American revolution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american revolution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, epic and exciting films and TV shows about / with american revolution, state affairs, heroes, politics, revolution, society, father son relationship, horse, danger and rebellion plots mostly in History, Drama and War genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american revolution: TURN: Washington's Spies (2014), Making History (2017), The Patriot (2000), Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002), George Washington (1984), The Bastard (1978), Sons of Liberty (2015), The Little Patriot (1995), Daniel Boone (1964), Beyond the Mask (2015).

List of american revolution movies

TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: spy, american revolution, army, political unrest, historical character, undercover, rebelliousness, ambition, rebellion, rivalry, underdog, treason ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey
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Making History (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A professor creates a device that allows him and his colleague to change the course of events from the past in order to improve their current life.
Style: humorous, absurd, light, epic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, american revolution, escapades, friendship, mentor, adaptation, invention, danger, changing the past or future, hopes, couples, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s
Place: usa
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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: rough, captivating, uplifting, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revolution, rebellion, daring rescue, battles, human spirit, heroic mission, parents and children, british, haunted by the past, war, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Liberty's Kids is an animated educational historical fiction television series produced by DIC Entertainment, originally broadcast on PBS Kids from September 2, 2002 to April 4, 2003, although PBS continued to air reruns until August 2004. The ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, journalism, slavery, newspaper, french, young heroes, american civil war, idealism, american history, americana, battles, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
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George Washington (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
Story: The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.
Plot: american revolution, usa president, american civil war, boat, sword, explosion, american indian, fight, ship, siege, cavalry, cavalry charge ...
Time: 18th century
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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, nobility, inheritance, sword fight, musket, fencing, burial at sea, printing press, military training, bounty
Place: england, boston, philadelphia, france, america
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Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: human spirit, american revolution, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, americana, heroes, rebellion, state affairs, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Little Patriot (1995)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Join in one boy's heroic adventure as he fights in the struggle for freedom on the American frontier. James Todd is a young boy growing up in the hostile American wilderness-a rugged and dangerous land also inhabited by the American Indians. ...
Plot: native american, american revolution, kidnapping, father son relationship, soldier, british
Time: 1770s
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Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes, and was made by 20th Century Fox Television. Ed Ames co-starred as ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: folk hero, american revolution, americana, tough heroes, society, adventure, adventurer, interracial relations, family life, escapades, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s
Place: kentucky, usa
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Beyond the Mask (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.
Plot: mercenary, american revolution, marriage proposal, fired from the job, faked death, digging a grave, switch, tranquilizer dart, pickaxe, printing press, praying, sword cane ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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The Book of Negroes (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
Story: Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.
Style: epic, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, racism, injustice, slavery, american revolution, black woman, society, life is a bitch, master and servant, kidnapping, confined, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
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The Crossing (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: soldier, military, heroic mission, war, military life, revolution, battles, heroes, state affairs, rebelliousness, gambling, against the odds ...
Place: delaware, usa, new jersey
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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, epic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: president, leadership, american history, politics, trial, lawyer, marriage, head of state, independence, americana, state affairs, supportive spouse ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 1770s
Place: usa, massachusetts, england, pennsylvania, france
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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, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: congress, slavery, politics, love and romance, state affairs, head of state, political unrest, district attorney, dance, committee, american revolution, politician ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, pennsylvania, new jersey, england ...
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The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, based on legend, surprise ending
Plot: ghost, small town, trick or treating, cemetery, halloween, gory, mysterious character, curse, supernatural ability, investigation, uncover truth, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The War of Independence has begun, and Tucker the Mouse, Harry the Cat and Chester C. Cricket are indispensable to the American colonies' effort to free themselves from the rule of the despotic English king. Harry and Tucker help Thomas ...
Plot: sneeze, firefly, cricket the insect, cartoon cat, anthropomorphic animal, frog, bear, cat, rooster, reindeer, library, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 1770s
Place: connecticut
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The Seekers (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Plot: sibling, american revolution, dysfunctional family
Time: 18th century
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A Clockwork Blue (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Hapless researcher Homer travels through time, jumping through the erotic history of civilization. From George Washington to Marie Antoinette,
Plot: pocket watch, orgy, costume, native american, sewing, mini skirt, helmet, time travel, sex scene, homosexual, candelabra, french revolution ...
Place: ancient greece
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The Adams Chronicles (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Family Chronicles Drama, American
Style: epic
Plot: historian, american history, american revolution, ambassador, diplomat, president, secretary of state, u.s. president
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: military, revolution, coming of age, war, battles, politics, battle zone, state affairs, wooing, americana, heroes, hopes ...
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adventure, best friends, young heroes, family, animal life, youth, family relations, friends, rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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Lafayette (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 158 min.
Story: At 13 years old, Marie-Joseph Paul Roch Yves Gilbert Motier inherited from his parents a long name, a fortune bigger then that, and the title of Marquis de La Fayette. Barely past majority, he was a brilliant lieutenant and a King Musketeer, and ...
Plot: british army, uniform, sailing ship, american revolution, king, horse, queen, battle, american flag, spy, incognito, british flag ...
Time: 18th century
Place: britain, france
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Time Chasers (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, save the day, evil corporation, danger, escapades, imaginary, master criminal, chase, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 2040s
Place: usa, vermont
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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: professor, historian, actor, fish out of water, romance, actor's life, history teacher, young lovers, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, witch, curses spells and rituals, investigation, legends and myths, murder, uncover truth, small town, gory, ancient mystery, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1700s, 19th century
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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
Plot: war, soldier, daring rescue, native american, independence, chase, rebel, british army, trapper, rebelliousness, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: new york, usa
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, riddles and clues, adventure, adventurer, archaeologist, journey, expedition, map, tombs and skeletons, artifact, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c., jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, historical character, princess, rite, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, french, siblings relations, politics, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, austria ...
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Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: treason, independence, tragic hero, betrayal, rise and fall, war, moral dilemma, revolution, americana, dishonesty, heroes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec
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Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beaumarchais the Scoundrel is a biopic film based on the life of the French playwright, financier and spy Pierre Beaumarchais depicting his activities during the American War of Independence and his authorship of the Figaro trilogy of plays.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: royal family, master and servant, romance, writer's life, intrigue, rise and fall, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1700s, 1780s
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles
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