Movies and TV shows set in yugoslavia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in yugoslavia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous, epic, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with death, world war two, partisan, mountain, river, fear, murder, train, battles and execution plots mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres shot in Yugoslavia, France, Serbia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as yugoslavia: Shadows over Balkans (2017), Balkan Line (2019), Cold War (2018), Wedding (1973), Orchestra of One Youthhood (1985), The South Railway Battle (1978), Guns of War (1974), The Soldier (1966), Let's Make Love 2 (1989), The Fall of Italy (1981).

List of movies set in yugoslavia

Shadows over Balkans (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A historical fiction drama and thriller set in the turbulent period of the late 1930s in the Balkans as a place where high politics, local interests, capital and crime all merge together.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: secret society, conspiracy, police, law enforcement, crimes, secret movement, partner, politician, murder investigation, undercover, criminal, police detective ...
Time: 1920s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, balkan
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 6.5
 8K
Balkan Line (2019)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Russia, Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: nato, terrorism, female soldier, swat team, friendship, hostage, society, covert operation, culture clash, civil war, islam, abduction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, albania, serbia, kosovo ...
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 7.6
 49K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: sad, romantic, melancholic, tragic ending
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, female singer, musician, defector, suicide, prison, jazz, audition, folklore, folk music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin east germany, poland, yugoslavia, east berlin ...
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 6.3
 35
Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
Plot: wedding, murder, battle, escape, struggle, death, partisan, tank, prisoner, girl, prison, river ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, montenegro
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Orchestra of One Youthhood (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story about the brass band of a fire brigade during WW2.
Plot: orchestra, brass band, river, spy, execution, nazi, bridge, machine gun, gun, female nudity, world war two, prostitute ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
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The South Railway Battle (1978)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Autumn, 1941. Tito's partisans are ordered to attack a railway network system used by the Germans, their Bulgarian allies and local collaborators. A bloody battle ensues.
Plot: massacre, world war two, battles, battle, horse, burning, flag, fear, map, collaborator, party, harmonica ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
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 6.9
 395
Guns of War (1974)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Uzice Republic a known as the 'first offensive', is a story about Serbia in 1941. Few months after German panzers forced Yugoslav Royal Army to capitulate, organized resistance is turning into massive uprising against occupying forces. ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, mountain, air raid, massage, river, cheese, ammunition, fire, death of son, loss of son, rain, king ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, london, serbia
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 5.3
 15
The Soldier (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a boy, forced to grow mature before his time and to die too early because of the cruel war circumstances. This film is dedicated to all the children who have died during the National Liberation War.
Plot: soldier, bridge, nazi, darkness, river, machine gun, truck, explosive, partisan, death of child, village, boy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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Let's Make Love 2 (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lepa Brena goes to one of the islands of the Adriatic, on a working holiday, but due to the holidays and planning the next tour, false news that the notorious island Lepa Brena requested a special guest for the tour. The news will completely disrupt ...
Plot: pop star, folk singer, music, children, drunkenness, tall man, love, beach, farce, video, happiness, orchestra ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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The Fall of Italy (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The setting is the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia, during WW II. The islands are controlled by occupying Italian forces, and a resistence movement of Communists is dedicated to sabotaging and ending the occupation. When a wealthy ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, fascism, brother, dance, collaborator, tragic event, tragic hero, resistance, working class, blood, spy, sex ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, italy
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The Battle of Sutjeska (1973)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Battle of Sutjeska which occurred in Nazi-occupied Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1943.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, death, hill, ring, murder, murder of a boy, victory, bridge, chaos, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina, bosnia
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 6.3
 92
July 13th (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a movie about the start of people's uprising in Montenegro in World War II. After the capitulation of the Yugoslav Royal Army in April 1941, the Italians managed to infiltrate their puppet regime in Montenegro. However, people ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, explosion, mother, massacre, attack, fascist, truck, sister, communist, train ...
Time: year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, montenegro
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A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film tells of devastating earthquake in Banja Luka in 1969 and follows a group of prisoners in prison during devastating earthquake and people and residents of Banja Luka. Fate of prisoners,the fate of the city and residents of Banja Luka, are ...
Plot: earthquake, chaos, death, prison, blood, police car, husband wife relationship, fear, collapse, destiny, police officer, accident ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
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 7.6
 997
The Bridge (1969)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In order to check the German offensive, Partizans send an elite team of explosive experts to blow up a strategically important bridge. Besides being heavily guarded, that bridge is almost indestructible and the only man who knows weak spots in the ...
Plot: bridge, partisan, world war two, mountain, engineer, exploding bridge, bell, murder, occupation, traitor, hand grenade, throat slitting ...
Time: 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Merry People Die Twice (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Somewhere in Bosnia in 1943 between the fourth and fifth enemy offensives column partisans withdrew across a river to free territory. At the moment of crossing the river, a group of Chetniks suddenly attack a column of partisans. In this violent ...
Style: dark
Plot: partisan, world war two, mountain, river, escape, ambush, knife, dog, cliff, father, forest, girl ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
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Days to Remember (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this melodramatic tale, the well-made plans of a career-obsessed woman are derailed when she sets her sights on a young man who is plainly not very interested in her. In the story, Katherina is an ambitious reporter for German television, and her ...
Plot: mountain, older woman younger man relationship, tv reporter, platonic relationship, family relations, male female relationship, sex scene, television reporter, night swimming, swimming, sex, children ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, germany, montenegro
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 5.7
 42
Outrage (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After the end of World War II, a young partisan falls in love with a German secretary who is captured and imprisoned by partisans. He decides to free her and escape with her.
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, third reich, world war two, candle, nazi, colonel, bare breasts, boy, falling in love, escape, machine gun ...
Time: year 1944
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
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Let's Make Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of Lepa Brena and her band, and their adventures during one of the tours through Yugoslavia.
Plot: folk singer, pop star, music band, female nudity, speed, village, police car, cow, singing, bridge, police, sun ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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 6.9
 187
Guardian Angel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A journalist investigates the smuggling of gypsy children on the black market and tries to save a young boy.
Plot: gypsy, child prostitute, white slavery, village, girl, runaway, celebration, racketeer, child abuse, beggar, social worker, investigation ...
Place: italy, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, venice
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 8.0
 5K
Tito and Me (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Goran Markovic, known more for his dramatic work, achieved something that's eluded many great filmmakers - both smart and funny comedy. Based loosely on his own life as a kid growing up in Tito's communist Yugoslavia in the 1950s, the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: obsession, satire, politics, totalitarianism, anti war, innocence lost, political unrest, distopia, ruler, revolution, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
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WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dense film that cuts up footage of a primary plot of two young Yugoslavian girls, one a politico and the other a sexpot, and an affair with a visiting Russian skater. Mixing metaphors of Russia's relationship with Yugoslavia, intercut with ...
Style: sexy, clever, offbeat, sexual, thought provoking ...
Plot: erection, masturbation, satire, avant-garde, liberal, skating, couples, totalitarianism, introspection, political intrigue, social differences, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
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When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: emotional, humorous, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, communism, circumcision, womanizer, society, youth, state affairs, coming of age, rehabilitation, love and romance, re-education, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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 7.0
 377
Early Works (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants. Faced with the primitivism and a lack of morale, their revolution fails and the girl ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, politics, revolutionary, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life, sexual content, youth, coming of age, state affairs, society, feminism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, czech republic
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 5.9
 2K
Gus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sport team, mule, sport, family, farce, soccer, rivalry, athlete and trainer, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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 7.5
 220
Happy New '49 (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two brothers of different orientation and fate. The drama takes place in an atmosphere of tension and fear, during the conflict of Yugoslav Communist Party with the Stalinism, during the Cominform. Older brother Dragoslav, a returnee ...
Style: dark
Plot: wrongful imprisonment, love triangle, release from prison, suicide, historical event, gangster, false accusation, forgery, brother brother relationship, communism, new year, gangsters ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949
Place: macedonia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, russia
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 585
Taiwan Canasta (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once one of the leaders of the 1968 protests, Sasa Belopoljanski is now an out-of-work architect who makes "movers" for living, some funny little mediapan mobiles which nobody takes seriously but him. Dreaming about the honest world free ...
Plot: revolutionary, architect, art gallery, game show, mogul, construction, exhibition, corruption, pornography, idealism, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, belgrade
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 7.4
 349
Handcuffs (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Yugoslavia, 1948, the year of Inform Bureau's resolution and Tito's break-up with Stalin. The story takes place during a wedding in the Dalmatian inland in Croatia. Ante marries a much younger woman, Visnja; the groom's godfather is ...
Plot: handcuffs, secret police, peasant, wedding, rape, communism, countryside
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Someone Else's America (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, UK, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This tale takes place in a bar. The Spanish Alonso and his blind mother run this place. Bay, who is Alonso's friend live here too. This story tells something about Alonso and Bay and the "American Dream".
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bar, family relations, friendship, immigration, american dream, death in the family, unemployment, redemption, family life, hopes, dealing with death, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: former yugoslavia, new york, europe, usa, serbia ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 645
Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A French woman falls in love with a Yugoslavian man, not realizing that he is an illegal immigrant.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: deportation, couples, painter, tragic love, fall in love, sexual content, love affair, lifestyle, immigrants, dogma, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Cervantes from the Small Town (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'Malo Misto' lives its own life, but not far behind the times. Hotel manager Roko Prč strives to organise tourism, so he introduces the first nudist beach. His wife Anđa brings two of her cousins from the Dalmatian hinterland and demands ...
Plot: office romance, family business, infatuation, communism, hotel manager, summer, exploitation, summer romance, tourist attraction, resort hotel
Place: yugoslavia, croatia, former yugoslavia
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