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Movies: Best Movies in Slovak(Slovenčina)

Slovak ( (listen)) or less frequently Slovakian, is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group. Spoken by approximately 5 million people as a native language, it serves as the official language of Slovakia and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Slovak is closely related to Czech, to the point of mutual intelligibility to a very high degree, as well as Polish. Like other Slavic languages, Slovak is a fusional language with a complex system of morphology and relatively flexible word order. Its vocabulary has been extensively influenced by Latin and German. and other Slavic languages. The Czech–Slovak group developed within West Slavic in the high medieval period, and the standardization of Czech and Slovak within the Czech–Slovak dialect continuum emerged in the early modern period. In the later mid-19th century, the modern Slovak alphabet and written standard became codified by Ľudovít Štúr and reformed by Martin Hattala. The Moravian dialects spoken in the western part of the country along the border with the Czech Republic are also sometimes classified as Slovak, although some of their western variants are closer to Czech; they nonetheless form the bridge dialects between the two languages. Slovak speakers are also found in the Slovak dias... ()

Slovak is spoken in Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Hungary and Slovakia and 330 movies (between 1921 and 2020) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Slovakia (181). Popular genres for Slovak movies are Drama (149), Comedy (54) and Documentary (53). The Shop on Main Street (1965), Candidate (2013), LokalFilmis (2015), Legenda o lietajúcom Cypriánovi (2010) and Otec (1982) are among the best known & most successful Slovak movies.


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The Shop on Main Street(1965)

2h 8min | Drama, War
4.0/5 (with 20 votes)

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.

Candidate(2013)

3.4/5 (with 4 votes)

It is a fiction movie about the background of one presidential election campaign. It is a real story, that never happened.

LokalFilmis(2015)

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Na krásnom modrom Dunaji(1994)

2h 3min
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A crazy comedy about three bohemian friends whose fascination with adventures verging on breaking the law, sexual freedom, loose entertainment and no fears of the consequences bring them even to partaking in the theft of an Andy Warhol painting.

Arsy-Versy(2009)

23min

The film is a story of a mother and her son Lubos who lives in a world turned upside-down, or, arsy-versy. Lubos broke free from the world as generally conceived by others to arrive at the supreme human-nature symbiosis; he flew away to a planet purely inhabited by butterflies - intelligent beings. The sole focus of his life energy, enriched by a great deal of empathy, is being channelled into his amateur photography and film making, the climax of his fascination with natural phenomenon being his unique study of bats. By way of communicating with the upside-down creatures he is fascinated with, he attempts to achieve the utmost understanding between man and beast. He is assisted by his mother who has been a great research and life.

Zajtra bude neskoro(1973)

1h 27min | Drama, War

1943. Captain Ian Nalepke, Chief of Staff of the Slovak regiment, bearing protection of military facilities in the small town of Belarus contacts the partisansand passes to them the obtained information about upcoming operations of the German forces.

Absolut Warhola(2001)

1h 20min | Documentary
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Absolut Warhola is a 2001 film directed by Stanislaw Mucha about Andy Warhol's extended family, whom he never met, from rural Slovakia. The film follows the filmmakers as they travel through eastern Slovakia to interview Warhol's surviving relatives, ethnic-Ruthenians living near the Polish border in Miková, and to visit the Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art in Medzilaborce. The museum is shown to be in a poor state, with the museum director and staff openly soliciting donations from the viewer and giving out the museum's bank account details.

Directed by Stanislaw Mucha

Goat(2015)

1h 15min | Drama
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Peter "Koza" Baláz is a former Olympic boxer. He and his partner, Misa, live in a dilapidated housing estate, constantly struggling to make ends meet. Misa learns that she is expecting a child and decides to terminate her pregnancy. In order to earn some much-needed cash and possibly change Misa's mind. He and his manager Zvonko embark on a "tour", where success is not measured in victories, but in the amount of blows that Koza can take.

Directed by Ivan Ostrochovský - With Peter Baláž, Ján Franek

The Devil Does Not Sleep(1957)

1h 35min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Episodic film consisting of three satirical shorts ('Smutný káder', 'Typický prípad' and 'Vel'korysá kampaň') comically exposing the shortcomings of society. In the interval between each short, a committee recognising themselves in the characters on screen, voice their approval or disapproval of each film. .

Učenie(1965)

14min

Documentary film about apprentice youth about to enter real life.

Old Shatterhand Came to See Us(1966)

12min | Documentary
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A short experimental documentary about tourism and travel from the director of Pictures of the Old World.

A Suspended Game(1980)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

While playing Indians two Czechoslovak pioneers are captured by the criminal who wants to cross the border illegally.

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Konecná stanica(2004)

1h 34min | Comedy

A successful Slovak film adaptation of the eponymous play Radošina Naive Theatre.

The Drummer for the Red Cross(1977)

13min | Documentary
3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Colourful orphanage life.

Mahuliena, Golden Maiden(1987)

2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

The adventure fairy-tale about the brave prince and his faithful butler Jan wandering together.

Directed by Miloslav Luther - With Lara Naszinsky, Heinz Moog, Jiří Krytinář, Hana Gajdošová-Letková, Rémi Martin, Miroslav Noga, ...

Triptych o láske(1980)

1h 22min

TV movie "Triptych of love" was created by short stories by famous Slovak writer Ladislava Nádaši - Jégeho. Historical themes in his works have an ambition to bring over to look attractive environment and time bygone era strong dramatic stories and exciting human destinies. Renaissance short stories from the collection "Italy" are a variety of views from different backgrounds, linking theme of many forms of love, its tones and semitones, from bitterly ridiculous after tragic. Screenwriter Ján Števček that dramatically processed three Jégeho stories.

Water and Labour(1963)

9min
3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Ethnographic documentary emphasising the beauty and value of technical monuments and points to the wisdom with which past generations lived in harmony with nature.

Osadné(2009)

1h 5min | Documentary

The mayor of OSADNE, Mr. Ladislav Mikulasko, is a political record-holder. He has held the position of the village boss for a respectful thirty-six years. His spiritual counterpart, the Orthodox priest, Peter Soroka, has buried fifty people and christened two children over the past five years. The mayor and priest have decided to fight for the survival of the village, together with their wives who are their important shadow advisers.

Vacations at Grandma's(1976)

4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

An original television film about a city who goes to the village for vacations and finds real friends there.

Socialist Zombie Massacre(2014)

1h 34min | Comedy, Horror
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A Soviet nerve gas turns Czechoslovakian schoolkids into zombies.

66 Seasons(2003)

1h 26min

A documentary film about the Kosice swimming pool where history came to bathe. Seen through several stories which unfolded between the years 1936 and 2002, the film captures 66 seasons at the popular swimming pool, and the same number of years in the history of Central and Eastern Europe.

Dialogue(1968)

1h 18min | Drama, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

"Using the same, three times repeating dialogue – dramatic conversation between man and woman – Jerzy Skolimowski from Poland, Slovak director Peter Solan and Czech director Zbynìk Brynych shot three different stories. The result was an extraordinary experiment in the world cinema, which we can call an insight in the relationships of men and women of different age groups, an analysis of love and marriage of those who are at the beginning, in the middle or going towards the end of their life.".

Silent Days(2019)

The film is separated into four chapters, each tracking a different group of protagonists who all have one thing in common – they were born deaf. Little Sandra likes to play football and admires Ronaldinho. Marián worships trains and wants to be an engine driver. Teenagers Alena and René are expecting a baby and long for it to be born healthy. The trio of Roman, Kristián and Karmen help their parents by collecting junk to be sold and dream of one day having a house with a flush toilet.

The Sheriff Behind Bars(1965)

1h 34min | Drama
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A dramatic story from the setting of a youth de tention center. Youngster Jakub, out of delusory solidarity, gets convicted of theft and goes to prison in place ofthe "sheriff" of his gang. He naively hopes that the sheriff will appreciate his gesture and leaves the stolen goods in a safe hideaway to later divide them fairly among the gang members. This conviction gives Jakub the strength to endure the unbearable conditions in the center. But reality is often much harsher than naive ideals and hollow relations in the gang.

Be Sure to Behave(1968)

24min | Drama

A woman prisoner is harshly incarcerated and suddenly released.

Soul at Peace(2009)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Set against the majestic mountains of central Slovakia, first time director Vladimir Balko explores the difficulties and challenges one former inmate must face upon his release from prison. Tono has just been released after a five-year stint in prison for lumber theft. Although attempting to stay on the straight and narrow, Tono is faced with many obstacles including building a relationship with his son, saving his now fragile marriage, and avoiding the tempting lure of his previous life of crime. A story of friendship and betrayal, SOUL AT PEACE was an official selection at the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Brigand Jurko(1976)

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Viktor Kubal

The Song of the Grey Pigeon(1961)

1h 38min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

An unusual children's film set during World War II in Czechoslovakia, this compelling drama unfolds five different segments that present the war through the eyes of three youngsters. The three have a series of adventures which include saving a soldier from being captured by the Germans, helping out the resistance fighters, and meeting up with a young Russian woman trained in guerrilla warfare. As they learn more about life and danger, various circumstances constantly recall the reality of war itself. The title comes from a wounded pigeon under the care of one of the youngsters.

The House(2011)

1h 37min | Drama, Kids & Family
2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

Stone by stone, Imrich is building a small house for his daughter Eva almost entirely on his own. But for Eva, who is about to graduate from school, the prospect of moving into the house is about as appealing as being imprisoned in a jail she herself has helped to build. She has very different plans for her future...

Commuters(1988)

4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Occupied by family problems, a 13 year old Vojto takes every responsibility around the house. One day while on a train to school, he sees this girl, Kajka, and falls madly in love with her. Despite his busy life, he decides to win her heart by any means possible.

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