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 realistic, serious, captivating, tense, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with american civil war, civil war, murder, revenge, gunfight, horse, death, revolver, war and gun plots mostly in Drama, Western and History genres shot in USA, Germany, Italy and other countries.
1860s
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1860s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1860s: The Beguiled (2017), Cold Mountain (2003), Lincoln (2012), Hell on Wheels (2011), Johnny Hamlet (1968), Renegade Riders (1967), The Hidden Blade (2004), Macho Callahan (1970), The Legend of the Golden Gun (1979), The Lazarus Man (1996).

List of 1860s movies

 6.3
 41K
The Beguiled (2017)
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, sexy, romantic, suspense
Plot: sexual tension, girls' school, american civil war, union soldier, seduction, southern belle, teacher, rage, confederate soldier, murder, jealousy, wounded soldier ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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 7.2
 131K
Cold Mountain (2003)
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, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, slavery, power of love, lovers apart, love and romance, wartime life, friendship ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
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 7.4
 227K
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: epic, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, president, politics, head of state, idealism, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield, human spirit, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 8.3
 44K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
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, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, slavery, native americans, loss of spouse, rivalry, african american, tough heroes, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, business venture ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 390
Johnny Hamlet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his way back from the Civil War, Johnny Hamilton is visited in his sleep by the ghost of his father who lets him know that he has been murdered and who asks him to avenge him. Back in the family ranch, Johnny finds that not only has his father ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, revolver, sheriff, gunfighter, murder of father, confederate soldier, mill, grave digger, revenge, street shootout, tragedy, guardian angel
Time: 1860s
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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: mexican american border, buried treasure, falling from height, cemetery, beating, handcuffs, psychopath, bandit, sheriff, water, knife, american indian ...
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: stylized, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: samurai, politics, vengeance, friendship, rivalry, love and romance, family in crisis, lone wolves, state affairs, heroes, family life, martial arts ...
Time: 1860s
Place: japan, asia
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 5.3
 230
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: rape, outlaw, gunfighter, gunfight, revenge, street shootout, female nudity, arizona territory, bar shootout, deserter, desertion, u.s. 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: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfighter, uninhibited rivalry, track down, heroes, partners, aging, americana, danger, escapades, unlikely partners, lone wolves, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, kansas, colorado
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The Lazarus Man (1996)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: memory loss, assassination, hypnosis, chases and races, life is a bitch, mystery, missing person, deadly, resurrection, u.s. army, post civil war, secret service ...
Time: 19th century, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, colonel, cattle, mexican, vengeance, chase, dishonesty, partners, hostages, fugitives, reluctant partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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By Way of the Stars (1992)
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, death of mother, immigration
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: canada
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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: tense, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, american civil war, rescue, rivalry, missing person, homecoming, escapades, family relations, siblings relations, chases and races, vigilantism, good versus evil ...
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: tense, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, head of state, deadly, americana, state affairs, obsession, hitman, usa president, bartender, revolver, knife, grief ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., philadelphia, maryland, cleveland ohio ...
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 6.1
 669
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, realistic, captivating
Plot: suicide, king, youth, downfall, royal family, state affairs, power relations, idealism, tragic hero, royal court, visionary, mentally unstable ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s
Place: bavaria, germany, europe, versailles
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 6.6
 3K
1864 (2014)
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: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: war, love triangle, siblings relations, life is a bitch, military, soldier, danger, political unrest, family relations, wartime life, love and romance, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: denmark, austria
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 6.7
 1K
The Hunley (1999)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: submarine, american civil war, civil war, confined, escapades, battles, ocean or sea, rivalry, military, heroes, failed attempt, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, year 1995, 1860s, 1800s
Place: south carolina
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 4.7
 364
The Desperados (1969)
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american civil war, murder, losing-it hero, rivalry, gory, death in the family, heroes, deadly, family life, investigation, gang, crimes ...
Time: 1860s
Place: texas, kansas
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: american civil war, soldier, rape, home invasion, danger, family relations, siblings relations, military, survival, mistaken identity, murder, rapist ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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The Conspirator (2010)
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: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, historical character, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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The Retrieval (2013)
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: realistic, tense, captivating, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, danger, african american, slavery, civil war, society, racism, survival, escapades, foe turned friend ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 14K
The Beguiled (1971)
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: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, looking for sex, civil war, soldier, behind enemy lines, wounded soldier, vengeance, school, confinement indoors, love and romance, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mississippi, california
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 5.3
 22
Havlandet (1985)
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, travel, farm, snow, weather
Time: 1860s
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Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)
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: artist, friend, painter, painting, friendship, intergenerational friendship, art, boat, financial crisis, teenage boy, mother son relationship
Time: 1860s
Place: france
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The Assassination of Ryoma (1974)
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: female nudity, rain, bare breasts, prostitute, conspiracy, sex, manic laughter, hara kiri, cemetery, geisha, jidai geki, topless woman
Time: 1860s
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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, mormon, mormonism, latter day saints, construction, temple, religion, reporter, building, interview, prayer, architect
Time: 1850s, 1860s, 1880s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: salt lake city utah, utah
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 8.2
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The Macahan's (1976)
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: frontier, massacre, civil war, mountain, scout, native american, brother
Time: 1860s
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The Lincoln Conspiracy (1977)
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, treason, american history, civil war, american civil war, u.s. president, conspiracy, assassination plot
Time: 1860s
Place: canada
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Gold Fever in Lapland (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: gold rush, lapland, gold digger, violence, nature, gold, happiness, friend, friendship, greed, river rapids
Time: 1860s, 19th century
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Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenage boy gets a job as a Pony Express rider in the Nebraska Territory not long before the Civil War breaks out.
Plot: rider horse relationship, teenage protagonist, station, child as main character, child hero, mail, boy in peril, 15 year old, stallion, child protagonist, murder, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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