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: 343,786 | 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
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 | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" 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
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
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
TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance
Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »
Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer
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 | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.
Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power
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
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
Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, History, Romance
A grim portrayal of the shift from Paganism to Christianity in medieval Czechoslovakia - 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 | 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, Jitka Scoffin, Vladimír Valenta
Votes: 10,290 | Gross: $3.27M
Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
An American journalist in Prague searches for his girlfriend who has suddenly disappeared.
Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel, Mario Adorf, Barbara Bach
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
83 min | Adventure, Animation, Family
Youngest of four boys one day finds a fossil of trilobite. So his older friend take him on journey through prehistory, up to beginning of time, to see real live trilobites.
Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Vladimír Bejval, Petr Herrman, Zdenek Hustak, Josef Lukás
76 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A respected grocery shop employee in Prague is covering up for her manager's misconduct with whom she is having an affair; however, things will get complicated when a thorough auditor pays a visit.
Director: Jirí Weiss | Stars: Anne Heywood, James Booth, Rudolf Hrusínský, Ann Todd
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »
Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Michal Docolomanský, Rudolf Hrusínský, Milos Kopecký, Václav Lohniský
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Princess Arabela, the daughter of the King of the fairy tale world escapes before the revenge of a cunning and deceitful magician Rumburak and leaves the world of fairy tales. She meets ... See full summary »
Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Stella Zázvorková, Jirí Lábus, Alena Karesová
Not Rated | 67 min | Drama, War
Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a ... See full summary »
Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofova, Ivan Asic
80 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
"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
73 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror
A young boy becomes an apprentice for a mysterious sorcerer, working at the sorcerer's strange and sinister mill where secretive black magic is being taught and performed at a very heavy price.
Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Ludek Munzar, Jaroslav Moucka, Christian Brückner, Friedrich Schütter
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
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
84 min | Family, Drama, Romance
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
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
90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
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
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
30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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
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
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
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, Hana Slivková, Martin Hollý
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
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Adventures of silent mole who is his own master in this vast world.
Stars: Antonín Jedlicka, Frantisek Filipovský, Josef Hlinomaz, Artus Kalous
85 min | Family
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Director: Andrej Lettrich | Stars: Pavol Angst, Lubomír Paulovic, Dusan Taragel, Petra Cernocká
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
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
90 min | Drama
Oldrich "Fajolo" Fajták (Marián Bielik), a student who directs quasi-existentialist verbal abuse at his girlfriend Bela Blazejová (Jana Beláková), takes off to a formally volunteer summer work camp at a farm where he meets her grandfather.
Director: Stefan Uher | Stars: Marián Bielik, Jana Beláková, Olga Salagová, Pavol Chrobák
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Petr Kostka, Emília Vásáryová, Miroslav Holub, Karel Effa
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
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