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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 might be included together with your US Amazon Prime Video membership. 

Then, we share the period dramas which might be newly out there to lease, and some historical / costume / interval films which might be being released to DVD in April. Lastly, we listing some newly added non-period films and collection that you could be additionally 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 more titles turn out to be obtainable.

Interview with the Vampire, courtesy Geffen Footage


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There’s so much here, so that will help you maintain monitor: the blue TV’s next to the title imply the film is included together with your membership, the orange TV’s imply it’s obtainable to lease. 

Period Dramas New on Prime Video in April

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Courtesy 20th C Fox

This section accommodates newly added historic, costume and interval 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 movie consists of Chaplin’s responses to questioning by fictional publisher George Hayden, who needs to know concerning the elements ignored of the legend’s autobiographical e-book.

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 4



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates a unprecedented automotive. It not solely drives but flies and floats because 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 era.

Based mostly on Ian Fleming’s youngsters’s guide, and that includes the Academy Award-nominated title track, the movie is a high-flying, fun-filled adventure for all the family.

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

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Rated G

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Obtainable April 1


Gabi: Russian Coffee (2012)

A King’s private barista is caught in a plot to have him killed on this historic drama. Sadako, the royal barista, must choose between her lover, a Russian murderer, or the highly effective 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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Obtainable April 4


Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger. Born as an 18th-century lord, Louis is now a bicentennial vampire, telling his story to an keen 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 same 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 last weeks earlier than deployment to World Struggle II as Marines, teenage associates Henry Nash and Nicky try to make one of the best of the time they’ve left of their small California town. When Nash spots Caddie Winger, a brand new woman on the town he mistakenly believes to be wealthy, 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 course of. 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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Obtainable April 1


The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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

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

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

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Rated R for language and jail violence

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Obtainable April 1


Vikings (Season 5)

The age of the Norse explorers and conquerors is delivered to life in this collection. Vikings is equal elements brainy and bloody, as the soldiers plunder much of northern Europe but in addition undertake Christianity and work together with overseas cultures. The fifth season is the first with out 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 find a new sailing 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 house, Columbus is appointed governor of the brand new territory, however his dream of a peaceful new world doesn’t 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 listing of interval dramas added to Amazon in March.



Period Dramas Newly Out there to Lease

Mrs Wilson, courtesy PBS Masterpiece / BBC

This section accommodates historic, costume and interval dramas (films and TV collection) which might be newly obtainable to lease on Amazon this month. In addition to the next titles, Wyatt Earp (1994), Troy (1994), The Cost of the Mild Brigade (1936), The Nun’s Story (1959), Anna Karenina (1935), Pleasantville (1998), and Dying in Venice (1971), have been added.


Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)

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

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

Rated TV-14

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Also out there with the BritBox Channel.

Out there April 2


Mrs. Wilson (2019)

Alison Wilson’s husband Alec is lifeless, when a lady arrives claiming to be Alec’s ‘actual wife.’ Alison should attempt to discover out who her husband really was; however 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 obtainable with the PBS Masterpiece Channel.

Out there April 1


Widows’ Peak (1994)

When the elegant Edwina Broome moves to Kilshannon, a small city in Ireland in the 1920s, she should deal with the local matriarchs, notably the feisty Mrs. Doyle-Counihan and the guarded Miss Katherine O’Hare who immediately conflict with the new arrival. Because the three ladies verbally spar and scheme, certain secrets ultimately come to mild, revealing that their quaint village will not be so proper in any case.

Starring Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson.

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Rated PG

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Obtainable April 5


The Wind (2018)

An unseen evil haunts the homestead on this chilling, folkloric story of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror. Lizzy is a troublesome, resourceful frontierswoman settling a remote stretch of land on the 19th-century American frontier. Isolated from civilization in a desolate wilderness where the wind by no means stops howling, she begins to sense a sinister presence that seems to be borne of the land itself, an awesome dread that her husband dismisses as superstition. When a newlywed couple arrives on a close-by homestead, their presence amplifies Lizzy’s fears, setting into movement a surprising chain of events. Adapted by Teresa Sutherland from Dorothy Scarborough’s 1925 novel of the same identify.

“A frontier ghost story with very human stakes. And perhaps a really human rationalization… this pioneer chiller shines a gender-specific highlight on the methods isolation and hardship can ravage a lady’s thoughts.” – New York Occasions

Starring Miles Anderson, Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Dylan McTee, Martin C Patterson.

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Rated R

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Out there April 5


The Woodlanders (1998)

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

Starring Emily Woolf, Rufus Sewel, Cal Macaninch.

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Rated PG

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Out there April 1


Zandy’s Bride (1974)

In the late 19th century, Zandy, a hard-boiled California rancher, takes a mail-order bride. But Zandy isn’t particularly involved in love; as an alternative, he needs a lady who can help him within the every day struggles of nation dwelling. Hanna, the bride, arrives by stagecoach from Minnesota, and immediately angers Zandy by being older than she had said in her letters. She’s additionally extra cussed than expected — however this toughness may be just what Zandy wants in a spouse.

Starring Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart.

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Rated PG

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Out there April 5



New Interval Drama DVD Releases in April 2019

This part accommodates historic, costume, and period dramas which might be being released this month to DVD and Blu-ray.


A Place to Name Residence, courtesy Acorn TV

A Place to Call Residence: Season 6: Within the last 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 on this satisfying send-off to the beloved Australian collection. Obtainable HERE April 23, 2019.

A Place to Call House: The Complete Assortment: Tackling weighty themes of social class, sexuality, and prejudice with insight and intelligence, this award-winning collection has earned rapturous praise from critics and fans alike. Via six fascinating seasons, A Place to Name House explores the ties that maintain households collectively and the betrayals that can tear them apart. 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 is decided 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 high intelligence, a capacity for sample recognition and a knack for decryption, use their expertise to unravel murders ignored by police. Obtainable 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 signs 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 earlier than the queen turns into 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. Soon afterwards, a lady arrives at the door, claiming to be Alec’s ‘real spouse.’ Alison embarks on a mission of discovery to attempt to find 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 near his chest. Out there HERE April 9, 2019.

Masterpiece: Victoria (Season three): Created and written by Daisy Goodwin, Victoria is a landmark account of the life of one among historical past’s biggest monarchs. With an ensemble forged of award-winning talent, Victoria draws on real-life events and the Queen’s personal exhaustive diaries to paint 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. Obtainable HERE April 16, 2019.

Margaret: The Insurgent Princess: Princess Margaret’s life and loves mirrored the social and sexual revolution that reworked the Western world in the course of the 20th century. With luxurious archival materials and revealing interviews, the collection follows Margaret’s life as she redefined our image of the fashionable princess, displaying how her character mixed the rebellious drive of modernity with a respect for tradition. Obtainable HERE April 23, 2019.

Mission Of Honor: The story of Squadron 303, a gaggle of heroic pilots who fought within the skies over England within the Battle of Britain during WWII. These brave men were not simply 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 within the cross hearth as Germany tore across Japanese Europe. Outfitted with nothing more than obsolete RAF planes and secondhand uniforms, they flew for all of those that had develop into casualties in one tyrant’s quest for power. Out there HERE April 30, 2019.

My Sensible Career – The Criterion Assortment: 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 in the backcountry, where her writerly ambitions receive little encouragement, and craves independence above all else. When a good-looking landowner disarmed by her unruly charms, begins to courtroom her, Sybylla should determine whether she will reconcile the prospect of marriage with the illustrious life’s work she has imagined for herself. Suffused with beneficiant humor and a youthful urge for food for experience, My Sensible Career is a luminous portrait of an ardently free spirit. Obtainable HERE April 30, 2019.

My Sensible Good friend: When crucial good friend in her life seems to have disappeared and not using a hint, Elena Greco, a now elderly 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 cowl over 60 years of their lives as she tries to describe the thriller of Lila, Elena’s sensible pal and – in a approach – her greatest pal, and her worst enemy. Learn our REVIEW. Obtainable HERE April 2, 2019.

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



Different Films You Might Additionally Like 

Ebook Membership, courtesy Paramount Footage

This part incorporates a curated listing of flicks and TV collection new and are included on Prime, which might be NOT interval dramas. We expect fans of historical and costume dramas will take pleasure in them just the same.


An Everlasting Piece (2000)

Towards the turbulent backdrop of Belfast within the 1980’s, fellow barbers, Colm, a Catholic, and George, a Protestant, type an unlikely partnership to nook the toupee market in Northern Ireland, on 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 Membership (2018)

Four lifelong buddies have their lives endlessly modified after studying 50 Shades of Gray of their monthly e-book 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 homicide in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most well-known paintings result in the invention of a spiritual thriller. For two,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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Out there April 1


Discovering Your Ft (2017)

On the eve of retirement a middle 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 estate.

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 within the movie trailer voice-over career towards her conceited father and his protégé.

Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Michaela Watkins.

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Rated R for language including some sexual references

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Out there April 1


Murder, She Wrote (Seasons 1-5)

Skilled 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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Out there April 1


Patch Adams (1998)

Robin Williams is Patch Adams, a physician who will do anything to make his patients snort — even if it means risking his own 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 Metropolis couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who isn’t quite who he says he is.

Starring Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland.

Rated R for language and a few sexuality

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Out there April 1


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