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The Best Period Films Of 2019 

Jason Bancroft
Updated January 27, 2020 1.2k votes 277 voters 7.9k views 54 items

List Rules Vote up the best period films of 2019.

When it comes to movies, 2019 is a great year for looking back on other eras with engaging period pieces. From World War II dramas to 19th century love stories, 2019 period movies are sure to be among the year's best. Many new period piece movies of 2019 feature all-star casts of award-winning actors and actresses as well as top directors and cinematographers.

What movies will you find on this list of period films in 2019? William Shakespeare is the central character of Kenneth Branagh's latest project, All is True. The story – set in 1613 – focuses on the playwright's regrets when it came to being a husband and father. Downton Abbey fans will find a new story set in 1927 in the 2019 feature film.

The biopic Judy seems all but guaranteed to earn Renee Zellweger an Oscar nomination as she portrays the iconic singer/actress Judy Garland. Other great 2019 period films include The King, The Aspern Papers, and The Aftermath.

How will we ever determine which 2019 period film deserves the top spot on this list. Help us decide by giving your favorites a vote up.

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