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The Best Movies Directed by Ingmar Bergman

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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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    Persona
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    Persona

    Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson

    Released1966

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Persona is a 1966 black and white Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Seventh Seal
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    The Seventh Seal

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Wild Strawberries
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    Wild Strawberries

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1957

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Wild Strawberries is a 1957 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman about an old... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Fanny and Alexander
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    36

    Fanny and Alexander

    Lena Olin, Peter Stormare

    Released1982

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Fanny and Alexander is a 1982 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Cries and Whispers
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    Cries and Whispers

    Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann

    Released1972

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Cries and Whispers is a 1972 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    The Virgin Spring
    62
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    The Virgin Spring

    Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall

    Released1960

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Virgin Spring is a 1960 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in medieval Sweden,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Winter Light
    55
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    Winter Light

    Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin

    Released1963

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Winter Light is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Summer with Monika
    44
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    Summer with Monika

    Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst

    Released1953

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Summer with Monika is a 1953 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It sparked controversy... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Through a Glass Darkly
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    15

    Through a Glass Darkly

    Max von Sydow, Harriet Andersson

    Released1961

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Through a Glass Darkly is a 1961 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Shame
    35
    10

    Shame

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Shame is a 1968 Swedish black-and-white film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Hour of the Wolf
    47
    22

    Hour of the Wolf

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Hour of the Wolf is a 1968 Swedish surrealist–psychological horror–drama film, directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Autumn Sonata
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    24

    Autumn Sonata

    Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann

    Released1978

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Autumn Sonata is a 1978 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Passion of Anna
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    The Passion of Anna

    Max von Sydow, Ingmar Bergman

    Released1969

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Passion of Anna is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Silence
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    The Silence

    Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom

    Released1963

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Silence is a 1963 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Ingrid... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Scenes from a Marriage
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    21

    Scenes from a Marriage

    Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann

    Released1973

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Scenes from a Marriage is a 1973 Swedish TV series written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Sawdust and Tinsel
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    12

    Sawdust and Tinsel

    Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

    Released1953

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Sawdust and Tinsel is a 1953 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    Smiles of a Summer Night
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    Smiles of a Summer Night

    Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck

    Released1955

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Smiles of a Summer Night is a 1955 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Summer Interlude
    23
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    Summer Interlude

    Alf Kjellin, Julia Cæsar

    Released1951

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Summer Interlude is a 1951 Swedish drama film co-written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    The Magician
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    The Magician

    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

    Released1958

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Magician is a 1958 film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its original Swedish title... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Face to Face
    15
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    Face to Face

    Lena Olin, Liv Ullmann

    Released1976

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Face to Face is a 1976 Swedish psychological drama film written and directed by Ingmar... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    A Ship Bound for India
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    15

    A Ship Bound for India

    Ingmar Bergman, Hjördis Petterson

    Released1947

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    A Ship Bound for India is a 1947 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was originally... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    Thirst
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    Thirst

    Ingmar Bergman, Hasse Ekman

    Released1949

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Thirst is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was released as Three... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    The Rite
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    The Rite

    Ingmar Bergman, Ingrid Thulin

    Released1969

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Rite is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. It premiered on... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    In the Presence of a Clown
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    In the Presence of a Clown

    Ingmar Bergman, Peter Stormare

    Released1997

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    In the Presence of a Clown is a television film by Ingmar Bergman, and was recorded for... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Prison
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    Prison

    Hasse Ekman, Stig Olin

    Released1949

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Prison is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.Amazon_watch buy button