Search results for "Roman Polanski"


Pirates (1986) RT 33% / Audience 52%

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Cris Campion  •  Damien Thomas  •  Olu Jacobs

Venus in Fur (2013) RT 89% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Oct 2014

An enigmatic actress (Emmanuelle Seigner) may have a hidden agenda when she auditions for a part in a misogynistic writer's (Mathieu Amalric) play.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Mathieu Amalric

A Therapy (2012)

Short by Roman Polanski shot for Prada.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Helena Bonham Carter

Carnage (2011) RT 71% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Mar 2012

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven-year-old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. After learning ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Jodie Foster  •  Christoph Waltz  •  John C. Reilly

The Ghost Writer (2010) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Aug 2010

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jon Bernthal  •  Kim Cattrall

GREED, a New Fragrance by Francesco Vezzoli (2009)

Vezzoli’s work GREED, A New Fragrance by Francesco Vezzoli (2009) replicates the strategy and aesthetics of a commercial perfume launch. Greed’s label features Vezzoli in drag ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Michelle Williams

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-Wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raoul Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Anouk Aimée  •  Leonid Alexeenko

Oliver Twist (2005) RT 60% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jan 2006

Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Barney Clark  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Jamie Foreman  •  Harry Eden

The Pianist (2002) RT 96% / Audience 95%

DVD release: May 2003

The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Thomas Kretschmann  •  Frank Finlay  •  Maureen Lipman

The Ninth Gate (1999) RT 41% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2000

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Frank Langella  •  Lena Olin  •  Emmanuelle Seigner




Death and the Maiden (1994) RT 84% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2003

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Stuart Wilson  •  Krystia Mova

Bitter Moon (1992) RT 63% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jun 2003

An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Peter Coyote

Frantic (1988) RT 78% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Betty Buckley  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  John Mahoney

Tess (1979) RT 85% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Sep 2004

This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Firth  •  Leigh Lawson  •  John Collin

The Tenant (1976) RT 90% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jo Van Fleet  •  Bernard Fresson

Chinatown (1974) RT 98% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Faye Dunaway  •  John Huston  •  Perry Lopez

What? (1972)

A young American woman traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sydne Rome  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Guido Alberti