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, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with american revolution, state affairs, heroes, family relations, colonial america, society, politics, revolution, father son relationship and battles plots mostly in Drama, History and War genres shot in USA, Canada, France 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: Est. 1776 (2002), Making History (2017), The Book of Negroes (2015), John Adams (2008), George Washington (1984), The Bastard (1978), The Little Patriot (1995).

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, 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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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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, battles, leadership, political unrest, politics, rebelliousness, heroes, rebellion, state affairs, military, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
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 7.2
 255K
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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Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (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, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: american revolution, journalism, french, slavery, idealism, leadership, adventure, americana, american civil war, young people, native, native americans ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: philadelphia
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: american revolution, independence, treason, political conspiracy, political unrest, assassination, military, revolution, tragic hero, war, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, philadelphia, quebec
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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: humorous, absurd, light, epic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, american revolution, escapades, changing the past or future, adaptation, friendship, invention, hopes, mentor, danger, politics, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 1700s
Place: usa
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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, uplifting, epic ...
Plot: human spirit, racism, life is a bitch, slavery, hopes, injustice, master and servant, american revolution, escapades, society, confined, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
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 8.5
 29K
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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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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 6.9
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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 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: american revolution, native american, british, soldier, father son relationship, kidnapping, family relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1770s
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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: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, folk hero, interracial relations, family life, americana, escapades, society, adventurer, heroes, adventure, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s
Place: kentucky, usa
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, military life, against the odds, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, danger, war, revolution ...
Place: usa, delaware, new jersey
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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, tense, light
Plot: mercenary, marriage proposal, stagecoach, crimes, redemption, adventure, conspiracy, love and romance, danger, rivalry, friendship, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, philadelphia
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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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 4.5
 2K
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, tense, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, crimes, mysterious character, danger, supernatural, investigation, deadly, curse ...
Time: contemporary
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Yankee Doodle Cricket (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: war for independence, drunkenness, turtle, rattlesnake, squirrel, reindeer, rabbit, cricket the insect, claws, sneeze, eagle, song ...
Time: 1770s
Place: boston, connecticut
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 6.6
 132
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: publishing house, family relations, 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,
Style: sex comedy
Plot: sex on floor, sewing, costume, candelabra, watermelon, wig, lesbian kiss, painting, boots, mini skirt, overbearing mother, pocket watch ...
Place: ancient greece
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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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 6.5
 595
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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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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 6.2
 126
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: george washington, battles, battle, queen, american flag, horse, king, ship, militia, sailboat, war for independence, incognito ...
Time: 18th century
Place: britain, france
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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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, danger, heroes, chase, master criminal, imaginary, chases and races, save the day, sent to the future, time machine, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2040s, 50s ...
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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, historian, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, professor, couples, actor's life, young lovers, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
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 5.3
 6K
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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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: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: rise and fall, intrigue, romance, politics, unfulfillment, love and romance, writer's life, master and servant, lifestyle, state affairs, ambition, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 1700s
Place: france, europe, london, paris france, versailles
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 7.4
 24K
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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, civil rights, injustice, debate, musician, politician, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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 7.6
 8K
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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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, entertaining, serious, clever, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeologist, treasure, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, artifact, treasure hunter, tomb, map, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1770s, 70s, 11th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., new jersey, pennsylvania ...
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