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 realistic, serious, atmospheric, epic, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with world war one, soldier, death, military, battles, danger, war, life is a bitch, murder and flashback plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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year 1917 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1917: 1917 (2019), Fatima (2020), Passchendaele (2008), Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014), White Horse (1993), Aces High (1976), Reds (1981), The Happiest Millionaire (1967), Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973), Mata Hari, agent H21 (1964).

List of year 1917 movies

 8.3
 435K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada, China
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: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, behind enemy lines, british military, storytelling, brother brother relationship, chaos ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: france
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 6.6
 2K
Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Portugal, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist ...
Style: touching, sincere, christian film, realistic, mystical ...
Plot: miraculous event, mysticism, catholic, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, redemption, father daughter relationship, religion, children, priest, faith, flash forward ...
Time: year 1917, year 1948, year 2017, year 2008, year 1989 ...
Place: portugal
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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 revolution, russian history, martyr, red army, abdication, imperial russia, exile, execution, world war one
Time: year 1917, year 1918, 1910s
Place: russia
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Passchendaele (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: battles, world war one, military, platoon, veteran, military life, heroic mission, heroes, love and romance, state affairs, military hospital, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: canada, france
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Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, danger, anti war, military, battle zone, introspection, military life, life is a bitch, world war one, war, dealing with death, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917
Place: italy
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, old mansion, kidnapping, murder, jealousy, family relations, actress, newspaper, pianist, forgery, brat ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, year 1917 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.5
 53
White Horse (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: russian revolution, murder, czar, revolution, civil war
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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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, bleak, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, military, air disaster, pilot, aerial combat, fighter pilot, life is a bitch, collision, power relations, aerial combats, battles ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: england, europe, france
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 7.3
 21K
Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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: sentimental, captivating, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, world war one, love triangle, journalism, politics, romance, political unrest, writer's life, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917 ...
Place: russia, new york, usa, soviet union, portland oregon ...
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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, show tunes, eccentric family, cinderella story, martial arts, lifestyle, immigrants, love and romance, unlikely couple, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917, year 1916, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, new york ...
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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, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian civil war, mole, false accusation, gang, escapades, gypsy, train, officer, patriotism, frame up, friendship, conscience ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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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: revolution, hidden gun, class struggle, confusion, farm hand, hate, struggle, politics, pistol, husband wife relationship, chaos, bourgeoisie ...
Time: year 1917
Place: finland, 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, secret service, exotic dancer, secret agents, romance, secret agent, execution, femme fatale, photo album, secret code, archive footage, death of title character ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
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: strong female character, drunken man, governor, opera, brass band, ship, castle, national anthem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, priest, crying woman, train station ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1915, year 1914, year 1916
Place: prague czech republic, america, prague, central europe
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The Island of Thirty Coffins (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: France
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Plot: druid, revenge, insanity, dog, love, nurse, shipwreck, legend, bigamy, prophecy, world war one, crucifix ...
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: fall in love, falling in love, extramarital affair, russian revolution, train journey, lenin, revolutionary, train travel, train, communist, bolshevik
Time: year 1917
Place: germany, russia
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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: captivating, surreal, stylized, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, hopes, youth, coming of age, society, love and romance, rich and poor, siblings relations, coup, colonialism, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, year 1957 ...
Place: india, asia, bombay india, bangladesh, kashmir ...
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 5.4
 226
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.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: world war one, battlefield, military, soldier, bombing, army, youth, hiding, self mutilation, death of friend, love, desperation ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, year 1915, year 1916, year 1917
Place: france
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 7.0
 7K
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: feel good, touching, humorous, factual, sentimental ...
Plot: black man, clown, circus, gambling, racism, colleague colleague relationship, rise to the top, fame, comedy duo, glory, social relations, giant ...
Time: 1890s, 1910s, year 1917
Place: paris france, 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: thought provoking, tense, sincere, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: world war one, courtroom, soldier, military, court martial, deserter, legal investigation, society, war, life is a bitch, injustice, power relations ...
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, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, director, husband wife relationship, love triangle, hollywood, day of the dead, money, rain ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1948, year 1936 ...
Place: mexico, latin america, soviet union, ussr, moscow russia
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 7.1
 14K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, village, crimes, danger, heroes, starting over, secrets, culture clash, violence, rivalry, master warrior ...
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: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, destructive relationship, ambition, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, couples, family problems, political unrest, obsession, custody ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20s, 40s ...
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, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the day, family relations, chaos, military life, battle zone, parents and children, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917
Place: canada, belgium, nova scotia
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The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, soldier, basic training, against the odds, survival, heroic mission, danger, wartime life, military life, hospital ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: australia, palestine, turkey, new zealand, melbourne australia ...
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 4.7
 202
Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: russian revolution, socialism, male female relationship, czar, demonstration, communist, political prisoner, independence, revolution, world war one, revolutionary, bolshevik ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, germany, st. petersburg russia, russia ...
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 6.0
 11K
Deathwatch (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the brutal trench fighting of the First World War, a British Infantry Company is separated from their regiment after a fierce battle. Attempting to return to their lines, the British soldiers discover what appears to be a bombed out German ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: soldier, world war one, supernatural, survival, gory, rescue, escapades, deadly creature, war, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ability ...
Time: year 1917
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 5.4
 277
Company K (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the popular World War I novel by author William March, director Robert Clem's COMPANY K follows a veteran of the first great conflict as he finishes a book about his wartime experiences and reflects on how a man's true character ...
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: anti war, veteran, wartime life, military, soldier, war, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics, battles, gory, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: france
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The Wipers Times (2013)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times - "Wipers" being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humour, The Wipers ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: world war one, military life, human spirit, military, soldier, danger, life is a bitch, hopes, battles, war, superior officer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1917, year 1916
Place: europe, flanders, france
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