Overview

A keen chronicle of the unlikely rise to power of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) and a dissection of the Third Reich (1933-1945), but also an analysis of mass psychology and how the desperate crowd can be deceived and shepherded to the slaughterhouse.

  1. Christian Herrendoerfer

    Director

  2. Joachim Fest

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gert Westphal

    Himself - Narrator (voice)

  2. Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Himself (archive footage)

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Hitler: A Career
Hitler: A Career

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Facts

Original Title Hitler - Eine Karriere

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 8, 1977
    12
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Children 12 or older admitted, children between 6 and 11 only when accompanied by parent or a legal guardian.

Original Language German

Runtime 2h 30m

Budget -

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64

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