18th Century Films

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The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
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In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace. (118 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
 
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)
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During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower)... (142 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
3.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
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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 to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles. (123 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
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Marie Antoinette (1938)
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens. (149 mins.)
 
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The Scarlet Empress (1934)
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Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress... (104 mins.)
 
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The Young Victoria (2009)
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A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. (105 mins.)
 
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The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)
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A bawdy story of how a poor damsel surrenders her virtue again and again to get to the top of society. (126 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. (119 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
10.
Madame Du Barry (1934)
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Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio... (79 mins.)
 
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Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)
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The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present. (165 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
 
12.
A Royal Scandal (1945)
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard. (94 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
13.
Valmont (1989)
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Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman... (137 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
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Young Catherine (1991 TV Movie)
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A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her. (150 mins.)
 
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The Duchess (2008)
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A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life. (110 mins.)
Director: Saul Dibb
 
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Ridicule (1996)
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To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles. (102 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte