Feature Film, Czech (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Behind the Curtain of Night
Romance, Sci-Fi | Post-production
After being declared dead for a second time, a man comes back to life with the ability to see his past lives.
Director: Dalibor Stach | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Dawn Olivieri, Marcia Cross, Petra Buckova
2. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A confirmed bachelor is in for the surprise of his life when a get-rich-quick scheme backfires and leaves him with a pint-sized new roommate.
Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý
Votes: 15,771 | Gross: $5.73M
3. The Painted Bird (2019)
Unrated | 169 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young Jewish boy somewhere in Eastern Europe seeks refuge during World War II where he encounters many different characters.
Director: Václav Marhoul | Stars: Petr Kotlár, Nina Sunevic, Alla Sokolova, Stanislav Bilyi
4. Daisies (1966)
Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy
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
5. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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
6. Alice (1988)
Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.
Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power
7. Ecstasy (1933)
TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance
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, Zvonimir Rogoz, Aribert Mog, Leopold Kramer
8. The Cremator (1969)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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
9. Men in Hope (2011)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a father teaches his son in-law about the perks of cheating, things take unexpected turns...
Director: Jirí Vejdelek | Stars: Vica Kerekes, Jirí Machácek, Petra Hrebícková, Bolek Polívka
10. Banger. (2022)
111 min | Drama
Alex has the best cocaine in Prague, but he decides to stop dealing. Although selling drugs lets him pay for luxury clothing, he yearns for fame and success as a rapper. In fact, he is ... See full summary »
Director: Adam Sedlák | Stars: Adam Misík, Marcel Bendig, Sergei Barracuda, Anna Fialová
11. Chained Heat 2 (1993)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An innocent woman is sent to a Czech prison, where the sadistic warden and guards rape and perform bizarre sex acts on the prisoners.
Director: Lloyd A. Simandl | Stars: Brigitte Nielsen, Paul Koslo, Kimberley Kates, Kari Whitman
12. Witchhammer (1970)
107 min | Drama, History, Horror
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
13. Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: 13,128 | Gross: $3.27M
14. Charlatan (2020)
Unrated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ivan Trojan, Josef Trojan, Juraj Loj, Jaroslava Pokorná
15. Greedy Guts (2000)
TV-14 | 132 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A childless couple passes off an anthropomorphous tree stump as their baby, but things get out of hand when the thing comes to life and demands to be fed.
Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Veronika Zilková, Jan Hartl, Jaroslava Kretschmerová, Pavel Nový
Votes: 6,595 | Gross: $0.12M
16. Borders of Love (2022)
95 min | Drama
Petr and Hana, who after years together share their unspoken erotic fantasies. What begins as an innocent conversation gradually turns into experimentation with a non-monogamous approach to their relationship.
Director: Tomasz Winski | Stars: Hana Vagnerová, Matyás Reznícek, Eliska Krenková, Martin Hofmann
17. When the Cat Comes (1963)
104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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
18. Coming Soon (I) (2006)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Equality for all? Or not really? And why not? And how about next year? These eternal questions are explored in this genre-bending film which follows our civilization's eternal quest for "... See full summary »
Director: Sir Tijn Po | Stars: Antonín Baudys, Milan Drimal, Jakub Forejt, Jaroslav Formánek
19. First Men in the Moon (1964)
Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a spaceship lands on the moon, it is hailed as a new accomplishment, before it becomes clear that a Victorian party completed the journey in 1899, leading investigators to that mission's last survivor.
Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Miles Malleson
Votes: 6,002 | Gross: $1.65M
20. Marketa Lazarová (1967)
Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance
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
21. Icarus XB 1 (1963)
81 min | Sci-Fi
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
22. Párty Hárder: Summer Massacre (2022)
100 min | Comedy
Director: Martin Pohl | Stars: Jirí Bohatý, Michal Böhm, Miroslav Caslavka, Adam Ernest
23. Fruit of Paradise (1970)
99 min | Drama
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
24. The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama
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
25. Beauty and the Beast (1978)
91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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
26. A Blonde in Love (1965)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
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
27. 4Some (2012)
Unrated | 78 min | Comedy
Two middle-aged couples are linked by more than just a lifelong friendship. While relaxing on a Caribbean island, they get an unconventional idea to enrich and, as a result, complicate their sexual lives.
Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Jirí Langmajer, Marika Sarah Procházková, Hynek Cermák, Viktorie Cermáková
28. Párty Hárd (2019)
62 min | Comedy
Director: Martin Pohl | Stars: Jakub Kalián, Daniel Zácek, Jirí Bohatý, Adam Ernest
29. Larks on a String (1969)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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
30. The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (1962)
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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
31. Touchless (2013)
72 min | Drama, Thriller
Jolana (18) is an object of her stepfather's desire. She is unable to cope, especially when her own mother turns a blind eye. Those events are heavily paid for when she finds herself ... See full summary »
Director: Matej Chlupacek | Stars: Tereza Vítu, Marian Roden, Petra Lustigová, Krystof Hádek
32. Faust (1994)
97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
An ordinary man is lured into a strange puppet theatre by a map and finds himself embroiled in a production of the Faustian legend.
Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimír Kudla, Antonin Zacpal
33. Invention for Destruction (1958)
Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
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
34. Black Peter (1964)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
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
35. I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true life of Olga Hepnarová, a young Czechoslovak woman who became a rampage killer in 1973.
Directors: Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Martin Pechlát, Klára Melísková, Marika Soposká
36. Zboznovaný (2021)
Zdenek's peaceful retirement is about to become a lot less carefree when both his wife and long-time lover expect that they can finally be together all the time.
Director: Petr Kolecko | Stars: Jirí Bartoska, Zuzana Krónerová, Ivana Chýlková, Petra Hrebícková
37. Lemonade Joe (1964)
84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
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
38. Raluca (2014)
76 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Former cop Filip Marold (Jan Dolanský) doesn't want to be reminded of some things from his past. But others remind him... He works as a private detective, sleeps with his secretary and ... See full summary »
Director: Zdenek Viktora | Stars: Jan Dolanský, Erika Deutschova, Helena Dvoráková, Kristýna Frejová
39. You Are a Widow, Sir! (1971)
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
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
40. Visitors from the Arkana Galaxy (1981)
82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A science fiction writer is gifted with the ability to materialize his thoughts and inadvertently brings a group of aliens to Earth.
Director: Dusan Vukotic | Stars: Ljubisa Samardzic, Zarko Potocnjak, Lucie Zulová, Jasminka Alic
41. Cutting it Short (1981)
93 min | Comedy
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, Rudolf Hrusínský
42. The Elementary School (1991)
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is ... See full summary »
Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Jan Tríska, Zdenek Sverák, Libuse Safránková, Rudolf Hrusínský
43. Victim (2022)
91 min | Drama
Irina lives with her son Igor in a small Czech border town. When she discovers that Igor has been assaulted by three Romas her whole world comes crashing down. As times goes on, Irina begins to spot inconsistencies in his story.
Director: Michal Blasko | Stars: Elizaveta Maximová, Vita Smachelyuk, Alena Mihulová, Igor Chmela
44. Morgiana (1972)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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
45. Expulsion from Paradise (2001)
124 min | Drama
Nothing seems to go right for Rosta, a film director who is shooting a movie called "Paradiso" at a nudist beach. Rosta finds trouble in paradise from day one as he continually clashes with the crew, actors, and his wife.
Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Bolek Polívka, Jan Antonín Pitínský, Milan Steindler, Veronika Bellová
46. Mandragora (1997)
Unrated | 126 min | Drama
Two gay teenage runaways thrown out of their repressive homes try to survive on the streets of Prague. Hunger and desperation forces them into a life of prostitution, drugs, and teen-porn.
Director: Wiktor Grodecki | Stars: Miroslav Caslavka, David Svec, Pavel Skrípal, Kostas Zerdolaglu
47. Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Not Rated | 67 min | Drama, War
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
48. Goat Story (2008)
PG-13 | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Story about the friendship between a young villager Jemmy who arrives in medieval Prague, and his Goat. Jemmy falls in love with Katy - a street-wise girl from Prague. Goat is jealous, and starts to hate Katy.
Director: Jan Tománek | Stars: Jirí Lábus, Matej Hádek, Mahulena Bocanová, Michal Dlouhý
49. Bastardi: Reparát (2023)
Director: Tomás Magnusek | Stars: Tomás Magnusek, Zdenek Godla, Jirí Krampol, Gabriela Gasparova
50. Even Mice Belong in Heaven (2021)
80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A film about two mortal enemies, a little mouse and a fox who.
Directors: Jan Bubenicek, Denisa Grimmová | Stars: Ondrej Vetchý, Ondrej Brousek, Mike Pollock, Tyler Bunch