NETFLIX Genre: British Period Pieces



Netflix box art for Banished - Season 1 Banished - Season 1
2015 / 52
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In 1788, at Britain's first penal colony in Botany Bay, tensions run high as convicts live alongside their naval guards and women are in short supply. It's a new world with new rules, but these colonists didn't come here by choice. And going back home would be criminal.

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Netflix box art for Copying Beethoven Copying Beethoven
2006 / 104

Serving as Ludwig van Beethoven's copyist gives a conservatory student access to the composer's musical genius -- but also exposes her to his cruelty. She became the trusted confidante of a musical titan. But she underestimated the temperamental nature of his genius.

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Netflix box art for Daniel Deronda - Season 1 Daniel Deronda - Season 1
2002 / 3.8 / 90

An aristocrat's illegitimate son falls for a woman in need in this Victorian melodrama based on George Eliot's novel about a love triangle gone awry.

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Netflix box art for The Duellists Duellists, The
1977 / 3.4 / 100
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Two officers in Napoleon's army challenge each other to a series of bloody duels, with the final clash coming after many years of fighting. An insult turns from an isolated incident into a lifelong feud. The battles they wage become an all-out war.

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Netflix box art for Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights
1992 / 3.4 / 106
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This film adaptation of Emily Brönte's novel follows the doomed affair of two lovers, and how their relationship resonates through the generations.

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Netflix box art for Lady Jane Lady Jane
1986 / 3.6 / 141
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In 1553, after ruling England for nine days against her will, Lady Jane Grey and her husband are imprisoned and sentenced to die.

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Netflix box art for The Last Legion Last Legion, The
2007 / 3.4 / 101
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With his empire crumbling and his parents dead, 12-year-old Roman Emperor Romulus is exiled to Capri with his mystical tutor. A royal orphan is trained and protected by a mystical tutor. A magic sword could seal his fate as emperor of Rome.

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Netflix box art for A Man for All Seasons Man for All Seasons, A
1966 / 120

When Henry VIII seeks approval from the aristocracy to divorce, Sir Thomas More finds himself caught between the king and the Roman Catholic Church. Loyalty to the crown or to his conscience: A renowned lawyer's greatest battle isn't in the court, but within himself.

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Netflix box art for Masterpiece Classic: Emma - Season 1 Masterpiece Classic: Emma - Season 1
2009 / 4 / 52
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In this Jane Austen adaptation, meddler Emma Woodhouse takes new protégé Harriet Smith under her swing, but her plans end up in disaster. A woman becomes the unofficial matchmaker of her small town. But will she find a match of her own?

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Netflix box art for Masterpiece Classic: Great Expectations - Season 1 Masterpiece Classic: Great Expectations - Season 1
2011 / 4.1 / 52
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A series of events leads an orphaned young man to a mysterious inheritance and an acquaintance with an eerie recluse and her beautiful ward. Between the impoverished orphan, unattainable true love and mad dowager, it's a tale of Dickensian proportions.

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Netflix box art for Masterpiece Classic: Pride and Prejudice - Season 1 Masterpiece Classic: Pride and Prejudice - Season 1
1995 / 4.2 / 53

An all-star cast, stately homes and beautiful countryside combine to capture the romance, drama and wit of Jane Austen's novel in the 1995 adaptation. A 19th-century woman refuses an aristocrat's proposal. He's pompous; she's headstrong ... they're made for each other.

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Netflix box art for A Quiet Passion Quiet Passion, A
2016 / 125
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This biopic explores the evolution of 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson from rebellious schoolgirl to reclusive, brilliant writer. The stifling restrictions of her time were no match for the artistry that was taking shape within her.

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Netflix box art for Sharpe's Challenge - Season 1 Sharpe's Challenge - Season 1
2006 / 4.1 / 68

Word that a local maharaja is threatening British interests sends swashbuckling hero Richard Sharpe on his most dangerous mission yet. He was done fighting. But when duty called, one soldier risked it all to defend his country -- and his honor.

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Netflix box art for Sword of the Valiant Sword of the Valiant
1984 / 102

In this tale based on an epic poem, a fearless young squire bests the mystical Green Knight in battle and must pay a heavy price for victory. A brash heart with a quick blade. His fatal mistake unearths the ultimate riddle: a fantastic quest for life.

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Netflix box art for Triumph of Love Triumph of Love
2001 / 111
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A princess who wants to restore the throne to its rightful heir seeks out the prince and falls in love with him at first sight.

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Netflix box art for War & Peace - Season 1 War & Peace - Season 1
2016 / 59
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The lives and loves of three aristocratic Russian families intertwine against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and the French invasion of Russia. As their pampered world verges on collapse, history will take a back seat to their passions and betrayals.

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Netflix box art for Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights
2011 / 3.0 / 129
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The youthful love between two English adolescents becomes an obsessive passion that wreaks havoc as the pair navigates adult life.

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