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 captivating films and TV shows about / with world war one, death, dancing, photograph, husband wife relationship, friendship, love, letter, dancer and doctor 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: Leatherheads (2008), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), Frantz (2016), The Officer's Ward (2001), Our Century (2019), Post Mortem (2020), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), Mosley (1998), A Month in the Country (1987), 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, stylized ...
Plot: stadium, sport team, american football, rivalry, football, ambition, hopes, love and romance, screwball, confession, surrender, 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, Family
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, childhood, fame, bookstore, playwright, marital problem, winnie the pooh, nanny, maggot, children's book, toys ...
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, captivating, touching, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, violinist, husband wife relationship, german, sadness, grave, letter, german soldier, death of loved one, soldier ...
Time: post world war one, year 1919, 1910s, 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, world war one, hopes, starting over, war, human spirit, wartime life, life turned upside down, hospital, male female relationship ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, year 1914, 1910s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
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Our Century (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of the Winny family through 100 years. The action begins on the eve of World War I in 1914 and ends in modern times.
Style: emotional, touching, rough, compassionate, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, daughter, childhood, relationships, youth, happiness, bittersweet, destiny, world war two, hopes, boy, wisdom of life ...
Time: 20th century, post world war one, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: poland
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Post Mortem (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A post mortem photographer and a little girl confront ghosts in a haunted village after the First World War.
Style: psychotronic, gothic, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, pursuit, fear, corpse, paranormal phenomena, a vision, obsession, world war one, supernatural horror, little girl, death, murder ...
Time: year 1918, post world war one
Place: hungary
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: bleak, captivating, brutal, factual, bloody ...
Plot: civil war, ira, resistance, rebellion, politics, freedom, torture, occupation, debate, injustice, execution, rebel ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s, post world war one ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe, united kingdom ...
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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
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, thought provoking ...
Plot: mathematics, genius, mathematician, imagination, scientist, husband wife relationship, indian lead, pain, university, university student, teacher student relationship, cultural difference ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, year 1976, pre world war one, 1920s ...
Place: england, india, bombay india
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
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, anti communism, racist, nazi, chanting, beating, political protest, skinny dipping, male nudity, fascism ...
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, introspection, haunted by the past, escape from reality, village, 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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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA, UK
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, whodunit, murder, train, agatha christie, vengeance, snow, justice, steam train, suspect, chase ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1934, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, venice, alps, mediterranean sea, jerusalem ...
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The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: disturbing, touching, psychological, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farm, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, family, friendship, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1917, year 1915, year 1919, 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, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: world war one, swindle, sculptor, banker, anti war, corruption, wound, sketch artist, battlefield, saving a life, soldier, presumed dead ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, post world war one, 1920s, year 1919
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, controversial, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, jealousy, musician, adultery, prostitute, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
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: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sexual relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 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: expose, unrequited love, wealth, politician, love, newspaper, publisher, intrigue, ex soldier, theater, female nudity, peeping ...
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, turkish army, highwayman, arranged marriage, murder, death, tradition, hawk, village, kidnapping ...
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: flag, haystack, war veteran, teenage girl, teenage boy, single parent, poet, memoir, blended family, female nudity, english countryside, first kiss ...
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, sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: opera, eccentricity, delusion, secret, concert hall, money, fan, hypocrite, bad singing, infidelity, opera singer, concert ...
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, disturbing, rough, melancholic
Plot: brother brother relationship, male objectification, injury, life, self discovery, wartime, getting home, blacksmith, grave side ceremony, missing in action, translator, captain ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1916
Place: west africa, france, africa
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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, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crimes of passion, danger, village, dysfunctional family, culture clash, greed, mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, misfit ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, battles, against the odds, military, life is a bitch, ambition, world war one, war, firearm, battle
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, contemplative, atmospheric, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, old love, romance, haunted by the past, social differences, couple relations, couples, strong female presence, society, gender, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, asia, europe, 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, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, funeral, diary, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: colombia, caribbean, paris france, latin america
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The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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: mountain, wolf, survival, escapades, adventure, danger, wilderness, world war one, female protagonist, animal life, family, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, alps, europe
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, 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: visually appealing, touching, sentimental, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, steampunk, adventure, filmmaking, magical, friendship, street kid, kids in trouble, hopes, destiny, robot, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, wartime life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, siberia ...
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Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, heroes, insubordination, battles, alcohol abuse, murder, friendship ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bulgaria, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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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, cheating wife, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, world war one, intergenerational friendship, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, edwardian era, pre world war one ...
Place: germany, france, europe, mexico
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