All Period Movies [Filtered by Genre]
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From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.
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.
Richard Madden, Adrian Scarborough, Sam Mendes, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Andy Apollo, George MacKay, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Pippa Harris, Paul Tinto, Nabhaan Rizwan, Claire Duburcq, Pip Carter, Billy Postlethwaite, Josef Davies, Daniel Mays, Jamie Parker, Dean-Charles Chapman, Gabriel Akuwudike, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Location: UK - England
Serbian born Nicola Tesla immigrates to the U.S. in the early 1880s and begins working for Thomas Edison. What begins as a warm professional relationship turns into a fierce, hostile rivalry when Tesla quits Edison after feeling he has been unfairly compensated for designing improvements to the company’s inefficient motor and generators designs. Their rivalry forms the basis for the"current wars" in the 1880s and 1890s, as Edison is a proponent of direct current, while Tesla advocates for alternating current transmission of electricity.
Location: US - New York
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.
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
Legendary outlaw Ned Kelly (George MacKay) leads a band of rebel warriors to wreak havoc on their oppressors in this gritty and veracious western thriller.
Set in 1870, a road trip through the untamed West is taken by unlikely traveling partners. Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a Texan, travels from town to town to read the news to locals who would otherwise not know what is going on in the world.
Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
Location: US - Georgia
A cook joins a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory and befriends a Chinese immigrant.
Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life — including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the ageing alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton).
A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.
The television series Downton Abbey followed the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who worked for them at the turn of the 20th century in an Edwardian English country house.
Matthew Goode, Liz Trubridge, Raquel Cassidy, Geraldine James, David Haig, Julian Fellowes, Nigel Marchant, Maggie Smith, Simon Jones, Gareth Neame, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Sophie McShera, Kate Phillips, Imelda Staunton, Joanne Froggatt, Elizabeth McGovern, Jim Carter, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Brian Percival, Stephen Campbell Moore
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.
Follows balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) who, in 1862, embarked on an extraordinary journey to discover the secrets of the heavens. In the process, they flew higher in an open balloon than anyone had before or has since. They made breathtaking discoveries, but as they ascended to the highest points of the atmosphere, they were forced into an epic fight for survival.
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and—if he has his way—every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It’s enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop…except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling), who come together to try to tear Cohen’s world apart.
Location: US - California
Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.
Tom Holland, Adam Ackland, Timur Bekmambetov, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michele Wolkoff, Ann Ruark, Michael Shannon, Matthew Macfadyen, Basil Iwanyk, Nicholas Hoult, Steven Zaillian, Michael Mitnick, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Adam Sidman, Katherine Waterston, Garrett Basch, Tuppence Middleton, Martin Scorsese, Steve Zaillian
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
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.
In 1857, Professor James Murray sets about compiling the Oxford English Dictionary, one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. Dr. W.C. Minor submits more than 10,000 entries, but when the committee insists on honoring him, a shocking truth comes to light: Dr. Minor, an American Civil War veteran, is also an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane.