Most Popular "Polish History" Titles
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1. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
Votes: 23,621 | Gross: $17.45M
2. Róza (2011)
90 min | Drama, War
A harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose husband, a German soldier, was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense ... See full summary »
4. Zmory (1979)
100 min | Drama
Set before the first Wold War in part of Poland under Austrain occupation, the story of a young boy in primary school who later grows up to become a rebellious, poetic-minded teen in the ... See full summary »
5. Black Cross (1960)
166 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the 15th century the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is facing a hard struggle against the neighboring Teutonic Order.Frequent clashes between the two powers finally culminate in 1410 with the Battle of Grunwald.
6. Rozyczka (2010)
118 min | Drama, History, Romance
Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel ... See full summary »
7. The Deluge (1974)
287 min | Adventure, History, Romance
During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.
8. With Fire and Sword (1999)
175 min | Adventure, Drama, History
An epic story about the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth magnates in the 17th Century.
9. Korona królów (2018– )
Biography, Drama, History
Follows the story of Casimir III the Great, the last king of Poland from the Piast Dynasty. In the background: love, intrigue and difficult relationships between the members of the royal family.
10. 1920 Bitwa Warszawska (2011)
115 min | Drama, History, Musical
The First Polish 3D Feature Film! Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is ... See full summary »
11. Karol, un uomo diventato Papa (2005 TV Movie)
186 min | Biography, Drama
The life of the pope John-Paul II, from his youth as a writer, actor, and athlete in war-torn occupied Poland to his election as Pope at the age of 58.
12. Wesele (1973)
102 min | Drama
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 »
13. Dreszcze (1981)
106 min | Drama, History
Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with ... See full summary »
14. Dworzec Gdanski (2007 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary
Polish Jews, who were forced to leave their country in 1968, meet every year in Ashkelon. After nearly 40 years, they share their memories of exile, loss and regret, and still consider themselves Polish.
16. Syberiada polska (2013)
125 min | Drama, History, Romance
Mass deportations to Siberia of the 1940s as seen through eyes of a young boy called Staszek Dolina. His family members are among the 2 million Polish citizens, who are sent to the cruel Siberian work camps.
18. General Nil (2009)
125 min | Biography, Drama, History
The tumultuous life of General August Emil Fieldorf aka "Nil", who commanded the underground Home Army against the Nazis and was killed after WW2 by communists.
21. Krzysztof Kieslowski: I'm So-So... (1995)
56 min | Documentary, Biography
Director/Writer Krzysztof Kieslowski shares his views on life, people, politics and comments a little about some of his films in a very casual conversation.
23. 80 Millions (2011)
102 min | Action, Drama, History
Solidarity activists prepare a bravura heist, taking out 80 mln from a union bank account just before it is blocked by communist authorities.
24. Matka Królów (1987)
127 min | Drama, History, War
Made in 1982, shelved for five years. Story opens with Lucja Krol's husband under the tram. She gives birth to her fourth son on the floor of their new apartment. Neighbor Wiktor, a ... See full summary »
25. Szwadron (1992)
100 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young Russian aristocrat, Baron Fyodor Jeremin, volunteers to serve with a Dragon squadron to impress the girl who rejected his love. Just at this time the 1863 insurrection explodes in ... See full summary »
27. Daas (2011)
102 min | Drama, History
Into 18th century Poland new "messiah" arrives from Turkey. He promises eternal life on earth to everone who joins him. 25 years later he is in Vienna. 2 men, each of them on their own and ... See full summary »
31. Powrót Agnieszki H. (2013)
70 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Agnieszha Holland takes Jacek Petrycki on a journey to the places of her youth; she tells him stories of experiences of the past. It is a dialogue of a famous director with the camera, behind which, there is her true friend.
32. Love or a Kingdom (1936)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, History, Romance
Barbara Radziwillówna, the daughter of the noble house of Radziwill, accidentally meets the future Polish king Zygmunt August under embarrassing circumstances. She introduces herself as a ... See full summary »
34. Polonia restituta (1981)
219 min | Drama, History, War
A historical reconstruction of dramatic events leading to creation of Polish state. Covers the First World War and the postwar period up to the Treaty of Versailles.
35. Urodziny mlodego warszawiaka (1980)
96 min | Drama, History, Romance
The four sequences in the film cover four days in a life of young Warsaw lad in September 1938, 1939, 1943 and 1944. In the first sequence Jurek decides not to study in the Sorbonne but ... See full summary »
40. Po-lin. Okruchy pamieci (2008)
82 min | Documentary
"Po-lin" is a story of a world long gone. Of place and time when two cultures, Polish and Jewish intertwined and coexisted. The documentary shows a collection of unique, black and white ... See full summary »
43. Zasieki (1983)
98 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in 1943, the film deals with the battle of Lenino, even though not openly stated. Central to the story are three recruits to the 2nd Polish Army: Pawel, who is listed as Soviet soldier ... See full summary »
45. W zawieszeniu (1987)
93 min | Drama
Marcel is a Polish resistance fighter sentenced to death by communist authorities. When he escapes from prison, the only person he can stay at is Anna, his wartime lover.