British humour movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british humour movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, sitcom, realistic, not serious, light and semi serious films and TV shows about / with british humour, disorder, friends, friendship, workplace, escapades, satire, family relations, farce and nothing goes right plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british humour: Death in Paradise (2011), The End of the F***ing World (2017), Mr. Bean (1990), Agatha Raisin (2014), Detectorists (2014), Mum (2016), The Inbetweeners (2008), The Thick of It (2005), Bluestone 42 (2013), Last of the Summer Wine (1973).

List of british humour movies

Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, touching, captivating
Plot: island, police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, crimes, lifestyle change, british humour, coworker, law enforcement, new job, unhappy, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, ironic, road movie, slang
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, teenager, underage, murder, psycho, teenage love, british humour, search for father, police investigation, psychopath, sexual abuse, looking for sex ...
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 8.5
 99K
Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, odd, british humour, weirdo, goofy hero, problem solving, nothing goes right, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively quaint town.
Style: captivating, witty, feel good, emotional, ironic
Plot: female detective, british humour, amateur detective, mystery, crime, crimes, murder, suburbs, unfaithful husband, countryside, village, murder mystery
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 8.6
 10K
Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: treasure hunt, metal detector, british humour, buddies, obsessive quest, escapades, odd couple, partners, search, weirdo, treasure hunter, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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 8.2
 2K
Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, sincere
Plot: mother, death of husband, british humour, family, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, widow, bereavement ...
Time: 2010s
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The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, looking for sex, high school, innocence lost, youth, friendship, bully, sexual humor, lifestyle, loss of virginity, social problems, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, government official, workplace situations, political intrigue, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.0
 2K
Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: bomb, military, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, british humour, soldier, verbal byplay, military base, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, trio ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, working undercover, incompetent police, workplace, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
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 7.6
 2K
Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, british humour, kitchen, restaurant, society, friendship, rivalry, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, workplace situations, family relations, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, sale, storekeeper, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, exciting, not serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, comedy team, absurd humor, absurdism, zoo, imaginary, weirdo, hip hop, friendship, musician, boss, counterculture ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london
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 8.0
 14K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family problems, dysfunctional family, working class, gay teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, alcohol abuse, everyday life, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light, humorous
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, escapades, cruise, goofy hero, parody, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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 7.9
 3K
Uncle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy is a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his 12-year-old nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam - all on the day Andy was planning to kill himself. Not a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sitcom, captivating, light ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, family relations, responsibility, comedy of errors, musician, nothing goes right, youth, escapades, british humour, wild ride, accident, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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 7.9
 6K
Plebs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Sitcom about three desperate young men from the suburbs who try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - which just happens to be ancient Rome.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, sitcom, absurd ...
Plot: ancient rome, friends, lifestyle, slacker, sexual humor, slave, youth, british humour, dialogue, love and romance, job, silly humor ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
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 7.0
 2K
The Windsors (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Comedy soap opera re-imagining the lives of the British Royal Family as you have never seen them before.
Style: sitcom, light, feel good, humorous
Plot: parody, royal family, husband wife relationship, family relations, political satire, father son relationship, rivalry, satire, british humour, escapades, dialogue, jealousy ...
Place: england
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 8.4
 32K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: sitcom, futuristic, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, hologram, outer space, friendship, space and aliens, adventurer, escapades, androids and robots, captain, isolation ...
Time: future
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female detective, crime investigation, forensics, crimes, adventure, detective agency, female police detective, private detective, policewoman, investigation, british humour, romance ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century
Place: london
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Fortysomething (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fortysomething is a 2003 British comedy-drama series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory, a student at the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, middle aged man, midlife crisis, family relations, frustration, family life, family problems, parenthood, love and romance, depression, middle aged, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
 2K
Stag (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Dark comedy about a group of obnoxious friends who struggle to survive the Stag Weekend from hell, as a deer-stalking expedition in the Scottish Highlands quickly turns messier than expected.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: friends, survival, hunting, danger, farce, british humour, police, escapades, supernatural, manhunt
Place: scotland
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Harry Hill's TV Burp (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Harry Hill's TV Burp is a British television comedy programme that ran for 11 years from 2001 to 2012. It was produced by Avalon Television for ITV and hosted by comedian Harry Hill. The show presents a look at the week's television, ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, studio, media satire, entertainment, british humour, archive footage, satire, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.8
 1K
Lead Balloon (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen, a cynical and misanthropic comedian whose life ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, not serious, talky ...
Plot: comedian, everyday life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, alienation, career, social awkwardness, struggle, frustration, backstage, antisocial behavior, self involved ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.3
 1K
Mongrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mongrels, formerly known under the working titles of We Are Mongrels and The Un-Natural World, is a British puppet-based situation comedy series first broadcast on BBC Three between 22 June and 10 August 2010, with a making-of documentary entitled ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, stylized ...
Plot: puppet, swearing, buddies, friends, animal life, bar, disorder, bird, dog, birds, cat, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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 8.5
 12K
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, surprising revelation, under the surface, odd, haunted house, british humour, indoor, teacher, surrealism
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england
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 7.9
 3K
Spy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Spy is a British comedy series created and written by Simeon Goulden. The first series aired on 14 October 2011 on Sky1 in the UK, as well as on the online video service Hulu in the United States. A second series began airing on 19 October 2012, ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: spy, secret agents, goofy hero, government agency, double life, boss, fellow agent, disorder, career change, family relations, workplace, hapless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, secretary, boss and employee, nothing goes right, team, olympics, british humour, loner, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, disability, workplace problem, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
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