Year 1939 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1939 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, talky, captivating and sincere films and TV shows about / with world war two, husband wife relationship, flashback, death, dancing, adultery, nazi, doctor, father son relationship and blood plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1939: Mudbound (2017), All That Really Matters (1992), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), 13 Minutes (2015), Dark Blue World (2001), Cousins in Love (1980), Hope and Glory (1987), A French Woman (1995), 1939 (1989), And Then There Were None (2015).
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Hope and Glory
Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK, USA
113 min.
 7.4
Dark Blue World
War, Drama, Action, Romance
Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
112 min.
 7.3
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Rebel in the Rye
Biography, Drama, Romance, War
USA
106 min.
 6.6
The Man with the Iron Heart
Action, Biography, Thriller, War
USA, France, UK, Belgium
120 min.
 6.4

List of year 1939 movies

 7.4
 29K
Mudbound
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.
Plot: lynching, racism, farm, post war, war veteran, air force, church, suffering, illness, poverty, murder, torture ...
Time: year 1941, year 1945, year 1939, 1940s, pre world war two ...
Place: mississippi, belgium
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All That Really Matters
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1992
Plot: deportation, hunger, war atrocity, citizenship, camp, emigration, poet, attempted rape, passport, arrest, anti semitism, separation ...
Time: year 1939
Place: kazakhstan, siberia
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Hyde Park on Hudson
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: disability, president, head of state, state affairs, infidelity, king of england, queen, love affair, culture clash, dishonesty, queen of england, park ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: new york, usa, england, new jersey
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 7.0
 7K
13 Minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, national socialism
Plot: assassination attempt, deadly, state affairs, bomb, assassin, nazi germany, film projector, jail cell, timebomb, nazi flag, hitler, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, berlin germany, switzerland
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Dark Blue World
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, war, romance, culture clash, aviation, sacrifice, nazi, betrayal, prison, soldier, wartime, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1939, 1940s
Place: england, poland, germany, europe, spain ...
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Cousins in Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: romance, coming of age, self discovery, sexual relations, countryside, love triangle, love and romance, voyeurism, youth, teenager, couples, family relations ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s
Place: europe, france
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 7.4
 11K
Hope and Glory
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: British writer/director John Boorman (The Emerald Forest) draws us into an astonishing and exhilarating portrait of his own childhood, set against the terrors of a London torn apart by the onset of WWII. Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: war, wartime, coming of age, childhood, danger, british, love and romance, adolescence, runaway, children, idealism, german ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, london, europe
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A French Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1940, year 1944 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
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 5.5
 313
1939
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: crumbling marriage, wartime life, best friends, life is a bitch, war, friends, unfulfillment, couples, black market, world war two, love, young love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: europe, sweden, norway
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And Then There Were None
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: suspense, psychological, melancholic, twist ending, depressing ...
Plot: murder mystery, island, murder, isolation, justice, mystery, death, adaptation, survival, pornography, family, gory ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england
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Rebel in the Rye
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Plot: recluse, columbia university, newspaper, violence, fence, pond, newspaper headline, cafe, girl, marriage, friend, bar ...
Time: 20th century, year 2010, year 1946, year 1939
Place: united states, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalist, civil war, war, lieutenant colonel, auto repair, war correspondent, airfield, rabbit, shooting, church bell, darkroom, drum ...
Time: 1930s, year 1975, year 1937, year 1939, pre world war two
Place: spain, basque country
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Bring 'Em Back Alive
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bring 'Em Back Alive is an adventure television series starring Bruce Boxleitner, Cindy Morgan and Ron O'Neal. The series was shown in the United States from September 1982 to May 1983. Set in Singapore, it was one of several shows like ...
Style: wild
Plot: jungle, wild animal, spy, world war two, hotel manager, sultan, adventurer, love interest, animal lover, smuggler, imperial japan, trapper
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: southeast asia, asia, singapore
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 7.7
 608
Housewife, 49
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Downtrodden wife and mother Nella's life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women's Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her new-found happiness is shattered when her ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: wartime life, war, heroes, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, gay son, british, gay, dysfunctional marriage, family home, mother son reunion ...
Time: year 1941, year 1939, 1940s
Place: england, northern england
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Walking with the Enemy
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, war, danger, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, confined, dishonesty, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 2010, year 1946 ...
Place: europe, hungary, switzerland, budapest, germany ...
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A Prominent Patient
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Plot: diplomacy, diplomat, politician, minister, hospital, politics, czech history, czech abroad, european history, president
Time: year 1939, 1930s, year 1938, year 1937
Place: prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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The Man with the Iron Heart
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: USA, France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: bloody
Plot: assassination, czech history, crypt, shooting, paratrooper, european history, fascist, world war two, church, assassin, nazi, resistance ...
Time: year 1939, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, central europe, europe
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 7.2
 22
Unloved
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story of the tumultuous relationship between a Jewish girl called Noemi and a Polish art student named Kamil is set at the outbreak of World War II.
Style: pre war, neurotic
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rain, obsession, flashback, boy, girl, obsessive love, possessiveness, young love, boarding house, flat, comeback ...
Time: year 1939
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 5.6
 22
The Birthday
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but enlists in a Polish military school instead. In the second ...
Plot: german occupation, ruins, nazi occupation, military hospital, rich, resistance fighter, german army, tragic event, stepmother stepson relationship, librarian, bribe, military school ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 1930s, year 1944, year 1943 ...
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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El largo invierno
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1939, Ramon (Jacques Penot) was a young man, caught up in his Barcelona family's involvement on the Republic side in the brutal Spanish Civil War. He and his family fled into exile ahead of Franco's troops. Now it is many years later, ...
Plot: fascism, spanish civil war, bourgeoisie, sex scene, topless, butler, soldier, flashback, female nudity
Time: year 1939
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The Boy Soldier
Genre: War, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in films.
Plot: french military, military school, uniform, french soldier, french army, anti war, killed in action, cadet, teenage boy, world war two, border, military officer
Time: pre world war two, year 1939, 1930s
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 6.8
 126
The Adolescent
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by ...
Plot: first love, coming of age, sexual awakening, summer, countryside, older man young girl relationship, self discovery, provence, puberty, bicycle accident, love potion, infatuation ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939
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 6.5
 847
Goliath Awaits
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society ...
Plot: ocean liner, survival, submarine, suspicion of murder, admiral, octopus, torpedo, sailor, water, garden, dark secret, survivor ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Who Is That Man?
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is set in 1939. A military officer is stripped of his rank for his apparent collaboration with a counter-espionage agent while on a mission in Paris. Then he is enlisted in his own country's counterespionage unit, due to his knowledge ...
Style: pre war
Plot: prisoner, death, world war two, innocence, spy, agent, prison, murder, partisan, collaborator, bombing, secret service ...
Time: year 1939
Place: paris france
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 6.2
 1K
Max & Leon
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this WW2 epic comedy – in the vein of “La Grande Vadrouille” – our two heroes, Max and Léon, two lazy and partier pals, will try by all possible means to avoid going in the battle zone… This will lead the duo to demented and wild ...
Plot: baby, little girl, dancing, soldier, rifle, snowing, drugs, escape, gun, undressing, radio, airplane ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s
Place: syria, vichy
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Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Plot: male nudity, love triangle, gift, poem, little girl, blood, doctor, husband wife relationship, baby, taking a photograph, hallucination, secret ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, 1940s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: central europe
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Ethel & Ernest
Genre: Animation, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Plot: british, 2d animation, family home, death of wife, death of mother, death of father, crying, world war two, dementia, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, bomb explosion ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 1960s, 1920s ...
Place: england
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 6.6
 673
Come What May
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: exodus, war propaganda, drinking wine, german soldier, dead girl, child killed, bagpipes, goose, 8 year old, cellar, teacher, camera ...
Time: year 1940, year 1939
Place: france
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Hospital of the Transfiguration
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is set in 1943 in a mental asylum in the country. But this is an unusual hospital: there are several incurable schizophrenic cases, staff is bit strange and a writer has voluntarily entered the clinic because he is "peculiar" and ...
Plot: suicide by poison, memory loss, experiment, danger, grave, male nudity, suicide, hospital, shot to death, death, world war two, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
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The Lady Vanishes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 classic. On the eve of the Second World War, a train carrying an assortment of passengers, pulls out of a small town in Bavaria. When one of the passengers, a kindly old lady, mysteriously disappears the other ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous
Plot: train, mystery, amateur detective, mysterious character, investigation, missing person, romance, woman in danger, crimes, spy, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: germany, austria
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