1820s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1820s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, melancholic and dramatic films and TV shows about / with mentor, love and romance, dialogue, death, adaptation, culture clash, vengeance, catastrophe, redemption and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1820s
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1820s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1820s: Scarlet and Black (1993), Immortal Beloved (1994), Manto Mavrogenous (1971), Brother Future (1991), The Conspirators (1969), Sati (1989), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011), Man in the Wilderness (1971), Great Expectations (2011), The Work and the Glory (2004).

List of 1820s movies

Scarlet and Black (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects in 19th century France.
Style: romantic
Plot: talent, young man, poverty, passion, love interest, ambitious, social class, hypocrisy, class society, ambition, female nudity, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france
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Immortal Beloved (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: pianist, secretary, letter, investigation, deafness, uncle nephew relationship, music, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, couple relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: europe, austria, hungary
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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: french, ship, courage, fight, letter, revolution, woman, lover, wartime, will, dowry, society ...
Time: 1800s, 1820s
Place: greece, ottoman empire, battleship
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Maria Graham: Diary of a Residence in Chile (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A true story of passion and political intrigue in early nineteenth century Chile, based on the memoirs of the intrepid travel writer, Maria Graham.
Plot: diary, ship, history of chile
Time: 1820s, 19th century
Place: chile
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Brother Future (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.
Plot: plantation, hit by a car, slave, learning to read, time travel, high school, african american, escape, police, car accident, slavery, police officer ...
Time: 1820s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: south carolina, michigan
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The Conspirators (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rome, 1825. Bishop Rivarola (Tognazzi) and colonel Nardoni (Salerno) are in charge to suppress liberal revolution. Shoemaker Cornacchia (Manfredi) got the information that the liberal Filippo Spada (Ekland) is a spy and is going to denounce his ...
Plot: liberal, shoemaker, italian history, republican, atheism, jewish, bishop, hanging, fight, revolution, atheist, vatican
Time: 1820s
Place: italy
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 7.4
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Sati (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Uma, a mute Brahmin girl, lives with her uncle's family as she is an orphan. Since Uma has a faulty horoscope which indicate widowhood, the family finds it impossible to get her married off. According to a custom prevalent at the time, Uma is ...
Plot: mute girl, prediction, horoscope
Time: 1820s, 19th century
Place: india
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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, mormonism, revelation, lynch mob, prophet, religion, mormon, latter day saints, religious persecution, mob violence
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1820s
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, religion, latter day saints
Time: 19th century, 1820s
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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, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, native american, bear attack, vengeance, revenge, rabbit, bear, expedition, boat, trapper, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
Place: usa
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Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, captivating, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, lawyer, convict, rags to riches, inheritance, power of love, lovers, childhood, society, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: rivalry, romance, family in crisis, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, redemption, wooing, hopes, religions or cults, americana, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, new york state
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Hawaii (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead ...
Style: epic, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, interracial relations, adventure, state affairs, escapades, love and romance, romance, society, culture clash, redemption, fish out of water, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s, 1810s
Place: hawaii, usa, connecticut, new hampshire, yale university
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 3K
Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, family in danger, politics, battles, heroes, dishonesty, french, revolution, rivalry, danger, native, society ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1800s, 1830s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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 8.0
 588K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, scenic, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, ship, dangerous animal, ocean, lost at sea, against the odds, adventure, danger, isolation, whale, hopes, death ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, pacific ocean, south america, ecuador
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 6.8
 22K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, ambition, supportive spouse, family relations, couple relations, elderly lovers, parents and children, love and romance, master and servant, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: england, london, holland
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen, aristocracy, royal court, queen victoria, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, politics, period piece, destiny, head of state ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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 6.2
 19K
Vanity Fair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, emotional, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, ambition, aristocrat, rise to the top, social climbing, blind ambition, rich and poor, couple relations, romance, british empire, life turned upside down, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1810s, 1800s ...
Place: england, europe, bombay india, britain, germany ...
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The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sexual
Plot: feminism, infidelity, couple relations, artists and showbiz, romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, gender bending, couples, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: italy, france, europe, venice, florence italy ...
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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Story about a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife and her effect on his second marriage.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: cat, black cat, obsession, supernatural, mystery, hypnosis, danger, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
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 8.3
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, family history, escape attempt, freedom, rape, interracial relations, social problems, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
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 2K
Paradise (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, erotic, sexual
Plot: desert, love, adventure, love and romance, young lovers, danger, romance, sexual relations, temptation, escape, teenager, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east
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 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
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The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, kidnapping, obsession, infidelity, unfulfillment, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, mind game, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: spain, europe, france, africa, paris france
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Mexico
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It has been twenty years since Don Diego de la Vega fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Having escaped from prison he transforms troubled bandit Alejandro into his successor, in order to foil the plans ...
Style: exciting, romantic, entertaining, sexy, tragicomedy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, love and romance, lone hero, good versus evil, secret identity, heroic mission, daring rescue, revenge, fall in love, romance, righting the wronged, superhero ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1840s
Place: california, mexico, usa, egypt, las vegas
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: captivating, humorous, colourful, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, princess, young heroes, underwater, rivalry, family, adventure, disney, follow your dream, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who ...
Style: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: german, freak, mysterious character, village life, confined, teaching the ways of the world, social misfits, re-education, village, exploit, feral man, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon
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The Liberator (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: revolution, battles, state affairs, war, heroes, folk hero, leadership, military, ambition, rebellion, independence, sex scene ...
Time: 18th century, 1820s
Place: latin america, venezuela, south america, spain, paris france ...
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: bear attack, ritual, aristocrat, rite of passage, native americans, adventure, injustice, confined, escapades, life is a bitch, interracial relations, chief ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
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