Action, thriller, horror and sci-fi films set in Scotland

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If your nerves can take it, you can binge watch these films set in Scotland. A mix of horror, action, thriller, and science fiction. Something to set the heart racing in every genre. After watching these films your next trip to Scotland might have you looking over your shoulder while you island hop the west coast or wander down a dark close (alley way) in Edinburgh's old town.

The Wicker Man

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

Shallow Grave

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Dog Soldiers

A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to prepare for some action as the there will be a full moon tonight...

Centurion

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

A Lonely Place to Die

A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

The Eagle

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth.

Under the Skin

A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.