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1. T2 Trainspotting (2017)

R | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle

Votes: 55,089 | Gross: $2.40M

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.

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

Votes: 523,340 | Gross: $16.50M

3. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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68 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 797,030 | Gross: $75.60M

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 everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler

Votes: 112,463 | Gross: $43.06M

5. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 82,698 | Gross: $0.03M

6. Clique (2017– )

43 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Childhood soulmates Georgia and Holly are only a few weeks into the so-called best years of their lives at university in Edinburgh, when Georgia gets drawn into the elite clique of ... See full summary »

Stars: Synnove Karlsen, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Sophia Brown, Ella-Rae Smith

Votes: 891

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

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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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.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Votes: 12,487

8. 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.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

Votes: 17,091 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 48,636 | Gross: $2.88M

10. 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.

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

Votes: 17,337 | Gross: $7.29M

11. 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.

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

Votes: 19,531 | Gross: $0.30M

12. Rebus (2000–2004)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

Stars: Ken Stott, Claire Price, Jennifer Black, Gregor Gillespie

Votes: 1,121

13. Young Adam (2003)

NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 11,961 | Gross: $0.77M

14. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 7,119

15. L'illusionniste (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.

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

Votes: 29,758 | Gross: $2.23M

16. Jack et la mécanique du coeur (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.

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

Votes: 4,548

17. Hallam Foe (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Jamie Bell, Ruth Milne, John Paul Lawler, Claire Forlani

Votes: 11,312 | Gross: $0.06M

18. 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.

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

Votes: 9,927 | Gross: $0.24M

19. 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.

Director: Rob Heydon | Stars: Adam Sinclair, Kristin Kreuk, Billy Boyd, Carlo Rota

Votes: 1,598

20. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.8
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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.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 8,781 | Gross: $0.00M

21. Aberdeen (2000)

106 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Anderson, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 2,727 | Gross: $0.06M

22. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,653 | Gross: $3.90M

23. Restless Natives (1985)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items.

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

Votes: 1,065

24. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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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.

Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

Votes: 1,865

25. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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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 »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda de Banzie, Barry Jones

Votes: 1,414

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

Approved | 87 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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Scotland, 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye Terrier Bobby go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Duncan Macrae

Votes: 922

27. Women Talking Dirty (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

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

Votes: 548

28. Man to Man (2005)

122 min | Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Iain Glen, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 1,836

29. Mausam (2011)

161 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A war, religious conflicts, and misunderstandings create obstacles for a couple of different faiths.

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

Votes: 4,559 | Gross: $0.73M

30. Festival (I) (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 818

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 »

Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Valerie Edmond, Gerard Butler, Valerie Gogan, James Cosmo

Votes: 582

32. 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.

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

Votes: 1,531 | Gross: $0.01M

33. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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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.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 920

34. 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 »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: David Niven, Vera-Ellen, Cesar Romero, Bobby Howes

Votes: 559

35. New Town Killers (2008)

100 min | Action, Crime, 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 »

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

Votes: 1,588

36. 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.

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

Votes: 1,346

37. Shoebox Zoo (2004– )

25 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

6.9
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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.

Stars: Alan Cumming, Rik Mayall, Siobhan Redmond, Bill Paterson

Votes: 118

38. New Town (2009 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 81

39. The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987– )

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

Votes: 256

40. 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.

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

Votes: 119

41. Kidnapped (1938)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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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.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Otto Preminger | Stars: Warner Baxter, Freddie Bartholomew, Arleen Whelan, C. Aubrey Smith

Votes: 216

42. A1: Britain's Longest Road (2017– )

45 min | Documentary

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The A1 is an iconic piece of Britain's motoring history. Stretching from London to Edinburgh it is the longest numbered road in the UK. This series tells the stories of those who work to keep it moving - day and night.

Star: Michael Jibson

43. Split Second (1999 TV Movie)

Drama

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A split-second decision made in a fit of rage drives attorney and family man Michael Anderson to desperate measures.The stressed-out lawyer hits his melting point one fateful day, when he runs away from the consequences of his actions.

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

Votes: 214

44. Let's Be Happy (1957)

107 min | Musical

5.7
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An American salesman pursues an heiress from Vermont, who is in turn being wooed by a Scottish lord in inancial need.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Vera-Ellen, Tony Martin, Robert Flemyng, Zena Marshall

Votes: 129

45. 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.

Director: Willi Patterson | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Robb, Charles Gray, Colette O'Neil

Votes: 131

46. Long Shot (1978)

85 min | Drama

5.5
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Filmed around the 1977 Edinburgh Film Festival, Long Shot is a deadpan satire about the trials and tribulations of British independent filmmaking.

Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: Charles Gormley, Neville Smith, Ann Zelda, David Stone

Votes: 31

47. My Way Home (1978)

71 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, William Carrol

Votes: 522

48. Peacock Season (2009)

88 min | Comedy

7.9
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Directors: Alan Freestone, Fergus March | Stars: James Wren, Richard Glover, Nina Conti, Adam Hills

Votes: 12

49. 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.

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

Votes: 197

50. The Highlander (1959 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

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Stars: June Shields, Lennox Milne, Bill Simpson, Tom Fleming