Movies and TV shows set in hungary

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in hungary ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy and emotional films and TV shows about / with hungarian, death, murder, society, friendship, female nudity, life is a bitch, danger, youth and torture plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in Hungary, Germany, USA and other countries.
hungary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hungary: Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Almanac of Fall (1984), Children of Glory (2006), Satantango (1994), The Witness (1969), The Countess (2009), Metamorphosis (2007), The Notebook (2013), Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008), Fateless (2005).

List of movies set in hungary

Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: small town, delusion, musician, symbolism, philosophy, crimes, social relations, small town life, danger, village life, violence, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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Almanac of Fall (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: gloomy, serious, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, sexual abuse, intimacy, revenge, poverty, apartment, vengeance, betrayal, psychological thriller, hungarian
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: revolution, politics, rebellion, rebelliousness, love and romance, sport, life is a bitch, love affair, athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, social activist ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: hungary, australia, europe, melbourne, soviet union ...
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Satantango (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 450 min.
Story: Inhabitants of a small village in Hungary deal with the effects of the fall of Communism. The town's source of revenue, a factory, has closed, and the locals, who include a doctor and three couples, await a cash payment offered in the wake of ...
Style: epic, stylized, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: multiple perspectives, countryside, mental illness, poverty, pub, farm, loneliness, homeless, couples, dishonesty, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hungary, europe
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: dark humor, offbeat, biting, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: socialism, fascist, ice cream, pig, amusement park, flood, last supper, minister, streetcar, political satire, secret door, cemetery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: noblewoman, revisionist history, older woman younger man relationship, serial killer, intrigue, estate, female killer, political conspiracy, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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Metamorphosis (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monastery, castle, priest, metamorphosis, legends and myths, mysterious character, danger, countess, writers, stranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
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The Notebook (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during war time with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil to survive in the absurd world of adults.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: twins, starvation, teenage life, war, countryside, life is a bitch, wartime life, siblings relations, holocaust, grandmother grandson relationship, concentration camp, emotional abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: hungary
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Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: countess, manipulations, dishonesty, legend, political intrigue, state affairs, healing power, palaces castles and temples, intrigue, ambition, monk, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe
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Fateless (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, UK, Israel, France, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An Hungarian youth comes of age at Buchenwald during World War II. György Köves is 14, the son of a merchant who's sent to a forced labor camp. After his father's departure, György gets a job at a brickyard; his bus is stopped and its ...
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, bus, escapades, heroes, confined, soldier, innocence lost, infected, teenage life, resentment ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, poland
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Gloomy Sunday (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, infidelity, love triangle, restaurant, pianist, menage a trois, birthday, deportation, sex, jealousy, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
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White Palms (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, uplifting, gloomy ...
Plot: rivalry, teacher, gymnast, hungarian, gymnastics, hopes, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, sport, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
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8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: kidnapping, bondage, prostitute, blackmail, danger, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
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The Whiskey Bandit (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Between 1993 and 1999, one man robbed 29 financial institutions in Budapest. Banks, post offices and even travel agencies fell victim to his crime spree. The police had no leads and no hope of finding him during his six-year stint. The only clue ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, suspense, realistic
Plot: robbery, bank robber, bank robbery, runaway, drinking, adventure, adaptation, alcoholic, rebelliousness, justice, heroes, creativity ...
Place: hungary
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One Day of Betty (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air music festival, Sziget Festival held every summer on one of the Danube islands in Hungary. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage life, music, best friends, friends, drugs/alcohol, adulthood, festival, summer, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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The Werewolf of Washington (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being unknowingly inflicted with the bite of a werewolf while on a visit to Europe, White House press secretary Jack Whittier (Dean Stockwell) begins to turn into a deadly beast by night, terrorizing Washington D.C. and presenting a very ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: racism, werewolf, parents and children, escapades, imaginary, social misfits, dangerous animal, love affair, state affairs, curses spells and rituals, moon, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hungary, washington d.c., europe
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: holocaust, forceful separation, family relations, defiant, ghetto, against humanity, confined, wartime life, life is a bitch, chases and races, war, race against time ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1957, year 1962 ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, germany, switzerland ...
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Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, ghetto, concentration camp, genocide, black market, deportation, good versus evil, nazism, society, moral dilemma, fascism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: italy, hungary, budapest hungary, spain, sweden
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White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Favoring pedigree dogs, a new regulation puts a severe tax on mixed breeds. Owners dump their dogs and shelters become overcrowded. 13-year-old Lili fights desperately to protect her pet Hagen, but her father eventually sets the dog free on the ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspenseful, tense, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, revenge, rebellion, brutality, friendship, betrayal by friend ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe
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Made in Hungaria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Miklós Fenyö's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties - when everyone else was fleeing to the West. Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, hopes, music, losing-it hero, rising to stardom, youth, rock ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary
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The Boys of Paul Street (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is "solved" by the city government, ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: school, urban, teachers and students, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, mischievous children, young heroes, disorder, youth, social relations, friends, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe
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In Praise of Older Women (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a married women in her thirties, who tutors him in the lessons ...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, society, youth, obsession, couples, womanizer, love and romance, romance, destructive relationship, unlikely couple, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1950s, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: hungary, montreal quebec canada, budapest, canada, budapest hungary
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25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: serious, surreal, talky, realistic, pre war
Plot: attic, society, anti war, social differences, introspection, immigrants, state affairs, confined, against humanity, parents and children, life is a bitch, rebelliousness ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
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Control (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.
Style: psychological, captivating, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, subway, workplace, petty job, social misfits, passenger, underground, serial killer, rivalry, professor, love, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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Severance (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Members (Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny) of the Palisades Defense Corp. sales group arrive in Europe for a team-building exercise. A fallen tree blocks the route, and they must hike to their destination. However, a psychotic killer lurks in ...
Style: scary, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: slasher, hanging, marijuana, coach, loss of friend, gory, survival, workplace, trap, fish out of water, weekend, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, eastern europe
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Time Stands Still (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Budapest high school in the beginning of the 1960s. Dinis suffers the torments of adolescence. His father had to leave Hungary after the uprise in 1956, and since then Dini's mother has had to take care of her two sons on her own. A friend of ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, rough, emotional
Plot: romance, teenage life, family problems, family life, coming of age, high school, love and romance, youth, high school life, rebellion, family relations, school ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary
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The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a detention camp in Hungary in 1869 at a time of guerilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, escape attempt, rebellion, life is a bitch, confined, political unrest, snitch, female nudity, torture, male nudity, surrealism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, central europe
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The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: anti semitism, concentration camp, holocaust, danger, espionage, genocide, escapades, working undercover, forbidden love, society, palaces castles and temples, political unrest ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: hungary, germany, switzerland, europe
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, politics, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, state affairs, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, twentieth century, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: serbia, hungary, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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Den of Lions (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Hungarian gypsy working for a Russian mobster becomes a double agent for the FBI.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prodigy, special agents, gangsters, criminal heroes, working undercover, prostitute, crimes, rivalry, danger, leadership, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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