Best new Romanian Movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Romanian movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Radu Jude, Tudor Giurgiu & Calin Peter Netzer Romania's biggest directors?

Around 2006-7, Romanian movies suddenly burst the scene. The country was to be reckoned with. What did it produce in the last couple of years?

New Romanian movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Charleston

    DIRECTOR: Andrei Cretulescu
    CAST: Serban Pavlu Radu Iacoban Victor Rebengiuc

    Alexandru is completely devastated after his wife died in a car crash. He drinks all the time and spends his days alone. Then one day, the secret lover of his wife shows up. There's hostility at first obviously, but gradually the men grow closer to one another. A funny and touching buddy comedy unlike most movies you've seen. Read more

    RATING: 83/100

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Best Romanian movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 Romanian movies

  • Ana, mon amour

    DIRECTOR: Cãlin Peter Netzer
    CAST: Mircea Postelnicu Diana Cavallioti Carmen Tanase

    A beautiful and tragic film about the difficulties of keeping a relationship steady with someone who suffers severely from anxieties and neurosis. Read more

    RATING: 85/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 3rd, 2017

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Best Romanian movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated Romanian movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Bacalaureat (Graduation)

    DIRECTOR: Cristian Mungiu
    CAST: Adrian Titieni Maria-Victoria Dragus Rares Andrici

    Christian Mungiu's (4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days) latest is a heartbreaking and thrilling story about a decent father who is, after his young and successful daughter was assaulted, forced to leave his principles behind in him in order to make things right. Not an average revenge flick, but a nuanced, psychological portrait of a civilized man facing moral challenges. Read more

    RATING: 76/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 19th, 2016

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  • Dupa Dealuri

    DIRECTOR: Cristian Mungiu
    CAST: Cosmina Stratan Cristina Flutur Valeriu Andriutã

    A testing tale of friendship between two friends who were brought up in the same orphanage but had to part. When they meet again one of them has found succor in a... Read more

    RATING: 76/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 26th, 2012

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  • Child’s Pose

    DIRECTOR: Cãlin Peter Netzer
    CAST: Luminita Gheorghiu Bogdan Dumitrache Natasa Raab

    A gripping story of a mother's protective instinct as her son kills a child in a car accident but she can't afford to set right from wrong; she would go to any... Read more

    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 8th, 2013

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  • If I Want To Whistle, I Whistle

    DIRECTOR: Florin Serban
    CAST: George Pistereanu Ada Condeescu Mihai Constantin

    A teenage boy serving his sentence in a juvenile prison comes to know, just before two weeks from his release that his mother is back at home and that he has fallen... Read more

    RATING: 72/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 26th, 2010

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  • Comoara (The Treasure)

    DIRECTOR: Corneliu Porumboiu
    CAST: Toma Cuzin Adrian Purcarescu Corneliu Cozmei

    A brilliant and subtle new comedy by Corneliu Porumboiu, the Romanian director that brought us '12:08 East of Bucharest' earlier. The film evolves around Costi, a young father with a quiet life. One day, his neighbor makes him a deal; if he helps him dig up a long lost 'treasure' in his backyard, he gets to keep half of the sum... They patience is being challenged though. Read more

    RATING: 68/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 8th, 2016

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  • When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism

    DIRECTOR: Corneliu Porumboiu
    CAST: Bogdan Dumitrache Diana Avramut Mihaela Sirbu

    A film director wishes to add a new scene into his movie while the movie is already in production and for which he has to convince the lead actress to get nude. Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 20th, 2013

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  • Loverboy

    DIRECTOR: Cãtãlin Mitulescu
    CAST: George Pistereanu Ada Condeescu Ion Besoiu

    The story addresses the issue of exploitation based on love and betrayal; a young man seduces the girls from poor families in order to coax or coerce them into the dark... Read more

    RATING: 62/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 7th, 2011

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