You’ve probably watched a lot of foreign movies and even blockbusters that you did not know they were filmed in Romania. In fact, Romania seems to be more and more popular with movie producers. This might be because of the spectacular scenery and the cheap costs of production. Here are 20 movies that were filmed in Romania.
1. Cold mountain
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Renee Zellweger
Where: Carpathian Mountains, Rasnov, Reci village
Story: A young Confederate soldier returns to his home. Meanwhile, his fiance, Ada is trying to hold onto her farm, after her father dies.
Awards: one Academy award, Bafta Award, Golden Globe award, ScreenActors Guild award.
Starring: Andy Garcia, Eva Herzigova
Story: It presents the life story of Italian painter Modigliani and his relationship with rival Pablo Picasso.
Awards: nominated for two International Press Academy Golden Satellite Awards
Seed of Chucky
Starring: Jennifer Tilly
Story: A horror story of a young doll named Glen who causes chaos.
An American Haunting
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek
Story: The movie is based on the novel The Bell Witch: An American Haunting”. It is a horror movie that tells the story of a spirit which cases the death of a man.
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland
Story: an ex-police officers and his family are haunted by an evil force who enters their home through mirrors.
6.The brothers Bloom
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo
Where: Sinaia, Constanta, Bucharest
Story: Two con me are trying to get money from an eccentric heiress
Starring: Jason Statham
Story: Frank Martin delivers Valentina, a girl who was kidnapped
Starring: Aleksei Guskov, Melanie Laurent
Story: A janitor who used to be a famous conductor plans a return by organizing a concert of an orchestra.
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Woody Harrelson, Demi Moore
Story: After a global war people still live in conflicts and fight each other using blades and fists, as guns have been outlawed.
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Monica Belluci
Story: A film inspired by reality. A police officer from the US works for the UN in Bosnia and Herzegovina and uncovers a big scandal involving traffickers.
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba
Where: Rovinari, Hunedoara, Transfagarasan, Sibiu
Story: Ghost Rider is hiding in East of Europe and he tries to stop the devil.
One in the Chamber
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr, Dolph Lundgren
Story: An assassin who is part of the Russian mafia becomes a target.
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood
Story: An American moves to Bucharest and falls in love.
What happened to Monday?
Starring: Glenn Close, Willem Dafoe
Where: Constanta, Bucharest
Story: A science fiction movie set in the future. Seven brothers and sisters run away from the government who hunts them down due to strict one-child one policies.
Starring: Christopher Lambert
Story: Beowulf fights the hideous creature Grendel.
To catch a spy
Starring: Kirk Douglas
Where: Bucharest Romania and also Scotland and England
Story: A smuggler is using travelers to transport contraband into Russia.
Starring: Jonah Hill, Bradley Cooper
Where: Bucharest, Romania
Story: A movie inspired from a true story. Two men are hired by the Pentagon to arm the allies of the US in Afghanistan.
The Keeping room
Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington
Where: Poenari village
Story: Three Southern women must fight against perpetrators during the American Civil War
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Sylvester Stallone, Harrison Ford
Story: Mercenary group starts a conflict with an arms dealer.
Funny Money (2006)
Starring Chevy Chase, Armand Assante
Story: An accountant trades money by accident with another man. He later finds out that there are 5 million dollars inside.
Sherlock ( TV movie)
Starring: James D’Arcy, Vincent D’Onofrio
Story: Sherlock Holmes investigates the death of a drug dealer called Moriarty.