Appearing on the scene in the series of thirteen detective stories is the Prague underworld of the 1920s and 1930s. The trio of police inspectors hunting for criminals from petty thieves to... See full summary »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Set in World War II, a demented cremator believes cremation relieves earthly suffering and sets out to save the world.

Director: Juraj Herz
Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová
Svetáci (1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Skopec, Prouza, Petrtýl are three country plasterers who are working on the renovation of houses in Prague. They are tempted by the Prague night life, but their first visit to the luxury ... See full summary »

Director: Zdenek Podskalský
Stars: Jirí Sovák, Vlastimil Brodský, Jan Libícek
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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
Romance | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Frantisek, the main character is returning to his family. Until now he's been, "successfully" avoiding all relationships. He is an ingenuous and a pure person and thus, is regarded as an ... See full summary »

Director: Sasa Gedeon
Stars: Pavel Liska, Anna Geislerová, Tatiana Vilhelmová
Lemonade Joe (1964)
Adventure | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Straight shooting Lemonade Joe cleans up Stetson City, in this musical parody of early Westerns, after shooting the pants off villain Old Pistol. Joe's endorsement of Kolaloka (Crazy Cola) ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Karel Fiala, Rudolf Deyl, Milos Kopecký
Jízda (1994)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two guys bought a car and travelled through the country untill they met a lonely girl on the road. So they begin to travel together having so much fun. And there is another guy who has a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák
Stars: Anna Geislerová, Radek Pastrnák, Filip Renc
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Josef Mach
Stars: Josef Bek, Eva Klepácová, Alena Vránová
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Jaromír Hanzlík, Libuse Safránková, Frantisek Filipovský
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A black comedy based on director Petr Zelenka's successful stage play. It treats a simple theme: Jana has left Petr (Ivan Trojan), a boy 'who's not doing very well at the moment,' and he ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Zelenka
Stars: Ivan Trojan, Zuzana Sulajová, Zuzana Stivínová
Shortcuts (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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

Director: Jirí Menzel
Stars: Magda Vásáryová, Jirí Schmitzer, Jaromír Hanzlík
Comedy | Crime | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký
Cetnické humoresky (TV Series 1997)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This television series takes place during the first Czechoslovak Republic (1918 1939). The stories make use of the historical existence of an investigative constabulary unit (the precursors... See full summary »

Stars: Tomás Töpfer, Frantisek Svihlík, Zdenek Junák
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 Vacátko, police board (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Detective Bruzek (12 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Detective Bouse (12 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Detective Mrázek / ... (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
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 Forensic surgeon / ... (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
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Appearing on the scene in the series of thirteen detective stories is the Prague underworld of the 1920s and 1930s. The trio of police inspectors hunting for criminals from petty thieves to murderers under the baton of police counsel Vacátko pull well together, and no sinner escapes them. But you won't escape either, as they will take you captive by their peculiar humor and perfect solutions of the cases with which they are confronted. Written by Ceskatelevize.cz

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