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1. Television Theater (1953– )
Episode: Bigda idzie! (1999)

95 min | Drama

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Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Krzysztof Globisz, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Andrzej Seweryn

Votes: 7

2. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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94 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 1,219,037 | Gross: $96.90M

3. Television Theater (1953– )

Drama

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Series of television plays.

Stars: Jerzy Trela, Krzysztof Globisz, Krystyna Janda, Jan Peszek

Votes: 46

4. Interrogation (1989)

TV-MA | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

Director: Ryszard Bugajski | Stars: Krystyna Janda, Adam Ferency, Janusz Gajos, Agnieszka Holland

Votes: 3,022

5. Andrzej Wajda: Let's Shoot! (2009)

54 min | Documentary

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A record of a few months of struggle on the set, showing an atmosphere of work and a picture of immense film machinery, and at same time presenting the truest and intimate portrait of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Maciej Cuske, Thierry Paladino, Marcin Sauter, Piotr Stasik | Star: Andrzej Wajda

Votes: 6

6. The Promised Land (1975)

Not Rated | 179 min | Drama

7.9
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At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak, Andrzej Seweryn, Anna Nehrebecka

Votes: 3,191

7. Kanal (1957)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, War

7.9
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In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Teresa Izewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Wienczyslaw Glinski, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski

Votes: 6,630

8. Zweiter Weltkrieg (2014– )

87 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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English title: The Invasion: The Outbreak of WW2. This 90 minute documentary (broken into 2 parts in Australia) is a detailed look at what happened in Poland during WW2. Featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Roman Polanski, Budzimira Wojtalewicz, Jochen Böhler, Niklas Frank

Votes: 14

9. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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As WWII and the German occupation ends, the Polish resistance and the Russian forces turn on each other in an attempt to take over leadership in Communist Poland.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski

Votes: 10,686

10. Man of Marble (1977)

160 min | Drama

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A young Polish filmmaker sets out to find out what happened to Mateusz Birkut, a bricklayer who became a propaganda hero in the 1950s but later fell out of favor and disappeared.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Krystyna Janda, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Jacek Lomnicki

Votes: 3,963

11. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Not Rated | 170 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, creating a record of observations that range from the expansive to the intimate.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Joe Frazier, Hirohito

Votes: 1,632

12. Andrzej Wajda (1978)

Documentary

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Director: Jerzy Domaradzki | Star: Andrzej Wajda

Votes: 5

13. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006–2011)

History, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 27

14. Ce soir (ou jamais!) (2006– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Frédéric Taddeï, Emmanuel Todd, Guy Sorman, Michel Maffesoli

Votes: 48

15. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 6,468

16. Korczak (1990)

Unrated | 118 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.5
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Account of the last days of life of the legendary Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his heroic dedication to protecting Jewish orphans during the war. Jewish doctor Henryk Goldszmit, ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Wojciech Pszoniak, Ewa Dalkowska, Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska, Marzena Trybala

Votes: 1,233

17. The Maids of Wilko (1979)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Anna Seniuk, Maja Komorowska, Stanislawa Celinska

Votes: 1,127

18. Z biegiem lat, z biegiem dni... (1980– )

73 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A story about the fate of two Krakow families, the action takes place in the years 1874-1914.

Stars: Andrzej Buszewicz, Jerzy Trela, Juliusz Grabowski, Ewa Kolasinska

Votes: 26

19. Dead Class (1977 TV Movie)

72 min | Documentary

7.5
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Dead Class is one of the most innovative and influencing works of 20th century Theatre. The first version of the production, acclaimed by critics but only rarely represented outside Poland, was documented in this film by A. Wajda.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Kantor, Maria Kantor, Zofia Kalinska, Andrzej Welminski

Votes: 71

20. Man of Iron (1981)

PG | 156 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A few years after the events of Man of Marble (1977), a journalist investigates Mateusz Birkut's son Maciek Tomczyk, now an activist leading a shipyard strike.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania, Wieslawa Kosmalska

Votes: 3,083

21. Innocent Sorcerers (1960)

87 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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A young doctor is tired of being sought by women. One night he meets a young girl who all but forces herself into his room where they talk of morals and love. But he loses her when he goes ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Wanda Koczeska, Kalina Jedrusik

Votes: 1,157

22. Broken Silence (2002– )

300 min | Documentary

7.4
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About the gruesome details from eyewitness accounts of the atrocities committed in the name of Nazi Germany. In many instances, the local police, were the perpetrators, operating under orders from the Eitsanzgruppen-SS.

Stars: Jack Fuchs, Liza Zajak-Novera, Robert Lamberg, Benjamin Mehl

Votes: 199

23. Rough Treatment (1978)

131 min | Drama

7.3
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A famous Polish journalist presents a problem for the powers-that-be when he displays his full political skill and knowledge on a television show featuring questions and answers on a world ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Ewa Dalkowska, Andrzej Seweryn, Krystyna Janda

Votes: 574

24. Love at Twenty (1962)

110 min | Drama, Romance

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"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »

Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, François Truffaut, Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Rosy Varte

Votes: 2,112

25. Andrzej Wajda: On Ashes and Diamonds (2005 Video)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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Director Andrzej Wajda discusses his work Popiól i diament (1958) [Ashes and Diamonds (1958)].

Director: Izabela Frank | Stars: Janusz Morgenstern, Jerzy Plazewski, Andrzej Wajda

Votes: 13

26. A Generation (1955)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, War

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Story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Tadeusz Janczar, Janusz Paluszkiewicz

Votes: 2,371

27. Wajda by Wajda (2016 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary

7.1
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The life & work of polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda.

Director: Andrzej Wolski | Stars: Sean Connery, Zbigniew Cybulski, Krystyna Janda, Jerzy Radziwilowicz

Votes: 49

28. Katyn (2007)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, History, War

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81 Metascore

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Zmijewski, Danuta Stenka

Votes: 15,619 | Gross: $0.12M

29. Afterimage (2016)

98 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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75 Metascore

The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Boguslaw Linda, Zofia Wichlacz, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Andrzej Konopka

Votes: 2,652 | Gross: $0.03M

30. Wesele (1973)

102 min | Drama

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Set at the turn of the century, the story concerns a Polish poet living in Cracow who has decided to marry a peasant girl. The wedding is attended by a heterogenous group of people from all... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Marek Walczewski, Izabella Olszewska, Ewa Zietek, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 1,044

31. The Ashes (1965)

234 min | Drama, History, War

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Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the 19th century. Story revolves around the Polish legion under command of... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Boguslaw Kierc, Piotr Wysocki, Beata Tyszkiewicz

Votes: 317

32. The Birch Wood (1970)

99 min | Drama

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Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, Emilia Krakowska, Danuta Wodynska

Votes: 761

33. The Conductor (1980)

101 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the U.S., ties up with the world-renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out, he ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: John Gielgud, Krystyna Janda, Andrzej Seweryn, Jan Ciecierski

Votes: 532

34. Przekladaniec (1968 TV Movie)

35 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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The story of a racing car driver who undergoes so many transplants that it can no longer be determined which people have contributed to his make-up.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Bogumil Kobiela, Ryszard Filipski, Anna Prucnal, Jerzy Zelnik

Votes: 272

35. Aktorka (2015)

72 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Directors: Kinga Debska, Maria Konwicka, Zuzanna Szamocka | Stars: Robert Brustein, Joanna Rostropowicz Clark, Krystyna Czubówna, John Guare

Votes: 27

36. Andrzej Wajda: On Becoming a Filmmaker (2005 Video)

34 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Izabela Frank, Izabella Muchlinski | Star: Andrzej Wajda

Votes: 13

37. Landscape After Battle (1970)

109 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Stanislawa Celinska, Aleksander Bardini, Tadeusz Janczar

Votes: 750

38. Love Express. The Disappearance of Walerian Borowczyk (2018)

72 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary celebrating the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled sensitivity, revered in the 1970s, who was later labeled as a maker of erotic movies. Love Express ... See full summary »

Director: Kuba Mikurda | Stars: Thierry Bazin, Bertrand Bonello, Walerian Borowczyk, Peter Bradshaw

Votes: 76

39. Der Sommer 1939 (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

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Directors: Mathias Haentjes, Nina Koshofer | Stars: Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, Pierre Daix, Hans Keilson, Pavel Kohout

Votes: 18

41. Chronicle of Amorous Accidents (1986)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Paulina Mlynarska, Piotr Wawrzynczak, Bernadetta Machala-Krzeminska, Dariusz Dobkowski

Votes: 319

42. Siberian Lady Macbeth (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century Mtsensk.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Olivera Markovic, Ljuba Tadic, Kapitalina Eric, Bojan Stupica

Votes: 311

43. Everything for Sale (1969)

105 min | Drama

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The disappearance of the leading actor from the film's set worries its director Andrzej. He embarks on a journey to look out for the actor with a young actor and missing actor's wife and mistress.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elzbieta Czyzewska, Andrzej Lapicki, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 693

44. Pilatus und andere - Ein Film für Karfreitag (1972 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

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The trial of Yeshua Ha-Notsri is led by prosecutor Pontius Pilate who believes in the innocence of the accused but is forced to sentence him to death. This biblical story is set in present-day Germany.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Wojciech Pszoniak, Jan Kreczmar, Daniel Olbrychski, Andrzej Lapicki

Votes: 145

45. Na planie (1969)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jerzy Ziarnik | Stars: Andrzej Wajda, Daniel Olbrychski, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Elzbieta Czyzewska

Votes: 10

46. Kill It and Leave This Town (2020)

88 min | Animation, Horror

6.7
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69 Metascore

Fleeing from despair after losing those dearest to him, the hero hides in a safe land of memories, where time stands still and all those dear to him are alive.

Director: Mariusz Wilczynski | Stars: Andrzej Wajda, Daniel Olbrychski, Maja Ostaszewska, Krystyna Janda

Votes: 354

47. Nastazja (1994)

100 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tamasaburô Bandô, Toshiyuki Nagashima

Votes: 62

48. Bareizm (1997)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Director: Agnieszka Arnold | Stars: Jan Bareja, Maria Bninska, Jerzy Bonczak, Zofia Czerwinska

Votes: 11

49. Television Theater (1953– )
Episode: Noc czerwcowa (2002)

69 min | Drama

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Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Grazyna Szapolowska, Aleksandr Domogarov, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Anna Polony

Votes: 7

50. A Love in Germany (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama

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In May of 1983, a man turns 49 and, with his 17-year old son, journeys to the village in Baden that he left 40 years before. He wants to discover what happened then, the truth about an ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Piotr Lysak, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ralf Wolter

Votes: 354



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