Film Famous Movies From Scotland

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Here is a list of popular movies from Scotland, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Scotland are included. This list of famous films made in Scotland includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Scotland should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Scotland is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

Movies on this list include Braveheart, the Harry Potter movies, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. This list answers the questions, "What movies were shot in Scotland?"

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The F... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. ...more

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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The Dark Knight Rises Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop 2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by ...more

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The Queen Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell The Queen is a 2006 British historical drama film depicting the British Royal Family's response to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales on 31 August 1997. The film was directed by Stephen ...more

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Rob Roy Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish clan chief who battles with an unscrupulous nobleman in the ...more

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Harry Potter and the Order of ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Mission: Impossible Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the 1960s television series. IMF Agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) must uncover the mole who has framed ...more

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Harry Potter and the Half-Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Fast & Furious 6 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Fast & Furious 6 Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the sixth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has Dominic (Vin Diesel) and ...more

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Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Skyfall Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film's villain. It ...more

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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse World War Z is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof is from a screen story by ...more

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes Highlander is a 1986 British-American cult fantasy film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. It stars Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, and Roxanne ...more

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Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller Trainspotting is a 1996 British crime comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald. ...more

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King Arthur: Legend of the Swo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film directed by Guy Ritchie. The young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) runs the back passages of Londinium with his ...more

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Transformers: The Last Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Transformers: The Last Knight Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Josh Duhamel Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fiction-action film based on the Transformers toy line. It is the fifth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and a ...more

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Highlander: Endgame Edge, Donnie Yen, Christopher Lambert Highlander: Endgame is a 2000 fantasy film originally released on September 1, 2000. It is the fourth theatrical release in the Highlander film series, and it serves as a continuation of both ...more

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Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more

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All That Glisters David McKay, Susan McClure, Anna Cowen All That Glisters is a 2012 short animated film written and directed by Claire Lamond.

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Dark Shadows Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz Dark Shadows is a 2012 American horror comedy film loosely based on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows that was broadcast between 1966 and 1971. The film was directed by Tim Burton ...more

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The Circle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The Circle Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega The Circle is a 2017 science-fiction thriller film directed and written by James Ponsoldt, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers. The film stars Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John ...more

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Doomsday Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins Doomsday is a 2008 science fiction action film written and directed by Neil Marshall. The film takes place in the future in Scotland, which has been quarantined because of a deadly virus. When ...more

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The Last King of Scotland Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 British fiction drama film based on Giles Foden's novel of the same name, adapted by screenwriters Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock, and directed by Kevin ...more

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Gregory's Girl Clare Grogan, John Gordon Sinclair, Robert Buchanan Gregory's Girl is a 1981 Scottish coming-of-age romantic comedy film written and directed by Bill Forsyth and starring John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn and Clare Grogan. The film is set in and ...more

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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Brian Cox, David Morrissey, Emily Watson The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep is a 2007 American-British family fantasy drama film directed by Jay Russell. The screenplay, written by Robert Nelson Jacobs, is an adaptation of Dick ...more

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The Spy Who Loved Me is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The Spy Who Loved Me Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Caroline Munro The Spy Who Loved Me is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and the ...more

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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more

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The World Is Not Enough is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The World Is Not Enough Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Michael Apted, ...more

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Entrapment Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sean Connery, Ving Rhames Entrapment is a 1999 American caper film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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Snow White and the Huntsman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Snow White and the Huntsman Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 American dark fantasy action film based on the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm. In the film's retelling of the tale, ...more

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Local Hero Burt Lancaster, Peter Capaldi, Peter Riegert Local Hero is a 1983 British comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, and Burt Lancaster. Produced by David Puttnam, the ...more

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Death Watch Harvey Keitel, Max von Sydow, Bill Nighy Death Watch is a 1980 science fiction film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It is based on the novel The Unsleeping Eye by David G. Compton, also known as The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe. The ...more

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The Descent is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The Descent Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid The Descent is a 2005 British adventure horror film directed by Neil Marshall. Six women enter an unmapped cave system, become trapped, and are hunted by flesh-eating subterranean humanoids.

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Stardust is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more

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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Andie MacDowell, Ian Holm, Richard Griffiths Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 British film directed by Hugh Hudson and based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan of the Apes. Christopher Lambert stars as Tarzan ...more

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Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
Unleashed Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins, Jet Li Unleashed is a 2005 martial arts action thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier, written by Luc Besson, and produced by Jet Li. It stars Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman, and Kerry Condon. The ...more

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47 Ronin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
47 Ronin Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa 47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who avenged the death of ...more

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Bonnie Scotland Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anne Grey Bonnie Scotland is a 1935 American film starring Laurel and Hardy, produced by Hal Roach for Hal Roach Studios and directed by James W. Horne. Although the film begins in Scotland, a large part ...more

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Dog Soldiers Kevin McKidd, Liam Cunningham, Sean Pertwee Dog Soldiers is a 2002 British horror film written and directed by Neil Marshall, and starring Kevin McKidd, Sean Pertwee and Liam Cunningham. A British production, set in the highlands of ...more

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Shallow Grave Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, 피터 뮬란 Shallow Grave is a 1994 British dark comedy crime film that marked the cinematic directorial debut of Danny Boyle with an original screenplay by John Hodge. The film also provided starring roles ...more

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The Da Vinci Code is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
The Da Vinci Code Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery-thriller film produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer and directed by Ron Howard. The screenplay was written by Akiva Goldsman and adapted from Dan ...more

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Loch Ness Ted Danson, Ian Holm, Joely Richardson Loch Ness is a 1996 family drama film starring Ted Danson and Joely Richardson. It was written by John Fusco and directed by Jon Henderson.