Movies and TV shows set in bulgaria

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in bulgaria ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating and touching films and TV shows about / with crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, friendship, coming of age and murder plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in Bulgaria, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bulgaria: Assassin's Bullet (2012), Eastern Plays (2009), Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014), Ave (2011), Zift (2008), City of Fear (2000), I Am David (2003), From Russia with Love (1963), Bird of Prey (1995), The Turkish Gambit (2005).

List of movies set in bulgaria

Assassin's Bullet (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Assassin's Bullet, Slater plays Robert Diggs, a black ops agent who comes to work for Ambassador Ashdown (Hunger Games star Donald Sutherland), tracking down a vigilante assassin in Eastern Europe. The maverick hit(wo)man has been taking out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, belly dancer, chases and races, crimes, track down, deadly, chase, danger, muslim, serial killer, psychoanalysis, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, paris france
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Eastern Plays (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers are brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating: while Georgi who's recently joined a neo-nazi group participates in the violence, Hristo witnesses and rescues a Turkish family. Georgi, now being ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: gang, racism, addiction, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, turk, introspection, rebelliousness, society, family problems, dysfunctional family, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe, istanbul turkey
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Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: the story of two adolescents, Moni and Zhozho, who meet 17-year-old Zheni in 1943 and with whom both fell in love. The events that follow unfold while Bulgaria has to decide on the deportation of 11 343 Jewish citizens in Macedonia and Thrace.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, fall in love, teenage life, friends, wartime life, love and romance, society, anti semitism, youth, teenage love, coming of age, friendship ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: bulgaria
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 7.0
 1K
Ave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While hitchhiking from Sofia to Ruse, Kamen meets Avé, a 17-year-old runaway girl. With each ride they hitch, Avé invents new identities for them, and her compulsive lies get Kamen deeper and deeper into trouble. Reluctantly drawn into this ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hitchhiking, leaving home, teenage love, love and romance, dealing with death, disorder, teenage life, dishonesty, fall in love, hidden identity, rebellion, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe
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 7.4
 4K
Zift (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien world - the totalitarian Sofia of the 60s. His first night of ...
Style: dark humor, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, crimes, dictatorship, jail, sex, one night, life is a bitch, confined, misfit, society, deadly, injustice ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 60s
Place: bulgaria, europe
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 3.9
 195
City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: journalism, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, amateur detective, intrigue, drug dealing, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bulgaria
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 7.3
 7K
I Am David (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Anne Holm's acclaimed young adult novel North to Freedom, I Am David chronicles the struggles of a 12-year-old boy (Ben Tibber) who manages to flee a Communist concentration camp on his own -- through sheer will and determination. All ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, rescue, survival, politics, artist, stowaway, friendship, self discovery, communism, innocence lost, introspection, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 1950s
Place: switzerland, italy, denmark, bulgaria, europe ...
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From Russia with Love (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kgb, espionage, cold war, russian, assassin, surveillance, gadget, sniper, double agent, boat chase, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, bulgaria, europe, scotland, turkey ...
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 4.9
 149
Bird of Prey (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is imprisoned for 15 years for attempted murder. In prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, prison, murder, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, arms dealing, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, vigilantism, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria
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The Turkish Gambit (2005)
Genre: War, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, adventure, escapades, rivalry, heroes, woman in danger, wartime life, spy, sniper, soldier, investigation, romantic triangle ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: bulgaria, ottoman empire, europe
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The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: birthday, backgammon, fall in love, self discovery, free spirited, hopes, in-laws, immigrants, society, misfit, memory loss, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: bulgaria, germany, europe, italy
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Bulgarian Lovers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: bar, infidelity, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, couples, track down, gender bending, love affair, dishonesty, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, spain, europe, cuba, berlin germany ...
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 7.1
 155
Canary Season (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: It's 1980. Malin is fatherless, angry, and in trouble. At 20, he's spent a year in jail for assaulting a lover of Lily, his mother. In her desk he finds a soldier's photograph and assumes he's found his father. He confronts the ...
Plot: rape, brutality, love, communist, totalitarianism, torture, army, communism, canary, socialism, detention, labor camp ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bulgaria
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 4.0
 475
Levski (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie is about the great historical figure Vasil Levski. It follows three different plot lines: the relationship with his mother, Gina, the relationship with his loved one, Ana, and the plans for freeing Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire. The ...
Plot: historical figure, heroism, bravery, family values, fight
Place: bulgaria
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Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, adventure, escapades, state affairs, working undercover, crimes, chases and races, heroic mission, special agents, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2005 Bruce Campbell directed his first ever feature film. The film stars Bruce Campbell as a wealthy CEO who travels to Bulgaria after the fall of communism. His plan was to do business for his U.S. drug company yet he is shortly caught up in ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, psychological, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, murder, track down, disorder, deadly, partners, transplant, vengeance, small town, unlikely partners, experiment gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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 7.6
 3K
Tilt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: TILT is a love story set against the backdrop of the changing political and social environment in Europe in the late 80's and early 90's. Can this love survive the challenges of emigration, a violent homeland and immoral social atmosphere ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, political unrest, buddies, petty criminal, romance, friends, criminal heroes, power of love, iron curtain, porn, friendship, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe, bulgaria
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 4.4
 751
Code Red (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A female doctor struggling to find her daughter after a long lost World War II biological weapon explodes on a U.S. military base in Bulgaria, turning people into mutant zombies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, stylized, rough ...
Plot: zombie, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, supernatural, mutant, escapades, chases and races, danger, battles, heroes, deadly, nazi
Time: 20th century
Place: bulgaria
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 6.5
 369
Viktoria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Bulgaria, Romania
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Dreaming of the West, Boryana is determined not to have a child in communist Bulgaria. Nonetheless, her daughter Viktoria enters the world in 1979, curiously missing a belly button, and is declared the country’s Baby of the Decade. Pampered by her ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: youth, coming of age, dysfunctional family, family problems, disorder, political unrest, single parent, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, childhood, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: bulgaria
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 5.1
 704
The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: self discovery, island, romance, mysterious character, couple relations, manipulations, couples, dishonesty
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe
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 8.9
 25K
Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: hidden identity, working undercover, challenge, danger, shooting, scheme, gangsters, mission, gang war, crimes, crime, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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 7.2
 2K
The Lesson (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An honest, hard-working schoolteacher in a small Bulgarian town is driven to desperate measures to avoid financial ruin.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, no music
Plot: school, dedicated educator, power relations, teachers and students, small town, money problems, husband wife relationship, blackboard, father daughter relationship, lie, coin, bank note ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, immortality, blood, deadly creature, deadly, danger, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, hidden identity, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, seaport, europe ...
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The Color of the Chameleon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Emil Christov's über-stylish spy-movie pastiche, a charismatic schemer in an authoritarian police state, fired from his job as a secret-police informant, conjures up his own imaginary spy network and builds up an archive that he turns ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: government agency, dishonesty, society, state affairs, cons and scams, snitch, fighting the system, politics, sting operation, communism, informant, secret police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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Mila from Mars (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fleeing an abusive relationship, Mila, a teen prostitute, finds herself in a border town, pregnant, alone, and, to her surprise, welcome. The remote village is on a marijuana plantation run by a group of elderly men and women. Not having known much ...
Style: offbeat, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: orphan, prostitute, social relations, coming of age, youth, drug dealing, on the run, haunted by the past, pregnancy, village, teenage life, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, 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: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: insubordination, soldier, friendship, murder, french army, alcohol abuse, anti war, society, heist, friends, infantrymen, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1919, year 1918
Place: macedonia, romania, former yugoslavia, europe, bulgaria ...
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 6.1
 1K
Roseville (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early autumn of 1985 the police are seeing the consequences of a shocking and mysterious incident that took place in an isolated mountain hut in the Balkan Mountains. The film "Roseville " is artistic interpretations inspired by ...
Style: mysterious
Plot: villa, foreigner, stranger, threat, curse
Place: bulgaria
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, rape, rapist, torture, danger, left to die, gory, woman in danger, brutality, model, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
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 8.4
 7K
South Wind (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A story about Petar Maras, a Belgrade criminal in his late twenties, whose one reckless move causes an avalanche of events that will greatly affect the lives of those around him.
Plot: car theft, running from police, crime scene, corrupt police, face wound, drive by shooting, smuggling, police brutality, dying young, pregnancy, dildo, firearm ...
Place: belgrade, serbia, bulgaria
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The Third Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Republic of Macedonia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spitz is the German-Jewish coach of the football team Macedonia during World War II. Under his leadership, the team fights to become the champion of Bulgaria's National Football League
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, holocaust, hopes, true love, forbidden love, championship, lifestyle, against humanity, love and romance, contests and competitions, jewish, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: macedonia, former yugoslavia, europe, bulgaria
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