Most Popular Year 1865 Movies and TV Shows
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1. Lincoln (2012)
PG-13 | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History
As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Votes: 238,019 | Gross: $182.21M
2. Rio Lobo (1970)
G | 114 min | Adventure, Romance, War
After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose treachery caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.
Votes: 10,133 | Gross: $9.27M
3. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Votes: 213,390 | Gross: $219.96M
4. Lady Macbeth (2016)
R | 89 min | Drama, Romance
In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.
Votes: 18,262 | Gross: $1.13M
5. How the West Was Won (1962)
G | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Votes: 17,872 | Gross: $46.50M
6. Free State of Jones (2016)
R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Votes: 48,898 | Gross: $20.76M
7. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
R | 105 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
Votes: 146,591 | Gross: $37.52M
8. Little Big Man (1970)
PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
Votes: 31,822 | Gross: $31.56M
10. The Keeping Room (2014)
R | 95 min | Drama, Western
Left without men in the dying days of the American Civil War, three women must fight to defend their home and themselves from two rogue soldiers who have broken off from the fast-approaching Union Army.
Votes: 6,115 | Gross: $0.03M
11. The Conspirator (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Votes: 27,133 | Gross: $11.54M
12. Mysterious Island (1961)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.
13. The Oblong Box (1969)
R | 96 min | Horror
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.
14. Stars in My Crown (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.
16. Major Dundee (1965)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, War, Western
In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the U.S., a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries, and scouts.
Votes: 6,829 | Gross: $0.01M
17. Run of the Arrow (1957)
Approved | 86 min | Western
When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.
18. The Better Angels (2014)
PG | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.
19. Band of Angels (1957)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance
Amantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South, but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.
20. Virginia City (1940)
Passed | 121 min | Action, Drama, History
Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.
21. Killing Lincoln (2013 TV Movie)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
22. Domino Kid (1957)
Passed | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Western
After the Civil War, a Confederate veteran must track down five outlaws who murdered his father and ransacked his farm during the war.
23. El Paso (1949)
Approved | 103 min | Western
In El Paso, lawyer and ex-Confederate captain Clay Fletcher forms a vigilante group to bring law and order to a town where the judge is a drunk, the sheriff is corrupt and the town is run by a crooked landowner.
24. Gun the Man Down (1956)
Passed | 76 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Two bank robbers abandon their wounded partner to the posse and run with the loot but their partner, after serving time in prison, seeks revenge.
25. Stop Over in Hell (2016)
TV-MA | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
In a stagecoach stop far away in the Wild West the unexpected visit of a man called 'Colonel', will change their peaceful lives
26. Scarlet Angel (1952)
Approved | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Pursued by a sea captain, larcenous saloon queen Roxy McClanahan assumes the identity of a Civil War widow with wealthy relatives.
27. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.
28. Red Mountain (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Western
In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.
30. The Toast of New York (1937)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.
32. The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Janet Leigh makes an impressive debut alongside Van Johnson in this historical romance in which a farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. ... See full summary »
33. Five Guns West (1955)
Passed | 78 min | Western
During the Civil War, the Confederacy pardons five criminals and sends them into Comanche-territory to recover Union-seized Confederate gold and capture a Confederate turncoat.
35. By Way of the Stars (1992– )
PG | Adventure, Drama, Family
Spring, 1865. The last spring in the childhood of Lukas Bienmann. Nothing forebodes the calamities about to befall the 13-year-old boy and his family in the peaceful town of Liebenberg, ... See full summary »
36. Mysterious Island (1951)
Approved | 252 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.
37. The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Western
Framed for murder during the Civil War, Gil Kyle's only alibi is Confederate agent Candace Bronson who he must track down in dangerous territory filled with foes.
38. Song of Scheherazade (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1865, Russian Navy midshipman Rimsky-Korsakov is inspired by a romantic interlude with a cabaret dancer while on shore leave in Spanish Morocco and writes the symphonic suite Scheherazade.
39. Acquasanta Joe (1971)
94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A gang of robbers armed with a union army cannon rob the bank holding bounty Killer Acquasanta Joe's earnings to date. He pursues, crossing and double crossing along the way.
40. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History
Country doctor Samuel Mudd is unfairly punished by the U.S. Government after he unwisely shelters a wounded John Wilkes Booth during the night after Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
41. Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (1991 Video Game)
E | Animation, Action, Adventure
The evil wizard Mordroc has kidnapped princess Daphne to marry her. Dirk the Daring will have to use a magical time machine to free Daphne again.
42. Apache Ambush (1955)
68 min | Western
After the Civil War, government envoys organize a cattle drive from Texas to Kansas but Mexican bandits and Apache renegades plan to steal the cattle and a secret shipment of Henry repeating rifles.
43. Cavalry (1936)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Western
Just after the Civil War, Captain Thorn is sent west to help protect the new telegraph line that is under construction. Leeds is out to establish an independent nation in the west and tries... See full summary »
44. Eighty Acres of Hell (2006 TV Movie)
94 min | History
Unprepared for a protracted war, the huge number of prisoners of war overwhelmed both sides ability to hold them. Coupled with the bitter animosity toward the enemy this lead to inhuman ... See full summary »
45. The Man in the Barn (1937)
Passed | 11 min | Short, History, Mystery
Questioning accepted history, this speculative drama asks if John Wilkes Booth didn't die by gunshot while trapped in a burning barn surrounded by troops just days after Lincoln's assassination, but rather escaped to live another 38 years.
46. April 1865 (2003 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, War
APRIL 1865 examines the extraordinary series of events that changed the course of history in 30 brief days. In that one month, Petersburg fell, Richmond fell and burned, General Lee ... See full summary »
49. Re-enactment Celebration of 150 Years Since the Opening of the Angaston Bridge, Barossa Valley, South Australia, 1865-2015: On the Angaston - Nuriootpa Road (2015 Video)
50 min | Documentary, History, News
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)
A Sky Full of Ghosts
TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary
Explores how light, time and gravity affects our perception of the universe