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 suspense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with violence, death, family relations, friendship, murder, danger, society, survival, chase and police plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in Sweden, USA, UK and other countries.
eastern europe
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eastern europe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as eastern europe: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Hunt for a Killer (2020), Red Dot (2021), The Evil Next Door (2020), Attila (2013), Psychobitch (2019), Sea Without Shore (2015), Girls Lost (2015), Marianne (2011), Mara (2013).

List of movies set in eastern europe

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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: offbeat, stylized, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, twists & turns, escapades, hotel, inheritance, painting, adventure, cons and scams, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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The Hunt for a Killer (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on true stories about real homicide investigations in the south of Sweden between 1989-2004. The six-part series explores the murder of 10-year-old Helen Nilsson in Hörby, southern Sweden, a seemingly impossible case that remained unsolved ...
Style: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: true crime, murder investigation, sex crime, child rape, child murder, murder, rapist, police procedural, interrogation, rape, who done it, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia, sweden
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 5.5
 11K
Red Dot (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a hiking trip to rekindle their marriage, a couple find themselves fleeing for their lives in the unforgiving wilderness from an unknown shooter.
Style: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: manhunt, travel, survival horror, family problems, escapades, paranoia, showdown, crumbling marriage, vacation, family crisis, survival, life & death ...
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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The Evil Next Door (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dad moves into a new house with his son and girlfriend. When he's out of town working, the son makes a new "friend" next doors.
Style: disturbing, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, father daughter relationship, curse, daring rescue, saving a life, crimes, couple relations, supernatural, family relations, deadly ...
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Attila (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When American soldiers inadvertently steal Attila the Hun's secret riches, the wrath of the barbarian is awakened; the mummified warrior will stop at nothing to kill the intruders.
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, resurrection, murder, superhero, us military, military base, monster, mummy, chase, fictional war, underground, killed in action ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe
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 6.9
 677
Psychobitch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frida is different. Self chosen different. Marius, on the other hand is the most perfect boy in class, and likes to show off. When they have to work together at school, it's the start of a turbulent and challenging relationship. Generation ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, chase, love triangle, photographer, sexual tension, social outcast, father son relationship, group of friends, social awkwardness, female sociopath ...
Place: eastern europe
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Sea Without Shore (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rhythmically captivating exploration of love and loss at the fin-de-siècle. An amorous relationship between two women abruptly cut short. Dissolving under the impact of the loss of her soul mate, the surviving lover is drawn into the depths of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: tragic love, gender, dealing with death, gays and lesbians, lesbian, dancing, psychological drama, poetry, dance
Time: 19th century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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 6.0
 1K
Girls Lost (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kim, Bella and Momo are three fourteen-year-old girls who discover a fantastic flower with magic qualities: by drinking its nectar they are transformed into boys and they enter a new world. At first they enjoy their newly found freedom, but soon ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coming of age, gender identity, lgbt, friendship, school, love triangle, transsexual, unrequited love, friendship between boys, runaway, burglary, marijuana ...
Place: eastern europe
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 4.6
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Marianne (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The life of Krister has become an unending nightmare, ever since his wife's death. There seems to be no respite for this man, tormented by the errors of his past and held prisoner by a grim daily existence.
Style: suspense, social realism, psychological, scary, captivating
Plot: family tragedy, broken family, panic attack, small town, revenge, guilt, hallucination, psychosis, pursuit, chase, punishment, murder ...
Place: eastern europe
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 3.0
 220
Mara (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the dark woods of Sweden, five young people are all alone in an old isolated summer cottage. What should have been a nice relaxing weekend soon becomes a living nightmare, as the party is haunted by something evil from the past.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: model, ghost, supernatural power, playboy magazine, mysterious disappearance, interrogation room, interrogation, riddles and clues, country house, friends, party, super strength ...
Place: eastern europe
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 5.7
 31
The Break-In (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A married couple have dinner and discuss their future, they go to bed but soon they realize that someone is in the house. The crisis that follows this incident brings the couple closer together, but brings the relationship to a clash when reality ...
Style: psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating
Plot: burglar, relationships, break in, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, heist, thief, hostage, love, robbery, planning, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Automatic at Sea (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a whim, Eve, a young Swedish traveler, accepts an invitation from Peter to vacation on his family's private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from arriving, Eve discovers that she has ...
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, light, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, female friendship, male female relationship, young woman, ambiguity, sitting in a tree, watching someone, blonde, bloody mouth, traveler, invitation, barn ...
Place: eastern europe
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: teenager, school teacher, bullying, teacher, school, mistrust, parents, friendship, crisis, doubt, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, love affair, sexual relations, suburban life, suburbs, love and romance, public urination, male nudity, female nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Colorado Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, emigrant Hanna returns from Colorado to Finland. In America she was known as Dollar-Hanna, but in Finland she has to endure the Civil War and live through the prohibition. Hanna's independent spirit will guide her.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, family saga ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, society, love and romance, getting home, hopes, mother daughter relationship, alcohol, civil war, death of husband, independent woman, generation gap ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: colorado, finland, eastern europe
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The Stockholm Syndrome (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the true story of the failed bank robbery-cum-hostage taking in a bank at the square Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm, in September 1973. The Stockholm Syndrome is named after this incident.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, twists and turns
Plot: bank robber, bank, bank robbery, hostage, money, storage unit, water, ambulance, drill, gas mask, stockholm syndrome, noose ...
Time: 70s
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An aspiring Romanian filmmaker obsessed with Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway goes to shocking extremes to convince Anne to star in his upcoming film.
Style: psychological, slasher, mumblecore, psychological thriller, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, criminal, mental illness, woman in danger, fall in love, sacrifice, delusion, loner, violence, small town, cruelty, unrequited love ...
Place: eastern europe, romania
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Landmine Goes Click (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Georgia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After an American tourist steps on a landmine, he is forced to watch his girlfriend get assaulted.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: revenge, survival, rape, trapped, tourist, girlfriend, hunter, terror, insult, friendship, sex scene, regret ...
Place: eastern europe
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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, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: devil, superhero, dark hero, supernatural ability, unstoppable, supernatural, motorcycle, heroes, anti hero, biker, vengeance, imaginary ...
Place: eastern europe, usa, europe, romania, turkey
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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, realistic, captivating, clever ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, train, village, world war two, forgery, anti semitism, bittersweet, optimism, oppression, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, europe, central europe, palestine, germany ...
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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, forced prostitution, human trafficking, slavery, violence against women, prostitute, captivity, child abduction, sex trade, sex trafficking, rape of a minor, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, europe, asia, russia ...
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The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, love and romance, couples, single parent, society, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
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Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense, erotic
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, violence against women, organized crime, prostitution, striptease, brothel, gangsters, life is a bitch, police corruption, sex club
Place: eastern europe
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The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 127 min.
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, russian army, life is a bitch, adventure, violence, catastrophe, danger, border, friendship, society, culture clash, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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 6.6
 16K
Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
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: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, underwater scene, death, fire, rescue attempt, military, death of father, death of husband, telephone conversation, explosion, survival ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s
Place: eastern europe
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 6.7
 181K
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, 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, harsh, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, undercover agent, double agent, woman fights a man, female agent, female warrior, spy, lesbian, femme fatale, cold war, undercover ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, germany, eastern europe ...
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X-Men: First Class (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, supernatural power, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, supernatural, superhuman, genetics, team, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944 ...
Place: oxford university, usa, eastern europe, poland, new york ...
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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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nazi zombie, zombie, bunker, nazi hunter, outpost, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, good versus evil, occult, combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
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 7.4
 419K
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, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, happy ending, fall in love, life philosophy, misfit, stranded, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, canada, romania ...
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 5.8
 16K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, zombie, trap, deadly, danger, heroic mission, survival, supernatural, serial murder, occult, violence, crimes ...
Place: europe, eastern europe
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