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Movies Set in 1856

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The World to Come(2020)

R
| 1h 45min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 44 votes)

Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.

Blazing Saddles(1974)

R
| 1h 33min | Western, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 633 votes)

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Black Beauty(1971)

G
| 1h 46min | Drama, Kids & Family, Western
3.0/5 (with 9 votes)

Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of humans (he has various owners throughout his life). While some owners are compassionate -- none more than Joe Evans (Mark Lester), the boy who first owns the colt.

The Barbarian and the Geisha(1958)

NR
| 1h 45min | Action, Adventure, Drama
3.0/5 (with 11 votes)

Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.

Directed by John Huston - With John Wayne, Sam Jaffe, Sō Yamamura, Hiroshi Yamato

All Mine to Give(1957)

3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

This is a story based on fact that follows a husband and wife who emigrate from Scotland to Wisconsin in the 1850s. They work very hard and become welcome citizens of their new town, Eureka. They have six children. They prosper in the husband's boat-building business. But when their eldest is 12, tragedy strikes the family, and the 12-year-old is burdened with a terrible task which he handles as well as any adult could.

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