Movies and TV shows set in britain

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in britain ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, disturbing, realistic, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with love, society, british, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, murder, family relations, friendship and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
britain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as britain: The King's Speech (2010), The Favourite (2018), Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022), Persuasion (2007), Hampstead (2017), The Remains of the Day (1993), Beast (2017), Pride & Prejudice (2005), V for Vendetta (2005), Doomsday (2008).

List of movies set in britain

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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The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Style: factual, emotional, art house, funny, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, rivalry, british history, queen, power struggle, aristocracy, female rivalry, intrigue, violence, bossy woman, rise and fall ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era
Place: britain, england
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, captivating, witty, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, partners, eccentricity, female detective, adventure, mystery, female police detective, unconventional method, murder mystery, crime investigation, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: britain
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Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The residents of Downton Abbey go on a new adventure that takes them to a Spanish villa.
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, family saga, silent film
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, king, abbey, aristocrat, royalty, inheritance, queen, domestic servant, staff, british royal family, countess, class system ...
Place: britain, england, london, french riviera
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Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, stylized, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, fall in love, love, romance, love and romance, rich and poor, couple relations, relationships, family, society, love story, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: england, britain
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Hampstead (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Walters is an American widow living a peaceful, uneventful existence in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets a local recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 years, Donald has lived—wildly yet peacefully—in a ramshackle hut near ...
Style: light, sentimental, sincere, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: senior citizen, widow, court case, friendship, wilderness, court, eviction, irishman, romance, snob, aging, love ...
Place: britain, london
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The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: aristocracy, butler, master and servant, nazi, love, housekeeper, melancholy, nazism, class differences, master servant relationship, anti semitism, estate ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, britain, germany, europe
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Beast (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: island, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, hunting, suspicion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dark past, isolated community, beach, sea, nightmare, loner ...
Time: 20th century
Place: britain
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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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V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, philosophical, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, revolution, revenge, fighting the system, freedom, vengeance, society, superhero, rebellion, vigilantism, mysterious character, masked vigilante ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: london, england, britain, big ben london, europe
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Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, future dystopia, society, cannibalism, survival, rescue, chaos, quarantine, antidote, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2030s, 80s ...
Place: england, britain, london, scotland, europe ...
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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, patriarchy, fall in love, train, love, arranged marriage, forbidden love, love story, opposites attract, family relations, tradition ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: india, switzerland, britain, punjab, england ...
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The Level (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police detective finds herself at the centre of the most dangerous case of her life when she is seconded on to the investigation into the murder of a drugs trafficker. What nobody around her knows is that she is the missing witness that the police ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: female police detective, murder investigation, forensics, investigation, drug dealer, secret, female detective, criminal, police, policewoman, uncover truth, unsolved crime ...
Place: britain
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The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage boy lives with his single mum in a flat in South London. Into the flat below moves an anti-social, former Rock God who faked his death 8 years ago. The teenage boy works out who the mysterious neighbour is and blackmails him into teaching ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neighbor, musician, teenage life, family relations, youth, ambition, rock, teaching the ways of the world, desire for fame, shyness, loner, rock and roll ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, atmospheric, cerebral, bleak ...
Plot: distopia, rape, insanity, gang, violent, drugs, surrealism, violence, brutality, nihilism, psychopath, violence spree ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1995, 90s, 70s ...
Place: london, britain, europe, united kingdom, england
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You Don't Know Me (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Accused of murder, Hero shouldn't stand a chance in court. He swears he's innocent. But in the end, all that matters is this: do you believe him?
Style: talky, psychological, touching
Plot: murder, accused of murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, murder trial, evidence, courtroom, jury, court, murder suspect, hotshot lawyer, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: britain, united kingdom
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, police, investigation, law enforcement, true crime, father son relationship, double murder, unsolved crime, who done it, murderer ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: wales, britain, united kingdom
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303 Squadron (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the fall of the September Campaign of 1939, two Polish pilots are forced to fight for their nation in foreign battlefronts.
Style: exciting, sincere
Plot: aerial combat, world war two, air force, aviation, fighter pilot, war, wartime life, battles, rescue, military, politics, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, britain, europe
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Turkish Ice Cream (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1915, two Turks in Australia make a living by selling ice cream. When they hear war has broken out, they decide to go to Çanakkale. Authorities don't let them leave the island, so the two decide to put up a fight in Australia.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war one, soldier, ice cream, military, military life, war, showdown, wartime, battles, power struggle, boycott, train ...
Place: australia, britain, ottoman empire
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Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Spinning off from the popular Professor Layton puzzle games, this movie brings Layton and his trusty assistant Luke to the big screen to allow fans to enjoy more of the same. At the beginning of the film Layton receives a letter from the famed opera ...
Style: serious, psychological, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: androids and robots, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural ability, vengeance, reincarnation, contests and competitions, fall in love, captivity, riddles and clues, heroic mission, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, britain
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William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of William of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton. Shown in the same life of William of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton met at the University of Saint Andrews, besides the romance that they maintained, the break of it ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, disturbing
Plot: royal family, love, love and romance, private vs public, young couple, fall in love, couple relations, social differences, couples, paparazzi, heir to the throne, girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain, united kingdom, europe
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The Last Witness (2018)
Genre: History, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ambitious young journalist uncovers the horrific slaughter of 22,000 Polish officers during World War II, a secret kept hidden for far too many years.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: journalist, refugee, hidden truth, murder, investigation, secrets, world war two, mysticism, british government, josef stalin, love, loss of job ...
Time: year 1947, post world war two
Place: britain, poland
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I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.
Style: disturbing, compassionate, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, working class, carpenter, bureaucracy, single mother, homeless, friendship, immigrants, self discovery, heart attack, social services, prostitution ...
Time: 2010s
Place: britain, england, united kingdom, northern england
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The Trial of Christine Keeler (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 352 min.
TV show
Story: The minister, his mistress, and her lover the spy. The story of the woman at the centre of one of the 20th century's biggest scandals – which changed Britain forever.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, political
Plot: extramarital affair, british prime minister, sex scandal, political corruption, government, scandal, political scandal, sexual relations, female protagonist, political unrest, british history, post war ...
Time: 60s
Place: britain
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Make Up (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After Ruth moves in with her boyfriend in a remote holiday park, tensions rise as she makes an unsettling discovery that lures her into a spiral of obsession.
Style: suspense, sexy, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenager, first love, jealousy, dreaming, coming of age, love, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain, cornwall
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, schizophrenic, little boy, haunted by the past, father son relationship, hallucination, death of father, flash forward, ufo, alien invasion, alien technology ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, new york, london
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Trouser Bar (2016)
Genre: Short, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
Story: According to producer David McGillivray, "John Gielgud was obsessed with trousers, loved corduroy and leather. And so he wrote a film set in a menswear shop." Screenplay was originally penned for the late filmmaker Peter de Rome.
Style: disturbing, melancholic, bleak, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: gay interest, fetish, gay, voyeurism, gay sex, gay erotica, fetishism, obsession, secretly observing, caught having sex, voyeur, exhibitionist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain
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Bill Burr: Paper Tiger (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Comedian Bill Burr talks male feminists, outrage culture, robot sex, and cultural appropriation in this standup comedy special shot in London.
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: stand up special, robot, stand up comedian, social problems, humour, culture clash, sexism, feminism, live performance, lifestyle, performance, topical humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, britain, usa
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10x10 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, kidnapped, abduction, locked in a room, captive, captivity, crimes, missing child, held captive, vengeance, murder, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
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Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: melancholic, surreal, lyrical, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: music band, suicide, music, mental illness, identity, eccentricity, musician, creativity, loneliness, character study, deadpan, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, britain, austin texas
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