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The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1860s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, tense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with civil war, american civil war, murder, betrayal, gunfight, brutality, female nudity, death, slavery and revenge plots mostly in Drama, History and Western genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1860s: Cold Mountain (2003), Lincoln (2012), Hell on Wheels (2011), The Beguiled (1971), Cezanne and I (2016), Master of the World (1961), Silk (2007), The Gambler (1997), Anna and the King (1999), The Beguiled (2017).
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Hell on Wheels
Drama, Western
Canada, UK
42 min.
 8.3
The Beguiled
Drama, Thriller, War
USA
105 min.
 7.2
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The Beguiled
Drama, Thriller
USA
93 min.
 6.3
Cezanne and I
Biography, Drama
Belgium, France
117 min.
 5.9

List of 1860s movies

 7.2
 129K
Cold Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
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: emotional, captivating, romantic, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: getting home, tragic love, survival, lovers apart, power of love, love, love story, wartime, lovers reunited, female friendship, wartime life, love and romance ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
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 7.4
 222K
Lincoln
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: factual, captivating, epic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, historical character, politics, head of state, period piece, righting the wronged, speech, assassination, idealism, human spirit, slavery, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.3
 43K
Hell on Wheels
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
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, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, lone wolves, haunted by the past, tough heroes, slavery, courage, vengeance, train, native americans, shooting, blood, brutality ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 13K
The Beguiled
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: civil war, school, american civil war, vengeance, sexuality, manipulation, violence, obsession, revenge, boarding school, murder, blood ...
Time: 1860s
Place: california
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 5.9
 664
Cezanne and I
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, art, boat, schoolyard, portrait, novelist, cow, nude painting, male friendship, seaside, end of friendship, painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s
Place: paris france, south of france
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Master of the World
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mad genius tries to bomb the world into peace.
Style: semi serious, exciting, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, world domination, politics, mad scientist, prodigy, inventor, obsessive quest, anti war, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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 5.9
 10K
Silk
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, adultery, forbidden love, beautiful scenery, fall in love, travel, love and romance, love story, obsession, life & death, couples, village ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
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 6.4
 319
The Gambler
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel reality and fiction become blurred; in this feverish atmosphere of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, harsh, earnest ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, obsession, redemption, resort, romance, casino, writer's life, period piece, adaptation, runaway, moral dilemma ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s, 1870s
Place: hong kong, st. petersburg russia, russia, germany
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Anna and the King
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: romantic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, opposites attract, royal court, royal family, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, betrayal, social differences, unlikely friendships, teacher ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, england, burma, southeast asia
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 6.3
 39K
The Beguiled
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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: gothic
Plot: union soldier, american civil war, sexual tension, wounded soldier, amputee, girls' school, seduction, leg amputation, civil war, southern belle, confederate soldier, door lock ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia
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 5.2
 222
Macho Callahan
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: rape, gunfight, outlaw, gunfighter, american civil war, civil war, deserter, bar shootout, desertion, u.s. civil war, arizona territory, street shootout ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, arizona, new mexico
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The Legend of the Golden Gun
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: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, old west, track down, vengeance, chases and races, escapades, partners, americana, lone wolves, aging, on the run, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, colorado, kansas
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The Lazarus Man
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: memory loss, mystery, life is a bitch, assassination, missing person, chases and races, deadly, post civil war, resurrection, u.s. army, hypnosis, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, usa, arizona
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Alvarez Kelly
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, chase, kidnapping, irish, civil war, hostages, military, gunfight, lone wolves, runaway, slavery ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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By Way of the Stars
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Germany
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, immigration, death of mother
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: canada
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The Shadow Riders
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: serious, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: american civil war, good versus evil, rescue, homecoming, kidnapping, chases and races, rivalry, vigilantism, siblings relations, missing person, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, texas
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Killing Lincoln
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: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: assassination, head of state, hitman, americana, deadly, state affairs, obsession, usa president, costume, army, farm, compass ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, illinois, maryland ...
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 6.0
 641
Ludwig II
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, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: royal family, mentally unstable, royal court, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, downfall, idealism, king, suicide, state affairs, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
Place: europe, germany, bavaria, versailles
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 6.6
 3K
1864
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: When Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, soldier, love triangle, battle zone, siblings relations, wartime life, battles, military, family relations, love affair, military life, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria
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 6.7
 1K
The Hunley
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864. It is a story of heroism in the face of adversity, the Hunley being the first submersible to sink an enemy ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: submarine, american civil war, tragic hero, battles, ocean or sea, war, escapades, heroes, anti heroes, isolation, civil war, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, year 1995, 1860s, 1800s
Place: south carolina
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 4.7
 358
The Desperados
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the closing days of the Civil War, fanatical Parson Josiah Galt and his three sons, Adam, Jacob, and David, are leaders of a gang of southern marauders. Josiah, driven by his lust for revenge for the death of his Indian wife, attacks the Kansas ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, gory, gang, lone wolves, vigilantism, parents and children, kidnapping, murder, missing person, family life, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
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The Keeping Room
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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: american civil war, survival, soldier, danger, siblings relations, military, family relations, rape, home invasion, mistaken identity, murder, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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The Conspirator
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, courtroom, lawyer, president, courtroom drama, civil war, idealism, justice, sacrifice, american civil war, death ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c.
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The Retrieval
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, american civil war, survival, track down, moral dilemma, danger, racism, chases and races, escapades, society, foe turned friend, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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 5.3
 22
Havlandet
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is a tale that has an epic scope in scenery "the northern snow-covered lands of coastal Norway" and is dramatized by moments of tumultuous stormy weather. But the focus is on Heikki (Stein Bjorn) a young man who is inspired by the ...
Plot: poverty, wilderness, weather, snow, travel, farm
Time: 1860s
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Monet: Shadow and Light
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Monet's glorious summer of painting ends abruptly with harsh attacks from his father and art critics. He intends to abandon everything, but is convinced otherwise by aspiring young artist Daniel. Having been abandoned by his own father, Daniel ...
Plot: friendship, friend, teenage boy, painter, painting, artist, art, financial crisis, intergenerational friendship, boat
Time: 1860s
Place: france
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The Assassination of Ryoma
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of the last three days in the life of Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867), imperial loyalist who tried to unite the Choshu and Satsuma clans and prepared the way for the Meiji Restoration (1868).
Plot: hara kiri, topless woman, jidai geki, geisha, manic laughter, cemetery, rain, female nudity, bare breasts, conspiracy, sex, prostitute
Time: 1860s
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The Mountain of the Lord
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, construction, latter day saints, building, mormon, mormonism, temple, religion, architect, diary
Time: 1890s, 1840s, 19th century, 1860s, 1850s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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 8.2
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The Macahan's
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: TV Movie sequel Zeb Macahan, a pioneering westerner, help's move his brother's family to the wild west. They run into several obstacles including the breakout of the Civil War. This sends the father back to fight in the war and leaves the ...
Plot: massacre, scout, mountain, frontier, brother, native american, civil war
Time: 1860s
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The Lincoln Conspiracy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Speculative Sunn Classics chestnut detailing a wide-ranging government conspiracy to murder the 16th American President and the subsequent cover up and escape of his killers.
Plot: assassination, civil war, treason, american history, conspiracy, assassination plot, u.s. president, american civil war
Time: 1860s
Place: canada
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1870s
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8.7
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6.6
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19th century
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8.4
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post civil war
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