Top Ten Movie Period Dramas

Best films set before the late 20th and 21st centuries

The Top Ten

1 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
2 Sherlock Holmes (2009)

I love this movie especially the restaurant scene where Sherlock meets Mary Watson
Plus the chemistry between Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law was great - Sa26

3 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
4 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
5 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
6 The Godfather
7 The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
8 The Godfather Part II
9 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
10 Captain America: The First Avenger

The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
12 Saving Private Ryan

Except for a few technical errors that should have been obvious, one helluva gut-wrenching movie, and very well acted.

13 Lawrence of Arabia
14 Braveheart

The best patriotic movie ever made. Unfortunately, Gibson diminished the impact of The Patriot by basically remaking Braveheart set 4 centuries forward.

15 Gladiator

I loved this movie I’ve seen like a thousand times - Sa26

16 The Lone Ranger
17 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
18 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
19 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
20 Crimson Peak
21 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
22 Doctor Zhivago
23 Titanic

Sorry, but this is one of the most wildly overrated movies ever. Di Caprio's acting was stiff, scripted and amateurish, and CGI left much to be desired.

24 My Fair Lady
25 The Sound of Music
26 Ben-Hur
27 Barry Lyndon
28 Schindler's List
29 Amadeus
30 Chinatown
31 The Day of the Locust
32 The Age of Innocence

My Favorite Scorsese movie.
It’s just a masterpiece - Sa26

33 Life is Beautiful
34 Spartacus
35 The Ten Commandments
36 Dunkirk
37 Public Enemies
38 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
39 The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
40 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
41 Wonder Woman
42 The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader
43 Jane Eyre (2011)
44 Pride and Prejudice
45 BlacKkKlansman
46 King Kong (2005)
47 Cowboys & Aliens
48 Road to Perdition
49 War Horse
50 The Mummy
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Top Remixes

1. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
2. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
1. The Godfather
2. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
3. The Godfather Part II


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