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, captivating, atmospheric and epic films and TV shows about / with society, state affairs, danger, love and romance, betrayal, escapades, romance, death, female nudity and period piece plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
17th century
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17th century movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 17th century: Salem (2014), Orlando (1992), The Witch (2015), Angelique (2013), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), The Great Fire (2014), Vatel (2000), The Devil's Whore (2008), Angelique (1964), The Musketeers (2014).

List of 17th century movies

 7.2
 20K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, love affair, society, danger, dishonesty, uncover truth, supernatural ability, punishment, hanging ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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 7.2
 12K
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, witty, tense ...
Plot: transsexual, immortality, poet, painting, androgyny, queen elizabeth i, nobility, looking for love, gender bending, switching roles, gender, queen ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 20th century, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, middle east, russia
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 6.8
 143K
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: suspenseful, scary, dark, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: witch, religion, supernatural, family in danger, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, wilderness, insanity, guilt, violence, isolation, paranoia ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.1
 1K
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, baroque, compassionate, romantic, touching ...
Plot: royal court, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, society, couples, rich and poor, escapades, nobility, true love, fall in love, romance, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painting, fall in love, jealousy, maid, painter, new job, art, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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 5.8
 518
The Great Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Story: An insight into what happened on the night of 2 September 1666, the Great fire of London.
Style: realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: fire, working class, danger, chaos and mayhem, escapades, save the day, king, dancing, abduction, adultery, destruction, period piece ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london
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 6.6
 7K
Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious, baroque ...
Plot: cook, prince, fall in love, political intrigue, love and romance, cooking and food, unfulfillment, romance, power relations, forbidden love, tragic love, master and servant ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles, holland, netherlands ...
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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, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: throne, dishonesty, political unrest, battles, aristocracy, revolution, sexual tension, civil war, soldier, military, treason, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 2K
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, sexy, sentimental, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, woman in danger, escapades, romance, society, palaces castles and temples, noblewoman, conspiracy, marriage of convenience, court intrigue, forced marriage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.8
 19K
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, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, king, heroic mission, danger, duel, swords and armor, adventure, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
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, semi serious, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: duel, adventure, danger, political intrigue, buddies, partners, heroic mission, escapades, daring rescue, royal family, uninhibited rivalry, musketeer ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, english channel, england
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 6.7
 8K
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, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, royal family ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: talky, captivating, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, rebelliousness, betrayal, intrigue, revolution, dishonesty, political unrest, society, state affairs, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, epic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, intrigue, righting the wronged, heroes, dishonesty, hopes, adventure, soldier, tough heroes, european history, last wish, deathtrap ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders
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Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, religions or cults, society, legal, politics, courtroom drama, social decay, americana, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.9
 2K
Jamestown (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The early 17th Century story of three courageous, dynamic women who leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make the journey of a lifetime across the ocean for a new life in America.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: society, love affair, colony, intrigue, women, conspiracy, working class family
Time: 17th century, 1600s
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 7.2
 83K
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, crisis of faith, religious persecution, torture, culture clash, betrayal, japanese history, religion, doubt, martyrdom, portuguese ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: realistic, serious, epic, baroque
Plot: royal family, mistress, politics, exile, king, court, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, rise to the top, romance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, netherlands, versailles
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 6.7
 78K
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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, captain, adventurer, new world, power of love, native americans, wilderness, romance, colonialism, army ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 7.2
 10K
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: witty, clever, sexual, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, gay, gender, mistress, cross dressing, actor, mistaken identity, downfall, human nature, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 7.9
 10K
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, realistic, stylized
Plot: royal court, intrigue, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, royal family, ambition, rivalry, king, infidelity, rise to the top, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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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, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: twins, royal family, lookalikes, throne, musketeer, adventure, daring rescue, heroes, danger, righting the wronged, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, egypt
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 7.1
 2K
Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, forbidden love, vengeance, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, state affairs, political unrest, love, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: scotland, england, europe
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September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski ...
Style: bleak, serious, epic, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, state affairs, danger, head of state, heroes, battles, religions or cults, isolation, escapades, against humanity, adventure, wartime life ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, europe, austria, vienna
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 6.3
 250
Young Blades (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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: friendship, musketeer, vigilantism, danger, intrigue, partners, royal family, heroes, dishonesty, adventurer, corrupted ruler, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian sex, lesbian, gay, queen, palaces castles and temples, society, head of state, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
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 7.3
 797
Silence (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and search for their mentor.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: christianity, clergy, danger, culture clash, fish out of water, life is a bitch, society, human nature, disorder, religions or cults, religious persecution, crisis of faith ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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 7.0
 8K
Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, ship, war, escapades, state affairs, heroic mission, rivalry, soldier, military, leadership, heroes, danger ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: holland, battleship, europe, netherlands
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 6.5
 1K
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: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: state affairs, social differences, society, head of state, political unrest, idealism, rebellion, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, aristocracy, aristocrat ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, massachusetts, new england
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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: surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: group of strangers, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos, wilderness, on the run, captivity, human nature, danger, escapades, disorder, poisoning ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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