Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC
In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.
Reviews
Popularity
1,317 ( 395)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1978   1977  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Poldark (TV Series 2015)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing
Poldark (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Ross Poldark returns from war to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Director: Richard Laxton
Stars: John Bowe, Mel Martin, Michael Attwell
The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang
Danger UXB (1979)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Brian Ash is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. Ash's job is to ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes
Poldark Revealed (TV Movie 2016)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Director: Keelin Cordelia
Stars: Ruby Bentall, Rebecca Eaton, Hannah Greig
The Forsyte Saga (TV Series 1967)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Hetty wakes on her 60th birthday and decides to become a private investigator. With assistance from a teenager called Geoffrey and her husband Robert, combined with her own common sense, Hetty is confident she can solve any case.

Stars: Patricia Routledge, Dominic Monaghan, Derek Benfield
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Louisa is an ordinary girl living in Victorian London. She is looking for a job and ends up talking her way into the kitchen of a Lords townhouse. The Lord has a rather snooty French Chef, ... See full summary »

Stars: Gemma Jones, Victoria Plucknett, John Welsh
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh
Teacher's Pet (1958)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A hard-nosed newspaper editor poses as a night school student in order to woo a journalism teacher who cannot stand him.

Director: George Seaton
Stars: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young
Mogambo (1953)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

On a Kenyan safari, white hunter Victor Marswell has a love triangle with seductive American socialite Eloise Kelly and anthropologist Donald Nordley's cheating wife Linda.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner
Crime | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Ray Emmet Brown, John Brobbey
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Ross Poldark 29 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Demelza 28 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Elizabeth Warleggan / ... 27 episodes, 1975-1977
...  George Warleggan 23 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Jud Paynter 22 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Prudie Paynter 22 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Caroline Penvenen / ... 19 episodes, 1975-1977
Forbes Collins ...  Zacky Martin 14 episodes, 1975-1977
...  Francis Poldark 13 episodes, 1975
...  Drake Carne 13 episodes, 1977
...  Sam Carne 12 episodes, 1977
Edit

Storyline

British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen into ruin and his estate has shifted to his mercenary uncle following the death of his father. His uncle has committed to selling the family copper and tin mines to a ruthless local land baron while his former fiancée has agreed to marry his cousin in his absence. Written by duke1029@aol.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 May 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ross Poldark - nuoren miehen tie  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(16 episodes) (season 1) | (29 episodes) | (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In his introduction to the series' American premiere on PBS Masterpiece Theatre, Alistair Cooke informed the viewing audience that "now is the time for the party to settle in to a spate of loving, dueling, poaching, smuggling, wenching, marrying - not to mention banking and copper mining." Cooke has stated that "Poldark" was his least favorite Masterpiece Theatre program, possibly because he also said that the hero, Ross Poldark, reminded him of President Ronald Reagan. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cult of...: Poldark (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

You've Got To Love These Guys
26 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

What a series! My husband and I were spellbound for the 18 or so hours (over a month) it took to watch Part 1 and 2. The plot twists are great but what is primarily so entrancing is the presentation of life at the end of the 18th Century. We particularly like Ross Poldark's propensity for going into prisons and removing prisoners who have been falsely jailed or whom he is fond of. He does this on a fairly regular basis. Cornwall seems to be very much like Seattle - only a few scenes are shot in sunshine - all in all, a sort of up-scale, historical soap-opera.


19 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 17 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed