Flapper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant flapper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, stylized, melancholic, clever and humorous films and TV shows about / with flapper, love and romance, female nudity, love, drinking alcohol, nude, dancing, storytelling, mentor and singer plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
flapper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as flapper: A Girl at the Window (2001), Chicago (2002), Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), Daisies (1966), Beauty Spot (2011), Up Your Alley (1971), The Trouble with Girls (1969), Summerland (2020), Babylon Berlin (2017).

List of flapper movies

A Girl at the Window (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emprisoned by an illness, a young country girl decides to leave for Quebec City in order to study piano and discover an animated and enthralling lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: hopes, terminal illness, life turned upside down, pregnant woman, city life, flapper, children, jazz club, naive young woman, jazz, strong female presence, female nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: quebec, canada
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Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: sexy, stylized, entertaining, light, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: prison, jazz, femme fatale, legal, desire for fame, lawyer, dancing, musician, jail, court, broadway, music ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: writers, fall in love, southern belle, party, flapper, family life, strong female lead, conflict, jealous husband, marital reconciliation, historical figure, marital problem ...
Time: 1920s
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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, hotel, chase, love, farce, stenographer, jazz, jewish, theater, transformation, stereotypes, slavery ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Daisies (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap ...
Style: psychedelic, experimental, surreal, avant garde, art house ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surrealism, nihilism, feminism, absurd humor, teenage girl, women, feminist, satire, female friendship, youth, coming of age, food ...
Time: 60s
Place: czech republic, prague, europe
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Beauty Spot (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: hollywood, ambition, showbiz, actor, love and romance, filmmaking, movie star, actor's life, actress, love, art, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1929 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Style: sex comedy
Plot: heist, mafia, virgin, female nudity, sex, skinny dipping, flapper, harem, diamond, exploitation, motor scooter, female full frontal nudity
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The Trouble with Girls (1969)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.
Style: psychotronic, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: elvis presley, music, love, lecture, investigation, labor union, americana, musician's life, workplace, artists and showbiz, performer's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: iowa
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Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Style: touching, sentimental, melancholic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, love, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, flashback, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s
Place: london
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Babylon Berlin (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, tense, noir ...
Plot: social problems, political intrigue, espionage, interwar period, european history, police, conspiracy, german, german history, world war two, political scandal, police investigation ...
Time: 1920s, pre world war two, year 1929, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, clever, dramatic ...
Plot: investigation, private investigator, female detective, private detective, murder, heroine, riddles and clues, murderer, evidence, aristocracy, australian, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Vita & Virginia (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly ...
Style: sentimental, factual, psychological, captivating, sensual ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, female writer, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, polyamory, first lesbian experience, feminism, bisexual woman, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
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Dressage (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a gathering of would-be society debauchees, the Baron Plessis de Regard and the attractive young Nathalie hatch their individual plans to use sex to respectively ruin and punish their selected enemies. The Baron's plan is to scupper the ...
Style: erotic
Plot: restaurant, library, airplane, erotica, car, incest, oral sex, father daughter incest, female nudity, garden, sex, newlyweds ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, venice
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Cable Girls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, love and romance, job, women, workplace, female friendship, workplace romance, class differences, lesbian, woman, spanish civil war, strong female lead ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: revenge, flapper, coming of age, hair, cousin cousin relationship, aunt niece relationship, barbershop, overheard conversation, neighbor, flirting, cutting one's own hair, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s
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Maxie (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party girl named Maxie, who died in a car crash the morning before her big ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, love triangle, tragic hero, supernatural, disorder, afterlife, true love, love affair, fish out of water, lifestyle, time travel ...
Time: 1920s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, introspection, looking for love, couples, dull life, family problems, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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Savages (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A tribe of primitive "mudpeople" encounter a croquet ball, rolling through their forest. Following it, they find themselves on a vast, deserted Long Island estate. Entering, they begin to become civilized and assume the stereotypical roles ...
Style: biting, cynical, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: forest, satire, estate, culture clash, nude, female nudity, sex, transvestite, lesbian, party, mansion, face mask ...
Time: 1930s, stone age
Place: new york
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The Unidentified (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At once gritty and whimsical, The Unidentified follow Estlin, a passionate young journalist scraping by in New York City. As his frustration with his entry-level job at a local newspaper peaks, his disgruntled best friend, Brooke, leaves Brooklyn ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, political
Plot: journalism, politics, hopes, society, love and romance, best friends, college, fall in love, love, breakup, idealism, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, ohio, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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The Betsy (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An auto-dynasty family experiences scandal, adultery, incest and power struggles in a juicy adaptation of Harold Robbins's best-selling novel. Ruthless patriarch Loren (Laurence Olivier) hires racecar driver Angelo (Tommy Lee Jones) to build a ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: business, car, auto racing, infidelity, italian mafia, gay husband, sex with a maid, family life, family business, parents and children, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1920s, year 1936
Place: detroit, san francisco
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Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, love story, teenager, small town, adolescence, forbidden love, small town life, childhood sweetheart, sexual repression, school, mental illness, teenage love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, future ...
Place: kansas, new york, california, yale university, connecticut ...
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Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, uncover truth, couple relations, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: japan, paris france, asia, europe, france
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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: intellectual, talky, witty, clever, sexy ...
Plot: loveless marriage, female nudity, poetry, prohibition, nude, women, friendship, hotel, addiction, writers, female writer, relationships ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: intense, talky, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, gang, greed, suspense, murder, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, stylized, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american football, football, sport, underdog, sport team, vengeance, life philosophy, justice, redemption, rivalry, cheerleader, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, chicago illinois, minnesota, usa, france ...
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The Cotton Club (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.
Style: intense, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, entertaining ...
Plot: jazz, mafia, music, nightclub, prohibition, gangsters, gang war, dancing, love triangle, ambition, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, new york city, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement ...
Style: talky, feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, orphan, writers, transformation, distopia, beautiful scenery, dark humor, culture clash, destiny, catastrophe, brutality, british ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 1920s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, tense, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, yacht, infidelity, adultery, secrets, police investigation, gossip, mistress, crimes of passion, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, greece, usa, san diego california
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Bright Young Things (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is ...
Style: witty, stylized, melancholic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, writers, love and romance, love affair, world war two, husband wife relationship, bittersweet, honest, male nudity, runaway, mentor, police investigation ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, cannes, poland
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: atmospheric, harsh, emotional, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: prostitution, immigrants, survival, immigration, corruption, family relations, confession, american dream, love affair, exploitation, performance, society ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: poland, latin america, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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