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, emotional, bleak and gloomy films and TV shows about / with hungarian, death, murder, society, danger, female nudity, friendship, family relations, torture and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres shot in Hungary, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hungary: The Countess (2009), Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Satantango (1994), The Witness (1969), Almanac of Fall (1984), Metamorphosis (2007), Children of Glory (2006), Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008), Gloomy Sunday (1999), Fateless (2005).
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The Witness (1969)
Drama, Comedy
Hungary
105 min.
 8.7
Satantango (1994)
Drama
Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
450 min.
 8.5
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Strangled (2016)
Crime, Horror, Thriller
Hungary
121 min.
 7.0
Barbarians Rising (2016)
Documentary, Action, Drama, History
USA
120 min.
 7.9

List of movies set in hungary

 6.3
 7K
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: virgin, witchcraft, vanity, aging, noblewoman, bloodbath, revisionist history, countess, serial killer, downfall, intrigue, baroness ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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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, futuristic, surreal, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: small town, prince, circus, symbolism, philosophy, whale, darkness, chaos, threat, dancer, delusion, secret ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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 8.5
 7K
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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: rainy, countryside, multiple perspectives, pub, loneliness, farm, poverty, mental illness, village life, social relations, alcoholic, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: hungary, europe
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 8.7
 5K
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: last supper, amusement park, political satire, cemetery, minister, execution, absurdism, swimming pool, fascist, secret door, socialism, streetcar ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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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: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, sexual abuse, apartment, poverty, intimacy, revenge, psychological thriller, hungarian, betrayal, vengeance
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monastery, metamorphosis, priest, castle, gory, danger, hungarian, deadly, palaces castles and temples, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
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: serious, realistic, emotional, rough, captivating
Plot: revolution, politics, athlete's life, contests and competitions, idealism, sport, rebelliousness, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, budapest 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: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, epic ...
Plot: manipulations, dishonesty, countess, legend, political intrigue, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, healing power, ambition, infidelity, blood ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, jealousy, sex, menage a trois, infidelity, birthday, deportation, restaurant, love triangle, pianist, romance, oldies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
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 7.0
 6K
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, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, bus, innocence lost, self discovery, coming of age, confined, youth, life is a bitch, soldier, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, poland
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 4.6
 4K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Drama, 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: serious, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, crimes, couples, investigation, couple relations, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, unsimulated sex, blackmail, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
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 7.5
 1K
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: rivalry, gymnast, gymnastics, hungarian, teacher, athlete's life, sport, immigrants, communism, athlete, student, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
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 7.0
 3K
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: twins, starvation, war, innocence lost, countryside, siblings relations, teenage life, wartime life, life is a bitch, youth, family relations, conquering ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: hungary
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, rock, romance, losing-it hero, music band, blind ambition, music, desire for fame, rise and fall, rising to stardom, introspection, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hungary
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage life, romance, coming of age, family life, youth, family problems, family relations, love and romance, rebellion, school ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hungary
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, idealism, genocide, good versus evil, deportation, black market, war, anti heroes, daring rescue, nazism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, spain, budapest hungary, sweden
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 7.7
 22K
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: dark humor, surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: train, subway, serial killer, rivalry, passenger, mystery, underground, professor, buddies, workplace, social misfits, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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 6.5
 34K
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, gory, survival, hanging, loss of friend, coach, marijuana, workplace situations, workplace, killer, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, eastern europe
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 7.5
 12K
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, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, siblings relations, politics, family life, society, state affairs, political unrest, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
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An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hungarian, immigrants, family, friendship, cold war, coming of age, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1958 ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, czechoslovakia, budapest hungary ...
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 7.8
 2K
The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, life is a bitch, political unrest, rebellion, snitch, escape attempt, bound in chains, military enlistment, suppression, political oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, central europe, budapest 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: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: school, friendship, rivalry, youth, urban, friends, mischievous children, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, teachers and students, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, swedish, hungarian, ghetto, genocide, anti semitism, holocaust, politics, anti heroes, immigrants, war, survival ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, budapest hungary, stockholm sweden ...
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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, realistic, surreal, talky, pre war
Plot: attic, immigrants, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, anti semitism, genocide, haunted by the past, holocaust, political unrest, wartime life ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern 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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, war, danger, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, confined, dishonesty, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 1957, year 1975 ...
Place: hungary, europe, russia, budapest hungary, budapest ...
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 4.8
 632
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prodigy, gangsters, special agents, working undercover, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, prostitute, leadership, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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 5.9
 138
Lily in Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insulted when his screenwriter wife writes a leading role for a younger man, aging Broadway idol Fitz Wynn disguises himself as a handsome young Italian.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: show business, deception, typewriter, stage, casting, producer, fame, stage fright, love, hotel, friendship, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, manhattan new york city
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 4.9
 463
Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, government agency, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, working undercover, chases and races, undercover, on the run, vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, scary
Plot: werewolf, racism, deadly creature, danger, usa president, deadly, laboratory, state affairs, moon, dangerous animal, mad scientist, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hungary, europe, washington d.c.
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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: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, drugs/alcohol, best friends, music, friends, teenage life, teenage girl, friendship between girls, festival, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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