Movies and TV shows set in amsterdam

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in amsterdam ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, friendship, male nudity, dishonesty, chase, friends, murder and police plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Netherlands, USA, UK and other countries.
amsterdam
 182
amsterdam movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as amsterdam: Hostel (2005), Still Smokin (1983), House of Boys (2009), Traffic (1971), Night Run (2006), Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005), Do Not Disturb (1999), Amsterdam (2009), Kill Zombie! (2012), A Perfect Man (2013).

List of movies set in amsterdam

 5.9
 175K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, gory, psychopath, captivity, gore, danger, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, dismemberment, serial murder, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
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 5.6
 8K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, weed, anti hero, mistaken identity, drug abuse, fish out of water, goofy hero, misfit, nothing goes right, disorder, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, gay cinema, sincere ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, aids, fall in love, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, bully, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
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 7.1
 6K
Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: road movie, stylized, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, fish out of water, lifestyle, misfit, disorder, stoners, car, technology, satire, car damage, road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, france, paris france, europe, netherlands ...
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 6.9
 2K
Night Run (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: taxi, family relations, cons and scams, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, once in a lifetime opportunity, siblings relations, crime, taxi driver
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
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Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: pimp, prostitution, prostitute, false accusation, gigolo, serial killer, fall in love, working undercover, looking for love, disorder, silly humor, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, malibu california
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Do Not Disturb (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Combining a family vacation with business, Walter Richmond (William Hurt) takes his wife (Jennifer Tilly) and their 10-year-old, mute daughter, Melissa (Francesca Brown), to the Netherlands -- where Melissa inadvertently witnesses a murder. Unable ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, chase, mind game, witnessing a crime, mute or deaf, race against time, disability, psychopath, riddles and clues, memory loss, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: amsterdam, europe
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 5.1
 318
Amsterdam (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rich American couple, a family of Dutch criminals, a French gay couple, a working class family from Germany and an illegal Moroccan youth and his kid brother, are all in Amsterdam, each with their own story. Different reasons make their paths ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: adultery, police, money, car accident, family life, lifestyle, family relations, couple relations, crimes, immigrants, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
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 5.0
 2K
Kill Zombie! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.
Style: parody, humorous, captivating, tense, not serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos, buddies, deadly, supernatural, living dead, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, undead, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, ferry, woman smoker, walking a dog, tequila ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
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 6.6
 2K
Van der Valk (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, Piet Van der Valk and his team investigate a series of high-profile cases immersed in the worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism and the fashion industry.
Style: psychological, captivating, twists and turns, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, police detective, murder investigation, prodigy, crime scene, investigation, mind game, crime investigation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, holland, netherlands
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The Miniaturist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman moves to live with her new husband in 17th Amsterdam, but soon discovers that not everything is what it seems.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: dollhouse, secret, husband wife relationship, mysticism, paranormal activity, supernatural, prediction, destiny, mystery, paranormal phenomena, family life, paranormal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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 6.7
 3K
The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, assassination, deadly, hitman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, gunfight, kickboxing, urban ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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Amsterdam Heavy (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: CIA Agent Martin Keele (Michael Madsen - Reservoir Dogs Kill Bill) sets the wheels spinning in this gritty urban action thriller, as mysterious gangster J.D. goes on the rampage in Amsterdam, stopping at nothing to uncover those who have betrayed him
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, vengeance, criminal heroes, law enforcement, track down, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal's revenge, mixed martial arts, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
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 6.6
 203K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, travel, youth, stereotypes, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, nude beach, hitchhiking, vacation, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, germany, france, europe, belgium ...
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland. When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, holocaust, against humanity, concentration camp, survival, anti semitism, hopes, starvation, auschwitz, confined, life is a bitch, teenage life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe, netherlands
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Artificial Paradises (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Artificial Paradises tells the story of Nando and Erika, two young people in their twenties who meet several times without noticing. It tells the story of the subculture of electronic music and rave parties and drugs like MDMA.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: fall in love, best friends, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, youth, drug abuse, reunion, music festival, alcohol abuse, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
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St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, drugs, race against time, criminal heroes, crime, gangster, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, los angeles, berlin germany ...
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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken, the grandson of the founder of the Heineken brewery, and his driver. They were released after a ransom of 35 million Dutch guilders was paid.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, based on true events, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, abduction, heist, group of friends, captivity, gangsters, betrayal, greed, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, amsterdam, paris france, california
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 6.4
 308
Vincent and Me (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While sketching one day, 13 year old Jo encounters a mysterious art dealer who buys a few of her drawings and commissions her to do some more. Some time thereafter she reads a news story about a million dollar sale of some drawings of a young ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, young heroes, forgery, escapades, adventure, crimes, dishonesty, righting the wronged, cons and scams, family, youth, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: amsterdam, canada, montreal
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 5.6
 2K
Weekender (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: rave, drug dealing, gangsters, ambition, buddies, partners, friendship, dream come true, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfulfillment, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, ibiza, manchester england ...
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The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Then they meet John the barman who died but is much better now. John gave ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: jazz, environmentalism, environmental health, conspiracy, anti hero, on the run, wrong place wrong time, verbal byplay, who done it, idealism, couple relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: amsterdam, europe, england, edinburgh scotland
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 8.2
 63K
Queen (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Rani, a 24-year-old homely girl, decides to go on her honeymoon alone when her fiancé calls off the wedding. Traveling around Europe, she finds joy, makes friends, and gains new-found independence.
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bollywood, young woman, self discovery, friendship, life changing experience, honeymoon, naivete, canceled wedding, direction and purpose, vacation, encounter, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, amsterdam, new delhi, india, london
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 6.0
 392
Snapshots (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aging hippy and a beautiful young woman meet in Amsterdam and find love.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, hidden identity, one more chance, love affair, couples, optimism, fall in love, unfulfilled love, unlikely couple, love and romance, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, holland, morocco
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Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: art theft, forgery, investigation, undercover, espionage, escapades, adventure, danger, crimes, partners, heist, famous painting ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, europe, asia, new york
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Diary of a Hooker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Controversial director Paul Verhoeven made his feature-film debut with this Dutch comedy-drama about two prostitutes working in the Amsterdam Red Light district, and the many strange and unusual men they meet through their work. Also known as Diary ...
Style: sexy, humorous, psychological, sexual, cynical ...
Plot: prostitute, couples, power relations, sexual content, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, rise to the top, downfall, love and romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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 6.7
 2K
Katie Tippel (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, family relations, strong sexual content, couples, power relations, rich and poor, parents and children, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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Nightwatching (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK, Poland, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: painter, uncover truth, mystery, artists and showbiz, investigation, lifestyle, crimes, love affair, ambition, art, conspiracy, death in the family ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, amsterdam, netherlands
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 6.8
 6K
Loft (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five best friends, all married, decide to share a loft apartment. In this loft they meet their mistresses and conquests. Everything seems perfect, until one morning the body of an unknown young woman is found in the loft. The group of friends begin ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, secret place, whodunit, loft, infidelity, friends, couples, uncover truth, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, mistrust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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 6.4
 942
Siberia (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Goof and Hugo are flatmates in Amsterdam who have made a tidy sum from having sex with tourists, then robbing them. Their goal is to spend the money together on a world trip and their scam is going well until they meet Lara, originally from Siberia, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, betrayal, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, friends, dark humor, fall in love, cons and scams, flashback, telephone call ...
Time: 90s
Place: amsterdam, europe, new york, pakistan, siberia ...
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