Movies and TV shows set in bucharest

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in bucharest ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, exciting and captivating films and TV shows about / with danger, murder, crimes, female nudity, deadly, blood, flashback, gun, shot to death and heroes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in Romania, USA, France and other countries.
bucharest
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bucharest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bucharest: Sieranevada (2016), Charlie Countryman (2013), A Very Unsettled Summer (2013), Blood and Chocolate (2007), 7 Seconds (2005), Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021), The Protege (2021), The Doorman (2020), Them (2006), The Whistlers (2019).

List of movies set in bucharest

When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A director with two weeks left on his latest production fakes an ulcer to pursue a romance with his lead actress.
Style: sincere, clever, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, female nudity, postmodernism, dishonesty, sexual relations, screenwriter, theater, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, under the surface, artists and showbiz, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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 7.3
 5K
Sieranevada (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Back from a professional trip to Paris, a neurologist at the pinnacle of his career has to pick up his wife so that they can attend a family meal to commemorate his father, who died a year before. At his mother's flat, the guests are waiting ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, humorous
Plot: family relations, family conflict, dysfunctional couple, three generations, bossy wife, unfaithful husband, alzheimer's disease, humiliation, infidelity, doctors, family gatherings, bickering couple ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: bucharest
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Charlie Countryman (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, chase, fall in love, gangsters, dangerous attraction, a vision, on the run, forbidden love, supernatural, femme fatale, love affair, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, usa, romania, chicago illinois
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A Very Unsettled Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, UK, Romania, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man becomes lured into a fictional game his ex-girlfriend has initiated. Sexually ensnared by her, and now realizing the fragility of the border between the real and the imagined, he begins to unravel. He convinces himself that if he can only ...
Plot: living together, summer, female nudity, cheating, sex scene, unfaithful boyfriend, ex girlfriend, british man, couples, writers, cheating girlfriend, voice recording ...
Place: eastern europe, bucharest
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Blood and Chocolate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young teenage werewolf is torn between honoring her family's secret and her love for a man.
Style: romantic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, unlikely couple, interspecies romance, forbidden love, vampire human love, fall in love, romance, lycanthropy, female werewolf, love and romance, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bucharest, romania, paris france, colorado
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 4.7
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, hostage, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, gangsters, crimes, death, fight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Croatia, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure. Radu Jude (Aferim!) delivers an ...
Style: captivating, intellectual, sitcom
Plot: explicit sex, erection, penetration, oral sex, sex tape, teacher, unsimulated sex, lechery, school teacher, female masturbation, sex scandal, layoff ...
Time: future
Place: romania, rome italy, bucharest
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 6.1
 33K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, revenge, assassin, murder, vengeance, female killer, hitman, drone, spy, seduction, mercenary, female protagonist ...
Time: future, year 1991
Place: vietnam, london, bucharest
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 4.6
 7K
The Doorman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former Marine turned doorman at a luxury New York City high-rise must outsmart and battle a group of art thieves and their ruthless leader — while struggling to protect her sister's family. As the thieves become increasingly desperate and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, heroes, gang, combat, fistfight, fight, criminal, rescue, friendship, rehabilitation, infantry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, bucharest
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 6.4
 31K
Them (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: home invasion, breaking and entering, killer child, isolation, forest, stranger, couples, invasion, mystery, teenage life, violence, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002
Place: europe, bucharest, romania
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The Whistlers (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A policeman intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sitcom, neo noir
Plot: police, sex scene, sea, motel, female nudity, escapades, murder, twists and turns, dark humor, friendship, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, canary islands, singapore, bucharest
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 4.8
 9K
Oh, Ramona! (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Oh, Ramona! seeks the transformation of Andrew from a teenager into an adult who lives candidly and selflessly his first love story, innocent and uninvolved, alternating with the second, intense and insane story, incapable of making a choice. Oh, ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, light, sex comedy ...
Plot: sex talk, first sexual experience, loss of virginity, exhibitionist, coming of age, adolescence, 18 year old, male virgin, teenage boy, teenager, party, drunkenness ...
Place: bucharest
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 4.5
 4K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, heroes, gangsters, save the day, rivalry, gang, crimes, crime boss, hostage, organized crime, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, bucharest, romania, eastern europe
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 4.9
 7K
The Saint (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracking, rescue, hostage, thief, haunted by the past, undercover, kidnapping, attempted murder, robbery, spy, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: moscow russia, london, bucharest, los angeles, iraq ...
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Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampirism, student, vampire hunter, deadly creature, young heroes, heroes, beast, murder, friendship, lesbian ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: realistic, stylized, sincere, captivating, sad ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, money, deception, secret, military, post war, judaism, world war two, curse, distopia, crime and punishment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1964, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, bucharest, ussr
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 3.9
 89
Dracula (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dracula arrives in Los Angeles to drain Hollywood of blood. Van Helsing is looking for Dracula to revenge his dead father. Lucy is missing in action and Mina is kidnapped.
Style: psychotronic, epic, cult film
Plot: dracula, love, filmmaker, vampire, tightrope walker, university, promotion, cult, baker, coal, sexuality, exterminator ...
Time: victorian era
Place: romania, bucharest, transylvania, denmark
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Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, kickboxing, crime boss, hitman, vengeance, assassination, sniper, assassin, gang rape, partners, killer, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
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Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, spy, retirement, track down, undercover, special agents, secret agents, revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, romania, kenya
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Subspecies: The Awakening (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vampire fledgling Michelle Morgan has escaped the grasp of her master Radu Vladislas. Found by a woman named Ana, she is taken to a hospital where a doctor claims to be able to cure her vampirism. Radu, recovering from the near-death delivered by ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: vampire, supernatural, tomb, supernatural ability, stalking, rivalry, heroes, race against time, zombie, escapades, psychopath, supernatural romance ...
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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Hellraiser: Deader (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape where an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies. Amy finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hallucination, supernatural, suicide, afterlife, good versus evil, uncover truth, heroes, newspaper office, subway, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, romania, london, england, bucharest
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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated ...
Plot: revolution, communism, family relations, worker, frustration, fired from the job, friendship, father daughter relationship, friend, economics, father son relationship, destruction of property ...
Place: romania, bucharest
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Manhunt: Escape to the Carpathians (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A breathless criminal hunt, which leads into the remote mountain world of Romania, with the portrait of a foreign country, which has remained standing in time. Hanna Landauer and Sven Schröder are part of a special unit of the LKA, which traps ...
Plot: police, hunting, re-education, german, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), international, romanian, female full frontal nudity
Place: romania, bucharest, uruguay, germany
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Those Who Pay with Their Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An uncompromising journalist obsessed with the idea of absolute justice ends up committing suicide after reading his father's biography.
Plot: peeping, male female relationship, female nudity, theater, wealth, journalist, politician, newspaper, poet, expose, intrigue, ex soldier ...
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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Brigade Miscellaneous on Alert (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of three Romanian inept petty criminals during the 1970s.
Plot: burglar, prisoner, police, painting, incompetence, con artists, thief, gang, prostitute, petty criminal, prison, police dog ...
Time: 70s
Place: bucharest, romania
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Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, balkan
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12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: communism, politics, friendship, holiday, elderly, state affairs, retired, dictatorship, small town, husband wife relationship, revolution, international relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, balkan, romania, europe, bucharest
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The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, commando, partners, heroes, cia, mission, spy, violent, terrorism, rescue, battles, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s, year 2014
Place: new york, bucharest, usa, north america, las vegas ...
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 6.6
 2K
Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, family relations, losing-it hero, factory worker, unfulfillment, parents and children, railway, alienation, post apocalypse, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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Interview with a Hitman (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mafia, assassin, faked death, betrayal, who to trust, crimes, criminal heroes, crime boss, revenge, murder, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, london, united kingdom, england, bucharest
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