Tag: 1930s

Charms for the Easy Life (2002) (TV) 6.7

Charms for the Easy Life (2002) (TV)

The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.::Ciaran O'Shea...

The Last Tycoon (1976) 6.3

The Last Tycoon (1976)

Young film producer, Monroe Stahr, is a rising star in 1930's Hollywood due to his ability to get anything he envisions done even if it means breaking a few rules. The latest film he's working on stars two popular actors...

Lighthouse Love (1932) 6.5

Lighthouse Love (1932)

Two marines stationed in the Chinese port of Hang Chow decide to swear off women and join the lighthouse patrol.::wmorrow59...

Eighteen Springs (1997) 7.1

Eighteen Springs (1997)

Factory worker Shijun encounters an office girl, Manjing, as they work in the same company together. Manjing's sister, Manlu, is a dance hostess who works to support her family, and who marries a rich client. Shijun belo...

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...

The Plot Against America s1 e2 Part 2 7.7

The Plot Against America s1 e2 Part 2

Lindbergh's increasingly popular campaign captures some in the Levin family, as well as Bengelsdorf; Alvin must decide between serving a local real estate magnate or not doing so.::PB...

The Apostle-1997 7.2

The Apostle-1997

Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Hora...

Three Texas Steers-1939 6

Three Texas Steers-1939

Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ...

La fin du jour-1939 7.9

La fin du jour-1939

Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of love affairs. Passions come bac...

Cold Comfort Farm-1995 7.2

Cold Comfort Farm-1995

In England in the early 1930s, twenty-year-old Flora Poste (Kate Beckinsale), recently orphaned, and left with only one hundred pounds sterling a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone o...

Mientras dure la guerra-2019 7.2

Mientras dure la guerra-2019

July 18, 1936. Salamanca, Castilla and León (center to Spain). The Spanish army declares in the city the state of war, hoping to extend it to the rest of Spain and improve the unstable situation in the country after the ...

Vabank-1981 7.9

Vabank-1981

Set in Warsaw in 1930's. After six years in jail, framed for bank robbery by an accomplice, the legendary Kwinto has only revenge on his mind. He is a safecracker in the old style, a thief with a sense of pride and loyal...

The Good the Bad the Weird-2008 7.3

The Good the Bad the Weird-2008

A guksu western. Three Korean gunslingers are in Manchuria circa World War II: Do-wan, an upright bounty hunter, Chang-yi, a thin-skinned and ruthless killer, and Tae-goo, a train robber with nine lives. Tae-goo finds a ...

Holiday Inn-1942 7.4

Holiday Inn-1942

Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club, Holiday Inn, is the settin...

Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny-2010 7.7

Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny-2010

Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime. As historian John Lukacs explains,...

Till Death Us Do Part-1968 6.1

Till Death Us Do Part-1968

The film version of '""Till Death Do Us Part" (1965)'. tells the story of Alf Garnett and his family living through the London Blitz.::Steve Crook ...

Freakshow-2007 3.1

Freakshow-2007

In a modern retelling of Tod Browning's "Freaks" (1932), "Freakshow" tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they plot with an insider to steal t...

Shanghai 13-1984 6.4

Shanghai 13-1984

A patriot finds evidence that the government is collaborating with a foreign power. He gets assistance from a local rebel leader who is in charge of a motley group of fighters called the Shanghai 13....

Kisna: The Warrior Poet-2005 4.5

Kisna: The Warrior Poet-2005

The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a...

The Boy Friend-1971 6.8

The Boy Friend-1971

The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company (Polly Browne) is forced to understudy for the leading lady (Rita) at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director (Cecil B. DeThrill) is...

Johnny Dangerously-1984 6.5

Johnny Dangerously-1984

Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills....

Mr. Canton and Lady Rose-1989 7.1

Mr. Canton and Lady Rose-1989

Jackie Chan's Hong Kong variation of Frank Capra's "A Pocketful of Miracles" set in the 1930s. Jackie plays a country boy who rescues a gang boss. Jackie becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky rose...

I Capture the Castle-2003 6.9

I Capture the Castle-2003

The film follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Her father is desperate to repeat the spectacular success of his first novel,...

Shadrach-1998 6.4

Shadrach-1998

In 1935, ninety-nine-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie, and their seven children, a...

Something the Lord Made-2004 8.2

Something the Lord Made-2004

Alfred Blalock (1899-1964), a cardiologist (therefore, self-confident to the point of arrogance), leaves Vanderbilt for Johns Hopkins taking with him his lab technician, Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). Thomas, an African-Amer...

Dogville-2003 8

Dogville-2003

Late one night, a beautiful and well-dressed young woman, Grace (Nicole Kidman), arrives in the mountainous old mining town of Dogville as a fugitive; following the sound of gunshots in the distance which have been heard...

The Stick Up-1977 5.8

The Stick Up-1977

In 1930s England, a shady American and an Irish lass try to improve their fortunes using less-than-honest methods....

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958 6.2

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958

Machine-Gun Kelly, the famous bank robber, seldom without his Thompson machine gun. The story opens with great jazzy music and a murder shown in shadows. His moll is the driving force behind his exploits. He has an exagg...

Borsalino-1970 7

Borsalino-1970

In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they dec...

A Good Woman-2004 6.5

A Good Woman-2004

In 1930, Mrs. Erlynne (Helen Hunt), who describes herself as poor and infamous, driven from New York City society by jealous wives, sees a news photo of wealthy Lord Windermere (Mark Umbers) and his young wife (Scarlett ...

Bulldog Drummond at Bay-1937 6.1

Bulldog Drummond at Bay-1937

Bulldog Drummond goes up against foreign agents trying to steal plans for a top-secret aircraft.::[email protected]

Gable and Lombard-1976 5.1

Gable and Lombard-1976

A biography about the love affair between 1930s Hollywood superstars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.::Anonymous...

Hella W-2011 5.3

Hella W-2011

The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writ...

The Conformist-1970 8

The Conformist-1970

This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoo...

The Return of Bulldog Drummond-1934 5.6

The Return of Bulldog Drummond-1934

Drummond leads a black-shirted platoon of men from his former unit against foreign interlopers trying to pull England into dangerous overseas entanglements....

Goodbye, Mr. Chips-1969 6.9

Goodbye, Mr. Chips-1969

Arthur Chipping (Peter O'Toole) is an academic teaching at Brookfield Boys School outside of London in the 1920's. Although he does what he considers best for his students, they don't much like him, nicknaming him "Ditch...

The Gathering Storm-2002 7.5

The Gathering Storm-2002

In the 1930s, Sir Winston Churchill (Albert Finney) was out of government, sitting as a backbench Member of Parliament. His was a lonely voice warning about German rearmament and the coming of a second major war on the c...

Cavalcade-1933 5.9

Cavalcade-1933

A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot. Amongst events touching their family are the Boer War, the death of Queen Victoria, t...

Take the Money and Run-1969 7.3

Take the Money and Run-1969

This film is presented as a documentary on the life of an incompetent, petty criminal called Virgil Starkwell. It describes the early childhood and youth of Virgil, his failure at a musical career, and his obsession with...