Most Popular "Post World War Two" Titles
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2. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.
Votes: 182,484 | Gross: $45.43M
3. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 400,386 | Gross: $0.06M
4. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Votes: 478,998 | Gross: $91.12M
5. The Master (2012)
R | 144 min | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Votes: 106,518 | Gross: $16.38M
6. Big Eyes (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Votes: 56,910 | Gross: $14.48M
8. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 191,203 | Gross: $34.18M
9. On the Road (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Votes: 33,392 | Gross: $0.72M
10. The Black Dahlia (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
Votes: 63,671 | Gross: $22.52M
11. The Monuments Men (2014)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, War
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Votes: 103,231 | Gross: $78.03M
12. Chicken Run (2000)
G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a bird "flies" into a chicken farm, the fellow chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.
Votes: 141,546 | Gross: $106.79M
13. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 114,956 | Gross: $0.45M
14. Neruda (2016)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
16. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
Votes: 79,967 | Gross: $94.13M
17. Emperor (2012)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, History
As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Votes: 10,561 | Gross: $3.35M
19. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 50,484 | Gross: $3.05M
21. Ida (2013)
PG-13 | 82 min | Drama
Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Votes: 35,326 | Gross: $3.83M
22. A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A married soldier returning from WW2 poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.
Votes: 24,818 | Gross: $50.01M
23. The Thing from Another World (1951)
Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
26. Underground (1995)
Not Rated | 167 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't ... See full summary »
29. The Night Porter (1974)
R | 118 min | Drama
After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
30. Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
R | 124 min | Drama, History
A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II.
Votes: 6,465 | Gross: $0.79M
33. Savage Grace (2007)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...
Votes: 8,941 | Gross: $0.43M
34. An American in Paris (1951)
Passed | 113 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.
Votes: 22,141 | Gross: $4.50M
35. New York, New York (1977)
PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical
An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.
36. From the Land of the Moon (2016)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Adaptation of Milena Agus' novel "Mal di Pietre", set after WWII following Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard), a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man.
37. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Texas. Loosely based on a true story.
38. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 11,871 | Gross: $19.65M
39. The Counterfeiters (2007)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, War
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
Votes: 36,833 | Gross: $5.48M
40. Something of Value (1957)
Approved | 113 min | Drama, War
Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After the father of Kimani is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani ... See full summary »
41. The Good German (2006)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
While in post-war Berlin to cover the Potsdam Conference, an American military journalist is drawn into a murder investigation which involves his former mistress and his driver.
Votes: 21,582 | Gross: $1.30M
42. Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)
R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A vampire named Saya, who is part of covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in a post-WWII Japan, is inserted in a military school to discover which one of her classmates is a demon in disguise.
Votes: 13,205 | Gross: $0.26M
43. Howl (2010)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Votes: 10,797 | Gross: $0.62M
44. Paradise Alley (1978)
PG | 107 min | Drama
Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager.
45. Europa (1991)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.
Votes: 15,944 | Gross: $1.01M
48. Vera Drake (2004)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
Votes: 20,403 | Gross: $3.75M
49. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Votes: 19,416 | Gross: $4.19M