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The Best Movies Directed by Ingmar Bergman

List of all movies directed by Ingmar Bergman ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Ingmar Bergman are listed here and include movie posters and Ingmar Bergman movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Ingmar Bergman as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Ingmar Bergman movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Ingmar Bergman film is can be factored into this list.

From Ingmar Bergman's studio films to Ingmar Bergman's independent films, this Ingmar Bergman filmography keeps tabs on all Ingmar Bergman movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List includes The Seventh Seal, Through a Glass Darkly and more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Ingmar Bergman direct?” or “who is Ingmar Bergman?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Ingmar Bergman?” and “what's a good selection of good Ingmar Bergman movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Ingmar Bergman films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Ingmar Bergman works.

All Ingmar Bergman director credits are included. This list of every movie that Ingmar Bergman has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Ingmar Bergman movie is and which actors starred in the Ingmar Bergman film.

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Ingmar Bergman had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Ingrid Bergman and Max von Sydow. Did you have fun voting on this list of Ingmar Bergman movies? You might also want to vote on our lists of the best Federico Fellini and Sergei Eisenstein movies as well.

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  • Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow
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    8

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Former musicians Jan Rosenberg (Max von Sydow) and his wife, Eva (Liv Ullmann), have left the city to avoid a civil war and now live on a rural island where they tend a farm. While the situation  ...more
  • Max von Sydow, Harriet Andersson
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    12

    Released1961

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Through a Glass Darkly is a 1961 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and produced by Allan Ekelund. The film is a three-act "chamber film," in which four family members act as  ...more
  • Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin
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    17

    Released1963

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Winter Light is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bergman regulars Gunnar Björnstrand, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. The film follows Tomas Ericsson,  ...more
  • Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck
    40
    12

    Released1955

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Early in the 20th century, middle-aged lawyer Fredrik Egerman (Gunnar Björnstrand) and his young wife, Anne (Ulla Jacobsson), have still not consummated their marriage, while Fredrik's son (Bjorn  ...more

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  • Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson
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    35

    Released1966

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Persona is a 1966 black and white Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. Persona’s story revolves around a young nurse named Alma and her  ...more

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  • Liv Ullmann, Harriet Andersson
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    21

    Released1972

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    As Agnes (Harriet Andersson) slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria (Liv Ullmann) is wracked with  ...more

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  • Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin
    26
    8

    Released1958

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Dr. Vogler (Max von Sydow) is a hypnotist, a magician and the leader of "Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater," a traveling performance troupe known for their apparently supernatural abilities. When  ...more
  • Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst
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    13

    Released1953

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy abroad for its frank depiction of nudity and, along with the film One Summer of Happiness from the year  ...more
  • Victor Sjöström, Ingrid Thulin
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    35

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg (Victor Sjöström) travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne (Ingrid Thulin), in order to receive an honorary  ...more
  • Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson
    106
    40

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Denmark it tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of chess, who has come to take his  ...more

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  • Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom
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    14

    Released1963

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Traveling through an unnamed European country on the brink of war, sickly, intellectual Ester (Ingrid Thulin), her sister Anna (Gunnel Lindblom) and Anna's young son, Johan (Jorgen Lindstrom), check  ...more
  • Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson
    26
    9

    Released1969

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Unsettled by his recent divorce, Andreas Winkelman (Max von Sydow) lives on a remote Swedish island. When he meets the unhappy married couple Elis and Eva Vergerus (Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson),  ...more
  • Alf Kjellin, Julia Cæsar
    21
    7

    Released1951

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Summer Interlude is a 1951 Swedish drama film co-written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film opened to highly positive reviews from critics.  ...more
  • Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall
    57
    22

    Released1960

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Virgin Spring is a 1960 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in medieval Sweden, it is a revenge tale about a father's merciless response to the rape and murder of his young daughter. The  ...more

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  • Lena Olin, Peter Stormare
    81
    33

    Released1982

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Fanny and Alexander is a 1982 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The plot focuses on two siblings and their large family in Uppsala, Sweden in the 1900s. It was originally  ...more

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  • Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann
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    20

    Released1978

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast (Ingrid Bergman) travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva (Liv Ullmann). The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the  ...more
  • Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand
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    10

    Released1953

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Sawdust and Tinsel is a 1953 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.  ...more
  • Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann
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    20

    Released1973

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Scenes from a Marriage is a 1973 Swedish TV series written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The story explores the disintegration of a marriage between Marianne, a lawyer, and Johan, a professor over  ...more

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  • Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow
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    24

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    On a remote island, a troubled artist (Max von Sydow) feels his mind slipping away from him. Troubled by disturbing visions and paranoid delusions, he and his wife (Liv Ullmann) begin to suspect that  ...more
  • Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson
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    8

    Released1975

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Dr. Jenny Isaksson (Liv Ullmann) is a psychiatrist whose temporary summer gig at a mental hospital offers only modest responsibilities. With her husband out of the country for a seminar and her  ...more
  • Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson
    10
    5

    Released1958

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Brink of Life, is a 1958 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Bergman won the Best Director Award and Anderson, Dahlbeck, Ornäs and Thulin won the Best Actress Award at the 1958 Cannes Film  ...more
  • Ingrid Thulin, Anders Ek
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    6

    Released1969

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Actors Thea (Ingrid Thulin), Sebastian (Anders Ek) and Hans (Gunnar Björnstrand) are sequestered in the offices of Judge Abrahamson (Erik Hell), who questions them about the play they have been  ...more
  • Martin Benrath, Heinz Bennent
    15
    10

    Released1980

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    From the Life of the Marionettes is a 1980 film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film was produced in West Germany with a German language screenplay and soundtrack while Bergman was in "tax exile"  ...more
  • Julia Cæsar, Stig Olin
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    6

    Released1946

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Crisis is a 1946 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film was Bergman's first feature as director and he also wrote the screenplay, based on the Danish radio play Moderhjertet by Leck  ...more
  • Ingmar Bergman, Håkan Hagegård
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    10

    Released1975

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Magic Flute is Ingmar Bergman's 1975 film version of Mozart's opera Die Zauberflöte. It was intended as a television production and was first shown on Swedish television on 1 January 1975, but  ...more