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1. 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: 495,359 | Gross: $32.52M

2. Holocaust (1978 TV Mini-Series)

475 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 3,336

3. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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The story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who was part of the Polish underground during World War II and was arrested by the Nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.

Writers: John Kent Harrison, Larry Spagnola, Anna Mieszkowska | Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Anna Paquin, Marcia Gay Harden, Goran Visnjic, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 2,666

4. Uprising (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 177 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.

Writers: Paul Brickman, Jon Avnet | Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Jon Voight

Votes: 3,937

5. The Night of the Generals (1967)

PG | 148 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In 1942, a Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three generals, and Major Grau of German Intelligence seeks justice despite the ongoing atrocities committed during WWII.

Writers: Joseph Kessel, Paul Dehn, Hans Hellmut Kirst, James Hadley Chase | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 5,038

6. Nackt unter Wölfen (1963)

100 min | Drama, War

7.3
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As rumors reach them that the Allied armies are advancing on their concentration camp at Buchenwald, Polish prisoners renew their feeble hope for survival and freedom. When a group of ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruno Apitz, Frank Beyer, Alfred Hirschmeier, Willi Schafer | Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Erwin Geschonneck, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Krystyn Wójcik, Fred Delmare

Votes: 537

7. A Film Unfinished (2010)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.3
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88 Metascore

A film about an unfinished film which portrays the people behind and before the camera in the Warsaw Ghetto, exposing the extent of the cinematic manipulation forever changing the way we look at historic images.

Writer: Yael Hersonski | Director: Yael Hersonski | Stars: Alexander Beyer, Rüdiger Vogler, Hanna Avrutzki, Luba Gewisser

Votes: 1,460 | Gross: $0.31M

8. The Wall (1982 TV Movie)

Unrated | 135 min | Action, War, Drama

7.1
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A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which ... See full summary »

Writers: John Hersey, Millard Lampell | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Tom Conti, Lisa Eichhorn, Gerald Hiken, Rachel Roberts

Votes: 130

9. Samson (1961)

117 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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During the Nazi occupation, Jewish prisoner Jakub Gold is released from jail and works as a gravedigger in the Warsaw ghetto. Although he manages to escape and keeps hiding in private apartments, he tries to get back to the ghetto.

Writers: Kazimierz Brandys, Andrzej Wajda | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Serge Merlin, Alina Janowska, Elzbieta Kepinska, Jan Ciecierski

Votes: 108

10. From a Far Country (1981)

140 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland ... See full summary »

Writers: Diego Fabbri, Andrzej Kijowski, Vincenzo Labella, Jan Józef Szczepanski, Krzysztof Zanussi | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Sam Neill, Christopher Cazenove, Lisa Harrow, John Welsh

Votes: 140

11. Mein Leben - Marcel Reich-Ranicki (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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In 1929, the 9 year old Polish Jew Marcel Reich-Ranicki is sent by his artistic mother to Berlin to study. Marcel loves the German literature and music, but in October 1938 the Nazis deport... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Gutmann, Marcel Reich-Ranicki | Director: Dror Zahavi | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Katharina Schüttler, Maja Maranow, Joachim Król

Votes: 294

12. Ninas resa (2005)

120 min | Drama

6.8
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Nina's Journey is a feature film, but with an authentic narrator. We follow Nina and her family during six dramatic years, half of them spent in the Warsaw ghetto. The film tells the story ... See full summary »

Writer: Lena Einhorn | Director: Lena Einhorn | Stars: Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Chwalibóg, Andrzej Brzeski, Pawel Iwanicki

Votes: 298

13. Wielki tydzien (1995)

97 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Writers: Jerzy Andrzejewski, Andrzej Wajda | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Beata Fudalej, Wojciech Malajkat, Magdalena Warzecha, Bozena Dykiel

Votes: 115

14. Jeszcze tylko ten las (1991)

86 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Set in 1942, film opens with an Aryan washerwoman arrival to the Warsaw's ghetto. The Jewish wife she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until... See full summary »

Writer: Anna Stronska | Director: Jan Lomnicki | Stars: Ryszarda Hanin, Joanna Friedman, Marta Klubowicz, Marzena Trybala

Votes: 60

15. Border Street (1948)

110 min | Drama, War

7.3
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The story of Polish and Jewish families living side by side in one Warsaw street. Everything changes once and for all with the Nazi invasion.

Writers: Jan Fethke, Aleksander Ford, Ludwik Starski | Director: Aleksander Ford | Stars: Mieczyslawa Cwiklinska, Jerzy Leszczynski, Wladyslaw Godik, Wladyslaw Walter

Votes: 123

16. Safe Haven: The Warsaw Zoo (2009)

Short, War

7.9
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As the Nazis liquidate the Warsaw Ghetto, many will die. Three hundred will live when they find safe haven at the Warsaw Zoo.

Writer: Richard Lester | Director: Gary Lester | Stars: Asia Doliner, Anthony Reece, Moshe Tirosh, Ryszard Zabinski

Votes: 14

17. Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.4
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95-year-old Polish heroine Irena Sendler tells the unknown story of a conspiracy of women who outwitted the Nazis and rescued thousands of Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during WWII.

Director: Mary Skinner | Stars: Irena Sendlerowa, Jan Becker

Votes: 30

18. Good Times, Wonderful Times (1966)

70 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.2
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Writers: Tadeusz Makarczynski, Lionel Rogosin, James Vaughan | Director: Lionel Rogosin | Star: Molly Parkin

Votes: 94

19. Kronika powstania w getcie warszawskim wg Marka Edelmana (1993)

74 min | Documentary

8.1
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Marek Edelman, a member of the Jewish Labor Bund and a leading participant in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, gives a daily account of events from April 19 through May 10, 1942.

Writer: Jolanta Dylewska | Director: Jolanta Dylewska | Stars: Marek Edelman, Mordechaj Anielewicz, Antek, Celina

Votes: 7

20. Pozegnanie z Maria (1993)

87 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Jewish girl escapes from Ghetto and enters the world of Poles revealing various life attitudes... The dramatic story of human fate, feelings, and passions, which takes place during a period... See full summary »

Writers: Tadeusz Borowski, Maciej Maciejewski, Filip Zylber | Director: Filip Zylber | Stars: Marek Bukowski, Agnieszka Wagner, Katarzyna Jamróz, Slawomir Orzechowski

Votes: 48

21. Requiem dla 500 tysiecy (1963)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Directors: Jerzy Bossak, Waclaw Kazmierczak

Votes: 7

22. Finding Kalman (2011)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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How will we tell the story of the Holocaust when the survivors are gone? In this profoundly touching, intergenerational documentary a charismatic Holocaust survivor inspires her family to ... See full summary »

Writers: Roz Jacobs, Laurie Weisman | Directors: Roz Jacobs, Laurie Weisman | Stars: Roy Gross, Maya Jacobs, Roz Jacobs

23. Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto (I) (2015)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Told through the memories and drawings of little Genio and narrated by family friend, Bernard Bragg, 'Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto' is a docudrama film about a boyhood resident of that ... See full summary »

Writers: Eugene Bergman, Alexander Genievsky | Director: Alexander Genievsky | Stars: Pam Balcke, Peter Balcke, Bronek Bergman, Eugene Bergman

24. Encounters (2004)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

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The documentary director's reminiscences of his past protagonists, themes and inspirations as well as meetings with old friends and colleagues.

Writer: Kazimierz Karabasz | Director: Kazimierz Karabasz | Stars: Kazimierz Karabasz, Jan Lomnicki, Jerzy Mierzejewski, Stanislaw Niedbalski

25. Swastika

Drama | Announced

The Jewish Resistance in the streets of Warsaw, Poland during the Nazi occupation.

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena

26. A Web of War (1996)

51 min | Documentary, War

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Writer: Terence McKenna | Director: Brian McKenna | Stars: Terence McKenna, Andreas Apergis, Tamara Gorski, Irena Bellert

27. Famine Disease (1983)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Jarmo Jääskeläinen | Director: Jarmo Jääskeläinen

28. Wiera Gran (2012)

67 min | Documentary

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Wiera Gran was a popular Polish-Jewish singer who managed to survive the Holocaust. However, all of her later life was doomed due to the accusation of being a Nazi collaborator in the Warsaw Ghetto. Was she really a traitor?

Writer: Agata Tuszynska | Director: Maria Zmarz-Koczanowicz | Stars: Wiera Gran, Agata Tuszynska, Nina Andrycz, Stefania Grodzienska

29. Nobody in Sight (2015)

35 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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Nobody is a tragicomic character. He is a filmmaker prone to doubt and melancholy. Crushed by the weight of memories from the two World Wars, Nobody carries on nonetheless a quest for love and happiness.

Writers: Edelman, Mario Ollero | Directors: Edelman, Aleksander Edelman | Stars: Lamache, Kokkini, Ficheux, Clain

30. The Warsaw Ghetto (1940-1943) (2007)

34 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.3
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Archival footage taken by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War 2. This is scenes of what it was like, what really happened, no punches are pulled, it is extremely graphic.

Director: Warsaw Jews | Star: Warsaw Jews

Votes: 7

31. Rotem (2013)

75 min | Documentary

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Simha Rotem aka Kazik Ratajzer, a Polish-Jewish hero who fought in two Warsaw uprisings during WW2, tells the story of his long, traumatic, but ultimately satisfying life.

Writer: Agnieszka Arnold | Director: Agnieszka Arnold | Stars: Simha Rotem, Marek Edelman

32. Lastauspaikka - Umschlagplatz (1987 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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Writer: Jarmo Jääskeläinen | Director: Jarmo Jääskeläinen | Star: Marek Edelman

33. Dekalog (1989–1990)
Episode: Decalogue Eight: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness (1990)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

7.7
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"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour". A Polish-American researcher visits Warsaw and attends a lecture about ethics. Afterwards, she approaches Zofia, the lecturer, and... See full summary »

Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz | Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Maria Koscialkowska, Teresa Marczewska, Artur Barcis, Tadeusz Lomnicki

Votes: 2,004

34. The World at War (1973– )
Episode: Genocide: 1941-1945 (1974)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.1
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The history of the Nazi persecution of the Jews, showing events leading to the "Final Solution". Footage and Interviews with SS officers and Jewish survivors from various countries describe... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Bloomberg | Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Rita Boas-Koopman, Richard Böch, Anthony Eden

Votes: 118

35. Docs interdits (2011– )
Episode: Les petits héros du ghetto de Varsovie (2014)

59 min | Documentary

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This documentary shows, against a backdrop of WW2 shots and newsreels, how 18 Jewish orphan children (between 5 and 15/16 year old) learned to survive by singing for money or selling ... See full summary »

Writer: Chochana Boukhobza | Director: Chochana Boukhobza | Stars: Bentsion Fiks Hadar, Joseph Shapira, Peretz Hochman, Ignace Milchberg

36. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: Sins of the Father (1997)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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Immortal Alex couldn't keep the Nazis from killing her Jewish love, so she aids his son in righting a wrong done to a group of murdered Jews from the Warsaw ghetto, killing one of Duncan's friends in the process.

Writers: Gregory Widen, James Thorpe | Director: Dennis Berry | Stars: Dean Cook, Charles Daish, Adrian Paul, Ian Richardson

Votes: 67