List of Films Shot in Budapest

List Of Films Shot In Budapest

This article lists internationally distributed films that:

  • Were shot on location in the city of Budapest, capital of Hungary
  • Have the city of Budapest used as a set to portray other cities
  • Have the story or part of the story set in Budapest but was not shot there
  • If they are animated films, they have Budapest as their identifiable venue

Since the 1990s, Budapest has been home to many international film productions. The reasons for this were given by film producer André Szőts in lectures given at the Eötvös Loránd University and in a 2004 television interview on Hungarian television TV2. According to Szőts, Hungary provides for a relatively cheap budget (e.g. salaries are much lower than just about anywhere to the West), and Budapest has kept the image of a city that is so diverse in building types from different eras that it could be substituted for (or disguised to be) any large European city. Szőts has given an example of a French film he produced where Budapest was a set for 30 different cities.

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