Movies and TV shows set in estonia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in estonia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense and bleak films and TV shows about / with friendship, life is a bitch, redemption, love and romance, society, death, violence, human nature, sex scene and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in Estonia, Finland, Germany and other countries.
estonia
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estonia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as estonia: Love Is Blind (2013), Purge (2012), Autumn Ball (2007), Made in Estonia (2003), Men at Arms (2005), The Poll Diaries (2010), Darkness in Tallinn (1993), 1944 (2015), The Dissidents (2017), November (2017).

List of movies set in estonia

 7.4
 872
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: romance, fall in love, parents and children, forbidden love, society, unlikely couple, social misfits, village, family relations, village life, self discovery, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
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 7.1
 4K
Purge (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a young woman in her yard – Zara has just escaped from the ...
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, political unrest, redemption, destiny, exploitation, post war, exploit, danger, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
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 7.2
 2K
Autumn Ball (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young writer called Mati is stalking his ex-wife, while also trying to make unsuccessful passes at other women. Augusti is a barber living a dreary bachelor life who forms a bond with little girl, but his approaches are misconstrued as pedophilia. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: social decay, working class, hopes, solitude, redemption, suburbs, family relations, suffering, lifestyle, society, life is a bitch, melancholy ...
Time: 80s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
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Made in Estonia (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fantasy and reality dance a wicked tango in this quirky comedy about the misadventures of Mill and Norm, two talented radio actors in Estonia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: radio show, love and romance, buddies, love triangle, actor's life, partners, lifestyle, performer's life, friendship, radio announcer, friends, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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 7.2
 810
Men at Arms (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fake historic epic on the Middle Ages and Estonia's not-so-glorious past.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, absurd, entertaining
Plot: surrealism, elderly, fight, death, medieval, tradition, mentor, friendship, adventure, danger, revenge, blood ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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The Poll Diaries (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Estonia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1914 on a family estate, Oda helps a wounded anarchist, and as their illicit friendship deepens, a family turmoil erupts as the war closes in.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: experimenting, obsession, moral dilemma, parents and children, estate, human nature, family relations, collector, coming of age, youth, mad scientist, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: estonia, europe
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Darkness in Tallinn (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Estonia, Finland, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In August, 1991, Estonia reclaims its independence from the USSR and brings to its national bank nearly $1 billion in gold bullion hidden in Paris for 50 years. Russian mobsters have a bold plan to hijack the gold after shutting down the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gold, gangsters, patriotism, pregnancy, family life, couple relations, crimes, treasure hunt, family relations, chance, crime gone awry, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, 1990s
Place: estonia, france, russia, paris france
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 7.1
 5K
1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: world war two, eastern front, german army, soldier, nazi, death, enemy, nazi soldier, dead soldier, attack, retreat, military ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, soviet union, europe
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 6.5
 764
The Dissidents (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia, Finland, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An upbeat comedy about three boys that escape from Soviet Estonia to Sweden via Finland in the 1980s to fulfill their dreams in the free world.
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: thief, escape, friendship, criminal, friend, heist, bank robbery, bank robber, refugee, crimes, iron curtain, socialism ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, estonia, scandinavia, sweden, finland ...
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 7.2
 4K
November (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam, the villagers’ main problem is how to survive the cold, dark winter. And, to that aim, nothing is taboo. People steal from each other, from their German manor lords, and ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor
Plot: paganism, love triangle, witch, unrequited love, deal with the devil, folklore, werewolf, female nudity, peasant, snowman, christianity, love potion ...
Place: estonia
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In the Crosswind (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Estonia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: deportation, getting home, labor camp, life is a bitch, wartime life, family in danger, survival, parents and children, on the road, family relations, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1941 ...
Place: estonia, siberia, europe, russia, soviet union ...
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A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: witty, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: elderly, love and romance, friendship, power relations, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, introspection, immigrants, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, estonia
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 8.2
 41K
Tangerines (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Estonia, Georgia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: War in Abkhazia 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.
Style: thought provoking, tense, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: anti war, wartime life, war, village, bullet wound, gun, life is a bitch, human nature, confined, elderly, isolation, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, estonia, caucasus, asia ...
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The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mid-level manager who develops an aversion to being "good" finds himself confronting the mysteries of middle-age and morality as he loses grasp of what was once his quiet life.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: cannibalism, surrealism, moral dilemma, mysterious character, losing-it hero, rebellion, dishonesty, fighting the system, human nature, midlife crisis, rebelliousness, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
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Executive Protection (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, organized crime, threat, rescue, investigation, woman in danger, police detective, race against time, deadly, security, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia, sweden, eastern europe
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 7.8
 43K
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, harsh, thought provoking ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, human trafficking, sexual abuse, poverty, rape, teenage prostitution, prostitution, downfall, forced prostitution, sex slavery, social decay ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, russia, eastern europe ...
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 4.0
 1K
Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, escapades, investigation, state affairs, crimes, ocean or sea, terrorism, uncover truth, ocean, dishonesty, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, estonia, pentagon
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 7.9
 14K
The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, social decay, society, humiliation, teenage life, youth, friendship, rivalry, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia
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 5.7
 176
Vasha (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Estonia, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tom, a wide-eyed, innocent sixteen year-old, finds himself an unwitting accomplice in a deadly game of vengeance and death when he befriends Artur - a Chechen man, hell bent on revenging the torture and murder of his family - on the streets of ...
Plot: explosion, cop killer, cigarette smoking, cooking, immigrants, costume, bandit, gunfight, hiding place, betrayal, camera, escape ...
Time: 2000s
Place: estonia
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The Baltic Love (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lost love and politics: three episodes from three Baltic nations. In Estonia a political prisoner leaves the jail, only to discover that his best friend had stolen his girl. In Latvia a Russian soldier has a Latvian girlfriend. Her Latvian friends ...
Plot: stripper, catholic priest, prisoner, tragic love, cultural conflict, dissident, priest, soldier, celibacy, political prisoner, prison, coward ...
Place: estonia, latvia, lithuania
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The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Plot: female director, abroad, alcohol abuse, little girl, orphanage, mother daughter relationship, fire, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, social worker, unemployment, daughter ...
Place: estonia
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 4.0
 124
Brothers (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Photographer Sami, maybe 35 and living in a loveless marriage, has to travel south to Pärnu, Estonia, to find his much younger brother Joni and get him back to Helsinki for treatment. Joni, around 20, is possibly fatally ill but would rather stay ...
Plot: cancer, young man, age difference, video footage, leukemia, terminal illness, love, middle aged man, dying, photographer, prostitute, illness ...
Place: estonia
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 7.2
 5K
The Fencer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.
Style: captivating, inspirational, disturbing, sincere
Plot: fencing, coach, sport, hiding, courage, fear, school, politics, rivalry, teacher, team, child ...
Time: 1950s, year 1952, year 1953, 50s
Place: soviet union, estonia
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 7.9
 46
Detectives (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Georgia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: "Detektivebi" is based on the real police reports in Georgia, and the crimes solved by the operative investigation detectives' team of the Internal Affairs ministry. Based on real facts and investigations from the crime scene. The ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, police officer, murder witness, mass murderer, murder victim, investigator, psychological trauma, mystery killer, female nudity, psychopath ...
Place: estonia
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 6.1
 68
Dreamfish (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Roman is a born proofreader from a family of proofreaders, a real intellectual from St. Petersburg who comes to Narva-Jõesuu, a small Estonian spa town, to find inspiration, tranquility, and silence. He does proofreading of the encyclopedia of the ...
Style: fairy tale, grotesque
Plot: love, farce, love triangle, female nudity, bathtub, sea, marine life, mermaid
Place: estonia
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I'm a Detective (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seriously injured young man was found on a Georgian military road. Investigator Georgy Mikeladze finds out that the victim - the navigator of the Tallinn Shipping Company - was rolling in his new Volga on vacation days. The investigator goes to ...
Plot: police, death, dentist, new car, prescription, dying man, murderer, wounded man, killer, police officer, identity, young man ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), estonia, latvia, st. petersburg russia, caucasus
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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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Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Arne Dahl - Misterioso A failed robbery attempt at Sydbanken outside Avesta leaves one robber lying dead with a dart through his eye, but there are no witnesses to the incident and no perpetrator is ever identified. In Stockholm, three high-profile ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, serial killer, uncover truth, law enforcement, assassination, crimes, deadly, murder investigation, police, crime, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, estonia
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 7.1
 1K
I Was Here (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland, Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of a book by Sass Henno, I Was Here. First Arrest (Mina olin siin. 1. esimene arrest, 2005), one of the most important Estonian works of literature of recent years. Seventeen-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the ...
Plot: drug use, male rape
Place: estonia
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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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