1780s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1780s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, visually appealing and talky films and TV shows about / with mentor, dialogue, culture clash, runaway, brutality, period piece, catastrophe, politics, destiny and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1780s
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1780s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1780s: Interlude in Prague (2017), Poldark (2015), Marie Antoinette (2006), The Duchess (2008), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Affair of the Necklace (2001), History of the World: Part I (1981), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), Blacula (1972).

List of 1780s movies

Interlude in Prague (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Style: captivating, romantic, sincere, stylized
Plot: composer, opera, musician, love triangle, singer, aristocrat, love and romance, society, arranged marriage, nobleman
Time: 1780s, 18th century
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe
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 8.3
 28K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, saga, serious
Plot: countryside, estate, family relations, love and romance, society, love affair, master and servant, rich and poor, romance, social differences, poverty, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: historical character, queen, french history, princess, royal family, royal court, aristocracy, palaces castles and temples, french revolution, female protagonist, state affairs, french ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, vienna, austria ...
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 6.9
 81K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: dramatic, sexy, emotional, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, love triangle, love affair, adultery, infidelity, duchess, high society, marriage, marital infidelity, marital rape, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, georgian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.1
 159K
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, jealousy, nobility, debt, social climbing, glory, escapades, dishonesty, irony, battles, faked death ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 1700s
Place: ireland, england, prussia, europe, belgium ...
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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, state affairs, royal family, couple relations, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
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History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, parody, anthology, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, masturbation, revolution, farce, french revolution, nothing goes right, politics, artists and showbiz, silly humor, emperor, disorder ...
Time: 18th century, 15th century, stone age, future, 16th century ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy, spain
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Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, loneliness, goth, vampire human love, haunted by the past, dark hero, human nature, vampirism, manipulations, bonding ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 1870s ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, new orleans, louisiana, usa ...
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Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Plot: french revolution, farce, wig, aristocrat, brother, sister, chateau, legend, duel, sword fight, guillotine, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1790s
Place: france, england
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 5.7
 6K
Blacula (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An 18th century African prince is turned into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin attacking various residents of Los Angeles and meets Tina, a woman who he believes is the reincarnation of his ...
Style: scary, stylized, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, coroner, nightclub, zombie, morgue, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, deadly creature, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, urban ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1780s, year 1972, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, california, europe, usa, australia
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Dracula and Son (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With angry villagers driving them away from their castle in Transylvania, Dracula and his son Ferdinand head abroad. Dracula ends up in London, England where he becomes a horror movie star exploiting his vampire status. His son, meanwhile, is ...
Style: vampire comedy, urban fantasy, psychotronic, parody
Plot: vampire, dracula, saving a life, vampire human love, morgue, coffin, slaughterhouse, prostitute, toothpaste, blood, supernatural, love ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1780s, 70s
Place: transylvania, romania, paris france
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Let Them Eat Cake (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Let Them Eat Cake is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 1999. Starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, it is one of the few programmes in which French and Saunders have appeared which they did not create themselves.
Style: parody, sitcom, alternative comedy
Plot: maid, palace, innuendo, aristocrat, wig, french revolution, homosexual, chateau, rivalry, aristocracy, satire, farce ...
Time: 1780s, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, versailles
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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Beaumarchais the Scoundrel is a biopic film based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre Beaumarchais depicting his activities during the American War of Independence and his authorship of the Figaro trilogy of plays.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: introspection, love triangle, social differences, couple relations, infidelity, human nature, political unrest, tragic love, celebrity culture, performer's life, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, london, paris france
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Unpredictable Nature of the River (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nobleman Jean-Francois de la Plaine is exiled to serve as governor of a West African colony.
Plot: slavery, river, exile, colonialism, racism, slave, folklore, desert, classical music, extramarital affair, runaway, doctor ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: africa
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George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: banking, farming, george washington, diplomacy, american history, democracy, politics, politician, husband wife relationship, u.s. president, industry
Time: 1790s, 1780s
Place: usa
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A More Perfect Union (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Become an eyewitness to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. This stirring 2-hour film will bring the Founding Fathers to life as you witness the struggles and the miracles that produced the Constitution of the United States and the freest nation ...
Plot: george washington, politics, american history, u.s. constitution
Time: 1780s, 18th century
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The Scandalous Lady W (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage only to find herself at the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: aristocracy, elopement, voyeurism, love triangle, troubled marriage, adultery, extramarital affair, husband wife estrangement, scandal, husband wife relationship, sex scene, multiple lovers ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: england, london
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 8.4
 1K
Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: saga, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, estate, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, romance, master and servant, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
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 7.4
 4K
Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: colony, survival, confined, colonialism, life is a bitch, danger, community, prison, penal colony, moral dilemma, control, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s
Place: australia, england, new south wales
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Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, aristocrat, fall in love, love affair, family life, romance, love and romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
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Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, goth, immortality, fatal attraction, rock star, supernatural, danger, interspecies romance, supernatural ability, loneliness, vampirism ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 1780s
Place: california, england, usa, europe, egypt ...
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, captain, mutiny, ocean, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, ocean or sea, military, crew, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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The Madness of King George (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: witty, talky, clever, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: mental illness, royal court, politics, self destructing, assassination attempt, mental health, king of england, aristocracy, parliament, throne, unconventional method, couples ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, north america
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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: macabre, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, afterlife, gory, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, master villain, danger, save the world ...
Time: future, 18th century, 1780s, year 1996, 22nd century ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, new york, europe
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 7.5
 7K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, french history, rebelliousness, royal family, holocaust ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
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 7.1
 26K
The Bounty (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: ship, island, betrayal, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life, storm at sea ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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 7.4
 24K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, injustice, civil rights, politician, debate, musician, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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 8.3
 384K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, genius, envy, music, musician's life, prodigy, composer, success, character study, classical music, obsession, desire for fame ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, 1820s, 19th century ...
Place: vienna, austria, europe, italy, central europe
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 7.3
 30K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, aristocracy, social differences, white male black female relationship, love and romance, society, high society, period piece, forbidden love, racism, estate ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, caribbean, africa ...
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: mozart, casanova, opera, love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, musician's life, love and romance, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, europe, austria, italy, vienna
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