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Movies Set in The 1720s

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Rob Roy(1995)

R
| 2h 19min | Adventure, History, War, Drama
3.4/5 (with 222 votes)

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Swords of Blood(1962)

1h 44min | Action, Comedy, Adventure
3.2/5 (with 57 votes)

In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and even distributing the takings with the poor. Thus, cartouche attracts the people's sympathies, Venus's love, and hate from the Police and Malichot... Cartouche can escape all the traps they set at him - except the entrapments of love. Eventually, he will be saved by a woman, at her own cost.

Manon Lescaut(1926)

1h 39min | Drama
2.6/5 (with 3 votes)

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

The Beggar's Opera(1953)

1h 34min | History, Crime, Music
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Adaptation of John Gay's 18th century opera, featuring Laurence Olivier as MacHeath and Hugh Griffith as the Beggar.

Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue(1954)

1h 22min | Action, Adventure
2.8/5 (with 5 votes)

After the 1715 defeat of the clans, one of the highland leaders, Rob Roy MacGregor escapes, has lots of adventures, gets married, and eventually becomes enough of a nuisance to George I to be outlawed, and hunted by the English.

The Accidental Gangster(2008)

1h 43min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

Korea, 1724. Once upon a time in the Choson Dynasty, Chun-doong falls in love at first sight with a beautiful woman whilst in the middle of a fight.When she is delivered by accident to Chun-doong's tavern to work as a maid, he is the happiest man in the land until she is snatched away by her rightful owner.He vows to get her back, but alone he is no match for Man-deuk.

Directed by Yeo Kyun-dong - With Lee Jeong-jae, Kim Ok-vin, Kim Suk-hoon, Lee Won-jae, Lee Won-jong, Jo Deok-hyeon, ...

Caribbean(1952)

1h 31min | Adventure
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick Lindsay, to help him invade MacAllister's fortified island. The latter falls in love with MacAllister's daughter,Christine.

Where's Jack?(1969)

4.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Based on the adventures of Jack Sheppard, the thief and jail-breaker who became a folk hero in 1720s London.

Adrienne Lecouvreur(1938)

1h 46min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Adrienne Lecouvreur is an acclaimed actress who falls in love with Polish prince Maurice de Saxe, only to be poisoned by a jealous rival while Maurice is away at war. The film was a co-production between the two countries, and was made at UFA's Berlin Studios. It was based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé about the life of the eighteenth century actress Adrienne Lecouvreur.

David Bek(1944)

1h 28min | Drama, Adventure
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The Armenian national hero, David Bek, leads a major Armenian uprising against Safavid Persia in the Syunik region in the 18th century.

Directed by Hamo Beknazarian - With Hrachia Nersisyan, David Malyan, Avet Avetisyan, Levon Zohrabyan, Vaghinak Marguni, Vladimir Ershov, ...
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