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, captivating, stylized, exciting and light films and TV shows about / with society, romance, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, culture clash, couples, mentor, love triangle and period piece plots mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres shot in UK, USA, Italy 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), Making History (2017), Aristocrats (1999), City of Vice (2008), Brush with Fate (2003), Treasure Island (2012), Ridicule (1996), A Respectable Trade (1998).

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, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, parody, guillotine, french revolution, sword fight, brother, duel, wig, aristocrat, legend, sister, chateau ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1780s
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, sincere, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: affair, intrigue, female rivalry, strong female lead, female friendship, palace intrigue, royalty, queen of england, lady in waiting, duel, queen, court intrigue ...
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: musket, gunfight, smuggler, pirate, sword, squire, salvation, machete, gun, sabre, betrayal, night ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: britain
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Making History (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: absurd, humorous, epic, exciting, light
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, american revolution, escapades, changing the past or future, mentor, friendship, invention, hopes, danger, adaptation, romance, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s
Place: usa
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, family relations, royal family, siblings relations, romance, state affairs, high society, infidelity, power relations, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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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Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: dutch, painting, painter, windmill, flood, farmer, hanging, merchant, nazi, woman with glasses, artist, german occupation ...
Time: 17th century, 1940s, 1800s, 1600s, 1880s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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Treasure Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Treasure Island is a two-part British television miniseries adaptation of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was made by BSkyB and first shown in the United Kingdom on Sky1 on 1–2 January 2012. The screenplay was by Stewart ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Plot: island, expedition, treasure hunt, pirate, treasure map, ship, adventurer, adventure, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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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, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: royal court, duel, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, flower, bedroom, manipulations, society, ambition, court, footsie under the table ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: france, versailles, england, paris france
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A Respectable Trade (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, the British miniseries A Respectable Trade was what is known in the business as a "bodice ripper." The story began in 1788, when well-bred governess Frances Scott married her rough-hewn employer ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rape, marriage, starvation, slave trader, black man white woman relationship
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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The Secrets of Love: Three Rakish Tales (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three erotic stories from classic writers Marguerite de Navarre, Nicolas Restif de la Bretonne and Guy de Maupassant.
Style: erotic
Plot: spanking, 69 sex position, cleavage, voyeur, revenge, sex, erotica, female nudity
Time: 1600s, 1700s
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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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The Kidnapping of the Maidens (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century Wallachia war-bands of Ottoman Turks from across the Danube river raid Wallachia with impunity while Wallachia's Phanariote rulers don't oppose them.
Plot: decapitation, secret passageway, maiden, belly dancing, corporal punishment, islam, muslim, harem, tribute, christianity, turk, palace ...
Time: 1700s, 19th century
Place: romania
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La guerre dans le Haut Pays (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: La Guerre Dans le Haut Pays is a period piece set in the winter of 1797-98, during the six days leading up to the fall of Bern and the victory of Napoleon's army, when the Bern government is faced with mixed loyalties from its subjects. The ...
Plot: revolution, army, dead body in water, horse, funeral, religious fanatic, dead soldier, garden, school teacher, mountain, resistance, murder ...
Time: 1700s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: convent, power relations, clergy, society, strong female presence, celibacy, women's rights, religion, humiliation, abuse of power, confession, nun ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
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The Rover (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former counterrevolutionary pirate befriends a mentally ill young woman and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer.
Plot: sailor, pirate, treasure, mediterranean, gold coin, military uniform, redheaded woman, napoleonic wars, duel, treasure chest, machete, sailboat ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: mediterranean sea, france
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 314 min.
TV show
Story: A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones. A foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up in the privileged surroundings of Squire Allworthy's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, witty
Plot: estate, adventure, manipulations, love and romance, adventurer, society, dishonesty, romance, rise to the top, master and servant, family relations, vicious ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london
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Shaka Zulu (1986)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, South Africa, West Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Framed around Queen Victoria's decision on England's political stance towards the Zulu Nation, this mini-series details King Shaka's rise and fall with mythic detail. Prophecy is mixed with recorded fact regarding Shaka's birth, ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: tribe, rise and fall, camp, chief, imperialism, head of state, leadership, society, ambition, military, settlement, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1910s, 1700s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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Kidnapped (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour and Iain Glen as Alan Breck. Attempting to claim ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: orphan, kidnapping, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, pirate, adventure, adventurer, daring rescue, rescue, danger ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: scotland, europe
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Black Adder the Third (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, king, stupidity, duel, robbery, prince, disorder, dimwit, society, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1800s ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
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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: serious, realistic, saga, captivating
Plot: countryside, estate, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, manners, family relations, mine, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
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A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: king, queen, royal family, love affair, love triangle, royal court, period piece, tragic love, aristocracy, high society, coup d'etat, marriage ...
Time: 18th century, year 1968, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, england, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark ...
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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, realistic, semi serious, exciting, saga ...
Plot: hanging, womanizer, true love, satire, tutor, rags to riches, breaking the fourth wall, squire, sword fight, adventure, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1930s, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, new york
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The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: new love, theatre milieu, competition, poet, german history, theater, disease, female nudity, writers, german culture
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, captivating, serious, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, museum, russian history, revolution, empress, lifestyle, culture clash, haunted by the past, painting, surveillance, czar, monarchy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century, 1900s, 1700s ...
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia, ussr, 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: serious, emotional, sincere, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: interracial relations, prison, racism, island, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, coming out, prison life, legal, life is a bitch, opposites attract, rebellion ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, quarry
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, criminal heroes, buddies, dishonesty, rivalry, unlikely criminals, period piece ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, georgian era, 1700s
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, interesting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, sword fight, legendary, supernatural, treasure, fantasy world, cannibalism, swashbuckler, magical, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, duchess, miraculous event, aristocrat, tyranny, passion, exile, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1800s
Place: spain, france, europe
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