Most Popular Colonial America Movies and TV Shows
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2. 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: 240,789 | Gross: $113.33M
3. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Votes: 138,737 | Gross: $75.51M
4. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014–2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, War
A Long Island farmer bands together a group of childhood friends to form an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence
6. Pocahontas (I) (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
Votes: 156,372 | Gross: $141.60M
8. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
Votes: 79,310 | Gross: $12.71M
10. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Votes: 4,337 | Gross: $0.20M
11. 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: 5,994 | Gross: $0.36M
13. Even the Rain (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 11,983 | Gross: $0.56M
14. Free Birds (2013)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history, and get Turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu for good.
Votes: 21,250 | Gross: $55.75M
15. Unconquered (1947)
Passed | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.
16. An American Girl Adventure (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Family
When Felicity meets Penny, a beautiful copper - colored mare, she knows with all her heart that she must free Penny from her cruel owner. Felicity desperately wishes for that same sureness ... See full summary »
17. Northwest Passage (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
18. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.
Votes: 1,032 | Gross: $3.34M
19. 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: 5,164 | Gross: $1.00M
20. 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 »
21. 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.
24. The Light in the Forest (1958)
Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate.
27. The Crucible (1957)
145 min | Drama, History
Salem, 1692. Industrious farmer, John Proctor, has twice made love to 17-year-old Abigail, a youth he and his wife have taken in. (His wife Elisabeth has rebuffed him for seven months; she ... See full summary »
28. 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.
29. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
360 min | History, War
Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »
30. The Scarlet Letter (1979– )
60 min | Drama
In the 17th century Massachusetts, a married women, whose husband is missing, has a child with the local pastor. The puritanical residents of her town condemn her to carry the Scarlet Letter of shame. Then the husband shows up.
31. 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 »
32. Allegheny Uprising (1939)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure, History, Western
In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.
33. 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 »
34. Last of the Mohicans (1977 TV Movie)
120 min | Action, Adventure, War
During the French and Indian War in colonial America, a white scout, with two of his Indian brothers, helps a British officer escort two women through dangerous territory, with both French ... See full summary »
36. Mohawk (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1700s New York, a Boston artist working in the remote Fort Alden is torn between his love for 2 women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war.
37. The Scarlet Letter (1973)
90 min | Drama, History
In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older ... See full summary »
38. 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.
39. Northwest Passage (1958–1959)
25 min | Adventure
Major Robert Rogers organized "Rogers Rangers" to search for the alleged waterway across the United States during the French and Indian War (1754-1759). Helping Rogers, an experienced ... See full summary »
40. The Scarlet Letter (1934)
Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the seventeenth century, in Massachusetts, a young woman is forced to wear a scarlet "A" on her dress for bearing a child out of wedlock.
42. 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.
43. The Crucible (1967 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama, History
In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls go dancing in the forest with a black slave named Tituba. While dancing, they are caught by the local minister, ... See full synopsis »
46. The Last of the Mohicans (1932)
Approved | 231 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Natty Bumppo, known as Hawk-Eye, is a frontiersman in the American wilderness. Together with his Indian friends Chingachgook and Uncas, he fights battles against nefarious white soldiers as... See full summary »
48. 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 »