Top films set in (e) the UK: Londonby mitahestirani | created - 20 Feb 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.
Votes: 21,408 | Gross: $8.38M
2. Vanity Fair (2004)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Reese Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia Sedley (Romola Garai).
Votes: 20,164 | Gross: $16.14M
4. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 981,710 | Gross: $70.51M
5. The Queen (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 100,253 | Gross: $56.44M
6. Miss Potter (2006)
PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Votes: 27,148 | Gross: $2.98M
7. St. Trinian's (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Family
In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their backs
8. Franklyn (2008)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A portrait of the broken lives of four people (a vigilante detective, a worried parent, an awkward man looking for love and a suicidal artist) as they all struggle to cope in their religiously-dystopian city.
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy
The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.
10. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Votes: 562,216 | Gross: $209.03M
11. The Young Victoria (2009)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
Votes: 55,386 | Gross: $11.00M
12. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 612,692 | Gross: $138.80M
13. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Votes: 98,905 | Gross: $30.02M
14. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, who is carrying out a string of random crimes across Europe.
Votes: 404,679 | Gross: $186.85M
15. Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Votes: 67,365 | Gross: $2.96M
16. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Votes: 98,553 | Gross: $113.75M
17. Minions (2015)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Votes: 201,896 | Gross: $336.05M
18. Burnt (I) (2015)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Votes: 100,185 | Gross: $13.65M
19. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.
20. The Winslow Boy (1999)
G | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Following the theft of a postal-order, a fourteen-year old cadet is expelled from Naval College. To save the honour of the boy and his family, the pre-eminent barrister of the day is engaged to take on the might the Admiralty.
Votes: 7,025 | Gross: $3.96M
21. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
Votes: 7,492 | Gross: $1.08M
22. Allied (2016)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Votes: 132,414 | Gross: $40.10M
24. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A spy organisation recruits a promising street kid into the agency's training program, while a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Votes: 564,356 | Gross: $128.26M
25. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After the Kingsman's headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Votes: 249,770 | Gross: $100.23M
26. Mortal Engines (2018)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.
Votes: 90,432 | Gross: $15.95M