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 serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, clever and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with female nudity, society, betrayal, love and romance, husband wife relationship, culture clash, couples, dialogue, storytelling and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1890s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1890s: Fievel's American Tails (1992), For All Time (2000), Cezanne and I (2016), Hester Street (1975), Bel Ami (2012), Mrs Dalloway (1997), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), The Great Silence (1968), Albert Nobbs (2011), Empire of Passion (1978).

List of 1890s movies

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, anthropomorphic mouse, cat, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, surrealism
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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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, love, mother daughter relationship, photograph, horse and carriage, train, newspaper, kiss, small town, gas leak, printing press, clock ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century, 19th 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, end of friendship, schoolyard, novelist, cow, nude painting, male friendship, portrait, seaside, art, boat, painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: paris france, south of france
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, 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, poland, russia, egypt ...
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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: serious, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: adultery, newspaper, womanizer, strong sexual content, manipulations, journalist, camping, rise to the top, ambition, dishonesty, society, couples ...
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, atmospheric, serious, psychological, 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, 19th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
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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, brothel madam, gambler, mining town, snow, folk, human nature, old west, americana, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: washington state, usa, mine, seattle washington, vancouver british columbia canada
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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, sadness, capitalist, rocky mountains, hunger, childhood trauma ...
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, 1890s, 1800s, 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: ghost, village, murder, betrayal, vengeance, regret, revenge, sex, love, couple relations, infidelity, crimes ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
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, siberia, kenya, africa ...
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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, based on true events, lyrical, captivating, intellectual
Plot: ghost writer, nobel prize, husband wife relationship, female writer, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, female protagonist, lesbian kiss, libertine, open marriage, branding ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
Place: paris 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: police arrest, boat, poverty, rope ladder, violence against women, racism, playing piano, secret organization, costume, abduction, little girl, handcuffed ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
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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
Plot: last will and testament, abusive father, murder trial, axe murder, father daughter relationship, violence, lesbian interest, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female nudity, double murder, oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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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, childhood sweetheart, crown prince, magical, rivals, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, 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, survival, talking animals, bear, inuit ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
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: bleak, tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, reporter, psychologist, crime, tragic love, violence, murder investigation, ritual, teenagers, blood, police ...
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: serious, sincere, 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, tahiti, paris france
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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, morality, bible, ethics, christianity, christian, 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: epic, atmospheric, serious, 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, lie, flirting, wedding ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, victorian england, 1890s ...
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, new love, pleasure, relatives, country estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, dictator, army, daring rescue, adventure, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes, politics ...
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, partners against crime, mind game, workplace, forensics, unconventional method, partners, boss and employee ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, victorian era ...
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: religious leader, debt, revelation, prophet, religion, financial crisis, carriage, telegram, mormon, blessing, drought, latter day saints ...
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: circus, tenor, athlete, champion, victory, career, cheating on husband, injustice, fame, emigration, wrestling, wrestler ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s
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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: love triangle, composer, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, czech history, 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: fake beard, fair, jealousy, dirty old man, gun, top hat, police inspector
Time: 1960s, 1890s
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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, selfishness, explosion, native american, raccoon, isolation, animal trap, gold, hunting ...
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, dwarf, midget, monster, demon
Time: 1890s
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