This is England

by T D | created - 24 Feb 2012 | updated - 26 Feb 2012 | Public

Please comment and i'll add any titles i've missed you think are worth mentioning, i'm always looking for similar stuff to watch. Cheers

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1. Bronson (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.1
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71 Metascore

A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews, Katy Barker

Votes: 100,233 | Gross: $0.10M

2. This Is England (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 105,031 | Gross: $0.33M

& anything by Shane Meadows

3. Rise of the Footsoldier (2007)

R | 119 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.9
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The life of career criminal Carlton Leach.

Director: Julian Gilbey | Stars: Ricci Harnett, Terry Stone, Craig Fairbrass, Roland Manookian

Votes: 17,277

4. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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78 Metascore

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Votes: 627,844

5. 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: 11,624 | Gross: $0.03M

6. Love, Honor and Obey (2000)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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23 Metascore

A north London postman who gets involved with a gang of criminals

Directors: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis | Stars: Sadie Frost, Jonny Lee Miller, Jude Law, Ray Winstone

Votes: 4,605 | Gross: $0.00M

7. The Football Factory (2004)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

6.9
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An insight on the gritty life of a bored male, Chelsea football hooligan who lives for violence, sex, drugs & alcohol.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Danny Dyer, Frank Harper, Tamer Hassan, Roland Manookian

Votes: 25,590

8. Cass (2008)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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An orphaned Jamaican baby is adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London and becomes one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. Based on a true story.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: Nonso Anozie, Gavin Brocker, Leo Gregory, Natalie Press

Votes: 5,100

9. The Business (2005)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Frankie decides he's had enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and jets off to spain where he meets big time businessman Charlie, who's currently running ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Geoff Bell, Georgina Chapman

Votes: 11,880

10. Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)

87 min | Drama

6.3
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Goodbye Charlie Bright is the humorous and heart-warming story of the friendship between two teenage boys from a tough council estate. Set during a long hard summer it charts the close but volatile relationship between Charlie and Justin.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Paul Nicholls, Roland Manookian, Phil Daniels, Jamie Foreman

Votes: 1,437

11. Quadrophenia (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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79 Metascore

Jimmy loathes his job and parents. He seeks solace with his mod clique, scooter riding, and drugs only to be disappointed.

Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Mark Wingett

Votes: 14,395

12. Scum (1979)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

Votes: 8,168

13. Awaydays (2009)

105 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex,... See full summary »

Director: Pat Holden | Stars: Nicky Bell, Liam Boyle, Stephen Graham, Oliver Lee

Votes: 2,857

14. Face (I) (1997)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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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: 3,822

15. The Firm (2009)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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Football hooligans organize themselves into firms that represent their favorite team.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Paul Anderson, Calum MacNab, Daniel Mays, Doug Allen

Votes: 4,866

16. Shopping (1994)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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You've run out of options, no school, no job. Steal a car, smash a shop with a heavy car and reap the proceeds! This movie is about underground England. The causes, the benefits, and the result of a life of 'crash and carry.'

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee, Fraser James

Votes: 2,255

17. The Take (2009– )

Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.

Stars: Shaun Evans, Tom Hardy, Charlotte Riley, Kierston Wareing

Votes: 5,783

18. Anuvahood (2011)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.4
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Kenneth (who likes to call himself Kay) begins to realise he's just another wannabe bad boy... even less than a loser in fact. After quitting his job at Laimsbury's, Kay vows to become a ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Deacon, Daniel Toland | Stars: Adam Deacon, Femi Oyeniran, Ollie Barbieri, Darwood Grace

Votes: 3,913

19. Human Traffic (1999)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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53 Metascore

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

Director: Justin Kerrigan | Stars: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes, Nicola Reynolds

Votes: 20,581 | Gross: $0.10M

20. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

8.2
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83 Metascore

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 541,934 | Gross: $16.50M

21. Bullet Boy (2004)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.5
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In one of East London's most volatile neighborhoods, pride, rivalry and revenge are the only codes on the street. Touted as a British Boyz in the Hood, Bullet Boy is a gripping and ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Ashley Walters, Luke Fraser, Leon Black, Clare Perkins

Votes: 2,195

22. Life and Lyrics (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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As a posse of South London DJs battle their rivals to the North, Danny (Walters)falls for a singer from the other crew.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Ashley Walters, Christopher Steward, Alexis Rodney, Beau Baptist

Votes: 288

23. Twin Town (1997)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Twin Town opens with wide sweeping shots of seaside Swansea; to be the place of action for the next one and a half hours. The serene setting with miles upon miles of old semi-detached ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Llyr Ifans, Rhys Ifans, Dorien Thomas, Dougray Scott

Votes: 5,056 | Gross: $0.07M

24. McVicar (1980)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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'John McVicar' was a London Bad Boy. He graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Adam Faith, Cheryl Campbell, Billy Murray

Votes: 1,539

25. Top Boy (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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A thriving but underground drugs business is being run by Dushane (Ashley Walters) and his friend Sully (Kane Robinson) to become the richest men on the block. To live rich Dushane and ... See full summary »

Stars: Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Shone Romulus, Malcolm Kamulete

Votes: 3,439

26. The Krays (1990)

R | 115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell

Votes: 6,519 | Gross: $2.06M

27. Kidulthood (2006)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon

Votes: 16,111

28. Adulthood (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Six years after KiDULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Clarke | Stars: Noel Clarke, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Adam Deacon, Jacob Anderson

Votes: 10,704

29. The Martins (2001)

87 min | Comedy

5.5
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Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Grounds | Stars: Lee Evans, Eric Byrne, Lloyd Harvey, Kathy Burke

Votes: 960

30. The Long Good Friday (1980)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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An up-and-coming gangster is tested by the insurgence of an unknown, very powerful threat.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Votes: 15,503

31. 1 Day (2009)

102 min | Drama

4.6
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1 Day follows 24 hours in the life of Flash, an inner-city hustler who's day steadily gets worse when he finds out local gang leader Angel is being released from prison and wants his £500k he left with him for safekeeping.

Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Dylan Duffus, Orhan Whyte, Yohance Watson, Duncan Tobias

Votes: 487

32. Rollin' with the Nines (2006)

96 min | Crime, Action, Drama

5.7
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Too Fine and his friends Finny, Pushy and Rage hope to set up a successful urban underground garage act and escape the lives they're trying to leave behind. But this dream all goes ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Gilbey | Stars: Vas Blackwood, Robbie Gee, Naomi Taylor, Terry Stone

Votes: 1,076

33. Attack the Block (2011)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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75 Metascore

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

Director: Joe Cornish | Stars: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones

Votes: 88,883 | Gross: $1.02M

34. B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ongoing battle rages between Triad gangs and street gangs. Gang leaders Ray (Andrew Goth) and Terry (Goldie), who are cousins and lifelong friends... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Goth | Stars: Rachel Shelley, Clint Dyer, David Baker, David Bowie

Votes: 610

35. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana, Dana de Celis

Votes: 74,226

36. Lava (2001)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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Two unlikely friends set out on a mission of revenge.

Director: Joe Tucker | Stars: James Holmes, Nicola Stapleton, Joe Tucker, Grahame Fox

Votes: 194

37. Four Lions (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.

Director: Christopher Morris | Stars: Will Adamsdale, Riz Ahmed, Adeel Akhtar, Arsher Ali

Votes: 62,193 | Gross: $0.30M

38. Rage (1999)

120 min | Drama

6.0
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Add a Plot

Director: Newton I. Aduaka | Stars: Fraser Ayres, Shaun Parkes, John Pickard, Shango Baku

Votes: 69

39. 4.3.2.1. (2010)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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4 girls out on a 3 days trip in to 2 cities, if they survive. While Jo is working in a supermarket, her 3 friends are all out on their adventures. A chance encounter with diamond thieves sends them on a collision course with fate itself.

Directors: Noel Clarke, Mark Davis | Stars: Emma Roberts, Tamsin Egerton, Ophelia Lovibond, Shanika Warren-Markland

Votes: 9,670

40. Skins (2007–2013)

TV-MA | 46 min | Drama

8.2
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The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who more want to be friends (and lovers) rather than authority figures.

Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Hannah Murray, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie

Votes: 64,709

41. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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66 Metascore

A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Votes: 458,130 | Gross: $3.65M

42. Snatch (2000)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

8.3
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55 Metascore

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina

Votes: 666,430 | Gross: $30.33M

43. South West 9 (2001)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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Five very different characters are thrown together in one weird, mashed up day. It started out like any other, but 24 hours later everything had changed. South West 9 takes you through the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Parry | Stars: Wil Johnson, Stuart Laing, Mark Letheren, Amelia Curtis

Votes: 358

44. Brighton Rock (2010)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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57 Metascore

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.

Director: Rowan Joffe | Stars: Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, John Hurt

Votes: 5,462

45. Shank (2010)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.3
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An action film for the youth generation, set in a decaying future London. A gang set out on a chase to avenge the murder of one of their own.

Director: Mo Ali | Stars: Kedar Williams-Stirling, Adam Deacon, Ashley Thomas, Michael Socha

Votes: 3,267

46. Shifty (2008)

Unrated | 85 min | Thriller

6.5
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Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and ... See full summary »

Director: Eran Creevy | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng, Nitin Ganatra

Votes: 2,624

47. West 10 LDN (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

6.5
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A collection of tower blocks and concrete expanse, it has its own rules and codes, its own distinctive languages and culture, both old and new. It is a tightly knit community that is on ... See full summary »

Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Noel Clarke, Ashley Walters, Ashley Madekwe, Duane Henry

Votes: 139

48. Layer Cake (2004)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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73 Metascore

A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Tom Hardy

Votes: 144,099 | Gross: $2.34M

49. Sugarhouse (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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Upper middle class employee Tom ventures into a derelict squatter building to buy a gun from D, a cocky but stupid, homeless crack-junkie, who meanly tries to extort above the agreed price.... See full summary »

Director: Gary Love | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Ashley Walters, Andy Serkis, Adam Deacon

Votes: 1,201

50. Bonded by Blood (2010)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Bennett | Stars: Michael Socha, Vincent Regan, Neil Maskell, Kierston Wareing

Votes: 2,188

51. Essex Boys (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

6.1
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The film is based loosely around events in December 1995 that culminated in the murders of three drug dealers in Rettendon, Essex, UK. On 6th December Patrick Tate, Craig Rolfe and Tony ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Winsor | Stars: Charlie Creed-Miles, Sean Bean, Gareth Milne, Alex Kingston

Votes: 3,382

52. Hush Your Mouth (2007)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A young man is killed for trying to stop what he sees as evil and his friends seen as fun. Whilst his sister starts an unwitting relationship with the killer and his mother sinks deeper ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Tyrwhitt | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Sarah Bauer, Coshti Dowden, Cornell John

Votes: 150

53. City Rats (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Eight lost souls search for solutions to problems ranging from finding a better suicide method, to defeating creative block, to losing their virginity.

Director: Steve Kelly | Stars: Tamer Hassan, Ray Panthaki, Susan Lynch, Danny Dyer

Votes: 1,128

54. Made in Britain (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Tim Roth, Terry Richards, Bill Stewart, Eric Richard

Votes: 4,843

55. Sexy Beast (2000)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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79 Metascore

Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.

Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman

Votes: 46,918 | Gross: $6.95M

56. 44 Inch Chest (2009)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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47 Metascore

A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.

Director: Malcolm Venville | Stars: Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 6,128

57. RocknRolla (2008)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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53 Metascore

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged-out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million-dollar prize fall into... See full summary »

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

Votes: 209,795 | Gross: $5.69M

58. Nil by Mouth (1997)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.4
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A rough, short-tempered patriarch of a working class family has his life and the relationships around him slowly unravel.

Director: Gary Oldman | Stars: Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse

Votes: 7,574

59. Get Carter (1971)

R | 112 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Votes: 23,994

60. The Italian Job (1969)

G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

Votes: 34,174

61. Eastern Promises (2007)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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82 Metascore

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

Votes: 203,868 | Gross: $17.11M

62. Harry Brown (2009)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 78,003 | Gross: $1.82M

63. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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56 Metascore

A former gangster reenters the criminal underworld after his brother suspiciously commits suicide.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 7,835 | Gross: $0.36M

64. A Very British Gangster (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Crime

6.3
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59 Metascore

A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy).

Director: Donal MacIntyre | Star: Dominic Noonan

Votes: 1,079

65. Clubbed (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

Director: Neil Thompson | Stars: Mel Raido, Colin Salmon, Shaun Parkes, Scot Williams

Votes: 3,280

66. Going Off Big Time (2000)

86 min | Thriller

6.3
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After surviving prison, a man has to forge a career in the crime world.

Director: Jim Doyle | Stars: Neil Fitzmaurice, Dominic Carter, Nicholas Lamont, Nicholas Moss

Votes: 647

67. The Crew (2008)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.

Director: Adrian Vitoria | Stars: Scot Williams, Kenny Doughty, Cordelia Bugeja, Rosie Fellner

Votes: 2,452

68. The Limey (1999)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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73 Metascore

An extremely volatile and dangerous Englishman goes to Los Angeles to find the man he considers responsible for his daughter's death.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 26,205 | Gross: $3.19M

69. Performance (1970)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A violent gangster seeks refuge from the mob in the Bohemian home of a former rock star.

Directors: Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg | Stars: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton

Votes: 7,426

70. 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: 5,238

71. The Firm 1-2 (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 58 min | Comedy

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Craig Brown and Marcus Erickson, a true odd couple, are going into business together. Sports Managemeent. Athletes beware.

Directors: Marvin Williams, Angela Raglin | Stars: Marvin Williams, Trae Ireland, Ariana Morris, John Henry

^ Not this one 1989 (TV) Alan Clarke, Gary Oldman

72. Mean Machine (2001)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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45 Metascore

A soccer star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.

Director: Barry Skolnick | Stars: Vinnie Jones, David Kelly, David Hemmings, Ralph Brown

Votes: 31,595 | Gross: $0.09M

73. Green Street Hooligans (2005)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

7.5
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55 Metascore

A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.

Director: Lexi Alexander | Stars: Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani, Marc Warren

Votes: 127,595 | Gross: $0.34M

74. Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)

91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.5
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A fast moving, star studded, roller coaster ride of violence, madness and mayhem in this gritty British crime film. Bulla is the 'Big Fat Gypsy Gangster, 'labeled 'the most dangerous man in... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Grover | Stars: Ricky Grover, Maxwell Laird, Eddie Webber, Steven Berkoff

Votes: 788

75. Sket (I) (2011)

83 min | Crime

4.9
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When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it... See full summary »

Director: Nirpal Bhogal | Stars: Lily Loveless, Riann Steele, Aimee Kelly, Emma Hartley-Miller

Votes: 1,472

76. Wilderness (I) (2006)

R | 93 min | Horror

6.2
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Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.

Director: Michael J. Bassett | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Alex Reid, Toby Kebbell, Stephen Wight

Votes: 8,253

77. Shooters (2002)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Gilly, fresh out of prison, and J, a hustler with a major drug problem, just can't shake their criminal ways.

Directors: Glenn Durfort, Colin Teague | Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Andrew Howard, Louis Dempsey, Gerard Butler

Votes: 1,019

78. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)

TV-MA | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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57 Metascore

A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.

Director: Mat Whitecross | Stars: Andy Serkis, Tom Hughes, Clifford Samuel, Joseph Kennedy

Votes: 3,588

79. Mr. Nice (2010)

121 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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60 Metascore

The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Luis Tosar

Votes: 6,387

80. Screwed (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on ... See full summary »

Director: Reg Traviss | Stars: James D'Arcy, Noel Clarke, Frank Harper, Kate Magowan

Votes: 1,772

81. Dead Man Running (2009)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ... See full summary »

Director: Alex De Rakoff | Stars: Clint Koroan, Fredi 'Kruga' Nwaka, 50 Cent, Ashley Walters

Votes: 3,648

82. Outlaw (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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45 Metascore

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend, Sean Harris

Votes: 11,681

83. Pimp (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Thriller

2.9
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A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.

Director: Robert Cavanah | Stars: Robert Cavanah, Danny Dyer, Billy Boyd, Gemma Chan

Votes: 830

84. Baseline (2010)

96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. ... See full summary »

Director: Brendon O'Loughlin | Stars: Jamie Foreman, Dexter Fletcher, Zoë Tapper, Gary Stretch

Votes: 501

85. Closure (2007)

R | 80 min | Thriller

5.6
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After surviving a gang rape and mugging, a middle aged businesswoman and her 23 year old boyfriend plot to murder their attackers, but find themselves conflicted about carrying out their plans.

Director: Dan Reed | Stars: Danny Dyer, Gillian Anderson, Adam Rayner, Antony Byrne

Votes: 6,031

86. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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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 films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,941