List of historical drama films
The historical period drama is a film genre in which stories are based upon historical events and famous people. Some historical dramas are docudramas, which attempt an accurate portrayal of a histori...
Mary of Scotland (film)
Mary of Scotland is a 1936 RKO film starring Katharine Hepburn as the 16th century ruler, Mary, Queen of Scots. Directed by John Ford, it is an adaptation of the 1933 Maxwell Anderson play. The screen...
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Siege of the Saxons
Siege of the Saxons is a 1963 British film directed by Nathan H. Juran and released by Columbia Pictures. Starring Janette Scott and Ronald Lewis, the film is set in the time of King Arthur but the s...
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The Rape of the Sabine Women (1962 film)
El Rapto de las Sabinas (English Translation: The Rape of the Sabine Women) is a 1962 historical drama film adaptation of the Roman foundation myth about the abduction of Sabine women by the Romans s...
Tess (film)
Tess is a 1979 romance film directed by Roman Polanski, an adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles. It tells the story of a strong-willed, young peasant girl (played by Nast...
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Kawashima Yoshiko (film)
Kawashima Yoshiko is a 1990 Hong Kong historical drama film directed by Eddie Fong based on the life of Yoshiko Kawashima, a Manchu princess who was brought up as a Japanese and served as a spy in th...
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Ave Caesar!
Ave Caesar! is a 1919 Hungarian drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Oscar Beregi Sr., María Corda and Gábor Rajnay. A debauched Habsburg Prince sends out one of his aide-de-camps to b...
Lucrèce Borgia
Lucrèce Borgia (also known as Lucretia Borgia or Sins of the Borgias) is a 1953 French drama film starring Martine Carol and Pedro Armendáriz. The film was directed by Christian-Jaque, who co-wrote s...
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Pugachev (film)
Pugachev (Russian: Емельян Пугачёв) is a 1978 film, directed by Aleksei Saltykov and starring Yevgeny Matveyev and Vija Artmane. This film was honored with a special prize at All-Union Film Festi...
Ulysses (1955 film)
Ulysses is a 1954 fantasy-adventure film based on Homer's epic poem Odyssey. The movie was made by director Mario Camerini, who co-wrote the screenplay with writer Franco Brusati. The original choic...
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The Life Story of David Lloyd George
The Life Story of David Lloyd George (originally titled The Man Who Saved The Empire ) is a 1918 British silent biopic film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Norman Page, Alma Reville and Ernest...
Halbblut
Halbblut (English: Half-blood) is a 1919 silent film directed by Fritz Lang. It was the first film Lang directed. The film starred Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, and Carl Gerard Schröder. It is presu...
Die Pratermizzi
Die Pratermizzi (literally, "Mizzi of the Prater") is an Austrian silent drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky in 1926, released in January 1927, and starring Anny Ondra, Igo Sym and Nita Naldi. The f...
Nelson (1926 film)
Nelson is a 1926 British historical film directed by Walter Summers and starring Cedric Hardwicke, Gertrude McCoy and Frank Perfitt. A biopic of Admiral Horatio Nelson, it is based on the biography by...