Most Popular Manchester Movies and TV Shows
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2. The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Votes: 167,760 | Gross: $75.47M
4. Scott & Bailey (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama
Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.
5. Life on Mars (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers.
11. State of Play (2003)
TV-14 | 312 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In London, a naive young politician becomes a suspect when his female assistant and mistress is killed in a suspicious accident. The politician's investigative journalist friend and his team uncover a government conspiracy.
13. Looking for Eric (2009)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
Votes: 15,037 | Gross: $0.06M
15. Steamboy (2004)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.
Votes: 15,931 | Gross: $0.41M
16. Wittgenstein (1993)
Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
17. I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.
21. I Became a Criminal (1947)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama
After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge.
22. A Kind of Loving (1962)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance
After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Votes: 1,433 | Gross: $0.00M
24. Longford (2006 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
26. Lost Christmas (2011)
PG | 89 min | Drama
Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets ... See full summary »
27. Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle (2016)
Not Rated | 44 min | Short, Comedy
Alan leaves behind his comfortable existence and heads north to ask whether, in this once United Kingdom, a `schasm` has formed between north and south.
28. Northern Lights (2016)
54 min | Drama
As Emma approaches adulthood, she tries to live an ordinary life and keep up with her late mothers expectations. However, her anxiety weighs over her, stopping her from enjoying the last few youthful years.
30. Educating Greater Manchester (2017)
Cameras follow life at Harrop Fold Secondary School in Salford, Greater Manchester, a school at the heart of a changing community. The school has had a brief but involved history since its creation in 2001.
34. Resistance: Fall of Man (2006 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Horror
Sergeant Nathan Hale along with the human resistance forces attempt to drive a mysterious alien-like invasion out of Britain.
35. Waxhouse Rock (2017)
5 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
A film crew breaks into a wax museum to secretly shoot a film. But by disturbing the waxworks at night they awaken Wax Elvis, Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page which in turn terrorize the city of Manchester.
36. Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land (2000 Video)
81 min | Documentary, Sport
Official feature-length film tracing the fortunes of the Manchester United football team during the 1999/2000 season, the season after winning the treble. Includes footage of the training ... See full summary »
38. The Alcohol Years (2000)
50 min | Documentary
When artist, musician, writer and filmmaker Carol Morley was twenty-one she left her hometown of Manchester and did not return for twelve years. Growing up in the 80s, she began drinking ... See full summary »
40. Do You Own the Dançefloor? (2015)
90 min | Documentary, History, Music
The Hacienda nightclub closed it's doors for the last time in 1997. In 2000 69 lots from the club were sold off at auction in Central Manchester. Do you own the dance floor? tells the story... See full summary »
43. The Winachi Tribe: A Room with a Zoo (2016)
10 min | Short, Music
While visiting Los Angeles on tour, Liam Croker and Antony Egerton, who are members of Manchester Electro-Funk band The Winachi Tribe, get into an argument during a rehearsal at Straight ... See full summary »
44. 25Gs (2008)
Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Johnny has lost £25,000. It all happened so fast: he just put it down for a second and then it was gone. It wasn't his to lose. He turns to his brother Del for salvation from his criminal ... See full summary »
46. Diary of a Bad Lad (2010)
92 min | Comedy, Crime
Frustrated filmmaker, Barry Lick, and a crew of film school wannabees, attempt to make a documentary about a local businessman who he believes is involved in property rackets, prostitution, pornography and drugs.
49. Life as I Know It (2010– )
24 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A teen drama series about what life is really like at a British university. The people you meet, the arguments you have and the drama that happens when you first move away from home.
50. SouthSide (2003)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
The story's central character Billy Sheers, runs away from Manchester to hide out on the mean streets of south London. He's hiding from his ex girlfriends dad 'Brian Burns' a big time gangster from the north of England.