Movies about Scotland

Movies about Scotland
List of the best movies about Scotland, selected by visitors to our site: Mary Queen of Scots, Macbeth, Outlaw King, Johnny English Strikes Again, The Eagle, A Kid Like Jake, Sacrifice, Wild Rose, Filth, Under the Skin.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

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.

Macbeth (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40

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.

Outlaw King (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57

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

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China
Duration02:35

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.

The Eagle (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.

A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.

Sacrifice (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Germany, USA
Duration01:55

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.

Wild Rose (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada

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

Filth (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration01:33

A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

Under the Skin (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg
Duration01:48

A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

Mary Shelley (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:05

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

Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45

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

Vigilante Diaries (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA

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.

A Shot at Glory (2000)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.

Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:52

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

Casino Royale (1967)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:11

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of baccarat, but all the Bonds get more than they can handle.

Mother Lode (1982)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades searching the mountain caves for a chamber of long lost gold. He is prepared to do anything - including murder - to keep his gold for himself.

Year of the Comet (1992)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Year of the Comet is a 1992 romantic comedy adventure film about the pursuit of the most valuable bottle of wine in history. The title refers to the year it was bottled, 1811, which was known for the Great Comet of 1811, and also as one of the best years in history for European wine.

Kidnapped (1960)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37

Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats.

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally while on holiday in the country. A romance develops, but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself.

Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48

Damien Thorn has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfils a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential demise as an astronomical event brings about the second coming of Christ.

The Private Eyes (1980)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, detective
CountryUSA

The lord and lady of a capacious manor are killed, and the lord's ghost seems to have returned to knock off the staff one by one, causing Inspector Winship and Dr. Tart to investigate the wacky house and its inhabitants.

Tommy's Honour (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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.

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious serial killer -- "Mrs. X" -- wanted in connection with a string of bizarre honeymoon killings. Thinking his parents foolish, Charlie proposes to Harriet. But while on his honeymoon with her, he begins to fear they were right.

My Life So Far (1999)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:38

A memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son and his older sister. Through the household comes a number of suitors hoping to impress the young woman, including an aviator. When the elder woman's son shows up at the estate with his French fiancé, everything gets thrown into turmoil. The young boy takes a sudden interest in her sexual allure and his father is disturbed by his own non-Victorian feelings.

The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

Scottish highlander Jamie Durie falls into a life of piracy after joining the failed rebellion of Bonnie Prince Charlie against the British crown.

Macbeth (1948)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.

Mister Lonely (2008)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:52

In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.

Age of Heroes (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.




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