Best Swiss Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Swiss Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching, suspense and melancholic. Plot: death, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, murder, friendship, vengeance, runaway and chase. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Action. Country: Switzerland, USA and UK.
Best Swiss Movies
Best Swiss Movies
TOP Movies: Under the Skin (2013), American Ultra (2015), The Divine Order (2017), The Recruit (2003), Jobs (2013), Maggie (2015), Daredevil (2003), Before Sunrise (1995), Blue My Mind (2017), Man on Fire (2004), Cargo (2009), Mario (2018), Vitus (2006), Official Secrets (2019), The Host (2013), My Life as a Zucchini (2016), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), My Little Sister (2020), Conviction (2010), The Railway Man (2013).

List of Best Movies

Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, human nature, on the road, danger, deadly, introspection, trap, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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American Ultra (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, ...
Style: dark humor, surprise ending, entertaining, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: memory loss, top secret, cia agent, amnesia, criminal, undercover agent, cia, spy, hitman, gunfight, brainwashing, conspiracy ...
Place: manila philippines, langley virginia, west virginia
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The Divine Order (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: women's rights, politics, feminism, husband wife relationship, voting, village, countryside, women, society, fighting the system, husband wife estrangement, female director ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, spy, double agent, basic training, surveillance, espionage, recruit, betrayal, hotshot hero, undercover, rookie, cat and mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, washington d.c., usa, peru, langley virginia ...
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Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, creativity, business, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, scary, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, terminal illness, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, end of the world, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
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Daredevil (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, dark, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, supernatural ability, vigilantism, martial arts, good versus evil, blind character, blindness, vengeance, boxing, superhuman powers, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, england
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Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, lovers, encounter, twentysomething life, introspection, french, coincidence, relationships, one night, dialogue driven, tourist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, paris france, europe, budapest hungary ...
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Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, suspenseful, neurotic
Plot: mermaid, puberty, teenager, transformation, coming of age, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, underage sex, family relations, beach, school, party ...
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Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, mercenary, vigilante, cia, bodyguard, justice, daring rescue, revenge, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, teleportation, isolation, danger, uncover truth, space and aliens, space colony, parallel world, escapades, cargo ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The young Orthodox Jew, Motti Wolkenbruch, finds himself at a turning point. His beloved mother wants him to get married and presents one marriage candidate after the other. Unfortunately none of the woman pleases him, because they all look just ...
Style: light, humorous, contemplative, captivating
Plot: jewish family, matchmaking, family dinner, rabbi, self discovery, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, couples, friendship, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland
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Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: gay cinema, sentimental, lgbt cinema, touching, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, gay sex, closeted homosexual, first love, male homosexuality, career, forbidden love, gay protagonist ...
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Vitus (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vitus tells the story of a highly-gifted boy (played by real-life piano prodigy Teo Gheorghiu) whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him.
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: child prodigy, prodigy, pianist, performance, family relations, rebelliousness, music, youth, parents and children, friendship, overbearing parent, proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe, zurich switzerland
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Official Secrets (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Switzerland, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun, who prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, suspense
Plot: iraq war, politics, whistleblower, espionage, lie, intrigue, investigation, top secret, spy, legal, co worker co worker relationship, archive footage ...
Time: year 2003, 2000s, year 2004
Place: washington d.c., london
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The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, teenage love, evil alien, power of love, love and romance, youth, true love, invasion, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, interspecies romance ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
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My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Switzerland, France, USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: After his mother’s death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. There, with the help of his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, compassionate, puppet animation ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphanage, loneliness, boy, alcoholic, friendship, accidental killing, adoption, police officer, introvert, alone, orphan, tragedy ...
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treason, adventure, treasure, false accusation, vengeance, sword fight, prison, french, lone hero, confined, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 142 min.
Story: James Bond tracks archnemesis Ernst Blofeld to a mountaintop retreat where he's training an army of beautiful but lethal women. Along the way, Bond falls for Italian contessa Tracy Draco -- and marries her in order to get closer to Blofeld. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, secret agents, undercover, suicide attempt, world domination, gadget, bio weapon, kilt, honeymoon, daughter, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: switzerland, england, alps, london, portugal ...
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My Little Sister (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Berlin playwright Lisa follows her husband Martin to Switzerland, where he manages a private school. However, when her twin brother Sven’s leukaemia begins to wreak havoc on his health, she decides she must return to her roots, which has ...
Plot: theatre director, taxi ride, mother daughter conflict, man wearing a wig, brother, hospital, husband wife relationship, twin brother and sister, hang gliding, brother sister relationship, husband wife conflict, blood transfusion ...
Place: berlin germany, swiss alps
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: legal action, false accusation, injustice, legal, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, hopes, convict, prison, investigation, trial ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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The Railway Man (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.
Style: captivating, intense, emotional, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, war, human spirit, life is a bitch, wartime life, haunted by the past, revenge, introspection, captivity, track down, autobiography, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, year 1980, 1940s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, japan, england
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Heidi (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, ...
Style: sincere, scenic, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: kids
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, family, friendship, orphan, strong female character, kindness, salvation, female protagonist, strong female lead, death of mother, grandmother granddaughter relationship, royal family ...
Place: swiss alps, alps, europe, switzerland
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Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1975, Swiss Alps: In a remote mountain village, an immesely beautiful but disturbed and dumb woman shows up. Only the village policeman Reusch takes care of the strange woman and tries to find out whoshe is. There are hints that she came from the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, clergy, crimes, village, village life, murder, mountain, cross, violence, religions or cults, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
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Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, corruption, heroes, vengeance, violence, crimes, partners, danger, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, boarding school, childhood, music, boarding school life, orphan, musician, boss, friendship, singer, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, coincidence, opposites attract, encounter, neighbor, model, dog, isolation, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, england, geneva switzerland, poland ...
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Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: screenwriter, composer, adultery, aging, vacation, life & death, old friends, life philosophy, friendship, surrealism, suicide, freedom ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venice, switzerland, alps, swiss alps
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Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Poland, UK, USA, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: painter, investigation, mysterious death, painting, art, obsession, genius, lie, friendship, sketch, secret, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, rescue, battles, behind enemy lines, against the odds, political corruption, political unrest, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
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