'Under The Skin’ named Best British Film Of The 21st Century

  • Posted On:April 20, 2022

Any British film which was released no earlier than January 1st 2000 was eligible to be considered. Conducted by MASSIVE Cinema, 60 film reviewers from national newspapers, leading film magazines and freelance critics were involved in making the decision. A huge number of films received at least one vote, that total being 179.

‘Under The Skin’ was helmed by the renowned British director Jonathan Glazer and starred Scarlett Johansson as a shape-shifting alien who drives around Glasgow to prey on unsuspecting men. The film was released in 2014 and unfortunately was seen as a box office failure, although was critically acclaimed at the time. With this news it may give the film a new lease of life.

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You can check out the top 20 films as voted by critics below. 

  1. Under the Skin (2013) dir. Jonathan Glazer
  2. Morvern Callar (2002) dir. Lynne Ramsay
  3. Paddington 2 (2017) dir. Paul King
  4. Fish Tank (2009) dir. Andrea Arnold
  5. The Souvenir (2019) dir. Joanna Hogg
  6. This Is England (2006) dir. Shane Meadows
  7. The Favourite (2018) dir. Yorgos Lanthimos
  8. Children of Men (2006) dir. Alfonso Cuaron
  9. You Were Never Really Here (2018) dir. Lynne Ramsay
  10. God’s Own Country (2017) dir. Francis Lee
  11. Shame (2011) dir. Steve McQueen
  12. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) dir. Lynne Ramsay
  13. Ex Machina (2014) dir. Alex Garland
  14. Rocks (2020) dir. Sarah Gavron
  15. Sexy Beast (2000) dir. Jonathan Glazer
  16. Shaun of the Dead (2004) dir. Edgar Wright
  17. Lovers Rock (2020) dir. Steve McQueen
  18. Hunger (2008) dir. Steve McQueen
  19. Bend It Like Beckham (2002) dir. Gurinder Chadha
  20. The Souvenir Part II (2022) dir. Joanna Hogg