Feature Film, Czech (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Cremator (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Set in World War II, a demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Votes: 5,927

2. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýzová, Petr Kopriva, Jirí Prýmek

Votes: 6,871

3. The Painted Bird (2019)

Drama, War | Completed

A young Jewish boy somewhere in Eastern Europe seeks refuge during World War II where he encounters many different characters.

Director: Václav Marhoul | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Barry Pepper, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands

4. Daisies (1966)

74 min | Comedy

7.4
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Two girls try to understand the meaning of the world and their life.

Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Jitka Cerhová, Ivana Karbanová, Julius Albert, Jan Klusák

Votes: 8,440

5. Marketa Lazarová (1967)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval Czechoslovakia - as a young virgin promised to God is kidnapped and raped by a marauder who her religious father seeks to kill in return.

Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Nada Hejna, Jaroslav Moucka

Votes: 3,799

6. Alice (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power

Votes: 10,364

7. The Firemen's Ball (1967)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A volunteer fire department throws a party for their former boss with the whole town invited, but nothing goes as planned.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jan Vostrcil, Josef Sebánek, Josef Valnoha, Frantisek Debelka

Votes: 8,211

8. Greedy Guts (2000)

132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

When a childless couple learn that they cannot have children, it causes great distress. To ease his wife's pain, the man finds a piece of root in the backyard and chops it and varnishes it into the shape of a child. However the woman takes the root as her baby and starts to pretend that it is real. When the root takes life they seem to have gained a child; but its appetite is much greater than a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová, Pavel Nový

Votes: 5,607 | Gross: $0.12M

9. 4Some (2012)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy

5.7
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Two middle-aged couples are linked by more than just a lifelong friendship. While relaxing on a Caribbean island, they get an unconventional idea to enrich and, as a result, complicate their sexual lives.

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Jirí Langmajer, Marika Sarah Procházková, Hynek Cermák, Viktorie Cermáková

Votes: 405

10. Chained Heat II (1993)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

3.1
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An innocent woman is sent to a Czech prison, where the sadistic warden and guards rape and perform bizarre sex acts on the prisoners.

Director: Lloyd A. Simandl | Stars: Brigitte Nielsen, Paul Koslo, Kimberley Kates, Kari Whitman

Votes: 1,014

11. The Devil's Mistress (2016)

TV-14 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.

Director: Filip Renc | Stars: Tatiana Pauhofová, Karl Markovics, Gedeon Burkhard, Simona Stasová

Votes: 1,302

12. Men in Hope (2011)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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When the father teaches his son in-law about the perks of cheating, things take unexpected turns...

Director: Jirí Vejdelek | Stars: Vica Kerekes, Jirí Machácek, Petra Hrebícková, Bolek Polívka

Votes: 3,040

13. Loves of a Blonde (1965)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.7
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A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Hana Brejchová, Vladimír Pucholt, Vladimír Mensík, Josef Sebánek

Votes: 6,574

14. The Little Mermaid (1976)

84 min | Family, Drama, Romance

7.3
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The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Miroslava Safránková, Radovan Lukavský, Petr Svojtka, Libuse Safránková

Votes: 555

15. Coming Soon (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.1
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Equality for all? Or not really? And why not? And how about next year? These eternal questions are explored in this genre-bending film which follows our civilization's eternal quest for "... See full summary »

Director: Sir Tijn Po

Votes: 122

16. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Jitka Scoffin, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 10,171

17. I, Olga (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

"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.

Directors: Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Martin Pechlát, Klára Melísková, Marika Soposká

Votes: 1,869

18. Dark Blue World (2001)

R | 112 min | War, Drama, Action

7.3
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56 Metascore

The friendship of two men becomes tested when they both fall for the same woman.

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Ondrej Vetchý, Krystof Hádek, Tara Fitzgerald, Charles Dance

Votes: 5,259 | Gross: $0.26M

19. The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Rudolf Jelínek, Jana Brejchová, Karel Höger

Votes: 1,545

20. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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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 »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 13,629 | Gross: $5.73M

21. Behind the Curtain of Night

Romance, Sci-Fi | Post-production

The story of a man who sees his past lives from before he was born after being declared dead for the second time.

Director: Dalibor Stach | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Dawn Olivieri, Marcia Cross, Bolek Polívka

22. Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)

81 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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The year is 2163. Starship Ikaria XB 1 embarks on a long journey across the universe to search for life on the planets of Alpha Centauri.

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Zdenek Stepánek, Frantisek Smolík, Dana Medrická, Irena Kacírková

Votes: 1,662

23. Lunacy (2005)

Not Rated | 118 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

A man takes up residence with a mysterious marquis and is soon persuaded to enter into an asylum for preventative therapy. Things are not what they seem, and the marquis may be even more sinister than what the young man may've predicted.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Jan Tríska, Pavel Liska, Anna Geislerová, Martin Huba

Votes: 3,246 | Gross: $0.05M

24. Cosy Dens (1999)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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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 »

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Michael Beran, Miroslav Donutil, Simona Stasová, Kristýna Nováková

Votes: 4,160

25. My Sweet Little Village (1985)

98 min | Comedy

8.1
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Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 3,370

26. The Butcher of Prague (2011)

126 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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The burning of the village of Lidice by Nazi Germany is the only official genocide during the war. The film tells three interconnected stories that all have to do with burning down and the ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Nikolaev | Stars: Karel Roden, Zuzana Fialová, Zuzana Bydzovská, Roman Luknár

Votes: 1,157

27. Lesson Faust (1994)

97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An ordinary man is lured into a strange puppet theatre by a map and finds himself embroiled in a production of the Faustian legend.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimír Kudla, Antonin Zacpal

Votes: 3,239

28. Po cem muzi touzí (2018)

Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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The charismatic and self-confident man, Karel Král, is the editor-in-chief of men's magazine. Although a chauvinistic type, he is very popular with women. However, he struggles in his ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf Havlik | Stars: Anna Polívková, Jirí Langmajer, Tatiana Pauhofová, Sára Sandeva

Votes: 121

29. Uzly a pomerance (2019)

92 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.8
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In love with a girl that smells of oranges while in a complicated relationship with his father, Darek is gentle, strong and devoted to his little sister and their herd of horses. Darek's ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Pokorný | Stars: Tomás Dalecký, Emilie Neumeister, Hana Bartonova, Stanislav Majer

Votes: 5

30. A Journey to the Beginning of Time (1955)

83 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

7.5
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Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Vladimír Bejval, Petr Herrman, Zdenek Hustak, Josef Lukás

Votes: 1,283

31. Morgiana (1972)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.4
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Klara and Viktoria are sisters. Their father dies, leaving most of his property to Klara. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot her murder.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Josef Abrhám, Nina Divísková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 789

32. The Deadly Invention (1958)

Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Lubor Tokos, Arnost Navrátil, Miroslav Holub, Frantisek Slégr

Votes: 1,556

33. Witchhammer (1970)

103 min | Drama, History, Horror

8.0
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A very popular movie on the medieval persecution of witches (inquisition).

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Vladimír Smeral, Elo Romancik, Josef Kemr, Sona Valentová

Votes: 1,468

34. I Served the King of England (2006)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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72 Metascore

A look at the glamorous life at an old-world Prague hotel.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser, Julia Jentsch, Marián Labuda

Votes: 7,007 | Gross: $0.62M

35. I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

7.0
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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 »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 388

36. Black Peter (1964)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Reality movie of a few days in the life of a Czech teenager when he starts work.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Ladislav Jakim, Pavla Martinkova, Jan Vostrcil, Bozena Matuskova

Votes: 2,051

37. The Ear (1970)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Jirina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský, Miroslav Holub

Votes: 2,136

38. Insect (2018)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Amateur actors rehearsing "Pictures from the Insects' Life". The actors find themselves living out their characters' roles and hallucinating insects. "Insects", is intercut with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Jirí Lábus, Pavel Nový, Jan Budar, Norbert Lichý

Votes: 304

39. Beauty and the Beast (1978)

83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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In this gothic rendition of the classic fairy tale, a merchant's youngest daughter is held prisoner by a mysterious winged beast.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Zdena Studenková, Vlastimil Harapes, Václav Voska, Jana Brejchová

Votes: 875

40. Zelary (2003)

R | 150 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.7
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66 Metascore

A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life ... See full summary »

Director: Ondrej Trojan | Stars: Anna Geislerová, György Cserhalmi, Ivan Trojan, Jaroslava Adamová

Votes: 3,157 | Gross: $0.33M

41. Case for a Rookie Hangman (1970)

102 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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Lemuel Gulliver (Lubomír Kostelka) has had a car accident and continues his journey across the unknown countryside on foot. On the road he finds a dead rabbit dressed like a man and takes a... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Jurácek | Stars: Lubomír Kostelka, Klára Jerneková, Milena Zahrynowska, Radovan Lukavský

Votes: 384

42. Winter Flies (2018)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Two mischievous adolescent boys embark on a journey of imaginative misadventure and coming-of-age self-discovery, in Olmo Omerzu's road-trip comedy celebrating the need to indulge the ... See full summary »

Director: Olmo Omerzu | Stars: Tomás Mrvík, Jan Frantisek Uher, Eliska Krenková, Zdenek Mucha

Votes: 174

43. Surviving Life (Theory and Practice) (2010)

109 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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The film uses a mix of cut-out animation from photographs and live-action segments, and tells the story of a married man who lives a double life in his dreams, where he is married to another woman.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Václav Helsus, Klára Issová, Zuzana Krónerová, Daniela Bakerová

Votes: 1,128

44. Conspirators of Pleasure (1996)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Six people unknowingly form a cycle of masturbation as they each cause others to privately indulge in their fetishes.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Meissel, Gabriela Wilhelmová, Barbora Hrzánová, Anna Wetlinská

Votes: 2,905

45. Loners (2000)

103 min | Comedy

7.7
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33 Metascore

Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of ... See full summary »

Director: David Ondrícek | Stars: Labina Mitevska, Jitka Schneiderová, Sasa Rasilov, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 2,570

46. Fruit of Paradise (1970)

99 min | Drama

6.9
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An experimental retelling of the story of Adam and Eve which then progresses into an allegorical depiction of loss of innocence.

Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Jitka Nováková, Karel Novak, Jan Schmid, Julius Albert

Votes: 838

47. Toys in the Attic (2009)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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64 Metascore

A teddy bear, a mechanical mouse, and a marionette join forces to save their kidnapped friend, Buttercup the doll, from the denizens of the Land of Evil.

Directors: Jirí Barta, Vivian Schilling | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Joan Cusack, Cary Elwes, Vivian Schilling

Votes: 572 | Gross: $0.06M

48. Poslední z Aporveru (2017)

90 min | Fantasy

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A fantasy story about a boy and girl who save the wold of Aporver by their love.

Director: Tomás Krejcí | Stars: Nela Boudová, Filip Cíl, Jirí Dvorák, Viktor Dvorák

49. Jan Palach (2018)

124 min | Biography

6.7
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The last six months of the life of Jan Palach, who self-immolated to protest against the invasion of Czechoslovakia to crush of Prague Spring.

Director: Robert Sedlácek | Stars: Maëlane Auffray, Michael Balcar, Denisa Baresová, Jessica Bechynová

Votes: 180

50. Lemonade Joe (1964)

84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.6
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Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Karel Fiala, Rudolf Deyl, Milos Kopecký, Kveta Fialová

Votes: 2,328


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