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Period Dramas Added to Prime Video in April 2019

Period Dramas Added to Prime Video in April 2019

We’ve gathered up the new-in-April period dramas which are included together with your US Amazon Prime Video membership. 

Then, we share the interval dramas which might be newly out there to lease, and a few historic / costume / interval films which might be being launched to DVD in April. Finally, we record some newly added non-period films and collection that you may also like, which might be included together with your Prime Video membership.

Verify this record all through the month; we’ll update all the sections (alphabetically) as extra titles turn into obtainable.

Interview with the Vampire, courtesy Geffen Footage


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There’s rather a lot right here, so that will help you hold monitor: the blue TV’s subsequent to the title imply the movie is included together with your membership, the orange TV’s mean it is out there to lease. 

Period Dramas New on Prime Video in April

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Courtesy 20th C Fox

This part incorporates newly added historic, costume and period dramas (films and TV collection) which are included together with your Prime Video membership.



Chaplin (1992)

The troubled and controversial lifetime of the grasp comedy filmmaker Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977). Informed in flashback, the film consists of Chaplin’s responses to questioning by fictional writer George Hayden, who needs to know concerning the elements overlooked of the legend’s autobiographical ebook.

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw, Moira Kelly, Anthony Hopkins, Dan Aykroyd.

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Rated PG-13

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Obtainable April four



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates a unprecedented automotive. It not solely drives but flies and floats as it leads him, his two youngsters and his woman pal, Really Scrumptious, right into a magical world of pirates, castles and countless adventure. Set within the 1910s within the Edwardian period.

Based mostly on Ian Fleming’s youngsters’s e-book, and that includes the Academy Award-nominated title music, the movie is a high-flying, fun-filled adventure for the whole household.

Starring Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Anna Quayle.

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Rated G

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Out there April 1


Gabi: Russian Espresso (2012)

A King’s private barista is caught in a plot to have him killed on this historic drama. Sadako, the royal barista, should choose between her lover, a Russian assassin, or the powerful King Gosung. Set in the direction of the top of the 19th century, when espresso was first launched to Korea.

Starring Kim So-yeon, Joo Jin-mo, Park Hee-soon.

Rated 13+

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Out there April four


Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and starvation. Born as an 18th-century lord, Louis is now a bicentennial vampire, telling his story to an eager biographer. The narrative is framed by a present-day interview, and focuses on Lestat and Louis, beginning with Louis’s transformation into a vampire by Lestat in 1791.

The Oscar-nominated American gothic romantic horror movie directed by Neil Jordan is predicated on Anne Rice’s 1976 novel of the identical identify.

Starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst.

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Rated R for vampire violence and gore, and for sexuality

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Out there April 1


Racing with the Moon (1984)

Of their final weeks before deployment to World Conflict II as Marines, teenage associates Henry Nash and Nicky try to make the perfect of the time they’ve left in their small California town. When Nash spots Caddie Winger, a new woman in town he mistakenly believes to be rich, he sets about profitable her over. However the good occasions are ruined when Nicky finds himself making an attempt to unravel a critical predicament, and implicating Nash and Caddie in the process. Set in 1942 California.

Racing with the Moon, courtesy Paramount Footage

Starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen.

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Rated PG

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Out there April 1


The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

At present the top-rated film of all-time by IMDb voters, The Shawshank Redemption is a film that invitations a number of viewings. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins play prisoners who find their own forms of redemption via acts of widespread decency.

Andy Dufresne is sentenced to 2 consecutive life phrases in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a troublesome prison. Nevertheless, solely Andy knows he didn’t commit the crimes. While there, he varieties a friendship with Purple, experiences brutality of jail life, adapts, helps the warden, and extra, over the course of 19 years.

Starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler.

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Rated R for language and prison violence

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Obtainable April 1


Vikings (Season 5)

The age of the Norse explorers and conquerors is delivered to life on this collection. Vikings is equal elements brainy and bloody, as the warriors plunder much of northern Europe but in addition adopt Christianity and interact with overseas cultures. The fifth season is the primary without Travis Fimmel as Ragnar Lothbrok, and the collection shifts its focus to the exploits of his sons.

Starring Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Jordan Patrick Smith.

Rated TV-MA

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Obtainable April 30


1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

Determined to discover a new crusing route to India, Christopher Columbus convinces Spanish Queen Isabella to finance an expedition. Setting sail with three ships, Columbus quells potential mutinies till the lads arrive in North America. After his triumphant return residence, Columbus is appointed governor of the new territory, but his dream of a peaceful new world does not match with nobleman Don Adrian de Moxica’s visions of conquest.

Starring Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean.

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Rated PG-13

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Obtainable April 1


Additionally see the record of interval dramas added to Amazon in March.



Interval Dramas Newly Obtainable to Lease

Mrs Wilson, courtesy PBS Masterpiece / BBC

This part accommodates historical, costume and interval dramas (films and TV collection) which are newly out there to lease on Amazon this month.


Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)

Years after secretly serving during WWII as code-breakers, four exceptional ladies gifted with extraordinary intelligence use their expertise to unravel murders ignored by police.

Starring Crystal Balint, Rachael Stirling, Julie Graham, Chanelle Peloso.

Rated TV-14

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Additionally obtainable with the BritBox Channel.

Obtainable April 2


Mrs. Wilson (2019)

Alison Wilson’s husband Alec is lifeless, when a lady arrives claiming to be Alec’s ‘real spouse.’ Alison should attempt to discover out who her husband actually was; nevertheless it soon becomes clear that Alec died holding his secrets close to his chest.

Starring Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Calam Lynch, Fiona Shaw.

Rated TV-14

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Additionally out there with the PBS Masterpiece Channel.

Out there April 1


The Woodlanders (1998)

The story is about in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber service provider Melbury, Grace, returns to the city after finishing faculty. Her father now believes she will find a higher husband than her childhood sweetheart, woodsman Giles. She marries handsome younger doctor Fitzpiers, but quickly finds out he’s not the person of her goals and she or he nonetheless loves Giles.

Starring Emily Woolf, Rufus Sewel, Cal Macaninch.

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Rated PG

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Out there April 1



New Period Drama DVD Releases in April 2019

This section accommodates historic, costume, and interval dramas which are being released this month to DVD and Blu-ray.


A Place to Call House, courtesy Acorn TV

A Place to Call Residence: Season 6: Within the remaining season of this “immediately irresistible saga” (The Wall Road Journal), nurse Sarah Nordmann and the rich Bligh clan return for more romance, intrigue, and household drama in this satisfying send-off to the beloved Australian collection. Out there HERE April 23, 2019.

A Place to Name Residence: The Full Collection: Tackling weighty themes of social class, sexuality, and prejudice with insight and intelligence, this award-winning collection has earned rapturous reward from critics and fans alike. By way of six fascinating seasons, A Place to Name Residence explores the ties that hold households collectively and the betrayals that may tear them aside. Out there HERE April 23, 2019.

The Aspern Papers: Set in Venice in the late 19th century and based mostly on Henry James’ eponymous novella,The Aspern Papers is a narrative of obsession, grandeur misplaced, and goals of Byronic adventures. Formidable editor Morton Vint is fascinated by the Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern and by his icon’s brief and wildly romantic life. Having travelled from America to Venice, he’s determined to get his palms on the letters Aspern wrote to his lovely lover and muse, Juliana Bordereau. Out there HERE April 9, 2019

Bletchley Circle: San Francisco: 4 ladies of excessive intelligence, a capability for pattern recognition and a knack for decryption, use their expertise to unravel murders ignored by police. Out there HERE April 2, 2019

Holmes and Watson: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson be a part of forces to research a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It looks like an open-and-shut case as all indicators point to Professor James Moriarty, the legal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo. When new twists and clues start to emerge, the world’s biggest sleuth and his trusted assistant should now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the subsequent victim. Out there HERE April 9, 2019

Masterpiece: Mrs. Wilson: It’s 1963, and Alison Wilson returns residence to seek out husband Alexander lifeless. Quickly afterwards, a lady arrives on the door, claiming to be Alec’s ‘real wife.’ Alison embarks on a mission of discovery to try to discover out who her husband really was; but from their wartime romance to a mysterious period in India — it soon becomes clear that Alec died holding his secrets and techniques close to his chest. Out there HERE April 9, 2019.

Masterpiece: Victoria (Season 3): Created and written by Daisy Goodwin, Victoria is a landmark account of the life of one among history’s biggest monarchs. With an ensemble forged of award-winning expertise, Victoria attracts on real-life occasions and the Queen’s own exhaustive diaries to color a vivid portrait of her transformation from an impulsive 18-year-old to her early years as spouse, mom, and head of a worldwide empire. Out there HERE April 16, 2019.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess: Princess Margaret’s life and loves mirrored the social and sexual revolution that reworked the Western world through the 20th century. With luxurious archival materials and revealing interviews, the collection follows Margaret’s life as she redefined our picture of the fashionable princess, displaying how her character combined the rebellious pressure of modernity with a respect for custom. Out there HERE April 23, 2019.

Mission Of Honor: The story of Squadron 303, a gaggle of heroic pilots who fought in the skies over England within the Battle of Britain during WWII. These courageous men were not just preventing to maintain Great Britain free from the Nazis, but in addition to maintain alive the reminiscences of their very own nations, which had been caught in the cross hearth as Germany tore throughout Japanese Europe. Outfitted with nothing more than obsolete RAF planes and secondhand uniforms, they flew for all of those that had grow to be casualties in one tyrant’s quest for energy. Obtainable HERE April 30, 2019.

My Sensible Career – The Criterion Collection: For her award-winning breakthrough movie, director Gillian Armstrong drew on teenage writer Miles Franklin’s novel, a celebrated turn-of-the-twentieth-century Australian coming-of-age story, to brashly upend the conventions of interval romance. Headstrong young Sybylla Melvyn bemoans her stifling life within the backcountry, the place her writerly ambitions receive little encouragement, and craves independence above all else. When a handsome landowner disarmed by her unruly charms, begins to courtroom her, Sybylla must determine whether or not she will reconcile the prospect of marriage with the illustrious life’s work she has imagined for herself. Suffused with generous humor and a youthful appetite for expertise, My Sensible Career is a luminous portrait of an ardently free spirit. Obtainable HERE April 30, 2019.

My Sensible Pal: When an important good friend in her life appears to have disappeared with no hint, Elena Greco, a now aged lady immersed in a home filled with books, activates her pc and begins writing the story of their friendship. She met Raffaella Cerullo, whom she has all the time referred to as Lila, within the first yr of main faculty in 1950. Set in a harmful and interesting Naples, their story begins and goes on to cover over 60 years of their lives as she tries to explain the thriller of Lila, Elena’s sensible good friend and – in a approach – her greatest good friend, and her worst enemy. Learn our REVIEW. Out there HERE April 2, 2019.

On the Basis of Intercourse: Impressed by the powerful true story of a younger Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Foundation of Intercourse depicts a then-struggling lawyer and new mother dealing with adversity in her struggle for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the result might alter the courts’ view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth groups up together with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to battle the case that catapults her into probably the most necessary public figures of our time. Obtainable HERE April 9, 2019.



Other Films You Might Also Like 

Guide Membership, courtesy Paramount Footage

This part accommodates a curated listing of flicks and TV collection new and are included on Prime, which are NOT interval dramas. We expect followers of historic and costume dramas will take pleasure in them just the identical.


An Eternal Piece (2000)

Towards the turbulent backdrop of Belfast in the 1980’s, fellow barbers, Colm, a Catholic, and George, a Protestant, type an unlikely partnership to corner the toupee market in Northern Ireland, in this comedy.

Starring Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O’Byrne, Anna Friel.

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Rated R for language

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Out there April 1


Ebook Club (2018)

Four lifelong pals have their lives endlessly modified after reading 50 Shades of Gray of their month-to-month guide club.

Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen.

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Rated PG-13

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Out there April 21


The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous work result in the invention of a spiritual thriller. For 2,000 years a secret society intently guards info that — ought to it come to mild — might rock the very foundations of Christianity.

Starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow, Paul Bettany.

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Rated PG-13

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Obtainable April 1


Discovering Your Ft (2017)

On the eve of retirement a center class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair together with her greatest good friend and is pressured into exile together with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council property.

Starring Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Eva Longoria.

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Rated PG-13

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Out there April 8


In a World… (2013)

An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over career towards her boastful father and his protégé.

Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Michaela Watkins.

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Rated R for language together with some sexual references

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Obtainable April 1


Homicide, She Wrote (Seasons 1-5)

Professional writer and newbie sleuth Jessica Fletcher makes use of her intellect, allure, and persistence to resolve every crime she encounters.

Starring Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak.

Rated TV-PG

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Obtainable April 1


Patch Adams (1998)

Robin Williams is Patch Adams, a physician who will do anything to make his sufferers snigger — even if it means risking his personal profession — on this inspiring comedy based mostly on a real story.

Starring Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Daniel London, Monica Potter.

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Rated PG-13

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Obtainable April 1


Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

An affluent New York City couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious younger black man who isn’t quite who he says he is.

Starring Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland.

Rated R for language and some sexuality

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Obtainable April 1


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Should you enjoyed this submit, remember to see The Period Movies Record,with one of the best British, historical and costume dramas sorted by era. Additionally see the listing of BBC Period Dramas added to Prime in 2018.