Most Popular Titles With François Truffaut
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1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
2. Breathless (1960)
Unrated | 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.
3. Wings of Desire (1987)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.
4. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
5. The 400 Blows (1959)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.
6. Breathless (1983)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
7. Day for Night (1973)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
8. Jules and Jim (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.
9. The Last Metro (1980)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War
In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
10. Shoot the Pianist (1960)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 »
11. Stolen Kisses (1968)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.
12. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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
13. The Soft Skin (1964)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance
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.
14. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
15. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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 »
16. Confidentially Yours (1983)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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 »
17. Bossa Nova (2000)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
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 »
18. Love on the Run (1979)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
19. Love at Twenty (1962)
110 min | Drama, Romance
"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »
Writers: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, Yvon Samuel, Jerzy Stefan Stawinski, François Truffaut | Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, François Truffaut, Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Rosy Varte
20. Anne and Muriel (1971)
120 min | Romance, Drama
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 »
21. The Story of Adele H (1975)
PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
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
22. The Little Thief (1988)
R | 109 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
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 »
23. The Wild Child (1970)
G | 83 min | Drama
In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.
24. The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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?
25. Naked Childhood (1968)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
A ten-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 »
27. The Green Room (1978)
PG | 94 min | Drama
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 »
28. Bed & Board (1970)
GP | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
29. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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 »
30. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Bertrand Morane's burial is attended by all the women the forty-year-old engineer loved. We then flash back to Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an ... See full summary »
31. The Woman Next Door (1981)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.
33. Antoine and Colette (1962)
32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
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 »
34. Small Change (1976)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
35. Les Mistons (1957)
18 min | Short, Comedy
Five young boys in pre-puberty are collectively attracted by a beautiful, young woman, Bernadette Jouve. She awakes in them the springs of luminous sensuality. As they are too young to love... See full summary »
36. A Story of Water (1961)
18 min | Romance, Short
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 »
40. The Army Game (1960)
87 min | Comedy
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
41. Take It All (1963)
99 min | Drama
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.
44. Le coup du berger (1956)
28 min | Short, Comedy
When an unfaithful wife receives a fur coat from her lover as a gift, they must figure out a way to keep the husband from discovering the coat's true origins.
47. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Special)
100 min | Documentary
On March 7, 1979, Alfred Hitchcock becomes the seventh recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievment Award. Hostess Ingrid Bergman introduces an array of actors and writers and... See full summary »
48. Une visite (1955)
8 min | Short
A timid and clumsy young man is looking for a room through newspaper ads. A young lady answers his phone call. When he arrives to the apartment with his suitcase, he finds the young lady in... See full summary »
50. A Swelled Head (1962)
90 min | Comedy
A man inherits an old house in a very bad condition. With the help of a young mechanic, he begins to renovate this house.