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, suspenseful, stylized and humorous films and TV shows about / with rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, couples, murder, love and romance, mentor, storytelling, couple relations and society plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
20s
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20s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 20s: J. Edgar (2011), Head in the Clouds (2004), The Elusive Revengers (1967), Houdini (2014), Sweet Land (2005), Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012), Porco Rosso (1992), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Cat's Meow (2001).

List of 20s movies

 6.5
 120K
J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, 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, serious, bleak, factual ...
Plot: fbi, corruption, surveillance, communism, politician, notoriety, gays and lesbians, state affairs, crimes, president, homosexual, fighting crime ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 60s, 70s ...
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: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, love and romance, war, fall in love, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
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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, serious, realistic, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, vengeance, obsessive quest, heroic mission, righting the wronged, vigilantism, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, civil war, horse chase, russian civil war ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia
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 7.4
 11K
Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: seance, magic, rise to the top, undercover, ambition, performer's life, espionage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, wizards and magicians, stage magician, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1890s, 1910s
Place: usa, new york, budapest, new jersey, washington d.c. ...
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 7.1
 4K
Sweet Land (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Style: touching, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, couple relations, society, social issues, prejudice, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: minnesota, usa, germany, europe
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, captivating, clever, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, murder, crimes, aristocracy, private investigator, heroine, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia
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 7.7
 73K
Porco Rosso (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You're introduced to an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, pilot, heroes, romance, escapades, adventurer, transformation, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, europe, croatia, japan, tokyo
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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, small town, friendship, small town life, lesbian, feminism, midlife crisis, generation gap, aging, couple relations, nursing, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, louisiana, united states
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, smuggling, businessman, corruption, politician, crime boss, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york, chicago illinois
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, party, gossip, mistress, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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 5.7
 3K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gangsters, police investigation, jail, gunfight, crimes, tough heroes, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, murder, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, 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: fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, godparent, heroes, escapades, save the day, danger, youth, imaginary ...
Time: 1920s, 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: mafia, organized crime, smuggling, gangsters, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crimes, crime, tough cop, police investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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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, clever ...
Plot: treasure, con artists, partners, crimes, treasure hunt, soviet, jewelry, furniture, adventure, escapades, cons and scams, improv ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
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Bandits Can't Rule the World (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The series tells the life of Hizir Cakirbeyli. It has entered the realm of the mafia at a young age.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, drug dealing, greed, violence, murder, betrayal, police investigation ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 2K
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, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, death, violence, chase, storytelling, murder, red army, lenin, communism, military uniform ...
Time: 40s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: ussr
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 7.8
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Gabriela (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Story: Naïve and provocative Gabriela is a raggedy migrant worker who arrives in town to mesmerize all with her playful and simple, yet raw sensuality. Set in 1925, the story unravels in Ilhéus, a quiet northeastern coastal city thriving with cocoa crops ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, society, social differences, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, fall in love, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: latin america, brazil
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 7.3
 920
Gosick (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: gothic, humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, folklore, occult, amateur detective, romance, urban legend, mystery, city life, school life, investigation, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: europe
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 6.6
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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: suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, starting over, criminal heroes, fugitives, on the run, confined, prison life, society, couple relations, destiny, couples, chases and races ...
Time: 1920s, 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: captivating, humorous, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, nightlife, love affair, contests and competitions, ambition, nightclub, prostitute, beauty pageant, intrigue, danger, society, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china
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 8.0
 10K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, lovers reunited, family relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, young lovers, supernatural romance, destiny, karma, clock tower
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 80s ...
Place: india, asia
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King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Duration: 92 min.
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: against the odds, leadership, head of state, ruler, rebellion, battles, conquering, dishonesty, rebelliousness, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
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: twists and turns, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: magician, rivalry, revolution, politics, rescue, crimes, pretense, state affairs, couple relations, gang, dishonesty, make believe ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china
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 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
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: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, friendship, song, painter, healing, girl, single mother, fantasizing, mute child, house arrest, cause and meaning ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
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Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, 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, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: gang, mind game, dishonesty, adventure, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, mayor, cons and scams, strong violent content, satire, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, asia
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 7.7
 39K
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, funny ...
Plot: therapy, artists and showbiz, switching roles, satire, celebrity culture, great depression, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, new york, germany, 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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, fighting the system, political unrest, law enforcement, dishonesty, police detective, police investigation, political intrigue, political conspiracy, dictatorship, conspiracy ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 50s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
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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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: jealousy, love, true love, dancer's life, love and romance, investigation, hotel, graphic violence, dishonesty, couples, stalking, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, mafia, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, love triangle, graphic violence, gang, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
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 7.4
 11K
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: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, painting, tragic love, tragic hero, addiction, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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