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

Comedy, Music

9.2
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Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Don Adams, The Collectors, Chris Cranston, Vic Damone

Votes: 8

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

Documentary

9.2
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Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Michael Caine, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 8

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

Documentary

9.0
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Stars: Michelangelo Antonioni, Roman Polanski

Votes: 8

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Director: Angie Corcetti | Stars: Mia Farrow, Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate

Votes: 49

5. 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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 529,009 | Gross: $32.52M

6. Flowers in December (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.4
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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.

Director: JT Mollner | Stars: Dee Wallace, JB Blanc, Robert Craighead, Gabrielle Stone

Votes: 9

7. A fondo (1976–1981)

60 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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Stars: Joaquín Soler Serrano, Christian Barnard, Dominique Lapierre, Modest Cuixart

Votes: 16

8. 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.

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

Votes: 226,779

9. La grande librairie (2008– )

55 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: François Busnel, Jean Teulé, Amélie Nothomb, Jean d'Ormesson

Votes: 11

10. Vangelis and the Journey to Ithaka (2013)

Documentary

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

Votes: 13

11. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.1
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The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.

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

Votes: 80

12. G.G. Passion (1966)

30 min | Short

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

Votes: 12

13. Hollywood Backstage (1964–1968)

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

Votes: 8

14. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 137 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.

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

Votes: 146,525

15. 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.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

Votes: 92,029 | Gross: $5.99M

16. 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: 31

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.9
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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: 652

18. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,183

19. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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: 158

20. The New Cinema (1968 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Gary Young | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin

Votes: 9

21. 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: 42

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

Comedy, Game-Show, Music

7.9
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Roberto Blanco, Dieter Thomas Heck, Madonna

Votes: 8

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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 37,003

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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 28,923

25. A Pure Formality (1994)

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

7.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 7,285 | Gross: $0.20M

26. 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.

Stars: Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Tucker Smallwood

Votes: 40

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

Talk-Show

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Director: Mark Cousins | Star: Roman Polanski

Votes: 9

28. Zezowate szczescie (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 »

Director: Andrzej Munk | Stars: Bogumil Kobiela, Maria Ciesielska, Helena Dabrowska, Barbara Lass

Votes: 731

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

Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Eddy Mitchell, Charles Aznavour, Dalida

Votes: 10

30. 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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Anna Ciepielewska

Votes: 15,472

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

63 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 9

32. 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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Votes: 10,096

33. 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.

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

Votes: 371 | Gross: $0.00M

34. 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: Juan Manuel Fangio, Graham Hill, Roman Polanski, Nina Rindt

Votes: 277

35. 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.

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

Votes: 52

36. 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: 65

37. Niewinni czarodzieje (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: 695

38. Le petit journal (2010– )

7.4
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Stars: Yann Barthès, Cyrille Eldin, Michel Denisot, Franz-Olivier Giesbert

Votes: 36

39. Tess (1979)

PG | 186 min | Drama, Romance

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

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

Votes: 11,611

40. Dance of the Vampires (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.

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

Votes: 23,853

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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 18,133 | 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: 95

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

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Director: Volker Weicker | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Maciej Stuhr, Barry Ackroyd, José Luis Alcaine

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: 36

45. L'envers du décor: Portrait de 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. 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.

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

Votes: 136,371 | Gross: $15.52M

47. 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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

Votes: 100,251

48. La Vénus à la fourrure (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.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 12,899 | Gross: $0.34M

49. Cul-De-Sac (1966)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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Two wounded gangsters on the run find refuge in the secluded castle of a feeble man and his wife in search of help, however, under the point of a gun nothing is what it seems.

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

Votes: 8,921

50. Pokolenie (1955)

Not Rated | 83 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: 1,774