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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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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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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Denmark during the Black Death, it tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of ...more

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Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin Wild Strawberries is a 1957 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman about an old man recalling his past. The original Swedish title is Smultronstället, which literally means ...more

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Lena Olin, Peter Stormare, Erland Josephson 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 ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson Cries and Whispers is a 1972 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullmann. The film is set at a mansion at the ...more

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Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall 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 ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson Autumn Sonata is a 1978 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann and Lena Nyman. It tells the story of a celebrated classical pianist who ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Tor Isedal 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 ...more

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Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten The Silence is a 1963 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Ingrid Thulin and Gunnel Lindblom. The plot focuses on two sisters – the younger a sensuous woman with a ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson Hour of the Wolf is a 1968 Swedish surrealist–psychological horror–drama film, directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann.

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Max von Sydow, Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann The Passion of Anna is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its original Swedish title is En passion, which means "A passion". Bergman was awarded Best ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Hans Alfredson Shame is a 1968 Swedish black-and-white film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and starring Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow. The film explores shame, stress, jealousy, self-loathing and ...more

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Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson Smiles of a Summer Night is a 1955 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was the first of Bergman's films to bring the director international success, due to its exposure at the ...more

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Harriet Andersson, Sigge Fürst, Åke Grönberg 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson The Magician is a 1958 film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its original Swedish title is Ansiktet, which means "the face", and it was released theatrically as The Face in the ...more

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Lena Olin, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson Face to Face is a 1976 Swedish psychological drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. It tells the story of a psychiatrist who is suffering from a mental illness. It stars Liv Ullmann ...more

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Bibi Andersson, Jarl Kulle, Allan Edwall The Devil's Eye is a 1960 Swedish fantasy-comedy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Hasse Ekman Sawdust and Tinsel is a 1953 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Ingmar Bergman, Håkan Hagegård, Ulrik Cold 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 ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand The Rite is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. It premiered on Swedish television on 25 March 1969.

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Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Börje Ahlstedt Saraband is a 2003 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman, and his final film. It was made for Swedish television, but released theatrically in a longer cut outside Sweden. Its United ...more

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Lena Olin, Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin After the Rehearsal is a television film, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman in 1984. The script contains numerous quotes from Strindberg's Drömspel. The film was screened out of ...more

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Alf Kjellin, Julia Cæsar, Annalisa Ericson Summer Interlude is a 1951 Swedish drama film co-written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film opened to highly positive reviews from critics.

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson 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 ...more

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David Carradine, Liv Ullmann, James Whitmore The Serpent's Egg is a 1977 American-West German drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring David Carradine and Liv Ullmann. The story is set in 1920s Berlin and features English and ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson A Lesson in Love is a 1954 Swedish comedy film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film is about the marriage of a gynecologist named David and his wife Marianne. The film's score was composed by ...more

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Max von Sydow, Elliott Gould, Bibi Andersson The Touch is a 1971 film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Elliott Gould, and Sheila Reid.

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Martin Benrath, Heinz Bennent, Robert Atzorn 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 ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson Dreams is a 1955 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Ingmar Bergman, Hjördis Petterson, Birger Malmsten A Ship Bound for India is a 1947 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was originally released as A Ship to India in the United Kingdom and Frustration in the United States. The screenplay ...more

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Ingmar Bergman, Hasse Ekman, Bengt Eklund Thirst is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was released as Three Strange Loves in the United Kingdom.

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Ingmar Bergman, Peter Stormare, Erland Josephson In the Presence of a Clown is a television film by Ingmar Bergman, and was recorded for Swedish television in 1997 with Bergman as a director. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at ...more

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Hasse Ekman, Stig Olin, Anders Henrikson Prison is a 1949 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Ingmar Bergman, Gunnar Björnstrand, Mai Zetterling Music in Darkness is a 1948 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Ingmar Bergman, Eva Dahlbeck, Jarl Kulle Secrets of Women is a 1952 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. It was screened within the official selection of Venice Film Festival. It is one of Bergman's early films, and essentially a ...more

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De fördömda kvinnornas dans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Ingmar Bergman
De fördömda kvinnornas dans De fördömda kvinnornas dans is a 1976 short film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Alf Kjellin, Signe Hasso, Ulf Palme This Can't Happen Here is a 1950 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Ingmar Bergman, Erland Josephson, Victor Sjöström To Joy is a 1950 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman about a young married couple who play together in a Swedish orchestra.

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The Venetian Gunnel Lindblom, Sture Lagerwall, Folke Sundquist The Venetian is a 1958 Swedish television drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Rabies Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Tor Isedal Rabies is a 1958 Swedish television drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Mr. Sleeman Is Coming Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Naima Wifstrand Mr. Sleeman Is Coming is a 1917 one-act play by the Swedish author Hjalmar Bergman. The main character is an orphaned young woman who is about to be married off to an unappealing but rich old ...more

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Gunnar Björnstrand, Julia Cæsar, Barbro Kollberg It Rains on Our Love is a 1946 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The screenplay was written by Herbert Grevenius and Bergman, based on the Norwegian play Bra Mennesker by Oskar ...more

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Fårödokument 1969 Fårödokument is a 1969 documentary film directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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Harald & Harald Harald & Harald is a 1996 tv movie written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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The Blessed Ones Harriet Andersson, Per Myrberg The Blessed Ones is a 1986 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Harriet Andersson and Per Myrberg. The screenplay was adapted by Ulla Isaksson from her own novel with the same ...more

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Stimulantia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Stimulantia Ingrid Bergman Stimulantia is a 1967 Swedish anthology film directed by Hans Abramson, Hans Alfredson, Arne Arnbom, Tage Danielsson, Lars Görling, Ingmar Bergman, Jörn Donner, Gustaf Molander and

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The Image Makers Lennart Hjulström, Anita Björk, Elin Klinga The Image Makers is a 2000 Swedish television play directed by Ingmar Bergman and written by Per Olov Enquist. The drama is set in the year 1920 at Filmstaden where the film director Victor ...more

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Karin's Face is a 1985 short documentary film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.