1800s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1800s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, emotional, gloomy and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with murder, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, society, couple relations, rivalry, period piece and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1800s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1800s: Le Retour du Héros (2018), Madame Bovary (2014), Alucarda (1977), The Immortal Story (1968), Marie Ann (1978), Manto Mavrogenous (1971), Brush with Fate (2003), Satanic Panic (2017), Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973), Kenshin Samurai X (2012).

List of 1800s movies

Le Retour du Héros (2018)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.
Style: stylized, feel good, romantic, entertaining, humorous
Audience: date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lie, scam, war hero, deserter, reading a letter aloud, sister sister relationship, wedding, marriage proposal, duel, sex scene, horse, dancing ...
Time: 1800s
Place: france
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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Van Helsing had been asked to help against the tyranny of skeletal creatures that are responsible for terror and death amongst the peasants in rural China. He is the only person qualified to deal with the cause of these phenomena, for the ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: vampire, martial arts, dracula, vampire hunter, good versus evil, vengeance, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, clergy, gory, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1900s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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Madame Bovary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village, infidelity, extramarital affair, dull life, romance, love affair, dishonesty, couples, social relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
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Alucarda (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, ...
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: convent, deal with the devil, men hatred, gory, deadly, clergy, friendship, danger, religions or cults, mentally unstable, crimes, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s
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The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: gloomy, realistic, stylized, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: sailor, power, legend, unfulfillment, sexual relations, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, power relations, obsession, betrayal, master and servant ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
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Marie Ann (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Western, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young married woman, after a kidnapping, becomes attached to an Indian.
Plot: pioneer, tribe, marriage, native american, kidnapping, wilderness, forest, fort
Time: 1800s
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Manto Mavrogenous (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Vienna 1820, the Manto Mavrogenous encounters a group of Greek students and talk of revolution to be made. Returning to Greece uncle of the initiates at Friendly Society. Madonna sells its dowry and equip their ships and army to help the ...
Style: romantic
Plot: illness, target, naval, lover, wartime, woman, secret organization, portrait, society, dowry, will, hardship ...
Time: 1820s, 1800s
Place: ottoman empire, greece, battleship
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Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: german occupation, windmill, flood, artist, dutch, nazi, woman with glasses, painter, merchant, miscarriage, farmer, hanging ...
Time: 1700s, 1600s, 17th century, 18th century, 1800s ...
Place: netherlands, holland, amsterdam
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Satanic Panic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Romance, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
Plot: gore, native american, blood, murder, revenge, racism, forest, decapitation, extreme violence, strangulation, anti war, murder of son ...
Time: 1800s
Place: new york, usa
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Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this unusual spaghetti western departure for exploitation filmmaker Paolo Cavara (La Tarantola dal Ventre Nero), two friends help Sam Houston work for Texas statehood. Johnny Ears (Franco Nero) and his deaf-mute sidekick Erastus "Deaf" ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, danger, hitman, disability, buddies, heroes, gang, old west, investigation, womanizer, rescue, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: texas, mexico, germany, latin america
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Kenshin Samurai X (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, swordsman, drug lord, drifter, mercenary, one man army, heroes, escapades, master warrior, servant, poisoning, fan ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia
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I Remember Nelson (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vice Adm. Horatio Nelson's remarkable naval career and troubled personal affairs are brought to life in this miniseries, which tells his famous story through the narratives of those who knew him best.
Plot: illegitimate child, mistress, navy, admiral, british navy, naval officer, empire fashion, aristocrat, sea battle, naval battle, singing, marriage ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: naples italy
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Seven Brothers (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Finland
Story: Seven brothers takes place during ten years of the seven deadbeat brothers living with their mother in Jukola, Finland. After their mother's death the brothers are forced to change their lifestyle and try to become socially accepted citizens.
Style: avant garde
Plot: controversy, orphan, farm, folk tale, large family, brother brother relationship
Time: 1800s
Place: finland
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Bryggeren (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The development of Carlsberg Beer, the Carlsberg brewery and the mishaps between father and son, are the main story. But also the social life in Denmark in this time period, both for the rich and poor are explored.
Style: family saga
Plot: period piece, death of child, businessman, beer, father son relationship, brewery
Time: 1800s
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, rome italy
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, publisher, child labor, debt, novelist, literary agent, poverty, wife husband relationship, kiss, cigar smoking, book ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, 1800s, year 1943
Place: new york, turkey
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The Moonstone (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the ...
Plot: juggler, theft, cousin cousin relationship, drum, singing, paint, diamond, piano, curse, robbery, nightgown, period piece
Time: 1840s, victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, love affair, intrigue, village, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, couples, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfilled love, social differences, society, wooing, dishonesty, fall in love, love affair, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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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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Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In late 19th century, a Transylvanian revolutionary fleeing the Imperial authorities goes to Italy where he meets a beautiful soprano who later disappears under mysterious circumstances.
Plot: hologram, inventor, chapel, superstition, obsession, police, voice recording, murder, mirror, nobleman, crypt, kidnapping ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: italy, transylvania, romania
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Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: power relations, master and servant, hopes, love and romance, youth, exile, social differences, separated, longing, society, human spirit, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1810s, 1800s
Place: australia, ireland
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Casanova Variations (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Austria, Portugal, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two stories about the greatest seducer of all time, Giacomo Casanova.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: womanizer, estate, obsession, love and romance, wooing, couples, opera, cross dressing, incestuous desire, opera house, servant, champagne ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s
Place: europe, italy, venice
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The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, witty, biting, realistic
Plot: society, intrigue, lifestyle, rich and poor, prejudice, fall in love, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1800s, victorian era
Place: europe, england
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Legacy of the Incas (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Peru, the land of the Incas, the Indian pin their hopes on Jaucarapora. They want to him as their king who could drive back the white conquistador. A stranger appears in Lima who risks his life to rescue the president from a charging wildcat. ...
Plot: jungle, mistaken identity, bandit, street shootout, government agent, rebellion, paleontologist, hidden treasure, treasure hunter, jaguar
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: peru
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Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: witty, stylized, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, mistaken identity, love, comedy of errors, twins, love triangle, disguise, romance, hidden identity, love and romance, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
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True Women (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs
Style: tense, rough, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, revolution, friendship, emancipation, civil rights, female protagonist, rivalry, rebelliousness, society, americana, rebellion, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1800s, 1830s ...
Place: texas, usa
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Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, robbery, ex convict, priest, going straight, haunted by the past, rise to the top, hopes, crimes, prisoner, justice, thief ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Maverick (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, debt, poker, vengeance, adventure, unlikely partners, crimes, dishonesty, attempted robbery, rivalry, gambler ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, mississippi, california
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Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, extramarital affair, adulteress, countryside, tragic hero, infidelity, love affair, downfall, looking for love, dishonesty, couples, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
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The Love Letter (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, supernatural romance, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, separated, hopes, couple relations, unlikely couple, true love, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
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