Polish movies

List of the best Polish movies selected by visitors to our site: Never Gonna Snow Again, The Plagues of Breslau, The High Frontier, 365 Days, The Quack, Loving Vincent, 11 Minutes, Vabank, Cold War, Thr3e.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryPoland, Germany, Netherlands
CharactersAliens, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Supernatural

Zenia is an industrious Ukrainian migrant worker in Poland who makes house calls as a masseur to the needy and aspirational residents of a middle-class gated community near Warsaw. He is privy to all of their problems, anxieties and secrets – and something of an unwitting guru figure. Zenia’s grounded spirituality, apparent healing powers and broad shoulders make him an object of lust for many of the lost souls in the community.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Police, Cows
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersTeens, Insects, Smugglers, Parents, Deer
PlotSurvival, Travel, Snow, Cold, Radio
PlacePrison, Mountains, Poland
StyleExciting, Action, Depressive

A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.

Markimdb: 3.3
CharactersMafia, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Beautiful actors, Beautiful girls
PlotLove, Passion, Abduction, Relationship, Travel
StyleRomantic, Explicit scenes, Beautiful, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLost memory
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Touching

A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives of several village patients.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, cartoon, crime, biography
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, Netherlands
CharactersGeniuses, Snake, Artists, Friends, Fathers
PlotLove, On real events, Fight, Money, Investigation
PlaceVillage, Trains, Paris, London
Time19th century, Summer
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings are his passionate and ill-fated life and mysterious death.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryPoland, Republic of Ireland
CharactersDogs, Nuns, Birds, Actors
PlaceAircraft, Hotels

The lives of urbanites intertwine in a world where anything can happen at any time.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, crime
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Revenge

October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in crime, backstabbing and double-crossing Kramer. Kwinto designs a clever plan not to only rob the Kramer's bank but to make it look like Kramer himself did it.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, France, Belgium
CharactersMusicians, Poets, Pianists
PlotLove, Dancing
PlacePrison, Trains, Paris, Yugoslavia, Berlin
TimeCold War
StyleRomantic, Sad ones

A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryPoland, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Investigators
PlotInvestigation, Split personality, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Rivalry
StyleBy books, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.

Markimdb: 7.7
CountryPoland, France
PlotLove, Death, Cheating, Blackmail, Funeral
PlacePrison, Village, Party, Cemetery, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching

The story of a 20-year-old Daniel who experiences a spiritual transformation while living in a Youth Detention Center. He wants to become a priest but this is impossible because of his criminal record. When he is sent to work at a carpenter’s workshop in a small town, on arrival he dresses up as a priest and accidentally takes over the local parish. The arrival of the young, charismatic preacher is an opportunity for the local community to begin the healing process after a tragedy that happened there.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
CharactersMafia, Pregnant, Fathers
PlotLove, Money, Love with age difference

Forty-something Leon is an alcoholic, ex-special forces barely scraping by when he's hired by a mobster to protect his 16 year old daughter. Not only does Leon have to clean up his act, but also handle the romantic advances of his ward and the keen attention of his dangerous employers.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotVirtual Reality, Mental disorders
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, spending all his time on his computer. He meets an anonymous girl who introduces him to the "suicide room", a place from which there is no escape. Caught in a trap woven of his own emotions, Dominik becomes entangled in a web of intrigue and gradually loses what he cherishes most.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Photographers
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Chase, Mystery
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The Photographer is an elusive serial killer operating in modern-day Moscow. He leaves numbered tiles at the scenes of his crimes, similar to those placed at crime scenes by forensic teams. The investigation points to the old Red Army barracks in Legnica, and to events dating back to the 1970s. One of the people involved in the investigation is Natasha - the only person to have survived an encounter with The Photographer.

Markimdb: 7.4
CountryPoland, Denmark
CharactersTeens, Jews, Nuns, Priests, Partners
PlotTravel, Fate
PlaceSchool, USSR, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching, Depressive

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotPassion, Investigation, Friendship, Jealousy, Intrigue
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

Karina is doing her best to have the first happy relationship ever. Unfortunately, the man to whom she gave her heart, seems to be more interested in himself than her. One unforeseen event and one little lie will change Karina’s organized life into an emotional and hilarious roller-coaster. It soon turns out that other people around Karina have their little secrets, too. When the truth comes out, everyone will have to finally put their relationships and in their hearts in order.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryPoland, Soviet Union
CharactersHeroes, Cossacks, Military
PlotLove triangle, Political, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceUkraine, Poland
StyleFascinating, Epic, Serious

In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...


A group of friends at a New Year’s Eve party go through a whirlwind of events that exposes secrets, breaks hearts — and leads to a shocking outcome.

Markimdb: 4.7
CharactersFriends, Mice
PlotLove, Boxing, Fight, Luck, Training

A comedy about the modern days men, and not only...

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryPoland, Czechoslovakia
PlotFriendship, Fate
TimePost apocalypse

Two scientists are chosen as guinea pigs for a time experiment: they are placed in hibernation and should be brought back to life after three years. In the meantime, however, World War III breaks out and life has been wiped off the surface of Earth. When they wake up, it turns out that not only 50 years have passed but also that they are the only living specimens of the male sex in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, history
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Friendship, Political, Uprising
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A movie about the power of thousands, the courage of hundreds and friendship of a few, thanks to whom a change of fate of millions became possible. Poland, lower Silesia, the beginning of a very cold winter 1981. After a series of entrapments by the security service a confrontation between the opposition and the communists seems to be inevitable. Just before the proclamation of martial law a group of young solidarity activists decide to play va banque and organize a rash action to take out 80 million of the union money from one of the Wroclaw’s banks before the account is blocked. Security service officers follow their steps. It’s the beginning of a gripping tournament in which also priests and curb dealers will play their parts. Each side has aces up their sleeve.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, military, history
CharactersWolves, Jews, Soldier, Sisters, Farmers
PlotLove, War, On real events, Survival, Wedding
PlaceVillage, Trains, Forest, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her husband is drafted to the Polish army for the war with Germany. Meanwhile, tensions grow due to Jews, Poles, and Ukrainians living side by side.

Markimdb: 6.5
PlotAdventure, Superpowers
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Quarter the century after the Rivian Pogrom (the very last events from the Witcher Saga) Kaer Morhen, an old keep of the witchers from the school of the Wolf, is being attacked. Leader of the assault is a mighty warrior - Agaius. A few years later from Aretuza, newly rebuilt school of the sorceress, runs Ornella, who has been suspected of finding the legendary Alzur's Almanac. In pursuit comes Triss Merigold, with help of an old bard, Dandelion, his bastard son Julian and Lambert, the last monster slayer, seeking for revenge.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersHeroes, Brides, Parents

After fun-loving metalhead Jacek is disfigured in an accident at work, he becomes the first person in Poland to receive a face transplant. This leads to his status as a media spectacle and martyr, all while battling ensuing identity issues as a consequence.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryPoland, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Slovakia, France
CharactersStrong women, Doctors, Police, Friends

A story about Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, who lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who (or what) is the murderer, but nobody believes her.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantasy, adventure
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural
TimeMiddle Ages

The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).

Markimdb: 6.8
CountryRomania, Poland, France
CharactersPregnant, Twins, Fathers
StylePsychological problems, Touching

At the dinner table one night, a close-knit Romanian family is upset by a startling revelation.

Markimdb: 5.8

Two middle-aged male friends are travelling together by car and expressing their thoughts and emotions connected with women.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Sports, Drug addict, Swimming, Competitions

Based on true events. In 1980s Poland, Jerzy Górski is a young man who finds the determination to struggle against his drug addiction through athletic training, with the aim of competing in the US Ironman Triathlon.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Poland, Belgium
CharactersWriters, Journalists
PlotLoneliness, Mystery, Cheating, Blackmail, Female friendship
PlaceParis, Party, Metro
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Disturbing

Delphine is the author of an autobiographical novel that has become a bestseller. Exhausted by the promotional tour, just when she feels out of place, paralyzed by the idea of having to start writing again, she meets Elle, a young, attractive, intelligent, intuitive woman who seems to understand her better than anyone.