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, society, murder, friendship, love and romance, female nudity, youth, family relations and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in Hungary, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hungary: Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), Almanac of Fall (1984), Satantango (1994), The Witness (1969), The Notebook (2013), Time Stands Still (1982), Children of Glory (2006), The Countess (2009), Gloomy Sunday (1999), White Palms (2006).

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, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: small town, delusion, musician, whale, philosophy, social relations, crimes, danger, small town life, village life, symbolism, violence ...
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: realistic, bleak, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, sexual abuse, intimacy, revenge, melancholy, apartment, poverty, vengeance, betrayal, hungarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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 8.5
 8K
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, cult film, contemplative, saga, serious ...
Plot: rain, farm, loneliness, pub, countryside, multiple perspectives, poverty, mental illness, village, dishonesty, couples, rainy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: hungary, europe
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 8.8
 6K
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, cult film, biting, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: satire, socialism, fascist, minister, last supper, cemetery, execution, swimming pool, absurdism, ice cream, streetcar, political satire ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest
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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: realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Plot: twins, starvation, teenage life, war, countryside, wartime life, siblings relations, life is a bitch, holocaust, concentration camp, grandmother grandson relationship, emotional abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
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: touching, rough, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, high school, family relations, teenage life, family problems, romance, youth, high school life, coming of age, family life, socialism, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hungary
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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, rough, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, human spirit, wartime life, rebellion, resistance, political unrest, state affairs, sport team, contests and competitions, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, melbourne, soviet union ...
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 6.2
 8K
The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: intrigue, political conspiracy, female killer, love and romance, countess, noblewoman, physical appearance, nobility, bloodbath, virgin, female protagonist, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, slovakia
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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: sincere, emotional, sentimental, harsh, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, pianist, jealousy, sex, holocaust, love and romance, occupation, musician's life, restaurant, birthday, deportation ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
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 7.5
 2K
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gymnastics, rivalry, athlete's life, self discovery, haunted by the past, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ambition, lifestyle, teacher, gymnast, hungarian ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: hungary, canada, europe
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The Whiskey Bandit (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: robbery, bank robber, bank robbery, adventure, adaptation, runaway, drinking, alcoholic, crime, heroes, crimes, justice ...
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, realistic, disturbing, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: ghetto, idealism, concentration camp, holocaust, black market, genocide, good versus evil, deportation, nazism, fascism, danger, society ...
Time: 80s, 30s, 20s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest hungary, spain, sweden
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: school, family relations, social relations, friends, power relations, parents and children, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, urban, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe
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 7.7
 24K
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, atmospheric, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, subway, workplace, petty job, social misfits, underground, satire, serial killer, rivalry, professor, passenger, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest
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 7.7
 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: bleak, tense, disturbing, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: prison, prison life, escape attempt, political unrest, confined, life is a bitch, rebellion, snitch, female nudity, cavalry, political oppression, military enlistment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, central europe, budapest hungary
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 7.5
 13K
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, fascism, politics, siblings relations, political unrest, society, family life, generation gap, dictatorship, cousin cousin relationship, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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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: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: cold war, friendship, family, immigrants, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, on the run, human nature, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, budapest hungary, czechoslovakia ...
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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: legend, countess, healing power, manipulations, dishonesty, political intrigue, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, intrigue, ambition, monk, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, transylvania
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 6.9
 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: serious, emotional, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, self discovery, danger, youth, bus, faith, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, poland, slovakia ...
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When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for love, romance, love affair, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
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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, monastery, supernatural, castle, metamorphosis, priest, mysterious character, legends and myths, danger, countess, writers, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
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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: coming of age, friendship, youth, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, friends, music, best friends, strong female presence, friendship between girls, teenage girl, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, 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: bleak, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, danger, war, wartime life, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, family relations, betrayal, dishonesty, forceful separation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 21st century, year 1993, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, budapest ...
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 6.9
 14K
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, intense, tense, bloody ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, friendship, animal abuse, killer dog, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, revenge, rebellion, brutality ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest 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: realistic, humorous, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, on the run, good versus evil, ambition, r&b, family relations, rising to stardom, blind ambition, tough heroes, friends, desire for fame, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hungary
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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: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: sex with a minor, older woman younger man relationship, romance, political unrest, love and romance, strong sexual content, couples, womanizer, youth, unlikely couple, sexual relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1959, 1950s, 1960s, year 1945 ...
Place: hungary, canada, budapest, montreal quebec 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: realistic, surreal, serious, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: attic, introspection, firefighter, rebelliousness, anti war, society, anti semitism, politics, parents and children, battles, family relations, forbidden love ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
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 6.5
 36K
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: witty, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, gory, slasher, trap, rivalry, danger, deadly, workplace, killer, weekend, fish out of water, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, eastern 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: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, survival, forbidden love, moral dilemma, hidden identity, uncover truth, wartime life, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, germany, hungary, europe
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 4.8
 649
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prodigy, special agents, working undercover, undercover, leadership, law enforcement, gangsters, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
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