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1. Hugo (2011)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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83 Metascore

In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret, who lives in the walls of a train station, is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 283,574 | Gross: $73.86M

2. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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54 Metascore

The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Vicki Pepperdine

Votes: 19,664 | Gross: $1.74M

3. The Awakening (I) (2011)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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53 Metascore

In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu

Votes: 59,962

4. The Great Gatsby (1974)

PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

Votes: 21,930

5. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes

Votes: 21,194 | Gross: $4.61M

6. See You Up There (2017)

117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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November 1919. Two soldiers - a disfigured but brilliant artist and an ex-accountant - start a memorial con. But in the France of the Roaring Twenties, their adventures soon turn dangerous.

Director: Albert Dupontel | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Albert Dupontel, Laurent Lafitte, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 5,721

7. Leatherheads (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

Votes: 29,771 | Gross: $31.20M

8. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Votes: 33,174

9. Frantz (2016)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stötzner, Marie Gruber

Votes: 10,451 | Gross: $0.88M

10. A Promise (2013)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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36 Metascore

A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden, Toby Murray

Votes: 3,549

11. The Guardians (2017)

R | 138 min | Drama, War

6.8
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81 Metascore

Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Laura Smet, Iris Bry, Cyril Descours

Votes: 1,257 | Gross: $0.18M

12. Mrs Dalloway (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone, Michael Kitchen, Alan Cox

Votes: 3,236 | Gross: $3.26M

13. Just a Gigolo (1978)

R | 147 min | Drama

5.7
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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.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, David Hemmings

Votes: 689

14. The Sun Also Rises (1957)

Approved | 130 min | Drama

6.3
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A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 1,874

15. A Month in the Country (1987)

PG | 96 min | Drama

7.1
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Five centuries ago, a mural was created in a country church in the north of England, and then hidden under layers of white paint. Looking at it again will be a distraction, the Reverend Mr.... See full summary »

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Colin Firth, Kenneth Branagh, John Atkinsons, Jim Carter

Votes: 1,184 | Gross: $0.44M

16. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

Votes: 4,814 | Gross: $3.24M

17. Sweet Land (2005)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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75 Metascore

In 1920, Inge, a German national, travels from Norway to rural Minnesota for her arranged marriage to Olaf, a Norwegian farmer; bureaucracy and prejudice cause major complications.

Director: Ali Selim | Stars: Elizabeth Reaser, Lois Smith, Patrick Heusinger, Stephen Pelinski

Votes: 3,351 | Gross: $1.71M

18. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 1,744

19. Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (2013)

350 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows his childhood to the death of his mother and his broken ambition to become an artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Wise | Stars: Eva Braun, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Adolf Galland

Votes: 4,756

20. Love in Thoughts (2004)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.

Director: Achim von Borries | Stars: Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Anna Maria Mühe, Jana Pallaske

Votes: 3,746

21. Ceiling Zero (1936)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
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War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline. Dizzy is fooling with one of the younger pilot's girl-friend and due to this, he changes flights with ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 563

22. The Joyless Street (1925)

125 min | Drama

7.4
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Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Ágnes Eszterházy, Werner Krauss

Votes: 1,254

23. Ice Palace (1960)

143 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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After WW1, Zeb and Thor start a cannery business in Alaska but eventually they drift apart with Zeb becoming unscrupulous and Thor becoming involved in Alaskan politics.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Richard Burton, Robert Ryan, Martha Hyer, Jim Backus

Votes: 265

24. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman

Votes: 1,732

25. Beware, My Lovely (1952)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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A psychopath takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely widow.

Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Taylor Holmes, Barbara Whiting

Votes: 1,454

26. Broken Lullaby (1932)

76 min | Drama

7.7
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French soldier travels to Germany to find a family of a man he killed during World War I.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, Louise Carter

Votes: 739

27. Ceasefire (2016)

103 min | History

6.0
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In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfar, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa into the vast territories of Upper Volta in the ... See full summary »

Director: Emmanuel Courcol | Stars: Romain Duris, Céline Sallette, Grégory Gadebois, Julie-Marie Parmentier

Votes: 287

28. The Officer's Ward (2001)

135 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, ... See full summary »

Director: François Dupeyron | Stars: Éric Caravaca, Denis Podalydès, Grégori Derangère, Sabine Azéma

Votes: 1,482

29. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.3
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The war exploits of French captain Conan and his men during World War I and during the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,747

30. Cider with Rosie (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Dashiell Reece, Joe Roberts, David Troughton

Votes: 142

31. Defenders of Riga (2007)

118 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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The film dramatizes November 11, 1919- a crucial date in the battle for Latvian independence. A year after the end of the official hostilities of WWI, a renegade German general and troops ... See full summary »

Director: Aigars Grauba | Stars: Janis Reinis, Elita Klavina, Girts Krumins, Romualds Ancans

Votes: 1,765

32. Mosley (1998– )

Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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An account of the colourful life of the infamous British fascist Oswald Mosley, concentrating on the period between the end of WW1 and his imprisonment at the beginning of WW2.

Stars: Jonathan Cake, Jemma Redgrave, Hugh Bonneville, Flora Montgomery

Votes: 102

33. Hidden Places (2006 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.

Director: Yelena Lanskaya | Stars: Sydney Penny, Jason Gedrick, Shirley Jones, Logan Arens

Votes: 419

34. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,409 | Gross: $0.43M

35. Memed My Hawk (1984)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

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In 1920s Turkey, young peasant Memed (Simon Dutton) elopes with beautiful Hatche (Leonie Mellinger), who was promised in an arranged marriage to the local potentate Abdi Aga's (Sir Peter Ustinov's) son, and later joins a group of bandits.

Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Herbert Lom, Denis Quilley, Michael Elphick

Votes: 159

36. Little Man, What Now? (1934)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

7.4
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A young couple struggling against poverty must keep their marriage a secret in order for the husband to keep his job, as his boss doesn't like to hire married men.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Douglass Montgomery, Alan Hale, Catherine Doucet

Votes: 397

37. Paragraph 175 (2000)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

Votes: 1,746 | Gross: $0.07M

38. Il delitto Matteotti (1973)

120 min | Drama

7.1
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How the Italian Fascist Party managed to turn the physical elimination of a political enemy into a test of strength fundamental for the ascent into the totalitarian regime.

Director: Florestano Vancini | Stars: Franco Nero, Mario Adorf, Riccardo Cucciolla, Damiano Damiani

Votes: 194

39. The Maiden and the Wolves (2008)

110 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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At the end of World War I, 20 year-old Angèle is determined to become the first woman veterinarian. Her life is an adventurous one and she becomes the object of ruthless rivalry between the... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Legrand | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Jean-Paul Rouve, Stefano Accorsi, Miglen Mirtchev

Votes: 449

40. Spider's Web (1989)

196 min | Drama

7.2
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Bernhard Wicki | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Andrea Jonasson

Votes: 191

41. West of Broadway (1931)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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Jerry Seevers returns from World War I service broken in health and his doctor tells him he has only six months to live. His fiancée jilts him and he sets out to drink himself to death. In ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Gilbert, El Brendel, Lois Moran, Madge Evans

Votes: 547

42. La maison assassinée (1988)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Patrick Bruel, Anne Brochet, Agnès Blanchot, Ingrid Held

Votes: 447

43. The Last Flight (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

7.8
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World War 1 veterans roam Paris drinking and admiring a woman they recently met.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, David Manners, Johnny Mack Brown, Helen Chandler

Votes: 1,193

44. Pogranicze w ogniu (1991–1992)

Action, Adventure

7.5
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Movie takes place between WWI and WWII (1918-1939) and shows complicated lots of two friends that have associated with polish intelligence and live full of dangers lifes.

Stars: Cezary Pazura, Olaf Lubaszenko, Janusz Bukowski, Hanna Polk

Votes: 44

45. The Blue Eagle (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Drama

5.5
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George and Big Jim are comrades in the Navy but rivals outside it, both fighting for the love of Rose, the local policeman's daughter. When the war is over Father Regan tries to unite them ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, William Russell, Margaret Livingston

Votes: 128

46. Homecoming (1928)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Following World War I, after a long imprisonment, two German prisoner-of-war soldiers escape from a Siberian lead-mine. Karl manages to reach Germany before Richard, and is sheltered by ... See full summary »

Director: Joe May | Stars: Lars Hanson, Dita Parlo, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos

Votes: 139

47. Sergeant Klems (1971)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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A man masquerading as a dead soldier seeks to desert his post and join the enemy in their struggle.

Director: Sergio Grieco | Stars: Peter Strauss, Tina Aumont, Pier Paolo Capponi, Howard Ross

Votes: 46

48. La tendre ennemie (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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Two ghosts attend an engagement party, unseen by the other guests. One ghost, Dupont, is the father of the bride-to-be. He looks back on his marriage to her mother. His wife Annette was ... See full summary »

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Simone Berriau, Catherine Fonteney, Laure Diana, Jacqueline Daix

Votes: 123

49. Four Flights to Love (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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Before World War I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre Leblanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker's assistant. Pierre has a flair for designing clothes, and he and his bride ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Fernand Gravey, Elvire Popesco, André Alerme, Monique Rolland

Votes: 137

50. The Flying Fool (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A man protective of his brother checks out the girl his brother is in love with, in order to see if she's the real thing or just trying to take advantage of him. Unfortunately, he winds up falling in love with her himself.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: William Boyd, Marie Prevost, Tom O'Brien, Russell Gleason

Votes: 37



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