Movies and TV shows set in england

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in england ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, clever, stylized and touching films and TV shows about / with society, british, period piece, love and romance, social differences, family relations, power relations, couple relations, mentor and couples plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as england: Midsomer Murders (1997), Downton Abbey (2010), The King's Speech (2010), Pride and Prejudice (1995), North & South (2004), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Poldark (2015), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004), Jane Eyre (2006), Father Brown (2013).

List of movies set in england

Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, murder, human nature, police chief, village, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 8.7
 145K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, countryside, family life, manners, high society, inheritance, social differences, love and romance, butler, servant ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, stuttering, friendship, historical character, queen, british history, aristocracy, king, british royal family, period piece, disability, treatment ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, germany ...
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: stylized, witty, romantic, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, prejudice, opposites attract, looking for love, couple relations, social differences, wooing, unlikely couple, aristocracy, rich and poor, pride and honor ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 8.7
 28K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, love and romance, love affair, pride and honor, prejudice, initially antagonists, fall in love, rich and poor, unlikely couple, young woman, society ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1850s
Place: england
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, witty, captivating, classic literature, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, social differences, couple relations, prejudice, unlikely couple, aristocracy, romance, society, rich and poor, pride and honor, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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 8.3
 22K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, family saga, serious
Plot: estate, love and romance, rich and poor, countryside, family relations, master and servant, social differences, love affair, society, arranged marriage, couple relations, mining ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: england, cornwall, mine
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: clever, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: riddles and clues, murder mystery, amateur detective, who done it, uncover truth, murder investigation, murder, whodunit, female detective, crimes, law enforcement, village ...
Time: 1950s
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 18K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, rich and poor, love affair, fall in love, social differences, looking for love, estate, dark hero, love and romance, romance, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 7.7
 6K
Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: serious, intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, priest, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, riddles and clues, murder, danger, crimes, church, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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 8.3
 8K
Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, clever, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, small town life, social differences, high society, small town, love and romance, family relations, eligible bachelor, class differences, love triangle, social relations, family life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
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Inspector Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: sergeant, police investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, multiple suspects, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, crime investigation, murder investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: battles, king, kingdom, danger, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, heroes, castle, political unrest, viking, kidnapping ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: intellectual, inspirational, factual, captivating, serious ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, prodigy, social misfits, genius, ambition, mathematician, code breaking, homosexuality, code, homosexual, espionage, sexism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1939, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, poland
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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, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, murder mystery, crime, uncover truth, whodunit, riddles and clues, crimes, multiple suspects, danger, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 64K
The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: queen, intrigue, historical character, royal family, king, royal court, betrayal, love triangle, throne, couple relations, womanizer, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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 8.6
 15K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, talented, crime, british, investigator, intelligence, police, uncover truth, police protagonist, who done it ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: feel good, clever, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, amateur detective, who done it, murder, gardener, female detective, fighting crime, murder investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 7.2
 75K
Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: stylized, captivating, enigmatic, bleak, biting ...
Plot: murder, estate, butler, high society, master and servant, social differences, servant, police investigation, who done it, country estate, society, jealousy ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: england, london
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, prejudice, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, aristocrat, gossip, secret marriage, marriage, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
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Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, family business, father son relationship, love and romance, village, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, clever, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: catholicism, friendship, oxford, artist, nobility, university, society, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations, love triangle ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
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 7.3
 76K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, captivating, gothic, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love, master and servant, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, power of love, family secret, estate, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 6.5
 61K
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, gothic, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, teacher, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.1
 14K
Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, colourful, captivating, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, looking for love, aristocracy, opposites attract, matchmaking, fall in love, couples, friendship, romance, love, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
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 7.7
 10K
The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high society, love affair, workplace situations, fashion, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace, power relations, loss of family member, traditional versus modern, employer employee relationship, employee employee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, rivalry, mafia, society, rise to the top, family relations, crime, fighting crime, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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 6.9
 73K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, dramatic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, aristocracy, high society, marriage, adultery, mistress, marital infidelity, duchess, marital rape, destiny ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious
Plot: love and romance, high society, couple relations, parents and children, society, love affair, family relations, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 20s, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe
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 6.0
 20K
The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, satirical, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: university, spoiled brat, student life, friends, social relations, society, debauchery, social differences, alcohol, eccentricity, stereotypes, initiation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 1850s, 1700s ...
Place: england, oxford university, europe, campus, london ...
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