Czechoslovakia (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world, based on a classical Czech novel of the same title.

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýzová, Petr Kopriva, Jirí Prýmek

Votes: 9,918

2. Daisies (1966)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy

7.3
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After realizing that all world is spoiled, Marie and Marie are committed to be spoiled themselves. They rip off older men, feast in lavish meals and do all kinds of mischief. But what is all this leading to?

Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Ivana Karbanová, Jitka Cerhová, Marie Cesková, Jirina Myskova

Votes: 12,672

3. Alice (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power

Votes: 12,948

4. Ecstasy (1933)

TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman. She leaves him and one day, she meets a young man and they fall in love. Fate brings the husband together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him.

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer

Votes: 2,527

5. Marketa Lazarová (1967)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval central Europe - as a young virgin promised to God is kidnapped and raped by a marauder who her religious father seeks to kill in return.

Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Josef Kemr, Magda Vásáryová, Nada Hejna, Jaroslav Moucka

Votes: 5,405

6. The Cremator (1969)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Set in Central Europe during 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, Milos Vognic

Votes: 9,159

7. A Blonde in Love (1965)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.5
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A factory manager in rural Czechoslovakia bargains with the army to send men to the area, to boost the morale of his young female workers, deprived of male company since the local boys have... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Hana Brejchová, Vladimír Pucholt, Vladimír Mensík, Josef Sebánek

Votes: 8,775

8. The Firemen's Ball (1967)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A volunteer fire department throws a party for their former boss with the whole town invited, but nothing goes as planned.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jan Vostrcil, Josef Sebánek, Josef Valnoha, Frantisek Debelka

Votes: 11,068

9. The Shop on Main Street (1965)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, War

8.2
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A carpenter in the Fascist Slovak State is appointed "Aryan controller" of a Jewish widow's store.

Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos | Stars: Ida Kaminska, Jozef Kroner, Frantisek Zvarík, Hana Slivková

Votes: 8,979

10. Operation Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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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: 2,202

11. Closely Watched Trains (1966)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Václav Neckár, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Valenta

Votes: 12,846 | Gross: $3.27M

12. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

7.7
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Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the chauffeur gives her three magical hazelnuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 9,836

13. Witchhammer (1970)

107 min | Drama, History, Horror

7.8
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In the 1600s, an overzealous clergy hauls innocent women in front of tribunals, forces them to confess to imaginary witchery, and engages in brutal torture and persecution of their subjects.

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Vladimír Smeral, Elo Romancik, Josef Kemr, Sona Valentová

Votes: 2,394

14. A Journey to the Beginning of Time (1955)

Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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One day a young boy finds a fossil of trilobite. Together with his three friends they set off on an adventurous journey through prehistory, up to the beginning of time.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Vladimír Bejval, Petr Herrman, Zdenek Hustak, Josef Lukás

Votes: 2,144

15. Icarus XB 1 (1963)

81 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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The year is 2163. Starship Ikaria XB 1 embarks on a long journey across the universe to search for life on the planets of Alpha Centauri.

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Zdenek Stepánek, Frantisek Smolík, Dana Medrická, Irena Kacírková

Votes: 2,507

16. Beauty and the Beast (1978)

91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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In this gothic rendition of the classic fairy tale, a merchant's youngest daughter is held prisoner by a mysterious winged beast.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Zdena Studenková, Vlastimil Harapes, Václav Voska, Jana Brejchová

Votes: 1,491

17. When the Cat Comes (1963)

104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Some people with a strange cat arrive in a small village. The cat wears glasses, and when someone takes them off, she can colour people, according to their nature and mood. The grown-ups of... See full summary »

Director: Vojtech Jasný | Stars: Jan Werich, Emília Vásáryová, Vlastimil Brodský, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 1,077

18. Invention for Destruction (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: 2,423

19. The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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The outrageous Baron Munchausen tells of his many adventures, from meeting the Man in the Moon to defeating a Turkish army all by himself.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Rudolf Jelínek, Jana Brejchová, Karel Höger

Votes: 2,589

20. Commuters (1988)

81 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.9
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Occupied by family problems, a 13 year old Vojto takes every responsibility around the house. One day while on a train to school, he sees this girl, Kajka, and falls madly in love with her.... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Lihosit | Stars: Jaroslav Smíd, Barbora Bobulova, Jozef Kroner, Pavel Nový

Votes: 44

21. Ferat Vampire (1982)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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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: 569

22. Little Mole (1957–2002)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Adventures of silent mole who is his own master in this vast world.

Stars: Antonín Jedlicka, Frantisek Filipovský, Josef Hlinomaz, Viola Zinková

Votes: 2,166

23. A Report on the Party and Guests (1966)

71 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A small group of bourgeois guests head for a birthday party of a prominent figure. As they go through the woods and have a picnic, they are suddenly surrounded by a bunch of suspicious strangers.

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Helena Pejsková, Jana Pracharová, Zdena Skvorecka, Pavel Bosek

Votes: 1,654

24. Black Peter (1964)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Reality movie of a few days in the life of a Czech teenager when he starts work.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Ladislav Jakim, Pavla Martinkova, Jan Vostrcil, Bozena Matuskova

Votes: 2,857

25. Kosenie jastrabej lúky (1982)

83 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Jozef Kroner, Vera Tichánková, Rudolf Jelínek, Karol Spisák

Votes: 38

26. The Girl on a Broomstick (1972)

76 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Petra Cernocká, Jan Hrusínský, Jan Kraus, Vlastimil Zavrel

Votes: 1,335

27. Fruit of Paradise (1970)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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An experimental retelling of the story of Adam and Eve which then progresses into an allegorical depiction of loss of innocence.

Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Jitka Nováková, Karel Novak, Jan Schmid, Julius Albert

Votes: 1,157

28. 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: 668

29. Pat & Mat (1976–2018)

Animation, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Two friends facing self-made problems where they try to solve them by using anything impossible and possible and their solutions lead to more problems, at the end the "problem" is fixed and finish off with their distinctive handshake.

Stars: Karol Polák, David Nykl, Peter Alton

Votes: 2,610

30. Give the Devil His Due (1985)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.1
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Petr's greedy stepmother steals everything from her stepson. Meanwhile, Petr meets two daughters of a local duke. He falls in love with one of them, but she is very proud and Petr means ... See full summary »

Director: Hynek Bocan | Stars: Vladimír Dlouhý, Ondrej Vetchý, Jana Dítetová, Josef Kemr

Votes: 1,184

31. The Ear (1970)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czech official becomes convinced that he is about to be the subject of a political purge and tries to do damage control, while also dealing with his turbulent marriage.

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Jirina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský, Miroslav Holub

Votes: 2,944

32. Diamonds of the Night (1964)

Not Rated | 67 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Two Jewish boys escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. The film goes beyond the themes of war and anti-Nazism and concerns itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity.

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofova, Jan Riha

Votes: 2,543

33. I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)

95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.8
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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: 523

34. Larks on a String (1969)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Václav Neckár, Jitka Zelenohorská

Votes: 1,976

35. Lemonade Joe (1964)

84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.4
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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, Kveta Fialová

Votes: 2,849

36. Robinson Girl (1974)

77 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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Blazenka likes to imagine she is on a desolate island and has to find a way how to survive. After the death of her mother she stays together with her baby brother and has to take care of ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Miroslava Safránková, Petr Kostka, Jaroslava Obermaierová, Vladimír Dlouhý

Votes: 58

37. Morgiana (1972)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Klara and Viktoria are sisters. Their father dies, leaving most of his property to Klara. When Klara becomes involved with a man that her sister loves, Viktoria begins to plot her murder.

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Josef Abrhám, Nina Divísková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 1,300

38. The Feather Fairy (1985)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.6
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The Feather Fairy lives in the sky and gives snow to the people. She lives with a boy called Jakob, who one day ventures into the human world and falls for a peasant girl.

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Giulietta Masina, Petra Vancíková, Tobias Hoesl, Sona Valentová

Votes: 1,215

39. Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)

93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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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: 1,299

40. The Little Mermaid (1976)

84 min | Family, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The little mermaid rescues a prince from drowning and falls in love with him. To be with him, she makes a deal with the evil sorceress: her beautiful voice against a life on land. It seems ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Miroslava Safránková, Radovan Lukavský, Petr Svojtka, Libuse Safránková

Votes: 759

41. Six Bears and a Clown (1972)

83 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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The owner of a circus decides to swap his trained bears for trained pigs, and fires clown Cibulka. The clown gets a job at a local school, bears escape and seek him out and a school inspector comes into town.

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Lubomír Lipský, Jirí Sovák, Milos Kopecký, Jan Libícek

Votes: 326

42. My Sweet Little Village (1985)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

7.8
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The life of a small village runs on its own.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 4,518

43. Dobrý voják Svejk (1957)

108 min | War, Comedy

7.4
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Mrs Müllerova (E. Svobodova) informs her tenant Svejk (R. Hrusinsky) about the recent assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. Svejk heads out to the local pub unaware that a secret police ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Steklý | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Svatopluk Benes, Frantisek Filipovský, Josef Hlinomaz

Votes: 1,310

44. The Hobbit (1966)

12 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

4.4
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A homebody hobbit finds himself going on a quest to save a dwarven treasure from a dragon in this loose adaptation of the classic novel.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Herb Lass

Votes: 529

45. Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A troupe of young women on post-apocalyptic earth are lead around by a mistress born before the war, eventually stumbling into the company of a lonely old man.

Director: Jan Schmidt | Stars: Vladimír Hlavatý, Jitka Horejsi, Ondrej Jariabek, Vanda Kalinová

Votes: 595

46. Valley of the Bees (1968)

97 min | Drama, History

7.8
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Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. He brings her a basketful of flowers which she starts to throw in the air... See full summary »

Director: Frantisek Vlácil | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kacer, Vera Galatíková, Zdenek Kryzánek

Votes: 1,679

47. A Game Without Rules (1967)

89 min | Crime

7.1
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A robbery in a Prague jeweler's shop results in the shop manager Kubát and his deputy Litera being shot and wounded. The culprits take the jewelery away in a stolen car and that very night ... See full summary »

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Svatopluk Matyás, Jirí Adamíra, Zdenek Kryzánek, Karla Chadimová

Votes: 73

48. Otec (1982)

85 min | Family

6.5
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Director: Andrej Lettrich | Stars: Pavol Angst, Lubomír Paulovic, Dusan Taragel, Petra Cernocká

Votes: 27

49. Spadla z oblakov (1978–1983)

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A group of children on the holidays encounter the alien. The extraterrestrial explorer flies, talks funny and is visibly not from this planet. But, actually, she looks like a little girl.

Stars: Zuzana Pravnanská, Matej Landl, Lubor Cajka, Svetlana Majbová

Votes: 237

50. Jays in the Head (1984)

71 min | Family

6.7
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A story of a small-town boy growing up in love and despair and family troubles that make him take on a critical attitude towards his surroundings. Mato does not fulfill his father's wish ... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Lihosit | Stars: Branislav Misík, Jaroslav Zilinec, Elena Podzámska, Stano Danciak

Votes: 38


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