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, clever, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with female nudity, husband wife relationship, murder, society, bare breasts, love and romance, train, horse, wine and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
1890s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1890s: The Alienist (2018), The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015), Beyond Good and Evil (1977), The Thief of Paris (1967), Van Gogh (1991), Colette (2018), Dilili in Paris (2018), Lizzie (2018), The Illusionist (2006), Brother Bear (2003).

List of 1890s movies

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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, bleak, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, psychologist, crime, murder investigation, ritual, reporter, tragic love, teenagers, police, blood, prostitution ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
Story: An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, deadly, private detective, crime, crimes, siblings relations, mystery, family relations, investigation, sibling relationship, female protagonist, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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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: gay, philosophy, male nudity, watching sex, sexless marriage, male full rear nudity, one female two males threesome, incestuous overtones, ghost, stockings, hallucination, horse ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 19th century
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, fake breasts, stripper, threesome, prostitute, erotica, female vampire, breast implant, lesbian vampire ...
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: stylized, witty, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: orphan, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, couple relations, family in crisis, family relations, heist, criminal's revenge, haunted by the past, clergy ...
Time: 1890s
Place: france, england, europe, 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: atmospheric, sincere, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, celebrity culture, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, down on your luck, human nature, tragic love, lifestyle, society, mentally unstable ...
Time: 1890s
Place: france, europe
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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: inspirational, intellectual, based on true events, captivating, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, ghost writer, husband wife relationship, nobel prize, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, money, infidelity, 23 year old, fireplace ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
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: motorboat, costume, eiffel tower paris, secret organization, sculpture, playing piano, jumping rope, chimney, dog bite, female objectification, women in society, kidnapped girl ...
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: suspense, based on true events
Plot: last will and testament, father daughter relationship, abusive father, axe murder, murder trial, promise, eating, flashback, blood, doctor, servant, mother daughter relationship ...
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, love triangle, secret, wizards and magicians, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, murder, crown prince, childhood sweetheart, magical, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, london, europe
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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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, family, human becomes animal, transformation, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, self sacrifice, survival, inuit ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
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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, anthropomorphic mouse, mouse, surrealism, anthropomorphism, cat, anthropomorphic animal
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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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: sexual, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, hopes, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, human spirit, prodigy, lifestyle, society, homecoming, artist ...
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: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, ethics, professor, bible, morality, fish out of water, preaching ...
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: realistic, epic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: intrigue, politics, betrayal, empress, love affair, couples, political unrest, forbidden love, tragic hero, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, couple relations, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian england, 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: witty, clever, feel good, biting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, diary, false identity, romance, society, love and romance, verbal byplay, couple relations, friends, social differences, apprentice, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this third remake of legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's hugely influential The Seven Samurai, the seven gunslingers (George Kennedy, Michael Ansara, Joe Don Baker, Bernie Casey, Monte Markham, Fernando Rey and Reni Santoni) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, army, dictator, tough heroes, battles, rivalry, politics, gang, heroes, partners, danger, fugitives ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: mexico, latin america, mine
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Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
Style: clever, atmospheric, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, workplace, mind game, forensics, partners against crime, unconventional method, boss and employee, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1890s ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Windows of Heaven (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: As 85-year-old President Lorenzo Snow struggles to vanquish the two million dollar indebtedness of the Mormon church in 1899, he feels inspired to journey from Salt Lake City by train and carriage to St. George in southern Utah. Along the way he ...
Plot: drought, latter day saints, sermon, blessing, telegram, carriage, rain, train, debt, speech, financial crisis, revelation ...
Time: 1890s
Place: utah
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Aria for an Athlete (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set at the turn of the century it presents a story of a famous Polish athlete, Zbyszko Cyganiewicz. It begins in a small town where a traveling circus attracts a shy boy into a phony wrestling game to please the crowds. The youth, however, takes his ...
Plot: opera, fight, opera singer, injustice, champion, fame, victory, career, emigration, gift, tenor, cheating on husband ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century
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The American Letters (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bio-pic about Czech composer Antonin Dvoraák at the height of his career. Dvorák learns that his love and lifelong muse is ill and must return to her side.
Style: based on true events
Plot: composer, love triangle, wife husband relationship, czech history, husband wife relationship, musician
Time: 1890s
Place: central europe
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Fair of the Dove (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Life goes quietly in a traditional neighborhood of Madrid. Two beautiful girls, Susana and Casta, trade workers in the area, accepting mature attentions of a pharmacist, Don Hilarion. This affection dislike the young Julian, who is in love with ...
Plot: jealousy, fair, fake beard, top hat, dirty old man, gun, police inspector
Time: 1890s, 1960s
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The Grizzly and the Treasure (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 1898, the movie follows Ezra Lambert and his family as they travel from Sacramento to the Yukon gold country in search of riches. Problems arise when Ezra is injured by a grizzly bear, forcing his young son to set out in search of help.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: grizzly bear, bear, rescue, dinner, isolation, raccoon, hot spring, animal trap, gold, swimming, horse, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1890s
Place: alaska
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Dark Intruder (1965)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders.
Plot: occult, supernatural, midget, dwarf, demon, monster
Time: 1890s
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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: diary, mormon, latter day saints, reporter, temple, building, construction, interview, prayer, architect, religion, mormonism
Time: 1880s, 1860s, 1850s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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Unbowed (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This movie challenges ones mind to see racism from another perspective. It forces the issue of racism not on a black/white side of things, but an African American and Indian proportionally view.
Plot: tribe, engagement, interracial romance, student, secret, u.s. army, culture clash, native american, racism, prejudice, african american, dinner party ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
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The Haunting of M. (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This ghost story, set at the turn of the century, centers on the plight of elderly dowager Marianna, who is tormented by the alleged specter of a young man roaming the corridors of her mansion. After spotting a face in an old photograph that seems ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, photograph, ghost, exorcism, ancestor, supernatural, sister, haunted house, actor, spinster, mansion, murder
Time: 1890s
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The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
Plot: murder trial, discovering a dead body, true crime, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, female villain, hysteria, murder suspect, hysterical woman, maid, courtroom drama, female antagonist, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, year 1983
Place: massachusetts
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Inn of the Damned (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sheriff investigates why the guests at a local hostelry check in, but never check out.
Plot: hotel, insanity, waterfall, axe murder, motel, australian, murder, female nudity, street shootout, body, australian outback, bed ...
Time: 1890s
Place: australia
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