Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Edinburgh, Scotland, UK"


1. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

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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.

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

2. Cloud Atlas (2012)

R | 172 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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55 Metascore

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

Writers: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Lilly Wachowski | Directors: Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving

3. T2: Trainspotting (2017)

Drama | Filming

A sequel to Trainspotting (1996).

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

4. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

A corrupt, junkie cop with Borderline Personality 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.

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

5. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Dan Brown | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

6. One Day (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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48 Metascore

After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Tom Mison

7. The Awakening (I) (2011)

R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.

Writers: Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy | Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Lucy Cohu

8. North & South (2004 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.

Stars: Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinéad Cusack

9. The Railway Man (2013)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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59 Metascore

A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Paterson, Eric Lomax | Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine

10. La corrispondenza (2016)

116 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Focused on the relationship between an astronomer and his lover, who spend their years apart.

Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Olga Kurylenko, Simon Johns, James Warren

11. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Writer: Colin Welland | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

12. The Escape Artist (2013 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A junior barrister specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry, Brid Brennan

13. Shallow Grave (1994)

R | 89 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

14. The Little Vampire (2000)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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A lonely boy becomes best friends with a vampire.

Writers: Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, Karey Kirkpatrick, Larry Wilson | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter

15. The 39 Steps (1935)

Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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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.

Writers: John Buchan, Charles Bennett, Ian Hay | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

16. 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.

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

17. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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

18. Sunshine on Leith (2013)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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66 Metascore

Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives.

Writer: Stephen Greenhorn | Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Paul Brannigan, George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Jane Horrocks

19. 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

20. Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)

139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

Writers: Jan Guillou, Hans Gunnarsson | Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist

21. 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

22. The Illusionist (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Drama

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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.

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

23. Case Histories (2011– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.

Stars: Jason Isaacs, Amanda Abbington, Zawe Ashton, Millie Innes

24. Daniel Deronda (2002 TV Mini-Series)

210 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Set in Victorian London, Gwendolen Harleth is drawn to Daniel Deronda, a selfless and intelligent gentleman of unknown parentage, but her own desperate need for financial security may destroy her chance at happiness.

Stars: Jodhi May, Edward Fox, Amanda Root, David Bamber

25. Jude (1996)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

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68 Metascore

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.

Writers: Hossein Amini, Thomas Hardy | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths

26. Most Haunted (2002– )

180 min | Horror, Reality-TV

5.0
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Paranormal investigations into haunted locations, using psychic mediums and scientific equipment.

Stars: Yvette Fielding, Ciarán O'Keeffe, Derek Acorah, Richard Felix

27. 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

28. Hallam Foe (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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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

29. The Acid House (1998)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities and insect life by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh.

Writer: Irvine Welsh | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Stephen McCole, Maurice Roëves, Garry Sweeney, Jenny McCrindle

30. Mary Reilly (1996)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.8
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A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

Writers: Valerie Martin, Christopher Hampton | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon

31. Outcast (2010)

R | 98 min | Horror

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It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing ... See full summary »

Writers: Colm McCarthy, Tom K. McCarthy | Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Kate Dickie, Niall Bruton, Hanna Stanbridge, Josh Whitelaw

32. Book of Blood (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.3
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A paranormal expert discovers a house that is at the intersection of so-called "highways" transporting souls in the afterlife.

Writers: John Harrison, Darin Silverman, Clive Barker | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Sophie Ward, Clive Russell, Paul Blair

33. Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road (2008)

128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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The Knight Arn is sent on a last mission against Saladin. He has to win this battle, before he can go home to Sweden, and finally marry his Cecilia and start a family. But the peace back home is threatened by the Danes.

Writers: Jan Guillou, Hans Gunnarsson | Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson

34. Ecstasy (II) (2011)

99 min | Drama, Romance

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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

35. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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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

36. Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 240 min | Comedy

5.9
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Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith take their podcast, "Jay & Silent Bob Get Old" across the pond.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes

37. One of Us (2016 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Thriller | Active

A horrific double murder rocks the lives of two families living side-by-side in isolated rural Scotland. But instead of focusing on the investigation, One Of Us explores the fallout for the... See full summary »

Stars: Georgina Campbell, Joe Dempsie, Kate Dickie, Adrian Edmondson

38. 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.

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

39. The Space Between (I) (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakistani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When ... See full summary »

Writer: Travis Fine | Director: Travis Fine | Stars: Melissa Leo, Anthony Keyvan, Brad William Henke, AnnaSophia Robb

40. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )

60 min | Documentary

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Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Strong, Cherie Lunghi, Nick Barratt, Adrian Chiles

41. The 39 Steps (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more then he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts ... See full summary »

Writers: John Buchan, Lizzie Mickery | Director: James Hawes | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig, Patrick Malahide

42. Garrow's Law (2009– )

Biography, Drama

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Garrow's Law is the true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.

Creator: Tony Marchant | Stars: Andrew Buchan, Lyndsey Marshal, Rupert Graves, Aidan McArdle

43. Gideon's Daughter (2005 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Poliakoff | Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson, Emily Blunt, Robert Lindsay

44. Great Expectations (1999 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama

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Young Pip is expected to become a blacksmith, but, hating the soot and smoke, he secretly dreams of becoming a gentleman. When he meets the mysterious Miss Havisham and her haughty niece ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Tony Marchant | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Justine Waddell, Charlotte Rampling, Laura Aikman

45. A Child's Play Story: Chucky's Revenge (2006)

6 min | Short, Horror

6.1
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Chucky, still trapped in the body of a Good-Guy doll, breaks into a nearby home in a desperate attempt to find a new vessel.

Writer: Don Mancini | Director: Christopher Downie | Stars: Brad Dourif, Christopher Downie

46. Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (2012)

98 min | Documentary

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The first year in the life of independent game studio "Mojang" following the landmark success of their debut title, "Minecraft."

Director: Paul Owens | Stars: Jens Bergensten, Jonathan Blow, Lewis Brindley, Brent Copeland

47. The 39 Steps (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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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

48. Ivanhoe (1997 TV Mini-Series)

270 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Ivanhoe returning from crusading in the Holy Land to England which is ruled by corrupt Prince John.

Stars: David Barrass, Ralph Brown, Jimmy Chisholm, Trevor Cooper

49. Women Talking Dirty (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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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

50. Goliath Awaits (1981 TV Movie)

PG | 200 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama

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During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard M. Bluel, Pat Fielder, Hugh Benson | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Mark Harmon, Christopher Lee, Eddie Albert, John Carradine