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The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1937 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, stylized, sincere, suspenseful and melancholic films and TV shows about / with death, husband wife relationship, kiss, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, photograph, murder, hospital, singer and rain plots mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres shot in USA, Germany, China and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1937: Shanghai Surprise (1986), The Children of Huang Shi (2008), Open Doors (1990), Scarred Hearts (2016), Uncertain Glory (2017), 13 Minutes (2015), The Age of Adaline (2015), Guernica (2016), There Be Dragons (2011), The Grandmaster (2013).
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Nanking
Biography, History, War
USA
90 min.
 7.8
City of Life and Death
Drama, History, War
China, Hong Kong
132 min.
 7.7
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Uncertain Glory
Drama
Spain
115 min.
 6.4
Scarred Hearts
Biography, Drama
Romania, Germany, Belgium, France
141 min.
 7.0

List of year 1937 movies

Shanghai Surprise
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs. But they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, awful ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, unlikely partners, drug dealing, cons and scams, family, escapades, romance, gangsters, fantasy world, partners, first contact ...
Time: 80s, year 1937
Place: china, asia, argentina, shanghai, shanghai china
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The Children of Huang Shi
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, China, Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: orphan, survival, desert, self discovery, danger, escapades, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, journalism, rescue, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: asia, china
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 7.3
 663
Open Doors
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: crime, dedicated lawyer, strong sexual content, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, legal action, legal investigation, death row, false accusation, murder, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
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 7.0
 718
Scarred Hearts
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 ...
Plot: summer, sadness, hospital, female nudity, pubic hair, doctor, nurse, male nudity, male objectification, barefoot male, topless woman, sex scene ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: black sea
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Uncertain Glory
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Front of Aragon, 1937. Lluís (Marcel Borràs), a young republican officer destined for a temporarily dormant position, meets an enigmatic widow of whom she falls in love, Carlana (Núria Prims), who manages to fool him to falsify a Document that ...
Plot: taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, setting a fire, european history, spanish civil war, naked in public, male masturbation, soldier, politics, undressing, friendship, bare breasts ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
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 7.0
 7K
13 Minutes
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, national socialism
Plot: assassination attempt, deadly, state affairs, bomb, assassin, nazi germany, nazi flag, hitler, timebomb, arrest, jail cell, film projector ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, pre world war two, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, berlin germany, switzerland
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The Age of Adaline
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: sentimental, romantic, dramatic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, aging, life & death, romance, loneliness, love and romance, love, life philosophy, destiny, miraculous event, love story, immortal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, year 1981, year 1954
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon
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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA, Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
Style: national socialism
Plot: family, chess, birthday present, piano, nazi, brother sister relationship, water fountain, nazi flag, swastika, nun, selfishness, crying woman ...
Time: year 1937, year 1965, year 1938
Place: austria, america
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica
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: based on true events
Plot: journalist, civil war, war, pin, forced confession, kissing in the rain, 360 degree well shot, shot to death, corpse, beating, torture, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, year 1975, year 1937, year 1939, pre world war two
Place: spain, basque country
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Looney Tunes: Stranger Than Fiction
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.
Plot: gym, alien, hotel, pizza, vampire, ship, bigfoot, planet, computer, zombie, pizza delivery, muscleman ...
Time: year 1937
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There Be Dragons
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: redemption, soldier, priest, dying father, love, saint, self discovery, unfulfilled love, betrayal, journalist, jealousy, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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The Grandmaster
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: stylized, epic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, master warrior, revenge, fight scenes, brutality, drinking, heroes, mentor, contests and competitions, storytelling ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan, tokyo
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A Prominent Patient
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 ...
Plot: diplomacy, diplomat, politician, minister, hospital, politics, czech history, czech abroad, president, european history
Time: 1930s, year 1939, year 1938, year 1937
Place: prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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Don't Cry, Nanking
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: massacre, chinese, world war two, war crime, german, sino japanese war, japanese occupation
Time: year 1937, year 1938, 1930s
Place: china
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 6.8
 16
Voto + Fusil
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, history of chile, left wing, assassination, coup d'etat, communist party, presidential election, communism, communist, marxist, bourgeoisie
Time: year 1970, year 1937, year 1947
Place: chile, latin america
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 7.8
 3K
Nanking
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of Chinese. In the midst of this horror, a small group of Western expatriates banded ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough
Plot: rescue, soldier, survival, sexual abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, fascism, daring rescue, rape, against humanity, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1938, year 1937
Place: asia, china, japan, shanghai china
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The Devil's Mistress
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.
Plot: actress, social climber, workplace romance, crying male, released from prison, female chauvinism, female chauvinist, international relations, cabriolet, czech history, heavy smoker, clothed male naked female ...
Time: year 1945, year 1938, year 1946, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: germany, austria, berlin germany, switzerland, central europe ...
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me
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, sincere, epic, realistic, rough ...
Plot: fugitives, survival, war, soldier, getting home, adventure, walking, human spirit, wartime life, wehrmacht, danger, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, year 1937, year 1944 ...
Place: russia, ussr, siberia, alaska, soviet union ...
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Pineapple Express
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, friendship, drugs, stupidity, drinking, violence, chase, murder, drugs/alcohol, weed, buddies, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
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City of Life and Death
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, or the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, epic, emotional ...
Plot: anti war, massacre, war, against humanity, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, political corruption, military, political unrest, mass murder, japanese army, sino japanese war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1938, year 1937, 1930s
Place: asia, china, shanghai china
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Me and Orson Welles
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 114 min.
Story: New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.
Style: stylized, serious, sincere, earnest, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, theater, radio, high school, actor's life, period piece, drinking, school, mentor, boss and employee, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sport, factory, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, hockey player, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: quebec, toronto ontario canada, montreal
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City of War: The Story of John Rabe
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, China, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: rescue, war, survival, wartime life, against humanity, danger, life is a bitch, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem, genocide, heroic mission, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1938, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan
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The Flowers of War
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, realistic, bleak, serious, brutal ...
Plot: war, prostitution, sacrifice, brutality, survival, prostitute, chase, death, atrocity, rape, wartime, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan, germany
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 6.7
 23K
Chronos
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: atmospheric, gothic, stylized, scary, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, zombie, addiction, blood, drinking, death, fountain of youth, goth, stylish, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1937, 16th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa, mexico city
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 4.6
 1K
Butterfly
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: sincere, serious, realistic, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: parents and children, estrangement, romance, desert, babies and infants, betrayal, manipulations, seduction, vengeance, social differences, murder, teenage life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: arizona, nevada, usa
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Before the Rains
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, infidelity, village, love affair, social differences, love and romance, extramarital affair, society, couples, master and servant, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: india, asia, england, europe
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The Last Circus
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, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, circus, love triangle, political unrest, artists and showbiz, deadly, rivalry, clown, mad, circus performer, revenge, dancer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1937
Place: europe, spain
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Appointment with Death
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, murder mystery, private detective, lawyer, dysfunctional family, crime, police investigation, adaptation, secrets, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: israel, holy land, middle east, new jersey
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 5.8
 11K
Amelia
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, stylized, epic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: airplane, obsession, adventurer, aviation, follow your dream, rise to the top, mentor, writers, life, feminism, ambition, dreams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, year 1937
Place: usa, pacific ocean, cleveland ohio, wales, hawaii ...
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6.6
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japanese flag
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japanese soldier
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shanghai china
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6.1
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6.6
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air raid siren
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Hope and Glory 1987
7.4
Pearl Harbor 2001
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1.5
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7.8
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7.7
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pre war
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In the Realm of the Senses 1976
6.6
Good 2008
6.2
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6.6
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6.6
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year 1952
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7.2
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5.8
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7.2
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7.7
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7.6
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