Films based on the novels of Jane Austen

List of the best films about Films based on Jane Austen novels according to visitors: Pride & Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, Persuasion, Love & Friendship, Emma., Jane Eyre, Far from the Madding Crowd.

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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.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy come to live nearby, the Bennets have high hopes. But pride, prejudice and misunderstandings all combine to complicate their relationships and to make happiness difficult.

Mansfield Park (1999)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society. But while Fanny learns "their" ways, she also enlightens them with a wit and sparkle all her own!

Persuasion (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:00

Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.

Persuasion (1995)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:47

This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young sea captain of meager means. Years later, money troubles force Anne's father to rent out the family estate to Admiral Croft, and Anne is again thrown into company with Frederick -- who is now rich, successful and perhaps still in love with Anne.

Love & Friendship (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, France, Netherlands
Duration01:52

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

Emma. (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Jane Eyre (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:00

After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in love with him. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever?

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:33

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

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Little Women (1949)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother - a very outspoken women for her time. The story is of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.

Austenland (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37

Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.

Mansfield Park (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:00

In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual politics of high society along the way.

Before the Fall (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret that he nightly tries to blot out with an excess of liquor.

12 Men of Christmas (2009)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A high-powered New York publicist finds herself in Montana promoting a charity calendar after being betrayed by her boss and fiancé. Unfortunately, matters of the heart are just as complicated in the wilds as they are in the big city.

Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:31

Two young women with differing views on love find themselves with three suitors. Sowmya (Tabu) attracts the attention of aspiring film director Manohar (Ajith), while wounded Captain Bala (Mammootty) falls for her younger, hopelessly romantic sister, Meenu (Aishwarya Rai) but hesitates because he is much older than she. Meanwhile, Meenu meets and falls for a businessman with a passion for poetry, Srikanth (Abbas). Manohar goes to Madras to make a film and prove himself worthy of Sowmya, and Srikanth's business collapses, and he also departs to find someone who will lend him the money to pay off his investors.

Becoming Jane (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:00

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

Emma (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:00

Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with gentle Mr. Knightly.

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.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield in order to conquer the undead once and for all.

Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:51

A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though circumstance and boorish opinions threaten to get in the way of romance.

Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Japan
Duration02:19

Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

Miss Austen Regrets (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

An outwardly confident but unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potential suitors in this tale inspired by the life and letters of Jane Austen. Jane Austen is about to turn forty, but she still hasn't found her ideal man. When Jane is approached by her niece Fanny and asked to help select the perfect husband for the young girl, the aging spinster begins to wonder why it is that she never found a man to share her own life with. Perhaps if Jane had accepted the proposal of a wealthy landowner she could have saved her family from financial ruin, and what of the handsome young physician who once warmed to Jane after tending to her ailing family members?




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