Hungarian Classics Free to Watch

The National Film Institute offers free online access to 39 Hungarian Classics with subtitles – literary adaptations, historical films and animations contributing to digital education introduced in Hungary due to the coronavirus outbreak. Precious entertainment for all members of the family staying at home.

Literary Adaptations  

Men and Banners, A kőszívű ember fiai, 1965, director: Zoltán Várkonyi, writer: Mór Jókai – with English subtitles

The Boys of Paul Street, A Pál utcai fiúk, 1968, director: Zoltán Fábri, writer: Ferenc Molnár – with English, French and Turkish subtitles

The Pendragon Legend, A Pendragon legenda, 1974, director: György Révész, writer: Antal Szerb – with English subtitles

Man of Gold, Az aranyember, 1918, director: Sándor Korda, writer: Mór Jókai – with English and Turkish subtitles

The Fifth Seal, Az ötödik pecsét, 1976, director: Zoltán Fábri, writer: Ferenc Sánta – with English, French and Turkish subtitles

Men on the Alps, Emberek a havason, 1941, director: István Szőts, writer: József Nyírő – with English and Russian subtitles

Professor Hannibal, Hannibál tanár úr, 1956, directors: Zoltán Fábri, writer: Ferenc Móra – with English and Turkish subtitles

The Tót Family, Isten hozta, őrnagy úr!, 1969, director: Zoltán Fábri, writer: István Örkény – with English and Turkish subtitles

The Falcons, Magasiskola, 1970, director: István Gaál, writer: Miklós Mészöly – with English and French subtitles

Psyché I-III., 1980, director: Gábor Bódy – with English subtitles

Football of the Good Old Days, Régi idők focija, 1973, director: Pál Sándor, writer: Iván Mándy – with English and French subtitles

Love, Szerelem, 1970, director: Károly Makk, writer: Tibor Déry – with English and French subtitles    

History on Films

100-year-old Newsreels, 100 éves filmhíradók – with English subtitles  

80 Hussars, 80 huszár, 1978, director: Sándor Sára – with English and French subtitles

The Corporal and the Others, A tizedes meg a többiek, 1965, director: Márton Keleti – with English subtitles

Angi Vera, 1979, director: Pál Gábor – with English subtitles

Sweet Emma, Dear Böbe, Édes Emma, drága Böbe, 1991, director: István Szabó – with English and French subtitles  

The Upthrown Stone, Feldobott kő, 1968, director: Sándor Sára – with English and French subtitles  

Cold Days, Hideg napok, 1966, director: András Kovács – with English subtitles

Twenty Hours, Húsz óra, 1965, director: Zoltán Fábri – with English and French subtitles

Diary for My Father and Mother, Napló apámnak, anyámnak, 1990, director: Márta Mészáros – with English subtitles 

Diary for My Children, Napló gyermekeimnek, 1983, director: Márta Mészáros – with English and Turkish subtitles  

Diary for My Loves, Napló szerelmeimnek, 1986, director: Márta Mészáros – with English and Turkish subtitles

Pócspetri, 1983, director: Judit Ember – with English subtitles

Colonel Redl, Redl ezredes, 1984, director: István Szabó – with English and French subtitles

We Never Die, Sose halunk meg, 1992, director: Róbert Koltai – with English subtitles

The Round-Up, Szegénylegények, 1965, director: Miklós Jancsó – with French subtitles

Love Film, Szerelmesfilm, 1970, director: István Szabó – with English and French subtitles

Flowers of Reverie, Szirmok, virágok, koszorúk, director: László Lugossy, 1984 – with English and French subtitles

Ten Thousand Suns, Tízezer nap, director: Ferenc Kósa, 1965 – with English subtitles

Somewhere in Europe, Valahol Európában, 1947, director: Géza Radványi – with English, Russian, Turkish subtitles    


Animations and Youth Films


Heroic Times, Daliás idők, 1982, director: József Gémes, writer: János Arany – with English subtitles

That Lovely Green Grass, Égigérő fű, 1979, director: György Palásthy, writer: Éva Janikovszky – with English subtitles

Johnny Corncob, János vitéz, 1973, director: Marcell Jankovics, writer: Sándor Petőfi – with English and French subtitles  

Hi, Junior!, Hahó, öcsi!, 1971, director: György Palásthy, writer: Sándor Török – with English subtitles

Bowler Hat and Red Nose, Keménykalap és krumpliorr, 1978, director: István Bácskai Lauró, writer: István Csukás – with English subtitles

Two Peppercorn Steers, Két bors ökröcske, 1954, director: Gyula Macskássy – with English subtitles  

Mattie, the Goose-Boy, Lúdas Matyi, 1977, director: Attila Dargay, writer: Mihály Fazekas – with English subtitles  

Vuk, 1981, director: Attila Dargay, writer: István Fekete – with English subtitles