Hit Movies & TV Shows Filmed in Hungary in 2022

Hungary's amazing landscapes, historical sites, and skilled film industry have made it an attractive filming destination for both movies and television shows.

Jul 12, 2023

In 2022, the country played host to several highly anticipated productions. From captivating dramas to thrilling adventures, let’s see four notable productions that came out in 2022, showcasing Hungary’s significant contributions to the global entertainment industry.

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Starring: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert

Lesley Manville on set in Budapest

"Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris" brought its heartwarming story to Hungary's enchanting locations. The film, based on the best-selling novel, transported viewers to the streets of London and Paris, which was doubled by Budapest. Hungary's grand architecture and vibrant cityscape complemented the narrative, creating a visually stunning backdrop for the film's delightful mix of comedy and drama. The production was based in Budapest, Hungary, but certain scenes were filmed in the real London and Paris. For example filming took place on Windmill Walk, Roupell Street, Wilton Crescent and the Albert Bridge, Pont Neuf in Paris, Budapest Operetta Theater, Andrássy Avenue, Ferihegy Airport and Aeropark.

Marvel - Moon Knight

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke

A scene of Moon Knight in front of the Hungarian Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest

Marvel Studios' highly anticipated series, "Moon Knight," found its home in Hungary. From atmospheric Budapest streets to mystical locations, Hungary provided the atmospheric backdrop necessary to bring this beloved Marvel character to life. The series features various Hungarian landmarks, such as the Museum of Fine Arts and the internationally renowned Rubik's Cube, making notable appearances throughout.

The series wowed audiences with its gripping storytelling, intense action sequences, and mesmerizing visuals, solidifying Hungary's reputation as a hub for blockbuster productions.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal

Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The movie was filmed in Budapest, Chateau Marmont, Dubrovnik, Los Angeles and Sunset Tower Hotel. While it may appear that the movie was exclusively filmed in Los Angeles and the Croatian seaside, a surprising fact is that a significant number of interior scenes were actually shot at Budapest's Origo Studios.

Atlanta: 'Cancer Attack’ - Season 3, Episode 5

Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry in Atlanta, S03E05

Created by: Donald Glover

Atlanta is a critically acclaimed TV series that delves into the lives of a young African American hip-hop artist & music manager navigating the challenges of race, identity, and the pursuit of success in the vibrant city of Atlanta. The majority of the third season takes place in Europe, as the characters go on a European tour and one of stops is Budapest. They go on a rather unpleasant adventure in the brilliant episode.

Hungary's allure as a filming destination continued to grow in 2020s, attracting a range of hit movies and shows from around the world. Whether it was the enchanting streets of Budapest or the grandeur of giant studios, Hungary's stunning locations captivated audiences and enriched the storytelling experience. As Hungary continues to attract renowned filmmakers and emerging talents alike, it solidifies its position as a premier destination for capturing unforgettable stories on the big and small screens.