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 realistic, serious, melancholic, romantic, touching and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with death, love, world war one, friendship, photograph, letter, dancing, female nudity, flashback and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post world war one: Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Frantz (2016), Leatherheads (2008), The Officer's Ward (2001), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), Mosley (1998), A Month in the Country (1987), Spider's Web (1989), The Weather in the Streets (1983), Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

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: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fame, maggot, childhood, children's book, playwright, marital problem, nanny, toy, toys, little boy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england, london, new york
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 7.5
 12K
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: romantic, captivating, inspirational, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: post war, french soldier, world war one, death of husband, death of loved one, husband wife relationship, german soldier, german, grave, letter, casualty of war, sadness ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, year 1918, 1910s
Place: germany, paris france
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 6.0
 31K
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: sport team, stadium, american football, rivalry, football, love and romance, hopes, ambition, screwball, surrender, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota, usa, france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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The Officer's Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: anti war, military, soldier, hopes, starting over, human spirit, life turned upside down, war, wartime life, hospital, world war one, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1918, year 1914
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: philosophical, clever, intellectual, based on true events, educational film ...
Plot: mathematician, genius, mathematics, husband wife relationship, scientist, indian lead, university, doctor, imagination, science, discovery, chosen one ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, post world war one, year 1976
Place: england, india, bombay india
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 7.2
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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, british politics, british history, fascism, womanizer, nazi, racist, political protest, anti communism, politician, skinny dipping, chanting ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, pre world war two, post world war one
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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: realistic, captivating, scenic, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: church, friendship, haunted by the past, introspection, escape from reality, village, healing, world war one veteran, archaeologist, forbidden love, mural, loneliness ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, texas
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 6.9
 193
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: shooting, anti hero, hate, wound, evil, revolution, bloodbath, anti semitism, murder of friend, homosexual, peasant, double agent ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, 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: abortion, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, melancholy, self destructing, first love, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, love, marriage, fear ...
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: murder mystery, investigation, snow, justice, murder, train, vengeance, whodunit, conspiracy, doctor, suspect, stabbed to death ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, venice, turkey, istanbul turkey, mediterranean sea ...
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The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: suspense, bleak, disturbing, touching, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: farm, countryside, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, disorder, family relations, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 1910s, post world war one
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 ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: world war one, sculptor, swindle, banker, anti war, corruption, sketch artist, battlefield, saving a life, presumed dead, wound, soldier ...
Time: year 1918, post world war one, 1920s, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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 7.8
 36K
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, sexy, atmospheric, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, musician, prostitute, adultery, jealousy, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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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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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, love, expose, newspaper, politician, theater, poet, peeping, publisher, journalist, wealth, female nudity ...
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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 6.3
 166
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: countryside, murder, death, tradition, posse, car, village, robbery, kidnapping, rifle, highwayman, arranged marriage ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
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: single parent, blended family, teenage girl, teenage boy, female nudity, haystack, english countryside, poet, british flag, first kiss, war veteran, flag ...
Time: post world war one
Place: england
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 7.0
 5K
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 ...
Style: light, sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: opera, eccentricity, delusion, secret, money, bad singing, concert hall, singing, hypocrite, fan, newspaper article, listening to music ...
Time: 1920s, year 1915, post world war one
Place: paris france, france
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 5.9
 369
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 ...
Style: disturbing, rough, sincere, melancholic
Plot: brother brother relationship, male objectification, injury, life, self discovery, wartime, getting home, fight, underwater scene, sea, hit by a car, cemetery ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1916
Place: africa
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 5.6
 736
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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: cabaret, gigolo, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dancing, funeral procession, trench, female nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, germany
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 5.8
 326
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: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, crimes of passion, danger, dysfunctional family, village, culture clash, greed, mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, isolation ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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 6.4
 446
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, family relations, human nature, social differences, on the run, parents and children, siblings relations, teaching the ways of the world, family in crisis, hopes, family life, bank ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 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: gloomy, bleak, serious, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, obsessive quest, mystery, vengeance, world war one, deadly, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, village, dark past, abandoned house ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1890s, post world war one
Place: south of france
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 6.5
 62K
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: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, teacher, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: england, europe, britain, 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: disturbing, serious, stylized, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gays and lesbians, poet, youth, betrayal, lifestyle, romance, bohemian life, weekend, celebration, unrequited love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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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: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: world war one, anti war, missing, missing in action, war, love affair, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, love and romance, couples, military life, soldier ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
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 7.1
 4K
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, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, couple relations, society, social issues, prejudice, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, germany, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, war, battles, against the odds, ambition, military, life is a bitch, world war one, battle, firearm
Time: 1910s, 1920s, post world war one, year 1919
Place: latvia, europe
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 6.6
 3K
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, gloomy, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, old love, romance, couples, haunted by the past, strong female presence, social differences, gender, society, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 19th century ...
Place: england, london, europe, asia, india
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
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: serious, psychological, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, funeral, diary, romance, virginity, looking for love, power of love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: colombia, caribbean, paris france, latin america
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