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The list contains the best, new and most relevant british movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, clever, witty, light and serious films and TV shows about / with british, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, storytelling, adaptation, betrayal and secrets plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as british: Pride and Prejudice (1995), Eddie the Eagle (2016), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Young Victoria (2009), The Duchess (2008), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Suffragette (2015), Tristan + Isolde (2006), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Sherlock (2010).
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Sherlock
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK, USA
88 min.
 9.2
Pride & Prejudice
Drama, Romance
France, UK, USA
129 min.
 7.8
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8ish
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
Walk Like a Panther
Comedy
UK
108 min.
 4.8

List of british movies

Pride and Prejudice
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: clever, romantic, stylized, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, prejudice, looking for love, beautiful scenery, british, unlikely couple, pride, sister sister relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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Eddie the Eagle
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him ...
Style: inspirational, motivational, feel good, light, intense ...
Plot: olympics, dream, skiing, determination, follow your dream, obsession, british, destiny, unlikely friendships, life, athlete, coach ...
Place: england, london, britain
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Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, emotional, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, love affair, sisters, happy ending, sister sister relationship, love story, inheritance, love triangle, british, rich man poor woman, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Young Victoria
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, factual, romantic, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, queen of england, head of state, husband wife relationship, couple relations, royal court, rise to the top, marriage, destiny, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1820s, 1830s ...
Place: buckingham palace, london, england, europe, belgium
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 6.9
 69K
The Duchess
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: realistic, dramatic, emotional, based on true events, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, duchess, loveless marriage, marriage, romance, love story, destiny, aristocracy, love affair, relationships ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: england, london, europe
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Pride & Prejudice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, classic literature, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, prejudice, unlikely couple, love story, pride, opposites attract, romance, social differences, family, love, verbal byplay, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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 6.9
 32K
Suffragette
Genre: Biography, 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: factual, captivating, inspirational, bleak, serious ...
Plot: feminism, women, fighting the system, courage, rebelliousness, discrimination, workplace, british, mentor, gender, adoption, working class ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland
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Tristan + Isolde
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, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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The Other Boleyn Girl
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: captivating, factual, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: royal court, british history, intrigue, marriage, adultery, politics, queen, love triangle, sisters, palace intrigue, siblings relations, royal family ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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 9.2
 649K
Sherlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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, witty, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, friendship, partners, crime, eccentricity, mastermind, murder mystery, resourceful, verbal byplay, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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Death at a Funeral
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: humorous, dark humor, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, sarcasm, secrets, family gatherings, eccentric family, secret, funeral, british, death, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.2
 229K
The Patriot
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, serious, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, vengeance, revolution, british, freedom, rebellion, revenge, brutality, violence, daring rescue, death, colonialism ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, england, usa, scotland, southern usa
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, clever, twists and turns, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, british, betrayal, investigation, secret service, russian, mole, government agency, spies, secrets ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, czechoslovakia, paris france
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A Little Princess
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: boarding school, imagination, friendship, british, family, school, childhood, magic, attic, child abuse, bullying, storytelling ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: india, new york, usa, london, england
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10 Rillington Place
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, british, death, unlikely criminals, police investigation, death penalty, social differences, justice, greed, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: england, london, boston, europe, usa ...
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The Winslow Boy
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: talky, witty, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, british, hotshot lawyer, period piece, dialogue, parents and children, royal court, guilt, moral ambiguity, secrets, dialogue driven ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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 7.5
 25K
Get Carter
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, pornography, hitman, vengeance, british, investigation, gangster, neo-noir, revenge, violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, northern england
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 7.7
 13K
Maurice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: touching, clever, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, romance, british, homosexuality, male nudity, period piece, friendship, drinking, love story, love, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, victorian, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, london, buenos aires argentina ...
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My Beautiful Laundrette
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
Style: clever, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, gay, culture clash, romance, racism, british, homosexuality, prejudice, politics, society, working class, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.2
 44K
'71
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, survival, british, soldier, war, brutality, terrorism, ira, chase, irish, politics, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england
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 7.6
 82K
Ip Man 2
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentor, british, idealism, kung fu, prejudice, revenge, brutality, storytelling, violence, culture clash, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan
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It's All Gone Pete Tong
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: music, disability, british, drug addiction, drinking, addiction, musician's life, drugs, music business, hospital, tragic hero, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
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 7.1
 16K
Kinky Boots
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, inspirational, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, cross dressing, working class, factory, british, destiny, gay, transvestism, cabaret, fish out of water, fashion, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, milan italy
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The Jungle Book
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, family, survival, british, treasure hunt, friendship, self discovery, treasure, animals, adventurer, wilderness ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
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The Ipcress File
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, brainwashing, investigation, conspiracy, british, betrayal, kidnapping, murder, spies, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london, europe, albania, scotland yard
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 7.2
 90K
The Full Monty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, british, male nudity, disco, buddies, suicide attempt, happy ending, small town, underdog, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, northern england, london, yorkshire
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, dark humor, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, heist, organized crime, buddies, plot twist, foul language, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, chaos and mayhem, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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Four Weddings and a Funeral
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, love, opposites attract, looking for love, love story, unfulfilled love, unlikely friendships, fall in love, love and romance, love at first sight, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
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 6.9
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East Is East
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, british, dysfunctional family, working class, marriage, parents and children, race issues, immigrants, family life, violence, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, london, europe, northern england, israel
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 7.0
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The World's End
Genre: Action, 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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, small town, friendship, alien invasion, alien, british, chase, beer, robot, violence, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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