The Boys from Brazil (1978)

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Drama involving the real-life Nazi war criminal, Josef Mengele, who 'disappeared' to South America, and the efforts of Ezra Lieberman, an ageing Jewish Nazi-hunter and a younger man to track him down. They believe that Hitler's scientists perfected genetic cloning, and have impregnated a number of women across the world with Hitler's children, in an attempt to recreate the Fuhrer.

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