Movies and TV shows set in helsinki finland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in helsinki finland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, touching, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with drinking alcohol, family relations, friendship, drinking, death, murder, storytelling, flashback, father son relationship and finnish plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Finland, Germany, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as helsinki finland: August Fools (2013), Priest of Evil (2010), M/S Romantic (2019), Tom of Finland (2017), Where Once We Walked (2011), The Grump (2014), Night on Earth (1991), The Worthless (1982), The Match Factory Girl (1990), Manrape (1978).

List of movies set in helsinki finland

 5.8
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August Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Norway, Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An comedy set in 1960s Helsinki. The story revolves around Elsa, a resolute hatmaker who is in complete control of her life. Besides running her shop, she sometimes doubles as a fortune teller. When Jan, a Czechoslovakian jazz musician and ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, suspenseful, sincere, exciting
Plot: cold war, missing person, dancing, love, musician, aunt niece relationship, falling in love, demonstration, propaganda, fall in love, female director, socialism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: helsinki finland, czechoslovakia, finland, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia ...
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Priest of Evil (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit is an honest and conscientious cop;one of the city's very best;who loses his daughter in tragic circumstances. Despite the support he receives;Timo is unable to recover ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychotronic, ambiguous ending
Plot: police, serial killer, police corruption, chase, revenge, marital problem, urban setting, murder, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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 8.3
 1K
M/S Romantic (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
Story: One night on a cruise ship between Helsinki and Stockholm, six stories of happiness and misfortune.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: singer, wedding ceremony, awkward situation, karaoke bar, wedding party, child, ferry, womanizer, anger, bride and groom, cruise, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, sweden, stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, eastern europe
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Tom of Finland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Style: homoerotic, serious, compassionate, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: gay soldier, gay, gay history, gay relationship, male homosexuality, gay kiss, gay slur, naked man, obituary, party, violence, jail cell ...
Time: year 1991, 20th century, 90s
Place: berlin germany, san francisco, los angeles, new york, denmark ...
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Where Once We Walked (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Otso "The Main Man" Hultkrantz is playing the leading role of the young Allu Kajander in Where We Once Walked, based on a novel about a civil war raging between the Red and the White in Finland.
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense, family saga
Plot: class struggle, civil war, working class, social class, revolutionary, unrequited love, lower class, socialist, revenge, politics, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, finland
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 6.8
 2K
The Grump (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stubbornly traditional eighty-year-old farmer — whose social attitudes verge on the prehistoric — raises hell when he is forced to move in with his sadsack, city-dwelling son and domineering daughter-in-law, in this hilarious social satire ...
Style: emotional, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: aging, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, generation gap, father son relationship, illness, memory, grandfather, business meeting, farmer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland, europe, eastern europe
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 7.8
 56K
Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: intellectual, talky, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, nightlife, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, friendship, misfit, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
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The Worthless (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.
Style: road movie
Plot: ex-lover, on the run, gun, underground, friendship, gangster, dance hall, runaway, friend, helicopter, petty criminal, shooting ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, finland, helsinki finland
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The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, working class, murder, pregnancy, loneliness, parent child relationship, factory, young woman, unwanted pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 6.1
 306
Manrape (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman who has been raped by a work colleague plots and executes an elaborate and humiliating revenge.
Plot: nervousness, power, bowling, library, gun, humiliation, heterosexuality, single mother, cancer, luger, shooting, fear ...
Time: 70s
Place: helsinki finland, finland, eastern europe
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 5.5
 115
Onnenpeli (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Film by Risto Jarva.
Plot: roommate, fashion model, magazine, city, fear of commitment, architecture, fashion, jealousy, photographer, bare breasts, model, male female relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Army of Zombies (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sequel to Kuutamosonaatti (1988).
Plot: zombie, sauna, undead, ferris wheel, city country contrast, sexuality, amusement park, porn, swamp, moonshine, police officer, pornography ...
Place: helsinki finland
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The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ms. Alli Pelkonen's terrier finds a body from Tähtitorninmäki, that's thought to be a wino at first. But Inspector Palmu knows a little better. And yes, it was a murder. Tähdet kertovat, Komisario Palmu (1962) is directed by Matti ...
Plot: hitler, pregnancy, police, father son relationship, youth, blackmail, horoscope, crime investigation, choir, shooting, telescope, female nudity ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 6.8
 602
Right On, Man! (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the punk rock era of the late 1970s three restless teenagers, two boys and a girl, spend their time in and out of a special class for problem kids. Jussi seldom sees his parents at home, so he is free to indulge in petty crimes, pranks, and ...
Plot: troubled teen, death, family problems, teenage sexuality, security guard, pet, youth, junior high school, foot chase, teenager, juvenile delinquent, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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The Year of the Wolf (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sari is a young, beautiful and intelligent girl who is busy studying at university,but she suffers from epilepsy and has to face death on a daily basis. Mikko is hersomewhat older university teacher, who is tired of life, and who one day decides ...
Style: romantic, touching, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: forbidden love, university, epilepsy, romance, student, relationships, health, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, love, parent child relationship ...
Place: helsinki finland
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 5.7
 639
Cyclomania (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Finland, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: C (Lauri Nurkse) and Eetu (Tommi Mujunen) are the best friends. They work together as bike couriers in the center of Helsinki, and training tightly every night to reach success of bicycle racing. However, life will change once and for all when a ...
Plot: cycling, friendship, riding a bicycle, bicycle, romance, friends, studying, parent child relationship, competition, love triangle, rehabilitation, dating ...
Place: helsinki finland
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: drugs, family business, wealth, father son relationship, family relations, business ethics, rock, business, brother brother relationship, businessman, yuppie, wealthy family
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, helsinki finland
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Run Sister Run! (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Emilia is a teenager and a good girl, who never forgets her homework or her little sister, Elsa. Siiri is just one year older than Emilia but not at all like her. When Emilia and Siiri become friends, Emilia's life changes. Siiri encourages her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, rebelliousness, self discovery, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, social relations, family problems, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rise and fall of Love Records record label in 1960s and 1970s Finland.
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: business, sex scene, rock and roll, youth culture, counterculture, music business, illness, father son relationship, epilepsy, love, friendship, friend ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: helsinki finland
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Shadows in Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, sentimental
Plot: friendship, hopes, friends, dull life, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, redemption, down on your luck, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, estonia
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Born American (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three American students vacationing in Finland, cross the border into Russia for fun of it. When they are spotted by the Russian soldiers who are shooting to kill, it's not fun anymore. Captured and thrown in jail, they find it's not fun ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: prison, kgb, politics, false accusation, espionage, prison life, confined, danger, state affairs, life is a bitch, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, finland, helsinki finland, soviet union, new jersey
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Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four Olympic gold medals, seven World Championship titles, four World Cup tour championships and forty six World Cup circuit victories.Once his career as a professional athlete ended, however, the other side of his personality emerged into public ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, intense, satirical ...
Plot: alcohol, rise and fall, ambition, lifestyle, skiing, self control, athlete's life, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, olympics ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland, bavaria
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 6.8
 352
Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: jitterbug, medical student, double decker bus, medical profession, rowing, teenage boy, umbrella, olympics, jazz music, runner, track and field, cambridge university ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: mount everest, helsinki finland, oxford university
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Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: sincere, exciting, captivating, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: olympics, running, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, human spirit, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, contests and competitions, competition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1970, year 1971 ...
Place: oregon, usa, finland, munich germany, helsinki finland
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 7.6
 7K
Saraband (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, introspection, love and romance, golden years, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, human nature, breakup, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hamburg germany, eastern europe, munich germany, helsinki finland, florence italy ...
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Crime and Punishment (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, updated to present-day Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: crime and punishment, murder, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, down on your luck, guilt, morality, friendship, friend ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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The Man Without a Past (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job ...
Style: bleak, humorous, touching, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: generosity, memory loss, poverty, amnesia, presumed dead, robbery, friendship, couple relations, starting over, haunted by the past, human nature, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, north korea, estonia, helsinki finland
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 6.4
 107K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, ira, kgb, chase, vengeance, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, hidden identity, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montreal, russia, virginia, moscow russia, ontario canada ...
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History Is Made at Night (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Finland, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki
Style: exciting, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: satellite, secret agents, espionage, working undercover, kgb, farce, romance, chases and races, government agency, special agents, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, new york
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: microfilm, semi serious, dark humor, non-linear, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, double life, cia, double agent, intrigue, tv show, secret agents, prisoners exchange, star, success, couples, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, west berlin west germany ...
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