Movies and TV shows set in manchester england

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in manchester england ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with british, rivalry, police, police officer, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, crimes, husband wife relationship and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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manchester england movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as manchester england: Corruption II (2016), Habit (2017), The Whisperers (1967), Prey (2014), Cutting It (2002), West Is West (2010), Trautmann (2018), Nico, 1988 (2017), Early Man (2018), Always and Everyone (1999).

List of movies set in manchester england

Corruption II (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Gritty independent action/thriller set in Manchester, UK starring Michael L. Knight.
Style: dark
Plot: life, risk, knight, gangster, revenge, death, criminal, filmmaking, canon, city, intelligence, united kingdom ...
Time: year 2016
Place: manchester, manchester england
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 5.2
 860
Habit (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Manchester, the present. Michael divides his time between the job center and the pub. A chance meeting with Lee, an introduction to her Uncle Ian and a heavy night on the lash lead to a job working the door at a Northern Quarter massage parlor. ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough, british horror
Plot: massage parlor, childhood trauma, violent death, witness, childhood flashback, brothel, violence against women, murder, secret, chance meeting, violence, crime boss ...
Place: manchester, manchester england
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The Whisperers (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Whisperers tells the story of an impoverished old woman living alone in a seedy apartment who enjoys a rich fantasy life as an heiress. When she discovers stolen money hidden by her son, she believes her fantasy has come true.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: elderly, radio, old lady, dishonesty, golden years, society, crimes, mental illness, poverty, stolen money, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester, northern england
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 7.3
 3K
Prey (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: chase, murder, false accusation, crimes, life turned upside down, investigation, uncover truth, race against time, wanted, protagonist as suspect, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester england, manchester
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 7.2
 393
Cutting It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Allie Henshall and Gavin Ferraday are partners in love and business. They own Henshall Ferraday hair salon, where Allie's sisters Darcey and Sydney work alongside them. As Allie and Gavin consider taking over a vacant property across the road, ...
Plot: business, salon, hairdresser, rivalry, united kingdom, passion, family business, family relations
Time: 2000s
Place: northern england, england, manchester england, europe, manchester
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 6.4
 3K
West Is West (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Comedy sequel to "East is East". Manchester, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family continues to struggle for survival. Sajid, the youngest Khan, the runt of the litter, is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, youth, love and romance, looking for love, siblings relations, teenage life, family problems, family tradition, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: england, pakistan, europe, middle east, manchester england ...
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 7.2
 3K
Trautmann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TRAUTMANN tells the story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by ...
Style: realistic, inspirational, sincere, intense, motivational ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, football, world war two, soccer match, father daughter relationship, love and romance, sport, human spirit, courage, rivalry, ambition, college ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: manchester, manchester england
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 6.7
 1K
Nico, 1988 (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie, factual, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: female singer, self destruction, singing, music, musician's life, mother son relationship, tour, vomiting, drug withdrawal, beach, blood, eating ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1986, year 1988
Place: prague czechoslovakia, rome italy, berlin germany, manchester england, prague ...
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 6.1
 19K
Early Man (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.
Style: claymation, light, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: caveman, soccer match, dinosaur, family, couples, gadget, friendship, cavemen, family relations, family life, silly humor, friends ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
Place: manchester england, manchester
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Always and Everyone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Always and Everyone was a British television drama that ran from 1999 to 2002. It dramatised the hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the Accident and Emergency department of the large, busy city hospital, St. Victor's. The ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, nurse, accident, surgery, emergency, doctor, patient
Place: manchester, manchester england
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Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, forensics, social worker, drug dealing, murder, infidelity, strong female presence, criminal psychologist, psychologist, police chief, police detective, superior ...
Place: europe, england, manchester england, manchester
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 6.8
 1K
Jitters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying "jitters" of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a Summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: gay teenager, gay, crush, first love, friendship between boys, bisexuality, friendship, teenage life, couples, rivalry, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, manchester, manchester england
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 8.0
 4K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping these streets clean is a Herculean task, enough to demoralize even the keenest rookie – but there’s a reason why this hotchpotch of committed cops are on this force, on this side of town. Drug labs, arsonists, neo-Nazis and notorious ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police station, policewoman, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, serial killer, police, british humour, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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 8.0
 72K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, dog, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, manchester england, washington state ...
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, rivalry, life is a bitch, mystery, violence spree, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, death of child ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england, manchester
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Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: sexual, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay teenager, lgbt, looking for sex, friendship, love affair, gender bending, urban, boss ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england, manchester england
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 5.6
 2K
Weekender (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: rave, drug dealing, gangsters, ambition, dream come true, buddies, partners, friendship, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
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 7.8
 3K
Cucumber (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Original drama series from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life, beginning with the most disastrous date night in history.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious
Plot: gay, couple relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, life turned upside down, homosexuality, gay relationship, fear of commitment, suicide, middle aged, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, manchester england
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Superman vs. The Elite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense, serious ...
Plot: superhuman, superhero, superhero team, heroes, anti hero, anti heroes, escapades, danger, superhuman powers, moral dilemma, rivalry, imaginary ...
Place: england, manchester, manchester england, egypt
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 8.3
 28K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, stylized, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, time travel, disorder, culture clash, fighting crime, rivalry, mystery, police station, crimes, police, hallucination ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: northern england, england, europe, manchester, manchester england
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 6.9
 17K
Steamboy (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: steampunk, adventure, inventor, deadly weapon, technology gone awry, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, inventions and discoveries, danger, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, london, manchester, manchester england, japan ...
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The Parole Officer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, parole officer, warden, heist, police corruption, crimes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, corrupt police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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 7.6
 35K
Hair (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: "Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, counterculture, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti war, fall in love, friendship, commune, army, skinny dipping, misfit, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: oklahoma, new york, manchester, manchester england, nevada ...
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 7.7
 61K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, music, punk, musician, epilepsy, music band, depression, performance, suicide, fame, tragic event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england, manchester
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 7.1
 211K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, espionage, government agency, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, explosion, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, turkey, saudi arabia ...
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, post apocalypse, fear, rage, infected, research, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
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 7.7
 672
Occupation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Three ex-servicemen return to Basra, each for a different reason.
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, touching, sincere ...
Plot: iraq war, military, military life, selflessness, danger, society, life is a bitch, soldier, war veteran, culture clash, sergeant, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: middle east, iraq, dubai, manchester england, manchester
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 560
The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: prostitute, family relations, maid, hotel, world war one, siblings relations, infidelity, couple relations, vengeance, love and romance, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 752
Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: athlete's life, rising to stardom, ambition, celebrity culture, sport team, sport, rivalry, life is a bitch, professional sports, football player, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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 8.4
 5K
Cracker (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: The wise-cracking Fitz is a brilliant but flawed criminal psychologist with a remarkable insight into the criminal mind.
Style: clever, witty, rough, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: criminal psychologist, crime, police detective, psychologist, policewoman, police investigation, profiler, law enforcement, police chief, crimes, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, manchester england
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