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Movies Set in 1923

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The Mummy(1999)

PG-13
| 2h 4min | Adventure, Action, Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 3,425 votes)

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment for a forbidden love—along with a curse that guarantees eternal doom upon the world if he is ever awoken.

The Lost City of Z(2017)

PG-13
| 2h 21min | Adventure, Drama, History
3.2/5 (with 1,078 votes)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

The Wind Rises(2013)

3.9/5 (with 1,005 votes)

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Pearl Harbor(2001)

PG-13
| 3h 3min | War, History, Romance / Love, Drama
3.5/5 (with 2,427 votes)

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa(2005)

PG-13
| 1h 45min | Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama
3.6/5 (with 115 votes)

Munich, Germany, 1923. Two years have passed since Edward Elric was dragged from his own world to ours, leaving behind his country, his friends and his younger brother, Alphonse. Stripped of his alchemical powers, he has been all this time researching rocketry together with Alphonse Heiderich, a young man who resembles his own brother, hoping to one day find a way back home. His efforts so far had proven fruitless, but after lending a hand to a troubled gipsy girl, Edward is thrown in a series of events that can wreak havoc in both worlds. Meanwhile, at his own world, Alphonse Elric ventures deeper into the mysteries of alchemy in search for a way to reunite with his older brother.

Directed by Seiji Mizushima

The Hours(2002)

PG-13
| 1h 54min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 623 votes)

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Chariots of Fire(1981)

PG
| 2h 3min | Drama, History
3.5/5 (with 297 votes)

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams overcomes anti-Semitism and class bias, but neglects his beloved sweetheart in his single-minded quest.

The Natural(1984)

PG
| 2h 17min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 205 votes)

An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.

Chaplin(1992)

PG-13
| 2h 23min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 349 votes)

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Heaven Can Wait(1943)

3.5/5 (with 67 votes)

Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil, however, isn't so sure Henry meets Hell's standards. Convinced he is where he belongs, Henry recounts his life's deeds, both good and bad, including an act of indiscretion during his 25-year marriage to his wife, Martha, with the hope that "His Excellency" will arrive at the proper judgment.

Sands of Oblivion(2007)

PG
| 1h 34min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, TV Movie
2.3/5 (with 10 votes)

The film tells the story of a prop from the 1923 movie The Ten Commandments that was actually an authentic artifact from antiquity with cursed powers. In the modern day these resurface leading to murder and mayhem.

The Serpent's Egg(1977)

3.2/5 (with 33 votes)

Berlin, 1923. Following the suicide of his brother, American circus acrobat Abel Rosenberg attempts to survive while facing unemployment, depression, alcoholism and the social decay of Germany during the Weimar Republic.

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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself(2003)

3.3/5 (with 27 votes)

In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith, interests for the proposition and sends the filmmaker Frank Thayer to negotiate a contract with Pancho Villa himself.

Manhattan Melodrama(1934)

3.5/5 (with 21 votes)

The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock(1947)

G
| 1h 29min | Comedy
3.3/5 (with 11 votes)

Twenty-three years after scoring the winning touchdown for his college football team mild-mannered Harold Diddlebock, who has been stuck in a dull, dead-end book-keeping job for years, is let go by his pompous boss, advertising tycoon J.E. Wagglebury, with nothing but a tiny pension.

A Covenant with Death(1967)

1h 37min | Drama
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

An innocent man is found guilty of murder and sentenced to death, but as he's about to be hanged he accidentally kills his executioner. He now faces a new trial, presided over by a young and inexperienced judge.

Directed by Lamont Johnson - With George Maharis

Mister Johnson(1990)

1h 41min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 8 votes)

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is always scheming, trying to get ahead, which lands him in a lot of hot water.

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay(1944)

NR
| 1h 21min | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures.

Directed by Lewis Allen - With Gail Russell

The Sixth(1981)

1h 23min | Drama, Action
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

The Civil War in Russia has just finished. The sixth chief of militia came to a small town in the south. Five Glodov’s predecessors had been killed by a gang of elusive Vakhromeyev. Now Glodov and his crew are going to have a mortal combat with the smart gangsters….

Sunrise at Campobello(1960)

2h 24min | Drama, History
2.9/5 (with 5 votes)

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.

A Chaos of Flowers(1988)

2h 19min | Drama
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Set in the Taisho era, which might be regarded as Japan's Hippie Phase, Hana no ran is a story about fashionable people without impulse control. Much of the action centers on a popular woman writer, the real-life poet Akiko Yosano, and her experiences among the literati of early 20th century Japan. Because of her independent, anti-war and often erotic poetry, she was a lightning rod for revolutionaries and other extremists, many of whom were destined to glamorous, yet ultimately pointless, deaths. The closest parallels might be the Byron/Shelley group or the people drawn to the Beat Generation.

The Hour Before the Dawn(1944)

1h 15min
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.

Stories About Lenin(1957)

1h 55min | History, Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A few stories about Vladimir Lenin.

Directed by Sergei Yutkevich - With Maksim Shtraukh, Mariya Pastukhova, Anna Lisyanskaya, Oleg Yefremov, Alexandr Koutepov, Vsevolod Sanayev, ...

Probation(1960)

1h 40min | Drama, Crime
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Two young friends are starting their careers as criminal investigators during the first years after revolution.

Directed by Vladimir I. Gerasimov - With Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Yefremov, Vyacheslav Nevinny
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