Here we collected the best chess movies in order of popularity
Henry Ross is a food industry expert. When suspicious sabotage ends in a shocking murder at his friend's five-star restaurant, Henry is put on the case with a strong- willed police detective and singl...
A former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants a private detective to find and return her daughter. When an unsolved murder comes to light, Harr...
Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the hu...
Michael lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. Even though he has become a street person, his father still plays chess with him. In a crazy world, fresh is quiet. Fresh's sister sleeps wi...
Pavius Fromm defected to the West from the Soviet Union five years before Akiva Liebskind won the World Chess Championship. Political conflicts and ideologies between East and West during the Cold War...
An initially realistic chess game becomes a chaotic, animated quest for the favors of Betty Boop (the black queen) by Bimbo (white king) and others, with elements of bowling and football. There is a p...
Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in beguilingly mad schemes.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
The classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass' was adapted into a modern film. Alice is played by a mother who is sleeping. Alice is in Chessland after walking through the Looking Glas...
All the Pretty Horses
1949 is the year. After his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life, a young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home. Cole and his friend embark on an adventure that will...
Postwar Germany in the 20th century. Leopold Kessler is an American of German descent and works as a sleeping car conductor. The dark and violent path of a mysterious organization opposed to the Unite...
The Nazis kidnapped Maria von Gall's son, Thomas, a brilliant 11-year-old chess master, in order to trap her. An exchange arrangement goes awry and he sees her die in a hail of bullets, but he is resc...
Glory to the Queen
Against the backdrop of Cold War, Glory to the Queen reveals stories of four legendary female chess players from Georgia who revolutionized women’s chess across the globe and became Soviet icons of fe...
King of Endings
Branko Kralj is an alienated businessman and avid chess fan. He is married to the attractive Visnja and they have a son. Their marriage is weak and Branko feels much closer to his mistress than to his...
In the backdrop of a receding summer, with the aid of some brilliant chess moves, the life of a woman and the different men in her lives take centre stage. The film's screenplay is written by noted au...
A Little Game
Ostracized at her posh new uptown school and shaken by the death of her beloved grandmother, a 10 year-old downtown girl finds an unlikely mentor in the form of an irascible chess-master, who uses the...
American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without ...
The Chess Player
A toymaker in Poland specializes in building lifesize mechanical men. He builds a chess-playing "automaton" to hide a pretty young Polish activist who is being hunted by occupying Russian forces.
The population will rely on distant bases to be fed in the future. Major Adam and the scientist Alex have been in the base alone with their dog Sally for the past three years for research on Hydroponi...
'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other wi...
Since he was 5 yrs old, Jose's abuelita taught him to play chess like his grandfather who was a champion in Mexico. Now as part of the Brownsville school team, Jose has the chance to use his skills an...
Mladen goes to play chess with Fedji every Sunday. A love triangle forms when he begins an affair with Neda, Fedia's wife. The central part of the film is the chess board, as moves on the board reflec...
One Step Forward
The 2012 Short Film Corner was selected. A man is standing in the middle of a river when he receives a phone call asking about his current whereabouts, and so we see the preceding moments explaining h...
Five Latino and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspiring teacher, who...
2n: A Story of the Power of Numbers
2ⁿ is a story about the exponential growth of numbers raised to powers. Part of the Mathematica Peep Shows, one of five films made to accompany the Mathematica: A World of Numbers and Beyond exhibitio...
A man’s head is bursting with thoughts and decisions. A gardener is about to explode – somebody has trampled on her flowerbeds. The man is looking for somebody who is better at playing chess than his ...
Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin
The story of the 1978 World Chess Championship between the Soviet Communist Party's protege, Anatoly Karpov and the traitor and Soviet defector, Viktor Korchnoi. One of those instances in life where t...
The Seventh Seal
When Block returned from the Crusades, he challenged Death to a chess match for his life. While he still lives, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, an...