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The list contains the best, new and most relevant 19th century movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric and light films and TV shows about / with love and romance, mentor, adaptation, catastrophe, dialogue, romance, runaway, betrayal, literature and fall in love plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as 19th century: Jane Eyre (2011), The Devil's Violinist (2013), War & Peace (2016), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Young Victoria (2009), Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), The Alienist (2018), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Persuasion (2007), Mary Shelley (2017).
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War & Peace
Drama, History, Romance, War
UK
379 min.
 8.2
Sense and Sensibility
Drama, Romance
USA, UK
136 min.
 7.7
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The Alienist
Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 7.8
West of Hell
Fantasy, Horror, Western
USA
90 min.
 3.1

List of 19th century movies

 7.4
 72K
Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: captivating, touching, romantic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love, rich and poor, love and romance, jane austen, man-woman relation, power of love, social differences, haunted by the past, master and servant, family secret, broken heart ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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The Devil's Violinist
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, factual, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, violinist, womanizer, rising to stardom, music, success, rise to the top, deal with the devil, composer, classical music, genius, glory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy
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 8.2
 16K
War & Peace
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 379 min.
Story: Sumptuous BBC mini-series following the fortunes and the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: war, fall in love, love and romance, society, aristocracy, couple relations, friendship, love story, courage, wartime life, state affairs, battle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, emotional, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, love affair, sisters, happy ending, sister sister relationship, love story, inheritance, love triangle, british, rich man poor woman, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Young Victoria
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, factual, romantic, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, queen of england, head of state, husband wife relationship, couple relations, royal court, rise to the top, marriage, destiny, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: buckingham palace, london, england, europe, belgium
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, doctors and patients, female doctor, couple relations, old west, romance, parents and children, society, family values, american indian, children, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
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 7.8
 22K
The Alienist
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, crime, murder investigation, violence, psychologist, reporter, police, blood, teenagers, ritual, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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Pride & Prejudice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, classic literature, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, prejudice, unlikely couple, love story, pride, opposites attract, romance, social differences, family, love, verbal byplay, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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 7.5
 12K
Persuasion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, jane austen, love triangle, ocean or sea, navy, couple relations, adaptation, literature, infidelity, love story, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
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 6.4
 4K
Mary Shelley
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”
Style: serious, atmospheric, based on true events, stylized, touching
Plot: poet, literature, extramarital affair, young lovers, forbidden love, female writer, love and romance, relationship problems, frankenstein, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, loss of child ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: switzerland, scotland
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Victoria & Abdul
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: atmospheric, based on true events, stylized, touching, melancholic
Plot: queen victoria, queen of england, british history, hindu, intergenerational friendship, interracial friendship, servant, friendship, woman, intrigue, old age, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, scotland, buckingham palace, taj mahal, florence italy
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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: exciting, stylized, scary, gothic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, vampire, vampire hunter, supernatural, immortality, blood, revenge, brutality, lone hero, secret identity, slavery, transformation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, indiana
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, immortality, transformation, painter, portrait, mentor, devil, art, betrayal, greed, life philosophy, secrets ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe
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Alice in Wonderland
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, captivating, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imagination, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, magic, talking animals, transformation, queen, journey, mad, fantasy world ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: china
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 8.4
 17K
Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: serious, romantic, talky, sexy, gothic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, adaptation, relationships, love, love affair, prejudice, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, rich and poor, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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Gogol. The Beginning
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, surprise ending, disturbing, captivating
Plot: mysticism, good versus evil, writers, witch, investigation, secrets, nightmare, dreams, femme fatale, murder, intrigue
Time: 19th century
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 8.1
 17K
Ripper Street
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: serial killer, police detective, crimes, danger, killings, mystery, law enforcement, who done it, fist fighting, investigator, law enforcer, victim ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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 7.7
 233K
Stardust
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, light, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: magic, adventure, romance, true love, good versus evil, witch, love story, chase, race against time, destiny, transformation, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, who done it, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners against crime, adventure, mysterious character, ego clash, murder, mastermind, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, friendship, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, mistaken identity, romance, love story, transformation, love, shakespeare, fall in love, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, victorian era
Place: england
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Around the World with Willy Fog
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Around the World with Willy Fog is a cartoon adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. The cartoon was produced by Spanish studio BRB Internacional with animation by Japanese studio Nippon Animation. In the same vein as ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, travel, race against time, adventure, escapades, master and servant, wager, anthropomorphism, chases and races, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 19th century
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 6.2
 6K
Ruby Red
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Gwendolyn Shepherd is a normal 16-year-old, but her family holds a secret: A time-travel gene is expressed in the clan inherited, but not every member of the family is blessed with. Everyone is certain that Gwen's cousin Charlotte has the gene. ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, time travel, supernatural ability, youth, obsessive quest, young heroes, secret society, strong female character, romance, escapades, family relations, mind control ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, germany, london
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 6.2
 659
Tom Sawyer
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventurer, child's point of view, buddies, young heroes, escapades, friendship between boys, prank, teaching the ways of the world, testimony, aunt nephew relationship, young love, murder witness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, saint petersburg, america, missouri
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 6.9
 7K
Onegin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, obsession, adultery, marriage, love story, countryside, couple relations, poetry, love, forbidden love, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1820s
Place: russia, london, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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 6.6
 82K
Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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 6.7
 31K
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own ...
Style: witty, clever, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, friendship, matchmaking, looking for love, literature, period piece, love, british, adaptation, estate, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, london, britain
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Far from the Madding Crowd
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, marriage, love affair, period piece, literature, love story, love and romance, adaptation, soldier, beautiful scenery, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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The Age of Innocence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, period piece, divorce, marriage, infidelity, unfulfilled love, adaptation, fall in love, beautiful scenery, obsession, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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 8.1
 13K
Emma
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, jane austen, marriage, looking for love, verbal byplay, literature, countryside, wooing, adaptation, british, beautiful scenery, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london
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