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This is a list of the best British movies on Hulu and Hulu Plus, ranked by vote from Anglophiles and film fans. From Shakespeare to Jane Austen to Sherlock Holmes, the Brits have a deep literary history to mine for their films, and there's no shortage of great British movies streaming on Hulu.

Whether it’s Austen’s Northanger Abbey (starring Carey Mulligan) or Shakespeare’s Othello (starring Eamonn Walker and Christopher Eccleston) the films on this list of Hulu British movies are among the best. Make sure to check out The Trip (with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon) and the critically acclaimed Weekend. And, not to be missed is the original Death at a Funeral, which asks the question, "What do you do when you accidentally kill your dead father’s dwarf lover during the funeral?"

Let us know which of these British movies on Hulu are best by voting up your favorites. Vote down the films that should stay on their side of the pond and rerank the whole list to create your own ranking of best British Hulu films.

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Death at a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Peter Dinklage, Alan Tudyk, Matthew Macfadyen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial This film is a 2007 British comedy film directed by Frank Oz. The screenplay by Dean Craig focuses on a family attempting to resolve a variety of problems while attending the passing of the ...more

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Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sting, Ray Winstone, Timothy Spall Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who. The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a 1960s Mod, supported by Leslie Ash, Toyah and, ...more

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The 39 Steps is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Eddie Marsan, Rupert Penry-Jones, Patrick Malahide The 39 Steps is a 2008 British television feature-length adaptation of the John Buchan novel The Thirty-Nine Steps produced by the BBC. It was written by Lizzie Mickery, directed by James Hawes, ...more

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Philomena is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Judi Dench, Michelle Fairley, Steve Coogan Philomena is a 2013 drama film directed by Stephen Frears, based on the book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith. Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, it tells the ...more

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Cleanskin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sean Bean, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Ryan Cleanskin is a 2012 British spy thriller film written and directed by Hadi Hajaig and starring Sean Bean, Abhin Galeya, Charlotte Rampling, James Fox, Tuppence Middleton, Shivani Ghai and ...more

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The Englishman Who Went Up a H... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Hugh Grant, Colm Meaney, Tara Fitzgerald The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a 1995 British film with a story by Ifor David Monger and Ivor Monger, written and directed by Christopher Monger. It was entered ...more

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The Eligible Bachelor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Eligible Bachelor

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Mrs. Palfrey at the Clarmemont is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Anna Massey Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont is a 2005 US-produced comedy-drama film based on the 1971 novel by Elizabeth Taylor. It was directed by Dan Ireland and produced by Lee Caplin, Carl Colpaert and ...more

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Miss Austen Regrets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tom Hiddleston, Imogen Poots, Olivia Williams Miss Austen Regrets is a 2007 BBC drama film directed by Jeremy Lovering and written by Gwyneth Hughes. It stars Olivia Williams as Jane Austen, with Imogen Poots, Greta Scacchi, Hugh ...more

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Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vamp... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Juliet Aubrey

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Citadel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Citadel Citadel is a 2011 family drama documentary film written and directed by Diego Mondaca.

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The Trip is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Ben Stiller, Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon The Trip is a 2010 comedy film directed by Michael Winterbottom. "Prolific British director Michael Winterbottom never ceases . . . to amaze. A restless whiz, he’s frequently wandered from ...more

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Tyrannosaur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Paddy Constantine, Eddie Marsan, 피터 뮬란 Tyrannosaur is a 2011 British drama film written and directed by Paddy Considine in his Directorial debut. The film stars Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, Paul Popplewell and Sally

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Northanger Abbey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Carey Mulligan, Felicity Jones, Geraldine James Northanger Abbey is a 2007 British television film adaptation of Jane Austen's eponymous novel. It was directed by British television director Jon Jones and the screenplay was written by Andrew ...more

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Tower Block is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Russell Tovey, Sheridan Smith, Jack O'Connell Tower Block is a 2012 thriller film written by James Moran and directed by James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson.

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The Snowman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Snowman is a children's picture book without words by English author Raymond Briggs, first published in 1978 by Hamish Hamilton in the U.K., and published by Random House in the U.S. that ...more

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Weekend is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Tom Cullen, Kieran Hardcastle, Chris New Weekend is a 2011 drama romance film written and directed by Andrew Haigh.

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The Railway Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård The Railway Man is a 2013 British–Australian-made war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. It is an adaptation of the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax, and stars Colin ...more

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Five Minutes of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca Five Minutes of Heaven is a British and Irish film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel from a script by Guy Hibbert. The film was premiered on January 19, 2009 at the 25th Sundance Film Festival ...more

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The Thief of Bagdad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Conrad Veidt, Sabu Dastagir, June Duprez The Thief of Bagdad is a 1940 British Technicolor Arabian fantasy film produced by Alexander Korda, and directed by Michael Powell, Ludwig Berger, and Tim Whelan, with contributions by Korda's ...more

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Exhibit A is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Emily Button, Oliver Lee, Bradley Cole Exhibit A is a 2007 British independent film directed by Dom Rotheroe and produced by Darren Bender for Warp Films. The film is an example of the Found footage genre and stars Bradley Cole, ...more

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Dead Man Running is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
50 Cent, Brenda Blethyn, Monet Mazur Dead Man Running is a 2009 British crime film directed by Alex De Rakoff, written by De Rakoff and John Luton, and starring Tamer Hassan and Danny Dyer. Football players Ashley Cole and Rio ...more

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Othello is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Christopher Eccleston, Eamonn Walker, Keeley Hawes Othello is a 2001 British television film starring Eamonn Walker, Christopher Eccleston and Keeley Hawes. It is an adaptation in modern English of William Shakespeare's play Othello. It was ...more

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Prisoners of War: Betrayed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Prisoners of War: Betrayed

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John Lennon: The Messenger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Lennon: The Messenger

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An Ideal Husband is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Paulette Goddard, Michael Wilding, Glynis Johns An Ideal Husband, also known as Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband, is a 1947 film Technicolor adaptation of the play by Oscar Wilde. It was made by London Film Productions and distributed by ...more

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Paranormal Haunting is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Paranormal Haunting

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Beautiful Minds is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Beautiful Minds

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Cherrybomb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Rupert Grint, James Nesbitt, Kimberley Nixon Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Cherrybomb is a drama film released in the United Kingdom in 2009, starring Kimberley Nixon, Rupert Grint, James Nesbitt, and Robert Sheehan. Filming began on location in Belfast on 7 July 2008, ...more

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Dead of the Nite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Dead of the Nite Tony Todd, Joseph Millson, Cicely Tennant

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Break My Fall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Sophie Anderson, Kai Brandon Ly, Collin Clay Chace Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial "Quite possibly the hottest lesbian ticket at the Festival. Shot on location in East London, Break My Fall centres on the messy, sexy and sometimes dark lives of Liza (Redstone) and Sally ...more

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Angel in the House is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Toni Collette, Ioan Gruffudd, Richard E. Grant Foster (also known as Angel in the House) is a 2011 British comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Newman, based on his 2005 short film. Two years after the tragic death of their son, a ...more

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The Quatermass Experiment is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Jason Flemyng The Quatermass Experiment was a 2005 live remake of the 1953 TV series of the same name by Nigel Kneale.

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Assassin in Love is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Michael Gambon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Damian Lewis Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Baker is a 2007 British comedy thriller film written and directed by Gareth Lewis and starring Damian Lewis, Kate Ashfield and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. An ex-assassin retires to a small Welsh ...more

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Amnesia: The James Brighton En... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Bruce Ramsay, Dusan Dukic, Derek Lebrero "A handsome American man wakes up in a deserted part of Montréal, completely bereft of all memory, except one… that he knows he’s gay. Based on real life incidents, this enigmatic ...more

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Angel Maker: Serial Killer Que... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
Angel Maker: Serial Killer Queen M.A. Nicols, Andrew Chapman

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The Stone: No Soul Unturned is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Stone: No Soul Unturned Ade Andrews, Craig Dalziel, Corjan de Raaf

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War on Witches is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best British Movies Streaming on Hulu
War on Witches