Movies and TV shows set in london

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in london ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, entertaining, stylized, interesting and intense films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, british, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, betrayal, chase, murder and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as london: Spice World (1997), Dorian Gray (2009), Legend (2015), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Paddington (2014), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Redemption (2013), Blitz (2011), The Young Victoria (2009), Killer Elite (2011).
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
100 min.
 8.6
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Germany
128 min.
 7.6
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Bulletproof (2018)
Action, Crime
UK
60 min.
 6.2
Disobedience (2017)
Drama, Romance
Ireland, UK, USA
114 min.
 6.6

List of movies set in london

 3.4
 30K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, bus, music band, performer's life, on the road, friendship, media, desire for fame, celebrity culture, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, exciting, twists and turns, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, buddies, dishonesty, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: captivating, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, deal with the devil, physical appearance, society, fall in love, aristocracy, painting, immortality, obsession, high society, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 133K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gang, twins, rise and fall, violence, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violent, crimes, anti-hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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 7.6
 532K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, hotshot hero, murder, sherlock holmes, intelligence, mystery, adventure, steampunk ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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 7.2
 76K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, adoption, anthropomorphic animal, disorder, explorer, kids and family, jungle, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, peru, europe
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: exciting, cynical, entertaining, intellectual, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, mind game, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, steampunk, master villain, partners against crime, escapades, detective inspector, fight scenes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, germany ...
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, danger, suicide, private investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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 6.2
 59K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, talky, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, redemption, chase, haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, drugs/alcohol, chinese mafia, gangster, alcohol abuse, money, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 6.2
 75K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, cop as target, law enforcer killer, tough law enforcer, revenge, crimes, law enforcement, murder, stalking, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, aristocracy, queen, royal court, marriage, destiny, love and romance, queen victoria, politics, head of state, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 1830s, 1820s ...
Place: england, buckingham palace, london, europe, belgium
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 6.5
 115K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, rescue, secret service, mentor, hostage, secret society, violence, chase, desert, assassination, ex military ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, london, middle east, mexico, europe ...
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 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, dancer's life, ballet, hopes, audition, prejudice, friendship, poverty, dance school, coming of age, father son relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, northern england, europe, mine
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 6.1
 2K
Guilt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Natalie’s sister Grace becomes the prime suspect in her roommate Molly’s murder and popular target for the press and in social media, Natalie leaves her life in Boston and heads to London to defend her. With the help of an ethically ...
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder suspect, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene, murder mystery, drugs/alcohol, sister sister relationship, jealousy, rich and poor, family argument, lawyer ...
Place: london
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 8.3
 692K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, clever, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, gambling, master criminal, crime, bet, dog, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.2
 1K
Bulletproof (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Police duo Bishop and Pike are two best mates bonded by the same moral code, despite their differences. Packed full of humour, action and emotion, Bulletproof is about friendship, conspiracies and ghosts from the past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: best friends, police investigation, partners, crimes, handgun, family problems, murder, husband wife relationship, corruption, danger, police shootout, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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 6.6
 14K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, ambiguous ending, sincere, depressing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, female nudity, forbidden love, childhood friends, infidelity, orthodox jew, scandal, husband wife relationship, cheating wife, funeral, community, suffering ...
Place: london
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 7.6
 365K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, infidelity, love at first sight, multiple storylines, workplace romance, romance, unlikely couple, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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 7.1
 233K
Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: touching, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: paparazzi, fame, opposites attract, social differences, showbiz, society, friendship, ordinary person, power of love, star, wheelchair, movie star ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
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 7.3
 163K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, political corruption, bank robbery, police corruption, robbery, walkie talkie, car dealer, infidelity, railway station, jackhammer, subway, strip club ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, london, bahamas, europe, caribbean ...
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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, gang, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, friends, soccer, social relations, rivalry, obsession, lifestyle, self discovery, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, harvard university, europe
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 6.8
 43K
Man Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, blind date, party, wedding anniversary, bowling, romance, love, looking for love, singleness, united kingdom, one night, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 6.8
 136K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: who done it, serial killer, crimes, surgery, princess, police investigation, urban, woman in danger, prostitute, a vision, life is a bitch, police detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: rough, suspenseful, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fall in love, violence, gangsters, going straight, vengeance, criminal's revenge, paparazzi, criminal heroes, starting over, revenge, actor's life, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: stylized, talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, chase, teenage life, playground, fireworks, arrest, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 7.1
 156K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, friendship, age difference, singleness, coming of age, couples, mentor, bachelor, womanizer, depression, suicide attempt, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
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London Has Fallen (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, assassination, terrorist attack, head of state, secret agents, save the day, chases and races, danger, heroes, president, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, washington d.c., pakistan, nevada ...
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 6.1
 4K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, police investigation, crime, on the run, gangsters, extradition, fugitives, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
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Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, conspiracy, police corruption, motorcycle chase, criminal, assassin, crime, chase, police detective, master criminal, chases and races, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
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Absolute Beginners (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: cinderella story, photographer, fashion, jazz, racism, musician's life, rock, performer's life, fashion model, rise to the top, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, 80s ...
Place: london, europe, mount everest, england
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