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What To Watch If You Love 'The Great'

Updated July 13, 2020 776 votes 39 voters80 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'The Great' will love.

A murderous plot and scandalous satire have made The Great a favorite with fans. If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after The Great, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like The Great feature historical fiction with a comedic twist. In this list, you'll find everything from Netflix's The Crown to Hulu's Harlots to The Queen.

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette, a movie that tells the story of one of the most decadent queens in all history. If you’re looking for more period piece hilarity, AppleTV+'s Dickinson is a great TV series to dive into thanks to its sarcastic storylines. Some of the other notable movies like The Great and series to watch if you like The Great include HBO's Catherine the Great, ITV's Victoria, and Mary Queen of Scots.

Which shows and movies are the best for The Great fans? Vote up the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet.

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  • Sanditon
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    Sanditon (ITV, 2020) is a British historical period drama television series adapted by Andrew Davies from an unfinished manuscript by Jane Austen. Set in the Regency era, the story follows Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams), a spirited and impulsive woman who moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter Morgan. A young Queen Elizabeth II's (Claire Foy) political rivalries and romances guide the events that would shape the second half of the twentieth century.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Dickinson
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    Dickinson (Apple TV+, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Alena Smith. Set in the during the Victorian era, the show takes viewers into the world of Emily (Hailee Steinfeld), audaciously exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn’t fit into her own time through her imaginative point of view.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Catherine the Great (HBO, 2019) is a British-American miniseries directed by Philip Martin. The life and times of the Catherine the Great (Helen Mirren), the woman who reformed the Russian empire.... more on Wikipedia
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