Movies Set in 1919

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| 1h 52min | Adventure, Kids & Family, Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 1,729 votes)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

It's a Wonderful Life(1946)

| 2h 10min | Drama, Kids & Family, Fantasy
4.2/5 (with 1,467 votes)

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Legends of the Fall(1994)

3.7/5 (with 873 votes)

An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

The Phantom of the Opera(2004)

| 2h 23min | Thriller, Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 593 votes)

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love.

The Water Diviner(2014)

| 1h 52min | War, Drama
3.4/5 (with 467 votes)

In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.

An American Pickle(2020)

1h 29min | Comedy
2.9/5 (with 93 votes)

An immigrant worker at a pickle factory is accidentally preserved for 100 years and wakes up in modern day Brooklyn. He learns his only surviving relative is his great grandson, a computer coder who he can’t connect with.

Directed by Brandon Trost - With Seth Rogen

Eight Men Out(1988)

| 1h 59min | Drama, History
3.6/5 (with 71 votes)

A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.


2h 3min | Drama, War, History
3.2/5 (with 40 votes)

This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his heart faces the revolution in his own country His destiny is to become the Supreme Rules of Russia.

Chariots of Fire(1981)

| 2h 3min | Drama, History
3.5/5 (with 288 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 Childhood of a Leader(2016)

| 1h 55min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 58 votes)

The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

Michael Collins(1996)

| 2h 12min | War, Drama, Thriller, History
3.5/5 (with 152 votes)

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.


| 1h 38min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
3.3/5 (with 40 votes)

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

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This Happy Breed(1944)

| 1h 55min | Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family
3.6/5 (with 15 votes)

In 1919, Frank Gibbons returns home from army duty and moves into a middle-class row house, bringing with him wife Ethel, carping mother-in-law Mrs. Flint, sister-in-law Sylvia and three children. Years pass, with the daily routine of family infighting and reconciliation occasionally broken by a strike or a festival.

The Forty-First(1956)

1h 28min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 12 votes)

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

No God, No Master(2014)

| 1h 34min | Crime, Drama, Thriller, History
3.3/5 (with 5 votes)

A plot to overthrow the United States government is uncovered in New York City in the summer of 1919 when William Flynn, a field agent for the Bureau of Investigation, is sent to investigate a bomb threat that has targeted some of America's most powerful politicians and leaders of commerce, New York millionaire John D. Rockefeller, Sr. among them. Flynn's investigation takes him on a journey into the underworld of homegrown terrorism and introduces him to a competitive culture of violence and murder. Greed, power, and politics are at the center of the story and Flynn must distinguish the villains from the merely discontented. Along the way, he discovers that terrorism has many faces and that a determination of guilt or innocence often lies in the psychology of fear that constricts individuals at every level of society. Sedona International Film Festival.

Directed by Terry Green

Coup de Grâce(1976)

| 1h 35min | War, Drama, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.

The Hoodlum Saint(1946)

1h 31min | Drama, Music
2.9/5 (with 1 vote)

A former reporter comes back home after serving in the army during World War I and finds that it's much more difficult to find work than he expected. Desperate, one day he crashes a wedding attended by many of the city's rich and powerful, meets a beautiful girl named Kay who turns out to be his ticket to meeting those rich and powerful people, and he soon manages to land a job on a newspaper. He gets caught up in the "make money at all costs" game, but receives a rude awakening when the stock market crashes in 1929.

Signé Arsène Lupin(1959)

1h 40min
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

At the end of the Great War, Arsène Lupin resumed his adventurous life. Theft of three paintings committed by an adversary leads him to the treasure of the Golden Fleece.

Buddha's Little Finger(2015)

1h 23min | Drama
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A drama set during the failed coup against President Mikhail Gorbachev.


1h 32min | Drama, Horror, Western
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Set in rural Nebraska following the First World War, six veterans on motorcycles ride into the sleepy little town of Bingo. The locals are friendly until one of the vets beats a local kid in a drag race, after which the six are driven out of town. After coming upon a small farm, the fugitives are allowed to hide out by the two sisters who run the place. Things go smoothly until one of the vets, after smoking the locoweed growing nearby, tries to rape one of the hosts. Being part Native American, her sister decides to get revenge by casting a hex that steadily does in each of the unwelcome guests.

Just a Gigolo(1978)

2h 27min | Drama
2.4/5 (with 7 votes)

After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.

Directed by David Hemmings, Charlotte Läuffer-Roll - With David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Marlene Dietrich, Kim Novak, David Hemmings, Maria Schell, ...

Spider's Web(1989)

3h 16min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The shameless man's story is contrasted with that of his polar opposite, a Jewish anarchist.

A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia(1992)

1h 47min
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

In 1919, the great English military man T. E. Lawrence tries to help the king of the Syrian in the Conference of Peace in Paris.

The Punishment(1976)

1h 52min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.

The Road Back(1937)

1h 37min | Drama

After the First World War a group of German soldiers try to readjust to civilian life. A sequel to 'All Quiet on the Western Front'.

Now I'll Tell(1934)

1h 22min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

A two-bit gambler somehow claws his way to the top. His love for riches is only matched by his love for his wife, but he is sometimes confused by which he loves most.

Menschen ohne Vaterland(1937)

1h 45min
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

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The Treaty(1991)

1h 47min | Drama, History, TV Movie, War
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

How the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921.

Directed by Jonathan Lewis - With Brendan Gleeson, Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes, Barry McGovern

The Miracle Man(1919)

1h 20min | Drama
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader encounters a faith healer and uses him to scam gullible public of funds for a supposed chapel. But when a real healing takes place, a change comes over the gang. Lost film, only the most famous scene has survived.

Hostile Whirlwinds(1956)

1h 37min | Drama, History
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

About the first years of the formation of Soviet power, about the life and work of Feliks Dzerzhinsky in 1918-1925. The film covers the most important episodes of his biography. In July 1918, as a result of a revolt of the Left Socialist Revolutionaries, the German ambassador Mirbach was killed. Feliks Dzerzhinsky alone goes to the headquarters of the Left Socialist Revolutionaries and Anarchists, he manages to persuade ordinary soldiers and sailors, participants in the rebellion, who are now cracking down on their leaders. In 1921, Dzerzhinsky was aimed at combating homelessness, as a result of which, by 1925, former homeless children, having completed their studies, were sent to the construction of Yugostal, the largest industrial plant in Ukraine.

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