Year 1952 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1952 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sentimental and sincere films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, death, rain, family relations, drinking alcohol, hospital, father son relationship, flashback, storytelling and song plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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year 1952 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1952: Against the Law (2017), Being the Ricardos (2021), DAU. Natasha (2020), The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021), Evita (1996), The Song of Names (2019), In Spring Breeze (2019), Chaplin (1992), The Quiet American (2002), Cold War (2018).

List of year 1952 movies

Against the Law (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a thoughtful and private gay journalist whose affair with a handsome serviceman he met in Piccadilly – during the time homosexuality was a crime – turned Queen's evidence against him in one of ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, male homosexuality, gay, prison, court, gay interest, gay slur, legal, love and romance, gay couple, homosexuality, couples ...
Time: year 1952, 50s
Place: europe
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Being the Ricardos (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.
Plot: marriage, showbiz, interracial marriage, hollywood, dancer, drummer, marital infidelity, infidelity, television studio, actress, confrontation, sex ...
Time: 50s, year 1960, year 1952
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 6.4
 1K
DAU. Natasha (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, UK, Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Natasha runs the canteen at a secret 1950s Soviet research institute. This is the beating heart of the DAU universe, everyone drops in here: the institute's employees, scientists and visiting foreign guests. Natasha's world is a small one, ...
Style: tense, captivating, neo noir
Plot: explicit sex, secret agents, kgb, scientist, sexual humiliation, sexual torture, interrogation, erection, sexually frustrated woman, spy, relationship problems, espionage ...
Time: 50s, year 1952
Place: ussr
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The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and a theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance, and prosperity.
Style: christmas special
Plot: rise and fall, televangelist, religion, feces, cat, crucifix, marital infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, reporter, father daughter relationship, sleeping pill, newborn baby ...
Time: year 1994, 80s, year 1960, year 1980, year 1975 ...
Place: minnesota, palm springs california, minneapolis minnesota
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 6.3
 36K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, ambition, hopes, cinderella story, charity, love and romance, state affairs, rise to the top, leadership, folk hero, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy, spain ...
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The Song of Names (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, War
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Style: captivating, rough, suspenseful, touching, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violinist, polish, holocaust, bbc, musician, family relations, world war two, child prodigy, violin, rabbi, investigation, disappearance ...
Time: year 1943, year 1952, 80s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, england, israel, poland, london ...
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In Spring Breeze (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The film is about the language movement during 1952 in East Pakistan.
Plot: freedom, revolt, oppression, student protest
Time: year 1952
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 7.5
 57K
Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, factual ...
Plot: rising to stardom, actor's life, exile, hollywood, childhood, filmmaker, artists and showbiz, success, ambition, lifestyle, mccarthyism, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 90s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: london, england, california, switzerland
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The Quiet American (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Vietnam, Australia, France, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam, a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a British journalist. As war is waged ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, talky, intense ...
Plot: love triangle, cia, politics, journalism, communism, older man younger woman relationship, war, crimes, state affairs, dishonesty, war crime, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: vietnam, asia, indochina, saigon, southeast asia ...
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 7.5
 56K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: romantic, sad, melancholic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, jazz, defector, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, audition, suicide, prison, love story ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1951, 1940s, year 1954 ...
Place: paris france, former yugoslavia, east berlin, poland, german democratic republic ...
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 7.4
 26
Red Scarf (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: South Korean Air Force pilots engage in perilous missions against Communist North Koreans during the Korean War.
Plot: communism, anti communism, air force, rescue, korean war, mountain, camaraderie, war widow, fighter pilot, patriotism, helicopter, war ...
Time: 50s, year 1952
Place: north korea, south korea, korea
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Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, on the run, escape, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, friendship between men, jail, sheriff ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
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The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, gender, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, self discovery, injustice, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, mental institution, death, ghost, witch, insanity, nightmare, evil, evil force, nun, coven ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2013 ...
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, massachusetts, north carolina ...
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 7.6
 5K
The Thief (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: soldier, betrayal, family relations, crimes, parents and children, cons and scams, russian, death, single parent, dishonesty, love, prison ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 1940s, year 1952 ...
Place: russia, black sea, siberia, new jersey
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: gulag, adventure, pow, captivity, world war two, getting home, survival, confined, human spirit, wehrmacht, fugitives, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: ussr, siberia, poland, russia, alaska ...
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 8.2
 1.3M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, mental illness, psychology, island, uncover truth, hallucination, psychiatrist, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 146K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, african american, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, artists and showbiz, guilt, music ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, georgia, paris france, florida, tokyo ...
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, a young machinist named Maurice Richard distinguished himself as a ice hockey player of preternatural talent. Although that was enough to get him into the Montreal Canadiens, his frequent injuries cost him the confidence of his ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: ice hockey, rivalry, discrimination, factory, sport, athlete's life, protest, working class, human spirit, contests and competitions, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s, year 1955 ...
Place: quebec, boston, new york, montreal, toronto ontario canada
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 3K
Lilies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what really happened in 1912. We meet him as a young man, ...
Style: emotional, serious, enigmatic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: bishop, homosexuality, prison, gender, vengeance, homoeroticism, teachers and students, haunted by the past, romance, love triangle, tragedy, society ...
Time: year 1952, 50s
Place: france
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The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, jealousy, self discovery, american dream, older woman younger man relationship, high school prom, christmas, youth, innocence lost ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 70s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
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If These Walls Could Talk (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: abortion, moral dilemma, pregnancy, multiple storylines, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, nurse, women's rights, couples, society, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996 ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 8K
I Am David (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Anne Holm's acclaimed young adult novel North to Freedom, I Am David chronicles the struggles of a 12-year-old boy (Ben Tibber) who manages to flee a Communist concentration camp on his own -- through sheer will and determination. All ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: rescue, survival, hopes, human spirit, self discovery, friendship, escape, family relations, artist, stowaway, politics, friends ...
Time: contemporary, post world war two, year 1952, year 1951, 50s
Place: denmark, italy, switzerland, bulgaria, europe ...
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Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
Plot: fame, president, designer, martial law, pain, mortality, latina, maid, colonel, mistress, lightning, fashion ...
Time: year 1951, 50s, year 1952, year 1945
Place: latin america, south america
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The Confessional (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel (16), unmarried and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the confessional. In the present year of 1989, Pierre Lamontagne ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, mystery, society, clergy, family relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, teenage life, siblings relations, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, 80s, year 1989
Place: canada
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The Dominici Affair (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1952, a family of British tourists is found by the roadside in Haute Provence, brutally murdered. In the ensuing, very public, investigation a local landowner, 75 year old Gaston Dominici, is arrested for the murders, having been denounced ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, sincere, factual
Plot: murder, police detective, false witness, murder witness, family life, family in crisis, crime and punishment, family problems, family relations, injustice, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1952, post world war two
Place: france, south of france
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 7.6
 99K
Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Plot: journalist, nun, adoption, golden years, forgiveness, secret, loss of son, religious intolerance, convent, self discovery, church, hidden truth ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: ireland, washington d.c., england, usa, oxford university
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 560
Thurgood (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This one-man play stars Laurence Fishburne in his Tony-nominated performance as Thurgood Marshall, the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and Supreme Court Justice.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, one man show
Plot: legal, idealism, society, power relations, stubbornness, court martial, ku klux klan, death sentence, cancer, segregation, korean war, miscarriage ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1952, year 1954
Place: baltimore, usa, nashville tennessee
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The Scapegoat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: lookalikes, hidden identity, switching roles, family problems, scapegoat, dishonesty, dark humor, disorder, family relations, coincidence, cons and scams, estate ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: england, europe
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 5.8
 830
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: country music, friendship, redemption, rise and fall, ambition, starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, downfall, lifestyle, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 2010, year 1952
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, virginia, alabama
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