Cinematic Jane Austen

Cinematic Versions of Jane Austen

Recently, I blogged about the latest film version of a Jane Austen novel to be released. I write Austen-related adaptations/sequels, as well as contemporary and Regency era books, but many of my readers come to me via an Austen film. They see the movie/TV adaptation and become hooked on the story lines.

Below, you will find a listing of as many Austen-inspired pieces that I could compile. If you know of others, please share them with me. 

2011 – Scents and Sensibility – TV movie

2011 From Prada to Nada  – Film adaptation of Sense and Sensibility

2010 – Aisha – Film adaptation of Emma

Pride and Prejudice: A Modern Day Tale of First Impressions (2011) – Film

Jane Austen Handheld (2010) – Film based on Pride and Prejudice – comedy/drama told through a documentary-style film format

“Emma” (2009) a BBC TV mini-series

Sense and Sensibilidad (2008) – Film

“Lost in Austen” (2008) – TV mini-series that takes the main character into the novel’s pages

“Sense and Sensibility” (2008) – TV mini-series

Jane Austen Trilogy (2008) – a documentary with bibliographic intentions

Miss Austen Regrets (2008) – a made-for-TV show based on Austen’s letters

The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) – film based on the popular best-selling book

Mansfield Park (2007) – TV movie

Northanger Abbey (2007) – TV movie

Persuasion (2007) – TV movie

Becoming Jane (2007) – popular film based on Austen’s letters

Pride and Prejudice (2005) – Film

Bride and Prejudice (2004) – Bollywood film

Pride and Prejudice (2003) -modern adaptation film

The Real Jane Austen (2002) TV movie based on Jane Austen’s letters

Kandukondain, Kandukondain (2000) Film based on Sense and Sensibility

Mansfield Park (1998) – Film

“Wishbone”- “Pup Fiction” (1998) -an episode of the popular TV show based on Austen’s work

“Wishbone”- “Furst Impressions” (1997) – an episode of the popular TV show based on Austen’s work

“Emma” (1996) – TV movie

Emma (1996) – Film

Sense and Sensibility (1995) – Film

Persuasion (1995) – TV movie

“Pride and Prejudice” (1995) – TV mini-series

Sensibility and Sense (1990) – TV movie

Northanger Abbey (1987) -TV movie

Mansfield Park (1983) – TV mini-series

Sense and Sensibility (1981) – TV movie

Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980) – Film

“Pride and Prejudice” (1980) – TV mini-series

“Emma” (1972) – TV mini-series novel

“Novela” – “Persuasión” (1972) -TV series episode

Sense and Sensibility (1971) – TV movie

“Persuasion” (1971) -TV mini-series

“Novela” – “La abadía de Northanger” (1968) -TV series episode

“Pride and Prejudice (1967) – TV series

“Novela” – “Emma” (1967) – TV series episode

“Novela” – “Orgullo y prejuicio” (1966) -TV series episode

“Vier dochters Bennet, De” (1961) – TV mini-series based on Pride and Prejudice

Emma (1960) – TV movie

“Camera Three” (1960) – TV series based on Emma

“Persuasion” (1960) – TV mini-series

“Pride and Prejudice” (1958) – TV series

Pride and Prejudice (1958) – TV film

“General Motors Presents: Pride and Prejudice” (1958) – TV series episode

“Orgoglio e pregiudizio” (1957) – TV mini-series

“Matinee Theater: Pride and Prejudice” (1956) _ TV series episode

“Kraft Television Theatre: Emma” (1954) – TV series episode

“Pride and Prejudice” (1952) – TV mini-series

“The Philco Television Playhouse: Sense and Sensibility” (1950) – TV series episode

“The Philco Television Playhouse: Pride and Prejudice” (1949) – TV series episode

Emma (1948) -TV film

Pride and Prejudice (1940) – Film

Pride and Prejudice (1938) -TV

Jane Austen’s novels have never been out of print. It would seem that we might say the same thing of cinematic adaptations.

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Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and historical romantic suspense.
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3 Responses to Cinematic Jane Austen

  1. izabelarudnicka says:

    Wow.. thanks for the list. I never knew there were so many films based on the books.. Gives me something to watch!

  2. suzan says:

    wow, that’s alot. I don’t think I’ve seen half of them at least.

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