Council estate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant council estate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with council estate, working class, british, teenage boy, cell phone, family relations, crimes, flat, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in UK, Hong Kong, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as council estate: Community (2012), Shameless (2004), Tony (2009), Rock & Chips (2010), T2: Trainspotting (2017), The Fosters (1976), Birds of a Feather (1989), In Sickness and in Health (1985), Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Attack the Block (2011).

List of council estate movies

 4.3
 551
Community (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Draymen Estate has become an urban legend. Amongst the sinister stories of unsavoury locals and brutal violence, several people have apparently gone missing. Even the police won't go there. Eter two naive student filmmakers with a ...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, psychological, psychotronic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: council estate, murder, held captive, drug addict, cannibalism, transvestite, animal cruelty, slasher, brain damage, drug abuse, marijuana, council ...
Place: england
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 8.0
 15K
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: 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, life is a bitch, social misfits, grownups ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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 6.2
 3K
Tony (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, loneliness, isolation, police, crimes, deadly, psychopath, recluse, watching a video, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
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 7.1
 1K
Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: working class, society, theft, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, pregnancy, bittersweet, promotion, petty criminal, childbirth, child birth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
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T2: Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: intense, stylized, interesting, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: drug addiction, junkie, friendship, addiction, heroin, blackmail, theft, violence, extortion, revenge, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, year 1974, year 1979, 70s, 80s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, bulgaria, edinburgh scotland, london ...
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 7.5
 26
The Fosters (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The first sitcom written both for and starring black actors, The Fosters showcased the early work of Lenny Henry (riding high on a recent win in talent series New Faces) as the budding artist son of easy going family man Samuel Foster (Norman ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: family, council estate, black british, black family, family relations, british humour
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Birds of a Feather (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Birds of a Feather is a British sitcom that was broadcast on BBC One from 1989 until 1998 and on ITV from 2013. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph, it was created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who also wrote some of the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: prison, armed robbery, affair, neighbor, marriage, suburbs, husband, council estate, wife, sister, sister sister relationship, british humour ...
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In Sickness and in Health (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In Sickness and in Health is a BBC television sitcom which ran between 1985 and 1992. It was a sequel to the highly successful Til Death Us Do Part, which ran between 1966 and 1975, and Till Death..., which ran for one series of six episodes in 1981.
Style: sitcom
Plot: council estate, sexist, daughter, husband, wife, milkman, flat, pension, widower, neighbor, church, catholic ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, london
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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, partners, hopes, dishonesty, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
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: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, alien encounter, deadly creature, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, race, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 7.8
 245K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, marijuana, gangsters, organized crime, gang, crimes, tough guy, swearing, british, drug lord, ambition, gun ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: london, england
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 5.5
 1K
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, unlikely criminals, disorder, working class, obsession, losing-it hero, down on your luck, social relations, contests and competitions, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 5.5
 7K
Citadel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Citadel tells the story of widower and single father Tommy Cowley, a man inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since the day his wife was attacked. He was unable to protect her. He lives in Edenstown, the council estate from hell. Here he finds himself ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: agoraphobia, murder, child in peril, survival, killer child, danger, crimes, parents and children, haunted by the past, fear, street gang, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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In the Dark Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenage girl comes to terms with the unexplained death of the boy next door.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, dead child, teenager, supernatural, teenage life, secret place, youth, dealing with death, in the woods, suburbs, haunted by the past, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Spirit of the Raped (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 79 min.
Story: shaw production
Plot: cruelty, con artists, heist, council estate, vengeful ghost, depression, suicide, hallucination, possession, retribution, rape, karma ...
Place: hong kong
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 5.9
 671
Honeytrap (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Layla, a 15-year-old living in Brixton, London, becomes involved with a gang and must set up a boy to be killed.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, twists and turns, touching, captivating ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, shoplifting, cheating boyfriend, jealousy, teenage boy, female protagonist, dating, urban setting, mother son relationship, teen romance, female director ...
Place: london
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Murdered for Being Different (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Drama telling the true story of the murder of 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster in 2007, who was kicked to death in a park by a gang. Her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, was also severely beaten and put into a coma. The two of them were attacked because they ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, sincere
Plot: goth, goth girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, violence, investigation, hate crime, beating, threat, society, young couple, confession ...
Time: year 2007
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 6.0
 198
Sixteen (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jumah is about to turn 16 and is already in need of a fresh start. Burdened with the shameful legacy of a past as a child soldier in the Congo, he lives with his adoptive mother in west London, where he struggles to keep a lid on his history of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: immigrants, high school, witnessing a crime, youth, crimes, society, teenage life, graphic violence, child soldier, death threat, teen romance, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 8.2
 13K
Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, who done it, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, life turned upside down, murder mystery, missing person, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2010s
Place: england, london
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I Love Hong Kong (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After his business goes bust, Ng Shun (Tony Leung Ka Fei) and his family move back to his old apartment to stay with his father. He has not returned for 10 years because the apartment is too small for his family. Furthermore, the environment is ...
Plot: community, morality, mahjong, social issues, gentrification, council estate, entrepreneurship, shopping, pregnancy, nostalgia, texting, drag ...
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 5.7
 365
Gone Too Far (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for his big brother to join him on the estate in Peckham - ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, uplifting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, society, youth, family relations, social differences, teenage love, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, working class, dog, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, africa
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Urban Ghost Story (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead, something latched on to ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, poltergeist, pursuit, family relations, family problems, haunted house, danger, supernatural ability, journalism, deadly, supernatural, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 6.3
 409
Titanic Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Belfast 1972: The politically naive Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: school, politics, family relations, tragic hero, danger, state affairs, life is a bitch, hopes, political unrest, haunted by the past, social decay, doctors and patients ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
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 7.6
 28K
Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay couple, gay club, gay, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lifestyle, weekend, one night stand, sexuality, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, canada
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 7.1
 10K
Ill Manors (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ensemble film revolving around characters living in Forest Gate, London. Over the course of a few days, six inter-linking stories explore issues of drug use, prostitution and urban poverty.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, gangsters, crimes, society, drug dealer, police raid, drug addict, rivalry, danger, low lives, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 7.2
 84K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, gang, violence, loneliness, investigation, widower, crimes, vengeance, loss of friend, incompetent police, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
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Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, homosexuality, teenage love, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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 5.9
 354
Borrowed Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of two totally contrasting figures who come together in the most hostile of circumstances, only to form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles. It is a bittersweet comedy about growing up and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, hopes, crimes, juvenile delinquency, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, bittersweet, redemption, gang, criminal, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, crimes, religions or cults, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 2.8
 359
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, follow your dream, athlete's life, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, society, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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