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Films and TV Series made in or filmed in Prague / the Czech Republic

In 2015 Czech Tourism put a dedicated web site online along with an iOS / Android mobile app for film locations in Prague / the Czech Republic. † = significant use of recognisable Czech/Prague locales

The Student Of Prague (1913)

Exteriors shot in locations in and around Prague Castle, including Zlatá ulička and the Daliborka tower - from praguereporter.com
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The Bridge At Remagen (1969)

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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

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Operation: Daybreak (1975)

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Yentl (1983)

The town of Žatec doubled for rural Poland
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Amadeus (1984)

Externals shots of the French Embassy
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Howling II: Your Sister Is A Werewolf (1985)

Primarily filmed in Barrandov Studios, with location work done in Prague (don’t miss those cutaways to the Astronomical Clock) and Český Krumlov - from praguereporter.com
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Kafka (1991)

Substantial use of Charles Bridge and external views of Prague castle 'The Castle'
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The Trial (1993)

Lots of Prague used especially back streets to maintain the intensity of the film. Substantial use of Muzeum's staircase and internals, the Hotel Forum and St Barbara's Church in Kutná Hora.
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Immortal Beloved (1994)

Substantial use of Prague and Kroměříž including Milotice Castle and Buchlovice Chateau
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Mission Impossible (1996)

Substantial use of major Prague landmarks including the national museum (Muzeum), Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, Lichtenstein Palace and Hotel Evropa - the restaurant with the big fish tank and glass window on Old Town Square is not real and does not exist ;-)
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Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)

Shot at Barrandov Studios in Prague and Castles around the Czech Republic including Kost, Dobřichovice, and Pernštejn. Stromovka Park in Prague became the Black Forest - from praguereporter.com
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Les Misérables (1998)

Lots of Prague doubling for er… Paris obviously
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Ravenous (1999)

primarily filmed throughout Slovakia’s snowy Tatra mountains. Interiors, however, were shot at Barrandov Studios in Prague - from praguereporter.com
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Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

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From Hell (2001)

Prague stood in for Victorian London in this Jack the Ripper film starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham. While many exteriors were shot in the UK, primary filming took place in the Czech Republic and often on the cobblestone streets of Prague at night - from praguereporter.com
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A Knight's Tale (2001)

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Spy Game (2001)

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The Pool (2001)

Shot entirely in Prague (albeit primarily in a single suburban home location that makes little use of the city). Noted Czech actress Aňa Geislerová also shows up in a Scream-like intro - from praguereporter.com
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Blade II (2002)

Substantial use of Prague's streets especially in Karlín + scenes of vampires feasting beneath the Negrelli viaduct + a replica of the astronimical clock on Old Town Square features in the big baddy's lair. Many scenes featuring Prague were actually cut from the film but are available as extras on the DVD/blu-ray editions - including a drive through Letenský tunnel.
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Bad Company (2002)

Substantial use of Kampa Island
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XXX (2002)

Substantial use of Obecni Dum for assassination attempt scene. Vlatava river in Prague for final boat scenes. The majestic Vranov nad Dyji in Moravia for castle scenes.
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Hart's War (2002)

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The Bourne Identity (2002)

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Deathwatch (2002)

Rural locations in Prague and Benešov - from praguereporter.com
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The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Filming took place during the massive floods of summer 2002, disrupting filming and almost relocating Sean Connery from his hotel!
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Shanghai Knights (2003)

Substantial use Vlatava river side in Prague, Kutna Hora + Chateau Hluboka (South Bohemia)
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Hellboy (2004)

Primarily filmed at Barrandov Studios, filling for New York City, but keep an eye out for Prague landmarks at Vítkov (as the Bureau of Paranormal Research), the Invalidovna complex (as Bellamie Hospital), and the Czech Ministry of Transport (Machen Library) - from praguereporter.com
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)

Filming almost entirely took place on sets built at Prague Studios, with additional work at the neglected ČKD buildings in Vysočany - from praguereporter.com
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Chasing Liberty (2004)

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Van Helsing (2004)

Hugh Jackman’s monster hunter battles Mr. Hyde atop Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris in the opening scene of Van Helsing - but it’s actually Prague’s Old Town Square with some creative digital f/x. While studio work was done at Universal Studios in Los Angeles and Orlando, most exteriors in the film were shot in and around Prague, including another sequence set under Charles Bridge. Pernštejn Castle filled in for Dracula’s lair in Transylvania - from praguereporter.com
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EuroTrip (2004)

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The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (2005)

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The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Filming primarily took place on sets constructed at Barrandov Studios, with location work done throughout the Czech Republic in Křivoklát, Kačina, Kutná Hora, and Ledeč nad Sázavou - from praguereporter.com
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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

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Oliver Twist (2005)

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A Sound Of Thunder (2005)

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Hostel (2005)

Prague filled in for Bratislava. Lots of great location work on some lesser-seen Prague streets during the first act, though the movie soon moves underground. Filming also took place in Český Krumlov and Nymburk - from praguereporter.com
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Doom (2005)

Doom was shot entirely Prague, though you wouldn’t know it; filling in for the moon, filming entirely took place at Barrandov Studios - from praguereporter.com
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Casino Royale (2006)

Substantial use of:
• Karlín's Danube House (opening sequence "second kill" 00 status attained)
• Strahov Monastery (England's House of Commons)
• Žižkov's army museum (Miami Body World exhibition)
• Prague Ruzyně/Václav Havel airport (Miami International)
• the Grand Hotel Pupp in Karlovy Vary (casino)
• the small town of Loket (doubling for Montenegro)
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Last Holiday (2006)

Substantial use of Karlovy Vary and the Grand Hotel Pupp
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Running Scared (2006)

Prague doubled for New Jersey, USA (!!!)
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The Illusionist (2006)

Prague doubling for Vienna. Substantial use of Prague and Konopiště castles, Divadlo na Vinohradech and areas Český Krumlov plus Tábor (Prague)
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The Omen (2006)

Prague filled in for contemporary Florence, poorly, with Czech-language street signs visible in many scenes. Look out for Charles Bridge, the National Museum, Prague Congress Center, Laterna Magika theater, and the Štefánik Observatory in Petřín among the misused city landmarks - from praguereporter.com + at the end of the film the driven approach to the ominous church is Anglická street ending up at Náměstí Míru (with it's amazing gothic church).
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Hostel: Part II (2007)

Includes scenes in Prague brothel Big Sister with some good location work in Prague early on. Production also took place at locations in Český Krumlov and Karlovy Vary - from praguereporter.com + substantial use of Prague Central Station (Praha Hlavní Nádraží) at one point + the centre of Karlovy Vary near one end of the colonnade
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Hannibal Rising (2007)

Prague filled in for 1950s Paris. Filming locations included numerous central Prague streets, with work also done in Brno - from praguereporter.com
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Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

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Babylon A.D. (2008)

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Wanted (2008)

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G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (2009)

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Echelon Conspiracy (2009)

Extensive external shots of Rudolfinium (as a hotel/casino) + lots of driving around central Prague + one initial scene utilising the Metro doubling for Washington
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Solomon Kane (2009)

Primary filming took place at Prague’s Barrandov Studios; location work around the Czech Republic included scenes shot at Točník Castle - from praguereporter.com
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Psych: 9 (2010)

Primarily filmed in Prague’s Barrandov Studios - from praguereporter.com
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Borgia (Series #1) (2011) [TV series]

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Prague doubling for Moscow including Prague Castle doubling for the Kremlin.
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Red Tails (2012)

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Borgia (Series #2) (2013) [TV series]

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Snowpiercer (2013)

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1864 (Series #1) (2014) [TV series]

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The Musketeers (Series #1) (2014) [TV series]

Substantial use of castles Bouzov and Pernštejn in Olomouc plus the picturesque Kutna Hora, Vyborg and Peterhof including the Grand Palace in Peterhof and the big Gatchina palace. See also Radio Times - The Musketeers travel guide to the Czech Republic
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Borgia (Series #3) (2014) [TV series]

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Child 44 (2015)

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The Transporter (Series #2) (2015) [TV series]

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Emperor (2015)

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The Musketeers (Series #2) (2015) [TV series]

Substantial use of Prachovske Skaly rock formations, Chateu Dobris, Ploskovice Castle, Strahov Monastery, Svihov Castle and the Abbey Of Kladruby. See also Radio Times - How to visit the backdrop of The Musketeers
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Marguerite (2015)

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Extraction (2015)

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Legends (Series #2) (2016) [TV series]

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The Zookeeper’s Wife (2016)

Crews transformed Josefov Fortress in Jaroměř, East Bohemia, into the Warsaw Ghetto, and the square in Žatec, one of the oldest royal towns known for growing hops and brewing beer, represented other parts of Warsaw. The Warsaw Zoo replica was built completely at the Prague Fairgrounds - details from czechtourism.com
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Anthropoid (2016)

Shot in Prague’s Resslova street near St. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral. The crypt where the parachutists hid from the Nazis was built on the Barrandov lot, at 1:1 scale. Other Czech locations included Zvonařka and Invalidovna. The winter scenes were made in hot July on artificial snow in the former military grounds in Brdy, Central Bohemia - details from czechtourism.com
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Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

The film opens with a high-speed chase along Prague's Náplavka. Other places in Prague include streets near Prague Castle and Strahov including Loretánské náměstí, and the main train station, Praha hlavní nádraží. Some of the tunnels seem to be in the Old Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bubeneč, which has been in many films shot in Prague. The vampire stronghold is Hluboká Castle in South Moravia. It was in real life once owned by the Schwarzenberg family and was also featured in Shanghai Knights. The Lycans are much lower class and have their hangout at the abandoned rail yard at Nákladové nádraží Žižkov in Prague 3 - details from prague.tv. About 70 percent of the film was made in five Barrandov sound stages, and the rest on location around the country. For example, shooting in Prague took place at the Main Train Station; on Španělská, Vinohradská, Ke Hradu, and Nerudova streets; and on the Prague boardwalk; shoots in České Budějovice took place at the chateau of Hluboká, and in Kutná Hora at St. Barbara’s Cathedral - details from czechtourism.com + Filming primarily took place on sets constructed at Barrandov, but Hluboká Chateau served as the vampire’s castle, and the Žižkov railway station was home to the werewolves - from praguereporter.com
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The Musketeers (Series #3) (2016) [TV series]

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Personal Shopper (2016)

While the movie was primarily shot in Paris, the central ‘haunted house’ location - where Kristen Stewart’s character may or may not encounter the ghost of her dead brother - was a building on the outskirts of Prague - from praguereporter.com
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Knightfall (Series #1) (2017) [TV series]

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Interlude In Prague (2017)

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Borg vs McEnroe (2017)

They shot at locations in Göteborg, Stockholm, Prague, London, and Monaco, but most of the movie was made in Prague. The central Wimbledon court was recreated in the Štvanice tennis court where scenes of the 1980 Wimbledon finale were shot - details from czechtourism.com
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Britannia (2017) [TV series]

The filmmakers also used Prague Barrandov studios, as well as formations in the Bohemian Karst - Velká Amerika quarry near Karlštejn, Prachov Rocks and Hrubá skála in Bohemian Paradise. Film tourism is very popular among British tourists, so the travel agency On Foot Holidays has seized this opportunity and started guiding tourists on active holidays in the footsteps of the Britannia series - details from czechtourism.com
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Genius (Series #1) (2017) [TV series]

Various parts filmed at Hotel des Invalides in Karlin, Prague 8
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Singularity (2017)

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The Man With The Iron Heart (HHhH) (2017)

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Unlocked (2017)

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Ophelia (2018)

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Das Boot (2018) [TV series]

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The Catcher Was A Spy (2018)

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The Romanoffs (Series #1) (2018) [TV series]

One episode of eight shot in Prague
Find out more about this TV series on the IMDB web site.

Carnival Row (Series #1) (2019) [TV series]

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Medieval (2019)

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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Prague and Liberec locations. Liberec stages a carnival scene, with jugglers, hula hoop dancers, and folk dance groups with traditional Czech costumes
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Knightfall (Series #2) (2019) [TV series]

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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

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Whiskey Cavalier (Series #1) (2019) [TV series]

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Murder Mystery (2019)

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The Painted Bird (2019)

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Bloodshot (2020)

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