Romantic Period Dramasby parallelrealitiesmusic | created - 27 Oct 2016 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
My choice of romantic period dramas with prominent visual charms.
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1. Santa Maria della Salute (2016)
118 min | Biography, Drama
The film narrates a tormented love story between one of the most famous poets of Serbian literature, Laza Kostic, renowned for his sublime poetic puns and word coining and an enchanting ... See full summary »
2. Nepobedivo srce (2011– )
Drama, History, Romance
Invincible heart is Serbian television series filmed in 2010. produced by Radio Television of Serbia and Kosutnjak film based on the novel by Milica Jakovljevic.
3. The Wings of the Dove (1997)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.
Votes: 10,047 | Gross: $13.72M
4. The White Countess (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.
Votes: 5,945 | Gross: $1.67M
5. Onegin (1999)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »
Votes: 7,232 | Gross: $0.21M
6. Head in the Clouds (2004)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
From the roaring 1920s to the ruinous Spanish Civil War and Adolf Hitler's rise into power, the lives of an Irish schoolteacher, a provocative heiress and her Spanish muse are intricately interlaced, sharing the same destiny and passion.
Votes: 14,223 | Gross: $0.40M
10. A Room with a View (1985)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
In a Florence pensione circa 1900 with English guests, George Emerson (Julian Sands) and his dad (Denholm Elliott) offer their rooms with views to Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham Carter) and her chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett (Dame Maggie Smith). Lucy and George get acquainted, but Lucy returns to England. George and Lucy meet again, but now she's engaged.
Votes: 37,222 | Gross: $20.97M
11. The Wounded Eagle (2009)
128 min | Drama, Romance
Serbian drama "Wounded Eagle" is about true love story of long forgotten romances and some new ones, happening in a very romantic time between two world wars. Young woman and her passion.
12. Love Isn't Always on Time (2014)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Radmilo lawyer who spent years in love with Ljiljana. Although the most eligible bachelor in Palanka, his small town. He refused all offers of marriage, and wants to marry Ljiljana, who plans to marry Momchila.
13. The Barber of Siberia (1998)
180 min | Comedy, Drama, History
At the turn of the century, a young Russian cadet falls in love with an American beauty, endangering his career and even their lives.
15. I Capture the Castle (2003)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle.
Votes: 6,735 | Gross: $1.17M
18. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome his or her own pride and prejudice?
Votes: 238,704 | Gross: $38.41M
19. Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance
After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby.
Votes: 1,874 | Gross: $1.40M
21. A Summer Story (1988)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Ashton and his best friend are hiking across Dartmoor when twist his ankle, Ashton goes for help at a nearby farmhouse and stay there for a few days and falls in love with Megan.
Votes: 912 | Gross: $0.46M
22. Effi Briest (2009)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Ambitious German imperial hussars veteran baron Geert von Instetten takes office as coastal district administrator, hoping to e promoted to the colonies. His childhood love, Luise, married ... See full summary »
24. Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life is played out against the backdrop of a decaying seaside resort along the Black Sea ... See full summary »
25. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 86,804 | Gross: $8.06M
30. Mansfield Park (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Drama
At age 10, Fanny Price is sent by her destitute mother to live with her aunt and uncle, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. As a child she was often made to feel that she was the poor relation but... See full summary »
31. Wives and Daughters (1999– )
TV-PG | 301 min | Drama
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.
32. Love in a Cold Climate (2001– )
150 min | Drama
Spanning a critical historical time from 1929 to 1940, three young women search for love. The young women leave behind their careless and innocent youth as they pursue love and happiness through places far beyond their expectations.
33. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 61,126 | Gross: $10.51M
34. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.
Votes: 367,604 | Gross: $56.82M
35. A Month by the Lake (1995)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At a Lake Como resort, Miss Bentley, an attractive older guest, meets a handsome, well-to-do bachelor. But when he's more interested in a beautiful young flirt, the mischievous Miss Bentley goes to outrageous lengths to reel in her catch.
Votes: 2,075 | Gross: $2.20M