Filming Location Matching "Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 786,497 | Gross: $176.65M

2. Official Secrets (2019)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 41,917 | Gross: $0.40M

3. Shameless (2004–2013)

TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The lives and relationships of a group of siblings and their estranged father Frank Gallagher on a rough Manchester estate.

Stars: David Threlfall, Rebecca Atkinson, Alice Barry, Nicky Evans

Votes: 15,978

4. Darkest Hour (2017)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.4
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75 Metascore

In May 1940, the fate of World War II hangs on Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean the end of the British Empire.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 186,873 | Gross: $56.47M

5. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 605,088 | Gross: $209.03M

6. The Stranger (I) (2020)

TV-MA | 363 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Follows the lives of suburban families whose secrets and lies are made public by the appearance of a stranger.

Stars: Richard Armitage, Shaun Dooley, Siobhan Finneran, Jacob Dudman

Votes: 40,588

7. Devs (2020)

TV-MA | 409 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A computer engineer investigates the secretive development division in her company, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

Stars: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Cailee Spaeny

Votes: 32,853

8. The Bill (1984–2010)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

Votes: 3,386

9. 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: 5,215

10. Safe (2018)

TV-MA | 356 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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After his teenage daughter goes missing, a widowed surgeon begins uncovering dark secrets of the people closest to him.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Amy James-Kelly, Amanda Abbington, Freddie Thorp

Votes: 36,461

11. Victor Frankenstein (2015)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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36 Metascore

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott

Votes: 55,006 | Gross: $5.78M

12. Red Dwarf (1988– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

Votes: 33,831

13. Scott & Bailey (2011–2016)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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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.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Tony Mooney, David Prosho

Votes: 7,800

14. A Monster Calls (2016)

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

7.5
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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: 84,977 | Gross: $3.73M

15. Fresh Meat (2011–2016)

TV-MA | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university.

Stars: Zawe Ashton, Greg McHugh, Kimberley Nixon, Charlotte Ritchie

Votes: 16,780

16. Ripper Street (2012–2016)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring, Jerome Flynn

Votes: 20,325

17. Emmerdale Farm (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Stars: Christopher Chittell, Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Steve Halliwell

Votes: 3,062

18. The Circle (2020– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.3
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Players start off isolated in an apartment, and with their online interactions as their only means of any communication. The players use a social media platform called "The Circle".

Stars: Michelle Buteau, Chloe Veitch, Nick Uhlenhuth, Matthew Pappadia

Votes: 5,969

19. Tolkien (2019)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 37,051 | Gross: $4.54M

20. Velvet Goldmine (1998)

R | 118 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

Votes: 34,885 | Gross: $1.05M

21. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

A lazy, irresponsible young clerk (Sir Tom Courtenay) in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 6,353 | Gross: $0.04M

22. Brideshead Revisited (1981)

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 7,012

23. Waterloo Road (2006–2022)

TV-14 | 53 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.

Stars: Philip Martin Brown, Jason Done, Chelsee Healey, Denise Welch

Votes: 3,014

24. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 21,086

25. House of Cards (1990)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama

8.5
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The schemes of a ruthlessly ambitious British politician who will stop at nothing to get to the top.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 13,985

26. Last Tango in Halifax (2012–2020)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for missing their first date and her forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.

Stars: Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker

Votes: 6,285

27. Bancroft (2017–2020)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A dark thriller surrounding Elizabeth Bancroft, a senior detective with explosive secrets.

Stars: Sarah Parish, Ryan McKen, Adam Long, Lee Boardman

Votes: 3,058

28. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973.

Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

Votes: 29,947

29. Snatch (2017– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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A group of up-and-coming hustlers who stumble upon a truck-load of stolen gold bullion are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime.

Stars: Rupert Grint, Luke Pasqualino, Lucien Laviscount, Phoebe Dynevor

Votes: 3,901

30. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Votes: 71,028

31. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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46 Metascore

Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana, Dana de Celis

Votes: 88,805

32. Prime Suspect (1991)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell, Jack Ellis

Votes: 7,345

33. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 36,148 | Gross: $1.13M

34. World on Fire (2019– )

TV-14 | 57 min | Drama, War

7.3
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WWII drama centered on the lives of ordinary people affected by the war.

Stars: Jonah Hauer-King, Julia Brown, Helen Hunt, Sean Bean

Votes: 4,658

35. The Iron Lady (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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52 Metascore

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown

Votes: 106,527 | Gross: $30.02M

36. Cracker (1993–1996)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a criminal psychologist. He is rather anti-social and obnoxious but he has a gift for solving crimes. Thus he is employed as a consultant by the Manchester Police.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 6,112

37. Cold Feet (1997– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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The show follows the lives of 30-something couples Adam and Rachel, Pete and Jenny, David and Karen as they navigate love and life in Manchester.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Robert Bathurst, John Thomson, Hermione Norris

Votes: 4,203

38. A Taste of Honey (1961)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 5,365

39. The Limehouse Golem (2016)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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63 Metascore

In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down the sadistic killer behind a series of gory, Jack the Ripper-Like murders.

Director: Juan Carlos Medina | Stars: Douglas Booth, Olivia Cooke, Sam Reid, María Valverde

Votes: 20,399

40. Control (2007)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 63,572 | Gross: $0.87M

41. The Royle Family (1998–2012)

45 min | Comedy

8.1
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 7,134

42. Plastic (I) (2014)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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32 Metascore

Sam and Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by a sadistic gangster. They need to raise £2m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.

Director: Julian Gilbey | Stars: Ed Speleers, Will Poulter, Alfie Allen, Sebastian De Souza

Votes: 7,883

43. Queer as Folk (I) (1999–2000)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama

8.2
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A groundbreaking gay adult drama which chronicles the lives of Stuart and Vince, as well as 15-year-old Nathan, who is in love with Stuart.

Stars: Aidan Gillen, Craig Kelly, Charlie Hunnam, Denise Black

Votes: 6,472

44. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Celebrities study their lineages and family trees, usually learning surprising secrets they never knew about their families.

Stars: Mark Strong, Cherie Lunghi, Phil Davis, David Morrissey

Votes: 995

45. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 11,443

46. Reds (1981)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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76 Metascore

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Votes: 22,052 | Gross: $40.38M

47. Spring and Port Wine (1970)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.1
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working-class Bolton.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon, Susan George

Votes: 659

48. Alfie (2004)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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49 Metascore

A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Jude Law, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon, Renée Taylor

Votes: 51,932 | Gross: $13.40M

49. And So It Goes (2014)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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38 Metascore

A self-absorbed realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Sterling Jerins, Annie Parisse

Votes: 13,588 | Gross: $15.16M

50. Still Open All Hours (2013–2019)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Having inherited the shop from his uncle, it's business as usual for Granville at Arkwright's corner shop.

Stars: James Baxter, David Jason, Stephanie Cole, Brigit Forsyth

Votes: 1,494


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