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

Documentary

9.0
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Stars: Michelangelo Antonioni, Roman Polanski

Votes: 8

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

Comedy, Game-Show, Music

9.0
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Roberto Blanco, Dieter Thomas Heck, Madonna

Votes: 10

3. 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: 430,499

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

Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Michael Caine, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay

Votes: 8

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.5
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Writer: Stephen Farber | Director: Angie Corcetti | Stars: Mia Farrow, Roman Polanski, Debra Tate, Sharon Tate

Votes: 45

6. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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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: 192,274

7. Hollywood Backstage (1964–1968)

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

Votes: 7

8. A fondo (1976–1981)

60 min | Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Joaquín Soler Serrano, Christian Barnard, Dominique Lapierre, Salvador Espriu

Votes: 12

9. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )

5 min | Documentary

8.1
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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: 29

10. 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

11. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 136 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into a new 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 controlling her life.

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

Votes: 128,348

12. 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: 85,437

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

Comedy, Music

8.0
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Writers: Tony Hendra, Nick Ullett | Director: Bill Foster | Stars: Don Adams, The Collectors, Chris Cranston, Vic Damone

Votes: 10

14. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 930

15. A Pure Formality (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, 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: 6,140

16. 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: 34

17. Repulsion (1965)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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91 Metascore

Left alone when her sister goes on vacation, a young beauty finds herself besieged on all sides by the demons of her past.

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

Votes: 31,543

18. The Tenant (1976)

R | 126 min | 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: 24,930

19. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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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: 77

20. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 522

21. 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 »

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

Votes: 645

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

Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Michel Drucker, Charles Aznavour, Eddy Mitchell, Eric Charden

Votes: 6

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

12 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.7
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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: 41

24. Knife in the Water (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

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: 13,733

25. Apropos Film (1967–1983)

45 min | Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Helmut Dimko, Peter Hajek, Dietmar Schönherr, Peter Kubelka

Votes: 7

26. Macbeth (1971)

R | 140 min | Drama, War

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

Votes: 8,547

27. 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: 242

28. 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

29. The New Cinema (1968 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: George Eells | Director: Gary Young | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Edith Evans, Peter Fonda, Terry Garin

Votes: 6

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

132 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Robert Salis | Stars: Pierre Guffroy, Tarak Ben Ammar, Harrison Ford, Milos Forman

Votes: 15

31. Weekend of a Champion (2013)

Documentary

7.4
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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: 126

32. 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: 550

33. 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: 10,056

34. 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: 21,190

35. 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: 16,182

36. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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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: 149

37. Playboy After Dark (1969–1970)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.3
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Stars: Hugh M. Hefner, Chris Cranston, Nanci Roberts, Bill Cosby

Votes: 60

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

Talk-Show

7.3
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Director: Mark Cousins | Star: Roman Polanski

Votes: 9

39. 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: 87,991

40. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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: 124,747

41. 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: 9,116

42. 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: 7,835

43. 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: 1,509

44. Do widzenia, do jutra (1960)

88 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Jacek is a handsome, charming young Pole who belongs to a drama company.One day, in the streets of Gdansk, he meets Marguerite a beautiful, charming French girl, Marguerite. He falls for her but the young lady is whimsical...

Writers: Zbigniew Cybulski, Bogumil Kobiela, Wilhelm Mach | Director: Janusz Morgenstern | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Teresa Tuszynska, Grazyna Muszynska, Barbara Baranowska

Votes: 323

45. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

7.2
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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye, Jeanne Moreau

Votes: 96

46. Sen kväll med Luuk (1996–2004)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.2
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Stars: Kristian Luuk, Felix Herngren, Mauro Scocco, Alexandra Dahlström

Votes: 175

47. A Federal Case (2008)

85 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.2
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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: 53

48. Roman Polanski - Versuch eines Fernseh-Porträts (1966 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.2
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Directors: Albert Krogmann, Klaus Lakschéwitz | Star: Roman Polanski

Votes: 15

49. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Episode: Roman Polanski (1998)

Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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An E! True Hollywood Story episode on the life of film director Roman Polanski, from his days as a young Holocaust survivor, to his success as a Hollywood film director, and eventually his abrupt exile from America following indictment.

Stars: Vincent Bugliosi, Mia Farrow, Charles Manson, Barbara Perkins

Votes: 6

50. Bitter Moon (1992)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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British couple Fiona and Nigel Dobson are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's ... See full summary »

Writers: Pascal Bruckner, Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach, John Brownjohn, Jeff Gross | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote

Votes: 23,588