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, stylized, sexy, captivating and weird films and TV shows about / with nude, mentor, dialogue, death, female nudity, brutality, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1780s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1780s: Farewell, My Queen (2012), Amadeus (1984), Poldark (2015), Ridicule (1996), Barry Lyndon (1975), Marie Antoinette (2006), Blacula (1972), Poldark (1975), Banished (2015), Queen of the Damned (2002).

List of 1780s movies

Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, edutainment ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: royal court, lesbian subtext, revolution, master and servant, lesbian, royal family, french revolution, lady in waiting, female nudity, suicide by hanging, lesbian love, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe
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Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France, 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: inspirational, epic, atmospheric, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: date night, adult
Plot: music, mozart, classical music, genius, composer, musician, envy, opera, obsession, rivalry, prodigy, musician's life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, 1820s, 19th century ...
Place: vienna, austria, italy, europe, central europe
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Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, 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, society, estate, love affair, poverty, love and romance, rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, couple relations, family relations, english countryside ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, cornwall
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Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: sexy, talky, witty, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: royal court, manipulation, royalty, intrigue, courtroom, ambition, society, idealism, vengeance, morality, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, england, paris france
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Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, stylized, cynical, breathtaking, realistic ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, nobility, card playing, jealousy, battles, social climbing, glory, escapades, wedding, corporal punishment, gambler ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1780s ...
Place: ireland, prussia, england, europe, berlin germany ...
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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: melancholic, factual, colourful, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: historical character, french revolution, queen, princess, royal court, french history, royal family, french, fashion, aristocracy, coming of age, women ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1780s ...
Place: france, versailles, europe, tokyo, austria ...
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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: campy, psychotronic, scary, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: blaxploitation, vampire, reincarnation, dracula, cult, monster, gay, african american, zombie, supernatural, nightclub, coroner ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1790s, 18th century, year 1972 ...
Place: los angeles, australia, california, europe, usa ...
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, saga
Plot: countryside, estate, unfulfilled love, homecoming, working class, social differences, rich and poor, siblings relations, love triangle, love affair, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s
Place: england, europe, cornwall, britain
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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, realistic, tense, captivating, epic
Plot: colony, confined, life is a bitch, community, prison, moral dilemma, control, governor, brutality, penal colony, colonialism, survival ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: australia, england, oceania, new south wales
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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, sexy, atmospheric, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: vampire, goth, rock star, immortality, vampire human love, supernatural, vampirism, fatal attraction, brutality, vengeance, female vampire, interspecies romance ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: california, europe, usa, new orleans, big ben london ...
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Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, queer horror, realistic ...
Plot: nun, sexual abuse, sexual relations, strong sexual content, perversion, masochism, sexploitation, erotica, sex, psychopath, prostitute, prostitution ...
Time: 1780s, 17th century, 18th century
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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: scary, slasher, bloody, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, torture, macabre, supernatural, violence, space, monster, afterlife, good versus evil, visceral, suspense, transformation ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 1780s, year 1996, 20th century ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, new york, europe
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The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
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: romantic, sexy, emotional, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, duchess, love affair, aristocracy, love story, infidelity, duke, adultery, marriage, royalty, high society, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, middle ages ...
Place: england, london, europe
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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: political, talky, epic, dramatic, sexy ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, politics, french history, colonialism, death row, idealism, political unrest, friendship, freedom, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1930s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, paris france, poland, spain, australia ...
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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: epic, captivating, suspenseful, sexy, breathtaking ...
Plot: ship, island, mutiny, betrayal, sea, storm at sea, sailboat, survival, boat, lost at sea, murder, suspense ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, georgian era, year 1984, 1780s
Place: england, tahiti, pacific ocean, europe
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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: factual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: politics, intrigue, conspiracy, royal family, revenge, justice, police investigation, countess, couples, state affairs, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, paris france, england, versailles, europe
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Dangerous Liaisons (2022)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of scheming ex-lovers attempt to exploit others by using the power of seduction. TV adaptation of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses".
Audience: adult
Plot: revenge, ancient, female nudity, gigolo, cheating wife, power, blackmail, brothel, scheming, female full frontal nudity
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: paris france
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Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: realistic, stylized, disturbing, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: palace intrigue, russian history, historical character, imperial russia, empress, power struggle, state affairs, lovers, female protagonist, russian empire, intrigue, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 1790s, georgian era
Place: russia, ottoman empire
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, lyrical, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: russian empire, royal family, imperial russia, palace intrigue, empress, coup d'etat, royal court, russian history, royalty, political conspiracy, conspiracy, nobleman ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, georgian era
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Vampire in Venice (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Paris Catalano visits Venice, to investigate the last known appearance of the famous vampire Nosferatu during the carnival of 1786.
Style: gothic, enigmatic, dark, dark fantasy, splatter ...
Plot: vampire, death, transformation, supernatural, suspense, dracula, fear, seduction, seance, priest, virginity, fall in love ...
Time: 1780s
Place: venice, israel
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The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: survival, life is a bitch, human spirit, against the odds, sailboat, on the run, escapades, girl heroine, society, prisoner, injustice, travel ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s
Place: australia, england, europe
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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: parody, funny, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, satire, torture, revolution, farce, ancient, jesus, jewish, irreverent, transformation, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 1st century, prehistory, future, 16th century ...
Place: rome italy, france, ancient greece, europe, spain
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Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sincere, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, mentor, magic, medieval, supernatural, good versus evil, fight scenes, sword, immortal, sword and sorcery, cult ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, 16th century, 20th century, 1780s ...
Place: scotland, usa, scottish highlands, europe, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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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, scary, gothic horror, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: vampire, supernatural, immortality, loneliness, goth, vampirism, dark hero, bonding, child vampire, vampire human love, monster as victim, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1870s, georgian era, 1790s ...
Place: new orleans, paris france, san francisco, louisiana, usa ...
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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, exile, river, colonialism, interracial sex, perky breasts, game playing, love, governor, rain, doctor, classical music ...
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: american revolution, american politics, george washington, politician, husband wife relationship, politics, democracy, u.s. president, industry, american history, diplomacy, usa president ...
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: constitution, american history, u.s. constitution, george washington, politics
Time: 1780s, 18th century
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The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: epic, dramatic, rough, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: manly, girls' night, kids, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, battles, military, vengeance, freedom, revolution, human spirit, rebellion, heroic mission, wartime, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, scotland, england, virginia ...
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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, romantic, inspirational, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: slavery, racism, interracial relations, society, aristocracy, social differences, love and romance, high society, forbidden love, white male black female relationship, victorian england, slave ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1780s
Place: england, london, africa, europe, vienna ...
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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: stylized, realistic, serious, captivating, weird
Plot: casanova, mozart, opera, lifestyle, love affair, love and romance, writer's life, musician's life, rivalry, womanizer, music, dancing ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: venice, europe, italy, austria, vienna
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