Keyword: 19th century

Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 149 minutes Release date: 07/02/2013
When Texas Ranger John Reid is ambushed by the lowly Butch Cavendish and left for dead in the desert, a renegade Comanche named Tonto rescues him and nurses him back to health. Reid dons a mask and with his new partner vows to bring the murdering outlaw to justice, ultimately learning that Cavendish is just one part of a complicated scheme to seize power and becoming a legendary hero in the...
Misérables

Les Misérables (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
After Jean Valjean - an ex-convict once imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread - breaks parole, he is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert. Valjean adopts a new identity and prospers as a factory owner. When he agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
Django Unchained

Django Unchained (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 165 minutes Release date: 12/24/2012
Django is a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles - dead or alive. Success leads Schultz to free Django, though...
Last Samurai

The Last Samurai (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 154 minutes Release date: 12/04/2003
Captain Nathan Algren is a man adrift. The battles he once fought now seem distant and futile. Once he risked his life for honor and country, but, in the years since the Civil War, the world has changed. Pragmatism has replaced courage, self-interest has taken the place of sacrifice and honor is nowhere to be found--especially out West where his role in the Indian Campaigns ended in...

The Revenant (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/24/2015
In 1823, Hugh Glass, a 36-year-old fur trapper, joins the Rocky Mountain Fur Company on a dangerous expedition with ten other men. While hunting for food for his group, Glass is mauled by a grizzly bear, so the captain enlists two men to stay behind and bury Glass as his death was sure to come. Instead, the men rob Glass, leaving him defenseless in the wilderness, awaiting certain death. However...
Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind (1939)

Rated: G Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/14/1939
Scarlett O'Hara is in love with drippy Ashley Wilkes, and is devastated when he announces that he plans to marry his cousin Melanie. She pleads with Ashley to marry her instead, but then, on the first day of the Civil War, she meets mercurial Rhett Butler. A man to match her strength of character and romantic desires, Butler changes the course of her life. Despite hunger, and the burning of...
Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 172 minutes Release date: 10/25/2012
Drama, mystery, action and enduring love thread through a single story that unfolds in multiple timelines over the span of 500 years. Characters meet and reunite from one life to the next. Born and reborn. As the consequences of their actions and choices impact one another through the past, the present and the distant future, one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and a single act of...
Citizen Hearst

Citizen Hearst (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/10/2013
The 125-year history of the Hearst media empire, from William Randolph Hearst's pioneering and controversial days of headline-grabbing newspapers and yellow journalism, to the global impact of the company's many successful newspaper, magazine, television and digital brands that have shaped our culture.
Dir: Leslie Iwerks
With: N/A

Stella cadente (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/29/2014
Spain, 1870. Having retreated to life within the palace walls, King Amadeo of Savoy was lonely and frustrated during his brief rule as things were not safe outside. To distract himself, Amadeo and his servants succumbed to playful adventures which focused on love and pleasure, food and drink, beauty and melancholy.
Dead Man's Burden

Dead Man's Burden (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/02/2013
In 1870, in the aftermath of the Civil War, Martha and her husband Heck are struggling to make ends meet on the rural New Mexico frontier. When a mining company expresses interest in buying their land, they see their ticket to a better life. But their hopeful plans are complicated when Martha's oldest brother Wade, presumed dead during the war, returns to the family homestead after learning of...
Saving Lincoln

Saving Lincoln (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/14/2013
Marshal Ward Hill Lamon was the bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln. This fact-based film tells the story of the Southerner, who was appointed by Lincoln himself, and his success in foiling repeated attempts on the President's life during the darkest days of the Civil War
Wagons East!

Wagons East! (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 08/25/1994
A jaded bunch of Old West pioneers hire an unlucky wagonmaster to get them back east, and he runs them straight into Indian territory.
Battle of Pussywillow Creek

The Battle of Pussywillow Creek (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
In this mockumentary, the outrageous life stories of four forgotten Civil War heroes are recounted. An opium-addicted, gay colonel, an aging Chinese launderer, a nerdy escaped slave and a one-armed, teenage prostitute manage to save the Union from a nefarious foreign plot, only to have their stunning victory stricken from the history books.

Madame Bovary (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Louis Cyr: L'homme le plus fort du monde

Louis Cyr: L'homme le plus fort du monde (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/11/2013
Louis Cyr was an exceptional man who became a legend thanks to his exploits as the strongest man in the world. Cyr overcame many challenges in his life, the most arduous ones outside the arena. As this illiterate man from humble beginnings rose to fame, his modern, educated, loving and devoted wife Melina stood by him, although his fidelity to her was questionable. Cyr worked at one point for the...
Libertador

Libertador (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Simón Bolívar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great.
 His army never conquered -
 it liberated.

Dragons 3D: Real Myths and Unreal Creatures (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/13/2013
Since ancient times, civilizations have always nurtured legends of dragons. This documentary explores the reason why so many similar tales of mythical creatures have survived through different places and times. Two fictional characters lead the investigation. Skye Ingram is a young woman suffering from recurring nightmares involving dragons. To explain those disturbing visions, she visits Dr...

The New Rijksmuseum, Part 2 (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/19/2013
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the world's preeminent art museums, built in 1895 by architect Pierre Cuypers. The museum underwent expensive and sometimes controversial renovations that ended in April 2013. The museum's magisterial director, Ronald de Leeuw, and his successor, Wim Pijbes, battle with curators, politicians, designers, city bureaucrats and the public as the price of...
Dir: Oeke Hoogendijk
With: N/A

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/12/2015
In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea...
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 11/15/2012
The time is 1874. Vibrant and beautiful, Anna Karenina has what any of her contemporaries would aspire to; she is the wife of Karenin, a high-ranking government official to whom she has borne a son, and her social standing in St. Petersburg could scarcely be higher. She journeys to Moscow after a letter from her philandering brother Oblonsky arrives, asking for Anna to come and help save his...
The Girl and Death

The Girl and Death (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
Nicolai, a Russian doctor, returns to an old, abandoned hotel which still bears the traces of an impressive past. He has returned to relive a romantic tragedy. This is the place where he met his great love, the courtesan Elise, half a century ago and it is there that their ill-fated romance bloomed.
Hamlet

Hamlet (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 238 minutes Release date: 12/24/1996
Murder and violence, revenge and intrigue, sex and desire, paranoia and madness -- the heady brew of passion and emotion that makes up Shakespeare's great tragedy has intoxicated audiences of all ages. The story of the Prince of Denmark, who seeks revenge for his father's murder at the hands of his perfidious uncle, delves into fundamental issues about humanity and the nature of being.
American Haunting

An American Haunting (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 05/04/2006
Based on a true state-documented case that took place during the 1800s. Between the years 1818-1820, the Bell family of Red River, Tennessee was visited by an unknown presence that haunted the family and eventually caused the death of one of its members. What started as small sounds around the farm and the sighting of a black, yellow-eyed wolf escalated into physical brutality against certain...
47 Ronin 3D

47 Ronin 3D (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. Driven from their homes and dispersed across the land, this band of Ronin must seek the help of Kai -a half-breed they once rejected-as they fight their way across a savage world of mythic beasts, shape-shifting witchcraft and wondrous terrors. As...
How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley (1940)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/31/1940
The lives of hard-working miners and their families in 19th-century Wales are recalled through the eyes of Huw, who was the youngest of six children in a family headed by a stern father and loving mother.