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1. The Door (I) (2012)

97 min | Drama

6.6
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A novelist forms a strange bond with her eccentric maid that will have a lasting effect on both women.

Writers: Magda Szabó, István Szabó, Andrea Vészits | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Helen Mirren, Martina Gedeck, Károly Eperjes, Gábor Koncz

Votes: 1,277

2. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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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.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 8,442

3. The Cremator (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,313

4. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.1
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Gerardo Sánchez

Votes: 143

5. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

6.8
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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 111

6. 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.

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

Votes: 6,168 | Gross: $0.62M

7. Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)

146 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Mike Figgis, Claire Denis, E. Max Frye, Jirí Menzel, Anne-Marie Miéville, Michael Radford, István Szabó, Augustinus | Directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, Claire Denis, Mike Figgis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jirí Menzel, Michael Radford, Volker Schlöndorff, István Szabó | Stars: Amit Rayani, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Mark Long, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 1,340

8. The Elementary School (1991)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,984

10. Capricious Summer (1968)

Unrated | 74 min | Comedy

7.2
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Middle-aged Antonin and his friends, the major, now retired, and the canon, are in the river, swimming and philosophizing. Then it starts to rain. It just seems to be that sort of summer. ... See full summary »

Writers: Vladimír Kalina, Jan Libora, Jirí Menzel, Václav Nývlt, Vladislav Vancura | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Frantisek Rehák, Míla Myslíková

Votes: 887

11. My Sweet Little Village (1985)

98 min | Comedy

8.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,712

12. Pearls of the Deep (1966)

105 min | Comedy

6.8
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Set against the backdrop of a repressed Czechoslovakia, five non-related vignettes are presented, each showcasing the need and want for human connection. In "Mr. Baltazar's Death", a middle... See full summary »

Writers: Vera Chytilová, Bohumil Hrabal, Jaromil Jires, Jirí Menzel, Jan Nemec, Evald Schorm | Directors: Vera Chytilová, Jaromil Jires, Jirí Menzel, Jan Nemec, Evald Schorm | Stars: Pavla Marsálková, Ferdinand Kruta, Alois Vachek, Emil Iserle

Votes: 406

13. All My Loved Ones (1999)

91 min | Drama, Music, War

7.3
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50 Metascore

Told from the perspective of man reflecting on his childhood in Prauge in the early years of World War 2 and the eventual destruction of his family as the Nazis rise to power.

Writers: Matej Minac, Jirí Hubac | Director: Matej Minac | Stars: Rupert Graves, Josef Abrhám, Jirí Bartoska, Libuse Safránková

Votes: 386

14. Shortcuts (1981)

93 min | Comedy

8.0
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An evocation of the childhood memories of Bohumil Hrabal in his provincial town of Nymburk, dominated by the local brewery.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Magda Vásáryová, Jirí Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 1,561

15. The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street (2016)

Biography

4.5
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The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.

Writer: Jan Nemec | Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Jirí Bartoska, David Bowles, Lucia Gajdosík, Markéta Janousková

Votes: 6

16. Larks on a String (1990)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.

Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Václav Neckár, Jitka Zelenohorská

Votes: 1,159

17. Ferat Vampire (1982)

90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Fleischer, Juraj Herz, Josef Nesvadba, Dagmar Zelenková | Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Jirí Menzel, Dagmar Havlová, Jana Brezková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 230

18. Secluded, Near Woods (1976)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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The Lavicka's, a Czech family from the city, rents a house in the country with the option to buy. However, old Mr Komarek seems reluctant to sell the house as they agreed.

Writers: Zdenek Sverák, Ladislav Smoljak | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Josef Kemr, Zdenek Sverák, Daniela Kolárová, Marta Hradílková

Votes: 853

19. Slavnosti snezenek (1984)

83 min | Comedy

7.9
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Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Jaromír Hanzlík, Josef Somr, Petr Cepek

Votes: 902

20. The Little Apocalypse (1993)

110 min | Comedy

6.4
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An unknown Polish writer can't publish his novels, so his ex-wife decides to help him and get some of the profit for herself. She finally finds a publisher, but there's a strange single condition that could cost the writer his life.

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Tadeusz Konwicki | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: André Dussollier, Pierre Arditi, Jirí Menzel, Anna Romantowska

Votes: 168

21. The Beggar's Opera (1991)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Screen version of the play written in 1728 of the same name, portrays the underworld of Mafia-like gangsters and the rivalry and animosity between the various different gangs.

Writers: John Gay, Václav Havel, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Josef Abrhám, Mahulena Bocanová, Jana Brezková, Petr Brukner

Votes: 92

22. The Return of the Prodigal Son (1967)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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Engineer Jan Sebek (Jan Kacer) is undergoing treatment in a mental home after his unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. His therapist, via discussions both with the patient and with ... See full summary »

Writers: Sergej Machonin, Evald Schorm | Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Nina Divísková, Jan Kacer, Klara Kacerova

Votes: 160

23. Rokonok (2006)

110 min | Drama

5.6
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Young honest public official is sworn in after his predecessor had to leave due to a corruption scandal. Soon, the young idealist discovers just how far-reaching the corruption is in his town and how easy it is to become corrupt yourself.

Writers: Zsigmond Móricz, István Szabó, Andrea Vészits | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Sándor Csányi, Ildikó Tóth, Károly Eperjes, Erika Marozsán

Votes: 469

24. The Don Juans (2013)

102 min | Comedy

4.8
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An opera troupe in a small town decides to perform Mozart's Don Giovanni. The view behind the scenes uncovers the world of opera without the glitter. A tale of love and disappointment, ... See full summary »

Writers: Jirí Menzel, Tereza Brdecková | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Jan Hartl, Libuse Safránková, Martin Huba, Jirina Jirásková

Votes: 102

25. Vsetko co mam rad (1993)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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Writers: Ondrej Sulaj, Martin Sulík | Director: Martin Sulík | Stars: Juraj Nvota, Gina Bellman, Zdena Studenková, Jirí Menzel

Votes: 131

26. Something Different (1963)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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Two stories are simultaneously told. One dutiful mother progressively becomes a frustrated woman who is the only one assuming the family responsibilities of working at home and looking ... See full summary »

Writer: Vera Chytilová | Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Vladimir Bosak, Eva Bosáková, Jirí Kodet, Josef Langmiler

Votes: 128

27. Vyprávej (2009– )

52 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Svatopluk Skopal, Veronika Freimanová, Andrea Kerestesová, Roman Vojtek

Votes: 86

28. Hospoda (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Stars: Jan Kanyza, Ladislav Potmesil, Bronislav Poloczek, Petr Nározný

Votes: 138

29. Zivot a neobycejna dobrodruzstvi vojaka Ivana Conkina (1994)

106 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.1
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Set in a small Ukrainian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941 Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Zdenek Sverák, Vladimir Vojnovich | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Gennadiy Nazarov, Zoya Buryak, Vladimir Ilin, Valeriy Zolotukhin

Votes: 421

30. The Apple Game (1977)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Doctor John, who works in a Prague maternity hospital while still living at home with his mother, is a self-assured philanderer who seduces a young nurse, Anna, and makes her pregnant. All ... See full summary »

Writers: Vera Chytilová, Kristina Vlachová | Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Dagmar Bláhová, Jirí Menzel, Jirí Kodet, Evelyna Steimarová

Votes: 169

31. Medvídek (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Romantic comedy about complex relationships of three married couples, focusing on their marriage and infidelity.

Writer: Petr Jarchovský | Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Tatiana Vilhelmová, Jirí Machácek, Roman Luknár, Anna Geislerová

Votes: 432

32. Konec starych casu (1989)

97 min | Comedy

7.2
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Czechoslovakia 1918. The newly formed National Assembly has made Stoklasa the administrator of the Kratochvile Castle. Although with no aristocratic background, he is a man of fortune and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jirí Blazek, Jirí Menzel, Vladislav Vancura | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Josef Abrhám, Marián Labuda, Jaromír Hanzlík, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 274

33. Capitali culturali d'Europa (1983– )

55 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Kostas Meleounis, Giorgos Alexiou, Petros Fyssoun, Kostas Arzoglou

Votes: 8

34. Show Jana Krause (2010– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Jan Kraus, David Kraus, Patrik Vrbovsky, David Koller

Votes: 67

35. Head Over Heels (2014– )

35 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Several characters enter various passionate relationships to avoid dealing with their personal problems. This backfires.

Stars: Anna Geislerová, Jirí Havelka, Jitka Cvancarová, Hynek Cermák

Votes: 36

37. Colossal Sensation! (2004)

Comedy

5.0
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Writers: Péter Horváth, Róbert Koltai | Director: Róbert Koltai | Stars: Róbert Koltai, Sándor Gáspár, Anna Györgyi, Orsolya Tóth

Votes: 159

38. Courage for Every Day (1964)

85 min | Drama

7.0
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Jarda Lukás (Jan Kacer), a worker from a big machine-tool plant, enjoyed a rather decent career after the Communist putsch in February 1948. As one of the pioneers of the youth-movement of ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Curík, Antonín Mása, Evald Schorm | Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Jan Kacer, Jirina Jirásková, Vlastimil Brodský

Votes: 122

39. Too Loud a Solitude (1996)

Fantasy

5.5
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Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Véra Caïs | Director: Véra Caïs | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Vlastimil Brodský, Jirí Menzel

Votes: 35

40. Signál (2012)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Two young technicians, Filos (Vojtech Dyk) and Kája (Krystof Hádek), come to a small village that is a bit cut off from the rest of the world in order to find the best place to install a ... See full summary »

Writer: Marek Epstein | Director: Tomás Rehorek | Stars: Vojtech Dyk, Krystof Hádek, Karel Roden, Bolek Polívka

Votes: 92

41. Every Wednesday (1979)

92 min | Drama

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Mail for translation. Egy fiatalkoru bunozobol hogyan valik 'rendes' ember egy oregur baratsaga altal.

Writers: Lívia Gyarmathy, György Kardos, Gyula Marosi | Director: Lívia Gyarmathy | Stars: János Bán, Judit Meszléry, Miklós Markovich, Tibor Szilágyi

42. Zlocin v dívcí skole (1966)

107 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Writers: Jirí Menzel, Ivo Novák, Ladislav Rychman, Josef Skvorecký | Directors: Jirí Menzel, Ivo Novák, Ladislav Rychman | Stars: Lubomír Lipský, Jan Preucil, Petr Kostka, Jana Gýrová

Votes: 55

43. Die Schokoladenschnüffler (1986)

89 min | Comedy, Crime

4.0
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Writers: Sven Freiheit, Erich Tomek, Harald Vock, Edgar Wallace | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rolf Knie, Gaston Häni, Susanne Uhlen, Karl Heinz Vosgerau

Votes: 20

44. Nobody Will Laugh (1965)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Writers: Hynek Bocan, Pavel Jurácek, Milan Kundera | Director: Hynek Bocan | Stars: Jan Kacer, Stepánka Rehákova, Josef Chvalina, Hana Kreihanslova

Votes: 82

45. If a Thousand Clarinets (1965)

136 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 157

47. Strop (1962)

42 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Vera Chytilová, Pavel Jurácek | Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Marta Kanovská, Julián Chytil, Josef Abrhám, Jirí Menzel

Votes: 45

48. 13. komnata (2006– )

Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Stars: Sárka Kubelková, Zuzana Buresová, Jana Klusáková, Radka Cervinková

Votes: 6

49. Dita Saxová (1968)

98 min | Drama

7.4
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A beautiful, underachieving, 18 year old orphan considers various suitors, ponders philosophy, and takes a young girl under her wing.

Writers: Arnost Lustig, Antonín Moskalyk | Director: Antonín Moskalyk | Stars: Krystyna Mikolajewska, Bohus Záhorský, Karel Höger, Martin Ruzek

Votes: 58