Movies and TV shows set in budapest hungary

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in budapest hungary ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, emotional and stylized films and TV shows about / with murder, husband wife relationship, hungarian, death, friendship, photograph, love, train, mother son relationship and death of father plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in Hungary, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as budapest hungary: Music Box (1989), Sunset (2018), Walking with the Enemy (2013), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Sunshine (1999), Szuperbojz (2009), Houdini (2014), Gundermann (2018), The Bride (1985), Budapest (2018).

List of movies set in budapest hungary

Music Box (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Style: tense, suspenseful, sincere, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: courtroom drama, anti semitism, war crime, parents and children, court, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, racism, power relations, family relations, court case, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, budapest hungary, hungary, chicago illinois, germany ...
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Sunset (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Set in Budapest in 1913, when the city was considered to be at the heart of Europe. 20-year-old Irisz Leiter, arrives in the Hungarian capital after spending her younger years in an orphanage, hoping to work as a milliner in the legendary hat store ...
Plot: rowboat, hat, train, female protagonist, prostitution, anarchism, night, boat, balloon, park
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest hungary, budapest
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Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, idealism, deportation, black market, genocide, good versus evil, nazism, escapades, war, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 30s, 40s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, hungary, budapest hungary, spain, sweden
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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: emotional, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: holocaust, dishonesty, defiant, against humanity, ghetto, forceful separation, family relations, hidden identity, danger, race against time, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1957, year 1944 ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest, germany ...
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, british intelligence, mole, double agent, investigation, betrayal, kgb, government agency, secret service, torture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest hungary, budapest, hungary ...
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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, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, politics, society, siblings relations, state affairs, political unrest, family life, dictatorship, generation gap, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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Szuperbojz (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Hungary
Story: A man pretends to be a manager and helps veteran rockstar god, Johnny G. and his ex-band to reunite once more.
Plot: punk, guitarist, misanthrope, culture clash, bassist, driver, city, gay love, producer, cycling, comedy of manners, rock singer ...
Time: 2000s
Place: budapest hungary, budapest, slovakia, hungary, turkey
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Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: seance, magic, rise to the top, undercover, ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, espionage, wizards and magicians, husband wife relationship, stage magician ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1920s
Place: budapest hungary, washington d.c., new jersey, new york, budapest
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Gundermann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The real life story of East German singer and writer Gerhard Gundermann and his struggles with music, life as a coal miner and his dealings with the secret police (STASI) of the GDR.
Plot: rock band, father son conflict, washing machine, husband wife conflict, little girl, husband wife relationship, coal mining, death of father, love triangle
Time: year 1975, year 1992
Place: budapest hungary
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The Bride (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film Bride of Frankenstein. After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, psychotronic, remake of cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mad scientist, laboratory, friendship, frankenstein, vampire, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, unfulfilled love, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos ...
Place: budapest hungary, dungeon
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Budapest (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two best friends stuck in boring jobs become bachelor party planners in Budapest.
Style: absurd, humorous, funny, light, not serious
Plot: bachelor party, hotel, nightclub, husband wife relationship, wedding, partners, best friends, rooftop, singer, restaurant, punched in the face, limousine ...
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, brutal, erotic ...
Plot: female assassin, training, russian spy, deception, spy, secret mission, female spy, seduction, manipulation, traitor, secret agent, ballerina ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, hungary, england, budapest hungary, moscow russia ...
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For Some Inexplicable Reason (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A trip to Lisbon helps a nerdy guy who is quickly approaching 30 finally get his mojo back.
Plot: bar, argument, breakup, bully, school bully, airplane ticket, job seeking, cafe, washing dishes, house party, ex girlfriend
Place: budapest hungary, lisbon portugal
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Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a group of people from different walks of life converge in a Hungarian castle situated in Budapest which has been sealed for 500 years, they bring with them a werewolf which slowly begins to cut their numbers down.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: werewolf, snow, vengeance, murder, gory, deadly, mutant, investigation, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
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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: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, ballerina, obsession, female ghost, love interest, conspiracy, haunted by the past, dance, cult ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, dungeon, budapest hungary, eastern europe
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Forbidden Relations (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a love affair develops between a half brother and half-sister. When pregnancy results and word gets out the public is outraged.
Plot: taboo, post office, suicide attempt, farm, tractor, soccer, embezzlement, death of husband, bible, half brother half sister relationship, washing hair, hostel ...
Place: budapest hungary, hungary
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: death of mother, death of father, newspaper, girl, artist, politics, controversy, aunt niece relationship, factory, brother sister relationship, childhood, orphan ...
Time: year 1947, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, budapest hungary, moscow russia
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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: politics, tank, diary, trial, parade, new year's eve, statue, socialism, hungarian, communist, celebration, communism ...
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, soviet union, hungary
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Cat's Play (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Karoly Makk's heartbreaking story of two unmarried sisters who cast wistful glances back at their lives, but still believe in hope and love, earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974. In this follow-up to the ...
Plot: shopping, professor, wheelchair, dying, eyeglasses, student, nurse, food, medicine, father daughter relationship, umbrella, anger ...
Place: frankfurt germany, hungary, west germany, munich germany, budapest hungary
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A Hungarian Fairy Tale (1987)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shot in B&W, Gyula Gazdag's film follows the surreal and often comic quests of young Andris, an orphan searching for a father who doesn't exist, and Orban, a government clerk who's had enough of oppressive bureaucracy.
Style: melancholic, talky, enigmatic, stylized, harsh ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, opera, crying, listening to music, signature, record player, child uses gun, train tunnel, id card, baby, chase, flashback ...
Place: budapest hungary, tokyo, japan, iraq, argentina ...
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Overnight (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One day of a Hungarian stock trader.
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, laptop, stress, yuppie, stock exchange, taxi, auction, abortion, broker, pregnancy test, businessman, money ...
Place: hungary, india, budapest hungary
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The Beautiful Blue Danube (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Serbia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Luxurious Danube river cruiser "Kriemhild", on a 2 day tour from Vienna to Belgrade. The ship "Kriemhild" is a floating sin city. Exhausted, unhappy, frustrated people from western Europe come here to "relax" and ...
Plot: man in underwear, ballerina, song and dance, polish, sex trade, rich man poor woman, underwear, one night, russian accent, contract, cabaret, religious fanatic ...
Place: belgrade, europe, budapest hungary
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A Bus Came… (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five episodes connects on a magic bus in the center of Budapest.
Plot: city, bus, night, street, man with glasses, love, trip, shoes, bus driver, passenger, accident, travel ...
Place: budapest hungary, hungary
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Lily in Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insulted when his screenwriter wife writes a leading role for a younger man, aging Broadway idol Fitz Wynn disguises himself as a handsome young Italian.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: stage, show business, stage fright, casting, fame, producer, hotel, love, deception, typewriter, friendship, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, manhattan new york city, budapest hungary
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Demimonde (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of three women - a famous prostitute, her housekeeper and their new maid - living in Budapest of 1910s, whose passionate, bizarre and complex relationship can only lead to one thing: murder.
Plot: prostitute, lesbianism, murder, female protagonist, courtesan, housekeeper, maid
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, central europe
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Istanbul (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Netherlands, Ireland, Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Housewife Katalin Munk (Johanna ter Steege) has her world torn apart when her lecturer husband János (Andor Lukáts) arrives home to tell her that he’s leaving her for a younger student of his. Katalin falls into a state of shock and wanders ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, breakup, infidelity, fall in love, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, budapest hungary
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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: bleak, emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, holocaust, ghetto, anti semitism, politics, genocide, swedish, hungarian, wartime life, hopes, against humanity, heroes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
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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, biting, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: socialism, fascist, minister, execution, political satire, flood, ice cream, pig, streetcar, cemetery, absurdism, swimming pool ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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Cremaster 5 (1997)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Cremaster 5 (55 min, 1997) is a five-act opera (sung in Hungarian) set in late-ninteenth century Budapest. The last film in the series, Cremaster 5 represents the moment when the testicles are finally released and sexual differentiation is fully ...
Style: epic, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: opera, introspection, gender, tragic love, human nature, redemption, theater, imaginary, hopes, wizards and magicians, strong sexual content, gender bending ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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My Mother's Courage (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you'd least expect it.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, serious, bleak ...
Plot: deportation, concentration camp, holocaust, destiny, genocide, wartime life, against humanity, heroes, hopes, confined, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, hungary, budapest hungary
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