This post was originally about the Downfall generator at jfedor.org. As this page no longer exists, we’ve updated it with an alternative.
If you know your internet memes, chances are you’re familiar with the movie Downfall. This 2004 film chronicles the final days of Adolf Hitler as the leader of Nazi Germany, and received critical acclaim.
But it’s become a huge subject of online jokes due to one scene where Hitler learns that the war is lost. In its German audio initial form, it’s a dramatic moment as Hitler becomes more and more furious over his impending doom.
Of course, internet culture has taken to creating parodies of this clip. They keep the German audio, but change the subtitles to make it appear that Hitler is complaining about some facet of modern life. If you’d like to make your own parody of this scene, Caption Generator’s Hitler Reacts page makes it easy.
You don’t to edit any video to make a parody here. This site already has fields for each caption mapped to the times that the characters are speaking. You may have to play the video as you go so you can ensure that you’re adding captions to the right characters.
Once you’re done, add a video title and description. Complete the CAPTCHA at the bottom of the page, then click Publish Video and you’re done! You’ll get a unique video link that you can send to your friends so they can laugh with you.
Not sure what to make a parody about? Try having him complain about your favorite sports team failing to make the playoffs again, learning about a recent internet joke, or just reacting to an everyday event like a product being sold out. The possibilities are endless!
What Hitler parody videos are your favorites? Share the funniest ones you’ve seen, or your own creations, with us in the comments!