Tag: 19th century

Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (Video 2008) 2.5

Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (Video 2008)

Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

Swept from the Sea (1997) 6.8

Swept from the Sea (1997)

The film tells the story of Russian émigré, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and hungry after the shipwreck, ...

Miss Julie (2014) 5.4

Miss Julie (2014)

Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father's valet to seduce her.

Finding Altamira (2016) 5.9

Finding Altamira (2016)

Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola y de la Pedrueca, in 1868, accidentally discovered Paleolithic paintings with the help of a hunter named Modesto Cubillas inside Altamira's caves, located in Cantabria, north to Spain. Tryin...

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) 7.2

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

Based on Thomas Hardy's nineteenth century novel, Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration, and she captures the lives and...

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) 7.3

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

In the Victorian London, the barber Benjamin Barker is married to the gorgeous Lucy and they have a lovely child, Johanna. The beauty of Lucy attracts the attention of the corrupt Judge Turpin, who falsely accuses the...

The Brides of Dracula (1960) 6.7

The Brides of Dracula (1960)

A young teacher on her way to a position in Transylvania helps a young man escape the shackles his mother has put on him. In so doing she innocently unleashes the horrors of the undead once again on the populace, incl...

Woman Walks Ahead (2017) 6.6

Woman Walks Ahead (2017)

Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013) 5.4

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)

Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero's quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic... In THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX, seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi's...

House of Usher (1960) 7

House of Usher (1960)

Philip Winthrop calls upon his fiancée, Madeline Usher, at her family home. His presence is unwelcome, especially to Madeline's brother, Roderick. Roderick explains that the Ushers are cursed, suffering from hereditar...

Old Yeller (1957) 7.3

Old Yeller (1957)

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860's. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the fa...

The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008) 6.8

The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) 5.9

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he's out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took "Bram Stoker's Dracula," gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, ...

The Notorious Daughter of Fanny Hill (1966) 3.5

The Notorious Daughter of Fanny Hill (1966)

Miss Kissey Hill, daughter of now late notorious 19th century high-class prostitute Fanny Hill is walking in her mom's footsteps and has an even more notorious reputation. Supposedly, she can service any man under the...

Track of the Cat (1954) 6.5

Track of the Cat (1954)

A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an enormous panther with seemingly my...

Return to Snowy River (1988) 6.6

Return to Snowy River (1988)

Young Jim Craig returns to the Australian high country, after being away herding the horses he caught and sold, in order to provide a stake for his future. He finds things quite different than when he left: his girlfr...

Alvarez Kelly (1966) 6.4

Alvarez Kelly (1966)

Suave former Texan cattleman Alvarez Kelly now living in Mexico has little interest in the Civil War except to make some money. But after a long drive to deliver cattle to the Union he finds himself kidnapped by Confe...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) 5.8

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and sav...

Day of the Outlaw (1959) 7.3

Day of the Outlaw (1959)

Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town. Written by Mattias Thuresson

Hawaii (1966) 6.6

Hawaii (1966)

Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cul...

Field of Lost Shoes (2015) 5.7

Field of Lost Shoes (2015)

Based on a true story of the American Civil War, culminating at the Battle of New Market, May 1864. A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult...

Hester Street (1975) 6.9

Hester Street (1975)

It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East Side of New York City. He has ...

Project A (1983) 7.4

Project A (1983)

In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. Reluctantly, the Coast Guard is given money to fight these pirates, but the pirates themselves have many contacts (that is...

An American Tail (1986) 6.9

An American Tail (1986)

Fievel is a young Russian mouse separated from his parents on the way to America, a land they think is without cats. When he arrives alone in the New World, he keeps up hope, searching for his family, making new frien...

Dances with Wolves (1990) 8

Dances with Wolves (1990)

Lt. John Dunbar is dubbed a hero after he accidentally leads Union troops to a victory during the Civil War. He requests a position on the western frontier, but finds it deserted. He soon finds out he is not alone, bu...

The Warrior’s Way (2010) 6.3

The Warrior’s Way (2010)

Yang, the world's finest swordsman, packs it in and leaves Japan to find an old friend in the Wild West rather than kill the infant queen of a rival clan. He carries the baby to his friend's desolate, broken-down town...

Kim (1950) 6.6

Kim (1950)

Kim, a young boy living on his own on the streets of India, is actually the son of a British officer. He meets a lama, a holy man, and devotes himself to his tending. But when British administrators discover his birth...

The Leopard (1963) 8.1

The Leopard (1963)

In the 1860s, a dying aristocracy struggles to maintain itself against a harsh Sicilian landscape. The film traces with a slow and deliberate rhythm the waning of the noble home of Fabrizio Corbero, Prince of Salina (...

The Bear (1988) 7.7

The Bear (1988)

The director of La guerre du feu (1981) creates yet another film in nature with almost no human dialogue in this picturesque story of an orphaned bear cub who is adopted by an adult male bear and must avoid hunters. B...

Feast of July (1995) 6.1

Feast of July (1995)

This romantic story, based on a novel by H.E. Bates and set in late 19th century England, rests on sibling rivalry for the affections of a woman who comes to live with their family by happenstance. In time, she decide...

The Emperor of Paris (2018) 6.2

The Emperor of Paris (2018)

Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man who escaped from the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after his last spectacular escape, the ex-penal...

The New Land (1972) 8

The New Land (1972)

The continuing saga of the Nilssons - husband and wife Karl-Oskar and Kristina, their several young children with another on the way, Karl-Oskar's younger brother Robert, and some of their extended family members such...