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1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

2. Breathless (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A young car thief kills a policeman and tries to persuade a girl to hide in Italy with him.

Writer: François Truffaut | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

3. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Ray Bradbury | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

4. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance

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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

5. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

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Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Writers: François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

6. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

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Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Writers: Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut, Jean Gruault | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

7. Breathless (1983)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, L.M. Kit Carson, Jim McBride | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan

8. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd, Lars von Trier

9. Shoot the Pianist (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, ... See full summary »

Writers: David Goodis, François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

10. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)

R | 110 min | Comedy

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This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to cure him of his obsession with women. His story of ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Milton Wexler, Geoffrey Edwards, François Truffaut, Michel Fermaud, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Kim Basinger, Marilu Henner

11. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

12. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose ?

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet, Charles Denner

13. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

14. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Many women are attending Bertrand Morane's burial. They are all the ones that 40 years old engineer loved. Flashback : Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an ... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Fermaud, Suzanne Schiffman, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

15. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

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Antoine Doinel joined the army but has just been discharged. The film tells his reunion with Christine Darbon, the girl he was in love with before the beginning of the film, and his ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

16. Anne and Muriel (1971)

120 min | Romance, Drama

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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »

Writers: Henri-Pierre Roché, François Truffaut, Jean Gruault | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter, Sylvia Marriott

18. The Story of Adele H (1975)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, Frances Vernor Guille, Adèle Hugo | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Sylvia Marriott, Joseph Blatchley

19. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

GP | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Louis Mahe is a tobacco planter at Reunion Island. He is waiting for Julie Roussel to marry her. He only knows her by mail. The woman that comes does not like the picture he got, but he ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nelly Borgeaud, Martine Ferrière

20. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

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A 10-year-old boy feels unwanted when his mother places him in a home for wayward children. He goes to a foster home where a family of workers finds him to be too much for them. When the ... See full summary »

Writers: Arlette Langmann, Maurice Pialat | Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Michel Terrazon, Linda Gutemberg, Raoul Billerey, Pierrette Deplanque

21. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Santiago Nocte

22. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

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In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who can not walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Jean Itard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

23. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

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Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Hermione Gingold

24. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

Writer: Jean Cocteau | Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Françoise Arnoul, Claudine Auger, Charles Aznavour

25. The Woman Next Door (1981)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

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Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Michèle Baumgartner

26. The Little Thief (1988)

R | 109 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

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In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Claude Miller, Luc Béraud, Annie Miller | Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bezace, Simon de La Brosse, Clotilde de Bayser

27. Bossa Nova (2000)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

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57 Metascore

Rio lawyer Pedro Paulo is recently separated from his travel agent wife Tania. His office has taken on an energetic new intern, Sharon. Pedro Paulo is working on a divorce case - his own ... See full summary »

Writers: Alexandre Machado, Sérgio Sant'Anna, Fernanda Young | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Amy Irving, Antônio Fagundes, Alexandre Borges, Débora Bloch

28. The Green Room (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama

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A French little town, at the end of the twenties. Julien Davenne is a journalist whose wife Julie died a decade ago. He gathered in the green room all Julie's objects. When a fire destroys ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Gruault, Henry James, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Nathalie Baye, Jean Dasté, Patrick Maléon

29. Omnibus (1967–2002)

Documentary, Biography

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Arts documentary series.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, Eric Morecambe, Henry Livings

30. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Farrell, François Truffaut, Jean-Loup Dabadie | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

31. Small Change (1976)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

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In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Georges Desmouceaux, Philippe Goldmann, Nicole Félix, Chantal Mercier

32. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature Love at Twenty (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much delinquency in ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Jean-François Adam, Patrick Auffay

33. Bed & Board (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Some time after "Baisers Volés", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Bernard Revon | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage

34. Les Mistons (1957)

18 min | Short, Comedy

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During the hot summer, 5 kids, "Les Mistons", spy on two lovers. They follow Gerard and Bernadette everywhere. Les Mistons send a suggestive postcard to Bernadette once Gerard is away. But ... See full summary »

Writer: Maurice Pons | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Blain, Bernadette Lafont, Michel François, Alain Baldy

35. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Williams, François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

36. The Soft Skin (1964)

113 min | Drama, Romance

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Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.

Writers: François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi

37. Love on the Run (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

Writers: François Truffaut, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Aurel, Suzanne Schiffman | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

38. Mata Hari, agent H21 (1964)

98 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Writers: Jean-Louis Richard, François Truffaut | Director: Jean-Louis Richard | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claude Rich, Henri Garcin

39. The Army Game (1960)

87 min | Comedy

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Jean Lerat de la Grignotière is as full of himself as his name is long. Heeding (somewhat reluctantly to be true) the call of the Motherland he goes to the barracks where he is to ... See full summary »

Writers: André Mouézy-Éon, André Sylvane, François Truffaut, Claude de Givray | Directors: Claude de Givray, François Truffaut | Stars: Christian de Tillière, Ricet Barrier, Jacques Balutin, Pierre Maguelon

40. A Story of Water (1961)

18 min | Romance, Short

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A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water. With a boat and a bike she succeeds to... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut | Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Caroline Dim, Jean-Luc Godard

41. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Catherine Deneuve

42. Il était une fois... (2003– )

52 min | Documentary

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Stars: François Truffaut, Isabella Rossellini, Jean-Claude Carrière, Claude Berri

43. The Man Who Loved Women

Comedy | Announced

A modernized version of Truffaut's 1977 film, "The Man Who Loved Women", where a guy recounts all the loves of his life.

Writer: François Truffaut | Director: J. Kevin Swain | Star: Common

44. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

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Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

45. Take It All (1963)

99 min | Drama

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A man struggles with his identity, his life choices, his interracial relationship, and his latent homosexuality. A portrait of some young intellectuals in early sixties Montreal.

Writer: Claude Jutra | Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Claude Jutra, Johanne Harelle, Victor Désy, Tania Fédor

46. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Alves, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss

47. The Last Anarchist (2012)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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The story of an eccentric anarchist and his unique way of grieving a family tragedy.

Writer: Collin Blair | Director: Collin Blair | Stars: Collin Blair, Matthias Chrans, Jennifer Jules Hart, Ryuta Kato

48. Belle Époque (1995 TV Mini-Series)

240 min

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Stars: André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Carré, Benno Fürmann

49. A Swelled Head (1962)

90 min | Comedy

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A man inherits an old house in a very bad condition. With the help of a young mechanic, he begins to renovate this house.

Writers: Claude de Givray, François Truffaut | Director: Claude de Givray | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Alexandra Stewart, Georges Poujouly, Geneviève Galéa

50. Cinéphiles de notre temps (2012– )

300 min | Documentary

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Stars: Eddy Mitchell, Bertrand Tavernier, André S. Labarthe, Jean-Pierre Bouyxou