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, captivating, serious, stylized and clever films and TV shows about / with british, murder, betrayal, culture clash, mentor, violence, society, storytelling, adaptation and dialogue 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), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), The Gentlemen (2019), Clatterford (2006), Endeavour (2012), The Last Kingdom (2015), Daphne (2017), Johnny English (2003), Trainspotting (1996).

List of british movies

 9.1
 844K
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, captivating, witty, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, mind game, genius, prodigy, sherlock holmes, british, mastermind, partners, intelligence ...
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.
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: jane austen, opposites attract, aristocracy, romance, love and romance, fall in love, countryside, prejudice, rich and poor, looking for love, british, couple relations ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, victorian era, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, 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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, secret agent, undercover, espionage, secret service, british, undercover agent, mentor, tough guy, child spy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s, year 1997
Place: england, united kingdom, britain, london, kentucky ...
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 7.8
 277K
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, neo noir, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, gangsters, marijuana, organized crime, gang, tough guy, crimes, swearing, british, drug lord, conspiracy, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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 7.7
 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, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: british, friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, gender, strong female presence, family life, best friends, social relations, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
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 8.6
 20K
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, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, british, crime, crimes, investigator, intelligence, murderer, police, coworker, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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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, rivalry, escapades, kidnapping, political unrest, viking, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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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: entertaining, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Plot: british, loner, grownups, drug abuse, parent child relationship, redheaded woman, single woman, employer employee relationship, one night stand, mother daughter relationship, drunken woman, drunkenness ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 153K
Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, secret service, farce, spy, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, british, goofy hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
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 8.1
 653K
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, psychedelic, captivating, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, drug addiction, addiction, surrealism, dark humor, life is a bitch, social misfits, counterculture, friendship, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, london, europe, england
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 7.0
 268K
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, escapades, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, europe, london
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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, life philosophy, social climbing, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, prejudice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
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The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, pow, muslim, injustice, u.s. army, warning, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rage, couples, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001, year 2003, year 2004 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, afghanistan, pakistan, middle east ...
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 8.3
 28K
Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, family saga, realistic, saga, serious
Plot: countryside, estate, love and romance, family relations, society, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, master and servant, poverty, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
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 7.3
 107K
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, british royal family, head of state, queen of england, queen elizabeth ii, paparazzi, politics, death, pride and honor, death in the family ...
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, light, witty, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love story, thirtysomething life, love and romance, looking for love, diary, love triangle, christmas, flirting, workplace romance, couples, holiday ...
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, gold, train ride, train travel, master criminal, crimes, crime, perfect crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 70s
Place: england, 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, dark fantasy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: butler, master and servant, demon, supernatural, investigation, deal with the devil, supernatural ability, young heroes, rich and poor, evil force, society, aristocracy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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The Four Feathers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, imperialism, soldier, redemption, rescue, desert, colonialism, islam, slavery, pow, battles, escape ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 1890s
Place: sudan, england, africa, europe, britain ...
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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: light, sweet, feel good, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, cartoon dog, puppy, palace, journey, queen of england, animal life, adventure, british, animal shelter, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: buckingham palace, united kingdom, 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, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, society, stand up special, british, live performance, stand up comedian, comedian, actor playing himself, joke, live audience, satire, american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, england, london
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Not Safe for Work (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy drama series portraying a generation struggling with the realities of 21st Century working life and the camaraderie and friendships that bloom in times of difficulty.
Style: feel good, light, contemplative, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: british, coworker relationship, interracial romance, office, female protagonist, comedy of errors, immigration, drug addict, office romance, office worker, civil servant, interracial relations ...
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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, criminal heroes, mafia, crimes, betrayal, 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: humorous, captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: snooker, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, professional athlete, british, professional sports, self destructing, world champion, family man, rivalry, sports hero, professional 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: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, exciting
Plot: best friend, lgbt, drunk, public relations, fashion, british, drinking, drinking alcohol, drunken woman, woman smoker, woman dressed as man, celebrity cameo ...
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, semi serious ...
Plot: social misfits, society, coming out, village life, human nature, village, working class, lifestyle, misfit, gays and lesbians, showbiz, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Indian Summers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
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, captivating, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: class differences, racism, revolution, political unrest, culture clash, state affairs, society, rebellion, colonialism, british, empire, independence ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: india, asia, himalaya
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 7.2
 851
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, couples, friends, gossip and rumors, workplace, buddies, partners, working class, airline, male female relationship, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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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, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional character, countryside, mentally unstable, dishonesty, babies and infants, in-laws, parent child relationship, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 95K
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, british history, royal court, british royal family, head of state, political intrigue, throne, politics, rise to the top, treason ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, paris france ...
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