R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice
Votes: 356,431 | Gross: $51.97M
PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.
Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart
Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Inspired by fairytales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red Riding Hood, is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.
Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýzová, Petr Kopriva, Jirí Prýmek
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, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The pragmatic, reserved and refined Maigret investigates murders in his singular unhurried manner and inevitably discovers the truth.
Stars: Bruno Cremer, Alexandre Brasseur, Jean-Claude Frissung, Pierre Diot
Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.
Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power
74 min | Comedy
Two girls try to understand the meaning of the world and their life.
Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Jitka Cerhová, Ivana Karbanová, Julius Albert, Jan Klusák
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A man discovers that his sister was a werewolf, and helps an investigator track down a gang of the monsters through the United States and eastern Europe.
Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Christopher Lee, Annie McEnroe, Reb Brown, Marsha A. Hunt
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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, Milos Vognic
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
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
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
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: 10,802 | Gross: $3.27M
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
An American journalist temporarily stationed in Central Europe searches for his new girlfriend, who has suddenly disappeared.
Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel, Mario Adorf, Barbara Bach
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.
Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, War
A carpenter in the Nazi-occupied 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
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
75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family
Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.
Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe
103 min | Drama, History, Horror
A very popular movie on the medieval persecution of witches (inquisition).
Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Vladimír Smeral, Elo Romancik, Josef Kemr, Sona Valentová
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
Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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
94 min | Drama
A teenage country boy starts working in a restaurant of the famous Pacific Hotel in the 1930s. He soon discovers that to get promoted one needs to conform and sacrifice his dignity.
Director: Janusz Majewski | Stars: Marek Kondrat, Roman Wilhelmi, Roman Skamene, Cestmír Randa
Unrated | 93 min | Drama
A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his "fear powder" the students experience a series of hallucinations.
Director: Alain Robbe-Grillet | Stars: Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer, Richard Leduc, Lorraine Rainer
PG | 98 min | Comedy
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »
Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: János Bán, Marián Labuda, Rudolf Hrusínský, Rudolf Hrusínský
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, War
On the run from pursuing soldiers, a man hides in a small European town.
Director: Alain Robbe-Grillet | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sylvie Bréal, Zuzana Kocúriková, Dominique Prado
94 min | Drama, Thriller
After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czechoslovakian 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
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
86 min | Drama, Sport
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Director: Karel Smyczek | Stars: Jirí Langmajer, Martin Sobotka, Pavel Zvaric, Pavlína Mourková
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
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, Ivan Asic
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central ... See full summary »
Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell
Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
After years of political agitation, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht, and Leo Jogiches form a revolutionary German party, the Spartacists.
Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Daniel Olbrychski, Otto Sander, Adelheid Arndt
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.
Star: David Nykl
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
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
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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
97 min | Drama, History
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
71 min | Comedy, Crime
A dark comedy about a murder and its consequences presented in a backwards manner, where death is actually a rebirth. The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes ... See full summary »
Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Jaroslava Obermaierová, Josef Abrhám, Bohus Záhorský
95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy
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
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Daniela Kolárová, Oldrich Kaiser, Tomás Holý, Svatopluk Matyás
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: Zarko Potocnjak, Lucie Zulová, Ksenia Prohaska, Jasminka Alic
71 min | Comedy, Drama
A small group of adult bourgeois friends are on a day outing in the country, that outing which includes having a picnic. While they are going for a walk after the picnic, they encounter a ... See full summary »
Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ivan Vyskocil, Jan Klusák, Jiri Nemec, Pavel Bosek
104 min | Action, Drama, History
The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Director: Jirí Sequens | Stars: Radoslav Brzobohatý, Rudolf Jelínek, Ladislav Mrkvicka, Ludek Munzar
Unrated | 74 min | Comedy
Middle-aged Antonin and his friends, the major, now retired, and the canon, are in the river, swimming and philosophizing. Then it starts to rain. It just seems to be that sort of summer. ... See full summary »
Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlastimil Brodský, Frantisek Rehák, Míla Myslíková
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Karel Zeman's brilliant animation, cowritten with Jurácek: ironic, surreal, following the adventures of a plowboy and a mercenary to the battlefields of the Thirty Years War.
Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Petr Kostka, Emília Vásáryová, Miroslav Holub, Karel Effa
R | 111 min | Drama, History
Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, June 28, 1914. A World War would... See full summary »
Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Florinda Bolkan, Maximilian Schell, Irfan Mensur
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 »
Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Josef Somr, Jana Dítetová, Ludek Munzar, Evald Schorm
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
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
TV-MA | 100 min | Drama, War
A Jewish doctor in Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia risks his life and attempts to regain his identity by assisting a wounded political fugitive.
Director: Zbynek Brynych | Stars: Miroslav Machácek, Olga Scheinpflugová, Zdenka Procházková, Jirí Adamíra