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, suspenseful, psychological and tense films and TV shows about / with family relations, female nudity, sex scene, friends, life is a bitch, father son relationship, society, crimes, youth and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres shot in Netherlands, UK, Belgium and other countries.
holland
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holland movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as holland: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), The Miniaturist (2017), Kauwboy (2012), Mysteries (1978), The Last Drop (2006), The Best Two Years (2004), Admiral (2015), Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015), The Marathon (2012), Black Book (2006).

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, enigmatic, sincere, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, art, artist, painting, master and servant, maid, sexual tension, fall in love, jealousy, society, older man younger woman relationship, portrait ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
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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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, mysticism, paranormal activity, secret, supernatural, destiny, prediction, paranormal phenomena, wealthy family, family secret, mystery, paranormal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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 7.1
 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, coming of age, youth, father son relationship, dishonesty, pets, escape from reality, life & death, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 5.1
 233
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, enigmatic, surprise ending, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: small town, mystery, mysterious character, social relations, obsession, stranger, rich man, intrigue, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), dark humor, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
Place: holland
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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, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gold, battles, heroic mission, military life, adventure, military, against humanity, espionage, confined, survival, resistance ...
Place: holland, europe, london
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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, captivating ...
Plot: mormon, missionary, society, clergy, religions or cults, mission, social problems, apostle, relationships, faith, life philosophy, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
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 7.0
 10K
Admiral (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: naval battle, war, ocean, state affairs, military, battles, civil war, soldier, leadership, heroic mission, sea, ship ...
Time: 17th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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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, intense, serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, heist, gangsters, family, betrayal, greed, brutality, abduction, criminal heroes, group of friends, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, california, amsterdam, paris france
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 7.4
 7K
The 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: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: marathon, friendship, hospital, against the odds, sport, friends, personal growth, mechanic, buddies, ambition, running, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 7.7
 77K
Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, epic, erotic ...
Plot: jewish, world war two, holocaust, spy, espionage, nazism, nazi, war, atrocity, occupation, terrorist, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1956, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: netherlands, holland, israel, belgium, amsterdam ...
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 7.1
 8K
Riphagen (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story about the biggest warcriminal from Holland during world war II, Andries "Al Capone" Riphagen.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: nazi, world war two, holocaust, nazi war criminal, betrayal, violence, military, con artists, jewish, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, amsterdam
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 5.3
 428
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, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, society, love, school, everyday life, high school, high school friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, twins, friendship, adventure, family relations, friends, youth, family, escapades, competition, brother brother relationship, mayor ...
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: feel good, semi serious, romantic, entertaining, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, workplace, fall in love, workplace situations, store, family relations, family business, couples, christmas, love story, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: netherlands, holland
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 5.6
 2K
Hemel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, couples, fall in love, looking for love, strong sexual content, family relations, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 5.8
 2K
Boy 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Sam regains consciousness in the middle of a crowded subway, he doesn't know how he got there, where he came from nor his own name. He franticly searches for his identity, using the contents of his backpack. Slowly but surely he realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, protagonist as suspect, on the run, uncover truth, crimes, who to trust, manipulation, murder, graphic violence, conspiracy, youth, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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The Dinner Club (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen (32) and Michel (36) move with their daughter to an exclusive residential area. She soon finds a new close circle of friends: the women of the Dinner Club, and their husbands. But when two of the Club members commit suicide under suspicious ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, best friends, society, suburbs, jealousy, friendship, deception, suicide, adultery, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Secrets of War (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, friendship between boys, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenager, child, best friends, war, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943
Place: holland
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 6.9
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Live! (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anna is a vital woman who is married and has two daughters. She picks up her old passion of writing again after frequent requests by a colleague and a friend, but she had not foreseen the consequences of family and friends reading her stories...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, disability, couples, terminal illness, infidelity, midwife, mother daughter relationship, love, heart transplant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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Bros Before Hos (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Because of a bad marriage of their parents, two brothers Jules and Max made a pact never to get into a relationship with a woman. Therefore, they live a party-life in which they sleep with a different girl every day. However this changes when Jules ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: romance, buddies, family relations, siblings relations, love triangle, best friend, love and romance, rivalry, fall in love, brother brother relationship, friendship between men, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 7.0
 3K
Regret! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jochem is the target of bullying. David does not participate, but he dares intervene. The class teacher also does not engage., Jochem seems to attract the harassment, which gets worse every day. One morning David feels guilty. Why did he never ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: bullying, bully, friendship, youth, high school, social relations, coming of age, regret, suicide, teenage boy, teacher, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 6.8
 420
Pastorale 1943 (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: suspenseful, factual, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, social relations, rebelliousness, human nature, resistance, execution, war, torture, robbery, nazi occupation, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
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 5.5
 1K
Code Blue (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, captivating, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: sex scene, hospital, human nature, moral dilemma, estrangement, erection, masturbation, nurse, voyeurism, patient, sexuality, male masturbation ...
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: autism, murder, legal investigation, investigation, crimes, mystery, siblings relations, uncover truth, imprisonment, family secret, family relations, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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It's All So Quiet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a farmer, Helmer, who realizes that his life has been influenced to an unhealthy extent by his aging father. An adaptation of a bestselling and critically acclaimed novel by Gerbrand Bakker.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, farmer, countryside, elderly, loneliness, family relations, introspection, village life, hopes, midlife crisis, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
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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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 7.2
 4K
Wolf (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, rise to the top, crimes, moral dilemma, social decay, ambition, society, immigrants, organized crime, gang, cross country, boxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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 6.7
 2K
Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: ambulance, moral dilemma, human nature, society, social decay, media, crimes, paramedic, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: starting over, single parent, couple relations, family relations, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, love, marriage, mother son relationship, society, auction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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 6.2
 927
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: not serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, troublemaker, eccentric family, parents and children, youth, social relations, leaving home, small town, nothing goes right, mischievous children, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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