Best Bosnia and Herzegovina Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Bosnia and Herzegovina Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense and bleak. Plot: bosnian war, life is a bitch, family relations, society, war, female nudity, balkan war, military, state affairs and husband wife relationship. Genre: Drama, War and Comedy. Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Germany.
Best Bosnia and Herzegovina Movies
Best Bosnia and Herzegovina Movies
TOP Movies: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011), No Man's Land (2001), Go West (2005), Take Me Somewhere Nice (2019), The Hunting Party (2007), Quo vadis, Aida? (2020), Halima's Path (2012), The Perfect Circle (1997), The Wild Pear Tree (2018), My Mother's Wound (2016), Metastases (2009), Sieranevada (2016), The Living and the Dead (2007), Storm (2009), Father (2020), The Tour (2008), The Enemy (2011), The Border Post (2006), St. George Shoots the Dragon (2009), Fraulein (2006).

List of Best Movies

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, art house, disturbing, lyrical ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, brutality, character study, twists and turns, isolation, road trip, forensics, law enforcement, introspection, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
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No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, harsh, political, talky ...
Plot: anti war, politics, bosnian war, survival, intrigue, war, un, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, military, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: serbia, bosnia herzegovina, eastern europe, bosnia, former yugoslavia ...
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Go West (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War, Western
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the nineties the Yugoslavia Federation falls apart in bloody wars. Perpetual student Milan, a Serb from a patriarchal community and Kenan, a Muslim cellist, are a homosexual couple living in Sarajevo. Their lives, intimate and public, are shaken ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: forbidden love, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, romance, love affair, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, love and romance, tragic love, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia, europe
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Take Me Somewhere Nice (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the edge of adulthood, Alma leaves her mother’s home in the Netherlands and travels to her native Bosnia to visit the father she’s never met. But from the start nothing goes as planned. Her cousin Emir gives her a frosty reception and mocks ...
Plot: woman, man in a wheelchair, hotel, cat, cousin, police, road trip, juggling, magician, hospital, female nudity, beach ...
Place: bosnia
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The Hunting Party (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative ...
Style: intense, emotional, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: journalism, vengeance, spy, war crime, civil war, cia, revenge, war, journalist, reward, vacation, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, new york, balkan ...
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Quo vadis, Aida? (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Turkey, Norway
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bosnian war, un, genocide, firing squad, translator, life risking, woman in danger, family in danger, military, saving a life, family relations, risk ...
Time: year 1995, 90s
Place: bosnia herzegovina, serbia, eastern europe
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Halima's Path (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, loss of son, wartime life, muslim, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, un, bodies, missing person, mystery, adopted son ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: bosnia, eastern europe
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The Perfect Circle (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An alcoholic Bosnian poet sends his wife and daughter away from Sarajevo so they can avoid the troubles there. However, he is soon descended upon by a pair of orphaned brothers. The brothers have escaped a massacre in their own village and have come ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, emotional
Plot: coming of age, bosnian war, drug addiction, deaf, anarchist, humanism, balkan war, anti war, survival, hanging, hiding place, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, sarajevo
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The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden, Qatar
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An aspiring writer returns to his native village in rural Turkey, where he becomes overwhelmed by his father's debts.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, philosophical, erotic ...
Plot: writers, gambling addiction, debt, family conflict, family relations, homecoming, father son relationship, family crisis, childhood, countryside, gambler, society ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey
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My Mother's Wound (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Upon turning eight-teen, Salih leaves the orphanage to find his lost family and begins working in a Serbian farm. Suddenly, at the most unexpected moment he has found a home. Will he ever be able to let go of the ghosts of his past and be happy in ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: child born of rape, revenge, revenge plot, war crime, secret, rape, family secret, orphan, uncover truth, family problems, confronting the past, search for father ...
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Metastases (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, prejudices and mood hanging over the country like a disease that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: drug smuggling, drug abuse, addiction, crimes, friends, drug dealing, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, troublemaker, drug addiction, drug dealer, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia, former yugoslavia, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo
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Sieranevada (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Back from a professional trip to Paris, a neurologist at the pinnacle of his career has to pick up his wife so that they can attend a family meal to commemorate his father, who died a year before. At his mother's flat, the guests are waiting ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, humorous
Plot: family relations, family conflict, dysfunctional couple, three generations, bossy wife, unfaithful husband, alzheimer's disease, humiliation, infidelity, doctors, family gatherings, bickering couple ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: bucharest
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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: bosnian war, coming of age, depression, life is a bitch, support group, haunted by the past, parents and children, parent child relationship, single parent, family relations, female protagonist, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, eastern europe, europe, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
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The Living and the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, War, Horror
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1943, group of Croatian soldiers overtake a strategically important point in western Bosnia with a goal to destroy a group of communist partisans. On the way they met some supernatural phenomena, and the action itself went very badly because the ...
Style: psychological, stylized, bleak, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, military, supernatural, soldier, war, state affairs, life is a bitch, military life, battles, political unrest, society, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1993
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, croatia, balkan, bosnia herzegovina ...
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosniaks. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, testimony, power relations, lawyers and clients, against humanity, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, rivalry, haunted by the past, justice, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, berlin germany, bosnia herzegovina
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Father (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
Style: captivating, social, entertaining
Plot: foster home, corruption, small town, corrupt official, parents and children, social issues, fighting the system, social problems, dysfunctional family, social relations, society, small town life ...
Place: serbia
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The Tour (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Year 1993, the bleakest time of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A group of actors from Belgrade, utterly unaware of what they're setting themselves up for, embark on a search for quick earnings - on a "tour" around the Serbian Krajina. ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: anti war, military, political unrest, war, actor's life, disorder, dark humor, adventure, state affairs, nationalism, actor, balkan war ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe, belgrade, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
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The Enemy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story begins a couple days after the war has ended. A group of Serbian soldiers in charge of clearing the fields from mines discovers a man sealed inside a factory's basement. A mysterious man says he is 'ours', he doesn't ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: military, mysterious character, post war, isolation, supernatural, missing person, prisoner, paranoia, soldier, power relations, contact, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia
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The Border Post (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, UK, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a small border-post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border, yet another generation of soldiers suffering the usual amount of boredom awaits the end of their service, counting days to the moment when they should take their uniforms off for good. It is ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sex comedy, sexy ...
Plot: war, soldier, comedy of errors, couples, dishonesty, state affairs, politics, military, infidelity, army, border, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, macedonia, europe, bosnia, serbia ...
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St. George Shoots the Dragon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: St. George Slays the Dragon (Serbian: Sveti Georgije ubiva aždahu) is a Serbian World War I drama. The movie starts with Kingdom of Serbia battling the remaining Turkish occupiers during the First Balkan War in 1912 and ends with the outbreak of ...
Plot: world war one, sex, nude painting, infidelity, assassination, mother in law, voyeur, blind man, veteran, dead child, betrayal, pregnancy ...
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Fraulein (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ruža left Serbia, her country, over 30 years ago and lives in Zurich. Her daily life is a string of repetitive moments until, one day, Ana arrives on the scene and upsets Ruža's painstakingly organized world. A subtle friendship develops ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, friends, longing, immigrants, society, job seeking, secret, sex scene, female nudity, cafeteria, integration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, serbia, europe, sarajevo
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On the Path (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Germany, Croatia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Loving young couple Luna and Amar try their best to overcome unexpected obstacles that threaten their relationship. After Amar's dramatic change in a fundamentalist community, Luna tears herself apart searching if love is truly enough to keep ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: religion, muslim, addiction, alcohol abuse, self discovery, couple relations, islam, society, life is a bitch, couples, religions or cults, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
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Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany, UK, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 176 min.
Story: "A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, sincere, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: greek, war, time travel, marxism, art, male nudity, symbolism, odyssey, balkan war, state affairs, life is a bitch, obsessive quest ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, mediterranean, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, family relations, death of mother, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, lake, donkey, wheelchair
Time: 90s
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An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn’t have health insurance, she does not go to the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, family problems, race against time, social misfits, misfit, family relations, realism, family in crisis, parents and children, society, money raising ...
Place: bosnia, europe
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The Lika Cinema (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A godforsaken mountain village is the only home that a young football player, a miser peasant and a fat girl have. This isolated part of the country finds itself in the middle of the referendum for or against the EU. Our characters couldn't ...
Plot: sex scene, remote village, obesity, overweight woman, truck, politics, old woman, village, sick child, poverty, suicide, loss of mother ...
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Cirkus Columbia (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, UK, Germany, Slovenia, Belgium, Serbia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: homecoming, parents and children, family problems, unlikely couple, love and romance, dysfunctional family, small town, eccentric family, family relations, father son relationship, father, bosnian war ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia, eastern europe, balkan, croatia, bosnia herzegovina
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Slovenian Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a prostitute, her life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: call girl, prostitution, rough sex, prostitute, coitus, lifestyle, city life, secret, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sex, erotica ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
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Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, orphan, youth, society, social decay, siblings relations, friendship, bosnian war, family relations, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
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Love Island (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Croatia, Germany, Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love Island tells the story of a pregnant French woman who lives in Sarajevo with her Bosnian husband and their daughter. They go for a vacation at a Croatian island, where things get complicated when they all become attracted to a beautiful woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, captivating, light ...
Plot: couple relations, pregnancy, couples, hotel, island, family problems, femme fatale, family holiday, family in crisis, self discovery, crumbling marriage, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, croatia
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