Best American Revolution Movies/TV Showsby muybueno16 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Entertainment documenting the uprising against British rule in 1760s to 1780s.
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1. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014–2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, War
This drama follows Long Island farmer Abe Woodhull, who bands together a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight ... See full summary »
3. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance
Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutionary War begins.
Votes: 4,949 | Gross: $1.00M
4. 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.
5. The Crossing (2000 TV Movie)
89 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the Hessian forces at Trenton.
6. 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.
Votes: 234,692 | Gross: $113.33M
8. The Bastard (1978 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama, History, Romance
Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family, and is forced to... See full summary »
9. Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, History
On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding ... See full summary »
10. Andrew Jackson (2007 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Through interviews, visits to historical locations and vivid reenactments, this History Channel production details the life of Andrew Jackson. It illuminates his early years as well as his ... See full summary »
11. Beyond the Mask (2015)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British East India Trading Company assassin seeks to redeem his past by thwarting a plot against a young nation's hope for freedom.
Votes: 2,525 | Gross: $1.23M
12. 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.
13. The Howards of Virginia (1940)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War
Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.
14. The Devil's Disciple (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance
The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.
15. April Morning (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, War
The "April Morning" here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the "Shot heard 'round the world" was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution. Faithful to author Howard ... See full summary »
17. All for Liberty (2009)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama
It is 1775. Henry Felder, a Swiss-German colonist, lives with his family in the British colony of South Carolina. After many years of struggling with corrupt British rulers, Felder is urged... See full summary »
18. Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957)
37 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 »
19. George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986 TV Movie)
190 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of George Washington as the first President of the United States of America and his 8 years running his country. The trials he faces dealing with mobs and riots while keeping the country together.
20. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )
50 min | Drama, History
Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »
21. Revolution (1985)
PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A trapper and his young son get pulled into the American revolution early as unwilling participants and remain involved through to the end.
Votes: 5,838 | Gross: $0.36M
25. The Book of Negroes (2015)
265 min | Drama, History, War
Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the eighteenth century.