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, emotional, captivating, bleak and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with love and romance, family relations, hungarian, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, friendship, female nudity, murder and blood plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Hungary, Germany, France and other countries.
hungary movies
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), White God (2014), Children of Glory (2006), The Countess (2009), Gloomy Sunday (1999).

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, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: small town, delusion, musician, chaos, 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: gloomy, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, intimacy, family relations, sexual abuse, apartment, poverty, melancholy, revenge, vengeance, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
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Satantango (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 439 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, atmospheric, stylized, sincere, touching ...
Plot: rain, pub, mental illness, loneliness, farm, multiple perspectives, countryside, poverty, writers, understanding, family relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 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, cult film, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, socialism, fascist, amusement park, pig, political satire, ice cream, flood, secret door, minister, cemetery, absurdism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest hungary
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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, countryside, war, teenage life, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, wartime life, holocaust, world war two, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 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, emotional, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, family problems, family relations, teenage life, high school, youth, romance, coming of age, family life, high school life, teenager, socialism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary
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White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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, intense, bloody ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, chase ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe, budapest
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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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, resistance, rebellion, human spirit, wartime life, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, athlete's life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, melbourne ...
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The Countess (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, 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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: countess, intrigue, political conspiracy, love and romance, female killer, 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: sentimental, emotional, sincere, harsh, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, love triangle, infidelity, pianist, jealousy, love and romance, world war two, musician's life, occupation, jewish, restaurant, sex ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, 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: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gymnastics, rivalry, athlete's life, self discovery, human spirit, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, ambition, lifestyle, gymnast, hungarian, teacher ...
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: captivating, exciting, stylized, suspense, realistic
Plot: robbery, bank robber, bank robbery, adventure, drinking, adaptation, alcoholic, runaway, crime, discipline, rebelliousness, heroes ...
Place: hungary
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Land of Storms (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Szabolcs plays in a German football team, as does Bernard. They are roommates, best friends, inseparable. A lost match makes him reconsider his life and he goes back to Hungary in hope for more simplicity. Yet his solitude does not last long. Soon ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay love, gay slur, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, gay teenager, gender, fall in love, gay sex, coming of age, easter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, germany
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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: disturbing, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, genocide, concentration camp, hopes, deportation, nazism, wartime life, life is a bitch, fighting the system, nazi occupation, daring rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: hungary, italy, budapest hungary, budapest, spain ...
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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, youth, disorder, power relations, family relations, social relations, friends, mischievous children, rivalry, young heroes, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hungary, 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, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: subway, train, workplace, petty job, social misfits, serial killer, rivalry, satire, passenger, professor, underground, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest 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: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, prison life, rebellion, life is a bitch, confined, snitch, escape attempt, political unrest, psychological torment, suppression, military enlistment, political oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, central 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, fascism, politics, family relations, society, family life, political unrest, siblings relations, generation gap, dictatorship, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
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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, semi serious, captivating, touching, feel good ...
Plot: rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, rock, family relations, music, youth, desire for fame, misfit, rise and fall, rebelliousness, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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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, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: immigrants, family relations, cold war, friendship, family, love and romance, self discovery, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, on the run, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1956 ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, poland, budapest ...
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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, legend, healing power, manipulations, society, dishonesty, political intrigue, manipulation, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, torture, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: hungary, europe, vienna, transylvania
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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, serious, disturbing, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, world war two, survival, life is a bitch, confined, estrangement, destiny, self discovery, youth, danger, bus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, slovakia, budapest hungary ...
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
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The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, master and servant, society, writer's life, rich and poor, strong female presence, power relations, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, flashback, bonding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hungary
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Moscow Square (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1989 is an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. They are about to graduate high school. The only important things to them are the parties, girls, making some easy cash. And of ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, high school, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, coming of age, teenage love, sexuality, high school friends, political unrest, party, studying ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
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Metamorphosis (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Hungary, Austria, Sweden, UK, Canada
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, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, monastery, supernatural, priest, metamorphosis, legends and myths, mysterious character, danger, supernatural ability, castle, imaginary, countess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 17th century
Place: hungary, europe
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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: witty, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, gory, slasher, trap, danger, rivalry, deadly, workplace, killer, fish out of water, weekend, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, eastern europe
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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, working undercover, special agents, undercover, leadership, law enforcement, danger, gangsters, prostitute, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, 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: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, politics, rescue, anti semitism, ghetto, genocide, heroes, holocaust, swedish, hungarian, jewish, uncover truth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, sweden, moscow russia, budapest hungary ...
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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, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, writers, fame, casting, producer, stage fright, friendship, deception, love, stage, hotel, typewriter ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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