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1. Medici: Masters of Florence (2016– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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A political, family drama set in Florence in the early 15th century. Cosimo de' Medici finds himself at the helm of his supremely wealthy, banking dynasty family, when his father, Giovanni dies suddenly.

Stars: Richard Madden, Stuart Martin, Annabel Scholey, Guido Caprino

Votes: 5,450

2. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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93 Metascore

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 290,877 | Gross: $51.60M

3. Anthropoid (2016)

R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller

7.2
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr.

Votes: 24,166 | Gross: $2.96M

4. Child 44 (2015)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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41 Metascore

A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman

Votes: 47,744 | Gross: $1.21M

5. Lída Baarová (I) (2016)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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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: 373

6. The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)

R | Action, Biography, Thriller

6.4
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1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Jimenez | Stars: Rosamund Pike, Stephen Graham, Mia Wasikowska, Jack O'Connell

Votes: 21

7. Hannibal Rising (2007)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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35 Metascore

After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.

Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Rhys Ifans, Li Gong, Aaran Thomas

Votes: 90,150 | Gross: $27.67M

8. Borgia (2011– )

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement. But it was also the age of Machievelli, of rampant lawlessness, incessant ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 4,557

9. The Young Victoria (2009)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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64 Metascore

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée | Stars: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 48,053 | Gross: $10.99M

10. Before the Fall (2004)

110 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller

7.5
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65 Metascore

In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Max Riemelt, Tom Schilling, Devid Striesow, Jonas Jägermeyr

Votes: 11,660 | Gross: $0.14M

11. The Untold History of the United States (2012– )

58 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

Stars: Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, André Sogliuzzo

Votes: 4,717

12. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Approved | 188 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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The death of Marcus Aurelius leads to a succession crisis, in which the deceased emperor's son, Commodus, demonstrates that he is unwilling to let anything undermine his claim to the Roman Empire.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason

Votes: 6,558

13. Alatriste (2006)

145 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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Viggo Mortensen plays the Spanish soldier-turned-mercenary Captain Alatriste, a heroic figure from the country's 17th century imperial wars.

Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Unax Ugalde, Eduard Fernández

Votes: 10,676

14. Carlos, Rey Emperador (2015–2016)

Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The Roman Catholic Church faces the new challenges of Protestanism in Northern Europe and Paganism in the Americas. Carlos V seeks to secure the power of the Church, in this continuation of Isabel (2011-2014) and La Corona Partida (2016).

Stars: Álvaro Cervantes, Alfonso Bassave, Marina Salas, Félix Gómez

Votes: 297

15. Lidice (2011)

126 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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At the beginning of the story Lidice is just one of many small Czech villages trying to survive the war as best as it can... See full synopsis »

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

Votes: 961

16. Los Borgia (2006)

120 min | Biography, History

6.2
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A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.

Director: Antonio Hernández | Stars: Lluís Homar, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, María Valverde, Sergio Múñiz

Votes: 1,299

17. Senso (1954)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A troubled and neurotic Italian Countess betrays her entire country for a self-destructive love affair with an Austrian Lieutenant.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Massimo Girotti, Heinz Moog

Votes: 4,578

18. Heimat - Eine deutsche Chronik (1984– )

1,416 min | Drama

8.8
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The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982. Central person is Maria, who we see growing from a 17 year old ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Arnold, Salome Kammer, Eva Maria Schneider, Frank Röth

Votes: 2,611

19. Operation: Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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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: 1,373

20. Freud (1962)

140 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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This pseudobiographical movie depicts five years from 1885 on in the life of the Viennese psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure ... See full summary »

Director: John Huston | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Susannah York, Larry Parks, Susan Kohner

Votes: 1,898

21. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 3,367

22. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 2,812

23. Secrets of Great British Castles (2015– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Historian Dan Jones explores the millennium of history behind six of Great Britain's most famous castles: Warwick, Dover, Caernarfon, the Tower of London, Carrickfergus, and Stirling.

Stars: Dan Jones, Christophe Lombardi, Jay Dee, Ronald Hutton

Votes: 260

24. La corona partida (2016)

113 min | Drama, History

6.9
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In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.

Director: Jordi Frades | Stars: Rodolfo Sancho, Irene Escolar, Raúl Mérida, Eusebio Poncela

Votes: 296

25. Masaryk (2016)

114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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A period in the life of diplomat and politician Jan Masaryk, who was the son of Czechoslovakia's founder, served as the country's minister of foreign affairs and is believed by many to have been killed by the Communists in 1948.

Director: Julius Sevcík | Stars: Karel Roden, Hanns Zischler, Oldrich Kaiser, Arly Jover

Votes: 191

26. Atentát (1965)

104 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

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

Votes: 268

27. Deckname Holec (2016)

Drama, History

6.8
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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 »

Director: Franz Novotny | Stars: Johannes Zeiler, Krystof Hádek, Vica Kerekes, David Novotný

Votes: 21

28. Fire Over England (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.7
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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey

Votes: 1,257

29. Jacob the Liar (1974)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A Jewish ghetto in the east of 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 »

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell

Votes: 973

30. Hitler's Madman (1943)

84 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Story of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazi SS commander, by Czech partisans and the reprisals inflicted by the Nazis on the Czechs.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Patricia Morison, John Carradine, Alan Curtis, Howard Freeman

Votes: 500

31. The Round-Up (1966)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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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 »

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: János Görbe, Zoltán Latinovits, Tibor Molnár, Gábor Agárdi

Votes: 1,877

32. 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: 12,669 | Gross: $5.73M

33. Mad Love (2001)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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55 Metascore

The love story who transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a politic fight behind.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Daniele Liotti, Rosana Pastor, Giuliano Gemma

Votes: 3,243 | Gross: $0.28M

34. Vincere (2009)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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85 Metascore

The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michela Cescon

Votes: 4,674 | Gross: $0.62M

35. Janosik. Prawdziwa historia (2009)

140 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

5.0
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The script by Eva Borusevicova describes the true story of Janosik, the XVIII centuries outlaw, who was prowling through Slovak-Polish border. The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central ... See full summary »

Directors: Kasia Adamik, Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Václav Jirácek, Ivan Martinka, Michal Zebrowski, Sarah Zoe Canner

Votes: 504

36. Napoléon (1955)

190 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.2
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From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jeanne Boitel, Pierre Brasseur, Gianna Maria Canale

Votes: 366

37. Únos (2017)

Drama

7.7
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In the 90s, when Czechoslovakia split up to Czcech Republik and Slovakia, the son of Slovakian president gets abducted by mafia in a political scheme of the prime minister.

Director: Mariana Cengel-Solcanská | Stars: Gabriela Dolná, Jozef Domonkos, Juraj Durdiak, Boris Farkas

Votes: 155

38. Ztraceni v Mnichove (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Sir "P" a 90 year old gray parrot, formerly living with Edouard Daladier, the French prime minister responsible for signing the Munich Treaty, comes to Prague to give his "account" of the ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Zelenka | Stars: Martin Mysicka, Tomás Bambusek, Vladimír Skultéty, Stanislas Pierret

Votes: 350

39. The Conspiracy (2008)

128 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal.

Director: Antonio del Real | Stars: Jason Isaacs, Julia Ormond, Jürgen Prochnow, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 311

40. Pelísky (1999)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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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: 3,328

41. 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: 4,833 | Gross: $0.26M

42. Rudý kapitán (I) (2016)

115 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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Hot summer of year 1992. The world has seen the Communist Regime fall but the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia has still legitimate power. This is what happens to detective Richard Krauz (... See full summary »

Director: Michal Kollar | Stars: Maciej Stuhr, Oldrich Kaiser, Marián Geisberg, Martin Finger

Votes: 277

43. Zahradnictví: Rodinný prítel (2017)

130 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Samuel Budiman, Karel Dobrý, Martin Finger, Anna Geislerová

Votes: 5

44. Age of Empires III (2005 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, War

7.9
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The third installment of the highly acclaimed, award-wining Age of Empires series. Command one of eight mighty European powers grappling to conquer the New World. Gain wealth and power for ... See full summary »

Director: Kris Zimmerman | Stars: Rosalind Ayres, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Bettina Bush

Votes: 1,739

45. Freak Out! (2014)

89 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.4
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Long-haired, barefoot people. Free love! Veganism! Experiments with drugs... The sixties, right? Not quite. In 1900 a group of middle class kids revolted against their time and started the ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Javér | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Liz Aggiss, Eileen Boris, Nikolaus Brauns

Votes: 64

46. Le bon roi Dagobert (1984)

112 min | Comedy

4.2
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Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Coluche, Michel Serrault, Ugo Tognazzi, Carole Bouquet

Votes: 326

47. Zkáza krásou (I) (2016)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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The story of Lída Baarová, famous Czech actress of the black and white era, who moved to Nazi Germany before WWII and formed a controversial relationship with Reich Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, who adored her.

Directors: Jakub Hejna, Helena Trestíková | Stars: Lída Baarová, Vladimír Borský, Frantisek Cáp, Gustav Fröhlich

Votes: 36

48. Bohéma (2017)

75 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Stars: Michal Dlouhý, Vladimír Javorský, Jaroslav Plesl, Sasa Rasilov

Votes: 30

49. Age of Mythology (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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Age of Mythology is a Strategy Game in which you collect resources, build buildings, a good economy and spend your resources to train army of soldiers, heroes and myth units to fight. It ... See full summary »

Stars: Warren Burton, Sean Donnellan, Jean Gilpin, J.D. Hall

Votes: 1,330

50. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)

110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8.2
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Rudolph II, the Holy Roman Emperor, does not have a simple life. And yet he manages to complicate it even more with his frequent outbursts of anger. While he searches for a mythical Golem, ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Jan Werich, Marie Vásová, Natasa Gollová, Bohus Záhorský

Votes: 884