Best new Costume Drama movies in 2022 & 2021 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & Cinema List)


List of the latest costume drama movies in 2022 and the best costume drama movies of 2021 & the 2010's. Top costume drama movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now.

New costume drama movies in 2022 in Cinema & on VOD

Top movies up for release in 2022 in cinema and on VOD
  • Persuasion

    DIRECTOR: Carrie Cracknell
    CAST: Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding & Cosmo Jarvis
    Based on the novel of the same title by Jane Austen, romance returns when an unmarried woman meets her former lover who has returned from battle. She is soon reminded of why they broke up and tries to view how much things have changed for both themselves and the world around them. Directed by accomplished stage-actor Carrie Cracknell, this period drama with romance stars Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, Cosmo Jarvis, Suki Waterhouse, and Richard E. Grant. Read more

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  • Downton Abbey: A New Era

    DIRECTOR: Simon Curtis
    CAST: Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery & Robert James-Collier
    The period drama continues to unfold in this sequel to both the TV series and movie. The elite Crawley family finds themselves facing a new era with new challenges as their luxury estate. Weddings will be had, the drama will unfold, and history will be made as the story of the Crawleys and their help continue. Series creator Julian Fellowes returns to write the screenplay once more with an ensemble cast that includes Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, and Phyllis Logan. Read more

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Best costume drama movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2022

2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and the 2010's best rated costume drama movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ & More).
  • Cyrano

    DIRECTOR: Joe Wright
    CAST: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett & Kelvin Harrison Jr.
    Christian wants to confess his love to Roxanne but is finding such a leap hard to take. Christian is a deeply shy and self-conscious person who can’t quite bring himself to pitching woo. He seeks some help from Cyrano de Bergerac, a writer who is skilled enough to compose some mesmerizing love letters. But how long can Christian rely on mere words to form a relationship? Based on the 1897 Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, this period-piece musical drama comes from director Joe Wright (The Darkest Hour) and stars Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Bashir Salahuddin, and Ben Mendelsohn. Read more

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  • The World to Come

    DIRECTOR: Mona Fastvold
    CAST: Vanessa Kirby, Katherine Waterston & Casey Affleck
    The 19th century was a cruel and isolated time for those living on the American East Coast. Residing on this frontier are two neighbors who are finding life hard to cope with. They face as many physical challenges as they do psychological ones as everything from the harsh weather to the crippling loneliness wear these people down. Mona Fastvold directs this historical drama of bittersweet frontier life which stars Katherine Waterston, Vanessa Kirby, and Karina Zian. Read more

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  • Emma

    DIRECTOR: Autumn de Wilde
    CAST: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn & Bill Nighy
    Based on the classic Jane Austen novel, the film follows the matchmaking antics of the wealthy and witty Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy). Taking place in England during the Georgian and Regency eras, can’t help but muddle in the affairs of her friends and family. She feels a constant need to pair people who she feels would go well together. Of course, these goals don’t always go according to plan in this comedic period-piece costume drama. Read more

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  • Little Women

    DIRECTOR: Greta Gerwig
    CAST: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson & Florence Pugh
    Writer and director Greta Gerwig takes on the heartwarming classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Set during and after the American Civil War, the four daughters of the March household try to keep themselves occupied and cozy during tough times. As they grow older, the four women find the world is more tough and cruel than they thought in their youth. The all-star cast includes Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, and Meryl Streep. Read more

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  • All Is True

    DIRECTOR: Kenneth Branagh
    CAST: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench & Ian McKellen
    A biopic focussing on the final years of the great British playwright William Shakespeare. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, who plays Shakespeare himself. Read more

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  • Downton Abbey

    DIRECTOR: Michael Engler
    CAST: Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Tuppence Middleton
    It's finally here, the hotly anticipated feature film based on the beloved period drama series. More information soon! Read more

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  • The Favourite

    DIRECTOR: Yorgos Lanthimos
    CAST: Joe Alwyn, Emma Stone, Olivia Colman
    Queen Anne and her adviser/confidante Duchess Sarah Churchill are very close. When the Duchess' cousin arrives, (sexual) tensions between the three of them rise. Directed by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos ('The Lobster', 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'). Read more

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    RATING: 92/100

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  • My Cousin Rachel

    DIRECTOR: Roger Michell
    CAST: Rachel Weisz Sam Claflin Iain Glen
    Based on Daphne du Mauriers' eponymous novel, this Victorian romantic drama tells the beguiling story of a young nobleman (Sam Claflin) who falls in love with the woman (Rachel Weisz) who supposedly poisoned his cousin. An atmospheric, thriller-ish romance which evolves around a torturing question: did she do it, or did she not? Read more

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    RATING: 76/100

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  • Madame Bovary

    DIRECTOR: Sophie Barthes
    CAST: Ezra Miller Mia Wasikowska Paul Giamatti
    A woman has concealed her passionate dreams and urges after being in a bland marriage and restricted to a small town lifestyle, but now she decides to pursue her passion... Read more

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    RATING: 57/100

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  • A Little Chaos

    DIRECTOR: Alan Rickman
    CAST: Kate Winslet Alan Rickman Stanley Tucci
    The story is set in the lavishing times of English royals as two talented landscape artists fall in deep love with each other while working on an assignment at king Louis... Read more

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    RATING: 65/100

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  • Miss Julie

    DIRECTOR: Liv Ullmann
    CAST: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell Samantha Morton
    The story depicts the course of events following a mid summer night when a valet is encouraged by his lord's unsettled daughter who is an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, to... Read more

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    RATING: 56/100

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  • The Invisible Woman

    DIRECTOR: Ralph Fiennes
    CAST: Ralph Fiennes Felicity Jones Kristin Scott Thomas
    The story explores the classic era of literature and a delicate part of famous novelist Charles Dickens, who at the height of his career falls in love with a fairly... Read more

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    RATING: 61/100

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  • Belle

    DIRECTOR: Amma Asante
    CAST: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Matthew Goode Emily Watson
    The story is set in the classic era of 18th century where a girl who is an inter-racial daughter of the admiral of Royal Navy is brought up by her great-uncle, an... Read more

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    RATING: 74/100

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  • Jane Eyre

    DIRECTOR: Cary Joji Fukunaga
    CAST: Mia Wasikowska Michael Fassbender Jamie Bell
    A timid looking governess melts the heart of her employer and discovers that he has so many unexpected secrets concealed from the whole world. Read more

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    RATING: 74/100

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  • Victoria and Abdul

    DIRECTOR: Stephen Frears
    CAST: Michael Gambon Olivia Williams Judi Dench
    Stephen Frears knows how to direct a proper period drama. His terrific version of Dangerous Liaisons is probably one of the finest of the last couple of decades. His upcoming film is true story film about the surprising friendship between Queen Victoria and a clerk from India. Read more

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    RATING: 83/100

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    DIRECTOR: Céline Sciamma
    CAST: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel & Luàna Bajrami
    Portrait of a Lady, or Fire or Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, is a 2019 French historical drama film written and directed by Celine Sciamma. It stars Noemie Merlant... Read more

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  • Sunset

    DIRECTOR: László Nemes
    CAST: Susanne Wuest, Vlad Ivanov, Levente Molnár, Björn Freiberg
    Budapest,1913. A young, orphaned women moves to the city to unravel her family's dark secrets. Read more

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Isn’t it wonderful to immerse in a beautiful bygone era every once in a while? These costume dramas will definitely do the trick.