30s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 30s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, melancholic and emotional films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, destiny, friendship, death, betrayal, runaway, dialogue and childhood plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.

30s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 30s: Jeeves and Wooster (1990), The Book Thief (2013), Lawless (2012), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), The Master and Margarita (2005), High Rollers (1976), The King's Speech (2010), Big Fish (2003), The Green Mile (1999).
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
100 min.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Crime, Drama
Italy, USA, Canada
229 min.
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The Bronx Bull (2016)
Biography, Drama, Sport
94 min.
Sami Blood (2016)
Norway, Denmark, Sweden
110 min.

List of 30s movies

Jeeves and Wooster (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories. The series was a collaboration between Brian Eastman of Picture Partnership Productions and Granada Television. It ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, butler, rich and poor, boss and employee, social differences, society, disorder, workplace, aristocracy, servant, valet, bachelor ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, usa, london
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The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, family secret, life is a bitch, human spirit, book, against humanity, runaway, jewish, youth, childhood, nazi germany ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1939 ...
Place: germany, europe
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Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: realistic, epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: smuggling, siblings relations, crimes, gang, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, fist fighting, prohibition, mafia, rivalry, greed, family relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA, Canada
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: rough, atmospheric, epic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prohibition, rape, corruption, gangsters, rise and fall, friendship, organized crime, brooklyn bridge, opium, memory, torture, murder ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 60s, 1920s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, danger, suicide, private investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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The Master and Margarita (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 500 min.
Story: The Master and Margarita is a Russian TV mini-series, based on the novel written by Soviet writer Mikhail Bulgakov between 1928 and 1940.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, classic literature ...
Plot: heaven and hell, deal with the devil, manipulations, chaos and mayhem, temptation, society, religions or cults, black magic, supernatural, politics, curses spells and rituals, mystery ...
Time: 30s, ancient history
Place: russia, holy land, middle east, israel, jerusalem ...
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High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, thief, jail, fake priest ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, destiny, state affairs, disability, doctors and patients, speech, head of state, radio, historical character, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, pre world war two, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, germany ...
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, feel good, touching, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: witch, parents and children, mermaid, escapades, true love, fish, fantasy world, love and romance, adventure, fishing, father son relationship, cancer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, morocco, russia, cuba ...
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The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: supernatural ability, death row, false accusation, prison life, supernatural, human nature, death sentence, healing power, confined, life philosophy, prison, magic realism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: serious, sentimental, sexy, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rivalry, love and romance, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, destiny, social differences, unfulfilled love, cinderella story, geisha, rise to the top, women, japanese culture ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, crime, criminal heroes, gunfight, chase, shooting, scheme, master criminal, manhunt, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, illinois, indiana, ohio, romania ...
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Mildred Pierce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 336 min.
Story: A newly divorced, uniquely independent woman struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family in Depression-era California.
Style: emotional, talky, stylized, gloomy, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, family relations, single parent, suffering, lovers, tragic event, restaurant, friendship, adaptation, parents and children, love, kidnapping ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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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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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: exciting, sentimental, stylized, epic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: expedition, monster, jungle, dinosaur, rescue, island, adventure, woman in danger, dangerous animal, beast, giant, exotic island ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, disability, pianist, addiction, rags to riches, overdose, recording studio, country music, rising to stardom, music ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, dallas texas, harlem manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia ...
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Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, witty, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, estate, butler, high society, master and servant, social differences, society, police investigation, countryside, who done it, weekend, maid ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: betrayal, parents and children, rise and fall, politics, colonel, communism, love and romance, russian, wife husband relationship, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: russia, poland
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Hachi-ko (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1924, Hidesaburō Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo, took in Hachikō, a golden brown Akita, as a pet. During his owner's life, Hachikō walk with him in the morning and greeted him at the end of each ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, best friends, pets, dog, dog actor, dog movie, loyalty, waiting
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: japan, asia
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Speer und er (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing many of the Third Reich's buildings and for being ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: trial, friendship, anti semitism, megalomaniac, architect, delusion, post war, war crime, holocaust, against humanity, war, third reich ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: steampunk, mad scientist, robot, save the world, killer robot, heroic mission, danger, world domination, adventure, laboratory, soldier, snow ...
Time: 30s, future, 20th century, 1930s, year 1939
Place: himalaya, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, nepal, mine
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The Mirror (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: hypnosis, human nature, haunted by the past, countryside, wartime life, family life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, childhood ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr ...
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Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, interracial relations, love triangle, love and romance, adoption, naval officer, police corruption, culture clash, romance, cabaret, navy, arranged marriage ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, saigon ...
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, surreal, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, mental institution, politics, assassin, honeymoon, exile, neo noir, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, political unrest ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france, rome italy
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, family saga, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, clergy, destiny, tragic love, love and romance, hopes, social differences, fall in love, love affair, sex with a priest, priest ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20s, 60s ...
Place: australia, mine
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, serious, epic, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, musician's life, music, musician, jazz, ship, ocean, orphan, friendship, passenger, storm ...
Time: 30s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s ...
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Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: factory, family business, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, love affair, social differences, village, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: switzerland, europe, france, paris france
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, disorder, inheritance, mentor protege relationship, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, escapades, greed, painting, unlikely partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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Road to Perdition (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, manhunt, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, hitman, organized crime, mafia, murder, on the road, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, michigan
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La feria ambulante (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, dwarf, social misfits, circus, on the road, haunted by the past, good versus evil, society, clergy, self discovery, psychic ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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