Tag: 19th century

Fair Wind to Java (1953) 5.8

Fair Wind to Java (1953)

Storyline:The Dutch East Indies, at the end of the nineteenth century. An adventurous captain of an American merchant vessel is looking for a sunken Dutch vessel containing 10,000 precious diamonds. Unfortunately, he'...

Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) 7.2

Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

Storyline:In the 1890s, Sgt. Major John Philip Sousa, leader of the Marine Corps Band, meets Private Willie Little, inventor of an instrument he calls the Sousaphone...and Little's girlfriend, shapely showgirl Lily. T...

Barnen från Frostmofjället (1945) 6.3

Barnen från Frostmofjället (1945)

Storyline:Northern Sweden in the middle of the 19th century. Seven children lose their parents, and to avoid the poor-house, they start on a long trek over the mountains to find a better life. 12-year old Ante has pro...

The World to Come (2020) 6.4

The World to Come (2020)

Storyline:In upstate New York in the 1850s, Abigail begins a new year on the rural farm where she lives with her husband Dyer. As Abigail considers the year to come through her journal entries, we experience the marke...

Oliver Twist (1948) 7.8

Oliver Twist (1948)

Storyline:The immortal characters of Charles Dickens' classic novel, Oliver Twist...A penniless orphan in 17th century London - Poor but honest Oliver is fleeing the cruelty of the workhouse when he's forced in a band...

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987) 7.8

A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

Storyline:Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.User Reviews: Really funny, sweet, and moving take on the American western done by a soviet female director. Mr. First comes to...

The Merry Widow (1934) 7.2

The Merry Widow (1934)

Storyline:The small kingdom of Marshovia has a little problem. The main tax-payer, the wealthy widow Sonia (who pays 52% of the taxes) has left for Paris. So Count Danilo is sent to Paris, to stop her from getting mar...

Juarez (1939) 7.1

Juarez (1939)

Storyline:The newly-named Emperor Maximillian, the only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire, arrives in Mexico in the early 1860s with his wife Carlotta to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juarez and popular de...

Mysterious Island (1961) 6.8

Mysterious Island (1961)

Storyline:During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devi...

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947) 6.9

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

Storyline:Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a repulsive school in Yor...

Dracula (TV Movie 1974) 6.2

Dracula (TV Movie 1974)

Storyline:Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.User Reviews: Jack Palance is not the sexiest nor the spookiest Dracula, but he's a marvelous choice for many reasons--and he definitely sta...

Les Miserables (TV Movie 1978) 7.3

Les Miserables (TV Movie 1978)

Storyline:In late eighteenth century France, in the middle of the French Revolution, the unemployed woodman Jean Valjean (Richard Jordan) is arrested for stealing bread to feed his family and sentenced to five years i...

The Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Rock ‘n Roll Musical (2003) 6.9

The Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Rock ‘n Roll Musical (2003)

Storyline:Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.User Reviews: This was a tremendously fun ride. It is a special moment...

Les Misérables (1934) 8.2

Les Misérables (1934)

Storyline:The lives of numerous people over the course of 20 years in 19th century France, weaved together by the story of an ex-convict named Jean Valjean on the run from an obsessive police inspector, who pursues hi...

Miss Julie (1951) 7.2

Miss Julie (1951)

Storyline:Late 19th century. The young miss Julie lives in a mansion with her father. She has recently broken her engagement but is attracted to one of the servants, Jean. They spend the midsummer night together, tell...

Love Finds a Home (TV Movie 2009) 6.9

Love Finds a Home (TV Movie 2009)

Storyline:A pregnant Dr. Annie Watson is going to stay with her best friend, Dr. Belinda Owens while her husband Peter is off on a surveying job. Annie's mother-in-law Mary, a seen-it-all midwife whose homeopathic rem...

Love Takes Wing (TV Movie 2009) 6.9

Love Takes Wing (TV Movie 2009)

Storyline:This is a Christian film from Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly series. Belinda Simpson is recovering from the loss of her husband. She arrives in a small Missouri town to become the local doctor. The town doe...

Freedom (2014) 6.4

Freedom (2014)

Storyline:Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret network of ordinary...

The Face at the Window (1939) 6

The Face at the Window (1939)

Storyline:In 1880, the criminal called The Face is responsible for a murderous rampage in France. When the Brisson Bank is robbed in Paris and the employee Michelle is murdered, the wealthy Chevalier Lucio del Gardo i...

The Warlords (2007) 7

The Warlords (2007)

Storyline:Set in China in the 1860's during the Taiping Rebellion, the story is based on the assassination of Ma Xinyi in 1870. Loyalist General Qingyun is the only survivor of a battle with anti-Qing rebels. He encou...

The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) 6.6

The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Storyline:Some years after having buried his beloved wife Ligea, Verden Fell meets and eventually marries the lovely Lady Rowena. Fell is something of a recluse, living in a small part of a now ruined Abbey with his m...

Albert Nobbs (2011) 6.7

Albert Nobbs (2011)

Storyline:In 19th century Dublin, Albert Nobbs, an eccentric man in the latter part of middle age, works as a waiter in Morrison's Hotel run by the stingy and controlling Marge Baker. Albert is hard working and saves ...

North West Mounted Police (1940) 6.6

North West Mounted Police (1940)

Storyline:Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He wanders into the midst...

The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) 7

The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Storyline:Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox requires cadavers for his research into the functioning of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh specimens... ...