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 clever films and TV shows about / with crimes, betrayal, murder, heroes, culture clash, old west, rivalry, vengeance, chase and horse plots mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
1880s
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1880s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1880s: Back to the Future Part III (1990), Phobia (2013), Cezanne and I (2016), The Miracle Worker (1962), Hang 'Em High (1968), The Great Mouse Detective (1986), An American Tail (1986), Beyond Good and Evil (1977), Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968), One-Eyed Jacks (1961).

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, old west, mad scientist, time machine, inventor, adventure, small town, race against time, getting home, duel ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century, 1950s, year 1985, 20th century ...
Place: california
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: patient, phobia, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century, 1880s
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 5.9
 732
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, schoolyard, boat, novelist, portrait, art, painter, flashback, painting, portrait painting, seaside, end of friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: south of france, paris france
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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: mute or deaf, disability, teacher, tutor, railway station, institution, tantrum, struggle, human spirit, social misfits, dedicated educator, education ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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 7.0
 31K
Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, widow, judge, lynching, marshal, small town, vengeance, death penalty, pardon, vigilantism, lone wolves, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
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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: feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: investigation, mouse, adventure, good versus evil, queen, family, uncover truth, private detective, danger, disney, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 80s
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigration, cat, cossack, friendship, adventure, orphan, good versus evil, family, immigrants, adventurer ...
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: 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, satirical, funny, absurd, not serious ...
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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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: philosophy, gay, menage a trois, strong sexual content, sex, female stockinged legs, female full frontal nudity, rape, hairy vagina, watching sex, female nudity, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, betrayal, burned alive, lone wolves, desert, vengeance, tough heroes, heroes, rivalry, anti heroes, mysterious character, violence spree ...
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, ambush, gold, stolen gold, going straight, pregnancy, vengeance, on the run, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
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 5.8
 208
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: revenge, fish out of water, farm, old west, crimes, master criminal, tough heroes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gang leader, cattle ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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 5.8
 319
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: cattle, uninhibited rivalry, old west, rivalry, hitman, chases and races, crimes, heroes, state affairs, wiretap, held at gunpoint, bartender ...
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, victorian age, batman, steampunk, superhero, alley, business card, alternate universe, cat, orphan, masked vigilante ...
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: rancher, bar, bell, shot in the back, shot in the leg, death of son, prostitute, drunken man, punched in the nose, apple pie, duel, shot in the head ...
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: old west, time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, imaginary, prodigy, chases and races, danger, disorder, terminator, thrown from a horse ...
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: flood, german occupation, windmill, merchant, artist, miscarriage, hanging, farmer, dutch, painting, painter, woman with glasses ...
Time: 18th century, 1600s, 17th century, 1700s, 1880s ...
Place: amsterdam, holland, 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, rescue, kidnapping, lone wolves, culture clash, racism, tough heroes, americana, heroes, society, fugitives, hostages ...
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: suicide, king, royal family, mentally unstable, royal court, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, downfall, idealism, state affairs, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
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, wanted, wrestling, gem, cards, mission gone awry, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: usa, istanbul turkey, 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, wagon train, hunter, train, frontier, travel
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona
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 7.5
 297
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: lone wolves, fighting the system, hotel, 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: barge, river thames, pancake, orphan, french, child protagonist, sherlock holmes, queen victoria, homelessness, boat, dog, boy ...
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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, poker, gambler, retirement, apache indian, apache territory, arizona territory, apache
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, 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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 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, massacre, american indian, desert, letter, innocence, native american, attack, man with no name, civil war, apache indian ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, mexico
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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, murder investigation, whodunit, clue, murder
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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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, pregnant woman, garter, love, wedding, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, money, husband wife relationship, children, pharmacist, driving ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
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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: exciting, serious, 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: 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, exciting ...
Plot: gunslinger, rape, battle, battle of the sexes, murder, grudge, gang, verbal byplay, on the road, unlikely partners, old west, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oregon, usa, africa
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