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1. Anthropoid (2016)

R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller

7.6
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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: 1,872 | Gross: $2.96M

2. 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: 41,920 | Gross: $1.21M

3. 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: 273,792 | Gross: $51.60M

4. 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: 45,472 | Gross: $10.99M

5. 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: 87,012 | Gross: $27.67M

6. HHhH (2017)

Action, Biography, Thriller | Post-production

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, Mia Wasikowska, Jack O'Connell, Jack Reynor

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

Documentary

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: 3,820

8. Before the Fall (2004)

110 min | Drama, Sport, War

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: 11,111 | Gross: $0.14M

9. 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: 6,221

10. 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: 1,237

11. 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, Stuart Prior, Jay Dee

Votes: 115

12. 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: 4,258

13. Mad Love (2001)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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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: 3,159 | Gross: $0.28M

14. 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: 4,730 | Gross: $0.26M

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: 889

16. 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: 1,804

17. 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: 3,113

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

97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Tells how King Henry VIII came to marry five more times after his divorce from his first wife.

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

Votes: 2,610

19. Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Drama

8.9
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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: Marita Breuer, Kurt Wagner, Rüdiger Weigang, Eva Maria Schneider

Votes: 2,123

20. Deckname Holec (2016)

Drama, History

6.7
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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: 13

21. 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, Ludek Munzar, Ladislav Mrkvicka, Rudolf Jelínek

Votes: 220

22. 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: 1,182

23. Tenderness of the Wolves (1973)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Story of a gay serial killer who murders young boys so he can serve them as dinner to his circle of fellow cannibals.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Kurt Raab, Jeff Roden, Margit Carstensen, Ingrid Caven

Votes: 809

24. Vincere (2009)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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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: 4,475 | Gross: $0.62M

25. Janosik: A True Story (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: 483

26. 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: 928

27. Congress Dances (1931)

85 min | Comedy, History, Musical

7.2
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Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Director: Erik Charell | Stars: Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch, Otto Wallburg, Conrad Veidt

Votes: 345

28. The Round-Up (1966)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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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: 1,700

29. Hitler's Madman (1943)

84 min | Drama, War

6.8
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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: 388

30. Rudý kapitán (2016)

115 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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In summer of 1992 a corpse with a nail in its head is uncovered at a cemetery in Bratislava. Two detectives start to investigate the case which leads to a mysterious "red captain" - an ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 101

31. Napoleon (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: 351

32. Lost in Munich (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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: Václav Neuzil, Jana Plodková, Alena Doláková, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo

Votes: 188

33. 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: 1,255

34. The Devil's Mistress (2016)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.7
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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: 171

35. 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: 1,624

36. Operation Silver A (2007 TV Movie)

149 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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Director: Jirí Strach | Stars: Klára Issová, Tatiana Vilhelmová, Jirí Dvorák, Ivan Trojan

Votes: 55

37. Good King Dagobert (1984)

112 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 307

38. 3 Seasons in Hell (2009)

110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls. There he... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Masín | Stars: Krystof Hádek, Karolina Gruszka, Martin Huba, Jan Kraus

Votes: 301

39. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (1999 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, History

8.8
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Stars: Gary Moody, Spencer Prokop, Ric Spiegel, Cliff Stephens

Votes: 1,910

40. 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: 814

41. Peacock (2015)

27 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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A twisted gay romance set in the 19th Century picturesque Bohemia telling a tabooed true story of birth of one of the nation's most influential writers, starring Julius Feldmeier (Tore ... See full summary »

Director: Ondrej Hudecek | Stars: Julius Feldmeier, Cyril Dobrý, Marie Poulová, Tomas Pivoda

Votes: 36

42. Masaryk (2017)

Drama, History | Post-production

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Director: Julius Sevcík | Stars: Karel Roden, Arly Jover, Gina Bramhill, Booda

43. A Night at Karlstein (1974)

87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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Charles IV, Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor, has built Karlstejn castle to house the crown jewels. More importantly, it is a place of relaxation and meditation, so no women are permitted,... See full summary »

Director: Zdenek Podskalský | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Jana Brejchová, Karel Höger, Jaroslav Marvan

Votes: 368

44. Gavre Princip - Himmel unter Steinen (1990)

93 min | Drama, History, War

5.5
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Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Reuben Pillsbury, Christopher Chaplin, Robert Munic, Sinolicka Trpkova

Votes: 36

45. Age of Empires (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

8.1
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Lead an ancient culture from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, forge a civilisation, and destroy your enemies.

Director: Bruce Shelley

Votes: 1,433

46. Zkáza krásou (2016)

90 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of Lída Baarová, famous Czechoslovakian 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: 19

47. Paris 1919: Un traité pour la paix (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.5
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A film about the Paris Peace Conference that negotiated the end of World War I with the Versailles Treaty.

Director: Paul Cowan | Stars: David Lowe, Paul Bandey, Yan Brian, Jean-Gabriel Nordmann

Votes: 100

48. Oratorio for Prague (1968)

26 min | Documentary, Short, War

7.5
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A unique document of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the movie was begun as a documentary about the liberalization of Czechoslovakia and then became a record of the entry of ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Nemec | Star: Gene Moskowitz

Votes: 70

49. Wilson City (2015)

115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Comedy inspired by paperback crime novels tells the story of an adventurous search for a mysterious murderer who just after the end of the First World War has begun a rampage in Wilson City... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Masín | Stars: Jirí Machácek, Vojtech Dyk, Tatiana Pauhofová, Jan Kraus

Votes: 71

50. Tüzoltó utca 25. (1973)

97 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Hungary's postwar history told through the dreams, nightmares, and memories of the inhabitants of an old house on the eve of it's destruction.

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Lucyna Winnicka, Margit Makay, Károly Kovács, András Bálint

Votes: 190