Top rated passionately in love movies that are also like a history lesson

Check out today’s highest ranked passionately in love and like a history lesson movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are passionately in love and like a history lesson, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Ophelia (2019)

Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.

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2019-06-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    luminescent atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cursory plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful looking

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2 A Royal Affair (2012)

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

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2012-03-29 | Drama / History

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #43 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #110 for
    history buff

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3 That Hamilton Woman (1941)

The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

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1941-04-03 | Drama / History

Cast

Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    sluttish character
  2. Ranked #49 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #63 for
    historical significance

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4 Aimee & Jaguar (1999)

In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women – one a Jewish member of the underground, the other an exemplar of Nazi motherhood.

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1999-02-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Maria Schrader, Juliane Köhler

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    pin-up girl
  2. Ranked #77 for
    erotically charging
  3. Ranked #92 for
    passionately in love

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5 The Young Victoria (2009)

As the only legitimate heir of England's King William, teenage Victoria gets caught up in the political machinations of her own family. Victoria's mother wants her to sign a regency order, while her Belgian uncle schemes to arrange a marriage between the future monarch and Prince Albert, the man who will become the love of her life.

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2009-03-04 | Drama / History

Cast

Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #70 for
    platonic love
  3. Ranked #82 for
    sumptuous set

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6 The Duchess (2008)

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

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2008-09-05 | Drama / History

Cast

Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #88 for
    sumptuous set
  3. Ranked #126 for
    handsomely mounted

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7 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

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1998-01-29 | Romance / History

Cast

Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #10 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #12 for
    deservedly won awards

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8 The Princess of Montpensier (2010)

Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the Prince of Montpensier.

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2010-11-03 | Action / Drama

Cast

Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #26 for
    Period Drama
  2. Ranked #66 for
    coquettish acting
  3. Ranked #100 for
    metrosexual

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9 Pompeii (2014)

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.

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2014-02-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Kit Harington, Emily Browning

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    like Titanic
  2. Ranked #45 for
    like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  3. Ranked #100 for
    ultra-cheesy lines

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10 Ammonite (2020)

In 1840s England, palaeontologist Mary Anning and a young woman sent by her husband to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship. Despite the chasm between their social spheres and personalities, Mary and Charlotte discover they can each offer what the other has been searching for: the realisation that they are not alone. It is the beginning of a passionate and all-consuming love affair that will defy all social bounds and alter the course of both lives irrevocably.

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2020-11-13 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly erotic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acting with subtle facial expression
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cheerless

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