Movies about England

Movies about England
List of the best movies about England, selected by visitors to our site: Rebecca, A Royal Night Out, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, The Mercy, Twist, Spike Island, Shadow Dancer, Sing Street, Black Death, Belle.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Rebecca (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Disturbing

After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.

A Royal Night Out (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Princesses
PlotOn real events
PlaceEngland, London

The re-imagining of VE Day in 1945, when Princess Elizabeth and her sister, Margaret were allowed out from Buckingham Palace for the night to join in the celebrations, and encounter romance and danger.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersStrong women, Writers
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Hunger, Flowers
PlaceIslands, England, Beach, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Touching, Worth watching

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

The Mercy (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, adventure, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersInventors
PlotOn real events, Survival, Travel
PlaceSea, England, Yachts
StylePhilosophical, For men

Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.

Twist (2021)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Heroes
PlotRobbery, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Spike Island (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Music group
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.

Shadow Dancer (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40
CharactersSpy
PlaceEngland, Ireland, London
StyleAction, By books, Serious, Disturbing

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Black Death (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch, Knights, Heroes, Priests
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Viruses
PlaceVillage, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it's upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

Belle (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersSlaves, Parents
PlotOn real events, Slavery, Uprising
PlaceCourt, England, Estate
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, Serious

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England

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Montana (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the dark arts of assassination and learns the true meaning of friendship, honor and respect.

The Windermere Children (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersTeens, Orphans, Jews
PlotFriendship
PlaceEngland, Country houses
TimeWorld War II

The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Ironclad (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Serbia
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights, Warriors
PlaceEngland, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.

Inbred (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
PlotSurvival
PlaceVillage, England

Four young offenders and their workers spend a weekend in the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare.

Schemers (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Musicians, Scammers
PlotMusic, Money
PlaceEngland, Concerts

Set in late-1970's Dundee, Schemers is based on writer-producer David McLean’s early years in the music business. After a run in with a local gangster, a fledgling promoter and his two friends raise their ambitions to booking major bands in order to escape their debt.

The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy, musical, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Chase
PlaceEngland
StyleLight, Fascinating, Fancy

The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.

Animals (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, Republic of Ireland, Finland
CharactersPianists
PlotFriendship, Female friendship
PlaceEngland, Ireland, Australia
StyleLight, Fascinating

Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.

A Night in the Woods (2011)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGirlfriends, Cats
PlotSurvival, Cars, Death, Supernatural, Fear
PlaceMountains, Forest, England
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleTwisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

Brody, his girlfriend Kerry and their friend Leo go hiking in Dartmoor's Wistman's Woods, so named because of its legendary haunted past. That night jealousies, sexual tensions and strained relationships come to a head turning what should have been a peaceful camping adventure into a trip to terror. As collective paranoia reaches fever pitch it becomes clear that there is a much darker force at work in the ancient eerie surroundings. Who or what is after them? And can any one of them survive a night in the woods?

The Lesson (2015)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlaceSchool, England
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Two schoolboy delinquents learn a lesson that they will never forget when a teacher at the end of his tether decides to abduct them.

Love, Rosie (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, True love, Fate
PlaceSchool, England, Ireland
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different directions. As each navigates the complexities of life, love, and everything in between, they always find their way back to each other - but is it just friendship, or something more? Based on Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel, LOVE, ROSIE is a heart-warming, modern comedy-of-errors posing the ultimate question: do we really only get one shot at true love?




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