From Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, and Piccadilly Circus to William Shakespeare, the Beatles, and Queen Elizabeth – London is full of culture. It's also the capital of and most populous city in the United Kingdom and is an enormous tourist attraction. Films set in London are popular and this list will help you find the best one to watch when you're in a British mood.
Since London is such a large city and is home to some of the most influential, iconic landmarks within Europe it only makes sense that movies like Alfie, Bend it Like Beckham, Closer, and An Education all feature this famous global city. There are also several action movies set in London like Sherlock Holmes, Attack the Block, and V for Vendetta.
This list has the best movies about Paris including: Harry Potter, Oliver!, An American Werewolf in London, Mary Poppins, and A Clockwork Orange.
Vote up your favorite movies that take place in London, vote down the films you hated, or add one that isn't on this list.
- 45Frenzy is a 1972 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by Anthony... more
- 45Nineteen Eighty-Four, also known as 1984, is a 1984 British dystopian drama film written for... more
- 68This film is a 1954 3-D American thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock,... more
- 44Croupier is a 1998 British film starring Clive Owen as a croupier, and was directed by Mike... more
- 45Layer Cake is a 2005 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial... more
- 91428 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The... more
- 04Attack the Block is a 2011 British science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Cornish On a... more
- 35The Long Good Friday is a British film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. It was completed... more
- 45Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British comedy thriller film written and... more
- 45The Ladykillers is a 1955 British black comedy film made by Ealing Studios. Directed by... more
- 46The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay... more
- 46The Bank Job is a 2008 British film written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, directed by... more
- 24The Krays is a 1990 British drama film based on the lives and crimes of the English gangsters... more
- 36The Elephant Man is a 1980 American-British biographical film about Joseph Merrick, a severely... more
- 36Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning... more
- 23Passport to Pimlico is a 1949 British comedy film made by Ealing Studios and starring Stanley... more
- 35Naked is a 1993 British black comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Before... more
- 35Truly, Madly, Deeply is a 1990 British fantasy music drama film made for the BBC's Screen Two... more
- 25Nil by Mouth is a 1997 British-French drama film portraying a family of characters living in... more
- 24Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by... more
- 510Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay... more
- 15Death Line is a 1972 British horror film, distributed as Raw Meat in the United States. The... more
- 15Wonderland is a 1999 drama film about the lives of a London couple, their three adult... more
- 05Somers Town is a 2008 film directed by Shane Meadows, written by Paul Fraser and produced by... more
- 05Brick Lane is a 2007 British drama film directed by Sarah Gavron and adapted from the novel of... more