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10 TV Shows and Movies to Watch on Netflix if You Loved "Bridgerton"

Need a bit more scandal and intrigue in your life?
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It’s official: Netflix’s newest TV series, Bridgerton, is a major hit! With just eight-episodes making up this steamy and sensual romp you probably found yourself breezing through the show in no time. That said, if you’re already clamoring for a second season, why not entertain yourself with other content similar to Bridgerton while waiting for the official announcement? 

Below, we round up 10 TV shows and movies that you can stream on Netflix if you need more intrigue, scandal, and romance in your life.

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TV Series

Outlander

Set in a post-World War II era, former British Army nurse Claire Randall is enjoying a honeymoon with her husband when she’s unexpectedly swept away and transported back to Scotland in 1743. In a time where her freedom and life are threatened just for being a woman, she marries a Highlander named Jamie Fraser to get by. Though their union was originally born out of necessity, the two quickly fall in love, and help each other survive the dangerous world they’ve found themselves in. Outlander is based on the fantasy-romance novels of the same name by Diana Gabaldon. Its sixth season is currently under production.

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Starring: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies 

The Crown

Lavish clothes, an alluring storyline, and a whole of lot of scandal? Sounds to us like The Crown, a.k.a. Netflix’s fictional retelling of Queen Elizabeth II’s life story. Though a tad less raunchy, we guarantee this whirlwind TV series chronicling the  momentous events in the lives of the famous British royals is every bit as juicy and satisfying as Bridgerton

Starring: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby

The Last Czars

If you’re up for more controversial aristocrats, then the 2019 docudrama The Last Czars might just interest you. The six-episode miniseries follows the reign of Czar Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia’s Romanov Dynasty before the family’s downfall during the French Revolution. 

Starring: Robert Jack, Susanna Herbert, Ben Cartwright 

Dynasty

This captivating and steamy reboot of the 1980s soap opera of the same name centers on the feud between the Carringtons and the Colbys, two of America’s richest families. A world of drama and deception ensues as they fight for control over their wealth and their unruly children. The series mainly focuses on Fallon Carrington, the heiress to her father's billion dollar fortune, as she plots to get rid of her father's new, shady fiance. 

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Starring: Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, Grant Show

How to Get Away with Murder

Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without another Shondaland masterpiece. How to Get Away with Murder, a critically acclaimed court drama, centers on a group of law students, and their criminal defense professor and high-profile attorney Annalise Keating. Theory turns into practice when they all get enmeshed in a murder plot that inadvertently turns their whole world upside down.

Starring: Viola Davis, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Movies

Little Women

Set in the 1860s, determined budding writer Jo March looks back at the tough yet tender years spent with her three sisters—Meg, Beth, and Amy—as all four siblings fight to live their lives on their own terms in a world that favors men.

Starring: Emma Watson, Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan

Lady J

Spurned by her lustful lover, a wealthy widow devices an elaborate revenge scheme with the help of the young Mademoiselle de Joncquières. This French-language film was first screened in the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Starring: Cécile de France, Édouard Baer, Alice Isaaz

The Other Boleyn Girl

In this historical romantic drama, aristocrats and sisters Mary and Anne Boleyn fight for the attention and affection of King Henry VIII in order to bring wealth and power to their conniving family.

Starring: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana

Pride and Prejudice

A movie adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Kiera Knightley’s Pride and Prejudice follows the actress as Elizabeth Bennet, a country girl who falls into a passionate love affair with the proud and wealthy Mr. Darcy, despite their differences in social class.

Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Grandiose costume design, royal court intrigue, and Cate Blanchett? What more could you ask for? Elizabeth: The Golden Age revolves around the titular queen late into her long reign as she battles multiple crises all at once, including an assassination plot, the Spanish army, and her own romantic woes.

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Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen 

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