Most Popular "Colonial America" Titles
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1. Pocahontas (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
Writers: Carl Binder, Susannah Grant, Philip LaZebnik, Tom Sito, Glen Keane, Joe Grant, Ralph Zondag, Burny Mattinson, Ed Gombert, Kaan Kalyon, Francis Glebas, Rob Gibbs, Bruce Morris, Todd Kurosawa, Duncan Marjoribanks, Chris Buck, Andrew Chapman, Randy Cartwright, Will Finn, Broose Johnson, T. Daniel Hofstedt, David Pruiksma, Nik Ranieri, Vincent DeFrances, Tom Mazzocco, Don Dougherty, Jorgen Klubien, Mike Gabriel | Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Irene Bedard
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. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
4. The Crucible (1996)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History
A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trails.
5. Free Birds (2013)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
8. 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 »
9. Even the Rain (2010)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
10. Unconquered (1947)
Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.
11. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.
12. Northwest Passage (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
13. Allegheny Uprising (1939)
Not Rated | 81 min | Adventure, History, Western
In British colonial America, Captain Swanson's adherence to the rules results in Trader Callendar's selling to the Indians under cover of a government permit. Jim Smith won't sit still for ... See full summary »
14. John Paul Jones (1959)
126 min | Action, Biography, History
The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
16. The Scarlet Letter (1973)
90 min | Drama, History
In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older ... See full summary »
17. Ben and Me (1953)
Passed | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A mouse tells the story of how he guided Benjamin Franklin to success and prominence.
18. The Scarlet Letter (1934)
69 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the seventeenth century, in Massachusetts, a young woman is forced to wear a scarlet "A" on her dress for bearing a child out of wedlock.
19. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)
25 min | Adventure
Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »
21. The Deerslayer (1957)
78 min | Adventure, War, Western
In colonial America, wanderer Deerslayer gets involved with Tom Hutter, a bigoted trapper, and his two contrasting daughters.
22. The Crucible (1957)
145 min | Drama, History
Salem, 1692. Industrious farmer, John Proctor, has twice made love to 17-year-old Abigail, a youth he and his wife have taken in. (His wife Elisabeth has rebuffed him for seven months; she ... See full summary »
24. Mohawk (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful settler manages... See full summary »
25. The Scarlet Coat (1955)
Unrated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.
27. The Crucible (1967 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama, History
In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls go dancing in the forest with a black slave named Tituba... See full synopsis »
28. 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.
30. Dear America: A Journey to the New World (1999 TV Short)
30 min | Short, Drama, Family
The story of a twelve-year-old Pilgrim girl's first few months at Plymouth Colony.
31. 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 »
32. First Landing (2007 TV Movie)
58 min | History
On the perilous journey to the new world, tensions run high between the would-be settlers of Jamestown. While more well-known settlers like John Smith, Christopher Newport and Edward ... See full summary »
34. The American Revolution (1994 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary, History, War
Thorough documentary of how the American Colonies rebelled against England and the personalities involved in the creation of a new nation.
35. The Deserter (2003)
PG | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A British Revolutionary War drummer accidentally deserts from his regiment and is hunted down for execution.
39. Liberty or Death (2007 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary, History
To avoid interference from the royal governor of the colony and his marines, the Second Virginia Convention met in Richmond, Virginia on March 20, 1775 to discuss recent proceedings at the ... See full summary »
41. Church vs State (1998)
Documentary, Drama, Family
Church vs State brings students to a time in America when church and state were often allied. Though many came to America for religious freedom, in some places there was little tolerance ... See full summary »
42. Gospel of Liberty (1996 Video)
37 min | Short, Drama
The revivals of the Great Awakening shook Britain's North American colonies from spiritual slumber during the 1730s-1750s. In Virginia it touched men and women whose spiritual needs had ... See full summary »
44. 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 »
46. Enslaved (1999 Video)
60 min | Drama, Family, History
"Enslaved" traces the origins of the institution of slavery. In the earliest days of colonial America there were no slaves, but the need for labor led the colonists to seek workers anywhere... See full summary »
47. Order in the Court (1997 Video)
60 min | Drama, Family, History
"Order in the Court" takes students inside a colonial courtroom for three actual cases involving young people. A mother tries to free her daughter froma contract she believes has not been ... See full summary »
48. 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 »
49. Discovering the Past (1998 Video)
60 min | Drama, Family, History
"Discovering the Past" teaches students how we know what we know about the past. Students join Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists as they sort though history's remnants in order to tell ... See full summary »