Year 1948 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1948 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with flashback, gun, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, train, death, society, newspaper, cigarette smoking and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
year 1948
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year 1948 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1948: Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014), At Last the 1948 Show (1967), Propaganda (1999), Fade to Black (2006), Fatima (2020), Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007), Skin (2008), Never Look Away (2018), Neruda (2016), Out Stealing Horses (2019).

List of year 1948 movies

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: India, Fiji
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1948, a cross-fire erupts at an isolated stretch of Indo-Pak border, leaving only two soldiers alive. One is an Indian soldier of Pakistani origin while the other happens to be a Pakistani soldier of Indian origin. An ironic story of pride and ...
Style: suspense, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: survival, racial slur, friendship between men, soldier, archive footage, satire, racial prejudice, misunderstanding, survivor, patriotism, political satire, social satire ...
Time: year 1948
Place: india, pakistan
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At Last the 1948 Show (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions, in association with Rediffusion London. Transmitted on Britain's ITV network during 1967 and 1968, it brought Cambridge Footlights humour to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, human nature, media, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, buddies, workplace, love and romance, social relations, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1948, 1940s
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 7.1
 9K
Propaganda (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain that will eminently unfold, as families, languages, cultures ...
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: village, desert, master and servant, dark humor, social relations, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, society, culture clash, political corruption, village life ...
Time: 90s, year 1948, 1940s
Place: turkey, syria
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 5.4
 786
Fade to Black (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: filmmaking, murder, mystery, investigation, starting over, private detective, manipulation, showbiz, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1948, post world war two, year 1942
Place: italy, rome italy, usa, europe
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 6.6
 2K
Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Portugal, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist ...
Style: touching, sincere, christian film, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mysticism, miraculous event, children, mother daughter relationship, priest, female protagonist, redemption, religion, catholic, father daughter relationship, faith, nun ...
Time: year 1917, year 1989, year 2008, year 1918, year 1948 ...
Place: portugal
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Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, love triangle, breakup, feminism, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, self discovery, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, year 1948, year 1984
Place: california, bahamas, virginia, los angeles, sacramento california ...
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 6.9
 3K
Skin (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, eccentric family, self discovery, human spirit, social misfits, love and romance, society, physical appearance, parents and children, social differences, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 2001 ...
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, third reich, manipulation, truth, portrait painting, pregnant woman, pregnant, childhood memory ...
Time: year 1937, year 1945, 50s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, east germany ...
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 6.9
 10K
Neruda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, based on true events
Plot: latinx lead, manhunt, anti communism, political repression, class differences, police investigation, escape, politician, police detective, propaganda, exile, dictatorship ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1948
Place: santiago chile, chile, paris france, andes mountains, south america
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Out Stealing Horses (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A grieving widower moves to the country where a chance encounter rekindles memories from his past.
Plot: adultery, widower, childhood memory, dream, nazi occupation, infidelity, world war two, death of wife, lumberjack, father son relationship, neighbor, funeral ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1948, year 1999
Place: scandinavia, eastern europe, oslo norway, norway
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 6.1
 3K
Jimmy P. (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by psychoanalyst Georges Devereux, “Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian,” the film follows the true story of Picard (Del Toro), a Plains Indian of the Blackfeet nation, as he returns from WWII and begins ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, psychoanalysis, hospital, one on one, doctors and patients, psychiatry, soldier, misdiagnosed, friends, power relations, crucifix, military hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1948, year 1945
Place: usa, kansas, seattle, france, brooklyn new york city ...
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, gestapo, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
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Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh is unleashed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, good versus evil, danger, pharaoh, supernatural power, death, supernatural, egyptology, serial killer, police investigation, dismemberment ...
Time: year 1948
Place: egypt, london, africa, middle east, europe ...
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 5.5
 929
Cabo Blanco (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giff Hoyt , a cafe owner in Cabo Blanco, Peru after World War II is caught between refuge-seeking Nazis and their enemies. After the murder of a sea explorer is passed off as accidental death by the corrupt local police, Giff becomes suspicious. The ...
Style: cult film, neo noir
Plot: sunken treasure, expatriate, blood spatter, tough guy, fistfight, brawl, kiss, knife, gunfight, semiautomatic pistol, martial arts, disarming someone ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948
Place: peru, south america
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 6.5
 250
Nene (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the Catholic and traditionalist Italy, two teenagers covertly discover new prohibited games.
Plot: child protagonist, chastity belt, erotica, cousin cousin relationship, communist, kitten, masturbation, bare breasts, church, cat, brother sister relationship, family dinner ...
Time: year 1948, 1940s
Place: italy
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Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Recruited by the Russians during their days at Cambridge, three young Englishmen rise to become high-ranked MI5 agents until their exposure in 1949.
Style: microfilm
Plot: espionage, double agent, cambridge university, undercover agent, treason, traitor, spy, press conference, stuttering
Time: year 1949, year 1948, 1940s
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 6.6
 65
High Voltage (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After WW II many young people arrive to Zagreb, among them a young worker Sonja Kacar. She is supposed to participate in the construction of the first generator in the Rade Koncar factory. Because there aren't enough experts and materials in ...
Plot: girlfriend, post war, fear, manhunt, communism, brawl, entity, industrialization, josef stalin, revolution, tragic event, partisan ...
Time: post world war two, year 1948
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political comedy, one man show, political
Plot: first lady, world war two, wife, movie star, democrat, friendship, friend, communist, politician, piano, boss, u.s. president ...
Time: year 1948, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: minnesota, chicago illinois, america, seattle washington, japan ...
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3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls.
Style: intellectual, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, male objectification, teenage boy, student, friendship between men, communism, society, love and romance, youth, writer's life ...
Time: year 1947, 1940s, year 1948, year 1949
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic
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 7.0
 3K
Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde, twist ending, sentimental, ambiguous ending, captivating ...
Plot: art, painting, artist, legal system, censorship, father daughter relationship, loss of mother, professor, one legged man, sculpture, teacher student relationship, communism ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1948, 50s, year 1952 ...
Place: poland
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P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth lusts after his classmate Ann. When the pair score the lead roles in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, school, corporal punishment, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, high school, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations, romance, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1948, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, director, love triangle, husband wife relationship, day of the dead, hollywood, thunderstorm, folk music ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1917, year 1936 ...
Place: mexico, ussr, latin america, soviet union, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 40K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, hitchhiker, post war, marijuana, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, leaving home, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, 1950s ...
Place: usa, colorado, san francisco, arizona, north carolina ...
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 7.5
 88K
42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, factual, touching ...
Plot: racism, baseball, against the odds, rivalry, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, racial segregation, americana, human spirit, rise to the top, hopes, african american ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1947 ...
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california, empire state building manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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 6.2
 12K
The Two Jakes (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, tense, cynical ...
Plot: private detective, infidelity, murder, betrayal, investigation, legal, golf, terminal illness, crimes, crime, mystery, cons and scams ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1946 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.3
 162K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, double life, megalomaniac, crime fighter, journalist, good versus evil, adventure, danger ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1948, year 1966 ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, kansas ...
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, suburbs, housewife, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations, jealousy, abortion, destiny, adultery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1948 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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 8.0
 220K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, USA, South Africa
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, idealism, freedom, protest, muslim, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, life philosophy ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, europe, asia ...
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Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, state affairs, rebellion, hopes, leadership, escapades, follow your dream, soldier, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1947
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem, tel aviv israel
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 827
Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, society, escapades, heroes, adventure, misfit, win over, disorder, graphic violence, culture clash, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1948
Place: iran, middle east, afghanistan
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