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.
Actors Kevin McNally and Kenneth Brannagh appear together in Conspiracy (2001), another movie about Nazism and WW2. In that film, all played true Nazis involved in following Hitler's order regarding the Final Solution. In this one, the all play Germans disgusted by the regime and trying to put an end to it.
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 ...
The first two sequences are out of historical sequence. Henning Von Treskow attempted to blow up Adolf Hitler's plane as it flew from Smolensk to Rastenburg on March 13, 1943. The P-40 fighter-bomber attack by the American 33rd Fighter Group crippled Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg on April 7, 1943.
$21,027,007 (USA) (28 December 2008)
$83,077,833 (USA) (16 April 2009)
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