Movies and TV shows set in swiss alps

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in swiss alps ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, exciting, sexy and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with mountain, family relations, snow, escapades, adventure, friendship, family, betrayal, chase and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Switzerland and other countries.
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swiss alps movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as swiss alps: Five Days One Summer (1982), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Heidi (2015), Songs of Love and Hate (2010), Charter Trip 2 (1985), Heidi (1968), Heidi (2015), Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974), Heidi (1993), Beloved Sisters (2014).

List of movies set in swiss alps

Five Days One Summer (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A 1930s Scottish doctor (Sean Connery) goes climbing in the Alps with an infatuated niece (Betsy Brantley) he passes off as his wife.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, climbing, mountain, couple relations, obsession, infidelity, love affair, couples, love and romance, romance, mountain resort, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 1930s
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps, europe
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, dark, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, torture, employee, health, treatment, violence, mountain, darkness, incestuous relationship, accident ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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Heidi (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Australia, Germany
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Knee-high to a grasshopper, Heidi, a young orphan brunette with curly hair and the face of an angel, is brought by her aunt to the Swiss Alps to live with her grand-father, a silent and solitary old man. Taking up the challenges of her new ...
Style: scenic, sincere, emotional, touching, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, orphan, friendship, kids and family, family, friends, optimism, best friends, adventure, life philosophy, love of one's life, family problems ...
Time: 19th century
Place: swiss alps, alps, europe, switzerland
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Songs of Love and Hate (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an idyllic wine region at the foot of the Swiss Alps lives Rico with his two daughters and his wife Anna. The charming daughter, Lili, brings turbulence into the so far harmonious family life because of the awakening of her sexuality. Her father ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating, entertaining
Plot: father daughter relationship, coming of age, sexuality, family problems, family relations, parents and children, relationship problems, family life, sexual tension, sexual relations, father and daughter, relationships ...
Place: swiss alps
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Charter Trip 2 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer takes another vacation with his norwegian friend Ole. This time it's time for a skiing vacation in the Alps. Of course, Stig-Helmer has never learnt downhill skiing, but he attends a ski school. And together they manage to charm two ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: skiing, family relations, winter, ski resort, picnic, holiday, hang gliding, couples, tour guide, disorder, friends, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, eastern europe
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 6.5
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Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mountain, orphan, friendship, governess, optimism, disability, friends, family life, human spirit, youth, nanny ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, swiss alps
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 7.4
 6K
Heidi (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, ...
Style: sincere, scenic, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, grandfather granddaughter relationship, friendship, orphan, strong female character, kindness, salvation, female protagonist, death of mother, grandmother granddaughter relationship, strong female lead, royal family ...
Place: swiss alps, alps, europe, switzerland
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Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan, West Germany
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, mountain, family life, win over, family, adventure, young heroes, escapades, youth, girl ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, europe, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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Barbie & Her Sisters in A Pony Tale (2013)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Barbie and her sisters set off on a Swiss adventure to the majestic Alps, where they're excited to spend the summer at a fun-filled riding academy! Barbie can't wait to find a new horse to bring back to Malibu. Stacie is super excited to ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, horse, friends, rescue, mountain, magical creature, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, horse ranch, horse riding, magic, animal life ...
Place: switzerland, swiss alps
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 7.1
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, friendship, family relations, hopes, mischievous children, youth, young heroes, escapades, odd couple, family, adventure, mountain ...
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, alps, germany
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Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, fall in love, family life, love affair, romance, love and romance, aristocrat, sister sister relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
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Courage Mountain (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this version of "Heidi," a young Swiss girl is sent off to boarding school at the beginning of World War I.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: school, boarding school, orphan, survival, adventure, teenage life, family life, fish out of water, adoption, soldier, wilderness, mountain ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, swiss alps, alps
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 7.1
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Alpine Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him. In his work, he can become frustrated, so when he throws ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, disturbing
Plot: brother sister incest, sex with brother, brother sister sex, sex with sister, forbidden love, mountain, pregnancy, family relations, farm, mentally challenged, incest, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps
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The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, mountain climbing, hitman, secret agents, heroes, rivalry, mountain, assassin, adventure, gays and lesbians, government agency ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, alps, swiss alps, arizona, italy ...
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 6.1
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All Fired Up (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Victor Valance a quitté Paris depuis plusieurs années, laissant derrière lui sa mère et ses trois filles, pour réaliser de sombres opérations de casinos aux Bahamas et au Canada. Sa fille ainée, Pauline, est polytechnicienne, attachée au ...
Plot: gambler, lie, sister sister relationship, absent father, mafia, father daughter relationship, journalist, grandmother granddaughter relationship, police raid, gambling, gangsters, european union ...
Time: 80s
Place: switzerland, france, swiss alps
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Hannibal Brooks (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A POW in World War II is put to work in a Munich zoo, looking after an Asian elephant. The zoo is bombed by the Americans and the director of the zoo decides it is not safe for his Asian elephant Lucy to remain there. So he sends Brooks to safety ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Plot: world war two, escape, soldier, elephant, zoo, confined, unlikely criminals, against humanity, adventure, escapades, war, heroes ...
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, swiss alps
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 7.0
 7K
Sister (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, petty criminal, life is a bitch, theft, mountain, self discovery, coming of age, society, unemployment, family relations, ski resort, ski ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, alps, europe, swiss alps
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The Magic Mountain (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 153 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: literature, sanitarium, high society, tuberculosis, german abroad, hillside
Place: swiss alps
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Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wrestling, love triangle, romance, friendship, honeymoon, family problems, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 70s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps, paris france
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 6.5
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The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, heist, crimes, disorder, intrigue, crime gone awry, dishonesty, forgery, hidden identity, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: swiss alps
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Requiem for a Killer (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucretia is a killer for hire. Specialised in poisoning and passionate about opera, she'll have to fulfill a difficult contract in the heart of the Swiss alps. Posing as a singer, Lucretia will have to appear on the scene of the higly exclusive ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, eurospy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, corporate crime, undercover, secret identity, hidden identity, disorder, corporate crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, paris france, lyon ...
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: James Bond tracks archnemesis Ernst Blofeld to a mountaintop retreat where he's training an army of beautiful but lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco -- and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, heroes, undercover, bio weapon, gadget, honeymoon, secret organization, british secret service, daughter, suicide, secret service ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, switzerland, alps, portugal, france ...
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 7.4
 16K
North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: mountain climbing, climbing, adventurer, mountaineer, forces of nature, rivalry, ambition, adventure, heroic mission, survival, contests and competitions, buddies ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, alps, germany, swiss alps, bavaria
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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, divorce, suicide, introspection, haunted by the past, actor's life, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, lesbian, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, london, zurich switzerland, swiss alps ...
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: farce, spy spoof, secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, gadget, james bond spoof, prime minister, secret service, goofy hero, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, asia, hong kong, london ...
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, rescue, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, immortality, reincarnation, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, swiss alps
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Careful (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the remote Alpine village of Tolzbad at the turn of the century, people talk quietly and restrain their movements lest avalanches come and kill them. This atmosphere lends itself to repressed emotions - shown through the parallel stories of ...
Style: surreal, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, experimental ...
Plot: family problems, mountain, village, expressionism, ghost, incest, mother son incest, parents and children, village life, family life, repression, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 19th century
Place: swiss alps, tokyo, canada
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Love Is the Perfect Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marc, in his 40s, is a professor of literature at the University of Lausanne. Still a bachelor — and still living with his sister Marianne in a huge, isolated chalet that they inherited when they were very young — he carries on one love affair ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual content, teacher student relationship, womanizer, missing person, teachers and students, teacher student sex, campus, disorder, power relations, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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Assignment to Kill (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private investigator, private detective, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, undercover, ship, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, zurich switzerland
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Treasures of the Snow (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An adaptation of the book "Treasures of the Snow“ written by Patricia M. St. John.
Style: captivating, feel good, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, train, forest, youth, adventure, hopes, escapades, family, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps
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