Movies and TV shows set in warsaw poland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in warsaw poland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with love and romance, couples, cigarette smoking, politics, male nudity, female nudity, flashback, sex, communist and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres shot in Poland, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as warsaw poland: The Zookeeper's Wife (2017), Saviour Square (2006), Little Rose (2010), Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011), The Coldest Game (2019), The Woods (2020), A Short Film About Love (1988), 365 Days (2020), I Hate Mondays (1971), Coyote's Morning (2001).

List of movies set in warsaw poland

The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: rough, factual, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, zoo, jewish, nazi, smuggling, marriage, zookeeper, world war two, hiding place, smuggler, caged animal, flirting ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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Saviour Square (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story of a married couple with two children, whose housing problems, the man's infidelity and the woman's fragility lead the family to destruction.
Style: suspense, compassionate, thought provoking, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: breakup, domineering mother, selfishness, debt, frustration, unfaithful husband, desperation, money problems, hysteria, husband wife relationship, humiliation, jealousy ...
Place: warsaw poland
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 7.1
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Little Rose (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel Rozek enlists his sexy but naive girlfriend, Kamila, ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, anti semitism, espionage, romance, undercover, political intrigue, gain trust, betrayal, society, working undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals
Style: captivating, tense, factual, suspense
Plot: red army, battlefield, propaganda, nurse, singer, capture, war, epic battle, romance, strategy, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s
Place: warsaw poland
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The Coldest Game (2019)
Genre: History, Sport, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During 1962's Cuban missile crisis, a troubled math genius finds himself drafted to play in a U.S.-Soviet chess match -- and a deadly game of espionage.
Style: political, clever, realistic, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: cold war, chess, american, contests and competitions, competition, espionage, state affairs, mission, international crisis, crisis, cia, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: warsaw poland, soviet union, usa
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 6.5
 4K
The Woods (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, tense
Plot: murder mystery, past coming back to haunt, uncover truth, police investigation, child murder, murder investigation, police detective, brutal murder, homicide detective, female victim, psycho killer, serial killer ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: bleak, sexual, enigmatic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, stalking, obsession, voyeurism, love, destructive relationship, fall in love, passionate interest, infatuation, suicide attempt, polish, obsessive love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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 3.3
 47K
365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, sex, erotica, mature, abduction, lust, male nudity, rich man poor woman, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, bdsm, passion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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I Hate Mondays (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An acute case of Mondayitis in Warsaw. Interwoven stories of a few inhabitants of Warsaw, including one very unlucky Italian on a governmental mission and a charitable Polish American.
Plot: folk song, foreigner, milkman, hospitality, coincidence, one day, airport, drunkenness, robbery, thief, bad luck, police officer ...
Place: warsaw poland
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Coyote's Morning (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kuba, a young cartoon artist who works as a waiter at sophisticated parties, falls in love with beautiful Noemi and accidentally gets involved in gangster affairs
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: true love, gangsters, love affair, couples, romance, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, crimes, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, criminal organization, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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Colonel Kwiatkowski (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1945, military doctor Andrzej Kwiatkowski pretends to be a communist army colonel in order to save innocent people from Stalinist imprisonment and to get the heart of the girl he's in love with.
Plot: soviet soldier, drinking alcohol, security guard, stalinism, uniform, post war, communism, colonel, surgeon, soviet, hotel, ruins ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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 6.2
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Godzina W (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: weapons, rebellion, patriotism, conspiracy, german occupation, tragic event, fight, youth, shotgun
Place: warsaw poland
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Angel in Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Giordano, an angel assigned to an orphan in Krakow, is two years into the job when his celestial overseers, citing budget cuts, initiate "Phase Two" without telling him. Some changes are good - they send him a nanny, the enterprising ...
Plot: golf cart, angel, rescue, therapist, arrow, money, father son relationship, wings, friend, cake, cupid, family relations ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, on the run, heroes, adventure, danger, deadly, espionage, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, poland, germany, berlin germany ...
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Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, destructive relationship, wartime life ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, lithuania, siberia, warsaw poland ...
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, forgery, world war two, counterfeit money, survival, anti semitism, jewish, german, war crime, nazi, racial slur ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, austria, zurich switzerland ...
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Day of the Wacko (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school ...
Style: suspense, tragicomedy, humorous, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: midlife crisis, nothing goes right, obsession, teacher, polish, self hatred, nervousness, human nature, social satire, mental illness, paranoia, rage ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
Place: warsaw poland, eastern europe
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 6.6
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At Full Gallop (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zanussi has described the film as his most autobiographical work. A young boy in post-World War II, Communist-dominated Poland, whose father's decision to remain in Britain after the war has made his family politically-suspect with the local ...
Plot: talking to the camera, canoe, pension, josef stalin, secret police, communist, stalinism, horseman, equestrian, autobiography, family relations, twins ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: denmark, poland, ussr, warsaw poland
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, world war two, rescue, social worker, life is a bitch, against humanity, rabbi, confined, nazi germany, anti semitism, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music band, music, bittersweet, musician's life, artists and showbiz, human spirit, society, lifestyle, show tunes, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, budapest hungary, new york ...
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 6.8
 3K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, tense
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, prison life, love triangle, battles, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland
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Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, love affair, opposites attract, lifestyle, musician's life, romance, couples, fall in love, destructive relationship, society, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, siberia, mallorca, paris france
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 7.5
 4K
No End (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Taking place in a 1982 Poland a translator loses her husband and becomes a victim of her own sorrow. She looks to sex, to her son, to law, and to hypnotism when she has nothing else in this time of martial law when Solidarity was banned.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lawyer, death, heart attack, ghost, politics, dealing with death, love and romance, heroes, legal action, society, fighting the system, death in the family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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 8.1
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Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: sincere, sentimental, semi serious, contemplative, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, introspection, lovers reunited, lifestyle, romance, unfulfilled love, encounter, lovers, regret, bookstore, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, budapest, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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For Those I Loved (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Polish Martin Gray (Michael York) recalls the Holocaust, New York prosperity, and losing his wife (Brigitte Fossey) and family.
Plot: holocaust, terror, ghetto, army, concentration camp, immigration, soldier, nazi, world war two, escape, jewish, violence ...
Place: europe, usa, warsaw poland
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Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard ...
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, politics, leadership, rivalry, righting the wronged, against the odds, rebelliousness, idealism, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tricky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, art, forgery, border crossing, motorcycle, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, warsaw poland, detroit, poland
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Prince of Shadows (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Madrid, 1962. More than twenty years after the civil war has finished, a communist comes back to Spain to kill a traitor.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: hitman, state affairs, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1962
Place: spain, madrid, europe, warsaw poland
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 7.1
 2K
The Reverse (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about women, set in the present and in 1950s Warsaw. Sabina, a quiet, shy woman who has just turned thirty lacks a man in her life. Her mother knows all about it and tries at all costs to find her daughter a good candidate for a husband. The ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, undercover, opposites attract, wooing, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, couples, love and romance, romance, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1950s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: unfaithful wife, cheating wife, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, romance, unfulfillment, betrayal, male female relationship, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, eastern europe, warsaw poland
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