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Chinatown

Chinatown is unquestionably one of the best films to emerge from the 1970s, a period that has been called the "last great decade of American cinema" by more than one movie critic. The production, which went in front of the cameras without a final ...

Run Time: 2:11
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, ...
Pianist, The

To lump The Pianist in with all of the other Holocaust stories brought to the screen does a great disservice to this powerful, compelling motion picture. Crafted without a whiff of melodrama, this motion picture takes a steady, unflinching look at...

Run Time: 2:28
U.S. Release Date: 2002-12-27
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
Ghost Writer, The

The Ghost Writer is a reminder that, regardless of his real-life problems, Roman Polanski can still craft compelling thrillers. This isn't Chinatown, but it doesn't need to be. Based on the novel The Ghost by Robert Harris, it's a fictional tale ...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2010-02-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, ...
Carnage

Carnage is a French dark comedy made with an A-list cast and filmed in English. Adapted from the play God of Carnage by the play's scribe, Yasmina Reza, and director Roman Polanski, Carnage makes no attempt to "open up" the stage production. With t...

Run Time: 1:19
U.S. Release Date: 2011-12-16
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, ...
Oliver Twist

You know there's a problem when the most interesting character in a film called Oliver Twist is a supporting woman named Nancy. Technically sound and surprisingly faithful to its source material, Roman Polanski's version of Oliver Twist comes acro...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2005-09-30
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Barney Clark, Ben Kingsley, Jamie Foreman, ...
Ninth Gate, The

The Ninth Gate has two modes: tedious and moronic, with the two not being mutually exclusive. Then, one-hundred minutes into this seemingly interminable movie (which clocks in at about 2:10), things take a turn for the worse and The Ninth Gate spi...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2000-03-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Lena Olin, Frank Langella, ...