Scotland

Filmed in Scotland, about Scotland & probably involving Scots . Definitely not in any order
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1.
Local Hero (1983)
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An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected. (111 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
 
2.
Trainspotting (1996)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
3.
Breaking the Waves (1996)
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Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another. (159 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
4.
Shell (2012)
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The story of Shell, a girl who lives with her father Pete in a remote gas station in the Scottish Highlands, in their struggle against the elements and the impossible love they feel during the last winter that she will be in that place. (91 mins.)
Director: Scott Graham
 
5.
Shallow Grave (1994)
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Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash. (89 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
6.
My Name Is Joe (1998)
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Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic... (105 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
7.
The Angels' Share (2012)
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Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
8.
Young Adam (2003)
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A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits. (98 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
9.
The Eagle (2011)
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In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem. (114 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
10.
Perfect Sense (2011)
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A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
11.
Filth (2013)
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A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons. (97 mins.)
Director: Jon S. Baird
 
12.
Braveheart (1995)
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When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England. (178 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
13.
Gregory's Girl (1980)
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Gregory is a normal teen who is infatuated with a classmate. He must work to win her affection. (91 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
 
14.
The Big Tease (1999)
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Flamboyant Glasgow hairdresser, Crawford Mackinzie, gets a letter from the World Hairdresser International... (86 mins.)
Director: Kevin Allen
 
15.
Restless Natives (1985)
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Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
16.
Skagerrak (2003)
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Skagerrak is the story of being hit by happiness when you least expect it. In their late twenties and tired of partying their way around the world... (104 mins.)
 
17.
Seachd: The Inaccessible Pinnacle (2007)
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Làn fhìrinn na sgeòil. The truth is in the story. When a young man, Angus, visits his dying Grandfather... (100 mins.)
Director: Simon Miller
 
18.
The Water Horse (2007)
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A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend. (112 mins.)
Director: Jay Russell
 
19.
Rob Roy (1995)
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In 1713 Scotland, Rob Roy MacGregor is wronged by a nobleman and his nephew, becomes an outlaw in search of revenge while fleeing the Redcoats, and faces charges of being a Jacobite. (139 mins.)
 
20.
The 39 Steps (1935)
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information. (86 mins.)
 
21.
The 39 Steps (1959)
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In London, a diplomat accidentally becomes involved in the death of a British agent who's after a spy ring that covets British military secrets. (93 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
22.
Highlander (1986)
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An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize". (116 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
 
23.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view. (116 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
24.
'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)
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A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts. (91 mins.)
 
25.
Whisky Galore (1949)
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Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship. (80 mins.)
 
26.
The Edge of the World (1937)
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A way of life is dying on an Outer Hebridean island fishing port, but some of the inhabitants resist evacuating to the mainland. (81 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
27.
Brave (2012)
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Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
 
28.
The Acid House (1998)
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Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities and insect life by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. (111 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
 
29.
The Illusionist (2010)
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A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. (80 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
 
30.
The Battle of the Sexes (1960)
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Angela Barrows, an accomplished business analyst from the US, attempts to contemporise the late MacPherson's tweed factory, shaking the very foundation of a men-only company. (84 mins.)
 
31.
One Last Chance (2004)
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A group of slackers think they have found gold in the Highlands. (96 mins.)
 
32.
Gregory's Two Girls (1999)
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Bill Forsyth returns to the romantic comedy of Gregory's Girl. Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl... (116 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
 
33.
Neds (2010)
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Encompassed by violent street gangs, neglectful parents, bullying teachers and a dearth of positive role models, a studious but emotionally abandoned kid turns thug. (124 mins.)
Director: Peter Mullan
 
34.
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
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A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house. (94 mins.)
Director: Pratibha Parmar
 
35.
Burke and Hare (2010)
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A black comedy about two nineteenth century grave robbers, who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. (91 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
36.
Loch Ness (1996)
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A scientist tries to prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. (101 mins.)
Director: John Henderson
 
37.
Festival (2005)
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'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around... (107 mins.)
Director: Annie Griffin
 
38.
Sunshine on Leith (2013)
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Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives. (100 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
 
39.
Not Another Happy Ending (2013)
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When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished... (102 mins.)
Director: John McKay
 
40.
Mister Lonely (2007)
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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. (112 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
 
41.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
42.
The Wicker Man (1973)
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A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
 
43.
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
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In March 1914, a mining engineer named Richard Hannay tries to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination designed to trigger World War I. (102 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
44.
Wee Geordie (1955)
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Geordie is a Scots lad sent to the Melbourne Olympics to represent Britain in Hammer-Throwing. He insists on wearing his kilt... (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
 
45.
For Those in Peril (2013)
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Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange... (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Wright
 
46.
Shepherd on the Rock (1993)
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A developer tries to take over a Scottish shepherd's land. (90 mins.)
Director: Bob Keen
 
47.
The Pride of the Clan (1917)
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Among the simple fisher-folk of a little island off the west coast of Scotland lives MacTavish, head of a clan... (84 mins.)
 
48.
Valhalla Rising (2009)
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Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land. (93 mins.)
 
49.
The Ballad of Nessie (2011 Short Film)
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A humorous animated poem of how a gentle displaced Scottish monster created Loch Ness. (5 mins.)
 
50.
What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
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Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal... (95 mins.)
 
51.
Scotch on the Rocks (1953)
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A parliamentary delegation is sent to a remote community in the Scottish Highlands where the residents... (77 mins.)
Director: John Eldridge
 
52.
Donkeys (2010)
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Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends... (78 mins.)
Director: Morag McKinnon
 
53.
You're Only Young Twice (1952)
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Ada Shore is mistaken for a new secretary, she brings a breath of fresh air to the traditional university. (81 mins.)
Director: Terry Bishop
 
54.
The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
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Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune. (90 mins.)
 
55.
Happy Go Lovely (1951)
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B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially... (97 mins.)
 
56.
The Gorbals Story (1950)
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1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area. (74 mins.)
Director: David MacKane
 
57.
West Skerra Light (2016 TV Movie)
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Comedy drama about a group of city dwellers who arrive on the island of Skerra to view the local lighthouse, little knowing that all who set foot in it are cursed.
Director: Greg Hemphill
 
58.
Macbeth (2015)
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (113 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
59.
A Letter from Ayrshire (1954 Short Film)
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Travelogue which takes the guise of a young lad's letter to his New York pen pal. (11 mins.)
Director: J. Ewins
Stars: Ian Reid
 
60.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
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Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home. (106 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach