Most Popular Polish Resistance Movies and TV Shows
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3. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War
As WWII and the German occupation ends, the Polish resistance and the Russian forces turn on each other in an attempt to take over leadership in Communist Poland.
4. Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999)
Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the early 1810s, Poles, part of Russia's client state of Lithuania, think independence will come if they join forces with Napoleon when he invades Russia. This unity of purpose, in one ... See full summary »
5. A Generation (1955)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, War
Story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity.
6. Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (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.
7. How I Unleashed World War II (1970)
224 min | Comedy, War
The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas during world war II. In September he escapes from Stalag and goes to France. After that he fights in Africa and Europe.
8. The Wall (1982 TV Movie)
Unrated | 135 min | Action, War, Drama
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 »
9. Missiles from Hell (1958)
82 min | Drama, War
This forgotten war adventure centers on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Michael Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to ... See full summary »
57 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary explores the incredible life of Merian C. Cooper, from his time as a soldier and pilot in three different wars, to his exploits in Hollywood, as a director, producer and cinematic innovator.
Action, Biography, Crime | Announced
A Polish Army Officer volunteers to be imprisoned at Auschwitz. Once inside the barbed wire, he forms an inmate resistance network and smuggles information out to the Allies.
16. Challenging Churchill (2012 TV Movie)
94 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Churchill, a name typically associated with braveness and altruism. Recently found evidence from Soviet and British sources however brings up questions about Churchill's doings in the ... See full summary »
22. Against the Odds (2004)
44 min | Documentary, Short
Against The Odds describes different forms of resistance that existed in the German concentration camps like: smuggling of medicines, sabotage in weapons factories (especially the large ... See full summary »
Television Theater (1953– )
92 min | Drama
Docudrama about Jan Karski (1914-2000), a WWII Polish resistance fighter and a heroic courier for the Polish Underground who in 1942-43 informed the Polish Government in Exile in London and... See full summary »