Top British Films of 2011

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  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the second of two cinematic parts based on the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling. The film, which is the eighth and final instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling. The story continues to follow Harry Potter's quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort's Horcruxes. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry's best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Principal photography began on 19 February 2009, and was completed on 12 June 2010, with reshoots taking place in December 2010, marking the series' closure of ten years of filming. Part 2 was released in 2D, 3-D and IMAX cinemas worldwide from 13–15 July 2011, and is the only Harry Potter film to be released in 3-D.


  2. Anuvahood

    Anuvahood (2011)

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    Anuvahood is a 2011 British urban comedy film directed by Adam Deacon, who also plays the film's lead character. It also stars Paul Kaye, Wil Johnson, Ollie Barbieri, Femi Oyeniran, Jocelyn Jee Esien, and Ashley Walters. Anuvahood was released on 18 March 2011; though critics received it negatively, it had a strong box-office opening and ended up a moderate success.


  3. Chalet Girl

    Chalet Girl (2011)

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    Chalet Girl is a 2011 British romantic comedy film directed by Phil Traill. The film stars Felicity Jones, Bill Bailey, Ed Westwick, Sophia Bush, Brooke Shields and Bill Nighy. The film was produced by Pippa Cross, Harriet Rees, Dietmar Guentsche and Wolfgang Behr, and written by Tom Williams. It was filmed on location in Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria and in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Critical reaction to the film was mixed, but overall praised Felicity Jones in the leading role.


  4. Gnomeo & Juliet

    Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

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    Gnomeo & Juliet is a British 2011 3D computer-animated family film based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The film was directed by Kelly Asbury, and the two main characters are voiced by James McAvoy and Emily Blunt. The film was released on 2011. It also marks Jason Statham's first voice role outside of video games. Despite mixed reviews, the film was a sleeper hit in the box office and a sequel, titled Gnomeo and Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes, is in production under the direction of John Wayne Stevenson.


  5. Johnny English Reborn

    Johnny English Reborn (2011)

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    Johnny English Reborn (released in some countries as Johnny English Returns) is a 2011 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. The film is the sequel to Johnny English (2003), and stars Rowan Atkinson reprising his role as the title character and directed by Oliver Parker.


  6. Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre (2011)

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    Jane Eyre is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. The screenplay is written by Moira Buffini based on the 1847 novel of the same name by Charlotte Brontë. The film was released on 11 March 2011 in the United States and 9 September in Great Britain and Ireland.


  7. Killer Elite

    Killer Elite (2011)

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    Killer Elite is a 2011 British-Australian action thriller film starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. The film is based on the 1991 novel The Feather Men by Sir Ranulph Fiennes and is directed by Gary McKendry.


  8. Paul

    Paul (2011)

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    Paul is a 2011 British-American comic science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, with Seth Rogen as the voice of the title character. The film is about two British science fiction fans who meet an extraterrestrial being with a sarcastic manner and an appetite for alcohol and cigarettes. They help the alien to escape the secret service agents who are pursuing him, so that he can return to his home planet.


  9. Horrid Henry: The Movie

    Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)

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    Horrid Henry: The Movie is a 2011 British 3D children's comedy film based on the fictional character Horrid Henry, directed by Nick Moore. The first British film for children to be shot in 3D, its United Kingdom release date was 29 July 2011 and Phase 4 Films announced, on 9 February 2012, that they would release the film in theatres in the United States and Canada on 22 December 2012.


  10. Arthur Christmas

    Arthur Christmas (2011)

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    The Large Family was a British and French animated television series based on the book series of the same name written by Jill Murphy (from 1986). The series was produced by GO-N Entertainment, Coolabi and DQ Entertainment. It aired on CBeebies in the UK (and on other countries with a version of CBeebies), and on ABC in Australia. The series focuses on a family of anthropomorphic elephants, the Larges. It consists of two seasons with 26 episodes of 11 minutes each. The first season aired on 2008, and the second season aired on 2010.


  11. Anonymous

    Anonymous (2011)

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    Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, an Elizabethan courtier, playwright, poet and patron of the arts. It stars Rhys Ifans as de Vere and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Elizabeth I of England.


  12. The Eagle

    The Eagle (2011)

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    The Eagle is a 2011 adventure film set in Roman Britain directed by Kevin Macdonald, and starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland. Adapted by Jeremy Brock from Rosemary Sutcliff's historical adventure novel The Eagle of the Ninth (1954), the film tells the story of a young Roman officer searching to recover the lost Roman eagle standard of his father's legion in the northern part of Great Britain. The story is based on the Ninth Spanish Legion's supposed disappearance in Britain.


  13. Ironclad

    Ironclad (2011)

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    Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Vladimir Kulich, Mackenzie Crook, Jason Flemyng, Derek Jacobi and Kate Mara. The film chronicles the siege of Rochester Castle by King John in 1215. The film was shot entirely in Wales in 2009, produced on a budget of $25 million.


  14. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

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    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Cold War espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by John le Carré.


  15. The Inbetweeners Movie

    The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)

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    The Inbetweeners Movie is a 2011 British coming-of-age comedy-drama film based on the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners, written by series creators Damon Beesley and Iain Morris and directed by Ben Palmer.


  16. Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights (2011)

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    Wuthering Heights is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Andrea Arnold and starring Kaya Scodelario as Catherine and James Howson as Heathcliff. The screenplay, written by Andrea Arnold and Olivia Hetreed, is based on Emily Brontë's 1847 novel of the same name. As in most other film adaptations, the novel's second half, about the romance between Catherine Linton and Linton Heathcliff, is omitted. However, in addition, this version omitted the first three chapters of the novel, including the Mr Lockwood character.


  17. Coriolanus

    Coriolanus (2011)

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    Coriolanus is a 2011 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus, directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes in his directorial debut.


  18. Blitz

    Blitz (2011)

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    Blitz is a 2011 British crime thriller film directed by Elliott Lester, starring Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen and David Morrissey. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 20 May 2011. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Ken Bruen, which features his recurring characters Detective Sergeant Tom Brant and Chief Inspector James Roberts.


  19. Attack the Block

    Attack the Block (2011)

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    Attack the Block is a 2011 British monster movie. Written and directed by Joe Cornish in his directorial debut, it comes from the same writing and production stable as other horror/comedies such as Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. The film stars Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Nick Frost and Luke Treadaway.


  20. Perfect Sense

    Perfect Sense (2011)

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    Perfect Sense, formerly known as The Last Word, is a 2011 drama film directed by David Mackenzie and written by Kim Fupz Aakeson, starring Eva Green and Ewan McGregor. Scenes were shot in various locations around Glasgow and in Kenya. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.


  21. Albert Nobbs

    Albert Nobbs (2011)

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    Albert Nobbs is a 2011 drama film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Glenn Close. The screenplay is based on a novella by Irish novelist George Moore.


  22. The Deep Blue Sea

    The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

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    The Deep Blue Sea is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Terence Davies and starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, and Simon Russell Beale. It is an adaptation of the 1952 Terence Rattigan play and a remake of the 1955 film of the same name about the wife of a judge who engages in an affair with a former RAF pilot. This film version is funded by the UK Film Council and Film4, produced by Sean O'Connor and Kate Ogborn.


  23. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

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    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2011 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked. Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Paul Torday, and a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, the film is about a fisheries expert who is recruited by a consultant to help realize a sheikh's vision of bringing the sport of fly fishing to the Yemen desert, initiating an upstream journey of faith to make the impossible possible. The film was shot on location in London England, Scotland, and Morocco from August to October 2010. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. The film received generally positive reviews upon its release, and earned $34,564,651 in revenue worldwide.


  24. Screwed

    Screwed (2011)

    783 views

  25. Burning Man

    Burning Man (2011)

    661 views

    Burning Man is a 2011 Australian drama film written and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.


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