Movies and TV shows set in czechoslovakia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in czechoslovakia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, talky, suspense and touching films and TV shows about / with nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, communism, family relations, society, husband wife relationship, train, murder, love and communist plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia and other countries.
czechoslovakia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as czechoslovakia: Fall of the Innocent (2011), Burning Bush (2013), Alois Nebel (2011), The Sleepers (2019), Prague (2013), Identity Card (2010), August Fools (2013), Fair Play (2014), The Living Daylights (1987), The Fourth War (1990).

List of movies set in czechoslovakia

Fall of the Innocent (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: nazi occupation, assassination, world war two, holocaust, mass murder, political repression, wartime life, heroic mission, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, genocide, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague
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Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, lawyer, european history, suicide, student, journalism, revolution, protest, rebelliousness, self sacrifice, russian, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, central europe, prague ...
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, society, murder, social misfits, life is a bitch, mystery, misfit, axe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, poland, central europe
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The Sleepers (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In this spy thriller, Marie and her husband Victor return from exile to Czechoslovakia on the cusp of the Velvet Revolution — but when the couple gets in a car accident, Marie wakes up from a coma to find her husband mysteriously gone.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: investigation, secret police, espionage, spy, neo noir, propaganda, female protagonist, female nudity, missing person, russophobia, private investigation, female full frontal nudity
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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Prague (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A city with a history of heritage, myth and superstition. A passionate architect with strong but delusional ideas about love and life. A Czech gypsy girl searching for her identity and true love. Add to the drama of a mean friend you can’t do ...
Style: macabre, gothic, exciting, scary, romanticism ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, murder mystery, suicide, travel, architect, murder, art history, illusion, mass grave, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gypsy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, europe
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Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hořká komedie režiséra Ondřeje Trojana Občanský průkaz na motivy stejnojmenné knihy Petra Šabacha sleduje osudy čtveřice dospívajících mladíků, jejich přátel, lásek a rodičů od okamžiku, kdy v patnácti letech dostanou ...
Style: humorous, sincere, contemplative, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, group of friends, friendship between boys, teenager, communism, emigration, teenage boy, coming of age, teenage protagonist, communist, friendship, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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August Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Norway, Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An comedy set in 1960s Helsinki. The story revolves around Elsa, a resolute hatmaker who is in complete control of her life. Besides running her shop, she sometimes doubles as a fortune teller. When Jan, a Czechoslovakian jazz musician and ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, suspenseful, sincere, exciting
Plot: cold war, missing person, dancing, love, musician, aunt niece relationship, falling in love, demonstration, propaganda, fall in love, female director, socialism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: helsinki finland, czechoslovakia, finland, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia ...
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It's Better to Be Healthy and Wealthy than Poor and Sick (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A satiric tragi-comedy about two women and their lover Robert who is an emigrant that keeps coming back. This film shows chaotic post-communist Europe after the fall of totalitarianism. Two opposite characters, women, meet during the Velvet ...
Plot: surrealism, road trip, communism, best friend, vibrator, rape, male nudity, pregnancy, prostitution, post cold war, magic realism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: czechoslovakia
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Fair Play (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the 1980s, Anna, a Czech sprinter, starts training for the Olympics. After she collapses during training, she learns she is being given steroids and decides to stop using them until her mother helps the coaches give them to her.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: track and field, athlete's life, female athlete, rivalry, ambition, hopes, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, sport, youth, family relations, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic
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The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, faked death, boat, museum, gadget, laser, sniper, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, vienna, england, afghanistan, czechoslovakia ...
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The Fourth War (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, cold war, border, wartime life, political intrigue, anti war, military life, nuclear holocaust, battles, military, heroes, war ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, germany, asia, vietnam, europe
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Anna (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Czech refugee Krystyna (Paulina Porizkova) travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna (Sally Kirkland). After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must ...
Style: psychological, touching, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Plot: aging, rise to the top, strong female presence, midlife crisis, showbiz, culture clash, immigrants, desire for fame, actor's life, lifestyle, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, new york, usa
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An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: idealism, teenage life, rebellion, politics, hopes, actor's life, fighting the system, youth, rebelliousness, political unrest, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, europe
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I Served the King of England (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jan Dítě has been released from a Czech prison just before the very end of his 15-year sentence. Settling in a town near the border, he occupies his time with rebuilding a deserted house, and recalling his past. His main wish in life was to be a ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: waiter, world war two, human nature, social differences, rich and poor, ambition, workplace, society, rise and fall, love and romance, power relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 1950s ...
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, england ...
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Love (1973)
Genre: Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old students of a grammar school are supposed to write essays on "Love". The class best student Andrea (Jaroslava Schallerová) writes about a patriotic love to a country as she has no experience with a partner love. She has ...
Plot: romance, love, father son relationship, teenager, disguise, costume, coffin, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, mother daughter relationship, essay, teenage boy ...
Place: czechoslovakia
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Before Tonight is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two female clerks using up their savings to enjoy a few days of carefree life, two plumbers looking for an erotic adventure, a building contractor determined to drink away all wages of his workers and a former major who became an alcoholic due to ...
Plot: drinking alcohol, kiss, bar, one night, trumpet, drinking, champagne, flirting, beer, dancing
Place: slovakia, czechoslovakia
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Operacja Dunaj (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Operation Danube was the cover name for the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact armies in August 1968. The fleet of Polish tanks which arrive to liberate their neighbor, ostensibly threatened by a counter-revolution, includes the old tank ...
Plot: invasion, public sex, tank, tavern, female nudity, sex, skinny dipping, pigeon, small town, desertion, armor, soviet army ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: czechoslovakia
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Behold Homolka (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This light comedy finds a Czech taxi driver taking his family on a weekend outing in the country. His wife, daughter-in-law, son and two grandchildren are the passengers who disturb the solitude of two young lovers. While the women attend the horse ...
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, family relations, hung over, brawl, screaming, naughty child, overweight woman, scolding, locked in a room, sunday, stubbornness, picnic ...
Place: czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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Adelheid (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a former Czech soldier takes charge of a manor formerly owned by a German family. He falls in love with the daughter, who is now a maid, and is forced to confront the stress between his love and his conscience when ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: military, forbidden love, military life, estate, new wave, haunted by the past, society, anti war, soldier, world war two, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, czech republic, czechoslovakia
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Larks on a String (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, intellectual
Plot: politics, satire, mind control, wedding, against the odds, couple relations, isolation, love affair, prison life, romance, against the rules, confined ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia, prague
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The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In Milos Forman's satire on Communism set in a small Czechoslovakian town in the 1960s, the local firemen decide to organize a ball, however the proceedings are dogged by difficulty at every step. They plan to organize a beauty pageant at the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: satire, lottery, axe, firefighter, political satire, farce, small town, new wave, small town life, social relations, disorder, small time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: touching, melancholic, captivating, tense, allegory ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, female protagonist, boy, colleague colleague relationship, doctor, scientist ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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Vaclav (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vaclav, the village loser, in his 40's bordering on autism, lives with his widowed mother on the outskirts of the village. He is seen by villagers as the local fool, nothing but a constant pain for them, but there is a skeleton in the village ...
Plot: autism, love, czech village, mother son relationship
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: czechoslovakia
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Wonderful Years That Sucked (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Capturing the dark humor of Czech author Michal Viewegh's chronicle of life after the Velvet Revolution, this black comedy chronicles three decades in the life of a small Czech family. While the original novel centered on the protagonist Kvido ...
Plot: pregnant woman, family relations, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, dog, male nudity, coffin, boy, female nudity, fat
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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Stripes (1981)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boot camp, u.s. army, friendship, soldier, basic training, military life, disorder, military, taxi driver, sergeant, flirting, obstacle course ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, kentucky, milan italy, west germany, czechoslovakia ...
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The Last Butterfly (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, France, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: gestapo, orchestra, world war two, oven, mime, red cross, concentration camp, ashes, french resistance, nazi propaganda, male female relationship, arrest ...
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany, czechoslovakia, paris france, europe
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Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 67 min.
Story: 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 group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the ...
Style: no music, cinema verite
Plot: world war two, holocaust, children in wartime, barefoot male, old man, concentration camp, flashback, eating, barking dog, on the run, train, elevator ...
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, prison, life sentence, social decay, isolation, price of justice, false accusation, downfall, confined, dishonesty, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, year 1968, 1950s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague, soviet union, prague czechoslovakia
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An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: immigrants, family relations, cold war, friendship, family, love and romance, self discovery, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, on the run, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1950 ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, poland, budapest ...
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How I Killed My Father (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When his long-time disappeared father is entering his life again, Jean-Luc, a successful doctor, has no option but to face his own life story. Will he ever be able to forget and forgive?
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, aging, family life, homecoming, clinic, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, haunted by the past, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, resentment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, europe, czechoslovakia, versailles
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