Movies and TV shows set in northern england

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in northern england ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, emotional and serious films and TV shows about / with british humour, family relations, working class, society, friendship, sitcom, workplace, friends, love and romance and workplace situations plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as northern england: Kes (1969), Funland (2005), Dinnerladies (1998), The Likely Lads (1964), Bread (1986), Open All Hours (1976), No Angels (2004), Rising Damp (1974), The Royle Family (1998), Last of the Summer Wine (1973).

List of movies set in northern england

 7.9
 16K
Kes (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, school, coming of age, soccer, bird, falcon, friendship, childhood, picked on, family life, realism, pets ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire, london ...
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 8.3
 473
Funland (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the BBC that was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005, on the digital channel BBC Three. Created by Jeremy Dyson and Simon Ashdown, the series consists of a fifty-minute opening ...
Style: surreal, sexual, offbeat, sinister, macabre
Plot: murder, clue, mother, sex scene, threat, dark past, husband wife relationship, stripper, hitman, daughter, strip club, incest ...
Time: 2000s
Place: northern england
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 7.7
 1K
Dinnerladies (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Dinnerladies is a BBC sitcom written by and starring Victoria Wood that chronicles the antics of a group of workers in a canteen in the north of England. Bren tries to maintain a semblance of order in amongst the chaos, while dealing with the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: workplace, sitcom, staff, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace romance, factory, factory worker, up and down relationship, handyman, working class, manager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, europe, england, yorkshire
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The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, sitcom, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, friends, factory worker, society, buddies, pub, electrician, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: northern england, england, europe
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 6.2
 826
Bread (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bread is a British television sitcom, written by Carla Lane, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC1 from 1 May 1986 to 3 November 1991. The series focused on the devoutly-Catholic and extended Boswell family of Liverpool, in the district of ...
Plot: scam, sitcom, family, mother, model, money, british humour, unemployment, deal
Place: liverpool, northern england
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, nephew, miser, customer, uncle, shopkeeper, nurse, family relations, generation gap, workplace, store, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
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 7.8
 337
No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: realistic, sexy, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, nurse, female friendship, family relations, gender, feminism, looking for sex, sexual relations, singleness, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
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 7.8
 2K
Rising Damp (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rising Damp is a British sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV. ITV originally broadcast the programme from 1974 through 1978. It was adapted for television by Eric Chappell from his well-received 1971 stage play The Banana Box The series ...
Style: realistic, witty, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, miser, conservative, liberal, cat, racist, spinster, hotel, power relations, social relations, up and down relationship, social differences ...
Time: 70s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england, africa
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The Royle Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: British comedy series focusing on the lives of a working-class family in Manchester who love the TV.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, sitcom, living with parents, parents and children, siblings relations, grandparent and grandchild, couple relations, family relations, suffering, eccentric family, temperamental, oldtimer ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: northern england, manchester, england, europe
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, village, countryside, elderly, english countryside, golden years, buddies, friendship, introspection, aging, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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 8.0
 13K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: working class, family problems, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, single father, everyday life, life is a bitch, grownups, social misfits, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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 7.0
 137
A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. The show was set in a fictional Yorkshire town. ...
Plot: working class, middle class, affair, party, marital infidelity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, vegetarian, parent grown child relationship, working class family, adultery ...
Place: northern england, yorkshire
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 8.0
 167
Common As Muck (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Common As Muck is a gritty BBC comedy drama serial focusing on the lives of a crew of bin men and their management staff. It ran for two series.
Plot: boss, betrayal, college, stripper, job interview, affair, son, father, pension, sex, hospital, friendship ...
Place: northern england
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 7.1
 369
Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, countryside, hostility, prejudice, poverty, rape, farm, english, class differences
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: northern england, england
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The Tide of Life (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end, Emily finds ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, power relations, gender, society, innocence lost, tragic hero, love and romance, boss and employee, life turned upside down, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, northern england
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 8.0
 3K
No Offence (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 42 min.
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, law enforcement, police, workplace situations, crimes, fighting crime, workplace, police investigation, serial killer, policewoman, murder investigation, british police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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 7.0
 15K
Little Voice (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and ...
Style: touching, humorous, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: rise and fall, mother, pigeon, daughter, singer, recluse, talent, obsession, music, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, loud ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, london
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 7.2
 92K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unemployment, suicide attempt, working class, striptease, friendship, homosexual, rehearsal, audition, job interview, police, repossession, gay relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london
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 7.7
 113K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: follow your dream, ballet, audition, dancer's life, coming of age, prejudice, working class, hopes, dance school, father son relationship, friendship, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: england, northern england, london, europe, mine
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 6.4
 3K
Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: soldier, racism, prejudice, wartime life, couple relations, love affair, opposites attract, forbidden love, romance, war, infidelity, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england
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A Kind of Loving (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: factory, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, couples, looking for love, family problems, workplace romance, workplace, youth, pregnancy, working class ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england
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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: feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous
Plot: murder, parole officer, heist, bank, deadly, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england
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 8.1
 2K
Sirens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sirens is a British comedy-drama about an ambulance service team broadcast on Channel 4. It was first screened on 27 June 2011. The series is based on the book Blood, Sweat & Tea by Brian Kellett. The series is filmed predominantly in Leeds ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: urban, injury, doctors and patients, coworker, workplace situations, accident, boss, lifesaver, worn out, buddies, rescue, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, northern england, yorkshire
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 1K
South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: touching, realistic, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, power relations, high school, high school life, society, small town, social relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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The Syndicate (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A drama exploring how winning the lottery transforms the lives of ordinary people.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: workplace, store, reward, debt, working class, family relations, supportive coworker, robbery, life turned upside down, in-laws, change of luck, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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 7.0
 713
Drifters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Comedy series about three young women living in Leeds who've graduated, had a year out, and are now struggling to find a job they're passionate about, a place to live that is half decent and a boyfriend they actually like. A sitcom about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, lifestyle, friends, best friends, twentysomething life, petty job, adolescence vs adulthood, roommate, young adult, female friendship, british humour
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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 8.2
 221
North Square (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: North Square is an award-winning British television drama series written by Peter Moffat and broadcast by Channel 4 at the end of 2000. Starring an ensemble cast, including Phil Davis, Rupert Penry-Jones, Helen McCrory and Kevin McKidd, the ...
Style: humorous, clever, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, rivalry, scapegoat, courtroom drama, apprentice, workaholic, law firm, obsession, ambition, power relations, courtroom, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: high school, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, life is a bitch, teachers and students, romance, social problems, social relations, power relations, youth, suicide attempt, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, scotland, northern england
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sitcom, store, workplace situations, parents and children, family relations, workplace, grocery store, workplace humor, british humour
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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 8.2
 3K
Cold Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sincere, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: yuppie, family problems, couples, looking for love, infidelity, breakup, love affair, buddies, pregnancy, lifestyle, family relations, renewed love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, manchester, northern england
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