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, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, family relations, rifle, destiny, father son relationship, catastrophe, horse, crimes, death and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1880s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1880s: True History of the Kelly Gang (2019), Cezanne and I (2016), Back to the Future Part III (1990), Leaving Afghanistan (2019), The Miracle Worker (1962), Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018), Brush with Fate (2003), Two Rode Together (1961), Ludwig II (2012), Ripper Street (2012).

List of 1880s movies

True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressing bandits immortalised for terrorising ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, bleak, tense, based on true events
Plot: criminal gang, criminal, chase, outlaw, escape, gang, fight, murder, police officer, death, revenge, australian western ...
Time: 1880s, 1870s, 19th century
Place: australia
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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 ...
Style: contemplative, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, factual ...
Plot: friendship, painting, painter, art, infidelity, seaside, end of friendship, portrait painting, artist, portrait, novelist, nude painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: south of france, paris france, france, europe
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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, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, time machine, adventure, old west, sent to the past, time loop, inventor, small town, alternate reality, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
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Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized ...
Style: realistic, exciting, based on true events, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, wartime, hostage, war, danger, brotherhood, conflict, murderer, mud, kgb, murder, gun ...
Time: 1880s
Place: afghanistan
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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: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, teacher, blind character, human spirit, disability, family relations, tutor, railway station, struggle, tantrum, institution, handicapped ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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.
Style: psychotronic, stylized, suspense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: superhero, masked vigilante, serial killer, jack the ripper, batman, steampunk, murder investigation, gotham city, vigilante, police corruption, heroes, tough guy ...
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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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: nazi, woman with glasses, dutch, windmill, flood, painting, painter, farmer, artist, german occupation, miscarriage, merchant ...
Time: 1940s, 1800s, 1600s, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: amsterdam, netherlands, holland
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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: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: american indian, rescue, hostage, small town, hostages, chase, captivity, culture clash, society, chief, interracial relations, kidnapping ...
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: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: king, royal court, suicide, tragic hero, power relations, downfall, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, idealism, royal family, princess, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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Yahsi Bati - The Ottoman Cowboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, epic, slang
Plot: old west, robbery, cowboy, escapades, theft, silly humor, disorder, gem, mission gone awry, horse, wrestling, cards ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1800s
Place: usa, ottoman empire, united states, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, danger, who done it, crimes, investigator, fist fighting, victim, multiple suspects, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Branded (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, old west, ex soldier, apache, army, american indian, arizona territory, attack, innocence, general, apache indian, civil war ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, mexico
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Sherlock Holmes (1964)
Genre: Horror, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: magnifying glass, whodunit, clue, murder investigation, red herring, murder, crime scene, deduction, sherlock holmes
Time: victorian era, 1880s
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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: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: patient, phobia, who done it, deadly, crimes, murder mystery, character study, hypnosis, doctors and patients, vampire, catastrophe, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
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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 ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, psychological, factual, based on true events
Plot: inventor, car, invention, husband wife relationship, love, son, wedding, investor, lawsuit, society, rivalry, employer ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
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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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, escapades, deadly, rivalry, feud, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: usa
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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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, grudge, murder, battles, gunslinger, rape, battle, gang, mountain, on the road, old west, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s
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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cooking, aging, elderly, cooking and food, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, family relations, lottery, maid, lifestyle, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 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: gloomy, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, repression, mate swapping, royal family, couples, society, estate, unfulfillment, tragic hero, destructive relationship, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria, central europe
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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
Style: absurd, scenic, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: jungle, tarzan, gorilla, feral child, animal attack, revenge, survival, betrayal, brutality, chase, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: africa, london, congo
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Outlaws and Angels (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gang of cold-blooded outlaws narrowly escapes a blood-soaked bank robbery in a grimy frontier town. With a notorious bounty hunter hot on their trail, these nefarious criminals desperately need a place to hide out before night falls. Fate brings ...
Style: twists and turns, brutal, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, outlaw, criminal, bounty hunter, bank robbery, gang, revenge, old west, violence, on the run, brutality, plot twist ...
Time: 1880s
Place: new mexico, mexico, el paso texas, texas
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Miracle at Sage Creek (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two families overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming when a special Christmas miracle saves the life of a small boy.
Style: serious, emotional, feel good
Plot: miraculous event, adventure, human spirit, family life, family relations, christmas, hopes, unlikely partners, social relations, headstone, holiday, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa
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An Easter Carol (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: An adoption of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol translated into a Christian retelling for Easter with the Veggie Tales characters.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, christian film ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, church, computer animation, factory, easter, save the day, young heroes, heroes, rivalry, mischievous children, reincarnation, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: london, england
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Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, civil war veteran, friendship, violence, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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The Missing (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When rancher and single mother of two Maggie Gilkeson sees her teenage daughter, Lily, kidnapped by Apache rebels, she reluctantly accepts the help of her estranged father, Samuel, in tracking down the kidnappers. Along the way, the two must learn ...
Style: serious, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
Plot: native americans, kidnapping, redemption, apache, rescue, reconciliation, family relations, parents and children, crimes, rebellion, track down, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona
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Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father, a womaniser who lives and ...
Style: sexy
Plot: undressing, marriage, book, reading, priest, adultery, erotic photography, woman undressing for a man, sex scene, farce, cuckolded husband, monsignor ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1880s
Place: paris france, italy, sicily italy, libya, sicily
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Mesmerized (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An orphan weds an older man in circa-1900 New Zealand, then finds out he's a miser who spies on her.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, love triangle, murder, orphan, investigation, crumbling marriage, rivalry, supernatural ability, family relations, power relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new zealand
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, politics, revolution, infidelity, royal family, romance, rebelliousness, fall in love, society, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: austria, england, italy, venice, europe ...
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Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, downfall, tragic hero, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, love affair, family life, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: europe, austria, bavaria, southern germany, munich germany
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Fort Courageous (1965)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this western, a cavalry sergeant is wrongly court-martialed. To reclaim his good name, he takes over a patrol that just lost its leader in an Indian attack. He leads the regiment to Fort Courageous, but is appalled to discover that the Indians ...
Plot: native american, son, doctor, soldier, murder, torture, archive footage, tortured to death, bigotry, apache territory, apache, arizona territory ...
Time: 1880s
Place: arizona, utah
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