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, atmospheric, stylized and enigmatic films and TV shows about / with death, dancing, photograph, friendship, letter, dancer, kiss, husband wife relationship, world war one and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography 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), Frantz (2016), See You Up There (2017), Hugo (2011), The Weather in the Streets (1983), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), The Guardians (2017), Jules and Jim (1962), Carrington (1995), Those Who Pay with Their Lives (1989).
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Drama, Romance
France
105 min.
 7.9
Hugo (2011)
Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
USA
126 min.
 7.5
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See You Up There (2017)
Crime, Drama
France, Canada
117 min.
 7.6
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Malta, USA
114 min.
 6.5

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: fame, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, childhood, children's book, maggot, marital problem, playwright, nanny, traumatic childhood, game playing, toy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 7.5
 10K
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, world war one, guilty conscience, black and white segues into color, reading a letter, death, painting, soldier, dancing, doctor, lie ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
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See You Up There (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, body mutilation, world war one, jumping from height, coffin, little girl, soldier, bank, death, flashback, end of war, morphine ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, morocco
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 7.5
 276K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
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: sentimental, touching, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, filmmaking, friendship, kids in trouble, magical, family, adventure, hopes, loss, secret, destiny, friends ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, pain, extramarital affair, adultery, fear, love, infidelity, marriage, first love, passion, pregnancy
Time: 1920s, post world war one
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: suspense, surprise ending, non-linear, artsy, road movie
Plot: investigation, train, murder, snow, justice, vengeance, doctor, murder mystery, suspect, conspiracy, stabbed to death, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, post world war one, pre world war two
Place: europe, alps, palestine, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey ...
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The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Plot: orphan, world war one, farm, church, grave, letter, widow, classroom, pregnancy, cemetery, real life mother and daughter playing mother and daughter, countryside ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s
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 7.9
 32K
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: atmospheric, talky, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, new wave, marriage, adultery, musician, prostitute, jealousy, obsession, love, romance, promiscuity ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
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 6.9
 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: emotional, sexual, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, unlikely couple, polyamory, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 20s ...
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: unrequited love, poet, publisher, intrigue, ex soldier, newspaper, love, wealth, expose, politician, journalist
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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 6.2
 154
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: highwayman, arranged marriage, peasant, posse, village, kidnapping, murder, rifle, robbery, death, tradition
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: british flag, blended family, poet, flag, first kiss, war veteran, memoir, english countryside, haystack, single parent, female nudity, teenage boy ...
Time: post world war one
Place: england
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 7.0
 4K
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, husband wife relationship, rich woman, learning the truth, car breakdown, soprano, newspaper reporter, truth, opera singer, female protagonist, infidelity, newspaper headline ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1915
Place: paris france, france
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 6.0
 263
Ceasefire (2016)
Genre: 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: playing violin, cemetery, sea, underwater scene, hit by a car, fight, campfire, sign language, convertible, male objectification, world war one, boat ...
Time: 1920s, year 1916, post world war one
Place: africa
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 5.7
 670
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: gigolo, cabaret, cons and scams, dishonesty, prostitute, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, wedding, female nudity, bare breasts, dancing ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: europe, germany
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 292
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, couple relations, village, village life, nothing goes right, danger, couples, social relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, isolation ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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 6.5
 410
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, single parent, bank, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, family relations, on the run, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, family in crisis ...
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, obsessive quest, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, murder, crimes, deadly, superstition, gossip, house ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one, 1890s
Place: south of france
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 6.5
 58K
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, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, teacher, countryside, boarding school life, haunted by the past, boarding school, fear, estate, uncover truth, afterlife ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
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: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, poet, gays and lesbians, youth, betrayal, suicide, lake, pistol, student, romance, incest ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s, pre world war two
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, gloomy, realistic
Plot: anti war, soldier, human nature, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, tragic love, war, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, military life, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
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 7.3
 3K
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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, morality, german american, citizenship, church, farm, wedding, romance, eviction, human nature, immigrants, social issues ...
Time: 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one ...
Place: minnesota, germany, europe, usa
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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, realistic, exciting
Plot: war, soldier, against the odds, military, battles, ambition, life is a bitch, firearm, battle
Time: 1910s, 1920s, year 1919, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe
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 6.9
 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, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, flower, gender, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, couple relations, social differences, old love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 19th century, 1920s, 1890s ...
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
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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: serious, sentimental, sexual, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, cholera, ship, love letter, marriage, doctor, extramarital affair, love triangle, romance, honeymoon ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
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 6.0
 29K
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: screwball, stadium, football, small town, american football, police, love triangle, romance, confession, ambition, rivalry, success ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one ...
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin, france ...
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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: atmospheric, serious, emotional, wild
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal life, tough heroes, family life, wilderness, adventure, escapades, dangerous animal, family, survival, danger, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: france, europe, alps
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, society, fall in love, love affair, obsession, couple relations, couples, betrayal, wealth, millionaire ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 987
Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized, bleak
Plot: soldier, betrayal, love triangle, revolution, evacuation, destructive relationship, tragic love, war, unfulfilled love, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, paris france, germany, siberia ...
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Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: underdog, sport, ambition, prejudice, missionary, running, friendship, athlete's life, contests and competitions, mayor, patriotism, follow your dream ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one ...
Place: scotland, england, europe, france, paris france
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