Post world war one movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post world war one movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric, romantic and emotional films and TV shows about / with death, dancing, friendship, photograph, female nudity, love, world war one, kiss, betrayal and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in France, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post world war one: Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Leatherheads (2008), Mosley (1998), A Month in the Country (1987), Spider's Web (1989), The Weather in the Streets (1983), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), The Guardians (2017), See You Up There (2017), Jules and Jim (1962).

List of post world war one movies

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fame, children's book, childhood, maggot, marital problem, playwright, nanny, teddy bear, game playing, little boy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up ...
Style: witty, feel good, realistic, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: stadium, american football, sport team, rivalry, football, love and romance, hopes, ambition, screwball, love triangle, small town, confession ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, france, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Story: Mosley was a 1998 television serial produced for Channel 4 based on British fascist Oswald Mosley's life in the period between the two world wars. The series was directed by Robert Knights, from a screenplay by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, ...
Plot: politics, politician, racist, nazi, womanizer, political protest, fascism, british history, anti communism, fascist, beating, male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, post world war one, pre world war two
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A Month in the Country (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the early 1920s, the film follows Tom Birkin, who has been employed to carry out restoration work on a Medieval mural discovered in a church in the small rural community of Oxgodby, Yorkshire. The escape to the idyllic countryside is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: church, forbidden love, archaeologist, friendship, haunted by the past, village, introspection, social relations, friends, village life, love and romance, escape from reality ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, 1920s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, texas
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Spider's Web (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The shameless man's story is contrasted with that of his polar ...
Plot: jewish, adultery, looking at self in mirror, peasant, double agent, anarchist, homosexual, evil, revolution, wound, murder of friend, immorality ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Weather in the Streets (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
Plot: pregnancy, passion, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, abortion, unhappy marriage, pain, first love, marriage, fear, love ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: england
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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: investigation, murder, train, snow, doctor, justice, vengeance, suspect, stabbed to death, murder mystery, conspiracy, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, alps, yugoslavia, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Plot: farm, little girl, singing, death, female protagonist, classroom, letter, church, pregnancy, orphan, grave, honor ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s
Place: france
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as ...
Plot: swindle, sculptor, mask, painter, orphan, banker, army, newspaper, corruption, bare breasts, bank, death ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1918, 1920s
Place: morocco, paris france
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, adultery, jealousy, prostitute, musician, new wave, romance, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
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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: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, couples, anti conformity, gender, lifestyle, platonic, couple relations, writer's life ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
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Those Who Pay with Their Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An uncompromising journalist obsessed with the idea of absolute justice ends up committing suicide after reading his father's biography.
Plot: male female relationship, publisher, peeping, poet, wealth, love, journalist, expose, unrequited love, intrigue, ex soldier, politician ...
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: peasant, posse, arranged marriage, tradition, village, highwayman, death, murder, kidnapping, robbery, rifle
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: turkey
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Cider with Rosie (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Produced for the PBS TV series Masterpiece Theatre, this adaptation of Laurie Lee's autobiographical novel follows a young man's maturation in the country town of Gloucestershire near the end of World War I. As young Laurie (Dashiell ...
Plot: memoir, first kiss, english countryside, haystack, female nudity, single parent, poet, war veteran, teenage girl, teenage boy, blended family, british flag ...
Time: post world war one
Place: england
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Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Plot: newspaper article, choir, fear, record player, eating, husband wife relationship, dog, camera, food, bare feet, businessman, training ...
Time: post world war one, year 1915, 1920s
Place: paris france, france
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Ceasefire (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfare, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa. In the vast territories of Upper Volta he - with the help of Diofo, artist and also survivor of the Great ...
Plot: soldier, dancing, fight, sea, hit by a car, river, animal sacrifice, sex scene, piano, underwater scene, cigarette smoking, restaurant ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s, year 1916
Place: africa
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Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: remake of american film
Plot: post war, impossible love, lgbt, food, eyeglasses, prayer, cross, coward, apology, anger, guilt, singer ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, year 1918, 1910s
Place: paris france, germany
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Just a Gigolo (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: cabaret, gigolo, couples, dishonesty, prostitute, cons and scams, love and romance, artists and showbiz, trench, funeral procession, dancing, wedding ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: germany, europe
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The Intended (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A period drama/thriller about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her ill-meaning family.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: jungle, couple relations, misfit, crimes of passion, couples, obsessive quest, isolation, danger, culture clash, fish out of water, village, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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Hidden Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: farm, human nature, social differences, hopes, parents and children, family in crisis, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, on the run, single parent, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, post world war one
Place: australia
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The Murdered House (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only Sébastien, then a four-month old baby, was ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, village, haunted by the past, rivalry, vengeance, obsessive quest, deadly, death by gunshot, blond, death by drowning ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1890s, 1920s
Place: south of france
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The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, boarding school, boarding school life, investigation, haunted by the past, teacher, haunted house, children, classroom, countryside, uncover truth ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
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Love in Thoughts (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, poet, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, lake, student, pistol, suicide, youth, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: germany, europe
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Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: missing in action, anti war, love affair, couples, obsessive quest, tunnel, haunted by the past, war, wartime life, love and romance, destructive relationship, military life ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
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Sweet Land (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, eviction, morality, farm, church, wedding, german american, citizenship, immigrants, romance, ethnic, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 60s, 1920s, post world war one ...
Place: minnesota, germany, usa, europe
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Defenders of Riga (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Latvia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film dramatizes November 11, 1919- a crucial date in the battle for Latvian independence. A year after the end of the official hostilities of WWI, a renegade German general and troops remain outside the Latvian capital. Latvian riflemen, most of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: soldier, war, life is a bitch, against the odds, military, ambition, battles, battle, firearm
Time: 1910s, 1920s, year 1919, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe
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Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, touching, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, society, gender, social differences, couples, old love, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, flower ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1890s, year 1918, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, india, europe, asia
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, honeymoon, funeral, diary, love triangle, extramarital affair, doctor, marriage, cholera, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
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The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Not long before World War I, in a French Alpine town near the Italian border, a pack of slaughtered wolves is delivered to local taxidermist Leon (Patrick Chesnais). A surviving black cub comes down from the mountains looking for his family, and is ...
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, wild
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, heroes, animal life, family life, tough heroes, family relations, visionary, danger, family, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: france, europe, alps
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, emotional, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, friendship, kids in trouble, filmmaking, hopes, adventure, destiny, magical, clock, secret, loss, longing ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, post world war one, 1930s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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