All Period Movies [Filtered by Genre]
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Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.
Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.
Live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animated film.
Locations: China; New Zealand
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.
George MacKay, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Sam Mendes, Claire Duburcq, Billy Postlethwaite, Andrew Scott, Adrian Scarborough, Josef Davies, Paul Tinto, Andy Apollo, Pip Carter, Daniel Mays, Nabhaan Rizwan, Jamie Parker, Pippa Harris, Richard Madden, Mark Strong, Dean-Charles Chapman, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Gabriel Akuwudike
Location: UK - England
The continuation of the Sherlock Holmes story. No word on which of A.C. Doyle's stories - if any - would serve as an influence on the plot.
The true story of Austrian Franz Jägerstätter (played by August Diel), a conscientious objector who refused to fight for the Nazis during World War II.
Tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx, Genius, The Little Stranger and A Royal Winter), a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents. When they suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven (Academy Award® and BAFTA-winner Colin Firth – A Single Man, The King’s Speech, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Bridget Jones’s Baby) on his remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors. There, she begins to uncover many family secrets, particularly after meeting her sickly cousin Colin (Edan Hayhurst – Genius, There She Goes), who has been shut away in a wing of the house. Together, these two damaged, slightly misfit children heal each other through their discovery of a wondrous secret garden, lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor. A magical place of adventure that will change their lives forever.
Location: UK - Unknown
Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.
Location: UK - England
The untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England. Despite grave consequences, Robert seizes the Scottish crown and rallies an impassioned group of men to fight back against the mighty army of the tyrannical King and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales.
Brilliant, visionary Nikola Tesla (Ethan Hawke) fights an uphill battle to bring his revolutionary electrical system to fruition, then faces thornier challenges with his new system for worldwide wireless energy. The film tracks Tesla’s uneasy interactions with his fellow inventor Thomas Edison (Kyle MacLachlan) and his patron George Westinghouse (Jim Gaffigan). Another thread traces Tesla’s sidewinding courtship of financial titan J.P. Morgan (Donnie Keshawarz), whose daughter Anne (Eve Hewson) takes a more than casual interest in the inventor. Anne analyzes and presents the story as it unfolds, offering a distinctly modern voice to this scientific period drama which, like its subject, defies convention.
Location: US - New York
At the center of the story is the Queen herself (Olivia Colman), whose relationship with her confidante, adviser and clandestine lover Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz) is turned upside down by the arrival of the Duchess’s younger cousin Abigail (Emma Stone). Soon the balance of power shifts between the women as they jockey for influence with the Queen and the court.
A down-and-out, young George Washington — desperate to join the British Army — accepts a dangerous mission to conquer a French fort and save the American colonies.
Set immediately after the Civil War, The Orphan Train depicts people from vastly different backgrounds being forced to work together when their children are mistakenly sent away on a real train that placed orphaned or unwanted children with families in the Midwest. As the parents travel seek their missing children, they encounter many setbacks and suffer many losses, but goodness, love, and faith ultimately prevail.
Everyone knows the legend of Hercules and his twelve labors. Our story begins after the labors, and after the legend… Haunted by a sin from his past, Hercules has become a mercenary. Along with five faithful companions, he travels ancient Greece selling his services for gold and using his legendary reputation to intimidate enemies. But when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules' help to defeat a savage and terrifying warlord, Hercules finds that in order for good to triumph and justice to prevail... he must again become the hero he once was... he must embrace his own myth... he must be Hercules
Dwayne Johnson, Peter Mullan, Beau Flynn, Ryan Condal, Rebecca Ferguson, Gary Barber, Brett Ratner, Aksel Hennie, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Rufus Sewell, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Reece Ritchie, Joseph Fiennes, Antje Traue, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Barry Levine, Jonathan Glickman, Roger Birnbaum, Tobias Santelmann
Set in the Utah territory during the mid-1800s gold rush, Porter Rockwell, a U.S. Deputy Marshal, reluctantly leads a family of prospectors into the mountains, where they are ambushed and he is left for dead. Fueled by vengeance, Rockwell treks through rugged and snowy terrain to hunt down the gang that kidnapped a rebellious young girl.
A Christian romantic drama set during the 1850s Gold Rush in California.
Location: US - Massachusetts
Follows the journey of a young girl who, fleeing an arranged marriage in China, finds herself on American shores.
Set during WWII, 16-year-old Lina, her mother, and her younger brother are deported to a forced-labor camp in Siberia, where conditions are all too painfully similar to those of Nazi concentration camps. Lina's great hope is that somehow her father, who has already been arrested by the Soviet secret police, might find and rescue them. A gifted artist, she begins secretly creating pictures that can--she hopes--be surreptitiously sent to him in his own prison camp.