Movies about Scotland

List of the best movies about Scotland, selected by visitors to our site: Tell It to the Bees, Wild Rose, Get Duked!, Robert the Bruce, Outlaw King, Mary Queen of Scots, The Island, The Party's Just Beginning, The Vanishing, Matriarch.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Tell It to the Bees (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLesbians, Bees, Poor
PlaceSmall cities, Scotland
StyleMakes me think, Touching

    Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the bees, as she once did. The new friendship between the boy and the bee keeper brings his mother Lydia into Jean's world.

    Wild Rose (2019)
    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genrecomedy, drama, music
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
    CharactersLawyers, Musicians, Friends, Single mothers, Tourists, Singers
    PlotMoney, Dreams, Dancing, Depression, Computers
    PlacePrison, Party, England, Hospitals, USA, Trains, Beach, Scotland

      A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

      Get Duked! (2019)
      Markimdb: 6.2

        An anarchic, hip-hop inspired comedy that follows four city boys on a wilderness trek as they try to escape a mysterious huntsman.

        Robert the Bruce (2019)
        Markimdb: 5.4
        Genreaction, history
        PlotRivalry, Uprising

          In 1306, Scottish King Robert the Bruce turns a defeated outlaw when his country is invaded. But before to free his sacred land, he must manage to regain his will to fight back and survive the persecution of those who want take his head and the English gold.

          Outlaw King (2018)
          Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
          Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
          CharactersKings, Knights, Horses
          PlotWar, Uprising, On real events
          PlaceScotland, England, Castle
          TimeMiddle Ages
          StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense

            Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

            Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
            Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
            Genredrama, biography, history
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            CharactersKings, Strong women, Sisters, Gay
            PlotPolitical, Intrigue, Rivalry, Betrayal
            PlaceEngland, Scotland
            Time16th century
            StyleWomens in main roles, Depressive, Fascinating

              In 1561, Mary Stuart, widow of the King of France, returns to Scotland, reclaims her rightful throne and menaces the future of Queen Elizabeth I as ruler of England, because she has a legitimate claim to the English throne. Betrayals, rebellions, conspiracies and their own life choices imperil both Queens. They experience the bitter cost of power, until their tragic fate is finally fulfilled.

              The Island (2018)
              Markimdb: 6.3
              Genrecomedy, drama
              PlotSurvival, Death, Fear
              PlaceUninhabited island, Scotland, Islands
              StyleFor men, Tense, Disturbing

                A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

                The Party's Just Beginning (2018)
                Markimdb: 6.2
                Genrecomedy, drama
                CountryUnited Kingdom
                PlotDepression, Relationship, Everyday life, Death
                PlaceParty, Scotland

                  In a bleak Inverness midwinter, Luisaidh is careening off the rails after the suicide of her best friend. She medicates her misery with joyless sex, chips and a belief in the power of positive drinking. Surrounded by bittersweet memories, she struggles to find someone to talk to or some reason to make life worthwhile at the most stressful time of the year.

                  The Vanishing (2018)
                  Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.8)
                  Genrethriller, crime, detective
                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                  PlotTreasures, On real events, Mystery, Investigation
                  PlaceLighthouse, Islands, Scotland
                  StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Tense

                    Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

                    Matriarch (2018)
                    Markimdb: 5.4
                    Genrethriller, crime
                    CountryUnited Kingdom
                    CharactersFarmers, Fathers
                    PlotLove, Death, Abduction, Ghosts, Fear, Cars
                    PlaceScotland, School, Lake

                      A pregnant woman and her husband are taken in by a farmer and his wife after crashing their car in the Scottish countryside. Once inside, they realize their hosts’ daughter is a missing child from the news years earlier. Things take a sinister twist when the farmer and his wife inform the couple they intend to keep their baby once born.

                      To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
                      Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
                      Genremelodrama, drama
                      CharactersTeens, Sisters
                      PlotFirst love
                      PlaceSchool, Scotland
                      StyleNetflix, By books, Cute, Touching, Soulful, Light, Worth watching

                        Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

                        Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)
                        Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
                        Genreaction, comedy, adventure
                        CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
                        CharactersSpecial agents, Spy, Teachers, Hackers, Billionaires, Cyclists
                        PlotUndercover, Virtual Reality, Chase
                        PlaceLighthouse, England, France, Castle, Helicopters, Yachts, Scotland
                        StyleFor a group of friends, For relax, Exciting

                          Disaster strikes when a criminal mastermind reveals the identities of all active undercover agents in Britain. The secret service can now rely on only one man - Johnny English. Currently teaching at a minor prep school, Johnny springs back into action to find the mysterious hacker. For this mission to succeed, he’ll need all of his skills - what few he has - as the man with yesterday’s analogue methods faces off against tomorrow’s digital technology.

                          Victoria & Abdul (2017)
                          Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.8)
                          Genredrama, biography, history
                          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                          CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
                          PlotLove, Relationship, Power, Death, Intrigue, On real events
                          PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
                          StyleAtmospheric, Touching

                            Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

                            Mary Shelley (2017)
                            Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
                            Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
                            CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA
                            CharactersPregnant, Family, Fathers, Poets, Sisters
                            PlotGhosts, Death, Creation, Jealousy, Love triangle, On real events
                            PlaceMansions, Scotland
                            StyleAtmospheric, Touching

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

                              Tommy's Honour (2017)
                              Markimdb: 6.3
                              Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
                              CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                              CharactersPhotographers, Archers
                              PlotSnow, Money, Religious, Wedding
                              PlaceTrains, Scotland
                              Time19th century
                              StyleTouching, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating, By books

                                In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honor - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.

                                Burn Burn Burn (2016)
                                Markimdb: 7
                                Genrecomedy, drama
                                CountryUnited Kingdom
                                CharactersLesbians, Terminally ill
                                PlotCancer, Death, Travel, Mystery, Funeral
                                PlaceScotland, Nature

                                  Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes. Seph and Alex take turns driving. Dan is in the glove compartment, in tupperware, decreasing in volume as the trip progresses.

                                  Sacrifice (2016)
                                  Mark6 (imdb: 5.3)
                                  Genrethriller, detective
                                  CountryRepublic of Ireland, Germany, USA
                                  CharactersPolice, Doctors, Lawyers
                                  PlotSects, Mystery, Moving, Investigation, Mystery, Chase, Adoption
                                  PlaceEngland, Islands, Lighthouse, Party, Helicopters, Scotland

                                    Sacrifice is the story of consultant surgeon, Tora Hamilton, who moves with her husband, Duncan, to the remote Shetland Islands, 100 miles off the north-east coast of Scotland. Deep in the peat soil around her new home, Tora discovers the body of a young woman with rune marks carved into her skin and a gaping hole where her heart once beat. Ignoring warnings to leave well alone, Tora uncovers terrifying links to a legend that might never have been confined to the pages of the story-books.

                                    Vigilante Diaries (2016)
                                    Markimdb: 5.4
                                    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
                                    CharactersTough guys, Terrorists, Snipers, Bartenders
                                    PlaceMansions, Night Clubs, Helicopters, Russia, Scotland

                                      The Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure film featuring 90's movie heroes, explosive action, and international espionage. The film revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by a brooding anti-hero, known only as "The Vigilante." These jam-packed missions of rescue and revenge take us from the mega-mansions and underbelly of Los Angeles to far away places like Iraq, Armenia, Russia, and The United Kingdom to introduce us to a cast of colorful, dangerous, and hilarious characters. From Beverly Hills filmmaker Mike Hanover, to a trio of Asian femme fatales, to ruthless Armenian mobsters, and at the top, a pair of deep cover super spies hell bent on throwing the world into chaos.

                                      The Path (2016)
                                      Markimdb: 7.3
                                      Genrethriller, drama, detective
                                      CharactersFamily, Deer, Drivers
                                      PlotReligious, Sects, Cheating, Travel
                                      PlaceUSA, Ireland, Scotland
                                      StyleMakes me think, Tense

                                        The Path explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like Meyerist Movement in upstate New York. At the center of the movement lies Eddie, a conflicted husband; Sarah, his devoted wife; and Cal, an ambitious leader. We follow each as they contend with deep issues involving relationships, faith, and power.

                                        Macbeth (2015)
                                        Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
                                        Genredrama, military, history
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
                                        CharactersKnights, Kings, Witch
                                        TimeMiddle Ages
                                        StyleDepressive, Atmospheric, Tense, Fascinating

                                          Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.