Top 9 Schindler's List Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Schindler's List facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Schindler's List film message.

Oskar juxtaposes falling ashes against a black car so the viewer doesn't think it's snow

Schindler's List (1993): Oskar Schindler's lapel pin is a "Golden Party Badge" which was awarded by Hitler to only the very earliest Nazi Party members. The pin was highly respected since it identified the wearer as a Nazi Party elite with connections and influence.
Schindler's List (1993): Oskar Schindler's lapel pin is a "Golden Party Badge" which was awarded by Hitler to only the very earliest Nazi Party members. The pin was highly respected since it identified the wearer as a Nazi Party elite with connections and influence.

Schindler's List Trivia

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  1. A survivor named Mila Pfefferberg was introduced to Ralph Fiennes on the set. She began shaking uncontrollably as he reminded her too much of the real Amon Goeth.

  2. Oskar Schindler makes the decision to create his list of Jews to save during post-nut clarity. NSFW

Schindler's List Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Schindler's accountant tells him that no will be interested in working for him. When Schindler responds by saying "they should be" you can hear the sound of a train whistle in the background alluding to the fate that awaits Jews who don't work for him

Schindler's List Hidden Details

The movement of falling shot bodies in Schindler's List (1993) is spot-on in terms of authenticity. A moviedetail I haven't seen often in other movies.

1 - The man at the piano during the raid of the ghetto is playing the prelude to Bach's English Suite #2 in A-Minor
The man at the piano during the raid of the ghetto is playing the prelude to Bach's English Suite #2 in A-Minor
1 - The scene with the girl with the red coat is one of the few parts of the movie to feature color of any kind. But when she hides under a bed, her coat returns to gray, signifying her end before the film's conclusion
The scene with the girl with the red coat is one of the few parts of the movie to feature color of any kind. But when she hides under a bed, her coat returns to gray, signifying her end before the film's conclusion
Schindler's List poster
Schindler's List poster

Schindler's List Plot

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Schindler's List. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Biography, Drama, History
Director Steven Spielberg
Stars Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall
IMDB score 8.9