20s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 20s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful and clever films and TV shows about / with rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, murder, crime, society, politics, storytelling, mentor and police investigation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, China, Hong Kong and other countries.
20s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 20s: J. Edgar (2011), Head in the Clouds (2004), The Elusive Revengers (1967), Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Cat's Meow (2001), Capone (1975), The Nutcracker in 3D (2010), The Untouchables (1987), Twelve Chairs (1971), Trotsky (2017).

List of 20s movies

J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, communism, notoriety, politician, homosexual, state affairs, rise to the top, fighting crime, government official, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states, new jersey
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, lesbian, war, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, spain, france, england, germany ...
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The Elusive Revengers (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dan'ka's and Ksanka's childhood in the village has been brutally ended when their father was killed by the White Guard officer in front of their eyes. Seeking revenge they join forces with an intellectual from the city Valerka and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, vengeance, righting the wronged, vigilantism, obsessive quest, heroic mission, rivalry, siblings relations, escapades, civil war, horse chase, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: russia
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, smuggling, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, businessman, politician, corruption, ambitious, prohibition, politics ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: 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, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, mistress, gossip, party, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crimes of passion, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, prohibition, crimes, tough heroes, police investigation, revenge, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, gangsters, murder, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1930s
Place: usa
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The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, godparent, heroes, good versus evil, danger, save the day, escapades, rivalry, family, disorder ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
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The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, organized crime, mafia, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Twelve Chairs (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, partners, crimes, jewelry, furniture, escapades, adventure, cons and scams, con artists, improv, rivalry ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
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Trotsky (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the ...
Style: based on true events, rough, disturbing, tragic ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, violence, death, danger, chase, storytelling, murder, uniform, military uniform, bolshevik, russian civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 40s, 20s, 30s, 1910s ...
Place: ussr
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Gosick (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Gosick is a Japanese light novel series by Kazuki Sakuraba, published by Fujimi Shobo. Set in a fictional European country in 1924, a Japanese exchange student meets a mysterious, brilliant girl who only leaves the library to sleep. Her brother, a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic
Plot: urban, legends and myths, mystery, city life, urban legend, amateur detective, folklore, legend, occult, friendship, world war two, king ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe
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La Fuga (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: prison, destiny, on the run, starting over, prison life, society, rivalry, couple relations, crime, chases and races, couples, tough heroes ...
Time: 20s
Place: argentina, latin america
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Gone with the Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in 1920s Shanghai, Ma Zouri and Xiang Feitian establish a notorious beauty pageant called the Flowers Competition. All of the city's elite attend the gala event, but when Wanyan Ying unexpectedly wins, it sets into motion a series of tragic ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, stylized, serious
Plot: ambition, partners, nightlife, love affair, rivalry, urban, society, love and romance, nightclub, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: china
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Manam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Radha (Naga Chaitanya) and Krishna (Samantha) are a married couple with a kid Bittu in early 1980's. They die in an accident. Bittu (Nagarjuna) grows up and happens to see reincarnation of his father and his mother as youngsters. The rest of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural romance, love and romance, romance, parents and children, family relations, destiny, lovers reunited, young lovers, supernatural, karma, clock tower
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 20s
Place: india, asia
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King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, military, rebelliousness, against the odds, ruler, rebellion, state affairs, conquering, battle zone, religions or cults, battles, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s
Place: saudi arabia
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The Great Magician (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: make believe, politics, kidnapping, battles, revolution, gang, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, bait, nobody believes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china
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The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada, Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, offbeat
Plot: cause and meaning, hopes, wisdom of life, wise man, introspection
Time: 20s, 20th century
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Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in China during the Warlords Period of the1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, mayor, adventure, escapades, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, switching roles, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
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In the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, political conspiracy, fighting the system, dishonesty, political unrest, political intrigue, law enforcement, dictatorship, politics, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 20s, 50s
Place: czech republic, prague, europe
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The Bottom of the Sea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An architect (Daniel Hendler) trails a man (Gustavo Garzón) who was hiding under his girlfriend's (Dolores Fonzi) bed.
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: jealousy, love, hotel, true love, love and romance, inventions and discoveries, dancer's life, voyeurism, obsession, stalking, danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: argentina
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The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, crime, mafia, gangster
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: china, asia
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Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, regret, addiction, artist, painting, tragic hero, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, tragic love, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, france
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Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: revolution, rebellion, head of state, politics, state affairs, society, social differences, patriotism, republican era china, communist party, military uniform
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: asia, china
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The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One rainy night in an arms factory near Shanghai, a young female worker accused of stealing a box of bullets from the ruthless Boss Ding (Liu Kai Chi) is violently killed in a game of Russian roulette. Half a month later, a series of inexplicable ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, tense ...
Plot: crime, mystery, danger, partners, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, riddles and clues, who done it, police investigation, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: english countryside, family relations, eccentric family, bookies, butler, palaces castles and temples, master and servant, siblings relations, power relations, castle, dysfunctional family, lord ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: europe
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Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, forbidden love, racism, wartime life, couple relations, life is a bitch, society, forceful separation ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s
Place: holland, europe
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The Sound & the Fury (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: family, downfall, dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, family problems, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family relations, disintegration, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: war, soldier, infantrymen, state affairs, dictatorship, totalitarianism, battles, nazism, russian, military, life changing experience, german ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 20s, 1910s, 30s
Place: europe, usa
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Doctor Vlimmen (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A veterinarian lives together with his sister and her son in a small Flemish village. He has to cope with gossip and distrust from the villagers.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: friendship, false accusation, intrigue, wounded animal, golden years, life is a bitch, friends, legal action, dishonesty, haunted by the past, aging, countryside ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 20s
Place: belgium, antwerp, europe, netherlands
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