Cottagecore Aesthetic Movies & TV Shows

I was thinking today of all the movies & TV shows I’ve grown up watching and which influenced me in the love of not just cottagecore but all things vintage – including farm, country, fairy, gnomes, depression-era, Victorian, Edwardian, regency, and other by-gone styles. I know it’s a romanticized way of looking at history and all the arguments against it – I am speaking strictly in the aesthetic style of things, not the way of living so let’s please keep this in perspective?

I’ve worked on a list of these movies/tv shows and wanted to share them with you here. Maybe you’ve seen some or all, or maybe you’ll find one you would want to watch and escape into a lovely world for a little while.


  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Emma
  • Remains of the Day
  • Tess
  • Places in the Heart
  • The Getting of Wisdom
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Amadeus
  • The Red Violin
  • Little Women
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • The Secret Garden
  • Sarah Plain and Tall
  • Sound of Music
  • Anne with an E

  • Waking Ned Devine
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Tales of Beatrix Potter
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Through the Looking Glass
  • The Beautiful Fantastic
  • Tuck Everlasting
  • Fairytale: A True Story
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Anything Studio Ghibli (lol)
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Atonement
  • Stealing Beauty
  • I Capture the Castle
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Howards End
  • The Secret of Moonacre
  • Summerland
  • Matilda
  • Christopher Robin
  • Midsummar
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • The Velveteen Rabbit
  • Riki Tiki Tavi
  • This Beautiful Fantastic
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Beauty and the Beast

TV Shows

  • Downton Abbey
  • Little House on the Prairie
  • The Moomins