Year 1917 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1917 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, clever and stylized films and TV shows about / with world war one, death, murder, train, storytelling, soldier, dog, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Biography and War genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1917: 1917 (2019), White Horse (1993), Chaplin (1992), Aces High (1976), Rasputin (1981), Reds (1981), The Happiest Millionaire (1967), Doctor Zhivago (2002), Carrington (1995), Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973).

List of year 1917 movies

 8.3
 312K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, british military, behind enemy lines, brother brother relationship, storytelling, german soldier ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Plot: czar, russian history, russian revolution, red army, world war one, imperial russia, execution, martyr, exile
Time: year 1918, year 1917, 1910s
Place: russia
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 7.4
 53
White Horse (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The White Horse is a Russian TV serial broadcast in 1993. The film, in 10 episodes, was directed by Gelii Ryabov. It presents the Russian civil war in Siberia from 1917–1920 and the struggle of the White Russians under the command of Admiral ...
Plot: civil war, czar, murder, russian revolution, revolution
Time: year 1917, 1910s
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 7.6
 52K
Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: silent film, sentimental, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: actor, rising to stardom, actor's life, exile, hollywood, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, ambition, lifestyle, politics, dual role ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 90s, 70s, year 1952 ...
Place: london, england, california, switzerland
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 6.6
 2K
Aces High (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average life-span of a British pilot is less than a fortnight. Such losses ...
Style: gloomy, rough, serious, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: world war one, air disaster, military, soldier, pilot, aerial combat, fighter pilot, aerial combats, battle zone, danger, alcohol abuse, rescue ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, europe, france
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 7.0
 1K
Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, ambition, politics, tragic hero, psychopath, betrayal, murder, revolution, royal court ...
Time: 1910s, year 1916, year 1917
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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 7.3
 20K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, world war one, love triangle, journalism, politics, romance, political unrest, couple relations, writer's life, love affair, infidelity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917
Place: russia, new york, usa, france, chicago illinois ...
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The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, lifestyle, social differences, society, power relations, love and romance, siblings relations, rich and poor, master and servant, immigrants ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916, year 1917, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, san francisco ...
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At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the Russian Civil War, a loyal Red, Shilov, must prove he is at home among strangers as he attempts to recapture a shipment of gold that he was supposed to deliver to Moscow. Needed as a means of buying food for the people, the gold Shilov ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian civil war, mole, false accusation, gang, escapades, gypsy, train, officer, frame up, patriotism, friendship, conscience ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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Doctor Zhivago (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, missing person, betrayal, infidelity, rebelliousness, rebellion, couple relations, love triangle, political unrest, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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 6.8
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, bittersweet, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, unfulfilled love, writer's life, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
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Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the eve of a civil war, the film follows the last days of Alfred Kordelin, the richest man in Finland.
Style: pre war
Plot: rich man, lower class, struggle, lawyer, murder, death, politics, politician, escalation, class society, confusion, chaos ...
Time: year 1917
Place: finland, russia
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: village, horse, death, aunt, death of parents, suicide, killing an animal, folk dance, vendetta, loss of parents, loss of parent, death of parent
Time: year 1917
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 6.6
 91
Flame Top (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This biographical film celebrates the little-known life of the Finnish novelist and revolutionary Maiju Lassila (Asko Sarkola), born in 1868. Lassila's early years are briefly shown, then the film richly details his active and paradoxically ...
Plot: female director, bomb, blood, marriage, revolution, assassination, poverty, terrorism, teacher, marriage ceremony, ink, class struggle ...
Time: year 1938, 1900s, year 1917, turn of the century, 1910s ...
Place: finland, russia, st. petersburg russia
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Mata Hari, agent H21 (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This French version of the notorious spy's life centers less on her romantic escapades, and more on those that reveal the person she actually was during WW I when her German superiors ordered her to seduce the French captain Trintignant so she ...
Plot: world war one, death of loved one, border crossing, seduction, archive footage, pageant, death of title character, female spy, nipples visible through clothing, photo album, exotic dancer, undercover agent ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s
Place: paris france
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The Divine Emma (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981
Plot: officer, manipulative person, screaming woman, manipulative behavior, wet clothes, drunken man, stretcher, code, chambermaid, groom, gramophone, captive ...
Time: year 1915, year 1914, year 1916, 1910s, year 1917
Place: america, prague czech republic, prague, central europe
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The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shipwreck, prophecy, legend, love, revenge, world war one, crucifix, insanity, bigamy, druid, nurse, dog ...
Time: year 1917
Place: brittany
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Lenin: The Train (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 198 min.
Story: March/April 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Zürich Germany and Sweden to Sint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir J. Lenin. Two senior ...
Plot: russian revolution, extramarital affair, falling in love, fall in love, bolshevik, communist, train, revolutionary, train journey
Time: year 1917
Place: russia, germany
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Midnight's Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Canadian-Brith film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of a pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their ...
Style: stylized, captivating, psychological, surreal, epic ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, coming of age, society, love and romance, hopes, youth, rich and poor, siblings relations, colonialism, coup, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: india, asia, kashmir, bangladesh, bombay india ...
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Rebellious «Orion» (1979)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: ship, german, revolution, seaport, anarchist, priest
Time: year 1917
Place: russia
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 5.4
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The Fear (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young soldier testifies of his thoughts about the first world war, between disillusion, fear and hate, following his path through the letters he sends to his lover.
Plot: world war one, war, snow, soldier, self mutilation, military, alcohol, fear, gay interest, first person narration, nightmare, nurse ...
Time: year 1916, year 1914, 1910s, year 1915, year 1917
Place: france
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 7.0
 6K
Chocolate (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The history of the clown Chocolate, the first black circus artist in France, which has a great success in the late 19th century.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, factual, feel good, touching ...
Plot: black man, circus, clown, gambling, racism, colleague colleague relationship, rise to the top, comedy duo, fame, social relations, glory, giant ...
Time: 1890s, 1910s, year 1917
Place: paris france, france
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Appointment in Bray (1971)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: France, Belgium, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1917, the First World War is raging. Julien is from Luxemburg, so instead of having to go to war he studies piano in Paris. One day his friend Jacques, also a musician and now a fighter pilot on the front, invites him to spend a few days in his ...
Plot: housekeeper, world war one, friendship, servant, classical music, dating, friend, flashback, student, male female relationship, pre world war one, letter ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, turn of the century
Place: paris france
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King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, military, soldier, court martial, deserter, injustice, change of heart, anti war, society, courtroom drama, war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, director, husband wife relationship, love triangle, hollywood, umbrella, storytelling, money ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1917, year 1936
Place: mexico, latin america, ussr, moscow russia
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 7.1
 13K
Dragon (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Style: stylized, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, village, crimes, danger, heroes, starting over, secrets, culture clash, violence, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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 6.9
 5K
Vincere (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of the descent into madness of Mussolini's secret first wife, Ida Dasler, who was seduced by his passion and vigour but blind to the fascist dictator's many flaws. A historical drama with the passion, lyricism and tragedy of a ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, destructive relationship, ambition, obsession, family problems, political unrest, couples, custody, fall in love, life is a bitch, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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 8.0
 562K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, plague, save the world, alternate reality, paranoia, insanity, post apocalyptic, time loop, social misfits, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 7.1
 2K
Stalin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: leadership, murder, paranoia, stroke, life is a bitch, state affairs, corrupted ruler, deadly, head of state, power relations, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 20s ...
Place: russia, soviet union
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