British Films for Passionate Anglophiles

According to Merriam-Webster, an Anglophile is someone who is especially fond of England or of all things English.

Here we’ve gathered up an assortment of British films — Jane Austen films, period dramas, and modern dramas — to satisfy the Anglophile in you. We hope you’re “chuffed to bits” with our picks!

  • All of the titles featured below we have in our collection or within the SWAN consortium.
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Period Dramas

Jane Austen Films


While matchmaking for friends and neighbors, a young 19th Century Englishwoman nearly misses her own chance at love.

(Rated PG; 2020) Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy

Pride & Prejudice

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

(Rated PG; 2005) Starring: Keira Knightley

Sense and Sensibility

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the title opposites.

(Rated PG; 1999) Starring: Starring: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman

Modern Dramas

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