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 atmospheric films and TV shows about / with british, society, love and romance, woman, family relations, costume, social differences, estate, murder and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, Italy and other countries.
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england movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as england: Midsomer Murders (1997), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Downton Abbey (2010), The Last Kingdom (2015), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), The Riot Club (2014), Pride and Prejudice (1995), Lewis (2006), The King's Speech (2010).

List of movies set in england

Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, murder investigation, police detective, who done it, multiple suspects, investigation, human nature, crimes, detective inspector, law enforcement, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: england, europe
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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, sincere, feel good, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, romance, happy ending, love affair, rich and poor, love triangle, love story, cousin cousin relationship, eligible bachelor, village life, countryside, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
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, emotional, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: gay, world war two, friendship, romance, religion, oxford, love and romance, fall in love, couples, society, siblings relations, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 80s ...
Place: england, oxford university, venice, london, morocco ...
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 8.7
 207K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, traditional versus modern, relatives, manners, high society, countryside, upscale, butler, family life, servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: viking, king, battles, rivalry, castle, kingdom, escapades, political unrest, heroes, kidnapping, war, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century, future, 10th century
Place: england, europe
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Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi autobiographical, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: english countryside, village life, friendship, hopes, society, social relations, small town, new job, father son relationship, employer employee relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
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 6.0
 23K
The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, disturbing, satirical, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rich, violence, debauchery, student life, university, friends, social relations, spoiled brat, society, eccentricity, stereotypes, capitalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1976, 1850s ...
Place: england, oxford university, london, california, europe
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
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: romantic, stylized, atmospheric, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: prejudice, love and romance, romance, british, aristocracy, wooing, initially antagonists, looking for love, social differences, unlikely couple, couple relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1810s, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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 8.1
 13K
Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: police detective, crime investigation, murder investigation, sergeant, murder, investigator, multiple suspects, police investigation, detective inspector, crimes, suspicion, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: british royal family, world war two, british history, stuttering, royal family, disability, unlikely friendships, historical character, king of england, politics, husband wife relationship, british monarchy ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 50s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, london, europe, buckingham palace ...
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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, dramatic, captivating, witty, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: love, romance, prejudice, happy ending, love and romance, opposites attract, aristocracy, initially antagonists, fall in love, unlikely couple, wooing, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1790s, georgian era ...
Place: england, britain, london, europe, united kingdom
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 8.6
 33K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
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: touching, captivating, serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, initially antagonists, social differences, prejudice, love and romance, society, rich and poor, pride and honor, fall in love, couple relations, young woman, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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 8.1
 15K
Vera (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, female detective, police investigation, crime investigation, police detective, who done it, british police, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, right hand man ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england
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 7.2
 88K
Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 137 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: suspense, biting, enigmatic, bleak, dark ...
Plot: murder, country estate, estate, society, butler, high society, murder investigation, servant, police investigation, murder mystery, twists and turns, master and servant ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, pre world war two, 20th century, victorian era
Place: england, london
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 8.3
 10K
Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, social differences, family relations, aristocracy, class differences, high society, small town, love and romance, social relations, family life, maid, proposal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 32K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family saga, realistic, saga, serious ...
Plot: countryside, romance, society, estate, love affair, poverty, love and romance, rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
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 8.6
 27K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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: serious, intellectual, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, talented, crimes, investigator, murderer, coworker, police investigation, intelligence, uncover truth, murder, british ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: england
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: realistic, feel good, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: who done it, countryside, riddles and clues, murder, friendship, female detective, private detective, investigation, gardener, partners against crime, murder investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
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: inspirational, intellectual, captivating, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, genius, mathematics, inventor, inventions and discoveries, prodigy, ambition, computer, invention, mathematician, gay, code breaking ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1951, 1920s ...
Place: england, poland, germany, europe, united kingdom ...
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
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, serious, family saga, touching, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, high society, society, family relations, forbidden love, love and romance, adultery, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, unfulfilled love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.1
 17K
Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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: witty, feel good, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, aristocracy, love and romance, love, female protagonist, looking for love, marriage, fall in love, friendship, love triangle, opposites attract, lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1920s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, london
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 6.9
 84K
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: sexy, romantic, dramatic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, duchess, love affair, aristocracy, infidelity, duke, adultery, marriage, royalty, high society, romance, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.8
 12K
Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, clergy, amateur detective, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, priest, social relations, friendship, church ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: whodunit, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, murder, who done it, murder investigation, riddles and clues, private investigator, multiple suspects, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, london
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, who done it, female detective, whodunit, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder investigation, twists and turns, murder, amateur detective, female protagonist, sleuth ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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The Bletchley Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Plot: crime investigation, investigation, amateur detective, world war two, riddles and clues, post war, serial killer, crimes, murder, code breaking, mystery, intelligence ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: england
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
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, romantic, psychological, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prejudice, aristocrat, family relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, love and romance, estate, secret marriage, fall in love, marriage, gossip, sibling relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, africa
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 6.2
 65K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: gothic, sexy, atmospheric, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, beefcake, supernatural, aristocracy, deal with the devil, painting, fall in love, male nudity, society, artist, destiny, physical appearance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: british royal family, palace intrigue, monarchy, princess, medieval, royalty, arranged marriage, loveless marriage, romance, dishonesty, royal family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england
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 6.6
 22K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, sexy, stylized, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, high society, culture clash, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, mother in law daughter in law relationship, romance, manipulation, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, future
Place: england, london, europe, france, britain
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