British periodby aliceabbott | created - 31 Jul 2016 | updated - 01 Apr 2018 | Public
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4. Moll Flanders (1996)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,747 | Gross: $3.36M
6. Jericho (2016)
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama
In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build.
12. Brief Encounters (2016)
Not Rated | 276 min | Drama
In the early 1980s the lives of four ordinary women, their husbands, mothers, families and community are turned around when they become Ann Summers party plan saleswomen.
13. Dancing on the Edge (2013)
TV-MA | Drama
Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.
15. Endeavour (2012– )
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
16. Horrible Histories (2009–2019)
28 min | Comedy, Family, History
A group of British comedians show the sides of history they don't teach you in school. From the 'Savage Stone Age' to the 'Troublesome 20th Century', you see the full side to history.
21. The Shadow in the North (2007 TV Movie)
94 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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.
22. Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A tragic love story between a Jewish young man and a Welsh woman in the beginning of the century. The movie is mostly in English with parts in Welsh and Yiddish
Votes: 1,091 | Gross: $0.30M
24. The Collection (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.
25. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
50 min | Drama
Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »
26. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the life of 19th century Yorkshire landowner Anne Lister (1791-1840), who lived openly as a lesbian and kept diaries chronicling the details of her daily life.
28. The Secret Agent (2016)
60 min | Drama
Verloc, the owner of a seedy shop in Victorian Soho, plays a dangerous game spying on an agitating anarchist group that will prove useful to the foreign power he is secretly working for.
29. Wide Sargasso Sea (2006 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 84 min | Drama, Romance
The first Mrs. Rochester recalls how she met her future husband and eventually came to be imprisoned in the attic at Thornfield Hall.
30. A Little Chaos (2014)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles.
Votes: 17,843 | Gross: $0.55M
31. Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
As the daring thief Arsène Lupin (Duris) ransacks the homes of wealthy Parisians, the police, with a secret weapon in their arsenal, attempt to ferret him out.
32. Bill (I) (2015)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, History
What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
33. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
R | 139 min | Drama, Romance
Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.
Votes: 21,186 | Gross: $4.61M
34. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,168 | Gross: $1.51M
35. Pendragon: Sword of His Father (2008)
122 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Set in 411 AD, Pendragon tells the story of young Artos who is raised to believe that God has a purpose for each day. When his family is killed and he is taken into slavery by the Saxons, ... See full summary »
37. Testament of Youth (2014)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History
A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.
Votes: 23,275 | Gross: $1.82M
38. Tin (2015)
94 min | Drama
Cornwall 1895: a blatant swindle by the local bank threatens the life of a remote mining village. The fate of its whole community hangs on the courage of one feisty young maid.
40. War Horse (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, History, War
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Votes: 135,383 | Gross: $79.88M
41. Love & Friendship (2016)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally.
Votes: 21,017 | Gross: $14.01M