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, humorous, semi serious, bleak and suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, hungarian, death, train, friendship, death of father, society, mother daughter relationship, love and romance and torture plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Hungary, USA, Germany and other countries.
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budapest hungary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as budapest hungary: Music Box (1989), Gundermann (2018), Sunset (2018), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), The Bride (1985), Budapest (2018), Red Sparrow (2018), For Some Inexplicable Reason (2014), Howling V: The Rebirth (1989), Ballet (1989).

List of movies set in budapest hungary

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: uplifting, captivating, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, concentration camp, ghetto, black market, genocide, deportation, good versus evil, nazism, danger, society, moral dilemma ...
Time: 30s, 80s, 20th century, 40s, 20s ...
Place: italy, hungary, budapest hungary, sweden, spain
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 7.3
 6K
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, realistic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Plot: courtroom drama, war crime, anti semitism, parents and children, court, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, racism, family relations, power relations, court case, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, budapest hungary, chicago illinois, hungary, germany ...
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 7.5
 810
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, coal mining, washing machine, father son conflict, love triangle, little girl, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, death of father
Time: year 1975, year 1992
Place: budapest hungary
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 6.5
 2K
Sunset (2018)
Genre: Drama
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: park, boat, night, prostitution, anarchism, balloon, train, female protagonist, rowboat, hat
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cia agent, spy, female friendship, save the day, conspiracy, chase, hand to hand combat, falling in love, female villain, gymnast, violence, shot to death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, austria, los angeles, berlin germany ...
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 5.3
 3K
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, humorous, stylized, psychotronic, remake of cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, laboratory, friendship, frankenstein, vampire, disorder, deadly, supernatural romance, opposites attract, danger, zombie ...
Place: dungeon, budapest hungary
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 5.3
 2K
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, light, funny, humorous, not serious
Plot: bachelor party, husband wife relationship, wedding, nightclub, hotel, partners, best friends, firearm, drugs, airport, prostitute, bare breasts ...
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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 6.6
 138K
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, deception, spy, russian spy, seduction, manipulation, torture, secret agent, female spy, traitor, secret mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, hungary, budapest, europe, 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: house party, washing dishes, ex girlfriend, bully, breakup, school bully, bar, argument, job seeking, airplane ticket, cafe
Place: budapest hungary, lisbon portugal
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Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA, 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, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: werewolf, snow, palaces castles and temples, murder, supernatural, vengeance, mutant, investigation, escapades, rivalry, danger, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary
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 5.7
 401
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: twist ending, suspense
Plot: ballet, possession, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, kiss, broken mirror, rehearsal, painting, concealed nudity, female ghost, possessed woman, dance performance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, dungeon, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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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: coffin, infidelity, bus, jail, cemetery, extramarital affair, controversy, death of mother, swimming, police, beating, death of wife ...
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: hungarian, aunt niece relationship, factory, artist, politics, girl, death in childbirth, communist, socialism, old man, unhappiness, diary ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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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: reenactment, party, newsreel footage, trial, new year's eve, parade, communist, hungarian, socialism, statue, demonstration, anti communist ...
Time: 1950s
Place: hungary, soviet union, budapest hungary
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 6.8
 145
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, dancing, cigarette smoking, rehearsal, elevator, eating, teacher, dog, professor, father daughter relationship, friendship, wheelchair ...
Place: munich germany, frankfurt germany, budapest hungary, hungary, west 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, statue, birth certificate, document, escalator, rolls royce, aerial photography, funeral procession, locked door, flashback, father son relationship ...
Place: budapest hungary, tokyo, japan, iraq, argentina ...
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 5.1
 355
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, broker, pregnancy test, abortion, auction, money, businessman ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, india
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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: sex, rape, boss, sex trade, rich man poor woman, brothel, fight, underwear, man in underwear, polish, cabaret, song and dance ...
Place: budapest hungary, belgrade, europe
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 5.4
 179
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: night, city, bus, bus driver, passenger, love, man with glasses, street, travel, accident, mountaineer, sidewalk ...
Place: budapest hungary, hungary
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 5.9
 140
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: typewriter, friendship, show business, producer, casting, stage fright, fame, deception, love, hotel, stage, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, manhattan new york city, budapest hungary
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 7.2
 2K
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, female protagonist, murder, housekeeper, courtesan, maid
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, central europe, budapest hungary
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 5.6
 176
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, serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, couple relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, parents and children, infidelity, family relations, couples, family problems, breakup, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: rescue, anti semitism, politics, genocide, holocaust, ghetto, swedish, hungarian, uncover truth, immigrants, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
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 8.6
 5K
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, offbeat, thought provoking ...
Plot: fascist, flood, pig, ice cream, political satire, amusement park, last supper, cemetery, absurdism, swimming pool, execution, minister ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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 6.7
 611
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, offbeat, surreal, sexual ...
Plot: imaginary, love and romance, gender, human nature, tragic love, introspection, redemption, unfulfillment, legends and myths, hopes, opera, theater ...
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, deportation, battles, danger, anti semitism, family in danger, human spirit, heroes, military, moral dilemma, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, berlin germany, budapest hungary
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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: rough, realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: revolution, politics, wartime life, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, state affairs, life is a bitch, rivalry, rebelliousness, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, melbourne ...
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, coming of age, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, high school, youth, party, car driving, high school friends, pornographic video, train ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
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 7.3
 861
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting
Plot: prison, small town, military, insubordination, prison life, anti war, soldier, military base, military life, army investigation, war, confined ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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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: spy, secret police, iron curtain, fake identity, escape, disguise, betrayal, scientist, cold war, torture, espionage, surveillance ...
Time: 1950s
Place: switzerland, budapest hungary, austria, europe, soviet union ...
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