Movies Set in The 1730s

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer(2006)

| 2h 27min | Crime, Fantasy, Drama
3.7/5 (with 1,680 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.

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.

Mir nach, Canaillen(1964)

1h 48min | Adventure, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

A wild story set in eighteenth-century Prussia. Alexander can do everything that a real devil of a fellow must be able to do: ride, shoot, love and devise clever plots. As a result, he is able to climb the ladder from herder to chamber master, where he makes a fool of the feudal lords.

A Harlot's Progress(2006)

2h | Drama
2.6/5 (with 3 votes)

Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.

The Lady and the Bandit(1951)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Highwayman Dick Turpin rides 200 miles to save his wife from the gallows in 18th-century England.

The Girl and the Legend(1957)

1h 30min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

London, in 1730. Charly, Jim and Ben work hard, with the brave Maud, in a cotton mill to earn a few shillings. They all dream of the wonderful island told by Daniel Defoe. The latter lives in a miserable room. He is disgraced and rejected by his son Tom, a scoundrel who blames his father for losing his position at the Court ...

Jew Süss(1934)

2.3/5 (with 3 votes)

A historical satire critical of the rising tide of Anti-Semitism in Germany. Based on the novel by Lionel Feuchtwanger, Jew Süss is the story of life in the 18th century Jewish ghetto of Württemberg. Süss (Veidt) works himself out of the ghetto and into a position of power himself with the help of an evil Duke.

Adrienne Lecouvreur(1938)

1h 46min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 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.

Zopf und Schwert(1926)

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Directed by Victor Janson - With Mady Christians

Dick Turpin's Ride to York(1922)

1h 20min | History, Drama

A highwayman rides to York to stop a lady marrying a usurper.

Dick Turpin(1933)

1h 19min | Drama, Adventure, Action

The adventures of the eighteenth century highwayman Dick Turpin and his legendary ride to York.

Directed by Victor Hanbury - With Victor McLaglen

Der alte und der junge König(1935)

1h 40min | History
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

The story of the stormy relationship between King Friedrich Wilhelm and his son, who later became known as King Frederick the Great of Prussia.

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