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Movies Set in The 1760s

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer(2006)

R
| 2h 27min | Crime, Fantasy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 1,651 votes)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Dark Shadows(2012)

PG-13
| 1h 53min | Comedy, Fantasy
3.0/5 (with 2,874 votes)

Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire(2019)

4.2/5 (with 722 votes)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Marie Antoinette(2006)

PG-13
| 2h 3min | Drama, History
3.3/5 (with 1,026 votes)

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Barry Lyndon(1975)

PG
| 3h 5min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
4.0/5 (with 965 votes)

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Brotherhood of the Wolf(2001)

R
| 2h 17min | Adventure, Horror, Action, History
3.4/5 (with 535 votes)

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

A Royal Affair(2012)

R
| 2h 17min | Drama, History, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 321 votes)

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Fan-Fan the Tulip(2003)

1h 37min | Adventure, Comedy
2.7/5 (with 85 votes)

In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the king's daughters.

The Haunted Palace(1963)

NR
| 1h 27min | Horror
3.3/5 (with 49 votes)

A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.

Treasure Island(1950)

3.3/5 (with 58 votes)

Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pirate crew are aboard the ship, including Long John Silver.

Fan-Fan the Tulip(1952)

3.4/5 (with 31 votes)

Fanfan is a young handsome peasant. He joins the army to escape marriage and because a gipsy girl predicted he will get glory and the king's daughter as a wife. But the gipsy girl was in fact Adeline, the daughter of the recruiting officer. Once he has discovered the stratagem, Fanfan refuses to forget this dream and decides to fulfill the destiny of the fake prediction. Fantastic swashbuckling adventures in a 18th century setting, with a light criticism of the war and the mighty.

The Nun(2013)

PG-13
| 1h 40min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 28 votes)

Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. Although a kind and understanding Mother Superior helps her to learn the convent’s daily routine, Suzanne’s desire for freedom remains unabated. When the Mother Superior dies, Suzanne finds herself faced with reprisals, humiliation and harassment at the hands of the new Abbess and the other Sisters. For many years, Suzanne is subjected to bigotry and religious fanaticism. (Berlinale.de)

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Bedlam(1946)

1h 16min | Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 25 votes)

London, 1761. St. Mary's of Bethlehem, a sinister madhouse, is visited by wealthy people who enjoy watching the patients confined there as if they were caged animals. Nell Bowen, one of the visitors, is horrified by the deplorable living conditions of the unfortunate inhabitants of this godforsaken place, better known as Bedlam.

Unconquered(1947)

PG
| 2h 27min | Drama, Adventure, History
3.0/5 (with 19 votes)

England, 1763. After being convicted of a crime, the young and beautiful Abigail Hale agrees, to escape the gallows, to serve fourteen years as a slave in the colony of Virginia, whose inhabitants begin to hear and fear the sinister song of the threatening drums of war that resound in the wild Ohio valley.

Allegheny Uprising(1939)

NR
| 1h 21min | Western, Action, Adventure, History
2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

South western Pennsylvania area of colonial America, 1760s. Colonial distaste and disapproval of the British government is starting to surface. Many local colonists have been killed by American Indians who are armed with rifles supplied by white traders.

Bang Rajan(2000)

R
| 1h 53min | Action, History, War
3.3/5 (with 12 votes)

Set right before the fall of Thailand's old capital, Ayuttaya, Bang Rajan draws on the legend of a village of fighters who bravely fended off the Burmese armies. With no support from the Royal army, the villagers drives the invading Burmese away many times until their names have become legendary during the time. As each subsequent battles becomes fiercer, the villagers tries to forge a canon to battle the enemy in a final battle where everyone, women and children included, die in combat.

The Light in the Forest(1958)

3.7/5 (with 6 votes)

A young white man who spent his whole life raised by a Native American tribe is sent to live with his true family and must learn to fit in with the people he was taught to hate.

Panipat(2019)

3.5/5 (with 9 votes)

During 18th century India, the Marathas emerged as the most powerful empire in the nation until the Afghan King Ahmad Shah Abdali plans to take over India. Sadashiv Rao Bhau is brought in to save the empire from the king which then leads to the third battle of Panipat.

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker - With Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Sanjay Dutt, Mantra, Mohnish Bahl, Padmini Kolhapure, ...

The Rise of Catherine the Great(1934)

NR
| 1h 35min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

The woman who will become Catherine the Great marries into the Russian royal family when she weds Grand Duke Peter, the nephew of Empress Elizabeth. Although the couple has moments of contentment, Peter's cruel and erratic behavior causes a rift between him and Catherine. Mere months after Peter succeeds his aunt as the ruler of Russia, a revolt is brewing, and Catherine is poised to ascend to the throne as the country's new empress.

Seven Cities of Gold(1955)

1h 43min | Adventure
2.6/5 (with 3 votes)

Director Robert D. Webb's 1955 adventure film about eighteenth-century Spanish explorers searching for gold in the American southwest stars Anthony Quinn, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Egan, Rita Moreno, Michael Rennie, John Doucette and Kathleen Crowley.

The Great King(1942)

1h 58min | Drama, War, History
3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

King Frederick II (aka "Frederick the Great") of Prussia is engaged in a major battle against the Austrian army at Kunersdorf, and things aren't going well. The Austrians are inflicting major casualties, and his army is beginning to crumble. Defeat seems inevitable when a combination of events gives him hope that he may pull victory from the jaws of defeat after all.

The Hellfire Club(1961)

1h 30min | Adventure
5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Years after fleeing his ancestral home with his mother, Jason returns home to claim his birthright, only to find his way blocked by his evil cousin Thomas. In order to reclaim his title, Jason must do battle with his cousin, who calls upon the members of the deadly Hellfire Club to stop him.

Keeping the Promise(1997)

1h 35min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for survival.

The Dictator(1935)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The film depicts a dramatic episode in Danish history: the tumultous relationship between King Christian VII of Denmark and his English consort Caroline Matilda in Eighteenth century Copenhagen and the Queen's tragic affair with the royal physician and liberal reformer Johann Friedrich Struensee.

Mozart's Sister(2010)

2h | Drama
3.4/5 (with 13 votes)

A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.

Il Boemo(2021)

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Die Försterchristel(1926)

1h 5min

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Madame DuBarry(1919)

1h 54min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 6 votes)

The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French revolution.

Fridericus(1937)

1h 40min | History
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

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The Beautiful Lurette(1960)

1h 23min | Comedy, Music, History, Drama

The beautiful and charming laundress Lurette is a well sought-after young woman in Ludwig XV’s Paris. Her heart is already taken, however, and she makes elaborate plans during Carnival to obtain the man she truly loves, the carpenter Campistrel. During her plans to make Campistrel jealous and recognize his love for her, she meets the Duke of Marly, who plans to make her his mistress. The unsuspecting Lurette finds herself caught in a love triangle, and her peer, Marcelline, must save the beautiful Lurette from these scandalous schemes.

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