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, clever, humorous, witty, visually appealing and melancholic films and TV shows about / with british, adaptation, storytelling, dialogue, betrayal, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, runaway and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action 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), Jam & Jerusalem (2006), Endeavour (2012), Daphne (2017), The Take (2009), Johnny English (2003), The Gentlemen (2019), The World's End (2013).

List of british movies

 9.1
 923K
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, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, murder mystery, private detective, friendship, partners, british, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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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, atmospheric, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: prejudice, love and romance, romance, british, aristocracy, wooing, initially antagonists, looking for love, social differences, unlikely couple, couple relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1810s, 50s ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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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: ridiculous, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret service, secret agents, secret organization, mentor, british, chase, undercover, tough guy, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
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Jam & Jerusalem (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: uplifting, witty, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: british, friendship, family relations, village, village life, friends, gender, best friends, social relations, family life, strong female presence, english countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, britain
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 8.6
 27K
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: serious, intellectual, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police, talented, crimes, investigator, murderer, coworker, police investigation, intelligence, uncover truth, murder, british ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: england
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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: light, captivating, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Plot: british, drunken woman, single woman, drunkenness, grownups, drug abuse, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, one night stand, robbery, girl, cooking ...
Place: london
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 7.7
 9K
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, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, mafia, respect, british, power struggle, relatives, crime boss, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, east end london, england
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 6.2
 162K
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, funny, exciting, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: spy, secret service, goofy hero, agent, comedy of errors, secret agents, farce, espionage, british, heroes, spy hero, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
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 7.8
 338K
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, neo noir, psychotronic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, crime boss, british, blackmail, tough guy, criminal underworld, marijuana, crimes, gang, ambition, money ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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 6.9
 283K
The World's End (2013)
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: humorous, witty, funny, absurd, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, robot, beer, twists and turns, violence, small town, british, alcoholic, satire, alien, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, year 1990, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, sexy, saga, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, snake, spy, fictional country, espionage, virginity, human sacrifice, british, 007, cia, boat, heroin ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, caribbean, west indies, new york ...
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The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, brainwashing, investigation, politics, british, double agent, political intrigue, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
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 8.1
 687K
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, stylized, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, existentialism, drug abuse, counterculture, life is a bitch, dark humor, junkie, social misfits, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london, england
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 7.3
 112K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: political, factual, emotional, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: british royal family, royal family, historical character, head of state, queen, royalty, queen of england, queen elizabeth ii, politics, monarchy, etiquette, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, scotland, london, 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: suspense, intense, talky, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, train robbery, crimes, safecracker, gold, robbery, british, betrayal, gangsters, train travel, master criminal, perfect crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.0
 13K
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the ...
Style: art house, neo noir, psychotronic, cerebral, surreal ...
Plot: home invasion, female nudity, adultery, infidelity, castle, hostage, coward, isolation, husband wife relationship, homophobic slur, chicken, death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, england, europe
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 7.4
 100K
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, realistic, stylized, political, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: queen, british history, queen elizabeth i, historical character, politics, british royal family, royal family, head of state, royal court, throne, political intrigue, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london, scotland, spain, europe ...
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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, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, torture, muslim, survival, politics, british, military, pow, injustice, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rage ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, year 2002, 2000s, year 2001 ...
Place: iraq, middle east, palestine, england, london ...
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 7.2
 5K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: uplifting, serious, touching, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, governess, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, couples, british, mother daughter relationship, love, estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s, 90s
Place: england, london, san francisco, 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: funny, parody, humorous, melancholic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, spy spoof, espionage, secret agents, spy, secret service, surveillance, betrayal, british, prime minister, twists and turns, gadget ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, hong kong, london, macau, europe ...
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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: epic, serious, atmospheric, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, colonialism, war, slavery, redemption, british empire, desert, adventure, imperialism, soldier, cavalry, fight ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1880s
Place: england, africa, sudan, egypt, middle east ...
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 7.3
 5K
Vanity Fair (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, witty
Plot: social differences, life philosophy, british, ambition, rise to the top, society, social climbing, dysfunctional family, unrequited love, life turned upside down, female protagonist, heir ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, london
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 6.9
 43K
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, political ...
Plot: women, feminism, feminist, fighting the system, sexual harassment, girl power, adoption, rebelliousness, politics, prejudice, sexism, activism ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era, year 1912, 19th century ...
Place: london, england, ireland, israel, europe ...
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 7.4
 59K
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: satirical, cynical, humorous, political, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, farce, intern, foul language, politician, war, british, new job, moral ambiguity, workplace, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., london, england, middle east, iraq ...
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Tristan & Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
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, romantic, fairy tale, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: medieval, love affair, romance, love story, forbidden love, knight, true love, betrayal, tragic love, legends and myths, star crossed lovers, infidelity ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
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Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a ...
Style: light, funny, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman, love triangle, motherhood, fatherhood, female protagonist, parenthood, diary, british, romance, relationships, love story ...
Place: london, new york
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 8.1
 17K
Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: witty, feel good, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, aristocracy, love and romance, love, female protagonist, looking for love, marriage, fall in love, friendship, love triangle, opposites attract, lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s, 1920s, 18th century, georgian era ...
Place: england, london
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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: humorous, tragicomedy, absurd, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, funeral, sarcasm, dark humor, secret, death, secrets, british, adultery, foul language, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
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Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, lawyer, british, inheritance, indians, disorder, nothing goes right, switching roles, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s
Place: london, england, ireland
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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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