film The Best British Crime Movies  

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If you enjoy a bit of English larceny in your films, you'll definitely appreciate this list of the best British crime movies, ranked by cinephiles like you. London gangsters, Irish conmen, small-time Brighton thugs- these British crime dramas have everything you're looking for and more.Vote for your favorites, and use the top rated British movies about crime on this poll to pick some good films to watch.
 

Of note are two films by director Guy Ritchie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch (which features Brad Pitt sporting a unique Irish accent). Other great films on this list of British crime dramas are The Long Good Friday (featuring Pierce Brosnan in a very early role), Mona Lisa, and Layer Cake (in which Daniel Craig is very un-Bond-like).

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Snatch Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Vinnie Jones

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

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The Italian Job Michael Caine, Benny Hill, Noël Coward

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A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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Get Carter Michael Caine, Britt Ekland, Ian Hendry

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Layer Cake Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig

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The Long Good Friday Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins

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Sexy Beast Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone

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Harry Brown Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen

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Bronson Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance

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This is England Jack O'Connell, Stephen Graham, Joe Gilgun

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Mona Lisa

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RocknRolla Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy

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Blitz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
Blitz Jason Statham, Paddy Constantine, David Morrissey

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Rise of the Footsoldier Craig Fairbrass, Billy Murray, Neil Maskell

The Best British Thriller Movies The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Performance

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Legend Tom Hatdy, Taron Egerton

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The Business Danny Dyer, Georgina Chapman, Tamer Hassan

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They Made Me a Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
They Made Me a Fugitive Trevor Howard, Maurice Denham, Mary Merrall

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Charlie Luke Goss, Steven Berkoff, Langley Kirkwood

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Robbery is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
Robbery Stanley Baker, Barry Foster, Joanna Pettet

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Night and the City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
Night and the City Gene Tierney, Richard Widmark, Herbert Lom

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Hell Drivers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
Hell Drivers Sean Connery, David McCallum, William Hartnell

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Croupier Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra, Alex Kingston

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Gangster No. 1 Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, Andrew Lincoln

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Brighton Rock Richard Attenborough, William Hartnell, Hermione Baddeley

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I.D.

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Villain

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Let Him Have It Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Tom Courtenay

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Mr. Nice Chloë Sevigny, Crispin Glover, Elsa Pataky

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Payroll is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best British Crime Movies
Payroll Billie Whitelaw, Kenneth Griffith, Tom Bell

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Nil by Mouth Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Laila Morse

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Ill Manors Ben Drew, Riz Ahmed, Ed Skrein

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The Wee Man John Hannah, Patrick Bergin, Martin Compston

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Shifty Jason Flemyng, Kate Groombridge, Francesca Annis

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The Hit

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Mr In-Between

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Dom Hemingway Emilia Clarke, Jude Law, Richard E. Grant