Tag: 1920s

The Cocoanuts (1929) 7

The Cocoanuts (1929)

Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt Florida hotel. He'll try anything to make money, even make love to rich Mrs. Potter. But his main scheme, selling real estate, is in danger of sabotage from zanies Chico and Harpo, who also red...

Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003) (V) 3

Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003) (V)

Peter Hertz, who was rescued from the Nazis as a child by Andre Toulon in the 1940's, is now an old man and has inherited the puppets. He is pursued by an assassin who forces him to tell her the entire history of Toulon ...

The Jazz Singer (1927) 6.5

The Jazz Singer (1927)

Cantor Rabinowitz is concerned and upset because his son Jakie shows so little interest in carrying on the family's traditions and heritage. For five generations, men in the family have been cantors in the synagogue, but...

Aparajito (1956) 8.4

Aparajito (1956)

After living awhile in Benares, 10 year old Apu and his mother move in with her uncle in a small Bengali village. Apu enters a local school, where he does well. By the time he graduates, he has a scholarship to study at ...

Sahara (1983) 5.1

Sahara (1983)

After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik....

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.2

The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixie...

The Tender Hook (2008) 5.3

The Tender Hook (2008)

The story is about Iris' rise to the apex of a love/power triangle that includes her roguish English lover McHeath and Art, an earnest young boxer. Within the flawed moral landscape, each character struggles to establish...

Man with a Movie Camera (1929) 8.4

Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

This playful film is at once a documentary of a day in the life of the Soviet Union, a documentary of the filming of said documentary, and a depiction of an audience watching the film. Even the editing of the film is doc...

Coco Before Chanel (2009) 6.7

Coco Before Chanel (2009)

Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, adopting the nick...

The Fall (2006) 7.9

The Fall (2006)

At a Los Angeles hospital in the 1920s, Alexandria is a child recovering from a broken arm. She befriends Roy Walker, a movie stunt man with legs paralyzed after a fall. At her request, Roy tells her an elaborate story a...

Radium Girls (2018) 7.1

Radium Girls (2018)

In the 1920s a group of factory workers advocate for safer work conditions after some of their colleagues become ill from radium exposure.::Hailey...

The Sound of Music Live! (2013) 5.8

The Sound of Music Live! (2013)

A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.::Anonymous...

Beggars of Life (1928) 7.5

Beggars of Life (1928)

After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escap...

The Lover in the Attic: A True Story (2018) (TV) 5.6

The Lover in the Attic: A True Story (2018) (TV)

Milwaukee, in 1920s: Stymied in her marriage to her wealthy but boorish husband Fred, sultry and seductive Dolly keeps her young "love slave," Otto, hidden away in her attic for years. But when Otto shoots Fred dead, she...

Juno and the Paycock (1930) 4.8

Juno and the Paycock (1930)

During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.::Claudio Sandrini ...

Ceasefire (2016) 5.9

Ceasefire (2016)

In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfar, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa into the vast territories of Upper Volta in the company of Diofo, artist and also...

Two Brothers (2004) 7.1

Two Brothers (2004)

1920s Indochina. In the wild, a pair of adult tigers have just had a litter of two male cubs. It is a loving family unit, with the two brothers having a bond through their adventurous spirit. In different incidents, the ...

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996) 7.1

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)

The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty years. He is...

Haunted (1995) 6.2

Haunted (1995)

Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family. Nanny Tess is seeing things, and Ash's book debunking such phenomenon makes him a good choice to set her mind at eas...

Xin Shao Lin si (2011) 6.9

Xin Shao Lin si (2011)

China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters after killin...

Quartet (1981) 6.4

Quartet (1981)

It's 1927 Paris. Following the conviction of her art dealer husband, Stephan Zelli (Anthony Higgins), for theft for which he was handed a one-year prison sentence, Marya Zelli (Isabelle Adjani), originally from West Indi...

Monsieur Verdoux (1947) 7.9

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Monsieur Verdoux is a bluebeard, he marries women and kills them after the marriage to get the money he needs for his family. But with two ladies he has bad luck....

Summer Lover (2008) 4.7

Summer Lover (2008)

"And? What comes next?" "It's lost. We'll never know." "Perhaps we should decide for ourselves" Sappho is a provocative and passionate love story set in the 1920s. Millionaire's daughter Sappho Lovell arrives on the Gree...

Women in Love (1969) 7.2

Women in Love (1969)

The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britain's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters Gudrun, a sculptress and Ur...

Buddy (1997) 4.9

Buddy (1997)

This is a fact based story about a socialite and her husband who live in a mansion with a brood of animals including chimpanzees who are raised as her children. When she discovers an ailing baby gorilla, she decides to c...

Splendor in the Grass (1961) 7.8

Splendor in the Grass (1961)

It's 1928 in oil rich southeast Kansas. High school seniors Bud Stamper and Deanie Loomis are in love with each other. Bud, the popular football captain, and Deanie, the sensitive soul, are "good" kids who have only gone...

The Babe (1992) 5.9

The Babe (1992)

Traces the career of Babe Ruth from his days as a youngster in an orphanage to his last days as a manager. Includes such moments as the famous predicted home run and the promise to little Johnny....

Bessie (2015) (TV) 6.6

Bessie (2015) (TV)

The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.::Anonymous...

Balto III: Wings of Change (2004) (V) 6.3

Balto III: Wings of Change (2004) (V)

The mail in the north used to be delivered by dogsled, but the success of airplane delivery leaves Balto and the other sled dogs feeling neglected. However, when a delivery plane crashes on a mountain side, the sled dogs...

The Great Gatsby (2013) 7.2

The Great Gatsby (2013)

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gat...

Mr. North (1988) 5.8

Mr. North (1988)

Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments. The rumors are magnified by his tendency to collect negative charges...

The Locket (1946) 7.2

The Locket (1946)

Lovely Nancy seems like the ideal bride to fiancée John Willis... until, just before the ceremony, Willis is approached by Harry Blair, claiming to be Nancy's former husband. The tale Blair unfolds (in a flashback within...

Hachi-ko (1987) 8.1

Hachi-ko (1987)

The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.::Jonas Thers...

Raise the Red Lantern (1991) 8.1

Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate house...

Chico Xavier (2010) 7.1

Chico Xavier (2010)

A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier.::Anonymous...

Leatherheads-2008 6

Leatherheads-2008

A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's nascent pro-football league in 1925. Dodge Connelly (George Clooney), a charming, brash football hero, is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed sta...

The Tiger-2015 7.3

The Tiger-2015

While the Kingdom of Korea is under occupation by the Japanese, an old and experienced hunter is challenged by the hunt of the last tiger.::Anonymus...

It Happened at the Inn-1943 7.5

It Happened at the Inn-1943

In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:"Goupi-...", are suspected.::Anonymous...

Dogra Magra-1988 6.5

Dogra Magra-1988

A man is confined to a mental institution after trying to murder his fiancee. Two doctors relate his problem to an Asian philosophy that states that mental defects are transmitted from generation to generation. He learns...

Those Calloways-1965 6.8

Those Calloways-1965

Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake...