Most Popular "1770s" Titles
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1. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )
60 min | Drama, War
Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for ... See full summary »
2. The Patriot (2000)
R | 165 min | Action, Drama, History
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
3. Dark Shadows (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
4. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
5. National Treasure (2004)
PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.
6. The Duchess (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
7. A Royal Affair (2012)
R | 137 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.
8. Barry Lyndon (1975)
PG | 184 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
9. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)
60 min | Adventure, History, Western
Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.
11. Revolution (1985)
PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »
12. 1776 (1972)
PG | 142 min | Drama, Family, History
A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.
13. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
R | 118 min | Drama, History
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.
14. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)
85 min | Drama, Family
When Felicity meets Penny, a beautiful copper - colored mare, she knows with all her heart that she must free Penny from her cruel owner. Felicity desperately wishes for that same sureness ... See full summary »
15. Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002–2003)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The American Revolutionary War is seen through the eyes of an American teenaged lad, a young English lady, and a French boy, all 3 of whom work as reporters for Benjamin Franklin.
16. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.
17. Johnny Tremain (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History
Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.
18. Lloyd's of London (1936)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ... See full summary »
19. The Devil's Disciple (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance
The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.
20. Black Magic (1949)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.
21. Anthony Adverse (1936)
Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.
22. Lady Oscar (1979)
124 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.
24. The Chess Player (1927)
135 min | Drama, Fantasy
In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress.
25. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.
26. Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow (1999 TV Short)
29 min | Short, Drama, Family
The story of a teenage girl and her family who live in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the American Revolution.
27. The Book of Fate (2003)
85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Fire, water, wind, earth and emptiness... Five core elements of life that once inspired a book. The Booke of Fate. Far away from here there was a mythical world -free of suffering and ... See full summary »
28. Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957)
34 min | Short, Drama, History
This is a 37-minute orientation film, filmed in the spring of 1956, for visitors to historic Colonial Williamsburg, and photographed in the area restored by the Rockerfeller Foundation. The... See full summary »
29. The Little Patriot (1995)
PG | 90 min | Family, Adventure
Join in one boy's heroic adventure as he fights in the struggle for freedom on the American frontier. James Todd is a young boy growing up in the hostile American wilderness-a rugged and ... See full summary »
31. The Miracle Rider (1935)
Approved | 306 min | Action, Comedy, Western
Texas Ranger tries to stop takeover of Indian lands.
32. Mary Silliman's War (1994 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama, War
Mary Silliman's War is a unique, award-winning film on the American Revolution.
33. Sons of Liberty (1939)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Set during the American Revolution, this colorful 2 reel short tells the story of Haym Salomon, American patriot and financier of the American Revolution.
36. The Masked Pirate (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
A group of men calling themselves 'The Pirates of Capri", headed by Captain Sirroco, who is really Count Amalfi, are trying to restore freedom to the people of Naples in 1799. The Queen is ... See full summary »
37. Brave New Land (2000)
104 min | Drama, War
A young Portuguese cartographer in the 18th century finds new forms of love, war and a wild new world in an expedition into South American heart.
38. The Depths (1957)
66 min | Horror
A blind masseur visits a samurai to request the return of a loan. The samurai kills him in anger, then has his servant dump the body in the Kasane swamp. However, the ghost of the masseur ... See full summary »
40. 1775 (1992 TV Short)
23 min | Comedy, Short
In 1775 Philadelphia, an innkeeper wants his daughters to marry well. There's a ball and gents are attending but he needs money to get the girls in. He asks his brother-in-law, George Washington, for some money.
Passed | 20 min | Short, Drama, History
George Washington, commander of revolutionary American forces, ends a squabble among the colonies as to under which flag the Americans will fight the British by recommending a new flag for ... See full summary »
43. Hands Across the Sea in '76 (1911)
Short, Drama, Thriller
Features a chronological parade of major events and battles of the American Revolution, with a side-plot emphasis on the emotional stress of a patriotic American girl, played by Dorothy ... See full summary »
45. Nostradamus (1938)
Approved | 11 min | Short, History
This initial entry in a series of several MGM shorts on Nostradamus starts with a short biography of the seer into the future. His early predictions concern European monarchs. His ... See full summary »
46. The Minute and a ½ Man (1959)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, War
Bumbling Hector Heathcoat joins the Minute Men during the American Revolution and promptly gets everything fouled up, but he becomes a hero when the scares away the attacking British Redcoats.
47. How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (1911)
Short, Action, Drama
During the American Revolution, Mrs. Murray (Miriam Nesbitt), a spirited American wife, pretends to welcome the British command into her home, While they gorge on her enormous meals, she ... See full summary »
48. When the Flag Falls (1909)
Short, Drama, Romance
During the American Revolution, An American girl infiltrates a British army camp and saves her lover, a captured Colonial messenger, by arranging a fake execution before a firing squad.
50. The Prison Ship (1912)
Short, Drama, Romance
During the American Revolution, an American girl, Helen Carpenter (Anna Q. Nilsson)betrays the Colonie by helping her fiancé, Lieutenant Waldon (Guy Coombs), a British naval officer escape from a prison ship.