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Author: Budapest Reporter

Made in Hungary – Spectral

Netflix’s Original movie, Spectral (2016) was supposed to come out in theatres originally, but the production company behind it somehow just left. That’s when Netflix came in, made a deal, and bought the rights to the movie. Even though in the plot, the story takes place in Chișinău, Moldova, the majority of the production was filmed in Budapest. The film was released on December 9, 2016.

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Made in Hungary – The Spy Who Dumped Me

While being in a talk show, Hollywood actress, Kate McKinnon taught the song „Yozsefváros” from Animal Cannibals, to 10 million people all around the world after shooting her movie in Hungary called The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018). If you have a good eye for locations, you can see that many of the scenes were recorded in Budapest.

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Made in Hungary – Witcher

„Toss a coin to your Witcher, O’ Valley of Plenty!” – the most notorious line of a melody, that every fantasy fan cheer for and love. The Netflix Orginal, Witcher (2019) produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and based on the book series written by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski took over the world. The fanbase of the story grew exponentially, since the release of the series, but little do they know, is that a majority of the shooting and production happened in Hungary.

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Nimród Antal to direct Liam Neeson in Retribution

Nimród Antal has been set to direct Liam Neeson in Retribution, a thriller that puts a businessman in a Speed-like dilemma when he discovers that a bomb has been planted in the car he’s driving by an unknown assailant, who tells the driver to execute a series of commands throughout the day or the bomb will be detonated. Making things worse, the businessman is accompanied in the car by his family.

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