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, exciting, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with rivalry, romance, adventure, friendship, dishonesty, female nudity, politics, escapades, society and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
1700s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1700s: A Glass of Water (1979), Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961), Aristocrats (1999), City of Vice (2008), Making History (2017), Robinson Crusoe (1997), Let Them Eat Cake (1999), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), The Favourite (2018), The Riot Club (2014).

List of 1700s movies

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, intrigue, lady in waiting, queen of england, queen, affair, friendship between women, duel, love letter
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 ...
Plot: night, soldier, united kingdom, pistol, smuggler, sabre, seaside, musket, beach, sword, sword fight, shipwreck ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: britain
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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: politics, rich and poor, master and servant, royal family, family relations, state affairs, siblings relations, romance, society, high society, infidelity, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, ireland, europe
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, police, rivalry, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, blind character, fighting crime, criminal heroes, crimes, police investigation ...
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, exciting, epic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, american revolution, escapades, invention, mentor, hopes, changing the past or future, danger, friendship, adaptation, storytelling, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s
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, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, sea disaster, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
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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: alternative comedy
Plot: maid, palace, parody, sitcom, aristocrat, innuendo, aristocracy, chateau, wig, servant, rivalry, farce ...
Time: 1780s, 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, versailles
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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: offbeat, exciting, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, parody, sister, guillotine, wig, duel, sword fight, legend, aristocrat, brother, french revolution, chateau ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s
Place: france, england
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The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, 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: rivalry, aristocracy, lesbian, queen, british royal family, queen of england, power struggle, lgbt, member of parliament, abuse of power, manipulative behavior, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: britain, england
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
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, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, initiation, debauchery, student life, youth, college life, society, social relations, power relations, friends, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 1700s, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
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Charlotte Corday (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in July 1793 during the outbreak of the French Revolution and the unleashing of the Reign of Terror, a young girl from Caen named Charlotte Corday plots to assassinate Jacobin newspaper editor Jean-Paul Marat.
Style: suspense
Plot: french revolution, political repression, female killer, prison, murder investigation, political thriller, assassin, female assassin, martyrdom, deathbed, death of husband, dead man ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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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 ...
Plot: nude, nude girl, rapier, coach, sailor, admiral, topless woman, mistress, navy, nipple, nude bathing, topless girl ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany, denmark, germany, scandinavia ...
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The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In the tiny kingdom of Euphrania, the King and his court are most anxious to get Prince Edward wed. But Edward wants to marry for love. Meanwhile, young Cinderella finds life drastically altered with her father's death as she's forced to ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: cinderella story, romance, family relations, power relations, master and servant, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, fairy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1700s, 1770s
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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: flood, german occupation, windmill, painter, painting, merchant, nazi, woman with glasses, artist, farmer, hanging, miscarriage ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century, 1700s, 1880s ...
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure map, pirate, ship, doctor, castaway, quest, map, rivalry, danger, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
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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, tense, cynical ...
Plot: duel, court, intrigue, swamp, royal court, bedroom, rabbit, painter, sign language, epidemic, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, england
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A Respectable Trade (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: slave trade, slavery, slave trader, black man white woman relationship, rape, starvation, marriage
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, sex, revenge, voyeur, cleavage, 69 sex position
Time: 1700s, 1600s
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Mad Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A "romantic comedy" based loosely on the suicide of the poet Henrich von Kleist in 1811.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: poet, suicide, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, tragic love, human nature, couples, love, murder, depression ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1700s
Place: germany, europe
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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, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, murder, gender bending, gender, society, power relations, investigation, vengeance, dishonesty, royal family, rivalry ...
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, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, betrayal, church, royal family, political unrest, legal, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, curses spells and rituals, state affairs, interracial relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: canada, france, england, 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
Plot: life is a bitch, adventure, prison, soldier, against the odds, survival, on the run, hopes, escapades, danger, human spirit, adventurer ...
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: marriage proposal, adventure hero, trial, swashbuckler, framed for murder, missing daughter, dagger, false accusation, murder, female nudity, revenge, disguise
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, spain
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Fanfan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, soldier, swashbuckler, escapades, family, ruse, fencing ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
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On Guard (1997)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's bastard, recently born. When the Duke learns of his ...
Style: exciting, epic, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: murder, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, hunchback, swashbuckler, disguise, revenge, righting the wronged, rivalry, adventure, babies and infants, crimes ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
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The Abduction Club (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, missing person, family relations, society, alcohol abuse, crime gone awry, love and romance, crimes, romance, siblings relations, murder suspect
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
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The Legends of Treasure Island (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Story: The Legends Of Treasure Island is an animated cartoon from the UK that ran from 1993-1995. It had two series of 13 episodes each and each episode runs for 22–25 minutes. The series was loosely based on Robert Louis Stevenson's original story ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, island, treasure hunt, adventurer, heroes, rivalry, map, imaginary, family, escapades, adventure, danger ...
Time: 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: transvestism, gender roles, sex, seduction, female nudity, erotica
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: merchant, dignity, philosophy, prostitute, love, violence, samurai, ritual, honor, clerk, injustice, bodyguard ...
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: ruler, secret passage, turk, harem, islam, tribute, kidnapping, palace, christianity, muslim, mother son relationship
Time: 1700s, 19th century
Place: romania
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