Victorian england movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant victorian england movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, stylized, serious, humorous and talky films and TV shows about / with society, murder, love and romance, death, romance, destiny, british, friendship, social differences and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, Ireland and other countries.
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victorian england movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as victorian england: Oliver Twist (2007), Ripper Street (2012), Dracula (2013), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), The Shadow in the North (2007), Penny Dreadful (2014), The Forsyte Saga (2002), The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017), Dark Angel (2016), Year of the Rabbit (2019).

List of victorian england movies

 7.4
 2K
Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, thief, street kid, social decay, friendship, injustice, life is a bitch, youth, danger, society, theft, child abuse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
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 8.1
 19K
Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, danger, crimes, investigator, victim, fist fighting, responsibility, notoriety, multiple suspects, corpse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 7.4
 28K
Dracula (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which ...
Style: captivating, colourful, gothic, sentimental
Plot: dracula, vampire, vampire hunter, suspicion, unrequited love, immortality, love triangle, manipulation, murder, reincarnation, aristocrat, revenge ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: london
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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, serious, romantic, realistic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, love and romance, obsession, jane austen, friendship, society, dishonesty, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, mystery, partners against crime, partners, amateur detective, crimes, private detective, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.2
 107K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, witch, dark fantasy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, monster, haunted by the past, werewolf, secret, scientist ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, love affair, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Style: feel good, thought provoking, captivating, humorous
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, debt, publisher, poverty, writing, inspiration, writer's block, sleeping, friend, book, child labor ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, 1800s, year 1943
Place: london, turkey, new york
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 6.8
 1K
Dark Angel (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Drama about the real-life Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, british, true crime, femme fatale, manipulation, violent, deadly, murder, crimes, insanity, violence, sadism ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century
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Year of the Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all. Rabbit's been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember, but these days his heart keeps stopping at inopportune ...
Style: offbeat, sitcom, surreal
Plot: police, parody, investigation, absurdism, sideburns, police inspector, chief of police, heart condition, stepfather, father daughter relationship, murder, police investigation ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1890s
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 4.9
 448
Angelica (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural effects following the birth of their child.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: supernatural, spiritualism, couples, family problems, disorder, couple relations, danger, family relations, haunted house, ghost, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, england
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 7.3
 27K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, slavery, aristocracy, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, society, high society, racism, estate, period piece, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, vienna ...
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 5.6
 33K
Dolittle (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A physician discovers that he can talk to animals.
Style: light, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, veterinarian, adventure, doctor, ship, talking animals, imaginary, family, voyage, animal, friendship, animal life ...
Time: victorian england, 2020s
Place: usa
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Daniel Deronda (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was first broadcast in three parts on BBC One from 23 ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: drowning, ambition, love affair, social differences, love triangle, unlikely couple, aristocracy, society, couples, rise to the top, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy, london
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The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: false identity, mistaken identity, romance, social differences, friendship, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, diary, love story, happy ending, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, lovers, rags to riches, convict, romance, inheritance, social differences, hopes, destiny, obsession, stranger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1820s, victorian era
Place: england, london
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 7.6
 3K
Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Plot: charles dickens, murder, period piece
Time: victorian england, 1840s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england
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 7.9
 8K
Fingersmith (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The lives of two young women collide in Victorian England when a trio of 'fingersmiths' (pick-pockets) concoct an elaborate scam to defraud a young heiress of her inheritance. The story alternates between the twisting back alleyways of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, marriage of convenience, lgbt, cons and scams, fall in love, thief, betrayal, class distinction, deception, psychiatric ward ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, regret, rich and poor, snow, dreams, human nature, greed, disney ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, couple relations, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, power relations, diary, couples, high society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, semi serious
Plot: social differences, society, friendship, betrayal, guardian, aunt, survivor, child's point of view, maturation, poverty, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.8
 18K
Lady Macbeth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The passionate affair of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.
Style: psychological, cynical, depressing, bleak, rough
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, forbidden love, loveless marriage, forced marriage, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, infidelity, wife murders husband, sexual desire, cruelty, love story, secret lover ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1860s
Place: england, northern england
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Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: offbeat, psychological, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, gay, stage play, brothel, artists and showbiz, writer's life, sexual relations, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
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The Happy Prince (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, ...
Style: fairy tale, gay cinema
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay romance, downfall, portrait of an artist, irony, gay couple, gay father, death of wife, gay love, gay interest, gay erotica ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century
Place: paris france, london, naples italy
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 7.8
 6K
Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, butler, supernatural, investigation, supernatural ability, demon, deal with the devil, aristocracy, murder, society, young heroes, queen ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.4
 907
Gosick (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Gosick is a Japanese light novel series by Kazuki Sakuraba, published by Fujimi Shobo. Set in a fictional European country in 1924, a Japanese exchange student meets a mysterious, brilliant girl who only leaves the library to sleep. Her brother, a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, occult, folklore, amateur detective, romance, urban legend, mystery, city life, school life, investigation, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: europe
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Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, jack the ripper, museum, serial killer, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, adventure, changing the past or future, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian england ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, europe, usa
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The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him! It all ends happily, but not before ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: pirate, opera, bug, ocean or sea, friends, destiny, leadership, adventure, romance, heroes, escapades, mute or deaf ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 80s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: australia, new york
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, adventure, queen, investigation, good versus evil, talking animals, uncover truth, family, private detective, assistant, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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 6.9
 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, sincere, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: forbidden love, nudity (full frontal - brief), teacher, romance, destiny, student life, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, follow your dream, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
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