Films about aristocrats

Films about aristocrats
List of the best films about aristocrats according to the audience: Lady Chatterley's Lover, Anonymous, Pride & Prejudice, Rebecca, The King's Speech, Dementia 13, Much Ado About Nothing, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Anastasia, Immortal Beloved.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.

Anonymous (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration02:10

Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09

Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

Rebecca (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.

The King's Speech (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia
Duration01:58

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Dementia 13 (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA

A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror in this remake of Francis Ford Coppola's first feature film.

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:51

In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Hungary
Duration01:32

A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. Determined to break the king's enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against the Death Dealer army in a bid for Lycan independence.

Anastasia (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

Immortal Beloved (1994)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:01

The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had many women in his life.

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The Woman in White (1948)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a strange young woman dressed in white whom he meets in the forest and who bears a striking resemblance to Laura; cunning Count Fosco, who hopes to obtain an inheritance for nobleman Sir Percival Glyde, whom he plans to have Laura marry; Mr. Fairlie, a hypochondriac who can't stand to have anyone make the slightest noise; and eccentric Countess Fosco who has her own dark secret. The artist also finds himself drawn to Marion Halcomb, a distant relation to Laura for whom the Count also has plans.

Northanger Abbey (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:24

A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

Vanity Fair (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India
Duration02:15

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A mere ascension into the heights of society is simply not enough. So Becky finds a patron in the powerful Marquess of Steyne whose whims enable Becky to realise her dreams. But is the ultimate cost too high for her?

Outlaw King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

Australia (2008)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, western, military
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.

The Drowning Pool (1975)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants their property. Poor Harper! Things are not as straight-forward as they initially appeared.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration01:59

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Tempest (1928)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. He falls in love with a princess, who spurns him. When he is caught in her room, he is stripped of his rank and thrown into prison. Then comes the Red Terror, and the tables are turned.

The Favourite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

My Fair Lady (1964)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray talks with Lord Henry Wotton, who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see what he's become, Dorian faces some very dangerous questions.

The Young Victoria (2009)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as the young Victoria. Packed with drama, romance, breath-taking cinematography, lavish costumes and featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, and Rupert Friend, The Young Victoria has captivated British audiences, and is the film that Company magazine called “an epic British film, which will sweep you up in her remarkable story.”

Long Way North (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration01:09

1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's honor, Sasha runs away. Headed towards the Great North, she follows her grandfather's trail in search of his famous ship.

The Age of Innocence (1993)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Orphans of the Storm (1921)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

France, on the eve of the French Revolution. Henriette and Louise have been raised together as sisters. When the plague that takes their parents' lives causes Louise's blindness, they decide to travel to Paris in search of a cure, but they separate when a lustful aristocrat crosses their path.

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Tyrannical King Louis XIV learns that he has an identical twin brother, Philippe, who was raised from birth by his late father's trusted friend D'Artagnan and his faithful musketeers, Porthos, Athos and Aramis. After Philippe falls for the king's betrothed, Spanish Princess Maria Theresa, Louis imprisons him, forcing his brother to don an iron mask that will slowly suffocate him -- and it's up to D'Artagnan to rescue him.

Barry Lyndon (1975)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:04

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

The Remains of the Day (1993)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.




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