Post world war two movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post world war two movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, touching, melancholic and stylized films and TV shows about / with post world war two, world war two, love, murder, husband wife relationship, soldier, post war, death, friendship and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post world war two: Beanpole (2019), Land of Mine (2015), The Thief (1997), Antonia's Line (1995), Close to the Enemy (2016), Labyrinth of Lies (2014), Giovanni's Island (2014), 1945 (2017), What Did Stalin Do to Women? (1969), Mudbound (2017).

List of post world war two movies

 7.1
 6K
Beanpole (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.
Style: heartbreaking, rough, compassionate, sad
Plot: post world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, hopes, struggle for survival, city in ruins, survival, sex scene, ruins, ruin, hopelessness, devastation ...
Time: year 1945
Place: st. petersburg russia
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 7.8
 33K
Land of Mine (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million ...
Style: suspense, emotional, brutal, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: minefield, post world war two, german soldier, soldier, world war two, pow, war crime, teenager, child soldier, moral dilemma, military officer, abuse of power ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, future
Place: denmark, germany
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 7.7
 5K
The Thief (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: soldier, betrayal, post world war two, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, parents and children, russian, death, dishonesty, single parent, prison ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1952 ...
Place: russia, black sea, siberia, new jersey
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Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, world war two, social misfits ...
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Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, brother brother relationship, war crime, adultery, african american, american abroad, post world war two, military base, investigator, politician ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, london
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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, nazi, idealism, fighting the system, uncover truth, nazi officer, against humanity, dishonesty, rebellion, genocide, justice, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958, year 1963
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany, berlin germany
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Giovanni's Island (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, island, young heroes, social differences, life turned upside down, forceful separation, deportation, village, society, communication problem, post world war two, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: asia, soviet union, japan
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 7.1
 3K
1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Plot: holocaust, marriage, horse, guilt, box, post world war two, jewish, suicide, church, cemetery, fire, train ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
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What Did Stalin Do to Women? (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1969 comedy about communism
Plot: political satire, post world war two, dictator, communist, female nudity, coffin, sex
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 7.4
 40K
Mudbound (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the post–World War II South, two families are pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad.
Style: thought provoking, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: racism, farm, african american, post war, prejudice, misery, money, husband wife relationship, doctor, civil rights, hate, farming ...
Time: pre world war two, 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1941 ...
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, belgium
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 6.4
 74
Silver City (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After World War II, 4,000 Polish families came to Australia. They were Jews, Fascists, anti-Communists, and others dispossessed. In a large hostel, where even married men and women were housed in separate barracks, the adults lived for two years ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, world war two, fall in love, infidelity, post world war two, australian, love and romance, couples, love triangle, pregnancy, friendship, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: provence, female protagonist, post world war two, marriage of convenience, female director, nude, learning the truth, breast kissing, unrequited love, pain, cure, loveless marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: south of france
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 8.8
 1K
Homefront (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homefront is an American television drama series created and produced by Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick in association with Warner Bros. Television for ABC. The show was set in the fictional city of River Run, Ohio in 1945, 1946, and 1947. ...
Style: clever, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, coach, interracial relations, funeral, small town, family relations, racism, prejudice, radio, soldier, post world war two, social problems ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ohio, usa
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MacArthur's Children (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In this drama at the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small Japanese fishing village must come to terms with their nation's defeat and the sudden occupation of General MacArthur and his troops.
Plot: post world war two, baseball, coming of age, adultery, teenager
Place: japan
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The Monuments Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Plot: world war two, art theft, war, nazi germany, military, painting, rescue, treasure hunt, architect, heroic mission, hunt down, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, new york, austria, paris france ...
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 7.2
 2K
Sandra (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sandra comes back to Volterra, in Tuscany, the little town where she spent her childhood. She is with her American husband, Andrew. She wishes to pay homage to her father who died in Auschwitz where she was still a little child. In Volterra, Andrew ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, brother sister incest, deportation, deception, post world war two, couple relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, holocaust, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 60s
Place: italy, europe
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 5.8
 2K
In Tranzit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nazi POWs suspected of heinous acts are locked up in a Soviet women's prison run by vengeful female guards. To weed out the guilty, the innocent must pay. Can supposed enemies turn into great loves? Based on a true post-World War II story, this ...
Style: realistic, sincere, uplifting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, wartime life, captivity, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, heroes, genocide, society, prison life, injustice, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia, europe, st. petersburg russia
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The Hessen Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1945 a group of victorious American officers discover a stash of German jewels and try to fence them in New York.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post world war two, military, femme fatale, danger, power relations, cons and scams, neo noir, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, army investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: germany, usa, new york, europe
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 7.6
 19K
Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: bleak, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, train, nazism, misfit, suicide, assassination, idealism, betrayal, against humanity, haunted by the past, danger, employee ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, poland, munich germany
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, dull life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, couples, wartime life, haunted by the past, war, world war two, post world war two, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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The Valley of Light (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Valley of Light is a beautifully-filmed, sentimental movie of a young man's quest to make sense of his experiences and find new meaning in life. While this film deals with weighty material such as the suicide of Eleanor's husband and ...
Style: touching, scenic, romanticism, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, romantic relationship, post war, in love, anguish, kindness, romance, war, human spirit, family, province, post world war two ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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The Last Witness (2018)
Genre: History, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric, realistic
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: journalist, refugee, buried truth, investigation, murder, secrets, danger, post world war two, love, bicycle, kiss, knife held to throat ...
Time: year 1947
Place: britain
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 7.7
 2K
Wings (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Bulgakova gives a marvelous performance as a once heroic Russian fighter pilot now living a quiet, disappointingly ordinary life as a school principal.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, obsession, high school, haunted by the past, military, fish out of water, wartime life, culture clash, post world war two, school principal ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: russia
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The Devil All the Time (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1960s after World War II in Southern Ohio, bizarre, compelling and mentally disturbed people suffer from the war's psychological damages.
Plot: reverend, serial killer, post world war two, insanity, violence, small town, murder, church, neo noir
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 6.3
 16K
The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Style: realistic, melancholic, serious, sad
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, unfaithful wife, sex scene, city in ruins, grief, family relations, bereavement, husband wife relationship, unlikely friendships, post war, post world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany
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The Collection (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, entertaining, disturbing
Plot: fashion, family business, brother brother relationship, fashion designer, post war, investigation, murder, rivalry, conspiracy, workplace, social differences, love triangle ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france
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 7.1
 6K
Riphagen (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story about the biggest warcriminal from Holland during world war II, Andries "Al Capone" Riphagen.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: world war two, violence, betrayal, jews, nazi, jewish, society, life is a bitch, military, nazis, dishonesty, con artists ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam
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Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, light, feel good
Plot: dog, little boy, friendship, missing person, orphan, courage, airplane accident, family secret, mountain, strong female character, adventure, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: alps
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The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, investigation, crimes, danger, code breaking, murder, mystery, innocence, intelligence, trial, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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