenführer Hermann Fegelein, Heinrich Himmler's adjutant and Eva Braun's brother-in-law.
soldiers in unison:
I swear by God this sacred oath: That I shall render unconditional obedience to Adolf Hitler, Fuhrer of the German Reich and people, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and that I shall at all times be ready, as a brave soldier, to give my life ...
Stauffenberg is shown shaving on the morning of the final assassination attempt. However, the close-up shots reveal that he is already clean-shaven.
$21,027,007 (USA) (28 December 2008)
$83,077,833 (USA) (16 April 2009)
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