Movies and TV shows set in holland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in holland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, humorous, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with family relations, youth, family, crimes, parents and children, friendship, love and romance, friends, escapades and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Netherlands, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as holland: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), The Last Drop (2006), Mysteries (1978), Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015), The Hiding Place (1975), The Best Two Years (2004), Kauwboy (2012), Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012), De Marathon (2012), The Miniaturist (2017).

List of movies set in holland

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, contemplative, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, painting, art, sexual tension, maid, jealousy, fall in love, new job, artist, society, small town ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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The Last Drop (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Different factions in WWII-era Holland race to find a stash of Nazi gold.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gold, battles, adventure, military life, heroic mission, military, against humanity, espionage, confined, danger, survival ...
Place: holland, europe, london
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 5.1
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Mysteries (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the winter of 1891 a stranger arrives in a small coastal town on the Isle of Man. His presence soon disturbs the lives of the local inhabitants, especially the beautiful daughter of the parson.
Style: serious, surprise ending, enigmatic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: small town, mystery, mysterious character, obsession, social relations, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich man, coast, suicide, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland
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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, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, abduction, heist, group of friends, gangsters, betrayal, greed, family, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, amsterdam, paris france, california
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The Hiding Place (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hiding Place is an account of a Dutch family who risk their lives by offering a safe haven for Jews during World War II
Style: sincere, bleak, emotional, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, anti heroes, opposites attract, escapades, society, confined, life is a bitch, anti hero, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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The Best Two Years (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Elder Johnson is the District Leader and oversees their efforts. His companion, the vain Elder ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: mormon, missionary, clergy, society, religions or cults, apostle, unlikely partners, hopes, partners, misfit, bible, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
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 7.2
 2K
Kauwboy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Jojo lives with his father, a security guard with a volatile personality who drinks to manage the unspoken despair he feels about his wife's absence, which he refuses to discuss with his son. In the midst of so much uncertainty, ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, melancholic, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, friendship, pets, escape from reality, father son relationship, dishonesty, life & death, youth, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Cool Kids Don't Cry (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children's novels. Tough prime school girl Akkie loves soccer and can be a real bully. Love is the only thing she's scared of. When Akkie is diagnosed with Leukemia, she has to fight for her life. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: terminal illness, school, youth, life is a bitch, teenage love, hopes, social relations, family, leukemia, soccer, first kiss, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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 7.5
 6K
De Marathon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ‘The Marathon’ is a feature film which contains humour in combination with impressive drama. The garage of four jass playing, smoking and beer drinking mechanics is threatened to be closed. The ‘genius’ idea to run the marathon of Rotterdam ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: against the odds, sport, friends, buddies, ambition, mechanic, personal growth, friendship, contests and competitions, marathon, garage, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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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: suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, serious
Plot: dollhouse, secret, husband wife relationship, supernatural, prediction, destiny, premonition, foreshadowing, gay, arranged marriage, brother sister relationship, servant ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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Puppet on a Chain (1971)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Special agent Taube is on the case of a deadly heroin smuggling operation. This one is notable for an amazing power boat chase through the canals and waterways of Amsterdam
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interpol, prostitute, secret agents, undercover, boat chase, murder, special agents, danger, chase, crimes, drug dealing, clergy ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland, amsterdam, europe, los angeles, netherlands
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 7.0
 9K
Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and faces its own civil war no less, only one man, Michael de Ruyter, can lead the county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: naval battle, battles, war, state affairs, military, ocean, ocean or sea, heroic mission, danger, soldier, leadership, civil war ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Best Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Best Friends follows the life of a group of friends at their high school ‘Spangalis College’. Inside and outside of school exciting and challenging experiences take place. Growing up is never easy; every character has its own, unique story of ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, family relations, high school, society, love, school, teenager, everyday life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Gift from the Heart (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Brothers Tom and Niek are running the family's costume rental store. Former soap star Tom doesn't take his job and his relationships very seriously. Niek on the other hand, is a workaholic, which recently led to a separation from his wife ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, light, captivating ...
Plot: romance, workplace situations, fall in love, family relations, workplace, love and romance, store, family business, couples, christmas, love story, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: netherlands, holland
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 6.5
 1K
Prince (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A troubled teenager attempts to conquer the girl he's in love with, who seems out of reach. He's lured into criminal activities and becomes alienated from family and friends.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage love, wooing, teenage life, drug dealing, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, youth gang, street life, group of friends, single mother, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 4.8
 122
Paid (2006)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paid is a film noir in the tradition of the French gangster movie. It is a story about underworld characters that have come to regret the choices they have made and now secretly long for a different and more meaningful life. It is also a love story ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, crime, prostitute, pistol, sex scene, shot in the head, hotel, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
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 6.8
 575
Loonies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loonies is a touching comedy about five psychiatric patients who are forced to exchange their familiar surroundings for an old-fashioned, impersonal institution. Partly because of the severe regime of a dreadful nurse, the five decide to escape from ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, family, mentally unstable, goofy hero, mental institution, silly humor, farce, escapades, misfit, fish out of water, doctors and patients, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Dummie the Mummy (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, friendship, adventure, escapades, friends, young heroes, youth, family, village, museum, child, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Hollands Hoop (2014)
Genre: Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Forensic psychiatrist Fokke Augustinus makes an unexpected career change when he inherits his father's mansion in Groningen where he becomes involved with a criminal organization with a marijuana plantation on his father's land.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: marijuana, countryside, family relations, drug dealing, crimes, couples, parents and children, farm, criminal organization, mansion, violence, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Help! I've Shrunk the Family (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Johannes Blom gets blown away when he discovers a little man in the kitchen cupboard, hidden behind the peanut butter jar. He’s even more astonished when he realizes that this little man, ‘Wiplala’, has magical powers. When ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, family, disorder, miniaturization, shrinking, boy, wizards, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Those Were the Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Dutch football team has just released the heroic World Cup final lost to archrival West Germany. The whole country is in mourning and Jaap Kooijman throws out of sheer frustration the brand new TV out the window. This event is the prelude to an ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: buddies, friends, wrongfully committed, confined, nothing goes right, hippie, volkswagen bus, disorder, female director, yoga
Time: 70s, year 1974, 20th century
Place: holland
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 6.6
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Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Casper (Gijs Blom) has never met his father and lives alone with his mother Marit (Birgit Schuurman). He likes to spend his free time playing the piano, so he is thrilled when he is chosen to become a pianist in a youth orchestra – and especially ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, single parent, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, youth, search for father, absent father, friendship, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, prague czech republic, prague
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 7.1
 4K
Accused (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An assistant prosecutor zealously pursues a conviction in the case of a pediatric nurse accused of murdering her patients, but doubt arises when her evidence shows that the infants may have died of natural causes.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, crimes, hospital, accusation, nurse, whistleblower, lawyer, prison, female director, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
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Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
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 5.6
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Code Blue (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer, by helping the gravely ill to the soothing order of ultimate silence. When she gets linked to a neighbor in an act of ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: voyeurism, hospital, human nature, moral dilemma, estrangement, nurse, patient, sexuality, sex scene, crimes, dealing with death, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 7.0
 4K
Daylight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A successful lawyer finds out that she has a half-brother who is imprisoned in a secure hospital after he brutally murdered his neighbor and their baby.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, autism, investigation, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, siblings relations, family relations, disability, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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Ellis in Glamourland (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after her failed marriage, recently fired mother Ellis 'El' Vermeulen and preteen son Thijs get peanuts while her ex spends everything on new flame Mirella. She finally takes Joane Collins' amoral course 'How To Marry A ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: single parent, starting over, couple relations, rich and poor, parents and children, family relations, couples, love, marriage, mother son relationship, society, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 6.1
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Chubby Drums (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fat adolescent Dik Trom enjoys growing up in a hedonistic town devoted to food and fun. When a restaurant chain offers his father the life-long-dreamed opportunity to run his own, the Trom family moves. Their new home town Dunhoven is however ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, eccentric family, parents and children, troublemaker, youth, social relations, mischievous children, nothing goes right, small town, leaving home, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, partners, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, looking for love, teenage love, power relations, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
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 6.6
 4K
Family Way (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his feelings. His brother Charlie doesn't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, romance, couples, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, anniversary, videotaping, group therapy, love and romance, family secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
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