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, epic, emotional and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with american revolution, state affairs, heroes, society, american history, colonialism, colonial america, revolution, battles and politics plots mostly in Drama, History 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), Sons of Liberty (2015), The Patriot (2000), Liberty's Kids (2002), The Crossing (2000), Lafayette (1962), John Adams (2008), The Book of Negroes (2015), George Washington (1984), The Bastard (1978).

List of american revolution 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, colonial america, army, historical character, political unrest, rebelliousness, rivalry, ambition, rebellion, undercover, treason ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, connecticut
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Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, battles, military, revolution, rebellion, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
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 7.2
 273K
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, epic, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: war, american revolution, revolution, vengeance, battles, human spirit, rebellion, freedom, heroic mission, military, soldier, lone hero ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, southern usa, england, scotland, virginia ...
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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, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: american revolution, revolution, independence, treason, political unrest, political conspiracy, military, assassination, moral dilemma, americana, war, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: usa, philadelphia, quebec
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Liberty's Kids (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: educational, realistic, semi serious, captivating, clever
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, educational program, independence movement, journalism, french, slavery, adventure, leadership, idealism, usa history, patriotism, revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: philadelphia
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 7.1
 2K
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: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, political ...
Plot: american revolution, military, war, george washington, heroes, battles, battlefield, against the odds, heroic mission, military life, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
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 5.9
 165
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: american revolution, horse, fort, historical event, nobility, battles, war for independence, george washington, militia, ship, spy, queen ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, britain
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 8.5
 33K
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, political, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: american history, president, colonial america, politics, american revolution, lawyer, historical character, leadership, first lady, father son relationship, head of state, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s, 1790s
Place: usa, massachusetts, paris france, france, pennsylvania ...
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The Book of Negroes (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
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: disturbing, emotional, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, slavery, american revolution, master and servant, life is a bitch, racism, hopes, injustice, society, escapades, confined, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: usa, south carolina
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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, usa president, husband wife relationship, horse, general, combat, colonial america, warrior, american history, attack, american indian ...
Time: 18th century
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 6.8
 321
The Bastard (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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, ancient, nobility, bounty, fencing, sword fight, musket, inheritance, freedom, illegitimate son, colonial america, sailboat ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: america, philadelphia, france, boston, england
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America: The Motion Picture (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chainsaw-wielding George Washington teams with beer-loving bro Sam Adams to take down the Brits in a tongue-in-cheek riff on the American Revolution.
Style: adult animation, satirical, ironic, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: american revolution, revolution, teamwork, combat, fight, revolutionary, political satire, battles, escapades, fight for supremacy, power struggle, showdown ...
Place: washington d.c., america
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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.
Style: exciting, captivating, light, tense
Plot: mercenary, american revolution, timebomb, impostor, electrocuted, faked death, stagecoach, marriage proposal, fired from the job, framed for murder, sword fight, sermon ...
Time: 18th century
Place: philadelphia, england
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 6.4
 694
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: american revolution, american history, war for independence, colonialism, coming of age, military, rebellion, battles, revolution, wooing, americana, battle zone ...
Time: 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, north america, new england
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 7.6
 10K
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: sexy, humorous, light, lyrical, clever ...
Plot: slavery, american revolution, american history, congress, dancing, colonial america, usa president, debate, vengeance, police investigation, civil war, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, georgian era, 1770s
Place: massachusetts, texas, new jersey, england, pennsylvania ...
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Making History (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
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: absurd, humorous, exciting, epic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, escapades, american revolution, invention, mentor, adaptation, hopes, friendship, absurd humor, politics, life philosophy ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: american revolution, husband wife relationship, usa president, banking, george washington, farming, politics, industry, politician, democracy, diplomacy, u.s. president ...
Time: 1780s, 1790s
Place: usa
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 6.5
 154
The Seekers (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Plot: american revolution, publishing house, family relations, sibling, dysfunctional family
Time: 19th century, 18th century
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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: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, horse, colonial america, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, adventure, young heroes, animal life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: sexy, reflective, intellectual, sexual, cerebral ...
Plot: romance, revolution, interracial romance, slavery, french revolution, politics, justice, mentor, guilt, obsession, brutality, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, england, new jersey ...
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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
TV show
Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: interracial romance, idealism, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, true love, opposites attract, dishonesty, slavery, social differences, leadership, romance, society ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century
Place: france, europe, virginia, washington d.c., paris france
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: native american white relationships, interracial romance, captivity, family relations, immigrants, confined, society, religions or cults, political unrest, family in danger, native american attack, chase ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, philadelphia ...
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 7.3
 2K
Daniel Boone (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: colonialism, american revolution, tough heroes, tribe, family relations, escapades, adventurer, society, heroes, adventure, americana, family life ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s
Place: kentucky, usa
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 5.3
 7K
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: realistic, serious, epic, suspense, cult film
Plot: battles, soldier, revolution, adventure, war, politics, life is a bitch, rivalry, rebellion, parents and children, fall in love, political unrest ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york
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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, british, kidnapping, father son relationship, soldier, family relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1770s
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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: aging, usa president, american revolution, diplomat, ambassador, president, u.s. president, american history, historian, secretary of state, colonial america
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 20th century
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 7.4
 25K
Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: inspirational, political, talky, factual, compassionate ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: slavery, politics, slave trade, friendship, christian, civil rights, freedom, politician, corruption, social justice, mentor, justice ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, georgian era, 50s ...
Place: england, london, africa, paris france, europe ...
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Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 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: turtle, cat, rooster, pig, bear, rabbit, cartoon cat, anthropomorphic animal, rattlesnake, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, reindeer ...
Time: 1770s
Place: connecticut, boston
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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,
Style: sex comedy
Plot: domineering mother, nudity (full frontal - brief), hiding, sex scene, secretary, african american, homosexual, native american, sewing, french revolution, time travel, lesbianism ...
Place: ancient greece
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 2.4
 3K
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, aviation, evil corporation, master criminal, escapades, chase, heroes, save the day, sent to the future ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 2040s, 50s
Place: usa, vermont
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