British noir movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british noir movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out british noir, serious, realistic, cult film, atmospheric and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with murder, neo noir, violence, police investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, criminal, dishonesty and gangsters plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british noir: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), Jigsaw (1962), The Shadow Line (2011), Trap for Cinderella (2013), Maniac (1963), Deadfall (1968), The Corpse (1971), Payroll (1961), Stormy Monday (1988), Empire State (1987).

List of british noir movies

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.
Style: psychedelic, tech noir, non-linear, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, video game, interactive, computer, computer game, programmer, repeated scene, free will, time travel, male protagonist, conspiracy, alternate reality ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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 7.2
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Jigsaw (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is found murdered in a house along the coast from Brighton. Local detectives Fellows and Wilks lead an investigation methodically following up leads and clues mostly in Brighton and Hove but also further afield.
Style: british noir
Plot: murder, police, noir, real estate agent, ladies man, dismembered body, police officer, loose woman, body in a trunk, police procedural, investigation, salesman ...
Place: brighton
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The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, forensics, hitman, murder, one last job, evidence, police corruption, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Trap for Cinderella (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl suffering from amnesia after surviving a house fire that takes her childhood friend's life, begins a tormented road to recovery.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, self discovery, life turned upside down, female friendship, intrigue, house fire, losing-it hero, false name, murder, amnesia, bullying, fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, london
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 6.0
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Maniac (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The rape of his teenage daughter instigated a violent, maniacal retribution on the perpetrator for which Georges was incarcerated in an asylum for the insane. When a stranger enters a quiet, country town and is seduced by a sensuous married woman he ...
Style: psychological thriller, british noir, psychotronic
Plot: blowtorch, painter, proto-slasher, unhappy marriage, 15 year old, crying woman, manipulation, french countryside, rich woman, unfaithful wife, overheard conversation, barmaid ...
Place: france
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 5.8
 767
Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: realistic, serious, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, jewel thief, concert hall, partners, crimes, gays and lesbians, crime, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
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 5.2
 781
The Corpse (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and daughter hatch a scheme to murder their family's domineering and sadistic patriarch.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, ghost, couples, boarding school, graphic violence, crime, rivalry, parents and children, infidelity, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
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 7.0
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Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured ...
Style: cult film, british noir
Plot: neo noir, deception, factory, neo-noir, ambush, robbery, armored truck, female nudity, heist, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: northern england
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Stormy Monday (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by an club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.
Style: tense, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightclub, gangsters, jazz, neo noir, crimes, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, prostitute, music band ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, las vegas, california
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 5.1
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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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 6.8
 1K
Robbery (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.
Style: british noir, cult film
Plot: train robbery, noir, escape, soccer match, heist, career criminal, police station, electrician, prison escape, casino, caper, car chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, new york, london
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Lords of London (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony is a notorious gangster with a big problem. He has woken up in an abandoned farmhouse, with blood on his shirt, and no memory of how he got there. He stumbles into a small town and discovers he’s in an Italian village that seems to be lost in ...
Style: british noir
Plot: mystery killer, death, gangsters, purgatory, italian woman, gang leader, suicide, flashback, gangster, murder, violence, period piece ...
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 7.7
 5K
Victim (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, legal, lawyer, controversy, blackmail, gay, lgbt, dedicated lawyer, crime, power relations, realism, injustice ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.9
 10K
Performance (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, rock star, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, music, rock, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, hamburg germany, paris france ...
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 7.3
 13K
Mona Lisa (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, pimp, chauffeur, crimes, crime, friendship, redemption, opposites attract, couples, social differences, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, london, england, brighton, britain
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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: offbeat, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: jazz, mind game, friends, breaking point, manipulation, unfulfillment, rivalry, couples, vengeance, nightclub, showbiz, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, east end london
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