Filming Location Matching "Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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57 Metascore

When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench

Votes: 172,457 | Gross: $87.24M

2. Phantom Thread (2017)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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90 Metascore

Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Julie Vollono

Votes: 132,254 | Gross: $21.02M

3. EastEnders (1985–2022)

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.7
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement, Letitia Dean

Votes: 8,490

4. Stay Close (2021)

TV-MA | 375 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The lives of a photojournalist, a soccer mom and a homicide detective are disturbed by a terrible event from the past.

Stars: Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage, Daniel Francis, Jo Joyner

Votes: 31,364

5. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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The world's longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working-class people in Manchester, England.

Stars: William Roache, Helen Worth, Sally Dynevor, Simon Gregson

Votes: 5,515

6. A Monster Calls (2016)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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76 Metascore

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell

Votes: 88,574 | Gross: $3.74M

7. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

Votes: 37,112 | Gross: $1.45M

8. Strictly Come Dancing (2004– )

TV-PG | 85 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

6.0
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A dance competition where celebrities compete to be crowned the winner. Who is kicked out of the competition each week is decided by the judges scores and viewer votes.

Stars: Alan Dedicoat, Tess Daly, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli

Votes: 1,633

9. Valentino (1977)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips, Carol Kane

Votes: 1,945

10. Most Haunted (2002– )

180 min | Horror, Reality-TV

4.9
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Paranormal investigations into haunted locations, using psychic mediums and scientific equipment.

Stars: Yvette Fielding, Karl Beattie, Ciarán O'Keeffe, Stuart Torevell

Votes: 1,459

11. A Taste of Honey (1961)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.4
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A pregnant teenage girl must fend for herself when her mother remarries, leaving the girl with only a new male friend for support.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

Votes: 5,763

12. Murder on the Blackpool Express (2017 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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A Blackpool coach driver and a female tour guide get caught up in a whodunit mystery when someone starts bumping off their passengers, the elderly fans of a crime novelist who's showing them places that inspired his works, one by one.

Director: Simon Delaney | Stars: Susie Blake, Katy Cavanagh-Jupe, Matthew Cottle, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 1,083

13. The Entertainer (1960)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

Archie Rice, an old-time British music hall performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

Votes: 3,476

14. Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004)

25 min | Comedy

7.6
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Hopeless doormen Max and Paddy leave clubland and embark on a series of wild and exciting adventures in their prized motorhome, "Easy Rider" style.

Stars: Peter Kay, Paddy McGuinness, Lisa Hammond, Tony Mooney

Votes: 3,350

15. The Parole Officer (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lena Headey, Emma Gilmour, Susan Jane Tanner

Votes: 6,907

16. Shall We Dance? (1996)

PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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68 Metascore

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

Director: Masayuki Suô | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Tamiyo Kusakari, Naoto Takenaka, Eri Watanabe

Votes: 11,195 | Gross: $9.68M

17. Blackpool (2004)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Soon after local entrepreneur Ripley Holden (Morrissey) opens his arcade in his beloved home town of Blackpool, a murder investigation makes tears at the fabric of his personal and professional lives.

Stars: David Morrissey, Sarah Parish, Thomas Morrison, David Tennant

Votes: 2,381

18. Eaten by Lions (2018)

95 min | Comedy

6.1
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When Pete and Omar lose their beloved Gran they go in search of Omar's estranged father, confronting him on the day of his daughters engagement party.

Director: Jason Wingard | Stars: Antonio Aakeel, Emily Spowage, Christopher Hollinshead, George Jewell Hanson

Votes: 1,011

19. The Harry Hill Movie (2013)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

3.8
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When he thinks his hamster Abu (Johnny Vegas) has just a week to live, Harry Hill (Harry Hill) and his Nan (Dame Julie Walters) take the hamster to Blackpool. However, Harry's twin Otto (Matt Lucas) wants to kidnap Abu, and sends Ed (Simon Bird) and Kisko (Guillaume Delauney) to pursue them.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Johnny Vegas, Simon Bird

Votes: 2,267

20. Funland (2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Carter Krantz arrives in Blackpool to investigate who killed his mother. He gets a job in the local strip club. He soon realizes that the town has many dark secrets and that the killer may even be his boss - the club's owner.

Stars: Daniel Mays, Ian Puleston-Davies, Sarah Smart, Kris Marshall

Votes: 592

21. Funny Bones (1995)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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An unsuccessful comedian uncovers a family secret and learns the true price of letting inherent talent shine.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Oliver Platt, Lee Evans, Leslie Caron

Votes: 3,749 | Gross: $0.53M

22. Respectable: The Mary Millington Story (2016)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Documentary chronicling the extraordinary life and tragic death of Mary Millington - Britain's most famous pornographic actress of the 1970s.

Director: Simon Sheridan | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, David Sullivan, Dudley Sutton, Pat Astley

Votes: 386

23. The More You Ignore Me (2018)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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Set in 1980's Britain, the mentally ill matriarch of a dysfunctional family finds a plan for happiness with the help of her daughter and friend Morrisey.

Director: Keith English | Stars: Mark Addy, Sheridan Smith, Sally Phillips, Ella Hunt

Votes: 737

24. Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.4
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Harold Smith (Sir Tom Courtenay), a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge, Laura Fraser, Stephen Fry

Votes: 1,245

25. Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool. The events of the day lead them to better mutual understanding and solidarity.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Kim Vithana, Jimmi Harkishin, Sarita Khajuria, Akbar Kurtha

Votes: 1,131 | Gross: $0.74M

26. Lost Empires (1986)

420 min | Drama

7.5
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In 1913, young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the British music hall. Travelling from one city to the next, assisting at ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Firth, John Castle, Gillian Bevan, Mike Edmonds

Votes: 335

27. Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001 TV Movie)

76 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Timothy Spall, Michael Begley, Katy Cavanagh-Jupe, Caroline Ashley

Votes: 1,009

28. Slayground (1983)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama

4.9
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Thieves run over a child while escaping after a robbery. A deadly hitman who likes to taunt his targets is hired to track them down. Stone moves to England, but the assassin follows. Loosely based on Donald Westlake's cult crime novel.

Director: Terry Bedford | Stars: Peter Coyote, Mel Smith, Billie Whitelaw, Philip Sayer

Votes: 427 | Gross: $0.15M

29. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Peter France, John Tusa, Christopher Andrew

Votes: 145

30. Love on the Dole (1941)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, George Carney, Mary Merrall

Votes: 528

31. Magnificent 7 (2005 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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Inspired by the life of Jacqui Jackson. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Maggi, a mother with seven children - three 'normal' daughters and four sons who are each, in one form or another, autistic.

Director: Kenneth Glenaan | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Thomas Redford, Christopher Parkinson, Joshua Thurston

Votes: 323

32. Changing Rooms (1996–2004)

30 min | Family, Reality-TV

6.6
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With 2 days, 500 pounds, a professional designer, and a handyman, two couples are given the opportunity to redo a room in each other's home's. Neighbors, relatives, or friends are chosen, ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Smillie, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Andy Kane, Graham Wynne

Votes: 198

33. U.F.O. (1993)

79 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.8
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The infamous stand-up comic Roy 'Chubby' Brown stars in this anti-PC, sci-fi spoof. Performing one night at the end of Blackpool Pier, Chubby is beamed up to a spaceship populated by ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Dow | Stars: Roy 'Chubby' Brown, Sara Stockbridge, Mandi Symonds, Roger Lloyd Pack

Votes: 325

34. Seaview (1983–1985)

Comedy, Family

7.7
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George and Sandy Shelton help their parents to run a small seaside hotel.

Stars: Yvette Fielding, Aaron Brown, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Chris Hargreaves

Votes: 31

35. Like It Is (1998)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.4
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A tough young boxer struggles to come out in England. Having travelled to London, from his smaller town, he meets and falls for a twenty-something music producer. But love doesn't come easy.

Director: Paul Oremland | Stars: Steve Bell, Ian Rose, Roger Daltrey, Dani Behr

Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $0.09M

36. September Song (1993–1995)

Drama

9.1
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When his wife dies, Ted Fenwick joins his friend Billy Balsam, a comedian, in Blackpool, where he meets Roxy.

Stars: Russ Abbot, Michael Williams, Michael Angelis, Susan Brown

Votes: 22

37. Dick Barton Strikes Back (1949)

73 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Special Agent Dick Barton uncovers a ring of international psychopathic criminals with plans to dominate the world using a terrifying weapon of mass destruction.

Director: Godfrey Grayson | Stars: Don Stannard, Bruce Walker, Sebastian Cabot, James Raglan

Votes: 177

38. They Met in the Dark (1943)

Approved | 95 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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During WW2, a Royal Navy Commander stumbles upon a murdered woman and discovers a network of Nazi spies and Fifth-Columnists.

Director: Karel Lamac | Stars: James Mason, Joyce Howard, Tom Walls, Phyllis Stanley

Votes: 498

39. Viva Blackpool (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Ripley returns from Las Vegas with some big ideas in the form of a chain of wedding chapels and along the way gets roped into trying to steal the World Cup.

Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: David Morrissey, Annette Crosbie, Mark Williams, Megan Dodds

Votes: 166

40. Bargain-Loving Brits by the Sea (2017– )

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Spin-off series from Bargain-Loving Brits in the Sun (2016). Documentary series following Britons living the high life on a low budget, this time in Blackpool and other popular seaside resort towns.

Stars: John Thomson, Jason Redshaw, David Charles-Cully, Martin Scott Price

Votes: 17

41. World by Night (1960)

125 min | Documentary

6.8
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A tour in colour and 'scope of cabarets and night-spots around the world.

Director: Luigi Vanzi | Stars: Alfredo Alaria, The Amin Brothers, Chéri Bibi, Les Bluebell Girls

Votes: 37

42. Married 2 Malcolm (2000)

76 min | Comedy

4.1
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Malcolm is married - to two women. This is the story of him trying to hide his double life. Not difficult as a taxi driver with night shifts and overtime. But when both his wives insist in ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Mark Addy, Josie Lawrence, Tracey Wilkinson, Hywel Bennett

Votes: 119

43. Little Britain: Live (2006 Video)

79 min | Comedy

7.5
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After three award-winning television series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams took Little Britain on the road. Their triumphant tour culminated with this amazing performance at the Blackpool ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Tom Baker, Anthony Head, Ruth Jones, Matt Lucas

Votes: 1,059

44. Best Little Whorehouse in Rochdale (2011)

106 min | Comedy

6.4
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After the untimely death of her husband, shy Joan (a part-time cleaner) has to make money fast to keep from losing her home. She asks Fred, her sleazy boss, if she can work more hours - but... See full summary »

Director: Ian Vernon | Stars: Jeni Williams, Denice Hope, Sophia Hatfield, Caroline Melliar-Smith

Votes: 24

45. A Call to Arms (2009)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

6.7
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The eyewitness story of the illegal U.S. and U.K. military anthrax vaccination programs, which is recommended by Montel Williams as the Must-See Documentary of the Year. Because of the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Miller | Stars: Michael Douglas, Linda Hamilton, Scott Miller, Melissa Mosich Miller

Votes: 55

46. Sing As We Go! (1934)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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When the textile mill closes, putting her out of work, Gracie finds herself experiencing all of the amusements of Blackpool.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, John Loder, Dorothy Hyson, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 122

47. The Great British Striptease (1980)

58 min | Documentary

5.3
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Comedian Bernard Manning hosts a striptease contest in Blackpool.

Director: Doug Smith | Stars: Bernard Manning, Su Pollard, Gloria Brittain, Bobby Buckley

Votes: 22

48. Nearest and Dearest (1972)

86 min | Comedy

6.8
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On their father's death, Eli and Nellie Pledge inherit a pickle factory in Colne, in the north of England. The warring siblings struggle to keep the decrepit "Pledge's Purer Pickles" afloat... See full summary »

Director: John Robins | Stars: Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel, Edward Malin, Madge Hindle

Votes: 85

49. Holiday Week (1952)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday.

Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Leslie Dwyer, Lisa Daniely, Brian Worth, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 191

50. Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World (2017)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An aging Joe Grimaldi builds up towards an ill advised final comeback, while his son struggles with living in his Father's shadow.

Director: Jon Conway | Stars: Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle, David Essex, Jordan Conway

Votes: 14


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