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1. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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: 660,755 | Gross: $32.57M

2. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, War

8.3
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86 Metascore

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Votes: 23,787

3. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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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.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyzewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski

Votes: 9,483

4. Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania (1999)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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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 »

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Boguslaw Linda, Daniel Olbrychski, Grazyna Szapolowska, Andrzej Seweryn

Votes: 2,752

5. A Generation (1955)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Tadeusz Lomnicki, Urszula Modrzynska, Tadeusz Janczar, Janusz Paluszkiewicz

Votes: 2,187

6. Karol: A Man Who Became Pope (2005 TV Movie)

186 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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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.

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Malgorzata Bela, Ken Duken, Hristo Shopov

Votes: 2,177

7. How I Unleashed World War II (1970)

224 min | Comedy, War

8.0
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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.

Director: Tadeusz Chmielewski | Stars: Marian Kociniak, Janina Boronska, Adam Cyprian, Wirgiliusz Gryn

Votes: 2,425

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 »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Tom Conti, Lisa Eichhorn, Gerald Hiken, Rachel Roberts

Votes: 153

9. Missiles from Hell (1958)

82 min | Drama, War

5.6
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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 »

Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina, Milly Vitale, David Knight

Votes: 231

10. Les palmes de M. Schutz (1997)

106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity.

Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Philippe Noiret, Charles Berling, Christian Charmetant

Votes: 368

11. Pierscionek z orlem w koronie (1992)

104 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Young soldier of patriotic underground tries to deal with reality of Afrer II World War Poland.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Rafal Królikowski, Adrianna Biedrzynska, Cezary Pazura, Jerzy Kamas

Votes: 170

12. I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (2005)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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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.

Directors: Christopher Bird, Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Merian C. Cooper, David Strohmaier, James D'Arc

Votes: 195

13. Operation Auschwitz

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.

14. Kolumbowie (1970– )

55 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Adventures of young resistance group during the II World War, which starts in occupied Warsaw and end in the end of Warsaw uprising in 1944.

Stars: Jan Englert, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Matalowski, Barbara Burska

Votes: 59

15. I Died to Live (1984 TV Movie)

88 min | War

7.3
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Director: Stanislaw Jedryka | Stars: Andrzej Grabarczyk, Halina Labonarska, Zygmunt Hübner, Marek Walczewski

Votes: 12

16. Challenging Churchill (2012 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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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 »

Director: Peter Bardehle | Star: Winston Churchill

Votes: 11

17. Smieciarz (1988)

85 min | Drama, War

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Stars: Maciej Góraj, Anna Ciepielewska, Ewa Dabrowska, Zbigniew Buczkowski

18. Dzien czwarty (1984 TV Movie)

77 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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Director: Ludmila Niedbalska | Stars: Krzysztof Pieczynski, Jaroslaw Domin, Bogdan Szczesiak, Witold Bielinski

Votes: 16

19. Giuseppe w Warszawie (1964)

99 min | Comedy, War

7.0
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Adventures of the Italian soldier in a rebellious Warsaw in 1943, between Germans and the Polish resistance.

Director: Stanislaw Lenartowicz | Stars: Elzbieta Czyzewska, Antonio Cifariello, Zbigniew Cybulski, Jarema Stepowski

Votes: 229

20. Trzecia granica (1975– )

55 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.8
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Stars: Andrzej Wasilewicz, Borys Marynowski, Marek Walczewski, Grzegorz Warchol

Votes: 12

21. Swastika

Drama | Announced

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

Director: Orestes Matacena

22. Against the Odds (2004)

44 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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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 »

Director: Jedrzej Jonasz | Stars: Kazimierz Albin, Krzysztof Dunin-Wasowicz, Ignacy Golik, Tadeusz Rybacki

Votes: 25

23. Television Theater (1953– )
Episode: Karski (2014)

92 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Magdalena Lazarkiewicz | Stars: Lukasz Simlat, Julia Kijowska, Piotr Glowacki, Dariusz Toczek



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