Period Dramas-The Victorian Era 1837-1901

This is a list of movies or/and mini series set in the 1837-1901.
The Victorian era covers Queen Victoria's reign June 1837 -January 1901.

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1.
North & South (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton. (58 mins.)
“ Date Set:1851
Period Drama Collectors everywhere this is a MUST HAVE in your DVD or Bluray collection. This BBC production was not advertised very well in my country. It was just by chance I happened to be channel surfing and voila. One of the best Victorian drama's from the BBC, that I've ever seen in a long time . Daniela Denby-Ashe is excellent as the headstrong but privillage Margaret Hale. Richard Armitage is John Thornton! A tale of two people, who misread everything about each other, John Thornton misread her feelings for him and she misunderstand what he really stands for. Fantastic supporting cast and absolute top notch acting; this production is a winner.***SPOILER*** the ending is one of the most romantic scenes that I have seen. They both meet on a train stop over station, both are going in opposite directions; but they finally get together.
I rarely give a 10/10 but this is a well deserved 15/10
Also see
North & South (1975) starring Patrick Stewart ” - eliza_gaskell
 
2.
Jane Eyre (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever. (230 mins.)
“ Date set:1850
-there are different time periods of Jane Eyre, in numerous Jane Eyre productions. My rule of thumb is get the date which Briggs states the marriage date of Rochester and Bertha (in the chapel) and add 15 years onto it:-. He was 21 when he married Bertha (Ch XIV). 5 years Rochester 'lived in torment' & 10 years travelling the world(ChXXVII) until he fell off his horse and met Jane.

I'm kinda of addicted to Jane Eyre films. Ive seen to date including this production:
**Jane Eyre (1943)-Orson Welles /Joan Fontaine-The gothic mood of the B&W film is superb. Did not like the second act; there was no Diane or Mary Rivers and Sinjin...don't even go there.
**Jane Eyre (1973)-Michael Jayston/Sorcha Cusack. The characterization and the script is first class and the only production, I've seen where Rochester sing (chp XVII) a Corsair Song plus more time is spent on Jane's childhood. Someone in art production & design obviously read the novel. Notice the cabinet with the ebony cross & the panels...straight out of chp XX.
**Jane Eyre (1983)Timothy Dalton/Zelah Clarke. This movie sticks more closer to the novel but scenes are obviously changed. Although Timothy Dalton is too handsome to play Rochester; though his delivery of the lines are first class but a bit over-dramatic.
**Jane Eyre (1996)-William Hurt/Charlotte Gainsbourg. Gainsbourg looks like the description in the novel, though she is too tall of play Jane. Big plus is the fantastic music & Anna Paquin as young Jane (one of the best embodiment of young Jane in a film production to date).
**Jane Eyre (1997)-Ciarán Hinds/Samantha Morton. An interesting adaptation, I enjoyed it but not to everybody's taste. Hinds does sing a duet with Blanche
**Jane Eyre (2006)-Toby Stephens/Ruth Wilson. This production does have scenes in it that the others do not. Notably the Millcote shopping scene with Rochester, Jane AND Adele; where Jane meets Rochester before the wedding on the hillside ; the dream sequence and Adele in the final scene
**Jane Eyre (2011)-Michael Fassbender /Mia Wasikowska. Loved the look of the film. What I felt ruined it was the over editing and shortening of key scenes. This alone marred the pacing of the film. If you look on youtube you'll see the deleted scenes, which I felt should of made the final cut. ” - eliza_gaskell
 
3.
Bleak House (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system (510 mins.)
 
4.
Fingersmith (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Susan "Sue" Trinder is a fingersmith (British slang for thief) who lives in the slums of London with... (181 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
“ Date set:1862
you thought the Victorians were prudish...think again. This is a love story with the romantic leads being two females. This is a slick production, well crafted, near perfect cast and excellent acting. Who would of thought Sally Hawkins could step out of her comfort zone and play a character with strength, wit and slyness. There is a twist at the end which you will never guess.
***SPOILER***there a very passionate love/sex scene onthe eve Maud Lilly wedding, where she experiences sensual sex for the first time with Sue Trinder ” - eliza_gaskell
 
5.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of Tess Durbeyfield, a low-born country girl whose family find they have noble connections. (240 mins.)
“ Date set:1884 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
6.
Cranford (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Wives and Daughters (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend. (301 mins.)
 
8.
Our Mutual Friend (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London. (350 mins.)
 
9.
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare. (144 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
 
10.
Captains and the Kings (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s. (540 mins.)
“ I have read this TV mini-series is highly recommended. So hopefully it's on DVD or Blu-ray in my region code ” - eliza_gaskell
 
11.
Great Expectations (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Young Pip is expected to become a blacksmith, but, hating the soot and smoke, he secretly dreams of becoming a gentleman... (168 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
12.
David Copperfield (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities. (185 mins.)
Director: Simon Curtis
 
13.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(360 mins.)
 
14.
Daniel Deronda (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in Victorian London, Gwendolen Harleth is drawn to Daniel Deronda, a selfless and intelligent gentleman of unknown parentage, but her own desperate need for financial security may destroy her chance at happiness. (210 mins.)
“ Date Set:1866 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
15.
Middlemarch (1994 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life... (375 mins.)
Director: Anthony Page
 
16.
Oliver Twist (2007 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The adventures of the orphaned Oliver Twist in Victorian London. (176 mins.)
 
17.
Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle. (132 mins.)
Director: Douglas McGrath
“ Date set:1838 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
18.
The Forsyte Saga (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Chronicles the lives of three generations of the upper-middle-class British family, the Forsytes, from the 1870s to 1920. (276 mins.)
 
19.
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues. (97 mins.)
Director: Oliver Parker
 
20.
The Turn of the Screw (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. (100 mins.)
Director: Ben Bolt
 
21.
The Way We Live Now (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings... (300 mins.)
 
22.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman... (159 mins.)
 
23.
The Mill on the Floss (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Lawyer Wakem takes away the mill on the river Floss from Edward Tulliver, whose ancestors owned it for 300 years... (90 mins.)
 
24.
The Secret Garden (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate... (101 mins.)
 
25.
An Ideal Husband (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is... (97 mins.)
Director: Oliver Parker
“ Date set:1895 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
26.
Peter Pan (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. (113 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
27.
Anna Karenina (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy. (108 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
 
28.
Dracula (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land. (128 mins.)
 
29.
Ethan Frome (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A new pastor arrives in a stark Vermont village and is intrigued by crippled, misshapen Ethan Frome living on an isolated, hardscrabble farm with his sickly wife Zeena. (99 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
30.
The Buccaneers (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Four American girls go to England to find husbands. (212 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
31.
For the Term of His Natural Life (1983 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1830's England, a young man from a good but troubled family is unjustly convicted of stealing a watch... (520 mins.)
Director: Rob Stewart
 
32.
Madame Bovary (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (143 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
33.
Moby Dick (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. (180 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
34.
The Age of Innocence (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin. (139 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
35.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate after an heir claims his estate is plagued by a ghostly dog. (100 mins.)
Director: David Attwood
 
36.
The Jungle Book (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle. (111 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
37.
The Picture of Dorian Gray (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A contemporary adaptation of Oscar Wilde classic tale of vanity.
Director: Duncan Roy
“ sorry no picutre ” - eliza_gaskell
 
38.
Onegin (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy... (106 mins.)
Director: Martha Fiennes
 
39.
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp... (100 mins.)
Director: Kevin Brodie
 
40.
The Inheritance (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the... (95 mins.)
Director: Bobby Roth
 
41.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. (143 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
42.
The Piano (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. (121 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ Date set:1851 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
43.
Tipping the Velvet (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Set in the 1890's, tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley. (177 mins.)
“ an interesting girl loves girl, set the background of the 1800. Nan Astley played by Rachael Stirling and Kitty Butler, played by Keeley Hawes are both male impersonators. It's basically a love story, but with females ” - eliza_gaskell
 
44.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission. (110 mins.)
 
45.
Anna and the King (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s. (148 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
 
46.
The Young Victoria (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. (105 mins.)
“ Date set:1837 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
47.
The Elephant Man (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Date set:1884 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
48.
Original Sin (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A woman along with her lover, plan to con a rich man by marrying him and on earning his trust running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she actually begins to fall in love with him. (116 mins.)
 
49.
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant... (135 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
50.
A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve. (100 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
51.
Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The wizards behind The Odyssey and Merlin combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser. (150 mins.)
Director: Nick Willing
 
52.
As You Like It (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Rosalind, the daughter of Duke Senior (the banished duke), is raised at the court of Duke Frederick... (127 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
53.
Love's Long Journey (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming... (120 mins.)
 
54.
Miss Potter (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success. (88 mins.)
Director: Chris Noonan
 
55.
The Miracle Worker (2000 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A television remake of William Gibson's classic play about Annie Sullivan's efforts to draw Helen Keller from her world of darkness, blindness, deafness and silence. (95 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
56.
The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives... (125 mins.)
Director: Tim Fywell
“ Date set:1849 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
57.
Anne of Green Gables (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination. (199 mins.)
“ Date set:1878
Adaptions
Film
1919: Anne of Green Gables - a silent film adapted to the screen by Frances Marion, This is considered a lost film.
1934: Anne of Green Gables

TV movies
1956: Anne of Green Gables
1972: Anne of Green Gables
1975: Anne of Avonlea
1985: Anne of Green Gables
1987: Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel,
2000: Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story.
2009: Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning is a television miniseries whose script is not based upon the novels. ” - eliza_gaskell
 
58.
Amistad (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt. (155 mins.)
 
59.
Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel... (132 mins.)
“ great movie, with a twist at the end. This is the role that made Cate Blanchett. I enjoyed this film, it was funny and quirky. ***SPOILER*** Ocsar's death was tragic, he drowned in the glass church he made. ” - eliza_gaskell
 
60.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
 
61.
Camille (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval... (100 mins.)
Director: Desmond Davis
“ For those who are interested: starring a very young, skinny Colin Firth. Have yet to see it, but placed in as it is a period piece ” - eliza_gaskell
 
62.
Angel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century. (113 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
“ this movie was hard to place, so end all disputes I placed it around about towards the later part of Victorian era ” - eliza_gaskell
 
63.
Desperate Romantics (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Period drama set in London about the rise of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
“ Date set:1850 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
64.
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress. (53 mins.)
“ Date set:1891 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
65.
Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (1978 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
66.
Lillie (1978 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many... (52 mins.)
 
67.
Mrs Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown... (105 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
68.
Under the Greenwood Tree (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In this lighthearted romance from Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy, the beautiful new village school teacher is pursued by three suitors: a working-class man, a landowner, and the vicar.
Director: Nick Laughland
 
69.
Gangs of New York (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. (167 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
70.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. (104 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
71.
Silk (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron. (107 mins.)
 
72.
Paradise (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
In the Victorian period, two teenagers, David and Sarah, travel with a caravan from Baghdad to Damascus... (100 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
73.
Jude (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married... (123 mins.)
 
74.
Wilde (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of... (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
 
75.
From Hell (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. (122 mins.)
“ Date set:1888 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
76.
Tess (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men. (186 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Date set:1884 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
77.
Firelight (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1838, lovely governess Elisabeth agrees to bear a child of anonymous English landowner, and he will in return pay her father's debt... (103 mins.)
“ Date set:1838 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
78.
Jack the Ripper (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen. (190 mins.)
“ Jack the Ripper murdering prostitutes in the Victorian era. The eldest son of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, is often mentioned in The Ripper stories and films ” - eliza_gaskell
 
79.
Victoria & Albert (2001 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837... (200 mins.)
Director: John Erman
“ Date set:1837 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
80.
He Knew He Was Right (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage. (240 mins.)
Director: Tom Vaughan
“ loved this one ” - eliza_gaskell
 
81.
Princess Kaiulani (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The true story of a Hawaiian princess' attempts to maintain the independence of the island against the threat of American colonization. (97 mins.)
Director: Marc Forby
 
82.
Kronprinz Rudolf (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A retelling of the tragic love affair between Austrian Archduke Rudolf and Baroness Mary Vetsera. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Dornhelm
 
83.
Ludwig (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero... (235 mins.)
 
84.
Sissi (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the first of a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef. (102 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
“ not a bad movie, there is also a sequel to this movie, after the marriage that takes place in the first moive ” - eliza_gaskell
 
85.
Mayerling (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Based on real life events that led to tragic deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera. (140 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
86.
The Shadow in the North (2007 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sally Lockhart and friends investigate the disappearance of a steamship, a magician who is threatened by thugs, a psychic with dark visions, and heartless industrialist. (94 mins.)
Director: John Alexander
 
87.
The Impressionists (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
"Three hour mini-series tells the intimate history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet...
Director: Tim Dunn
“ Date set:1862 ” - eliza_gaskell
 
88.
Bramwell (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives... (54 mins.)
 
89.
All the Rivers Run (1983 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia... (400 mins.)
 
90.
The Man from Snowy River (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man. (102 mins.)
Director: George Miller
“ hard to place this movie, judging from the costume and hairstyle I'd probably lean towards the late 1800. ” - eliza_gaskell
 
91.
The Hanging Gale (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846...
 
92.
Far and Away (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they... (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
93.
Black Beauty (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life. (88 mins.)
“ nice to see Sean Bean playing a good guy role for a change ” - eliza_gaskell
 
94.
The Four Feathers (1978 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When British Lieutenant Faversham resigns his commission rather than fight in the 1882 Sudan war, his army pals present him with the four white feathers of cowardice. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
“ I saw the 2002 production of the Four Feathers and I thought it was fine but something was amiss; and it was Heath Ledger and Kate Hudson. Their acting is wonderful, but it's their look; they both have faces that belong to 21st century and don't have the quality, that some actors have, that makes them look like they belong to that era. Jane Seymour, Beau Bridges and Robert Powell have that feel, particulary in this drama ” - eliza_gaskell
 
95.
Buddenbrooks (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In the 1840s, Lübeck is a dominating commercial town on the Baltic coast, and the Buddenbrooks are among the town's first families... (151 mins.)
 
96.
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source... (136 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
 
97.
The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her... (137 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rivette
 
98.
The Ruby in the Smoke (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In Victorian England, a young woman searches for a priceless ruby and uncovers even greater mysteries. (95 mins.)
Director: Brian Percival
“ sorry no image ” - eliza_gaskell
 
99.
The Wyvern Mystery (2000 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor... (120 mins.)
Director: Alex Pillai
 
100.
Feast of July (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result. (116 mins.)