Baroque movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant baroque movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out baroque, realistic, serious, stylized, sexy and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with betrayal, female nudity, couples, romance, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, love and romance and death plots mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as baroque: The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), The King Is Dancing (2000), Angelique (2013), The Last King (2003), Stage Beauty (2004), Vatel (2000), Love Torn in a Dream (2000), Valmont (1989), The Girl King (2015), To Kill a King (2003).

List of baroque movies

The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, royal family, lookalikes, daring rescue, throne, righting the wronged, danger, heroes, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, egypt
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: intrigue, royal family, rise and fall, musician's life, state affairs, love affair, king, dancing, ballet, king of france, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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 6.2
 1K
Angelique (2013)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The incredible destiny of Angélique: a beautiful girl who found in her love for Joffrey Peyrac the strength to fight injustice and submission in a century plagued by power struggles, inequality and the oppression.
Style: stylized, baroque, touching, romantic, compassionate ...
Plot: royal court, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, forced marriage, society, couples, fall in love, nobility, rich and poor, escapades, true love, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: serious, realistic, epic, baroque
Plot: king, royal family, mistress, politics, ambition, rise and fall, social differences, love and romance, political intrigue, political unrest, head of state, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, holland, europe, versailles, london ...
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 7.1
 10K
Stage Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, baroque, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, gender, cross dressing, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, lifestyle, overnight success, life is a bitch, human nature, downfall ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 6.6
 7K
Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: captivating, baroque, light, melancholic, tricky ...
Plot: king of france, prince, political intrigue, forbidden love, tragic love, fall in love, power relations, master and servant, intrigue, nobility, betrayal, secret love ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, holland, netherlands ...
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Love Torn in a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal, Chile
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Raul Ruiz's Love Torn in a Dream is introduced with a fake newsreel, taking place in postwar France, in which the cast of the film meet with the producer, who explains the film's complex weave of nine narratives. A diagram in which each ...
Style: semi serious, enigmatic, baroque, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, danger, supernatural, community, parallel world, ghost, painting, couples, imaginary, treasure map, magical mirror ...
Place: canada, new york, france
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 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, baroque ...
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, royal family, queen, head of state, heir to the throne, love interest, forbidden love, royal court, society, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: sweden, europe
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The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, captivating, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, ambition, couples, prodigy, introspection, female director ...
Time: 18th century
Place: germany, europe
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, rebelliousness, betrayal, society, dishonesty, political unrest, state affairs, intrigue, revolution, torture, battlefield, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
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The Three Musketeers (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Austria, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: D'Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to become a musketeer, one of the French king's elite bodyguards, only to discover that the corps has been disbanded by conniving Cardinal Richelieu, who secretly hopes to usurp the throne. Fortunately, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, betrayal, good versus evil, duel, friendship, heroes, throne, adventure, family, romance, rebelliousness, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, california
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The Serpent's Kiss (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man sends a young architect (Ewan McGregor) to build an extravagant garden to bankrupt the husband of the woman (Greta Scacchi) he once loved.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, baroque
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, garden, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, countryside, conspiracy, dishonesty, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london, netherlands
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, destructive relationship, interracial relations, pregnancy, extramarital affair, infidelity, romance, repression, social misfits, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa, europe, england ...
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, desert island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, shipwreck, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
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 6.6
 9K
Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, fall in love, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, royal family, human spirit ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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 4.9
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, state affairs, escapades, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, hong kong
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 6.9
 2K
Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, forbidden love, political unrest, vengeance, love and romance, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, romance, love, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
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 6.3
 34K
The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: temptation, infidelity, alcoholic, sex, poet, actor's life, love and romance, libertine, dying words, fired from the job, dying, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons ...
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: orphan, maid, society, prostitute, prison, betrayal, forbidden love, rise to the top, incest, love and romance, rich and poor, destructive relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1700s, 1600s
Place: england, london
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 6.8
 34K
The Crucible (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie is centered around the Salem Massachusetts witch trials of 1692. The movie is based on the play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. He also wrote the screen play adaptation.
Style: talky, disturbing, rough, twists and turns, factual ...
Plot: politics, witch, confession, curse, legal action, vengeance, danger, legal, courtroom drama, society, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 90s, 1600s, 1950s, 50s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, california
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Cutthroat Island (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure hunt, ocean or sea, battles, pirate ship, rivalry, ship, map, danger, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
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 7.1
 6K
Black Robe (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: native american, wilderness, redemption, journey, culture clash, shaman, soldier, religions or cults, society, adventurer, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: canada, quebec, india, france
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France. Mireille ...
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, live performance, torment, coronation, music festival, opera, god, menage a trois, provence
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 7.8
 35
Les Paladins (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 204 min.
Story: "Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, [composer Jean-Philippe] Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels." — from the DVD back cover
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, dance, angel, live performance, breakdance, stage performance, metro, subway, nudity (full frontal - brief), balloon, dancing, horse ...
Place: paris france, versailles
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The Witches' Sabbath (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The freshly graduated psychiatrist David shall deliver an opinion about young Maddalena, who's on trial for murdering a hunter. She claims she's a witch and acted on behalf of the devil.
Style: baroque
Plot: witch, sex, devil, murder, campfire, psychoanalyst, psychoanalysis, mad woman, female orgasm, reincarnation, surrealism, masturbation ...
Time: 17th century
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Life Is a Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A baroque mix of revolutionary politics, pop culture and semiotics loosely based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. A young prince learns that life is just a dream from which we wake when we die. And that dreams may be as real as life.
Style: baroque
Plot: oneiric, gunshot, watching a movie, movie theatre, gunfight, cinema, memory, resistance movement, exile, pastiche
Place: chile
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The Full Monteverdi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Full Monteverdi follows the simultaneous break-up of six couples, from shocking revelation, vengeful anger and erotic longing for reconciliation, as an ensemble film. Vulnerable and disarming, it draws viewers into its emotional journey and ...
Style: baroque
Plot: breakup, break-up, break up, desire, engagement, loneliness, loss of lover, singing, love, betrayal, melancholy, bitterness ...
Place: london
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 6.4
 25K
Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: fairy tale, tense, disturbing, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: witch, dark fantasy, fantasy world, violence, circus, magic, imagination, obsession, twins, king, castle, ogre ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
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The Triumph of Love (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Style: humorous, witty, light, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, mistaken identity, romance, rivalry, fall in love, master and servant, society, female protagonist, farce, manipulation, women, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: london
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