May 2019 saw a total of 408,990 trailer views on the BritFlicks YouTube Channel, with ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON, REDCON-1 and 303 SQUADRON battling it out for top spot.
The Top 5 countries tuning in were the UK (15.4%), United States (12.9%), Indonesia (5.3%), India (5.1%) & Philippines (3.6%). By gender it was Male (73%), Female (27%).
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10) THE INTENT 2 THE COME UP
Genre: British Urban Gangster Film
May 2019 Views: 4,782
Total Trailer Views: 136,371
Synopsis: THE INTENT 2: THE COME UP centers on Jay (Ghetts) who has big dreams; but his ambitions are crippled by his allegiance to both his crew and Hackney crime boss Beverley (Sharon Duncan-Brewster). Jay sets about laying the foundations for his own organised crime ring with the help of Mustafa (Adam Deacon). Things are going well until Beverley discovers his disloyalty, and an ill-fated robbery in North London and a trip to Jamaica tears the crew apart. All the while, their actions are being monitored by an undercover Met Police officer Gunz (Dylan Duffus), who has been deployed to integrate himself into the crew.
9) 90 MINUTES
Directed By Simon Baker
Genre: Drama - Sport
May 2019 Views: 8,594
Total Trailer Views: 10,052
Synopsis: Action unfolds both on and off the pitch at London’s iconic Hackney Marshes, as Lea Valley Rangers prepare for a must-win match against Forest Road Athletic – their first chance to win the league in living memory. Rising tensions are due to more than just the sporting drama however... Long suffering club manager, Nick, struggles to keep his head above water; trying to save his failing marriage whilst guiding his team to victory. Troubled teen Jack realises the pivotal match may provide an opportunity to change his relationship with his estranged father, footballer Dave, forever.
There’s the club secretary who has embezzled the end of season fund, a referee learning to come to terms with a parent’s illness, an unexpected love triangle, and to top it off, the added pressure of unexpected professional team scouts. As the match moves towards its volatile conclusion, emotions flare, secrets are laid-bared and relationships are left hanging in the balance, all in the space of one fateful 90 minute game. It’s not always such a beautiful game.
8) GOD'S OWN COUNTRY
Directed By Francis Lee
Genre: Romantic Drama
May 2019 Views: 9,013
Total Trailer Views: 914,749
Synopsis: Johnny Saxby works long hours in brutal isolation on his family’s remote farm in the north of England. He numbs the daily frustration of his lonely existence with nightly binge-drinking at the local pub and casual sex. When a handsome Romanian migrant worker arrives to take up temporary work on the family farm, Johnny suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. An intense relationship forms between the two which could change Johnny’s life forever.
7) ZOO HEAD
Directed By Navin Dev
Genre: Sci-Fi - Thriller
May 2019 Views: 9,843
Total Trailer Views: 9,885
Synopsis: With the aesthetic of TRAINSPOTTING and the weirdness of GROUNDHOG DAY, this is a strong debut from Dev, with great performances and awesome techno soundtrack to boot. Charlie is a zoo-head, a slang term given to junkies addicted to a powerful hallucinogenic that has memory munching side-effects. Squatting in a foetid apartment and existing on benefits, Charlie is a mess, and it is about to get worse. The Social Service is forcing the long-term unemployed to under-go radically experimental treatment to get them ‘normalised’; the only danger would be to zoo-heads. Charlie gets called in and lies about his situation, and so begins his treatment.
6) CRUCIBLE OF THE VAMPIRE
Directed By Iain Ross-McNamee
Genre: Drama - Fantasy - Horror
May 2019 Views: 9,903
Total Trailer Views: 105,931
Synopsis: A young museum curator Isabelle (Katie Goldfinch) is sent to look at an ancient artefact, discovered in the basement of a stately home in Shropshire. Welcomed into the sprawling manor house by a seemingly hospitable family; Karl (Larry Rew), his wife Evelyn (Babette Barat) and their beautiful daughter Scarlet (Florence Cady), but all is not what it seems, as a dark and terrifying secret hangs over them.
When Isabelle discovers the truth within the mansion’s foreboding walls, can she escape the clutches of its malevolent occupants?
This immortal tale, which moves from the English Civil War to the present day, is smart, stylish, sexy and as sharp as vampire’s teeth.
5) TWO GRAVES
Directed By Gary Young
Genre: Crime - Thriller
May 2019 Views: 10,831
Total Trailer Views: 57,552
Synopsis: Set against an urban backdrop, Tyson's character, a pathologist who goes by the name of Margaret Powers, seeks a path of vengeance when she captures and tortures the shadowy figure of Finn (played by Neal Ward) whom she believes murdered her son. In a bid to extract a confession, the path to vengeance leads to tragedy and unearths deeply troubling truths. Margaret is helped by Zoe a twentysomething recovering addict, who was once a lover of Margaret’s son, and has learned to survive on her instincts and wits.
Together Zoe and Margaret, who under ordinary circumstances would have nothing in common, kidnap Finn O’Neil, the son of an old school, local gangster. Finn, having managed to escape justice through his father’s influence, is held in a disused, derelict shipyard, a haven where junkies and prostitutes take their clients, patrolled by a pair of mismatched night watchmen. As Margaret’s plans and Zoe’s true motivation are slowly revealed, shocking facts emerge and the characters are drawn into a violent and horrifying conclusion.
TWO GRAVES marks the directorial debut of writer Gary Young who also penned the Michael Caine crime flick, Harry Brown (2009).
Directed By Simon Amstell
May 2019 Views: 17,209
Total Trailer Views: 66,735
Synopsis: The bittersweet comedy tells the story of Benjamin (Colin Morgan) a rising star filmmaker, who is thrown into emotional turmoil on the brink of premiering his second film, when Billie, his hard partying publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.
Set among the back streets of North London and East London, BENJAMIN features original music from James Righton of the Klaxons and stars Colin Morgan, Phénix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jack Rowan, Jessica Raine & Anna Chancellor.
3) 303 SQUADRON
Directed By Denis Delic
Genre: War - Drama
May 2019 Views: 60,004
Total Trailer Views: 89,636
Synopsis: Three years in the making and hot on the heels of its smash hit Box Office success in Poland, which has seen over 1.5 million cinema admissions since its September release, 303 Squadron is the authentic and historically accurate portrayal of how the Polish pilots of 303 Squadron turned the tide in the most seminal battle of World War II and paved the way to victory. Now, some 78-years on from the Battle of Britain, the long-awaited release of 303 Squadron coincides poignantly with the centenary of the RAF, Polish Air Force, Polish Civil Aviation and the reclaiming of Poland’s Independence (11th November) which also marks Remembrance Sunday. With guidance and advice during a private meeting with HRH Michael of Kent, who was also a consultant on Dunkirk, 303 SQUADRON is considered to be an important film. The aerial dogfight scenes are incredible – said to be on a par with Dunkirk.
Directed By Chee Keong Cheung
Genre: Zombie Action Movie
May 2019 Views: 60,004
Total Trailer Views: 942,758
Synopsis: After a zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison, the UK is brought to its knees. The spread of the virus is temporarily contained but, without a cure, it’s only a matter of time before it breaks its boundaries and the biggest problem of all… any zombies with combat skills are now enhanced.
With the South East of England quarantined from the rest of the world using fortified borders, intelligence finds that the scientist responsible for the outbreak is alive and well in London. With his recovery being the only hope of a cure, a squad of eight Special Forces soldiers is sent on a suicide mission to the city, now ruled by the undead, with a single task: get him out alive within 72 hours by any means necessary. What emerges is an unlikely pairing on a course to save humanity against
British zombie action epic
REDCON-1 is available now on Disc & Digital courtesy of Intense Distribution & 101 Films.
1) ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON
Directed By Simon Rumley
Genre: British Gangster Film
May 2019 Views:66,520
Total Trailer Views: 203,319
Synopsis: ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON charts the epic rise and legendary fall of a nationwide criminal empire that lasted for three action-packed decades from the late 1930s. The one-time friends and partners in crime turned bitter enemies oversaw a fledgeling East End and Soho underworld responsible for brutal protection rackets, vicious lawbreaking, shocking corruption and glamorous associations, which paved the way for the notorious Kray twins to exert their dominance over the capital’s gangland realm.
Shot entirely on location in and around London, this drama is a fantastic chronicle about the founders of British organised crime and an in-depth exploration of the mobster myth and psyche. It’s a unique viewing experience and a must-see for all True Crime fans.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN LONDON is released on DVD 10th June 2019, courtesy of Signature Entertainment.