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 realistic, serious, stylized, epic, captivating and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with love and romance, betrayal, state affairs, female nudity, romance, society, catastrophe, storytelling, king and escapades plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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17th century movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 17th century: Admiral (2015), Salem (2014), The Witch (2015), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Angelique (2013), Angelique (1964), Lorna Doone (2000), Vatel (2000), Versailles (2015), Restoration (1995).

List of 17th century movies

 7.0
 9K
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, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: battles, war, military, state affairs, ocean or sea, leadership, heroic mission, danger, soldier, civil war, father son relationship, naval battle ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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 7.1
 22K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, society, punishment, danger, religions or cults, love affair, dishonesty, supernatural ability, devil ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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 6.9
 183K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: 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: dark, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, religion, wilderness, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence, paganism ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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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: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, painting, maid, jealousy, fall in love, new job, art, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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 6.2
 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, touching, romantic, compassionate ...
Plot: royal court, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, forced marriage, society, couples, fall in love, nobility, rich and poor, escapades, true love, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.9
 2K
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: stylized, romantic, sentimental, sexy, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, escapades, noblewoman, woman in danger, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, wedding night, romance, nobility, marriage of convenience, tragic love, rich and poor ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, 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, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, forbidden love, political unrest, vengeance, love and romance, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, romance, love, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
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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: captivating, baroque, light, melancholic, tricky ...
Plot: king of france, prince, political intrigue, forbidden love, tragic love, fall in love, power relations, master and servant, intrigue, nobility, betrayal, secret love ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, holland, netherlands ...
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 7.9
 13K
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, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, king, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, state affairs, political intrigue, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, battles, intrigue, heroes, european history, dishonesty, tough heroes, soldier, righting the wronged, hopes, deathtrap, last wish ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, madrid, flanders, napoli italy
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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: serious, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, fall in love, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, 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: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, rebelliousness, betrayal, society, dishonesty, political unrest, state affairs, intrigue, revolution, torture, battlefield, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
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 6.9
 3K
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: colony, society, love affair, working class family, intrigue, women, conspiracy
Time: 17th century, 1600s
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 5.8
 567
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, captivating, based on true events
Plot: catastrophe, fire, save the day, working class, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, poverty, destruction, king, dancing, baker ...
Time: 17th century
Place: london, england
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 7.1
 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: humorous, semi serious, baroque, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, gender, cross dressing, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, lifestyle, overnight success, life is a bitch, human nature, downfall ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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War of the Arrows (2011)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 13 years after the King Injo Revolt, the Chosun Dynasty is attacked by the Chung Dynasty of China. A young man named Na-mi leaves his demolished village to find his young sister, Ja-in, and her finance Su-koon, who were to wed on the very day of the ...
Style: exciting, epic, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: bow and arrow, archer, master warrior, archery, kidnapping, daring rescue, battles, military, danger, invasion, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.8
 20K
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, adventure, swords and armor, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
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: serious, realistic, epic, captivating, stylized
Plot: political unrest, battles, civil war, treason, revolution, betrayal, rebellion, sexual tension, state affairs, parliament, husband wife relationship, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
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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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, duel, adventure, danger, political intrigue, buddies, partners, escapades, heroic mission, conspiracy, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, english channel, venice ...
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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: serious, bleak, epic, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: military, battles, state affairs, escapades, adventure, head of state, heroes, against humanity, wartime life, isolation, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, europe, austria, vienna
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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: serious, realistic, epic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, mistress, politics, ambition, rise and fall, social differences, love and romance, political intrigue, political unrest, head of state, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, versailles, london ...
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 6.7
 81K
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: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, adventurer, new world, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, communication problem, princess, wilderness, society ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 7.2
 14K
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, enigmatic, atmospheric, clever, witty ...
Plot: immortality, gender bending, looking for love, switching roles, transsexual, painting, politics, nobility, surrealism, eternal youth, sexuality, poet ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 20th century, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, ottoman empire, russia, middle east ...
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, epic
Plot: military, cossack, polish, rebellion, battles, battle, culture clash, politics, political unrest, heroes, love affair, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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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, realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, society, religions or cults, social decay, politics, legal, americana, courtroom drama, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.3
 34K
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: stylized, serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: temptation, infidelity, alcoholic, sex, poet, actor's life, love and romance, libertine, dying words, fired from the job, dying, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.2
 95K
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, bleak, suspense, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, religious persecution, crisis of faith, torture, culture clash, clergy, portuguese, japanese history, betrayal, religion, doubt ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, stylized, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: violin, orchestra, music, forbidden love, human nature, youth, apprentice, power relations, musician's life, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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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, heroes, musketeer, extramarital affair, sword fight, adventure, romance, fight, friends, cabaret, rebellion, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, new york ...
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Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: emotional, based on true events, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: sultan, strong female character, royal family, palace intrigue, strongman, strong female lead, power struggle, rise to the top, bossy woman, intrigue, power, harem ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
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