2009 / 3.4 / 126
In the twilight of fourth-century Roman Egypt, a young slave weighs his desire for freedom against his growing love for his philosopher mistress.
2006 / 117
Based on actual events, this historical drama tells the story of an 18th-century English politician who fought for the abolition of slavery.
1997 / 154
Steven Spielberg directed this story about the 1839 revolt aboard Spanish slave ship La Amistad and the uprising's tragic aftermath. They left Spain as property. Now, on American soil, a slave crew's bloody mutiny may lead to freedom.
1969 / 145
When King Henry VIII decides to divorce his first wife, Katherine of Aragon, and marry Anne Boleyn, he ignites religious and political drama.
2011 / 129
Who was Shakespeare? This Elizabethan drama imagines that the man we call the Bard really didn't pen his body of timeless plays. To be or not to be William Shakespeare? That is the question surrounding the true identity of the Bard.
2007 / 4.0 / 133
This adventure saga follows Swedish son of nobility Arn Magnusson from his monastic education to his return to the family to help fight for the crown. If you don't want to end up in the middle of the Crusades elbow deep in Saracens, don't get your girlfriend pregnant!
2015 / 52
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.
2012 / 102
A manipulative journalist climbs from abject poverty to the height of Parisian society, taking up with a variety of beautiful women along the way. Youthful beauty plus insatiable greed. It's a recipe for riches for this impoverished young man.
2013 / 103
This period drama based on fact traces the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a biracial girl born in 1761 to a British admiral father and African mother. The product of two different cultures, an 18th-century woman struggles to stake her place in the world.
2013 / 3.5 / 48
Re-creating the Bible's vision of human and divine history for modern audiences, this sweeping miniseries integrates key biblical tales and parables. Murder, betrayal, miracles, resurrection -- the beginning of the beginning gave life to juicy drama.
1980 / 3.1 / 104
Two shipwrecked children, stranded for years on a deserted island, fall in love as teenagers and attempt to forge a life in the isolated paradise. Two teens grow up and discover love on a deserted tropical island. But even paradise has its pitfalls.
1992 / 127
When Dracula heads to London in search of a woman who looks like his long-dead wife, vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness. A cold-eyed vampire heads to London in search of that one everlasting kiss. Sometimes love really bites.
1972 / 3.3 / 121
Franco Zeffirelli's biopic follows the story of Francesco, a boy who renounces his wealthy upbringing to serve God as St. Francis of Assisi.
1952 / 96
In 1728, a pirate captures an adventurer but pledges to free him if he'll infiltrate the island stronghold of a man who stole the pirate's daughter. A daring adventurer. A pirate of the Caribbean with a score to settle. The Spanish Main is about to explode.
2016 / 56
This drama follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Duty. Family. Power. A young woman rises to rule an empire amid the challenges of the modern age.
1996 / 123
Playwright Arthur Miller's parable of the 1950s anti-communist crusade receives lush treatment in this Oscar-nominated film adaptation.
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.
2015 / 57
From Scrooge to Fanny Biggetywitch, many characters created by author Charles Dickens collide on the streets of Victorian London in this drama series.
2009 / 107
When a London artist paints a portrait of a beautiful young man, the subject is so taken with his own image that he sells his soul to keep his looks. Suave and hot as a fox. A cryptic Londoner has it all. But a portrait in the attic hides the ugly truth.
1977 / 3.4 / 100
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.
1992 / 3.4 / 106
This film adaptation of Emily Brönte's novel follows the doomed affair of two lovers, and how their relationship resonates through the generations.
1992 / 139
Two 19th-century Irish immigrants journey to the United States for very different reasons, finding love amid the hardships they endure. A feisty young man and a plucky young woman try their Irish luck in the New World, but love gets in the way.
2014 / 43
In 19th-century Istanbul, a young police officer investigates crimes and falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy merchant conspiring against him. In Ottoman Istanbul, a young officer chases down crime and falls in love with the daughter of a powerful merchant.
2016 / 47
In 18th-century North America, ruthless trappers and entrepreneurs fight to wrest control of the fur trade from the mighty Hudson's Bay Company. The land offers a boundless supply of pelts. All they need to exploit it are greed, brutality and a flair for treachery.