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, gloomy and bleak films and TV shows about / with hungarian, death, murder, society, friendship, life is a bitch, female nudity, danger, politics and blood plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in Hungary, Germany, USA and other countries.
hungary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hungary: Almanac of Fall (1984), Children of Glory (2006), Satantango (1994), The Witness (1969), The Countess (2009), Metamorphosis (2007), Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Bathory: Countess of Blood (2008), Fateless (2005), Gloomy Sunday (1999).

List of movies set in hungary

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, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, mind game, friendship, apartment, poverty, sexual abuse, revenge, intimacy, 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: rough, realistic, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: revolution, politics, wartime life, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, state affairs, life is a bitch, rivalry, rebelliousness, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, melbourne ...
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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, realistic, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: pub, loneliness, multiple perspectives, farm, mental illness, countryside, poverty, rainy, couples, village, homeless, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 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, biting, realistic, offbeat, thought provoking ...
Plot: fascist, flood, pig, ice cream, political satire, amusement park, last supper, cemetery, absurdism, swimming pool, execution, minister ...
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: gloomy, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: virgin, vanity, countess, serial killer, bloodbath, revisionist history, noblewoman, witchcraft, aging, political conspiracy, downfall, dishonesty ...
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monastery, metamorphosis, priest, castle, supernatural ability, deadly, gory, danger, palaces castles and temples, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
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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, gloomy, surreal, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: small town, prince, musician, newspaper, protest, isolation, circus, philosophy, symbolism, faith, delusion, secret ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: countess, manipulations, dishonesty, legend, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, healing power, state affairs, intrigue, ambition, monk, surrealism ...
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: sincere, bleak, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, bus, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, soldier, coming of age, destiny, infected, teenage life, heroes ...
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: gloomy, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, love triangle, infidelity, restaurant, pianist, menage a trois, sex, deportation, birthday, jealousy, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 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, uplifting, gloomy, touching, psychological ...
Plot: rivalry, teacher, hungarian, gymnast, gymnastics, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, haunted by the past, underdog, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, bondage, blackmail, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crimes, crime, couple relations, 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: suspense, captivating, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: robbery, bank robber, bank robbery, adaptation, drinking, runaway, adventure, alcoholic, rebelliousness, justice, transformation, chase ...
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, serious, sincere
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, best friends, music, drugs/alcohol, friends, teenage life, friendship between girls, festival, teenage girl, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: racism, werewolf, politics, danger, injustice, love affair, deadly, disorder, society, mad scientist, journalism, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, washington d.c.
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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, serious, bleak, emotional
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, war, life is a bitch, ghetto, hidden identity, defiant, dishonesty, danger, race against time, family relations, confined ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1962, year 1975 ...
Place: hungary, europe, germany, russia, budapest ...
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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: uplifting, captivating, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, concentration camp, ghetto, black market, genocide, deportation, good versus evil, nazism, danger, society, moral dilemma ...
Time: 30s, 80s, 20th century, 40s, 20s ...
Place: italy, hungary, budapest hungary, sweden, spain
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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: suspenseful, heartbreaking, tense, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: dog, revenge, human animal relationship, animal abuse, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, 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: captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: music band, buddies, political unrest, society, misfit, introspection, rebelliousness, rise and fall, ambition, friends, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 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: realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: school, youth, uninhibited rivalry, mischievous children, young heroes, teachers and students, parents and children, urban, disorder, family relations, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th 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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: twins, starvation, wartime life, weakness, teenage life, youth, countryside, separated, innocence lost, siblings relations, war, conquering ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: 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: surreal, serious, talky, realistic, pre war
Plot: attic, anti war, rebelliousness, social differences, introspection, society, anti semitism, haunted by the past, firefighter, forbidden love, soldier, parents and children ...
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, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: train, subway, workplace, petty job, social misfits, professor, rivalry, underground, serial killer, passenger, 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, coach, marijuana, hanging, loss of friend, gory, survival, workplace, success, fish out of water, trap, weekend ...
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, rough, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family problems, love and romance, romance, family relations, coming of age, high school, teenage life, family life, rebellion, youth, high school life, socialism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary
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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: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, escape attempt, rebellion, life is a bitch, confined, snitch, political unrest, revolution, outlaw, cavalry, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, central europe, budapest hungary
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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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: concentration camp, anti semitism, holocaust, danger, espionage, genocide, family life, political unrest, hidden identity, survival, palaces castles and temples, society ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, 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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, politics, society, family life, political unrest, state affairs, siblings relations, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: serbia, hungary, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prodigy, crimes, dishonesty, leadership, law enforcement, rivalry, working undercover, criminal heroes, special agents, gangsters, danger, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: rescue, anti semitism, politics, genocide, holocaust, ghetto, swedish, hungarian, uncover truth, immigrants, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary, sweden, stockholm sweden, moscow russia ...
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