Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Filmed Here

There can be few cities as varied and versatile as Edinburgh, with its breathtaking array of architecture dating from the medieval to the contemporary. These pages show you the range of feature films and TV dramas that have made use of the Edinburgh city region landscape. On this page are a few of the best known titles, or browse the detailed list using the alphabetical search.

Hugh Hudson's Oscar winning feature film about athlete Eric Liddell starring Ben Cross, Ian Charleston and Nicholas Farrell.
Hugh Hudson's epic feature film about the boy raised by apes who becomes the Earl of Greystoke.
David MacKenzie's adaptation of Peter Jinks' novel about a boy with a voyeuristic penchant.
The second part (My ain folk) of Bill Douglas' influential trilogy harks back to his impoverished upbringing in early-'40s Scotland.
Film of David Nicholls' best-selling novel starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess.
Michael Hoffman's enduringly charming film about two Edinburgh lads.
Dubbed 'McMamma Mia', Dexter Fletcher's adaptation of the hit stage play set to the music of The Proclaimers
Alfred Hitchcock's retelling of John Buchan's novel The 39 Steps.
Ken Loach comedy drama about a group of friends from Glasgow who try to turn their lives around.
1920s-set thriller directed by Nick Murphy about a ghost-debunker called to a boys' boarding school to rid the place of ghosts, only to find her beliefs shaken.
Ron Howard adaptation of Dan Brown's bestseller, following the trail of the Knights Templar.
Terence Davies adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel.
Ronald Neame's adaptation of a Muriel Spark novel about a headstrong teacher in an Edinburgh girls' school.
Danny Boyle's 1996 international hit feature film of the Irvine Welsh best selling novel.
Jonathan Glazer's feature film of Michel Faber's novel, starring Scarlett Johansson.
Drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.
Film adaptation of the book by Eric Lomax, a POW in World War 2, who discovers that the man who tortured him is still alive.
Epic sci-fi feature film spanning five centuries, by Tom Twyker and the Wachowskis.