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The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1900s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, talky, melancholic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with adaptation, mentor, runaway, dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, childhood, beautiful scenery and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1900s: Mathilde (2017), Finding Neverland (2004), A Dangerous Method (2011), Mr Selfridge (2013), The Great Race (1965), Sentimental Destinies (2000), There Will Be Blood (2007), Peter Pan (2003), The Color Purple (1985), Fitzcarraldo (1982).
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Finding Neverland
Biography, Drama, Family
USA, UK
106 min.
 7.7
Mr Selfridge
Drama
UK
45 min.
 7.7
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Slack Bay
Comedy
France, Germany, Belgium
122 min.
 6.0
Luisa Spagnoli
Drama
Italy
 7.4

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 5.4
 1K
Mathilde
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, psychological, tense
Plot: ballet, father son relationship, czar, family, love and romance, passion, impossible love, moral dilemma, secret love, theater, female nudity, family problems ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia
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Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two carnies (Sewell and Gugino) abduct a mermaid in Ireland, circa 1900, and decide to transport her to America. As their ship loses its way and heads towards the mythical Forbidden Islands, the mermaid begins to display its deadly side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, danger, mermaid, ship, creature, rescue, deadly, escapades, countryside, creature feature, metamorphosis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
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Finding Neverland
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and ...
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: friendship, death, adventure, cancer, imagination, childhood, writer's life, children, mentor, human nature, fantasy world, storytelling ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
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A Dangerous Method
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: psychological, talky, sexual, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: sexuality, mental illness, psychology, insanity, period piece, psychiatrist, mentor, infidelity, dreams, adultery, doctors and patients, psychiatry ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1930s, 1910s
Place: europe, switzerland, central europe, austria, zurich switzerland
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 7.7
 12K
Mr Selfridge
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, american in the uk, department store, urban, workplace, boss and employee, businessman, workplace situations, fashion, power relations, materialism ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 14K
The Great Race
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. ...
Style: humorous, epic, not serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, race, sword fight, racing, destiny, parody, swashbuckler, adventurer, on the road, buddies, goofy hero, farce ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, turn of the century
Place: alaska, europe, new york, france, usa ...
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Sentimental Destinies
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: couple relations, factory, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, family business, village, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, switzerland, france, paris france
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There Will Be Blood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: oil, greed, obsession, violence, capitalism, clergy, lone wolves, character study, storytelling, loneliness, violent, blind ambition ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, turn of the century ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mine, pacific ocean
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 6.9
 60K
Peter Pan
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, pirate, family, island, childhood, coming of age, magic, mermaid, swashbuckler, sword fight, fairy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, big ben london
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The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, rape, slavery, prejudice, friendship, incest, letter, underdog, race issues, crumbling marriage, segregation, feminism ...
Time: 1930s, 1900s, 20th century, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: africa, usa, southern usa, georgia, tennessee
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 8.1
 26K
Fitzcarraldo
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: tense, stylized, offbeat, serious, meditative ...
Plot: jungle, dreams, obsession, boat, opera, adventure, follow your dream, eccentricity, insanity, obsessive quest, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, peru, brazil
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Fanny and Alexander
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, emotional, clever, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, childhood, bishop, christmas, orphan, swedish, surrealism, young heroes, small town, family drama, parents and children, loneliness ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, tokyo
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Love in the Time of Cholera
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, male nudity, couple relations, letter, love, book, death, literature, love story, adaptation, looking for love, magic realism ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, post world war one, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, latin america, seaport, caribbean, paris france
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 7.0
 26K
Miss Potter
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, british, fantasy world, creativity, fall in love, storytelling, literature, children, writer's life, period piece, book ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Coco Before Chanel
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, feminism, rags to riches, fashion designer, eccentricity, mentor, gender, feminist, women, ambition, love story ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: france, europe, england, new jersey, london ...
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Everlasting Moments
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: feminism, human spirit, self discovery, dysfunctional family, hopes, camera, family problems, parents and children, artists and showbiz, gender, family relations, wine ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: europe, sweden
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 8.3
 20K
Dersu Uzala
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, wilderness, survival, nature, culture clash, russian, loneliness, isolation, adventure, storytelling, human spirit, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1910s
Place: russia, japan, siberia, tokyo
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Fiddler on the Roof
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: judaism, culture clash, jewish, dance, father daughter relationship, dancing, village, jews, parents and children, music, broadway, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia, ukraine, europe, poland, israel
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Picnic at Hanging Rock
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Plot: boarding school, mystery, obsession, sexuality, missing person, teacher, investigation, friendship, school, virginity, youth, women ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: australia, south australia
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A Room with a View
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: witty, clever, touching, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, male nudity, self discovery, hotel, opposites attract, period piece, beautiful scenery, love story, literature, adaptation, british, love triangle ...
Time: 1900s, 18th century, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, italy, florence, europe, london
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 7.9
 11K
Breaker Morant
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, war, australian, military, politics, murder, court, courtroom, british, colonialism, brutality, lawyer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa, australia, england, south australia
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Johnny Got His Gun
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death - a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, hospital, anti war, military, memory, death, haunted by the past, vietnam war, doctors, military life, brutality, disability ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: colorado, europe, france, usa, vietnam ...
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Somewhere in Time
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, romance, hotel, obsession, supernatural, love, love story, love affair, time loop, supernatural romance, mentor, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 70s, future, 1910s ...
Place: usa
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Reilly: Ace of Spies
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
Story: A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: espionage, secret agents, working undercover, dishonesty, undercover, master villain, spy, betrayal, race against time, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, russia, europe
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Upstairs, Downstairs
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: master and servant, social differences, family life, society, family relations, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, couples, servant, butler ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Berkeley Square
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, clever, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, nanny, friendship, society, family relations, power relations, friends, babies and infants, social differences, love and romance, youth, butler ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
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My Father's Glory
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teacher, childhood, love, storytelling, runaway, children, school, young heroes, french, countryside ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, marseille provence, marseille
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My Mother's Castle
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: My Mother's Castle (Le chateau de ma mere) is a sequel and companion piece to My Father's Glory (La Gloire de Mon Pere), both based on the childhood recollections of Marcel Pagnol. Like its predecessor, the movie explores the adventures ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, reflective ...
Plot: childhood, friendship, couple relations, french, school, teacher, hospital, parents and children, countryside, coming of age, life philosophy, runaway ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, marseille provence
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 7.7
 19K
The Shootist
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, hitman, gunfight, cancer, death, courage, small town, revenge, mentor, life & death, human nature, redemption ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: california, nevada, tucson arizona
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The Go-Between
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, romance, friendship, countryside, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, birthday party, parents and children, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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1910s
1910s movies
Suffragette 2015
6.9
Admiral 2008
6.8
Titanic 1997
7.8
Flyboys 2006
6.5
The Water Diviner 2014
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turn of the century
turn of the century movies
Century 1993
6.2
The Organizer 1963
8.1
My Father's Glory 1990
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Howards End 1992
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The Trial 1993
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1890s
1890s movies
For All Time 2000
7.7
Fievel's American Tails 1992
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Empire of Passion 1978
7.0
Albert Nobbs 2011
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The Great Silence 1968
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horse and carriage
horse and carriage movies
Cinderella 2015
6.9
Sense and Sensibility 1995
7.7
Farewell, My Queen 2012
6.3
Corpse Bride 2005
7.4
The Goodbye Girl 1977
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world war one
world war one movies
The Water Diviner 2014
7.1
Pretty Baby 1978
6.6
The Ottoman Lieutenant 2017
6.7
Happy Christmas 2005
7.8
Frantz 2016
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1920s
1920s movies
Heart of a Dog 1988
8.8
The Great Gatsby 2013
7.3
Raise the Red Lantern 1991
8.2
The Danish Girl 2015
7.1
Once Upon a Time in America 1984
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19th century
19th century movies
Jane Eyre 2011
7.4
The Devil's Violinist 2013
6.1
War & Peace 2016
8.2
Sense and Sensibility 1995
7.7
The Young Victoria 2009
7.3
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edwardian era
edwardian era movies
Mr Selfridge 2013
7.7
Murdoch Mysteries 2008
8.1
Sirens 1994
5.8
Stiff Upper Lips 1998
6.4
Another Period 2013
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