The Top 100 Based-on-19th-Century-Literature Movies of All Time

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2

Frankenstein

1931    James Whale    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Gothic Film    Horror

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Barry Lyndon

1975    Stanley Kubrick    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Period Film

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Dracula

1931    Tod Browning    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Based-on-Theatre    Gothic Film

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Ben-Hur

1959    William Wyler    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Epic

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Great Expectations

1946    David Lean    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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15

Scrooged

1988    Richard Donner    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Black Comedy    Comedy

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The War of the Worlds

1953    Byron Haskin    Rated G

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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House of Usher

1960    Roger Corman    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Horror    Drama

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31

Les Misérables

2012    Tom Hooper    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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32

The Body Snatcher

1945    Robert Wise    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Gothic Film    Horror

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33

Moby Dick

1956    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

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37

The Heiress

1949    William Wyler    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Family Drama

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38

Clueless

1995    Amy Heckerling    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Comedy of Manners

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41

Emma

1996    Douglas McGrath    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Comedy of Manners

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44

Oliver Twist

1948    David Lean    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

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46

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

1925    Fred Niblo    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Epic

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49

Little Women

1994    Gillian Armstrong    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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50

Jane Eyre

2011    Cary Fukunaga    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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54

Alice

1988    Jan Svankmajer    Not Rated

Adventure    Animation    Avant-garde / Experimental

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57

War of the Worlds

2005    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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58

A Tale of Two Cities

1935    Jack Conway    Not Rated

Adventure    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama

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61

Little Women

1933    George Cukor    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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63

Dracula

1979    John Badham    Rated R

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Horror    Gothic Film

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Tess

1980    Roman Polanski    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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Jane Eyre

1943    Robert Stevenson    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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72

The Three Musketeers

1973    Richard Lester    Rated PG

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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73

Anna Karenina

1935    Clarence Brown    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Costume Romance    Drama

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74

Frankenstein

1910    J. Searle Dawley    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Gothic Film    Horror

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76

The Raven

1963    Roger Corman    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Costume Horror

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The Four Musketeers

1974    Richard Lester    Rated PG

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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79

Treasure Planet

2002    Ron Clements    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

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82

Tales of Terror

1962    Roger Corman    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Comedy    Costume Horror

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83

Les Misérables

1998    Bille August    Rated PG13

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Melodrama

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84

David Copperfield

1935    George Cukor    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Childhood Drama    Drama

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86

Scrooge

1970    Ronald Neame    Rated G

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Fantasy    Holiday Film

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87

Les Misérables

1935    Richard Boleslawski    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Melodrama

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90

The Iron Mask

1929    Allan Dwan    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

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94

Little Women

1949    Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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95

Tristana

1970    Luis Buñuel    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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98

War and Peace

1956    King Vidor    Rated PG

Based-on-19th-Century-Literature    Drama    Epic

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100

The Three Musketeers

1948    George Sidney    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

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