The best Hungarian movies ever

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1. The Witness (1969)

105 min | Drama, Comedy

Banned for over a decade for its outspoken criticism of the post-WWII communist regime in Hungary, Péter Bacsó's 'The Witness' has since then achieved unparalleled cult status in its native... See full summary »

Director: Péter Bacsó | Stars: Ferenc Kállai, Lajos Öze, Béla Both, Zoltán Fábri

Votes: 5,584

2. Moscow Square (2001)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Ferenc Török | Stars: Gábor Karalyos, Erzsi Pápai, Eszter Balla, Vilmos Csatlós

Votes: 2,751

3. Csinibaba (1997)

100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

1962-ben, amikor Gagarin urrepult es csaknem kitort a harmadik vilaghaboru, nalunk mar jo ideje nem tortent semmi es ugy nezett ki, hogy meg vagy harminc evig nem is fog. De, hogy ... See full summary »

Director: Péter Tímár | Stars: János Gálvölgyi, Sándor Almási, Anita Tóth, Gábor Reviczky

Votes: 1,764

4. The Stationmaster Meets His Match (1980 TV Movie)

66 min | Comedy

Story of a mischievous outspoken kid in a small Hungarian town.

Director: Sándor Mihályfy | Stars: Imre Olvasztó, Róbert Koltai, Teri Horváth, Péter Haumann

Votes: 3,953

5. Kontroll (2003)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

72 Metascore

A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likable characters, a rival ticket inspection team and racing along the tracks - and a tale about love.

Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Sándor Csányi, Eszter Balla, Zoltán Mucsi, Csaba Pindroch

Votes: 23,314 | Gross: $0.24M

6. The Corporal and Others (1965)

111 min | Comedy, War

PFC Molnár decides his WWII services are over, and with serious money hidden in his hand grenades, he heads to an abandoned mansion where he encounters not only the sour butler but a bunch ... See full summary »

Director: Márton Keleti | Stars: Tamás Major, Imre Sinkovits, Iván Darvas, György Pálos

Votes: 1,932

7. Glass Tiger (2001)

100 min | Comedy

This film tells the story of a few uneventful days in the life of six pals. Lali, a great fan of America, owns a sandwich stand on the side of the road, called The Glass Tiger. Gaben ... See full summary »

Directors: Iván Kapitány, Péter Rudolf | Stars: Péter Rudolf, Gábor Reviczky, Imre Csuja, Sándor Gáspár

Votes: 5,839

8. The Whiskey Bandit (2017)

126 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

Viszkis was one of the most famous bank robbers in Hungary. He drunk whiskey before every robbing. This is his story.

Director: Nimród Antal | Stars: Bence Szalay, Zoltán Schneider, Viktor Klem, Piroska Móga

Votes: 6,648

9. Cat City (1986)

96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In the year 80 AMM (After Mickey Mouse) on planet X the crime-syndicated Cats try to erase the Mouse-population once and for all. A scientist of the mice, prof. Fushimishi seems to have ... See full summary »

Director: Béla Ternovszky | Stars: Miklós Benedek, Gyula Bodrogi, Ilona Béres, Péter Haumann

Votes: 8,966

10. Meseautó (1934)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

A light hearted comedy, from the thirties. One of the most successful ones in Hungary. The ever enchanting story of a beautiful girl falling in love with a rich man.

Director: Béla Gaál | Stars: Zita Perczel, Ella Gombaszögi, Klári Tolnay, Jenö Törzs

Votes: 505

11. On Body and Soul (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

77 Metascore

When slaughterhouse workers Endre and Mária discover they share the same dreams - where they meet in a forest as deer and fall in love - they decide to make their dreams come true but it's difficult in real life.

Director: Ildikó Enyedi | Stars: Géza Morcsányi, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider, Ervin Nagy

Votes: 20,070

12. Hyppolit, the Butler (1931)

72 min | Comedy

A butler changes the life of a nouveau-riche entrepreneur's life, while his daughter falls in love with the company's manager instead of a suitor chosen for her.

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: Gyula Csortos, Gyula Kabos, Mici Haraszti, Éva Fenyvessy

Votes: 1,314

13. The Little Fox (1981)

79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Famous, great hunters, better stay away, here comes Vuk! (They say he is cunning as a fox!)

Director: Attila Dargay | Stars: Judit Pogány, József Gyabronka, Teri Földi, Gyula Szabó

Votes: 4,934

14. Sose halunk meg (1993)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Set in '60s socialist Hungary, an introverted and somewhat inhibited teenage boy has a life-changing experience as he spends a few days with his uncle full of zest, a love for earthly pleasures, and a weakness for horse racing and betting.

Director: Róbert Koltai | Stars: Róbert Koltai, Mihály Szabados, Gábor Máté, Tamás Jordán

Votes: 1,536

15. Mom and Other Loonies in the Family (2015)

110 min | Drama

The movie presents the stories of four generations of women in Hungary through the 20th century. Despite harsh times of war, revolution and poverty, the family is able to mantain their good humor and strength.

Director: Ibolya Fekete | Stars: Eszter Ónodi, Tibor Gáspár, Petra Hovanyecz, György Barkó

Votes: 561

16. Édes Anna (1958)

84 min | Drama

The young maid, Anna starts to work for the noble Vizy family. Mrs Vizy is proud of the hard-working servant but doesn't treat her well. Her nephew seduces Anna with sweet words, but leaves... See full summary »

Director: Zoltán Fábri | Stars: Mari Töröcsik, Mária Mezei, Károly Kovács, Zsigmond Fülöp

Votes: 530

17. Argo (2004)

106 min | Comedy, Action

The crew of Tibi Balogh sets out on a journey across Hungary to get the ancient Gold Owl statue, as well as the Milk Man. The treasure is worth millions, who gets there first?

Director: Attila C. Arpa | Stars: Lajos Kovács, Sándor Oszter, László Görög, Laura Ruttkay

Votes: 3,371

18. Kills on Wheels (2016)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

65 Metascore

Two disabled teenagers looking for a reason to live, team up with a wheelchaired hitman.

Director: Attila Till | Stars: Szabolcs Thuróczy, Zoltán Fenyvesi, Ádám Fekete, Mónika Balsai

Votes: 2,949 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Kincsem - Bet on Revenge (2017)

121 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Ernõ Blaskovich lost everything after the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Kincsem, a magnificent horse gives a purpose of his meaningless, self-destructing life. He gets a chance to gain everything back: revenge, love and fame.

Director: Gábor Herendi | Stars: Ervin Nagy, Andrea Petrik, Tibor Gáspár, József Gyabronka

Votes: 4,759

20. Keménykalap és krumpliorr (1974– )

92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A few kids make a circus show for their sick friend, and get in some trouble along the way

Stars: Krisztián Kovács, Alfonzó, Gábor Berkes, István Gruber

Votes: 423

21. Made in Hungaria (2009)

109 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

In 1963 in Communist controlled Hungary, Miki, a young musician, returns after living in America and tries to win back his old flame Vera who has taken up with a musician rival of his named Röné who is also a part-time thief on the side.

Director: Gergely Fonyó | Stars: Tamás Szabó Kimmel, Iván Fenyö, Tünde Kiss, Titánia Valentin

Votes: 1,803

22. Children of Glory (2006)

123 min | Drama, History, Romance

At the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, the Hungarian water polo team faces off against the Russians in what will become known as one of the bloodiest matches in the sport's history.

Director: Krisztina Goda | Stars: Kata Dobó, Iván Fenyö, Sándor Csányi, Károly Gesztesi

Votes: 3,893

23. A Kind of America (2002)

115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Tamás is a young, Budapest-based director of video clips and commercials who dreams of directing his first feature film with the title 'The Guilty City'. He has already written the script ... See full summary »

Director: Gábor Herendi | Stars: Tibor Szervét, Csaba Pindroch, Gyözö Szabó, Eszter Ónodi

Votes: 4,344

24. Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015)

98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?

Director: Károly Ujj Mészáros | Stars: Mónika Balsai, Szabolcs Bede Fazekas, David Sakurai, Zoltán Schmied

Votes: 7,597

25. Az elvarázsolt dollár (1986)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

A rendszabályokra fittyet hányó Csöpit épp felfüggesztik, így a rejtélyes hamis dollárosok ügyében a kétbalkezes Kardosnak egyedül kellene boldogulnia. A gonosztevök azonban csapdát ... See full synopsis »

Director: István Bujtor | Stars: István Bujtor, András Kern, István Avar, Zoltán Basilides

Votes: 582

26. A pogány madonna (1981)

98 min | Comedy, Crime

This funny crime/comedy was the beginning of the Csöpi&Kardos-films (starring István Bujtor and András Kern).

Directors: Gyula Mészáros, István Bujtor | Stars: István Bujtor, András Kern, László Bánhidi, Mária Goór Nagy

Votes: 1,211

27. It Happened in Europe (1948)

100 min | Drama

A band of runaways and orphans of the war scour the countryside in search of food and shelter. They invade and then taken in by a musician and former concert pianist who's hiding out in a ... See full summary »

Director: Géza von Radványi | Stars: Artúr Somlay, Miklós Gábor, Zsuzsa Bánki, György Bárdy

Votes: 745

28. Sing (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama, Music

'Sing' is a childhood drama with a lot of music, set in 1990s Budapest, Hungary. Inspired by a true story, it follows an award winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame.

Director: Kristóf Deák | Stars: Zsófia Szamosi, Dorka Hais, Dorka Gáspárfalvi, Péter Bregyán

Votes: 4,668

29. Remélem legközelebb sikerül meghalnod:) (2018)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Eszter has a crush on her english teacher, but he announces that he will leave the county for a foreign job. So she starts a sexting relationship with him.

Director: Mihály Schwechtje | Stars: Kristóf Vajda, Szilvia Herr, Csaba Polgár, Dávid Rácz

Votes: 1,183

30. The Boys of Paul Street (1968)

G | 110 min | Drama

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, ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltán Fábri | Stars: Mari Töröcsik, Sándor Pécsi, László Kozák, Anthony Kemp

Votes: 2,295

31. Mephisto (1981)

Unrated | 144 min | Drama

A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and ... See full summary »

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Krystyna Janda, Ildikó Bánsági, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 8,724

32. Chico (2001)

112 min | War, Drama

The adventures of a young man as he moves from the Latin-American revolutions in the sixties and seventies, through Hungary in the eighties, to the Croatian war in 1991.

Director: Ibolya Fekete | Stars: Sasa Anocic, Gyula Bodrogi, András Fésös, Sergio Hernández

Votes: 345

33. Sinbad (1971)

90 min | Drama, Romance

An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget... See full summary »

Director: Zoltán Huszárik | Stars: Zoltán Latinovits, Éva Ruttkai, Éva Leelössy, Margit Dajka

Votes: 1,205

34. Egészséges erotika (1986)

94 min | Comedy

An all-woman crate factory's new fireman installs a hidden camera in the women's dressing room for the male management's pleasure, eventually boosting business.

Director: Péter Tímár | Stars: Ádám Rajhona, Róbert Koltai, Judit Németh, Kata Kristóf

Votes: 1,127

35. István, a király (1984)

100 min | History, Music

After the death of Géza, the Hungarian monarch, his son István and his brother Koppány gets in a conflict for the Hungarian throne. Their battle should settle the fate of Hungary: whether it adopts Christianity or remains in Paganism.

Director: Gábor Koltay | Stars: László Pelsöczy, Miklós Varga, Gyula Vikidál, Katalin Berek

Votes: 881

36. Kopaszkutya (1981)

85 min | Drama, Musical

A Hungarian band plays American rock & roll and blues hits with great enthusiasm and passion, but success seems to avoid them. TV and radio don't play their songs, sometimes even their ... See full synopsis »

Director: György Szomjas | Stars: Gyula Deák Bill, László Földes, József Körös, István Mareczky

Votes: 473



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