Most Popular East End London Movies and TV Shows
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3. EastEnders (1985– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
5. Ripper Street (2012–2016)
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
6. From Hell (2001)
R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.
Votes: 141,996 | Gross: $31.60M
7. Whitechapel (2009–2013)
180 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.
11. To Sir, with Love (1967)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Votes: 14,708 | Gross: $42.43M
12. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
13. The Take (2009)
TV-MA | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.
14. Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a ... See full summary »
15. Spider (2002)
R | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Votes: 34,305 | Gross: $1.64M
16. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »
18. Bramwell (1995–1998)
TV-MA | 54 min | Drama
In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »
19. My Brother the Devil (2012)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London.
Votes: 2,954 | Gross: $0.01M
20. Jack the Ripper (1988)
TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.
21. O Lucky Man! (1973)
R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An apprentice coffee salesman has a series of improbable and ironic adventures that seem designed to challenge his naive idealism.
22. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 11,056 | Gross: $3.60M
Unrated | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.
Votes: 3,233 | Gross: $0.34M
25. Seven Up! (1964 TV Short)
40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »
26. Pusher (I) (2012)
R | 89 min | Crime, Thriller
In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.
27. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)
45 min | Crime, Drama
Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.
28. The Runaway (2010–2011)
Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute, Madge, Cathy's life is difficult, especially when everyone assumes that she will ... See full summary »
29. McCallum (1995–1998)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.
30. 21 Up (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ... See full summary »
31. All Night Long (1962)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Music
This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.
32. Prospects (1986– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »
33. Hue and Cry (1947)
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »
34. Limehouse Blues (1934)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama
Fresh from Chinatown in New York, Harry Young has taken over the illegal import business in the seamy Limehouse district of London, where he cold-bloodedly disposes of rivals and runs a ... See full summary »
35. Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993 TV Short)
13 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Rani hatches a scheme to trap the incarnations of the Doctor and his various companions in a 20-year time loop in Albert Square.
36. Empire State (1987)
R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller
In London's yuppie-dominated docklands of the 1980s Paul tries to make a deal with an American businessman However, he underestimates the clout of his old boss, a powerful Eastender.
37. Tank Malling (1989)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John "The Tank" Malling (Ray Winstone) is an investigative reporter intent on exposing corrupt public figures behind the Moral Revival Campaign led by Sir Robert Knight (Peter Wyngarde).
38. Spare the Rod (1961)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
39. Honest (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
41. Guardians (II) (2017)
84 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Two highly unqualified men are thrown together as Live-in Guardians of a 200 year old house. What at first seems like a easy job is soon shown to be anything but, when the house comes under attack from unseen forces.
42. The Ripper (1997 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Thriller
In 1888, in London, a prostitute is slaughtered on the street. The Scotland Yard Chief Inspector Jim Hansen is in charge of the investigation and realizes that the killer is a person with ... See full summary »
43. Victorian Slum House (2016– )
59 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV
A group of 15 volunteers aged between 10 and 59 are transported back to Victorian London as they spend three weeks living and working in a recreation of the notorious Old Nichol slum in Bethnal Green in London's East End.
Star: Michael Mosley
44. The Bells Go Down (1943)
TV-G | 90 min | Drama, War
Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire... See full summary »
45. Burnside (2000– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
Having built his reputation on good detective work, combined with his unique approaches, Burnside is back on familiar form heading a crack unit in the National Crime Squad, Britain's equivalent of the FBI.
48. London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
Not Rated | 125 min | Documentary, History, Music
London: The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple's epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown.
49. Educating the East End (2014– )
Educating the East End captures every detail of life at Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow, East London, from playground high jinks and inspirational lessons to life-changing friendships and events
50. Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story (2011– )
90 min | Documentary, History
Taking you back to 1888, this extraordinary two-part special goes back to basics, dispelling the myths and misconceptions that have surrounded this case for so long. Reconstructing in 3D ... See full summary »