British movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, witty, interesting and suspense films and TV shows about / with british, adaptation, runaway, dialogue, mentor, betrayal, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling and death plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british: Sherlock (2010), Pride and Prejudice (1995), The Gentlemen (2019), Endeavour (2012), The World's End (2013), The Last Kingdom (2015), Trainspotting (1996), Vanity Fair (2018), The Queen (2006), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001).

List of british movies

 9.1
 777K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, captivating, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, mind game, prodigy, mastermind, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, british, partners, friendship, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jane austen, love and romance, fall in love, romance, looking for love, prejudice, aristocracy, unlikely couple, couple relations, social differences, initially antagonists ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 7.9
 180K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marijuana, gangsters, gang, swearing, money, organized crime, crimes, british, ambition, rise to the top, gun, tough guy ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: london, england
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 8.6
 17K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, investigator, intelligence, police, who done it, murderer, coworker ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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 7.0
 254K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends, anti hero, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: battles, king, kingdom, danger, rivalry, castle, vengeance, heroes, political unrest, escapades, british, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 8.1
 624K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, captivating, psychedelic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, existentialism, addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, friendship, life is a bitch, counterculture, drug addiction, society, self destructing, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, london, europe, england
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 7.3
 3K
Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
Plot: british, social differences, ambition, female protagonist, rise to the top, life philosophy, society, social climbing, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adaptation, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 103K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
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Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, diary, thirtysomething life, looking for love, love and romance, love story, love triangle, workplace romance, couples, christmas, holiday, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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The Great Train Robbery (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, gold, train ride, master criminal, crimes, crime, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1850s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, ridiculous, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, secret agent, espionage, undercover, spy, mentor, secret service, power relations, chase, spies, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 2014, 2010s
Place: england, britain, london, kentucky, middle east ...
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10 Rillington Place (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, british, pregnancy, mistaken identity, death sentence, hanging, abortion, crime, crimes, social differences, sexual abuse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: england, london, usa, boston, europe ...
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Indian Summers (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Story: Epic drama set in the summer of 1932 where India dreams of independence, but the British are clinging to power. Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, the drama tells the rich and explosive story ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: class differences, racism, revolution, political unrest, culture clash, society, state affairs, rebellion, colonialism, empire, british, independence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: india, himalaya, asia
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 7.4
 92K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, realistic, factual, epic, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, british history, british royal family, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, treason, monarchy, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, paris france ...
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, espionage, farce, gadget, prime minister, secret agent, james bond spoof, secret service, goofy hero, heroic mission, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, asia, hong kong, london ...
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 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, governess, reunion, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, parents and children, fall in love, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
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 3.2
 2K
Tank 432 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With nowhere else to hide, a group of mercenaries and their prisoners take cover inside a long abandoned Bulldog tank. But, while they try to keep the forces outside at bay, the real enemy is already among them, locked inside the 'Belly of the ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death of protagonist, tank, mercenary, military, experiment, hallucination, teacher, hazmat suit, gunshot wound, trapped, british, countryside ...
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 6.2
 7K
Accident Man (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike Fallon, the Accident Man, is a stone cold killer. When a loved one is murdered by his own crew, Fallon is forced to avenge the one person who actually meant something to him.
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: hitman, stalking, money, foot chase, british, revenge, crimes, gangsters, moral dilemma, partners, mob boss, brutality ...
Place: london
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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: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, trio ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, law enforcement, whodunit, murder, police chief, crime, village, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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For Those in Peril (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: outcast, lost at sea, fishing village, society, village life, misfit, sole survivor, death of brother, village, coast, young man, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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 7.4
 54K
In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, war, state affairs, workplace, political unrest, media, satire, un ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., england, london, usa, europe ...
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 6.2
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The Deceivers (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder, colonel, investigation, hindu, arrest, adventure, danger, crimes, dishonesty, secret society, battles, british ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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 5.8
 3K
Dark River (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her father dies, a young woman returns to her Yorkshire village for the first time in 15 years to claim the family farm she believes is hers.
Style: disturbing, captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful
Plot: farmhouse, guilt, family home, memory, death of father, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, homecoming, farm, village, resentment, underwater ...
Place: yorkshire
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 6.9
 37K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, women, feminism, rebellion, rebelliousness, gender, politics, feminist, adoption, prejudice, working class, idealism ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
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 8.3
 25K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, realistic, family saga, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, countryside, estate, love and romance, rich and poor, society, master and servant, social differences, love affair, couple relations, english countryside, poverty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
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The Winslow Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies ...
Style: witty, talky, clever, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, courtroom drama, british, hotshot lawyer, justice, family problems, campaign, couples, injustice, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, legends and myths, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, true love, medieval, swords and armor, lovers, irish ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, family gatherings, eccentric family, siblings relations, hallucination, presumed dead, blackmail, corpse, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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