Romanian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant romanian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, stylized, visually appealing and harsh films and TV shows about / with romanian, male nudity, death, drinking, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, police, female nudity and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Romania, USA, Italy and other countries.
romanian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as romanian: Saf (2018), Morituris: Legions of the Dead (2011), The Mace with Three Seals (1977), God's Own Country (2017), 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Cannibal (2013), Alarm in the Delta (1976), The Enchanted Grove (1981), The Whistlers (2019), Monster High: Ghouls Rule! (2012).

List of romanian movies

Saf (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Turkish director Ali Vatansever weighs the human cost of politically motivated urban renewal in his achingly resonant second feature, about a young couple forced to compromise their ideals and work for the very industry encroaching on their Istanbul ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: murder, hiding place, missing person, immigration, death, refugee, slum, romanian, police station, money, prison, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Morituris: Legions of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Rome, in 73 B.C. Spartacus led the rebellion of 200 gladiators wich saw them opposed to the inhumanity which Rome had forced them into. During the riot they resisted for a long time against the roman soldiers. Few against a whole army. Some of them ...
Style: complex, scary, brutal, bleak, dark ...
Plot: darkness, sadist, torture, brutality, revenge, blood, evil man, suffering, violence, death, slasher, gladiator ...
Place: italy
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The Mace with Three Seals (1977)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 177 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, Wallachia's ruler Michael the Brave dreams of uniting the kingdoms of Wallachia,Transylvania and Moldavia into a single country known as The United Principalities.
Plot: sultan, romanian, fortress, mace, russian empire, medieval
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: transylvania, ottoman empire, romania, europe
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God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, male male kiss, lgbt, gay couple, gay kiss, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside, responsibility ...
Place: yorkshire, romania, britain, northern england
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, unwanted pregnancy, communism, rape, friendship, female friendship, realism, young woman, doctor, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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Cannibal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Romania, Russia, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, introspection, moral dilemma, crimes, love and romance, deadly, murder, abduction, romanian, female nudity, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Alarm in the Delta (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania
Duration: 74 min.
Story: During the 1970s a foreign smuggler is taking hostages and threatening to sabotage a river pumping station if he is not aided in his attempt to smuggle ancient artifacts out of Romania.Two young local boys foil his plans.
Plot: romanian, boy, police dog, smuggler, swimming underwater, sabotage, artifact, heroes, police, boat, bravery, hostage
Time: 70s
Place: black sea, romania
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The Enchanted Grove (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lizuca is only six years old, not much older than her pet dachshund Patrocle, when her mother dies and she is left to live with her grandparents on their farm. Before long, Lizuca's father comes to take her away to live with him and his new ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: orphan, grandparents, journey, little girl, romanian, forest, countryside, fantasy life, imagination
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The Whistlers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Romania, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A policeman intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.
Style: disturbing, twists and turns, captivating, dark humor
Plot: police, danger, murder, escapades, double agent, surveillance, deadly, crimes, friendship, neo-noir, neo noir, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, bucharest, singapore
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Monster High: Ghouls Rule! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Monster High: Ghouls Rule unearths an old conflict between "Normies" and monsters - and things are about to get scary! For years, students at Monster High were warned that Halloween was a night to stay inside and avoid conflict at all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, danger, high school, adventure, supernatural ability, mutant, rivalry, youth, escapades, supernatural, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Fright Night 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, professor, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, youth, teenage life, anti heroes, imaginary, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest
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Nico, 1988 (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie, factual, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: female singer, self destruction, singing, music, musician's life, mother son relationship, tour, vomiting, drug withdrawal, beach, blood, eating ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1986, year 1988
Place: prague czechoslovakia, rome italy, berlin germany, manchester england, prague ...
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, secret, deception, military, society, distopia, life is a bitch, crime and punishment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr, bucharest
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The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, political unrest, idealism, danger, daring rescue, terrorism, soldier, state affairs, military, media, dictatorship ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: romania, europe
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Chained Justice (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, "Dreptate în lanturi" is a rough and poetic film, whose action is placed at the beginning of the last century. The movie sheds light on a Romanian peasant who fights against social injustice.
Plot: theft, highwayman, thief, peasant, robbery, corruption, romanian, bounty hunter, prison escape, prison
Time: turn of the century
Place: romania
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The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, professor, lawyer, arrest, deportation, immigration, friends, reluctant ...
Place: michigan, new york, senegal, syria, manhattan new york city ...
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Pepe and Fifi (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The grim realities of daily life in post-Communist Romania are described in this dark drama, which was filmed on-location in the poorer areas of Bucharest. Pepe & Fifi are brother and sister. Pepe is a struggling boxer, and Fifi is a barfly ...
Plot: boxer, nightclub, boxing, friend, pimp, megaphone, politics, beggar, homelessness, wheelchair, urban setting, bandit ...
Place: bucharest
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Forest of the Hanged (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 154 min.
Story: At the Romanian front near the Austro-Hungarian border during World War I, a multinational group witnesses a hanging and other military deceptions.
Plot: czech, execution, army, village, pacifism, german, military, hanging, dilemma, world war one, coward, desertion ...
Time: year 1916
Place: transylvania
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Foxtrot (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Liviu (Peter O'Toole) and Julia (Charlotte Rampling) decide it's best to hide out on an island of paradise until the war ends. However politics and jealousy ensue when Larsen (Max Von Sydow) enter the mix.
Plot: deserted island, tent, food shortage, jealousy, luxury, island, decadence, tropical island, nazi, romanian, desert island
Place: europe
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Manhunt: Escape to the Carpathians (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A breathless criminal hunt, which leads into the remote mountain world of Romania, with the portrait of a foreign country, which has remained standing in time. Hanna Landauer and Sven Schröder are part of a special unit of the LKA, which traps ...
Plot: hunting, police, re-education, female nudity, german, romanian, international, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: romania, germany, uruguay, bucharest
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I Feel Like Disco (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A youth in middle of self-discovery, offending with his father, just discovering his sexuality and hiding it again. A boy who's often lonely loses a loved one and is in love with the wrong one.
Plot: disco, romanian, fishing, coma, gay kiss, diving, homosexuality, gay son, gay bashing, rejection, gay teenager, swimming pool ...
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Paso Doble (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Drama directed by Dan Pita.
Plot: marriage engagement, betrayal, factory worker, friendship, romanian, unwed mother, factory, love, hostel, dormitory, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Place: romania
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Cover boy: L'ultima rivoluzione (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cover-boy racconta l’amicizia fra Ioan (Eduard Gabia) e Michele (Luca Lionello) l’uno rumeno e l’altro italiano. Due mondi che casualmente s’incontrano: l’esperienza di chi, figlio della rivoluzione post comunista, è fuggito dal proprio ...
Plot: romanian, pubic hair, immigration, skinny dipping, male prostitution, male nudity, gay interest
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The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: dark humor, absurd, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, culture clash, society, satire, death, un, violence, nuclear, oppression, fish out of water, masturbation, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
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Blood for Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Deathly ill Count Dracula and his slimy underling, Anton, travel to Italy in search of a virgin's blood. They're welcomed at the crumbling estate of indebted Marchese Di Fiore, who's desperate to marry off his daughters to rich ...
Style: gothic, satirical, atmospheric, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, virgin, lesbian incest, parody, fish out of water, woman in danger, supernatural, master and servant, society, village, teenage girl, exploitation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, romania, russia ...
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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, bucharest, paris france ...
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The Fall (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, light, emotional, intense ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, escape from reality, hospital, storytelling, adventure, friendship, imagination, adventurer, good versus evil, disguise, peril, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, taj mahal, india, istanbul turkey
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The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: parody, private detective, murder, femme fatale, law enforcement, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crime, heroes, crimes, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, year 1939 ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Don't Look Up (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While filming in Transylvania, a crew unearths celluloid images of a woman’s murder and unleashes the wrath of evil spirits.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: filmmaking, film within a film, murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, gypsy, terminal illness, ghost, hollywood, supernatural power, film set ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, romania, transylvania, usa, europe
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The Matchmaker (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust - both their lives are forever altered.
Style: sentimental, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: matchmaking, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, teenage life, apprentice, teenage boy, male female relationship, adaptation, teaching the ways of the world, singleness, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s
Place: israel, middle east
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