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, gloomy, atmospheric and witty films and TV shows about / with murder, fight, love and romance, society, power relations, period piece, betrayal, kiss, blood and death plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as 1800s: Le Retour du Héros (2018), Amadeus (1984), Marie Ann (1978), Sheffey (1977), Andreas Hofer (2002), Man in the Wilderness (1971), The Doctor and the Devils (1985), Mysteries of Lisbon (2010), Nanny McPhee (2005), Hysteria (2011).
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The Black Indies (1964)
Adventure, Fantasy
France
88 min.
 8.7
Black Adder the Third (1987)
Comedy
UK
180 min.
 8.6
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Satanic Panic (2017)
Action, Drama, History, Horror, Romance, Thriller, War, Western
USA
91 min.
 4.5
The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Biography, Comedy, Drama
Ireland, Canada
104 min.
 7.0

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, humorous, romantic, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: lie, scam, war hero, reading a letter aloud, letter, deserter, sister sister relationship, wedding, marriage proposal, sex scene, duel, horse ...
Time: 1800s
Place: france
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 8.3
 322K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, music, mozart, envy, composer, obsession, mentally unstable, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, emperor, blind ambition ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1800s, 1820s, 1780s ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: ship, leadership, navy, battles, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, rivalry, human spirit, heroic mission, officers and cadets, military ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: brazil, europe, england, battleship, france
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 6.5
 17
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: fort, forest, wilderness, marriage, pioneer, tribe, kidnapping, native american
Time: 1800s
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 6.9
 222
Sheffey (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life and works of 19th-century circuit rider Robert S. Sheffey.
Style: christian film
Plot: born again christian, evangelist, church, christianity, christian, religion, preacher, prayer, fire, funeral, horse
Time: 1800s, 19th century
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 6.7
 173
Andreas Hofer (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on historical events, this is the story of the Austrian folk hero Andreas Hofer. Hofer was an innkeeper in the Tyrol in Austria, who emerged as the leader of the populace in their effort to withstand the occupation of their land by Bavarian ...
Plot: suppression, leader, catholic, fanatic, folk hero, catholicism, napoleonic wars, bearded man, resistance, cavalry, outnumbered, stabbing ...
Time: 1800s
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, bear attack, trapper, expedition, revenge, bear, native american, rabbit, boat, vengeance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, slasher, investigation, serial murder, obsession, hotel, crime, rich and poor, bar, mutant, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, medical school
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Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Style: epic, gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, intrigue, priest, jealousy, love triangle, battle, school, infidelity, catholic, memory, forbidden love, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: portugal, europe, spain, lisbon portugal, france ...
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 6.6
 59K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, witch, family, mischievous children, parents and children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, single father, children, bully, magic ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.7
 28K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: 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, semi serious, realistic, stylized, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hysteria, feminism, masturbation, hospital, unconventional method, doctor, vibrator, treatment, ex prostitute, inventions and discoveries, romance, doctors and patients ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 6.7
 22K
Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: stylized, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, gender, maid, lesbian, master and servant, butler, transvestism, hidden identity, hotel, society, loneliness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1800s
Place: ireland, europe, england
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: sailor, legend, power, obsession, love and romance, romance, master and servant, betrayal, rich and poor, sexual relations, true love, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
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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: lover, woman, wartime, naval, beer, secret, money, flashback, prince, love, battle, target ...
Time: 1800s, 1820s
Place: battleship, greece, ottoman empire
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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: artist, painting, painter, farmer, nazi, woman with glasses, hanging, miscarriage, merchant, windmill, german occupation, flood ...
Time: 1880s, 1800s, 17th century, 1700s, 18th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, amsterdam
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 4.5
 838
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: native american, murder, revenge, blood, gore, racism, forest, decapitation, extreme violence, polyamory, mohawk, watching someone ...
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prostitute, disability, hitman, lone wolves, old west, mute or deaf, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: mexico, texas, 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, stylized, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, japanese culture, heroes, one man army, escapades, drifter, mercenary, drug lord, japanese girl, japanese woman, garden ...
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: naval officer, admiral, empire fashion, aristocrat, victory, illegitimate child, sea battle, naval battle, navy, sea, ship, mistress ...
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: folk tale, large family, farm, orphan, brother brother relationship, controversy
Time: 1800s
Place: finland
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 6.1
 282
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: death of child, businessman, beer, father son relationship, brewery, period piece
Time: 1800s
Place: rome italy, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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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, inspiration, troubled past, child labor, writing, debt, mirror, sleeping, cemetery, pregnancy, taxi, bed ...
Time: 1800s
Place: turkey, new york
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 6.8
 413
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: drum, paint, juggler, period piece, singing, nightgown, robbery, curse, piano, diamond, theft, cousin cousin relationship
Time: 1840s, victorian era, 19th century, 1800s, victorian england
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: innocence lost, betrayal, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, romance, village, couple relations, infidelity, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 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: serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: submarine, american civil war, civil war, tragic hero, war, battles, ocean or sea, historical figure, escapades, heroes, anti heroes, isolation ...
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: woman, secret tunnel, hologram, supernatural, ghost story, explosion, mirror, castle, secret agent, chapel, superstition, murder ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, romania, italy
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: human spirit, love affair, social differences, coming of age, hopes, society, master and servant, politics, love and romance, state affairs, youth, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th 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: serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: womanizer, opera, wooing, estate, obsession, love and romance, couples, maid, gossip, miscarriage, opera house, servant ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s
Place: europe, venice, italy
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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: intrigue, rich and poor, society, lifestyle, rise to the top, couple relations, fall in love, couples, power relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, victorian england
Place: england, europe
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