Here we've displayed a list of the best Great Depression films : They Shoot Horses, Don't They?(1969), The Wind Rises(2013), The Purple Rose of Cairo(1985), The Public Enemy(1931), Easy Living(1937), The Fighting Sullivans(1944), Wild Boys of the Road(1933), King of the Hill(1993), Emperor of the North(1973), Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken(1991), Heroes for Sale(1933), Seabiscuit(2003) ... ...
The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.
Anime, Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
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An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.
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A wealthy banker throws his wife's expensive fur coat off the roof of a building; it lands on the head of a stenographer, leading to everyone assuming she is his mistress and has access to his millions.
The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are ... See full summary »
In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected.
A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.
In 1933, during the Depression, Shack the brutal conductor of the number 19 train has a personal vendetta against the best train hopping hobo tramp in the Northwest, A No. 1.
Kids & Family, Drama
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Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives.
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A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
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True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Romance, Comedy, Drama
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A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury.
During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.
A group of down-on-their-luck workers combine their abilities to make a Gallafentian-style commune... and bread!
Action, Crime, Mystery & Thriller, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Socialite Carol Morgan romps through the depression and her wealth while breaking up with Bill Wade and getting back together with him.
An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades.
Shirley helps her idealistic architect father get his dream of a slum clearance project; The little miss dances with bill "Bojangles" robinson. Based on paul gerard smith's book, "Lucky penny".
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A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.
Musical, Comedy, Drama
A young Englishman is sent to Malaysian Borneo in the 1930s to stay with a tribe as UK's colonial representative. A local woman (J.Alba) helps him understand local tradition and language. He falls in love with her etc. despite the taboo.
The town of Colbrook, Massachusetts was founded by the family of the same name, and as such they are its leading family. Widowed Mrs. Reginald Colbrook - Mary - has had to manage the family... See full summary »
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The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.
Will Rogers Jr. Jane Wyman
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The homespun humorist and social critic starts as a cowboy and goes on to vaudeville, movies, radio.
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Cassie moves to New York and jumps from one job to another until she lands a modeling gig.
During the Great Depression, a sheet-music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent schoolteacher.
Sydney, Australia in the mid-1920's. Proud and classy Caddie Marsh is forced to get a job as a barmaid and raise two children on her own after her rich cad husband walks out on her. Despite... See full summary »
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.
A generation of shipbuilders is nearly wiped out by the Great Depression, but a second Great War gets them back to work.
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel, who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's Mother, who begins killing out of revenge.