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 serious, realistic, stylized, visually appealing, exciting and captivating films and TV shows about / with escapades, rivalry, storytelling, adaptation, love and romance, mentor, female nudity, dialogue, death and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and History genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
1700s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1700s: Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961), Satisfaction 1720 (2016), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), A Glass of Water (1979), Making History (2017), Aristocrats (1999), City of Vice (2008), Underworld: Evolution (2006), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Let the Right One In (2008).

List of 1700s movies

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: pirate, sabre, soldier, betrayal, gunfight, sword fight, pistol, seaside, beach, musket, shipwreck, squire ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: britain, united kingdom
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Satisfaction 1720 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in the year 1720, the story is about what happens to 29-year-old Tordenskiold when the Great Northern War ends and he doesn't know what to do with the rest of his life. His trusted valet persuades him to go on a European ‘road trip’ to ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, humorous
Plot: friendship, scandinavian girl, infidelity, cross dressing, king, navy, admiral, war hero, nude, breasts, topless woman, nipples ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: germany, denmark, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany, copenhagen ...
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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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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, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: strong female lead, intrigue, female rivalry, female friendship, queen, affair, duel, queen of england, royalty, lady in waiting, court intrigue, palace intrigue ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: england
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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: humorous, absurd, epic, exciting, light
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, american revolution, escapades, danger, invention, friendship, adaptation, mentor, hopes, life philosophy, absurd humor ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century, 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, state affairs, romance, 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, suspense, tense, realistic ...
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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Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of ...
Style: stylized, serious, gothic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, vampire human love, female warrior, female vampire, immortality, rivalry, vampire vs vampire, imaginary, transformation, heroine in tight suit, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 18th century, 1700s
Place: budapest
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, forbidden love, american indian, love triangle, interracial relations, vengeance, wilderness, woman in danger, indians ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: bullying, vampire, supernatural, friendship, loneliness, bully, deadly creature, hidden identity, mysterious character, youth, immortality, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 1700s, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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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, dark fantasy, humorous, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, pirate ship, sea battle, weirdo, british empire, fantasy world, pirate captain, gold ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
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, captivating, dark fantasy, atmospheric, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, perfume, insanity, genius, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, corpse, killings, deadly, sense of smell ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: paris france, france, europe, provence
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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, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, evil priest, death of husband, shipwreck, mother daughter reunion, romance, intrigue, life is a bitch, clergy, orphan, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 18th century, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
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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, contemplative, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, passion, miraculous event, duchess, exile, aristocrat, tyranny, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1700s, 19th century
Place: spain, france, europe
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Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, dishonesty, master and servant, estate, power relations, ocean or sea, couples, infidelity, love and romance, adventure, ocean ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, england, london, cornwall
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, rescue, frankenstein, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, immortality, reincarnation, danger, science ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, georgian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps, germany
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, baroque
Plot: prison, maid, society, orphan, prostitute, rise to the top, betrayal, forbidden love, incest, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1600s, 1700s
Place: london, england
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Ferdinando and Carolina (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his death bed in the 1820s, King Ferdinando I of Naples tries to escape the ghosts of his bloody kingship by remembering his younger days, when he was allowed to go hunting and have fun, and inventing love games. Then he was obliged to marry Mary ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, epic, sexy
Plot: betrayal, state affairs, crumbling marriage, tragic hero, true love, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, manipulations, politics, master and servant, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: italy, austria, naples italy
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexual, sexy, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, seduction, sexual relations, casanova, mind game, love triangle, innocence lost, passion, nudity (full frontal - brief), arranged marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, fairy tale, surreal, gothic horror ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, supernatural, danger, mind game, dangerous animal, imaginary, stalking ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s, 1700s
Place: europe, england
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Clarissa (1991)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
TV show
Story: Clarissa is a 1991 British period drama television miniseries starring Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham and Lynsey Baxter. It aired on the BBC in three hour-long episodes between 27 November and 11 December 1991. It was based on the 1749 novel Clarissa by ...
Plot: deception, letter, sword fight, church, ruse, mask, sword, dignity, church of england, candle, prison, wig ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england
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Blue Bird (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the middle of the 18th Century, the Ruster family immigrates to the United States. The father, a former farm laborer, leads a hard life as a settler along with his family. One day the nine year-old George, his second-youngest son, is kidnapped by ...
Plot: boy, native american, skinny dipping, child abduction, eastern, kidnapping, male nudity, settler
Time: 1700s, 18th century
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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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Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In her first animated musical featuring seven original songs, Barbie comes to life in this modern re-telling of a classic tale of mistaken identity and the power of friendship. Based on the story by Mark Twain,
Style: feel good, exciting, disturbing, fairy tale, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, date night
Plot: barbie, royal family, princess, friendship, mistaken identity, love and romance, switching roles, disorder, friends, daring rescue, true love, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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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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Bang Rajan (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: axe, battles, battlefield, resistance, warrior, battle, massacre, army, sword fight, leader, village, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: thailand, burma, asia, massachusetts
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, horse, siege, backstage, baron, european, balloon, storytelling, adventure, steampunk, monster ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: constantinople, vienna, istanbul turkey, turkey, austria ...
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Moonfleet (2013)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s 1898 swashbuckling novel. A young man craving adventure joins a gang of smugglers in search of Blackbeard's diamond
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, treasure hunt, heroes, unlikely partners, youth, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, adventure, cons and scams, against the odds, family ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
TV show
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, rough, exciting
Plot: military, scout, interracial relations, culture clash, americana, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, war, escapades, love and romance, soldier, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
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