Period pieces can have some of the most swoon-worthy scenes to watch, and thanks to Bridgerton, Netflix viewers know this to be true on an intimate level. After the steamy series hit the streaming service, TV-and-movie-watchers discovered and rekindled a love for all things romantic, historical, and of course, sexy. Whether it’s the too-tight corsets, suave pick-up lines, or too-hot-to-handle forbidden romances, Netflix has enough romance-filled titles to make you blush two times over.
If you’re looking for amorous flicks to add to your queue, these sweet and sexy romances with historical settings are all you need to get your movie night going. From the blush-worthy Effie Gray about a tantalizing love triangle to the mysterious The Exception with Lily James, these movies will make you wish you were born in another era. Check out the best historical romance movies that have a dash of sex, a splash of mystery, a whole lot of love on Netflix, ahead. We know you want to . . .
— Additional reporting by Corinne Sullivan