Colonial america movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant colonial america movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic, harsh, epic and emotional films and TV shows about / with colonial america, catastrophe, american revolution, brutality, dialogue, culture clash, mentor, musket, native american and society plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as colonial america: TURN: Washington's Spies (2014), The Witch (2015), John Adams (2008), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), An American Girl Adventure (2005), Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994), The Patriot (2000), The Crucible (1996), The Broken Chain (1993), The Bastard (1978).

List of colonial america movies

TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, spy, army, period piece, historical character, political unrest, rebellion, ambition, undercover, rivalry, treason, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, connecticut
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The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gothic ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, religion, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family in danger, insanity, imaginary, guilt, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
TV show
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: american history, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, president, freedom, human spirit, state affairs, head of state, army, politician ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1770s
Place: usa, philadelphia, boston, paris france, france ...
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, forbidden love, wilderness, woman in danger, vengeance, native americans, father daughter relationship, french, massacre ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, family life, parents and children, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Plot: thanksgiving, native american, culture clash, village, ship, escape, heroes, monastery, adventure, confined, rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century
Place: england, new england, europe, usa, atlantic ocean ...
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The Patriot (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revolution, vengeance, american revolution, battles, rebellion, war, human spirit, heroes, patriotism, freedom, heroic mission, soldier ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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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, rough, disturbing, twists and turns, factual ...
Plot: politics, witch, confession, curse, legal action, vengeance, witch hunt, danger, society, courtroom drama, legal, hopes ...
Time: 17th century, 90s, 1600s, 50s, 1950s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, california
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The Broken Chain (1993)
Genre: Drama, War, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Iroquois warrior Thayendanegea participating in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic, factual ...
Plot: battles, society, military, friendship, historical event, fort, brothers, rise and fall, state affairs, against the odds, americana, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: new york
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The Bastard (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the ...
Plot: american revolution, sailing ship, bounty, nobility, sailboat, freedom, illegitimate son, fencing, musket, storyteller, colonial america, printing press ...
Place: america, england, philadelphia, boston, france
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The Scarlet Letter (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
Plot: adultery, infidelity, puritan, extramarital affair, minister, illegitimate child, sexuality, pariah, adulteress, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 17th century
Place: massachusetts
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George Washington (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.
Plot: american revolution, american civil war, cavalry charge, fight, boat, siege, explosion, violence, flintlock rifle, politician, legendary hero, horse ...
Time: 18th century
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The Adams Chronicles (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Family Chronicles Drama, American
Style: epic
Plot: colonial america, diplomat, american revolution, u.s. president, ambassador, american history, president, secretary of state, historian
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century
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1776 (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The film focuses on the representatives of the Thirteen original colonies who participated in the Second Continental Congress. 1776 depicts the three months of deliberation (and, oftentimes, acrimonious debate) that led up to the signing of one of ...
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: congress, slavery, politics, settlement, show tunes, district attorney, political unrest, love and romance, head of state, state affairs, dancing, father son estrangement ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1930s
Place: massachusetts, pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia, new jersey ...
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The Last of the Mohicans (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 344 min.
TV show
Story: The classic story of Hawkeye.
Style: exciting, rough, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: military, scout, officers and cadets, forbidden love, interracial relations, culture clash, rivalry, war, escapades, love and romance, soldier, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: usa, new york
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April Morning (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenager grows up during the onset of the American revolution.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: military, coming of age, revolution, battles, state affairs, heroes, battle zone, americana, wooing, politics, hopes, youth ...
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, suspense, cult film
Plot: battles, soldier, adventure, revolution, independence, fall in love, political unrest, parents and children, human spirit, war, politics, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
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Marie Ann (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Western, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young married woman, after a kidnapping, becomes attached to an Indian.
Plot: fort, kidnapping, marriage, forest, native american, wilderness, colonial america, tribe, pioneer
Time: 1800s
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The Crucible (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.
Style: allegory
Plot: hysteria, lucifer, christian, religion, adultery, christianity, devil, courtroom, justice, possession, witchcraft, capture ...
Time: 17th century
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Zama (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland, USA, Portugal, Lebanon
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Plot: native, female director, government official, male nudity, bastard, female nudity, canoe, jungle, tribe, infection, servant, tied up ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paraguay, argentina
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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: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, repression, social misfits, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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The Scarlet Letter (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, betrayal, life is a bitch, society, immigrants, couples, performer's life, love triangle, couple relations, missing person, wartime life ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, europe, massachusetts
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Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, native american, interracial romance, disney, romance, forbidden love, culture clash, tribe, tragic love, adventure, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england, europe, london ...
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The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, communication problem, adventurer, new world, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, princess, wilderness, society ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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The Master of Ballantrae (1984)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, Scottish noblemen whose family is torn apart by the Jacobite rising of 1745.
Plot: colonial america, sea voyage, kilt, brother brother relationship, faked death, estate, jealousy, sea captain, bagpipes, period piece, sword fight, sword ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: scotland
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Free Birds (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this irreverent, hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, thanksgiving, adventure, changing the past or future, bird, birds, imaginary, reluctant partners, escapades, disorder, friends, talking animals ...
Time: 15th century, 21st century, 2010s, 17th century, future
Place: usa, united states
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, serious, thought provoking, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, demonstration, protest, native americans, culture clash, society, film within a film, director, bribery, exploitation, civil unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america
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