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 serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, touching and sentimental films and TV shows about / with death, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, love and romance, politics, flashback, kiss, dancing and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History 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), Mank (2020), Evita (1996), The Endless Trench (2019), Race (2016), La Vie en Rose (2007), While at War (2019), Days of 36 (1972), The Old Man & the Gun (2018).

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, sexploitation film, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: sexploitation, true crime, erotica, female killer, japanese woman, female nudity, murder, assassin, severed penis, simulated sex, bare breasts, simulated blow job ...
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, tragic, emotional, artsy
Plot: figure skating, ice skater, rising to stardom, performer's life, price of fame, power struggle, cult figure, artistic, olympic athlete, artists and showbiz, strong female character, family relations ...
Time: hollywood star, pre world war two, 1930s, year 1936
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 7.1
 39K
Mank (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.
Plot: screenwriter, hollywood, alcoholic, movie business, car accident, democracy, man slaps a man, writers, letter, megaphone, kiss, maid ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1936, year 1933, year 1934 ...
Place: usa, united states, mojave desert, california, los angeles
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 6.3
 34K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, ambition, cinderella story, hopes, rise to the top, love and romance, folk hero, leadership, state affairs, charity, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, south america, spain ...
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The Endless Trench (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: spanish civil war, political repression, small village, neighbor neighbor relationship, runaway, secret, assassination, delusion, hiding place, revenge, arrest, fear ...
Time: year 1963, year 1936, year 1945, year 1943, year 1969
Place: andalusia, spain
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 7.1
 35K
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, captivating, exciting, political, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: track and field, racism, olympics, nazi, african american, historical figure, nazi germany, athlete, racial prejudice, sport, politics, running ...
Time: 20th century, year 1936, year 1933, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, usa, united states, cleveland ohio
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 7.6
 83K
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, atmospheric, gloomy, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, french, star, loss of child, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1930s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, new york ...
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 6.9
 5K
While at War (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, disturbing, captivating, psychological, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, college professor, moral dilemma, arrest, coup d'etat, professor, military, archive footage, political repression, spanish history, disorder, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
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 6.9
 926
Days of 36 (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The assassin of a prominent trade unionist takes a conservative MP hostage and the government prevaricates over tactics so as not to alienate potential political allies.
Plot: informant, military dictatorship, poison, execution, assassination, interwar period, drug trade, kidnapping, hostage, politician, politics
Time: year 1936, 1930s
Place: greece, europe
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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, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: heist, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, secret, prison, chase, widow, investigation, lie, old man, evidence ...
Time: 80s, year 1952, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: texas, usa, san francisco, california, missouri ...
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" towards the events in war torn Europe and his search for a new home.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: writers, third reich, literature, husband wife relationship, writing a book, exile, ex husband ex wife relationship, male protagonist, jewish, female director, death, suicide ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, 1930s, year 1936
Place: brazil, buenos aires argentina, new york
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 4.2
 196
Nelly, the Spy (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Berlin, 1936. A Greek student, Nelly, abandons her studies and with the assistance of Jewish Vili Foster makes her debut as a cabaret singer. Soon becomes famous and reputation attracts the attention of a colonel of the SS, the Chenrich, who ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: train, pregnant, gramophone, grandmother, burlesque, dancing, lover, hellenic, gun, performer, jewish, athenian ...
Time: 1940s, year 1936, 80s, 1930s
Place: greece, berlin germany, athens greece, hellas
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The Inheritance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this standard Hungarian drama, the effects of sterility and jealousy on a marriage are played out against a backdrop of World War II and the rising Nazi persecution of Jews. Director Marta Meszaros usually focuses on issues like pregnancy, ...
Plot: female director, infidelity, inheritance, children, deportation, military officer, father son relationship, male female relationship, infertility, extramarital affair, jealousy, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1944, 1940s
Place: hungary
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Love and Crime (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Discover 4 famous japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada Abe, a crazy lover, Kunihiko Kodaira, a rapist-killer and finally, the Toyokaku case, a woman who did everything to own a hotel!
Plot: assassin, japanese woman, severed penis, true crime, female killer, murder
Time: year 1936, year 1969
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 6.9
 384
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.
Plot: coup d'etat, death sentence, capital punishment, spy, prayer, female nudity, knife, japanese new wave, crucifix, husband wife relationship, assassination, martial law ...
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: doctor, black magic, superstition, sultan, island, voodoo, native, witch doctor, christianity, vaccine, drunkard, atheist ...
Time: year 1936, 1930s
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Royal Wives at War (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events of 1936, which led to King Edward Vlll giving up the throne for the woman he loved.
Plot: british royal family, feud, british history, memories, abdication
Time: year 1936
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 7.4
 345K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, atmospheric, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, reincarnation, human nature, dystopic future, life & death, death, karma, multiple storylines, love and romance, supernatural, tribe ...
Time: future, 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: seoul, san francisco, hawaii, south korea
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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: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, countess, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, romance, politics, intrigue, russian, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1936 ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, shanghai, macau ...
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, 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, stylized, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: politics, parents and children, communism, totalitarianism, russian history, repression, symbolism, stalinism, family relations, betrayal, friendship, colonel ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 2K
Bolero (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 184 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: serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized, epic ...
Plot: ballet, world war two, anti semitism, holocaust, musician's life, politics, society, family relations, friends, state affairs, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1936, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, france, moscow russia, paris france
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Trilogy: 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: sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: refugee, village, wartime life, tragic love, refugees, on the run, orphan, politics, political unrest, self discovery, fall in love, genocide ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1940s, year 1936, 1930s ...
Place: greece, europe
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 6.0
 775
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: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, ireland, madrid
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, war, prisoner of war camp, war crime, captivity, anti war, escape attempt, undisciplined, atrocity, strong violent content ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1936, year 1946 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 3K
Paris 36 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A star is born in a time of both celebration and instability in this historical drama with music from director Christophe Barratier. In the spring of 1936, Paris is in a state of uncertainty; while the rise of the Third Reich in Germany worries ...
Style: sincere, realistic, inspirational, colourful, sentimental ...
Plot: showbiz, artists and showbiz, performer's life, against the odds, political unrest, hopes, music, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), working class, male female relationship, urban ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1936 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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: realistic, serious, sexy, sincere, touching ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman teenage boy sex, politics, coming of age, bittersweet, sexual relations, teenage life, innocence lost, chaos and mayhem, couples, youth, soldier ...
Time: 90s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona spain, barcelona, italy
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Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: aunt niece relationship, family relations, parents and children, family life, human nature, siblings relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, village ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: ireland, africa, europe, england, spain
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: impossible love, love and romance, life philosophy, true love, tragic love, life & death, existentialism, child as adult, aging, odd, adult as child, journey ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, pearl harbor, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
Haunted - 3D (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A Realtor encounters two ghostly entities while attempting to sell a mansion.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, haunted house, stock broker, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, hopes, fall in love, bollywood, mansion, psychic, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1936
Place: india, asia
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There Be Dragons (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA, Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, priest, spanish civil war, redemption, unfulfilled love, self discovery, saint, haunted by the past, love, dying father, jealousy, journalist ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s, 70s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe
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