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Movies and TV Shows Set in the 40s,50s,60s


Can't get enough of the bygone eras of the 40's, 50's and 60's? Here is a list of some movies and TV shows that will take you back in time and leave you with a RETRO vibe.

MOVIES

-Blast From The Past -Down With Love -That Thing You Do -My Dog Skip -The Sandlot -The Help -The Artist -Stand By Me -The Outsiders -Inventing The Abbotts -My Week With Marilyn -The Notebook -From Time To Time -A League Of Their Own -The Others -The Notorious Bettie Page -The Pianist -Once Upon A Time In America -Ray -Walk The Line -La Bamba -The Buddy Holly Story -Grease -A Walk In The Clouds -The Majestic -The James Dean Story -Apollo 13 -Revolutionary Road -Why Do Fools Fall In Love -The Temptations -The Sapphires -Peggy Sue Got Married -A Single Man -Dreamgirls -Far From Heaven -Riding In Cars With Boys -Hairspray -Catch Me If You Can -The Kennedys -Pearl Harbor -The Hours -Australia -The Water Horse -The Mystery Of Natalie Wood -The Philadelphia Experiment -The Comic Book Christmas Caper -The Last Time I Committed Suicide -Who Framed Roger Rabbit -The Aviator -Devil In A Blue Dress -Gangster Squad -The Man Who Wasn't There -LA Confidential -Good Night And Good Luck -Mona Lisa Smile -Heavenly Creatures -Cry-Baby -Porky's -Susie Q -Forrest Gump -Back To The Future -Three Wishes -The Long Walk Home -Northfork -The Iron Giant -Where The Truth Lies -The Man In The Moon -The Big Town -Deuces Wild -Absolute Beginners -The Talented Mr. Ripley -The Producers -Chocolat -Corrina Corrina -The Illusionist -Dead Poets Society -The Rum Diary -Thirteen Days -Matinee -All I Wanna Do -Dirty Dancing -Mermaids -JFK

-Forever Young

-Magic City

-Peaky Blinders (1920s-30s)

-Underbelly Season 4 & 6

-Mad Men

-Downton Abbey

-Boardwalk Empire (1920s-30s)

-Pan Am

-The Bletchley Circle

-Call The Midwife

-The Hour

-The Wonder Years

-Happy Days

-Lavergne & Shirley

-The Hello Girls

-Born And Bred

-Mrs. Biggs

-Brooklyn Bridge

-Lipstick On Your Collar

-The Company

-I'll Fly Away

-The Thornbirds

-All Creatures Great And Small

-Miss Fischers Murder Mystery

-Goodnight Sweetheart

-Homefront

-The 1940's House

-The Sullivans

-Heartbeat

-American Dreams

-All The Way

-China Beach

-Crime Story

-The Royal

-Vegas

-Oliver Beene

-Masters of Sex

-Manhattan

-Home Fires

-A Place to Call Home

-Public Morals

-The Man In The High Castle

-Love Child (60s 70s)

-Bomb Girls

What are some of your favorites? This list is a work in progress. Please help me by contributing your thoughts and suggestions.

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