Best British Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best British Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful and scary. Plot: violence, murder, chase, death, danger, evil, supernatural power, deadly, revenge and characters in danger. Genre: Horror, Drama and Comedy. Country: UK, USA and France.
Best British Movies of 2021
Best British Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: The Suicide Squad (2021), The Dig (2021), Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021), Cruella (2021), Wrath of Man (2021), Censor (2021), The Mauritanian (2021), Twist (2021), Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021), In the Earth (2021), The Power (2021), Tom and Jerry (2021), 400 Bullets (2021), R.I.A. (2021), Firebird (2021), Eight for Silver (2021), Locked Down (2021), The Heiress (2021), Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021), Breaking News in Yuba County (2021).

List of Best Movies

The Suicide Squad (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The continuing escapades of the Suicide Squad.
Style: intense, entertaining, psychotronic, reboot
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, villain turns good, supernatural power, female warrior, fight scenes, secret mission, adventure, super villain, death, transformation, fbi ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Dig (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: archaeologist, archeological dig, excavation, plane crash, mystery, archaeology, family secret, war, uncover truth, family, world war two, corpse ...
Time: 1930s
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Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017).
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: heroes, superhuman, superhero team, justice league, batman, superhero, alien invasion, super villain, end of the world, team, amazon, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, paris france, london, tower bridge london ...
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Cruella (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to ...
Style: psychotronic, visually appealing, light, captivating, modern day adaptation ...
Plot: fashion, robbery, villain, disney, criminal, villainess, origin story, fashion designer, punk rock, personality change, female villain, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
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Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, non-linear, remake of french film
Plot: revenge, crime boss, robbery, fight for justice, heist, criminal, burglar, gunfight, fighting crime, gang, justice, crime investigation ...
Place: los angeles
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Censor (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her ...
Style: surreal, retro
Plot: cabin in the woods, missing child, female director, dead sister, loss of daughter, violence, fake blood, video, sister, blood, mistaken identity, female vomiting ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal phenomena, exorcism, psychic, supernatural power, paranormal investigation, demon, paranormal activity, supernatural, ghost, evil, danger, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, year 1981
Place: usa, massachusetts
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: brutality, torture, sex, african american, corruption, courtroom, prison, jail cell, black american, forced confession, testimony, protest ...
Time: year 2001, year 2003, year 2005, year 2002, year 2009 ...
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, germany, cuba, hamburg germany ...
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Twist (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Dicken’s classic brought thrillingly up to date in the teeming heartland of modern London, where a group of street smart young hustlers plan the heist of the century for the ultimate payday.
Style: complex, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: art theft, art gallery, graffiti, parkour, painter, escapades, gang, painting, new life, collaboration, outlaw gang, artistic creation ...
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Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, buddy comedy, entertaining
Plot: hitman, adventure, bodyguard, killer, covert operation, fight, agent, millionaire, special agents, female killer, crimes, cybercrime ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: russia, greece, croatia, eastern europe, italy ...
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In the Earth (2021)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a deadly virus ravages the world, Dr. Martin Lowery embarks on a mission to reach test site ATU327A, a research hub deep in the Arboreal Forest. The arduous journey, guided by park scout Alma, is set back by a nighttime attack that leaves the two ...
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: forest, virus, scientist, wilderness, scout, survival horror, plague, travel, trip, deadly, pandemic, survival ...
Time: contemporary
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The Power (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: ghosts, nurse, hospital, blackout, ghost, workplace situations, workplace, survival horror, children, night, women, orphan ...
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The Last Letter from Your Lover (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young journalist in London becomes obsessed with a series of letters she discovers that recounts an intense star-crossed love affair from the 1960s.
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, emotional
Plot: female journalist, love letter, romance, journalist, love story, journalism, investigative journalism, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance, interlinked stories, multiple storylines ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969, year 1965
Place: french riviera, london
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Tom and Jerry (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse get kicked out of their home and relocate to a fancy New York hotel, where a scrappy employee named Kayla will lose her job if she can't evict Jerry before a high-class wedding at the hotel. Her solution? Hiring ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cat and mouse, talking animals, cartoon cat, surrealism, rivalry, animal protagonist, duo, animal that acts human, urban setting, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphic cat, anthropomorphic mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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400 Bullets (2021)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One cold winter night in Afghanistan is about to get a whole lot worse for Rana Rae, a Gurkha soldier left to guard a British military outpost, when Captain Noah Brandt arrives looking for refuge from a group of rogue special ops and a cell of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: gunfight, soldier, murder, danger, military officer, blood, war, officer, fight scenes, battles, deadly, combat ...
Place: europe
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Films Confiscated from a French Brothel (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Story: "Films Confiscated from a French Brothel" is a bare all Avant-garde Anthology homage to silent stag films.
Style: silent film, anthology, feminist film
Plot: brothel, satan, nymphomania, peeping tom, lucifer, demon, burlesque, found footage, greek mythology, male nudity, insanity, picnic ...
Time: 1920s
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R.I.A. (2021)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2040, a female humanoid A.I. is hacked by her husband and forced to kidnap the U.S. vice president's son and execute him on live TV, as the culprit seeks revenge for his own son's death.
Plot: artificial intelligence, female killer, kidnapping, robot, assassin, vice president, woman kills a man, revenge, villainess, female villain
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Firebird (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: cold war, air force, forbidden love, gay interest, romantic triangle, love triangle, love affair, military base, love and romance, military, soldier, love story ...
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Eight for Silver (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late nineteenth century, brutal land baron Seamus Laurent slaughters a Roma clan, unleashing a curse on his family and village. In the days that follow, the townspeople are plagued by nightmares, Seamus’s son Edward goes missing, and a boy ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: village, rescue, demon, danger, peril, characters in danger, violence, supernatural, supernatural ability, paranormal, exorcism, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
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Locked Down (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world's most exclusive department stores, Harrods.
Style: tense, romantic, captivating
Plot: jewel theft, pandemic, divorced couple, quarantine, robbery, male female relationship, burglar, heist, crimes, theft, couples, love and romance ...
Place: london
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The Heiress (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire and Anna are cousins who share a mysterious connection to a dark family secret. Following the death of Clare’s grandmother, ancient spirits are unleashed and the women must do battle with ‘Lilith’, a malevolent female spirit who has ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: ghost, violence, sister, characters in danger, paranormal, supernatural ability, peril, supernatural power, vengeance, deadly creature, death, death of sister ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but ...
Style: feel good, light, tense, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: talking animals, rabbit, human animal relationship, love, jealousy, danger, trap, painter, frame up, struggle for survival, friendship, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An overlooked pencil-pusher catches her husband in bed with another woman, the shock of which causes him to die of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, half sister, deception, suspicious wife, strange behavior, bandit, escapades, female protagonist, family problems, crimes, mafia, disturbed individual ...
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Modern Love (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology film made up of 15 stories about love, romance and dating in contemporary London.
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: first love, first date, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, relationships, romantic relationship, dating, first time, in love ...
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Bram Stoker's Van Helsing (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: England, 1897. Abraham Van Helsing receives a letter from his former student Dr John Seward requesting his urgent assistance in the northern town of Whitby, where his fiancée Lucy is showing all the signs of vampirism. Van Helsing follows the ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, female vampire, friendship, supernatural power, death, evil, romantic rivalry, supernatural ability, vampire bite, death of loved one, mission ...
Place: london
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Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: characters killed one by one, abduction, escape, community, group of friends, slasher killer, revenge, secret society, murder, cult, hiking, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia
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Rise of the Mummy (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of archaeology students awaken an ancient mummy. After being trapped in a time loop, the only way they can escape, is to defeat the mummy. As the body count rises, it seems the Mummy has to collect the souls of those who woke him to be able ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mummy, tomb, curses spells and rituals, archaeology, murder, death, adventurer, treasure hunt, human versus monster, undead, survival, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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Borderline (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Craving that girl she was never able to replace and seeking inspiration in her presence, or absence, or rather fantasy, a troubled writer embarks on a stormy journey of love, passion and potentially perdition.
Style: mumblecore, cinema verite, contemplative, art house, non-linear
Plot: obsession, lesbian relationship, gay love, lesbian love, self discovery, first love, lesbian romance, redemption, sea, intimacy, creativity, cat ...
Place: london, southern italy, paris france, italy, scotland
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Ripper Untold (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A detective and a medical examiner join forces to solve a series of horrific murders in Victorian London - but one of them harbours a deadly secret.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, mystery, partners, track down, revenge, rivalry, murder mystery, police officer, interrogation, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england
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The Green Knight (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A fantasy re-telling of the medieval tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: king arthur, myth, creature, warrior, characters in danger, mission, tough heroes, evil, murder, deadly, supernatural power, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
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