Most Popular Croatian-Language Feature Films


1. My Sister's Keeper (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.4
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51 Metascore

Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Walter Raney

Votes: 76,798 | Gross: $49.19M

2. Brother Bear (2003)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.8
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48 Metascore

When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.

Directors: Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis, Jason Raize

Votes: 73,483 | Gross: $85.33M

3. Antares (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block. A bored nurse with a stable, comfortable ... See full summary »

Director: Götz Spielmann | Stars: Petra Morzé, Andreas Patton, Hary Prinz, Susanne Wuest

Votes: 2,072

4. The Peacemaker (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev

Votes: 47,232 | Gross: $41.26M

5. Force 10 from Navarone (1978)

PG | 118 min | Action, Drama, War

6.3
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During World War II, several oddly assorted military experts are teamed in a mission to raid and destroy a bridge vital to enemy strategy.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Edward Fox, Franco Nero

Votes: 13,881

6. In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, War

4.3
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56 Metascore

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

Director: Angelina Jolie | Stars: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija, Vanessa Glodjo

Votes: 31,658 | Gross: $0.30M

7. Zg80 (2016)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Series of events leading to football fans war on the streets of Belgrade.

Director: Igor Seregi | Stars: Rene Bitorajac, Matija Kacan, Marko Cindric, Filip Detelic

Votes: 857

8. Karaula (2006)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A small border post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border in the spring of 1987. Frustrated and always drunk, lieutenant Pasic feels a strange pain in his groins. He seeks help from the only ... See full summary »

Director: Rajko Grlic | Stars: Toni Gojanovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Verica Nedeska

Votes: 4,637

9. Zvizdan (2015)

123 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred: this is a film about the dangers - and the enduring strength - of forbidden love.

Director: Dalibor Matanic | Stars: Tihana Lazovic, Goran Markovic, Nives Ivankovic, Dado Cosic

Votes: 1,915

10. The Hunting Party (2007)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Gordana Vukres

Votes: 22,381 | Gross: $0.88M

11. Snabba cash - Livet deluxe (2013)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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JW now lives in exile and is more determined than ever to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is ... See full summary »

Director: Jens Jonsson | Stars: Matias Varela, Joel Kinnaman, Martin Wallström, Malin Buska

Votes: 3,565

12. Snabba cash II (2012)

99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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57 Metascore

JW (Joel Kinnaman, Robocop, The Killing), the promising business student who became an organized coke smuggler in Easy Money, is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an... See full summary »

Director: Babak Najafi | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Fares Fares

Votes: 5,732

13. Maria's Lovers (1984)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

Votes: 1,857

14. S one strane (2016)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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20 years ago, Vesna moved her family to Zagreb, away from the events that almost destroyed their lives. However, an unexpected call will bring back the memory of a secret that she has been ... See full summary »

Director: Zrinko Ogresta | Stars: Ksenija Marinkovic, Lazar Ristovski, Tihana Lazovic, Robert Budak

Votes: 276

15. Ne gledaj mi u pijat (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.6
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Marijana's life revolves around her family, whether she likes it or not. They live on top of one another in a tiny apartment, driving one another crazy. Then her controlling father has a ... See full summary »

Director: Hana Jusic | Stars: Mia Petricevic, Niksa Butijer, Arijana Culina, Zlatko Buric

Votes: 194

16. Neka ostane medju nama (2010)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Nikola is a man who knows how to really enjoy life; he's even able to rouse sympathy for his sinful ways. His brother turns a blind eye to his philandering although, with a broken marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Rajko Grlic | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Bojan Navojec, Ksenija Marinkovic, Daria Lorenci

Votes: 709

17. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 5,418 | Gross: $1.84M

18. Love Island (2014)

86 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Love Island tells the story of a pregnant French woman who lives in Sarajevo with her Bosnian husband and their daughter. They go for a vacation at a Croatian island, where things get ... See full summary »

Director: Jasmila Zbanic | Stars: Ariane Labed, Ermin Bravo, Ada Condeescu, Franco Nero

Votes: 248

19. Metastaze (2009)

82 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Four neighborhood friends in modern-day Zagreb struggle to get along as their relationships are plagued by alcohol, drugs, hooliganism, crime and their country's past.

Director: Branko Schmidt | Stars: Rene Bitorajac, Franjo Dijak, Robert Ugrina, Rakan Rushaidat

Votes: 2,507

20. Saga o 3 nevina muskarca (2017)

90 min | Comedy

4.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Shridhar | Stars: Momcilo Otasevic, Slavko Sobin, Ljubomir Bulajic, Zoran Cvijanovic

Votes: 54

21. Goran (2016)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Goran just wants to drive his taxi and take care of his blind wife Lina. But people close to him have their own agendas and dreams which threaten his carefree existence. In the idyllic ... See full summary »

Director: Nevio Marasovic | Stars: Franjo Dijak, Natasa Janjic, Goran Bogdan, Edita Karadjole

Votes: 100

22. Someone Dies Tonight (2018)

Thriller | Filming

A group of friends sets out on a holiday road trip to Greece. On their way south, they are intercepted by a group of Croatian gangsters. Locked in a remote house, they find themselves struggling for their lives.

Director: Aurelio Toni Agliata | Stars: Vjekoslav Katusin, Eric Roberts, Costas Mandylor, Maik van Epple

23. Svecenikova djeca (2013)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A young priest gets an idea to pierce condoms before they are sold in order to increase the birth rate of his island.

Director: Vinko Bresan | Stars: Kresimir Mikic, Niksa Butijer, Marija Skaricic, Drazen Kuhn

Votes: 2,908

24. Cirkus Columbia (2010)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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57 Metascore

A story set in the former Yugoslavia and centered on a guy who returns to Herzegovina from Germany with plenty of cash and hopes for a good new life.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Mira Furlan, Boris Ler, Jelena Stupljanin

Votes: 2,111 | Gross: $0.00M

25. How the War Started on My Island (1996)

97 min | Comedy, War

7.9
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Although being one of the first movies to take humoristic approach towards violent break-up of Yugoslavia, this motion picture is partly based on real events that took place in September of... See full summary »

Director: Vinko Bresan | Stars: Vlatko Dulic, Ljubomir Kerekes, Ivan Brkic, Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic

Votes: 1,813

26. Bal-Can-Can (2005)

89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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A Macedonian military deserter and his Italian blood-brother are searching for a dead grandmother wrapped up in a stolen carpet, all over the Balkan's criminal underworld.

Director: Darko Mitrevski | Stars: Vlado Jovanovski, Adolfo Margiotta, Zvezda Angelovska, Branko Djuric

Votes: 2,101

27. Fine mrtve djevojke (2002)

77 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A lesbian couple rents an apartment in a seemingly normal building which happens to be populated with all kinds of freaks. Initially kind but unaware of their secret, a landlady tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Dalibor Matanic | Stars: Olga Pakalovic, Nina Violic, Kresimir Mikic, Inge Appelt

Votes: 1,549

28. Knäcka (2009)

83 min | Drama

6.2
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Goran just got out of high school and doesn't know what he wants to do with his life. Should he stick with his small time gangster friends and make some cash, or listen to Zeko in the fast ... See full summary »

Director: Ivica Zubak | Stars: Hanna Alström, Cengiz Aslan, Ramazan Aslan, Filip Benko

Votes: 46

29. Ti mene nosis (2015)

Unrated | 155 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.4
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No treason, no surrender.

Director: Ivona Juka | Stars: Lana Baric, Vojislav 'Voja' Brajovic, Natasa Janjic, Goran Hajdukovic

Votes: 739

30. Nije kraj (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.3
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The film is set in the present day, but the backdrop to the film is the brutal Balkans War of the 1990's.The main character Martin (Ivan Herceg) is a Croatian War veteran who falls in love with Desa (Nada Sargin), a Serb.

Director: Vinko Bresan | Stars: Ivan Herceg, Nada Sargin, Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic, Inge Appelt

Votes: 712

31. Broj 55 (2014)

90 min | War

7.2
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In the autumn of 1991, a small group of Croatian soldiers go on patrol in an improvised armored vehicle. Soon after that they would get ambushed and their vehicle would get destroyed, in ... See full summary »

Director: Kristijan Milic | Stars: Goran Bogdan, Alan Katic, Marko Cindric, Drazen Mikulic

Votes: 840

32. Sve najbolje (2016)

102 min | Comedy, Family

6.6
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A Christmas tale with singing and poisoning

Director: Snjezana Tribuson | Stars: Ksenija Marinkovic, Renata Pokupic, Ozren Grabaric, Bogdan Diklic

Votes: 50

33. Ustav Republike Hrvatske (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The story follows four people who live in the same building, but avoid each other because of the differences in their assets, sexual habits, nationality and religion.

Director: Rajko Grlic | Stars: Nebojsa Glogovac, Dejan Acimovic, Ksenija Marinkovic, Bozidar Smiljanic

Votes: 321

34. Ministarstvo ljubavi (2016)

103 min | Comedy

7.1
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A razor sharp comedy all about relationships and red tape. Kreso is at a loose end. A fully qualified biologist, he's about to hit middle age, disillusioned, out of work and stuck in a ... See full summary »

Director: Pavo Marinkovic | Stars: Stjepan Peric, Drazen Kuhn, Ecija Ojdanic, Olga Pakalovic

Votes: 50

35. Takva su pravila (2014)

78 min | Drama

6.6
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After their son has been beaten up in the street, parents find their world of false security collapsing and have to re-examine their lives and question everything into what they believed.

Director: Ognjen Svilicic | Stars: Goran Bogdan, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Ljubomir Bandovic, Stjepan Peric

Votes: 330

36. Narodni heroj Ljiljan Vidic (2015)

Comedy, War

6.1
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This comedy of the absurd is set in the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia (NDH) during World War II. The hero, Ljiljan is a young peasant poet who joins the Partisan movement just ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan-Goran Vitez | Stars: Kristijan Jaic, Stjepan Peric, Tena Jeic Gajski, Ljubisa Savanovic

Votes: 425

37. Sonja i bik (2012)

103 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A comedy about two people with different world-views, from different places, whose fate, with the help from a bull Garonja (a name given to the black bulls in villages of Croatia), ... See full summary »

Director: Vlatka Vorkapic | Stars: Judita Frankovic, Goran Bogdan, Dejan Acimovic, Ivo Gregurevic

Votes: 1,414

38. Ljudozder vegetarijanac (2012)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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A medical horror of corrupt gynecologists and true events from Croatian hospitals that will shock the public.

Director: Branko Schmidt | Stars: Rene Bitorajac, Natasa Janjic, Leon Lucev, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic

Votes: 1,620

39. Zivi i mrtvi (2007)

87 min | Fantasy, War, Horror

6.3
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In 1943, group of Croatian soldiers overtake a strategically important point in western Bosnia with a goal to destroy a group of communist partisans. On the way they met some supernatural ... See full summary »

Director: Kristijan Milic | Stars: Filip Sovagovic, Velibor Topic, Slaven Knezovic, Marinko Prga

Votes: 706

40. Petelinji zajtrk (2007)

124 min | Drama

7.6
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After being fired, a young car mechanic Djuro gets recommendation to look for another job in a remote village. His new boss is warm, old fashioned and naive - completely opposite from the ... See full summary »

Director: Marko Nabersnik | Stars: Vlado Novák, Primoz Bezjak, Pia Zemljic, Dario Varga

Votes: 1,444

41. Sto je Iva snimila 21. listopada 2003. (2005)

92 min | Drama

7.3
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Iva is a girl who receives a small digital video camera for her fourteenth birthday. Delighted by her new toy, the girl immediately starts taping everything around her, recording a series ... See full summary »

Director: Tomislav Radic | Stars: Anja Sovagovic-Despot, Ivo Gregurevic, Boris Svrtan, Masha Mati Prodan

Votes: 316

42. Posljednja volja (2001)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.4
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After the death of a wealthy Croatian emigrant, it is discovered that he left his fortune to an unknown, illegitimate relative back in Croatia.

Director: Zoran Sudar | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alison Heruth-Waterbury, Stefan Lysenko, Angelica Bridges

Votes: 357

43. The Goodbye Kiss (2006)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle... See full summary »

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: Alessio Boni, Michele Placido, Isabella Ferrari, Alina Nedelea

Votes: 1,082

44. Tajna starog tavana (1984)

101 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.

Director: Vladimir Tadej | Stars: Mario Mirkovic, Jirí Guryca, Nina Petrovic, Rene Bitorajac

Votes: 139

45. Sedamdeset i dva dana (2010)

93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is ... See full summary »

Director: Danilo Serbedzija | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Kresimir Mikic, Bogdan Diklic, Zivko Anocic

Votes: 701

46. Kosac (2014)

98 min | Drama

6.7
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Three stories, that take place in one night, gradually build a bleak picture Ivo's life.

Director: Zvonimir Juric | Stars: Ivo Gregurevic, Mirjana Karanovic, Igor Kovac, Nikola Ristanovski

Votes: 176

47. The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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A painter who can temporarily talk to the creatures of an enchanted forest, must help them stop the evil Cactus King, who's building an army of magical living weapons and machines to turn the forest into a wasteland perfect for the cacti.

Directors: Milan Blazekovic, Doro Vlado Hreljanovic | Stars: Josip Marotti, Vili Matula, Ljubo Kapor, Emil Glad

Votes: 992

48. Nije sve u lovi (2013)

95 min | Thriller

7.7
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A young couple, Robi and Ines have a 7-day deadline to pay off Robi's debt to the loan shark, or they will both be killed. When they meet a well-off banker, Marko, who could save them by ... See full summary »

Director: Dario Pleic | Stars: Sara Stanic, Marko Cindric, Niksa Butijer, Leona Paraminski

Votes: 46

49. Sto je muskarac bez brkova? (2005)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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62 Metascore

A young widow, an aging widower-returnee, and a priest from a bankrupt parish are struggling to come to terms with the post-war environment, complete with its prejudices, illusions, and ... See full summary »

Director: Hrvoje Hribar | Stars: Zrinka Cvitesic, Leon Lucev, Ivo Gregurevic, Robert Ugrina

Votes: 1,262

50. Oficir s ruzom (1987)

103 min | Romance

7.7
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In the first year after WW2, a young officer of the Communist secret police falls in love with the woman whose husband was the enemy of the new regime.

Director: Dejan Sorak | Stars: Ksenija Pajic, Zarko Lausevic, Dragana Mrkic, Vicko Ruic

Votes: 351