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, rough, gloomy and stylized films and TV shows about / with female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctor, danger, blood, police, deadly, murder, heroes and violence plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Romania, France, USA and other countries.
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bucharest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bucharest: Next Stop Paradise (1998), 7 Seconds (2005), Toni Erdmann (2016), Captain Conan (1996), Fortunes of War (1987), The Happiest Girl in the World (2009), Betrayal (1993), Shadow Man (2006), The Whistlers (2019), Oh, Ramona! (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: clever, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, postmodernism, sexual relations, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), screenwriter, female nudity, artists and showbiz, under the surface, manipulations, manipulation, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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Next Stop Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Romania, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The level of disinterest in personal affairs has become so cynical in Bucharest that people cheer even an inept army and police manhunt. Meanwhile, Mitu and Elena get to know each other in the course of a vodka drinking contest and discover that ...
Plot: army, drinking, chase, love, manhunt, waitress, police, father son relationship, male nudity, pubic hair, helicopter, male female relationship
Place: bucharest
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 4.8
 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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, tough heroes, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
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 7.4
 43K
Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France, Switzerland
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, realistic, emotional, satirical, atmospheric ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, male masturbation, culture clash, ambition, loneliness, existentialism, character study, life, parenthood, birthday party, party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bucharest, germany, romania, bulgaria
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Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, military life, war, society, heroism, soldier, battles, insubordination, alcohol abuse, friendship, murder ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bucharest, bulgaria, europe ...
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Fortunes of War (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 407 min.
TV show
Story: Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and ...
Style: clever, gloomy, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, espionage, opposites attract, unfulfillment, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, love and romance, betrayal, war, intrigue ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, middle east, greece, romania, africa ...
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The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Romania, France, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Delia, a young Romanian girl, comes to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she has won in a contest organized by a soft-drinks company. The prize is a beautiful new car. All Delia has to do now is appear in front of the camera in a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: hopes, youth, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, moral dilemma, teenage life, family relations, mother daughter relationship, small town, coming of age, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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 6.4
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, totalitarian regime, artist, defection, police station, male female relationship, anti communist, port, desertion, informant, writers, typist ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
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 4.1
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, deadly, rivalry, secret agents, intrigue, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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The Whistlers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Romania, France, Germany
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: disturbing, twists and turns, captivating, dark humor
Plot: police, danger, murder, escapades, double agent, surveillance, deadly, crimes, friendship, neo-noir, neo noir, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, bucharest, singapore
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 4.9
 8K
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, light, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, first sexual experience, adolescence, loss of virginity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male virgin, teenage sexuality, sexual fantasy, machismo, school, underage drinking, sex talk ...
Place: bucharest
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 7.3
 5K
Sieranevada (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Republic of North Macedonia
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 ...
Plot: bossy wife, three generations, honking a car horn, doctors, bickering couple, family gatherings, family relations, telephone call, liar, crying, christmas tree, singing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bucharest
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Fright Night 2 (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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, professor, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, youth, teenage life, anti heroes, imaginary, heroes, deadly ...
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: stylized, realistic, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, secret, deception, military, society, distopia, life is a bitch, crime and punishment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr, bucharest
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 4.1
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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, cult film, epic
Plot: boat, exterminator, cult, vampire, darkness, sexuality, love, dream, coal, tooth, murder, erotica ...
Time: victorian era
Place: transylvania, romania, denmark, bucharest
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crimes, anti heroes, fight, tragic hero, crime boss, unlikely partners, anti hero, corrupt law enforcer, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, bucharest, 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, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, espionage, retirement, secret agents, undercover, danger, special agents, revenge, cia, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, romania, kenya
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Charlie Countryman (2013)
Genre: 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: exciting, touching, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, chase, a vision, romance, on the run, forbidden love, love affair, dangerous attraction, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, usa, chicago illinois, bucharest
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: vampire, psychopath, stalking, race against time, supernatural ability, zombie, escapades, danger, imaginary, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: romania, europe, 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: communism, bar, tragic event, friend, unemployment, teenage girl, destruction of property, friendship, brother sister relationship, prison, factory worker, prostitute ...
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: hunting, police, re-education, female nudity, german, romanian, international, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: romania, germany, uruguay, bucharest
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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: politician, unrequited love, publisher, newspaper, love, ex soldier, journalist, poet, wealth, theater, breasts, female nudity ...
Time: post world war one
Place: bucharest
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Brigade Miscellaneous on Alert (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of three Romanian inept petty criminals during the 1970s.
Plot: prostitute, prison, police dog, painting, gang, police, thief, petty criminal, case, incompetence, burglar, con artists ...
Time: 70s
Place: romania, bucharest
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Confessions of Love (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Love story of 2 high school students with different social standards, Ioana and Alexandru. They are to form a couple with all the social and familial obstacles encountered.
Plot: high school, communism, high school friends, high school basketball, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, true love, sea, high school student, star crossed lovers, high school dance, teacher ...
Place: bucharest, romania
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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: female director, british man, writers, couples, cheating girlfriend, voice recording, cheating, sex scene, unfaithful boyfriend, living together, summer, female nudity ...
Place: bucharest, eastern europe
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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, bucharest, paris france ...
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 6.5
 433
Two Deaths (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tale of power, passion and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: revolution, obsession, vengeance, couples, state affairs, love and romance, wartime life, infidelity, human nature, tragic love, friendship, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, eastern europe, rio de janeiro ...
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 6.8
 3K
Love Sick (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, friendship, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, student life, gender, opposites attract, gays and lesbians, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, bucharest
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Born to Raise Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, special agents, gangsters, law enforcement, loss of partner, chases and races, danger, revenge, brutality, tough heroes, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bucharest, eastern europe
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Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: atmospheric, philosophical, stylized, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: fountain of youth, danger, supernatural, suicidal, imaginary, elderly, aging, love affair, supernatural ability, new identity, secret identity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: romania, india, europe, asia, nepal ...
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