Napoleon Bonaparte and his Age in the Movies

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1.
Monsieur N. (2003)
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How can Napoleon, the man of war and pioneering military strategist, meekly accept being locked up on... (120 mins.)
 
2.
Napoleon (1927)
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A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career. (240 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
3.
Napoléon (2002 Mini-Series)
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The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story... (380 mins.)
 
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The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
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During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed emperor: while the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne. (108 mins.)
Director: Alan Taylor
 
5.
1809 Andreas Hofer - Die Freiheit des Adlers (2002 TV Movie)
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The story of Tyrolean folk hero Andreas Hofer, who led his people in their resistance against the occupation of their country by Bavarian troops in the year 1809. (111 mins.)
 
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The Duellists (1977)
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A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels. (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
7.
Waterloo (1970)
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Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo. (134 mins.)
 
8.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
9.
Sharpe's Rifles (1993 TV Movie)
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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company. (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
10.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
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Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
11.
La soule (1989)
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La soule is the name of a bag full of sand used as a football and of the game itself. That game has no rule; it's a mix of football...
Director: Michel Sibra
 
12.
St. Ives (1998)
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In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Hook
 
13.
War and Peace (1956)
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. (208 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
14.
War and Peace (1966)
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A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife... (427 mins.)
 
15.
Onegin (1999)
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In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy... (106 mins.)
Director: Martha Fiennes
 
16.
War & Peace (1972 Mini-Series)
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Anthony Hopkins stars in this British adaption of Tolstoy's war and peace, an epic about Napoleon's invasion of Russia, as told through the eyes of five fictional Russian families. (890 mins.)
 
17.
Miss Austen Regrets (2008 TV Movie)
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In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Lovering
 
18.
Die Braut (1999)
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The relationship between Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great German writer, and Christiane Vulpius... (112 mins.)
Director: Egon Günther
 
19.
Immortal Beloved (1994)
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The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Besides all the work he is known for, the... (121 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
 
20.
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
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Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk. (113 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
21.
Copying Beethoven (2006)
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A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life. (104 mins.)
 
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Feuerreiter (1998)
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Film about the German poet Friedrich Hoelderlin (1770-1843), concentrating on his ardent affair with Susette Gondard. (130 mins.)
Director: Nina Grosse
 
23.
Vanity Fair (2004)
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Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia. (141 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
24.
Vanity Fair (1998 Mini-Series)
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An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure... (50 mins.)
 
25.
Princess Caraboo (1994)
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Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Austin
 
26.
The Prince of Homburg (1997)
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The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory... (89 mins.)
 
27.
The Children of the Century (1999)
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The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent... (135 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
 
28.
Quills (2000)
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In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor. (124 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
29.
Passion in the Desert (1997)
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Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign... (91 mins.)
Director: Lavinia Currier
 
30.
Adieu Bonaparte (1985)
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A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion... (115 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
31.
Dolce far niente (1998)
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This movie depicts the two years that young Stendhal spent in Italy. Stendhal, that time still known simply as Henri Beyle... (119 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil
 
32.
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
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A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
 
33.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
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The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
 
34.
The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
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Edmund 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... (180 mins.)
 
35.
Les Misérables (1998)
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives... (134 mins.)
Director: Bille August
 
36.
Les Misérables (2000 Mini-Series)
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The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a... (90 mins.)
 
37.
Kaspar Hauser (1993)
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Kaspar Hauser is the son of the duke of Baden. At the age of one he was swapped by another baby that has been killed right after the change... (139 mins.)
Director: Peter Sehr
 
38.
Brother of Sleep (1995)
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In the beginning of the 19th century, Johannes Elias Alder is born in a small village in the Austrian mountains... (127 mins.)
 
39.
Der Judas von Tirol (2006 TV Movie)
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Director: Werner Asam
 
40.
Delivering Hope (2010 TV Movie)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Dagmar Hirtz
 
41.
The Holy Land of Tyrol (2010)
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The film tells the story of Katharina who has to escape from Bavaria to Tyrol together with her husband... (123 mins.)
 
42.
Bruc, the Manhunt (2010)
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1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used... (85 mins.)
Director: Daniel Benmayor
 
43.
Tartarus (2010)
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Austria-Hungary 1813: Jacob and Veith return home from the Napoleonic war. Their road leads to the remote mountain village Pahlbach... (106 mins.)
Director: Stefan Müller
 
44.
Raffl (1985)
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Portrait of an alpine countryside during the Napoleonic wars. The hero, a poor countryman, is faced with expulsion from society after having informed the French occupants of the hiding place of the guerrilla leader. (95 mins.)
 
45.
Lines of Wellington (2012)
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On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do... (151 mins.)
 
46.
The Revenant (2015)
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A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. (156 mins.)
 
47.
Taboo (2017 TV Series)
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Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder. (59 mins.)
 
48.
Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)
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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
49.
Sharpe's Eagle (1993 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
50.
Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
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Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women... (90 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
51.
Sharpe's Honour (1994 TV Movie)
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1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
52.
Sharpe's Battle (1995 TV Movie)
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When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
53.
Sharpe's Gold (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
54.
Sharpe's Mission (1996 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
55.
Sharpe's Regiment (1996 TV Movie)
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Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
56.
Sharpe's Siege (1996 TV Movie)
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Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
57.
Sharpe's Challenge (2006 TV Movie)
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Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan... (138 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
58.
Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)
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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they... (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
59.
Colonel Chabert (1994)
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Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate... (110 mins.)
Director: Yves Angelo
 
60.
A Heavenly Vintage (2009)
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In 19th century France, a peasant winemaker endeavors to create the perfect vintage. (120 mins.)
Director: Niki Caro
 
61.
The Marquise of O (1976)
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A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count. (102 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
 
62.
The Vow (2007 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Dominik Graf
 
63.
Die Hebamme 2 (2016 TV Movie)
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(115 mins.)
Director: Hannu Salonen
 
64.
L'auberge rouge (2007)
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In the 19th century Pyrénées, a stagecoach stops for the night at an isolated inn run by a couple of murderous thieves. The husband wants to kill and rob them all, but one of them is a priest whom the wife refuses to see harmed. (95 mins.)
 
65.
Geliebte Clara (2008)
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A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann. (107 mins.)
 
66.
The Frankenstein Chronicles (2015 TV Series)
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Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead. (48 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Ross