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, romantic, melancholic, atmospheric and emotional films and TV shows about / with death, female nudity, love, dancing, letter, photograph, kiss, world war one, betrayal and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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post world war one movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as post world war one: Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Frantz (2016), Leatherheads (2008), The Officer's Ward (2001), 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).

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, childhood, maggot, children's book, marital problem, playwright, nanny, game playing, toy, little boy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 7.5
 11K
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, sentimental, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: post war, french soldier, german soldier, death of loved one, violinist, world war one, sadness, casualty of war, death of husband, husband wife relationship, letter, grave ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, year 1918, 1910s
Place: germany, paris france
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 6.0
 30K
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, realistic, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: stadium, american football, sport team, rivalry, football, ambition, love and romance, hopes, screwball, small town, love triangle, confession ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, 20th century, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, france, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois ...
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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: touching, serious, uplifting, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: military, anti war, soldier, hopes, starting over, wartime life, life turned upside down, human spirit, war, hospital, male female relationship, wound ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, male nudity, fascism, political protest, nazism, politician, beating, racist, womanizer, anti communism, british history, 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, touching ...
Plot: church, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, village, escape from reality, 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: looking at self in mirror, rise to power, jewish, infidelity, male nudity, extramarital affair, adultery, murder of friend, male objectification, businessman, mutiny, hate ...
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: abortion, pain, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, love, fear, marriage, first love, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, pregnancy ...
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, whodunit, murder, doctor, vengeance, suspect, stabbed to death, conspiracy, train ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, jerusalem, palestine, yugoslavia, istanbul turkey ...
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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.
Plot: farm, grave, letter, cemetery, church, classroom, widow, pregnancy, orphan, baptism, real life mother and daughter playing mother and daughter, fired from a job ...
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 ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sculptor, swindle, banker, anti war, world war one, soldier, sketch artist, corruption, wound, battlefield, saving a life, presumed dead ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, post world war one, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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 7.8
 34K
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, witty, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, jealousy, adultery, musician, prostitute, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, pre world war two ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
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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: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, painter, soldier, romance, friendship, writer's life, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1910s, victorian, 30s, 20th century, 1900s ...
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, expose, female nudity, politician, newspaper, journalist, love, peeping, unrequited love, ex soldier, intrigue, wealth ...
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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 6.3
 161
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: village, tradition, death, murder, peasant, arranged marriage, posse, robbery, kidnapping, rifle, highwayman
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, haystack, poet, english countryside, blended family, single parent, first kiss, war veteran, female nudity, teenage girl, teenage boy, memoir ...
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, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: delusion, eccentricity, opera, secret, money, singing, concert hall, bad singing, fan, hypocrite, newspaper article, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, year 1915, post world war one
Place: paris france, france
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 6.0
 301
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: topless woman, male objectification, sign language, brother brother relationship, funeral, bare breasts, cigarette smoking, death, photograph, army, playing piano, convertible ...
Time: post world war one, year 1916, 1920s
Place: africa
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 5.6
 706
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, prostitute, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, trench, female nudity, sex, bare breasts ...
Time: 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: germany, europe
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 5.8
 311
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crimes of passion, danger, dysfunctional family, village, culture clash, older woman younger man relationship, greed, mother son relationship, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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 6.3
 432
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: realistic, serious
Plot: farm, siblings relations, family in crisis, family relations, religions or cults, social differences, human nature, family life, on the run, single parent, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 30s, post world war one, 1930s
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: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, haunted by the past, village, crimes, mystery, obsessive quest, deadly, vengeance, manslaughter, knife, windmill ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1890s, post world war one
Place: south of france
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 6.5
 61K
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, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, teacher, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 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: disturbing, serious, stylized, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gays and lesbians, poet, youth, betrayal, romance, lifestyle, weekend, bohemian life, celebration, unrequited love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, pre world war two, 1920s, 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, gloomy, realistic
Plot: missing in action, anti war, tunnel, obsession, romance, love and romance, love affair, destructive relationship, war, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
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 7.1
 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, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Plot: friendship, citizenship, romance, society, couple relations, immigrants, social issues, countryside, prejudice, farmer, eviction, church ...
Time: 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one ...
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, life is a bitch, ambition, against the odds, battles, military, battle, firearm
Time: 1910s, 1920s, post world war one, year 1919
Place: latvia, europe
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 6.7
 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, touching, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
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, 19th century, victorian era, post world war one ...
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: psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, diary, love triangle, funeral, love letter, extramarital affair, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, post world war one, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, 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: emotional, serious, disturbing, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: escapades, adventure, survival, danger, wilderness, animal life, mountain, wolf, female protagonist, visionary, family, dangerous animal ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: france, alps, europe
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