Period Dramas: Movies

This is a list of period drama / historical drama / costume drama movies, including fantasy/fairytale films with costumes set in a specific time period. This list does not include TV movies. Newly added titles will be bolded.

For fantasy/fairytale films with an unspecified time period, please see Costume Dramas: Fairytales/Fantasy). Please note that I am still adding to this list.

Medieval (500-1500)


Tudor & Elizabethan (1483-1603)


Baroque / Stuart (1603-1750)


Georgian/Regency (1750-1836)


Victorian (1837-1901)


Edwardian (1901-1910) / 1911-1913


The Great War / WWI (1914-1918)


1919 / Roaring 20’s – Great Depression / 1930s


WWII (1939-1945)


Post-War (1946-1970s)