Great Period Movies! ~ Romance Edition

A Listmania! list by randomartco "period film aficionado" (Greater Washington D.C. area)
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The list author says: "Hi everyone,
Can you believe it, this is THE ORIGINAL period movie listmania list on Amazon...it's kind of special since it sums up the reason why I first started watching these period movies...enjoy!!"
Pride and Prejudice (Special Edition)
1.  Pride and Prejudice (Special Edition) DVD ~ Colin Firth
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: A must-have for all period movie lovers!  Colin Firth & Jennifer Ehle are enchanting! (10th Anniversary Edition available soon!)"
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.68
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,880 customer reviews) | 32 customer discussions

North and South (BBC)
2.  North and South (BBC) DVD ~ Daniela Denby-ashe
The list author says:
  "Elizabeth Gaskell: I think the best BBC series since P&P was made...very well done!  It's all about the modern industrial Northern town of Milton, versus the quiet country church town of Helstone!"
$22.21   Used & New from: $20.45
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,524 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Pride & Prejudice
3.  Pride & Prejudice DVD ~ Keira Knightley
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: A recent re-make of the classic story: I loved it & thought it was pretty well done (you can read my full review for more info)...an excellent adaptation!"
$5.00   Used & New from: $1.93
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,696 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

Persuasion
4.  Persuasion DVD ~ Amanda Root
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: Slow moving, but one of my favorite Jane Austen adaptations!  The subtle way Anne's family puts her down is brilliant: well written by Jane Austen."
$6.99   Used & New from: $2.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,133 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sense & Sensibility (Special Edition)
5.  Sense & Sensibility (Special Edition) DVD ~ Emma Thompson
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: Loved Emma Thompson in this!  She wrote the screenplay, starred as Elinor Dashwood, and won an Oscar!"
$9.00   Used & New from: $1.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (906 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Emma
6.  Emma DVD ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: Gwenyth Paltrow was great in this movie!  Fun & light, sweet & airy, touching & romantic!"
$9.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (841 customer reviews)

Emma
7.  Emma DVD ~ Kate Beckinsale
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: A&E is so good at their adaptations!  Has a darker feel, but is so good overall."
$27.32   Used & New from: $0.37
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (276 customer reviews)

Mansfield Park
8.  Mansfield Park DVD ~ Frances O'Connor
The list author says:
  "Jane Austen: Although a bit modern, it is much better than BBC's older version.  Although there are some strange undercurrents throughout the film."
$14.81   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (880 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jane Austen Collection (Sense & Sensibility / Emma / Persuasion / Mansfield Park / Pride & Prejudice / Northanger Abbey)
9.  Jane Austen Collection (Sense & Sensibility / Emma / Persuasion / Mansfield Park / Pride & Prejudice / Northanger Abbey) DVD ~ Elizabeth Garvie
The list author says:
  "A collection of 70's and 80's BBC versions of Austen's classic stories!  Pride & Prejudice is great and Mansfield Park is much true to Austen's intent!"
$53.98   Used & New from: $17.42
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

The Charles Dickens Collection, Vol. 1 (Oliver Twist / Martin Chuzzlewit / Bleak House / Hard Times / Great Expectations / Our Mutual Friend)
10.  The Charles Dickens Collection, Vol. 1 (Oliver Twist / Martin Chuzzlewit / Bleak House / Hard Times / Great Expectations / Our Mutual Friend) DVD ~ Paul McGann
The list author says:
  "A collection of BBC versions of these great Charles Dicken's classics!"
Used & New from: $60.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Middlemarch
11.  Middlemarch DVD ~ Rufus Sewell
The list author says:
  "George Elliot: Great series, wonderfully filmed and acted!  The ending scenes are so touching..."
$9.46   Used & New from: $2.63
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Washington Square
12.  Washington Square DVD ~ Jennifer Jason Leigh
The list author says:
  "Henry James: A sad, difficult-to-watch movie (Catherine is so socially inept), but it is so good and the story ends the way it should!"
$9.99   Used & New from: $1.99
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Jane Eyre
13.  Jane Eyre DVD ~ Samantha Morton
The list author says:
  "Charlotte Bronte: I think I almost like this one better than the 1996 version: Ciaran Hinds plays a volatile Rochester, like the he is portrayed in the book!"
$7.21   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (282 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Jane Eyre
14.  Jane Eyre DVD ~ William Hurt
The list author says:
  "Charlotte Bronte: A great touching tale!  Sweeter and mellower than the Samantha Morton/Ciaran Hinds version..."
$18.69   Used & New from: $2.49
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (279 customer reviews)

Vanity Fair
15.  Vanity Fair DVD ~ Natasha Little
The list author says:
  "William Mackpeace Thackeray: Another Great A&E Adaptation!  (Also check on the newer one with Reese Witherspoon)"
Used & New from: $0.58
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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Wives and Daughters
16.  Wives and Daughters DVD ~ Francesca Annis
The list author says:
  "Elizabeth Gaskell: Justine Waddell is great in this!  A touching tale of love found..."
$39.99   Used & New from: $25.92
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (581 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Way We Live Now
17.  The Way We Live Now DVD ~ David Suchet
The list author says:
  "Anthony Trollope: Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive"
$17.70   Used & New from: $5.05
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

He Knew He Was Right
18.  He Knew He Was Right DVD ~ Bill Nighy
The list author says:
  "What a sweet and touching tragic kind of tale!  The title is perfect...Anthony Trollope."
$17.86   Used & New from: $6.50
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Daniel Deronda
19.  Daniel Deronda DVD ~ Hugh Dancy
The list author says:
  "George Eliot: Wonderful story and superbly acted!"
$19.99   Used & New from: $0.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

The Importance of Being Earnest
20.  The Importance of Being Earnest DVD ~ Rupert Everett
The list author says:
  "Funny and amusing!  A great Oscar Wilde play..."
$14.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (517 customer reviews)

An Ideal Husband
21.  An Ideal Husband DVD ~ Rupert Everett
The list author says:
  "Oscar Wilde: A great movie!  Rupert Everett and Cate Blanchett are great!"
$35.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Nicholas Nickleby (Special Edition)
22.  Nicholas Nickleby (Special Edition) DVD ~ Charlie Hunnam
The list author says:
  "Anne Hathaway and Charlie Hunan are great in this classic Dickens tale!"
$34.99   Used & New from: $2.56
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)

Victoria & Albert
23.  Victoria & Albert DVD ~ Victoria Hamilton
The list author says:
  "This is a great A&E adaptation!  Victoria Hamilton plays Queen Victoria so well!"
$15.52   Used & New from: $4.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

The House of Mirth
24.  The House of Mirth DVD ~ Gillian Anderson
The list author says:
  "Edith Wharton: Gillian Anderson played this part well!  Sad and touching..."
$33.99   Used & New from: $3.83
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews)

Tenant of Wildfell Hall [VHS]
25.  Tenant of Wildfell Hall [VHS] VHS Toby Stephens
The list author says:
  "Anne Bronte: Tara Fitzgerald is great as always!  What a sweet/sad and great tale! (Official Region 2 DVD release available)"
$15.25   Used & New from: $2.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Masterpiece Theatre: Jane Eyre
26.  Masterpiece Theatre: Jane Eyre DVD ~ Ruth Wilson
The list author says:
  "Well done UK TV edition by the BBC: even though it doesn't top the list as my favorite Jane Eyre adaptation (Ciaran Hinds/Samantha Morton version still holds that title), it was an excellent & moving adaptation: enjoy!"
$82.79
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (661 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

The George Eliot Collection (Middlemarch / Daniel Deronda / Silas Marner / Adam Bede / The Mill on the Floss)
27.  The George Eliot Collection (Middlemarch / Daniel Deronda / Silas Marner / Adam Bede / The Mill on the Floss) DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  "BBC collection...some great stuff here!"
$23.99   Used & New from: $19.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Love Comes Softly
28.  Love Comes Softly DVD ~ Katherine Heigl
The list author says:
  "First in Hallmark series, based on Janette Oke book"
$7.24   Used & New from: $0.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (346 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Love's Enduring Promise
29.  Love's Enduring Promise DVD ~ January Jones
The list author says:
  "Second in Hallmark series, based on Janette Oke book"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Love's Long Journey
30.  Love's Long Journey DVD ~ Erin Cottrell
The list author says:
  "Third in Hallmark series, based on Janette Oke book"
$8.38   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

Love's Abiding Joy
31.  Love's Abiding Joy DVD ~ Erin Cottrell
The list author says:
  "Fourth in Hallmark series, based on Janette Oke book"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Love's Unending Legacy
32.  Love's Unending Legacy DVD ~ Erin Cottrell
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.67
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

Bleak House
33.  Bleak House DVD ~ Gillian Anderson
The list author says:
  "This has some wonderful moments of romance in it..."
Used & New from: $7.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (908 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Anne of Green Gables
34.  Anne of Green Gables DVD ~ Megan Follows
The list author says:
  "The original favorite: such a wonderul story!"
$17.69   Used & New from: $13.63
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (645 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Anne Of Green Gables - The Sequel
35.  Anne Of Green Gables - The Sequel DVD ~ Megan Follows
The list author says:
  "Anne and Gilbert are one of my favorite couples of all time!"
$14.98   Used & New from: $13.63
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (388 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Road To Avonlea: The Complete Seventh Volume 7 (Box Set)
36.  Road To Avonlea: The Complete Seventh Volume 7 (Box Set) DVD ~ David Ferry
The list author says:
  "The romances between Felicity and Gus and between Felix and Izzy are so wonderful!"
Out of stock
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Love Letter
37.  The Love Letter DVD ~ Campbell Scott
The list author says:
  "Beautiful love story!"
$29.95   Used & New from: $22.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Inheritance
38.  The Inheritance DVD ~ Cari Shayne
The list author says:
  "A sweet, innocent love story..."
$3.77   Used & New from: $0.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (413 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Under the Greenwood Tree
39.  Under the Greenwood Tree DVD ~ Keeley Hawes
The list author says:
  "The only Thomas Hardy I have ever found to be sweet and happy: I love it!"
$13.67   Used & New from: $6.67
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Daniel Deronda
40.  Daniel Deronda DVD ~ Hugh Bonneville
The list author says:
  "A great film!"
$9.49   Used & New from: $1.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

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