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Movies Set in 1908

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad(1949)

3.3/5 (with 177 votes)

The Wind in the Willows: Concise version of Kenneth Grahame's story of the same name. J. Thaddeus Toad, owner of Toad Hall, is prone to fads, such as the newfangled motor car. This desire for the very latest lands him in much trouble with the wrong crowd, and it is up to his friends, Mole, Rat and Badger to save him from himself. - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Retelling of Washington Irving's story set in a tiny New England town. Ichabod Crane, the new schoolmaster, falls for the town beauty, Katrina Van Tassel, and the town Bully Brom Bones decides that he is a little too successful and needs "convincing" that Katrina is not for him.

Fanny and Alexander(1982)

R
| 3h 8min | Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
3.9/5 (with 249 votes)

As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.

Dersu Uzala(1975)

G
| 2h 21min | Action, Adventure, Drama
4.1/5 (with 145 votes)

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

The Call of Cthulhu(2005)

3.6/5 (with 46 votes)

A dying professor leaves his great-nephew a collection of documents pertaining to the Cthulhu Cult. The nephew begins to learn why the study of the cult so fascinated his grandfather. Bit-by-bit he begins piecing together the dread implications of his grandfather's inquiries, and soon he takes on investigating the Cthulhu cult as a crusade of his own.

Directed by Andrew Leman

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.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game(1949)

NR
| 1h 33min | Comedy, Music, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 16 votes)

The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. turns outs to be a beautiful woman who really knows her baseball. Second baseman Dennis Ryan promptly falls in love. But his playboy roommate Eddie O'Brien has his own notions about how to treat the new lady owner and some unsavory gamblers have their own ideas about how to handle Eddie.

Endless Night(2015)

1h 44min | Drama, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 22 votes)

Ellesmere Island, northern Canada, 1908. Josephine, a brave but naive woman, embarks on a dangerous journey through inhospitable regions in search of her husband, the explorer Robert Peary, who tries to find a route to the North Pole.

Ruggles of Red Gap(1935)

1h 30min | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 20 votes)

In this comedy of an Englishman stranded in a sea of barbaric Americans, Marmaduke Ruggles, a gentleman's gentleman and butler to an Earl is lost in a poker game to an uncouth American cattle baron. Ruggles's life is turned upside down as he's taken to the USA, is gradually assimilated into American life, accidently becomes a local celebrity, and falls in love along the way.

Holy Matrimony(1943)

1h 27min | Comedy, Drama
3.3/5 (with 4 votes)

An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet and gets married, but then there are complications.

Pascali's Island(1988)

1h 44min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archaeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.

The Figurine(2009)

2h 2min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
2.2/5 (with 4 votes)

Two buddies and a girl, down on their luck, have their lives changed when one of them discovers a mysterious figurine in an abandoned shrine which, according to legend, bestows seven years of good luck. But no one told them about the next seven years...

Directed by Kunle Afolayan - With Ramsey Nouah, Omoni Oboli, Kunle Afolayan, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Jide Kosoko, Muraina Oyelami, ...

Gaijin: Ama-me Como Sou(2005)

2h 11min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

In 1908, Titoe leaves her country, Japan, to try her luck in Brazil. Her intention is just to get rich and return in five years. But life has other plans for her.

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Gaijin: A Brazilian Odyssey(1980)

1h 52min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

Based on fact, this is the story of the struggles of Japanese immigrants who traveled to and settled in Brazil looking for a better life.

Stiff Upper Lips(1998)

R
| 1h 39min | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a View, Chariots of Fire, Maurice, A Passage to India, and many other films, in a more general way Stiff Upper Lips satirises popular perceptions of certain Edwardian traits: propriety, sexual repression, xenophobia, and class snobbery.

Il sogno del maratoneta(2012)

3h 20min | TV Movie

The feat of marathon runner Dorando Pietri, who participated in the London Olympic Games in 1908.

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