Most Popular "Black British" Titles
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1. In the Dark (2017– )
52 min | Crime, Drama
As she grapples with pregnancy D.I. Helen Weeks must return to the hometown she loathes to help her childhood best friend, who finds herself at the centre of a media frenzy following the abduction of two girls.
2. Spice World (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music
World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
Votes: 29,703 | Gross: $29.34M
7. Him (2016– )
45 min | Drama, Fantasy
HIM is struggling with a fractured family life, adolescence, failing grades and feelings he cannot control. However, unlike other 17-year-olds HIM also has to learn to master the supernatural power he has inherited from his grandfather.
10. Ellen (2016 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 72 min | Drama
A tearaway teenage girl trying to take control of her life forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. But can Ellen avoid becoming just another statistic?
12. Nuns on the Run (1990)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B... See full summary »
Votes: 6,709 | Gross: $10.96M
13. Dreams of a Life (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph.
Votes: 2,657 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Not Safe for Work (2015– )
45 min | Comedy, Drama
Katherine is a civil servant working on strategies to help immigrants. When public sector cuts force her to move from London to a satellite office in Northampton, she soon finds that she too feels like a stranger in a strange land.
15. Iona (2015)
85 min | Drama
Iona takes her teenage son to the holy island where she was born so they can hide from a violent crime. As her son seeks forgiveness for what he has done Iona comes to terms with her loss of faith.
17. Bullet Boy (2004)
R | 89 min | Drama
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 »
18. Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)
87 min | Drama
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.
20. The Fosters (1976–1977)
30 min | Comedy, Family
Samuel Foster, a hard-working man trying to support his family in a South London multi-storey council flat. The Samuel character was based on the fictional character James Evans Sr. in Good... See full summary »
22. Powder Room (2013)
86 min | Comedy
The comedy follows Sam, as her life is turned upside down on a big night out. When reunited with her old college friends, Sam is forced to re-evaluate her life and constructs an elaborate ... See full summary »
23. Best Laid Plans (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the ... See full summary »
24. Gone Too Far (2013)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for ... See full summary »
25. Babylon (1980)
95 min | Drama
The movie centers around Brindsley Forde's character blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in west London. The movie captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.
26. George Michael: Freedom! '90 (1990 Video)
7 min | Short, Music
For George Michael's song Freedom '90, he does not appear in the music video. Instead, five female models and five male models lip sync the lyrics to the song.
27. Prospects (1986– )
Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »
28. Enterprice (2017 TV Movie)
24 min | Comedy
Kazim and Jeremiah are two young entrepreneurs in the early stages of rolling out their home delivery business Speedi-Kazz. We follow this fledgling enterprise and this awkward bromance in this sitcom pilot.
29. Stone Cold (1997)
A young boy, tired of his mother's abusive boyfriend, sets out on an adventure to London meeting a friendly man. But there is fear on the streets and people are missing. Will link be next?
30. Shirley (2011 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography, Drama
In 1938 mixed race baby Shirley Bassey, her mother and eight siblings are living in a poor area of Cardiff after her father is imprisoned for sexual offences. The teen-aged Shirley will ... See full summary »
33. Borrowed Time (2012)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
A teenager with the wrong friends and a grumpy old man form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles.
35. Babymother (1998 TV Movie)
R | 80 min | Drama, Musical
A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the... See full summary »
Votes: 127 | Gross: $0.01M
37. Sus (I) (2010)
91 min | Drama
1979: Election Night - A police interview room. Delroy's pregnant wife has been found dead in a pool of blood and he is brought in as the chief suspect. He is interrogated by D.S. Karn, a ... See full summary »
39. The Comedian (2012)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Romance
Ed (Edward Hogg) is at a crossroads in his life. In his early thirties, his unrewarding job in a call centre is getting more and more frustrating, while his career as a stand-up is not ... See full summary »
45. Circle of Revenge (2013)
71 min | Drama
A true depiction of gritty urban life in South London, Circle of Revenge tells the story of two rival gangs who get caught up in a vicious cycle of revenge.
47. Vehemence (2010)
125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A guy starts seeing the new office temp who is also the object of affection of her psychotic friend. The psycho embarks on terror campaign with dreadful consequences for the couple and the people closest to them.
49. Don't Get High on Your Own Supply (1998 TV Movie)
This documentary by Leo Regan follows the life of his friend, photographer Lanre Fehintola, as he becomes part of the hard drug scene through researching it for his book ("Charlie Says: ... See full summary »