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, captivating, humorous, sexy and suspense films and TV shows about / with female nudity, police, male nudity, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, murder, crimes, pornography and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Netherlands, USA, UK and other countries.
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amsterdam movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as amsterdam: Still Smokin (1983), The Miniaturist (2017), Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001), Amsterdam (2009), Stoner Express (2016), Van der Valk (2020), A Perfect Man (2013), Kill Zombie! (2012), Traffic (1971), Prey (2016).

List of movies set in amsterdam

 5.4
 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: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, stoners, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, drug abuse, fish out of water, partners, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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The Miniaturist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural, husband wife relationship, destiny, prediction, paranormal activity, mysticism, secret, mystery, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, family problems, family secret ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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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, sad ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, against humanity, world war two, starvation, concentration camp, survival, hopes, anti semitism, ss, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, netherlands
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 5.1
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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: sincere, realistic, serious, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: police, car accident, money, lifestyle, family relations, family life, love, ambition, friendship, working class, immigrants, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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Stoner Express (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack comes to Amsterdam to find his father and, through a momentary magical encounter, finds the secret weapon that could turn around his father's ailing marijuana coffee shop.
Style: light, entertaining, funny, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: marijuana, family business, search for father, family relations, problem solving, humour, father and son, father son relationship, absurd humor, stoned, coffee shop, stoner ...
Place: amsterdam
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 6.7
 3K
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, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, mind game, investigation, crime scene, prodigy, friendship, mastermind, eccentricity, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: amsterdam, netherlands, 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, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, romance, cocktail party, female singer, nightclub, book editor, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
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 4.9
 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, zombie attack, survival, chaos, supernatural, buddies, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, living dead, undead, zombie outbreak, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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 7.1
 7K
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, sexy, parody, allegory ...
Plot: car, art, satire, on the road, technology, time, traffic jam, melancholy, twists and turns, dark hero, eccentricity, adaptation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, paris france, new jersey, france, europe ...
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 5.3
 3K
Prey (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Lion Terrorizes the City of Amsterdam.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Plot: lion, animal attack, monster, hunter, ogre, veterinarian, death, zoo, killer animal, supernatural power, peril, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
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No One in the City (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming of age story of three young friends during their student years in Amsterdam.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: coming of age, friendship, student, death, group of friends, love triangle, friendship between boys, father son relationship, partying, hot and sexy, gay, lap dance ...
Place: amsterdam
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, terminal illness, first love, dealing with death, fall in love, friendship, coping, adolescence, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, indiana
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 6.2
 21K
Tulip Fever (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Style: touching, suspense, sincere, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: painter, adultery, doctor, marriage, cheating wife, artist, love affair, portrait, thief, affair, trust, promise ...
Time: 17th century
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
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Ciske the Rat (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Lovable Amsterdam street urchin, 11 year old Ciske is nevertheless much in need of love as the German 1955 title suggests. He is a scamp with a heart of gold. He causes havoc in the classroom pouring ink over his teacher yet when a polio-crippled ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, captivating
Plot: coming of age, youth, childhood, murder, abuse, child abuse, boy, prostitute, misfit, hardcase students, society, single parent ...
Time: 1930s, year 1934
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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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: erotic, sex comedy, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, dominatrix, prostitution, sex scene, sexual fantasy, domestic violence, wedding, female protagonist, lust, role playing, female bonding, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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Grijpstra & De Gier (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives Grijpstra and De Gier are sent to investigate the case of a man who apparently hanged himself in a center for oriental meditation. It is ruled as suicide and the case seems to be closed, but the same night there is an attempted break in. ...
Plot: murder, cocaine, motorcycle, female nudity, police, sex, drugs, heroin addict, deception, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay ...
Place: amsterdam
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Girl in the Window (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama partially set in Amsterdam, this standard tale starts out in a mining area in Holland where conditions are about as rough as they get. Two of the miners, Italians Federico and Vincenzo take off together for the city's red-light ...
Plot: love, prostitute, holiday, miner, coal, romance, man hits a woman, coal mining, gay bar, jealousy, male female relationship, mining ...
Place: amsterdam
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 6.8
 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, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: taxi, rivalry, family relations, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, once in a lifetime opportunity, siblings relations, 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: funny, humorous, satirical, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, police investigation, false accusation, gigolo, fall in love, looking for love, working undercover, goofy hero, investigation, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, malibu california
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Alice in the Cities (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer’s block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her nine year old daughter ...
Style: road movie, surreal, art house, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: airport, on the road, stranger, journalist, single mother, road trip, child abandonment, travel, strong female character, swimming, children, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, amsterdam, texas, japan, tokyo ...
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 6.7
 3K
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: sexy, sexual, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: prostitution, sex crime, prostitute, family relations, sexual abuse, poverty, rape, life is a bitch, lifestyle, society, rise to the top, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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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: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: youth, murder, murder witness, psychopath, disability, mute or deaf, witnessing a crime, mind game, chase, race against time, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: amsterdam, europe
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Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Diamonds are stolen only to be sold again in the international market. James Bond infiltrates a smuggling mission to find out who’s guilty. The mission takes him to Las Vegas where Bond meets his archenemy Blofeld.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: james bond, spy, espionage, secret agents, chase, cat, car chase, murder, smuggling, adventure, 007, diamond ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, amsterdam, london, los angeles, europe ...
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 6.4
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Cas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Pepijn and George’s steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas’ laconic charm and it forces ...
Style: captivating, lgbt cinema, sexy, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay couple, gay relationship, jealousy, gay youth, gay lead character, gay love, breakup, rejection, journalist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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Queen of Amsterdam (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chez Nous is a feel good comedy and the name of a cafe in the heart of Amsterdam that is on the brink of being closed.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, entertaining, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: gay, heist, gay pride, friend, cafe, crimes, criminal heroes, lgbtq, partners, burglar, planning, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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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, sincere, avant garde ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, male prostitute, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay love, gay sex, aids, bully, fall in love, youth, gay lead character, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, 80s
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, morocco
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Berlin Nights: Grand Delusions (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire, Romy, Magali, Loete, and Jim are typical Brienen’s characters: their excessive lifestyle rhythmed by sex and drugs puts them in the margins of society, refusing to believe in love or any kind of happiness. Lacking a better alternative, ...
Style: suspense, erotic, disturbing
Plot: sex, performance art, art, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, sexual fantasy, sexual desire, sexploitation, eroticism, alcohol abuse, orgy, female nudity ...
Place: amsterdam
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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, marijuana, stoners, weed, college, nothing goes right, stoner, drugs, friendship, teenager, party, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, race against time, drugs, violent, mafia, criminal heroes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, berlin germany, london ...
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 7.0
 3K
Leak 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced into obtaining secret information from a childhood friend ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, false accusation, police detective, criminal gang, police corruption, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, spy ...
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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