Most Popular "1780s" Titles
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1. The Patriot (2000)
R | 165 min | Action, Drama, War
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
3. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.
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. 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. Barry Lyndon (1975)
PG | 184 min | Drama
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
8. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
9. Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.
10. The Bounty (1984)
PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »
11. Farewell, My Queen (2012)
R | 100 min | Drama, History
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.
12. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
Writers: Talbot Jennings, Jules Furthman, Carey Wilson, Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall, Margaret Booth | Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin
13. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Unrated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a ... See full summary »
14. 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.
15. The Madness of King George (1994)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »
17. Poldark (1975– )
60 min | Drama, Romance
British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen ... See full summary »
18. The Time of Their Lives (1946)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their ... See full summary »
19. 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.
20. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »
21. Ridicule (1996)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
22. Black Magic (1949)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.
24. Danton (1983)
PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History
Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »
Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Stanislawa Przybyszewska, Andrzej Wajda, Agnieszka Holland, Boleslaw Michalek, Jacek Gasiorowski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche
25. Let Them Eat Cake (1999– )
30 min | Comedy, History
It's 1782 and welcome to the fabulous Palace of Versailles, France. Outside the gates, the peasants are on the verge of revolting (already well past vile), whilst inside lives one of the ... See full summary »
27. La révolution française (1989)
360 min | Drama, History, War
A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the ... See full summary »
Writers: David Ambrose, Daniel Boulanger, Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron, Fred A. Wyler | Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer
28. Anthony Adverse (1936)
TV-G | 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.
30. The House of Rothschild (1934)
Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, History
The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within.
31. The Divine Lady (1929)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story of the romance between Emma, Lady Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson.
32. I'll Never Forget You (1951)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
33. A Scandal in Paris (1946)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance
The autobiography of elegant criminal, François Eugène Vidocq, from his birth in a French jail in 1775 to his appointment as chief of police of Paris where he intends to rob the city bank. ... See full summary »
34. The Black Torment (1964)
85 min | Horror, Mystery
A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumors that he had already secretly returned and had committed several murders. Has he lost his mind, or is something dark afoot ?
38. Caroline Cherie (1953)
104 min | Romance, War
Caroline de Bienre, the 16-year-old daughter of French nobility, meets the handsome rogue, Gaston de Sallanches, who is expected to ask for the hand of her older, plainer sister in marriage... See full summary »
39. Gustav III (1974 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama, History
Based on play by famous swedish author/playwright August Strindberg adapted for swedish TV in 70's. It's about the real life assassination on swedish king Gustav III who was killed by a ... See full summary »
41. The Moravian Massacre (1996)
48 min | Documentary
This documentary chronicles the murder of some 90 Christian Delaware Indians by Pennsylvania militiamen in 1782 and examines the layers of politic, bigotry and racial hatred that permeated the early American frontier.
44. Heroes of the Tay Son Dynasty (2010)
94 min | Action, Drama, History
The film tells the story of King Quang Trung and his Tay Son troops, in which they defeated 200,000 Chinese Qing soldiers in Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da, a suburban area of Thang Long (now Hanoi) in 1789.
60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Carolyn Marsh is a romance author whose latest book features the exploits of a hero named Duncan MacLeod and a villain named Terence Coventry, the name of another Immortal who Duncan knows ... See full summary »
Poldark (1975– )
51 min | Drama, Romance
In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to find his home in shambles and his betrothed engaged to another.
Poldark (1975– )
50 min | Drama, Romance
Ross determines to put Nampara back on track and get his mine Wheal Leisure running again. Ross also decides to take young Demelza Carne into his house as a servant.
Poldark (1975– )
52 min | Drama, Romance
After another infidelity from Francis, Elizabeth decides to leave Francis for Ross after his father's death - but Demelza's pregnancy complicates the situation.
Poldark (1975– )
52 min | Drama, Romance
Ross and Demelza, now married, celebrate the birth of their daughter. A traveling troupe of performers stages a play at Nampara, and Mark Daniel falls for a young actress named Keren.