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, captivating, sexy, visually appealing and talky films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, brutality, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, storytelling, dancing, family relations, kiss and drinking plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1950
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year 1950 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1950: A Man is Dead (2018), The Game of Their Lives (2005), Columbus (2017), The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994), The Battle of Jangsari (2019), The Little Thief (1988), The Last Emperor (1987), Stone of Destiny (2008), Afterimage (2016), 100 Million BC (2008).

List of year 1950 movies

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 ...
Style: thought provoking, exciting, visually appealing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: communism, strike, class struggle, working conditions, working class, french politics, film within a film, worker, war, communist, police violence, labor union ...
Time: year 1950, post world war two
Place: france
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The Game of Their Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, exciting
Plot: sport team, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, rivalry, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, underdog, interracial friendship, friendship, soccer match ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1950
Place: brazil, missouri, usa, rio de janeiro, new york ...
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 7.2
 15K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town, coma, korean american, architecture, library, heart attack, suitcase, breaking and entering, nudity (full frontal - brief), boy ...
Time: year 1954, year 2008, year 1950, 2010s
Place: midwest, indiana
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The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jan Bocquoy narrates the story of his sexual life to age 28, imagining his conception (parents drunk, the encounter lasting ten seconds) and reporting his first orgasm (at the hands of Eddy, in a beach-side caravan, as they watch Laurel and Hardy), ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, womanizer, beach, family relations, writer's life, politics, village life, teenage life, urban, village, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 60s, year 1978, year 1950 ...
Place: brussels, belgium, europe, brussels belgium, tokyo ...
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The Battle of Jangsari (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Korean War, September 1950. In order to fight the enemy forces based in the South of the peninsula, General MacArthur orders the start of the Incheon Landing Operation, deploying diversionary attacks in other locations. Without real military forces ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: korean war, soldier, explosion, shot to death, heroism, operation, combat, courage, tragic event, bravery, battle zone, battles ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1950
Place: korea
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The Little Thief (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel Davenne, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, intellectual
Plot: fetish, coming of age, friendship, runaway, theft, world war two, romance, youth, pregnancy, innocence lost, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1950 ...
Place: paris france, normandy, france
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, non-linear, realistic, serious ...
Plot: emperor, communism, suicide attempt, world war two, arranged marriage, childhood, breast feeding, teacher, arson, empress, confession, interrogation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
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Stone of Destiny (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tells of the daring heist of The Stone of Destiny in the 1950s by a charming group of idealistic Scottish undergraduates, whose action rekindled Scottish nationalistic pride.
Style: semi serious, touching, exciting, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, nationalism, politics, folk hero, crimes, crime, rebelliousness, against the odds, human spirit, cons and scams, perfect crime, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1950, year 1951, 20th century, 1950s
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, glasgow scotland
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 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, sentimental, ambiguous ending, captivating ...
Plot: art, painting, artist, legal system, censorship, father daughter relationship, loss of mother, professor, one legged man, sculpture, teacher student relationship, communism ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1948, 50s, year 1952 ...
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: tyrannosaurus rex, time travel, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, heroes, adventure, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, rescue mission ...
Time: 21st century, prehistory, contemporary, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.5
 78K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, 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, movie business, mccarthyism, communist, justice, politics, parent child relationship, political persecution, jail, release from prison, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1957 ...
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, captivating, humorous, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, prison, pursuit, chase, lie, widow, investigation, evidence, old man ...
Time: 80s, year 1950, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: texas, usa, san francisco, milwaukee wisconsin, oklahoma ...
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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, cold war, family relations, friendship, family, love and romance, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, on the run, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, usa, austria ...
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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, humorous, light, feel good
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, lover, lovers, aging, latin, wealth, seduction, promise, money, marriage, dating, apology ...
Time: year 1950
Place: acapulco mexico
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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, heir heiress, opponent, instructor, kung fu, fist fighting, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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 6.2
 215
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, counter intelligence, commander, military uniform, guilt, korean war, trial, lawyer, traitor, court martial, defector, spy ...
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: pet dog, storytelling, lost, river, nature, brother sister relationship, fear, farm, blood, pig, aunt nephew relationship, singing ...
Time: year 1950
Place: australia, tasmania
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 5.5
 15
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, formula 1, hacker, artificial intelligence, moon, boy with glasses, computer, chevrolet, world war one, mercedes, chrysler, teenager ...
Time: year 1914, year 1950, 1930s, 1920s, 1880s ...
Place: europe, italy
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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 ...
Style: retro
Plot: knife in the head, vampire, psycho, gangster, murder, walker, zombie, virus, death, hollywood, gangsters
Time: year 1950, year 1960
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.
Style: parody
Plot: butcher, murder, serial killer, killer, meat hook
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, little girl, soldier, school, child custody, reunion, military base, rescue, earthquake, intercom ...
Time: year 2010, year 1950
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 6.1
 40K
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, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, hitchhiker, post war, marijuana, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, leaving home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, 1950s ...
Place: usa, colorado, san francisco, arizona, north carolina ...
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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: captivating, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: leadership, murder, paranoia, josef stalin, stroke, child molester, power relations, kgb, totalitarianism, deadly, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s ...
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
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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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, world war two, pow, survival, captivity, getting home, confined, fugitives, human spirit, wehrmacht, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1951 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, tehran iran, siberia ...
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 6.8
 22K
Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, afterlife, mystery, psychic power, mansion, supernatural, supernatural ability, curse, murder, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, year 1950, year 1915, year 1914, 1990s ...
Place: seattle washington, africa, seattle
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 7.7
 140K
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, guilt, music, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, san francisco, madrid, seattle ...
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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, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, lifestyle, self destructing, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
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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, rough ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, blow job, crime, hacker, journalist, uncover truth, unlikely relationship, peril, amateur detective, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, 2000s, year 1964 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, australia, eastern europe ...
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Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: religions or cults, social relations, church, suburban life, suburbs, clergy, society, catholic church, priest, catholic, british, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: london, england
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 7.2
 159K
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, belief, religious cult, cult leader, psychiatry, guru, teaching the ways of the world, wisdom of life, leader, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, post world war two, future ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, phoenix arizona, pennsylvania, alabama ...
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