1870s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1870s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, talky, bleak and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with murder, female protagonist, society, prostitute, danger, death, family relations, romance, love and romance and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Western and History genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
1870s
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1870s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1870s: The Turkish Gambit (2005), Scarlett (1994), Deadwood (2004), Hondo (1967), Kincsem - Bet on Revenge (2017), Pelle the Conqueror (1987), Ludwig II (2012), The Glass Virgin (1995), The Spoils of Poynton (1970), Moondial (1988).

List of 1870s movies

The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: War, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, escapades, adventure, heroes, rivalry, woman in danger, wartime life, spy, sniper, soldier, investigation, romantic triangle ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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 6.5
 3K
Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, atlanta georgia ...
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 8.7
 81K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, small town life, power struggle, prostitute, shooting, crimes, sheriff, drugs/alcohol, lifestyle, dishonesty, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, south dakota, mine
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Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a ...
Plot: discrimination, forgiveness, equality, murder, gang of outlaws, frontier justice, danger, racial discrimination, kung fu master, racism, old west, kung fu ...
Time: 1870s
Place: united states
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 7.5
 126
Hondo (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hondo is a 17-episode Western television series starring Ralph Taeger that aired in the United States on ABC during the 1967 fall season. The series was produced by Batjac Productions, Inc., Fenady Associates, Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ...
Plot: boss, drunkenness, mayor, girlfriend, fort, trial, custody, scalping, sheep, apache, posse, scheme ...
Time: 1870s
Place: mine, arizona, mexico, tucson arizona
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Kincsem - Bet on Revenge (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The new owner of a brilliant race horse finds love while carrying out his revenge on the man who murdered his father.
Plot: horse race, emperor, racehorse, horse, horse riding, secret door, secret passage, duel, brothel, cat, mansion, cure ...
Time: 1870s
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April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon VI, where scientists vanish mysteriously, a girl, Avril, goes in search of her missing scientist parents.
Plot: grandfather, scientist, talking cat, cat, electricity, tree, disappearance, chemistry, presumed dead, globe, steampunk, rocket ...
Time: 1870s, year 1941
Place: france, paris france
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Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: island, farm, father son relationship, youth, coming of age, poverty, immigrants, social differences, society, down on your luck, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorises the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. The 25th anniversary of the first public performance of Phantom of the Opera ...
Style: gloomy, serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, singer, chorus girl, kidnapping, obsession, fainting, musician, backstage, disfigurement, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.1
 669
Ludwig II (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: king, suicide, royal family, mentally unstable, visionary, power relations, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, royal court, tragic hero, idealism, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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The Glass Virgin (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually finds solace in the company of her family's former ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: romance, self discovery, youth, working class, coming of age, family relations, love and romance, prostitute, family life, couples, friendship, society
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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The Spoils of Poynton (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Adele Gereth has taken young Fleda Vetch under her wing. Adele is intensely houseproud, and sees a potential future mistress of the house in Freda, and an inheritor of her life's work.
Plot: collector, collection, country estate, art collector, materialism, mother son relationship
Time: 1870s
Place: england
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 7.3
 169
Moondial (1988)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Moondial is a British television serial made for children by the BBC and transmitted in 1988, with a repeat in 1990. It was written by Helen Cresswell, who also wrote the novel on which the series was based. The story deals with a young girl, ...
Plot: halloween, ghost, female protagonist, car accident, invisible, birthmark, jack o'lantern, mask, teenage girl, servant, coma, mansion ...
Time: 1870s, victorian era, 19th century, 18th century
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The High Chaparral (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The High Chaparral is an American Western-themed television series starring Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell which aired on NBC from 1967 to 1971. The series, made by Xanadu Productions in association with NBC Productions, was created by David ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious
Plot: ranch, single parent, farm, family life, old west, starting over, family business, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, hopes, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, mexico
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 6.7
 141
Carl & Bertha (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carl & Bertha tells the story of Carl and Bertha Benz. Carl Benz invented the first patented motor car but he did not get much recognition until his wife undertook the historic first road trip by car from Mannheim to Pforzheim with the Benz ...
Plot: car, son, carriage, pregnant woman, telegram, employee, love, garter, woman, children, driving, pharmacist ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains, they're transported back in time to 1870, where they meet mountain man Jeremiah.
Plot: mountain man, time travel, bear, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, hawk, racial prejudice, mother daughter relationship, wife, grizzly bear, husband ...
Time: 1870s
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Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: singer, drowning, social differences, aristocracy, showbiz, society, gambling, betrayal, ambition, couples, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aging, spinster, eccentric family, birthday, chef, elderly, bishop, maid, social relations, refugees, human nature, lottery ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, stockholm sweden, paris france
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The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, crime, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, private detective, investigation, danger, partners, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, london, europe
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 5.8
 125
Freedom Road (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Muhammad Ali, in a rare acting role, plays Gideon Jackson, an ex-slave in 1870's Virginia who gets elected to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C. and battles other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their ...
Plot: sadness, racial discrimination, solidarity, shot to death, mercilessness, explosion, abuse, cruelty, shooting, looking at the camera, hate, spit in the face ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, virginia
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The Cruel History of Prisoners (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Three short stories dealing with extreme punishment towards promiscuous women
Plot: lesbian, killed with a sword, stabbed with a knife, rope, pain, ninja, bondage, flagellation, doomed love, bleeding, sexual arousal, prostitute ...
Time: 1870s
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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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 6.6
 172
Barnum (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The amazing biography of legendary circus impresario and unparalleled showman, P.T. Barnum.
Plot: circus, family, flashback, impresario, circus performer, show, talking to the camera, memory, entertainment
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 1880s
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Young Pioneers (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pilot for TV series of the same name released in 1978. The film told the tale of Molly and David Beaton, two teenage newlyweds, in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: childbirth, blizzard, prairie, newlyweds, diary, teenager, letter, wedding, baby, grasshopper
Time: 1870s
Place: iowa
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Playing Beatie Bow (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Abigail Kirk was an ordinary enough sixteen year old growing up in todays Sydney. An intriguing chain of events finds Abigail, through some eerie time shift, transported back one hundred years after watching some children playing a scary game called ...
Plot: youth, old house, city, widower, dual role, house, warning, song, park, crying, remote control, apology ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: adelaide south australia, sydney australia, australia
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Arrivano i bersaglieri (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 1870 Rome, then governed by the Pope, was captured by the Italian General La Marmora's troops. After the armistice, the Italian soldier Alfonso killed a Pope's soldier, the son of Don Prospero. Then he sought refuge in the ...
Plot: soldier, vatican, italian soldier, italian army, italian history
Time: 1870s
Place: italy, rome italy
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The Cool Lakes of Death (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tragic story of a wealthy woman whose sexual desires change her into a prostitute, working the streets of Paris during the 1880s.
Plot: mental institution, breasts, love triangle, sex, female nudity, prostitute, female full frontal nudity, drug addiction, vagina, sexual desire, morphine, haircut ...
Time: 1860s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: paris france
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The Legend of Walks Far Woman (1982)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Walks Far Woman is a squaw of the Blackfoot tribe. She takes revenge on two men who killed her husband and then she is ostracized by her tribe. She then is adopted by the Sioux, the tribe of her mother, and there she tries to start a new life.
Plot: survival, bareback riding, horse, culture clash, native american attack, rider horse relationship, u.s. cavalry, teepee, horse trainer, indian tribe, native american, native ...
Time: 1870s
Place: montana
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Song of the Loon (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A mystical love story... combining elements of Hudson's "Green Mansions" and the works of Jean Genet. Unique, inimitable and wholly unforgettable!
Plot: gay, gay relationship, repressed homosexual, canoe, crying, kiss, male objectification, wilderness, campfire, gay kiss, gay couple, homosexuality ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: california
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 6.8
 189
Nattseilere (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set on the island of Senja in Northern Norway in 1877. Båremor, a 14 year old girl is washed ashore almost dead. No-one knows her and she remembers nothing of her past. A poor fisherman family take care of her, but she never feels at home among ...
Plot: water, manhunt, ocean, nature, boat, search, small community, coast, escape, blackout
Time: 1800s, 1870s
Place: norway
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