What are the best Scottish movies?

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    Braveheart tells the epic tale of the Scottish warrior William Wallace who united the clans of Scotland to fight the tyranny of Scotland's English overlords. Mel Gibson stars and directs while Patrick McGoohan plays King Edward I.


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    Barbara Ellis
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Mel Gibson's role in this movie was really iconic. Now, I'm stuck with Scottish heroes. ;)"
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    #2Local Hero

    Local Hero

    Local Hero is a Scottish comedy-drama movie directed by Bill Forsyth starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, and Burt Lancaster in 1983. This film won BAFTA Award for Best Direction and  Best Screenplay in New York Film Critics Circle Awards. 


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    Aaron Alexander
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "What a twist of events! I didn't expect that to happen. "
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    #3Gregory's Girl

    Gregory's Girl

    Gregory's Girl is a romantic comedy movie directed by Bill Forsyth starring John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn, and Clare Grogan in 1981. It won a BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay and Actress of the Year award at the Variety Club. 


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    Cynthia Ford
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "A coming of age film. The director really did his job to portray what's really happening in teenage years. "
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    #4Rob Roy

    Rob Roy

    Rob Roy is a historical drama movie directed by Michael Caton-Jones starring Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, and Brian Cox in 1995. It won a BAFTA award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. 


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    Gloria Morales
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Before Bryan Mills, there's Roy MacGregor first! A good film but what caught my attention was the acting of the antagonist Archibald Cunningham. I really hate the guy!"
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    #5Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen is a drama movie directed by Ken Loach starring Martin Compston, Annmarie Fulton, and William Ruane in 2002. This film follows the story of Liam who wants to start a new life with his mother. 


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    Yolanda García
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Liam's story got my vote in this film. The director is a realist, and that's what I like the most. "
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    Highlander is an adventure action movie directed by Russell Mulcahy starring Christopher Lambert, Roxanne Hart, and Sean Connery in 1986. This film follows the story of immortal warriors for "the Prize."


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    Anna Henry
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Sort of time traveling but the challenge of going back to the past to finish an unfinished business? Awesoooome! "
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    #7The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man is a mystery horror movie directed by Robin Hardy starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Ingrid Pitt, and Britt Ekland in 1973. It won a Saturn Award for Best Horror Film in 1978. 


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    Sean Hamilton
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "This movie has a mix of religion and horror elements. The director showed a different side of paganism. "
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    #8Shallow Grave

    Shallow Grave

    Shallow Grave is a black comedy crime movie directed by Danny Boyle starring Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, and Ewan McGregor in 1994. It won an Empire Award for Best Director and a Golden Hitcock award at Dinard British Film Festival. 


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    Paridhi Sen
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "For me, there's a strong dillemma presented here. A dead roommate with lots of cash? I think the title says it all. "
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    #9North by Northwest

    North by Northwest

    North by Northwest is a thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a screenplay by Ernest Lehman. It stars Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. It follows a man who is mistakenly being pursued by government agents for espionage.


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    Kevin Carlson
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Alfred Hitchcock never disappoints me when it comes to thriller movies. "
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    #10Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    A devout Christian and a determined jew compete in the 1924 Olympics. Each of one has his own reasons and his own motivations. but they are united for one simple thing: the passion for running. 


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    Bobby Scott
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "An inspiring film for athletes. Must -watch!"
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    #11Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark is a musical drama directed by Lars von Trier, with songs written by the Icelandic musician Björk. Released in 2000, the movie stars Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, and Cara Seymour. 


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    Marilyn Howell
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "A story which goes straight to the heart and made me cry a lot. "


Best What are the best Scottish movies
1BraveheartMovies 19 Paid
2Local HeroMovies 18 Paid
3Gregory's GirlMovies 18 Paid
4Rob RoyMovies 16 Paid
5Sweet SixteenMovies 12 Paid
6HighlanderMovies 12 Paid
7The Wicker ManMovies 11 Paid
8Shallow GraveMovies 9 Paid
9North by NorthwestMovies 7 Paid
10Chariots of FireMovies 5 Paid

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