Best Romanian moviesby luizafundatureanu | created - 20 Mar 2018 | updated - 20 Mar 2018 | Public
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3. Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, History
Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.
4. 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A local talk show host organizes an alcoholic professor and a pensioner known for playing Santa Claus to decide whether there was ever a revolution in their town Vaslui.
Votes: 6,532 | Gross: $0.09M
5. If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (2010)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama
Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern.
Votes: 5,738 | Gross: $0.01M
7. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
R | 153 min | Drama
Mr. Lãzãrescu, a dying old man, is shuttled from hospital to hospital by a loyal paramedic as doctors refuse to operate and no one can agree on a diagnosis.
Votes: 12,175 | Gross: $0.08M
9. Aurora (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 181 min | Drama
An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a... See full summary »
10. Best Intentions (2011)
105 min | Drama
Alex, in his mid-thirties, is a quite neurotic character. When his mother is hospitalized with a stroke, the caring son's life gets out of track. At the hospital he finds himself in a ... See full summary »
11. Francesca (2009)
94 min | Drama
Wanting to follow the current trend, Francesca, a young teacher from Bucharest, is eager to emigrate to Italy. Unfortunately,whilst desperately seeking support from those nearest and ... See full summary »
12. The Rest is Silence (2007)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible ... See full summary »
14. Closer to the Moon (2014)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of old friends from the World War II Jewish Resistance to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
15. Sundays on Leave (1993)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
It is late in the Ceausescu era in Romania, and Cristina is having a difficult time with her boyfriend. He wants her to have sex with him before he goes off to do his obligatory stint in ... See full summary »
16. The Earth's Most Beloved Son (1993)
138 min | Drama
The film is an adaptation of a novel by Marin Preda, a controversial novelist who died during the Communist rule soon after the book was published. It tells the story of an intellectual, ... See full summary »
19. Last Night of Love (1980)
100 min | Drama, War
In 1916 Romanian Army lieutenant Tudor Gheorghiu jealously obsesses over his wife Lena's apparent infidelity and contests against gigolo lawyer Nicolau for Lena's love.
20. Un comisar acuzã (1974)
114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The Iron Guard, also known as Legion of Archangel Michael, was a Romanian nationalist and patriotic movement of extreme right; as such, after it rose to power, it supported Nazi Germany and... See full summary »
21. Uncle Marin, the Billionaire (1979)
88 min | Comedy
A Romanian peasant, visiting a friend who is working at a hotel on the Black Sea Riviera, is mistaken for a look-alike rich American businessman.
22. Orient Express (2004)
PG | 115 min | Romance, Drama
At an old age, prince Andrei Morudzi retreats to his castle in Romania, during the two world wars, after having led an eventful youth. There he is seen as a rare bird by the local folk, due... See full summary »
23. Revansa (1978)
101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After Iron Guard member Paraipan discovers that commissioner Moldovan had staged his own death, he kidnaps Moldovan's son in order to draw him out. Tensions build up resulting in a final epic confrontation.
24. Supravietuitorul (2008)
106 min | Crime
After WWII "Comisarul Moldova" (Sergiu Nicolaescu / Petr Falc) spent years as a political prisoner of the communist regime. The favorite entertainment of the Russian Colonel in charge of ... See full summary »
26. Cu mâinile curate (1972)
95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Set in post war Romania, a communist who was tortured by the fascists during the war is now a police detective and sets about clearing his city of gangsters and black marketeers.
28. Mamaia (2013)
90 min | Comedy
The movie tells the story of Matilda, an old woman that has to fight against a real-estate mogul in order to save her house. Tanase is a ruthless businessman who built his fortune on ... See full summary »
30. Hello! How Are You? (2010)
105 min | Comedy, Romance
Musician Gabriel and dimpled dry-cleaning proprietress Gabriela live like two strangers who no longer see each other. But in humorous contrast to their staid, passionless lives, characters ... See full summary »
31. Marilena from P7 (2006)
48 min | Drama, Fantasy
Andrei, a 13-year-old teenager living on Bucharest outskirts, decides one day to steal a trolleybus in order to impress Marilena, a prostitute he fell in love with.
32. Stuff and Dough (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
A newbie agrees to deliver the wrong merchandise for money. He will learn soon that this trip will change his views about life, forever.
33. Summer Holiday (2008)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of ... See full summary »
34. Youth Without Youth (2007)
R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.
Votes: 12,403 | Gross: $0.24M
35. Angling (2008)
84 min | Drama
The story of some ordinary people who undergo a relationship crisis, as well as a consciousness crisis - people who find themselves in an extreme situation and give up their principles.
36. Illegitimate (2016)
89 min | Drama
Two siblings and an illegitimate love. A father who's a doctor and several accusations. A family in which no one ever drew a line between what's moral and what's legal. Not even when it comes to abortion.