Cockney movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cockney movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, interesting, witty and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with cockney, british, dialogue, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, culture clash, murder, greed and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
cockney movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cockney: Legend (2015), Harry Enfield and Chums (1994), Mona Lisa (1986), Fawlty Towers (1975), Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Oliver Twist (1982), Minder (1979), Going Straight (1978), To Sir, with Love (1967), Silver Dream Racer (1980).

List of cockney movies

Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, based on true events, brutal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, crimes, crime, gang, twins, violence, stylish, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mafia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 2000 ...
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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Harry Enfield and Chums (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies
Style: alternative comedy, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: youth, best friends, friends, drugs/alcohol, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, social differences, satire, society, buddies, cockney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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Mona Lisa (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, pimp, chauffeur, crimes, crime, friendship, redemption, opposites attract, couples, social differences, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, london, england, brighton, britain
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Fawlty Towers (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: waiter, chef, hotel, tourist, couples, farce, married couple, family business, workplace situations, disorder, owner, hapless ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, partners, hopes, dishonesty, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Oliver Twist (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
Plot: orphan, pickpocket, mourning, murderer, little boy, jail, children, gun shot, battered woman, locket, boy, murder ...
Time: victorian era, 1830s, 80s, victorian
Place: london, england
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Minder (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Minder is a British comedy-drama series about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV. The show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: urban, con men, pub, car salesman, money, bodyguard, businessman, boxer, police, cigar smoking, fight, ex athlete ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
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Going Straight (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Going Straight is a BBC sitcom which was a direct spin-off from Porridge, starring Ronnie Barker as Norman Stanley Fletcher, newly released from the fictional Slade Prison where the earlier series had been set. It sees Fletcher trying to become an ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: ex convict, family, teenage son, daughter, truck driver, parent grown child relationship, working class, british humour, father daughter relationship, blonde woman, single parent, 26 year old ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
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To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, dedicated educator, high school, school, youth, teacher student relationship, high school teacher, interracial relations, idealism, high school life, teachers and students, win over ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: David Essex stars as Nick Freeman, a motorcycle racer who, following the death of his brother, inherits a revolutionary prototype motorcycle, and is determined to race it at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Style: realistic, semi serious, twist ending
Plot: love triangle, friends, family relations, parents and children, discrimination, romance, sport, hopes, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: 70s
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Pygmalion (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play.
Plot: taxi, cockney, colonel, kimono, professor
Time: year 1912
Place: london
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The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspense, absurd, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dictator, culture clash, satire, un, megalomaniac, farce, society, nuclear, fish out of water, death, secret agenda, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1973 ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
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Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers team up with the residents of an old people's home to try to survive a zombie outbreak.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, rescue, survival, retirement home, danger, golden years, deadly, elderly, supernatural, chaos, infected ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Winning London (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Chloe and Riley Lawrence are invited to London to participate in the international Model U.N. competition, they enjoy seeing the sights and head over heals romance with cute british boys of course.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: twins, fall in love, teenage life, family life, fish out of water, family relations, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, competition, travel, un ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, california
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Too Late the Hero (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, world war two, adventure, anti war, british army, war, survival, destiny, danger, rivalry, soldier, rescue ...
Time: year 1942, 70s
Place: the philippines, england, japan, tokyo
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, dark humor, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, insanity, shaving, vengeance, social injustice, violence, goth, haunted by the past, barbershop, widow, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, adventure, partners, friends, vengeance, odd couple, chases and races, crimes, revenge, cowboy, amateur detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, europe ...
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Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath in north-west London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, romance, thirtysomething life, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for love, singleness, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, the main character Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hypnosis, family relations, orphan, reincarnation, love triangle, romance, foreknowledge, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1810s, 2030s, 80s
Place: london, new york, manhattan new york city, brighton, california
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, street kid, child abuse, orphanage, group of criminals, the underworld, thief, theft, child in peril, dog, kids in trouble, pickpocket ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
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Operation Snafu (1961)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a lucrative racket in conning both his colleagues and the RAF. By means of ...
Plot: cockney, british military, ends with freeze frame, british army, military enlistment, buddy, world war two, train, con artists, raf, stock footage, wager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
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Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, twists & turns, perfect crime, con artists, thief, con men, master thief, rivalry, robbery, crimes, crime, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new orleans ...
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, small town, snow, gambler, brothel, mining town, brothel madam, americana, unfulfilled love, old west, folk, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1900s, 1890s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver ...
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The Limey (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: non-linear, stylized, atmospheric, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, neo noir, gangsters, murder, hitman, suitcase, drugs, motel room, daughter, warehouse, ex convict, stakeout ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, london, pacific ocean
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Johnny Was (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison...
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: gangsters, danger, dishonesty, crimes, drug abuse, haunted by the past, drug dealing, criminal heroes, starting over, rivalry, reggae, irish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, belfast
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, adventure, investigation, good versus evil, talking animals, private detective, queen, assistant, uncover truth, danger, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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Gambit (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry Dean has a perfect plan to steal a priceless bust. The core of which is Nicole a look alike for his marks late wife. Will the gambit go as planned?
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Plot: forgery, heist, crime, crimes, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, art theft, cat burglar, dishonesty, perfect crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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Captives (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, prison, infidelity, dentist, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, unfulfillment, opposites attract, drug dealing, couples, prison life ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, spain, california, new jersey
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Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, homosexuality, teenage love, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boxing, idealism, juvenile delinquency, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, strong violent content, sexual content, deadend life, profanity, society, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: england, europe, wales, cornwall, new jersey
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