Hungarian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hungarian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, bleak and stylized films and TV shows about / with hungarian, society, murder, gun, death, blood, female nudity, boy, communism and dog plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in Hungary, USA, Germany and other countries.
hungarian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hungarian: Son of Saul (2015), The Tragedy of Man (2011), Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990), White Palms (2006), The Usual Suspects (1995), The District (2004), An American Rhapsody (2001), The Little Fox (1981), Thorn Castle (1967), For Better or Worse (2005).

List of hungarian movies

Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, realistic, harsh, talky ...
Plot: hungarian, auschwitz, prisoner, rabbi, son, holocaust, nazi, death, jewish, prison escape, corpse, warehouse ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, california, germany
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The Tragedy of Man (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Jankovic’s adaptation of the eponymous play, is divided into multiple parts and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.
Style: futuristic, epic
Plot: utopia, ancient rome, capitalism, lucifer, society, philosophy, christianity, adam and eve, crusader, hungarian, ancient egypt, pharaoh ...
Place: ancient greece
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, swedish, hungarian, ghetto, genocide, anti semitism, holocaust, politics, anti heroes, immigrants, war, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, budapest hungary, moscow russia ...
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White Palms (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: rivalry, teacher, hungarian, gymnastics, gymnast, athlete's life, sport, immigrants, athlete, communism, student, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
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The Usual Suspects (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, crimes, manipulations, neo noir, criminal, crime, sibling, hungarian, theft, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1981, 1990s
Place: seaport, manhattan new york city
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The District (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an effort to end family feuding, a young gypsy travels back in time to kill mammoths to ensure Hungary becomes rich by killing mammoths in order to create a massive oil reservoir. Things don't go entirely according to plan...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: urban, time travel, balcony, prime minister, park, bathtub, dog, gunshot, terrorism, bodyguard, pope, political satire ...
Time: stone age, middle ages
Place: hungary, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hungarian, immigrants, family, friendship, cold war, coming of age, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, usa, poland ...
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The Little Fox (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A tale about a little fox Vuk from the novel of the famous Hungarian writer István Fekete.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: gun, animal, trap, dog, fable, fox, fox hunt, forest, hunter, hunting, hungarian, in the woods ...
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Thorn Castle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Hungary
Story: A story about two urban boys, who spend a summer at the romantic Kis-Balaton side with an old field keeper, and gradually change their point of view about their civilized life, and fall in love with the nature.
Plot: boat, boy, friendship, dog, teacher, cigar smoking, coming of age, frog, bird, nature, snake, teenager ...
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For Better or Worse (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 25 min.
Story: For Better or Worse is a daily prime time Hungarian soap opera.
Plot: hospital, doctor, nurse, medical clinic, hungarian, hospital room, health, illness, medicine, hallway, hospital bed, patient
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Hungary 2011 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Anthology film made as an act of protest against Hungarian government of Viktor Orban.
Plot: anthology, sketch, hungarian, art
Time: 21st century
Place: hungary
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Vagabond (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Karesz has been raised in an institution, his mother has a new family, and her husband does not tolerate that she meets her first-born son. Karesz tramps, joining up with his casual pals he washes the windscreens of cars, sells newspapers; sometimes ...
Plot: dance school, street kid, dancer, practice, hungarian, arrest, arrested, dance, music, burglary
Place: budapest
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Macbeth (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A Hungarian TV version of the play shot in just two takes.
Plot: hungarian, misanthropy, pessimism, nihilism, theater
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Almanac of Fall (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, apartment, revenge, poverty, sexual abuse, intimacy, hungarian, psychological thriller, betrayal, vengeance
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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The Annunciation (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Annunciation (in Hungarian: Angyali üdvözlet) is a Hungarian film directed by András Jeles in 1984, based on The Tragedy of Man (1861) by Imre Madách. When Adam (Péter Bocsor) and Eve (Júlia Mérő), having succumbed to Lucifer's ...
Style: sexual, serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: angel, devil, symbolism, lucifer, philosophy, death, bible, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, hungarian, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, ancient history
Place: ancient greece, paris france, prague, france, athens greece
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: fascist, cemetery, socialism, streetcar, absurdism, swimming pool, political satire, minister, execution, amusement park, ice cream, pig ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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Willy The Sparrow (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: What would it feel like to be a bird and fly over the trees and housetops? A boy named Willy finds out when the Sparrow Guardian turns him into a Sparrow for shooting a BB gun at the little birds. Suddenly, Willy's own cat thinks of him as ...
Style: epic, fairy tale, light
Plot: sparrow, hungarian, kids and family, bird, writing, trial, city, destiny, disappearance, tree, vandalism, antenna ...
Place: hungary, budapest
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Bald Dog (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Hungarian band plays American rock & roll and blues hits with great enthusiasm and passion, but success seems to avoid them. TV and radio don't play their songs, sometimes even their crowd just sits and sips beer. Something must be ...
Plot: songwriter, rock band, concert, blues, hungarian, rock music, band, rock and roll
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Family Nest (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: apartment, violence, rape, hungarian
Place: hungary
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Damnation (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karrer plods his way through life in quiet desperation. His environment is drab and rainy and muddy. Eaten up with solitude, his hopelessness would be incurable but for the existence of the Titanik Bar and its beautiful, haunting singer. But the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: bar, surrealism, rain, heavy rain, existentialism, dancing, fog, umbrella, immigrants, crumbling marriage, magic realism, hungarian ...
Place: europe, hungary
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Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
Plot: pop singer, curse, nurse, japanese culture, ghost, dating, love, hungarian, romance, demon, jealousy, accident ...
Place: japan
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Son of the White Mare (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story’s main character is Fehérlófia, who is a man with superhuman power. He is born as the third son of a horse. He listened to old tales, mostly about the Forefather and the end of his reign, caused by evil dragons.
Style: psychedelic, fairy tale
Plot: mythology, folklore, rope, castle, snake, dragon, princess, horse, surrealism, hungarian, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship ...
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The Confrontation (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Paralleling the dramatic student protests and riots that were exploding across the world in the 1960s at the time the film was made, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary when the Communist Party have just taken ...
Plot: college, confrontation, rebellion, protest, hungarian, student, debate, communism, singing, marxism, communist, revolution ...
Time: year 1947
Place: hungary
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Dog's Night Song (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A priest arrives in a village and give advice and comfort to different people. He meets a wheelchair-bound former representative of the Communist party, a woman who is dying of tuberculosis and an astronomer who sings in a punk band.
Style: avant garde
Plot: underground, priest, suicide, cripple, astrology, band, murder, avant-garde, hungarian, amateur detective, explosive, punk
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Metamorphosis (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monastery, priest, metamorphosis, castle, gory, danger, hungarian, deadly, palaces castles and temples, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
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The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: virgin, witchcraft, aging, bloodbath, noblewoman, vanity, serial killer, countess, revisionist history, downfall, intrigue, dracula ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: small town, prince, whale, threat, chaos, circus, philosophy, symbolism, darkness, surrealism, dancer, faith ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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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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Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Plot: trapped, trap, older woman younger woman relationship, evil, severed finger, ambulance, held captive, piano, dream, bloody hand, evil woman, cookie ...
Place: paris france, france
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The King of Paris (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Victor Derval is returning home after a performance when he is hailed by Lisa, a young Hungarian woman. Her motives are mysterious; is she simply a star-struck peasant girl, or an ambitious, manipulative aspiring star?
Style: avant garde
Plot: hungarian, fictional biography, duel, bridge, actress, older man younger woman relationship, dream, sidekick, mirror, actor, playwright, cynicism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france
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