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, bleak and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with czech history, european history, husband wife relationship, world war two, resistance, death by shooting, female protagonist, politics, musician and suicide 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), Medieval (2019), May the Lord Be with Us (2018), Darkness (2009), Dukla 61 (2018).

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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: czech history, assassination, anti heroes, soldier, village, war, heroic mission, wartime life, nazi occupation, danger, heroes, military ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe ...
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The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
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, nazism, fascist, paratrooper, european history, shooting, crypt, assassin, church, nazi, resistance, czech history ...
Time: year 1939, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, europe
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: assassination, genocide, village, against humanity, execution, life is a bitch, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic
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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: czech history, priest, council, martyr
Time: 15th century, 1400s
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: love triangle, composer, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, czech history, musician
Time: 1890s
Place: central europe
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 7.2
 36K
Anthropoid (2016)
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, female protagonist, third reich, nazi, nazi occupation, assassin, betrayal, brutality, conspiracy, rebellion, torture, death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1938
Place: prague, germany, central europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
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, sexual, erotic, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, waitress, photographer, surgeon, fondling, love triangle, friendship, fall in love, womanizer, mistress, invasion, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, europe, prague, soviet union, usa ...
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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, defenestration, czech history, european history, nobleman, aristocrat, politician, politics
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: haunted by the past, reunion, countryside, changing the past or future, race against time, homecoming, political unrest, memorial, evil woman, female serial killer, drinking from the bottle, bad dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: central europe
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 7.9
 130
Dukla 61 (2018)
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: catastrophe, miner, czech history, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
Time: year 1961, 1960s
Place: mine
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 6.4
 182
Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, strong female lead, empress, czech history, noblewoman, female protagonist, strong female character, european history, aristocrat
Place: central europe
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 7.0
 17
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: resistance, german abroad, wehrmacht, transmitter, pointing a gun at someone, death by shooting, emotional blackmail, carpet, passive aggressive woman, man in bathtub, passive aggressive behavior, taking off underwear ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, 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, communism, closeted gay, gay, healer, closeted homosexual, czech history, gay protagonist
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe
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 5.9
 518
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: czech history, woman wearing glasses, arrested, death sentence, female lawyer, communism, european history, cell, maid, strong female lead, trial, jail ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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 8.4
 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
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, christmas ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, 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: serious, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: rebellion, communism, lawyer, fighting the system, rebelliousness, political unrest, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, prague, central europe ...
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 5.8
 21
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, memorial, communist, moral dilemma, statue, european history, sculptor, communism, husband wife relationship, artist, suicide, monument ...
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, election, father son relationship, czech history, monarch
Time: 14th century
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, jail, strong female lead, train station, execution, arrest, resistance, imprisonment, bravery, friendship between women, folk song ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
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: opera singer, strong female lead, year 1914, secretly observing, czech abroad, italian abroad, czech history, stork, pretending to be someone else, death by shooting, opera house, shot to death ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1915, year 1916
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, 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: curse, magic, arrest, fever, fight, blood on face, debt, falling off horse, accidental death, coach, bandit, jail ...
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The Night Overtakes Me (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: concentration camp, prisoner, hysterical outburst, death by shooting, bossy woman, cutting someone's hair, clothed male naked female, czech history, female politician, loss of mother, prison guard, medical experiment ...
Time: year 1942, 1930s, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic, 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: resistance movement, doubt, cathedral, shoot out, ss, crypt, saboteur, german officer, nazi officer, paratrooper, european history, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, 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: suicide by hanging, pub, suicide, hospital, bomber, sea, german, european history, air raid, dance, disfigurement, jockey ...
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: burning, kidnapping, king, chess, intrigue, pub, nobleman, 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, musician, european history, composer
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: czech history, incognito, noblewoman, learning the truth, double standard, nobleman, european history, sexism, mistaken identity, castle, bishop, missing person ...
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 drama, true crime, conspiracy theory, judiciary, rumor, small town, attorney, courtroom, prosecutor, flashback ...
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: dancer, world war two, musician, jazz, pianist, ballet, jazz musician, european history, composer, czech history
Time: 1930s
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