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, light, not serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with british humour, satire, disorder, friendship, escapades, family relations, british, farce, friends and workplace plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in UK, France, Ireland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british humour: Mum (2016), Mr. Bean (1990), Detectorists (2014), Agatha Raisin (2014), Death in Paradise (2011), Whites (2010), The Thick of It (2005), Shameless (2004), Bluestone 42 (2013), Last of the Summer Wine (1973).

List of british humour movies

 8.2
 3K
Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother, death of husband, brother sister relationship, family, eccentric family, mother son relationship, love and romance, new life, female protagonist, feminist, widow, bereavement ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.6
 120K
Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: weirdo, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, eccentricity, farce, stupidity, comedy of errors, ruse, lonely, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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 8.6
 15K
Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: treasure hunt, english countryside, archaeologist, friendship, obsessive quest, buddies, odd couple, partners, escapades, fortune, treasure, golddigger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, entertaining ...
Plot: female detective, amateur detective, sleuth, murder mystery, mystery, crimes, murder, private investigation, murder investigation, amateur sleuth, suburbs, investigation ...
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, captivating, stylized, semi serious, light ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, lifestyle change, investigation, island, crimes, suspicion, new job, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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 7.5
 2K
Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, light, captivating ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, lifestyle, society, rivalry, friendship, bbc, food, waiter, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, cynical, political, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, political satire, state affairs, satire, workplace, politician, government official, workplace situations, society, political intrigue, british government, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, london, england
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 8.0
 17K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: emotional, humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, working class, alcoholic father, gay teenager, single father, parents and children, siblings relations, scam, gay, everyday life, grownups ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, europe
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Stewart Lee: 41st Best Stand-Up Ever! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "In 2007, Stewart Lee was voted the 41st best stand-up of all time in an official Channel 4 poll, apparently better than Lenny Bruce but not as good as Jim Davidson. But what real difference does this accolade make? His TV pilot has been ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, live comedy
Plot: stand up comedian, satire, comedian, social relations, dark humor, live performance, family relations, stand up special, performer's life, lifestyle, stereotypes, social satire ...
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 7.9
 2K
Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: military, bomb, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, soldier, sergeant, military base, verbal byplay, british army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, retirement, social relations, british, pub, library, working class, veteran ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, united kingdom
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Roald & Beatrix, the tail of the curious mouse, a heart-warming Christmas film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. A magical story of what really can happen when you are brave enough to ...
Style: sentimental, fairy tale, touching, sweet
Audience: kids
Plot: bully, intergenerational friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, cultural icon, parents and children, imagination, mentor, mischievous children, family relations, hopes, childhood ...
Time: 1920s
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, family business, friendship, customer, storekeeper, salesman, workplace humor, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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 7.6
 3K
Upstart Crow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the life and times of William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London, whilst also trying to balance life as a husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Style: sitcom, light, entertaining, humorous, satirical
Plot: british history, satire, shakespeare, husband wife relationship, family relations, writers, poet, renaissance, historical event, playwright, toilet humor, british humour ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england
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 8.4
 35K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, stylized, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, slacker, cat, space and aliens, adventurer, friendship, captain, escapades, androids and robots, isolation, parallel universe, alien planet ...
Time: future, distant future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s ...
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: absurdism, surrealism, obsessive quest, absurd humor, best friend, fictional band, improv, eccentricity, magical, satire, army, bbc ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, witty, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, parallel world, farce, village life, fictional city, breaking the fourth wall, parallel universe, end of the world, husband wife relationship, home invasion, alternate dimension ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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: parody, not serious, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Plot: cruise ship, sea, cruise, escapades, romance, goofy hero, sea voyage, vacation, drunk, boss and employee, workplace situations, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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 6.8
 736
Witless (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Leanne and Rhona are two ordinary flatmates whose lives are thrown into disarray after witnessing a gangland shooting. They find themselves whisked into witness protection, given new identities and left to fend for themselves in a grubby flat ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Plot: witness, hitman, murder, adventure, lifestyle, new life, crimes, witness protection, danger, british humour, flat, shooting
Time: 2010s
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Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, goofy hero, lifestyle, disorder, stupidity, satire, journalist, media, siblings relations, journal, radio dj, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.4
 13K
Bad Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young teacher Alfie Wickers is "the worst teacher ever to grace the British education system" – at Abbey Grove School, in Watford Hertfordshire.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, classmate, workplace, workplace situations, youth, social relations, undisciplined, young at heart, goodhearted, school, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.2
 10K
Cuckoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas. Ken is the over-protective father of a girl who's impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: slacker, family relations, hippie, family disapproval, culture clash, couple relations, disorder, misfit, newlyweds, parents and children, couples, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.9
 4K
Spy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, light, captivating ...
Plot: spy, secret agents, goofy hero, boss, double life, career change, family relations, government agency, disorder, fellow agent, recruit, hapless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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Toast of London (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Toast of London is a British comedy series following Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.
Style: sitcom, surreal, light, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: actor, agent, celebrity, unrequited love, rivalry, talent agent, ambition, prostitute, bachelor, satire, performer, sex scene ...
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Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible is a British comedy-horror anthology series created by Graham Duff, who co-wrote the series with Steve Coogan. BBC Two broadcast the series in 2001. It spoofs the British horror films of Amicus Productions, ...
Style: parody, not serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, satire, castle, halloween, disorder, heroes, giant crab, lesbian vampire, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 7.8
 3K
Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Coogan plays Tommy Saxondale: an ex-roadie with anger management issues and a pest-control business. Tommy is a little arrogant, a little egotistical and feels the world owes him more respect than it typically shows him. He has an assistant ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, midlife crisis, middle class, workplace, self involved, unsuccessful, dull life, workplace situations, ex husband ex wife relationship, satire, anti conformity, married couple ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 4K
Danger Mouse (1981)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Taiwan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Danger Mouse, the world's greatest secret agent, and his side-kick Penfold work to foil the evil schemes of Baron Greenback.
Style: parody, exciting, witty, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: secret agents, espionage, adventure, goofy hero, rivalry, escapades, family, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, dangerous mission, evil scientist, spy ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: An Earth Man and his alien friend escape an exploding Earth, and set forth on an odd adventure across the universe with a known fugitive. Based on the book by Douglas Adams, the dialog follows the book closely. This was originally a 6-part series ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, ufo, time travel, satire, mysterious planet, space travel, fantasy world, spacecraft, alien encounter, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england
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 7.1
 386
Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, against the odds, idealism, friendship, injustice, hopes, battle of the sexes, society, feminism, gender, small town, sex ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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 8.0
 20K
Lovesick (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, sexually transmitted disease, buddies, down on your luck, friends in love, disorder, farce, humour, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, satire, sex, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, glasgow scotland
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