1960s Hungarian-language Movies

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The Boys of Paul Street(1969)

1h 50min | Kids & Family
3.9/5 (with 22 votes)

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, the problem is "solved" by the city government, which takes over the lot for future development.

The Red and the White(1967)

1h 30min | War, Drama
3.6/5 (with 33 votes)

In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side and then the other.

The Round-Up(1966)

1h 27min | Drama, History, War
3.7/5 (with 25 votes)

After the failure of the Kossuth's revolution of 1848, people suspected of supporting the revolution are sent to prison camps. Years later, partisans led by outlaw Sándor Rózsa still run rampant. Although the authorities do not know the identities of the partisans, they round up suspects and try to root them out by any means necessary.

My Way Home(1965)

1h 38min | Drama, War
3.6/5 (with 8 votes)

During WWII, a young Hungarian captured by the Soviets is left in the custody of a young Soviet soldier to assist him on a dairy farm.

Two Half-Times in Hell(1961)

2h 20min | War, Drama
3.9/5 (with 9 votes)

To celebrate Hitler's birthday, a soccer match is organized between the Germans and prisoners of war.

Silence and Cry(1968)

1h 12min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 10 votes)

Set during a turbulent era of disquiet, fear, persecution and terror, which permeates every corner of post-WWI Hungarian society. In 1919, after just a few months of communist rule the Hungarian Republic of Councils falls victim to a nationalist counter-revolution. Admiral Horthy, leader of the nationalist far right movement, becomes the self-proclaimed regent of Hungary, and assumes power as the legal Head of State. Soldiers of the short-lived Hungarian Red Army are now on the run from relentless secret policemen and patrol units of the nationalist Royal Gendarme. If caught, ex-Red Army soldiers are executed without mercy or proper trial. István Cserzi, a former soldier of the Red Army has fled to the Great Hungarian Plains and has taken refuge on a farm, which is run by two sympathetic women. Due to the generosity of these women and a former childhood pal...

The Corporal and the Others(1965)

1h 51min | Comedy
3.9/5 (with 7 votes)

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 of others who also try to wimp out of their duties.

Directed by Márton Keleti - With Tamás Major

Cold Days(1966)

1h 36min | Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

Andras Kovacs' film, considered one of the most important Hungarian films of the 1960s, centers around four men who await trial for their involvement in the massacre of several thousand Jewish and Serbian people of Novi Sad in 1942. Each denies any responsibility, claiming that they were only following orders. The film is significant for its willingness to address the subject of Hungary's role in WWII, which was taboo at the time of the its release.

Directed by András Kovács

Age of Illusions(1965)

1h 35min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 3 votes)

Jancsi is part of a closely knit gang of young engineers. They see the older engineers as mediocre, and have grand ideas about developing new inventions together. With changing living conditions the five friends start to grow apart. At a party Jancsi suddenly meets Éva Halk. They fall in love, and find common memories in the engagement in The Pioneer Railway at the age of 12.

Directed by István Szabó - With András Bálint

The Toth Family(1969)

1h 35min | Drama, War, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the Toths go overboard trying to make things pleasant for the visiting major in hopes of an easier life for their son the soldier.

The Confrontation(1969)

1h 18min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Paralleling the dramatic student protests and riots that were exploding across the world in the 1960s at the time the film was made, The Confrontation is a story of protest and rebellion in 1947 Hungary when the Communist Party have just taken power. Jancsó's first colour film is another virtuoso display by a director at the peak of his powers, and eloquently explores the complex issues and inherent problems of revolutionary democracy.

Stars of Eger(1968)

3.8/5 (with 7 votes)

This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and love of Bornemissza Gergely and Cecey Éva. Gergely is inaugurated as a fighter already at the age of 7, when he escapes the captivity of the half-eyed Turk, Jumurdzsak, with Vica and the war-booty. In thirty years' time he becomes the first assistant of captain Dobó and the brain of the castle in the defence of Eger.

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1h 28min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 9 votes)

The beginning shows Hungary devastated by the war and the postwar reconstruction with its communist government. Our hero (played first by Dániel Erdély and later, as a young man, by András Bálint) is clearly determined to find out what he can about his father who died young. All he knows is that he was a doctor and perhaps he was an honored victim of fascism. He never really finds out but his relationship with his mother, his friends and his Jewish girlfriend will make him totally independent of this need to find all about Apa or Father.

Love and Money(1960)

1h 36min | Drama

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Directed by Viktor Gertler

A Hungarian Nabob 2: Karpathy Zoltan(1966)

1h 25min | Drama, History
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

On the novel by Mór Jókai. The first half of the XVIII century. Several decades of life of a noble family Karpati.

The Land of Angels(1962)

1h 39min | Drama

The film is a ballad about the dwellers of a block-of-flats in Angyalföld.

Directed by György Révész

The Brute(1961)

1h 36min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

This drama about a boorish non-conformist takes place in Hungary after the war and is dulled a little by political overtones but is still an engaging story. The setting is the countryside, where an independent, landowning farmer busies himself in his free time by bedding down the women on his farm and then tossing them aside. One such ill-treated lass ends up marrying a young man who is in charge of a communal farm, a farm the womanizing "beast" of the title is later forced to join. The arrogant, formerly independent farmer does not reform his ways and is soon chasing after the young manager's wife, the woman he dropped not that long ago. The results are disastrous.

Lady-Killer in Trouble(1964)

1h 11min | Crime, Comedy
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Captain Kovács investigates the case of a taxi driver who was knocked down and later he disappeared without leaving a trace. Responding the call of the police six women present themselves: they all confess to be the fiancée of the driver.

The Man of Gold(1962)

3.6/5 (with 2 votes)

- No description / details available yet. -

Story of My Foolishness(1965)

The celebrated actor considers his wife a nitwits actress of a mediocre talent. But an influential playwright, a friend of theirs, has written a play with the main role designed for her, Kati, particularly. Its title is "The Most Intelligent Woman in the World". On the day of the first night performance Kati recalls their past, the times she had together with her husband.

Directed by Márton Keleti - With Éva Ruttkai, Irina Petrescu, Manyi Kiss, Zoltán Várkonyi, János Rajz, László Bánhidi, ...

The Lost Generation(1968)

1h 35min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The engineer Ambrus has been suspended in his job because he publicly called the attention of the customers to a construction mistake of some goods designed to be exported. His immediate boss learns the news on a business trip to Paris. He meets his old friend Lendvay, an emigrant from Hungary, and his French wife in a cellar bar. After their talk Benkő starts seeing things in a different perspective. When he returns home, he decides to take a stand for Ambrus against Ferenczi, the general director, despite his wife's and the old director's advice.

Alba Regia(1961)

1h 29min | Drama

A Hungarian doctor, Dr. Hajnal, who always considered himself out of politics, falls in love with the Soviet intelligence agent, the radio operator Alba, operating in the occupied Wehrmacht of Hungary. By accident, the radio operator is hiding in the doctor’s house. Hainal is drawn into a life-threatening confrontation with the Germans. A difficult question arises before him: to remain neutral when people die around and Alba is threatened with death, or to remain an honest person — to make his personal choice and take part in this struggle.

Twenty Hours(1965)

1h 50min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

A crusading newspaper reporter covers the Soviet invasion of Hungary in 1956. Initially critical of the communists, the feature later espouses the virtues of the social changes implemented since the invasion. The title refers to the period of time the reporter spent interviewing witnesses to the invasion.

Three Nights of Love(1967)

1h 46min | War, Drama, Music
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A young man spends his last three nights with his lover before his army regiment is ordered to war. When he deserts his unit to return to her side, he discovers the woman he loves is gone, and he is interrogated by the police when he learns his lover is a communist agent. The two finally are reunited at the police station where the embarrassed man denies ever knowing the accused woman.

Egy ember, aki nincs(1964)

1h 18min | Drama, Crime

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Viktor Gertler

Red Ink(1960)

1h 28min | Drama, Romance / Love
4.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Most of her colleagues take Mária, the new teacher to be a communist party-worker, only Irma and the drawing teacher Zoli treat her kindly. Mária starts working with great enthusiasm, and her class learns to love her in a short time.

Directed by Viktor Gertler

Ten Thousand Days(1967)

1h 50min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

The changing and turbulent history of Hungary is seen through the eyes of three men over a 30-year period in this somber drama. The three recall the highlights of their lives in flashbacks as they reminisce in the mid 1960s. The venerable trio begin their story in the 1930s, through World War II, and the decade beyond the communist invasion of 1956.

The Aga's Testament(1967)

1h 27min | History, Adventure
3.5/5 (with 4 votes)

In 1585 the Turks and Vallons are looting the Látrány region.

The Golden Head(1964)

1h 40min | Comedy, Mystery
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Stevenson, the famous English criminal expert visits Hungary with his family. While he is chairing a conference on criminology, infamous art treasure robbers steal the golden herm of Saint László. Suspicion is cast on the Stevenson children.

A Husband for Susy(1960)

1h 19min
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Zsuzsa and Jóska fall in love during the performances of the State Opera they both attend. But the young man is of the working class, and Mrs. Bodrogi does not wish to let her daughter marry below her social status.

Directed by Frigyes Bán
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