Czechoslovakia (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ecstasy (1933)

TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer

Votes: 1,948

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: 7,066

3. Operation: Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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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.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett

Votes: 1,641

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: 8,655

5. 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: 10,517

6. Cremator (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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: 6,133

7. 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: 3,901

8. Loves of a Blonde (1965)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.6
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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: 6,721

9. 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: 8,335

10. The Shop on Main Street (1965)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, War

8.3
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A carpenter in the Nazi-occupied Slovak State is appointed "Aryan controller" of a Jewish widow's store.

Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos | Stars: Ida Kaminska, Jozef Kroner, Hana Slivková, Martin Hollý

Votes: 7,260

11. 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: 10,292 | Gross: $3.27M

12. 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: 1,716

13. 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: 1,594

14. Witchhammer (1970)

103 min | Drama, History, Horror

7.9
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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: 1,506

15. Beauty and the Beast (1978)

91 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: 916

16. The Outrageous Baron Munchausen (1962)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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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: 1,591

17. Morgiana (1972)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.3
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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: 824

18. The Ear (1970)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czechoslovakian official becomes convinced that he is about to be the subject of a political purge and tries to do damage control, while also dealing with his turbulent marriage.

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

Votes: 2,203

19. Lemonade Joe (1964)

84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.5
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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: 2,364

20. Pat & Mat (1976–2018)

Animation, Family

8.5
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Two friends facing self-made problems where they try to solve them by using anything impossible and possible and their solutions lead to more problems, at the end the "problem" is fixed and finish off with their distinctive handshake.

Star: David Nykl

Votes: 1,704

21. Valley of the Bees (1968)

97 min | Drama, History

7.8
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Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. He brings her a basketful of flowers which she starts to throw in the air... See full summary »

Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kacer, Vera Galatíková, Zdenek Kryzánek

Votes: 1,307

22. Diamonds of the Night (1964)

Not Rated | 67 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofova, Ivan Asic

Votes: 1,642

23. The Visitors (1983– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »

Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 553

24. 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: 864

25. Pan Tau (1970–1978)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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The children's series reintroduces on the screen Mister Tau the charmer, along with his double, Uncle Alfons. It is impossible to tell them apart, and the cases of their mistaken identity ... See full summary »

Stars: Otto Simánek, Frantisek Filipovský, Jirina Bohdalová, Vladimír Mensík

Votes: 430

26. 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: 1,305

27. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

7.8
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Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 7,473

28. 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: 3,424

29. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)

73 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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A young boy becomes an apprentice for a mysterious sorcerer, working at the sorcerer's strange and sinister mill where secretive black magic is being taught and performed at a very heavy price.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Ludek Munzar, Jaroslav Moucka, Christian Brückner, Friedrich Schütter

Votes: 858

30. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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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.

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Evelyna Steimarová, Vlastimil Brodský, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 1,023

31. Give the Devil His Due (1985)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.3
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Petr's greedy stepmother steals everything from her stepson. Meanwhile, Petr meets two daughters of a local duke. He falls in love with one of them, but she is very proud and Petr means ... See full summary »

Director: Hynek Bocan | Stars: Vladimír Dlouhý, Ondrej Vetchý, Jana Dítetová, Josef Kemr

Votes: 892

32. Ferat Vampire (1982)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A doctor Marek is shocked when his beloved nurse Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A fellow doctor makes him believe ... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Jirí Menzel, Dagmar Havlová, Jana Brezková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 389

33. The Joke (1969)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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In the 1950's, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Josef Somr, Jana Dítetová, Ludek Munzar, Evald Schorm

Votes: 1,143

34. Arabela (1979– )

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.4
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Princess Arabela, the daughter of the King of the fairy tale world escapes before the revenge of a cunning and deceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets ... See full summary »

Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Stella Zázvorková, Jirí Lábus, Alena Karesová

Votes: 1,129

35. The Pied Piper (1986)

Not Rated | 53 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin with a twist.

Director: Jirí Barta | Stars: Oldrich Kaiser, Jirí Lábus, Michal Pavlícek, Vilém Cok

Votes: 963

36. Ninety Degrees in the Shade (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A respected grocery shop employee in Prague is covering up for her manager's misconduct with whom she is having an affair; however, things will get complicated when a thorough auditor pays a visit.

Director: Jirí Weiss | Stars: Anne Heywood, James Booth, Rudolf Hrusínský, Ann Todd

Votes: 140

37. 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: 2,092

38. Adele's Dinner (1978)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.7
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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 »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký, Václav Lohniský

Votes: 1,284

39. The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)

76 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Petra Cernocká, Jan Hrusínský, Jan Kraus, Vlastimil Zavrel

Votes: 984

40. The Elementary School (1991)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 2,477

41. The Assassination (1965)

104 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

Director: Jirí Sequens | Stars: Radoslav Brzobohatý, Rudolf Jelínek, Ladislav Mrkvicka, Ludek Munzar

Votes: 338

42. The Feather Fairy (1985)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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The Feather Fairy lives in the sky and gives snow to the people. She lives with a boy called Jakob, who one day ventures into the human world and falls for a peasant girl.

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Giulietta Masina, Petra Vancíková, Tobias Hoesl, Sona Valentová

Votes: 981

43. Otec (1982)

85 min | Family

6.4
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Director: Andrej Lettrich | Stars: Pavol Angst, Lubomír Paulovic, Dusan Taragel, Petra Cernocká

Votes: 17

44. The Little Mermaid (1976)

84 min | Family, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 565

45. Setkání v cervenci (1978)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Daniela Kolárová, Oldrich Kaiser, Tomás Holý, Svatopluk Matyás

Votes: 110

46. If a Thousand Clarinets (1965)

136 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.1
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A military base. An awkward soldier. A statue of Bach. And suddenly all guns in the area change into music instruments. Great mystery is immediately found by TV station. And soon the military base becomes a stage for huge TV show.

Directors: Ján Rohác, Vladimír Svitácek | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Waldemar Matuska, Hana Hegerová, Eva Pilarová

Votes: 199

47. The Hobbit (1966)

12 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

4.5
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A homebody hobbit finds himself going on a quest to save a dwarven treasure from a dragon in this loose adaptation of the classic novel.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Herb Lass

Votes: 360

48. Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)

80 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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"What if someone had an absurd dream and the visions ran out in the street?" a scientist asks Rose, a researcher who discovers a way to engender beneficial dreams (to produce contented, ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová, Juraj Visny

Votes: 856

49. Spadla z oblakov (1978– )

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A group of children on the holidays encounter the alien. The extraterrestrial explorer flies, talks funny and is visibly not from this planet. But, actually, she looks like a little girl.

Stars: Zuzana Pravnanská, Matej Landl, Lubor Cajka, Svetlana Majbová

Votes: 193

50. Nudity (1971)

102 min | Drama

6.2
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Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Matejka | Stars: Petr Cepek, Kristina Hanzalová, Jarmila Kurandová, Vlado Müller

Votes: 25


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