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, clever, intense, enigmatic and talky films and TV shows about / with betrayal, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, murder, culture clash, death, catastrophe, drinking and police investigation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance 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), Mother's Day (1993), Museum Hours (2012), Come Sweet Death (2000), Antares (2004), The Living Daylights (1987), Captain America: Civil War (2016).

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, music, mozart, envy, emperor, composer, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, blind ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1800s, 1820s, 1780s ...
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, romantic, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, young lovers, coincidence, french, tourist, urban, walking, sunrise, love and romance, introspection, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, budapest hungary, europe, paris france
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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, dangerous attraction, war crime, post war, sexual abuse, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, danger, hotel, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, germany, frankfurt germany, hungary ...
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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, wizards and magicians, secret, love triangle, investigation, magic, supernatural ability, crown prince, childhood sweetheart, magical, rivals, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, europe, london
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: crimes, love and romance, society, family relations, wrestling, shoplifting, priest, bedroom, computer, infidelity, sarcasm, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, conspiracy, mission, secret agents, villain, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, undercover, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, europe, austria, paris france, langley virginia ...
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: museum, friendship, tour guide, city life, urban, cause and meaning, postmodernism, friends, sex, airport, singing, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dialect, strangulation, crimes, mystery, investigation, childhood sweetheart, hospital, ex-cop, conflict, rescue, competition ...
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: disco, hospital, elderly lovers, sex, infidelity, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, introspection, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, spy, secret service, chase, escape, cello, freedom fighter, airplane, orchestra, adventure, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, afghanistan, czechoslovakia, england, africa ...
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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, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, revenge, brainwashing, ex soldier, costumed hero, supernatural power, female warrior, flying man, teamwork, teenage hero, escape ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: siberia, bucharest, romania, africa, eastern europe ...
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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, menstrual blood, bare breasts
Time: 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, austria
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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: romanticism, biblical
Plot: queen, swordswoman, fortress, female soldier, rowing, lady, groom, ecstasy, sabre, brotherhood, forced kiss, chariot ...
Time: renaissance, 16th century
Place: transylvania, bulgaria, hungary, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey ...
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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, kickboxing, neo noir, gym, psychopath, religious fundamentalist, blood, aunt niece relationship, heroine, vigilantism, police detective ...
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, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, gun, car bomb, hostage situation, crime, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crimes, german, danger, gunfight, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon, africa, europe, sudan ...
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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, child prostitution, teenage sex, kidnapping, teenager, nightclub, revolver, teenage girl, white bra and panties, girl man relationship, underage girl ...
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: voyeurism, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, incestuous sex, sex show, incestuous relationship, lesbian incest, single mother, betrayal, shot to death, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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, police inspector, homicide detective, seduction, murder investigation, countess, dead child, coffin, festival, corpse, seductress, blonde ...
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: female full frontal nudity, journalist, bare breasts, secret agent, pop singer, moral dilemma, tv host, secret mission, shooting, tank, double agent, european history ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, central europe, vienna, prague czech republic ...
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family, musician's life, music, artists and showbiz, friends, youth, mute or deaf, prodigy, human nature, introspection ...
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: serious, captivating, realistic, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, injustice, art, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal action, stolen painting, fighting the system, legal, aging, nazi, lawyer ...
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, captivating, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, mysterious character, collector, obsession, love and romance, cons and scams, high society, old friend, painting, 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, atmospheric, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, war criminal, espionage, revenge, assassin, murder, mass murder, journalism, execution, concentration camp, suicide, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, year 1964
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg 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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, inspector, love, nato, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, morocco, campus, paris france ...
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: american civil war, cattle, colonel, mexican, kidnapping, vengeance, hostages, chase, lone wolves, cattleman, reluctant partners, rescue ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, virginia, 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, humorous, talky, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, jewish, sexual fantasy, gigolo, money problems, prostitute, jazz, pimp, sexual relations, couples, wooing, fish out of water ...
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, serious, gloomy, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: infidelity, controversy, anti semitism, friendship, self discovery, political unrest, racism, ambition, society, politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friends, friendship, politics, writer's life, playwright, love and romance, political unrest, against the odds, nazi, train, train station, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, austria, berlin germany, england ...
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Certified Copy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged English writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: wedding anniversary, estranged father, writer's life, romance, love affair, countryside, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, art, promotion, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, vienna
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