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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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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 it tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of chess, who has come to ...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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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, 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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Hasse Ekman
Sawdust and Tinsel is a 1953 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman.
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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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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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Bibi Andersson, Jarl Kulle, Allan Edwall
The Devil's Eye is a 1960 Swedish fantasy-comedy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.