1860s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1860s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with american civil war, gun, murder, horse, gunfight, rivalry, death, runaway, danger and civil war plots mostly in Drama, Western and War genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
1860s
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1860s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1860s: Hell on Wheels (2011), The Beguiled (2017), Savage State (2019), Little Women (2019), Cezanne and I (2016), Lincoln (2012), Cold Mountain (2003), We Believed (2010), A Rebel Born (2019), Mysterious Island (2010).

List of 1860s movies

 8.3
 48K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, native americans, loss of spouse, rivalry, african american, courage, haunted by the past, ambitious, shooting, historical character, rivals ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 53K
The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: sexy, gothic, suspense, romantic, psychotronic
Plot: seduction, sexual tension, girls' school, amputee, union soldier, american civil war, southern belle, girls' boarding school, confederate soldier, rage, murder, teacher ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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 4.7
 332
Savage State (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The American Civil War breaks out… A family of French colonists, settled in Missouri, decides to go back to France. Edmond, Madeleine and their three daughters have to cross the whole country to reach New York. They are led by the mysterious and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, exciting
Plot: american civil war, deadly, violence, friendship, crimes, forbidden love, danger, chase, murder, society, family, parents and children ...
Time: 1860s
Place: missouri
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 7.8
 154K
Little Women (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writers, sister sister relationship, sister, sibling relationship, love, friendship, women's rights, generosity, intrigue, rivalry, jealousy, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, paris france, massachusetts, usa
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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, captivating, factual, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, painting, painter, nude painting, portrait, novelist, art, infidelity, portrait painting, artist, end of friendship, seaside ...
Time: 1890s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: south of france, paris france, france, europe
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 7.3
 248K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: emotional, epic, captivating, factual, political ...
Plot: idealism, american civil war, president, racism, civil war, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, leadership, political unrest, senator ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 7.2
 141K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, sincere, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, slavery, getting home, loss of family member, soldier, friendship, survival, civil war, lovers reunited, couple relations, loss of loved one ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, atlantic ocean, appalachia
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 6.4
 524
We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: politics, italian history, political unrest, rebellion, society, rebelliousness, battles, revolution, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1800s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
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 4.8
 85
A Rebel Born (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Rebel Born follows the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was a brilliant and very controversial Confederate general in the War Between the States. Even now, more than 150 years after the end of the war, Forrest has remained surrounded in ...
Style: complex, factual, epic, rough
Plot: american civil war, war violence, weapons, warrior, combat, battles, union soldier, battlefield, war, confederate army, army, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 1860s
Place: usa
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Mysterious Island (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cinematic adaptation of Jules Verne's 1874 novel "The Mysterious Island", the story begins during the American Civil War, as famine and death ravage the city of Richmond, Virginia. Five northern POWs make the decision to escape the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: beast, sea disaster, adventure, race against time, stranded, monster, escape, american civil war, deadly creature, catastrophe, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
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 6.6
 28K
The Aeronauts (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, uplifting, suspense ...
Plot: balloon, weather, survival, saving a life, science, scientist, experiment, explorer, rescue, self sacrifice, flash forward, strong female character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: england, london
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The Keeping Room (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: american civil war, soldier, home invasion, rape, survival, danger, family relations, strong female character, sister sister relationship, self defense, slave, farmhouse ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, southern usa, atlanta
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 5.9
 56K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, martial arts, deadly, heroic mission, danger, dishonesty, crimes, imaginary, politics, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
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 6.5
 2K
Nang-Nak (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a rural village in Thailand, Mak (Winai Kraibutr) is sent to fight in a war and leaves his pregnant wife, Nak (Intira Jaroenpura). Mak is injured and barely survives. He returns home to his doting wife and child, or so he thinks.
Style: contemplative, gloomy, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, village, pregnancy, death in childbirth, eclipse, countryside, revenge, legends and myths, supernatural romance, couple relations, village life, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Confederate soldier Matt Weaver returns to town after the Civil War, he finds that his home has been sold by town boss Sam Brewster. Brewster hires gunfighter Jules Gaspard d'Estaing to deal with Weaver, but d'Estaing's ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, small town, vigilantism, hitman, gunshot wound, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws, lone wolves, crimes, injustice, social relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1860s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, usa, new orleans, texas
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The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, meditative ...
Plot: mountain, village, zoophilia, down on your luck, village life, parents and children, family relations, left to die, life is a bitch, aging, society, elderly ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Renegade Riders (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chamaco finds himself on the wrong end of a firing squad after tracking an ex-Confederate to interrogate him about General Beauregard's missing gold. He's saved by a stranger who calls himself Stuart (Byrnes). Stuart claims to know the ...
Plot: gun, arson, horse, hands tied, saloon girl, gunslinger, ambush, criminal, poster, paraplegic, male female relationship, robbery ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas, mexico
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The Hidden Blade (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Japan a young samurai who finds himself in love with a farm girl leaves his home to begin a new life. He has to take stock of his new life when he is put to the test and ordered to kill a traitor who just happens to be his ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, jidai geki, gloomy ...
Plot: samurai, caste system, love and romance, politics, family life, vengeance, martial arts, social class, sword fight, edo period, revenge, honor ...
Time: 1860s
Place: japan, asia
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 5.3
 282
Macho Callahan (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man tricked into enlisting in the Confederate army is later thrown into a hellish stockade on desertion charges. He eventually breaks out of the prison camp, reunites with his old partner and sets out to kill the man who was responsible for his ...
Plot: criminal, gunfighter, gunfight, rape, outlaw, bar shootout, street shootout, revenge, female nudity, runaway, arizona territory, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, arizona
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The Legend of the Golden Gun (1979)
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young farmer and a runaway slave team up to track down the legendary Confederate guerrilla William Quantrill. Along the way they run into a legendary gunfighter, who teaches the young farmer how to shoot and gives him a special gun that shoots ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfighter, chases and races, unlikely partners, on the run, lone wolves, rivalry, partners, danger, escapades, heroes, aging, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, kansas, colorado
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The Lazarus Man (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Lazarus Man is an American Western television series produced by Castle Rock Entertainment which first aired on January 20, 1996, and ended on November 9, 1996. Starring Robert Urich as the title character, The Lazarus Man debuted on Turner ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, conspiracy, assassination, hypnosis, mystery, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, missing person, old west, post civil war, u.s. army ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, allegory ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, accomplice, colonel, cattle, chase, fugitives, lone wolves, danger, hostages, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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By Way of the Stars (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
TV show
Story: By Way of the Stars is an action/adventure television mini-series co-produced in 1992 by Sullivan Entertainment and German Beta-Taurus Kirch Group, that begins in 19th century Prussia, then travels through post-U.S. Civil War Charleston to the ...
Plot: escape, death of mother, immigration
Time: 1860s, 19th century, year 1865
Place: canada, prussia
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The Shadow Riders (1982)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After starring in "The Sacketts", Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott team up again but this time as Mac and Dal Traven, in a movie based on a classic Louis L'Amour novel. They are brothers, who meet up at the end of the Civil War fighting on ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, civil war veteran, escapades, rescue, chases and races, good versus evil, rivalry, siblings relations, vigilantism, homecoming, missing person ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
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Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, usa president, deadly, head of state, obsession, americana, hitman, conspiracy, murder, father son relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa, philadelphia, illinois, virginia, maryland ...
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 6.7
 3K
1864 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, epic
Plot: love triangle, battles, war, danger, military, military life, political unrest, life is a bitch, soldier, brother brother relationship, army, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria, prussia, europe
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Winnetou & Old Shatterhand (2016)
Genre: Western
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The first part, "A New World", tells how the young German engineer Karl May comes to America and starts to work for a railway company in the Wild West. Under dramatic circumstances, he meets Apache chief Winnetou and becomes friends with ...
Style: thought provoking, inter cultural, suspense, intense, stylized
Plot: friendship, train, native american, railway, culture clash, apache indian, apache territory, survival, love affair, leader, love and romance, interracial relations ...
Time: 1860s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Free State of Jones (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his ...
Style: factual, captivating, intense, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, slavery, rebellion, justice, wartime, revolution, courage, period piece, vengeance, society, escapades, u.s. civil war ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, 60s, 1960s ...
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My Brother's War (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Civil War drama directed by Whitney Hamilton. Grace Kieler disguises herself as a man and takes her brother's place in the Confederate army in an effort to protect him from the horrors of the war. When she meets young war widow Virginia ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: american civil war, politics, soldier, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, rivalry, religions or cults, society, friendship, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
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 6.4
 224K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, native american, texas ranger, adventure, cowboy, indians, good versus evil, escapades, escape, lawyer, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1860s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa, san francisco
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