Though we Brits tend to give the Americans a bit of a roasting for their overt patriotism, back in the '80s we thought we’d get in on the self-love action with this ode to British spirit.
Frankly, it couldn’t be more ‘long live the Queen’ if its lead players had worn Union Jack running shorts. Awesome score, stellar cast. It won four Oscars.
Most British Bit:
The opening scene, where the lads run across a very grey beach, pretty much sums up a hundred wet Norfolk coast weekends. (Even if it was shot in Scotland.)