British Movies

British movies aren’t just stuffy Merchant Ivory Jane Austen period pieces. They’re also gritty, filled with indecipherable cockney rhyming slang and ample use of the “c” word. Quite a contrast. Needless to say, some of the best films (and best actors) are British. Screen Junkies has compiled lists of the best of the best—frrom British B films to modern classics. And, of course, lists of the best actors.

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The Film Cult Presents: The Witches
Friday, April 11 by

Based on books by master storyteller Roald Dahl, The Witches is one of those children’s movies that’s downright frightening.

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Wednesday, October 26 by
10 Best English Romance Movies: Making Love Across the Pond
Monday, September 12 by Shawn Lealos

The 10 best English romance movies feature stories from England, both historical and contemporary, telling the story of people falling in love. These movies are steeped in English culture and…

10 Best English Historical Movies
Monday, May 2 by Honora James

The 10 best English historical movies depict the power of English royalty, and they lengths they will go to obtain it, and keep it. But, for a little variety, two…

English Adventure Movie Lists
Sunday, April 10 by Rose Smith

Well-done English adventure movie lists include ones that have stood the test of time as well as some new ones. And while Brits are known for their classy accents, fish…

10 Best British Mysteries
Tuesday, March 29 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out the 10 best British mysteries? These acclaimed films range from murder mysteries to horror movies and political dramas. Read on for the list of…

10 Best British Movies 2007
Saturday, March 19 by Dan MacIntosh

The 10 best British movies of 2007 assert that Hollywood, CA is not the only place where excellent cinema is being produced. Let's have a look at a few of…

10 Best British B Movies
Saturday, March 19 by sameerah blue

Get lost in tales from mutant sheep to taut thrillers with the 10 best British B movies. Sometimes known as “quota quickies,” the life of the British B movies got…

10 Best British Movies 2008
Wednesday, March 9 by William Gish

The 10 best British movies of 2008 traffic in the things we love about British film. There’s violence, humor, absurdity, tragedy, racial tensions, class warfare, and tales of exotic lands,…

10 Best British Horror Movie
Wednesday, March 9 by Lara Stewart

What would be your 10 best British horror movie choices? With the new wave of English horror films from this decade, plus the country's great tradition of spooky movies, there…

10 Most Famous English Movies
Friday, March 4 by Thomas West

Although England has not been quite as famous as Hollywood in producing blockbuster films, at least not in the popular imagination, the 10 most famous English movies have made a…

10 Best English Hot Movies
Wednesday, March 2 by Nina St. John

The English have a reputation for being a bit stiff, but after checking out the best English hot movies, we may have to reassess that stereotype. Perhaps they're just stiff…

10 Best English Movies Of 1993
Saturday, February 26 by Dan MacIntosh

The 10 best English films of 1993 include a few gems, as well as some movies that may be new to you. Some are period pieces, of course. But there…

10 Best British Crime Movies
Friday, February 11 by Anwar Jefferson-George

When you're looking for a way to spice up your cinema experience, these 10 best British crime movies can really add some much needed punch to your repertoire. Everyone's entitled…

10 Best British Comedies
Friday, February 11 by Miranda Caliban

Those who are in a funk may find some cheer in the following 10 Best British Comedies. There is something in this group for everyone. From classic Shakespearean mix-ups to…

10 Sexy English Movies
Monday, January 31 by Melissa James

The list for 10 sexy English movies is comprised of a variety of genres, from comedy to thriller, and is by no means exhaustive. What two things are surefire ingredients…

10 Best British Teen Movies
Friday, January 28 by William Gish

The 10 best British teen movies use quirky humor and the listlessness and ambition of youth to tell tales of large scale, historically complex issues of race and class. The…

10 Best British Comedy Movies Ever
Thursday, January 27 by Irving Oala

Dry British humor has produced some of the funniest comedy movies ever made as seen in these 10 best British comedy movies ever. One can only surmise that this sense…

10 Best English Movies 2008
Wednesday, January 26 by Margaret Stewart

In 2008 the best films made by British filmmakers were either created in that year, or were recognized with awards of excellence in that year.  The best English movies of…

10 Best Old British Movies
Monday, January 24 by Amanda Ferguson

The 10 best old British movies range from comedies to drama and they all have collaborative efforts from directors, actors, and cinematographers that weld together for exceptional film in the…

5 Best English Fighting Movies
Monday, January 24 by Kyle Skov

Wondering what the 5 best Englis fighting movies are? Here is a list that will get your adrenaline racing. These movies are not only good English fighting movies but they…

10 Best British Horror Movies
Sunday, January 23 by Amin El-Gazzar

Thanks to the groundbreaking work of Terence Fisher and the incredible performances of Christopher Lee, there are plenty of choices for the 10 best British horror movies. Britain has some…

10 Best British Movie Stars
Sunday, January 23 by Amin El-Gazzar

When thinking about movie stars, most people think about Hollywood rather than London, but when you look over the list of the 10 best British movie stars, you will recognize…

10 Classic British Movies
Sunday, January 23 by Amin El-Gazzar

It's difficult to choose the best classic British movies simply because there are so many movies to choose from. This is a category dominated by film legends like David Lean…

10 Best English Movies 2009
Monday, November 29 by Jessica Mousseau

You may be wondering if the 10 best English movies 2009 is referring to the language that the movie was made in or where it was made. This list addresses…