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, humorous, serious, witty, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with british, betrayal, murder, mentor, adaptation, dialogue, culture clash, storytelling, husband wife relationship and violence plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime 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), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Endeavour (2012), The World's End (2013), The Last Kingdom (2015), Trainspotting (1996), Vanity Fair (2018), The Queen (2006).

List of british movies

 9.1
 799K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, crime, riddles and clues, prodigy, mastermind, british, genius, partners, sherlock holmes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
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, romance, fall in love, looking for love, aristocracy, prejudice, couple relations, unlikely couple, british, initially antagonists ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 7.8
 225K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, gangsters, marijuana, organized crime, gang, crimes, swearing, british, ambition, gun, tough guy, rise to the top ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: london, england
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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, serious, ridiculous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, secret agent, undercover, espionage, secret service, undercover agent, mentor, british, tough guy, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 2014, 2010s
Place: england, britain, london, kentucky, middle east ...
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 8.6
 18K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, intelligence, investigator, police, uncover truth, murderer, coworker ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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 7.0
 259K
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, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, escapades, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
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.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, castle, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, political unrest, british, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 8.1
 632K
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, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, social misfits, life is a bitch, friendship, counterculture, society, self destructing, stylish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, london, europe, england
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 7.3
 4K
Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, society, social climbing, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, adaptation, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
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 7.3
 104K
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, british royal family, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, 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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 7.8
 7K
Black Butler (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday, a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of despair, Ciel strikes a deal with a demon - his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, butler, supernatural, demon, investigation, deal with the devil, supernatural ability, young heroes, murder, aristocracy, evil force, queen ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: london, england, europe
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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, love story, diary, thirtysomething life, love and romance, looking for love, christmas, love triangle, couples, holiday, workplace romance, 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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, safecracker, train ride, gold, 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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The Queen's Corgi (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "The Queen's Corgi" is about the adventure of Rex, the British monarch's most beloved dog, who loses track of his mistress and stumbles across a clan with dogs of all kinds confronting and fighting each other. During his epic ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: cartoon dog, dog, palace, journey, queen of england, puppy, united kingdom, animal life, pet dog, adventure, british, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: buckingham palace, england
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Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Taped live before a sold-out audience at the WaMu Theater at New York Citys Madison Square Garden, Ricky Gervais: Out of England The Stand-Up Special is a high-spirited hour of offbeat observations and understated humor from the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: storytelling, artists and showbiz, society, british, live performance, stand up comedian, stand up special, comedian, joke, satire, live audience, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, london, england
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 7.8
 8K
The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, mafia, criminal heroes, betrayal, crimes, crime, respect, power struggle, relatives, ex convict, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, east end london
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The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: disturbing, unusual plot structure, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, self destructing, professional athlete, british, professional sports, manager, sports hero, world champion, professional rivalry, wager, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, exciting
Plot: best friend, lgbt, public relations, smoking, fashion, drunk, british, drinking, drunken woman, woman smoker, drinking alcohol, woman dressed as man ...
Place: england, london
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Little Britain: Live (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The many hilarious characters of Little Britain are taken to the stage in this brilliant live performance by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: live comedy, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: society, social misfits, village life, human nature, village, working class, satire, misfit, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, coming out, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Indian Summers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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, british, empire, independence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: india, himalaya, asia
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 7.1
 819
Mile High (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mile High is a British television drama based on the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline based in London. The name of the show comes from the "Mile High Club". The show was broadcast on Sky1 from 2003 to 2005 and ...
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: airplane, friendship, friends, couples, gossip and rumors, partners, workplace, buddies, working class, male female relationship, british, sexism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 7.6
 1K
Clatterford (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: witty, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, strong female presence, family life, gender, best friends, social relations, british, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
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The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, dysfunctional character, countryside, dishonesty, mentally unstable, babies and infants, in-laws, parent child relationship, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 93K
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: factual, stylized, realistic, epic, serious ...
Plot: queen, historical character, queen elizabeth i, 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, rome italy ...
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, policewoman, female police officer, partners against crime, female detective, police investigation, female partner, law enforcement, crimes, friends, best friends, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, europe
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
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, james bond spoof, prime minister, secret agent, secret service, spy spoof, goofy hero, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, asia, europe, 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, love and romance, reunion, parents and children, fall in love, couples, hopes, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
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 6.1
 2K
Daphne (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daphne is a young woman negotiating the tricky business of modern life. Caught in the daily rush of her restaurant job and a nightlife kaleidoscope of new faces, she is witty, funny, the life of the party. Too busy to realise that deep down she is ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good
Plot: loner, grownups, drug abuse, parent child relationship, single woman, redheaded woman, one night stand, british, drunkenness, drunken woman, thirty something, employer employee relationship ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 8K
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, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric
Plot: hitman, stalking, foot chase, money, british, crimes, revenge, moral dilemma, gangsters, partners, gunfight, law enforcement ...
Place: london
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 6.3
 205
Donkeys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past comes back to haunt him, he is forced to face up to what ...
Style: psychological, humorous, contemplative, light, sincere
Plot: friendship, single mother, death of father, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, terminal illness, father daughter estrangement, working class, british, mother son relationship, female director ...
Place: scotland
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