‘Pride and Prejudice’ (1995) miniseries celebrates 25th anniversary: Tell us which adaptation you liked the most?

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Highlights:

  • The cast and crew of Pride and Prejudice (1995) are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the TV series.
  • It is currently available to watch in BritBox.
  • In this article, we have listed four more films that are inspired by Jane Austin’s novel.

Inside Story

Since Jane Austin launched her novel named Pride and Prejudice in 1813, the book got sold all across the globe. Today, it has become one of the greatest romance novels ever written by a British writer.

This book has completely changed the British literature, and it still fascinates the readers in the 21st century. The story became so popular that many filmmakers and show creators made their versions of films and TV series.

From a Bollywood remake of Pride and Prejudice to the 2005 Kiera Knightly film, the novel got adapted into several series and movies. People are really obsessed with Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet’s character that they will watch any movie or show to catch a glimpse of them.

So we have added the top 5 TV shows and films that are one of the most-watched content by the Pride and Prejudice lovers.

Pride and Prejudice (1995)

The six-episode miniseries Pride and Prejudice (1995) is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. The first episode premiered on September 24, 1995, on BBC network. You can watch the series on ITV’s streaming service BritBox and North America on BBC. 

If you are a fan of Jane Austin’s novel, then we are sure that this series will captivate you. The series features famous stars Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy and Jennifer Ehle and Elizabeth Bennet.

Many fans still hail this miniseries as one of the best stories on TV. Many viewers said that Colin Firth stole their hearts and looked perfect in the role and marked Jennifer Ehle as one of the best actresses to play Elizabeth Bennet till now. However, this series is not the only adaption of the novel, which stars popular characters. 

Continue scrolling to find many adaptations of the famous novel below.

Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Directed by Joe Wright, this two-hour film centers around a wealthy man named Mr. Darcy (Matthew Macfadyen) and Elizabeth Bennet (Kiera Knightley). It is a beautifully shot film that tells the tale of overcoming differences and how Mr. Darcy has his own way of showing his feelings to our beloved Elizabeth Bennet. In 2006, this fan-favorite film also received multiple Oscar nominations.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

Catch some action in the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which stars Lily James and Sam Riley. It gives a horror spin to the romance novel where the dead attacks the living. A mysterious plague hits the English countryside and turns it into a place of walking corpses. 

During this crucial time, Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet keep their differences aside and join hands to save their countryside from the zombies. Viewers can get to see their romance budding throughout the film.

Pride and Prejudice (1940)

This classic black and white adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is old but gold. The film stars Sir Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson, which takes you back to the glamour of old Hollywood. Moreover, the film is also a recipient of an Oscar for Best Art Direction in 1941.

Bride and Prejudice (2004)

Starring former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Martin Henderson, the flick adds a modern Indian touch to the story. It tells us a story about a 21st-century romance where an Indian mother of four unmarried daughters is searching for a suitable husband for them. Guriner Chandha serves as the director, and the other actors of the film include Nadira Babbar, Naveen Andrews, Daniel Gillies, Indira Verma, and many others.

Conclusion

You can find the miniseries and films on BritBox, Hulu, Netflix, as well as Amazon Prime Video. Let us know which film or tv series you liked the most. Stay connected to our website for more news about your favorite series and films.

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