Handmade Films

Handmade Films is an iconic brand in British film history and carries enormous gravitas in the UK, USA and rest of the world. The company invariably has up to eight titles in any analysis of the top 100 greatest British films.

Time Bandits

Eleven-year-old Kevin has a vivid imagination and is fascinated by history, particularly Ancient Greece his parents ignore his activities, having become more obsessed with buying the latest household gadgets to keep up with their neighbours.

Withnail and I

The film depicts the lives and misadventures of two “resting” (struggling and unemployed) young actor friends in late-1969 London.

The Long Good Friday

An up-and-coming gangster is tested by the insurgence of an unknown, very powerful threat.

Making film history since 1979

Founded by a Beatle, to support The Pythons and contains the cult classic Withnail and I and the wondrous journey of Time Bandits.

Names associated with our many titles include George Harrison, Bob Hoskins, Michael Caine, Richard E Grant, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Maggie Smith.

Handmade Films Original Library

This is where you can find out about films like Time Bandits, Withnail and I, Mona Lisa and The Long Good Friday.

Classics Library

Here you will find a library of classic British films that we added to the Handmade Collections some years back.

Action Library

A library of ‘made for TV’ action films made in the 1980’s and 1990’s.

Joint Ventures

Here you will be able to learn about our more recent film releases of the 2000’s.

Shorts and Documentaries

We have one short film in our library and that was written by Zoe Ball.

Plus two documentaries, one about Shanghai Surprise and the other celebrating George Harrison’s time with Handmade Films.


There are a number of children’s television shows within our library. 

Our Shop

Browse the Handmade Films online shop featuring original merchandise and limited editions products from some of our most iconic titles.

Latest News

Withnail and I on stage….

Withnail and I on stage….

  BIRMINGHAM REP PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF FIRST EVER STAGE ADAPTATION OF THE CULT FILM CLASSIC WITHNAIL AND I Friday 2 – Saturday 25 May 2024 Birmingham Repertory Theatre  A brand new adaptation of Bruce Robinson’s 1987 British tragi-comedy film, Withnail and...

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The Amazing Mr. Blunden TV Adaptation Confirmed

The Amazing Mr. Blunden TV Adaptation Confirmed

HANDMADE FILMS INKS TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH ADORABLE MEDIA   JULY 2021 - Handmade Films has entered into a television development deal with Richelle Wilder and Isibéal Ballance at the independent production company Adorable Media. Richelle and Isibéal...

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The next adventure for Eloise

The next adventure for Eloise

Following our announcement in December 2019 we are pleased to be able to share the below press release from MRC Film   LINDA WOOLVERTON TO ADAPT KAY THOMPSON’S “ELOISE” FOR MRC FILM BEVERLY HILLS, CA – November 12, 2020 – MRC Film announced legendary screenwriter...

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