The Ninth Gate (1999)

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133 min   –  Mystery | Thriller  –   10 March 2000 (USA)

IMDB Rating: 6.6/10 from 101,653 users

Metascore: 44/100

DirectorRoman Polanski

WritersArturo Pérez-Reverte (novel), John Brownjohn (screenplay)

Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.

Plot Summary

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

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The Pianist (2002)

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150 min – Biography | Drama | History – 28 March 2003 (USA)

IMDB Rating: 8.5/10 from 285,263 users

Metascore: 85/100 

DirectorRoman Polanski

WritersRonald Harwood (screenplay), Wladyslaw Szpilman (book)

Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 48 wins & 47 nominations.

Plot Summary

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

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