World war one movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant world war one movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, touching and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with world war one, friendship, war, murder, soldier, death, world war two, betrayal, chase and british soldier plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in UK, USA, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world war one: Testament of Youth (2014), The Water Diviner (2014), Legends of the Fall (1994), A Bear Named Winnie (2004), War Horse (2011), The Red Baron (2008), Pretty Baby (1978), Turkish Ice Cream (2019), The Magus (1968), Gosick (2011).

List of world war one movies

Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, based on memoir, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, love and romance, nurse, poetry, compassion, nursing, aspiring writer, war injury, army ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, 18th century, 19th century
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, missing son, parents and children, redemption, death of son, loss of son, father son relationship, promise, husband wife relationship, world war one, family drama, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1915
Place: australia, turkey, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, england
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Legends of the Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, sibling relationship, conflict, lovers, revenge, father son estrangement, father son relationship, death, sibling rivalry, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: usa, montana
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A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Canadian soldier, enroute to World War I from Winnipeg, who adopts an orphaned bear cub at White River Ontario. It is namned Winnie (for Winnipeg) and eventually ends up at the London Zoo where it became the inspiration ...
Style: feel good, serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, soldier, survival, hopes, human spirit, pets, battles, best friends, young heroes, war, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, france, canada, london
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 7.2
 135K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, friendship, german, human spirit, animal training, trapped, artillery, war, danger, battles, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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 6.4
 11K
The Red Baron (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: military, romance, rise to the top, fall in love, heroes, military life, love affair, tragic love, unfulfillment, soldier, brother brother relationship, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany
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 6.6
 8K
Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, melancholic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brothel, virginity, loss of virginity, innocence lost, prostitute, photographer, child prostitution, love and romance, family relations, girl man relationship, coming of age, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa
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Turkish Ice Cream (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1915, two Turks in Australia make a living by selling ice cream. When they hear war has broken out, they decide to go to Çanakkale. Authorities don't let them leave the island, so the two decide to put up a fight in Australia.
Plot: ice cream, world war one
Place: australia
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 6.0
 1K
The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, mind bending
Plot: island, mind game, tarot cards, greek island, redemption, mystery, riddles and clues, teachers and students, mental illness, rivalry, danger, playing violin ...
Time: year 1943, 1910s, year 1941, 1940s
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 7.4
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Gosick (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Gosick is a Japanese light novel series by Kazuki Sakuraba, published by Fujimi Shobo. Set in a fictional European country in 1924, a Japanese exchange student meets a mysterious, brilliant girl who only leaves the library to sleep. Her brother, a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic
Plot: urban, legends and myths, mystery, city life, urban legend, amateur detective, folklore, legend, occult, friendship, world war two, king ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe
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 6.6
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Bluebeard (1963)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: France, WWI. Landru, the father of four Children, contacts Parisian women through newspapers, seduces and eventually kills them in order to feed his little family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, human nature, deadly, dishonesty, couples, emotionless, sexual abuse, legal, psychopath, mind game, crime ...
Place: france, paris france
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Lenin in Poland (1966)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life of the great Bolshevik leader before the Russian revolution is chronicled in this bio-pic. Much of the tale centers on his exile in Poland where Lenin becomes friends with two peasants. The little girl has a strong belief in the nationalist ...
Plot: communist, propaganda, revolution, world war one
Time: 1910s
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 7.1
 1K
Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, assassination, clergy, empress, dishonesty, political unrest, deadly, psychopath, unfulfillment, state affairs, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916, year 1917
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Hollywood Babylon (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This is like a documentary on the scandals in the Golden Age of Hollywood during the 1920's. Contains many reenactments of major scandals.
Style: based on true events
Plot: sex scandal, sexploitation, hedonism, hollywood, scandal, shot in the back, bondage, world war one, female removes her clothes, coitus, breast suckling, lesbian sex ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france
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The Passing Bells (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Poland
Story: At the outbreak of war, two teenage boys defy their parents to sign up.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, soldier, military, military life, battles, youth, battle zone, war, hapless soldier, wartime life, life is a bitch, young soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Forbidden Ground (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers find themselves stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German Trenches. Set in France 1916.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hapless soldier, mission gone awry, infantrymen, against the odds, danger, war, escapades, survival, military, soldier, german, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france
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 5.4
 1K
Trench 11 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.
Plot: british soldier, disease, parasite, trench, human experiment, bunker, infection, mad scientist, soldier, german army, behind enemy lines, german soldier ...
Time: year 1918
Place: france
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 7.1
 2K
Rebellion (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Rebellion is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Plot: rebellion, world war one
Time: 1910s
Place: ireland
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 181K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, gangsters, family relations, rivalry, organized crime, rise to the top, crimes, determination, fighting crime, crime, gang war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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Deadline Gallipoli (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Three journalists, Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Phillip Schuler, arrive at Gallipoli with the invading British and Allied troops in 1915. They will report the war but are prevented from getting out the true story of an unfolding ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: danger, media, journalism, battle zone, war, idealism, soldier, trench warfare, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: middle east
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history -- Sgt. Stubby -- and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I.
Style: vintage
Plot: baseball, cooking, soldier, dog, chase, animal, rescue, stray dog, immigrants, food, american history, americana ...
Time: twentieth century
Place: paris france, yale university
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, lesbian, sexual perversion, bdsm, censorship, politics, sex, bicycle, seduction, deception, erotica, rain ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1945, year 1940 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, fame, husband wife relationship, children's book, childhood, maggot, playwright, marital problem, nanny, teddy bear, toy, game playing ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 1K
Candy Candy (1976)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Candy Candy is a Japanese novel, manga, and anime series. The main character, Candice "Candy" White Ardlay is a blonde girl with freckles, large emerald green eyes and long, curly hair, worn in pigtails with bows. Candy Candy first ...
Plot: high school hunk, loss of loved one, orphan, good versus evil, horseback, optimism, injury, nurse, prince, friendship, love, death ...
Place: mexico, chicago illinois, america, italy
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Journey's End (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
Plot: alcoholic, officer, british army, war, army, illness, name calling, rum, horse and wagon, reading a letter aloud, colonel, homosexual subtext ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: france
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The Last Englishman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Biopic about a real eccentric ultra-patriotic British army officer and war hero called Lt. Col. Alfred D. Wintle, who fought in both World Wars against both the enemy and his higher-ups with the same passion.
Plot: world war one, commander, war hero, world war two, attempted murder
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 7.2
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1915 (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: 1915 is a 1982 Australian mini series about two friends who wind up serving in World War One.
Plot: world war one
Place: australia
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The Monocled Mutineer (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Monocled Mutineer is a British television series made by the BBC in 1986, and shown on BBC1, the first episode being transmitted on 31 August 1986, intended to head BBC1's autumn season of drama. Viewed by about ten million people, the ...
Plot: mutiny, murder, awol, uniform, class differences, execution, british soldier, british army, british military, trench warfare, world war one, rebellion
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Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
Genre: History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A story about the life of Maximiliane Irene von Quindt based on a classic novel by Christine Bruckner .
Style: family saga
Plot: nobility, german history, world war one, fictional biography, strong female character, world war two, grandfather granddaughter relationship, strong female lead
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Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: austrian, concentration camp, tuberculosis, holocaust, flash forward, pursuit, dying, world war one, symbolism, polish, prisoner, small town ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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