Most Popular Czech History Movies and TV Shows
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1. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 349,997 | Gross: $51.97M
2. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
R | 171 min | Drama, Romance
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Votes: 32,279 | Gross: $10.01M
3. Anthropoid (2016)
R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller
Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.
Votes: 40,224 | Gross: $2.96M
5. The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
R | 120 min | Action, Biography, Thriller
As the German Fascists expand their borders, scorching Europe from end to end, two brave Czechs of the Resistance prepare for a suicide mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the hideous mastermind behind the "Final Solution".
6. The Devil's Mistress (2016)
TV-14 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biographical film about the black-and-white era Czech actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair with one of the Third Reich's most powerful men: the Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels.
7. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,910 | Gross: $5.73M
9. Operation: Daybreak (1975)
PG | 118 min | Drama, History, War
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.
10. Cosy Dens (1999)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are ... See full summary »
11. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.
12. The Butcher of Prague (2011)
126 min | Drama, History, War
The burning of the village of Lidice by Nazi Germany is the only official genocide during the war. The film tells three interconnected stories that all have to do with burning down and the ... See full summary »
13. Rédl (2018)
80 min | Crime, Thriller
1992, Roman Rédl a Military Prosecutor at the height of his career must prevent General Ference, the last chief of the State Security (StB) to escape in the midst of the dissolution of Czechoslovakia.
15. Burning Bush (2013– )
231 min | Biography, Drama
Based on real characters and events, this drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set himself on fire in protest against the Soviet occupation ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,293 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Toman (2018)
144 min | Biography, Drama, History
This fascinating historical drama looks at the life of "the Czech Schindler," Zdenek Toman, a controversial figure who was an unsavory politician and dubious entrepreneur, but also the savior of hundreds of European Jews.
19. Nicky's Family (2011)
96 min | Documentary, History
This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 102 years ... See full summary »
20. Maria Theresa (2017–2019)
200 min | Biography, Drama, History
In time of absolute monarchies, political intrigue and diplomacy through marriage love is not a word associated with marriage. And a ruling Empress? Not even imaginable. But there is a ... See full summary »
21. The Joke (1969)
80 min | Drama
In the 1950's, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years ... See full summary »
22. Deckname Holec (2016)
Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He ... See full summary »
24. Tender Waves (2013)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
The congenial Vojta is bashful and his family is batty. His short-tempered father, who once failed to swim the English Channel, wants him to be a competing swimmer and his loving mother, a ... See full summary »
25. That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
The story is set in 1968, when a Romanian-German family from the city of Arad starts a journey to the German Democratic Republic.
26. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)
110 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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 »
27. Lost in Munich (2015)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Sir "P" a 90 year old gray parrot, formerly living with Edouard Daladier, the French prime minister responsible for signing the Munich Treaty, comes to Prague to give his "account" of the ... See full summary »
28. History of Czechoslovakia (2014– )
52 min | Family, History
A story of a family living in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the period between World Wars,in Czech better known as "The First Republic". A lost son returns from the war to investigate the events that led to his abrupt departure 8 years ago.
29. 3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
110 min | Drama, Romance
A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls. There he... See full summary »
31. Svet pod Hlavou (2017– )
52 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Policeman Filip Marvan (Václav Neuzil) has a serious traffic accident. He wakes up 30 years earlier in 1980s Czechoslovakia as a member of the State Police, investigating cases with a team of detectives.
32. Rudý kapitán (2016)
115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Hot summer of year 1992. The world has seen the Communist Regime fall but the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia has still legitimate power. This is what happens to detective Richard Krauz (... See full summary »
33. Oratorio for Prague (1968)
26 min | Documentary, Short, War
A unique document of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the movie was begun as a documentary about the liberalization of Czechoslovakia and then became a record of the entry of ... See full summary »
34. Darkness (2009)
Not Rated | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.
37. A Night at Karlstein (1974)
87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Charles IV, Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor, has built Karlstejn castle to house the crown jewels. More importantly, it is a place of relaxation and meditation, so no women are permitted,... See full summary »
39. Romeo, Julie a tma (1960)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Pavel, a young student living in Prague in 1942, hides a Jewish girl in his apartment building's attic. Amidst the brutality of the occupying German army, love blossoms between the two. He ... See full summary »
40. Hovory s TGM (2018)
80 min | Biography, Drama, History
On 26 September 1928, Karel Capek and President T.G. Masaryk meet in the gardens of Topolcianky castle to decide about the fate of their joint literary work. Their fiction film dialogue is ... See full summary »
41. Zkáza krásou (I) (2016)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of Lída Baarová, famous Czech actress of the black and white era, who moved to Nazi Germany before WWII and formed a controversial relationship with Reich Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, who adored her.
43. Zastihla me noc (1986)
129 min | Biography, Drama, War
A Holocaust drama made by a director who was himself, as a Slovak Jew, a prisoner in the German concentration camp of Ravensbrueck during the Second World War.
44. And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
90 min | Biography, Drama, War
Towards the end of 1942 a young prisoner Maruska (Magda Vásáryová) awaits in her cell in prison in Breslau (after war Polish Wroclaw) her execution. After death sentence it was ninety nine ... See full summary »
45. Old Czech Legends (1953)
91 min | Animation, Fantasy, History
Excellent stop-motion animation film from one of the best Czech filmmakers, Jirí Trnka. It tells the ancient story of Czechoslovakia, how it was founded by Czech, the Forefather, and a ... See full summary »
47. Once Upon a Time in Paradise (2016)
99 min | Biography, Drama, War
The story of real life Czech mountain climber Josef 'Joska' Smítka who tried hiding from the Nazis in the rocky area known as Bohemian Paradise (aka Ceský ráj) during WWII.
48. Jan Zizka (1956)
105 min | Drama, War
It's 1419 in Prague and things are tense after the death of Czech hero Jan Hus. The corrupt leadership of the city has imprisoned protesters and a radical priest, Jan Zelivsky, is leading a... See full summary »