With British Screen Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Crying Game (1992)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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90 Metascore

A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 48,295 | Gross: $62.55M

2. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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66 Metascore

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Votes: 100,567 | Gross: $32.54M

3. Orlando (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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74 Metascore

Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British ... See full summary »

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp, Jimmy Somerville

Votes: 12,668 | Gross: $5.29M

4. Hardware (1990)

R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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The head of a cyborg reactivates, rebuilds itself, and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Carl McCoy

Votes: 11,980 | Gross: $5.73M

5. Scandal (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

Votes: 4,316 | Gross: $8.80M

6. Sister My Sister (1994)

R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Two sisters separated in childhood reunite years later as servants at a household in France. Their happiness to be reunited spirals into an incestuous relationship.

Director: Nancy Meckler | Stars: Julie Walters, Joely Richardson, Jodhi May, Sophie Thursfield

Votes: 2,988 | Gross: $0.22M

7. Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Michelle Holmes, George Costigan, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 3,188 | Gross: $0.12M

8. When the Wind Blows (1986)

84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, John Mills, Robin Houston, James Russell

Votes: 9,156 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Richard III (1995)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

7.4
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The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming King staged in an alternative fascist England setting.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury

Votes: 13,080 | Gross: $2.60M

10. I.D. (1995)

107 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time... See full summary »

Director: Phil Davis | Stars: Reece Dinsdale, Richard Graham, Perry Fenwick, Philip Glenister

Votes: 5,793

11. Gangster No. 1 (2000)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 12,588 | Gross: $0.03M

12. The Trench (1999)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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58 Metascore

A story about a group of soldiers' last days before the battle of the Somme in 1916, showing the conditions in the trenches during World War I, and taking you into the minds of the soldiers.

Director: William Boyd | Stars: Paul Nicholls, Daniel Craig, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Danny Dyer

Votes: 2,283

13. Before the Rain (1994)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Three interconnected stories of love under the threat of civil war in Macedonia and London.

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Josif Josifovski

Votes: 13,112 | Gross: $0.76M

14. Hilary and Jackie (1998)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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78 Metascore

The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey

Votes: 9,415 | Gross: $4.87M

15. The Reflecting Skin (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.9
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In the 1950's, a young boy living with his troublesome family in rural USA fantasizes that a neighboring widow is actually a vampire, responsible for a number of disappearances in the area.

Director: Philip Ridley | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Cooper, Sheila Moore

Votes: 6,714

16. Waterland (1992)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock

Votes: 2,006 | Gross: $1.03M

17. Land and Freedom (1995)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, War

7.6
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David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor, Icíar Bollaín, Tom Gilroy

Votes: 9,629 | Gross: $0.23M

18. Get Real (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.

Director: Simon Shore | Stars: Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Charlotte Brittain, Stacy Hart

Votes: 11,952 | Gross: $1.20M

19. Close Your Eyes (2002)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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45 Metascore

A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson, Miranda Otto

Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.04M

20. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 5,330 | Gross: $1.65M

21. Face (I) (1997)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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In the face of demise in his values, a socialist in England decides to form a gang and rob banks for a living.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone, Steve Sweeney, Gerry Conlon

Votes: 4,075

22. Edward II (1991)

R | 87 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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In this Derek Jarman version of Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan drama, in modern costumes and settings, Plantagenet king Edward II hands the power-craving nobility the perfect excuse by ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Steven Waddington, Kevin Collins, Andrew Tiernan, John Lynch

Votes: 2,278 | Gross: $0.69M

23. Me Without You (2001)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.9
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67 Metascore

Two best friends grow up on the Isle of Wight and in Brighton in the 1970s and 1980s.

Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Ella Jones, Anna Popplewell

Votes: 4,250 | Gross: $0.30M

24. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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51 Metascore

Bobby Platt (Christian Bale) is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,538 | Gross: $0.03M

25. High Hopes (1988)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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84 Metascore

The life of a working class couple living in London and their complicated relationships with other members of the family.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Phil Davis, Ruth Sheen, Edna Doré, Philip Jackson

Votes: 3,978 | Gross: $1.19M

26. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 3,100

27. Borstal Boy (2000)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.

Director: Peter Sheridan | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Eamon Glancy, Ian McElhinney

Votes: 2,229 | Gross: $0.09M

28. The Belly of an Architect (1987)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.0
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An architect supervising an exhibition starts to have mysterious stomach pains while his life slowly falls apart.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 5,027 | Gross: $0.29M

29. My Brother Tom (2001)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused ... See full summary »

Director: Dom Rotheroe | Stars: Jenna Harrison, Ben Whishaw, Honeysuckle Weeks, Michael Erskine

Votes: 861

30. Hear My Song (1991)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Ned Beatty, Adrian Dunbar, Brian Flanagan, Constance Cowley

Votes: 1,420 | Gross: $4.31M

31. Personal Services (1987)

R | 105 min | Comedy

6.4
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The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

Votes: 1,202 | Gross: $1.74M

32. The Last of England (1987)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Spencer Leigh, 'Spring' Mark Adley, Gerrard McArthur

Votes: 1,089

33. Crossing the Line (1990)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.7
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An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.

Director: David Leland | Stars: Kenny Ireland, Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley, Billy Connolly

Votes: 959 | Gross: $0.06M

34. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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60 Metascore

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 2,767 | Gross: $3.90M

35. The Garden (1990)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama

6.6
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A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones. A woman, perhaps the Madonna, brings forth her baby to a crowd of intrusive paparazzi; she tries to... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Johnny Mills, Philip MacDonald, Pete Lee-Wilson

Votes: 695 | Gross: $0.01M

36. A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Jane Birkin

Votes: 2,200 | Gross: $1.76M

37. The Low Down (2000)

96 min | Drama

5.8
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64 Metascore

Relationships as they are really lived.

Director: Jamie Thraves | Stars: Aidan Gillen, Kate Ashfield, Dean Lennox Kelly, Tobias Menzies

Votes: 450 | Gross: $0.03M

38. Widows' Peak (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 1,512 | Gross: $6.24M

39. Dancin' Thru the Dark (1990)

95 min | Comedy

6.9
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Linda's out on her hen night, her fiance is out on his stag night. Linda is having major doubts about getting married, when both groups arrive at a club, to find the band fronted by her ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Ockrent | Stars: Ben Murphy, Con O'Neill, Peter Beckett, Julian Littman

Votes: 306

40. The Warrior (2001)

R | 86 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longitme enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Puru Chibber, Aino Annuddin, Manoj Mishra

Votes: 2,336 | Gross: $0.05M

41. Himalaya (1999)

108 min | Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

An aging chief's last stand, lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against harsh Nature in Nepal's Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet's salt lakes,... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Valli, Michel Debats | Stars: Thilen Lhondup, Gurgon Kyap, Lhakpa Tsamchoe, Karma Wangel

Votes: 4,883 | Gross: $2.48M

42. Tom & Viv (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton

Votes: 1,473 | Gross: $0.54M

43. One Day in September (1999)

R | 94 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.8
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82 Metascore

The Palestinian terrorist group Black September holds Israeli athletes hostage at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Michael Douglas, Ankie Spitzer, Jamal Al Gashey, Gerald Seymour

Votes: 5,459 | Gross: $0.16M

44. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

Votes: 5,074 | Gross: $0.53M

45. The Pope Must Diet (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.1
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A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.

Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel, Damir Mejovsek

Votes: 1,402 | Gross: $0.58M

46. Margaret's Museum (1995)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.1
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Margaret MacNiel, a girl living in a Cape Breton coal mining town, finds her life changing when she meets Neil Currie, a cheerful bagpipe-playing dishwasher. Unfortunately, neither of them are able to escape the industry around them.

Director: Mort Ransen | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kate Nelligan, Clive Russell, Craig Olejnik

Votes: 1,259 | Gross: $0.52M

47. The Miracle Maker (2000)

G | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.0
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The story of Jesus Christ.

Directors: Derek W. Hayes, Stanislav Sokolov | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Michael Bryant, Julie Christie, Rebecca Callard

Votes: 1,285

48. 27 Missing Kisses (2000)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The summerly adventures of teen Sybilla, who falls in love with a middle-aged father, while being romanced by the his teen son.

Director: Nana Dzhordzhadze | Stars: Nutsa Kukhianidze, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Shalva Iashvili, Pierre Richard

Votes: 1,295

49. Butterfly Kiss (1995)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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61 Metascore

Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Amanda Plummer, Kathy Jamieson, Saskia Reeves, Des McAleer

Votes: 1,820

50. The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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This film is based on a true story about a British teenager who allegedly poisoned family, friends, and co-workers. Graham is highly intelligent, but completely amoral. He becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Ross | Stars: Hugh O'Conor, Antony Sher, Tobias Arnold, Ruth Sheen

Votes: 3,334 | Gross: $0.75M


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