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The Nightmare Years (1989– )

TV Mini-series | 374 min | Drama

Based on the historical work "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich", "The Nightmare Years" tells the story of William Shirer, American journalist who, during his days of correspondence as a foreign press in report in 1930s Germany, had to ...See moreBased on the historical work "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich", "The Nightmare Years" tells the story of William Shirer, American journalist who, during his days of correspondence as a foreign press in report in 1930s Germany, had to deal with the growing oppression of the Nazi regime, the increasing censorship of the press, and finally the prospect of World War. In the last days of peace, Shirer also struggles to have his German wife and child escape to the United States Written by Anthony Hughes See less
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Sep 17, 1989 (United States)

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Bill Bailey
Knick Knickerbocker Knick Knickerbocker   See fewer
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Frances Barber
Helga Bauer Helga Bauer   See fewer
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Péter Benkö
Putzi's Agent Putzi's Agent   See fewer
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Bruce Boa
Nick Roosevelt Nick Roosevelt   See fewer
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Flavio Bucci
Dr. Fleischmann Dr. Fleischmann   See fewer
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Ken Butler
Bob Best Bob Best   See fewer
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Georges Claisse
Dr. Obermann Dr. Obermann   See fewer
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Antal Cserna
Baggage Inspector Baggage Inspector   See fewer
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Angéla Császár
Sarah Schneider Sarah Schneider   See fewer
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Gillian Eaton
Agnes Kickerbocker Agnes Kickerbocker   See fewer
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Keith Edwards
Ralph Barnes Ralph Barnes   See fewer
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Anna Fehér
Nazi Woman Nazi Woman   See fewer
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Michael Fitzpatrick
Jeff Higgins Jeff Higgins   See fewer
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Anna Galiena
Ruth Klauber Ruth Klauber   See fewer
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Zoltán Gera
Walter Schwertfader Walter Schwertfader   See fewer
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Walter Gotell
Gen. Von Fritsch Gen. Von Fritsch   See fewer
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Garrick Hagon
Edward R. Murrow Edward R. Murrow   See fewer
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Günther Maria Halmer
Kellenbach Kellenbach   See fewer
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Alexander Harborne
Ernest Schneider Ernest Schneider   See fewer
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Jerry Harte
Seymour Berkson Seymour Berkson   See fewer
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Basil Henson
Lord Stanwood Lord Stanwood   See fewer
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Greg Hicks
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György ifj. Gonda
Shirer's Agent Shirer's Agent   See fewer
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Courtney Ingersoll
Petra Schneider Petra Schneider   See fewer
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Donna Ingersoll
Harriet Harriet   See fewer
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Frederick Jaeger
Wilfred Bade Wilfred Bade   See fewer
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Peter Jeffrey
Norman Ebbutt Norman Ebbutt   See fewer
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Marthe Keller
Tess Shirer Tess Shirer   See fewer
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Cecelia Kindelan
Eileen Shirer Eileen Shirer   See fewer
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Xaver Kreichbaum
Paul Schneider Paul Schneider   See fewer
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Ronald Lacey
Emil Luger Emil Luger   See fewer
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Antal Leisen
Vendor Vendor   See fewer
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Andras Marlon
Emil Maas Emil Maas   See fewer
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Lajos Mezey
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Christopher Muncke
Peter Butler Peter Butler   See fewer
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Gábor Nagy
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Ronald Pickup
Putzi Hanfstaengl Putzi Hanfstaengl   See fewer
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Gábor Reviczky
Col. Keller Col. Keller   See fewer
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Shane Rimmer
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David Sibley
Jan Muller Jan Muller   See fewer
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Kati Sir
Ellen Wilkinson Ellen Wilkinson   See fewer
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Kurtwood Smith
Dr. Josef Goebbels Dr. Josef Goebbels   See fewer
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John Steiner
Reverend Lenz Reverend Lenz   See fewer
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Pip Torrens
Major Radford Major Radford   See fewer
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Tamás Tóth
Censor Censor   See fewer
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Mrs. Lenz Mrs. Lenz   See fewer
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Sam Waterston
Bill Shirer Bill Shirer   See fewer
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Peter Whitman
Victor Schneider Victor Schneider   See fewer
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Herman Goering Herman Goering   See fewer
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Martha Dodd Martha Dodd   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 136 votes