Most Popular "World's Fair" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
12 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Votes: 632,669 | Gross: $176.65M
2. Project T (2015)
12 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Votes: 158,827 | Gross: $93.44M
3. Big Eyes (I) (2014)
12 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A drama about the awakening of 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: 75,216 | Gross: $14.48M
4. North & South (2004)
235 min | Drama, Romance
North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.
5. Wonderstruck (2017)
6 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery
Tells the tale of two children separated by fifty years. In 1927, Rose searches for the actress whose life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977, Ben runs away from home to find his father.
Votes: 7,708 | Gross: $1.03M
7. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
AL | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
Votes: 17,942 | Gross: $7.57M
9. BioShock Infinite (2013 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Drama
A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.
11. It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,082 | Gross: $2.25M
13. Suchîmubôi (2004)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.
Votes: 15,427 | Gross: $0.41M
14. Klimt (2006)
131 min | Biography, Drama
A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
17. H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer (2004)
64 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows Holmes' entire life as a criminal mastermind.
18. So Long at the Fair (1950)
86 min | Drama, Mystery
A young woman visits Paris with her brother only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.
19. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
74 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.
20. Centennial Summer (1946)
102 min | History, Musical, Romance
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
21. Meet Me in St. Louis (1959 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Musical
A year in the life of the Smith family as they prepare to move to NYC and anticipate the 1904 St Louis World's Fair. Many musical numbers as Esther and Rose try to find husbands so they won't be old maids.
24. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama
In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »
25. Wabash Avenue (1950)
92 min | Musical
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »
Votes: 211 | Gross: $2.04M
26. Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga (1970)
83 min | Action, Adventure, Family
When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.
27. Roughly Speaking (1945)
117 min | Comedy, Drama
In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man's world. She enrolls at business college but her plans for a career change when she falls in love with handsome ... See full summary »
28. Clovek a jeho dum (1967)
63 min | Comedy
This Czech comedy was arguably the first theatrical interactive movie ever created. The audience could vote what should happen next by pressing buttons of different color. As intentional irony, there's only one ending.
29. Murder Hotel: The Story of America's First Serial Killer (2005 TV Movie)
51 min | Documentary
A documentary about H.H. Holmes who was a famed serial killer in the mid 1800s. He had a whole murder castle built specifically for that purpose. He spent nearly a decade hiring and firing ... See full summary »
30. De diesel express (1934)
14 | 72 min | Action, Drama
The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.
32. Massacre (1934)
70 min | Drama
Joe Thunderhorse, a Sioux Indian who has become the wealthy star of a Wild West show, returns home to his reservation after years away and finds that his father is dying and his people are being abused by corrupt white officials.
33. EXPO: Magic of the White City (2005 Video)
PG | 116 min | Documentary, History
Narrated by Gene Wilder ("Young Frankenstein", "Blazing Saddles" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"), "EXPO - Magic of the White City" brings the Chicago World's Fair to life. ... See full summary »
34. The City (I) (1939)
43 min | Documentary, Short
Visionary documentary that contrasts the conditions of life in small towns and in the industrialized cities, starting with a brief portrait of pre-industrial United States, then moving into... See full summary »
35. Rainbow War (1985)
20 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy
Three kingdoms, floating separately in space, can each see the other nearby kingdoms but have no means to communicate or visit. Each has developed a fanatical obsession for a specific color... See full summary »
36. In the Labyrinth (1967)
21 min | Animation, Short
A multi-image large-format film retelling of the Greek myth of Theseus and symbolizing the life of a modern man; each one in a personal labyrinth that must find their own path to triumph.
39. Artists and Models Abroad (1938)
90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the proprietor's ... See full summary »
57 min | Documentary
Daughter of immigrants, a 1st generation architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs.
41. Man with a Plan (1996)
89 min | Comedy
Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from ... See full summary »
42. CC 2010 (2009)
12 min | Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi
CC Raven travels time and space to reunite with her parents at Seattle's World's Fair. A tongue-in-cheek homage to 60's sci-fi and the World's Fair.
43. Expo 67 Mission Impossible (2017)
68 min | Documentary
This documentary let us to relive the challenge of the men behind the 1967 Universal Exposition in Montréal, Canada. By searching trough 80,000 archival documents at the national Archives, ... See full summary »
44. Nô (1998)
85 min | Drama
This Canadian comedy, filmed in black and white and color and adapted from Lepage's play The Seven Branches of the River Ota. In October 1970, Montreal actress Sophie (Anne-Marie Cadieux) ... See full summary »
Votes: 411 | Gross: $0.00M
46. West of Thunder (2012)
85 min | Drama, Mystery, Western
South Dakota 1899. A mysterious stranger visits a small town on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation and brings with him a terrible resolve.
50. Young as You Feel (1940)
60 min | Comedy
Father sells his drugstore and the Jones family heads for New York to enjoy sophisticated city life. They lose all their money before deciding to go back home.