Czech movies

List of the best Czech movies selected by visitors to our site: Captive, Women in Temptation, Devil's Mistress, The Third Half, The Bourne Legacy, Beloved, The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift, Aferim!, Marguerite, The Adventures of Philibert, Captain Virgin.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Captive (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia

Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life, for guidance. In reading from the book, Ashley not only finds purpose in her own life, but helps Brian find a more peaceful resolution to a harrowing situation.

Women in Temptation (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCzech Republic
Duration01:58

When a marriage counselor is abandoned by her husband for a younger woman, she sets out for new companionship.

Devil's Mistress (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia

A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.

The Third Half (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history, sport
CountryMacedonia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration01:53

Spitz is the German-Jewish coach of the football team Macedonia during World War II. Under his leadership, the team fights to become the champion of Bulgaria's National Football League

The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Japan
Duration02:15

New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Beloved (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:25

From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love affair is without its consequences, its upsets and its disappointments. As time goes by and gnaws away at one’s deepest feelings, love becomes a harder game to play.

The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Iceland, Sweden

The Shamer's Daughter, Dina, with the magical power of compelling people to admit their most secret shame, must save her family with her newly found father. But he is a Blackmaster, with the power to make people see and believe things that aren't true, so Dina must deal with having inherited this horrible power, while forging a relationship with a father she fears and mistrusts.

Aferim! (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western, history
CountryRomania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic
Duration01:51

Set in early 19th century Wallachia, Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.

Marguerite (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration02:05

Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and her close friends have always encouraged her in her illusions. Things become very complicated the day she gets it into her head to perform in front of a genuine public, at the Opera.

The Adventures of Philibert, Captain Virgin (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryFrance, Czech Republic
Duration01:42

Philibert, a robust lad and eldest son of an artichoke farmer, stands out from the other boys in the village. Idealistic and ingenuous, he foresees for himself a glorious future in artichokes and is saving his virginity for an as-yet-unknown woman chosen for him by God. Before he dies, his father tells him that he isn't his real parent. Philibert's real father was a gentleman murdered in the most cowardly way by a man from Burgundy who is recognisable by a rose-shaped strawberry birthmark on his neck. With a pouch full of ideals and artichokes, Philibert leaves his village and gallops towards Burgundy, accompanied by Martin, his rather deceitful manservant. Philibert's courage, kindness, physical and moral purity will thus be severely tested when faced with the baseness and venality of villains and the temptation of women each more lustful than the last.

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Little Crusader (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Italy

Knight Borek is searching for his missing son. Enthralled by the stories of children's crusades, little Jan has run away from home. Borek's crusade is a journey into his own subconscious, where he is forced to confront his greatest fear.

Zhizn' raz (2018)
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Genredrama
CountryRussia, Netherlands, Czech Republic

Writer and expatriate Marina receives an invitation to meet graduates. Resigned to the nostalgic impulse, she flies from Europe to Novustoinovsk - a district city in the middle of the country, which has long ceased to exist. There, in the provincial hinterland of the past, her memories and old friends live, all of them ephemeral as television programs from another life. This is a life story about fate of ordinary people, about quarrels, spiritual growth and decline, about hope and changeable memory.

Anthropoid (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:24

In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich

Ghoul (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCzech Republic, Ukraine

GHOUL is a supernatural horror film involving the real life story of the Soviet Union's most violent serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo. Three Americans travel to the Ukraine to film a documentary about the cannibalism epidemic that swept through the country during the famine of 1932. After being lured deep into the Ukraine forest for an interview with one of the last known survivors, they quickly find themselves trapped in a supernatural hunting ground.

The Noonday Witch (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryCzech Republic

A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. At that time, the mythical Noonday Witch begins to materialize. She is coming closer and closer and the question is poised: is the danger real or is it all in the mother's crumbling head?

3Bobule (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryCzech Republic

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The Prince & Me 4: The Elephant Adventure (2010)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:33

One year after their royal wedding, King Edvard and Queen Paige of Denmark receive an invitation to attend the wedding of Princess Myra of Sangyoon. Upon their arrival, Paige finds Myra is unhappy with her arranged marriage to the brooding and sinister Kah and is secretly in love with a young elephant handler named Alu.

Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration01:30

A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.

Vendeta (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryCzech Republic

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Forman vs. Forman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary
CountryCzech Republic

A moving account, in his own words, of the personal life and work of the brilliant Czech filmmaker Miloš Forman (1932-2018): his tragic childhood, his major contribution to the cultural movement known as the Czech New Wave, his exile in Paris, his troubled days in New York, his rise to stardom in Hollywood; a complete existence in the service of cinema.

Charlatan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, history
CountryCzech Republic, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Poland

Born in the early 20th century, herbalist Jan Mikolasek became rich and famous after curing countless diseases with unorthodox means. A true emblem of Czechoslovakia before World War II, the healer became even more appreciated during the Nazi occupation and the communist regime. Each regime appreciates his skill and protects him. But how much will it cost him to maintain his status in a new political change?

Witnesses (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration01:56

The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.

Life Is Life (2015)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy
CountryCzech Republic
Duration02:05

Pedantic policeman Frantisek (Ondrej Vetchý) wants to bring up his three daughters with a firm hand. He would like to see the girls coupled with capable and successful men, but instead they have the talent to find the opposite. Moreover, one of them is constantly trying to get pregnant, second one is only dating exotic fools and the third one is expecting a baby without knowing who is the father. Frantisek and his wife (Simona Stasová) always spend their vacation at the local lake, although the wife is dreaming of the seaside. One day she meets a bohemian writer with slightly suicidal tendencies (Miroslav Táborský) and an attractive colleague with Spanish roots (Kristína Peláková) walks into Frantisek's office and things get moving...

A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration01:54

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.

The Red Spider (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryPoland, Czech Republic, Slovakia

Karol, an ordinary young man, runs into a much older man, whom he believes to be a Red Spider, the terrifying serial killer, prowling the streets of Cracow in 1960s. Karol becomes obsessed with the man and spies on him.

Lidice (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, military, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia
Duration02:06

With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, František Šíma, is sent to prison following a family dispute that results in the accidental death of one of his sons.

Child 44 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Russia
Duration02:21

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.

Tiger Theory (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryCzech Republic

The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on the same route. He recalls his past life when he used to have his own will and dreams and he wants to live again with dignity and freedom. He longs to control his own life again. And his solution is escape from the present life. In this movie we watch, in parallel ,the fates of Jan's married daughters Olinka and Alenka and his sons-in-law Erik and Pepík.

Snowpiercer (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:06

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Photographer (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryCzech Republic

The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his work in the largest galleries and art houses, he has earned international recognition and awards, he enjoys great popularity and interest - he is a true phenomenon.




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