Movies and TV shows set in central europe

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in central europe ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, contemplative and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, death, family relations, barefoot male, crying, female nudity, photograph, sex scene, violence and telephone call plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and other countries.
central europe
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central europe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as central europe: The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), In Rage (2016), The Glass Room (2019), The Informant (2020), Head Burst (2019), Alpha Code (2020), Panic Attack (2017), Perfect Days (2011), Dodgeball (2015), The Noonday Witch (2016).

List of movies set in central europe

The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium, UK, USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: bloody, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, assassination, nazi, nazism, resistance, paratrooper, naval officer, european history, suicide, genocide, assassin, church ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941, year 1929, year 1939
Place: prague, central europe, europe
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, philosophical, art house, romantic ...
Plot: sex, love, female nudity, infidelity, love triangle, waitress, voyeurism, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual promiscuity, menage a trois, romance ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, geneva switzerland, california, ussr ...
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 7.4
 228
In Rage (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: Detective Kunes has a problem once again: he's lambasted the boyfriend of his ex-wife, and is threatened with dismissal from the police service. His high-ranking (female) boss has a solution for him: "removing" him on an internships ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, police officer, police, investigator, murder investigation, law enforcer, partners against crime, track down, escapades, who done it ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
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 5.4
 834
The Glass Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liesel Landauer and her friend Hana are linked by a lifelong relationship and an exceptional house built by the architect Von Abt for Liesel and her husband Viktor in Czechoslovakia in the early 1930s.
Style: romantic, emotional, psychological, touching, talky ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, love, lesbian interest, lesbian relationship, lgbt, family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, relationships ...
Time: 1930s
Place: central europe
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 7.7
 161
The Informant (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 78 min.
TV show
Story: The first half of the fifties, Czechoslovakia, Prague. Stanislav Láník is a talented actor. However, his position affects the staff profile. The father died in the resistance, the mother was killed after a neighbor was accused of allegedly ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, political thriller ...
Plot: gay, communism, actor, double life, secret police, closeted homosexual, ambitious man, secret agents, informant, politics, brother sister relationship, secret mission ...
Time: 50s
Place: central europe
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 7.0
 516
Head Burst (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Markus is a handsome and respectable architect who has a secret: he is a pedophile. Despite feeling disgust of himself, Markus can't help but feel attracted to young boys. When he thinks he won't be able to suppress his deepest feelings, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, suspense, tense, lgbt cinema
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, little boy, gay lead character, identity crisis, loneliness, depression, architect, single mother, family relations, co worker co worker relationship, suicidal tendency ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
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 4.3
 908
Alpha Code (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johana (Denise Richards), a woman with no past, is hiding from a UN Agent Bowie (Randy Couture) a head of secret space program. On her run she meets Martin (Bren Foster), and with help of Bowie’s ex-colleague Lance they both help Martin to find ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, disturbing, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: ufo, alien, businessman, scientist, countryside, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, investigation, memory loss, multiple deaths, brother brother relationship, mistaken identity ...
Place: central europe, prague
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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Valerie, a Czechoslovakian teenager living with her grandmother, is blossoming into womanhood, but that transformation proves secondary to the effects she experiences when she puts on a pair of magic earrings. Now seeing the world around her in a ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing, gothic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: innocence, sexual awakening, coming of age, grandmother granddaughter relationship, supernatural, menstruation, teenage girl, surrealism, seductive behavior, older man younger woman relationship, wedding night, occult ...
Time: 19th century
Place: central europe
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 6.0
 2K
Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: tragicomedy, neurotic, non-linear, light, feel good ...
Plot: group of friends, husband wife relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, wedding party, passive aggressive man, failed expectations, multiple storylines, friend, passive aggressive woman, wedding, dark humor, wedding day ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
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 6.0
 212
Perfect Days (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Celebrity hairdresser Erika might seem to have it all: a successful business, her own TV show, stylish modern loft in center of Prague, designer clothes, lots of friends and an ever-loving mother with a housework fixation. However, as Erika reaches ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship, domineering mother, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of mother, midlife crisis, secret relationship, mother daughter relationship, artificial insemination, tv crew, bartender ...
Place: central europe
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 4.4
 134
Dodgeball (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Style: non-linear, humorous, psychological, unusual plot structure, light ...
Plot: friendship, love, unrequited love, friendship between men, high school teacher, midlife crisis, sexual desire, sexism, vulgarity, 40 year old, alcohol abuse, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: central europe
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The Noonday Witch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, folk tale ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hysterical woman, mentally unstable woman, husband wife relationship, paranoia, female protagonist, drunkenness, accidental killing, female hysteria, family secret, motherhood, little girl ...
Place: central europe
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 6.1
 256
Modelar (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common ...
Style: intense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, melancholic ...
Plot: war crime, professor, terrorism, university, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, politician, politics, friendship, terrorist, friend, friendship between men, rap ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2019
Place: central europe, tel aviv israel, prague
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 6.8
 3K
Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Ireland, Slovakia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, closeted gay, healer, lgbt, politics, diagnosis, arrested, gay lead character, male objectification, co worker co worker relationship, mistrust ...
Time: year 1942, year 1935, 50s
Place: central europe, prague
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 6.0
 388
What Men Want (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The charismatic and self-confident man, Karel Král, is the editor-in-chief of men's magazine. Although a chauvinistic type, he is very popular with women. However, he struggles in his personal life. He frequently argues with his ex-wife over ...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: husband wife relationship, co worker co worker relationship, psychiatrist, employer employee relationship, new job, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, teacher, revenge, car accident, fortune teller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: central europe, prague, europe
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 5.7
 321
Agonie (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the 3rd of October a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna kills his lover and chops up her corpse. Her torso is found in a dumpster, other body parts and the head are missing. There is no clue about the motive of the murder. A silent ...
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, male nudity, gay slur, gay, lgbt, socially awkward, student, emotional abuse, murder, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, gay interest ...
Place: central europe, vienna
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The Magic Quill (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fairy tale, featuring the landlady Margaret, the devil Boniface, the bribable councilors Fake and Chatterbox and the lazy tailor Greasy. In Hell, the devils have a quill that writes human sins into the Book of Sins and the devils go and pull the ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, light, feel good, psychological ...
Plot: socially awkward, unrequited love, father son relationship, mistaken identity, co worker co worker relationship, cultural difference, love triangle, failed expectations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, justice, father daughter relationship, drunkenness ...
Place: central europe
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 5.9
 4K
Medieval (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense, heroic ...
Plot: warrior, battles, murder, historical character, chase, medieval, swords and armor, commander, european history, czech history, religion, death ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century, 15th century
Place: central europe, prague
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 6.9
 223
Dwarf (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: wish come true, family relations, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, absurd humor, lifestyle change, mysterious event, little girl, small town, supernatural power, magic, absurdism ...
Place: central europe
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 6.6
 561
Maria Theresa (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: psychological, captivating, visually appealing, contemplative
Plot: aristocrat, female politician, female protagonist, motherhood, empress, european history, czech history, strong female lead, high society, political leader, noblewoman, strong female character ...
Time: 18th century
Place: central europe
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Czech Television's epic historical film draws on the breathtaking dramatic life of the great of Czech history, King Charles IV.
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: king, knight, czech history, father son relationship, aristocrat, european history, royal family, historical character, royal court, family relations, kingdom, historical figure ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: central europe
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 6.3
 424
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: sincere, sad, suspenseful, poignant, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, vacation, teenage boy, dog, family relations, shipwreck, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: central europe, prague
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Small Town Killers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The two tradesmen Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they've earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight with their wives the two men get drunk and hire a Russian ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, ironic, entertaining, light ...
Plot: hitman, gay, divorce, marital problem, drunkenness, poison, husband wife relationship, lawyer, small town, russian, assassin, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: central europe, europe
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Style: exciting, sentimental, captivating, romantic
Plot: spanish history, king, duke, queen, castle, princess, european history, marriage, wedding, conspiracy, religion, poison ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, future, 17th century
Place: spain, europe, central europe
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The Auschwitz Report (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the true story of Freddy and Walter – two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their inmates, they manage to escape. While the ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: concentration camp, nazi, nazi occupation, world war two, male nudity, nazism, wartime life, wartime, jewish, prisoner of war camp, jew persecution, war violence ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: central europe
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Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-ageing pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing ...
Style: surreal, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, death of brother, conspiracy, nazism, secret, brother brother relationship, scientist, misunderstanding, soldier, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1944, year 1996, 90s ...
Place: germany, central europe, czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague ...
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 6.8
 202
Short Circuits (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At night a city bus driver finds an abandoned baby near a stop. A divorced man comes to pick up his excited son for the weekend. A pretty doctor befriends a quadriplegic. Out of this unfolds a delicate story of human relationships, in which tough ...
Plot: death, father son relationship, guilt, professor, embassy, hospital, bus driver, loss of son, homeless, accident, abandoned baby, gas station ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
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Personal Baggage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vid is talented but spoiled young man smothered in his affection to the adoring mother and heedless of his aloof father. His grandfather is benevolent but self-important patriarch and his new girlfriend is a creature of voluptuous innocence ...
Plot: snow, hospital, accident, forest, painter, wine, night, cell phone, death, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
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Rustling Landscapes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Luka leaves for the countryside unhappy with the way his girlfriend Katarina has treated him. She follows him hoping that they could sort out their relationship. Despite the beauty and tranquillity of their surroundings they go through twists and ...
Plot: love, older woman younger man relationship, monologue, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pharmacy, longing, love triangle, frustration, cottage, photographer, laziness ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
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 7.2
 49K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: factual, clever, emotional, realistic, social ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, conspiracy, assassination, nazi occupation, betrayal, torture, gestapo, third reich, friendship between men, suspicion, repression ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, 1930s, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, berlin germany, israel, england ...
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