Most Popular "British Empire" Titles
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PG-13 | 143 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
3. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Follows a brilliant, flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.
5. Gandhi (1982)
PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.
6. From Hell (2001)
R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.
7. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
8. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
9. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
10. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.
11. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, History, War
Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.
13. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A major countermands orders and attacks to revenge a previous massacre of men, women and children.
14. Michael Collins (1996)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
15. SLC Punk! (1998)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In the early 1980s Stevo and Heroin Bob are the only two dedicated punks in conservative Salt Lake City.
16. The Four Feathers (2002)
PG-13 | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice.
17. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History
An idealistic English filmmaker casts a group of student actors in her docudrama about India's revolution against British rule in the 1920s.
18. Exodus (1960)
Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History
The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer ... See full summary »
19. A Passage to India (1984)
PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.
21. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
R | 123 min | Drama, War
In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honor and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are ... See full summary »
22. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, History, War
A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 ... See full summary »
23. Hope and Glory (1987)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more... See full summary »
24. Blackbeard (2006 TV Movie)
170 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the ... See full summary »
25. Gunga Din (1939)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, War
In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
26. Zulu Dawn (1979)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Battle of Isandlwana, where the British Army met its match against the Zulu nation.
27. The Ruling Class (1972)
R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.
28. Tower of London (1962)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, History, Horror
The twisted Richard III is haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered in his attempt to become the King of England.
29. Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile ... See full summary »
30. The Four Feathers (1939)
Approved | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A British army officer who resigns his commission on the eve of his unit's embarkation to a mission against Egyptian rebels seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former ... See full summary »
31. Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)
88 min | Adventure, Comedy
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar... See full summary »
32. The Sign of Four (1987 TV Movie)
103 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
The disappearance of a young woman's father and a mysterious note years later after the strange regular annual delivery of valuable pearls to her puts Sherlock Holmes on the case.
33. Sharpe's Challenge (2006 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, History
Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes ... See full summary »
34. Anzacs (1985 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama, History, War
Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »
35. Victoria & Albert (2001 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama, History
The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the ... See full summary »
36. A Bear Named Winnie (2004 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Drama, War
It's 1914, the beginning of WWI. In White River, Ontario, en route to a training camp in Valcartier, Québec, with the Winnipeg section of the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps, Army Lieutenant... See full summary »
37. Earth (1998)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War
It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.
38. Khartoum (1966)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »
39. Chinese Box (1997)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
40. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China U.S.Army Major Matt Lewis aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
41. North West Frontier (1959)
129 min | Adventure, Drama
In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.
42. The River (1951)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.
43. Kim (1950)
Approved | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Buring the British Raj, the orphan of a British soldier poses as a Hindu and is torn between his loyalty to a Buddhist mystic and aiding the English secret service.
44. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
Approved | 109 min | Adventure, Drama
Three British soldiers on the Northwest Frontier of India struggle against invaders...and themselves.
Writers: Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston, Achmed Abdullah, Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt, Francis Yeats-Brown | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell, Guy Standing
45. The Four Feathers (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
When British Lieutenant Faversham resigns his commission rather than fight in the 1882 Sudan war, his army pals present him with the four white feathers of cowardice.
46. Return from the River Kwai (1989)
PG-13 | 101 min | War, Drama
A group of war prisoners from the Kwai bridge building camp undertake a harsh journey to Japan.
47. The Long Way Home (1997)
120 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.
48. Changi (2001 TV Mini-Series)
Drama, Music, Romance
Changi follows the story of six young Australian mates who go to war. They land in Singapore in 1942, just in time for the surrender. They are marched off to Changi prison camp along with ... See full summary »
49. Madras Town (2010)
162 min | Drama, History, Romance
A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.
50. The Lighthorsemen (1987)
PG | 131 min | War, Drama
In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.