Swooning Romantic Period Films

A Listmania! list by Noirdame (Canada)
 
Lorna Doone
1.  Lorna Doone DVD ~ Neil Finnighan
The list author says:
  "The latest and best movie version of R.D. Blackmore's classic novel.  A masterpiece on every level."
$47.03   Used & New from: $3.75
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

Ever After - A Cinderella Story
2.  Ever After - A Cinderella Story DVD ~ Drew Barrymore
The list author says:
  "A wonderful telling of the Cinderella fairytale, with a lovely and strong Drew Barrymore as the herione."
$5.64   Used & New from: $1.89
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,880 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tess of the d'Urbervilles
3.  Tess of the d'Urbervilles DVD ~ Justine Waddell
The list author says:
  "A&E's two--part miniseries based on the famous Thomas Hardy novel,  with Justine Waddell the compelling lead.  Beautifully filmed and acted presentation of a tragic story."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

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Tess (Classic Masterpiece Book & DVD Set)
4.  Tess (Classic Masterpiece Book & DVD Set) DVD ~ Nastassja Kinski
The list author says:
  "Roman Polanski's take on the Hardy novel, with gorgeous Nastassja Kinski as the sympathetic, ill-fated protagonist."
$19.79   Used & New from: $7.92
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

The Princess Bride (Special Edition)
5.  The Princess Bride (Special Edition) DVD ~ Cary Elwes
The list author says:
  "A fun fairytale about true love conquering all.  A worthy addition to any movie lover's collection."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,600 customer reviews) | 17 customer discussions

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King Arthur - The Director's Cut (Widescreen Edition)
6.  King Arthur - The Director's Cut (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Clive Owen
The list author says:
  "The director's cut of the famous British legend of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.  Keira Knightley makes a strong, believable Guinevere."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (742 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Quills
7.  Quills DVD ~ Geoffrey Rush
The list author says:
  "A highly entertaining and fictionalized account of the life of the infamous Marquis de Sade."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews)

Far from the Madding Crowd [Region 2]
8.  Far from the Madding Crowd [Region 2] DVD ~ Julie Christie
The list author says:
  "Thomas Hardy's 1874 novel gets epic treatment from director John Schlesinger.  Beautiful Julie Christie is the compelling lead character."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Go-Between [VHS]
9.  The Go-Between [VHS] VHS Julie Christie
The list author says:
  "Julie Christie and Alan Bates are the ill-fated lovers torn apart by the hypocritical Edwardian social society in this wonderful film directed by Joesph Losey."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Gone with the Wind (Two-Disc Edition)
10.  Gone with the Wind (Two-Disc Edition) DVD ~ Clark Gable
The list author says:
  "No list regarding period pieces would be complete without this classic 1939 Civil War epic.  Need I say more?"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,232 customer reviews) | 32 customer discussions

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Wuthering Heights (1970)
11.  Wuthering Heights (1970) DVD ~ Anna Calder-Marshall
The list author says:
  "My personal favorite film version of the Emily Bronte gothic novel.  That Timothy Dalton!"
$12.99   Used & New from: $1.48
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Wuthering Heights  [So. KOREAN Import / NTSC - ALL REGION Play]
12.  Wuthering Heights [So. KOREAN Import / NTSC - ALL REGION Play] 
The list author says:
  "The classic Hollywood version of the doomed lovers, Cathy and Heathcliff, played wonderfully by Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews)

Pride & Prejudice
13.  Pride & Prejudice DVD ~ Keira Knightley
The list author says:
  "The latest film version of Jane Austen's classic romance novel."
$5.00   Used & New from: $1.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,696 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

Pride and Prejudice (Special Edition)
14.  Pride and Prejudice (Special Edition) DVD ~ Colin Firth
The list author says:
  "The six-part A&E miniseries is a wonderfully rich experience."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.68
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,880 customer reviews) | 32 customer discussions

Sense & Sensibility (Special Edition)
15.  Sense & Sensibility (Special Edition) DVD ~ Emma Thompson
The list author says:
  "Gorgeous film version of Jane Austen's romantic and humorous tale of the Dashwood sisters, and their struggle to find love."
$9.00   Used & New from: $3.40
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (906 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Jude
16.  Jude DVD ~ Christopher Eccleston
The list author says:
  "Provacative and intoxicating presentation of Thomas Hardy's last and most controversial novel."
Used & New from: $28.18
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Return of the Native
17.  Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Return of the Native DVD ~ Catherine Zeta-Jones
The list author says:
  "Catherine Zeta-Jones portrays Thomas Hardy's tragic herione set in his 19th century Wessex."
$22.95   Used & New from: $13.08
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Shakespeare in Love (Miramax Collector's Series)
18.  Shakespeare in Love (Miramax Collector's Series) DVD ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
The list author says:
  "Fabulous romantic tragedy, which won Gwenyth Paltrow her Oscar."
$5.90   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (832 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Emma
19.  Emma DVD ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
The list author says:
  "Gwenyth Paltrow is funny and touching as Jane Austen's most famous herione, meddling in other's love lives."
$9.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (841 customer reviews)

Rob Roy
20.  Rob Roy DVD ~ Liam Neeson
The list author says:
  "The Scottish legend comes to rich life, with dashing, kilt-wearing Liam Neeson as Rob Roy MacGregor."
$6.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (263 customer reviews)

Titanic (Three-Disc Special Collector's Edition) (1997)
21.  Titanic (Three-Disc Special Collector's Edition) (1997) DVD ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
The list author says:
  "Of course, gotta have the James Cameron extravaganza on the list!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,234 customer reviews) | 26 customer discussions

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Lady Jane
22.  Lady Jane DVD ~ Helena Bonham Carter
The list author says:
  "The tragic story of the nine days queen, Lady Jane Grey."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

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Elizabeth
23.  Elizabeth DVD ~ Cate Blanchett
The list author says:
  "Cate Blanchett is perfect as Elizabeth I, trying to keep her head and her country."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (689 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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A Room with a View (Two-Disc Special Edition)
24.  A Room with a View (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Maggie Smith
The list author says:
  "The romantic adventures of proper, young, British Helena Bonham-Carter in Italy."
Used & New from: $64.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles
25.  Tess of the d'Urbervilles DVD ~ Gemma Arterton
The list author says:
  "The 2008 BBC production of the Thomas Hardy classic, with absorbing performances by Gemma Arterton as Tess and Hans Matheson as Alec D'Urberville."
$24.91   Used & New from: $24.57
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (557 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth) walking out of the lake 14 Oct 27, 2014
"You have bewitched me" & "I have no idea" 21 Jul 6, 2014
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Blu-ray 2009 vs Blu-ray 2010 - What is different? 19 Dec 24, 2013
Stop Amazon placing reviews for DVD editions under Blu-Ray titles ? 30 Dec 24, 2013
last scene of the movie 17 Nov 29, 2013
The Scarlet O'Hara War 1 Nov 18, 2013
 
   

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