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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with violence, death, danger, murder, brutality, betrayal, escapades, friendship, soldier and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Romania and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as eastern europe: Train of Life (1998), Human Trafficking (2005), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Blackout (2019), Kursk (2018), Outpost: Black Sun (2012), The Alien Girl (2010), The Terminal (2004), Apocalypse Z (2013), Outpost (2008).

List of movies set in eastern europe

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, dark hero, supernatural ability, devil, supernatural, unstoppable, motorcycle, on the run, skeleton, monk, heroes, vengeance ...
Place: eastern europe, usa, europe, 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, sentimental, offbeat, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, train, village, coming out, forgery, anti semitism, society, gender, misfit, friendship, social relations ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
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, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, slavery, prostitute, captivity, corruption, rescue, russian, mystery, crimes, immigrants, confined, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, russia, europe, the philippines ...
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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, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, friendship, greed, mentor protege relationship, disorder, adventure, escapades, murder, mentor, painting, theft ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Story: No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian army, catastrophe, russian soldier, danger, border, friendship, society, life is a bitch, adventure, culture clash, greed, dialogue ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, talky, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, underwater, rescue attempt, fire, death, military, death of father, explosion, death of husband, naval uniform, telephone conversation ...
Time: 2000s
Place: eastern europe
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violence, outpost, track down, deadly, survival, good versus evil, supernatural, nato, danger, super soldier, third reich ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
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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, exciting, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, love, brutality, violence, mafia, kidnapping, hitman, assassination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, ukraine, czech republic, russia, eastern europe ...
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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: sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, passenger, culture clash, immigrants, misfit, military coup, arrest, fish out of water, stranded, destiny, language barrier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, manhattan new york city ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Plot: zombie, military, danger, survival, chaos and mayhem, escapades, bio weapon, soldier, small town, chaos, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
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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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, zombie, supernatural, experiment gone awry, bunker, blood, violence, occult, mercenary, ex soldier, revelation, 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: touching, psychological, semi serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, village, resistance, politics, virginity, apprentice, looking for sex, german, war, oppression, communism, new wave ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, czech republic, eastern europe, prague czechoslovakia, germany ...
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, bribery, nothing goes right, escapades, hopes, redemption, human nature, righting the wronged, obsessive quest, selflessness, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, israel, middle east, europe, eastern europe
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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: deception, politics, vodka, joke, shower, solidarity, towel, sweat, sauna, foreigner, emigration, martial law ...
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, chase, soldier, airplane, military, fighter jet, escapades, save the day, wartime life, adventure, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
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, deadly creature, stalking, gory, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, dangerous attraction, fall in love, afterlife, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
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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: morphine, flat, hung by wrists, money laundering, stolen identity, nurse, choir, dancing, elevator, blow job, working class, old man ...
Place: europe, bulgaria, eastern 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, on the run, false accusation, obsessive quest, teenage life, odd couple, kids in trouble, youth, escapades, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan, eastern europe, cross country, europe
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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: role playing, parallel universe, trip, youth, delirium, drugs, lesbian, sex, friendship, gay
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, suspense, atmospheric, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: double agent, undercover agent, cold war, spy, lesbianism, lesbian, shooting, bisexual woman, man fights a woman, blonde, sexy woman, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, year 1989, year 1987
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, europe, east germany, eastern europe ...
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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, mystery, treasure, sabotage, tragic past, undercover, military base, gold bar, helicopter pilot, period piece, warehouse, explosion ...
Time: year 1995, year 1944, 1940s, 1990s
Place: serbia, eastern europe, bosnia herzegovina
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Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
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: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: drug lord, ambush, black ops, luxury hotel, hostage situation, masked man, mixed martial arts, bodyguard, stick fight, loss of wife, american abroad, gang war ...
Place: romania, eastern europe, ukraine
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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: horse, cigarette smoking, stream, water shortage, tobacco, poverty, fight, village, sex scene, german abroad, poker, language barrier ...
Place: bulgaria, eastern europe
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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: twist ending, suspense
Plot: ballet, possession, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, animal attack, love interest, young woman, female ghost, concealed nudity, photograph, bedroom, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, dungeon, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, master criminal, government agency, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, violence, crime boss ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
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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: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, organized crime, prostitution, sex club, brothel, striptease
Place: eastern europe
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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: offbeat, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, crime gone awry, disorder, iron curtain, dishonesty, obsessive quest, on the run, prostitute, romance, gangsters, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, slovakia, eastern europe
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The Werewolf Reborn! (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Eleanor Crane goes to visit her uncle Peter in a remote Eastern European village, and receives an unexpectedly cold welcome from the villagers, who are plagued by a deadly curse - and from her uncle, who hides a deadly secret of ...
Plot: werewolf, uncle, train station, village, wolfman, forest, teenage girl, gothic horror, cousin cousin relationship
Place: eastern europe
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The Mongols (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a television relay station in a remote region of Zahedan ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: mongol, invasion, muslim, depravity, guillotine, iranian, culture, reciting poetry, antique dealer, tradition versus modernity, mass media, film within a film ...
Place: iran, eastern europe, tehran iran, persia
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Little Mother (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marina Pinares, the wife of the president of a South American country, insists on being his vice-presidential running mate in the next election. She's no stranger to assassination to get what she wants, so some suspect she'll kill her own ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, torture, regiment, male female relationship, soldier, flashback, husband wife relationship, gang rape, politics, prostitute, swimming pool ...
Place: dungeon, yugoslavia, eastern europe, south america, argentina
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