Movies and TV shows set in east end london

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in east end london ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, stylized and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, british, crime, drinking, police investigation, society, drunkenness, police detective and corpse plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as east end london: The Four Dimensions of Greta (1972), The Long Good Friday (1980), Pennyworth (2019), Whitechapel (2009), Honest (2000), Ashes to Ashes (2008), O Lucky Man! (1973), McCallum (1995), Prospects (1986), Ripper Street (2012).

List of movies set in east end london

The Four Dimensions of Greta (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A reporter tracks down a missing German woman in London, getting conflicting stories from various paramours along the way.
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: stripper, prostitution, exploitation, female stockinged legs, panties, white panties, female full frontal nudity, sexploitation, gangster, journalist, bare breasts, sex ...
Place: east end london, london
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The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, ira, danger, car bomb, crimes, crime, crime boss, rivalry, criminal's revenge, violence, power, the underworld ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, tower bridge london ...
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 8.0
 7K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: secret society, crime, cia agent, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, origin story, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase, army ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, east end london, britain
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 7.9
 11K
Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, manhunt, victim, police detective, crimes, forensics, law enforcement, team, murder, police station, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 4.0
 574
Honest (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
Style: dark humor, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, profanity, strong female presence, graphic violence, gender, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, oxford university, east end london
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Ashes to Ashes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime drama series featuring Life On Mars' DCI Gene Hunt. After being shot in 2008, DI Alex Drake lands in 1981, where she finds herself in familiar company.
Style: serious, surreal, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police detective, police station, female detective, power relations, crime, uncover truth, crimes, fighting crime, superior, tough law enforcer, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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 7.8
 7K
O Lucky Man! (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.
Style: surreal, offbeat, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: film within a film, audition, police brutality, satire, society, rise to the top, unfulfillment, rich and poor, obnoxious boss, power relations, surrealism, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland, europe, east end london, london ...
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 7.8
 338
McCallum (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McCallum is a British television series that was produced by STV Productions. Dr Iain McCallum was the original lead character, played by John Hannah. McCallum was a forensic pathologist who traveled by Triumph Motorcycle, and solved murders. The ...
Plot: crime investigation, autopsy, british, police detective, police procedural, corpse, morgue, british police, pathologist, scotsman, forensics, pathology
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london, east end london
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 8.5
 145
Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: working class, black british, interracial friendship, interracial relations, friendship, british, unemployment, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
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 8.1
 19K
Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, danger, crimes, investigator, victim, fist fighting, responsibility, notoriety, multiple suspects, corpse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Goodnight Sweetheart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Goodnight Sweetheart is a British sitcom that ran for six series on BBC1 from 1993 to 1999. It stars Nicholas Lyndhurst as Gary Sparrow, an accidental time traveller who leads a double life after discovering a time portal allowing him to travel ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, police officer, double life, time traveler, pub, couples, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, bar, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 40s, 1990s ...
Place: england, london, east end london
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 6.8
 35K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, mental patient, murder, betrayal, misfit, vengeance, mystery, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, africa, britain, england ...
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 7.2
 3K
Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, rich and poor, down on your luck, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, megalomaniac, mortician, mystery, police detective, multiple suspects, track down, danger, forensics, crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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 6.7
 30K
Hysteria (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery - the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical ...
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, witty, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hysteria, doctor, masturbation, hospital, ex prostitute, romance, sexual dysfunction, inventions and discoveries, unconventional method, fired from the job, trial, period piece ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1800s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, san francisco
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 6.8
 144K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: jack the ripper, who done it, serial killer, police detective, crimes, woman in danger, psychic, police investigation, a vision, murder, clairvoyant, princess ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland, buckingham palace ...
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 7.0
 965
All Night Long (1962)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous, ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart.
Style: tense, realistic, offbeat, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jazz, mind game, dishonesty, manipulation, rivalry, friends, rising to stardom, downfall, couples, breaking point, music band, nightclub ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, east end london
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 8.0
 702
Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: charity, strong female presence, goodhearted, power relations, society, disagreement, feminism, gender, social differences, matchmaking, looking for love, discrimination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
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 4.7
 7K
EastEnders (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The everyday lives of working-class residents of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, social realism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, workplace intrigue, society, social relations, family business, intrigue, family in crisis, british, neighbor neighbor relationship, small community, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 5.3
 216
Mojo (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.
Plot: nightclub, gangsters, gay interest, singer, rivalry, gangster, rock music
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: east end london
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 5.0
 174
Empire State (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the docklands of East London stands the Empire State, a nightclub full of magic and mystery. Designed like an ocean liner, it's become a battle ground where anything can happen. In the midst of the action, a young boy stows aboard to search ...
Style: british noir
Plot: money, male nudity, gangster, neo noir, helicopter, gay, nightclub, boxing, reporter, scam, nightclub owner, homosexual ...
Place: london, east end london
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 6.6
 191
Spare the Rod (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
Plot: school, school teacher, drinking, teacher, eyeglasses, fistfight, smoking, letter, suspenders, school class, dinner, slum ...
Place: east end london, london
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 7.5
 34
Guardians (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men are thrown together as live-in guardians of a 200 year-old house in the East End of London. But they are not alone. And so instead of learning to live together they have to fight to live through the night.
Plot: haunted, curse, ghost
Place: london, east end london
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 6.5
 3K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, police station, fighting crime, police detective, crime, workplace situations, society, partners, law enforcement, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 7.9
 7K
The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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, betrayal, crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, respect, power struggle, relatives, mob boss, dishonesty, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, east end london
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 6.9
 151K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, brutal, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, twins, crimes, crime, gang, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957 ...
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, high school, school, youth, teacher student relationship, high school teacher, interracial relations, idealism, teachers and students, hardcase students, society, dignity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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 5.8
 551
The Ripper (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of course is the Ripper. It tells also of the investigator who ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, prostitute, crimes, love affair, mystery, crime, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, slasher, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard, east end london ...
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Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
Style: biting, realistic, contemplative, suspense, serious ...
Plot: s&m, painter, celebrity culture, love and romance, destructive relationship, gender, lifestyle, society, couples, perversion, life is a bitch, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: east end london, new york, paris france, london
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My Brother the Devil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mo is a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, family relations, life is a bitch, gang war, juvenile delinquency, interracial relations, crimes, urban ghetto life, death of friend, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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