Year 1950 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1950 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, enigmatic, captivating and sexy films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, crying, storytelling, brutality, death, drinking, photograph and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Biography and War genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1950: Afterimage (2016), 100 Million BC (2008), Trumbo (2015), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), An American Rhapsody (2001), A Man is Dead (2018), How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), The Grandmaster (2013), Sergeant Ryker (1968), Devil's Hill (1988).

List of year 1950 movies

 7.0
 3K
Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde, twist ending, exciting, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: art, painting, artist, legal system, censorship, life, father daughter relationship, sculpture, teacher student relationship, one legged man, loss of mother, professor ...
Time: year 1948, year 1950, 1950s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: poland
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100 Million BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: time travel, tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, adventure, heroes, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, rescue mission ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, 40s, contemporary, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.5
 75K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, mccarthyism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1950 ...
Place: usa
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, bank, smiling, fbi, bank robbery, false name, police detective, love, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1950, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: texas, missouri, dallas texas, california, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: immigrants, family relations, cold war, friendship, family, love and romance, self discovery, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, on the run, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1956 ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, poland, budapest ...
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A Man is Dead (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Brest, 1950. The war ended five years ago and nothing remains of the city. Massive bombings and intense fighting lasting more than a month turned the city, its docks, its arsenal, into ashes. Thousands of workers will build it up again, brick by ...
Plot: communist, communism, war, worker, film within a film, police violence, french politics, working class, post world war two, working conditions, funeral, labor union ...
Time: year 1950
Place: france
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How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, lover, lovers, aging, latin, wealth, promise, seduction, marriage, money, chase, trust ...
Time: year 1950
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The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, contests and competitions, rivalry, opponent, instructor, heir heiress, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, starvation ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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 6.3
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Sergeant Ryker (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial.
Plot: chinese army, commander, counter intelligence, u.s. army, traitor, spy, guilt, secret mission, court martial, lawyer, trial, communist ...
Time: year 1950
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 6.3
 35
Devil's Hill (1988)
Genre: Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Tasmania, a boy is sent to stay with cousins while his mother is ill and discovers a wilderness adventure.
Plot: father daughter relationship, fear, gunshot, father son relationship, search, lost, cattle, pet dog, australian, forest, brother sister relationship, fireplace ...
Time: year 1950
Place: australia
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Stand up, Virgin Soldiers (1977)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Some British soldiers in Singapore are more concerned with finding sex than finding Communists.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: barracks, sexual frustration, british army, explosion, talking to god, army life, prostitute, young soldier, fight, jungle, broken finger, drunkenness ...
Time: 50s, year 1950, 1950s
Place: singapore
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 5.2
 14
Top Kids (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fun journey through the history of the automobile, this film is about a group of future computer hackers that wire an arcade game to work as a time machine. Among appearances in the movie are Henry Ford, Mercedes Benz, and modern race car driver ...
Plot: time travel, hacker, group of friends, computer, artificial intelligence, boy with glasses, rock music, salesman, mercedes, world war one, chevrolet, driver ...
Time: year 1914, 80s, year 1950, year 1971, 1920s ...
Place: italy, europe
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Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957, insurance investigator George Lazarus is tasked with interviewing twelve employees of the Deadly Sin Cigarette Company when his firm receives a suspicious insurance claim. He learns that all twelve had been let go after contracting ...
Plot: virus, vampire, gangster, zombie, death, murder, walker, knife in the head, psycho, retro, hollywood, gangsters
Time: year 1960, year 1950
Place: new york
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Ed Gein: The Musical (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A glimpse inside the mind of one of America's most notorious murderers set to a unique musical score.
Plot: parody, butcher, serial killer, killer, meat hook, murder
Time: year 1950
Place: wisconsin
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Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks ...
Style: touching, disturbing, factual, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: korean war, orphan, turk, soldier, little girl, school, child custody, reunion, military base, rescue, earthquake, intercom ...
Time: year 2010, year 1950
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 2.5
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Inchon (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur.
Plot: invasion, communist, army general, soldier, military, soviet, un, cold war, controversy, massacre, dictatorship, stalinism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 80s, year 1950
Place: south korea, korea, asia, north korea, usa
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 6.1
 39K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, escapades, society, americana, introspection, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1950, 1950s ...
Place: usa, mexico, mexico city, arizona, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, london, central europe ...
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 7.1
 2K
Stalin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: child molester, murder, leadership, paranoia, josef stalin, stroke, head of state, life is a bitch, politics, megalomaniac, dictatorship, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, survival, world war two, captivity, confined, getting home, fugitives, danger, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, siberia, tehran iran ...
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 6.8
 21K
Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
Story: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, psychic power, afterlife, paranormal investigation, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, research, paranormal phenomena, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1991, year 1950 ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, africa
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 7.7
 136K
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, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 27K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, artist, painting, alcohol abuse, art, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, crime, hacker, journalist, uncover truth, peril, unlikely relationship, amateur detective, suspicion, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1950, year 1966, 2000s ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, australia ...
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Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: society, clergy, social relations, religions or cults, church, suburbs, suburban life, catholic church, priest, irish, british, religion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: england, london
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 7.2
 150K
The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, art house, psychological ...
Plot: right hand man, drifter, alcoholic, guru, cult, nudity (full frontal - brief), introspection, psychiatry, mentor, brainwashing, addiction, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1950, future
Place: usa, new york, england, alabama, pennsylvania ...
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