Are you planning to visit Scotland and looking for some inspiration? As well as my Scottish travel blog ?How about watching some of the best films about Scotland? This list of movies will have your booking your trip before you can say "Take me to the mountain". Whether it's a movie set in Scotland, a Scottish historical romance or movies about those Scottish Highlanders this list has something for everyone. It's also a list of films I'd like to add to so if I'm missing out your favourite please let me know in the comments below so i can add it on. I'm always looking for good films about Scotland or ones which use Scottish filming locations, the film industry here is booming at the moment and with news of new film studios in the pipeline I'm excited to watch this list grow.
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Shakespeare’s tale of murder, guilt, witches and tyranny hardly shows of the most beautiful side of Scotland but it’s a well known story and definitely one of watch. I particularly like the 2015 version with Michael Fassbender playing a rather dishy Macbeth. Receiving a prophecy from three witches that one day he will become the King of Scotland, he is consumed by ambition, kills the king and spirals into madness. Filming took place across the UK and the Isle of Skye appears regularly.