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Amon Goeth is the main antagonist of the 1993 film called Schindler's List, which was one of Steven Spieberg's orbs. His character was possibly based on a similarly named Nazi officer named Amon Goth.

He was portrayed by Ralph Fiennes, who also portrayed Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series and Francis Dolarhyde in Red Dragon.


Amon Goeth appears in the Krakow Ghetto and after ordering the liquidation of the Plazow Ghetto, and observing the designated Jews, he soon hires Helen Hirsh as a maid for his ghetto hilltop home. And right after he kills a Jewish civil engineer who tries to make a barracks, but breaking them for space issues wouldn't fit in the barracks, and soon after he befriends a wealthy businessman named Oskar Schindler. Goeth shown more sadistic and abusive side when he claims Itzhak Stern that he killed 25 Jews and shot two of them, as one was stealing from the balconies, while the other was trying his boots while carrying a wheelbarrow and one was setting on the stairs, scared and making the nearest Jews dig faster. Though no progress Goeth did not kill them, he instead killed the Jew stealing the chicken and interrogated the boy about his stealing, but the boy pointed to what Goeth had killed. He also tried to execute Rabbi Lewartow who had to push the coal, but was doing folding instead, but made a small pile of it, and making no progress with it, but angrily he spares Rabbi, since all weapons do not work.

Shortly afterwards Goeth talked with Schindler about what is the concentrated power over show mercy to the Jews in order to gain more power. However, he killed boy, although Goeth dismissed him from housework, but then he reconsidered and shot him in the head with a rifle, then he ordered thousands of Jewish bodies to be burned after Schindler found the ashes. Just from your car, most of all places too. Goeth and Schindler that he will be shipping in 30 or even 40 days, as he had many Jews in the Krakow Ghetto and was not making enough progress to undermine the Nazi war effort. 

Soon after, a few years ago he beat Helen after a failed attempt to flirt with her, although he managed to express his feelings for Helen, but he reconsiders when Helen does not repay, but after agreeing to the release of 1100 Jews to Schindler wants that he gives up on Helen, at first Goeth refuses, but then reconsiders and lets Helen go with Schindler. Later during the war, Goeth was captured by the Red Army and they then soon executed him for war crime, his last words before his death were Hail Hitler.