Most Popular "Polish American" Titles
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1. West Side Story (1961)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 81,134 | Gross: $43.66M
2. The Deer Hunter (1978)
R | 183 min | Drama, War
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Votes: 263,875 | Gross: $48.98M
4. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 628,768 | Gross: $148.10M
5. Raising Arizona (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.
Votes: 109,997 | Gross: $22.85M
6. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG | 122 min | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Votes: 86,145 | Gross: $8.00M
7. Gimme a Break! (1981–1987)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy
Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend, Nell Harper, to come in to keep house and take care of his children, ... See full summary »
8. Vanishing Point (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.
9. Kill the Irishman (2011)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.
Votes: 38,550 | Gross: $1.19M
11. 15 Minutes (2001)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A homicide detective and a fire marshal must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.
Votes: 45,008 | Gross: $24.40M
13. The Rookie (1990)
R | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Clint Eastwood plays a veteran detective who gets stuck with a rookie cop (Charlie Sheen) to chase down a German crook (Raul Julia.)
Votes: 22,134 | Gross: $21.63M
15. Trade (I) (2007)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Adriana is a 13-year-old girl from Mexico City whose kidnapping by sex traffickers sets in motion a desperate mission by her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, to save her. Trapped and terrified ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,681 | Gross: $0.21M
16. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005 TV Movie)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness (1936).
18. To Hell and Back (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.
19. You Kill Me (2007)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Votes: 16,782 | Gross: $2.43M
20. Fatso (1980)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Dominick DiNapoli has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favorite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to a lack of exercise and improper diet. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,530 | Gross: $7.65M
21. Polish Wedding (1998)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,910 | Gross: $0.56M
23. Salesman (1969)
G | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
Four relentless door-to-door salesmen deal with constant rejection, homesickness and inevitable burnout as they go across the country selling very expensive bibles to low-income Catholic families.
24. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
25. Oxygen (1999)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini, who has kidnapped a rich woman and has buried ... See full summary »
26. Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Votes: 1,736 | Gross: $7.75M
27. Black Legion (1937)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a hard-working machinist loses a promotion to a Polish-born worker, he is seduced into joining the secretive Black Legion, which intimidates foreigners through violence.
28. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama
Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress, who died after making her first and only film, back to her hometown for burial. To arouse public ... See full summary »
29. Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993)
30 min | Drama
In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.
31. Wake Island (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Action, Drama, War
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
32. Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.
33. A Streetcar Named Desire (1984 TV Movie)
119 min | Drama
Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he knows was left to ... See full summary »
34. The Wedding Night (1935)
Passed | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Because his finances are low and he is seeking background for a new book, author Tony Barratt and his wife Dora return to his country home in Connecticut. While he is finding a theme for ... See full summary »
35. Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
It's a case of mistaken ethnicity, where two non-Italians pretend to be Italian to win each others hearts in Boston's North End.
Votes: 1,636 | Gross: $0.35M
36. Um Filme Falado (2003)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.
Votes: 1,777 | Gross: $0.01M
37. The Conductor (1980)
101 min | Drama, Music
A violinist in a provincial Polish orchestra, whose husband is the director of the ensemble, on a visit to the US ties up with the world- renowned symphony conductor. As it turns out he was... See full summary »
38. Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Crime, Drama
A married couple from Poland emigrates to the U.S.,. but things don't turn out as well as they had imaged. The husband's business fails, while his wife's career really takes off. The ... See full summary »
40. Age 7 in America (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
US take on the classic UK documentary series "Up". This first US entry follows a group of economically, racially and socially diverse 7-year-olds. The idea was to make followup films on them every 7 years but the project ended in 2006.
41. Miejsce urodzenia (1992)
47 min | Documentary
After almost 50 years, Holocaust survivor Henryk Grynberg visits the village he grew up in. He was also hiding there during the Nazi occupation. Grynberg wants to know what happened to his father and younger brother during the war.
43. Uncertainty (2017)
Documentary, Biography, History
Uncertainty focuses on a man named Walter Tuchowski, born February 20th, 1929, and the struggles of his family coming from Poland to America to start new lives. Settling in Crystal Falls, Michigan.
45. Annie's Way (2005)
PG | 20 min | Short, Drama
"Annie's Way" is the story of a young girl growing up in Slavic Village, Cleveland, Ohio. Frustrated by her family's shortcomings, Annie gains a new perspective with the help of a friend. ... See full summary »
The Wire (2002–2008)
All Due Respect
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Omar continues his bold strikes on the heavily guarded Barksdale stash houses. McNulty launches his own investigation into last year's prison suicide of D'Angelo Barksdale. On the streets ... See full summary »
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History
Jimmy arrives from Chicago under his new agreement with Nucky to retaliate against a rival gang element but gets a chilly reception from Angela.