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February Film Guide: Where to watch English films in Budapest

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  • Kessler Gretchen

2/13/2020 3:48 PM

Grab the popcorn, the February English-friendly movie guide is here! Cinemas around the city are screening films with English audio or subtitles. Here’s what’s showing and where.

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Bad Boys for Life

1/19

Run time: 123 minutes
Genre: American action comedy
Showing at: Cinema City Aréna
Language: English without subtitles
 
Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

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Dolittle

2/19

Run time: 106 minutes
Genre: Family
Showing at: Cinema City Allee
Language: English without subtitles

Robert Downey Jr revives the iconic role as the physician who discovers he can talk to animals.

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Fantasy Island

3/19

Run time: 110 minutes
Genre: Horror, Suspense
Showing at: Cinema City Aréna
Language: English without subtitles

A mysterious island in the middle of the Pacific has an institution which will grant people their most unattainable desires... but at a terrible price. 

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On the Quiet

4/19

Run time: 80 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Art+ Cinema
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles

Teenage soloist Dávid decides to stand up for Nóri, 13, a cellist in their youth orchestra, who is having a suspiciously close relationship with their 60-year-old conductor.

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JoJo Rabbit

5/19

Run time: 108 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Showing at: Cinema City Allee, Aréna, Campona, Duna Plaza, Mammut, Westend, Corvin, Művész, Pushkin, Pólus, Sugár
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

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LIttle Women

6/19

Run time: 135 minutes
Genre: Romantic drama
Showing at: Cinema City Allee, Aréna, Campona, Duna Plaza, Mammut, Westend, Corvin, Művész, Pushkin, Toldi, Sugár, Tabán ArtMozi
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

The March sisters are determined to live their lives the way they want to, coming of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. 

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Sonic the Hedgehog

7/19

Run time: 99 minutes
Genre: Family, Kids
Showing at: Cinema City Allee
Language: English without subtitles

A cop in the rural town of Green Hills will help Sonic escape from the government who is looking to capture him.

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The Gentlemen

8/19

Run time: 113 minutes
Genre: Thriller
Showing at: Cinema City Allee, Aréna, Mammut, Westend, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

A very British drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.

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The Two Popes

9/19

Run time: 125 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Kino, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

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Sorry We MIssed You

10/19

Run time: 101 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Art+ Cinema, Művész, Toldi, Pushkin
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver.

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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

11/19

Run time: 110 minutes
Genre: Action
Showing at: Cinema City Allee
Language: English without subtitles

After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.

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The Song of Names

12/19

Run time: 113 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Cinema City Allee, Pushkin, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

An emotional detective story spread over two continents and a half century. 

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Richard Jewell

13/19

Run time: 129 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Corvin, Sugár
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified by journalists and the press who falsely report that he was a terrorist. 

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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

14/19

Run time: 161 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Toldi
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

A faded TV actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. 

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Joker

15/19

Run time: 121 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: Cinema City Aréna, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

A failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and becomes a psychopathic murderer.

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Marriage Story

16/19

Run time: 136 minutes
Genre: Drama
Showing at: KINO, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

Incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. 

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Knives Out

17/19

Run time: 130 minutes
Genre: Crime
Showing at: Cinema City Allee, Toldi, Művész
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. 

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Parasite

18/19

Run time: 132 minutes
Genre: Thriller
Showing at: Cinema City Aréna, Mammut
Language: Korean with English subtitles

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. 

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A feltaláló

19/19

Run time: 120 minutes
Genre: Biographical drama
Showing at: Art+ Cinema
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
 
The life and struggles of famous Hungarian scientist, József Béres. 

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