Entertainment 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
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
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
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
This film 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. Ex-stormtrooper Finn (John ...more
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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
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
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
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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Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell
The Queen is a 2006 British historical drama film depicting the British Royal Family's response to Diana, Princess of Wales on 31 August 1997. The film was directed by Stephen Frears, written by ...more
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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
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
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
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
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Harry Potter and the Half-Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
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
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
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
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
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
Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse
This film 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
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
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
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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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
Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller
Trainspotting is a 1996 British comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald. Based on ...more
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King Arthur: Legend of the Swo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Scotland
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
Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci
Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science-fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the fifth film in the series. With Optimus Prime gone, the ...more
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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