With BFI Film Fund (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. High Life (2018)

R | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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77 Metascore

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth

Votes: 9,348 | Gross: $1.21M

2. The Favourite (2018)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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90 Metascore

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 112,838 | Gross: $34.24M

3. The Souvenir (2019)

R | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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93 Metascore

A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Director: Joanna Hogg | Stars: Neil Young, Tosin Cole, Jack McMullen, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 349 | Gross: $0.11M

4. Tell It to the Bees (2018)

TV-MA | 108 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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53 Metascore

In 1950s small town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient's mother.

Director: Annabel Jankel | Stars: Anna Paquin, Gregor Selkirk, Euan Mason, Holliday Grainger

Votes: 715

5. Wild Rose (2018)

R | 100 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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78 Metascore

A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Jessie Buckley, Matt Costello, Jane Patterson, Lesley Hart

Votes: 1,539

6. Colette (I) (2018)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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74 Metascore

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Director: Wash Westmoreland | Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Robert Pugh

Votes: 11,802 | Gross: $5.14M

7. Cold War (2018)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.6
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90 Metascore

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza

Votes: 32,677 | Gross: $4.57M

8. Sorry We Missed You (2019)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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80 Metascore

A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, Katie Proctor

Votes: 83

9. Mary Shelley (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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49 Metascore

Life and facts of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, who at 16 met 21 year old poet Percy Shelley, resulting in the writing of Frankenstein.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Elle Fanning, Bel Powley, Owen Richards, Joanne Froggatt

Votes: 8,358 | Gross: $0.10M

10. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

TV-PG | 113 min | Drama

7.6
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68 Metascore

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Felix Lemburo, Robert Agengo

Votes: 10,018

11. The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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67 Metascore

A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.

Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade, Dominique Tipper, Paddy Considine

Votes: 46,193

12. Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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88 Metascore

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 116,709 | Gross: $38.32M

13. Testament of Youth (2014)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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76 Metascore

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Dominic West

Votes: 23,504 | Gross: $1.82M

14. Possum (2018)

85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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64 Metascore

After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life.

Director: Matthew Holness | Stars: Sean Harris, Alun Armstrong, Simon Bubb, Andy Blithe

Votes: 1,991

15. God's Own Country (2017)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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85 Metascore

Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

Director: Francis Lee | Stars: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones, Ian Hart

Votes: 17,700 | Gross: $0.34M

16. Changeland (2019)

R | Comedy, Drama | Completed

While visiting Thailand, two estranged friends realize there's no rule book for finding purpose and meaning in life.

Director: Seth Green | Stars: Seth Green, Rachel Bloom, Macaulay Culkin, Brenda Song

17. Peterloo (2018)

PG-13 | 154 min | Drama, History

6.5
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66 Metascore

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson

Votes: 1,832 | Gross: $0.15M

18. I, Daniel Blake (2016)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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78 Metascore

After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.

Directors: Ken Loach, Laura Obiols | Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Briana Shann

Votes: 43,960 | Gross: $0.26M

19. Old Boys (2018)

96 min | Comedy

6.4
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In the school-set re-working of Cyrano, an awkward but imaginative pupil helps the handsome but spectacularly dim school-hero pursue the fiery daughter of a visiting French teacher.

Director: Toby MacDonald | Stars: Alex Lawther, Jonah Hauer-King, Pauline Etienne, Denis Ménochet

Votes: 251

20. The Souvenir: Part II

Drama | Pre-production

A young film student in the early 80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

Director: Joanna Hogg | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Tilda Swinton, Honor Swinton Byrne, Richard Ayoade

21. Beast (III) (2017)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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74 Metascore

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

Director: Michael Pearce | Stars: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Shannon Tarbet, Geraldine James

Votes: 7,091 | Gross: $0.80M

22. Yardie (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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52 Metascore

British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley.

Director: Idris Elba | Stars: Antwayne Eccleston, Fraser James, Aml Ameen, Rayon McLean

Votes: 1,670 | Gross: $0.04M

23. The Day Shall Come (2019)

88 min | Comedy

7.5
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75 Metascore

An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for the FBI who plan to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.

Director: Christopher Morris | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Kayvan Novak, Denis O'Hare, Pej Vahdat

Votes: 36

24. How I Live Now (2013)

R | 101 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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57 Metascore

An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird

Votes: 26,116 | Gross: $0.06M

25. Dark River (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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69 Metascore

Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Ruth Wilson, Jonah Russell, Paul Robertson, Sean Bean

Votes: 2,308 | Gross: $0.01M

26. An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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54 Metascore

Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only."

Director: Jim Hosking | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Emile Hirsch, Matt Berry

Votes: 2,408 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Lean on Pete (2017)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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80 Metascore

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Charlie Plummer, Amy Seimetz, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 8,504 | Gross: $1.16M

28. In Fabric (2018)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Horror

7.0
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84 Metascore

In Fabric is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences..

Director: Peter Strickland | Stars: Gwendoline Christie, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Julian Barratt, Caroline Catz

Votes: 696

29. Out of Blue (2018)

Unrated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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49 Metascore

When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

Director: Carol Morley | Stars: Jacki Weaver, Patricia Clarkson, Toby Jones, Mamie Gummer

Votes: 604 | Gross: $0.02M

30. War on Everyone (2016)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

5.8
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50 Metascore

Two corrupt cops set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Events, however, are complicated by the arrival of someone who appears to be even more dangerous than they are.

Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Theo James, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 15,273

31. 45 Years (2015)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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94 Metascore

A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James, Dolly Wells

Votes: 27,840 | Gross: $4.25M

32. The Last Days on Mars (2013)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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46 Metascore

A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.

Director: Ruairi Robinson | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai, Olivia Williams

Votes: 33,103 | Gross: $0.02M

33. The Greasy Strangler (2016)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.7
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58 Metascore

Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.

Director: Jim Hosking | Stars: Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar, Elizabeth De Razzo, Gil Gex

Votes: 5,268 | Gross: $0.04M

34. Postcards from London (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

5.0
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42 Metascore

A stylish, sexy film about a young man's journey into an unusual form of escort work, set in an imaginary vision of London's Soho.

Director: Steve McLean | Stars: Harris Dickinson, Jonah Hauer-King, Alessandro Cimadamore, Leonardo Salerni

Votes: 625 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Monsoon (III)

90 min | Drama, Romance | Post-production

Kit, a British Vietnamese man, returns to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years, after fleeing during the Vietnam-American War.

Director: Hong Khaou | Stars: Henry Golding, Parker Sawyers, David Tran, Molly Harris

36. Two for Joy (2018)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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A troubled family's problems come to a head during a stay in a seaside town.

Director: Tom Beard | Stars: Samantha Morton, Bella Ramsey, Billie Piper, Daniel Mays

Votes: 75

37. XY Chelsea (2019)

92 min | Documentary

7.1
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55 Metascore

A look at the life and career of Chelsea Manning, a trans woman soldier in the United States Army, who was sentenced to serve 35 years at an all-male military prison for leaking information about the country's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Director: Tim Travers Hawkins | Stars: Chelsea Manning, Nancy Hollander, Vincent J. Ward, Chase Strangio

Votes: 13

38. Departure (III) (2015)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A nuclear family unravels in the South of France.

Director: Andrew Steggall | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Alex Lawther, Phénix Brossard, Finbar Lynch

Votes: 1,660

39. Been So Long (2018)

100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.4
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74 Metascore

A dedicated single mother who, on an unusual night on the town, is charmed by a handsome yet troubled stranger.

Director: Tinge Krishnan | Stars: Michaela Coel, Mya Lewis, Arinzé Kene, George MacKay

Votes: 596

40. Gwen (II) (2018)

84 min | Drama, History, Horror

7.0
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A dark folk tale set in the hills of Wales during the industrial revolution.

Director: William McGregor | Stars: Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Maxine Peake, Richard Harrington, Mark Lewis Jones

Votes: 65

41. I Am Not a Witch (2017)

93 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Benfors 'Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda, Boniventure

Votes: 2,038 | Gross: $0.05M

42. The Selfish Giant (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.3
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83 Metascore

Two thirteen year-old working-class friends in Bradford seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 10,663 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Modern Life Is Rubbish (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.9
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27 Metascore

Boy meets girl in CD store. They like the same music. He's a guitarist in a band of 3 and she works in the City of London and is the breadwinner. Is love of the same music enough to keep them together years later?

Director: Daniel Jerome Gill | Stars: Josh Whitehouse, Freya Mavor, Ian Hart, Toby Osmond

Votes: 637

44. Aquarela (I) (2018)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.1
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Water is the main protagonist, seen in all its great and terrible beauty. Mountains of ice move and break apart as if they had a life of their own. Kossakovsky's film travels the world, ... See full summary »

Director: Viktor Kossakovsky

Votes: 159

45. Pin Cushion (2017)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

6.5
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74 Metascore

Super close Mother LYN and daughter IONA (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes '... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Haywood | Stars: Lily Newmark, Joanna Scanlan, Loris Scarpa, Sacha Cordy-Nice

Votes: 754

46. Run (III) (2019)

78 min | Drama

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52 Metascore

In the Northern Scottish town of Fraserburgh, young men dream of escapism through late-night drag races. Finnie used to be one such lad, but now he works at the fish factory and it's his ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Graham | Stars: Mark Stanley, Amy Manson, Marli Siu, Anders Hayward

47. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)

115 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.1
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75 Metascore

Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover, daughter, mother, sister and even grandmother, as she submits ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Fiennes | Stars: Grace Jones, Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar, Jean-Paul Goude, Marjorie Jones

Votes: 792 | Gross: $0.37M

48. Second Coming (2014)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

5.1
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A look at the life and struggles of a family living in London.

Director: Debbie Tucker Green | Stars: Nadine Marshall, Idris Elba, Kai Francis Lewis, Sharlene Whyte

Votes: 459

49. Undergods

Sci-Fi | Post-production

A collection of darkly humorous, surrealist tales about ill-fated characters and their tragic misadventures.

Director: Chino Moya | Stars: Johann Myers, Géza Röhrig, Michael Gould, Hayley Carmichael

50. Saint Maud

Horror | Post-production

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Director: Rose Glass | Stars: Jennifer Ehle, Turlough Convery, Morfydd Clark, Lily Frazer


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