NETFLIX Genre: Period Pieces



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Netflix box art for 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
2013 / 128
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A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup. In America before the Civil War, a free man had nothing to fear. Unless he also happened to be black.

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Netflix box art for 1864 - Season 1 1864 - Season 1
2014 / 57
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A group of Danish villagers experience changes in their lives and in their nation during a bitter clash with Prussia in the Second Schleswig War. Two brothers torn apart by love. A nation broken by battle. No one knew how ruthless this war would get.

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Netflix box art for The Age of Innocence Age of Innocence, The
1993 / 138

A well-bred New Yorker engaged to an appropriate, cultured woman puts society's mores to the test when her alluring cousin comes along.

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Netflix box art for The Alamo Alamo, The
2004 / 136
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This period drama tells the story of a small Texas mission where 200 men stood their ground for two weeks as they were attacked by Mexican forces. Texas. Born from a 13-day battle that turned ordinary men into heroes and peaceful colonists into revolutionaries.

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Netflix box art for Amistad Amistad
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.

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Netflix box art for An Ideal Husband An Ideal Husband
1999 / 93

A member of Parliament learns his career and marriage will suffer scandal unless he submits to a blackmailer in this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play.

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Netflix box art for The Bible - Season 1 Bible - Season 1, The
2013 / 3.5 / 48
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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.

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Netflix box art for The Blue Lagoon Blue Lagoon, The
1980 / 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.

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Netflix box art for Bram Stoker's Dracula Bram Stoker's Dracula
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.

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Netflix box art for Braveheart Braveheart
1995 / 177

Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a local English lord's soldiers, which leads to an epic revolt. Love made him a leader. Freedom gave him purpose. And courage made him a legend. But not without a price.

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Netflix box art for Centurion Centurion
2010 / 3.6 stars / 93
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In 2nd-century Britain, a famed centurion and a handful of Roman soldiers try to survive behind enemy lines after Pict tribesmen decimate the platoon. A Roman warrior is trapped behind enemy lines with savage foes who don't take prisoners. Surrender is not an option.

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Netflix box art for Cleopatra Cleopatra
1963 / 243

This Oscar-winning epic saga of love, greed and betrayal portrays the ambitious Egyptian queen Cleopatra, who seduces the Roman emperor Caesar. The Queen of the Nile uses intrigue and her beauty to secure her throne. Lust, power ... and lots of eyeliner.

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Netflix box art for The Crown - Season 1 Crown - Season 1, The
2016 / 56
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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.

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Netflix box art for Curse of the Golden Flower Curse of the Golden Flower
2006 / 109

Director Yimou Zhang's lavish epic follows the romantic intrigue and political machinations in the house of the Emperor Ping and his ailing wife.

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Netflix box art for Dorian Gray Dorian Gray
2009 / 3.2 / 107
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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.

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Netflix box art for The Eagle Eagle, The
2011 / 109

Haunted by the disappearance of his father, centurion Marcus Aquila sets out to unravel the mystery and recover the legion's eagle standard. He's risked his life to clear his family's name. But this wounded warrior is running out of time.

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Netflix box art for Empire - Season 1 Empire - Season 1
2005 / 3.6 / 43
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Corruption and murder throw the Roman Republic into chaos, and it's up to a fierce gladiator and Julius Caesar's successor to restore the empire. In ancient Rome, a loyal gladiator fights to protect the heir to the throne. But assassins are everywhere.

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Netflix box art for The Forsyte Saga - Series 1 Forsyte Saga - Series 1, The
2002 / 3.4 / 74
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This epic miniseries follows the Victorian pride of the privileged Forsyte clan through the scandals of the family's patriarch, Soames. A stuffy Victorian Family. Their beautiful daughter. Will sexual repression, scandal and tight corsets destroy her?

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Netflix box art for The Forsyte Saga - Series 2 Forsyte Saga - Series 2, The
2002 / 3.4 / 74
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This epic miniseries follows the Victorian pride of the privileged Forsyte clan through the scandals of the family's patriarch, Soames. A stuffy Victorian Family. Their beautiful daughter. Will sexual repression, scandal and tight corsets destroy her?

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Netflix box art for The Four Feathers Four Feathers, The
2002 / 126
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A British officer resigns before a battle against Mahdi rebels and must redeem himself to his fiancée and friends, who have branded him a coward. A British soldier accused of cowardice wages his own private war. Can he regain his reputation ... and his fiancee?

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Netflix box art for Frankenstein - Season 1 Frankenstein - Season 1
2004 / 3.1 / 88
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Victor Frankenstein, a scientist gone mad, creates the ultimate monster, fashioning a creature out of body parts harvested from corpses.

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Netflix box art for From Hell From Hell
2001 / 122

An inspector who relies on drug-addled visions to do his work investigates a complex conspiracy involving the systematic murder of prostitutes. An opium-smoking sleuth goes after the worst criminal of all ... and finds a conspiracy that goes to the top.

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Netflix box art for Frontier - Season 1 Frontier - Season 1
2016 / 47
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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.

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Netflix box art for Frontier - Season 2 Frontier - Season 2
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.

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