Anachronism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant anachronism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with anachronism, adventure, danger, escapades, destiny, heroes, friendship, storytelling, sword and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
anachronism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as anachronism: Dickinson (2019), Timestalkers (1987), A Flintstone Christmas (1977), The Flintstones: On the Rocks (2001), Marguerite & Julien (2015), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019), Walker (1987), The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (1971), The Return of Jafar (1994), Aladdin (1994).

List of anachronism movies

Dickinson (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.
Style: inspirational, captivating, atmospheric, scenic, factual
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: women, rebellious daughter, lesbian interest, lesbian kiss, poetry, father daughter relationship, lgbt, female protagonist, longing, women's rights, sexual orientation, love ...
Time: 19th century
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Timestalkers (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scott, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph. One of the time travelers is determined to change the course of history, the other to stop him. Scott's ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, old west, mad scientist, anachronism, time traveler, imaginary, terminator, disorder, danger, changing the past or future, prodigy, chases and races ...
Time: year 1986, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
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A Flintstone Christmas (1977)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
Style: christmas special
Plot: anachronism, santa claus, christmas, family relations, holiday, caveman, christmas eve
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
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The Flintstones: On the Rocks (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: With their marriage on the rocks, Fred and Wilma take a holiday together to rekindle the fire in their relationship.
Plot: caveman, husband wife relationship, anachronism, bowling, surrealism
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
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Marguerite & Julien (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Julien and Marguerite de Ravalet, son and daughter of the Lord of Tourlaville, have loved each other tenderly since childhood. But as they grow up, their affection veers toward voracious passion.
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, tragic
Audience: kids
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous relationship, incestuous sex, escape, incest, sibling relationship, forbidden love, on the lam, impossible love, childhood, brother sister relationship, obsessive love ...
Time: 1600s
Place: normandy
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: adventure, demon, friendship, supernatural, danger, murder, death, teamwork, mentor, sword, violence, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gun, horse, sword, gunfight, blood splatter, gore, battles, mogul, mexican standoff, violence, battle, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
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The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (1971)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show is a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series spin-off of The Flintstones produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, which ran for 16 half-hour episodes from September 11, 1971, to September 2, 1972, and four 8-minute ...
Plot: rock band, redhead girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, caveman, anachronism, television
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, prehistory, stone age, 70s
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The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, rescue, genie, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, escapades, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, arabia
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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: genie, treasure hunt, treasure, arabian nights, good versus evil, adventure, family, legends and myths, hopes, leadership, friendship, wish come true ...
Time: 18th century
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Aladdin (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aladdin is an animated television series made by Walt Disney Television which aired from 1994 to 1995, based on the original 1992 feature. It was animated at the Slightly Offbeat Productions Studios in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. Coming on the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: genie, princess, legends and myths, desert, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, animal human communication, danger, escapades, love and romance, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
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100 Million BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, tense, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: time travel, tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, experiment gone awry, rescue, chaos and mayhem, adventure, heroes, imaginary, fish out of water, technology gone awry, rescue mission ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, 40s, contemporary, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, revolution, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, battles, historical event, italian history, execution, occupation, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
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The Tempest (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious island with her daughter. Using her magical powers, she draws her ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: island, sorceress, storm, spirit, family relations, wizards and magicians, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, danger, escapades, isolation ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
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Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, adventure, dragon, swamp, opposites attract, talking animals, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
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Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: psychological, stylized, sexual, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, stage play, brothel, gay, satire, sexual relations, celebrity culture, unfulfilled love, couple relations, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, atmospheric, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, friendship, obsessive quest, danger, on the road, hip hop, master warrior, pride and honor, road trip, journey ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, okinawa japan, feudal japan
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
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Robin Hood (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff - and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: prince, thief, heroes, fox, robin hood, talking animals, good versus evil, archery, rebel, sword fight, sheriff, dungeon ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Noah's Ark (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the Biblical story from Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and the animals in a gigantic ark.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, epic
Plot: noah's ark, flood, apocalypse, save the world, chaos, heroes, danger, redemption, human nature, forces of nature, prophecy, ship ...
Time: prehistoric times, ancient history
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Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, terminal illness, showbiz, jealousy, writers, love story, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, nightclub, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 90s, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, india, france
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, cult film, surreal, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In Disney's take on the Alexander Dumas tale, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy want nothing more than to perform brave deeds on behalf of their queen (Minnie Mouse), but they're stymied by the head Musketeer, Pete. Pete secretly wants ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heroes, friendship, adventurer, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, anthropomorphic animal, righting the wronged, daring rescue, rivalry, intrigue, danger ...
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Mahler (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), ...
Style: sincere, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: train, family relations, classical music, introspection, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, couple relations, crumbling marriage, society, unfulfillment, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
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Lisztomania (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow composer Richard Wagner. The film begins during ...
Style: captivating, biting, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, bondage, ambition, composer, couples, artists and showbiz, human nature, obsession, infidelity, rock, love triangle, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: europe
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A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, jousting, against the odds, duel, game, hopes, torture, church, swords and armor, adventure, tournament ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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My Life in Idlewild (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, melancholic ...
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, song and dance, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hip hop, rivalry, crimes, love and romance, husband wife relationship, gangster, african american ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 20s
Place: usa
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, exciting, touching, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, jungle, friendship, ice age, computer animation, squirrel, pregnancy, rescue, birth, bridge ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, profanity, drugs/alcohol, reunion, destiny, midlife crisis, nudity (full frontal - brief), cold war ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, chernobyl, california
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Fullmetal Alchemist (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric are two brothers gifted with the ability of alchemy, the science of taking one thing and changing it into another. However, alchemy works on the theory of Equivalent Exchange -- for something to be created, something else ...
Style: emotional, exciting, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magical, alchemy, imaginary, young heroes, journey, youth, siblings relations, search, artifact, heroes, obsessive quest, accident ...
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