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2. Local Hero (1983)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Votes: 19,628 | Gross: $5.90M
3. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 59,020 | Gross: $4.04M
4. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 93 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 606,260 | Gross: $16.50M
5. Brave (2012)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Votes: 351,793 | Gross: $237.28M
6. Neds (2010)
TV-14 | 124 min | Drama
Encompassed by violent street gangs, neglectful parents, bullying teachers and a dearth of positive role models, a studious but emotionally abandoned kid turns thug.
8. The Angels' Share (2012)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Votes: 22,300 | Gross: $0.30M
9. What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A family of five is off to granddad's big 75th birthday party at an uncle's estate in rural Scotland. The parents fight and are separated, and hope their three kids won't mention it. The kids love, can talk with, and will do anything for, granddad.
10. Braveheart (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 916,375 | Gross: $75.60M
11. Rob Roy (1995)
R | 139 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1713 Scotland, Rob Roy MacGregor is wronged by a nobleman and his nephew, becomes an outlaw in search of revenge while fleeing the Redcoats, and faces charges of being a Jacobite.
Votes: 39,138 | Gross: $31.60M
12. Filth (I) (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.
Votes: 96,453 | Gross: $0.03M
14. My Name Is Joe (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Votes: 7,238 | Gross: $0.35M
17. Small Faces (1996)
R | 108 min | Drama
Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and ... See full summary »
18. Carla's Song (1996)
127 min | Drama, Romance, War
1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious, profoundly sad life in Glasgow. Her back is scarred, her boyfriend missing, her ... See full summary »
19. The Gospel According to Vic (1986)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Vic Mathews (Tom Conti) teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late ... See full summary »
Votes: 246 | Gross: $0.27M
27. Orphans (1998)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
Four siblings gathered together for their mother's funeral in Glasgow face individual torments over night during a tumultuous storm that rips the roof off the church.
Votes: 1,544 | Gross: $0.05M
28. Venus Peter (1989)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Peter, a young boy living in the fishing village of St Monans, Scotland during 1940s, learns about life and the beauty of imagination from his grandfather and female teacher in this touching semi-autobiographical story about childhood.
31. Silent Scream (1990)
85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In London's seedy Soho district in 1963, Larry Winters (Iain Glen) murders a bartender with shocking violence. Sentenced to life behind bars, Winters has towering fits of rage that continue... See full summary »
32. The Slab Boys (1997)
97 min | Drama
Paisley, Scotland, in 1957. Three working-class lads look forward to the staff dance at the local carpet factory. Exuberant social piece of observation cinema that concentrates on the boys'... See full summary »
34. Comfort and Joy (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,570 | Gross: $1.06M
35. That Sinking Feeling (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that stainless steel sinks are worth a lot of money ... See full summary »
38. Another Time, Another Place (1983)
R | 118 min | Drama, War
Set in 1943 Scotland during World War II, Janie is young housewife married to a man named Dongal, 15 years her senior. As part of a war rehabilation program, Janie and Dongal welcome three ... See full summary »