Movies and TV Shows about 1910s

Peaky Blinders
  • Peaky Blinders (2013)
  • Drama,
  • A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
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Peaky Blinders
Dumbo
  • Dumbo (2019)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family,
  • 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.
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Dumbo
Wonder Woman
  • Wonder Woman (2017)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Science Fiction, War,
  • An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
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Wonder Woman
Titanic
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Romance,
  • 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.
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Titanic
Jules and Jim
  • Jules and Jim (1962)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the story of three people in love, a love which does not affect their friendship, and about how their relationship evolves with the years.
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Jules and Jim
A Ladder to the Moon
  • A Ladder to the Moon (2019)
  • Drama, War,
  • 1916. René Carpentier is a young French farmer who must leave his home behind in order to fight the Germans and serve his country. On the other side of the great ocean, Canadian Nick Irving leaves behind the woman he loves to photograph the horrors of the War in Europe and to become a hero. Both characters will embark on a journey to the mud of the trenches of Verdun to fight the bloody battles of the Great War with a single purpose ... return home.
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A Ladder to the Moon
Suffragette
  • Suffragette (2015)
  • Drama, History,
  • Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
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Suffragette
The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
  • Drama, Thriller, Romance,
  • 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
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The Phantom of the Opera
1917
  • 1917 (2019)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake's own brother among them.
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1917
Doctor Zhivago
  • Doctor Zhivago (2002)
  • Drama,
  • Doctor Zhivago is a 2002 British television miniseries directed by Giacomo Campiotti and starring Hans Matheson, Keira Knightley and Sam Neill. The teleplay by Andrew Davies is based on the 1957 novel of the same title by Boris Pasternak. The serial is the second English-language screen adaptation of the book, following the 1965 feature film. It was produced by Granada Television, with co-funding from the American PBS station WGBH Boston and the German company Evision. It was first broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom, beginning on 24 November 2002. In the United States, it aired as part of Masterpiece Theatre on 2 and 9 November 2003.
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Doctor Zhivago
A Young Doctor's Notebook
  • A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.
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A Young Doctor's Notebook
The White Ribbon
  • The White Ribbon (2009)
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery,
  • Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
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The White Ribbon
Dersu Uzala
  • Dersu Uzala (1975)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action,
  • 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.
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Dersu Uzala
Journey's End
  • Journey's End (2018)
  • Drama, War,
  • Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.
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Journey's End
Somewhere in Time
  • Somewhere in Time (1980)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance,
  • Young writer Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to "Come back to me". Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s, Elise McKenna. Becoming more and more obsessed with her, he manages, by self hypnosis, to travel back in time where he meets her. They fall in love, a matching that is not appreciated by her manager. Can their love outlast the immense problems caused by their "time" difference? And can Richard remain in a time that is not his?
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Somewhere in Time
King of Devil's Island
  • King of Devil's Island (2010)
  • Drama, Action,
  • Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.
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King of Devil's Island
The Village
The Village
The White Sun of the Desert
  • The White Sun of the Desert (1970)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, Comedy,
  • The setting is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (today's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War in Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and then demobbed, he sets off home to join his wife, only to be caught up in a desert fight between a Red Army cavalry unit and Basmachi guerrillas. The cavalry unit commander, Rahimov, "convinces" Sukhov to help, temporarily, with the protection of abandoned women of the Basmachi guerrilla leader Abdullah's harem. Leaving a young Red Army soldier, Petrukha, to assist Sukhov with the task, Rahimov and his cavalry unit set out to pursue fleeing Abdullah.Sukhov and women from Abdullah's harem return to a nearby shore town. Soon, looking for a seaway across the border, Abdullah and his gang come to the same town...
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The White Sun of the Desert
The Insect Woman
  • The Insect Woman (1963)
  • Drama,
  • A woman, Tome, is born to a lower class family in Japan in 1918. The title refers to an insect, repeating its mistakes, as in an infinite circle. Imamura, with this metaphor, introduces the life of Tome, who keeps trying to change her poor life.
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The Insect Woman
Titanic
  • Titanic (2012)
  • Drama,
  • A heart-wrenching journey through Titanic's last moments, featuring both fictional and historical characters, ranging from steerage passengers and crew to upper class guests and staff.
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Titanic
Three Times
  • Three Times (2005)
  • Drama, Crime, Romance,
  • There are three stories of women and men: in "A Time for Love" set in 1966, a soldier searches for a young woman he met one afternoon playing pool; "A Time for Freedom," set in a bordello in 1911, revolves around a singer's longing to escape her surroundings; in "A Time for Youth" set in 2005 Taipei, a triangle in which a singer has an affair with a photographer while her partner suffers is dramatized. In the first two stories, letters are crucial to the outcome; in the third, it's cell-phone calls, text messages, and a computer file. Over the years between the tales, as sexual intimacy becomes more likely and words more free, communication recedes.
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Three Times
An Inspector Calls
  • An Inspector Calls (1954)
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery, Romance,
  • Based on a famous stage play and set in the year 1912, an upper crust English family dinner is interrupted by a police inspector who brings news that a girl known to everyone present has died in suspicious circumstances. It seems that any or all of them could have had a hand in her death. But who is the mysterious Inspector and what can he want of them?
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An Inspector Calls
The Passing Bells
  • The Passing Bells (2014)
  • Drama, War & Politics,
  • At the outbreak of World War I, two teenage boys - one German and one British - defy their parents to sign up. An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.
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The Passing Bells
Christy
  • Christy (1994)
  • Drama,
  • Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had been a bestseller in 1968, and the week following the debut of the TV-movie and program saw the novel jump from #120 up to #15 on the USA Today bestseller list. Series regular Tyne Daly won an Emmy Award for her work on the series.
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Christy
Bearcats!
  • Bearcats! (1971)
  • Western, Action & Adventure,
  • Bearcats! is an American television series broadcast on the CBS television network during the Fall 1971 television season. It starred Rod Taylor and Dennis Cole as troubleshooters in the period before America entered World War I. Bearcats! was produced by Filmways Inc.. It was co-produced by Rodlor, Rod Taylor's production firm.
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Bearcats!
Titanic: Blood and Steel
  • Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012)
  • Drama,
  • Belfast, 1909. The Harland and Wolff shipyard has been handed the greatest project in its history. It will build a great, unsinkable ship. And it will be called the RMS Titanic.
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Titanic: Blood and Steel
The Iceman Cometh
  • The Iceman Cometh (1973)
  • Drama,
  • Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his travels. However, when Hickey does show up this year, it is with a message of temperance and an exhortation to give up hopeless dreams and face reality.
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The Iceman Cometh
The House of Sand
  • The House of Sand (2005)
  • Drama,
  • A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, is forced to spend the next 59 years of her life hopelessly trying to escape it.
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The House of Sand
The Cinder Path
  • The Cinder Path (1994)
  • Drama, Romance, War,
  • Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
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The Cinder Path
Rebel Heart
  • Rebel Heart (2001)
  • Drama,
  • The move towards independence in Ireland, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the 1922 civil war is seen through the eyes of a naive idealistic young man
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Rebel Heart
Lenin, and the Other Story of the Russian Revolution
  • Lenin, and the Other Story of the Russian Revolution (2017)
  • History, Documentary, TV Movie,
  • Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, is remembered as the instigator of the October Revolution of 1917 and, therefore, as one of the men who changed the shape of the world at that time and forever, but perhaps the actual events happened in a way different from that narrated in the history books.
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Lenin, and the Other Story of the Russian Revolution
When the Whales Came
  • When the Whales Came (1989)
  • Drama,
  • A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.
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When the Whales Came