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In Bruges
year: 2008
The Bank Job
year: 2008
year: 2008
year: 2008
Definitely Maybe
year: undefined
Horton Hears a Who
year: 2008
Be Kind Rewind
year: 2008
The Forbidden Kingdom
year: 2008
The Spiderwick Chronicles
year: 2008
Vantage Point
year: 2008
Genre "Period Film" Movies
1. A Different Loyalty (year: 2004)
Thriller, Period Film, Political Thriller.
The Marek Kanievska thriller A Different Loyalty stars Rupert Everett and Sharon Stone as war reporters who come across each other's path while they a ...
2. A Home at the End of the World (year: 2004)
Drama, Gay & Lesbian Films, Melodrama, Period Film.
Directed by Michael Mayer and based on The Hours author Michael Cunningham's novel of the same name, A Home at the End of the World chronicles the 198 ...
3. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (year: 1945)
Drama, Coming-of-Age, Family Drama, Period Film.
One-time movie song-and-dance man James Dunn won an Academy Award for his "comeback" performance in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Based on the b ...
4. A Walk in the Clouds (year: 1995)
Romance, Drama, Romantic Drama, Period Film.
In this atmospheric romantic drama, Keanu Reeves plays Paul Sutton, who has just returned home from a stretch in the Army during World War II. Still r ...
5. Across the Universe (year: 2007)
Musical, Musical Romance, Period Film.
Set against the anti-war protests, rock & roll revolution, and mind-expanding psychedelia of the 1960s, Julie Taymor's hallucinogenic musical foll ...
6. Amadeus (year: 1984)
Comedy Drama, Musical Drama, Biography [feature], Period Film.
For this film adaptation of Peter Shaffer's Broadway hit, director Milos Forman returned to the city of Prague that he'd left behind during the Czech ...
7. American Graffiti (year: 1973)
Comedy Drama, Coming-of-Age, Americana, Teen Movie, Ensemble Film, Period Film.
It's the last night of summer 1962, and the teenagers of Modesto, California, want to have some fun before adult responsibilities close in. Among them ...
8. Amistad (year: 1997)
Drama, Historical Film, Message Movie, Period Film, Courtroom Drama.
This Steven Spielberg-directed exploration into a long-ago episode in African-American history recounts the trial that followed the 1839 rebellion abo ...
9. An American Haunting (year: 2006)
Horror, Supernatural Horror, Period Film.
The wind whispers ominous warnings of death before a malevolent entity arrives to claim the life of a young girl as director Courtney Solomon brings a ...
10. Andrei Rublev (year: 1966)
Historical Film, Biography [feature], Historical Epic, Period Film.
Widely recognized as a masterpiece, Andrei Tarkovsky's 205-minute medieval epic, based on the life of the Russian monk and icon painter, was not seen ...
11. Angel (year: 2007)
Drama, Period Film.
A destitute-but-determined young woman living in turn-of-the-century England ascends the social ranks after authoring a series of successful romantic ...
12. Ask the Dust (year: 2006)
Drama, Romantic Drama, Period Film.
Adapted from a novel by John Fante, Robert Towne's Ask the Dust stars Colin Farrell as Arturo Bandini, a young writer who comes to Los Angeles during ...
13. Asterix at the Olympic Games (year: 2008)
Children's/Family, Period Film, Family-Oriented Comedy, Family-Oriented Adventure.
Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's internationally popular cartoon characters Asterix and Obelix take on the world of athletics in this live-action com ...
14. Atonement (year: 2007)
Romance, Romantic Epic, Period Film.
A mischievous girl accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit, only to find that her words have irrevocably and permanently changed ...
15. Becoming Jane (year: 2007)
Drama, Period Film, Romantic Drama, Biography [feature].
Events from the life of the author Jane Austen inspired this romantic historical drama, which speculates of a romance that may have had a significant ...
16. Berkeley (year: 2005)
Drama, Psychological Drama, Period Film.
A young man is thrown into the center of the political and social tumult of the late '60s in this drama. It's 1968, and Ben Sweet (Nick Roth) is 18 ye ...
17. Beyond the Sea (year: 2004)
Drama, Musical Drama, Biography [feature], Period Film.
Kevin Spacey serves as both director and star for this biopic based on the life and career of legendary entertainer Bobby Darin, which moves back and ...
18. Black Narcissus (year: 1947)
Drama, Period Film, Melodrama, Religious Drama.
British filmmakers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger once again deliberately courted controversy and censorship with their 1947 adaptation of Rume ...
19. Blood Brothers (year: 2007)
Drama, Crime Drama, Period Film.
Three best friends who are barely getting by as fishermen in the small village of Zhujiajiao depart to seek their fate in Shanghai in director Alexi T ...
20. Boogie Nights (year: 1997)
Comedy Drama, Showbiz Drama, Ensemble Film, Period Film.
While set within the milieu of the Los Angeles adult film industry, Boogie Nights is less a film about pornography than the serio-comic story of a gro ...
21. Camille Claudel (year: 1988)
Drama, Biography [feature], Period Film, Psychological Drama, Romantic Drama.
The troubled life of French sculptor Camille Claudel and her long relationship with legendary sculptor Auguste Rodin are portrayed in this passionate ...
22. Capote (year: 2005)
Drama, Biography [feature], Crime Drama, Period Film.
The creation of one of the most memorable books of the 1960s — and the impact the writing and research would have on its author — ...
23. Cartouches Gauloises (year: 2007)
Drama, Film a Clef, Period Film, Childhood Drama, War Drama.
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24. Christine (year: 1958)
Drama, Romance, Melodrama, Romantic Drama, Period Film.
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25. Citizen Kane (year: 1941)
Drama, Film a Clef, Period Film.
Orson Welles first feature film — which he directed, produced, and co-wrote, as well as playing the title role — proved to be his ...
26. City of God (year: 2002)
Crime, Drama, Urban Drama, Period Film, Crime Drama, Coming-of-Age.
Fernando Meirelles' City of God is a sweeping tale of how crime affects the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. Though the narrative skips around in ti ...
27. Cold Mountain (year: 2003)
War, Romance, War Drama, Anti-War Film, War Romance, Period Film.
Based on the novel by Charles Frazier, Anthony Minghella's star-studded Cold Mountain is a sweeping tale set in the final days of the American Civil W ...
28. Curse of the Golden Flower (year: 2006)
Drama, Period Film, Romantic Drama, Martial Arts.
A dying love between two powerful people leads to deceit, infidelity, and conspiracy in this epic-scale historical drama from director Zhang Yimou. Du ...
29. Daisy Miller (year: 1974)
Drama, Romance, Period Film, Romantic Drama.
Continuing his 1970s recreations of classical Hollywood genres and styles, Peter Bogdanovich turned to the literary costume drama with an adaptation o ...
30. Dangerous Beauty (year: 1998)
Drama, Feminist Film, Period Film, Biography [feature], Romantic Drama.
Marshall Herskovitz directed this look at life in 16th-century Venice, based on Margaret Rosenthal's 1994 book The Honest Courtesan. Positioned outsid ...
31. Days of Heaven (year: 1978)
Drama, Rural Drama, Romantic Drama, Period Film.
Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven, the long-awaited follow-up to his 1973 debut Badlands, confirmed his reputation as a visual poet and narrative icono ...
32. Dazed and Confused (year: 1993)
Comedy Drama, Coming-of-Age, Teen Movie, Ensemble Film, Period Film.
Like George Lucas' American Graffiti, Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused is an affectionate look at the youth culture of a bygone era. While Luca ...
33. Death in Venice (year: 1971)
Drama, Period Film, Psychological Drama, Gay & Lesbian Films.
Based on a novel by Thomas Mann, Death in Venice stars Dirk Bogarde as a German composer who is terrified that he has lost all vestiges of humanity. W ...
34. Dersu Uzala (year: 1975)
Drama, Period Film, Adventure Drama.
A few months after his notorious suicide attempt, Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa was regenerated by the notion of helming the first Russian/Japanes ...
35. Diabel (year: 1972)
Drama, Period Film.
Though presumably dealing with the Prussian army's invasion of Poland in 1793, this ambitious and highly allegorical drama probably seemed too contemp ...
36. Diggers (year: 2006)
Comedy Drama, Period Film, Ensemble Film.
In the years before the Hamptons became the ultimate Long Island destination, two generations of clam diggers work the land and struggle to make sense ...
37. Doctor Zhivago (year: 1965)
Epic, Romance, Romantic Epic, Historical Epic, Period Film.
Sorry, no description is available yet for this movie...
38. Dororo (year: 2007)
Fantasy, Samurai Film, Period Film.
A fierce woman warrior joins a wandering demon hunter on his quest to recover the missing body parts and regain his natural form in director Akihiko S ...
39. Down With Love (year: 2003)
Comedy, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Period Film, Parody/Spoof.
Director Peyton Reed and screenwriters Eve Ahlert and Dennis Drake pay homage to the frothy romantic comedies of the early '60s — in particu ...
40. Driving Miss Daisy (year: 1989)
Drama, Period Film, Message Movie.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy affectionately covers the twenty-five year relationship between a wealthy, ...
41. El Greco (year: 2007)
Drama, Biography [feature], Period Film.
As directed by Greek filmmaker Iannis Smaragdis and co-adapted by Smaragdis and Jackie Pavlenko from Dmitris Siatopoulos's heavily-fictionalized biogr ...
42. El Perro Del Hortelano (year: 1996)
Romance, Historical Film, Period Film, Romantic Drama.
A prominent 17th-century Spanish noblewoman throws social convention to the wind and pursues a romance with her low-born personal secretary in this ro ...
43. Evening (year: 2007)
Drama, Romantic Drama, Period Film, Melodrama.
As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first tim ...
44. Evita (year: 1996)
Musical, Musical Drama, Biography [feature], Period Film.
Evita is based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Actually, the film is more of an opera, with only short moments devoted to dialogue ...
45. Fade to Black (year: 2006)
Thriller, Post-Noir (Modern Noir), Period Film.
A screen legend is drawn into a murder mystery that reaches to the highest ranks of the entertainment industry in director Oliver Parker's 1940s-era t ...
46. Fat Man & Little Boy (year: 1989)
Historical Film, Drama, Docudrama, Period Film.
"Fat Man" and "Little Boy" were the nicknames given the atomic bombs that were dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the waning d ...
47. Fateless (year: 2005)
Drama, Childhood Drama, War Drama, Period Film.
One young man's devastating voyage through the Holocaust sets the stage for this powerful drama. Gyorgy "Gyurka" Koves (Marcell Nagy) is a 1 ...
48. Fiddler on the Roof (year: 1971)
Musical, Comedy Drama, Musical Drama, Period Film.
Norman Jewison's adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical is set in the Ukranian ghetto village of Anatevka (the film was actually lensed in Yu ...
49. Finding Neverland (year: 2004)
Drama, Period Film, Biography [feature].
Following up his critically acclaimed Monster's Ball, director Marc Forster took on this biography of playwright James Matthew Barrie, the scribe who ...
50. Flawless (year: 2007)
Thriller, Crime Drama, Caper, Period Film.
Michael Radford (Il Postino and The Merchant of Venice) directs screenwriter Edward Anderson's script about an aging janitor and an American executive ...
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