16 Movies on Netflix That Will Transport You Straight to Europe (For a Couple Hours)
If you want to experience Europe without getting on a plane, you can do it through a bit of movie magic. Oh, and you'll need a Netflix subscription. Each of these 16 movies currently streaming on Netflix takes place in Europe. Whether it's the French countryside in Under the Eiffel Tower or bustling Barcelona in The Occupant, each film transports you to one of Europe's beautiful locales. Some of the movies tell a sweet love story that'll make you want to find your own love in Europe, but some of these thrillers might make you jump. They're all worth a watch, though, so keep reading to check them all out.
A student's one-night stand with her teacher in Berlin goes horribly wrong in this thriller.
Blue Is the Warmest Color
This French film follows teenager Adele as she falls in love with a blue-haired woman.
By the Sea
This couple tries to save their relationship by escaping to a seaside town in France.
The Danish Girl
This film, set in 1920s Denmark, tells the story of a man who decides he wants to live his life as a woman instead.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
A family leaves their home of India behind to go to France to open a restaurant, but find an unexpected bump in the road in a nearby restaurant.
Asa Butterfield plays an orphan in Paris in this stunning film that will take you on an adventure through one of Europe's most iconic cities.
Julie and Julia
This movie about famed chef Julia Child and a woman who aims to recreate her recipes takes place in both France and the United States.
This Barcelona-based thriller takes you on a wild ride with a man who gives up a life he decides he doesn't want anymore to take over the life of a man he's envious of.
On Body and Soul
This film, which tells the story of a couple with an unusual connection, takes place in Budapest, Hungary, but is definitely outside the realm of reality.
Paris Is Us
This Paris-set story follows a woman in love who starts to lose her grasp on reality and can't stop thinking about what ifs.
Watch Oscar winner Michelle Williams as a heartbroken woman waiting for her husband to come home from war in this WWII film set in France.
Follow Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie as they evade the authorities in this movie that takes place across Europe.
The Two Popes
This movie, which is loosely based on real events in the lives of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, sets the scene in the home of Catholicism: Vatican City.
Under the Eiffel Tower
An American man decides to escape his life by heading to the French countryside for some clarity.
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Matt Damon plays the ultimate con man in this thriller set in 1950s Italy.