United kingdom movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant united kingdom movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, stylized and suspense films and TV shows about / with united kingdom, murder, death, british, crimes, storytelling, dialogue, danger, mentor and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as united kingdom: From Hell (2001), The Foreigner (2017), Kill Your Friends (2015), Man Up (2015), Braveheart (1995), This Beautiful Fantastic (2016), Being Human (2008), Luther (2010), Father Brown (2013), Scott & Bailey (2011).
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
100 min.
 8.6
Luther (2010)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.5
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A Very English Scandal (2018)
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
UK
180 min.
 7.9
Zombies Have Fallen (2017)
Action, Thriller
UK
75 min.
 2.2

List of united kingdom movies

 6.8
 136K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: who done it, serial killer, crimes, surgery, princess, police investigation, urban, woman in danger, prostitute, a vision, life is a bitch, police detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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 7.0
 75K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, revenge, bomb, justice, one against many, death of daughter, obsession, tough guy, irish republican army, investigation, dark past, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, big ben london, scotland yard, northern ireland, usa ...
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Kill Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.
Style: dark humor
Plot: murder, killer, magazine, united kingdom, music, sex tape, girl group, sex scene, threesome, stripper, blackmail, cocaine ...
Time: 1990s, year 1981, year 1996, year 1983
Place: austin texas
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 6.8
 43K
Man Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling across London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, blind date, party, wedding anniversary, bowling, romance, love, looking for love, singleness, united kingdom, one night, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 8.4
 858K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: rough, epic, exciting, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, tragic hero, courage, battles, heroes, war, leadership, vengeance, master warrior, warrior, idealism, legend ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
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This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.
Plot: friendship, library, funeral, young woman, orphan, widower, garden, flowers, adult child friendship, united kingdom, fired from the job, house ...
Place: england
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 7.8
 22K
Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, ghost, roommate, friendship, supernatural ability, house, social misfits, hospital, misfit, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
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 8.5
 93K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, against the rules, tough law enforcer, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, talented, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.7
 5K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, intellectual
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, church, riddles and clues, crimes, danger, law enforcement, village life, police investigation, priest ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: policewoman, police detective, partners against crime, police, crime, police investigation, female detective, united kingdom, crimes, law enforcement, friends, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, europe
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 7.2
 255
Father Brown (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Father Brown was a Catholic priest who doubled as an amateur detective in order to solve mysteries.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, priest, crimes, crime, clergy, united kingdom, mystery, criminal heroes, good versus evil, riddles and clues, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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 8.2
 2K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: stoners, sitcom, buddies, drug dealing, crime, crimes, petty criminal, slacker, drug dealer, flat, drugs/alcohol, united kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester
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 8.2
 59K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, forensics, police detective, female detective, police investigation, psychological thriller, law enforcement, crimes, evidence, coworker, therapy, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, crimes, danger, suicide, private investigator, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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 8.0
 7K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, clever, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, priest, investigation, village life, partners against crime, police detective, partners, haunted by the past, murder, village, murder investigation, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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 6.1
 2K
Jubilee (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: punk, murder, time travel, queen elizabeth i, music, future dystopia, united kingdom, imaginary, society, terrorism, siblings relations, royal family ...
Time: future, 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Zombies Have Fallen (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman (Tansy Parkinson) who possesses the supernatural powers and visions of an upcoming apocalypse is aided by a retired bounty hunter who must protect her from those who wish to use her abilities for evil.
Style: suspense
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, zombie, female killer, united kingdom
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, spy, secret organization, secret agent, undercover, espionage, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, secret service, betrayal, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, middle east, mcdonald's restaurant, argentina, tower bridge london ...
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 6.8
 343K
Spectre (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
Style: suspense, exciting, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, secret service, espionage, british secret service, secret agent, james bond, 007, heroic mission, assassin, car chase, secret mission, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: north africa, big ben london, rome italy, austria, london ...
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 7.1
 9K
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, hip hop, urban ghetto, crimes, crime, united kingdom, society, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, low lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 7.4
 5K
Birdsong (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, young lovers, romance, united kingdom, cheating, infidelity, trench warfare, love and romance, military, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Interview with a Hitman (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, criminal heroes, mafia, united kingdom, crimes, danger, deadly, assassination, faked death, who to trust, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, romania, bucharest
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Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, culture clash, parents and children, romance, united kingdom, gender, love and romance, society, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, london, europe, toronto ontario canada, england ...
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William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
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, touching, realistic
Plot: royal family, couple relations, fall in love, british, royal court, young love, british royal family, young couple, love, united kingdom, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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William & Kate (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: William & Kate is the first of two unrelated American television films about the relationship between Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton (now The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), directed by Mark Rosman and written by ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: royal family, couple relations, social differences, british, united kingdom, young couple, love, royal court, young love, fall in love, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, africa
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 7.1
 9K
Priest (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexual abuse, conservative, gay, secret, girl, faith, abuse, catholic priest, church, incest, celibacy, hypocrisy ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, iraq, liverpool
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The Man Who Cried (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: jewish, dancing, gypsy, singer, village, soldier, adoption, anti semitism, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, united kingdom ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, russia, france, europe, usa ...
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 6.7
 74K
Scoop (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, journalist, journalism, magic, drowning, murder, aristocracy, swimming pool, mystery, afterlife, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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 7.9
 434K
Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, based on true events, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, survival, evacuation, british army, soldier, german, wartime, rescue, rescue mission, surrounded, german army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, england, battleship ...
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, evil alien, time travel, changing the past or future, military, warrior, alien, battles, alien invasion, danger, army, partners ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, england, europe, big ben london, paris france ...
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