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, touching, romantic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with love, death, world war one, friendship, photograph, letter, dancing, betrayal, kiss and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post world war one: Leatherheads (2008), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Frantz (2016), 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

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, ambition, love and romance, hopes, screwball, surrender, confession, love triangle ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, france ...
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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, childhood, fame, children's book, maggot, marital problem, playwright, nanny, toys, little boy, toy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1934, year 1941
Place: england, new york, london
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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: romantic, sentimental, captivating, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, letter, grave, death of loved one, sadness, husband wife relationship, german, death of husband, casualty of war, german soldier ...
Time: post world war one, 1910s, year 1919, year 1918
Place: germany, paris france
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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, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: military, anti war, soldier, hopes, starting over, war, wartime life, human spirit, life turned upside down, world war one, hospital, wound ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
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, intellectual, clever, based on true events, educational film ...
Plot: mathematics, genius, mathematician, husband wife relationship, scientist, indian lead, university, doctor, imagination, science, self discovery, chosen one ...
Time: 1910s, year 1976, post world war one, 1920s, year 1914
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
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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, racist, politician, beating, chanting, nazism, political protest, anti communism, fascism, male nudity, womanizer ...
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: realistic, captivating, scenic, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: church, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, village, escape from reality, healing, world war one veteran, forbidden love, mural, loneliness, depression ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 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: peasant, rise to power, infidelity, shooting, friend, brutality, immorality, female nudity, polish, jewish, extramarital affair, businessman ...
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: fear, infidelity, passion, male female relationship, first love, abortion, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, adultery, pain, pregnancy, love ...
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: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, snow, murder, train, whodunit, vengeance, justice, suspect, doctor, conspiracy, stabbed to death ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, post world war one, year 1934
Place: europe, alps, venice, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
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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: disturbing, suspense, touching, psychological, bleak
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: farm, countryside, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, family, disorder, life is a bitch, family relations ...
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, disturbing, tense
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, presumed dead, sketch artist, soldier, saving a life, battlefield, corruption, wound ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, morocco
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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, sexy, atmospheric, tense, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, musician, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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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: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, bittersweet, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, friends, platonic, anti conformity, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 1900s, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, venice, wales
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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: politician, unrequited love, publisher, newspaper, love, ex soldier, journalist, poet, wealth, theater, breasts, female nudity ...
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: squad, car, countryside, kidnapping, village, arranged marriage, robbery, death, highwayman, peasant, tradition, murder ...
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: memoir, english countryside, first kiss, poet, flag, single parent, teenage girl, teenage boy, blended family, female nudity, haystack, war veteran ...
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 ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: opera, delusion, eccentricity, secret, fan, money, concert hall, hypocrite, bad singing, singing, newspaper article, eating ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1915
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 ...
Style: sincere, rough, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: brother brother relationship, male objectification, injury, self discovery, life, wartime, getting home, river, army, funeral, doctor, cemetery ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1916
Place: africa
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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, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, cons and scams, dishonesty, prostitute, wedding, trench, funeral procession, dancing ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crimes of passion, danger, culture clash, village, dysfunctional family, greed, mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, fish out of water ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, farm, family life, single parent, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, parents and children, social differences, religions or cults, family in crisis, male female relationship ...
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vengeance, village, murder, haunted by the past, world war one, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, mystery, rivalry, abandoned house, bakery ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1890s, post world war one
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: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghosts, afterlife, teacher, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, haunted house ...
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, stylized, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gays and lesbians, poet, youth, betrayal, romance, lifestyle, weekend, bohemian life, celebration, unrequited love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 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: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, anti war, missing in action, missing, war, obsessive quest, friendship, wartime life, human nature, haunted by the past, obsession, lovers reunited ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
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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, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, society, couple relations, social issues, prejudice, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, germany, 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, contemplative, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, old love, flowers, romance, couples, strong female presence, couple relations, haunted by the past, social differences, society, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1890s, year 1918 ...
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, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
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A Promise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, married woman, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, cheating wife, world war one, intergenerational friendship, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, post world war one, year 1914 ...
Place: germany, europe, france, mexico
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