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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Sexy Beast Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone

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

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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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Mona Lisa

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

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RocknRolla Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy

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Blitz Jason Statham, Paddy Constantine, David Morrissey

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

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

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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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Charlie Luke Goss, Steven Berkoff, Langley Kirkwood

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

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Croupier Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra, Alex Kingston

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I.D.

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Performance

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Villain

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Mr. Nice Chloë Sevigny, Crispin Glover, Elsa Pataky

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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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Shifty Jason Flemyng, Kate Groombridge, Francesca Annis

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The Wee Man John Hannah, Patrick Bergin, Martin Compston

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Brighton Rock Richard Attenborough, William Hartnell, Hermione Baddeley

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Mr In-Between

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The Hit

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