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, bleak, humorous, emotional and stylized films and TV shows about / with murder, death, hungarian, train, torture, friendship, beating, blood, photograph and wartime life plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres shot in Hungary, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as budapest hungary: Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The English Patient (1996), Budapest (2018), Red Sparrow (2018), For Some Inexplicable Reason (2014), Howling V: The Rebirth (1989), Ballet (1989), Forbidden Relations (1983), Diary for My Children (1984).

List of movies set in budapest hungary

Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, 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, stockholm sweden ...
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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: bleak, tense, twists and turns, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, investigation, government agency, mole, double agent, betrayal, secret agents, british intelligence, secret service, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest, hungary, istanbul turkey ...
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, erotic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, love story, mysterious character, destiny, war, map, secret love, expedition, love and romance, adultery, wartime life, power of love ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: egypt, africa, ethiopia, italy, libya ...
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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.
Plot: text messaging, shooting, cow, firearm, playing a video game, gun shooting, female singer, bus, swimming pool, airport, bare breasts, hotel ...
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, erotic, brutal ...
Plot: training, deception, manipulation, seduction, female assassin, russian spy, spy, secret agent, female spy, secret mission, secret society, traitor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, europe, moscow russia, budapest hungary
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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: job seeking, argument, cafe, bar, breakup, bully, airplane ticket, washing dishes, school bully, ex girlfriend, house party
Place: budapest hungary, lisbon portugal
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Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
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, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: werewolf, snow, palaces castles and temples, gory, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, dangerous animal, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, hungary
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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: suspense, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, girls' boarding school, teenage girl, newspaper, kiss, broken mirror, painting, conspiracy, uncle nephew relationship, photograph, rehearsal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, budapest hungary, eastern europe, dungeon
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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: hysteria, farm, embezzlement, theft, childbirth, breast feeding, boat, hanging, scandal, suicide by hanging, train station, nightmare ...
Place: hungary, budapest 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: school, friend, flashback, friendship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, artist, death of father, politics, newspaper, girl, controversy ...
Time: year 1947, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, eastern europe, 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: controversy, party, politics, celebration, newsreel footage, josef stalin, trial, grief, new year's eve, parade, diary, tank ...
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, soviet union
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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, sister sister relationship, infidelity, binoculars, singer, fear, dying, song, telephone call, umbrella, bookstore, love ...
Place: hungary, west germany, budapest hungary, munich germany, frankfurt germany
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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, child uses gun, id card, climbing a wall, suitcase, train, illegitimate son, fire, underwear, bicycle, flash forward ...
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: money, auction, abortion, pregnancy test, stock exchange, stress, yuppie, broker, businessman, unwanted pregnancy, taxi, laptop
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: boat, older woman younger man relationship, gay kiss, fight, older man younger man relationship, river, brothel, older man younger woman relationship, sex trade, rich man poor woman, husband wife relationship, underwear ...
Place: belgrade, budapest hungary, europe
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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, night, bus, morning, bus stop, sadness, sidewalk, mountaineer, shoes, trip, man with glasses, love ...
Place: hungary, budapest 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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: show business, deception, typewriter, stage, casting, producer, fame, stage fright, love, hotel, friendship, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, manhattan new york city
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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, courtesan, housekeeper, maid, lesbianism, female protagonist, murder
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: self discovery, romance, love affair, mental breakdown, marriage crisis, life turned upside down, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, breakup, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, budapest hungary
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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: last supper, amusement park, political satire, cemetery, minister, execution, absurdism, swimming pool, fascist, secret door, socialism, streetcar ...
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: surreal, atmospheric, serious, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: strong sexual content, human nature, opera, introspection, redemption, theater, tragic love, wizards and magicians, gender, imaginary, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, hungary, 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: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, deportation, moral dilemma, anti semitism, war, family in danger, genocide, wartime life, battles, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, berlin germany
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Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, rough, captivating
Plot: revolution, politics, athlete's life, contests and competitions, idealism, sport, rebelliousness, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, budapest hungary
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Moscow Square (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1989 is an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. They are about to graduate high school. The only important things to them are the parties, girls, making some easy cash. And of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, graduation, high school, youth, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, train, sexuality, party, political unrest, pornographic video ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
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The Deserters (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Hungary, Poland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in military barracks in a small town during World War I. The soldiers herded in the barracks are 'politically suspect' mix of characters from all over of the Austro-Hungarian Empire: Czechs, Jews, and even Italians, but officers in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: prison, small town, military, military life, prison life, military base, wartime life, war, confined, soldier, army investigation, anti war ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, idealism, genocide, good versus evil, deportation, black market, war, anti heroes, daring rescue, nazism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, spain, budapest hungary, sweden
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The Secret Ways (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Vienna, 1956. After Soviet tanks crush the Hungarian uprising, soldier-of-fortune Mike Reynolds is hired to help a threatened Hungarian scientist (Prof. Jansci) escape from Budapest. He and Julia, the professor's daughter, cross the boulder ...
Plot: secret police, communism, martial law, resistance fighter, secret mission, espionage, surveillance, fake identity, iron curtain, torture, cold war, betrayal ...
Place: switzerland, austria, hungary, soviet union, budapest hungary
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, war, danger, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, confined, dishonesty, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 1957, year 1975 ...
Place: hungary, europe, russia, budapest hungary, budapest ...
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Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, espionage, female spy, cia, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, langley virginia, budapest hungary ...
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Van Helsing (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Famed monster slayer Gabriel Van Helsing is dispatched to Transylvania to assist the last of the Valerious bloodline in defeating Count Dracula. Anna Valerious reveals that Dracula has formed an unholy alliance with Dr. Frankenstein's monster ...
Style: gothic, exciting, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, werewolf, immortality, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, dracula, frankenstein, castle, adventure, trap ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: transylvania, europe, paris france, romania, budapest hungary ...
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