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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense and touching films and TV shows about / with murder, world war two, death, husband wife relationship, female nudity, crimes, vengeance, storytelling, flashback and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in France, USA, Japan and other countries.
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year 1936 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1936: The Endless Trench (2019), Race (2016), The Cold Room (1984), La Vie en Rose (2007), While at War (2019), Days of 36 (1972), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), Time to Kill (1989), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Public Enemy Bukharin (1991).

List of year 1936 movies

The Endless Trench (2019)
Genre: Drama
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: hiding place, spanish civil war, political repression, neighbor neighbor relationship, small village, secret, runaway, delusion, assassination, revenge, snitch, torture ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945, year 1936, year 1963, year 1969
Place: spain
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 34K
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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: track and field, racism, olympics, nazi germany, african american, historical figure, nazi, athlete, racial prejudice, sport, politics, running ...
Time: year 1936, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, cleveland ohio
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 4.9
 202
The Cold Room (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A girl brought to modern Germany experiences events that occurred during the World War II era.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, mind bending
Plot: time travel, hotel, supernatural, genocide, danger, college, strong sexual content, graphic violence, mystery, against humanity, secret agents, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1936, 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, east germany, east berlin
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 7.6
 81K
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, poverty, death, life is a bitch, legendary ...
Time: 20th century, year 1947, year 1960, 60s, 1910s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 4K
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: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, college professor, moral dilemma, coup d'etat, arrest, professor, military, archive footage, political repression, spanish history, danger, disorder ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: morocco, spain
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 6.9
 861
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: military dictatorship, informant, hostage, kidnapping, assassination, politics, drug trade, poison, execution, politician
Time: 1930s, year 1936
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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, humorous
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, bank robbery, smiling, fbi, false name, bank, police detective, crimes, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1944, 20th century, year 1956 ...
Place: texas, oklahoma, california, missouri, st. louis missouri ...
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 5.1
 637
Time to Kill (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1936, Italian army is invading Ethiopia. Lieutenant Silvestri suffering toothache decides to reach the nearest camp hospital. But the lorry has an accident and stop near a rock, so Silvestri continues by walk. On his way he meets and rapes a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hospital, military, danger, crimes, investigation, soldier, italian army, italian history, dangerous animal, animal life, strong sexual content ...
Time: year 1936, pre world war two
Place: ethiopia
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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: based on true events
Plot: writers, female director, literature, third reich, husband wife relationship, double suicide, writing a book, exile, judaism, male protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, jewish ...
Time: year 1941, 1930s, 1940s, year 1936, year 1942
Place: buenos aires argentina, brazil, new york
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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, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, artifact, archaeology, ancient, escapades, journey, expedition, courage, map ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, latin america ...
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Public Enemy Bukharin (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: historical event, elimination, stalinism, bolshevik, repression, brutality
Time: year 1936
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Fighting Elegy (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: High schooler Kiroku Nanbu yearns for the prim, Catholic Michiko, but her only desire is to reform Kiroku’s sinful tendencies. Hormones raging, Kiroku channels his unsatisfied lust into the only outlet available: savage, crazed violence.
Style: serious, realistic, witty
Plot: satire, gang, japanese new wave, politics, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, small town life, innocence lost, social decay, juvenile delinquency, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: japan
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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, tense, captivating, suspense, touching
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, captain, heroes, danger, rivalry, imaginary, crimes, escapades, superhuman powers, good versus evil, undercover, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, canada, rome italy, california ...
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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, geisha, obsession, sexual relations, male nudity, strong sexual content, tragic love, jealousy, passion, gays and lesbians, master and servant, prostitute ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
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The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, heir heiress, instructor, rivalry, contests and competitions, opponent, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, starvation ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 182
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: in love, pregnancy, greek, hunger, german officer, cabaret, nazi, resistance, grandmother, hellenic, lover, cabaret singer ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1936, 1930s
Place: hellas, greece, berlin germany, athens greece
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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, deportation, male female relationship, children, money, father son relationship, world war two, husband wife relationship, marriage, love, inheritance, military officer ...
Time: year 1936, 1930s, 1940s, year 1944
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: female killer, severed penis, japanese woman, true crime, assassin, murder
Time: year 1969, year 1936
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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, spy, death sentence, capital punishment, imperial japan, militarism, soldier, prayer, husband wife relationship, japanese new wave, crucifix, patriotism ...
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: swimming pool, sultan, witch doctor, machete, plague, man wrapped in a towel, man in bathtub, insanity, black magic, christianity, superstition, island ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
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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
Time: year 1936
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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, pink cinema, sexploitation film
Plot: large breasts, true crime, japanese woman, simulated sex, murder, bare breasts, erotica, assassin, female killer, sexploitation, female nudity, simulated blow job ...
Time: year 1936
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The 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, touching, suspense, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: nazism, love triangle, ambition, selfishness, husband wife relationship, mistress, intrigue, actress, filmmaking, death of mother, hospital, car ...
Time: year 1946, year 1938, year 1945, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, czech republic, central europe ...
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 109 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: humorous, witty, not serious, lyrical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, drug abuse, addiction, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, exploitation, youth, drug dealing, crimes, exploit, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 1K
The Uncanny (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, anthology, psychotronic
Plot: orphan, murder, conspiracy, cat, curses spells and rituals, crimes, golden years, escapades, master and servant, supernatural, supernatural ability, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 1910s, 30s, year 1912 ...
Place: london, england, europe, canada, montreal ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 283
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: serious, sexy, sexual, realistic
Plot: murder, love and romance, society, sexual abuse, couples, infidelity, vengeance, prostitute, crimes, sexual relations, life is a bitch, crime ...
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, surreal, gloomy, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: political unrest, wartime life, family gatherings, family relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, unfulfillment, forbidden love, bittersweet, coming of age, lovers reunited, homecoming ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 1K
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: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, family relations, ambition, unwanted pregnancy, family feud, family problems, couples, deadend life, follow your dream, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 1K
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: contemplative, touching, serious, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, conspiracy, manipulation, intrigue, ambition, family business, dishonesty, family life, couples, vengeance, love affair, blind ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, director, husband wife relationship, love triangle, hollywood, photograph, filmmaker, flash forward ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1936 ...
Place: mexico, latin america, soviet union, moscow russia, ussr
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