Best British Movies of 2020

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best British Movies of 2020" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, touching, tense and disturbing. Plot: husband wife relationship, murder, father daughter relationship, family relations, fear, father son relationship, cell phone, drink, danger and drinking alcohol. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Comedy. Country: UK, USA and France.
Best British Movies of 2020
Best British Movies of 2020
TOP Movies: Tenet (2020), Enola Holmes (2020), Emma. (2020), His House (2020), Host (2020), The Father (2020), Promising Young Woman (2020), Supernova (2020), Summerland (2020), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020), Ghosts of War (2020), Dream Horse (2020), The Courier (2020), The Trip to Greece (2020), Come Away (2020), The Reckoning (2020), Six Minutes to Midnight (2020), The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020), Caveat (2020), Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020).

List of Best Movies

 7.4
 430K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: time paradox, time loop, cia agent, time travel, quantum physics, alternate timeline, time, terrorism, apocalypse, terrorist, save the world, espionage ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mumbai india, london, kiev ukraine, vietnam, india ...
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 6.6
 149K
Enola Holmes (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Style: feminist film, romantic, funny, mysterious, exciting
Plot: female detective, victorian england, runaway teen, feminism, amateur detective, private detective, sherlock holmes, teenage love, breaking the fourth wall, child prodigy, female protagonist, master of disguise ...
Time: victorian era
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 6.7
 42K
Emma. (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
Style: captivating, sweet, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: jane austen, estate, english countryside, opposites attract, matchmaking, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, love and romance, prejudice, friendship, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: yorkshire, england
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 6.5
 34K
His House (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.
Style: psychological, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, intense
Plot: refugee, diaspora, ghost, supernatural, haunted, escape, death of daughter, stereotypes, husband wife relationship, african american protagonist, trapped, rescue ...
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 6.5
 24K
Host (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Six friends hire a medium to hold a séance via Zoom during lockdown — but they get far more than they bargained for as things quickly go wrong. When an evil spirit starts invading their homes, they begin to realize they might not survive the ...
Plot: internet, internet chat, evil spirit, quarantine, psychic, computer, video chat, paranormal activity, virus, isolation, violence, fear ...
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 8.3
 103K
The Father (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages and, as he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, compassionate, tear jerker ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, caregiver, father daughter relationship, elderly, memory loss, dementia, elderly man, old man, alone in the world, terminal illness, doubts and hesitations, dreams ...
Time: year 1937
Place: london
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Promising Young Woman (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman haunted by a tragedy in her past takes revenge on the predatory men unlucky enough to cross her path.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, suspense, parody ...
Plot: violence, sexual predator, oral sex, medical school, pediatrician, lust, crimes, rapist, track down, brutality, double life, murder ...
Place: ohio, new york
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 6.9
 8K
Supernova (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam and Tusker, partners of 20 years, are traveling across England in their old RV visiting friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with early-onset dementia two years ago, their time together is the most important ...
Style: road movie, touching, psychological, heartbreaking
Plot: dementia, homosexual, gay couple, lgbt, love, road trip, gay, terminal illness, family relations, supportive spouse, depression, survival ...
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 7.0
 5K
Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Style: melancholic, sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, world war two, lesbian, love, schoolboy, lesbian interest, lgbtq, countryside ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1920s
Place: london
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: satirical, absurd, humorous, fable
Plot: masked man, amazon, disguise, prank, presidential election, social satire, male protagonist, countryside, father daughter relationship, conspiracy theory, travel, feminism ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, texas, xian, new york
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Ghosts of War (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.
Style: mystical, twist ending, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wartime, world war two, supernatural, mystery, mysticism, ghosts, fear, curse, ghost, puzzle, intrigue, soldier ...
Time: year 1944
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 6.9
 3K
Dream Horse (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with ...
Style: captivating, touching, light, humorous, feel good
Plot: horse race, racehorse, horse trainer, horse, friendship, ambitious, follow your dream, direction and purpose, lifestyle, reality competition, horse jumping, adult humor ...
Time: year 2019, year 2012
Place: wales
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 7.1
 37K
The Courier (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: tense, captivating, microfilm, based on true events
Plot: mi6, cold war, cia, prospector, spy, russian spy, cia agent, mystery, espionage, interrogation, spy mission, spy hero ...
Time: 1960s, year 1960, year 1962, 60s, year 1990 ...
Place: russia, london, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
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The Trip to Greece (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Actors Rob Byrdon and Steve Coogan continue their travelogue series with a visit to Greece.
Plot: restaurant, friendship, food, writers, waitress, nurse, eating, killing spree, fireworks, teeth, heterosexuality, piano ...
Place: greece, europe, australia, morocco, spain ...
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 5.8
 4K
Come Away (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: origin story, pretense, puzzle, imagination, adventure, magic, sister, brother sister relationship, dream world, brother, fantasy world, mischievous children ...
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The Reckoning (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Great Plague and amidst the subsequent witch-hunts against women, a young widow grapples with the tragic death of her husband in a society completely consumed by fear and death. Because she rejects the advances of her ...
Style: suspenseful, dark fantasy, fairy tale, stylized, captivating
Plot: witch hunt, plague, witch, pursuit, torture, curse, showdown, black magic, tragic hero, witchcraft, damsel in distress, occult ...
Time: middle ages
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Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is ...
Style: suspense, political, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: girls' boarding school, world war two, against humanity, controversy, danger, ideology, political unrest, allies, nazism, courage, escape plan, showdown ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest — including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale ...
Style: political, factual, thought provoking, suspense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, activist, injustice, political activism, hippie, riot, trial, protest, court, political persecution, courtroom, protest march ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1968, year 1994
Place: chicago illinois, oakland california, connecticut, washington d.c., mississippi ...
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 5.9
 3K
Caveat (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone drifter suffering from partial memory loss accepts a job to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house on an isolated island.
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: schizophrenia, secret, suicide, memory loss, captivity, abandoned house, island, remote location, memory, supernatural horror, evil spirit, runaway ...
Place: ireland
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Style: meditative, wistful, sad, rough, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, teenage girl, abortion, rape victim, rape, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, unwanted pregnancy, bus trip, friendship between girls, adolescence ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york
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 3.5
 3K
Solitary (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man wakes up inside a room to discover he's a prisoner sent into space to form Earth's first colony, and worse - his cell mate Alana is hell bent on destroying everything.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing, futuristic ...
Plot: trapped in space, prisoner, survival, stranded, danger, spacecraft, deep space, youth, isolation, escapades, strong female lead, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: europe
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Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, captivating, light ...
Plot: resurrection, afterlife, love story, power of love, love, ghost, supernatural, psychic power, ex wife, supernatural romance, writer's life, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937
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 6.3
 114K
I Care a Lot (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.
Style: clever, semi serious, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: con artists, con woman, guardian, cheating, female protagonist, deception, escapades, caper, crimes, struggle for survival, manipulative behavior, manipulative woman ...
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The Unfamiliar (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A British Army doctor comes back from a war, thinking that she has PTSD only to discover that there is a more daunting malevolence at work making the life that she knew unfamiliar.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, twists and turns
Plot: doctor, army, post traumatic stress disorder, relationship problems, hallucination, husband wife relationship, family relations, ex soldier, mentally unstable, lifestyle change, mental illness, post traumatic stress ...
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 6.2
 2K
Love Sarah (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman wishes to fulfill her mother's dream of opening her own bakery in Notting Hill, London. To do this, she enlists the help of an old friend and her grandma.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, romantic, uplifting
Plot: bakery, grandmother granddaughter relationship, death of mother, death of daughter, ambition, friendship, follow your dream, inventor, escapades, professional, coworker relationship, couple relations ...
Place: london
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 6.4
 101K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, bunker, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, demolished city, riot, diabetic ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, helsinki finland, sydney australia, chicago illinois ...
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A Christmas Gift from Bob (2020)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Bowen finds himself the target of an animal welfare investigation that threatens to take away his beloved cat, Bob, at Christmas.
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, sweet
Plot: street musician, human animal relationship, cat, homelessness, christmas, father son estrangement, guitarist, pets, life philosophy, friendship, christmas movie, dream ...
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 6.5
 28K
Possessor (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A thriller about an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to enable its operatives to inhabit other people's bodies, ultimately driving them to carry out assassinations for high-paying clients.
Style: tech noir, psychotronic, suspense, atmospheric
Plot: assassination attempt, murder, brutality, corporation, machine, distopia, graphic violence, female nudity, male nudity, sadism, sociopath, technology ...
Time: near future
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Roald & Beatrix, the tail of the curious mouse, a heart-warming Christmas film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. A magical story of what really can happen when you are brave enough to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, fairy tale, sweet
Plot: british humour, intergenerational friendship, life philosophy, cultural icon, parents and children, unlikely friendships, mischievous children, imagination, bully, family relations, hopes, childhood ...
Time: 1920s
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Tribal: Get Out Alive (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After retiring from active duty, former elite military operative Caitlin Ross now runs a private security firm. She, however, becomes the target when her private security firm accepts a contract from a young millionaire.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, crimes, deadly, murder, brutality, danger, robbery, criminal, partners, police officer, shot to death, heist ...
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