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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sincere and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, death, world war two, father daughter relationship, kiss, chase, blood, flashback and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
year 1937
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year 1937 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1937: Chinatown (1974), Shanghai Surprise (1986), Battle of Changsha (2014), Love Strange Love (1982), Rookie Agent Rouge (2016), The Flowers of War (2011), Never Look Away (2018), The Children of Huang Shi (2008), 13 Minutes (2015), Appointment with Death (1988).

List of year 1937 movies

 8.2
 323K
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: neo noir, twists and turns, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, corruption, rape, domestic violence, police, incest, murder, surveillance, crimes, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, america ...
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Shanghai Surprise (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, road movie, melancholic, romantic, semi serious ...
Plot: american abroad, adventure, opium, unlikely friendships, happy ending, drug dealing, partners, unlikely partners, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, adventurer ...
Time: year 1937, 80s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, argentina, asia
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Battle of Changsha (2014)
Genre: History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: In 1938 October, the Japanese captured Wuhan Changsha, on the verge of death or destruction. City tea Xiang Hu family, under the support of grandson Xue Junshan, leave no stone unturned for Hu Jia's pet a pair of twins Xiangxiang and Xiaoman ...
Plot: sino japanese war, arranged marriage, chinese history, wartime, romance, engagement, world war two, children in wartime, war crime, friends, death, war ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china
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Love Strange Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he ...
Style: erotic, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, male nudity, sex with a minor, sex, older woman teenage boy sex, sex with mother, voyeur, puberty, boy, prostitute mother, corrupt politician ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, 70s, year 1982
Place: brazil
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Rookie Agent Rouge (2016)
Genre: Action, History
Country: China
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Can a young woman prove her loyalty to her country and her family? Lan Yan Zhi is a privileged banker’s daughter in Shanghai and a student activist who mistakenly comes into possession of a letter from the Japanese Army in 1937. She gets ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, military, spy, female spy, secret agents, world war two, sino japanese war, communist, resistance, japanese occupation of china, strong female lead, chinese history ...
Time: year 1937
Place: china, shanghai
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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, realistic, touching, brutal, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, sino japanese war, atrocity, prostitute, japanese occupation of china, prostitution, war, holocaust, suffering, brothel, survival, rape ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, 20th century
Place: china, germany, japan, asia
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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, epic ...
Plot: painter, nazism, art gallery, artist, abortion, father daughter relationship, forced abortion, sex scene, pregnancy, love, art, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1937, year 1966 ...
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, germany, west germany ...
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The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
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: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, survival, japanese occupation of china, nurse, orphan, selflessness, self discovery, rescue, society, escapades, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1937, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: china, asia, east asia
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 7.0
 9K
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, nazi, world war two, resistance fighter, anti fascist, assassination attempt, german history, alone, nazi soldier, public speaking, infidelity ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1934, year 1932 ...
Place: germany, munich germany, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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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, pow, gulag, adventure, human spirit, confined, captivity, getting home, fugitives, wehrmacht, jail ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, year 1956, year 1950, year 1951 ...
Place: ussr, siberia, tehran iran, iran, alaska ...
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
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: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, hockey player, rivalry, discrimination, factory, athlete's life, protest, working class, human spirit, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1955, year 1952 ...
Place: quebec, boston, new york, montreal, toronto ontario canada
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Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: twists and turns, sexy, talky, suspense, light ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, dysfunctional family, lawyer, blackmail, ship, murder mystery, mystery, interwar period, murder suspect, camel ...
Time: year 1937, 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: israel, new jersey, holy land, middle east, asia ...
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Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
Style: light, feel good, romantic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: comedy of manners, resurrection, afterlife, love story, able to see the dead, supernatural, ghost, interwar period, true love, power of love, psychic, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1937
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 8.2
 143K
The Father (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages and, as he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Style: sad, thought provoking, emotional, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, caregiver, memory loss, dementia, elderly, father daughter relationship, old man, alone in the world, elderly man, aging, terminal illness, disability ...
Time: year 1937
Place: london
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Malice in Wonderland (1985)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintence of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (and lives) through her daily syndicated newspaper ...
Plot: hollywood, gossip, gossip columnist, actress, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, rivalry, restaurant, rags to riches, filmmaking, radio announcer, film critic ...
Time: year 1937, year 1944, year 1942, 1920s, 1930s ...
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The Eight Hundred (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 149 min.
Story: In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: sino japanese war, chinese history, japanese soldier, siege, military, warehouse, warlord, military life, military officer, war, world war two, chinese army ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: shanghai, china
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 6.5
 313
Red Kiss (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist. When cops beat her during an anti-American demonstration, she's rescued by a "Match" photographer. As the friendship becomes a love ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: age difference, friends, family relations, revolution, photojournalist, rebellion, love and romance, coming of age, society, romance, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1953, year 1937, year 1952
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, twist ending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, alternate reality, cyberpunk, cyberspace, parallel world, time travel, computer system, technology gone awry, deception, parallel universe, dystopic future, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 90s, 1930s, 20th century, near future ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: bleak, tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, surprise ending
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, iraq war, american football, flashback, thanksgiving, military, soldier, cheerleader, war veteran, hostile takeover, patriotism, heroism ...
Time: year 2004, 2000s, 21st century, year 1937
Place: texas, dallas texas, los angeles, china, vietnam ...
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Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: twists and turns, clever, captivating, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, private detective, cruise, multiple suspects, investigation, mystery, secrets, mentor, heir, river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, north africa, africa, england ...
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The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: blindness, love story, romance, world war two, russian, countess, friendship, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: china, russia, asia, macau, shanghai ...
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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, tragic ending, scary, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, zeppelin, aviation, conspiracy, alternate reality, air disaster, adventure, airplane, survival, ship, technology ...
Time: 1930s, future, 70s, 20th century, year 1937
Place: new jersey, london, germany, usa, europe ...
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 7.2
 37K
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: emotional, touching, factual, sincere, funny
Plot: comedy duo, friendship, betrayal, husband wife relationship, film history, coworker relationship, performer's life, dispute, family relations, concert tour, hotel, dancing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1953, 50s, 1930s, year 1937 ...
Place: ireland, glasgow scotland, united kingdom, england, london
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 7.2
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Open Doors (1990)
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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, political ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, courtroom, judge, italian fascism, lawyer, cave ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
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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, touching, sincere, disturbing
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, doctor, hospital, tuberculosis, love and romance, sanitarium, disability, female objectification, woman in underwear, sex scene ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
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Uncertain Glory (2017)
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 ...
Style: sincere, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: spanish civil war, european history, politics, soldier, friendship, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, world war one, man in underwear, masturbation, topless woman ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: catalonia
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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: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, immortality, romance, love story, immortal, loneliness, love and romance, miraculous event, supernatural romance, aging, destiny, life & death ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1929, year 1956, year 2014 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
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 6.9
 28
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, history of chile, bourgeoisie, marxist, communist party, presidential election, assassination, communist, communism, coup d'etat, revolutionary, political intrigue ...
Time: year 1970, year 1937, year 1947
Place: chile, latin america
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 7.7
 3K
Nanking (2007)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, realistic, rough, suspense, touching ...
Plot: world war two, rescue, japanese history, atrocity, rape, war crime, testimony, invasion, daring rescue, sexual abuse, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1938, year 1937
Place: china, asia, japan, shanghai
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 5.8
 13K
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: factual, serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, aviation, female pilot, women, ambition, depression, flying, unlikely friendships, self fulfillment, follow your dream, rise to the top, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1932, year 1934 ...
Place: usa, indiana, atlantic ocean, africa, cleveland ohio ...
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