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Added by Anautix on 9 Sep 2014 10:03
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Movies set in the 1940s

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Decade: Rating: List Type:
People who added this item 881 Average listal rating (515 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Year: 1949
Location: L.A., USA
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People who added this item 6241 Average listal rating (4257 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
Years: 1945-55
Locations: New York (USA), Corleone, Sicily (Italy)
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People who added this item 6003 Average listal rating (4254 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.3
Years: 1947-1966 (the most happens in the 40s)
Location: Shawshank, Maine (USA)
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People who added this item 3528 Average listal rating (2267 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Notebook (2004)
Years: 1936-1946 (as flashbacks from the present)
Location: South Carolina (Seabrook Island, Charleston), USA
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People who added this item 880 Average listal rating (489 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Lolita (1997)
Years: 1947-1950
Locations: New Hampshire, Beardsley, Parkington, ... (USA)
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People who added this item 777 Average listal rating (484 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Years: 1940-44
Location: Castelcutò (fictitious), Sicily (Italy)
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People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Year: 1940
Locations: New York (USA), Germany

It's more a drama/thriller than a war movie.
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People who added this item 773 Average listal rating (486 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Years: 1939-1945
Locations: an orphanage, an apple orchard (USA)
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People who added this item 131 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Two Jakes (1990)
Year: 1948
Location: L.A., USA
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People who added this item 1371 Average listal rating (820 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Australia (2008)
Years: 1939-1941
Locations: Australia
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People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Swing Shift (1984)
Years: 1941-45
Location: California (USA)
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People who added this item 168 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Years: 1943-44
Location: Berlin (Germany)
People who added this item 404 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Years: 1940s (during WW2)
Locations: London, England
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People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Years: 1929-1960s
Locations: France, USA

This movie spans a very long period of time and thus is difficult to assign to a single decade. The 1930s to 1950s are the main periods in this movie, so the 40s lie in between. :-)
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Years: 1924, 1928, 1938, 1940s, 1960
Locations: Vilnius (Poland); Nice, Paris (France); England, Africa, Mexico
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Years: 1928+, 1934, 1940-1946
Locations: Cambridge, MA; Rye, NY; New York City (USA)
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People who added this item 44 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
Date: 08./09.05.1945
Location: London, UK

Very nice (fictional) story about young princess Elizabeth and her sister Margaret who spent a night out more or less incognito during VE day.
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People who added this item 214 Average listal rating (136 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Kon-Tiki (2012)
Year: 1947
Locations: Peru, Pacific Ocean, Polynesia, Norway, USA
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People who added this item 616 Average listal rating (357 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Years: 1938-1945(?) / (2019)
Locations: Germany / (USA?)
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Year: 1946 (with flashbacks to wartime)
Locations: London, Guernsey Island
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People who added this item 1008 Average listal rating (617 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Master (2012)
Years: 1940s shortly after WW2
Locations: California, USA
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Years: 1918-2005
Locations (in the 1940s): Murmansk (Russia), New Orleans, New York

This movie has a very large time span. I could put it as well in many other of my historical movie lists. The 1940s are one of the most important periods here. It's the middle part of the movie lasting appr. 50 minutes.
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People who added this item 76 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
Year: 1942
Locations: Brazil
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People who added this item 3870 Average listal rating (2583 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Others (2001)
Year: 1945
Location: Jersey (England)
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People who added this item 231 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Lonely Hearts (2006)
Years: late 1940s
Locations: USA
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People who added this item 1382 Average listal rating (793 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
Year: 1947
Location: L.A., USA
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People who added this item 852 Average listal rating (562 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Men of Honor (2000)
Years: 1948 (most of the time), 1966
Locations: Bayonne, New Jersey (USA)
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People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Year: 1943
Location: Malmö (Sweden)
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People who added this item 182 Average listal rating (122 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Year: 1948
Location: L.A. (USA)
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People who added this item 66 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.8
Neruda (2016)
Year: 1948
Locations: Chile, Argentina
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Year: 1940s
Location: Monterey, California (USA)
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People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Phoenix (2014)
Year: 1945
Location: Germany
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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
The Aftermath (2019)
Year: 1946
Location: Hamburg (Germany)
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People who added this item 24 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Year: 1947
Location: India
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People who added this item 274 Average listal rating (197 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Darkest Hour (2017)
Year: 1940
Locations: London (England), France
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People who added this item 224 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Mr. Holmes (2015)
Years: 1947 (main plot), (flashbacks: 1912, 1947)
Locations: England, Japan
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Years: 1937, 1940s, 1950s
Locations: L.A., New York City (USA)
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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (164 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
42 (2013)
Years: 1945-1947
Location: USA
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TV-Series / Mini-Series

People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
Years: present-day (plot 1), 1946-48 (plot 2)
Locations: Israel/Palestine
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Year: 1947
Location: L.A. (USA)
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People who added this item 257 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Agent Carter (2015)
Years: 1946 (season 1), 1947 (season 2), and flashbacks
Locations: New York City, L.A. (USA); Russia (only 1 episode)
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My favourite movies and TV-Series set in the 1940s that were not made in that time.

(WW2 movies are not included, they are on seperate lists.)

⟸ 1930s   |   1950s ⟹

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