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...
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...
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...
Michael is a drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father still plays chess with Fresh even though he has become a street bum. Fresh is quiet in a crazy world. Fresh'...
Lawrence was sent to the country for the summer when he failed his high-school exams because he cheated. He met a wily old conman and his daughter, who were both cynical, and learned that even the sne...
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...
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.
All the Pretty Horses
1949 is the year. A young Texan named John Grady is without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Cole and his friend embark on an adventure that will test their ...
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 falls asleep while reading to her daughter. Alice finds herself in Chessl...
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...
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...
King of Endings
Branko Kralj is an avid chess fan. He has a son with the attractive Visnja. Branko feels closer to his mistress than to his wife. Kralj and Visnja travel on a train. Kralj goes far away for a game of ...
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...
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...
By Rook Or By Left Hook
The first World Champion of Chessboxing was Iepe Rubingh. The combination of chess and boxing was an art performance calling for more balance in a world of extremes, and the audience reaction was so e...
'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...
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...
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...
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...
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, bas...
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. There are instances in life where tru...
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...
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...
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...