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1. Braveheart (1995)

R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

2. 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.

Writers: Irvine Welsh, John Hodge | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

3. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

A corrupt cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

Writers: Jon S. Baird, Irvine Welsh | Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots

4. Reign of Fire (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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39 Metascore

A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting fire to everything, establishing dominance over the planet.

Writers: Gregg Chabot, Kevin Peterka, Matt Greenberg | Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler

5. The Angels' Share (2012)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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66 Metascore

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.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Roger Allam, Gary Maitland

6. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama

7.8
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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.

Writers: Muriel Spark, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

7. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Writers: George Miller, Nick Enright | Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

8. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller

7.4
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67 Metascore

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Writer: John Hodge | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor, Ken Stott

9. Burke and Hare (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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46 Metascore

A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft | Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

10. Young Adam (2003)

NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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67 Metascore

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.

Writers: Alexander Trocchi, David Mackenzie | Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Emily Mortimer

11. The Illusionist (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

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.

Writers: Sylvain Chomet, Jacques Tati | Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Jean-Claude Donda, Eilidh Rankin, Duncan MacNeil, Raymond Mearns

12. Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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56 Metascore

A 19th-century drama about a man whose heart was replaced with a clock when he was born. The situation dictates that he should avoid feeling strong emotions -- love, most of all -- but he just can't keep his feelings under wraps.

Writer: Mathias Malzieu | Directors: Stéphane Berla, Mathias Malzieu, Stéphane Berla | Stars: Mathias Malzieu, Olivia Ruiz, Grand Corps Malade, Jean Rochefort

13. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Writers: Walter Reisch, Charles Brackett, Jules Verne | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

14. Ecstasy (II) (2011)

99 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Small drug smuggler from Scotland is trying to figure out his way through life until he meets beautiful girl from Canada who seeks a change after bad relationship she just got out of it.

Writers: Rob Heydon, Ben Tucker, Matt MacLennan, Paul McCafferty, Irvine Welsh | Director: Rob Heydon | Stars: Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota

15. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Writer: Jeremy Brock | Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

16. Hallam Foe (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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62 Metascore

Hallam's talent for spying on people reveals his darkest fears-and his most peculiar desires. Driven to expose the true cause of his mother's death, he instead finds himself searching the rooftops of the city for love.

Writers: Peter Jinks, David Mackenzie, Ed Whitmore | Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Jamie Bell, Ruth Milne, John Paul Lawler, Claire Forlani

17. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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48 Metascore

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Writers: Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

18. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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60 Metascore

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »

Writer: Sandra Goldbacher | Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

19. Mausam (2011)

161 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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A war, religious conflicts, and misunderstandings create obstacles for a couple of different faiths.

Writers: Carl Austin, Pankaj Kapur | Director: Pankaj Kapur | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Supriya Pathak

20. New Town Killers (2008)

100 min | Drama

5.7
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Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Jobson | Director: Richard Jobson | Stars: James Anthony Pearson, Dougray Scott, Alastair Mackenzie, Charles Mnene

21. Women Talking Dirty (1999)

97 min | Comedy

6.2
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A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

Writer: Isla Dewar | Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Gina McKee, Eileen Atkins, Kenneth Cranham

22. Let's Be Happy (1957)

107 min | Musical

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Writers: Dorothy Cooper, Diana Morgan, Aimée Stuart | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Vera-Ellen, Tony Martin, Robert Flemyng, Zena Marshall

23. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman pushing a pram. Looking in the pram he sees a gun instead of a baby. He tracks the woman down and she reveals that she is a secret ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Harvey, John Buchan | Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda de Banzie, Barry Jones

24. Festival (I) (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of the smaller ... See full summary »

Writer: Annie Griffin | Director: Annie Griffin | Stars: Lyndsey Marshal, Paddy Bonner, Selina Cadell, Amelia Bullmore

25. Restless Natives (1985)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items.

Writer: Ninian Dunnett | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Vincent Friell, Ned Beatty, Joe Mullaney, Teri Lally

26. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Maxwell Anderson | Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

27. 16 Years of Alcohol (2003)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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57 Metascore

16 years of alcohol is about a skinhead named Frankie; his violent childhood, alcoholism and his love for Ska.

Writer: Richard Jobson | Director: Richard Jobson | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Laura Fraser, Susan Lynch, Stuart Sinclair Blyth

28. Aberdeen (2000)

106 min | Drama

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78 Metascore

Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers. Her mother calls from Aberdeen with some story begging her to fly to Norway and collect... See full summary »

Writers: Hans Petter Moland, Kristin Amundsen, Lars Bill Lundholm | Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Rampling

29. Happy Go Lovely (1951)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Guest, Friedrich Dammann, Herbert Rosenfeld | Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes

30. Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Approved | 87 min | Family, Drama

7.5
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Scotland 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone,... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Westerby, Eleanor Atkinson | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae

31. One More Kiss (1999)

97 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her ... See full summary »

Writer: S.A. Halewood | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Valerie Edmond, Gerard Butler, Valerie Gogan, James Cosmo

32. Man to Man (2005)

122 min | Drama

6.5
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An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.

Writers: William Boyd, Michel Fessler, Fred Fougea, Régis Wargnier | Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Iain Glen, Hugh Bonneville

33. Shoebox Zoo (2004– )

25 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

7.4
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An American student living and studying in Edinburgh is given a mysterious box of toy animals for her birthday, toys that come alive during the night in their quest to find an ancient magical book.

Creators: Brian Ward, Justin Molotnikov, Claire Mundell | Stars: Alan Cumming, Rik Mayall, Siobhan Redmond, Bill Paterson

34. The Battle of the Sexes (1959)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to... See full summary »

Writers: James Thurber, Monja Danischewsky | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

35. New Town (2009 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The New Town area of Edinburgh is a magnet for architects, estate agents and upwardly-mobile families, each wanting to remould it in their own way. So when the head of Scottish Heritage ... See full summary »

Writer: Annie Griffin | Director: Annie Griffin | Stars: Cameron Bowie, Ewan Donald, Gabriel Quigley, Natasha Watson

36. The Highlander (1959 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

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Writer: Robert Kemp | Stars: June Shields, Lennox Milne, Bill Simpson, Effie Morrison

37. Kidnapped (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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In 1747 Jacobite Scotland young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Sonya Levien, Eleanor Harris, Ernest Pascal, Edwin Blum | Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

38. The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987 TV Mini-Series)

151 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Then they meet ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Storry

39. The James Gang (1997)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

5.3
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After an audacious jewellery robbery the whole James family heads for home on the run with the obsessive detective Julia Armstrong in hot pursuit.

Writer: Stuart Hepburn | Director: Mike Barker | Stars: John Hannah, Helen McCrory, Jason Flemyng, Toni Collette

40. Split Second (1999 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: James Mavor | Director: David Blair | Stars: Clive Owen, Helen McCrory, John Bowe, Tony Curran

41. Crying with Laughter (2009)

93 min | Thriller

6.9
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Let Joey Frisk tell you about the worst week of his life.

Writer: Justin Molotnikov | Director: Justin Molotnikov | Stars: Stephen McCole, Malcolm Shields, Andrew Neil, Jo Hartley

42. Dreams Lost, Dreams Found (1987 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

6.4
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A young American widow is mysteriously drawn to a historic castle in the Scottish Highlands...and finds herself at the center of a 200-year old ghost story.

Writers: William Corlett, Pamela Wallace | Director: Willi Patterson | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Robb, Charles Gray, Colette O'Neil

43. The Edge of the World (1937)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.4
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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.

Writer: Michael Powell | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystall, John Laurie, Eric Berry

44. Long Shot (1978)

85 min | Drama

5.2
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Writers: Maurice Hatton, Eoin McCann | Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Ann Zelda, David Stone

45. Peacock Season (2009)

88 min | Comedy

6.3
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Writers: Alan Freestone, Fergus March, James Wren | Directors: Alan Freestone, Fergus March | Stars: James Wren, Richard Glover, Nina Conti, Adam Hills

46. The Secret of St. Ives (1949)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.6
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Anatole de Keroual is captured by the British in the Napoleonic war and imprisoned in the dungeon of Edinburgh Castle with six companions. Floria Gilchrist, coveted by the fortress ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Eric Taylor | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Richard Ney, Vanessa Brown, Henry Daniell, Edgar Barrier

47. Edinburgh Military Tattoo: The Golden Anniversary (2000 TV Special)

Music

9.0
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Star: Hazel Irvine

48. The Infinite Shoeblack (1952 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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Writer: Norman Macowan | Director: Peter Cotes | Stars: Robert Brown, Yvonne Mitchell, Dorothy Gordon, Evelyn Roberts

49. A Day in the Life of a TV Extra (2009)

10 min | Short

7.6
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An in depth look at the life of a background artist and the strange world that surrounds him.

Director: Christopher Downie | Stars: Martin Bell, Rachel Brown, Christopher Downie, Kris Jack

50. The Face of Scotland (1938)

14 min | Documentary, Short, History

5.5
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The history of Scotland and the factors that have shaped the character of its people.

Writer: Basil Wright | Director: Basil Wright | Stars: John Laurie, John Grierson