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What to Watch If You Love 'The Crown'

Updated January 26, 2021 2.0k votes 205 voters 4.2k views48 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of The Crown will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen The Crown.

The Crown is a brilliant series that looks at behind the scenes goings on within the reign of the longest-serving monarch in history, Queen Elizabeth II that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like The Crown, and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you, in this list!

TV shows like The Crown often focus on historical events with either an accurate or fictitious take, and if you’re looking for more royal intrigue, The Tudors is sure to fill the void. This show followed the rather chaotic reign of one of QEII's ancestors, King Henry VIII who challenged the Catholic Church by creating his own Church of England. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like The Crown, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Elizabeth, for instance. This movie dives into the life of the Queen's namesake, the first Queen to be named Elizabeth, who was known as the Virgin Queen, and is a great choice for any The Crown fans.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of The Crown’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like The Crown, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So, what are your favorite The Crown-esque movies and TV shows? Vote the best projects up to the top of this list.

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  • Pride and Prejudice
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    Pride and Prejudice is a six-episode 1995 British television drama, adapted by Andrew Davies from Jane Austen's 1813 novel of the same name. Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth starred as Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy. Produced by Sue Birtwistle and directed by Simon Langton, the serial was a BBC production with additional funding from the American A&E Network. BBC One originally broadcast the 55-minute episodes from 24 September to 29 October in 1995. The A&E Network aired the serial in double episodes on three consecutive nights beginning 14 January 1996. Critically acclaimed and a popular success, Pride and Prejudice was honoured with several awards, including a BAFTA Television Award for...  more
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  • Sherlock
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    Sherlock (BBC One, 2010) is a British crime television series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, based on stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The brilliant yet insensitive detective (Benedict Cumberbatch) partners up with a war doctor (Martin Freeman) to solve crimes in modern-day London....  more
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  • The White Queen
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    The White Queen (BBC One, 2013) is a British historical drama television miniseries based on the novel series by Philippa Gregory. In 1460s England, three women - Elizabeth Woodville (Rebecca Ferguson), Margaret Beaufort (Amanda Hale), and Anne Neville (Faye Marsay) - manipulate events behind the scenes of history to gain power....  more
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  • The Tudors (Showtime, 2007) is a historical fiction television series created by Michael Hirst. In 16th-century England, King Henry VIII (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) protects his throne from enemies with marriages, war, and betrayals....  more
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