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1. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )
Episode: Northern Lights (1993)

Documentary

9.6
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Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Michael Caine, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 7

2. Flowers in December (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

9.3
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A hard living "bad girl" in her mid 50s lives a gritty life in a West Texas trailer park with her doormat boyfriend and grown daughter, but her obsession with a past love could lead to the complete destruction of what little she has left.

Writer: JT Mollner | Director: JT Mollner | Stars: Dee Wallace, JB Blanc, Robert Craighead, Anthony Aquilino

Votes: 7

3. Playboy After Dark (1969–1970)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1969)

Comedy, Music

9.3
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Writers: Tony Hendra, Nick Ullett | Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Don Adams, The Collectors, Chris Cranston, Vic Damone

Votes: 7

4. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )
Episode: Strangers in the City (1993)

Documentary

9.0
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Stars: Michelangelo Antonioni, Roman Polanski

Votes: 8

5. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Roman Polanski: Reflections of Darkness (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Angie Corcetti | Stars: Mia Farrow, Roman Polanski, Debra Tate, Sharon Tate

Votes: 46

6. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )
Episode: Wetten, dass..? aus Duisburg (1998)

Comedy, Game-Show, Music

8.7
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Roberto Blanco, Dieter Thomas Heck, Madonna

Votes: 6

7. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.5
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85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 495,769 | Gross: $32.52M

8. A fondo (1976–1981)

60 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: Joaquín Soler Serrano, Christian Barnard, Dominique Lapierre, Salvador Espriu

Votes: 14

9. Hollywood Backstage (1964–1968)

8.3
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Stars: John Willis, Susan Oliver, Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa

Votes: 6

10. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 215,442

11. G.G. Passion (1966)

30 min | Short

8.1
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Writers: David Bailey, Gérard Brach | Director: David Bailey | Stars: Eric Swayne, Rory Davis, Janice Haye, Greta Rantwick

Votes: 12

12. Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka (2013)

Documentary

8.1
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Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Hugh Hudson, Roman Polanski, Ridley Scott, Oliver Stone

Votes: 12

13. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 136 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.

Writers: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 140,071

14. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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92 Metascore

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

Votes: 89,726 | Gross: $5.99M

15. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 580

16. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner

Votes: 145

17. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.0
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The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.

Writer: Saskia Baron | Director: Saskia Baron | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Tom Dewe Mathews, Derek Hill, Jeffrey Richards

Votes: 75

18. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )

5 min | Documentary

8.0
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A five-part history of British cinema in the 1960s presented by American director Richard Lester.

Stars: Michael Caine, Lindsay Anderson, Dirk Bogarde, Julie Christie

Votes: 30

19. The New Cinema (1968 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

8.0
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Writer: George Eells | Director: Gary Young | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin

Votes: 8

20. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,084

21. A Pure Formality (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, ... See full summary »

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Pascal Quignard | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Roman Polanski, Sergio Rubini, Nicola Di Pinto

Votes: 6,893 | Gross: $0.20M

22. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Mia Farrow (1999)

Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Mia Farrow, Blythe Danner, Roman Polanski, Carly Simon

Votes: 37

23. Repulsion (1965)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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91 Metascore

A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence.

Writers: Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach, David Stone | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 35,068

24. The Tenant (1976)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia.

Writers: Roland Topor, Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 27,388

25. The Making of 'The Pianist' (2003 TV Short)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.8
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Documentary of the making of Roman Polanski's film of survival in the Warsaw ghetto of WWII.

Writer: John H. Price | Stars: Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Tucker Smallwood

Votes: 40

26. Bad Luck (1960)

92 min | Comedy

7.7
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The story is an odyssey of a little man through Poland of 1930 to 1950. It shows his attempts to cope with a changing world which seems to have no place for him. He has no consciousness of ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerzy Stefan Stawinski | Director: Andrzej Munk | Stars: Bogumil Kobiela, Maria Ciesielska, Helena Dabrowska, Barbara Lass

Votes: 694

27. Knife in the Water (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.

Writers: Jakub Goldberg, Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

Votes: 14,842

28. Le petit journal (2010– )

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Stars: Yann Barthès, Stéphane Guillon, Michel Denisot, Christophe Barbier

Votes: 29

29. Elle s'appelait Françoise (1996 TV Movie)

63 min | Documentary

7.6
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Directors: Anne Andreu, Mathias Ledoux | Stars: Philippe de Broca, Michael Caine, Catherine Deneuve, Françoise Dorléac

Votes: 9

30. Macbeth (1971)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Writers: Roman Polanski, William Shakespeare, Kenneth Tynan | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Votes: 9,675

31. Weekend of a Champion (1972)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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63 Metascore

Filmmaker Roman Polanski spends a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempts to win the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, offering an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers.

Writer: Frank Simon | Directors: Frank Simon, Roman Polanski | Stars: Jackie Stewart, Roman Polanski, Grace Kelly, Prince Rainier of Monaco

Votes: 321 | Gross: $0.00M

32. Weekend of a Champion (2013)

93 min | Documentary

7.5
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Filmmaker Roman Polanski spends a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempts to win the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, offering an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers.

Director: Frank Simon | Stars: Roman Polanski, Nina Rindt, Helen Stewart, Jackie Stewart

Votes: 243

33. A Federal Case (2008)

85 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.5
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A coming of age story of a young teenage couple as they struggle with an unwanted pregnancy and the pressures it brings. Their decisions separately and jointly have severe and dramatic consequences.

Writer: Brian Stewart | Director: Trisha Ray | Stars: Amanda Akers, Dave Amyx, Kayla Baker, San Banarje

Votes: 52

34. A Story of Survival: Behind the Scenes of 'The Pianist' (2003 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody, Gene Gutowski, Robert Benmussa

Votes: 63

35. Scene by Scene (1996–2001)
Episode: Roman Polanski (2000)

Talk-Show

7.5
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Director: Mark Cousins | Star: Roman Polanski

Votes: 8

36. Playboy After Dark (1969–1970)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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Stars: Hugh M. Hefner, Chris Cranston, Nanci Roberts, Bill Cosby

Votes: 60

37. 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 »

Writers: Jerzy Andrzejewski, Jerzy Skolimowski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Wanda Koczeska, Kalina Jedrusik

Votes: 619

38. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Michel Drucker, Eddy Mitchell, Charles Aznavour, Eric Charden

Votes: 9

39. Tess (1979)

PG | 186 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men.

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn, Thomas Hardy | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

Votes: 11,007

40. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins

Votes: 22,923

41. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Writers: Ariel Dorfman, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 17,461 | Gross: $2.10M

42. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

7.3
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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye, Jeanne Moreau

Votes: 90

43. The 2006 European Film Awards (2006 TV Special)

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Director: Volker Weicker | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Maciej Stuhr, José Luis Alcaine, Enrique Alcides

Votes: 25

44. Chinatown Revisited with Roman Polanski, Robert Evans and Robert Towne (1999 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Producer Robert Evans, screenwriter Robert Towne, and director Roman Polanski discuss the making of their film "Chinatown".

Stars: Robert Evans, Roman Polanski, Robert Towne

Votes: 35

45. Behind the Scenes: A Portrait of Pierre Guffroy (1992)

132 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Robert Salis | Stars: Pierre Guffroy, Tarak Ben Ammar, Harrison Ford, Milos Forman

Votes: 14

46. Carnage (2011)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.

Writers: Yasmina Reza, Roman Polanski, Michael Katims | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

Votes: 96,190

47. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Writers: Robert Harris, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 132,151 | Gross: $15.52M

48. Venus in Fur (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production.

Writers: David Ives, Roman Polanski, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 11,651 | Gross: $0.34M

49. Cul-De-Sac (1966)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to ... See full summary »

Writers: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran

Votes: 8,506

50. A Generation (1955)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, War

7.2
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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.

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

Votes: 1,633