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, touching, captivating, semi serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with friendship, female nudity, male nudity, love, drinking alcohol, murder, crimes, sauna, police and sex scene plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Finland, Germany, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as helsinki finland: August Fools (2013), Night on Earth (1991), Deadwind (2018), Priest of Evil (2010), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Billion Dollar Brain (1967), Bullets (2018), M/S Romantic (2019), Where Once We Walked (2011), The Grump (2014).

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, sincere, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: cold war, missing person, love, musician, demonstration, capitalism, youth culture, political activism, socialism, hotel, jazz, helsinki, finland ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: helsinki finland, czechoslovakia, finland, prague
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 7.7
 61K
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, philosophical, talky, touching, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, taxi, taxi driver, immigration, night, nightlife, multiple storylines, friendship, blind character, passenger, blindness, heart attack ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, rome italy, helsinki finland, los angeles, new york ...
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 7.3
 10K
Deadwind (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, dark
Plot: murder, homicide detective, family relations, police dog, crimes, vengeance, friendship, female detective, criminal, investigation, ship, judiciary ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Priest of Evil (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, psychotronic, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, police, police corruption, revenge, chase, marital problem, murder, corrupt cop, violence, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, death of daughter ...
Time: 2000s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: political, thought provoking, realistic, clever, factual ...
Plot: cold war, cia, politics, womanizer, stripper, arms dealer, party, female nudity, satire, congress, congressman, christmas party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 90s, year 1988 ...
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., texas, pakistan, usa ...
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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, anti communism, railway, martial arts, kgb, murder, secret agents, betrayal, private detective, russian spy ...
Time: 60s
Place: helsinki finland, england, finland, texas, latvia ...
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 6.4
 599
Bullets (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An ex-terrorist, Madina Taburova, who was presumed dead, turns up in Helsinki seeking political asylum. Using a fake identity, the Intelligence Agency officer Mari Saari has to befriend this ex-terrorist to find out why she’s here. In order to ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: terrorist plot, undercover cop, police detective, undercover, refugee, investigation, crimes, gain trust, intrigue, police officer, policewoman, female detective ...
Time: 2010s
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: light, humorous, touching, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: wedding ceremony, singer, ferry, cruise ship, wedding party, talent show, uncle nephew relationship, bachelor, bride and groom, anger, nervous breakdown, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, sweden, eastern europe
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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, factual, psychological, tense, family saga
Plot: class struggle, civil war, social class, working class, revenge, revolutionary, unrequited love, lower class, socialist, politics, society, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, year 1918 ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, finland
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 6.7
 3K
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: captivating, emotional, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, aging, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, father son relationship, illness, generation gap, businessman, memory, grandfather, farmer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland, europe, eastern europe
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 6.1
 433
Manrape (1978)
Genre: Crime, 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: rape and revenge, sex scene, 40 year old, librarian, rape, ex husband ex wife relationship, bowling, society, heterosexuality, library, revenge, middle aged ...
Time: 70s
Place: helsinki finland, finland, eastern europe
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Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two 18-year old girls from a christian fundamentalist community flee to a city for a summer job.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, best friends, teenage life, conservatism, religion, youth, lifestyle, fish out of water, culture clash, christianity, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
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Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waitress Saara meets handsome journalist Joni, and soon moves in to live with him. Joni tries his best to satisfy Saara sexually but, disturbed by violent lesbian fantasies, she is unable to experience orgasm. Trying to cope with the situation, ...
Style: erotic
Plot: sex scene, sexual identity, waitress, young adult, journalist, frigidity, love, wedding, making love, self awareness, bondage, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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They Have Escaped (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two troubled youths break out of their halfway house and make their way to one's home.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, rebelliousness, journey, escape, crimes, love and romance, juvenile delinquency, rebellion, cross country, fall in love, teenager, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 6.4
 118K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, apocalyptic, psychotronic, sentimental ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, panic, catastrophe, father in law son in law relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, mexico city ...
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 4.5
 448
Honeybunnies (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maarit Lalli film a woman who knew how to say yes, and the man who could not say no. Ricky Kalin (Antti Luusuaniemi) is a real estate agent who loves women. Annika Lahti (Pihla Viitala) is a private, not so very good one at that. Annika specializes ...
Style: humorous
Plot: unfaithful husband, romance, adultery, sex addict, female nudity, sex scene, divorce, breakup, sex, relationships, erection, male masturbation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the army but discharged on mental health ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: musician's life, on the road, death, alcohol abuse, zombie, rock band, outsider, relationships, music band, social misfits, unfulfillment, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, turkey, europe, helsinki finland, istanbul turkey
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The Scarlet Dove (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Doctor Aitamaa is spending holiday with his family at their summer villa. He accidentally reads a letter that was meant to his wife. The letter is from another man. Aitamaa fallows his wife to the city and finds out that she has a lover. Later the ...
Style: cult film, psychological thriller
Plot: runaway, guilty conscience, infidelity, high society, dating, dream, summer, married couple, wanted, murder investigation, jealousy, male female relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 5.7
 223
Paper Star (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.
Plot: female nudity, jail cell, mannequin, fashion show, downfall, fashion model, reporter, male female friendship, abuse, publicity, jealous boyfriend, interrogation ...
Time: 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, finland, helsinki finland, eastern europe
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 4.6
 219
Insiders (1989)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Style: cult film
Plot: nightclub, oral sex, insider trading, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, arrest, murder investigation, police detective, voyeurism, orgy, summer, house party ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer 1962 and Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight ...
Style: factual, captivating, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: boxing, training, boxing match, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, boxer, wedding, girlfriend, marriage proposal, publicity, doctor, relationships ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 6.9
 257
Keisari Aarnio (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Jari Aarnio was younger, he was honored as ‘Police Officer of the Year’, and quickly became Chief of the Narcotics Squad. The Squad boasted quick results and flashy confiscations. Aarnio’s reputation as a hero cop grew when he used a pair ...
Plot: police corruption, drug cartel, the underworld, morals, court, investigative reporter, police, police officer, investigative journalism, journalist, journalism, jail ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 5.9
 207
Other Girls (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Other Girls tells the story of four young girls nearing graduation, all of them struggling with various issues.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, drug use, group of friends, high school student, teenage protagonist, first love, fall in love, couples, teenager, lesbian, insecurity, virgin ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, lithuania, helsinki finland
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Make Like a Thief (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Arrested for a murder he didn't commit, American adventurer Bart Lanigan is about to be deported from Finland on a freighter. In the Helsinki harbor, he himself becomes a target for a hit man but manages to escape back to land. Lanigan contacts ...
Plot: sauna, nightclub singer, criminal, tourism, airport, chase, ferry, embezzlement, deception, foreigner, male female relationship, heist ...
Place: scandinavia, helsinki finland, 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: realistic, emotional, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, self discovery, rebelliousness, juvenile delinquency, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, family relations, social relations, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Freaking Beautiful World (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ippe and Papu are two teenagers spending the summer, when they get into trouble with their drug-dealer. They are forced to act as drug-mules. Along the way they meet a new girl, Mia.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, drug dealer, drug dealing, addiction, hip hop, drug use, misfit, social misfits, love and romance, society, going straight, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, finland, helsinki finland
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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, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: spy, secret agents, satellite, heroes, special agents, undercover, state affairs, government agency, dishonesty, romance, kgb, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe, new york, helsinki finland
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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: non-linear, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: double life, double agent, cia, intrigue, hitman, love and romance, artists and showbiz, tv show, dark humor, recruit, prisoners exchange, success ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: california, mexico, new york, usa, latin america ...
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Calamari Union (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Calamari Union is an allegorical movie that tells the story of sixteen men all of whom are called Frank (inspired by Frank Armoton) apart from a single confrere, Pekka. Collectively the Franks and Pekka are unhappy with the perceived oppression they ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, sexy, witty ...
Plot: crimes, obsession, surrealism, finnish, life & death, music, male nudity, mentor, loneliness, life philosophy, irreverent, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, new jersey
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 6.7
 3K
Hellsinki (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, brutal, psychological, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, drugs, crimes, criminal, prison, drug abuse, fighting the system, runaway, brutality, drug addiction, culture clash, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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