Keyword: 1920s

Changeling

Changeling (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 10/23/2008
Los Angeles, March 1928: On a beautiful Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, single mother Christine Collins says goodbye to her nine-year-old son, Walter, and leaves for her job as a telephone operator. But when Christine returns to their modest home, she is confronted with every parent's worst nightmare: her son has vanished. An exhaustive and fruitless search ensues, but Walter has...
Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and travels to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby and across the bay from his cousin Daisy Buchanan and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom. Through...
Little Ashes

Little Ashes (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 05/07/2009
In 1922 Madrid, bohemian lifestyles are flourishing - from the arrival of jazz music to the en vogue teachings of Sigmund Freud. As the tale opens, Salvador Dali is only 18, but his dreams of artistic glory lie poised in front of him; his outré personality and social attitudes soon draw the full-fledged attention of two from the in-crowd - Lorca and Buñuel. For a temporary period, the three...
Artist

The Artist (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/24/2011
It's the late 1920s in Hollywood and handsome George Valentin is a silent movie idol. During the premiere of his latest film, Valentin meets Peppy Miller, a star-struck extra and aspiring actress. The two are attracted to each other and Peppy is given a small dancing role in his next picture. As their romance progresses, Valentin's producer has to cope with a love-struck star who is distracted on...
Mummy

The Mummy (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 05/06/1999
Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and Beni, his weasel of a companion, stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923--3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death--mummification, in which his body wil remain undead for all eternity as punishment for forbidden love. Some years later, as O'Connell languishes in prison awaiting an almost certain...
Matrimony

The Matrimony (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/07/2007
In 1920s Shanghai, wealthy Junchu loses his fiancee in a freak accident and is coerced by his mother into marrying Sansan, a near stranger. Soon afterward, Sansan's body is inhabited by the devious ghost of Junchu's dead lover, sending her on a downward spiral of madness and murder.
Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford, a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky-high opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists' claims that they can perform real magic. Persuaded by his life-long friend, Howard Burkan, Stanley goes on a mission to the Côte d'Azur mansion of the...

Serena (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
George Pemberton and his new bride, Serena, maintain a close watch over a burgeoning logging empire in Depression-era North Carolina, ruthlessly ruling the woodlands while fighting off the efforts of environmental activists to turn their land into a national park. However, when Serena learns that she is unable to bear children, and that George has fathered an illegitimate son with a local woman...

The Light Between Oceans (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/03/2014
War hero Tom Sherman and his new wife, Isabel, live alone on Janus Island, where Tom works as lighthouse keeper as they attempt to start a family. After two miscarriages, Isabel grows weary. One day a boat washes up on shore carrying a man who has since died and an infant who is still alive. Tom wants to report the boat and its inhabitants, but Isabel convinces him to bury the body and raise the...
Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/21/2011
Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era, meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband.

Nyfes (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2004
This drama, set in the 1920's, tells the stories of a mail order bride-- one of 700 aboard the SS King Alexander-- who falls in love with an American photographer. While she is bound for her new husband in New York, he is on his way home to a failed marriage.
Immigrant

The Immigrant (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland In search of a new start and the American dream. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno...

Genius (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1920s New York, Max Perkins, renowned editor of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, discovers writer Thomas Wolfe, and their creative bond and ensuing friendship leave an indelible mark on both of their lives.
Chicago

Chicago (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
Everyone loves a legend--but in Chicago, there's only room for one. Velma Kelly burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. When she shoots her philandering husband, she lands on Chicago's famed murderess row, retains Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, and becomes the center of the town's most notorious murder case--only increasing her celebrity. Roxie Hart, seduced by the city's...

Cleo (N/A)

Rated: NR Runtime: 0 Release date: N/A
Rebel

The Rebel (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Set in the French-occupied Vietnam of the 1920s, focuses on an agent who is sent to sniff out resistance movements, but ends up siding with the rebels.
Day of the Falcon

Day of the Falcon (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
Just as two rival desert kingdoms cease to fight after years of bloodshed, oil is discovered between their territories, reigniting their once violent past. It's now up to their children-young lovers who married in hopes of bringing the families together-to find a way to end the violence and to bring peace to the land.
Hours

The Hours (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
Spanning across various time periods in the 20th century, a drama revolves around three very different women: two of whom have been profoundly affected by the works of Virginia Woolf; the other woman is Woolf, herself. All three are battling with issues of freedom, responsibility and identity. As the story unfolds, they are negotiating their way through different depressive states: Virginia Woolf...
Wind Rises

The Wind Rises (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This biographical film is about the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man responsible for the design and creation of the famous Japanese World War II Zero Fighter aircraft. Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. Jiro's childhood is filled with dreams of engineering and, in adulthood, he creates an elegant...
Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 12/29/2009
Fisher Willow is a headstrong young heiress who chafes under the constraints of proper Southern society, and who rebels by asking the impoverished but handsome son of her father's caretaker, Jimmy Dobyne to escort her to the major social events of the season. The relationship is purely a business arrangement at the outset, with Fisher paying for Jimmy's time and attention, but when she discovers...
For Greater Glory

For Greater Glory (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 05/31/2012
An impassioned group of men and women each make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and the very future of their country. General Gorostieta, a retired military man at first thinks he has nothing personal at stake as he and his wife watch Mexico fall into a violent civil war. Yet soon he will become the resistance's most inspiring and self-sacrificing leader, as he begins to see the...
Death Defying Acts

Death Defying Acts (2008)

Rated: PG Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/10/2008
When famous escape artist Harry Houdini arrives in Edinburgh and offers a $10,000 reward to anyone who can contact his mother from beyond the grave, a beautiful but deceptive psychic and her young 'sidekick' daughter take the challenge. As Houdini spends time with this mysterious woman, he is beguiled by her charms, and what begins as a con evolves into a far more complicated and dangerous affair.
Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
This film chronicles a murder mystery as strange and alluring as the Galalpagos archipelago itself. In 1929, Berlin doctor Friedrich Ritter and his mistress flee conventional society to start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after the international press sensationalizes the exploits of the "Galapagos' Adam and Eve" others flock there-including a self-styled Swiss Family Robinson and...
Out of Africa

Out of Africa (1985)

Rated: PG Runtime: 162 minutes Release date: 12/12/1985
A Danish woman marries a baron whom she doesn't love and moves with him to his Kenyan coffee plantation. After enduring his womanizing behavior, she eventually kicks him out and then meets a British adventurer with whom she falls in love. Upon her return to Denmark, she becomes a famous novelist and writes about her romantic adventure.
King's Speech

The King's Speech (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/25/2010
After the death of his father King George V and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII, Bertie who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist...