Best award winning movies with an alternate history from Czechoslovakia

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an alternate history from Czechoslovakia! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an alternate history from Czechoslovakia, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Shop on Main Street (1965)

In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the town's corrupt hierarchy, Tono wrestles with greed and guilt as he and Rozalie gradually befriend each other. When the authorities order all Jews in town to be rounded up, Tono faces a moral dilemma unlike any he's known before.

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1965-09-09 | Drama / War

Cast

Ida Kamińska, Jozef Kroner

Rating

rating icon 7.513
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #110 for
    orwellian
  2. Ranked #162 for
    timely reminder
  3. Ranked #227 for
    gut-wrenching

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2 The Secret of Steel City (1979)

The film is a metaphor for the Cold War. It depicts two neighbouring nations: peace loving Fortuna and the not so peaceful land of the Steel City.

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1979-05-11 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Martin Růžek, Josef Vinklář

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4228 for
    orwellian
  2. Ranked #4707 for
    futuristic society
  3. Ranked #5814 for
    poorly choreographed

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3 Diamonds of the Night (1964)

A 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 themes of war and anti-Nazism and concerns itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity.

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1964-09-25 | Drama

Cast

Ladislav Janský, Antonín Kumbera

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #86 for
    vertiginous
  2. Ranked #104 for
    cinema verite
  3. Ranked #113 for
    impressionistic

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4 The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (1958)

As the world progresses into the industrial age, a professor studying the "nature of pure matter" is spirited away by a would-be dictator and connived into building a super-bomb, as a young reporter and a girl rescued from the sea attempt to warn him of their mutual kidnapper's intentions to dominate the world with a new and more-deadly-yet weapon.

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1958-08-22 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Lubor Tokoš, Jana Zatloukalová

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #234 for
    blasphemous
  2. Ranked #356 for
    low-key approach
  3. Ranked #477 for
    matte shot

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5 Ikarie XB 1 (1963)

The year is 2163. Starship Ikaria XB 1 embarks on a mission deep into space in search of alien life. During their perilous journey the crew confront the effects of a malignant dark star, the destructive legacy of the 20th century and, ultimately, the limits of their own sanity.

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1963-07-26 | Science Fiction

Cast

Zdeněk Štěpánek, František Smolík

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #459 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #1171 for
    naff
  3. Ranked #1594 for
    futuristic technology

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6 The Witches Cave (1989)

An interstellar expedition is sent to study a strange planet. Despite the fact that creatures from various Earth time periods inhabit the world, the natives possess metal swords, even though they should have no knowledge of such weaponry.

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1989-01-01 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Sergey Zhigunov, Marina Levtova

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6828 for
    based on a video game
  2. Ranked #8560 for
    like a pot of gold
  3. Ranked #8806 for
    lamer

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7 The Royal Hunt (1990)

Russian general have to find and bring back to St. Petersburg girl claiming her right to the throne...

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1990-06-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Nikolay Eryomenko, Svetlana Kryuchkova

Rating

rating icon 3.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2131 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #2810 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #4052 for
    little iffy

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8 Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)

In this zany Czechoslovakian comedy, a scientist invents a machine that projects a sleeping person's dream on a screen; disaster soon follows when the machine malfunctions and the cartoon-like dream characters become very real!

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1966-08-26 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Dana Medřická, Jiří Sovák

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1729 for
    mischievous
  2. Ranked #2114 for
    bawdy
  3. Ranked #2375 for
    madcap comedy

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9 Cybernetic Grandma (1963)

Trnka’s sci-fi vision of the future in which machines and robots try to substitute themselves into the most beautiful human relationships. A cybernetic robot is supposed to substitute for the loving grandmother of a little girl. The wise grandmother, however, comes back and the girl finds the warmth of her grandmother’s loving arms again. Trnka’s artistic ideas in this film can be described as both poetically fragile and dramatically cautionary.

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1963-02-15 | Animation / Science Fiction

Cast

Otýlie Beníšková, Jana Werichová

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4732 for
    inorganic acting
  2. Ranked #5212 for
    futuristic society
  3. Ranked #7511 for
    futuristic technology

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10 Adela Has Not Had Supper Yet (1978)

When famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy, the Gardener, who supposedly died years ago in a swamp...

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1978-08-04 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Michal Dočolomanský, Rudolf Hrušínský

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #918 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #2352 for
    pulpy
  3. Ranked #3031 for
    femme fatale

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