Historical Period Dramas in Chronological Order

All the way from 'The Land Before Time' to 'The Social Network'.
(Read notes for dates.)

Work in progress, will update as I see more from my historical watch-list. Feel free to leave any recommendations for any films you feel are missing from this timeline!

This was a pain in the ass to put together.

Read notes
  • The Land Before Time
  • Dinosaur
  • Hercules
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Immortals
  • Troy
  • The Odyssey
  • 300
  • Gladiator
  • Beowulf
  • Mulan
  • Brave
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • Robin Hood
  • Princess of Thieves
  • Braveheart
  • Black Death
  • A Knight's Tale
  • Saint Joan
  • Dracula
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Road to El Dorado
  • The Other Boleyn Girl
  • Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • Othello
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • Pocahontas
  • The New World
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Treasure Island
  • Muppet Treasure Island
  • Casanova
  • Jane Eyre
  • Belle
  • A Royal Affair
  • The Duchess
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Interview with the Vampire
  • Quills
  • Love & Friendship
  • Becoming Jane
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Emma
  • Les Misérables
  • Les Misérables
  • The Revenant
  • The Young Victoria
  • Amistad
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Gangs of New York
  • Effie Gray
  • Slow West
  • North & South
  • Django Unchained
  • Lincoln
  • Dances with Wolves
  • The Hateful Eight
  • The Age of Innocence
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Ned Kelly
  • The Last Samurai
  • Anna Karenina
  • Hysteria
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Wilde
  • The Prestige
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Hidalgo
  • Dorian Gray
  • Miss Julie
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • An Ideal Husband
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • A Dangerous Method
  • Finding Neverland
  • The Secret Garden
  • Titanic
  • War Horse
  • A Little Princess
  • The Fall
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • J. Edgar
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Chicago
  • The Mummy
  • The Artist
  • The English Patient