Most Popular Central Europe Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Votes: 641,107 | Gross: $59.10M
2. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Votes: 340,946 | Gross: $51.97M
3. The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
R | 120 min | Action, Biography, Thriller
As the German Fascists expand their borders, scorching Europe from end to end, two brave Czechs of the Resistance prepare for a suicide mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the hideous mastermind behind the "Final Solution".
4. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
R | 171 min | Drama, Romance
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Votes: 31,583 | Gross: $10.01M
6. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
Votes: 32,753 | Gross: $17.45M
7. Anthropoid (2016)
R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.
Votes: 38,763 | Gross: $2.96M
8. Last Holiday (2006)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel.
Votes: 26,290 | Gross: $38.36M
9. The Golem (1920)
Unrated | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror
In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.
10. Kafka (1991)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
Votes: 8,983 | Gross: $1.06M
11. Spoor (2017)
128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.
12. Milada (2017)
124 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.
14. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.
15. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,665 | Gross: $5.73M
17. Maria Theresa (2017)
200 min | Biography, Drama, History
In time of absolute monarchies, political intrigue and diplomacy through marriage love is not a word associated with marriage. And a ruling Empress? Not even imaginable. But there is a ... See full summary »
20. Prague (2006)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage.
21. Lync (2018– )
Lukás Zemlicka is a young blogger and director of documentary films in Prague. He goes to the Bohemian town of Buchnov to make a film about the lynching of the young Rom Denis, who was murdered virtually before the eyes of all.
22. Burning Bush (2013– )
231 min | Biography, Drama
Based on real characters and events, this drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set himself on fire in protest against the Soviet occupation ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,212 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Jacob the Liar (1974)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central ... See full summary »
24. Class Enemy (2013)
112 min | Drama
Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that... See full summary »
25. I, Olga (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.
26. Beauty and the Beast (1978)
83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
In this gothic rendition of the classic fairy tale, a merchant's youngest daughter is held prisoner by a mysterious winged beast.
27. I, Mattoni (2016– )
Biography, Drama, History
Biographical series about Heinrich Mattoni, capitalist of the early period of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, founder of the world-famous mineral water bottling company, a man of a dynamic and controversial fate.
28. The Round-Up (1966)
90 min | Drama, History, War
In Hungary, the national movement led by Kossuth has been crushed and the Austrian hegemony re-established, but partisans carry on with violent actions. In order to root out the guerilla, ... See full summary »
29. The Return of Dracula (1958)
PG | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After a vampire leaves his native Balkans, he murders a Czech artist, assumes his identity, and moves in with the dead man's American cousins.
30. Adele's Dinner (1978)
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »
32. The Pleasure Principle (2019– )
56 min | Crime
Three European countries. Three post-communist cities, Odessa, Warsaw and Prague. Three young women murdered. Within days, their bodies - or parts of them - are found. Their throats have ... See full summary »
33. Operation: Daybreak (1975)
PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War
In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.
34. Toman (2018)
144 min | Biography, Drama, History
This fascinating historical drama looks at the life of "the Czech Schindler," Zdenek Toman, a controversial figure who was an unsavory politician and dubious entrepreneur, but also the savior of hundreds of Eastern European Jews.
35. Cosy Dens (1999)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »
36. Hastrman (2018)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A strange nobleman returning after years abroad to a small Bohemian village in the beginning of 19th century. The nobleman feels closer to animals despite looking like a human. He is a ... See full summary »
37. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.
38. The Hanging Woman (1973)
R | 91 min | Horror
Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland, where a stranger's arrival to claim an ... See full summary »
39. Deckname Holec (2016)
Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He ... See full summary »
40. Demimonde (2015 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, History, Mystery
The story of three women - a famous prostitute, her housekeeper and their new maid - living in Budapest of 1910s, whose passionate, bizarre and complex relationship can only lead to one thing: murder.
42. I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)
95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy
This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »
43. The Mad Butcher (1971)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
After being released from a mental hospital, Otto returns to his old job as a butcher. He tries to adjust to his new life, but after a bitter argument with his wife, he accidentally kills ... See full summary »
44. Agony (I) (2016)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
On the 29th of November, a young man murders and dismembers his girlfriend. The head, torso and limbs are found in various dumpsters in Vienna. The motive for the crime is still unclear.
45. Intimate Enemy (2018)
108 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Andrej, a programmer, is developing his project of an intelligent home. To make his program perfect he moved with his wife Zuzana to the test house. He is striving to implement a bonus into... See full summary »
46. Short Circuits (2006)
105 min | Drama
At night a city bus driver finds an abandoned baby near a stop. A divorced man comes to pick up his excited son for the weekend. A pretty doctor befriends a quadriplegic. Out of this ... See full summary »
47. The Prague Orgy
90 min | Drama | Post-production
When a famous American writer accepts a quest from a Czech emigrant to bring him back unique Yiddish manuscripts, he accepts not only a dangerous journey to Prague, where he is watched at ... See full summary »
48. How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But ... See full summary »
49. A Game Without Rules (1967)
89 min | Crime
A robbery in a Prague jeweler's shop results in the shop manager Kubát and his deputy Litera being shot and wounded. The culprits take the jewelery away in a stolen car and that very night ... See full summary »
50. National Street (2019)
100 min | Drama | Post-production
Vandam lives in a concrete block building in the suburbs of Prague. He likes to get in fights, he likes "teaching people a lesson". Vandam is also keen on history and he knows all war ... See full summary »