Movies about London

Movies about London
List of the best movies about London, selected by visitors to our site: Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj, Dorian Gray, 28 Days Later, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, RockNRolla, Waterloo Bridge, The Prestige, About Time, Sherlock Holmes, London Has Fallen.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryGermany, USA, Romania
CharactersGods, Friends, Losers
PlotPassion, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, England, Party

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersArtists, Immortals, Artists
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Gothic, Serious

A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben Barnes) becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's obsession spirals out of control, his desperate attempts to safeguard his secret turn his once-privileged life into a living hell.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, 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.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Partners, Smugglers
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Abduction, Fight, Weapon
PlaceEngland, London
StylePopular, Exciting, Smart, Fancy, Black humor

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Scammers, Millionaires
PlotRobbery, Friendship, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Smart, Black humor, For men

When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Passion, Ballet
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II, World War I
StyleRomantic, To cry, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young ballerina he met just before he left for the front. Myra stayed with him past curfew and is thrown out of the corps de ballet. She survives on the streets of London, falling even lower after she hears her true love has been killed in action. But he wasn't killed. Those terrible years were nothing more than a bad dream is Myra's hope after Roy finds her and takes her to his family's country estate.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Twins, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Puzzles, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceCourt, England, London
Time19th century
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness
PlaceEngland, Party, London, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Kind, Sad ones, To cry

The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia
Duration02:08
CharactersPolice, Sherlock Holmes, Partners, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Mystery, Mystery
PlacePrison, England, London
Time19th century
StylePopular, Exciting, Steampunk, Fascinating, 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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Bulgaria
Duration02:29
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Tough guys, Presidential
PlotHostage, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

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

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Kings, Horses, Gods
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Mummies
PlaceAircraft, Egypt, Pyramid, London, Tomb
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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersWriters, Friends, Terminally ill, Actors
PlotFriendship, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching, Heartbreaking

Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece “Peter Pan.”

Duration02:02
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Surgeons
PlotOn real events
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy

Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Childrens, Bears, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Adoption
PlaceJungle, England, London
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute, By books, Touching

After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary Brown. Although Paddington's amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde has designs on the rare bear and his hide.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Monkeys, Family, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Travel, Volcanoes, Mystery
PlaceEgypt, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, England, London
StyleTwisted plot, Light, Smart

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersCats

Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, action, fantasy, fantasy, adventure, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Doctors, Immortals, Wizards
PlotEnd of the world, Adventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, Portals to other worlds, School of Magic
StyleMarvel, Unexpected ending, By comics, Beautiful

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredocumentary, biography, history
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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersKings, Lesbians, Maids
PlotOn real events, Love triangle, Political, Jealousy, Intrigue
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleOscars

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Criminals
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

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 build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

Duration01:58
CharactersPrincesses, Tourists
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Black and White

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Markimdb: 9
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSingers

Filmed in its entirety at London's Wembley Arena during her worldwide sold-out 25-city Confessions Tour (2006's top-grossing tour world-wide), this concert film features songs from throughout the queen's career but largely focuses on Confessions On A Dance Floor.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Strong women, Musicians, Blind
PlotAbduction, Death
PlaceMetro, London, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A blind musician hears a murder committed in the apartment upstairs from hers that sends her down a dark path into London's gritty criminal underworld.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Fight, Relationship
PlaceTrains, France, London, Hotels, Night Clubs
StyleFascinating, Serious

Set in London's world of high class call girls, Amoureux Solitaires tells the story of London based French escort Virginie, and Rupert, a man who rescues trafficked girls.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland, Australia
Duration02:05
CharactersStrong women, Family, Pregnant, Fathers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Death, Love triangle, Jealousy, Ghosts
PlaceParty, Cemetery, Scotland, Mansions
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Serious

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:51
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, FBI, Taxi drivers
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Pursuit
PlaceOffice
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send Europe's most dangerous assassin to kill him. Now on the run with his daughters life in jeopardy, a determined father must get her to safety before the people he's been hiding from tracks him down.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration01:43
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Old man, Foxes
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Cancer, Treasures
PlaceTrains, England
StyleLight, Fascinating

London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44
CharactersKings
PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Depressive, Serious

A murderous lust for the British throne sees Richard III descend into madness. Though the setting is transposed to the 1930s, England is torn by civil war, split between the rivaling houses of York and Lancaster. Richard aspires to a fascist dictatorship, but must first remove the obstacles to his ascension—among them his brother, his nephews and his brother's wife. When the Duke of Buckingham deserts him, Richard's plans are compromised.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecrime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Jews, Twins, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlacePrison, England, Hospitals, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.





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