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, unusual plot structure, sexy and melancholic films and TV shows about / with death, murder, love and romance, mentor, runaway, couples, horse, dialogue, adaptation and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1820s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1820s: Immortal Beloved (1994), Vanity Fair (2004), The Liberator (2013), Copying Beethoven (2006), Jamaica Inn (2014), The Nightingale (2018), Scarlet and Black (1993), Manto Mavrogenous (1971), Brother Future (1991), The Conspirators (1969).

List of 1820s movies

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, contemplative, captivating, serious ...
Plot: pianist, letter, investigation, secretary, composer, uncle nephew relationship, music, musician, obsessive quest, couple relations, aristocracy, couples ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: europe, austria, hungary
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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: realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocrat, high society, social climbing, ambition, rise to the top, blind ambition, rich and poor, couple relations, romance, society, life turned upside down, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1820s, 1810s ...
Place: england, europe, london, brussels, bombay india ...
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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: captivating, epic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, revolutionary, battles, rebellion, war, military, leadership, state affairs, ambition, folk hero, leader, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 1820s, 19th century
Place: latin america, venezuela, andes mountains, paris france, spain ...
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Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: composer, musician, performance, pianist, mute or deaf, classical music, musician's life, contests and competitions, fighting illness, couples, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, vienna, germany
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Jamaica Inn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1820 against the forbidding backdrop of windswept Cornish moors, the story follows the journey of young and spirited Mary who is forced to live with her Aunt Patience after the death of her mother. Mary arrives at the isolated Jamaica Inn to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: petty criminal, dangerous attraction, murder, couples, danger, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, romancing a criminal, smuggling, innkeeper, hotel ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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Exodos 1826: A Road of No Return (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captain Mihos Floros returns to Samarina to gather more men and lead them to the besieged by the Ottomans, Missolonghi, in order to assist the fight of the resistance at General Makris' bastion. With his personal friend Elias Manakas and 25 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: partisan
Time: 1820s, 19th century
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The Nightingale (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 1829, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: colonization, brutality, aborigine, racial prejudice, murder, revenge, rape revenge, female protagonist, racism, chase, pursuit, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: australia, tasmania, ireland
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Scarlet and Black (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
TV show
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: love interest, provincial, high society, chore, seducer, social climber, psychological drama, seduction, love triangle, doomed love, older woman younger man relationship, class society ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france
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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: heroes, woman, independence, commander, naval battle, lover, community, ship, love, battles, lovers, portrait ...
Time: 1820s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: ottoman empire, greece
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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: female director, latin american history, history of chile, diary, ship
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: chile
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Brother Future (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: stolen goods, black history, high school, teenage boy, reading, book, freedom, reading a book, time traveler, gun, god, carriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1820s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: detroit, southern usa, 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: italian history, liberal, shoemaker, war for independence, atheism, atheist, hanging, revolution, bishop, fight, jewish, republican
Time: 1820s
Place: italy, vatican
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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, female director, horoscope, destiny, prediction
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: latter day saints, mormon, lynch mob, religious persecution, prophet, murder, mormonism, a vision, mob, riverboat, mob violence, revelation ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s, 1820s
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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: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, feminism, forbidden love, infidelity, sexuality, sex, gender, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: paris france, venice, italy, europe, france ...
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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, black cat, cat, obsession, supernatural, ghost, mystery, love and romance, danger, obsessive quest, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: england
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
TV show
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, injustice, social problems ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: desert, love, adventure, danger, love and romance, romance, young lovers, sexual relations, temptation, escape, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: middle east, arabia
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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, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, countryside, book, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 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: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, unrequited love, social differences, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain, africa
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The Mask of Zorro (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
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, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: secret identity, lone hero, adventure, love and romance, heroic mission, good versus evil, daring rescue, superhero, fall in love, romance, one against many, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1820s
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: humorous, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mermaid, princess, disney, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, young heroes, true love, underwater scene, rivalry, adventure, underwater, follow your dream ...
Time: 1820s, 1830s, 19th century
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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: surreal, atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: german, human nature, youth, misfit, exploitation, tragedy, crime gone awry, mentor, dungeon, village life, village, feral man ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
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A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, scenic ...
Plot: native americans, ritual, aristocrat, adventure, survival, captivity, lifestyle, danger, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, bear attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, south dakota, india, california
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The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, lookalikes, emperor, conspiracy, romance, social differences, society, exile, mistaken identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
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The Deceivers (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, colonel, investigation, hindu, arrest, dishonesty, crimes, danger, adventure, secret society, battles, muslim ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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Burke & Hare (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom Wilkinson).
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, witty, visually appealing ...
Plot: dark humor, serial killer, cruelty, anti villain, partners, friends, fall in love, crimes, odd couple, deadly, autopsy, greed ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: europe, edinburgh scotland, scotland, england, britain ...
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Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia, Italy
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, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, genius, envy, music, musician's life, prodigy, composer, success, character study, classical music, obsession, desire for fame ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, 1820s, 19th century ...
Place: vienna, austria, europe, italy, central europe
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, estate, love triangle, fall in love, gossip, marriage, secret marriage ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
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A Heavenly Vintage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fantasy romance set in 19th century France. The film revolves around Sobran, a young peasant winemaker, and the three important figures in his life - his beautiful wife Celeste, baroness Aurora de Valday and an angel named Xas.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: ambition, supernatural, follow your dream, couple relations, couples, fall in love, social differences, romance, society, hopes, love and romance, temptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1820s
Place: france, europe
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