Feature Film, Romanian (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Whistlers (2019)
97 min | Comedy, Crime
A policeman intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.
140 min | Comedy, Drama
"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians." These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement.
6. Heads and Tails (2019)
80 min | Drama
After an incident in a bar, Laurentiu dies due to a serious head injury. The film accompanies him through his last living day and offers a glimpse into his last moments. Based on a real life story.
7. Beyond the Hills (2012)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Votes: 10,597 | Gross: $0.11M
8. 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: 12,138 | Gross: $0.08M
9. Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time (2018)
110 min | Drama
A sequel to The Moromete Family (1987), the tale follows the life of the Moromete family after WWII, with Romania being overpowered by Communism.
12. One Step Behind the Seraphim (2017)
150 min | Drama
A group of freshmen in an orthodox college are introduced in a world of cons, pleasure and money, but they soon discover that's not the way one's life should be lead.
13. Monsters. (2019)
116 min | Drama, Romance
A long time married couple comes to decide within 24 hours, through encounters with strangers, that letting go might be their biggest proof of love.
14. Child's Pose (2013)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
After the terrible news of a fatal car accident involving her son, a desperate mother will do anything in her power to set her child free.
Votes: 7,205 | Gross: $0.09M
15. Charleston (2017)
119 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of weeks after his wife Ioana dies in a car crash, drunk and alone on the night he turns 42, Alexandru receives a visit. Sebastian, a shy, younger man, has been Ioana's lover for ... See full summary »
16. 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: 6,522 | Gross: $0.09M
17. The World Is Mine (2015)
104 min | Drama
'The World Is Mine' is about a teenager's drama in the 2000s, focusing on the story of Larisa (Ana Maria Guran), a regular teenager from Constanta, Romania. Larisa wants a lot from life: ... See full summary »
18. Why Me? (2015)
125 min | Drama, Thriller
Cristian, a young idealistic prosecutor whose career is on the rise, tries to crack a case against a senior colleague accused of corruption. The dilemma of choosing between his career and ... See full summary »
19. Dogs (2016)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property, he is warned by the local cop that his grandfather was a local ... See full summary »
20. Selfie 69 (2016)
116 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Your best friends are also the friends who'll make you do the stupidest things. After parting hardcore, Roxi, Yasmine and Ana meet in a bet that will change their lives: Who gets married first in three days?
21. The Treasure (2015)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy
Costi is a family man whose cash-strapped neighbor makes him an intriguing proposition: help him find the fortune reportedly buried somewhere on the grounds of his family's country home in Romania and split the profits.
Votes: 2,353 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Two Lottery Tickets (2016)
86 min | Comedy
Three men from a provincial town are in urgent need of money and decide to buy a lottery ticket. They win the lottery, but soon after their ticket gets stolen.
23. Operation 'The Monster' (1976)
102 min | Comedy
A group of five work colleagues leave for an expedition in the Danube Delta, without letting their wives know anything about it. Going fishing and hunting, the characters end up in the ... See full synopsis »
25. 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: 5,732 | Gross: $0.01M
26. Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
119 min | Drama
Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist, who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, the poorest and most notorious neighborhood of Bucharest. He wants to write a ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
During the production of his latest movie, a director feels the need to add a new scene, emphasising on the protagonist's aesthetic nudity. Endless negotiations begin between lunch and dinner; however, will they ever reach a conclusion?
29. Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, History
Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.
31. Silent Wedding (2008)
87 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In a small isolated village, in 1953, a wedding is interrupted by the news about the death of Stalin. Because any public celebration is forbidden, they decide to turn the happy event into a silent wedding.
32. 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 »
33. Scarred Hearts (2016)
Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama
Emanuel spends his days at a sanatorium. Falling in love with another patient, he narrates his and his fellow patients' attempts to live life to the fullest as their bodies slowly fade away, but their minds refuse to give up.
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.
37. Hawaii (2017)
116 min | Drama
Hawaii is a story on the struggle of inheriting $3 million in communist-era Romania when owning $1 could mean losing your freedom and touches on the theme of how money could buy if not happiness, at least the freedom to choose unhappiness.
39. Aferim! (2015)
Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.
Votes: 5,782 | Gross: $0.10M
40. Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama
In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she spins---and the movie we watch---is... See full summary »
41. The Oak (1992)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her ... See full summary »
42. Tuesday, After Christmas (2010)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before Christmas.
Votes: 3,958 | Gross: $0.03M
43. Octav (2017)
100 min | Drama
When an elderly man returns to his family home after decades of absence, the apparition of his childhood sweetheart triggers a rewind to the life-changing events from his youth.
44. Love Sick (2006)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and brother who sometimes fight. They happen to be lovers. Love Sick is about their stories.
45. Coborâm la prima (2018)
84 min | Drama
Several passengers remain locked in a subway station. They do not know each other and each has a different route, with own problems. But as passengers interact, things change and everyone will have the same destination at the end.
48. 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 »
49. Occident (2002)
105 min | Comedy
Occident is a bittersweet comedy that focuses on the growing tendency of Eastern European youth to migrate west. When the amicable Luci (Alexandru Papadopol) and his beautiful lover Sorina ... See full summary »
50. Next Stop Paradise (1998)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The Bucharest's suburb, a torrid summer day. Norica, a waitress and Mitu, a swineherd, meet and tease each other and starts a beverage competition. Their relationship is not just a ... See full summary »