7.5/10
333
2 user

The Assassination (1965)

Atentát (original title)
The assasination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.

Director:

Jirí Sequens (as Sequens)

Writers:

Miloslav Fábera (as Fábera), Kamil Pixa (as Pixa) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The burning of the village of Lidice by Nazi Germany is the only official genocide during the war. The film tells three interconnected stories that all have to do with burning down and the ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Nikolaev
Stars: Karel Roden, Zuzana Fialová, Zuzana Bydzovská
Happy End (1967)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A dark comedy about a murder and its consequences presented in a backwards manner, where death is actually a rebirth. The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Vladimír Mensík, Jaroslava Obermaierová, Josef Abrhám
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

Director: John Guillermin
Stars: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden
Anthropoid (2016)
Biography | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.

Director: Sean Ellis
Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Robert Sedlácek
Stars: Jirí Bábek, Karel Dobrý, Martin Finger
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Karel Marsálek
Stars: Reinhard Heydrich, Adolf Hitler, Emil Hácha
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Radoslav Brzobohatý ... Adolf Opálka alias nadporucík Král (as Brzobohatý)
Rudolf Jelínek ... Jan Kubis alias rosmistr. Strnad (as Jelínek)
Ladislav Mrkvicka ... Josef Gabcík alias rosmistr Vyskocil (as Mrkvicka)
Ludek Munzar ... nadporucík Sedlák (as Munzar)
Jirí Kodet ... rosmistr Tousek (as Kodet)
Josef Vinklár ... rotný Karel Vrbas (as Vinklár)
Siegfried Loyda ... Reinhard Heydrich (as Loyda)
Harry Studt ... Admirál Canaris (as Studt)
Wolf Goette Wolf Goette ... esesák Jacobi (as Goette)
Gerhard Rachold Gerhard Rachold ... SS-Sturmbannführer Görke (as Rachold)
Harald Halgardt Harald Halgardt ... (as Halgardt)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vlastimil Canek Vlastimil Canek ... rotmistr Zelinka (as Canek)
Eduard Dubský ... plukovnik Horst (as Dubský)
Jaroslav Dufek ... rotmistr Tolar (as Dufek)
Ivan Foustka Ivan Foustka ... gestapák Pawlitz (as Foustka)
Edit

Storyline

It is autumn 1941. Acting Reichsprotector Reinhard Heydrich has taken up his position in the occupied Czech lands and Moravia. His old rival from the Nazi supremoes, Admiral Canaris, objects to Heydrich's cruelty, which raises great hatred everywhere he goes. Meanwhile, selected Czechoslovak soldiers undergo paratrooper training in Great Britain; the soldiers are then to be dropped into Czech territory to support the local resistance. Several groups of well-trained men will soon see their homeland. Written by NFA.cz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech

Release Date:

20 August 1965 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Assassination See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Particka: Episode #7.1 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed