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, stylized, tense, suspenseful and bleak films and TV shows about / with crimes, british, crime, murder, drinking alcohol, drinking, police investigation, gangsters, cigarette smoking and drunkenness plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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east end london movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as east end london: Bollywood Queen (2002), 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).

List of movies set in east end london

Bollywood Queen (2002)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, society, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social differences, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, england, east end london, europe
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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: sexploitation film, sexy, sex comedy
Plot: exploitation, stripper, prostitution, gangsters, pie in the face, nightclub, cigarette holder, woman undressing, gang rape, woman undressing for a man, police raid, kidnapping ...
Place: london, east end 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: captivating, realistic, serious, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, gangsters, danger, car bomb, crime, crimes, crime boss, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence, power, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, east end london ...
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 7.9
 9K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: cia agent, crime, secret society, ex special forces, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, origin story, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, britain, east end london
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 7.9
 11K
Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, forensics, victim, manhunt, crimes, law enforcement, team, murder, murder investigation, police station ...
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: profanity, criminal heroes, dishonesty, strong female presence, gender, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, physical appearance, robbery, female thief, three sisters, stolen goods ...
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.
TV show
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, tense, mind bending, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police detective, police, female detective, uncover truth, power relations, fighting crime, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
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 7.8
 8K
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, dark humor, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: breast feeding, audition, police brutality, film within a film, satire, power relations, rich and poor, unfulfillment, society, obnoxious boss, rise to the top, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, east end london, london ...
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 7.8
 390
McCallum (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: scotsman, police procedural, pathologist, morgue, forensics, autopsy, police detective, pathology, crime investigation, corpse, british police, british
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: london, east end london
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 8.6
 153
Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: british, unemployment, interracial friendship, working class, black british, friendship, interracial relations, 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.
TV show
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, danger, who done it, crimes, investigator, fist fighting, victim, multiple suspects, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 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.
TV show
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, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: world war two, time travel, police officer, pub, double life, time traveler, friends, bar, couples, disorder, fish out of water, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 40s, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: england, london, east end london
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 6.8
 36K
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: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, betrayal, mental patient, mystery, vengeance, family relations, infidelity, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: london, europe, africa, east end london, england ...
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 7.2
 4K
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: humorous, touching, gloomy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, coming of age, misfit, single parent, love and romance, social misfits, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, megalomaniac, mystery, multiple suspects, crime, mortician, murder of a prostitute, police detective, track down, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, east end london
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 6.7
 31K
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, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hysteria, masturbation, doctor, hospital, ex prostitute, romance, inventions and discoveries, sexual dysfunction, unconventional method, fired from the job, trial, period piece ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, san francisco
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 6.8
 147K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
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: serial killer, jack the ripper, who done it, crimes, graphic violence, a vision, psychic, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, freemason, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, ireland, east end london ...
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 5.3
 218
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: rivalry, singer, rock music, gangster, nightclub, gangsters, gay interest
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: east end london
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 5.1
 173
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: hustler, neo noir, boxing, gay, s&m, male nudity, gangster, money, reporter, scam, nightclub, homosexual ...
Place: east end london, london
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 6.6
 202
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, brawl, slum, dinner, inspiration, riot, black eye, cigarette smoking, smoking, teacher, neglected child ...
Place: london, east end london
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 7.4
 39
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, ghost, curse
Place: east end london, london
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 6.6
 3K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, partners, law enforcement, crimes, inspector, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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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, betrayal, crimes, crime, respect, power struggle, relatives, ex convict, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, east end london
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 6.9
 160K
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, based on true events, brutal, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, crimes, crime, gang, twins, violence, stylish, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mafia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 2000 ...
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, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, dedicated educator, high school, school, youth, teacher student relationship, high school teacher, interracial relations, idealism, high school life, teachers and students, win over ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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 5.8
 561
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: sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, murder, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, danger, mystery, crime, slasher, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1880s, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, east end london, buckingham palace ...
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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: realistic, serious, biting, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: art, s&m, painter, subculture, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, couple relations, performer's life, couples, gender, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: east end london, paris france, new york, 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, touching, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, family relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, gang war, crimes, juvenile delinquency, gay, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 7.4
 800
The Runaway (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will be following in her mother's footsteps. But when ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, on the run, gangsters, murder, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, gender, betrayal, society, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 5.5
 5K
Pusher (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In London, a drug dealer grows increasingly desperate over the course of a week after a botched deal lands him in the merciless clutches of a ruthless crime lord. The more desperate his behavior, the more isolated he becomes until there is nothing ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, drug dealing, criminal heroes, on the run, disorder, nothing goes right, chase, danger, debt, drug dealer, violence, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, england, east end london
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