Movies about London

List of the best movies about London, selected by visitors to our site: 28 Days Later, London Has Fallen, The Mummy, Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Robot Overlords, Sherlock Gnomes, Once Upon a Time in London, Sherlock Holmes, Nous York.

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

28 Days Later (2002)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Death, Survival, Viruses, Fear
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

London Has Fallen (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:29
CharactersSpecial agents, Heroes, Presidential, Terrorists
PlotPolitical
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, For men

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

The Mummy (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:28
CharactersArchaeologists, Gods, Monsters, Kings, Dogs, Zombie, Thieves, Horses
PlotDisasters, Revenge, Supernatural, Adventure, Death, Martial Arts, Fate, Chase
PlaceTomb, London, Egypt, Aircraft
StyleUnexpected ending

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:19
CharactersClothing designers
PlaceEngland, London

The remarkable story of iconoclastic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersWriters, Strong women
PlotDancing, Love, Hunger
PlaceEngland, London, Islands, Beach
StyleNetflix, Touching, Soulful, 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.

Robot Overlords (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Robots, Heroes
PlotUprising, UFO, Adventure, Rivalry, Survival
PlaceLondon, England
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersGnomes, Detectives, Dogs, Squirrel
PlotInvestigation
PlaceLondon, England
StyleFor children, By comics, Cute

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Once Upon a Time in London (2019)
Mark2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecrime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Criminals
PlaceEngland, London
StyleDisturbing

Billy Hill and Jack 'Spot' Comer were among the most notorious criminals in London up until the 1950s. Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer (Terry Stone), ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON charts the legendary rise and fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted until the mid-fifties and which paved the way for the notorious Kray Twins and The Richardsons. This is the story of their rise and fall.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:08
CharactersDetectives, Police, Partners
PlotMystery, Investigation, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceLondon, England, Prison
Time19th century
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, For men, Steampunk, Smart

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

Nous York (2012)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:38
CharactersFriends, Actors, Girlfriends
PlotTime travel
PlaceLondon

Thirty-somethings Michaël, Nabil and Sylvain head to New York to surprise their friend Samia on her birthday, secretly arranged with the help of another friend, Gabrielle. The two women had moved to NYC two years previously to try their luck. Samia shares a fabulous loft with a renowned American actress and works as her assistant. Gabrielle has a more mundane job in a small retirement home. Transposed to New York, the close bonds formed over the years between the five friends from a housing project on the outskirts of Paris take on a different aspect. The laughter and emotion is dictated by the adventures they share during their stay, from the daily lives of the women to the discovery of this cult city.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:22
CharactersWizards, Friends, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Family, Witch, Werewolf, Giants, Owls
PlotSports, Magic, Ghosts, Mystery, Competitions, Adventure, Supernatural, Betrayal, Superpowers
PlacePrison, School, England, London
StyleWorth watching, Exciting, Gothic

Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:30
CharactersSuperhero, Witch
PlotRivalry, The escape, Confrontation, War, Chase
PlacePrison, London
StyleMarvel, By comics, Exciting

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

Legend (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brothers, Twins, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Dancing, Soccer, Mental disorders, On real events
PlacePrison, London, England
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Investigation
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSteampunk, For men, Atmospheric, Exciting, Smart

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Middle Men (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMafia, Fathers, Gangsters
PlotInternet, Money, Success, Cheating
PlaceLondon, Night Clubs
StyleLight, For men

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.

Closed Circuit (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Detectives, Partners
PlotAdventure, Conspiracies
PlaceEngland, London
StyleDisturbing, Action

A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect, and the attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe as special advocate on his defence team. On the eve of the trial, the accused's attorney dies and a new one, Martin Rose, steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers—a fact which must remain hidden—and, as Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy that places him and Claudia in danger.

Cars 2 (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotAdventure, Competitions
PlaceJapan, Italy, London

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, France
Duration02:03
CharactersDoctors
PlotAdventure, Mystery, Magic, Fate, Travel
PlaceLondon
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersSpecial agents, Princesses, Presidential, Spy, Dogs, Horses, Kings, Cowboys, Hackers, Monkeys
PlotWeapon, Travel, Adventure, Tracking, Lost memory, Undercover, Martial Arts, Dancing, Chase, Viruses
PlaceLondon, USA, Mountains, Jungle, Aircraft
StyleUnexpected ending

When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16
CharactersPirates, Mermaids, Priests, Soldier, Kings
PlotAdventure, Love, Mystery, Revenge, Treasures, Expeditions, Chase
PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Spain, London, Ships
Time18th century
StyleDisney, Exciting

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.




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