1890s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1890s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, clever, atmospheric and melancholic films and TV shows about / with female nudity, love and romance, couples, society, storytelling, dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, betrayal and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
1890s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1890s: The Young Visiters (2003), Fievel's American Tails (1992), For All Time (2000), Cezanne and I (2016), Ride the High Country (1962), Hester Street (1975), Bel Ami (2012), Mrs Dalloway (1997), Midnight in Paris (2011), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971).

List of 1890s movies

The Young Visiters (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Young Visiters, written in twelve days by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford in 1890, is a surreal blend of naiveté, precocious perception and inadvertent social satire.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: train, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, school, friendship, looking for love, rich and poor, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash ...
Time: 1910s, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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Fievel's American Tails (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Fievel's American Tails is an American/Canadian animated television series, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, Nelvana, and Universal Cartoon Studios. It aired for one season in 1992, and continued Fievel's ...
Plot: based on movie, cartoon mouse, mouse, surrealism, anthropomorphism, cat, anthropomorphic mouse, anthropomorphic animal
Time: 1890s, 19th century
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For All Time (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man facing middle-age and a failing marriage finds a time slip that can take him back to the end of the nineteenth century.
Plot: time travel, train, small town, love, printing press, advertising, clock, race against time, drawing, journalism, falling in love, tunnel ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: st. louis missouri
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Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Plot: friendship, schoolyard, boat, novelist, portrait, art, painter, flashback, painting, portrait painting, seaside, end of friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: south of france, paris france
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Ride the High Country (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, bank, small town, betrayal, aging, gold, buddies, gang, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: california, idaho, texas
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Hester Street (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keats plays a Russian emigre who prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, infidelity, rabbi, loan, immigrants, innocence lost, romance, family life, new wave, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, america, egypt, manhattan new york city ...
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Bel Ami (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, sexual
Plot: womanizer, adultery, manipulations, ambition, rise to the top, strong sexual content, journalist, dishonesty, society, rich and poor, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, flower, gender, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, couple relations, social differences, old love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1890s, 1920s, 19th century ...
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: stylized, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, writer's life, midnight, past, love and romance, artists and showbiz, vacation, fall in love, encounter, literature, love story, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, brothel madam, mining town, gambler, brothel, snow, folk, human nature, old west, americana, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, edwardian era, 1900s, 20th century
Place: washington state, usa, mine, vancouver british columbia canada, seattle washington
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Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: merchant, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, looking for love, urban, fall in love, love and romance, couples, city life, dance, promotion ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, london
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The Great Silence (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mute gunslinger fights in the defense of a group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow, against a group of ruthless bounty hunters.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, winter, gunslinger, sheriff, greed, vengeance, lone wolves, anti hero, rocky mountains, capitalist, repayment, hunger ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: utah, italy
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Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: stylized, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, gender, maid, lesbian, master and servant, butler, hotel, transvestism, hidden identity, society, loneliness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1890s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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Empire of Passion (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband had plenty of sake to drink and was in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: ghost, village, murder, betrayal, vengeance, love, revenge, sex, regret, couple relations, infidelity, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, adventure, immortality, vampire, heroic mission, secret service, danger, master villain, invisible man, mastermind, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, england, germany, berlin germany ...
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Beyond Good and Evil (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche's philosophy, that is beyond all morality. Depicting ...
Plot: philosophy, gay, menage a trois, strong sexual content, sex, female stockinged legs, female full frontal nudity, rape, hairy vagina, watching sex, female nudity, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: germany
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Countess Dracula's Orgy of Blood (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Southern California 1897: While Dumas is in the parlor cleaning his gun, his sister Roxanne is in the bedroom being seduced by the lusty vampiress...
Plot: lesbian, vampire, orgy, sex, threesome, lesbian vampire, fake breasts, stripper, lesbian sex, female vampire, breast implant, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 2000s, 21st century
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The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: orphan, couple relations, crime, crimes, dishonesty, clergy, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, vengeance, social differences, custody, family in crisis ...
Time: 1890s
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, brussels belgium
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Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, sibling relationship, mentally unstable, prodigy, social misfits, tragic hero, obsession, siblings relations, tragic love, celebrity culture, down on your luck, mental illness ...
Time: 1890s
Place: europe, france
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: based on true events, inspirational, lyrical, captivating, intellectual
Plot: ghost writer, nobel prize, husband wife relationship, female writer, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, female protagonist, lesbian kiss, branding, open marriage, libertine ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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Dilili in Paris (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of her delivery-boy friend, Dilili, a young Kanak, investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing Belle Epoque Paris. In the course of her investigation she encounters a series of extraordinary ...
Plot: boat, police arrest, rope ladder, dog bite, cancan dance, jumping rope, singing, newspaper, female protagonist, poverty, violence against women, playing piano ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
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Lizzie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: last will and testament, father daughter relationship, abusive father, axe murder, murder trial, female friendship, lesbian kiss, lesbian, female nudity, violence, double murder, oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: massachusetts, new england
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The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: psychological, captivating, stylized, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, wizards and magicians, secret, love triangle, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, crown prince, childhood sweetheart, magical, rivals, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, europe, london
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Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, transformation, family, human becomes animal, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, survival, talking animals, bear ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
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The Alienist (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, crime, psychologist, murder investigation, reporter, ritual, tragic love, police, blood, teenagers, prostitution ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: sincere, serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prodigy, homecoming, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, human spirit, love affair, hopes, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, lifestyle, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tahiti
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: psychological, serious, biting, christian film
Plot: time travel, time machine, ethics, christian, christianity, bible, morality, professor, redemption, future dystopia, religions or cults, society ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
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The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, romance, betrayal, parent child relationship, emperor, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe
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An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, society, politics, love and romance, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, high society, irish, confrontation, man wearing towel, coughing ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london
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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, false identity, diary, comedy of errors, couple relations, romance, friendship, verbal byplay, country house, relatives, pleasure, new love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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