British asian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british asian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, serious and feel good films and TV shows about / with british asian, british, family relations, immigrants, society, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, racism, friendship and parents and children plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british asian: Blinded by the Light (2019), My Beautiful Laundrette (1985), Ae Fond Kiss... (2004), Bend It Like Beckham (2002), My Son the Fanatic (1997), Bhaji on the Beach (1993), Brick Lane (2007), East Is East (1999), The Buddha of Suburbia (1993), Bride & Prejudice (2004).

List of british asian movies

Blinded by the Light (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Style: captivating, dark humor, touching, humorous, tense
Plot: british asian, coming of age, interracial friendship, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, father son conflict, college student, poetry, teenager, goth, rock music, racism ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1987
Place: america, england, london
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My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
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, realistic, sincere, clever, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, racism, interracial relations, white trash, laundry, lgbt, british asian, closeted homosexual, culture clash, immigrants, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, spain, manchester, glasgow scotland, pakistan ...
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, football, sport, generation gap, friendship, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family, follow your dream, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, germany, hamburg germany ...
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My Son the Fanatic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, prostitute, taxi driver, muslim, social differences, parents and children, alcohol abuse, human nature, teenage life, infidelity, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
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Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: talky, melancholic, light, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: female friendship, culture clash, self discovery, social differences, family in crisis, pregnancy, women, feminism, family relations, character study, life philosophy, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
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 6.6
 3K
Brick Lane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The grind of daily life as a Brick Lane Bangladessi as seen through the eyes of Nazneen (Chatterjee), who at 17 enters an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik). Years later, living in east London with her family, she meets a young man Karim ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: arranged marriage, immigrants, love triangle, love affair, family relations, society, village, fall in love, racism, sister sister relationship, drowning, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: london, bangladesh, europe, england, buckingham palace
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 6.9
 17K
East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, family relations, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, family problems, family life, family in crisis, bittersweet, profanity, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
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The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, witty, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, infidelity, suburbs, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), arranged marriage, hippie, actor, racism, love affair, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
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Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, initially antagonists, opposites attract, unlikely couple, jane austen, love and romance, modern day adaptation, couple relations, class differences, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, california, usa, asia ...
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, lgbt, rise to the top, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984, year 1976 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, atlanta georgia ...
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 6.7
 657
Grow Your Own (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An English community gets testy when a refugee family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.
Plot: cell phone, african, immigration, ex cop, little girl, british humour, british asian, refugee, racism, mobile phone, haunted by the past, immigrants ...
Place: england, liverpool
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 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 ...
Plot: robbery, grownups, loner, cooking, drug abuse, traumatic experience, parent child relationship, dating, date, bouncer, photograph, redhead ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 598
Please Sir! (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mr. Hedges, the somewhat naive and idealistc teacher of the rebellious Class 5C, lobbies to have them allowed on the school camping trip despite much precedent to the contrary. Once on the camping trip Mr. Hedges pursues the local barmaid and the ...
Plot: teenage girl, stolen money, convertible, english, british, caretaker, barmaid, gypsy, schoolgirl, child smoking cigarette, racial slur, food fight ...
Place: england
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 6.2
 393
The Watchman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: CCTV operator Carl becomes frustrated when the police refuse to tackle a gang of drug dealers. He takes the law into his own hands with devastating repercussions.
Plot: criminal, witness, 16 year old, stabbed in the face, walkie talkie, suicide, one night, husband wife relationship, english, drug dealing, security guard, family man ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
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Murdered by My Father (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up quickly, and Shahzad wants to make sure she's set up ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, muslim, college student, death of protagonist, female protagonist, teenage daughter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, widower, islam, honor, veil ...
Place: england, london
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 7.4
 2K
Marchlands (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, mysterious, sad, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family life, parents and children, supernatural, loss of daughter, drowning, family relations, multiple storylines, little girl, couple relations, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, europe
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 7.7
 2K
Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, youth, coming of age, social relations, soccer, school life, popularity, best friends, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Sixteen (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jumah is about to turn 16 and is already in need of a fresh start. Burdened with the shameful legacy of a past as a child soldier in the Congo, he lives with his adoptive mother in west London, where he struggles to keep a lid on his history of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: immigrants, high school, youth, witnessing a crime, society, crimes, graphic violence, teenage life, urban, high school life, council estate, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, arranged marriage, prison, hopes, deadly, hotshot lawyer, life sentence, life is a bitch, family problems, courtroom drama, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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 5.7
 352
Gone Too Far (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for his big brother to join him on the estate in Peckham - ...
Style: humorous, uplifting, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, social differences, teenage love, society, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, working class, dog, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, africa
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 5.4
 604
8 Minutes Idle (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based upon Matt Thorne's award-winning novel about life in a call centre, "Eight Minutes Idle" is a warped urban comedy about what it really means to put your life 'on hold'! Dan Thomas has always taken the path of least ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: homelessness, eviction, crush, office, office romance, life turned upside down, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, nothing goes right, parent child relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.8
 3K
Cucumber (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Original drama series from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life, beginning with the most disastrous date night in history.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, serious
Plot: gay, couple relations, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, life turned upside down, homosexuality, gay relationship, fear of commitment, suicide, middle aged, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, manchester england
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 7.0
 1K
Remember Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The day Tom Parfitt moves from his home into residential care, he becomes the sole witness to a violent death.
Style: scary, tense, serious, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, old man, retirement home, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, puzzle, crimes, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.7
 865
Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family, intergenerational friendship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, friends, family relations, youth, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Catch Me Daddy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, woman in danger, family relations, track down, gang, bounty hunter, danger, family problems, graphic violence, chase, runaway, death of brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england
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 3.5
 33K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, music, media, bus, desire for fame, performer's life, friendship, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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Goodness Gracious Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, parody, society, working class, eccentric family, suburbs, suburban life, family life, immigrants, family relations, ethnic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england, india
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It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indian mother Mrs Sethi's obsession with marrying off her daughter turns murderous. With jokes that routinely miss the mark and cringeworthy slapstick, this black comedy farce shouldn't work. Somehow, though, it does.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, dark humor, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, serial killer, love and romance, looking for love, parents and children, wooing, family relations, deadly, crimes, ghost, mother son relationship, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.4
 2K
Anita & Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, friendship, family relations, racism, teenage life, best friends, hopes, youth, family problems, mother daughter relationship, interracial friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: england, europe
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