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, baroque, stylized, captivating and epic films and TV shows about / with love and romance, betrayal, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, ancient, king, romance, society and state affairs 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: Admiral (2015), Vatel (2000), Versailles (2015), Jamestown (2017), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Angelique (1964), Restoration (1995), Angelique (2013), Benedetta (2021), The Libertine (2004).

List of 17th century movies

 7.0
 10K
Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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: naval battle, war, ocean, state affairs, military, battles, civil war, soldier, leadership, heroic mission, sea, ship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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 6.6
 8K
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: melancholic, light, tricky, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: king of france, betrayal, royal court, political intrigue, food, tragic love, power relations, fall in love, master and servant, nobility, intrigue, secret love ...
Time: 17th century, victorian era, 70s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, europe ...
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 7.9
 16K
Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, intrigue, king, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, graphic violence, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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 6.8
 5K
Jamestown (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating ...
Plot: colony, settler, love affair, working class family, society, colonial america, intrigue, conspiracy, women, rivals, love triangle, colonization ...
Time: 17th century, future
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
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: thought provoking, enigmatic, sincere, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, art, artist, painting, master and servant, maid, sexual tension, fall in love, jealousy, society, older man younger woman relationship, portrait ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
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 6.7
 3K
Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
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: romantic, sentimental, stylized, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, wedding night, noblewoman, forced marriage, nobility, marriage of convenience, woman in danger, tragic love, escapades, rich and poor, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.6
 9K
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: sexy, factual, intense, serious, emotional ...
Plot: plague, redemption, romance, royal family, science, betrayal, medicine, doctor, rise and fall, fall in love, jealousy, justice ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
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 6.0
 2K
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: romantic, stylized, compassionate, touching, serious ...
Plot: royal court, love and romance, forced marriage, fall in love, couples, young wife, society, true love, escapades, palace, nobility, rich and poor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spanish history, battles, soldier, adventure, european history, intrigue, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, state affairs, courage, military ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, naples italy, madrid, napoli italy
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 6.8
 18K
Benedetta (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, a 15th century nun who was hailed as a visionary but later accused of fabricated miracles, homosexuality and other charges, and imprisoned for 35 years.
Style: sexy, lgbt cinema, psychological, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, nun, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian romance, convent, catholicism, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, female masturbation, catholic, crucifix ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence
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 6.2
 36K
The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, surreal, dark, stylized ...
Plot: libertine, writers, infidelity, poet, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional marriage, depression, alcoholic, lust, sexual attraction, male nudity, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, europe
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 6.9
 252K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
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: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, isolation, goat, family bonds, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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 7.1
 24K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, supernatural ability, society, religions or cults, devil, love affair, punishment, witch hunt ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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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: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, intrigue, dishonesty, torture, court ...
Time: 17th century
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 7.8
 22K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, swords and armor, heroic mission, king, state affairs, swordsman, sword fight, partners, escapades, good versus evil, duel ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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 6.9
 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, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, love, state affairs, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, forbidden love, political unrest, vengeance, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, scotland, europe
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, epic ...
Plot: sexual tension, parliament, civil war, revolution, battles, treason, political unrest, rebellion, state affairs, betrayal, husband wife relationship, throne ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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, exciting, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: siege, military, battles, state affairs, head of state, escapades, adventure, wartime life, heroes, isolation, against humanity, religions or cults ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, poland, europe, austria, vienna
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 6.7
 86K
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: meditative, epic, emotional, lyrical, art house ...
Plot: colonialism, culture clash, love triangle, power of love, communication problem, wilderness, new world, native americans, adventurer, self discovery, unlikely relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: virginia, usa, england
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Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, epic, political, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, politics, mistress, rise and fall, ambition, social differences, rivalry, head of state, society, rise to the top, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, holland, london, netherlands ...
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 5.9
 697
The Great Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An insight into what happened on the night of 2 September 1666, the Great fire of London.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: fire, save the day, escapades, chaos and mayhem, working class, poverty, destruction, disaster, royalty, king, catastrophe, abduction ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london
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 7.1
 112K
Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, 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: philosophical, stylized, cerebral, intellectual, suspense ...
Plot: missionary, christianity, religious persecution, crisis of faith, torture, religion, culture clash, doubt, betrayal, clergy, japanese history, jesuit ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Angelique and the King (1966)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Soon after her latest husband death, the King himself (Louis XIV) meets with our heroine and begs her to help convince the Persian Ambassador to agree to a treaty. However, what they didn't realize was that the handsome Persian was in fact a ...
Style: romantic, captivating, stylized, entertaining, scenic ...
Plot: high society, beauty, femme fatale, intrigue, love and romance, passion, adventure, king, lovers, beautiful scenery, attempted murder, chase ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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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: exciting, suspense, atmospheric, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, lookalikes, twins, royalty, royal family, throne, medieval, palace, conspiracy, three musketeers, prison ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, egypt, europe
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 5.9
 3K
Luna Nera (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 17th-century Italy, a teenager learns about her destiny among a family of witches, just as her boyfriend's father hunts her down for witchcraft.
Style: tense, captivating, breathtaking, surprise ending, enigmatic
Plot: witch, witchcraft, witch hunt, kingdom, sex scene, political unrest, violence against women, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, killings, adventure ...
Time: 17th century
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, adultery, betrayal, interracial relations, romance, destructive relationship, clergy, justice, infidelity, repression, social misfits, women ...
Time: 17th century, victorian era
Place: massachusetts, new england, boston, england, usa ...
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 6.5
 23K
A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: light, romantic, melancholic, colourful, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, aristocracy, female protagonist, garden, jealousy, love story, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, new orleans ...
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
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, humorous, stylized, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, love and romance, escapades, heroic mission, duel, political intrigue, partners, steampunk, daring rescue, romance, buddies ...
Time: 17th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, english channel ...
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The King's Daughters (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Late 17th Century: Anne de Grandcamp and Lucie de Fontenelle, two little girls from Normandy, arrive at the Saint-Cyr school founded by Madame de Maintenon for educating the daughters of impoverished nobles ruined in wars and making them into free ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, epic, serious ...
Plot: royalty, nobility, women's rights, boarding school, mistress, hysteria, human spirit, idealism, teaching the ways of the world, youth, society, obsessive quest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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The Last Valley (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village, battles, anti war, adventure, village life, war, chaos, society, rescue, heroes, military, mercenary ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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