British horror movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british horror movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, british horror, serious, scary, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with danger, deadly, blood, murder, supernatural, death, violence, gory, gore and chase plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in UK, USA, Ireland and other countries.
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british horror movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as british horror: Siren (2010), Don't Knock Twice (2016), Mindhunters (2004), Don't Look Now (1973), Habit (2017), Redcon-1 (2018), The Plague of the Zombies (1966), Asylum (1972), Alien (1979), The Hallow (2015).

List of british horror movies

 3.5
 2K
Siren (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends escaping the city for a weekend away have a simple plan, to tour the coast for a relaxing weekend. Things hit a snag when one of the friends spots a seductive, sultry young woman waving for help off the shore of one of many ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, island, isolation, cruise, beach, deathtrap, rescue, buddies, confined, seduction, murder, siren ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Don't Knock Twice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.
Style: scary, bleak, enigmatic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: evil spirit, prank, urban legend, custody, fear, witch, mother daughter relationship, deception, sculptor, jump scare, curse, murder ...
Place: london
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 6.4
 57K
Mindhunters (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, UK, Finland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, trap, mind game, isolation, island, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, murder, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 7.2
 49K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, haunted by the past, drowning, family relations, architecture, mystery, loss of child, crimes, serial killer, psychic, premonition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
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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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 4.2
 3K
Redcon-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A squad of eight Special Forces soldiers are assigned a suicide mission to rescue a scientist from a city ruled by the undead.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, zombie, fictional war, zombie apocalypse, blood, city, martial arts, rescue mission, military, virus, scientist, zombie survival ...
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The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sir James Forbes arrives in a remote Cornish village to identify a mysterious plague afflicting the population. Local squire Charles, a disciple of Haitian witchcraft, is using the voodoo magic to resurrect the dead to work in his decrepit and ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: zombie, countryside, village, hypnosis, investigation, witchcraft, plague, escapades, slasher, mad scientist, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: haiti, caribbean, england, europe, cornwall
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 6.5
 6K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, haunted by the past, vengeance, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 8.4
 775K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, outer space, alien monster, alien encounter, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 5.7
 15K
The Hallow (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, atmospheric, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, family in danger, transformation, forest, survival, legend, isolation, danger, deadly creature, in the woods, couples, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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 8.1
 363K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, lovecraftian, paranoia, fear, survival, space and aliens, mutation, isolation, trapped, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 5.8
 10K
Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, harsh, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer whale, whale, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, vengeance, survival, obsession, adventure, rescue, gory, deadly, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
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 6.4
 16K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, camp, murder, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, new york
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The Last Showing (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple trapped in a cinema are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, psycho film ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, mind game, danger, captivity, vengeance, deadly, murder, insanity, evil man, serial murder, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.2
 14K
A Dark Song (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, british horror
Plot: occult, black magic, ritual, angel, supernatural, demon, loss of son, ghost, paranormal activity, desperation, transformation, paranormal phenomena ...
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Holocaust 2000 (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive in charge of a nuclear power plant in the Mid-East must stop his son-- who turns out to be the Anti Christ -- from blowing it up.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, save the world, good versus evil, danger, parents and children, religions or cults, nightmare comes true, chaos, curses spells and rituals, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east
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 6.0
 4K
Raw Meat (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, train, rape, subway, cannibalism, cannibal, inspector, survival, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, danger, mysterious character, village, deadly, crimes, life turned upside down, murder, investigation, graphic violence, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Beast Must Die (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wealthy big game hunter Tom Newcliffe has tracked and killed practically every type of animal in the world. But one creature still evades him, the biggest game of all - a werewolf.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, british horror, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, wolfman, obsession, monster, mansion, guest, supernatural, mind game, deadly creature, investigation, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, investigation, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, mystery, danger, paranormal investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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Long Time Dead (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of British students embark on summoning spirits on a Ouija board after a night of clubbing. But someone breaks the link before they have finished and now a demon is trapped in their world and the only way to banish it, is for all the people ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, british horror
Audience: teens
Plot: spirit, youth, seance, genie, murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 28K
Creep (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: tunnel, subway, chase, deadly creature, insanity, attempted rape, survival, woman in danger, danger, gory, deadly, homeless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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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 ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 256K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, post apocalypse, virus, chaos, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, mutant, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.3
 2K
Outcast (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing locals, working its way towards our protagonists. Meanwhile ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, teenage love, life is a bitch, love and romance, good versus evil, supernatural ability, society, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
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 5.9
 6K
Mum & Dad (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, brutal, sadistic, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: held captive, murder, torture, family relations, eccentric family, serial killer, psychopath, moral dilemma, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, sexploitation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london
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The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, crimes, religions or cults, brother, disappearance, working class, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 4.9
 2K
Salvage (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a container washes ashore the residents of a sleepy cul-de-sac are plunged into violence, terror and paranoia. Ring fenced by the military a single mother must overcome all the odds to save her daughter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mutant, paranoia, woman in danger, rescue, danger, confined, against the odds, isolation, violence, quarantine, single parent, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: danger, religions or cults, couple relations, secret place, curses spells and rituals, mystery, society, supernatural, graphic violence, village, supernatural horror, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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The Daisy Chain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family in danger, supernatural, couples, family problems, family relations, danger, mentally challenged, starting over, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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