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 psychotronic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, realistic and dark humor films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, death, flashback, family relations, doctor, murder, photograph, father son relationship, hospital and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Czechoslovakia, Germany, Czech Republic and other countries.
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central europe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as central europe: The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), Family Film (2015), Small Town Killers (2017), The Broken Crown (2016), Mug (2018), The Pianist (2002), Schindler's List (1993), Rising High (2020), Kidnapping Stella (2019), Tall Tales (2019).

List of movies set in central europe

The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: USA, France, UK, Belgium, Germany
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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, bloody
Plot: paratrooper, world war two, assassination, nazism, naval officer, battles, battle, german, resistance, explosion, anger, attempted murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1939, year 1941
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, europe
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 6.5
 364
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: sad, captivating, suspenseful, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, marital crisis, family tragedy, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, shipwreck, vacation ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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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, sexual, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, invasion, artist, mistress, womanizer, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, usa, europe ...
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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: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, female assassin, divorce, murder, police, lawyer, small town, bound and gagged, hostage, russian, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: central europe, europe
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: 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: captivating, exciting, sentimental, romantic
Plot: kingdom, queen, king, duke, power, court intrigue, palace intrigue, politics, empire, marriage, wedding, ceremony ...
Time: 1500s, 16th century, 17th century
Place: spain, central europe, europe
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 6.4
 2K
Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, compassionate, uplifting, ironic
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, village, new identity, disfigured face, social misfits, adaptation, christianity, broken heart, reject, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Place: poland, central europe
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 8.5
 704K
The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, contemplative, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, rescue, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, wartime, nazi, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1990s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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 5.7
 3K
Rising High (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Plot: prison, hypocrisy, bribery, accomplice, language barrier, pole dancing, female detective, talking to the camera, commando, newlyweds, police interrogation, heavy rain ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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Kidnapping Stella (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors' carefully laid plans.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, van, wealthy family, twists & turns, couple relations, crimes, crime, love, danger, handcuffs, gun ...
Place: central europe, berlin germany
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 6.9
 593
Tall Tales (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Shortly after the end of World War II, a con man on the run finds himself in a passionate love affair that may well cost him his life.
Plot: interrogation, passion, knife, nightmare, betrayal, lust, train, war ruins, memory, hunting, sex scene, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: central europe, budapest hungary, budapest
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Women in running (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Women on the Run. Vera has lived a wonderful life with Jindrich, and she is fully determined to fulfill his last wish - running a marathon. The emancipated and spirited mother of three daughters doesn't think that doing so will be a problem. ...
Plot: running, awkward situation, wedding ring, puppet, loss of husband, ring, male virgin, soup, studio, theater, invitation, weightlifting ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Smiles of sad men (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer gets into a rehab where he meets a lot of successful men who destroyed their lives with alcohol.
Plot: alcohol abuse, marathon, rehabilitation, recovery, family, writers, picnic, friend, friendship, doctor, alcoholic, group therapy ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
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 7.3
 448
Pan Tau (1970)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pan Tau always had a gentle expression and a friendly smile, he was elegantly dressed in a stroller, with an umbrella and a white carnation in the lapel. Foremost, he was famous for his magic bowler hat. By tapping on his hat, Pan Tau was able to ...
Plot: bowler hat, urban fantasy, trick, part animation, grandfather granddaughter relationship, magic, magician, prank
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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 7.9
 200
Dukla 61 (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the family of an elite miner set against the backdrop of the biggest mining disaster of the second half of the 20th century, which left 108 men dead.
Style: based on true events
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, czech history, catastrophe, mine, miner
Time: year 1961, 60s, 1960s
Place: central europe
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System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, society, adaptation, family, parents and children, school, sociopath, brushing teeth, barefoot male, eavesdropping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
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Flames of Royal Love (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1992, Prague is the capital of a small kingdom. The prince is supposed to choose his bride to be at a royal ball. But to everybody's surprise, he chooses an ugly cleaning-woman. She is shy and silent, but after the marriage she turns into a ...
Style: dark humor, non-linear
Plot: breakdance, exhibitionist, missing person, voyeurism, death, bare breasts, father daughter relationship, revenge, sadism, funeral, fainting, female masturbation ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992, 90s
Place: central europe
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 6.6
 397
Tank Battalion (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The lacking attitude of a conscripted university graduate places him at odds with the power and doctrine of his military superiors. His secret relationship with the wife of a superior officer along with the low discipline of his fellow conscripts ...
Plot: voyeur, female full frontal nudity, man with glasses, male nudity, female nudity, adultery, extramarital affair, lust, voyeurism, death, undressing, soldier ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: central europe
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Honor and Glory (1969)
Genre: History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This historical film by Hynek Bočan touches upon the indecisiveness of the Czech nation, ready to bend the backbone in face of foreign rule. Situating the story at the close of the Thirty Year War enabled the depiction of the misery of the people ...
Plot: catholic, religion, fireplace, knight, messenger, thief, haystack, medieval, rebellion
Place: central europe
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I, Distressing God (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Adolf (Miloš Kopecký), the irresistible seducer of women, is fond of Janicka (Hana Lelitová), a novice opera singer. The girl, however, prefers famous men and Adolf thus does not have a single chance with her. One day in a hospital, he meets a ...
Plot: hospital, greek, older man younger woman relationship, joke, sex, friend, flashback, love triangle, manipulative behavior, manipulative person, comedy of manners, breaking the fourth wall ...
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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 4.6
 91
Storyteller (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Story: A loose adaption of Bára Nesvadbová's novel of the same name. A novel that lacks a dramatic line and concentrates on the flow of emotions and feelings of two injured and beloved women, two women that the aging lothario Mára came between. The ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, jealousy, fake name, identification, boarding school, selfish woman, breakup, fake identity, police detective, mistaken identity, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, central europe
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 7.4
 260
The White Lady (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. She emerges from the painting on the wall when someone speaks out magic formula. White lady is good ghost, she can make someone's wishes true. Even if it is a new duct. But a miracle is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, small town, female ghost, political satire, ghost story, magical power, priest, painting, mysterious event, urban fantasy, satire, bureaucracy
Place: central europe
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Quiet is the Night (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A psychological detective story about a police hunt for the murderer of young boys. The police comissioner ends up tracing the clues to his own home, where he has an adolescent son he has not been able to communicate with.
Plot: foot chase, barking dog, friend, photographer, listening to music, lie, dog, portrait painting, painter, choir, girl, telephone call ...
Time: 1920s
Place: central europe
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: female director, flashback, controversy, male female relationship, bitterness, crush, banned, autobiography, aunt niece relationship, friend, school, communist ...
Time: 50s, year 1947, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe, budapest, central europe, budapest hungary
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Angels of Everyday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Based on a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh, Angels of everyday focuses on a few intimate family members: a recently widowed young doctor Ester; a school canteen cook and her son; a driving instructor, his wife, and their closest relatives.
Style: light, sincere, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: stalking, angel, husband wife relationship, depression, loss of family member, death, coincidence, mother son relationship, help, female director, marriage, car driving ...
Place: central europe
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A Nice Plate of Spinach (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The heroes of this absurd comedy, full of confusion and humor are Dzharda Zemanek and Frantisek Liska.
Style: dark humor, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: inventor, obese man, science gone wrong, workout, landlady tenant relationship, woman wearing glasses, arrested, overweight man, secretly observing, kidnapped, face mask, child with gun ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, central europe
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 6.4
 99
Horror Story (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is based on the book of the same title (A Sanguinary Novel) by the very individual Czech painter, typographer, author and philosopher Josef Vachal, who squeezed adventure, love, horror and other parallel episodes into, what is called, ...
Style: cult film, horror spoof, fairy tale, psychotronic, dark humor ...
Plot: gore, corpse, ship, cannibalism, blood splatter, murder, death, parody, love, multiple deaths, surrealism, aristocrat ...
Place: central europe
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Romance for Bugle (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: grandfather, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), shaving, topless woman, teenage protagonist, arranged marriage, bare breasts, male objectification, coming of age, old man, memory ...
Place: central europe
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The Sign of the Cancer (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A murder in a hospital run by incompetents.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female assassin, hospital visit, patient, career, cancer patient, strong female character, doctor, nurse, jumping from a window, suicide by jumping, astrologer, police investigator ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe
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Grandmothers Recharge Well! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family purchases a home robot designed to look like a grandmum. Their neighbours immediately buy a more expensivve model as the two families always try to up the other one. Both grandmums start to "terorize" their families because they ...
Style: dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: grandmother, robot, entrapment, hut, orchestra, breaking a window, poisoning, caged bird, bureaucracy, dead cat, rivals, animal cruelty ...
Place: central europe
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