1700s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1700s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing, clever and sexy films and TV shows about / with storytelling, betrayal, mentor, dialogue, rivalry, romance, culture clash, period piece, catastrophe and violence plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
1700s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1700s: Carry on Pimpernel (1967), A Glass of Water (1979), Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961), City of Vice (2008), Making History (2017), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Aristocrats (1999), The Favourite (2018), The Riot Club (2014), Ridicule (1996).

List of 1700s movies

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: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: farce, parody, guillotine, french revolution, sister, sword fight, brother, duel, wig, legend, aristocrat, chateau ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s, 1790s
Place: france, england
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A Glass of Water (1979)
Genre: Comedy, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The beginning of the XVIII century. England (already Great Britain) is waging a long and ruinous war with France for the Spanish inheritance. The English court, formally in the hands of Queen Anne, is in fact completely under the control of her ...
Plot: court intrigue, love letter, lady in waiting, affair, queen of england, intrigue, duel, queen, palace intrigue, strong female lead, female friendship, royalty ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
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Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: It is the end of the 18th century and smuggling is considered to be a legitimate spare-time occupation for most fishermen around the British shores. But when a gang of cut-throats, led by the infamous Black John (Bernard Lee) begins to lure ships ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sabre, musket, gunfight, smuggler, pirate, sword, bay, machete, gun, betrayal, night, soldier ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: britain
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: blind character, murder, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, gang, prostitution, novelist, prostitute, brothel, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: london, england
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Making History (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A professor creates a device that allows him and his colleague to change the course of events from the past in order to improve their current life.
Style: humorous, absurd, light, epic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, american revolution, escapades, changing the past or future, invention, mentor, danger, friendship, hopes, adaptation, romance, life philosophy ...
Time: 1700s, contemporary
Place: usa
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, family relations, royal family, siblings relations, state affairs, romance, high society, infidelity, power relations, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
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The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Style: factual, based on true events, emotional, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: lesbian, rivalry, aristocracy, queen, lgbt, ambitious woman, british history, rise and fall, period piece, queen of england, duchess, royal court ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: britain, england
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: spoiled brat, university, student life, friends, social relations, society, debauchery, social differences, alcohol, eccentricity, stereotypes, initiation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 1850s, 1700s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, london, california
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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: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: duel, royal court, court, swamp, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), flowers, epidemic, bedroom, flower, rabbit, sign language ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: france, versailles, england, paris france
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The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, mistaken identity, romance, rivalry, fall in love, master and servant, society, female protagonist, farce, manipulation, women, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
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Battle of the Brave (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, native american, battles, soldier, life is a bitch, politics, danger, curses spells and rituals, social differences, revolution, opposites attract, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, france, canada, europe, montreal quebec ...
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The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 480 min.
Story: A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: adventure, life is a bitch, against the odds, human spirit, survival, on the run, escapades, danger, society, girl heroine, injustice, travel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: australia, england, europe
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The masked avenger: Lagardère (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A new interpretation of classical Paul Feval's "Le Bossu" novel...
Plot: swashbuckler, disguise, older man younger woman relationship, french countryside, father daughter relationship, hunchback, marriage proposal, murder, revenge, framed for murder, adventure hero, female nudity ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, spain, paris france
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The Amusements of Private Life (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Italian-French costume dramedy that takes place in France in the end of 18th Century during the French Revolution. It is "The Marriage of Figaro" meets "The Dangerous Liaisons" and it tells the story of two women, Mathilde ...
Plot: gender roles, seduction, transvestism, sex, erotica, female nudity
Time: 1700s
Place: france
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The Love Suicides at Sonezaki (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suicide has long been used as a form of social protest in Japan. In this film, set in 1703, samurai culture is being transformed by the emergence of a new merchant class. Elements of the social contract are beginning to unravel, and some ...
Plot: beating, blood, uncle niece relationship, honor, cheating, injustice, violence, clerk, bodyguard, ritual, dignity, suicide ...
Time: 1700s
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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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary, tense ...
Plot: vampire, sister sister relationship, orphan, satanism, castle, dangerous attraction, supernatural, twin sister, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century, 16th century, 1780s ...
Place: austria, europe
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Tom Jones (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?
Style: witty, saga, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, true love, womanizer, hanging, sword fight, squire, rags to riches, tutor, breaking the fourth wall, adventure, manipulation, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1930s, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, new york
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Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, murder, murderous pair, hairdresser, dark hero, violent, murder mystery ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, witch, ghost, supernatural, investigation, small town, magical, murder, curses spells and rituals, gory, legends and myths, mystery ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york
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The Sovereign's Servant (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Europe, 1709. Russia and Sweden are at war. Two French duelists are exiled by King Louis XIV of France: one to the side of Czar Peter the Great of Russia, the other to the side of King Charles XII of Sweden. Although separated by war and allegiance, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: battles, danger, soldier, military, rivalry, state affairs, war, conquering, resistance, russian army, love interest, courage ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, ukraine, russia, versailles, sweden ...
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The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: competition, poet, new love, theatre milieu, female nudity, german culture, disease, theater, german history, writers
Time: 1700s
Place: germany
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Russian Ark (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: Russia, Germany, Japan, Canada, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, museum, russian history, revolution, lifestyle, culture clash, haunted by the past, czar, painting, empress, surveillance, monarchy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1900s ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, ussr, europe, tokyo
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Proteus (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An exquisite period piece that skillfully explores the intersections of sex, race and politics takes place in 18th century South Africa, telling the passionate (true) story of two men caught in an unjust system rife with racism, homophobia and ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: interracial relations, prison, racism, island, gays and lesbians, prison life, forbidden love, coming out, legal, confined, rebellion, romance ...
Time: 18th century, quarry, 1700s
Place: south africa, africa, amsterdam
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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, partners, love triangle, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, buddies, rivalry, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, europe, london
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, legendary, supernatural, sword fight, treasure, cannibalism, swashbuckler, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, magical ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, colourful, entertaining, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: ship, adventure, pirate, curses spells and rituals, pirate ship, treasure, gold, ocean or sea, british empire, captain, boat, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, macabre, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, serial killer, dark fantasy, perfume, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, insanity, corpse, deadly, killings, genius ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, 19th century, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, ottoman empire, middle east, russia ...
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Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, shipwreck, death of husband, mother daughter reunion, evil priest, master and servant, rise to the top, hopes, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, power relations ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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