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, suspenseful, stylized and sentimental films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, cowboy, heroes, death, rivalry, knife, old west, betrayal and escapades plots mostly in Western, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
1880s
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1880s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1880s: Back to the Future Part III (1990), The Ideal Palace (2018), Beyond Good and Evil (1977), Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968), One-Eyed Jacks (1961), Taggart (1964), Cattle King (1963), Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018), Traded (2016), Timestalkers (1987).

List of 1880s movies

Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, mad scientist, old west, time machine, inventor, small town, adventure, race against time, getting home, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1950s, year 1955, 20th century ...
Place: california
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The Ideal Palace (2018)
Genre: Biography
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From ...
Plot: post office, postman, construction site, death of daughter, death of wife, snowing, widow, falling, loss of daughter, shell, funeral, newspaper ...
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 1910s
Place: france
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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, female stockinged legs, sex, seance, cheating wife, repressed homosexual, menage a trois, bare breasts, rape, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: germany
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Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968)
Genre: Western, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious gunfighter named Django is employed by a local crooked political boss as a hangman to execute innocent locals framed by the boss, who wants their land. What the boss doesn't know is that Django isn't hanging the men at all, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: burned alive, good versus evil, betrayal, anti heroes, mysterious character, violence spree, tough heroes, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, desert ...
Time: 1880s
Place: mexico
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One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, against the odds, dishonesty, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
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 5.8
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Taggart (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taggart's family is slaughtered by a rival rancher. Taggart mortally wounds the rancher and kills his son. Before he dies the rancher hires three bounty hunters to avenge him with the promise of $5000 as a reward. Taggart must flee into Apache ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: revenge, fish out of water, rivalry, crimes, deadly, heroes, master criminal, old west, farm, tough heroes, reprisal, gun fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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 5.8
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Cattle King (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: President Arthur helps a rich rancher (Robert Taylor) fight advocates of open grazing in the Territory of Wyoming.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: cattle, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, state affairs, chases and races, heroes, wiretap, hitman, rivalry, old west, death of loved one, president ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, 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, business card, wrongful conviction, cat, orphan, murder investigation, attic, masked man, batman, long black hair, acid ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
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 5.1
 2K
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, prostitute, piano, shot in the head, shot in the leg, shot in the back, bell, honey, death of son, punched in the nose, animal bite ...
Time: 1880s
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 5.7
 1K
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: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: old west, time travel, mad scientist, prodigy, imaginary, adventure, danger, disorder, terminator, changing the past or future, chases and races, auction ...
Time: 20th century, year 1986, 19th century, 1880s
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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: flood, german occupation, windmill, painter, painting, merchant, nazi, woman with glasses, artist, farmer, hanging, miscarriage ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century, 1700s, 1880s ...
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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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, kidnapping, rescue, lone wolves, crimes, hostages, americana, mentally unstable, captivity, starting over, society, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 1880s
Place: texas, usa
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 6.1
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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, captivating, realistic
Plot: king, suicide, mentally unstable, visionary, downfall, royal family, idealism, royal court, tragic hero, state affairs, power relations, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: bavaria, germany, europe, 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: realistic, humorous, not serious, epic, slang
Plot: old west, cowboy, horse, wrestling, disorder, wanted, gem, cards, theft, robbery, mission gone awry, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: usa, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, 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, arizona territory, train, travel, frontier, wagon train, hunter
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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 7.5
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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: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: against the odds, righting the wronged, americana, rebellion, dishonesty, fighting the system, heroes, obsession, hotel, rivalry, forgery, society ...
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: rat, pancake, sherlock holmes, child protagonist, boy, dog, girl, queen victoria, boat, homelessness, barge, river thames ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
Place: big ben london
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 7.6
 293
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, arizona territory, apache indian, apache territory, apache, gambler, poker, retirement
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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 8.1
 17K
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, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, killings, investigator, crimes, danger, victim, fist fighting, urban, corpse, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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 7.6
 550
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, desertion, army, cavalry, apache indian, arizona territory, apache territory, apache, court martial, massacre, american indian ...
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, red herring, magnifying glass, whodunit, clue, murder investigation, murder
Time: victorian era, 1880s
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 3.4
 172
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: realistic, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: patient, phobia, deadly, crimes, who done it, murder mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
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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, father daughter relationship, dowry, investor, child, pharmacy, pharmacist, daughter, son, garter, driving, pregnancy ...
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 19th century
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 3.7
 994
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, violence spree, deadly creature, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
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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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, grudge, murder, rape, battle, gunslinger, woman in danger, tough heroes, unlikely partners, verbal byplay, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, oregon, 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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aging, spinster, lifestyle, lottery, elderly, chef, birthday, golden years, village life, siblings relations, bishop, eccentric family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, stockholm sweden, paris france
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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: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Plot: assassination, repression, politics, tragic love, society, tragic hero, state affairs, mate swapping, destructive relationship, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
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: drifter, farm, misfit, outsider, brother sister relationship, guitar, cattleman, duplicity, lawman, gang leader, damsel in distress, mountain ...
Time: 1880s
Place: kansas, arizona
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A Knife for the Ladies (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, 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: sheriff, serial killer, murder, prostitute, private investigator, slasher, brawl, hanged man, small town, stabbed in the chest, lightning, blood ...
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: diary, mormonism, reporter, temple, construction, latter day saints, prayer, religion, architect, mormon, building, interview
Time: 1840s, 19th century, 1850s, 1870s, 1860s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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