film The Best British Movies On Netflix

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From intense dramas to hilarious comedies, here are the best British movies streaming on Netflix Instant, ranked by Netflix junkies like you. This list of British Netflix movies has it all, but you might notice that Brits love to make movies about royalty. The British movies streaming on Netflix about royals include Mrs. Brown.

No listing of the best British films available on Netflix would be complete without mentioning the film versions of classic literature. Here we have Jane Eyre, Mansfield Park, A Room with a View, and Mr. Bean’s Holiday—oh wait, that’s not the literary adaptation we thought it was.

English films streaming on Netflix aren't limited to movies about monarchs or stuffy adaptations, though. This list of U.K. Netflix movies includes a wide variety of styles and genres, from the uniquely British action-comedy of Hot Fuzz to the Oscar-winning romance of Shakespeare in Love.

Be a love, put the kettle on, whip up some cucumber sandwiches, and settle in with these British movies on Netflix. Don't forget to vote up your favorites. And if we missed any streaming British films, don't hesitate to add them!

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Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman

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Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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Jane Eyre Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Mia Wasikowska

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A Room with a View Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench

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Kinky Boots Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Nick Frost - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Philomena Judi Dench, Michelle Fairley, Steve Coogan

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Mansfield Park Jonny Lee Miller, Anna Popplewell, James Purefoy - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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The Iron Lady Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen

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A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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My Left Foot Daniel Day-Lewis, Fiona Shaw, Brenda Fricker - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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In the Loop James Gandolfini, Anna Chlumsky, Peter Capaldi

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Amy Adams, Mark Strong, Frances McDormand

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My Week with Marilyn Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench

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Brighton Rock Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Andy Serkis

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Filth James McAvoy, Imogen Poots, Jamie Bell

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The Importance of Being Earnest Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Colin Firth - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Enchanted April Alfred Molina, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson

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The Awakening Rebecca Hall, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West

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Centurion Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko, Imogen Poots

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Great Expectations Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane

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Dead Man's Shoes Paddy Constantine, Toby Kebbell, Gary Stretch

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Bronson Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance

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Mr. Bean's Holiday Willem Dafoe, Rowan Atkinson, Jean Rochefort

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Croupier Clive Owen, Rhona Mitra, Alex Kingston

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Mrs Brown Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Billy Connolly

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Quartet Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Oxford Murders John Hurt, Elijah Wood, Anna Massey

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The Bank Job Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows

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Exam Gemma Chan, Colin Salmon, Jimi Mistry

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Burke & Hare Isla Fisher, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee

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The Snapper Brendan Gleeson, Colm Meaney, Stanley Townsend

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Byzantium Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Miller

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Helen Mirren, Tim Roth, Michael Gambon

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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Fish Tank Michael Fassbender, Harry Treadaway, Anthony Geary

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Ironclad Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox

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Little Voice Ewan McGregor, Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent

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Sightseers John Hurt, Sara Stewart, Alice Lowe

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Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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How I Live Now Saoirse Ronan, Anna Chancellor, George MacKay

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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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Sliding Doors Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah

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Rogue Trader Ewan McGregor, Anna Friel, Tim McInnerny

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Fever Pitch Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Stephen Rea

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The Imposter Adam O'Brian, Ken Appledorn, Amparo Fontanet