Movies and TV shows set in eastern europe

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in eastern europe ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, rough and exciting films and TV shows about / with murder, death, brutality, violence, photograph, danger, friendship, soldier, escape and escapades plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, Romania and other countries.
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eastern europe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as eastern europe: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Train of Life (1998), Human Trafficking (2005), Outpost: Black Sun (2012), The Alien Girl (2010), The Terminal (2004), Apocalypse Z (2013), Outpost (2008), Closely Watched Trains (1966), Western (2017).

List of movies set in eastern europe

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, mentor protege relationship, disorder, greed, friendship, murder, cons and scams, adventure, unlikely partners, escapades, prison escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider -- and rescue a 10-year-old boy from an unsavory end.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, ridiculous, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, devil, supernatural, dark hero, motorcycle, skeleton, monk, curses spells and rituals, on the run, heroes, unstoppable ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, usa, romania
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Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: holocaust, train, deportation, village, coming out, forgery, anti heroes, friendship, nazi germany, concentration camp, fool, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, europe, palestine, germany, poland
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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the victims of international sex slave traffickers, a specialized team of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, slavery, prostitute, captivity, corruption, crime, crimes, small community, life is a bitch, immigrants, mystery, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, asia, europe, russia, the philippines ...
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Outpost: Black Sun (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of investigators team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep inside a war raging between the military and a massive army of Nazi Zombie Stormtroopers. Their mission is to fight their way behind enemy lines, locate the technology at the ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violence, outpost, danger, third reich, bunker, betrayal, super soldier, war, occult, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
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 6.6
 754
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, love, betrayal, murder, violence, brutality, mafia, kidnapping, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, russia, eastern europe, ukraine, czech republic ...
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 7.3
 361K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, culture clash, immigrants, passenger, military coup, fall in love, stranded, destiny, misfit, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, manhattan new york city ...
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 2.3
 2K
Apocalypse Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier - spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, military, gory, small town, survival, super soldier, toxic, danger, deadly, supernatural, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
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 5.9
 15K
Outpost (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war, scientist and businessman Hunt hires mercenary and former Royal Marine D.C. to assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. Their mission is to scope out ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, trap, experiment gone awry, supernatural, ex soldier, mercenary, occult, revelation, violence, blood, bunker, survival ...
Place: mine, europe, eastern europe
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Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II's tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is oblivious to the war. Instead, he is obsessed with having his first sexual experience. Despite the favors of ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, biting ...
Plot: coming of age, village, looking for sex, politics, apprentice, virginity, resistance, war, german, train station, human nature, new wave ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, eastern europe, czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, germany ...
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 7.0
 2K
Western (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Bulgaria, Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of German construction workers set out for a foreign construction site in the Bulgarian province. The strange country awakens adventure feelings among the men. At the same time, they are confronted with their prejudices and mistrust. For two ...
Plot: language barrier, construction, migration, construction worker, countryside, stream, horse, cigarette smoking, landscape, poker, german abroad, water shortage ...
Place: eastern europe, bulgaria
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A Very Unsettled Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, UK, Romania, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man becomes lured into a fictional game his ex-girlfriend has initiated. Sexually ensnared by her, and now realizing the fragility of the border between the real and the imagined, he begins to unravel. He convinces himself that if he can only ...
Plot: sex scene, unfaithful boyfriend, british man, cheating, summer, female nudity, voice recording, living together, ex girlfriend
Place: bucharest, eastern 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, 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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 7.5
 12K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, siblings relations, politics, family life, society, state affairs, political unrest, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, eastern europe ...
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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, on the road, holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, journey, friendship, collector, human nature, grandparent grandchild relationship, search, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ukraine, europe, eastern europe, kiev ukraine, berlin germany
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Midsummer Madness (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Latvia, UK, Austria, Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of people immersed in Latvia's summer solstice celebration, the shortest night of the year.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, stewardess, unfulfilled love, rock, love and romance, romance, rescue, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia, eastern europe, lithuania
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The Human Resources Manager (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tragic comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: obsessive quest, on the road, righting the wronged, hopes, nothing goes right, human nature, redemption, self discovery, escapades, disorder, bribery, selflessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, romania, europe, middle east, eastern europe
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 7.1
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Sauna (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film based on a simple situation: several men talk in the sauna.
Plot: sweat, martial law, discussion, communism, debate, emigration, solidarity, towel, sauna, theft, deception, politics ...
Place: eastern europe
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Tactical Assault (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this high-flying action thriller, an expert Air Force flyer finds himself forced to use every trick he has ever learned to stop a murderous, insane former colleague and friend from exacting deadly revenge upon him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, soldier, airplane, military, chase, mentally unstable, one man army, pilot, air force, adventure, vengeance, military life ...
Time: 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, eastern europe
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Vampire Journals (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 19th century vampire stalks a more powerful vampire lord in his quest to gain revenge over the death of his mistress. In his search for the vampire lord in Eastern Europe he kills many of his servants and fellow vampires while cursing another to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: vampire, stalking, gory, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, afterlife, master warrior, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
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 6.2
 533
Godless (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Denmark, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A nurse traffics the ID cards of demented patients on the black market of identity theft. Driven by easy cash, and an addiction to morphine, she struggles to keep tabs on her emotional void, and a growing fear of punishment.
Style: social realism
Plot: dancing, crying, elevator, nurse, choir, mother daughter relationship, dog, snow, mechanic, blow job, flat, caught having sex ...
Place: bulgaria, eastern europe, europe
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I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, fairy tale
Plot: orphan, friendship, friends, obsessive quest, on the run, false accusation, teenage life, odd couple, kids in trouble, escapades, youth, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan, eastern europe, cross country, europe
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 7.4
 34
Trip (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips into different levels of existence and parallel worlds.
Plot: delirium, gay, lesbian, sex, drugs, role playing, parallel universe, friendship, trip, youth
Place: romania, eastern europe
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The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, sexy, atmospheric, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: double agent, undercover agent, cold war, spy, shooting, bisexual woman, sexy woman, blonde, man fights a woman, brutality, vodka, murder ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, year 1989
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin ...
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 5.4
 7K
The Lake (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A team of Navy SEALs discovers an underwater treasure in a Bosnian lake.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: navy seal, navy, treasure, mystery, foot chase, cigar smoking, top secret, chase, bar, friendship between men, strong female character, bomb ...
Time: year 1944, 1990s, 1940s, year 1995
Place: serbia, eastern europe, bosnia herzegovina
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Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: drug lord, ambush, luxury hotel, attempted murder, federal agent, sniper, kicked in the stomach, ak 47, suspicion, flash forward, shotgun, van ...
Place: romania, ukraine, eastern europe
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 5.7
 401
Ballet (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American ballerina arrives in Hungary to enroll in a ballet school and it soon becomes apparent that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspense, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, time warp, dance, auction, ballerina, old mansion, photograph, bedroom, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, dungeon, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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 3.9
 1K
Crazy Six (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a crumbling Europe, powerful mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative arms trade.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: communism, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime, mafia, gangsters, government agency, master criminal, special agents, drug dealing, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
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 8.2
 2K
Matrioshki (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Plot: organized crime, sex trafficking, sex slavery, prostitution, sex club, brothel, striptease, human trafficking
Place: eastern europe
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 6.6
 427
Blue Moon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After screwing up a money exchange a Viennese small-time crook accompanied by a Russian hostess hits the road to the East.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: on the road, crime gone awry, romance, on the run, fall in love, gangsters, crime, prostitute, obsessive quest, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, slovakia, eastern europe
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