French movies to watchby valeriyatelitsina | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 days ago | Public
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1. La grande vadrouille (1966)
132 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Several ordinary Frenchmen, helping British pilots avoid Nazi captivity, goes on an epic voyage through the occupied country to the Swiss border.
2. De Rode Cirkel (1970)
14 | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Votes: 18,629 | Gross: $0.37M
3. La grosse caisse (1965)
105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Louis Bourdin, a modest ticket puncher on the Paris metro, is so enamoured of crime fiction that he decides to write his own novel, expecting that one day he will be as famous as Auguste Le... See full summary »
4. The Brain (1969)
AL | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When NATO transfers some of its funds from Paris to Brussels by train, a criminal mastermind posing as a British colonel plans to steal it but two petty French thieves also have the same intent.
5. Les hussards (1955)
102 min | Comedy
This satire on militarism is set during the period when the revolutionary French, under their new leader Napoleon.,marched into Italy, and deals with the relationship between the troops and the local Italians.
7. La troisième partie du monde (2008)
105 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Love draws a woman into unknown dimensions in this drama from France. Emma (Clemence Poesy) is a real estate salesperson who is visiting an airport when she meets Francois (Gaspard Ulliel),... See full summary »
8. La môme (2007)
PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.
Votes: 75,828 | Gross: $10.30M
10. Les choristes (2004)
MG6 | 97 min | Drama, Music
The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music.
Votes: 51,093 | Gross: $3.64M
11. The Artist (I) (2011)
12 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 213,402 | Gross: $44.67M
13. 120 battements par minute (2017)
12 | 143 min | Drama
Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.
Votes: 9,428 | Gross: $0.13M
15. Gueule d'ange (2018)
108 min | Drama
One day, Marlene suddenly chooses to abandon her daughter for a man she has just met during yet another night of excess. Elli must confront her mother's demons to get her back.
16. Sauvage (I) (2018)
99 min | Drama
Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here - longing for love. He doesn't know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
17. L'auberge espagnole (2002)
AL | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Votes: 37,218 | Gross: $3.90M
18. Casse-tête chinois (2013)
12 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.
Votes: 12,026 | Gross: $0.34M
23. Plaire, aimer et courir vite (2018)
16 | 132 min | Drama, Romance
Jacques is an older writer from Paris. Arthur is a young student in Rennes. They instantly fall in love. But they'll have to face rejection and sickness to keep it that way.
25. 8 femmes (2002)
AL | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman!
Votes: 26,523 | Gross: $3.08M
27. Le gamin au vélo (2011)
12 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
Votes: 24,130 | Gross: $1.38M
30. Prénom Carmen (1983)
16 | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.
31. Une femme est une femme (1961)
16 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests that his best friend impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts.
Votes: 12,822 | Gross: $0.10M
18 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.
Votes: 19,756 | Gross: $0.05M
33. À bout de souffle (1960)
18 | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Votes: 62,506 | Gross: $0.34M
34. La chinoise (1967)
18 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Votes: 4,846 | Gross: $0.03M
35. Au hasard Balthazar (1966)
95 min | Drama
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Votes: 14,680 | Gross: $0.04M
40. La promesse de l'aube (2017)
131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story ... See full summary »
44. Ernest et Célestine (2012)
6 | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
Votes: 15,449 | Gross: $0.29M