Movies and TV shows set in glasgow scotland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in glasgow scotland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, feel good, humorous, disturbing and melancholic films and TV shows about / with death, loneliness, friendship, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, depression, sex, family relations, love and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, France, Spain and other countries.
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glasgow scotland movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as glasgow scotland: Under the Skin (2013), Carla's Song (1996), Sweet Sixteen (2002), Perfect Sense (2011), The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015), Annika (2021), Wild Rose (2018), Ratcatcher (1999), Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002), Red Road (2006).

List of movies set in glasgow scotland

 6.3
 145K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, dark ...
Plot: alien, human prey, femme fatale, disguise, creature, extraterrestrial, female nudity, desire, very little dialogue, eroticism, nightclub, deformity ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 6.8
 3K
Carla's Song (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.
Style: thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: politics, bus driver, bus, revolution, refugee, civil war, bus trip, passenger, political unrest, love affair, social differences, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, europe, nicaragua
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 7.4
 15K
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sentimental, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: heroin, coming of age, innocence lost, juvenile delinquency, prison, drug dealing, drug dealer, downfall, dysfunctional family, teenager, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 7.0
 61K
Perfect Sense (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around ...
Style: thought provoking, artsy, philosophical, sexy, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pandemic, apocalypse, sex scene, romance, human existence, love affair, female nudity, epidemic, suffering, memory, love story, scientist ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Barney Thomson, awkward, diffident, Glasgow barber, lives a life of desperate mediocrity and his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, barbershop, murder investigation, hairdresser, corpse, homicide detective, murder suspect, police detective, crimes, dishonesty, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: glasgow scotland
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 7.0
 4K
Annika (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The sharp, witty and enigmatic DI Annika Strandhed, as she heads up a new specialist Marine Homicide Unit (MHU) that is tasked with investigating the unexplained, brutal, and seemingly unfathomable murders.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: detective inspector, police, mother daughter relationship, breaking the fourth wall, crimes, murder investigation, police investigation, investigation, seaside, policewoman, family relations, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: glasgow scotland
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 7.1
 14K
Wild Rose (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: country music, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, musician, single mother, party, bigger dreams, rehearsal, promise, released from prison, mother daughter reunion, depression ...
Time: year 1943
Place: glasgow scotland, nashville tennessee, scotland, london
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 7.5
 11K
Ratcatcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a ...
Style: disturbing, art house, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: poverty, coming of age, friendship, boy, neighbor, children, moving, urban decay, rat, strike, garbage, grief ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, depression, redemption, love triangle, death, mental illness, fall in love, family relations, hopes, romance, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, ireland, europe, california
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 6.8
 13K
Red Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jackie is a CCTV operator. Each day, she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day, a man shows his face on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she hoped ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: surveillance, voyeurism, stalking, couples, couple relations, ex convict, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, sexual relations, wedding, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: glasgow scotland, europe, scotland
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Comfort and Joy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, radio, ice cream, coming of age, self discovery, food, redhead, rivalry, holiday, couples, screwball, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, europe
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My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, touching, feel good ...
Plot: soccer, drug addiction, alcoholic, drugs, friendship, working class, debt, football, bowling, greed, social outcast, drug addict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, new jersey
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 6.6
 3K
Death Watch (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular TV series, "Death Watch".
Style: serious, bleak, neo noir, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: distopia, terminal illness, television, cyberpunk, surveillance, fictional reality show, tv reporter, ex husband ex wife relationship, chaos, fighting the system, life is a bitch, tragic hero ...
Time: future, 80s, near future
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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A Sense of Freedom (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Sense of Freedom is a 1979 British crime film directed by John Mackenzie for Scottish television. The film starred David Hayman and featured Hector Nicol & Fulton Mackay, is a based on the book of the true story of Jimmy Boyle, who was ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gangsters, prison, imprisonment, mercilessness, sadism, physical abuse, punishment, sadist, dehumanization, criminal, violence, funeral ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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Urban Ghost Story (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead, something latched on to ...
Style: scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, poltergeist, supernatural horror, road accident, cons and scams, city life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, haunted house, supernatural, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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On a Clear Day (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, he is without a job or a sense of direction, and he's too proud to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, working class, self discovery, family relations, swimming, life philosophy, character study, hopes, down on your luck, couple relations, estrangement, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, english channel, glasgow scotland, europe, britain ...
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 6.4
 14K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: erotic, sexy, enigmatic, neo noir, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, cuckold, destructive relationship, couple relations, mysterious character, character study, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder mystery, court case, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, year 1954
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, racism, culture clash, forbidden love, interracial romance, marriage, prejudice, family relations, love, society, tragic love, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, berlin germany, glasgow scotland, spain, manchester ...
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 6.9
 13K
Mister Foe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.
Style: enigmatic, talky, sentimental, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man sex, sexuality, teenage life, loneliness, character study, parents and children, dealing with death, stepmother stepson relationship, older woman younger man relationship, death, sex ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: scottish highlands, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, scotland
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God Help the Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: anorexia, friendship, music band, pop music, music, self discovery, friends, musician's life, blonde, lifestyle, love and romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 1969
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, edinburgh scotland
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The Girl in the Picture (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alan and Mary are pretty miserable together and split up. As an very presentable Glaswegian photographer Alan soon has chances to find consolation elsewhere, but more and more thinks of Mary. She however seems a lot less keen to try again.
Plot: photographer, dating, love, breakup, factory, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, photo studio, store, photo shoot, photograph
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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 7.0
 2K
Orphans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply ...
Style: intense, emotional, surreal, humorous, touching ...
Plot: disability, dysfunctional family, vengeance, moral ambiguity, segregation, british, existentialism, justice, siblings relations, depression, brutality, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, england, glasgow scotland, europe, ireland ...
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A Shot at Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.
Style: realistic, sentimental, inspirational, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soccer, sport, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, underdog, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, friendship, sport team, contests and competitions ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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Two Doors Down (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy centred around a couple and their insufferable neighbours.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, satirical, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: neighbor, couples, relationships, couple relations, husband wife relationship, marital problem, male female relationship, relationship problems, lifestyle, satire, neighbor neighbor relationship, married couple ...
Place: glasgow scotland
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 8.9
 8K
Still Game (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cult Scottish comedy about the lives of two OAP's (Old Age Pensioners) Jack and Victor and their views on how it used to be in the old days and how bad it is now in the fictional town of Craiglang.
Style: sitcom, funny, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: male protagonist, humour, satire, slice of life, lifestyle, social satire, bookies, brother brother relationship, pub
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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 7.7
 6K
The Victim (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: A grieving mother is accused of identifying online the man she believes killed her son. But is he really a notorious child murderer or a tragic victim of mistaken identity?
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, assault, police, court, mother, death of child, death, social media, murder investigation, suspicion, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
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 6.7
 3K
Only You (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A madly-in-love young couple's relationship begins to suffer when they struggle to conceive a child.
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, tense, realistic ...
Plot: new year's eve, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, love and romance, couples, anger, teenager, breakup, medical clinic, modern life, fertility, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: glasgow scotland
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The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, media, workplace, crimes, ambition, murder mystery, society, women, bbc ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: glasgow scotland, europe, scotland
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 5.9
 473
Up There (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, offbeat
Plot: friendship, disorder, workplace situations, supernatural, misfit partners, workplace, buddies, partners, bittersweet, dead man, afterlife, quibbling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: glasgow scotland
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 7.6
 969
The Book Group (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Book Group is a comedy drama that aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2003 and ran for two series. It was written and directed by the American-born Glasgow resident Annie Griffin, who also wrote and directed Festival. It ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, talky ...
Plot: friendship, social relations, love, closeted homosexual, loneliness, disability, tea, gay interest, swearing, sexual frustration, football player, american tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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