World's fair movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant world's fair movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, psychotronic, realistic, visually appealing and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with world's fair, storytelling, mentor, death, runaway, boy, chase, flashback, dialogue and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world's fair: The World's Greatest Fair (2004), Gamera vs. Monster X (1970), Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018), The Current War (2017), Wonderstruck (2017), West of Thunder (2012), Tomorrowland (2015), Man with a Plan (1996), Big Eyes (2014), Performance (1970).

List of world's fair movies

The World's Greatest Fair (2004)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The largest world's fair in history (which took place in St. Louis in 1904) included the first Olympic Games on American soil, where competitors were openly administered drugs and marathon runners were chased off course by dogs. Other firsts ...
Plot: world's fair, electricity, train crash, spotlight, female photographer, elephant, ferris wheel, olympics, train, telegraph, train wreck, arab culture ...
Time: 1900s
Place: chicago illinois, missouri
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Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, statue, turtle, save the world, mutant, heroic mission, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, danger, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: superhero, serial killer, jack the ripper, victorian age, steampunk, knife, acid, prison, boy, ferris wheel, alley, business card ...
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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The Current War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: inventor, electricity, science and technology, invention, genius, technology, machine, science, historical character, discovery, ambition, feud ...
Time: 19th century
Place: chicago illinois, north dakota, new orleans, pittsburgh, washington d.c. ...
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroism, courage, adventure, army, one man army, heroic mission, world war two, disney, soldier, good versus evil ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: new york, usa, alps, big ben london, italy ...
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 6.2
 9K
Wonderstruck (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: bookstore, friendship, secret room, father son relationship, pursuit, chase, photograph, hiding place, boy, multiple storylines, twists & turns, loss of mother ...
Time: year 1977
Place: minnesota, manhattan new york city, new york
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West of Thunder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1899, a mysterious stranger's arrival on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation seems to coincide with a series of horrific events that closely mirror the atrocity brought to the Lakota natives during the Wounded Knee Massacre.
Style: spiritual, psychotronic
Plot: charlatan, silence, alcohol, supernatural, revenge, whiskey, gunfight, teepee, irish, smallpox, elixir, world's fair ...
Place: south dakota
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 6.4
 170K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, young heroes, end of the world, heroes, youth, save the world, androids and robots, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1960s, 60s
Place: florida, paris france, africa, houston texas, new york
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Man with a Plan (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from Vermont with a markedly bizarre campaign. Will he triumph ...
Plot: barn, political campaign, world's fair, cat, politician, journalist, satire
Place: vermont
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 7.0
 84K
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, plagiarism, creativity, painter, court case, couple relations, ambition, unsupportive spouse, greed, marriage, courtroom, couples ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, honolulu hawaii, usa ...
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 6.9
 9K
Performance (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, rock star, crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, criminal heroes, music, rock, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, berlin germany, paris france ...
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The Water Engine (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is suddenly several people are pressuring him to sell. The big oil ...
Plot: patent, fuel, world's fair, water, oil industry, oil company, invention, motor
Time: 1930s
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 6.9
 17K
Steamboy (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, deadly weapon, technology gone awry, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, inventions and discoveries, danger, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, london, manchester, manchester england, japan ...
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 8.6
 29K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, couple relations, love and romance, initially antagonists, fall in love, prejudice, rich and poor, romance, pride and honor, love affair, unlikely couple, young woman ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england, london
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 5.2
 3K
Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, based on true events, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: painter, artist, prodigy, obsession, sexual relations, lifestyle, ambition, society, against the rules, painting, dying man, dying ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1900, year 1918, turn of the century
Place: austria, paris france, europe, france, vienna
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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: gambling, fall in love, love and romance, best friends, chase, adventurer, buddies, rock, fish out of water, wooing, oldies, starting over ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, family relations, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, fish out of water, family life, rescue, pets ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, double life, vigilantism, good versus evil, millionaire, old love, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, killing off one by one, fighting crime, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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