Kilts on the Silver Screen

By Mairi

April 24, 2023

10. Braveheart (1995)

This historical epic follows the life of Scottish warrior William Wallace and includes many scenes featuring kilts.

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09. Rob Roy (1995)

Set in the Scottish Highlands in the 1700s, this movie stars Liam Neeson as the legendary Scottish outlaw and features several scenes with kilts.

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08. Outlander (2014 - present)

This TV series, based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon, features a time-traveling heroine who finds herself in Scotland during the 18th century, where kilts are a common sight.

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07. Highlander (1986)

This fantasy adventure movie follows a Scottish immortal who battles other immortals across centuries and includes many scenes set in the Scottish Highlands with characters wearing kilts.

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06. The Outlaw King (2018)

This historical drama tells the story of Robert the Bruce, the King of Scots, and includes several scenes featuring kilts.

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05. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

While not directly featuring kilts, this movie about the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin includes a memorable scene where he dons a kilt during a state dinner.

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04. Mrs. Brown (1997)

This historical drama follows the relationship between Queen Victoria and her Scottish servant, John Brown, and includes scenes featuring kilts and Scottish traditions.

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03. The 39 Steps (1935)

This classic spy thriller includes a famous scene where the hero, played by Robert Donat, must don a kilt and disguise himself as a Scottish musician to evade his pursuers.

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02. Whisky Galore! (1949)

This classic British comedy follows a group of Scottish islanders who attempt to smuggle a shipment of whisky from a shipwreck and includes several scenes featuring kilts.

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01. Brigadoon (1954)

This classic musical tells the story of an American tourist who stumbles upon a mysterious Scottish village that appears only once every hundred years and features many scenes of traditional Scottish dress, including kilts.

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