period dramas - haven't seen, upcomingby sunshineandraisinbran | created - 04 Apr 2018 | updated - 11 Apr 2018 | Public
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1. 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: 18,960 | Gross: $0.55M
3. Suite FranÃ§aise (2014)
107 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the early years of Nazi occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams), a French villager, and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), a German soldier.
4. Phantom Thread (2017)
R | 130 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Votes: 92,602 | Gross: $21.02M
7. The Alienist (2018)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery
Newspaper illustrator John Moore meets with criminal psychologist (alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
8. Journey's End (I) (2017)
R | 107 min | Drama, War
Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.
Votes: 6,123 | Gross: $0.16M
10. Queen of the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 128 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
12. Halcyon (I) (2015)
90 min | Thriller
Two men assigned aboard a deep sea research station become trapped inside and isolated from the outside world after a seismic event cripples the station. The event leaves one of the men ... See full summary »
13. Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017 TV Movie)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Maigret: Night at the Crossroads tells a complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
18. Houdini and Doyle (2016)
TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and Doyle, who collaborated with New Scotland Yard on some unsolved and inexplicable crimes.
19. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Votes: 64,158 | Gross: $171.96M
TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
23. The Dancer (2016)
Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.
24. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
53 min | Drama, Romance
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.
25. Cranford (2007–2010)
TV-PG | 469 min | Drama
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.
26. Devil's Bride (2016)
R | 110 min | Drama, History
Anna is a 16-year old in a village where women are accused of witchcraft. It's based on the witch hunts on Åland, Finland in the 1600s.
27. A Quiet Passion (2016)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Votes: 4,789 | Gross: $1.86M
28. The Invisible Woman (2013)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.
Votes: 8,902 | Gross: $1.23M
29. Beloved Sisters (2014)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,305 | Gross: $0.05M
30. Café Society (2016)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man.
Votes: 65,090 | Gross: $11.10M
32. December Bride (1991)
88 min | Drama
At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 298 | Gross: $0.07M
33. The Dressmaker (1988)
92 min | Drama, Romance
In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their 17-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.
35. The Crimson Field (2014)
60 min | Drama, War
During the First World War, Kitty Trevelyan tries to put the past troubles behind her as she joins two other girls to volunteer at one of the busy war hospitals in northern France.
36. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,937 | Gross: $2.29M
37. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015–2017)
TV-14 | 27 min | Biography, Drama
Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant ... See full summary »
38. Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (2016 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the Brontë sisters' battle to overcome obstacles and publish their novels, which would become some of the greatest in the English language.
41. Great Expectations (2012)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance
A series of events change the orphaned Pip's life forever as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.
Votes: 11,625 | Gross: $0.26M
42. Mozart's Sister (2010)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A reimagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang, and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Votes: 1,406 | Gross: $0.71M
45. Vanity Fair (1998)
Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance