Movies and TV Shows like Under the Big Top (1938)

Browse our definitive list of the best movies or TV series most similar to the 1938 movie Under the Big Top starring Marjorie Main, Anne Nagel, Jack La Rue, Grant Richards.

Updated: 4th Jul, 2022

Under the Big Top

5.8 / 10

Released: 1938

A pretty young circus trapeze artist is pushed by her domineering aunt to be the best aerialist in the world. When she begins to fall for one of the two men in…

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The Big Circus

6.3 / 10

Released: 1959

After splitting with his longtime business partner, Hank Whirling is about to take his big top circus on tour. He manages to get a loan and some investment money but has to…

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Dot the I

6.8 / 10

Released: 2003

Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but slightly boring Englishman.…

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The Turtle and the Sea

6.6 / 10

Released: 2014

Eastern and Western cultures collide. A musician and her martial artist fight to save the life of his mother back in China.

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The Scarlet Empress

7.6 / 10

Released: 1934

Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't…

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The World of Suzie Wong

7.1 / 10

Released: 1960

Robert Lomax, tired of working in an office, wants to be an artist. So he moves to Hong Kong to try his hand at painting. Finding a cheap hotel, he checks in,…

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The Big Chance

4.7 / 10

Released: 1933

Frankie, a young prizefighter, wins a fixed boxing match as part of a crime boss's plan to have him build up a following and then have him throw a championship fight. Later,…

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Flying Devils

6.0 / 10

Released: 1933

Anny Hardy is a parachute-stunt diver with a flying-circus group of barnstorming pilots which her husband, "Speed" Hardy heads. She meets and falls in love with Bud Murray, the younger brother of…

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The Divorce

4.9 / 10

Released: 2003

The differences in legalities and cultural mores of French and Americans regarding sex, love, marriage, religion, and family bonds are presented through the interactions of two families related by marriage. American Isabel…

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The Mother

6.8 / 10

Released: 2003

Toots and May's marriage is one of Toots being dependent on his wife. Shortly after Toots and May arrive in London to visit with their grown children Bobby and Paula and their…

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The Fighting Stallion

5.2 / 10

Released: 1950

Released from a navy hospital following WW II, Lon Evans learns that he faces eventual blindness and returns to his Wyoming ranch. He sees a beautiful white stallion named Starlight and his…

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Call of the Yukon

5.9 / 10

Released: 1938

Utilizing a couple of unusual credits - John T. Coyle as the co-director and "Pre-Production Scenes Directed and Produced by Norman Dawn" - in addition to showing the following animals "credited" below…

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Avatar: The Last Airbender

9.2 / 10

Released: 2005–2008

The world is divided into four elemental nations: The Northern and Southern Water Tribes, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads. The Avatar upholds the balance between the nations,…

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For Izzy

9.3 / 10

Released: 2018

The lives of a recovering addict and her single mother change forever when they move in next door to a widowed father and his adult daughter with autism.

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Mariam's Day Off

9.3 / 10

Released: 2017

Young prostitute meets an artist, gets invited to a modeling session and finds herself in rather new and exciting world of artists; then the day ends and she has to return to…

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