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, touching, captivating, dramatic and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, storytelling, father son relationship, kiss, family relations, brutality, flashback, cigarette and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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year 1950 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1950: A Man is Dead (2018), Ed Gein: The Musical (2010), The Ladies' Paradise (2015), The Last Emperor (1987), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), On the Road (2012), Devotion (2022), The Front Line (2011), Water Gate Bridge (2022), The Devil All the Time (2020).

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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: communism, class struggle, working conditions, strike, worker, french politics, working class, war, superhero, communist, filmmaker, police violence ...
Time: year 1950, post world war two
Place: france
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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, psychotronic, bleak, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, killer, butcher, violence, serial murder, society, fear, threat, small town, killing spree, who done it ...
Time: year 1950
Place: wisconsin
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The Ladies' Paradise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Teresa Iorio, a young woman who leaves her rural Sicilian hometown for Milan to find work--and much more--at a newly opened department store: The Ladies' Paradise.
Style: touching, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: italian woman, department store, love and romance, romantic relationship, new job, initially antagonists, luxury, love hate relationship, bankruptcy, romantic triangle, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: year 1950
Place: italy, milan italy
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Italy, UK, 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, political, breathtaking, visually appealing, emotional ...
Plot: childhood, world war two, chinese history, royalty, revolution, prison, drug addiction, emperor, interrogation, empress, politics, eunuch ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s, 50s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, japan
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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, exciting, tense, humorous ...
Plot: heist, prison, criminal, investigation, chase, widow, evidence, old man, lie, secret, police detective, bank robber ...
Time: year 1979, 80s, year 1956, year 1960, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, texas, missouri, oklahoma, montana ...
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On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, 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, inspirational, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, writers, drugs, on the road, infidelity, adaptation, friendship, sex scene, marijuana, youth, hitchhiker, nude ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1949 ...
Place: nebraska, usa, alabama, virginia, mexico city ...
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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: world war two, survival, human spirit, gulag, pow, confined, getting home, captivity, wehrmacht, jail, fugitives, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1937, year 1947, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, germany, siberia, baltics, tehran iran ...
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Devotion (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy's most celebrated wingmen.
Style: buddy movie
Plot: racism, military, new year, winter, mission, aviation, camaraderie, medal of honor, fighter, airplane shot down, officer, world war ...
Time: year 1951, year 1950, 50s
Place: france, north korea, rhode island, french riviera
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The Front Line (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1951 ceasefire is declared, but two remaining armies fought their final battle on the front line Towards the end of the Korean War, a South Korean battalion is fiercely battling over a hill on the front line border against the North in order to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: war, chinese army, battles, military, soldier, korean army, military life, infantrymen, korean war, friendship, wartime life, army investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950, year 1953
Place: north korea, south korea, korea, asia
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Water Gate Bridge (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the follow-up to "The Battle At Lake Changjin", brothers Wu Qianli and Wu Wanli undertake a new task for the People's Volunteer Army, defending a bridge part of the American troops' escape route from the advancing Chinese.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: korean war, communist propaganda, communist, battles, fight, suspense, historical event, war, wartime, military, japanese soldier, heroes ...
Time: 50s, year 1950
Place: china, north korea
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The Devil All the Time (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1960s after World War II in Southern Ohio, bizarre, compelling and mentally disturbed people suffer from the war's psychological damages.
Style: neo noir, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, post war, suspense, small town, stepbrother stepsister relationship, sheriff, masturbation, psycho, reverend, suicide, world war two ...
Time: year 1957, 1940s, 50s, 60s, year 1950 ...
Place: west virginia, ohio
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: disturbing, political, gloomy, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, radiation sickness, survival, nuclear war, atomic bomb, time travel, female protagonist, health, doctor, flashback, unmarried woman, suitor ...
Time: year 1945, year 1950
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, japan
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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: captivating, touching, sincere, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: father son relationship, architecture, mother daughter relationship, coma, korean american, relationships, small town, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, family problems, social problems ...
Time: year 1950, year 1954, 2010s, year 2008
Place: indiana, midwest
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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: erotic, biting, sexy, sexual, cynical ...
Plot: sexual initiation, writer's life, politics, suspense, writers, bullying, hospital, male nudity, nude, mentor, parallel universe, firefly ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: belgium, japan, tokyo, brussels, europe
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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, tense, rough, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: korean war, military, soldier, combat, operation, heroism, bravery, loss, courage, battle zone, army, heroic mission ...
Time: 50s, 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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, intellectual ...
Plot: escape, teenage girl, beach, passion, uncle niece relationship, kleptomania, teen angst, maid, coming of age, age difference, world war two, fetish ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, 50s, post world war two
Place: normandy, paris france, france
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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, exciting, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: nationalism, folk hero, rebelliousness, politics, against the odds, human spirit, state affairs, rebellion, cons and scams, heist, conspiracy, art theft ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1950
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, glasgow scotland
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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, captivating, ambiguous ending, exciting ...
Plot: art, artist, communism, painting, legal system, father daughter relationship, professor, one legged man, teacher student relationship, loss of mother, life, painter ...
Time: 50s, year 1948, year 1950, year 1952, 1940s
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, natural horror, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, experiment gone awry, heroes, chaos and mayhem, fish out of water, creature feature, lost world, expedition, rescue mission, time portal ...
Time: future, prehistory, 1940s, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: factual, talky, touching, inspirational, intense ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, communist, politics, gossip, gossip columnist, cancer, movie business, film industry, mccarthyism, freedom, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: justice, family relations, cold war, police investigation, family bonds, adolescence, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, human nature, on the run, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1965, year 1958 ...
Place: hungary, california, tokyo, europe, poland ...
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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: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, ridiculous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, aging, lovers, wealth, seduction, promise, money, marriage, dating, chase, party, trust ...
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, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, wing chun, fight, vengeance, heroes, instructor, opponent, contests and competitions, rivalry, heir ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1936 ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia
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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, little boy, little girl, fear, australian, father son relationship, horse riding, fog, countryside, pig, river, lost ...
Time: year 1950
Place: tasmania, australia
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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, psychological, serious, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, mansion, afterlife, paranormal phenomena, precognition, supernatural ability, psychic, psychic power, zombie, murder ...
Time: 20th century, year 1991, 1910s, 90s, year 1950 ...
Place: seattle, africa
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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: touching, sincere, inspirational, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, musician, african american, addiction, music, musician's life, blindness, pianist, heroin, blind character, disability, drugs ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, california, georgia, usa, los angeles ...
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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: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Plot: artist, painter, art, painting, addiction, alcohol abuse, genius, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, lifestyle, self destructing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1950, year 1949 ...
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, intense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: hacker, investigation, rape, twists and turns, strong female lead, journalist, sexual abuse, age difference, violence against women, missing person, lesbian, serial killer ...
Time: year 1965, year 2002, year 1958, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, europe, 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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: catholic church, religions or cults, social relations, church, society, clergy, suburbs, suburban life, housekeeper, priest, catholic, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: england, london
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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: art house, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cult, right hand man, psychiatry, religion, religions or cults, mentor, brainwashing, society, drifter, mentor protege relationship, male orgasm, belief ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1950, future ...
Place: usa, california, san francisco, alabama, england ...
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