Czech history movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant czech history movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out based on true events, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak and tragicomedy films and TV shows about / with czech history, european history, husband wife relationship, resistance, world war two, female protagonist, train station, doctor, train and communism plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as czech history: Operation: Daybreak (1975), Medieval (2019), May the Lord Be with Us (2018), Darkness (2009), Dukla 61 (2018), Maria Theresia (2017), The Marathon (1968), Charlatan (0000), Milada (2017), Jan Hus (2015).

List of czech history movies

Operation: Daybreak (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: assassination, czech history, anti heroes, danger, politics, village, heroes, deadly, soldier, military, battles, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe ...
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Medieval (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: based on true events
Plot: european history, commander, czech history
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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May the Lord Be with Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Defenestration of Prague, which took place on May 23, 1618, was the decisive historical moment that unleashed the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) between several Catholic and Protestant states and changed the course of European history forever.
Plot: historical event, catholicism, aristocrat, czech history, defenestration, politics, politician, nobleman, european history
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, prague, central europe
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 4.7
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Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, reunion, homecoming, changing the past or future, race against time, political unrest, countryside, orphan, necklace, letter, secret past, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: central europe
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 8.0
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Dukla 61 (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the family of an elite miner set against the backdrop of the biggest mining disaster of the second half of the 20th century, which left 108 men dead.
Style: based on true events
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, catastrophe, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, miner, czech history
Time: year 1961, 1960s
Place: mine
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 6.4
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, empress, european history, strong female lead, noblewoman, czech history, female protagonist, aristocrat, strong female character
Place: central europe
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 6.9
 18
The Marathon (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse. Many of them are shot dead by the German guards but young ...
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: riot, resistance, bridge, crying woman, revolution, loss of friend, football stadium, carpet, czech history, taking off pants, man in bathtub, death of friend ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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Charlatan (0000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Plot: arrested, diagnosis, closeted gay, gay, czech history, gay protagonist, closeted homosexual, communism, healer
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe
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 6.0
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: jail, courtroom, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, strong female character, husband wife relationship, european history, cell, communism, woman with glasses, death sentence, judge ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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 6.3
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Jan Hus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The life of Czech pre-Reformation priest Jan Hus, who inspired the Protestant Reformation.
Plot: martyr, council, czech history, priest
Time: 1400s, 15th century
Place: central europe
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 8.3
 4K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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 nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, tragicomedy
Plot: coming of age, youth, politics, communism, generation gap, political unrest, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, society, innocence lost, teacher ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe
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 8.0
 1K
Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, communism, rebellion, life is a bitch, uncover truth, right and wrong, russian, student, suicide, self sacrifice, loss of son, revolution ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague ...
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 5.8
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, czech history, husband wife relationship, monument, moral dilemma, statue, communist, artist, communism, european history, sculptor, suicide ...
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, czech, knight, european history, aristocrat, father son relationship, czech history, monarch, election
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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The American Letters (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bio-pic about Czech composer Antonin Dvoraák at the height of his career. Dvorák learns that his love and lifelong muse is ill and must return to her side.
Style: based on true events
Plot: composer, love triangle, wife husband relationship, czech history, husband wife relationship, musician
Time: 1890s
Place: central europe
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And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film, chronicling the last days of Czech resistance fighter Maruska Kuderikova (played by Magda Vasaryova), is based on her diaries. Though she was tortured and eventually executed by the Nazis, her diaries indicate that she was optimistic for ...
Plot: women in prison, interrogation, strong female character, world war two, flashback, jail, resistance movement, death sentence, communist, imprisonment, bravery, strong female lead ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
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The Divine Emma (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981
Plot: boat, world war one, piano playing, ring, stage performance, rebel, briton abroad, death by gunshot, brass band, running from police, career, pianist ...
Time: year 1916, year 1915, 1910s, year 1917
Place: prague czech republic, prague, central europe, america
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The Last One Will Go to Hell (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A historical film that takes place on the eve of the thirty year war combines aspects of fairy-tales with historical dramas, fencing with a child heroes who find themselves in great dangers. We are in the year 1611 and mercenaries that had ...
Style: road movie
Plot: barking dog, friendship, blood on face, magic, falling off horse, curse, fever, fight, debt, arrest, soldier, horse ...
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The Night Overtakes Me (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: concentration camp, prisoner, domestic violence, dead child, class differences, teacher student relationship, one legged man, eavesdropping, maid, poetry, cook, female hysteria ...
Time: year 1942, 1930s, 1940s
Place: prague czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia
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The Assassination (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: soldier, world war two, bomb, czech abroad, fake name, czech history, pointing a gun on someone, secret, cigar smoking, friendship between men, horse riding, revenge ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, year 1942
Place: prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague, czechoslovakia, berlin germany
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Riders in the Sky (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This movie is realistic and even crude, and maybe that is the reason, why it's so impressive. Instead of romantic (nearly melodramatic) scenes, incorporated to the Sverak's "Tmavomodry svet" (Dark Blue World) it offers stories ...
Plot: disfigurement, european history, czech abroad, czech history, english countryside, air raid, dance, truck, hospital, suicide, suicide by hanging, poaching ...
Place: czechoslovakia, england
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 4.5
 22
The Hussites (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 85 min.
Story: What if the events in a key era in our history were actually completely different than what our history textbooks try to tell us? What if Master Jan Hus didn't even get warm in Constance, let alone burn up? What if Jan Zizka had more than one ...
Plot: king, kidnapping, burning, nobleman, chess, pub, intrigue, czech history
Time: middle ages
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Concert at the End of Summer (1980)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A docudrama about four weeks in the life of famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. The drama - filled with many of Dvorak's compositions - begins when the composer suddenly decides to cut a concert in London and return home. While on the train, ...
Plot: czech history, husband wife relationship, composer, european history, musician
Place: central europe
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A Night at Karlstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Na hrad Karlštejn nesmí žádná žena! Přesto se zamilované Daniele Kolářové a neméně zamilované Janě Brejchové podaří přes přísný královský zákaz strávit na hradě jednu noc v přestrojení.
Plot: sexism, nobleman, european history, king, wine, husband wife relationship, queen, double standard, mistaken identity, castle, bishop, noblewoman ...
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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Zlo?in v Poln? (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An exciting drama from a detective history. In 1899 a dead girl - seamstress Anežka Hrůzová - was found between the village of Věžnička and the town of Polná. She was 19 and she had a cutting wound on the throat. There was no sexual violence ...
Plot: murder, murder investigation, courtroom, prosecutor, attorney, false accusation, true crime, courtroom drama, judiciary, trial, judge, prison ...
Time: 1910s
Place: czech republic, central europe
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 7.3
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In Silence (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slovak musicologist Agata Schindlerová, now settled in Dresden, has spent years mapping out the forgotten destinies of Jewish musicians whose lives were irrevocably marked by the advance of nazism. Scenes from the lives of several of them are ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: czech history, composer, pianist, ballet, jazz musician, european history, dancer, jazz, musician, world war two
Time: 1930s
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 6.4
 216
Tender Waves (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 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 former child ice revue star, sees a talented pianist in her ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: swimming, love, family, emigration, demonstration, sexual awakening, first sexual experience, absent mother, communism, male virgin, redhead girl, underage smoking ...
Time: year 1989
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3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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.
Style: intellectual
Plot: loss of friend, pregnancy, execution, sex scene, urination, postman, revolution, death of friend, train, bus, employer employee relationship, police ...
Time: year 1947, year 1949, 1940s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic
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Operation Silver A (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Plot: unfaithful wife, digging, fascism, overhearing sex, mass murder, cell, resistance fighter, cyanide, transmitter, marital crisis, learning the truth, death by shooting ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942, 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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 6.8
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Rebels (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Musical retromovie from the 60's in Czech republic. Story about star-crossed lovers - student Tereza and a boy who deserted from the army.
Plot: train station, sex scene, woman with glasses, high school, pastiche, dance scene, fantasizing, czech history, man wearing glasses, teenage girl, high school teacher, deserter ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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