1840s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1840s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, humorous, captivating and touching films and TV shows about / with female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), heroes, rivalry, friendship, death, murder, old west, prostitute and adventure plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
1840s
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1840s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1840s: Dickensian (2015), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), Kamouraska (1973), Tai-Pan (1986), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Dead Man's Walk (1996), Black 47 (2018), Frontier Uprising (1961), Bandidas (2006), Dumas (2010).

List of 1840s movies

 7.6
 3K
Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Plot: charles dickens, murder, period piece
Time: victorian england, 1840s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england
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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppet, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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 7.8
 326
Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: male objectification, barefoot male, butt naked, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), defloration, adultery, love triangle, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: quebec
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 5.6
 2K
Tai-Pan (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film begins following the British victory of the first Opium War and the seizure of Hong Kong. Although the island is largely uninhabited and the terrain unfriendly, it has a large port that both the British government and various trading ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
Plot: british colonial, rivalry, historical event, interracial relations, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, state affairs, adventure, escapades, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, europe, england ...
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: fainting, painting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, historical event, affair, fire, woman dressed as man, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1850s, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, europe, brussels belgium, brussels ...
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Dead Man's Walk (1996)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Dead man's Walk is the beginning of the Lonesome Dove Saga. Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call are just starting out in the Texas Rangers and have no idea of what they are doing for Call it's Duty above all else. For Gus it's the thrill of ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: expedition, survival, texas ranger, firing squad, tribe, americana, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, wilderness, old west, cowboy, mountain ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: texas, mexico, new mexico, latin america, usa ...
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 6.8
 9K
Black 47 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It’s 1847 and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, abandons his post to return home and reunite with his ...
Style: bleak, suspense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: poverty, starvation, deserter, revenge, manhunt, hunger, oppression, brutality, desperation, family, injustice, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: ireland
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Frontier Uprising (1961)
Genre: Action, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Not having heard that war has erupted between the U.S. and Mexico, a wagon train heads west, only to find itself threatened by the Mexicans who have teamed up with hostile Indians.
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, rough
Plot: wagon train, lone wolves, army investigation, interracial relations, contests and competitions, heroes, battles, tough heroes, escapades, revolution, desert, train ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california, oregon, mexico, latin america
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Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: ad feedback A grim incident from American pioneer history is recreated as a determined group of settlers, facing almost insurmountable odds, struggles to reach California in 1846. Already divided by internal dissension over the choice of a leader ...
Plot: pioneer, bear, survival, native american, cannibalism, travel, cannibal, dead child, general, wilderness, murder, christmas ...
Time: 1840s
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 5.7
 33K
Bandidas (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.
Style: sexy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, partners, bank robbery, friendship, on the run, chase, unlikely criminals, revenge, track down, crimes, betrayal, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, new york
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 6.3
 570
Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, tense ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, rivalry, buddies, disorder, collaboration, lie, writers, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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Save and Protect (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Inspired by Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Sokurov’s Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma’s decline and fall: affairs with the aristocratic Rodolphe and the student Leon, the humiliation that follows her husband’s botching of ...
Plot: sex, death, funeral, vaginal penetration, cuckolded husband, cuckold, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man sex, male full rear nudity, hairy vagina, coitus, sex scene ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union
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 8.0
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Verdi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, UK, Sweden
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Giuseppe Verdi was born in 1813 and lived until 1901, his life spanning nearly a century of political turmoil and considerable personal turmoil. This 1982 biographical television miniseries, as seen on PBS's Great Performances, dramatizes the ...
Plot: opera, musician, composer
Time: 1840s
Place: milan italy, italy
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 6.3
 416
Blue Note (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: If you’re a fan of Ken Russell’s particular brand of stylistically dizzy biographies covering the lives of old-school classical composers, then you’re going to love The Blue Note, Zulawski’s outré ode to Frédéric Chopin (played here by ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: smoking, playing piano, incest, spitting blood, pianist, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, mother daughter relationship, love, prostitute, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france
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 7.8
 22K
Alias Grace (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A ...
Style: based on true events, psychological, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: female prisoner, female assassin, female murderer, women in society, mad woman, murder investigation, maid, amnesia, post punk, chambermaid, irish, immigrants
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: canada
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The Chisholms (1979)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Chisholms is a CBS western miniseries starring Robert Preston, which aired from March 29, 1979, to April 19, 1979; and continued as a television series from January 19, 1980, to March 15, 1980. The 1979 miniseries showed the family moving from ...
Plot: old west, illegitimate child, interracial marriage, dysfunctional family, wilderness, wagon train, american indian, frontier, gambler, family relations, con artists, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: virginia, wyoming
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 6.5
 283
Edo Porn (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: nude model, career, publisher, poet, male friendship, artist, love, undressing, obsession, father daughter relationship, male bonding, death ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
Place: japan, mount fuji
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The Mountain of the Lord (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Recounts the 40-year history of building the Salt Lake Temple, shown as if recounted by Wilford Woodruff to a young reporter. It portrays the pioneers' dedication to temple worship.
Plot: construction, reporter, latter day saints, mormon, building, prayer, interview, diary, architect, religion, mormonism, temple
Time: 1850s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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The Desperate Mission (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man who has lost everything joins others paid to convey a wealthy man's wife - and a mysterious treasure - to safety in San Francissco.
Plot: infidelity, gunfight, spur, frontier, musket, horse chase, standoff, mission, bar fight, raid, showdown, heroes ...
Time: 1840s
Place: california
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 4.8
 15
Amour (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This three-part movie begins with a young woman married to an older, cold-hearted man in the year 1200. Two rivals have a swordfight over the affections of the woman. Part two takes place in 1910 and finds an amorously unfaithful wife taking on her ...
Plot: poet, unfaithful wife, sword fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, sex, extramarital affair, love triangle
Time: 1840s, 1910s
Place: france
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The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's the gold rush era in the Wild West. A mysterious stranger (Huckleberry Hound) arrives in a small desert town carrying a huge golden nugget. The notorious Dalton brothers steal it. The town asks "the stranger" to go after them.
Plot: cartoon dog, old west, villain arrested, cartoon bear, outlaw, gang, native american, gold rush, crossover, red eyes, criminal, parody
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: california
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Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By the side of a founder of a new faith was a woman of undeniable courage.
Plot: doubt, death of child, prayer, husband wife relationship, faith, religious persecution, lynch mob, religion, prophet, female protagonist, arrest, latter day saints ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A film that focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Plot: angel, riverboat, polygamy, latter day saints, mormon, revelation, mormonism, murder, a vision, religious persecution, mob violence, lynch mob ...
Time: 1830s, 1820s, 19th century, 1840s
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Enslavement: The True Story Of Fanny Kemble (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble fictionalized made-for-TV movie adapted from her Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839, starring Jane Seymour and Keith Carradine.
Plot: british man, female protagonist, victorian age, historical event, slavery, president
Time: 19th century, 1840s
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 6.5
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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: serious, tense, factual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, rebellion, revolution, society, rebelliousness, battles, italian history, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, sicily, naples italy
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, bleak, factual, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, freedom, racism, life is a bitch, interracial relations, torture, master and servant, civil rights, human trafficking, american history, blacks and whites, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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 6.7
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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: robbery, nightgown, drum, singing, paint, juggler, period piece, diamond, piano, curse, theft, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1840s, victorian england, victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: england
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Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, rainstorm, shell, parrot, snail, vegetarian, family, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
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 7.5
 72
Micawber (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Micawber is a 2001 ITV comedy drama series starring David Jason. It was written by John Sullivan, based upon the character of Wilkins Micawber from Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, although the storylines were original. Sullivan had ...
Plot: infidelity, mouse, husband wife relationship, children, snake, trial, hunting, debt, striptease, circus, optimism, boarder ...
Time: 1840s
Place: london
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A Christmas Carol (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips would be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly in his heart" So spoke the immortal words of Christmas’ most famous miser, ...
Plot: christmas, scrooge, holiday, ghost, compassion, redemption
Time: 1840s, victorian era
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