‘The Rocketeer’ (1991) – set in 1938 (4/8)

Given that it takes area a little over 50 years earlier than it become launched, The Rocketeer is some distance from the most dramatic instance of a technological know-how-fiction film placing itself within the beyond. However, the story and the pre-WW2 aesthetics are important to the movie, and the fact it includes a proto-superhero using era to combat Nazis is what makes it so memorable.

It also displays the type of campy and endearing entertainment that changed into famous all through the Thirties and 1940s, mainly whilst it got here to movement-packed journey serials. Interestingly, director Joe Johnston went on to direct the primary Captain America movie in the MCU in 2011, which had a similar putting, and incredibly similar technology-fiction elements (plus Nazis as the villains again).

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‘Frankenstein’ (1931) & ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ (1935) – set in the 1800s (probably) (3/8)

‘Wild Wild West’ (1999) – set in 1869 (5/8)