Year 1936 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1936 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, touching, suspense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with family relations, husband wife relationship, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, storytelling, death, politics, couples and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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year 1936 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1936: Abe Sada: The Last Seven Days (2011), Sonja: The White Swan (2018), Race (2016), While at War (2019), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Captain America (1990), Cloud Atlas (2012), I Capture the Castle (2003), The Endless Trench (2019).

List of year 1936 movies

Abe Sada: The Last Seven Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In May 1936, the “Abe specific incident.” shook the entire country of Japan. It is said that Abe had a live-in maid (Yuma Asami), the owner of the restaurant’s employer Ishida (Nobuyuki Matsuda) was killed, that the cut is more localized. With ...
Style: erotic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sexploitation, erotica, true crime, assassin, female killer, japanese woman, female nudity, murder, sex scene, making love, severed penis, simulated sex ...
Time: year 1936
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Sonja: The White Swan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The true story of Sonja Henie, one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in 1936 to become a movie star.
Style: disturbing, artsy, emotional, tragic
Plot: figure skating, ice skater, power struggle, performer's life, rising to stardom, price of fame, family relations, hollywood star, rise and fall, tragic love, strong female character, artists and showbiz ...
Time: year 1936, 1930s, pre world war two
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 7.1
 38K
Race (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf ...
Style: factual, inspirational, political, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, track and field, african american, olympics, nazi, running, nazi germany, sport, racial prejudice, hitler, athlete, politics ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1933, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.9
 6K
While at War (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the prevailing political chaos will end. But when the confrontation ...
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, spanish history, moral dilemma, coup d'etat, arrest, professor, military, society, disorder, civil war, military coup, college professor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, investigation, evidence, old man, widow, prison, chase, lie ...
Time: year 1979, 80s, year 1945, year 1955, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, texas, missouri, dallas texas, montana ...
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, breathtaking, entertaining, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, artifact, adventurer, escapades, treasure, archaeology, ancient, journey, desert, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, 20th century
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, south america, usa ...
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Captain America (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, touching
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, world war two, captain, martial arts, heroes, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, escapades, undercover, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1936, year 1993 ...
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, ohio, west germany, europe ...
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 7.4
 361K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: destiny, reincarnation, life philosophy, dystopic future, distopia, multiple storylines, life & death, human nature, karma, post apocalypse, death, tribe ...
Time: future, 1930s, year 1975, year 1936, 19th century ...
Place: seoul, san francisco, belgium, south korea, hawaii
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I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: castle, romance, coming of age, eccentricity, beautiful scenery, eccentric family, siblings relations, sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, bittersweet, ex convict ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: england, london, europe
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The Endless Trench (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Canada
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Higinio and Rosa have only been married for a few months when the Civil War breaks out, representing a serious threat to his life. Helped by his wife, they decide to use a hole dug into their own home as a provisional hiding place. The fear of ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: spanish civil war, dictatorship, political repression, neighbor neighbor relationship, small village, erection, secret, revenge, hiding place, assassination, delusion, arrest ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 60s, year 1936 ...
Place: andalusia, spain
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 7.6
 87K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, gloomy, disturbing, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: music, musician's life, french, singer, life philosophy, death, destiny, love story, rising to stardom, loss of child, fame, frenchwoman ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
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 6.7
 469
Coup d'Etat (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.
Style: political
Plot: coup d'etat, death sentence, spy, crucifix, husband wife relationship, soldier, imperialism, parliament, female nudity, militarism, imperial japan, university professor ...
Time: year 1936
Place: japan
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The Spiral Road (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A selfish and prideful young Dutch doctor, through a series of circumstances, comes to learn that he does indeed "need" a higher spiritual being and other people.
Plot: black magic, jungle, plague, atheism, jealousy, machete, canoe, treatment, murder, islam, sultan, sailor ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: borneo
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Devil's Mistress (2016)
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.
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, disturbing
Plot: nazism, world war two, ambition, love triangle, husband wife relationship, actress, mistress, intrigue, selfishness, filmmaking, infection, czech german relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1934, year 1935, year 2000, year 1937 ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe, prague, switzerland, germany ...
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus ...
Style: parody, witty, humorous, lyrical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, addiction, insanity, drug abuse, teenage love, teenage life, social relations, crimes, drug dealing, youth, drug addiction, drugs ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
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 6.7
 354
Sada (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Nobuhiko Obayashi, director of the cult horror/comedy "House," gives his unique spin on the true story of Sada Abe, who strangled her lover and cut off his genitals as a keepsake.
Style: psychedelic, surreal, mind bending, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: murder, couples, prostitute, love and romance, society, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance, infidelity, sexual abuse, sexual relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1936, year 1919
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Cousin Angelica (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin ...
Style: suspense, biting, surreal, realistic, serious ...
Plot: children, spanish civil war, first love, traumatic childhood, travel, family relations, forbidden love, family gatherings, political unrest, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
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 7.4
 2K
Raven's End (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the middle of this film, about the working class in pre-world war II Sweden, is Anders who wishes to become an author. His father who is a notorious dreamer and liar, and his mother, who struggles to keep their family alive.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: writers, social injustice, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, aspiring writer, teenage protagonist, writer's life, ambition, follow your dream, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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 5.2
 2K
The Betsy (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An auto-dynasty family experiences scandal, adultery, incest and power struggles in a juicy adaptation of Harold Robbins's best-selling novel. Ruthless patriarch Loren (Laurence Olivier) hires racecar driver Angelo (Tommy Lee Jones) to build a ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay husband, italian mafia, infidelity, couples, family relations, family life, parents and children, vengeance, family business, relationship vs career, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 70s, year 1936
Place: san francisco, detroit
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Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, filmmaking, erection, gay sex, male nudity, sodomy, movie business, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, director, filmmaker ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1948, year 1931 ...
Place: mexico, latin america, moscow russia, ussr
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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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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, sad, sexy ...
Plot: politics, communism, parents and children, stalinism, betrayal, revolution, totalitarianism, family relations, world war two, repression, symbolism, russian ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, poland, ussr
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 3K
Bolero (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: The film follows four families, with different nationalities (French, German, Russian and American) but with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1960s. The various story lines cross each other time and again in different places and ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, atmospheric, epic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, ballet, anti semitism, family relations, friends, world, friendship, society, state affairs, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1936
Place: france, europe, russia, paris france, moscow russia
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The Weeping Meadow (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. Among these people are two small kids, Alexis and Eleni. Eleni is an orphan and she is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: refugee, village, wartime life, tragic love, on the run, orphan, greek, political unrest, self discovery, genocide, fall in love, politics ...
Time: 1920s, year 1945, year 1936, 1930s, 1940s
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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 5.8
 857
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, fall in love, love affair, spanish civil war, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
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 8.3
 260K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, witty, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: con artists, gambling, cons and scams, casino, gangsters, poker, heist, crimes, mafia, caper, chase, sting operation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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 6.4
 9K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: poet, gay, friendship, artist, spanish civil war, gay relationship, political unrest, friends, painter, closeted homosexual, homosexual, student ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1936, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, andalusia, europe, morocco ...
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Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, showbiz, family relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, human nature, movie business, overnight success, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1936
Place: california, usa, arizona, los angeles
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: harsh, tense, brutal, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, counterfeit money, jewish, war, survival, german, forgery, counterfeiter, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, berlin germany, canada ...
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In Praise of Older Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, frontline, spanish civil war, love, farm, execution, adultery, seduction, prostitute, female nudity, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, italy, barcelona
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