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Movies Set in The 1820s

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter(2012)

R
| 1h 34min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
2.8/5 (with 1,249 votes)

President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.

The Revenant(2015)

R
| 2h 37min | Western, Drama, Adventure
3.8/5 (with 7,305 votes)

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters(2013)

R
| 1h 28min | Fantasy, Horror, Action
3.0/5 (with 2,754 votes)

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past.

In the Heart of the Sea(2015)

PG-13
| 2h 2min | Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Action, History
3.4/5 (with 1,551 votes)

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.

Amadeus(1984)

R
| 2h 40min | Music, Drama, History
4.0/5 (with 1,498 votes)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a remarkably talented young Viennese composer who unwittingly finds a fierce rival in the disciplined and determined Antonio Salieri. Resenting Mozart for both his hedonistic lifestyle and his undeniable talent, the highly religious Salieri is gradually consumed by his jealousy and becomes obsessed with Mozart's downfall, leading to a devious scheme that has dire consequences for both men.

First Cow(2020)

PG-13
| 2h 2min | Drama, Western, History
3.5/5 (with 75 votes)

A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.

Byzantium(2012)

R
| 1h 58min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 307 votes)

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequences.

Man in the Wilderness(1971)

PG
| 1h 44min | Adventure, Drama, Western
3.1/5 (with 33 votes)

In the early 1800s, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide he's a goner and leave him behind to die. When he recovers instead, he swears revenge on them and tracks them and their paranoiac expedition leader down.

Oliver Twist(1948)

NR
| 1h 56min | Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 65 votes)

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy.

Children of Paradise(1945)

3h 11min | Drama, Romance / Love
4.1/5 (with 115 votes)

Filmed during the German occupation, this French milestone centers around the theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. Voted the “Best French Film in History” by the French Film Academy in 1990.

Copying Beethoven(2006)

PG-13
| 1h 44min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 58 votes)

A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, loneliness and personal trauma. A copyist is urgently needed to help the composer. A fictional character is introduced in the form of a young conservatory student and aspiring composer named Anna Holtz. The mercurial Beethoven is skeptical that a woman might become involved in his masterpiece but slowly comes to trust in Anna's assistance and in the end becomes quite fond of her. By the time the piece is performed, her presence in his life is an absolute necessity. Her deep understanding of his work is such that she even corrects mistakes he has made, while her passionate personality opens a door into his private world.

Onegin(1999)

1h 44min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 37 votes)

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is introduced to the young Tatiana. A passionate and virtuous girl, she soon falls hopelessly under the spell of the aloof newcomer and professes her love for him.

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser(1974)

1h 49min | Drama, History
3.8/5 (with 98 votes)

The film follows Kaspar Hauser (Bruno S.), who lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man who wears a black overcoat and top hat who feeds him.

Jane Eyre(1943)

NR
| 1h 37min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 42 votes)

After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.

Union of Salvation(2019)

2h 10min | Drama, History, Adventure
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)

Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - position, wealth, love, life ... and the country itself.

Hawaii(1966)

3.2/5 (with 15 votes)

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 of understanding there comes tragedy.

Paradise(1982)

R
| 1h 40min | Romance / Love, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 38 votes)

After their caravan is attacked and their respective families butchered by Arab marauders, teenagers David and Sarah flee across the desert. But the desert is filled with danger from the elements, animals and the unwholesome appetite of the Jackal, a sheik who wants Sarah for himself. However, the desert also holds temptation and love. David and Sarah hide out in an oasis and build a life for themselves, discovering each other in new ways.

Across the Wide Missouri(1951)

NR
| 1h 18min | Adventure, Romance / Love, Western
2.9/5 (with 10 votes)

In the 1830's beaver trapper Flint Mitchell and other white men hunt and trap in the then unnamed territories of Montana and Idaho. Flint marries a Blackfoot woman as a way to gain entrance into her people's rich lands, but finds she means more to him than a ticket to good beaver habitat.

The Flesh and the Fiends(1960)

1h 34min | Horror
3.3/5 (with 12 votes)

Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox requires cadavers for his research into the functioning of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh specimens...

Le Rouge et le Noir(1954)

1h 53min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 8 votes)

It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post-Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons propel him forward at a pace he cannot control.

The Kentuckian(1955)

1h 44min | Western
3.0/5 (with 12 votes)

A frontiersman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.

A Song to Remember(1945)

1h 53min | Music, Drama
3.2/5 (with 8 votes)

Prof. Joseph Elsner guides his protégé Frydryk Chopin through his formative years to early adulthood in Poland. The professor takes him to Paris, where he eventually comes under the wing and influence of novelist George Sand and rises to prominence in the music world, to the exclusion of his old friends and patriotic feelings towards Poland.

The Conspirators(1969)

2h 4min | History, Comedy, Drama
3.8/5 (with 22 votes)

Rome, 1825. Bishop Rivarola (Tognazzi) and colonel Nardoni (Salerno) are in charge to suppress liberal revolution. Shoemaker Cornacchia (Manfredi) got the information that the liberal Filippo Spada (Ekland) is a spy and is going to denounce his revolutionary companions. So Cornacchia decides to report Spada to two "Carbonari" (kind of Freemasons) to kill Spada. The two, Montanari (Hossein) and Targhini (Verley) fail to kill him and decide to escape from Rome. But they are arrested and sentenced to death. Cornacchia will spend his last chance to save them.

Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration(2005)

1h 2min | Drama, History
3.6/5 (with 5 votes)

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.

Directed by T. C. Christensen

The Student of Prague(1913)

1h 25min | Drama, Fantasy
2.9/5 (with 19 votes)

Prague, Bohemia, 1820. Balduin, a penniless student, falls in love with Countess Margit, a wealthy noblewoman whom he has saved from drowning.

Veer(2010)

2.7/5 (with 18 votes)

A Pindari Prince goes to England to study military tactics so that he can avenge his people, but while there, he falls in love.

The Strange Woman(1946)

NR
| 1h 40min | Drama, Romance / Love, Thriller
3.2/5 (with 12 votes)

Isaiah, a 19th-century businessman, has his eye on the beautiful and very young Jenny. Finally of age, she accepts his marriage proposal, but their love affair quickly turns sour. Ephraim, Isaiah's college-age son, comes for a visit, immediately striking up a chemistry with Jenny. She promises marriage -- if he murders his father first. But Jenny also swoons for John, the fiancé of her best friend, Meg.

The House of the Seven Gables(1940)

1h 29min | Thriller, Drama
3.5/5 (with 8 votes)

In 1828, the bankrupt Pyncheon family fight over Seven Gables, the ancestral mansion. To obtain the house, Jaffrey Pyncheon obtains his brother Clifford's false conviction for murder. Hepzibah, Clifford's sweet fiancée, patiently waits twenty years for his release, whereupon Clifford and his former cellmate, abolitionist Matthew, have a certain scheme in mind.

Byron(2005)

2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years.

Directed by Julian Farino - With Jonny Lee Miller

The Iron Mistress(1952)

1h 50min | History, Drama, Action, Western
2.1/5 (with 3 votes)

In this biopic, Jim Bowie goes to New Orleans, where he falls for Judalon and befriends her brother, Narcisse. Soon, Jim is forced to avenge Narcisse's murder, but Judalon takes up with another man. Jim eventually has another romantic interlude with Judalon and is forced to kill one of her suitors in self-defense. Jim leaves town, and falls for the daughter of a Texas politician, but his entanglement with Judalon continues to bedevil him.

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