19th century movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 19th century movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, romantic, captivating and sexy films and TV shows about / with romance, love and romance, society, family relations, catastrophe, betrayal, dialogue, couples, fall in love and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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19th century movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 19th century: Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), The Paradise (2012), Jane Eyre (2006), Taboo (2017), Mary Shelley (2017), Gangs of New York (2002), Anne with an E (2017), Les Misérables (2012), Little Women (1994), Emma. (2020).

List of 19th century movies

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
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, romantic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: victorian england, looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, countryside, couple relations, english countryside, unrequited love, dishonesty, housekeeper ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.7
 12K
The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, high society, fashion, love and romance, flirting, rise to the top, love affair, eligible bachelor, ambition, workplace, nouveau riche, new job ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england
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 8.3
 21K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
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: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, estate, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, looking for love, romance, love story, family secret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 133K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: witchcraft, brother sister incest, family business, british empire, adventurer, incest overtones, dark secret, murder, investigation, conspiracy, homecoming, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, africa, usa, europe, united kingdom ...
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 6.4
 15K
Mary Shelley (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA, Ireland, Australia
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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, touching
Plot: literature, poet, forbidden love, young lovers, female writer, father daughter relationship, relationship problems, love and romance, frustration, renegade, tragedy, free love ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: london, scotland, switzerland
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, rough, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, gangsters, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, gang war, street gang, crime boss, courage, racial slur, army ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.7
 51K
Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, sincere, touching, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: orphan, friendship, teen romance, small town, family relations, child's point of view, school, children's home, parents and children, adventure, teenage life, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 325K
Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: redemption, prostitute, fall in love, rebellion, convict, revolution, mayor, historical character, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
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 7.3
 58K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, first love, sister sister relationship, christmas, couple relations, family bonds, life changing experience, parent child relationship, everyday life, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new york, paris france ...
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 6.7
 49K
Emma. (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, estate, english countryside, looking for love, matchmaking, love and romance, romance, male female relationship, female protagonist, prejudice, friendship, matchmaker ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yorkshire, england
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 5.6
 8K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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: gothic, surreal, scary, psychological, psychedelic ...
Plot: seance, surrealism, mystery, insanity, mind game, hallucination, supernatural, ghost, woman in danger, demon, brutality, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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Sense and Sensibility (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: This is the acclaimed 2008 BBC adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel. While it originally aired as a 3-part miniseries, this home video release includes a single uninterrupted version of the entire film.
Style: sincere, sweet, witty, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: english countryside, sister sister relationship, romanticism, rich man poor woman, society, romance, love triangle, rich and poor, love and romance, wooing, love, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, family business, social relations, father son relationship, love and romance, village, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 39K
Emma (1996)
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, captivating, romantic, affectionate, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, opposites attract, fall in love, estate, english countryside, looking for love, male female friendship, love and romance, friendship, social differences, couples, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1810s, 18th century
Place: england, britain, london
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, estate, love triangle, fall in love, secret marriage, gossip, marriage ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s, 1820s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 191K
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, romantic, sentimental, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writers, sister sister relationship, love, women's rights, generosity, friendship, sibling relationship, sister, romance, jealousy, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, paris france, massachusetts, usa
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
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: romantic, dramatic, witty, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, prejudice, romance, aristocracy, love, fall in love, countryside, social differences, couple relations, initially antagonists ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, united kingdom, london
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 32K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery - the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical ...
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hysteria, masturbation, doctor, hospital, court, ex prostitute, romance, inventions and discoveries, sexual dysfunction, unconventional method, fired from the job, treatment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, san francisco
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 7.7
 53K
The Alienist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder investigation, police, crime investigation, psychologist, ritual, crimes, private detective, violence, homicide detective, reporter ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, culture clash, self discovery, tribe, american civil war, native american white relationships, native americans, friendship, courage, warrior, officer, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, tennessee, south dakota, nebraska
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North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
TV show
Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, love and romance, foe turned friend, friendship, espionage, family feud, slavery, military base, best friends, military, love triangle, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s, victorian era
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 8K
Onegin (1999)
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, clever, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, love affair, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 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: touching, realistic, dramatic, factual, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: queen victoria, aristocracy, royal family, royal court, queen, queen of england, state affairs, love and romance, royalty, marriage, politics, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: england, london, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, maid, family life, village life, life is a bitch, tragic hero, love affair, destructive relationship, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 18th century, 70s
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, battles, self discovery, human spirit, pride and honor, courage, katana, honor, loyalty, emperor, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Forced by poverty to seek support, the innocent Tess Durbeyfield seeks the help of the D'Urbervilles.
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, talky
Plot: innocence, life is a bitch, poverty, master and servant, couples, village life, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, society, pregnancy, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
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 8.1
 21K
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, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, who done it, police detective, killings, victorian england, crimes, investigator, multiple suspects, victim, responsibility, notoriety, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female detective, victorian england, private detective, crime investigation, female police detective, forensics, detective agency, investigation, crimes, adventure, policewoman, romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
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 8.1
 584
Detective Anna (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Nineteen-year-old Anna, living at the end of the nineteenth century in the town of Zatonsk, unexpectedly discovers that she possesses supernatural powers. The spirits of the dead literally haunt her, begging to help. Aided by her visions, Anna ...
Style: mysterious, captivating, twists and turns, intellectual, breathtaking ...
Plot: female detective, investigation, murder, supernatural ability, partners against crime, death, ghost, clairvoyance, romance, crimes, murder investigation, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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 7.3
 265K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: date night, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: corpse, marriage, afterlife, romance, supernatural romance, supernatural, goth, wedding, shyness, fall in love, disagreement, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
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