Movies worth watching

Movies, TV Series & Documentaries worth watching

Table of Contents

Below you’ll find some movies that I particularly like. Some of the them are available on Amazon Prime Video or mubi.com .
AFAIK most of the titles below are not available on Netflix.

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Movie log

Red Notice, by Rawson Marshall Thurber, 2021
  • action, comedy, crime, thriller
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6.4/10 - Critic metascore: 39/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 36%
Finch, by Miguel Sapochnik, 2021
  • science fiction, drama, adventure
  • India, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 6.9/10 - Critic metascore: 56/100
  • Audience score: 66% - Tomatometer: 73%
Dune, by Denis Villeneuve, 2021
  • science fiction, adventure
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 74/100
  • Audience score: 65% - Tomatometer: 44%
The French Dispatch, by Wes Anderson, 2021
  • drama, comedy, romance
  • Germany, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 74/100
  • Audience score: 76% - Tomatometer: 75%
Riders of Justice, by Anders Thomas Jensen (orig. Retfærdighedens ryttere), 2020
  • action, comedy, drama
  • Denmark, Sweden
  • My rating:
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 96%
Gunpowder Milkshake, by Navot Papushado, 2021
  • action, thriller, crime
  • France, Germany, United States of America
  • Comments: One of the worst movies I’ve seen in long time. It’s hard to tell what’s bad about it apart from saying everything.
  • My rating: -1 Stars. DO NOT WATCH IT! You've been warned
  • User score: 65%
  • User reviews: 6.1/10 - Critic metascore: 47/100
  • Audience score: 47% - Tomatometer: 58%
The Monk, by Dominik Moll (orig. Le Moine), 2011
  • thriller
  • France, Spain
  • Comments: Vincent Cassel vs Devil
  • My rating:
  • User score: 54%
  • User reviews: 5.8/10 - Critic metascore: 56/100
  • Audience score: 40% - Tomatometer: 63%
A Quiet Place Part II, by John Krasinski, 2021
  • science fiction, thriller, horror
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 91%
Memories of My Melancholy Whores, by Henning Carlsen (orig. Memoria de Mis Putas Tristes), 2011
  • drama, romance
  • Denmark, Mexico, Spain, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 5.9/10
Rogue City, by Olivier Marchal (orig. Bronx), 2020
  • thriller, action, drama, crime
  • France
  • My rating:
  • User score: 59%
  • User reviews: 6.1/10
  • Audience score: 31%
Jumanji: The Next Level, by Jake Kasdan, 2019
  • adventure, comedy, fantasy
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10 - Critic metascore: 58/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 71%
Black Widow, by Cate Shortland, 2021
  • action, adventure, thriller, science fiction
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10 - Critic metascore: 67/100
  • Audience score: 41% - Tomatometer: 50%
Persian Lessons, by Vadim Perelman, 2020
  • drama, war
  • Belarus, Germany, Russia
  • My rating:
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 76%
The History of Future Folk, by Jeremy Kipp Walker, John Mitchell, 2012
  • comedy, science fiction, music
  • United States of America
  • Comments: A really cool story on deciding what’s valuable to you… even if you’re from a different planet. Apart from that the film features great banjo tracks :) PS. Lord Buckethead would be jealous of those fancy red helmets.
  • My rating:
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10 - Critic metascore: 67/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 93%
Sound of Metal, by Darius Marder, 2020
  • drama, music
  • United States of America
  • Comments: Simply, a great story! Love the sound work.
  • My rating:
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 82/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 97%
The Trouble with Being Born, by Sandra Wollner, 2021
  • drama, science fiction
  • Austria, Germany
  • Comments: I had to watch an interview with the director to somehow digest the ‘What did I just watch?’ moment.
  • My rating:
  • User score: 58%
  • User reviews: 5.5/10
  • Tomatometer: 92%
Last and First Men, by Jóhann Jóhannsson, 2020
  • drama, science fiction
  • Iceland
  • My rating:
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10 - Critic metascore: 83/100
  • Tomatometer: 100%
Zack Snyder's Justice League, by Zack Snyder, 2021
  • action, adventure, fantasy, science fiction
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 54/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 71%
Mortal Kombat, by Simon McQuoid, 2021
  • fantasy, action, adventure, science fiction, thriller
  • Australia, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 6.1/10 - Critic metascore: 44/100
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 54%
The White Tiger, by Ramin Bahrani, 2021
  • crime, drama
  • India, Singapore, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10 - Critic metascore: 76/100
  • Audience score: 80% - Tomatometer: 91%
Dark Web: Cicada 3301, by Alan Ritchson, 2021
  • thriller, action, comedy
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 65%
  • User reviews: 5/10
  • Audience score: 33%
Silk Road, by Tiller Russell, 2021
  • crime, thriller, drama
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6/10 - Critic metascore: 41/100
  • Audience score: 38% - Tomatometer: 52%
The Mauritanian, by Kevin Macdonald, 2021
  • drama, thriller
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 53/100
  • Audience score: 84% - Tomatometer: 75%
Red Dot, by Alain Darborg, 2021
  • thriller, drama, horror
  • Sweden
  • My rating:
  • User score: 59%
  • User reviews: 5.5/10
  • Audience score: 31% - Tomatometer: 70%
Judas and the Black Messiah, by Shaka King, 2021
  • drama, history
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 85/100
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 96%
Below Zero, by Lluís Quílez (orig. Bajocero), 2021
  • action, crime, thriller
  • Spain
  • My rating:
  • User score: 64%
  • User reviews: 6.2/10
  • Audience score: 21%
Nomadland, by Chloé Zhao, 2021
  • drama, western
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 93/100
  • Audience score: 82% - Tomatometer: 93%
Another Round, by Thomas Vinterberg (orig. Druk), 2020
  • comedy, drama
  • Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden
  • My rating:
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 92%
Tenet, by Christopher Nolan, 2020
  • action, thriller, science fiction
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 69/100
  • Audience score: 76% - Tomatometer: 69%
Mank, by David Fincher, 2020
  • drama, history
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 6.9/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 60% - Tomatometer: 83%
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, by Jason Woliner, 2020
  • comedy
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 65%
  • User reviews: 6.6/10 - Critic metascore: 68/100
  • Audience score: 62% - Tomatometer: 85%

Recent and fairly recent

Beasts of the Southern Wild, by Benh Zeitlin, 2012
  • adventure, drama, fantasy
  • United States of America
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 76% - Tomatometer: 86%
Django Unchained, by Quentin Tarantino, 2012
  • revisionist western
  • United States of America
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.4/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 87%
Free State of Jones, by Gary Ross, 2016
  • action, biography, drama
  • United States of America
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 6.9/10 - Critic metascore: 53/100
  • Audience score: 64% - Tomatometer: 48%
La Haine, by Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995
  • crime, drama
  • France
  • Comments: One of the best french movies I’ve ever seen
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 100%
Malèna, by Giuseppe Tornatore, 2000
  • romantic, comedy, drama
  • Italy
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 54/100
  • Audience score: 84% - Tomatometer: 54%
Marriage Story, by Noah Baumbach, 2019
  • comedy, drama, romance
  • United Kingdom
  • Comments: Oh Scarlet!!!
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 94/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 94%
Minamata, by Andrew Levitas, 2020
  • drama, history
  • Serbia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • 2021-10-14
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 51/100
  • Tomatometer: 73%
November, by Rainer Sarnet, 2017
  • drama, fantasy, horror
  • Estonia, Poland, Netherlands
  • Comments: A gloomy & murky Estonian movie with fantastic camera work
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 74% - Tomatometer: 96%
Pandorum, by Christian Alvart, 2006
  • scifi, horror, action & adventure
  • Germany, United Kingdom
  • Comments: A must see for all Alien series lovers
  • User score: 65%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10 - Critic metascore: 28/100
  • Audience score: 49% - Tomatometer: 30%
Roma, by Alfonso Cuarón, 2018
  • social drama
  • United States of America, Mexico
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 96/100
  • Audience score: 72% - Tomatometer: 96%
The Bar, by Álex de la Iglesia, 2017
  • black comedy, thriller
  • Spain
  • User score: 63%
  • User reviews: 6.3/10
  • Audience score: 56% - Tomatometer: 88%
The best offer, by Giuseppe Tornatore, 2013
  • psychological thriller
  • Italy
  • 2021-01-28
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 49/100
  • Audience score: 77% - Tomatometer: 56%
The Gentleman, by Guy Ritchie, 2019
  • action, comedy, crime
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 51/100
  • Audience score: 84% - Tomatometer: 75%
The Handmaiden, by Chan-wook Park, 2016
  • drama, romance, thriller
  • South Korea
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 95%
The Nightingale, by Jennifer Kent, 2018
  • adventure, drama, thriller
  • Australia
  • Comments: A female Django Unchained!!!
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 77/100
  • Audience score: 73% - Tomatometer: 86%
The Red Turtle, by Michaël Dudok de Wit, 2016
  • animation, family, fantasy
  • Belgium, France, Japan
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 80% - Tomatometer: 93%
The Square, by Ruben Östlund, 2017
  • satire, drama
  • Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 73/100
  • Audience score: 71% - Tomatometer: 85%
Togo, by Ericson Core, 2019
  • drama
  • United States of America
  • Comments: Willem Dafoe FTW!
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 69/100
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 92%
1917, by Sam Mendes, 2019
  • drama, war
  • Canada, China, India, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Comments: Amazing long takes
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 89%

Animated

The Breadwinner, by Nora Twomey, 2017
  • drama
  • Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg
  • My rating:
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 95%

Classics

Amistad, by Steven Spielberg, 1997
  • biography, drama, history
  • United States of America
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 63/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 77%
Brazil, by Terry Gilliam, 1985
  • drama, sci-fi
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 98%
Soy Cuba, by Mikhail Kalatozov, 1964
  • drama, history, war
  • Cuba, Russia, Soviet Union
  • Comments: Amazing camera work and long takes. Watch it for free in 4K on Youtube. I didn’t like the communist propaganda in this movie. It’s simply because Cubans had to suffer (and still do) under two regimes. Out of the frying pan of Batista into the fire of Castro! And they will suffer for the time under USA, once States get rid of post-Castro regime.
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Legend of 1900, by Giuseppe Tornatore, 1998
  • drama, music, romance
  • Italy
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 58/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 54%

Documentaries

Seaspiracy, by Ali Tabrizi, 2021
  • documentary
  • United States of America
  • 2021-05-22
  • Comments: I think I’m going to stop eating seafood after seeing it. Since a long time I considered fisherman to be poachers, since they only plunder the seas without giving anything back to the nature.
  • My rating:
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 75%
The Laundromat, by Steven Soderbergh, 2019
  • biography, comedy, drama
  • United States of America
  • Comments: System of money laundering explained by Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca
  • My rating:
  • User score: 60%
  • User reviews: 6.3/10 - Critic metascore: 57/100
  • Audience score: 40% - Tomatometer: 40%
The red pill, by Cassie Jaye, 2016
  • documentary
  • United States of America
  • My rating:
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 29%

Short Movies

The Human Voice, by Pedro Almodóvar, 2020
  • drama
  • Spain
  • 2021-09-17
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 6.9/10 - Critic metascore: 88/100
  • Audience score: 67%

The world of nature and wildlife

Anima Mundi (The Soul of the World), by Godfrey Reggio, 1992
  • documentary
  • Italy, United States of America
  • Comments: Ah! the dance of the kelp forest was amazing! PS. The film was scored by Philip Glass.
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
  • Audience score: 88%
Baraka, by Ron Fricke, 1992
  • non-narrative, documentary
  • United States of America
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 81%
Chronos, by Ron Fricke, 1985
  • abstract, non-narrative, documentary
  • United States of America, Canada
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10
  • Audience score: 83%
Samsara, by Ron Fricke, 2011
  • non-narrative, documentary
  • Angola, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mali, Myanmar, Namibia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States of America
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8.5/10 - Critic metascore: 65/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 76%

Tearjerkers

Fatherhood, by Paul Weitz, 2021
  • drama, family, comedy
  • Canada, United States of America
  • 2021-06-20
  • Comments: Kevin Hart played way better than I expected!
  • My rating:
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 6.6/10 - Critic metascore: 53/100
Miracle in Cell No. 7, by Mehmet Ada Öztekin (orig. 7. Koğuştaki Mucize), 2019
  • drama
  • Turkey
  • Comments: Let’s see for how long you’ll be able to hold back your tears
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10

By country

Brazil

Bacurau, by Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles, 2019
  • weird western
  • Brazil, France
  • Comments: Imagine Tarantino going on holidays to Brazil just to make a movie about human hunting as a sport combined with some references to The Magnificent Seven and to Brazilian social banditry legends (Cangaço). Moreover, all of that is set in the near future with flying-saucer like drones.
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 82/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 93%
Black Orpheus, by Marcel Camus (orig. Orfeu Negro), 1959
  • drama, fantasy, music, romance
  • Brazil, France, Italy
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 87%
City of God, by Fernando Meirelles (orig. Cidade de Deus), 2002
  • drama, crime
  • Brazil
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 97% - Tomatometer: 91%
Elite Squad, by José Padilha (orig. Tropa de Elite), 2007
  • drama, action, crime
  • Brazil
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 33/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 51%
Gabriela, by Bruno Barreto (orig. Gabriela, Cravo e Canela), 1983
  • drama, romance
  • Brazil
  • User score: 59%
  • User reviews: 6.3/10
  • Audience score: 48% - Tomatometer: 33%
The Bandit, by Lima Barreto (orig. O Cangaceiro), 1953
  • drama, adventure, western
  • Brazil
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10
  • Audience score: 55%

France

Goto, Island of Love, by Walerian Borowczyk (orig. Goto, l'île d'amour), 1969
  • drama
  • France
  • 2021-03-21
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6.6/10
  • Audience score: 67%

Italy

, by Federico Fellini (orig. Otto e mezzo), 1963
  • drama
  • Italy, France
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 91/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 98%
Bicycle Thieves, by Vittorio De Sica (orig. Ladri di biciclette), 1948
  • drama
  • Italy
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
Divorce Italian Style, by Pietro Germi (orig. Divorzio all'italiana), 1961
  • comedy, drama, romance
  • Italy
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 100%
Dogman, by Matteo Garrone, 2018
  • crime, drama
  • Italy
  • Comments: Being coerced by a bully to do bad things, sucks!
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 78% - Tomatometer: 84%
La Dolce Vita, by Federico Fellini (orig. La Dolce Vita), 1960
  • comedy, drama
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 95/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 96%
La strada, by Federico Fellini, 1954
  • drama
  • Italy
  • Comments: Depicts harsh reality of post-war Italy
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 98%
Life Is Beautiful, by Roberto Benigni (orig. La vita è bella), 1997
  • comedy, drama, romance
  • Italy
  • Comments: Buon Giorno Principessa
  • User score: 85%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10 - Critic metascore: 59/100
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 80%
Marriage Italian Style, by Vittorio De Sica (orig. Matrimonio all'italiana), 1964
  • comedy, drama, romance
  • Italy, France
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10
  • Audience score: 84% - Tomatometer: 80%
Rocco and His Brothers, by Luchino Visconti (orig. Rocco e i suoi fratelli), 1960
  • crime, drama
  • Italy, France
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 89%
Rome, Open City, by Roberto Rossellini (orig. Roma città aperta), 1945
  • drama, thriller, war
  • Italy
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 100%

Japan

After life, by Hirokazu Kore-eda (orig. ワンダフルライフ, Wandafuru Raifu), 1998
  • drama, fantasy
  • Japan
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 91/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 88%
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, by Takashi Miike (orig. 一命), 2011
  • drama
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • 2021-12-10
  • My rating:
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 76/100
  • Audience score: 75% - Tomatometer: 76%
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love, by Masaki Kobayashi (orig. 人間の條件, Ningen no jōken), 1959
  • epic, drama, romance
  • Japan
  • Comments: great story and top-notch camera work
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 71%
Tokyo Story, by Yasujirō Ozu (orig. 東京物語, Tōkyō Monogatari), 1953
  • drama
  • Japan
  • Comments: it’s worth to watch it with the commentary
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 100%

Poland

A Short Film About Killing, by Krzysztof Kieślowski (orig. Krótki film o zabijaniu), 1988
  • crime, drama
  • Poland
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8/10
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 91%
A Short Film About Love, by Krzysztof Kieślowski (orig. Krótki film o miłości), 1988
  • drama, romance
  • Poland
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 95%
Cold war, by Paweł Pawlikowski (orig. Zimna wojna), 2008
  • drama, history, music
  • France, Poland, United Kingdom
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 81% - Tomatometer: 92%
Day of the Wacko, by Marek Koterski (orig. Dzień Świra), 2002
  • comedy, drama
  • Poland
  • Comments: Great ironic comedy. Depicts the political & social transformation of the early 90s
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 90%
Dekalog, by Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1988
  • drama
  • Poland
  • Comments: A set of 10 movies, loosely based on 10 commandments (these are not religious movies). Very moving!
  • User reviews: 9/10 - Critic metascore: 100/100
Ida, by Paweł Pawlikowski (orig. Ida), 2013
  • drama
  • Denmark, France, Poland, United Kingdom
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 91/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 96%
Innocent Sorcerers, by Andrzej Wajda (orig. Niewinni czarodzieje), 1960
  • drama, music, romance
  • Poland
  • Comments: oh that Jazz!
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10
  • Audience score: 91%
Kanal, by Andrzej Wajda (orig. Kanał), 1956
  • drama, war
  • Poland
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 100%
Night Train, by Jerzy Kawalerowicz (orig. Pociąg), 1959
  • drama, mystery, thriller
  • Poland
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 94%
Sexmission, by Janusz Machulski (orig. Seksmisja), 1983
  • cult, comedy
  • Poland
  • Comments: One of the greatest Polish comedies
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
Symmetry, by Konrad Niewolski (orig. Symetria), 2003
  • drama
  • Poland
  • Comments: Modern, moving and depressing
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
  • Audience score: 81%
Teddy Bear, by Stanisław Bareja (orig. Miś), 1980
  • comedy
  • Poland
  • Comments: Great comedy but might be a bit too hard to understand without prior knowledge of some the absurds of everyday life in a communist country
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 95%

Russia

Burnt by the Sun, by Nikita Mikhalkov (orig. Утомлённые солнцем), 1994
  • drama, history, war
  • France, Russia
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 80%
Solaris, by Andrei Tarkovsky (orig. Солярис), 1972
  • drama, mystery, sci-fi
  • Russia
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 92%
Stalker, by Andrei Tarkovsky (orig. Сталкер), 1979
  • drama, sci-fi
  • Russia, Soviet Union
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Cranes Are Flying, by Mikhail Kalatozov (orig. Летят журавли), 1957
  • drama, romance, war
  • Russia, Soviet Union
  • Comments: A moving love drama. It’s worth to ignore communist propaganda of that era.
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 96%

TV Shows

Blinded by the Lights, by Krzysztof Skonieczny, Jakub Żulczyk (orig. Ślepnąc od świateł), 2018
  • crime
  • Poland
  • 2020-11-10
Primal, by Genndy Tartakovsky, 2019
  • action & adventure, animation, drama
  • France
  • 2021-06-20

By director

Luis Buñuel

Rather scandalous and avant-garde movies:

That Obscure Object of Desire, by Luis Buñuel (orig. Cet obscur objet du désir), 1977
  • comedy
  • France, Spain
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 97%
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, by Luis Buñuel (orig. Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie), 1972
  • comedy
  • France, Italy, Spain
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 93/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 98%
The Phantom of Liberty, by Luis Buñuel (orig. Le Fantôme de la liberté), 1974
  • comedy
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 87%

Akira Kurosawa

Rashomon, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 羅生門, Rashōmon), 1950
  • crime, drama, mystery
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 98/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 98%
Sanjuro, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 椿三十郎, Tsubaki Sanjūrō), 1962
  • action, comedy, crime
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 100%
Seven Samurai, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 七人の侍, Hepburn: Shichinin no Samurai), 1954
  • epic samurai drama
  • User score: 85%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10 - Critic metascore: 98/100
  • Audience score: 97% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Hidden Fortress, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 隠し砦の三悪人, Kakushi toride no san akunin. literally, 'The Three Villains of the Hidden Fortress'), 1958
  • adventure, drama
  • Comments: Toshiro Mifune FTW! Star Wars Hidden Fortress Comparison https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g8r0LhpMzk
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 89/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 97%
Throne of Blood, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 蜘蛛巣城, Kumonosu-jō, 'Spider Web Castle'), 1957
  • drama, history
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 95%
Yojimbo, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 用心棒, Yōjinbaō, 'Bodyguard'), 1961
  • action, drama, thriller
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 93/100
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 95%
Akira Kurosawa’s List of His 100 Favorite Movies

Source: https://www.openculture.com/2015/01/akira-kurosawas-list-of-his-100-favorite-movies.html

A Distant Cry From Spring, by Yoji Yamada (orig. Harukanaru yama no yobigoe), 1980
  • Japan
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
A Streetcar Named Desire, by Elia Kazan, 1951
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 97/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 97%
A Summer at Grandpa's, by Hou Hsiao-hsien (orig. Dongdong de Jiaqi), 1984
  • Taiwan
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 100%
Annie Hall, by Woody Allen, 1977
  • United States of America
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 92/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 96%
Any Number Can Win, by Henri Verneuil (orig. Melodie en sous-sol), 1963
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
Baghdad Cafe, by Percy Adlon, 1987
  • Germany
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 85%
Barry Lyndon, by Stanley Kubrick, 1975
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 89/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 91%
Ben-Hur, by William Wyler, 1959
  • United States of America
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 86%
Bonnie and Clyde, by Arthur Penn, 1967
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 88%
Breathless, by Jean-Luc Godard (orig. A bout de Souffle), 1959
  • France
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 97%
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl, by D. W. Griffith, 1919
  • United States of America
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 71% - Tomatometer: 95%
Buddies, by Yasuo Furuhata (orig. A un), 1989
  • Japan
  • User score: 66%
  • User reviews: 6.8/10
Capricious Young Man, by Mansaku Itami (orig. Akanishi Kakita), 1936
  • Japan
  • User score: 63%
  • User reviews: 6.2/10
Carmen Comes Home, by Keisuke Kinoshita (orig. Karumen kokyo ni kaeru), 1951
  • Japan
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6.6/10
  • Audience score: 29%
Composition Class, by Kajirō Yamamoto (orig. Tsuzurikata Kyoshitsu), 1938
  • Japan
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 6.8/10
Congress Dances, by Erik Charell (orig. Der Kongress Tanzt), 1931
  • Germany
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10
Conversation Piece, by Luchino Visconti (orig. Gruppo di famiglia in un interno), 1974
  • Italy
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10
  • Audience score: 84% - Tomatometer: 80%
Daddy Long Legs, by Jean Negulesco, 1955
  • United States of America
  • User score: 66%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10
  • Audience score: 65%
Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari, by Robert Wiene (orig. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari), 1920
  • Germany
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 99%
Die 3groschenoper, by G.W. Pabst (orig. The Threepenny Opera), 1931
  • Germany
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler – Ein Bild der Zeit, by Fritz Lang (orig. Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler), 1922
  • Germany
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 94%
Earth, by Tomu Uchida (orig. Tsuchi), 1939
  • Japan
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10
Fanny and Alexander, by Bergman (orig. Fanny och Alexander), 1982
  • Sweden
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 9.1/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 100%
Fireworks, by Takeshi Kitano (orig. Hana-bi), 1997
  • Japan
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 96%
Fitzcarraldo, by Herzog, 1982
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 79%
Floating Clouds, by Mikio Naruse (orig. Ukigumo), 1955
  • Japan
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10
  • Audience score: 83%
Gently My Songs Entreat, by Willi Forst (orig. Leise flehen meine Lieder), 1933
  • Austria, Germany
  • User score: 40%
  • User reviews: 7/10
Gloria, by John Cassavetes, 1980
  • United States of America
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10 - Critic metascore: 68/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 93%
Godzilla, by Ishirō Honda (orig. Gojira), 1954
  • Japan
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 93%
Her Brother, by Kon Ichikawa (orig. Ototo), 1960
  • Japan
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 6.9/10
  • Audience score: 71%
In the Heat of the Night, by Norman Jewison, 1967
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 75/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 95%
It’s a Wonderful Life, by Frank Capra, 1946
  • United States of America
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10 - Critic metascore: 89/100
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 94%
Ivan Groznyy I, by Sergei Eisenstein, 1944
  • Russia, Soviet Union
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 100%
Ivan Groznyy II: Boyarsky Zagovor, by Sergei Eisenstein, 1946
  • Russia, Soviet Union
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 100%
Johnny Got His Gun, by Dalton Trumbo, 1971
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 67%
Journey to Italy, by Roberto Rossellini (orig. Viaggio in Italia), 1953
  • Italy, France
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 100/100
  • Audience score: 75% - Tomatometer: 96%
La Grande Illusion, by Jean Renoir (orig. The Grand Illusion), 1937
  • France
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 97%
La Strada, by Federico Fellini, 1954
  • Italy
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 98%
La Traviata, by Franco Zeffirelli, 1982
  • Italy
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10
Ladri di Biciclette, by Vittorio De Sica (orig. The Bicycle Thief), 1948
  • Italy
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
Last Year in Marienbad, by Alain Resnais (orig. L’Annee derniere a Marienbad), 1960
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 94%
Late Spring, by Yasujirō Ozu (orig. Banshun), 1949
  • Japan
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 100%
Lawrence of Arabia, by David Lean, 1962
  • United Kingdom
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10 - Critic metascore: 100/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 93%
Lullaby of the Earth, by Yasuzō Masumura (orig. Daichi no komoriuta), 1976
  • Japan
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 6.6/10
MASH, by Robert Altman, 1970
  • United States of America
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 80/100
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 84%
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, by Nagisa Ōshima, 1983
  • Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 53/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 82%
Midnight Cowboy, by John Schlesinger, 1969
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 87%
Morocco, by Josef von Sternberg, 1930
  • United States of America
  • User score: 66%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10
  • Audience score: 70% - Tomatometer: 82%
My Darling Clementine, by John Ford, 1946
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 100%
My Father, My Master, by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani (orig. Padre Padrone), 1977
  • Italy
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 78% - Tomatometer: 67%
My Neighbour Totoro, by Hayao Miyazaki (orig. Tonari no totoro), 1988
  • Japan
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 94%
Ninotchka, by Ernst Lubitsch, 1939
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 97%
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, by Miloš Forman, 1975
  • United States of America
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.7/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 94%
Orpheus, by Jean Cocteau (orig. Cocteau), 1949
  • France
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 97%
Our Neighbor, Miss Yae, by Yasujirō Shimazu (orig. Tonari no Yae-chan), 1934
  • Japan
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10
Paris, Texas, by Wim Wenders, 1984
  • Germany, France, United Kingdom
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 94%
Purple Noon, by René Clément (orig. Plein Soleil), 1960
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 95%
Running on Empty, by Sidney Lumet, 1988
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 67/100
  • Audience score: 68% - Tomatometer: 79%
Sandakan no. 8, by Kei Kumai (orig. Sandakan hachibanshokan bohkyo), 1974
  • Japan
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10
  • Audience score: 80%
Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo, by Sadao Yamanaka (orig. Tange Sazen yowa: Hyakuman ryo no tsubo), 1935
  • Japan
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
Solaris, by Andrei Tarkovsky (orig. Solyaris), 1972
  • Russia
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 92%
Song of the Road, by Satyajit Ray (orig. Pather Panchali), 1955
  • India
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.4/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 97%
Spirit of the Beehive, by Víctor Erice (orig. El espíritu de la colmena), 1973
  • Spain
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 87/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 96%
Stella Dallas, by King Vidor, 1937
  • United States of America
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 89%
Stranger Than Paradise, by Jim Jarmusch, 1984
  • Germany, United States of America
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 96%
Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate, by Yūzō Kawashima (orig. Bakumatsu taiyoden), 1957
  • Japan
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 91%
The 400 Blows, by François Truffaut (orig. Les Quarte Cents Coups), 1959
  • France
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
The Adultress, by Marcel Carné (orig. Thérèse Raquin), 1953
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 66%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 81%
The Beautiful Troublemaker, by Jacques Rivette (orig. La Belle Noiseuse), 1991
  • France, Switzerland
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Big Sleep, by Howard Hawks, 1946
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 97%
The Birds, by Alfred Hitchcock, 1963
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 95%
The Blue Mountains: Part II, by Tadashi Imai (orig. Aoi sanmyaku), 1949
  • Japan
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 6.3/10
The Charge of the Light Brigade, by Michael Curtiz, 1968
  • United States of America
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 7.1/10
  • Audience score: 59% - Tomatometer: 71%
The Cousins, by Claude Chabrol (orig. Les Cousins), 1959
  • France
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 81% - Tomatometer: 94%
The Day of the Jackal, by Fred Zinnemann, 1973
  • France, United Kingdom
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 80/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 89%
The Dead, by John Huston, 1987
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 78% - Tomatometer: 93%
The Fall of the House of Usher, by Jean Epstein (orig. La Chute de la Maison Usher), 1928
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 23%
The French Connection, by William Friedkin, 1971
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 94/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 98%
The Godfather: Part II, by Francis Ford Coppola, 1974
  • United States of America
  • User score: 86%
  • User reviews: 9/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 97% - Tomatometer: 96%
The Gold Rush, by Charlie Chaplin, 1925
  • United States of America
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Killing Fields, by Roland Joffé, 1984
  • United Kingdom
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 76/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 93%
The King of Comedy, by Martin Scorsese, 1983
  • United States of America
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 73/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 89%
The Life of Oharu, by Kenji Mizoguchi (orig. Saikaku ichidai onna), 1952
  • Japan
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Long Absence, by Henri Colpi (orig. Une aussi longue absence), 1960
  • France
  • User score: 64%
  • User reviews: 7/10
The Proud Ones, by Robert D. Webb, 1956
  • United States of America
  • User score: 64%
  • User reviews: 7/10
  • Audience score: 44%
The Red Desert, by Michelangelo Antonioni (orig. Il Deserto Rosso), 1964
  • France, Italy
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 96%
The Thin Man, by W.S. Van Dyke, 1934
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
The Third Man, by Carol Reed, 1949
  • United Kingdom
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 97/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 99%
The Travelling Players, by Theo Angelopoulos (orig. O, Thiassos), 1975
  • Greece
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 8/10
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 87%
The Trip to Bountiful, by Peter Masterson, 1985
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 100%
The Whales of August, by Lindsay Anderson, 1987
  • United States of America
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10
  • Audience score: 66% - Tomatometer: 64%
The Young Lions, by Edward Dmytryk, 1957
  • United States of America
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10
  • Audience score: 77% - Tomatometer: 71%
Un Chien Andalou, by Luis Buñuel (orig. An Andalusian Dog), 1928
  • France
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 100%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, by Robert Aldrich, 1962
  • United States of America
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 75/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 92%
When Father was Away on Business, by Emir Kusturica (orig. Otac na sluzbenom putu), 1985
  • Yugoslavia
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 100%
Where is the Friend’s Home, by Abbas Kiarostami (orig. Khane-ye doust kodjast?), 1987
  • Iran
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 100%
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, by Mike Nichols, 1966
  • United States of America
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 75/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 95%
Witness, by Peter Weir, 1985
  • United States of America
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 76/100
  • Audience score: 80% - Tomatometer: 93%
Zazie on the Subway, by Louis Malle (orig. Zazie dans le métro), 1960
  • France
  • User score: 67%
  • User reviews: 7/10
  • Audience score: 78% - Tomatometer: 76%

Warsaw Film School: Film Directing

12 Angry Men, by Sidney Lumet, 1957
  • United States of America
  • User score: 85%
  • User reviews: 7.5/10
  • Audience score: 97% - Tomatometer: 100%
12 Monkeys, by Terry Gilliam, 1995
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 74/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 89%
2001 A Space Odyssey, by Stanley Kubrick, 1968
  • User reviews: 6.2/10
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 92%
3:10 to Yuma, by Delmer Daves, 1957
  • United States of America
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 76/100
A Star Is Born, by Frank Pierson, 1976
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 88/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 90%
Airplane!, by Colin Higgins, 1980
  • United States of America
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.7/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 97%
Alien, by Ridley Scott, 1979
  • United States of America
  • User score: 68%
  • User reviews: 6.8/10 - Critic metascore: 65/100
  • Audience score: 65% - Tomatometer: 68%
All That Jazz, by Bob Fosse, 1979
  • United States of America
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 72/100
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 87%
American History X, by Tony Kaye, 1998
  • United States of America
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.5/10 - Critic metascore: 62/100
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 83%
Annie Hall, by Woody Allen, 1977
  • United States of America
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 92/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 96%
Apocalypse Now, by Francis Ford Coppola, 1979
  • United States of America
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.4/10 - Critic metascore: 94/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
Au hasard Balthazar, by Robert Bresson, 1966
  • France, Sweden
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.9/10 - Critic metascore: 100/100
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 100%
Battleship Potemkin, by Sergiej Eisenstein, 1925
  • Soviet Union
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 97/100
  • Audience score: 86% - Tomatometer: 100%
Big Lebowski, by Joel i Ethan Coen, 1998
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 83%
Blade Runner, by Ridley Scott, 1982
  • United States of America, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 84/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 89%
Blood Diamond, by Edward Zwick, 2006
  • Germany, United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 64/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 63%
Bullitt, by Peter Yates, 1968
  • United States of America
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 98%
Cabaret, by Bob Fosse, 1972
  • United States of America
  • User score: 75%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 80/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 93%
Chicago, by Rob Marshall, 2002
  • Germany, Canada, United States of America
  • User score: 72%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 81/100
  • Audience score: 83% - Tomatometer: 86%
Chinatown, by Roman Polański, 1975
  • United States of America
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 92/100
  • Audience score: 93% - Tomatometer: 99%
Citizen Kane, by Orson Welles, 1941
  • United States of America
  • User score: 80%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10 - Critic metascore: 100/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 99%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, by Steven Spielberg, 1979
  • United States of America
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 94%
Come and See, by Elem Klimow (orig. Иди и смотри), 1985
  • Belarus, Russia
  • User score: 83%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 97%
Cruising, by William Friedkin, 1980
  • Germany, United States of America
  • User score: 64%
  • User reviews: 6.5/10 - Critic metascore: 43/100
  • Audience score: 49% - Tomatometer: 50%
Das Boot, by Wolfgang Petersen, 1981
  • Germany
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.3/10 - Critic metascore: 86/100
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 98%
Devil's Doorway, by Anthony Mann, 1950
  • Ireland
  • User score: 54%
  • User reviews: 5.3/10 - Critic metascore: 48/100
  • Audience score: 45% - Tomatometer: 70%
Die Hard, by John McTiernan, 1988
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8.2/10 - Critic metascore: 72/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 94%
Don't Look Now, by Nicholas Roeg, 1973
  • Italy, United Kingdom
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 95/100
  • Audience score: 76% - Tomatometer: 95%
Dr. Strangelove, by Stanley Kubrick, 1964
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 81%
  • User reviews: 8.4/10 - Critic metascore: 97/100
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 98%
Duel, by Steven Spielberg, 1971
  • United States of America
  • User score: 54%
  • User reviews: 5.8/10 - Critic metascore: 42/100
  • Audience score: 31% - Tomatometer: 26%
El Cid, by Anthony Mann, 1961
  • Italy, United States of America
  • 2021-03-14
  • Comments: An epic story
  • User score: 69%
  • User reviews: 7.2/10 - Critic metascore: 79/100
  • Audience score: 78% - Tomatometer: 92%
Excuse Me, Is It Here They Beat Up People?, by Marek Piwowski (orig. Przepraszam, czy tu biją), 1977
  • action, comedy, crime
  • User score: 55%
  • User reviews: 6.7/10
  • Audience score: 94% - Tomatometer: 91%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off, by John Hughes, 1986
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 61/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 80%
Fiddler on the Roof, by Norman Jewison, 1971
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 67/100
  • Audience score: 92% - Tomatometer: 83%
Fight Club, by David Fincher, 1999
  • Germany, United States of America
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.8/10 - Critic metascore: 66/100
  • Audience score: 96% - Tomatometer: 79%
Forbidden Planet, by Fred M. Wicox, 1956
  • United States of America
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10
  • Audience score: 85% - Tomatometer: 96%
Galaxy Quest, by Dean Parisot, 2000
  • United States of America
  • User score: 71%
  • User reviews: 7.3/10 - Critic metascore: 70/100
  • Audience score: 79% - Tomatometer: 90%
Get Carter, by Mike Hodges, 1971
  • United Kingdom
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7.4/10 - Critic metascore: 80/100
  • Audience score: 28% - Tomatometer: 11%
Ghostbusters, by Ivan Reitman, 1984
  • United States of America
  • User score: 74%
  • User reviews: 7.8/10 - Critic metascore: 71/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 97%
Gladiator, by Ridley Scott, 2000
  • United States of America
  • User score: 82%
  • User reviews: 8.6/10 - Critic metascore: 90/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 77%
Gojira, by Ishiro Honda, 1954
  • Japan
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 78/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 93%
Groundhog Day, by Harold Ramis, 1993
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 72/100
  • Audience score: 88% - Tomatometer: 96%
Hair, by Milos Forman, 1980
  • Germany, United States of America
  • User score: 73%
  • User reviews: 7.6/10 - Critic metascore: 68/100
  • Audience score: 87% - Tomatometer: 82%
High and Low, by Akira Kurosawa (orig. 天国と地獄, Tengoku to Jigoku, literally 'Heaven and Hell'), 1963
  • crime, drama, mystery
  • Japan
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.4/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 95%
High Noon, by Fred Zinnemann, 1952
  • United States of America
  • User score: 77%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 89/100
  • Audience score: 89% - Tomatometer: 95%
Ikarie XB-1, by Jindrich Polak, 1963
  • Czechoslovakia
  • User score: 70%
  • User reviews: 7/10
  • Audience score: 68% - Tomatometer: 100%
Inception, by Christopher Nolan, 2010
  • United Kingdom, United States of America
  • User score: 84%
  • User reviews: 8.8/10 - Critic metascore: 74/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 87%
Infernal Affairs, by Andrew Lau, Alana Maka (orig. 無間道, Mou gaan dou), 2002
  • crime
  • South Korea
  • User score: 51%
  • User reviews: 6.5/10
  • Audience score: 95% - Tomatometer: 94%
Jaws, by Steven Spielberg, 1975
  • United States of America
  • User score: 76%
  • User reviews: 8/10 - Critic metascore: 87/100
  • Audience score: 90% - Tomatometer: 98%
Jurassic Park, by Steven Spielberg, 1993
  • United States of America
  • User score: 79%
  • User reviews: 8.1/10 - Critic metascore: 68/100
  • Audience score: 91% - Tomatometer: 92%
Kaidan, by Masaki Kobayashi, 1964
  • Japan
  • User score: 78%
  • User reviews: 8/10