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, melancholic and talky films and TV shows about / with mentor, culture clash, dialogue, period piece, politics, brutality, death, catastrophe, runaway and greed 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), Twins of Evil (1971), Blacula (1972), Dracula and Son (1976), Let Them Eat Cake (1999), Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996), A More Perfect Union (1989), The Woman in Red (2015), Poldark (1975), Poldark (2015).

List of 1780s movies

Interlude in Prague (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, stylized
Plot: composer, opera, musician, love triangle, aristocrat, singer, love and romance, society, nobleman, arranged marriage
Time: 1780s, 18th century
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
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Twins of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While dabbling in Satanism, Count Karstein resurrects Mircalla Karnstein who initiates him into vampirism. As a rash of deaths afflicts the village, Gustav the head of Puritan group leads his men to seek out and destroy the pestilence. One of his ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: vampire, sister sister relationship, orphan, satanism, castle, dangerous attraction, supernatural, twin sister, good versus evil, mysterious character, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: austria, europe
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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, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, coroner, nightclub, zombie, morgue, supernatural, injustice, afterlife, psychopath, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1790s, year 1972, 18th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, europe, 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, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, son, hospital, morgue, paris metro, night watchman, toothpaste, slaughterhouse, saving a life, racial violence, horse drawn carriage, film within a film ...
Time: 1900s, 70s, 1780s
Place: romania, paris france, transylvania
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Let Them Eat Cake (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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: sitcom, alternative comedy
Plot: maid, palace, parody, aristocrat, innuendo, rivalry, servant, french revolution, aristocracy, wig, farce, homosexual ...
Time: 1700s, 1780s, 18th century
Place: france, versailles
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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 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, stylized, realistic
Plot: state affairs, politics, ambition, infidelity, love triangle, introspection, society, rise and fall, lifestyle, social differences, tragic love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, london, versailles, 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: river, exile, slavery, colonialism, inheritance, wave, duel, pregnancy, ship, gunfight, fever, bird ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
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, american history, u.s. president, industry, politician, politics, farming, democracy, diplomacy, husband wife relationship
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: politics, u.s. constitution, american history
Time: 18th century, 1780s
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The Woman in Red (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, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Plot: aristocracy, voyeurism, elopement, love triangle, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, illegitimate child, scandal, adultery, extramarital affair, husband wife estrangement, jury ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: england, london
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 8.4
 899
Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: countryside, estate, rich and poor, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, social differences, society, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, master and servant, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1780s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
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 8.3
 24K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, family relations, rich and poor, social differences, society, master and servant, love affair, couple relations, poverty, english countryside ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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 7.4
 3K
Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: survival, confined, life is a bitch, colony, danger, community, prison, colonialism, moral dilemma, control, governor, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: australia, england
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, family relations, aristocrat, fall in love, love affair, romance, family life, love and romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, switzerland, swiss alps
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 7.4
 7K
Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: duel, royal court, court, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), swamp, bedroom, flower, rabbit, sign language, painter, epidemic ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, england, paris france
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The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, war, militant, rebellion, rebelliousness, against the odds, death row, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, immortality, goth, rock star, supernatural, danger, music, loneliness, fatal attraction, vengeance, blood ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 2000s
Place: california, england, europe, usa, egypt ...
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 7.2
 248K
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: uplifting, rough, captivating, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, rebellion, battles, human spirit, freedom, american revolution, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue, parents and children, war ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, captain, mutiny, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, ocean or sea, crew, tyrant, voyage ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 60s, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Liechtenstein, 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: realistic, erotic, sexy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: masochism, prostitute, nun, obsession, murder, dirty old man, prostitution, lesbian sex, prison, rape, voyeur, perversion ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
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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: queen, historical character, french history, royal family, princess, royal court, french revolution, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, vienna, austria ...
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The Madness of King George (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
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, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: mental illness, politics, royal court, parliament, queen, king, couple relations, mentally unstable, society, treatment, state affairs, doctors and patients ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, slavery, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, romance, pregnancy, manners, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly creature, space station, master villain, deadly, man versus machine, danger ...
Time: future, 18th century, year 1996, 1780s, 1790s ...
Place: new york, europe, manhattan new york city, france
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 6.9
 76K
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, emotional, sexy, stylized, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, marriage, high society, romance, adultery, marital rape, marital infidelity, duchess, mistress ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, georgian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.5
 6K
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, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, rebellion, death row, intrigue, workplace intrigue, life is a bitch, holocaust, allies ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
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 7.0
 23K
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: captivating, suspenseful, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: island, ship, betrayal, mutiny, murder, adventure, sea captain, escapades, navy, rebelliousness, military life, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1930s
Place: england, tahiti, europe, pacific ocean
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 8.1
 142K
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, spy, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1770s
Place: ireland, england, europe, belgium, berlin germany
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 7.4
 23K
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, serious, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, mentor, friendship, injustice, civil rights, politician, musician, debate, slave trade, freedom, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1790s, 1780s ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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 8.3
 356K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, 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: captivating, stylized, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, musician's life, envy, prodigy, music, emperor, composer, obsession, character study, genius, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1800s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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