Victorian era movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant victorian era movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, stylized, suspense, atmospheric and realistic films and TV shows about / with murder, dialogue, betrayal, destiny, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, society, chase and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, Czech Republic and other countries.
victorian era
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victorian era movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as victorian era: Crimson Peak (2015), From Hell (2001), Victoria (2016), Dorian Gray (2009), Enola Holmes (2020), Oliver Twist (2005), Victor Frankenstein (2015), The Wyvern Mystery (2000), Jane Eyre (2006), Carnival Row (2019).

List of victorian era movies

 6.5
 147K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic horror, macabre ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, supernatural, murder, brother sister incest, psychopath, old mansion, betrayal, estate, ghost story, supernatural romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa
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 6.7
 155K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, crimes, freemason, police investigation, prostitution, conspiracy, graphic violence, who done it, life is a bitch, police detective, a vision ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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 8.2
 27K
Victoria (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image ...
Style: romantic, realistic, touching, factual, serious ...
Plot: royal family, british history, queen victoria, monarchy, royalty, european history, queen, queen of england, british monarchy, female protagonist, power, husband wife relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 1830s
Place: britain, london, united kingdom, buckingham palace
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.2
 65K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, sexy, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, deal with the devil, aristocracy, beefcake, male nudity, painting, fall in love, supernatural, society, physical appearance, love and romance, high society ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.6
 165K
Enola Holmes (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Style: feminist film, exciting, funny, romantic, mysterious
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: victorian england, female detective, sherlock holmes, amateur detective, feminism, runaway teen, breaking the fourth wall, private detective, runaway, female protagonist, child prodigy, teenage love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future
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 6.8
 33K
Oliver Twist (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, orphanage, poverty, thief, corporal punishment, boy, friendship, kidnapping, lifestyle, injustice, runaway ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, middle ages, 1930s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, europe
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Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, stylized, light, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, monster, experiment, friendship, hunchback, steampunk, frankenstein's monster, scientist, escapades, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland, scotland yard, usa ...
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: clever, intellectual, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, intelligence, talented, mind game, detective inspector, murderer, conspiracy, hotshot hero, adventure, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
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The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After precipitating the death of a tenant with whom he has been feuding, Squire Fairfield brings the dead man's young daughter to live in Wyvern Manor. Alice grows up thinking the squire is her kind benefactor, and falls in love with one of his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, serious, gothic ...
Plot: orphan, ghost, uncover truth, mysterious character, supernatural, family problems, supernatural ability, youth, mystery, couple relations, adoption, infection ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 21K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, touching, romantic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, rich and poor, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, romance, estate, love story, social differences, looking for love, love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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 7.8
 60K
Carnival Row (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and ...
Style: dark fantasy, neo noir, captivating, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fairy, fantasy world, monster, interspecies romance, racism, family secret, love triangle, politician, sorceress, police detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 6.0
 264K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, dracula, steampunk, good versus evil, immortality, adventure, vampire hunter, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, heroes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, egypt, europe, budapest ...
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 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, clever ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, magic, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, secrets, deception, magic trick, magical, illusionist, secret, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night
Plot: female detective, victorian england, private detective, crime investigation, female police detective, detective agency, forensics, investigation, policewoman, crimes, adventure, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future
Place: london
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Great Expectations (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, romance, society, rise to the top, hopes, power relations, generosity, rags to riches, charles dickens, orphan, coming of age ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england
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The Woman in White (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two half-sisters and their drawing master get caught up in a deadly conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed all in white.
Style: gothic, disturbing, psychological, psychological thriller
Plot: heiress, inheritance, unhappy marriage, secret, love triangle, forbidden love, family relations, star crossed lovers, fake marriage, in love, sisters, love story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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 8.2
 121K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, deadly creature, werewolf, vampire, victorian england, psychotherapy, black magic, supernatural ability, frankenstein's monster, mysterious character, fear ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, victorian england, social climbing, love affair, rich and poor, mistress, social differences, couple relations, society, diary, couples, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, talky, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, victorian england, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, countryside, english countryside, couples, dishonesty, housekeeper, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, tense, clever, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, malice, class differences, female protagonist, social differences, society, high society, deception, social problems, relationship problems, rich and poor ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 32K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery - the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical ...
Style: romantic, sexy, humorous, talky, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: doctor, masturbation, hospital, romance, hysteria, court, unconventional method, feminism, ex prostitute, inventions and discoveries, sexual dysfunction, female sexuality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, london, east end london, europe, san francisco
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 7.6
 627K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: clever, captivating, entertaining, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, intelligence, riddles and clues, private detective, adventure, investigation, partners, crimes, talented, prodigy, master criminal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, domestic violence, new beginning, troubled marriage, mansion, novelist, crumbling marriage, downfall, dishonesty, love and romance, society, betrayal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: yorkshire
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 8.3
 10K
Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
TV show
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, mysterious, suspense ...
Plot: estate, charles dickens, aristocracy, intrigue, secret, investigation, orphan, uncover truth, social differences, injustice, society, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.7
 8K
Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday, a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of despair, Ciel strikes a deal with a demon - his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: supernatural, butler, investigation, master and servant, demon, young heroes, supernatural ability, evil force, jack the ripper, deal with the devil, murder, aristocracy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
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Doctor Thorne (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her rich aunt/cousins at Greshamsbury Park estate.
Style: captivating, cynical, touching, thought provoking, sentimental
Plot: english countryside, aristocrat, ward, physician, village, family relations, intrigue, couples, social differences, society, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 7.6
 371K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, enigmatic, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: magic, forbidden love, wizards and magicians, love triangle, secrets, investigation, death, magical, murder, police investigation, rivals, fame ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, edwardian era, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, austria, london, europe, england
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The Ruby in the Smoke (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Victorian England, Sally Lockhart receives an anonymous note sending her on a mysterious quest. Her father has recently died and feeling suffocated living with her elderly aunt moves in with newfound friends, a photographer and his sister. She is ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: victorian england, amateur sleuth, murder investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious death, father, death, mystery, uncover truth, puzzle, forensics, murder mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: christmas eve, scrooge, employer employee relationship, miser, ghost, christmas, spirit, greed, poor family, introspection, afterlife, haunted house ...
Time: victorian era, 1840s, future, 19th century
Place: london
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