- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander
Newton Thomas Sigel
Carice van Houten,
Co-production United States-Germany; United Artists / Bad Hat Harry Productions / Studio Babelsberg / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Action. War | Historical. II World War. Nazism. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII. The “July 20 Plot” on Hitler’s life is one of the most heroic but least known episodes of World War Two. Severely wounded in combat, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg returns from Africa to join the German Resistance and help create Operation Valkyrie, the complex plan that will allow a shadow government to replace Hitler’s once he is dead. But fate and circumstance conspire to thrust Stauffenberg from one of many in the plot to a double-edged central role. Not only must he lead the coup and seize control of his nation’s government… He must kill Hitler himself.
2008: Saturn Awards: 7 nominations including Action/Adventure/Thriller Film, Director & Actor
2008: Visual Effects Society Awards: Nominated for Supporting Visual Effects
2008: BMI Film & TV Awards: Best Film Music
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