British movies are a good source of entertainment. Whenever you have spare time, don’t get stuck with outdoor activities as you can have a lot to enjoy at home. During the weekends, you must watch any of these top 10 highest grossing British movies of all time.
10. The Kings Speech (2011)
The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth, is one of the most successful independent British movies. This was screened in England for about five weeks. The movie grossed a total of £44m in the UK and topped many charts, taking in £3,510,000 from almost 400 cinemas.
9. The Full Monty (1997)
The Full Monty was released in 1997. It is an outrageous British comedy, directed by Peter Cattaneo, pulled in £52.2m for the UK film industry. The movie is about a group of steel workers who try to find the ways of increasing their income. This movie will make you laugh for sure.
8. The Inbetweeners (2011)
The Inbetweeners is another nice British movie. It grossed £41,800,00m alone in UK. The movie is based on the TV sitcom of the same name. It is surely something you should not miss to watch this weekend.
7. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
The Bridget Jones’s Diary was released in 2001. This is a funny click that stars Renée Zellweger. The movie tells the story of one woman’s attempt to lose weight. The roles of Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) and Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant) are just amazing. This movie grossed £41,692,598 in total and its sequel, The Edge of Reason grossed £36.9m.
6. Love Actually (2003)
The Love Actually is a lovely Christmas movie that gained worldwide popularity in the year of its release, 2003. This British movie reached a total gross income of £36.9m. It stars Keira Knightley, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, and Bill Nighy. This is a beautiful film.
5. Chicken Run (2000)
The Chicken Run was released in 2000. It is a successful animated movie that grossed £29m. This is a Dreamworks production that is all about family and relationships. You must watch it if you have planned to make fun during the weekend.
4. The Life of Brian (1979)
The Life of Brian was released in 1979. It is a classic British movie, named one of the greatest comedy films of all time by Total Film magazine and The Guardian newspaper. This was a successful movie that did great business the world over.
3. Mamma Mia! (2008)
Mamma Mia! is a family fun musical movie. It stars Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, and Pierce Brosnan. This movie topped the UK box office in 2008 and grossed over £69,066,035m. It is a wonderful, light-hearted comedy, based on the popular West End production of the same name.
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
Harry Potter has always been favorite of all of us. The Philosopher’s Stone was the first installment of the eight fantasy films that are based on J.K Rowling’s novels of the same name. This is a successful British movie that had profit from £46.1m to £54m.
1. Casino Royale (2006)
The Casino Royale was released in 2006. It is a remarkable British movie. It stars Daniel Craig, and grossed £55m. It is one of the highest grossing British movies of all time. The 2008 film A Quantum of Solace, came in the same year and grossed £50m.
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