Movies and TV shows set in vienna

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in vienna ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, intense, clever, enigmatic and melancholic films and TV shows about / with betrayal, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, murder, death, culture clash, catastrophe, drinking and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in Austria, USA, UK and other countries.
vienna movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as vienna: Amadeus (1984), Before Sunrise (1995), The Night Porter (1974), The Illusionist (2006), Mademoiselle Paradis (2017), Mother's Day (1993), Museum Hours (2012), Come Sweet Death (2000), Antares (2004), The Living Daylights (1987).

List of movies set in vienna

Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, envy, emperor, music, mozart, obsession, composer, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, desire for fame, bohemian life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1780s, 1800s ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, intellectual, realistic, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: french, coincidence, tourist, young lovers, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, student, vacation, young woman, encounter, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, budapest hungary, paris france, europe
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, erotic, bleak ...
Plot: s&m, war crime, dangerous attraction, post war, sexual abuse, lovers reunited, danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, hotel, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, germany, hungary, frankfurt germany ...
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The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: psychological, captivating, stylized, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, secret, wizards and magicians, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, murder, crown prince, childhood sweetheart, magical, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, london, europe
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Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 18th century Vienna. The true story of Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, who lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis entrust Maria to Dr. Mesmer, a ...
Plot: pianist, loss of eyesight, playing piano, therapy, nosebleed, pregnant, blind girl, globe, blindness, piano playing, doctor, piano ...
Time: 18th century
Place: vienna
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Mother's Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vorbereitungen zu einem ganz normalen Muttertag bei den Neugebauers in einer heruntergekommenen Wiener Gemeindebau-Wohnung: Doch statt eines gewöhnlichen Familienfests wird ein Blick in die abgründigen Tiefen und Geheimnisse der Familie Neugebauer ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: society, love and romance, crimes, family relations, wrestling, balcony, stabbing, sarcasm, shoplifting, bedroom, father son relationship, supermarket ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, conspiracy, mission, danger, heroes, master villain, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, austria, europe, langley virginia, paris france ...
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Museum Hours (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna, a museum guard and a visiting out-of-towner find refuge in life, art, and each other, in Jem Cohen’s painterly rumination on how art influences and echoes contemporary society.
Style: offbeat, realistic, clever, serious, sincere ...
Plot: museum, tour guide, friendship, urban, cause and meaning, city life, friends, postmodernism, billiards, capitalism, art student, street life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, vienna
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Come Sweet Death (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Former detective Brenner has become an ambulance driver and finds himself, much to his dismay, caught up in a war between two rival first aid organizations.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, strangulation, dialect, investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, ex law enforcer, mystery, crimes, deadly, rescue, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: serious, sexual, psychological, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, hospital, disco, pregnancy, sex, elderly lovers, teenage life, dishonesty, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
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The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, laser, museum, sniper, boat, gadget, faked death, orchestra ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, afghanistan, czechoslovakia, england, africa ...
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September Eleven 1683 (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire's warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City's fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski ...
Style: bleak, serious, epic, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, state affairs, danger, head of state, heroes, battles, religions or cults, isolation, escapades, against humanity, adventure, wartime life ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, europe, austria, vienna
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The Impossible Picture (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Vienna, the 1950s. A childhood captured on 8mm film, documented by thirteen-year-old Johanna.
Plot: fish, bare breasts, menstrual blood
Time: 1950s
Place: europe, austria, vienna
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: biblical, romanticism
Plot: female soldier, swordswoman, queen, fortress, chariot, messenger, shame, musketeer, pig, fencing, poet, ambassador ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: istanbul turkey, hungary, ottoman empire, vienna, transylvania ...
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Cold Hell (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Özge Dogruol, a young Vienna based taxi driver of Turkish origin. She witnesses an extremely brutal murder. The offender seems to be a crazed serial killer and he is convinced that Özge has seen him. A life-and-death struggle ensues.
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, prostitute, misogynist, revenge, blood, anti heroine, female protagonist, police detective, aunt niece relationship, heroine, vigilantism ...
Place: vienna
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Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: epic, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, gun, car bomb, hostage situation, german, gunfight, recruit, negotiation, peril, girlfriend, mercenary, muslim ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: lebanon, middle east, sudan, europe, africa ...
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Magnum Cop (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A low-rent private investigator and former cop is sent to Austria on a job, and while there sees a number of seemingly unrelated coincidences that lead him into a strange web of corruption and decadence.
Plot: blackmail, cyanide, girl man relationship, evil woman, hare krishna, underage girl, see through panties, striptease, underage sex, teenage sex, maverick cop, teenage prostitute ...
Place: vienna, austria, italy
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Obscene: The Case of Peter Herzl (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man mistaken for a terrorist starts living with a prostitute and her daughter.
Plot: lesbian incest, social worker, pimp, bondage, raid, hand job, incest, threesome, secret police, special agent, psycho sexual, surrounded ...
Place: vienna
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Lady Dracula (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A beautiful blonde bitten by Count Dracula 100 years previously is unearthed in Vienna, and soon she goes on a killing spree.
Plot: vampire, female vampire, set on fire, seduction, festival, coffin, bum, ball, skepticism, countess, lynch mob, murder investigation ...
Place: vienna
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City of Spies (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kindra, an attractive 21 year old politics student in Vienna, has taken on the spying activities of her parents who have disappeared. Kindra steals UN secrets and sells them anonymously over the internet. Her buyer, Hal, is suspicious that his usual ...
Plot: spy
Place: vienna
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Code name 'Holec' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic
Story: Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He wants to bring the explosive material to Vienna, to the ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: shooting, tank, female full frontal nudity, journalist, bare breasts, pop singer, tv host, moral dilemma, european history, double agent, secret mission, male full rear nudity ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague, central europe ...
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, humorous, sinister ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, supernatural power, revenge, brainwashing, flying man, teenage hero, ex soldier, teamwork, costumed hero, death of father, escape ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: eastern europe, cleveland ohio, siberia, russia, romania ...
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Beethoven Lives Upstairs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When his mother rents their vacant room to a peculiar composer, Christoph can't believe his bad luck. But as the abrasive boarder, Ludwig Van Beethoven, begins creating his masterful 9th Symphony, Christoph is won over by the majesty of his ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, mute or deaf, family, musician's life, introspection, misfit, human nature, music, friends, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, injustice, art, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal action, legal, aging, fighting the system, stolen painting, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, california, washington d.c., pasadena california, germany ...
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, mysterious character, obsession, collector, painting, love and romance, high society, old friend, cons and scams, solitude, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna
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The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, war criminal, espionage, revenge, assassin, attempted murder, diary, war crime, journalism, mass murder, concentration camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: germany, europe, israel, munich germany, west germany ...
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Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, inspector, love, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, morocco, california, campus ...
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Alvarez Kelly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, kidnapping, colonel, cattle, mexican, vengeance, chase, rescue, adventurer, dishonesty, partners, heroes ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia, usa, ireland, vienna, texas ...
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Fading Gigolo (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.
Style: sexy, touching, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, jewish, pimp, prostitute, money problems, gigolo, sexual fantasy, jazz, business venture, couple relations, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, vienna, california, ireland
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Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: realistic, sincere, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, infidelity, friendship, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, rise to the top, state affairs, racism, ambition, obsession ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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