Life magazine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant life magazine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, interesting, unusual plot structure and complex films and TV shows about / with life magazine, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, brutality, runaway, culture clash, greed and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as life magazine: Backdraft (1991), The Right Stuff (1983), Loving (2016), Pollock (2000), Let Him Go (2020), The Americanization of Emily (1964), Revenge (1990), The Hoax (2006), LBJ (2016), Santa Fe (1986).

List of life magazine movies

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, inspirational, motivational, surreal, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: self discovery, travel, daydreamer, life changing experience, adventure, loneliness, disorder, adventurer, obsessive quest, coworker, journey, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: iceland, greenland, usa, new york, los angeles ...
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 6.7
 81K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, arson, corruption, pyromaniac, fire, firefighter, rescue, twists and turns, rookie, firefighting, funeral, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow ...
Style: exciting, epic, factual, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cold war, astronaut, nasa, space travel, test pilot, u.s. air force, space exploration, space program, aviation, politics, race against time, historical figure ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959 ...
Place: washington d.c., florida, houston texas, ussr, usa ...
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 7.0
 35K
Loving (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Style: inspirational, romantic, melancholic, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial couple, racism, interracial marriage, interracial love, segregation, marriage, civil rights, love, supreme court, justice, racial segregation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1958, 20th century
Place: virginia, australia, washington d.c., usa
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 7.0
 29K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, alcohol abuse, addiction, genius, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, lifestyle, self destructing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1947, year 1941 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 27K
Let Him Go (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.
Style: suspense, emotional, tense, brutal, rough ...
Plot: abusive husband, family relations, grief, grandson, father in law daughter in law relationship, husband wife relationship, brutality, retired, death, sheriff, fight, injustice ...
Time: 60s, year 1952
Place: north dakota, montana
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, sexy, light, political ...
Plot: world war two, military, wartime, love, anti war, war, romance, naval officer, love affair, beautiful scenery, gunfight, prejudice ...
Place: london, england, middle east, iraq, france ...
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 6.2
 19K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, erotic, suspense, intense, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couple relations, adultery, revenge, vengeance, friendship, desert, crimes, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.7
 17K
The Hoax (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Style: intense, tense, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: paranoia, giant, creativity, eccentricity, writers, americana, writer's life, ambition, media, rise and fall, research, friendship between men ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, las vegas, zurich switzerland, pentagon, new york ...
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 6.5
 7K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, realistic, emotional, serious, suspense
Plot: politics, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, society, john f. kennedy, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, intrigue, u.s. vice president, u.s. senator ...
Time: year 1960, 60s, year 1962, year 1965, year 1961 ...
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, west virginia, wyoming, georgia ...
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 7.5
 105
Santa Fe (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Picking up where "God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore" leaves off, Freddy struggles to find work after arriving in New York in 1940. His world of refugee acquaintances includes the depressed daughter of a poet/delicatessen owner, an aging ...
Plot: world war two, jewish culture, immigration, job seeking, english class, writing a novel, immigrants, fired from the job, jewish history, hunger, job, debt ...
Time: year 1942, year 1941
Place: santa fe new mexico, new york, brooklyn new york city
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 6.0
 201
The Lost Man (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle."
Style: political, neo noir
Plot: robbery, interracial relations, police brutality, heist, gangsters, class society, racism, brothel, racial slur, death of lover, rat, african american ...
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The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Milquetoast Henry Limpet experiences his fondest wish and is transformed into a fish. As a talking fish he assists the US Navy in hunting German submarines during World War II.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: world war two, family, friendship, ship, transformation, fight, sacrifice, stereotypes, mythology, adaptation, multiple storylines, talking animals ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: pentagon, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Michaelson, well respected President of the Pacific Pallisades Board of Education, is appearing in front of a Board hearing addressing the issue of the widespread public outcry asking for either his dismissal or resignation because of a series ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, college, college life, teenage rebellion, generation gap, disorder, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, obsession, parents and children, rebellion, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, psychological, cerebral, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), existentialism, world war two, life philosophy, life & death, supernatural, philosophy, dream, secret identity, new identity ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: india, romania, malta, nepal, europe ...
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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter ...
Style: emotional, intense, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, drug addiction, ambition, tragedy, justice, character study, movie star, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: florida, london, usa, california
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 7.0
 7K
Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: sincere, serious, disturbing, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, nazi, youth, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, self discovery, coming of age, faith ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, eastern europe, europe, poland, slovakia ...
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Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: emotional, uplifting, sincere, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, human spirit, prejudice, medical, surgery, african american, interracial relations, friendship between men, patient, surgeon, blacks and whites, talented ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: maryland, south africa, baltimore, usa, nashville tennessee
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, philosophical, talky, tense ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, breast feeding, assassination, surrealism, sent to the future, family relations, space and aliens, war, parents and children, alien encounter, distopia ...
Time: future, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: philadelphia, new england, pennsylvania, usa, pacific ocean ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 18K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, bloody, macabre, surreal ...
Plot: murder, twins, police, neighbor, hallucination, mystery, model, birthday, restaurant, twin sister, bakery, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo, new york, usa, quebec
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 5.4
 5K
The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: intense, serious, realistic, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, mafia, gangsters, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, political unrest, dishonesty, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 5K
Mother Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Style: political, allegory, visually appealing, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, spy, espionage, politics, propaganda, guilt, jewish, holocaust, german, anti semitism, satire ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, israel, new york, europe ...
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 6.9
 29K
Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: exciting, tense, emotional, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, bomber, military, battles, soldier, friendship, airplane, u.s. air force, fighter pilot, heroic mission, aviation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, australia, england, united kingdom
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The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: tragicomedy, cynical, funny, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: character study, obsession, desire for fame, ambition, dark humor, delusion, kidnapping, showbiz, satire, television, nervous breakdown, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 14K
Interview (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, stylized, talky ...
Plot: journalism, actress, manipulation, depression, secrets, character study, loser, videotaping, betrayal, deal, lie, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, washington d.c., europe, former yugoslavia, new york ...
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 6.8
 29K
Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: private detective, memory loss, hypnosis, amnesia, reincarnation, mystery, romance, murder, investigation, supernatural, twists and turns, mysterious character ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: non-linear, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: double life, double agent, cia, intrigue, hitman, love and romance, artists and showbiz, tv show, dark humor, recruit, prisoners exchange, success ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: california, mexico, new york, usa, latin america ...
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Calendar Girl (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless ...
Style: humorous, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, obsession, hollywood, coming of age, gangsters, high school, death, love, geek, farce ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 17K
Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: serious, tense, factual, suspense, light ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, fbi, secret service, investigation, conspiracy theory, doctors and patients, society, state affairs, power relations, americana, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, dallas texas, california
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 5.7
 439
Billie (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 16-year-old tomboy and high school athlete becomes embroiled with the lives around her boyfriend whose conservative father is running for mayor.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: track and field, tomboy, battle of the sexes, coming of age, ambition, family relations, high school, high school life, bittersweet, lifestyle, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 60s
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