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This is a chronological list of films that make up the Cinema of Slovakia. There may be an early overlap especially between Slovak and Hungarian films when the two nations shared the Kingdom of Hungary, later between Slovak and Czech films when the two nations shared Czecho-Slovakia or Czechoslovakia. The list should attempt to document films that are either Slovak-produced or associated with Slovak culture. Please see the detailed A-Z of films currently covered on Wikipedia at Category:Slovak films, List of Czechoslovakian films, and Category:Czech films.

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Before 1920Edit

Title Director Cast, notes Genre Year
A Camp of Zingari Gypsies 1-minute British short, unknown location in the Kingdom of Hungary Documentary 1897
Traveling through the Váh Valley — the Váh River Travel
Testing the Police Dogs in Bratislava — Prešporok, now Bratislava Newsreel
Skiing at Tatranská Lomnica Tatranská Lomnica Newsreel
The Košice Institute of Corrections for Children Košice Documentary
The Košice Promenade on the Screen Košice Travel
A Trip to the Tatras Including: Arriving at Štrbské Pleso, A View of the Ridge, Farewell Travel 1918
Unveiling a Patriot Statue in Nitra — statue by Sándor Finta Newsreel 1918
Palm Sunday in Vajnory Visit by Governor Vavro Šrobár Newsreel 1919
The Red Army Victory Celebration in Košice Including: Béla Kún: "Proletariat of Košice!"Hungarian communist takeover of Košice Newsreel 1919
Snowdrop from the Tatras Olaf Larus-Racek Ema Švandová-Kadlecová, Rudolf Kadlec; Czech-made with Slovak lead character, partly on location in Slovakia Drama 1919

1920sEdit

Title Director Cast, notes Genre Year
Jánošík Jaroslav Jerry Siakeľ Theodor Pištěk, Mária Fábryová Drama 1921
Siciliana − Princess Kanningsten's Necklace Imrich Darányi Július Oláh, Ada Vojtíšková Adventure 1921
Little Witch from the Grove Ján Moncoľ Zuzana Piaterová-Koniarová, Zuzana Bútorová Drama 1922
Nosferatu Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau On location at Orava Castle, the High Tatras, the Váh near Strečno; no Slovak content Horror 1922
Wallachian Year at Rožnov pod Radhoštěm Cyril Kašpar Produced by Tatrafilm Trenčín about Slovak-related Wallach culture in Moravia Documentary 1925
Štrbské Pleso Czech-produced Travel 1925
Tracing the Slovak Folk Karol Plicka Non-actors Documentary 1928
The High Tatras Sponsored by the Masaryk Folk Educational Institute, Prague Travel 1929
Through Mountains and Valleys Karol Plicka Non-actors Documentary 1929

1930sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
Storm over the Tatras Ferdinand Pujman, Tomáš Trnka Synchronization of nature shots and music by Vítězslav Novák Experimental 1932
Flowers in the Tatras Nature 1932
The Earth Sings Karol Plicka Non-actors Documentary 1933
The Tatras in the Sun, Fog, and Storm Sponsored by the Masaryk Folk Educational Institute, Prague Nature 1933
Jánošík Martin Frič Paľo Bielik, Zlata Hajdúková Drama 1935
Tracing Slovaks from New York to the Mississippi Karol Plicka Non-actors Documentary 1937

1940sEdit

Title Director Cast, notes Genre Year
A Trip to the Tatras Sponsored by Školfilm, Bratislava Travel 1942
From the Tatras to the Sea of Azov Július Kovačevič Slovak Army progress on the Eastern Front Documentary 1942
Life Is Rising from the Ruins Ján Kadár Kadár's first film Documentary 1945
Diary from the Tatras Travel 1946
Up the North Face of Kriváň Karol Skřipský Sports 1947
Beware...! Martin Frič Paľo Bielik, Július Pántik Drama 1947
Wolves' Lairs Paľo Bielik Beta Poničanová, Jozef Budský Drama 1948
The Devil's Wall Václav Wasserman Andrej Bagar, František Zvarík Drama 1949
Road of Steel Vladimír Bahna Banská Štiavnica railroad Documentary 1949
Cathy Ján Kadár Božena Obrnová, František Dibarbora Comedy 1949

1950sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
Kathy Ján Kadár Božena Obrová, Július Pántik Comedy 1950
Dam Paľo Bielik Alexander Kautnik, Gustáv Valach Drama 1950
The Struggle Will End Tomorrow Miroslav Cikán Elo Romančík, Vladimír Petruška Drama 1951
Young Hearts Václav Kubásek Karol Machata, Hana Kavalírová Drama 1952
Rainbow Over Slovakia Vladimír Bahna feature-long Documentary 1952
The Mountains Are Stirring Paľo Bielik Anton Tihelka, Oľga Adamčíková Drama 1952
Hamlets Have Started Off Anton Thielka, Oľga Adamčíková Drama 1952
Friday the 13th Ondrej Jariabek, Oľga Adamčíková Comedy 1953
Unplowed Field Vladimír Bahna Samuel Adamčík, Frída Bachletová Drama 1954
Native Country Josef Mach Heda Melicherová, Martin Ťapák Musical 1954
Wooden Village Andrej Lettrich Samuel Adamčík, Andrej Bagar Drama 1955
The Last Witch Vladimír Bahna Oľga Zöllnerová, Mikuláš Huba Drama 1957
St. Peter's Umbrella Vladislav Pavlovič, Frigyes Bán   Samuel Adamčík, Mari Töröcsik (co-production with Hungary) Comedy 1958
Captain Dabač Paľo Bielik Ladislav Chudík, Hilda Augustovičová Drama 1959

1960sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
The Sun in a Net Štefan Uher Marián Bielik, Jana Beláková Drama 1963
Let the One Who Is without Sin... Dimitrij Plichta Ján Mistrík, Marie Málková Drama 1963
The Case of Barnabáš Kos Peter Solan Josef Kemr, Jarmila Košťová Drama 1965
The Shop on Main Street Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos Jozef Kroner, Ida Kamińska Drama 1965
Sheriff Behind Bars Dimitrij Plichta Otakar Prajzner, Martin Štěpánek Drama 1965
Contract with the Devil Jozef Zachar Martin Gregor, František Dibarbora Drama 1967
Call of the Demons Andrej Lettrich Ladislav Chudík, Viliam Polónyi Caper 1967
The Man Who Lies Alain Robbe-Grillet   Jean-Louis Trintignant, Zuzana Kocúriková (French co-production) Drama 1968
The Gala in the Botanical Garden Elo Havetta Slavoj Urban, Nina Divíšková Comedy 1969
322 Dušan Hanák Václav Lohinský, Lucyna Winnicka Drama 1969

1970sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
The Copper Tower Martin Hollý Jr. Štefan Kvietik, Ivan Rajniak Drama 1970
See You in Hell, Friends Juraj Jakubisko Olinka Bérová, Nino Besozzi (premiered, not released) Drama 1970
Eden and After Alain Robbe-Grillet   Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer (French co-production) Drama 1970
If I Had a Rifle Štefan Uher Marián Bernát, Jozef Grát Drama 1971
Pictures of the Old World Dušan Hanák Non-actors Documentary 1972
Eagle Feather Martin Hollý Jr. Ivan Mistrík, Ivan Rajniak Drama 1972
Red Wine I, II Andrej Lettrich Štefan Kvietik, Emília Vašáryová (TV, theatrical release 1976) Drama 1972
Lilies of the Field Elo Havetta Lotar Radványi, Vladimír Kostovič Drama 1973
Fever Martin Hollý Jr. Michal Dočolomanský, Gustáv Valach Drama 1975
Pacho, the Highwayman of Hybe Martin Ťapák Jozef Kroner, Dušan Blaškovič Comedy 1976
Rosy Dreams Dušan Hanák Juraj Nvota, Iva Bittová Drama 1977
Winner Dušan Trančík Jaroslav Tomsa, Dagmar Kováčiková Drama 1979
And I'll Run to the End of the World Peter Solan Aneta Lakatošová, Ivan Mistrík Drama 1979

1980sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
Spadla z oblakov Radim Cvrček Zuzana Pravňanská Fiction 1981
Night Riders Martin Hollý Radoslav Brzobohatý, Michal Dočolomanský, Soňa Valentová, Leopold Haverl Historical, drama 1981
The Assistant Zoro Záhon Gábor Koncz Drama 1982
She Grazed Horses on Concrete Štefan Uher Milka Zimková, Veronika Jelínková Comedy, drama 1982
The Salt Prince Martin Hollý Libuše Šafránková, Karol Machata, Gábor Nagy, Jozef Kroner Fairytale 1983
A Thousand-year-old Bee Juraj Jakubisko Štefan Kvietik, Michal Dočolomanský Historical 1983
The Feather Fairy Juraj Jakubisko Giulietta Masina, Valerie Kaplanová, Soňa Valentová, Tobias Hoesl Fairytale 1985
The Fountain for Suzanne Dušan Rapoš Eva Vejmělková, Jiří Bábek Musical 1985
Freckled Max and the Spooks Juraj Jakubisko Comedy 1987

1990sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Year
Island of Long Ears Jozef Slovák, Jozef Heriban Marian Zednikovič, Marian Labuda, Barbara Philine Comedy 1990
Private Lives Dušan Hanák Jana Šulcová, Magda Vášáryová, Václav Helšus Drama 1991
All Together (the Slovak Way) Eva Štefankovičová Events in 1990 Documentary 1991
Tenderness Martin Šulík Maria Pakulnisová, Gejza Benkő, Iva Bittová, György Cserhalmi Drama 1992
It's Better to Be Rich and Healthy Than Poor and Sick Juraj Jakubisko Deana Horváthová, Dagmar Veškrnová, Juraj Kukura Comedy 1992
The Fountain for Suzanne 2 Dušan Rapoš Pavol Habera, Eva Vejmělková, Maroš Kramár Musical 1992
Earthly Restlessness Eduard Grečner Marta Sládečková, Jana Nagyová, Michal Gučik Drama 1993
Angel of Mercy Miloslav Luther Ingrid Timková, Juraj Šimko Drama 1993
Everything I Like Martin Šulík Juraj Nvota, Gina Bellmanová, Zdena Studenková, Jiří Menzel Drama 1993
On the Beautiful Blue Danube Štefan Semjan Juraj Johanides, Vladimír Hajdu, Sylvia Šuvadová Comedy 1994
The Garden Martin Šulík Roman Luknár, Zuzana Šulajová Drama 1995
Jašek's Dream Eduard Grečner Emil Horváth Jr., Zuzana Kapráliková, Branislav Mišík Drama 1996
Suzanne Dušan Rapoš Eva Vejmělková, Maroš Kramár, Boleslav Polívka Drama 1996
Blue Sky Eva Borušovičová Zita Kabátová, Emília Vášáryová, Slávka Halčáková Comedy 1997
Orbis Pictus Martin Šulík Dorota Nvotová, Marián Zednikovič, Július Satinský Drama 1997
The Camp of Fallen Women Laco Halama Juraj Kukura, Dana Dinková, Hana Gregorová, Mahulena Bočanová Drama 1997
Nejasná správa o konci sveta Juraj Jakubisko Drama 1997
Rivers of Babylon Vladimír Balco Andrej Hryc, Diana Mórová, Vladimír Hajdu Political satire 1998
All My Loved Ones Matej Mináč   Czech Republic Josef Abrahám, Jiří Bartoška, Libuše Šafránková Drama 1999
The Fountain for Suzanne 3 Dušan Rapoš Eva Vejmělková, Alessandro Coari, Marián Labuda Musical 1999

Minority co-production participation:

Country Title Director Cast Genre Year
  Ravenous Antonia Bird Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeremy Davies Comedy, horror 1999

2000sEdit

2010sEdit

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