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Hollywood movies, whether we like it or not, are responsible for a great deal of how we see the world.

Movies and TV have given us a popularised view of the Highlands of Scotland. And it's not without just cause either. For surely no one can deny the breath-taking beauty of The Highlands, and the passion that those views stir within the heart? The Highlands of Scotland are a place to love and be loved in return; a place to release unbridled passion, be that for another person, a place, or an ideal!

Some of these films may cause us to cringe a little today, but back in the day, they were cutting-edge, passionate, full of adventure, passion, hope, and love.

This weekend, why don't you hit the sofa, with a box of haggis-flavoured popcorn and binge-watch the lot. Including the whole 6 movies in the Highlander series of films, and the entire burgeoing box-set of the immensely popular Outlander series. By Sunday night, you'll have one foot up on the end of the sofa, a woman (or a man) wrapped up in one arm, and the other arm stretched up high above your head, wielding the remote control to the sky — and crying "Freedom!"


Outlander
The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair i…
Brave
Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set thi…
Mrs Brown (1997) - IMDb
Mrs Brown is a movie starring Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, and Geoffrey Palmer. When Queen Victoria’s husband dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.
Braveheart
Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.
Rob Roy
In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

Highlander
He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Culloden
Culloden, Scottish Highlands, April 16th, 1746. It was one of the most mishandled and brutal battles ever fought in Great Britain. Its aftermath was tragic. The men responsible for such a disaster must be exposed. The men, women and children who suffered because of it must be remembered.
Brigadoon (1954) - IMDb
Brigadoon is a movie starring Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, and Cyd Charisse. Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious...