1830s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1830s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful and emotional films and TV shows about / with murder, family relations, rivalry, religion, society, danger, redemption, death, husband wife relationship and crimes plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1830s
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1830s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 1830s: Kamouraska (1973), The Opium War (1997), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Lust for a Vampire (1971), Hastrman (2018), Babette's Feast (1987), Creepshow (1982), Two for Texas (1998), The Trial of the Judges (1974), The Dwelling Place (1994).

List of 1830s movies

Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, Etienne Boisset, decides to have revenge on Vidocq's death ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, steampunk, serial killer, who done it, virgin, crimes, uncover truth, vengeance, danger, alchemy, immortality, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, mermaid, imaginary kingdom, disney, good versus evil, true love, young heroes, underwater, rivalry, adventure, follow your dream, ocean or sea ...
Time: 1830s, 1820s, 19th century
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 7.8
 326
Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: male objectification, barefoot male, butt naked, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), defloration, adultery, love triangle, male nudity, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: quebec
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 6.5
 476
The Opium War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, epic, serious ...
Plot: war, battles, british empire, wartime life, state affairs, international crisis, rebellion, politics, political intrigue, leadership, society, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, england, east asia
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: fainting, painting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, historical event, affair, fire, woman dressed as man, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1850s, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, europe, brussels belgium, brussels ...
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Lust for a Vampire (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1830, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, mystery, fall in love, mysterious character, femme fatale, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, danger, village, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 15th century, 1830s, georgian era ...
Place: england, austria, europe
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 6.5
 156
Hastrman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange nobleman returning after years abroad to a small Bohemian village in the beginning of 19th century. The nobleman feels closer to animals despite looking like a human.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, allegory ...
Plot: secret, fish out of water, love triangle, supernatural power, tragic romance, hiding place, murder, mythology, loneliness, mysterious character, head bandage, atheist ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: central europe
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: aging, elderly, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, family relations, maid, lifestyle, lottery, refugee, father son relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1870s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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 6.9
 40K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, family relations, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1830s, future, 19th century
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 6.3
 246
Two for Texas (1998)
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kris Kristofferson and Scott Bairstow are hunted fugitives from a Louisiana prison camp who come Two for Texas when they opt to lose themselves in a crowd by joining Sam Houston's Texas Volunteer Army.
Style: epic
Plot: final battle, runaway, river battle, interracial kiss, musket, villain arrested, cavalry, chain gang, gunpowder, epic battle, battles, cowboys and indians ...
Time: 1830s
Place: texas, louisiana
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The Trial of the Judges (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A true story: The trial of judges Polizoidi and Tertseti for disobedience and their triumphant acquittal during the three men regency council, when king Othon of Greece was a minor. The cast of the film was enormous, with almost half of the ...
Plot: trial, minister, chief, heroic, acquittal, king, signature, speech, tragedy, security guard, greek, jail ...
Time: 1830s, 70s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas
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The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adaptation of Catherine Cookson's novel. Set in the 1830s, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger ...
Plot: pregnancy, rape, aristocrat, baby, drunken man, grandfather, pregnant woman, pregnant, period piece, pregnant from rape
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
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 6.9
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Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, class differences, family relations, rape, poverty, farm, english, countryside, hostility, classroom, prejudice
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
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I, Pierre Rivière, having slaughtered my mother, my sister and my brother… (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on documents compiled by leading French philosopher Michel Foucault, this unique and original film charts the gruesome events which took place in a Normandy village in 1835, when a young man, Pierre Rivière, murdered his mother, sister and ...
Style: factual, based on true events
Plot: infidelity, philosophy, power relations, crimes, crime, family conflict, murder, punishment, matricide, murder investigation, fratricide, countryside ...
Time: 1830s
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: pastor, religious conversion, religion, latter day saints, priest, church, mormon, italian american, mormonism, religious differences, baptism, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 1890s, 1830s, 50s, 19th century ...
Place: new york, sicily
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A film that focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Plot: angel, riverboat, polygamy, latter day saints, mormon, revelation, mormonism, murder, a vision, religious persecution, mob violence, lynch mob ...
Time: 1830s, 1820s, 19th century, 1840s
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 8.2
 21K
Victoria (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image ...
Style: realistic, romantic, touching, factual, based on true events ...
Plot: british history, queen victoria, monarchy, royal family, queen of england, european history, queen, palace intrigue, power, prime minister, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s
Place: britain, buckingham palace, london
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At the Foot of the Rainbow (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago 1830s muskrat trapper Dannie Mcnoun, loves Mary and sends his best friend, Jimmy, to win her over for Dannie. Jimmy married her instead. Now neighbors, Dannie works both farms as Jimmy tries to drown his problems with a bottle.
Plot: friendship, cabin, fishing, tavern, loneliness, farming, priest, devotion, loyalty, true love, funeral, perseverance
Time: 1830s
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 5.2
 577
Gold Coast (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Ghana
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Young anti-colonial idealist Wulff leaves for Danish Guinea to set up a coffee plantation but not everything goes according to plan.
Style: romanticism
Plot: fortress, nerd, missionary, solitude, slavery, nightmare, dream, fever, desperation, male nudity, slave trade, colonialism ...
Time: 1830s
Place: africa
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The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, controversial
Plot: moral dilemma, introspection, love triangle, love affair, redemption, family problems, family life, society, religious, bigotry, intolerance, religious differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, new york state
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The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, heroes, wilderness, battles, frontier justice, frontier, vigilantism, native american, treasure hunt, culture clash, danger, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
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 7.5
 2K
Kill! (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this pitch-black action comedy by Kihachi Okamoto, a pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, previously a farmer, longs to become a noble samurai. The other, ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, serious, jidai geki
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, betrayal, martial arts, ronin, anti hero, hopes, heroic mission, heroes, anti heroes, teachers and students, vengeance, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s, 1830s
Place: japan
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 6.6
 3K
Hawaii (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, state affairs, adventure, fish out of water, interracial relations, romance, religions or cults, family relations, redemption, mother son relationship, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s, 1830s
Place: hawaii, usa, yale university, connecticut, new hampshire ...
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The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: murder, death row, rise and fall, society, legal, crime, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, deadly, gay interest, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
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The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: culture clash, redemption, hopes, society, religious, discrimination, religious leader, religious differences, mormon, husband wife relationship, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio, new york state
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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: dishonesty, leadership, religions or cults, rivalry, americana, discrimination, danger, intrigue, redemption, family in danger, society, religious ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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Wide Sargasso Sea (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dramatisation of Jean Rhys's novel set in 19th-century Jamaica. The tragic story of the first Mrs Rochester from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre centres on an arranged marriage between a white Creole heiress and a brooding Englishman, who ...
Plot: insanity, wedding, attic, sex, mother, imprisonment, red dress, kissing, breasts, house fire, house on fire, swimming ...
Time: 1830s
Place: jamaica, england
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 8.3
 3K
Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, family in danger, wilderness, danger, native, society, rebelliousness, french, politics, americana, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1800s, 1820s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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 7.4
 290
Oliver Twist (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens.
Plot: charles dickens, child, children
Time: 1830s
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