Movies and TV shows set in romania

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in romania ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric and stylized films and TV shows about / with danger, supernatural, deadly, vampire, castle, death, blood, imaginary, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Romania, France and other countries.
romania movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as romania: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010), Transylmania (2009), Dracula III: Legacy (2005), Them (2006), Beyond the Hills (2012), The Oak (1992), Katalin Varga (2009), The Cave (2005), The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005), Windmills of the Gods (1988).

List of movies set in romania

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters. And he is not disappointed.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, danger, estate, palaces castles and temples, family, disorder, deadly creature, superhuman powers, save the day, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, usa
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Transylmania (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoof horror in which a group of college kids do a semester abroad in Romania and realise that if the partying doesn't kill them, the vampires just might!
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, parody, farce, palaces castles and temples, youth, supernatural, danger, dangerous attraction, curse, college student, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, campus, dungeon, transylvania
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Dracula III: Legacy (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, Uffizi and Luke travel to the remote reaches of war torn Romania to rescue Elizabeth and finish the vampire once and for all. Along the way, they encounter TV news journalist and a corps of rebels trying to fight the vampire ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: vampire, horse, corpse, train, church, red dress, sword, carnival, rebel, pain, orgy, vampire hunter ...
Time: future
Place: romania
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Them (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: chase, forest, night, murder, strangulation, tunnel, stranger, isolation, mystery, couple relations, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe
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Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Style: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: nun, belief in god, convent, clergy, religions or cults, ex-lover, female friendship, society, friendship, culture clash, reunion, danger ...
Place: romania, europe
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The Oak (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her sister, an agent of this Securitate, and lives with her ...
Style: semi serious, gloomy, dark humor, atmospheric, macabre
Plot: politics, self discovery, on the road, parents and children, surgeon, communist party, siblings relations, state affairs, family relations, chaos and mayhem, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
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Katalin Varga (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been keeping a terrible secret. Hitchhiking with two men, she was ...
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: rape, revenge, vengeance, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsession, murder, buried truth, gypsy, romanian, male nudity, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
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The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, survival, diver, supernatural, swimwear, cave, obsessive quest, violence, gory, adventurer, adventure, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
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The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Bucharest, Allison is protecting the mysterious bible, "The Prophet Lexicon", where the last chapter about the apocalypse, called Revelations, discloses the name of the Antichrist in its last page. Meanwhile, the evil and jealous leader ...
Style: gothic, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hit by a car, angel, supernatural ability, save the world, afterlife, apocalypse, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, england, london
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Windmills of the Gods (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 187 min.
Story: When Mary Ashley is approached to become ambassador of the United States of America in Romania she does not take the offer because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward Dr. Edward Ashley gets ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: professor, doctor, ambassador, political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, assassination attempt, betrayal, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
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My Giant (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, giant, tall man, monastery, buddies, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, opposites attract, relationship vs career, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, new mexico, usa, las vegas ...
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BloodRayne (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In eighteenth century Romania, Rayne, a dhampir (half-human, half-vampire), prone to fits of blind blood rage but saddled with a compunction for humans, strives to avenge her mother's rape by her father, Kagan, King of Vampires. Two vampire ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, gory, vampire hunter, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, deadly, escapades, intrigue, isolation, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: romania, dungeon, europe
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You Are So Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Aymé Pigrenet, a recently widowed farmer, is eager to find a new wife to help him run his farm. Desperate, he seeks the aid of a local matchmaker who suggest that he go to Romania to find a new wife. There he meets Elena.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, comedy of errors, opposites attract, peasant, romance, fish out of water, farm, love and romance, couples, disorder, single parent, looking for love ...
Place: romania, europe, france
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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gypsy, friendship, village, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death, obsessive quest, village life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, paris france, bucharest ...
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, philosophical ...
Plot: aging, elderly, hospital, identity, lightning, doctor, fountain of youth, suicidal, amnesia, supernatural ability, miraculous event, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal ...
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Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: extrasensory perception, murder, gypsy, curse, ghost, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, gory, danger, hollywood, movie business, eyeball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, los angeles, transylvania, europe, usa
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Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary, hotel, family, vampire, monsters, adventure, grandfather grandson relationship, children, culture clash, witch, mummy, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: romania, transylvania, california
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Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, adventure, legends and myths, dracula, chaos, immortality, bravery, bite, blood, transformation, mythology ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, deadly creature, blood, immortality, palaces castles and temples, danger, deadly, supernatural, hidden identity, loneliness, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, europe, bulgaria, seaport ...
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Fright Night 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, professor, supernatural, gory, danger, student, vampire hunter, anti heroes, deadly creature, young heroes, teenage life, deadly ...
Place: romania
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Dracula 3D (2012)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Englishman Jonathan Harker visits the exotic castle of Count Dracula, he is entranced by the mysterious aristocrat. But upon learning that the count has sinister designs on his wife, Mina, Harker seeks help from vampire slayer Van Helsing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized
Plot: vampire, dracula, gothic horror, evil, danger, deadly, palaces castles and temples, woman in danger, good versus evil, female vampire, blood, female friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, communism, unwanted pregnancy, hotel, friendship, desperation, college student, hotel room, romanian, dormitory, bureaucracy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: bleak, scary, disturbing, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, evil nun, spirit, demonic possession, priest, murder, father, supernatural horror, nun, mysterious death, murder mystery ...
Place: romania
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: teenage love, hotel, vampire, father daughter relationship, dracula, supernatural romance, magical creature, magic, frankenstein, human becomes animal, imaginary, skeleton ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, paris france, hawaii ...
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Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, dracula, vampire hunter, adaptation, magic, medieval, plague, computer game, demon, clan
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
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Daughter of Darkness (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An atmospheric, sub-hallucinogenic venture into the world of the unknown. The enigma facing a young woman is the identity of her father. Unfortunately for her, she becomes drawn into a small Romanian underworld of brooding menace, darkness, torture ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: vampire, dream, woman in danger, danger, deadly, imaginary, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, secret agents, palaces castles and temples, social misfits ...
Time: middle ages, year 1989
Place: romania, hungary, dungeon, europe
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Morgen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: NELU, a man in his forties, works as a security guard in the local supermarket in Salonta, a small town on the Romanian-Hungarian border. This is the place where many illegal emigrants try to cross, by any means posible, to Hungary and then further ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: on the road, immigrants, unlikely partners, countryside, human spirit, self discovery, dull life, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations, farm
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, hungary
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The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, undercover, one man army, danger, save the day, state affairs, tough heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, undercover agent, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
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Michael the Brave (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 203 min.
Story: An epic fresco depicting the reign (1593-1601) of Mihai Pätrascu (better known as "Mihai Viteazul" / "Michael the Brave"), the famous prince who united the three provinces: Transalpine Vallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia, into ...
Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, exciting
Plot: betrayal, political intrigue, rivalry, battle zone, war, state affairs, political unrest, battles, politics, dishonesty, military, fortress ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: romania, transylvania
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Philanthropy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 21st century Bucharest to get out in the city on Saturday evening at the arm of a beautiful woman is a financial investment risky. Ovidiu, unassuming high school teacher, never could afford. Looking for a source of income to something more ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: middle aged man, secretary, teachers and students, cons and scams, high school teacher, dishonesty, alcohol abuse, fall in love, love and romance, couples, make believe, pretense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, eastern europe, bucharest
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