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1. 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: 5,932

2. The Elementary School (1991)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.1
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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: 1,903

3. 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: 2,556

4. 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: 7,774

5. 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: 1,273

6. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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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, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Elena S. Sánchez

Votes: 137

7. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 114

8. Shortcuts (1981)

93 min | Comedy

7.9
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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: 1,435

9. 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: 1,081

10. The Cremator (1969)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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: 3,939

11. The Door (I) (2012)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 1,180

12. Pearls of the Deep (1966)

105 min | Comedy

6.7
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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: 352

13. Dita Saxová (1968)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 59

14. Capricious Summer (1968)

Unrated | 74 min | Comedy

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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: 815

15. All My Loved Ones (1999)

91 min | Drama, Music, War

7.2
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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: 370

16. Ferat Vampire (1982)

90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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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: 210

17. Secluded, Near Woods (1976)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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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: 792

18. 13. komnata (2006– )

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Sárka Kubelková, Zuzana Buresová, Jana Klusáková, Jana Ciglerová

19. 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: 173

20. The Apple Game (1977)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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: 161

21. 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: 448

22. The Don Juans (2013)

102 min | Comedy

5.0
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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: 99

23. Slavnosti snezenek (1984)

83 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 834

24. Vyprávej (2009– )

52 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Stars: Svatopluk Skopal, Veronika Freimanová, Andrea Kerestesová, Roman Vojtek

Votes: 79

26. Operation Dunaj (2009)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Enemies evolve into allies under unusual circumstances.

Writers: Jacek Kondracki, Robert Urbanski | Director: Jacek Glomb | Stars: Magda Bieganska, Przemyslaw Bluszcz, Jan Budar, Jaroslav Dusek

Votes: 238

27. Something Different (1963)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 111

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

106 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.0
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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: 408

29. The Beggar's Opera (1991)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Writers: John Gay, Václav Havel, Jirí Menzel | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Josef Abrhám, Mahulena Bocanová, Jana Brezková, Petr Brukner

Votes: 92

30. 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: 88

31. Show Jana Krause (2010– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Jan Kraus, David Kraus, David Koller, Simona Krainová

Votes: 59

32. Courage for Every Day (1964)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Jan Curík, Antonín Mása, Evald Schorm | Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Jan Kacer, Jirina Jirásková, Vlastimil Brodský

Votes: 124

33. Srdecny pozdrav ze zemekoule (1983)

98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Writers: Oldrich Lipský, Milan Lasica, Vladimír Jiránek, Alexander Lukes, Július Satinský | Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Milan Lasica, Július Satinský, Jirí Menzel, Nada Konvalinková

Votes: 138

34. Nobody Will Laugh (1965)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Writers: Hynek Bocan, Pavel Jurácek, Milan Kundera | Director: Hynek Bocan | Stars: Jan Kacer, Stepánka Rehákova, Josef Chvalina, Hana Kreihanslova

Votes: 80

35. 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: 264

36. The Return of the Prodigal Son (1967)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Sergej Machonin, Evald Schorm | Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Nina Divísková, Jan Kacer, Klara Kacerova

Votes: 137

37. Medvídek (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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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: 429

38. Sechse kommen durch die Welt (1972)

69 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Writers: Manfred Freitag, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Joachim Nestler, Rainer Simon | Director: Rainer Simon | Stars: Jirí Menzel, Günter Schubert, Friedo Solter, Olga Strub

Votes: 37

39. 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: 23

40. Crime in the Night Club (1968)

85 min | Crime, Musical

6.8
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Crime in the café-concert is both a comedy and a detective anti-totalitarian allegory set in a Prague's old cabaret. The star is a local singer who has fallen in love with the Minister of ... See full summary »

Writers: Jirí Menzel, Josef Skvorecký, Jirí Suchý | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Jirí Suchý, Jirí Slitr, Eva Pilarová, Vlastimil Brodský

Votes: 95

41. Thirty Maidens and Pythagoras (1977)

68 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Writers: Radim Cvrcek, Pavel Hobl, Ota Hofman, Milan Simek, Zdenek Sverák | Director: Pavel Hobl | Stars: Milena Asmanová, Vlastimil Brodský, Petr Brukner, Marie Drahokoupilová

Votes: 43

42. Hotel for Strangers (1967)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Writer: Antonín Mása | Director: Antonín Mása | Stars: Petr Cepek, Tatána Fischerová, Marta Krásová, Vladimír Smeral

Votes: 62

43. 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: 133

44. Kdo hledá zlaté dno (1974)

98 min | Drama

5.2
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Writers: Zdenek Sverák, Jirí Menzel, Vojtech Mestan, Rudolf Ráz | Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Jan Hrusínský, Jana Giergielová, Július Pántik, Míla Myslíková

Votes: 39

45. Hospoda (1996–1997)

30 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 127

46. Obzalovany (1964)

90 min | Drama

7.5
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Managers at the construction of a big hydro plant are accused of having embezzled money. They have paid the workers generously in return for some of the money.

Writers: Lenka Hasková, Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos, Vladimír Valenta | Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos | Stars: Vlado Müller, Jaroslav Blazek, Miroslav Machácek, Milan Jedlicka

Votes: 47

47. Revenge (1995)

Drama

5.1
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The dramatic story of a successful, egotistic man whose family life is wrecked practically overnight, is set in present-day Prague. A disappointed, deserted man, after his divorce, is alone... See full summary »

Writers: Otakar Chaloupka, Václav Sasek, Lordan Zafranovic | Director: Lordan Zafranovic | Stars: Tereza Brodská, Ivana Chýlková, Zlata Adamovská, Jirí Bartoska

Votes: 14

48. Colossal Sensation! (2004)

Comedy

5.1
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Writers: Péter Horváth, Róbert Koltai | Director: Róbert Koltai | Stars: Róbert Koltai, Sándor Gáspár, Anna Györgyi, Orsolya Tóth

Votes: 157

49. Too Loud a Solitude (1996)

Fantasy

5.6
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Writers: Bohumil Hrabal, Véra Caïs | Director: Véra Caïs | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Vlastimil Brodský, Jirí Menzel

Votes: 34

50. Esti showder (1999– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Sándor Fábry, Gábor Welker, Luanda, Veronika Tóth

Votes: 317