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.
- 399Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on... more
- 275Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the 2010/2011 two-part epic finale of the Harry Potter... more
- 130Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical slasher film directed by Tim... more
- 2111Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced... more
- 189The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written... more
- 168Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the... more
- 14684 Charing Cross Road is a 1987 British-American drama film directed by David Jones. The... more
- 1610A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley... more
- 137The Iron Lady is a 2011 drama and biography film written by Abi Morgan and directed by... more
- 116An Education is a 2009 coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British... more
- 83A Hard Day's Night is a 1964 British black-and-white comedy film directed by Richard Lester... more
- 105The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul... more
- 117An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John... more
- 119V for Vendetta is a 2006 American political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and... more
- 97Bend It like Beckham is a 2002 British comedy-drama film starring Parminder Nagra, Keira... more
- 75The Ipcress File is a 1965 British espionage film directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring... more
- 86Alfie is a 2004 British/American comedy film based on the 1966 British film of the same name,... more
- 99Oliver! is a 1968 British musical drama film directed by Carol Reed and based on the stage... more
- 65Withnail and I is a 1987 black comedy film written and directed by Bruce Robinson. Based on... more
- 76A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was... more
Bridget Jones’s Diary
- 66From Hell is a 2001 American horror mystery film directed by the Hughes brothers and loosely... more
- 78Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso... more
- 44Performance is a 1970 British drama film directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, written... more
- 41Judy is a 2019 British biographical drama film directed by Rupert Goold, it is an adaptation... more