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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, clever, serious, witty, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with british, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, adaptation, runaway, betrayal, culture clash, secrets and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as british: The Patriot (2000), Elizabeth (1998), Pride and Prejudice (1995), Eddie the Eagle (2016), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Young Victoria (2009), The Duchess (2008), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Suffragette (2015), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).
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Pride and Prejudice
Drama, Romance
UK
327 min.
 8.9
Sherlock
Crime, Drama, Mystery
UK, USA
88 min.
 9.2
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Drama
Netherlands
8ish
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK

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 7.2
 230K
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: rough, captivating, sentimental, uplifting, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, vengeance, rebellion, revolution, british, courage, freedom, patriotism, daring rescue, death, period piece, wartime ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, england, usa, scotland, southern usa
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 7.5
 83K
Elizabeth
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, epic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, politics, rise to the top, political intrigue, british, historical figure, historical character, rebellion, queen, head of state, british royal family, british history ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, spain, london ...
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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: romantic, stylized, atmospheric, scenic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, prejudice, looking for love, british, unlikely couple, pride, sister sister relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, social differences ...
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, determination, follow your dream, skiing, obsession, british, destiny, unlikely friendships, life, coach, athlete ...
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, 1800s, 1810s
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, 1840s ...
Place: buckingham palace, london, england, europe, belgium
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 6.9
 70K
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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Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, colourful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, queen, head of state, female protagonist, british history, catholicism, palace intrigue, politics, destiny, british, political conspiracy, women ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1920s, middle ages ...
Place: england, spain, scotland, europe, london ...
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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
 658K
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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The Night Manager
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, moral ambiguity, murder, secret service, undercover agent, manager, corruption, british, crimes, violent, violence ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, egypt
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 5.7
 21K
Gambit
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, entertaining, tense, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, anti-hero, verbal byplay, farce, crimes, violence, twists & turns, disorder, greed, british, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Murder on the Orient Express
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: suspenseful, talky, stylized, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, murder mystery, crime, whodunit, train, multiple suspects, train ride, who done it, justice, twists & turns, mysterious character ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: london, new york, istanbul turkey
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, friendship, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, mistaken identity, romance, love story, transformation, love, shakespeare, fall in love, young lovers ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, victorian era
Place: england
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The Inbetweeners 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, youth, friendship, road trip, teenage life, drinking, holiday, sarcasm, adventure, mentor, corruption, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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Midsomer Murders
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: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, who done it, crimes, murder investigation, mystery, law enforcement, family feud, multiple suspects, murder, village, whodunit, human nature ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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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Shaun of the Dead
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, parody, cult, british, survival, transformation, friendship, gore, violence, chase, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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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, serious, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, british, betrayal, investigation, secret service, russian, kgb, mole, government agency, spies ...
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, realistic, humorous ...
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
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, serious, clever, 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, greece ...
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, gay, culture clash, romance, racism, british, homosexuality, prejudice, politics, society, working class, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, survival, british, soldier, war, brutality, terrorism, chase, irish, politics, urban, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england
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