As London one of the most popular and famous cities in the whole world there are plenty of movies that are set in London so in this article we will show you the best and the most popular films that takes place in the capital city of England in London.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
One of our all time favourite is Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows is a British-American action mystery movie which was released in 2011 and was directed by Guy Richie. The movie is based on the fictional character by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and it shows the adventure of Sherlock Holmes and his faithful friend and partner Dr. John Watson. The whole movie is set in the 19th century in London. The film stars Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Noomie Rapace and so on.
This film can not be seen on Netflix, but if you really like Sherlock, then why not watch the Sherlock BBC series on UK Netflix!
Our second movie from the list is Closer. Closer is romantic drama which was released in 2004. The movie was directed by Mike Nichols and it was written by Patrick Marber and it is an adaption of the award winning 1997 novel Closer by Patrick Marber. the movie stars Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman, Jude Law and Clive Owen. The whole movie takes place in London and tells the strange story of four strangers that are connected in different ways. The movie shows love, passion and drama at the same time. The movie was nominated and won several awards.
Bridget Jone’s Diary
Probably one of the most famous romantic movie that was shot in London is Bridget Jone’s Diary. Bridget Jone’s Diary is a British romantic movie which was released in 2001. The movie is based on the novels of Bridget Jone’s Diary by Helen Fielding. The movie stars Renèe Zellweger, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth. The film tells the story of Bridget Jones and how she finds her true love.
The Harry Potter
The Harry Potter movies also features some London locations including King’s Cross station, London Zoo and so on. Harty Potter is a series of 7 novels written by J. K. Rowling. They made movies based on the books and they are among the most popular movies. The movie shows the life and the adventures of the young wizard Harty Potter and his friends. The movie stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger and so on.
Snatch is our other favourite movie that was shot in London. Snatch is a comedy crime movie which was released in 2000 and it was written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The whole movie takes place at the different locations of London. The movie stars Brad Pitt, Benicio del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham.
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One of the most popular romantic movies is the Love Actually. Love Actually is a British Christmas themed romantic comedy which was written and directed by Richard Curtis. The movie shows ten separate stories of love and the development of the characters. The film is completely set in London 5 weeks before Christmas and it ends with the holidays. The movie stars Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kiera Knightly, Martine McCutcheon, Bill Nighy and Rowan Atkinson.