Year 1937 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1937 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, kiss, death, father daughter relationship, betrayal, drinking, family relations, flashback and dancing plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
year 1937
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year 1937 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1937: The Flowers of War (2011), Never Look Away (2018), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), Tolkien (2019), The Riddle of the Stinson (1988), Chinatown (1974), Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), Blood & Orchids (1986), The Hindenburg (1975), Stand-ins (1997).

List of year 1937 movies

The Flowers of War (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Style: emotional, serious, based on true events, brutal, touching ...
Plot: atrocity, prostitute, world war two, rape, life is a bitch, student, priest, war crime, war, brothel, courage, forced prostitution ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 30s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
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Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, truth, pregnant woman, childhood memory, portrait painting, pregnant, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, 60s, year 1951, 50s, year 1948 ...
Place: germany, east germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, german democratic republic ...
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, futuristic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, technology gone awry, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, imaginary, computer system, time travel, neo noir, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.8
 30K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, boys' school, class differences, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, teenage boy, soldier, group of friends, treasure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1937, year 1987 ...
Place: oxford university, england
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak, tense, surprise ending
Plot: iraq war, post traumatic stress disorder, american football, soldier, thanksgiving, war veteran, hostile takeover, patriotism, military, mission, flashback, heroism ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 1937, year 2004
Place: texas, dallas texas, usa, iraq
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When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A little girl convinces her attorney father to defend a mute war veteran accused of murdering a store owner.
Plot: war hero, handyman, false accusation, anger, lawyer, mute, con artists, war veteran, court, murder
Time: 1930s, year 1937
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The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ten days after the crash. - Written by Chris Hartcher
Plot: air disaster, rescue, birthday, survival, stretcher, storm, airplane, backwoods, search and rescue, wind, newspaper reporter, bad weather ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
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 8.2
 287K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, investigation, rape, surveillance, corruption, deception, investigator, femme fatale, domestic violence, secret, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, jewish family, semi autobiographical, brooklyn new york city, great depression, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, gambling, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa
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Blood & Orchids (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Hester Murdoch is found naked and nearly beaten to death by four young Hawaiian men on the beach and taken to the hospital. Some of the men didn't want to get involved, fearing they might be blamed, because she was white, but do so anyway. ...
Plot: false accusation, trial, interracial relations
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: hawaii
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The Hindenburg (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. As he races against the clock to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: catastrophe, zeppelin, conspiracy, danger, race against time, airplane, adventure, chaos and mayhem, landing, air disaster, political conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, germany, usa, europe, berlin germany ...
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 5.1
 137
Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, bar, hollywood, alcohol abuse, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, birthday, drug use ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, pre world war two
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 7.2
 30K
Stan & Ollie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, sincere, touching, factual
Plot: comedy duo, friendship, concert tour, comedian, heart attack, male friendship, performer's life, colleague colleague relationship, dispute, family relations, music hall, friendship between men ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 1930s, year 1937 ...
Place: ireland, glasgow scotland, london, england
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 7.1
 942
Scarred Hearts (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During the summer of 1937, Emanuel, a young man in his early twenties, is committed to a sanatorium on the Black Sea coast for treatment of his bone tuberculosis. The treatment consists of painful spine punctures that confine him to a plaster on a ...
Style: melancholic, disturbing, touching, sincere
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, hospital, doctor, sanitarium, tuberculosis, love and romance, masturbation, beach, plaster cast, butt naked ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
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 7.0
 8K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, hitler, anti fascist, plan gone wrong, confession, prisoner, treason, nazi ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love, immortality, romance, love story, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, life & death, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, year 1981, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, saving a life, militia, war violence, freedom, nazism, politics, hiding place, military, propaganda ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1975, year 1939, pre world war two ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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Looney Tunes: Stranger Than Fiction (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Collection of 19 new original Looney Tunes shorts made as webisodes with Daffy, Bugs, Porky, Sylvester, Twitty, Taz, Foghorn and others. Segments include Daffy's show about the supernatural and Duck Dodgers' take on Planet of the Apes.
Style: anthology
Plot: nightmare, pizza, computer, wormhole, gym, witch, ghost, ship, hotel, ufo, vampire, alien abduction ...
Time: year 1937
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A Prominent Patient (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: politician, diplomat, politics, diplomacy, czech history, psychiatrist, nazi germany, european history, life is a bitch, british man, sanitarium, czech german relations ...
Time: year 1937, year 1939, year 1938, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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Don't Cry, Nanking (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking shelter in the Capital during the Japanese invasion. The family ...
Plot: sino japanese war, japanese occupation, japanese occupation of china, chinese history, german, world war two, war crime, massacre, chinese
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china
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 7.0
 23
Voto + Fusil (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The political evolution in Chile seeing from three different times: 1937, 1947 and 1970. A film that shows how a revolution cannot be accomplished by electoral means, and how the wealthy class will always attempt to destroy that revolution, with the ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, communist party, communist, bourgeoisie, assassination, communism, coup d'etat, marxist, history of chile, left wing, revolutionary ...
Time: year 1937, year 1970, year 1947
Place: chile, latin america
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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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 6.7
 26K
Chronos (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: immortality, artifact, vampire, back from the dead, invention, aging, supernatural, addiction, haunted by the past, danger, race against time, fountain of youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, 16th century
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, los angeles, mexico city
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 4.7
 1K
Butterfly (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, father of Kady's baby, ...
Style: sexy, tense, sincere, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: desert, incest, seduction, father daughter incest, murder, social differences, parents and children, teenage life, vengeance, manipulation, betrayal, manipulations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: arizona, nevada, usa
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Before the Rains (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, master and servant, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, interracial romance, village, infidelity, hindu, taboo ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1937
Place: india, europe, asia, england
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The Last Circus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.
Style: dark humor, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: clown, narcissism, circus, graphic violence, circus performer, life is a bitch, performer's life, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, mad, sadism, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1937
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, ship, blackmail, mystery, murder mystery, multiple suspects, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1937, 80s
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, jerusalem, new jersey ...
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 5.8
 12K
Amelia (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, realistic, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, ambition, flying, female pilot, self fulfillment, lifestyle, rise to the top, follow your dream, adventurer, danger, escapades, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, year 1935 ...
Place: usa, hawaii, kansas, ireland, honolulu hawaii ...
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Hindenburg: The Last Flight (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Discover the shocking secret behind one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century in this powerful, exhilarating, world war two thriller. When a chance encounter throws a young engineer into the depths of a deadly plot he begins a race against ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: zeppelin, catastrophe, airplane, danger, landing, conspiracy theory, chaos and mayhem, escapades, swastika, flying, mishap, german abroad ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937
Place: usa, germany, europe, new jersey
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 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1942, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, paris france
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