17th century movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 17th century movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, epic and captivating films and TV shows about / with death, betrayal, danger, love and romance, escapades, society, rivalry, mentor, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.

17th century
17th century movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 17th century: Salem (2014), The Witch (2015), Versailles (2015), The Musketeers (2014), Angelique (2013), The Devil's Whore (2008), The Three Musketeers (2011), Stage Beauty (2004), The Last King (2003), Orlando (1992).
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Versailles (2015)
Biography, Drama, History, Romance
France, Canada
52 min.
The Musketeers (2014)
Adventure, Drama
55 min.
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May the Lord Be with Us (2018)
Drama, History
Czech Republic, Austria, Germany
76 min.
The King's Daughter (2018)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

List of 17th century movies

Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, society, love affair, evil force, supernatural ability, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty, supernatural, hanging ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, wilderness, family in danger, insanity, religion, devil, guilt, violence, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: royal court, intrigue, political intrigue, royal family, palaces castles and temples, ambition, rivalry, king, dishonesty, infidelity, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: musketeer, heroic mission, adventure, king, danger, duel, swords and armor, state affairs, partners, queen, escapades, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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Angelique (2013)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The incredible destiny of Angélique: a beautiful girl who found in her love for Joffrey Peyrac the strength to fight injustice and submission in a century plagued by power struggles, inequality and the oppression.
Style: stylized, serious, baroque, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: royal court, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, society, couples, rich and poor, fall in love, escapades, tragic love, romance, forced marriage, fighting the system ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Plot: political unrest, state affairs, soldier, betrayal, revolution, battles, war, dishonesty, military, rebellion, civil war, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: duel, adventure, danger, buddies, heroic mission, soldier, escapades, partners, political intrigue, love and romance, royal family, daring rescue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, english channel
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Stage Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, gay, cross dressing, actor, gender, mistress, actor's life, duke, artists and showbiz, mistaken identity, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england
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The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: royal family, king, court, politics, exile, mistress, head of state, betrayal, rise and fall, romance, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, holland, versailles, netherlands
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Orlando (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Russia, Italy, France, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1600, nobleman Orlando inherits his parents' house, thanks to Queen Elizabeth I, who commands the young man to never change. After a disastrous affair with Russian princess Sasha, Orlando looks for solace in the arts before being appointed ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious, witty ...
Plot: immortality, transsexual, poet, switching roles, looking for love, gender bending, gender, painting, nobility, androgyny, queen elizabeth i, queen ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 20th century, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, russia, middle east
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: court, redemption, fountain, gloves, medicine, jealousy, wealth, rise and fall, plague, romance, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sentimental, sexy, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, woman in danger, romance, escapades, society, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, conspiracy, noblewoman, marriage of convenience, court intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Silence (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Mexico, Taiwan, UK, USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
Style: bleak, philosophical, suspense, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, religious persecution, crisis of faith, torture, culture clash, clergy, betrayal, religion, japanese history, doubt, fish out of water ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battles, intrigue, adventure, soldier, righting the wronged, tough heroes, heroes, hopes, dishonesty, escapades, military, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders
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Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell ...
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, epic ...
Plot: manipulations, dishonesty, countess, legend, political intrigue, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, healing power, ambition, infidelity, blood ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: twins, swashbuckler, royal family, lookalikes, musketeer, mask, palace, adventure, throne, daring rescue, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, egypt
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Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking, baroque ...
Plot: wilderness, journey, native american, culture clash, adventurer, adventure, clergy, soldier, redemption, interracial relations, religions or cults, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, tough heroes, lone wolves, danger, mercenary, supernatural, drifter, violence, imaginary, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
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The Conqueror Worm (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: witch, witch hunt, vengeance, soldier, murder, exploitation, crimes, deadly, rivalry, clergy, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 17th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, dungeon, latin america
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A Field in England (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he ...
Style: serious, stylized, surreal, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: treasure hunt, wilderness, escapades, ghost, chaos, disorder, on the run, human nature, captivity, chaos and mayhem, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, power of love, new world, adventurer, colonialism, captain, adventure, wilderness, native americans, romance ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forbidden love, princess, tragic love, culture clash, interracial relations, in the woods, native american, star crossed lovers, prejudice, soldier, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
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Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: bleak, talky, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, revenge, poverty, seppuku, ronin, vengeance, life is a bitch, down on your luck, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, interracial relations, battles, leadership, adventure, culture clash, escapades, society, adventurer, betrayal, social differences ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
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The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, sword fight, extramarital affair, musketeer, adventure, romance, buddies, partners against crime, diamond theft, fight, daring rescue, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: france, england, europe, new york
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All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: orchestra, violin, music, forbidden love, musician's life, romance, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, power relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, 70mm film
Plot: war, village, plague, adventure, soldier, rescue, survival, anti war, culture clash, heroic mission, battles, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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New Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Story: The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: social differences, state affairs, head of state, idealism, parents and children, political unrest, love and romance, rebellion, society, family relations, class differences, duke ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, massachusetts, new england
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Young Blades (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young Blades is an historical fantasy television series that aired on PAX from January to June 2005, lasting only thirteen episodes before cancellation. Set in 17th century France, it followed the adventures of four Musketeers: ⁕d'Artagnan, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: musketeer, friendship, adventure, adventurer, corrupted ruler, daring rescue, vigilantism, escapades, romance, heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: rebellion, culture clash, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, battles, heroes, love affair, politics, polish, blind ambition, royal family, military ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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