Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Poland


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.

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

Votes: 523,280 | Gross: $32.52M

2. True Crimes (2016)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A murder investigation of a slain business man turns to clues found in an author's book about an eerily similar crime. Based on 2008 New Yorker article by David Grann.

Director: Alexandros Avranas | Stars: Jim Carrey, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Kati Outinen

Votes: 114

3. 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: 12,683 | Gross: $0.34M

4. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.6
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62 Metascore

The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

Director: Andrew Adamson | Stars: Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, William Moseley

Votes: 155,714 | Gross: $141.61M

5. Córki dancingu (2015)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.3
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71 Metascore

In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.

Director: Agnieszka Smoczynska | Stars: Marta Mazurek, Michalina Olszanska, Kinga Preis, Andrzej Konopka

Votes: 666

6. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 90,354 | Gross: $2.68M

7. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 91,687 | Gross: $0.40M

8. The Innocents (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent.

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza, Vincent Macaigne

Votes: 3,254 | Gross: $1.06M

9. Inland Empire (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

Votes: 43,228

10. 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: 99,558

11. Loving Vincent (2017)

Animation, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A feature film about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh.

Directors: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman | Stars: Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner, Saoirse Ronan, Helen McCrory

12. Troll Hunters (2018)

89 min | Animation | Filming

An evil force is about to destroy the peaceful Gnome community. Young gnome Junior is set to save the forest once again, this time, it's personal.

Director: Robert Rhodin | Stars: Peter Stormare, Elizabeth Daily, Roger Moore, James Arnold Taylor

13. Demon (2015)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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80 Metascore

A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.

Director: Marcin Wrona | Stars: Itay Tiran, Agnieszka Zulewska, Andrzej Grabowski, Tomasz Schuchardt

Votes: 2,486

14. Phoenix (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.3
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89 Metascore

A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Trystan Pütter

Votes: 11,335

15. Warsaw '44 (2014)

130 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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A story of love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.

Director: Jan Komasa | Stars: Józef Pawlowski, Zofia Wichlacz, Anna Próchniak, Antoni Królikowski

Votes: 2,840

16. Arbitrage (2012)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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73 Metascore

A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Director: Nicholas Jarecki | Stars: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Brit Marling, Tim Roth

Votes: 42,682 | Gross: $7.92M

17. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 37,129 | Gross: $3.83M

18. Hrútar (2015)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson

Votes: 7,239 | Gross: $0.14M

19. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.0
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85 Metascore

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Votes: 64,683

20. The Congress (2013)

122 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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63 Metascore

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Votes: 13,354 | Gross: $0.14M

21. The Witcher

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

Witchers are monster hunters trained and mutated as boys to have extraordinary abilities,such as enhanced senses and increased physical strength and agility.

Director: Tomek Baginski

22. Three Colors: Red (1994)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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100 Metascore

Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit

Votes: 65,925 | Gross: $4.04M

23. Embers (I) (2015)

85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.3
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55 Metascore

After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory.

Director: Claire Carré | Stars: Jason Ritter, Iva Gocheva, Greta Fernández, Tucker Smallwood

Votes: 1,126

24. Elles (2011)

NC-17 | 99 min | Drama

5.7
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50 Metascore

On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students.

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier, Joanna Kulig, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing

Votes: 5,078 | Gross: $0.16M

25. Get Low (2009)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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77 Metascore

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Director: Aaron Schneider | Stars: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lucas Black

Votes: 19,522 | Gross: $9.18M

26. The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.9
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86 Metascore

Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik

Votes: 29,571 | Gross: $2.00M

27. Porto (2016)

76 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Jake and Mati are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.

Director: Gabe Klinger | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas, Paulo Calatré, Françoise Lebrun

Votes: 155

28. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 46,013 | Gross: $1.46M

29. Kongen av Bastøy (2010)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?

Director: Marius Holst | Stars: Benjamin Helstad, Trond Nilssen, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristoffer Joner

Votes: 14,380 | Gross: $0.01M

30. Sala samobójców (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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After suffering extreme humiliation at school, Dominik holes himself up in his room and begins spending all his time in a virtual reality chat room.

Director: Jan Komasa | Stars: Jakub Gierszal, Roma Gasiorowska, Agata Kulesza, Krzysztof Pieczynski

Votes: 6,523

31. Bez wstydu (2012)

81 min | Drama

5.3
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After returning home, Tadek discovers Anna has had an affair with a married man.

Director: Filip Marczewski | Stars: Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska, Anna Próchniak, Maciej Marczewski

Votes: 520

32. The Tin Drum (1979)

R | 142 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach

Votes: 18,155

33. Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei (2013)

127 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Robert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska, Iwona Bielska, Zbigniew Zamachowski

Votes: 1,686

34. The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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43 Metascore

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Director: Lee Kirk | Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman

Votes: 8,142 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Zjednoczone stany milosci (2016)

106 min | Drama

6.6
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Poland, 1990. The first euphoric year of freedom, but also of uncertainty for the future. Four apparently happy women of different ages decide it's time to change their lives, and fulfill their desires.

Director: Tomasz Wasilewski | Stars: Julia Kijowska, Magdalena Cielecka, Dorota Kolak, Marta Nieradkiewicz

Votes: 441

36. Closer to the Moon (2014)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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47 Metascore

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of old friends from the World War II Jewish Resistance to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.

Director: Nae Caranfil | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Mark Strong, Harry Lloyd, Anton Lesser

Votes: 3,083

37. Valley of the Gods (2017)

Fantasy | Post-production

Entwines Navajo lore with a reclusive trillionaire and his would-be biographer, creating a fascinating, mysterious and idiosyncratic vision of America.

Director: Lech Majewski | Stars: Josh Hartnett, John Malkovich, John Rhys-Davies, Charlotte Rampling

38. Sweet Home (2015)

80 min | Horror

5.2
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A young real estate broker is planning a romantic meeting with her boyfriend in an old apartment building. But the couple is forced to fight for their lives, when a group of murderers is trying to kill them.

Director: Rafa Martínez | Stars: Ingrid García Jonsson, Bruno Sevilla, Oriol Tarrida Homedes, Eduardo Lloveras

Votes: 1,334

39. Lauf Junge lauf (2013)

112 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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Srulik, an eight-year-old boy, flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then as a Christian orphan named Jurek on a Polish farm. ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Danquart | Stars: Andrzej Tkacz, Kamil Tkacz, Elisabeth Duda, Itay Tiran

Votes: 1,052

40. 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: 15,377

41. La femme du Vème (2011)

R | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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57 Metascore

A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Light, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig, Samir Guesmi

Votes: 4,795 | Gross: $0.11M

42. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

Votes: 12,255 | Gross: $5.58M

43. Krótki film o milosci (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska, Piotr Machalica

Votes: 13,196

44. Efterskalv (2015)

102 min | Drama

6.7
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When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However, in the local community his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven.

Director: Magnus von Horn | Stars: Ulrik Munther, Mats Blomgren, Sven Ahlström, Stefan Cronwall

Votes: 690

45. 11 minut (2015)

81 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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51 Metascore

The lives of several Varsovians are intertwined for just 11 minutes. These minutes turn out to be crucial for their ultimate fate.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Richard Dormer, Paulina Chapko, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Andrzej Chyra

Votes: 923

46. Jack Strong (2014)

128 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.1
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The most spectacular Polish spy of the Cold War era, colonel Ryszard Kuklinski, informs Americans about the communist block's top secrets in the face of the upcoming martial law.

Director: Wladyslaw Pasikowski | Stars: Marcin Dorocinski, Maja Ostaszewska, Patrick Wilson, Dimitri Bilov

Votes: 3,043

47. Krótki film o zabijaniu (1988)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 11,665

48. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski, Bogumil Kobiela

Votes: 7,528

49. The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 (2012)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

4.1
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In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.

Director: Renzo Martinelli | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Enrico Lo Verso, Jerzy Skolimowski, Alicja Bachleda

Votes: 1,182

50. In Darkness (2011)

R | 145 min | Drama, War

7.3
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74 Metascore

A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the German-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader

Votes: 8,235 | Gross: $1.04M