Year 1949 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1949 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, intense, interesting, captivating and talky films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, death, father son relationship, mentor, storytelling, adaptation, brutality, revenge, vengeance and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1949: The Death of Stalin (2017), Cold War (2018), Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993), Trautmann (2018), The Post (2017), Phil Spector (2013), Happy New '49 (1986), Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977), Sun Seekers (1972), Pure Life (2014).

List of year 1949 movies

The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film
Plot: political satire, socialism, dictator, death, military, chaos, war hero, last will and testament, piano, piano teacher, voting, raid ...
Time: 1950s, year 1964, year 1949
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr, moscow russia, siberia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 35K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Plot: cold war, love, tragic love, communism, poet, pianist, folk music, ruins, show, dancing, marriage, kiss ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1959, year 1964, year 1949 ...
Place: east berlin east germany, warsaw poland, yugoslavia, poland, paris france
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: touching, captivating, uplifting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, filmmaking, american dream, training, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, actor's life, against the odds, lifestyle, society, hopes, master warrior ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 40s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, asia, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 499
Trautmann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TRAUTMANN tells the story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by ...
Plot: german soldier, rabbi, wehrmacht, severed head, loss of son, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, world war two, grocery store, forced suicide, verbal abuse ...
Time: year 1949, year 1944, year 1945
Place: manchester england
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 7.2
 111K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: based on true events, factual, exciting, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: journalism, vietnam war, politics, cover up, truth, lie, expose, war violence, newspaper story, national security, wartime, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1971, year 1965, year 1966, 20th century, year 1949
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, usa
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 6.3
 6K
Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: courtroom, artists and showbiz, showbiz, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, legal, human monster, coughing, demonstration, freak, publicity, watching television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1963, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, california
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 7.8
 180
Happy New '49 (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two brothers of different orientation and fate. The drama takes place in an atmosphere of tension and fear, during the conflict of Yugoslav Communist Party with the Stalinism, during the Cominform. Older brother Dragoslav, a returnee ...
Style: dark
Plot: love triangle, black market, historical event, post world war two, loyalty, passport, arrest, suspicion, wrongful imprisonment, release from prison, russian spy, false accusation ...
Time: year 1949, 1940s
Place: macedonia, yugoslavia, russia
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Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Recruited by the Russians during their days at Cambridge, three young Englishmen rise to become high-ranked MI5 agents until their exposure in 1949.
Style: microfilm
Plot: undercover agent, espionage, stuttering, press conference, traitor, double agent, cambridge university, spy, treason
Time: 1940s, year 1949
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 6.5
 115
Sun Seekers (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A socialist story of "atoms for peace" and compulsory labor in an East German uranium mine under Soviet control.
Style: light
Plot: prostitute, drunkenness, orphan, violence against women, trumpet, forced labor, bra and panties, police arrest, sun, unwanted pregnancy, communist party, wedding party ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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 6.6
 34
Pure Life (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France, French Guiana, Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1949, a French explorer goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and his encounters but leaves the mystery of his own disappearance unsolved.
Plot: explorer, poker, killing a dog, hunger, dog, river, poker game, missing son, rifle, gun
Time: year 1949
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3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls.
Style: intellectual
Plot: loss of friend, arrest, urination, scar, vomiting, execution, pregnancy, sexual tension, train station, sex scene, revolution, death of friend ...
Time: year 1949, 1940s, year 1947
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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Chinese Wine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The relationship of two maotai liquor-producing families, between 1915, when the drink first won international fame, and the end of the Chinese civil war, after which it was named China's official national liquor.
Plot: liquor, chinese, self sacrifice, father son relationship, alcohol, soldier, fiance fiancee relationship, arranged marriage, historical event, ambush, brother brother relationship, civil war
Time: year 1949, year 1915
Place: china
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 7.1
 633
Newsfront (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Surprisingly adventurous saga of an intrepid group of cinematographers and reporters who risk life and limb to capture footage of breaking news for the movie-going public.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, media, politics, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, city life, state affairs, contests and competitions, beer, father son relationship, movie camera, flirting ...
Time: 50s, year 1949, 1940s, 1950s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 346
Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: sport, double decker bus, year 1952, runner, medical student, rowing, jitterbug, track and field, cambridge university, roommate, dancing, drinking ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947, year 1954, year 1946 ...
Place: oxford university, helsinki finland, mount everest
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 76K
Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, court case, ambition, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, creativity, greed, marriage, courtroom, couples, rising to stardom, plagiarism ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: hawaii, california, san francisco, usa, honolulu hawaii
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 38K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, Mexico
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, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, road trip, self discovery, lifestyle, adventure, escapades, americana, society, youth, journey, infidelity ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mexico, virginia, mexico city, arizona ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 194K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, tough law enforcer, organized crime, corruption, mafia, crimes, police brutality, fighting crime, squad, partners, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.3
 1K
The Joke (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years later, he tries to get his revenge by seducing Helena, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, revenge, hard labor, postcard, communist party, pickaxe, memory, restaurant, adultery, political unrest, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1940s, 1950s
Place: czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 85K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, master warrior, mentor, british, poverty, death, rivalry, translator, idealism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
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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, realistic, rough ...
Plot: fugitives, pow, captivity, gulag, survival, confined, getting home, danger, human spirit, adventure, wehrmacht, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1940s ...
Place: ussr, russia, mine, poland, soviet union ...
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: captivating, touching, clever, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, freedom, prison life, false accusation, life is a bitch, life sentence, corruption, confined, survival, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, pacific ocean, mexico, maine
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 126K
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, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, civil rights, african american, guilt, music, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, seattle washington, houston texas, st. louis missouri ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 25K
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: gloomy, tense, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: artist, painting, infidelity, addiction, family problems, jazz, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, 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, gloomy, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, journalist, hacker, perversion, blow job, mystery, age difference, crime, suspicion, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966, year 1964, year 1954 ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, australia
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Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, clergy, demonic possession, priest, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, devil, exorcism, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 1940s
Place: kenya, africa, cairo egypt, iraq, egypt
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 77K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician, fame, drug abuse, star, mentally unstable, nervous breakdown, party, addiction, self destructing, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1970 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, venice beach california, miami ...
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, amateur detective, treasure, adventurer, riddles and clues, dog, reporter, adventure, escapades, danger, map, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, seaport, north africa
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