Top 5 Scottish Films to Watch from the 2010s


Jon S. Baird (2013)

Based on Irvine Welsh’s 1998 novel of the same name, Filth follows the story of a corrupt Detective – Bruce Robertson – who bullies, lies and manipulates those around him for his amusement. Bruce is desperately gunning for a promotion in his job and is willing to go to extreme lengths to get it.


Peter Mullan (2010)

Neds is a coming of age film that follow John, a teenager growing up in 1970s Glasgow, and his involvement with the city’s youth culture and its impact on his development as a teenager.


Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman (2012)

Inspired by the director’s relationship with her own daughter, Brave tells the story of Princess Merida who rejects tradition by not wanting to be betrothed. When her mother is cursed, Merida has to turn to herself in order to save her family and the kingdom.

under the skin

Johnathan Glazer (2012)

Award-winning Under the Skin follows an otherworldly woman who preys on men in Scotland.

the angel’s share

Ken Loach (2012)

The Angel’s Share tells the story of a father who narrowly avoids a prison sentence and is determined to start anew for his son.

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