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 semi serious films and TV shows about / with murder, hungarian, death, train, friendship, torture, photograph, love, drinking and danger 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: Music Box (1989), The Bride (1985), Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990), The Secret Ways (1961), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The English Patient (1996), Budapest (2018), Red Sparrow (2018), For Some Inexplicable Reason (2014), Howling V: The Rebirth (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: disturbing, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, nazism, idealism, genocide, good versus evil, deportation, black market, war, anti heroes, daring rescue ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest hungary, spain, sweden
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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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, anti semitism, court, war crime, dedicated lawyer, immigrants, court case, daughter, uncover truth, parents and children, war criminal, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, budapest hungary, hungary, chicago illinois, 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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, psychotronic, remake of cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, frankenstein, vampire, obsession, friendship, deadly creature, supernatural ability, zombie, opposites attract, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance ...
Place: budapest hungary, dungeon
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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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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: iron curtain, espionage, cold war, escape, scientist, torture, secret mission, spy, communism, secret police, surveillance, fake identity ...
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, soviet union, switzerland, austria ...
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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, mole, investigation, government agency, double agent, betrayal, secret agents, british intelligence, secret service, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest, istanbul turkey, hungary ...
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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: emotional, sentimental, erotic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, love story, mysterious character, destiny, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, war, secret love, expedition, adultery, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
Place: egypt, africa, ethiopia, italy, libya ...
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 5.3
 994
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, funny, light, humorous, not serious
Plot: husband wife relationship, wedding, nightclub, hotel, best friends, partners, bachelor party, airplane, singer, firearm, female singer, cow ...
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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 6.6
 130K
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, manipulation, spy, russian spy, seduction, torture, secret agent, female spy, secret mission, traitor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, moscow russia, budapest hungary, europe
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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: bully, breakup, ex girlfriend, washing dishes, airplane ticket, house party, school bully, job seeking, bar, cafe, argument
Place: lisbon portugal, budapest hungary
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: werewolf, snow, gory, murder, palaces castles and temples, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural, dangerous animal, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, 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: suspense, twist ending
Plot: possession, ballet, teenage girl, girls' boarding school, time warp, dance, auction, ballerina, old mansion, photograph, bedroom, uncle nephew relationship ...
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: farm, tractor, hostel, taboo, washing hair, incestuous sex, fishing, hospital, death of mother, adultery, death of husband, soccer ...
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: factory, engineer, old man, unhappiness, diary, hungarian, aunt niece relationship, male female relationship, banned, brother sister relationship, childhood, old woman ...
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: diary, controversy, grief, trial, parade, new year's eve, communist, socialism, hungarian, statue, tank, communism ...
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, comrade, flashback, wheelchair, telephone call, fear, dog, elevator, pension, gluttony, grandfather clock, old age ...
Place: budapest hungary, frankfurt germany, hungary, west germany, munich 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, funeral procession, brick, child, fire, single mother, death of father, singing, escalator, rolls royce, birth certificate ...
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, taxi, broker, stock exchange, yuppie, stress, businessman, auction, abortion, money, pregnancy test ...
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: ballet, romanian, altar, polish, song and dance, cabaret, russian accent, german accent, french accent, prostitution, gigolo, one night ...
Place: europe, belgrade, budapest hungary
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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: bus, night, city, morning, bus stop, sadness, man with glasses, love, passenger, bus driver, street, accident ...
Place: hungary, budapest 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: typewriter, deception, show business, stage fright, casting, producer, love, hotel, friendship, fame, stage, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, manhattan new york city
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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, female protagonist, lesbianism, 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: 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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 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, 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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 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, serious, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: strong sexual content, human nature, opera, introspection, theater, redemption, 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: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, deportation, moral dilemma, war, anti semitism, 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, rebelliousness, sport, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, melbourne, soviet union ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, graduation, youth, high school, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, sexuality, high school friends, pornographic video, party, teenage love ...
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, biting, realistic
Plot: prison, small town, military, military life, prison life, military base, war, wartime life, confined, soldier, army investigation, anti war ...
Place: europe, hungary, 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, emotional, realistic
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, war, against humanity, danger, life is a bitch, concentration camp, hidden identity, race against time, confined, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1976, year 1993, year 2010 ...
Place: hungary, europe, germany, budapest hungary, russia ...
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