Swiss movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant swiss movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sexy, talky, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with swiss, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, escape, blood, catastrophe, friendship, dancing and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Switzerland, France, USA and other countries.
swiss movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as swiss: Wonderland (2015), Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985), The Secrets We Keep (2020), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Love Is the Perfect Crime (2013), The Little Switzerland (2019), Balkanisateur (1997), Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974), Sami Blood (2016), We Are (Dead) (2016).

List of swiss movies

Wonderland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.
Style: political, captivating, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, immigrants, political unrest, swiss, european union, border, french, german, controversy, world politics, addiction, geopolitics ...
Time: year 2015
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
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The Secrets We Keep (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, suspenseful, emotional, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, post world war two, revenge, husband wife relationship, murder, holocaust, captive, tragic past, moral dilemma, life turned upside down, redemption, suffering ...
Time: year 1959, year 1946
Place: okinawa, romania, virginia, bucharest, 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, twist ending, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, violence, torture, employee, health, treatment, mountain, darkness, accident, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: psychological, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, womanizer, missing person, teachers and students, sexual content, crimes, protagonist as suspect, power relations, campus, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps
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Paradise War: The Story of Bruno Manser (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: 1984: Searching for an experience that goes deeper than the superficiality of modern civilization, Bruno Manser travels into the jungles of Borneo and finds it with the nomadic Penan tribe. It is an encounter that changes his life forever. When the ...
Plot: rain forest, courage, environment, jungle, tribe, swiss, deforestation, environmental activist
Time: year 1984, year 1999, year 1987, year 1991, year 1988
Place: switzerland, munich germany
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The Little Switzerland (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The discovery of the tomb of William Tell’s son in a town in the Basque Country spurs the village's cantankerous citizens to lobby for Swiss annexation.
Style: semi serious, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: village life, love triangle, love interest, rivalry, priest, discovery, sculptor, explosion, historian, swiss, mayor, photographer ...
Place: switzerland, basque country
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Balkanisateur (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Greece, Bulgaria, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends from a small Greek town travel to Bulgaria and Switzerland, hoping they can gain money from the difference in foreign exchange rates.
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, bank robbery, poverty, athenian, auto mechanic, hellenic, satire, sausage, voyage, bottle, capitalism, fight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: balkan, greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
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Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan, West Germany
Duration: 24 min.
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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: family relations, friendship, orphan, mountain, win over, young heroes, adventure, family, family life, children, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, europe, alps, germany ...
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Sami Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ...
Style: harsh
Plot: corporal punishment, racism, coming of age, boarding school, identity, teenage girl, teacher, book, poetry, school, undressing, library ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: scandinavia, eastern europe, sweden
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We Are (Dead) (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely private investigator is contacted by a mysterious woman who pulls him into a mind game known as “telephone walking”. Fascinated by her voice, Aloys discovers an imaginary universe that allows him to break out of his isolation.
Plot: video camera, private detective, camera, neighbor, shower, drunkenness, surrealism, little girl, mysterious woman, surveillance, piano playing, apartment ...
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, wartime life, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1957 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
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Final Portrait (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.
Style: based on true events, intellectual, artsy, philosophical, thought provoking ...
Plot: painter, sculptor, posing, sculpture, portrait painting, genius, doubt, husband wife relationship, promise, obsession, studio, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1935
Place: paris france, new york
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It's a Hard Life (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Licenziato dai padroni della miniera presso cui lavora come responsabile dei servizi culturali, Luciano Bianchi decide di vendicarsi, anche per scuotere l'opinione pubblica sulla morte di alcuni minatori avvenuta in una grave sciagura sul ...
Plot: director, working class, bomb, cheating wife, police officer, unfaithful wife, unfaithful husband, swiss, terrorist, satire, revenge, strike ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, milan italy, turkey
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Cassette Love (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Rolf Lyssy.
Plot: video tape, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, foreigner, male female relationship, marriage, wedding, satire, citizenship, video cassette, bride and groom, swiss
Place: switzerland
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In Search of Gregory (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young Catherine Morelli, who lives in Rome, goes to Geneva to find romance at her father's wedding. There she begins a near nymphomaniac pursuit of a mystery man called Gregory.
Style: neurotic
Plot: obsession, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, fear, nymphomania, bed, irony, search, poster, garbage can, tourist, brother sister incest ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: rome italy, geneva switzerland
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La Petite Mort: Die Nasty (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Three friends, Simon, Nina and Dodo, travel to Mallorca but their flight is delayed in Frankfurt. Accidentally the get mugged and wind up at a restaurant called "Maison de la Petite Mort", a notorious venue where members of the Elite Class ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, brutal, sadistic
Plot: psychopath, decadence, brutality, murder, slasher, death, fear, pain, fetish, sadist, room, finger cut off ...
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Soundless Wind Chime (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.
Plot: gay asian, gay relationship, death of mother, pickpocket, cultural difference, flash forward, swiss, gay sex, male nudity, death, flashback, old woman ...
Place: hong kong, switzerland, beijing china
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The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, politics, refugee, train, political unrest, survival, wartime life, anti war, village, genocide ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, coincidence, opposites attract, encounter, neighbor, model, dog, isolation, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, england, geneva switzerland, poland ...
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Don't Tempt Me (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.
Style: psychological, lyrical, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, gangsters, redemption, angel, bible, fight, debt, hell, destiny, good versus evil, hopes, win over ...
Time: year 1999, year 1939, 70s
Place: paris france, spain, tokyo, mexico
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The Soul Keeper (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the present days, Maria Spielrein and Fraser are in Russia making a research about the life of Sabina Spielrein. In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, this Russian girl was a patient treated by Dr. Jung and later they fall in love for each ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, serious, neurotic ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nazi occupation, love affair, tragic hero, romance, mentally unstable, society, dysfunctional character, power relations, doctors and patients, one on one ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1900s, 20s ...
Place: russia, switzerland, europe, moscow russia, geneva switzerland ...
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Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, cons and scams, gang, jewelry, crimes, crime, blackmail, one last job, gunfight, neo noir, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
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Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, golf, secret agents, spy, espionage, chase, murder, megalomaniac, gold, nuclear, cia, gadget ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, europe, usa ...
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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, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, rescue, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, immortality, reincarnation, danger, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, georgian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: swiss alps, germany, geneva switzerland
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Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, governess, family relations, love and romance, reunion, parents and children, fall in love, couples, hopes, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school, school, orphan, survival, teenage life, adventure, danger, adoption, family life, fish out of water, wilderness, mountain ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, alps, swiss alps
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That Day (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: murder, family in crisis, family problems, serial killer, crimes, deadly, family life, couples, hitman, double murder, mental illness, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
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8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: sexy, erotic, surreal, talky, clever ...
Plot: nun, father son relationship, harem, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, profanity, couples, family relations, strong sexual content, estate, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland, europe, japan, geneva switzerland, tokyo
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Longwave (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is April 1974 and Julie Dujonc-Renens, young feminist journalist and the cunning Joseph-Marie Cauvin, leading reporter for the Swiss radio, have been sent to Portugal to investigate Switzerland’s aid to poor countries. Sparks fly during the bus ...
Style: captivating, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: revolution, feminism, rebellion, on the road, society, memory loss, language barrier, womanizer, radio dj, countryside, scoop, racist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, france, sweden, lisbon portugal ...
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