Movies: Best Movies in Slovak(Slovenčina)

Slovak ( SLOH-va(h)k; endonym: slovenčina [ˈslɔʋentʂina] or slovenský jazyk [ˈslɔʋenskiː ˈjazik]), or Slovakian, is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group, written in Latin script. It is part of the Indo-European language family, and is one of the Slavic languages, which are part of the larger Balto-Slavic branch. Spoken by approximately 5 million people as a native language, primarily ethnic Slovaks, 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 very high mutual intelligibility, 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, as well as other Slavic languages. ()

Slovak is spoken in Slovakia, Serbia, Ukraine, Romania and Hungary and 795 movies (between 1921 and 2024) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Czechoslovakia (405). Popular genres for Slovak movies are Drama (371), Documentary (152) and Comedy (135). Invalid (2023), The Shop on Main Street (1965), Candidate (2013), LokalFilmis (2015) and Evil (2012) are among the best known & most successful Slovak movies.

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1h 48min | Comedy, Drama
3.6/5 (with 2 votes)

Grumpy handyman Laco loses everything to a group of mobsters. Now wheelchair-bound and with his life spiraling, it's his new friend Gabo, a local Roma who helps Laco see things with a new perspective. Revenge is sweet.

Directed by Jonáš Karásek - With Gregor Hološka, Zdeněk Godla, Ivo Gogál, Helena Krajčiová, Svätopluk Malachovský, Sáva Popovič, ...

The Shop on Main Street(1965)

2h 8min | Drama, War
4.0/5 (with 47 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.


1h 46min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 5 votes)

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

Directed by Jonáš Karásek - With Marek Majeský, Monika Hilmerová, Michal Dlouhý, Michal Kubovčík, Pavel Nový, Ján Jackuliak, ...


1h 18min | Animation, Comedy
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

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1h 20min | Horror
2.6/5 (with 7 votes)

A documentary crew who specialize in recording paranormal phenomena accept a stranger’s offer to shoot in his house. As the house begins to reveal its secrets, though, the friends discover that they’ve stumbled onto something truly evil.

Two Syllables Behind(2005)

1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love

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66 Seasons(2003)

1h 26min | Documentary

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.

Directed by Peter Kerekes - With Éva Bandor, Kateřina Pošová

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.

Na krásnom modrom Dunaji(1994)

2h 3min | Comedy
2.4/5 (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.


23min | Documentary

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(1972)

1h 27min | Drama

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
3.0/5 (with 3 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
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The Devil Does Not Sleep(1957)

1h 35min | Comedy
2.4/5 (with 2 votes)

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.


14min | Documentary

Documentary portrait of the life of circus artists during their winter break.



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 documentary féerie about the problems with tourists from abroad. How foreigners “invade” our homeland. A series of minute observations on life under so-called “real socialism” provokes sparkling ironic and satirical commentary—a broadside against the bankrupt Communist system.

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.

Water and Labour(1963)

3.1/5 (with 4 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.


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.

A Path Across the Danube(1989)

1h 29min | Drama, TV Movie
2.2/5 (with 3 votes)

In WWII, Czechoslovakia split into the Slovak State and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Former pilot Viktor Lesa works for the Slovak Railway Mail and often comes to the border town of Ludendorf, the former Czech town of Bfeclav. In order to impress a young female colleague, he redirects an important package. The Gestapo shows up in the town and Lesa together with a Jewish clerk, Tichacek, have to run for their lives . They ride a cargo train to Slovakia and they decide to escape to Hungary by crossing the Danube.

Socialist Zombie Massacre(2014)

1h 34min | Comedy, Horror
3.6/5 (with 3 votes)

A Soviet nerve gas turns Czechoslovakian schoolkids into zombies.


In the 1990s post-communist Slovakia, former woods worker Miki takes his chances to start doing business at a local level and climb up the ladder to become the biggest mafia boss in the country.

The Sheriff Behind Bars(1966)

1h 34min | Drama
2.2/5 (with 3 votes)

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
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A woman prisoner is harshly incarcerated and suddenly released.

Directed by Peter Solan

Soul at Peace(2009)

1h 38min | Drama
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)

The story of the highwayman and folk hero, Juraj Janosik.

Directed by Viktor Kubal

The Song of the Grey Pigeon(1961)

1h 38min | Drama, War
3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

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
3.1/5 (with 4 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...

The Bloody Lady(1980)

1h 12min | History, Horror, Animation
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

The folktale about Bloody Lady Bathory, doomed to bathe in the blood of young girls in order to be forever youthful herself.

Directed by Viktor Kubal

The Father(2009)

44min | Drama
2.1/5 (with 1 vote)

A spiritual drama about an ordinary man, who is losing his only child. The story tells us about useless conflicts in our lives, and shows the depth of human soul.

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