1920s Historical Romance Movies

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Manon Lescaut(1926)

1h 39min | Drama
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

A French adventurer fights to save a woman in the life of prostitution.

Beau Brummel(1924)

2h 7min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 5 votes)

George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries Lord Alvanley. Brummel, broken-hearted, embarks upon a life of revelry.

Bardelys the Magnificent(1926)

3.9/5 (with 2 votes)

Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen.

Monte Cristo(1922)

| 1h 40min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmond of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of...

Eternal Love(1929)

1h 11min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 4 votes)

In the Swiss Alps of the early 19th century, a couple forced into loveless marriages struggle to find happiness with one another.

The Spanish Dancer(1923)

| 1h 35min | History, Romance / Love
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The Spanish Dancer is the story of Maritana, a gypsy girl who dances in courtyards and even tells people's fortunes. Despite her gypsy occupation, Maritana wishes to be a Countess. Her ambitions are realized when she meets the handsome Count Don Cesar de Bazán, if only the King of Spain would stay out of their way!

Lady Hamilton(1921)

1h 40min | Drama, History
2.4/5 (with 1 vote)

The married Lady Emma Hamilton has an ill fated romance with Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Monsieur Beaucaire(1924)

| 1h 46min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

The Duke of Chartres is in love with Princess Henriette, but she seemingly wants nothing to do with him. Eventually he grows tired of her insults and flees to England when Louis XV insists that the two marry. He goes undercover as Monsieur Beaucaire, the barber of the French Ambassador, and finds that he enjoys the freedom of a commoner’s life. After catching the Duke of Winterset cheating at cards, he forces him to introduce him as a nobleman to Lady Mary, with whom he has become infatuated. When Lady Mary is led to believe that the Duke of Chartres is merely a barber she loses interest in him. She eventually learns that he is a nobleman after all and tries to win him back, but the Duke of Chartres opts to return to France and Princess Henriette who now returns his affection.


| 1h 30min | Romance / Love, Comedy
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

The King tosses Rosita in jail and when Don Diego, who Rosita loves, tries to defend her, he too is thrown in jail. While Don Diego is sentenced to be executed, the King lusts after Rosita and decides to put her up in a luxurious villa. To give her a title, he marries her to a masked nobleman, who turns out to be Don Diego.

The Courtship of Miles Standish(1923)

| 1h 30min | Drama, History

A dramatization of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem 'The Courtship of Miles Standish,' this is the story of the Pilgrims who fled religious persecution in England and came to America aboard the Mayflower.

The Lady in Ermine(1927)

1h 19min | Drama, War, Romance / Love

When her husband marches off to war, Mariana is left in charge of the ancestral castle and is thus on hand when an invading Austrian regiment makes the castle its headquarters.

Nell Gwyn(1926)

| 1h 20min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

An actress becomes the king's mistress and persuades him to convert the palace to a serviceman's home.

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When a Man Loves(1927)

| 1h 51min | History, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 2 votes)

A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.

Annie Laurie(1927)

1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.

Zopf und Schwert(1926)

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Directed by Victor Janson - With Mady Christians

Quality Street(1927)

1h 50min | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 3 votes)

A fresh young beauty becomes an old maid waiting for her suitor to return from the Napoleonic wars. When he returns, clearly disappointed, she disguises herself as her own niece in order to test his loyalty.

Clothes Make the Woman(1928)

A young Russian peasant feels pity for the Princess Anastasia and saves her life by accidentally wounding her in the massacre of the Romanovs during the Russian Revolution.

Directed by Tom Terriss - With Eve Southern

The Viking(1928)

1h 30min | History, Action, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

In this historical adventure based on traditional legend concerning Leif Ericsson and the first Viking settlers to reach North America by sea, Norse half-brothers vie for a throne and for the same woman.

Wie einst im Mai(1926)

1h 37min | Comedy

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Willi Wolff - With Adolf Klein

A Romance of Old Baghdad(1922)

In nineteenth century Mesopotamia a series of romantic enganglements ensue.


13min | Drama

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Directed by Edwin J. Collins - With Sybil Thorndike
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