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'Movies Like Snatch': Guy Ritchie & Co. Crime Movies

The master of British crime-capers Guy Ritchie has had more than a few directors show him the sincerest form of flattery. Enjoy the results, including Daniel Craig in 'Layer Cake' and Jude Law in 'Dom Hemingway', along with the maestro's original work 'Snatch' and 'Lock, Stock'.

'Seriously Tough Nuts': F*cking Nutter Movies

We all know that one guy at the bar that you never, ever say something to; in fact, don't even look at him. Why? Because he's certifiably insane, that's why, and loves a good scrap. This is a list full of such types, including 'Chopper', 'Bronson', and 'Kill the Irishman'.

'Movies Like Submarine': 'British Boyhood' Movies

These flicks follow British lads as they face bullies, strict parents, and a keen awareness of their own virginity on the painful path to adulthood; includes gritty coming-of-age masterpiece 'Kes', set in the grim, industrial North, and modern London crime-drama 'Wild Bill'.

'Put Away Childish Things': Indie Comings-of-Age

Modern independent dramas portraying the tumultuous transitions of adolescents into slightly older adolescents. Make sure to check out 'I Believe in Unicorns' for a great new film from director Leah Meyerhoff, depicting an imaginative teenage girl's attempt to grapple with the premature onset of adulthood's responsibilities.

'Britsters (Brit + Hipsters)': Modern British Indie

The ever-modest British have been quietly churning out quality independent dramas for some time now. Enjoy the very best of them, including recent musical number "God Help the Girl' (with Cassie from Skins!), and critically acclaimed coming-of-age story 'Wild Bill'.

'Brits Get Grit': British Social Realism

Ever since Dickens, the Brits have had a fascination with the social realist aesthetic: unflinching, unromanticized portrayals of working class life. Enjoy the best examples of this gritty genre from 1990 onwards (and check out our 'Kitchen Sink Classics' for the movement's progenitor).

Modern British Crime Movies

The British love for social realism comes across in this collection of crime movies from after the year 2000; make sure to check out 'Legend', for a recent biopic of the infamous Kray brothers. Tom Hardy may outshine the movie itself, but that's true for 90% of what he's done!

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