Year 1946 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1946 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional, melancholic and tense films and TV shows about / with betrayal, flashback, husband wife relationship, friendship, death, murder, flash forward, world war two, danger and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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year 1946 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1946: The Compensation (2001), Shadowplay (2020), The Secrets We Keep (2020), The Shortcut (2009), The End of the Affair (1999), Cry, the Beloved Country (1995), Out in the Open (2019), Red Joan (2018), East/West (1999), Love the Coopers (2015).

List of year 1946 movies

The Compensation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Sri Lankan crime drama
Plot: survival, death of child, colonialism, miner, tragic event, injustice, grave, doctor, digging a grave, confession, husband wife relationship, wilderness ...
Time: year 1946, 20th century
Place: sri lanka
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 6.5
 767
Shadowplay (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Max McLaughlin is an American cop who arrives in Berlin in the summer of 1946 to help create a police force in the chaotic aftermath of the war.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, thought provoking
Plot: police protagonist, murder investigation, world war two, post war germany, demolished city, nazi, love and romance, political intrigue, intrigue, resistance, danger, betrayal ...
Time: year 1946
Place: berlin germany
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The Secrets We Keep (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, rough, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, vengeance, husband wife relationship, revenge, captive, murder, tragic past, moral dilemma, life turned upside down, human relationship, redemption, abduction ...
Time: post world war two, year 1959, year 1946
Place: europe, zurich switzerland, romania, virginia, bucharest ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 3K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, psychopath, youth, amateur detective, chase, danger, deadly, small town life, in the woods, forest, murder, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1946 ...
Place: usa
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The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, infidelity, jealousy, passion, love affair, cheating wife, obsessive love, rain, diary, private detective ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: london, england, europe
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Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A South-African preacher goes to search for his wayward son who has committed a crime in the big city.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, murder, apartheid, priest, politics, self discovery, introspection, city life, courtroom drama, parents and children, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, post world war two, year 1946 ...
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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Out in the Open (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A boy escaped from home, listening, crouched in the depths of his hiding place, the cries of the men who seek him. When the game passes, what remains before him is an infinite and arid plain that he must cross if he wants to get away definitively ...
Plot: bus, pocket watch, water, fire, blood, deception, spanish civil war, murder, child, pit, violence, motorcycle with a sidecar ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: spain
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 6.4
 10K
Red Joan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Style: suspense, intense, suspenseful, factual, realistic ...
Plot: female spy, woman, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, kgb, politics, propaganda, interrogation room, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 2000s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: ussr, soviet union, canada, montreal quebec canada, russia ...
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 7.4
 5K
East/West (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: kgb, love and romance, iron curtain, josef stalin, escape, political unrest, propaganda, emigrant, immigration, gulag, survival, brutality ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two
Place: ussr, russia, france, europe, soviet union ...
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, romantic
Plot: reading a book, female writer, nazi occupation, letter, german occupation, world war two, fiance fiancee relationship, writers, friendship, strong female character, book, love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946, post world war two
Place: london
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Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, family relations, family, parents and children, large family, couples, nothing goes right, couple relations, family gatherings, happiness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1946
Place: usa, pittsburgh, united states
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 6.6
 36K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, true love, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, medical student, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1989, year 1946
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
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 3.9
 37
Red Sky (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam - 1946. Philippe is committed to pacifying an unknown country made of dense forests and spectacular mountains. His ideals collapse when he realizes that he must torture and kill a young vietnamese who is fighting for his independence. He ...
Plot: cat, raft, barefoot, love, night, jungle, nature, female nudity, campfire, wildlife, butterfly, french military ...
Time: year 1946
Place: vietnam
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, gestapo, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
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 7.2
 97K
St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, neighbor, youth, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, drinking alcohol, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, california
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 4.8
 2K
Humongous (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Woman is raped at cocktail party. Years later, her son grows up to be a big hairy murderous monster who stalks a group of teens shipwrecked on his island.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, mutant, murder, revenge, violence, deadly creature, isolation, rescue, danger, youth, gory, monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1946, 1940s, 70s
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 6.8
 353
Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: drink, newsreel footage, bicycle, listening to a radio, telephone call, suitcase, rain, love, beach, dancer, running, umbrella ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947, year 1952, year 1946 ...
Place: mount everest, oxford university, helsinki finland
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The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of an incident in 1946 during the Chinese Civil War, the film involves a communist reconnaissance team soldier Yang Zirong who disguised himself as a bandit to infiltrate a local gang of bandits, eventually helping the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, gang, crimes, adventure, tiger, working undercover, escapades, undercover, infiltration, army, mountain, village ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mummy, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, archaeology, tomb, emperor, pyramid, adventurer, supernatural ability, danger, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, shanghai, england ...
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, escape attempt, atrocity, undisciplined, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1942 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
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 3.1
 3K
Zombie Lake (1981)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, revenge, village, violence, survival, deadly creature, danger, wartime life, lake, german, saving a life ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, year 1946
Place: france, europe, paris france, munich germany, nice france
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspenseful, sincere, talky ...
Plot: courtroom drama, judge, war crime, genocide, jews, world war two, holocaust, jewish, redemption, german, nazism, cold war ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 74K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, female agent, special agents, heroes, undercover, tough girl, hand to hand combat, adventure, save the world, danger, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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 6.5
 3K
Paris 36 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A star is born in a time of both celebration and instability in this historical drama with music from director Christophe Barratier. In the spring of 1936, Paris is in a state of uncertainty; while the rise of the Third Reich in Germany worries ...
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, colourful, serious ...
Plot: showbiz, artists and showbiz, performer's life, against the odds, political unrest, music, hopes, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), working class, male female relationship, oldies ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1935 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, lovers reunited, romance, rise to the top, couples, love and romance, danger, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, post world war two ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
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How to Keep the Red Lamp Burning (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film consists of three novels. The film begins with the fact that the Bernard Blier hero removes a lantern from the entrance to a brothel. The second part is about how the lantern and jewelery were stolen from a young baroness. And in the third ...
Style: anthology, slang
Plot: courtroom, prostitute, ex prostitute, trial, thief, brothel, flashlight, judge, souvenir, pimp, heist gone wrong, brothel madam ...
Time: year 1946, 1940s
Place: paris france, france
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The Black Dahlia (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Israel, Bulgaria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, pornography, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, murder, hollywood, love triangle, danger, mystery, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 388
Lisa (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, uplifting, suspenseful
Plot: holocaust survivor, anti heroes, anti hero, chance, woman in danger, survival, against the odds, holocaust, rescue, heroes, escapades, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1946
Place: israel, holland, palestine, london, amsterdam ...
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Prince of Shadows (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Madrid, 1962. More than twenty years after the civil war has finished, a communist comes back to Spain to kill a traitor.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, neo noir
Plot: hitman, state affairs, deadly, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, haunted by the past, track down, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1962
Place: madrid, spain, europe, warsaw poland
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: couples, rise to the top, destructive relationship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, friendship, mortality ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
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