Post civil war movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post civil war movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with post civil war, rivalry, gunfight, civil war, old west, vengeance, heroes, revenge, crimes and murder plots mostly in Western, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post civil war: The Man Who Came Back (2008), The Bostonians (1984), Seraphim Falls (2006), Justice (2017), The Hateful Eight (2015), The Wild Country (1970), Cuéntame (2001), Incident at Phantom Hill (1966), The Lazarus Man (1996), Goin' South (1978).

List of post civil war movies

The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, racism, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, righting the wronged, injustice, vengeance, americana, old west ...
Time: 19th century
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The Bostonians (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: lawyer, feminist, post civil war, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, romance, couples, self discovery, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
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 6.7
 30K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, vengeance, civil war, chase, on the run, union soldier, colonel, obsessive quest, danger, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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 4.0
 953
Justice (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: murder, revenge, gunfight, small town, old west, mayor, death of brother, post civil war, preacher, marshal, abandoned mine, outlaw gang ...
Place: usa
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, bloody, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, dark humor, mountain, blizzard, hitman, brutality, stagecoach, revenge, danger, betrayal, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
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The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, farm, farming, post civil war, tornado, friends, social misfits, family, rivalry, blind ambition, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
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 7.4
 1K
Cuéntame (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuéntame cómo pasó, also known as Cuéntame, is a Spanish television series which has been broadcast by the Spanish public TV channel TVE1 since 2001. Its original name had to be changed for copyright reasons. The series recounts the experiences ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: dictatorship, family relations, politics, political unrest, state affairs, youth, totalitarianism, domestic violence, fascism, coming of age, family life, oppression ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Incident at Phantom Hill (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the end of the Civil War, a major shipment of gold has been stolen and buried in the desert. Only one man knows the whereabouts of gold and the army sends captain Matt Martin to arrest him and come back with the gold. Martin, his prisoner and a ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, basic training, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, alcohol abuse, battle zone, vigilantism, anti war, american civil war, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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The Lazarus Man (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Lazarus Man is an American Western television series produced by Castle Rock Entertainment which first aired on January 20, 1996, and ended on November 9, 1996. Starring Robert Urich as the title character, The Lazarus Man debuted on Turner ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, assassination, hypnosis, mystery, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, missing person, old west, post civil war, u.s. army ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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 6.2
 7K
Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: small town, gang, gangsters, chases and races, love and romance, dark humor, marriage, trust, cowboy, criminal, hanging, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: latin america, mexico, texas
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Gunfight in Abilene (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of ...
Style: suspense
Plot: criminal, betrayal, final showdown, redemption, ambush, gang leader, death of friend, henchman, gun violence, gunslinger, gunfight, gunfighter ...
Time: 1860s
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Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Genre: Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small western town of Curtis Wells, Lonesome Dove: The Series follows first the romance and later the marriage of Newt Call and Hannah Peale, and the obsession that Clay Mosby, who owns most of the town, has with young Hannah, who looks ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: old west, obsession, love and romance, society, escapades, americana, small town, couple relations, small town life, couples, newlyweds, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: wyoming, usa
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 7.6
 1K
Queen (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: slavery, civil war, family relations, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, plantation, social injustice, slave, racism, americana, american civil war, discrimination ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, archaeology, artifact, secret, letter, race against time, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1865, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: paris france, london, washington d.c., france, virginia ...
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, psychopath, hanging, vigilantism, bounty hunter, train robbery, gang, crimes, fugitives, good versus evil, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
Place: canada, montana, usa, missouri, wyoming ...
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The Long Riders (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, factual ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, outlaw gang, destiny, crimes, sibling relationship, family relations, rivalry, chases and races, bounty hunter, obsessive quest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, missouri, minnesota
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 7.3
 54K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, couple relations, parent child relationship, family bonds, life changing experience, everyday life, christmas, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, new york, paris france, massachusetts ...
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Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Confederate soldier Matt Weaver returns to town after the Civil War, he finds that his home has been sold by town boss Sam Brewster. Brewster hires gunfighter Jules Gaspard d'Estaing to deal with Weaver, but d'Estaing's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, small town, vigilantism, hitman, gunshot wound, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws, social misfits, deadly, society, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1860s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, usa, new orleans, texas
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Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. The final installment in John Jakes trilogy of the Civil War. It focuses on the Reconstruction period and the continuing saga of the Hazards ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, family saga
Plot: american civil war, friendship, military life, old west, vengeance, love triangle, obsession, society, rivalry, war hero, final battle, long brown hair ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
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The Property of Republic (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Makar, a criminal investigator, is trying to find a stolen collection of antic treasures during the Spring of 1918.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: russian civil war, post civil war, circus, fencing, nobility, capture, sacrifice, adventurer, orphan, road trip, jewelry, homeless teenager ...
Time: 1920s
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two brothers part company only to be reunited when one is hired to stop a thief who turns out to be his sibling.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, family relations, siblings relations, vengeance, homecoming, old west, gold, shot to death, outlaw gang, ex soldier, job seeking, falling out a window ...
Time: 19th century
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Django the Bastard (1969)
Genre: Action, Horror, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Union soldier returns from the dead to take revenge on three officers who betrayed his unit in battle.
Style: gothic
Plot: revenge, ghost, massacre, deception, pessimism, misanthropy, nihilism, assumed dead, blood, punched in the face, mercenary, open grave ...
Time: 1880s
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Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: They've ridden dusty miles without end and fought fierce battles. Yet when these brave African-American cavalrymen enter a scraggly frontier town, they must walk through it instead of ride. The town dishonors them but the soldiers' ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, military, battles, interracial relations, u.s. cavalry, oracle, injustice, media satire, military life, anti war, americana, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
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White Sun of the Desert (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The setting is the east shore of the Caspian Sea (today's Turkmenistan) where the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov has been fighting the Civil War in Russian Asia for a number of years. After being hospitalised and then demobbed, he sets off home ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, entertaining
Plot: desert, red army, civil war, leadership, culture clash, russian civil war, soldier, husband wife relationship, heroes, society, adventure, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: asia, russia, ussr, soviet union
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 6.3
 377
Sugar Colt (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In order to avenge a friend and to fulfill his last wish, Rocco has to find out what happened to an army corps that has mysteriously disappeared. He therefore puts on the disguise of a doctor and starts investigating in a somewhat uncomfortable town
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, old west, uncover truth, vengeance, orchestral, last wish, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, male female relationship, mexican american border, racism ...
Time: 19th century
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 6.8
 1K
Hellbenders (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but not for Jonas, a ruthless Confederate officer who wants to continue the fight by reorganizing Confederate troops in the Southwest with the support of a large sum of stolen money. He devises an elaborate ruse to allow his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: bar fight, old west, siblings relations, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, on the run, military, soldier, deadly, chases and races, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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Him, Here, After (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Returning to his community after defeat in the Sri Lankan civil war, a former Tamil rebel known only as "Him" faces hostility, suspicion and bitter recriminations in Asoka Handagama's beautifully elegiac meditation on the aftermath of ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, hopes, rebellion, politics, state affairs, starting over, village, post war, poverty, loss of job, island, post civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, sri lanka
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 5.2
 167
The Raiders (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane help a Texas rancher against the railroad. , against the railroad.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vigilantism, farm, righting the wronged, false accusation, track down, lone wolves, military, fugitives, dishonesty, chases and races, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
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 7.5
 10K
Copper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin Corcoran is a rugged young Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, gunfight, ex military, police detective, crimes, power struggle, priest, black american, society, african american, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 49K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, native americans, loss of spouse, rivalry, african american, courage, haunted by the past, ambitious, shooting, historical character, rivals ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
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