1880s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1880s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, melancholic, humorous and clever films and TV shows about / with murder, culture clash, escapades, crimes, storytelling, flashback, old west, dialogue, catastrophe and chase plots mostly in Drama, Western and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
1880s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1880s: Phobia (2013), Cezanne and I (2016), The Great Mouse Detective (1986), An American Tail (1986), Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018), Traded (2016), Timestalkers (1987), Brush with Fate (2003), Two Rode Together (1961), Ludwig II (2012).

List of 1880s movies

Phobia (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: patient, phobia, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century, 1880s
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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, male friendship, portrait, schoolyard, end of friendship, cow, novelist, seaside, nude painting, art, boat, infidelity ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: paris france, south of france
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: queen, investigation, private detective, sherlock holmes, good versus evil, kidnapping, adventure, mouse, treason, family, cartoon mouse, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, american dream, cat, immigration, cossack, adventure, orphan, good versus evil, family, immigrants, adventurer, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hong kong, new jersey
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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: old west, parody, farm, small town, fall in love, duel, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, gunslinger, teaching the ways of the world, notoriety, newcomer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, future
Place: arizona, usa
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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, victorian age, steampunk, batman, superhero, attic, orphan, masked man, murder investigation, nun, cat ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
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Traded (2016)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the 1880s western "Traded", a father must leave his ranch for Dodge City to save his daughter from an old enemy, putting his reputation as the fastest draw in the west to the test.
Plot: bar, rancher, shot in the head, nosebleed, playing piano, sniper, pistol whip, death of son, shot in the back, shot in the leg, bell, duel ...
Time: 1880s
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Timestalkers (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scott, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph. One of the time travelers is determined to change the course of history, the other to stop him. Scott's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: old west, time travel, mad scientist, adventure, changing the past or future, imaginary, prodigy, chases and races, danger, disorder, terminator, gun ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1986
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Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: artist, painting, painter, farmer, nazi, woman with glasses, hanging, miscarriage, merchant, windmill, german occupation, flood ...
Time: 1880s, 1800s, 17th century, 1700s, 18th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, amsterdam
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Two Rode Together (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: small town, rescue, kidnapping, lone wolves, culture clash, racism, tough heroes, americana, heroes, society, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: suicide, king, royal family, mentally unstable, royal court, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, downfall, idealism, state affairs, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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Yahsi Bati - The Ottoman Cowboys (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Turkey
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two Ottoman government officials travel to USA in 19th Century in order to give gift to President from Sultan of Ottoman.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, slang, epic
Plot: old west, cowboy, horse, escapades, special agents, disorder, wrestling, wanted, gem, cards, mission gone awry, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: usa, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, turkey, united states
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Frontier Circus (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Frontier Circus is an American Western television series about a traveling circus roaming the American West in the 1880s. Filmed by Revue Productions, the program aired on the CBS from October 5, 1961, until September 6, 1962.
Plot: circus, train, wagon train, hunter, travel, frontier, arizona territory
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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Cimarron Strip (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cimarron Strip is an American Western television series that aired on CBS from September 1967 to March 1968. Starring Stuart Whitman as Marshal Jim Crown, the series was produced by the creators of Gunsmoke. Reruns of the original show were aired in ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, hotel, fighting the system, u.s. marshal, forgery, couple relations, americana, society, fugitives, obsession, against the odds, corporate crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
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Orson and Olivia (1995)
Genre: Animation
Country: France, Italy
Story: Orson and Olivia is a French/Italian animated TV series produced by Ellipse Entertainment and Collingwood O'Hare. It features the trials of two orphans living in London under Queen Victoria's reign. The series is based on the French comic ...
Plot: french, homelessness, boat, orphan, river thames, queen victoria, pancake, sherlock holmes, barge, child protagonist, rat, dog ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
Place: big ben london
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Bret Maverick (1981)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bret Maverick is a 1981-82 American Western television series starring James Garner in the role that made him famous in the 1957 series Maverick: a professional poker player traveling alone year after year through the Old West from riverboat to ...
Plot: ranch, apache, poker, apache indian, apache territory, arizona territory, gambler, retirement
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, investigator, crimes, danger, urban, fist fighting, victim, multiple suspects, notoriety, responsibility ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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Branded (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Branded is an American Western series which aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966, sponsored by Procter & Gamble in its Sunday night 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time period, and starred Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army Cavalry captain who ...
Plot: cowardice, ex soldier, court martial, desertion, apache, innocence, massacre, apache indian, apache territory, arizona territory, attack, civil war ...
Time: 1880s
Place: mexico, arizona
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Sherlock Holmes (1964)
Genre: Horror, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is a series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations produced by British television company BBC between 1965 and 1968. This was the second screen adaption of Sherlock Holmes for BBC Television.
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder investigation, clue, whodunit, murder, magnifying glass, red herring
Time: victorian era, 1880s
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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, money, wedding, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, garter, husband wife relationship, funeral, woman, investor, lawsuit ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 1870s
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Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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Rooster Cogburn (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a band of drunken thugs overruns a small Indian Nation town, killing Minister Goodnight and raping the women folk, Eula Goodnight enlists the aid of Marshal Cogburn to hunt them down and bring her father's killers to justice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, exciting ...
Plot: gunslinger, rape, battle, battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, verbal byplay, on the road, gang, old west, unlikely partners, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oregon, usa, africa
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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, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: spinster, aging, siblings relations, village life, sect, cook, village, cooking and food, family relations, cooking, social relations, golden years ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1870s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: assassination, repression, couple relations, tragic love, estate, love and romance, state affairs, couples, tragic hero, destructive relationship, royal family, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, europe
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Guns of a Stranger (1973)
Genre: Action, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forced to kill a young Abilene gunman in the line of duty, Sheriff Matthew Roberts, torn by anguish takes off his badge and leaves Kansas. Roberts becomes known as 'The Drifter', wandering restlessly through the west. In Arizona, he aids ...
Plot: misfit, outsider, drifter, farm, apache indian, bartender, sheriff, brother, grandfather, gang leader, gang member, lawman ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, kansas
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A Knife for the Ladies (1974)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mutilating knife-killer haunts the small Southwest-desert town of Mescal. Though most victims have been prostitutes, the first was none other than Travis Mescal, the only son of the town's first family. When the Sheriff proves unable to solve ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, serial killer, sheriff, private investigator, slasher, lightning, small town, bare breasts, death, blood, knife ...
Time: 1880s
Place: usa
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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: reporter, interview, prayer, latter day saints, construction, building, mormon, mormonism, temple, religion, architect, diary
Time: 1890s, 1840s, 1870s, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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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, talking to the camera, memory, entertainment, circus performer, show, flashback, impresario
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 19th century
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Seven Murders for Scotland Yard (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Several murders have taken place in London. All the victims are prostitutes and the murderer is using the same techniques as Jack the Ripper. Peter Dockerman, an ex-acrobat and husband of one of the victims is the prime suspect. But whoever the ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: black gloves, mystery killer, prostitute, murder, voyeurism, killer, cannibal, maniac, slasher, morgue, house, murder suspect ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: scotland yard, england
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Ghost Riders (1987)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An outlaw gang hanged by a posse in the late 1880s comes back from the grave to terrorize the descendants of the posse's leader.
Plot: posse, back from the dead, outlaw gang, bandit, curse, gang, outlaw, cowboy, ghost
Time: 1880s
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