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, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, clever and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with dialogue, period piece, murder, betrayal, storytelling, society, catastrophe, mentor, love and romance and destiny 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: Victoria (2016), From Hell (2001), Crimson Peak (2015), The Wyvern Mystery (2000), The Making of a Lady (2012), Dorian Gray (2009), Jane Eyre (2006), Van Helsing (2004), Doctor Thorne (2016), Enola Holmes (2020).

List of victorian era movies

 8.2
 24K
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: realistic, romantic, touching, factual, based on true events ...
Plot: queen victoria, british history, monarchy, royal family, queen of england, european history, royalty, queen, power, female protagonist, prime minister, husband wife relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s
Place: britain, united kingdom, london, buckingham palace
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 6.8
 150K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
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, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, who done it, crimes, graphic violence, a vision, psychic, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, freemason, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, east end london ...
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 6.5
 137K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, atmospheric, gothic horror, dark fantasy, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, murder, psychopath, supernatural, incest, estate, supernatural romance, female protagonist, ghosts, brother sister incest, old mansion ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: secret, orphan, uncover truth, family problems, ghost, mysterious character, supernatural, adoption, couple relations, mystery, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, 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, clever, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, female protagonist, life is a bitch, deception, rich and poor, relationship problems, malice, high society ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london
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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, witty, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, mind game, twists & turns, sherlock holmes, intelligence, talented, private detective, hotshot hero, murderer, master criminal, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, switzerland ...
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 6.3
 62K
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, captivating, sexy, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, eternal youth, aristocracy, beefcake, physical appearance, fall in love, high society, society, artist, painting, male nudity, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.3
 20K
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: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, estate, love and romance, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 6.1
 252K
Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, adventure, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, heroes, vampire hunter, good versus evil, human versus monster, dracula, deadly creature, immortality ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 15th century, 1880s
Place: transylvania, vatican, europe, budapest, paris france ...
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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: cynical, captivating, touching, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: english countryside, aristocrat, family drama, ward, physician, village, family relations, intrigue, social differences, society, couples, love and romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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 6.6
 145K
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, romantic, funny, mysterious, exciting
Plot: female detective, victorian england, runaway teen, amateur detective, feminism, sherlock holmes, private detective, teenage love, breaking the fourth wall, child prodigy, female protagonist, master of disguise ...
Time: victorian era
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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, gothic horror, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, monster, friendship, experiment, steampunk, frankenstein, escapades, laboratory, reanimated corpse, redemption, giant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, big ben london ...
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 7.8
 7K
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
Plot: butler, master and servant, demon, supernatural, investigation, deal with the devil, supernatural ability, young heroes, rich and poor, evil force, society, aristocracy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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 8.2
 115K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, 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, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, werewolf, victorian england, witch, psychotherapy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, black magic ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
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 7.6
 600K
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: captivating, clever, odd, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, sherlock holmes, investigation, prodigy, partners, adventure, master criminal, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
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 6.7
 31K
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: humorous, stylized, talky, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hysteria, masturbation, doctor, hospital, court, ex prostitute, trial, romance, sexual dysfunction, inventions and discoveries, unconventional method, fired from the job ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1800s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, san francisco
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 7.9
 51K
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, captivating, neo noir
Plot: mythical creature, steampunk, fantasy world, fairy, interspecies romance, love triangle, family secret, sorceress, monster, politician, black magic, racism ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, society, master and servant, nanny, couple relations, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
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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: emotional, romantic, serious, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, victorian england, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, english countryside, dishonesty, countryside, obsession, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, offbeat, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, dark humor, insanity, goth, vengeance, social injustice, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, barbershop, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Moriarty the Patriot (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the late 19th century, the British Empire nobility reigns while its working class suffers at their hands. Sympathetic to their plight, William James Moriarty wants to topple it all. Frustrated by the systemic inequity, Moriarty strategizes to fix ...
Style: stylized, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: master criminal, aristocracy, master villain, tough guy, villain, moral dilemma, society, mind game, crimes, undercover, bandit, dark hero ...
Time: victorian era
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 6.8
 32K
Oliver Twist (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic, Italy
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, serious, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child abuse, orphan, redemption, kidnapping, friendship, thief, orphanage, injustice, lifestyle, danger, runaway, poverty ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, new beginning, troubled marriage, domestic violence, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: yorkshire
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, aristocrat, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, estate, love triangle, fall in love, secret marriage, gossip, marriage ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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, humorous, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female detective, victorian england, private detective, forensics, crime investigation, victorian age, detective agency, investigation, female police detective, crimes, adventure, policewoman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
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Lady Audley's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Lucy Graham (Neve McIntosh) weds the much older Sir Michael Audley (Kenneth Cranham), his nephew Robert (Steven Mackintosh) is suspicious of the lovely young woman's motives. Soon, Robert's friend disappears, and Robert believes Lucy ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, serious
Plot: governess, infidelity, love, marriage, deception, false identity, bigamy, blackmail, class society, family relations, falling, lock of hair ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
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 7.6
 361K
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: captivating, enigmatic, surprise ending, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, magic, investigation, wizards and magicians, period piece, death, murder, magical, secrets, rivals, rivalry ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s ...
Place: vienna, london, austria, england, europe
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The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, society, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: UK, Canada
TV show
Story: The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne is a 22-episode science fiction television series in the steampunk genre that first aired in June 2000 on CBC Television in Canada and in syndication in the United States. The plot concept is predicated on a ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: steampunk, parallel world, society, escapades, adventurer, rescue, writer's life, chases and races, adventure, man versus machine, time travel, imaginary ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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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, captivating, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, society, rise to the top, romance, power relations, generosity, hopes, rags to riches, orphan, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london
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