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 realistic, based on true events, serious, emotional, suspenseful and bleak films and TV shows about / with czech history, european history, husband wife relationship, world war two, resistance, female protagonist, flashback, death by shooting, communism and doctor plots mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres shot in Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as czech history: Operation: Daybreak (1975), The Man with the Iron Heart (2017), Fall of the Innocent (2011), Jan Hus (2015), The American Letters (2015), Anthropoid (2016), Darkness (2009), Dukla 61 (2018), Maria Theresia (2017), The Marathon (1968).
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Fall of the Innocent
Drama, History, War
Czech Republic, Slovakia
126 min.
 6.9
Anthropoid
Biography, History, Thriller, War
Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
120 min.
 7.2
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Dukla 61
Drama, History
Czech Republic
 8.2
Maria Theresia
Biography, Drama, History
Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
200 min.
 6.5

List of czech history movies

Operation: Daybreak
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: anti heroes, village, soldier, war, assassination, czech history, heroic mission, wartime life, danger, heroes, military, undercover ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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The Man with the Iron Heart
Genre: Action, Biography, Thriller, War
Country: USA, France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt ...
Style: bloody
Plot: assassination, czech history, crypt, shooting, paratrooper, european history, fascist, world war two, church, assassin, nazi, resistance ...
Time: year 1939, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, central europe, europe
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Fall of the Innocent
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: genocide, village, against humanity, life is a bitch, assassination, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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 6.4
 54
Jan Hus
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: czech history, priest, council, martyr
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: central europe
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The American Letters
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: love triangle, composer, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, czech history, musician
Time: 1890s
Place: central europe
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 7.2
 35K
Anthropoid
Genre: Biography, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: dramatic, tense, factual, intense, emotional ...
Plot: assassination, nazi, assassin, betrayal, brutality, conspiracy, rebellion, nazis, wartime, torture, jews, holocaust ...
Time: year 1938, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague, israel, england ...
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love, sex, adultery, voyeurism, photographer, freedom, philosophy, male nudity, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, europe, usa, prague, soviet union ...
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 4.7
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Darkness
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, realistic, scary
Plot: countryside, changing the past or future, race against time, haunted by the past, homecoming, reunion, political unrest, cat, pub, flashlight, necklace, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: central europe
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 8.2
 99
Dukla 61
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
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: miner, catastrophe, czech history
Time: 1960s, year 1961
Place: mine
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 6.5
 168
Maria Theresia
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, female protagonist, strong female character, empress, noblewoman, czech history, strong female lead, european history, aristocrat
Place: central europe
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 7.0
 17
The Marathon
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: resistance, wehrmacht, german abroad, transmitter, pointing a gun at someone, death by shooting, carpet, taking off underwear, czech history, man in bathtub, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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Charlatan
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, healer, closeted homosexual, gay, communism, closeted gay, gay protagonist, czech history
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe
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 5.9
 444
Milada
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: woman wearing glasses, arrested, czech history, death sentence, female lawyer, cell, european history, communism, strong female lead, woman with glasses, trial, maid ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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 8.4
 4K
Cosy Dens
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, domineering father ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia
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 8.0
 1K
Burning Bush
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: serious, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, political unrest, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, communism, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague ...
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 5.8
 20
Monstrum
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, memorial, moral dilemma, communist, communism, sculptor, european history, statue, husband wife relationship, suicide, artist, monument ...
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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A Vote for the King of the Romans
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, knight, czech, election, father son relationship, monarch, czech history, european history, aristocrat
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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And Give My Love to the Swallows
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: interrogation, women in prison, imprisonment, bravery, friendship between women, strong female lead, resistance, execution, train station, arrest, graffiti, prison visit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
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The Divine Emma
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981
Plot: strong female lead, opera singer, wedding, dog, listening to music, strong female character, portrait painting, monarchy, hiding place, newspaper, reading a newspaper, mayor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915, year 1916, year 1917
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, america
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The Last One Will Go to Hell
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: jail, stolen money, musician, friendship, money, horse, female protagonist, barking dog, soldier, girl, violence, finding a dead body ...
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The Night Overtakes Me
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: concentration camp, prisoner, death by shooting, hysterical outburst, clothed male naked female, czech history, cutting someone's hair, bossy woman, female politician, female in shower, domineering mother, worker ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 1930s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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The Assassination
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: secret mission, shoot out, ss, false name, german occupation, tommy gun, nazi officer, paratrooper, european history, german officer, crypt, cathedral ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, czechoslovakia, central europe, berlin germany
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Riders in the Sky
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: german, pub, bomber, suicide by hanging, sea, air raid, european history, dance, disfigurement, jockey, hospital room, british history ...
Place: czechoslovakia, england
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 4.5
 22
The Hussites
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: burning, kidnapping, king, intrigue, chess, pub, nobleman, czech history
Time: middle ages
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Concert at the End of Summer
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: european history, composer, czech history, musician, husband wife relationship
Place: central europe
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A Night at Karlstein
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: czech history, incognito, noblewoman, double standard, learning the truth, nobleman, european history, sexism, mistaken identity, bishop, castle, missing person ...
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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Zlo?in v Poln?
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, czech history, flashback, courtroom, attorney, prosecutor, lawyer, small town, husband wife relationship, judge, prison ...
Time: 1910s
Place: czech republic, central europe
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 7.3
 34
In Silence
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: musician, jazz, world war two, dancer, jazz musician, ballet, composer, european history, pianist, czech history
Time: 1930s
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 6.5
 203
Tender Waves
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: love, swimming, family, underage smoking, first sexual experience, sexual awakening, communism, emigration, anonymous letter, demonstration, male virgin, beaten up ...
Time: year 1989
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3 Seasons in Hell
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: wristwatch, taking off clothes, police interrogation, class differences, wreath, manipulative woman, pregnant woman, collage, outcast, jealous boyfriend, seductive woman, false name ...
Time: year 1949, 1940s, year 1947
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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