Black british movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant black british movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, rough, bleak and touching films and TV shows about / with black british, british, interracial friendship, friendship, interracial relations, crimes, father daughter relationship, society, cell phone and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in UK, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as black british: Trigonometry (2020), The Festival (2018), A Hundred Streets (2016), Screwed (2011), Grow Your Own (2007), Cleanskin (2012), The Little Ones (1965), Famalam (2018), Prospects (1986), Iona (2015).

List of black british movies

 6.8
 615
Trigonometry (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: In crowded and expensive London, cash-strapped couple Gemma and Kieran open their small apartment to a third person. Somehow, their new addition, Ray, makes the flat seem bigger, not smaller. Gradually, many things become easier, nicer and better ...
Plot: polyamory, lgbt, lesbian, first lesbian experience, interracial relations, childhood trauma, sex scene, interracial sex, black british, frenchwoman, mother daughter relationship, female nudity ...
Place: london
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 5.8
 6K
The Festival (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Nick's girlfriend dumps him, his best mate Shane has the perfect antidote to his break-up blues: three days at an epic music festival.
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: music festival, friendship, overalls, buddies, party, youth, escapades, nothing goes right, irresponsible, teenager, gas station, underwear ...
Time: 21st century
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A Hundred Streets (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, melancholic
Plot: actor, depression, multiple storylines, husband wife relationship, marital problem, drug dealer, criminal, taxi driver, taxi, life, interracial sex, interracial marriage ...
Place: england, london
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 5.6
 2K
Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, prison life, prison, fish out of water, life is a bitch, downfall, haunted by the past, corrupt officer, confined, misfit, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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 6.7
 657
Grow Your Own (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An English community gets testy when a refugee family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.
Plot: cell phone, african, immigration, ex cop, little girl, british humour, british asian, refugee, racism, mobile phone, haunted by the past, immigrants ...
Place: england, liverpool
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 6.3
 20K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, manhunt, undercover, fighting crime, deadly, danger, society, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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The Little Ones (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The story of Ted and Jackie, two London kids who decide to run away to Liverpool and, from there, stow away on a ship bound for Jamaica - the home of Jackie's estranged father.
Plot: stowaway, friendship between boys, british, police, children, suitcase, little boy, interracial friendship, theft, jamaican, runaway, police officer ...
Place: london, liverpool
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 6.0
 284
Famalam (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Famalam shines a comedic light on everything - from alien encounters in the outer reaches of the galaxy to what happens when a man is left on his own in a house for 10 minutes holding only a phone and a remote. With a dazzling array of accents, ...
Plot: superhero, black british, parody
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 8.5
 149
Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: unemployment, black british, british, working class, friendship, interracial friendship, interracial relations, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
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 5.2
 292
Iona (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Iona returns to the island where she was born with her teenage son to seek refuge from a violent crime in Glasgow. Iona's return exposes her tormented son, Bull, to a way of life she rejected when she left the island and sends a shockwave ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: on the run, faith, haunted by the past, teenage boy, young love, homecoming, religion, childhood home, biracial, small community, father daughter relationship, christian ...
Place: scotland
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 7.3
 13K
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, couples, opposites attract, social differences, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, london, england, britain, brighton
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Best Laid Plans (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph ...
Style: rough, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, underground fighting, odd couple, misfit, mentally challenged, crimes, human nature, money problems, best friends, urban, friends, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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WCW Starrcade '98 (1998)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: Starrcade (1998) was the sixteenth annual Starrcade professional wrestling PPV event and took place on December 27, 1998 from the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The main event was a No Disqualification match between Goldberg and Kevin Nash for the ...
Plot: wrestling, champion, karate, manager, mexican, martial artist, tough guy, giant, stun gun, cat, corporate executive, bald man ...
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 5.1
 144
Babymother (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the odds are obviously against her. Emotionally she ...
Plot: father son relationship, family secret, stage, necklace, romantic rivalry, stage performance, paternity revealed, poverty, cemetery, friendship between women, nightclub, serenade ...
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WCW Bash at the Beach 2000 (2000)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Bash at the Beach 2000 took place on July 9, 2000 from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The main event was initially Jeff Jarrett versus Hulk Hogan for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, however a second world title match was held ...
Plot: wrestler, demon, feud, tough guy, mexican american, bald man, new yorker, corporal, television flop, fat man, sexy woman, goth ...
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WCW Souled Out 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Souled Out 2000 took place on January 16, 2000 from the Firstar Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The originally scheduled card was heavily changed, due to the serious injuries of Bret Hart and Jeff Jarrett. Hart, who was scheduled to wrestle Sid ...
Plot: wrestler, stupidity, mafia, irish, new yorker, vampire, revolution, tough guy, fat man, sexy woman, italian american, disco ...
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NWA Starrcade '90 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Starrcade '90 was the eighth annual Starrcade professional wrestling PPV event produced under the NWA banner. It was the third Starrcade event produced by WCW, and the last PPV event held by the NWA. It took place on December 16, 1990 from the ...
Plot: wrestling, cuban, tournament, magician, feud, stupidity, face paint, stock market, mask, legend, impostor, tall man ...
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 7.4
 980
Babylon (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama telling the story of Blue, a young man of Jamaican descent living in Brixton in 1980, as he hangs out with his friends, fronts a dub sound system, loses his job, struggles with family problems and has his friendships tested by racism.
Plot: intolerance, metro, stabbing, jamaican, ethnic hatred, homosexual, fight, police violence, police raid, dreadlocks, graffiti, reggae ...
Place: caribbean, britain, london
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WCW Slamboree 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Slamboree 2000 took place on May 7, 2000 at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. The main event was a Ready to Rumble Cage match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship with David Arquette & Diamond Dallas Page defending the title ...
Plot: wrestler, valet, strongman, vampire, face paint, ladder, mask, guitar, uncle nephew relationship, chair, stupidity, blonde ...
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WCW World War 3 1998 (1998)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: World War 3 1998 took place on November 22, 1998 from The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. There was a double main event with the Three Ring, 60 Man Battle Royal to earn a WCW World Heavyweight Title shot as the first and the second ...
Plot: wrestling, mexican, prince, world war three, texan, champion, karate, brother brother relationship, manager, cowboy, glacier, stupidity ...
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 3.5
 33K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, music, media, bus, desire for fame, performer's life, friendship, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.8
 18K
Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, tense, rough, dark, realistic ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, school, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, social decay, friendship, teenage love, bullying, lifestyle, hardcase students, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 6.8
 3K
Clubbed (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: working class, drug dealing, drug dealer, nightclub, clubbing, beaten to death, crimes, society, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, gangsters, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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 6.5
 2K
Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, friendship, social decay, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, going straight, family problems, dysfunctional family, teenage life, gang, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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 5.9
 354
Borrowed Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of two totally contrasting figures who come together in the most hostile of circumstances, only to form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles. It is a bittersweet comedy about growing up and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, hopes, crimes, juvenile delinquency, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, bittersweet, redemption, gang, criminal, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 4.7
 739
Powder Room (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This comedy follows Sam, as her life is turned upside down on a big night out. When reunited with her old college friends, Sam is forced to re-evaluate her life and constructs an elaborate fa├žade in order to convince herself and her friends that ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, toilet humor
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, nightclub, introspection, reunion, friends, best friends, clubbing, unsupportive friend, female friendship, friendship between women, female protagonist, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.1
 274
Sus (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Election Night 1979: Margaret Thatcher is about to come into power. A young black man is held on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife. Officers Karn and Wilby, racist to the core and high on the prospect of a Conservative Party victory, try to ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, murder, injustice, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, police brutality, interrogation ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: england, europe
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 5.3
 375
Bromwell High (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bromwell High is an animated series about a British high school in South London. It first aired on Teletoon in Canada and Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. It is a co-production between Hat Trick Productions in the UK and DHX Media in Canada. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: school, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, friends, high school life, school life, interracial friendship, nihilism, power relations, racial stereotype, good versus evil ...
Place: london, europe, england
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 6.3
 159
Shirley (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shirley is the youngest of eight children from a mixed race marriage. By the time she is a toddler the family have moved to the all white area of Splott and by the time she is 12 Shirley has discovered she has an extraordinary voice and can earn ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: rags to riches, interracial relations, family relations, nightclub, baby, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, youth, artists and showbiz, society, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: wales, england, glasgow scotland, europe
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 2.8
 361
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, athlete's life, follow your dream, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, society, contests and competitions, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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