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1. I Origins (2014)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.4
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57 Metascore

A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Pitt, Steven Yeun, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Brit Marling

Votes: 99,981 | Gross: $0.33M

2. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.

Directors: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Larry Sulkis | Stars: John Carpenter, Tom Arnold, Tobe Hooper, Robert Carradine

Votes: 6,451

3. Detention (2011)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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45 Metascore

As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.

Director: Joseph Kahn | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Dane Cook

Votes: 13,907

4. The Vampire (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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A kind, small-town doctor mistakenly injests pills made from vampire bat blood and they turn him into a dangerous fanged creature

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: John Beal, Coleen Gray, Kenneth Tobey, Lydia Reed

Votes: 782

5. Eleventh Hour (2008–2009)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A government scientist and his tough attractive FBI handler try to save people from deadly scientific experiments, poisoners, rare diseases, and environmental hazards.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Marley Shelton, Omar Benson Miller, Sarita Ospina

Votes: 3,747

6. Red Planet Mars (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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An American scientist is able to contact and communicate with Mars with shattering political, economic, and spiritual repercussions.

Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof, Walter Sande

Votes: 988

7. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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66 Metascore

The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 8,167 | Gross: $4.10M

8. Bug (1975)

PG | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James ... See full summary »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Bradford Dillman, Joanna Miles, Richard Gilliland, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Votes: 1,655

9. Chatterbox! (1977)

R | 73 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.2
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A young woman who works in a beauty parlor discovers that her vagina can talk, which causes her no end of trouble.

Director: Tom DeSimone | Stars: Candice Rialson, Larry Gelman, Jane Kean, Perry Bullington

Votes: 440

10. Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

4.4
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New York City, Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. His girlfriend, Sarah, sometimes gets pushed to the side, but he loves her. One day, he discovers that his great-grandfather, Dr. ... See full summary »

Director: David Price | Stars: Sean Young, Tim Daly, Lysette Anthony, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 2,466 | Gross: $2.76M

11. The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

R | 93 min | Horror

6.9
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A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers.

Director: Jorge Grau | Stars: Cristina Galbó, Ray Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy, Aldo Massasso

Votes: 6,375

12. Ferocious Planet (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

4.1
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A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.

Director: Billy O'Brien | Stars: Joe Flanigan, Sam O'Mahony, John Rhys-Davies, Catherine Walker

Votes: 1,776

13. The Invisible Ray (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton

Votes: 1,843

14. Vynález zkázy (1958)

Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Lubor Tokos, Arnost Navrátil, Miroslav Holub, Frantisek Slégr

Votes: 1,412

15. Man to Man (2005)

122 min | Drama

6.5
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An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Iain Glen, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 1,893

16. The Visitors (1983– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »

Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 510

17. Mindwalk (1990)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.6
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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Sam Waterston, John Heard, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,610 | Gross: $0.77M

18. Sexual Chemistry (1999)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Robert, an overworked chemist experimenting with new sex-enhancing drug, uses himself as a human guinea pig in order to make an impending deadline. His new drug works wonders on his libido,... See full summary »

Director: Mike Sedan | Stars: Jeff Xander, Stephanee LaFleur, Chanda Marie, Raisa Ivanic

Votes: 194

19. Upír z Feratu (1982)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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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 believe ... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Jirí Menzel, Dagmar Havlová, Jana Brezková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 311

20. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
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In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Evelyna Steimarová, Vlastimil Brodský, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 950

21. Tajemství Ocelového mesta (1979)

85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Two scientists use their inherited fortune differently. One designs a beautiful town called Fortuna, while the second builds huge factories to make munitions known as Steel City.

Director: Ludvík Ráza | Stars: Jaromír Hanzlík, Martin Ruzek, Josef Vinklár, Jan Potmesil

Votes: 191

22. From Beyond (I)

Crime, Fantasy, Horror | Announced

A modern day fantastic, sci-fi/horror interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft's short story.

Director: Martin Villeneuve

23. Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

7.0
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This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 364

24. How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)

96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.6
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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, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 901

25. Rise of the Warrior Apes (2017)

86 min | Documentary

7.3
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For more than 20 years anthropologists have been researching the social behavior of a chimpanzee clan in Uganda's Kibale National Park. They gained new insights about the violence, brutal ... See full summary »

Director: James Reed | Stars: David Watts, John Mitani, Kevin Langergraber, Kevin Potts

Votes: 14

26. Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)

80 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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"What if someone had an absurd dream and the visions ran out in the street?" a scientist asks Rose, a researcher who discovers a way to engender beneficial dreams (to produce contented, ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová, Juraj Visny

Votes: 806

27. Zítra vstanu a oparím se cajem (1977)

93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Jan is a decent, boring man, living a decent, boring life as a rocket designer. When his adventurous twin brother dies in a breakfast accident, Jan decides to impersonate him, unwittingly becoming a part of a Nazi time travel conspiracy.

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Petr Kostka, Jirí Sovák, Vladimír Mensík, Vlastimil Brodský

Votes: 928

28. Létající Cestmír (1983– )

258 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Stars: Lukás Bech, Zaneta Fuchsová, Antonín Kala, Jan Kreidl

Votes: 306

29. Pane, vy jste vdova! (1971)

97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Olga Schoberová, Eduard Cupák, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 581

30. 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: 181

31. Coz takhle dát si spenát (1977)

86 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Two swindlers get to prison for alcohol theft. After an exit from prison they are employed for theft of the device for regeneration of old cows. The owner of salon wants to use devices for rejuvenation. But something went not so.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Jirí Sovák, Iva Janzurová, Michal Kocourek

Votes: 532

32. The Risk (1960)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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UK scientists find a cure for plague but their government, fearing its military-biological potential, keeps the discovery secret until a scientist is duped into giving it to a foreign power.

Directors: John Boulting, Roy Boulting | Stars: Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Ian Bannen, Peter Cushing

Votes: 89

33. Nesmluvená setkání (1995 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Crew of a spaceship spearheading colonization of a planet comes into contact with just one local inhabitant - a humanoid boy that looks remarkably human.

Director: Irena Pavlásková | Stars: Petr Rícánek, Lukás Vaculík, Josef Abrhám, Martina Mensíková

Votes: 50

34. Krakatit (1948)

97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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Based on a novel by Karel Capek, a prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century, who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit-a ... See full summary »

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Karel Höger, Florence Marly, Eduard Linkers, Jirí Plachý

Votes: 242

35. Rumburak (1985)

90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Jirí Lábus, Jirina Bohdalová, Oldrich Kaiser, Vlastimil Hasek

Votes: 201

36. 'Babicky dobíjejte presne!' (1984)

101 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A family purchases a home robot designed to look like a grandmum. Their neighbours immediately buy a more expensivve model as the two families always try to up the other one. Both grandmums... See full synopsis »

Director: Ladislav Rychman | Stars: Jirí Lábus, Daniela Kolárová, Libuse Havelková, Jana Dítetová

Votes: 64

37. Dábelské líbánky (1970)

93 min | Comedy, Crime

7.4
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A charming senior lecturer Kostohryz (Vlastimil Brodský) is an unquestionable star of the Research Institute of the Chemical Factories, admired by men and loved by women. There are two ... See full summary »

Director: Zdenek Podskalský | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Jana Brejchová, Iva Janzurová, Jirina Jirásková

Votes: 40

38. Les palmes de M. Schutz (1997)

106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity.

Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Philippe Noiret, Charles Berling, Christian Charmetant

Votes: 354

39. Temné slunce (1980)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A remake of the 1948 atomic-age film, "Krakatit", by the same director. A scrupulous scientist is in the throes of a serious ethical dilemma after creating a highly-efficient explosive which may bring immeasurable suffering to mankind.

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Jozef Adamovic, Karel Bodnár, Jana Brezková, Radoslav Brzobohatý

Votes: 36

40. Konec agenta W4C prostrednictvím psa pana Foustky (1967)

87 min | Comedy

7.2
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The invincible agent Cyril Juan Borguette alias W4C (Jan Kacer) has been assigned a mission to go to a hotel in Prague, get hold of a saltcellar with a plan for the military exploitation of... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Jan Kacer, Kveta Fialová, Jirí Sovák, Jan Libícek

Votes: 255

41. Pánico (1966)

85 min | Horror, Fantasy, Mystery

5.9
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Director: Julián Soler | Stars: Ana Martín, Ofelia Guilmáin, Joaquín Cordero, José Gálvez

Votes: 55

42. Chobotnice z druhého patra (1987)

92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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While on vacation with their bickering parents, young Eva and her little brother Johnny find in a polluted lake two strange friendly sentient octopuses made of strange material that attracts electricity. They take them as pets.

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Pavel Zednícek, Dagmar Havlová, Milan Simácek, Zaneta Fuchsová

Votes: 271

43. Probudím se vcera (2012)

120 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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This quirky student comedy tells the story of Petr Kovár (Filip Blazek), who gets the chance to return to the past for a while and he meets the love of his life, his classmate Eliska, again... See full summary »

Director: Milos Smídmajer | Stars: Jirí Mádl, Filip Blazek, Eva Josefíková, Martina Preissová

Votes: 279

44. Ropáci (1988)

20 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A zoologist and a biochemist go out into an oilfield with a cameraman and filmmaker to observe and study the elusive oil gobblers.

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Lubomir Benes, Ivo Kaspar, Emil Nedbal, Jiri Nemec

Votes: 494

45. Krecek v nocní kosili (1987– )

Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Stars: Ondrej Regazzo, Jirí Racek, Július Satinský, Marek Brodský

Votes: 111

46. Skeleton on Horseback (1937)

78 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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"The White Sickness", a leprosy-like disease, ravages the world during a war.

Director: Hugo Haas | Stars: Hugo Haas, Bedrich Karen, Zdenek Stepánek, Václav Vydra

Votes: 206

47. Cirkus v cirkuse (1975)

131 min | Comedy, Family

5.9
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To Moscow have arrived the participants of the international conference of the zoophilologists and also the international jury which is to elect for the world festival the best performance ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Natalya Varley, Aleksandr Lenkov, Leonid Kuravlyov

Votes: 68

48. Neco je ve vzduchu (1981)

78 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.1
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The urn supposedly containing the remains of Alice's grandfather falls out of the window and breaks. To Alice's great surprise, the urn is empty and the girl learns that the grandfather ... See full summary »

Director: Ludvík Ráza | Stars: Ivan Mistrík, Zdena Hadrbolcová, Zlata Adamovská, Vladimír Dlouhý

Votes: 10

49. Velká filmová loupez (1986)

77 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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The film is essentially a feature-length commercial for an exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the nationalisation of the Czechoslovak film industry, to be held at the Prague U ... See full summary »

Directors: Oldrich Lipský, Zdenek Podskalský | Stars: Oldrich Kaiser, Jirí Lábus, Jaroslav Moucka, Jirí Nemecek

Votes: 68

50. Akce Bororo (1973)

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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A man and a woman from a different planet come to the Earth to get a cure for a disease that is apparently threatening to eradicate their civilization. It can only be stopped by a drug made... See full synopsis »

Director: Otakar Fuka | Stars: Svatopluk Matyás, Bozidara Turzonovová, Karel Augusta, Karel Belohradský

Votes: 75



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