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1. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

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

Votes: 42

2. Reflets de Cannes (1952– )

Documentary

8.7
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Stars: François Chalais, Jayne Mansfield, Marcel Achard, Henri-Georges Clouzot

Votes: 46

3. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Moving story of a young boy 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

Votes: 66,402

4. Wings of Desire (1987)

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

8.1
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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

Votes: 45,593

5. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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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

Votes: 13,921

6. Breathless (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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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.

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

Votes: 49,516

7. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn

Votes: 107

8. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: François Truffaut ou L'esprit critique (1965)

64 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Jean-Pierre Chartier | Stars: François Truffaut, Claude de Givray, Albert Rémy, Jean-Pierre Léaud

Votes: 20

9. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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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

Votes: 26,363

10. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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.

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

Votes: 8,347

11. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

Votes: 35

12. Me faire ça à moi (1961)

85 min | Thriller

7.8
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Writers: Claude de Givray, Pierre Grimblat, Jean-Michel Sorel | Director: Pierre Grimblat | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Louis Richard, Pierre Grasset

Votes: 19

13. Le grand échiquier (1972– )

Music

7.8
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Stars: Jacques Chancel, Pierre Rabbath, Robert Hossein, Serge Reggiani

Votes: 13

14. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 133,511

15. Shoot the Pianist (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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

Votes: 12,388

16. Naked Childhood (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

7.7
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An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child.

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

Votes: 1,385

17. Small Change (1976)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 4,154

18. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

Votes: 2,090

19. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 5,658

20. The Soft Skin (1964)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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78 Metascore

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

Votes: 4,653

21. Bed & Board (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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

Votes: 5,551

22. La nuit des Césars (1976– )
Episode: 6ème nuit des Césars (1981)

Documentary

7.6
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Director: Bernard Lion | Stars: Néstor Almendros, César Baldaccini, Martine Barraqué, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 5

23. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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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

Votes: 8,927

24. Two English Girls (1971)

120 min | Romance, Drama

7.5
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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

Votes: 3,480

25. Love at Twenty (1962)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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"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

Votes: 1,485

26. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 4,709

27. Le coup du berger (1956)

28 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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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.

Writers: Jacques Rivette, Claude Chabrol, Charles L. Bitsch | Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Virginie Vitry, Anne Doat, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 500

28. The Story of Adele H (1975)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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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

Votes: 5,437

29. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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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

Votes: 4,111

30. The Woman Next Door (1981)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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

Votes: 5,118

31. I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1975)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writers: James C. Gutman, David Helpern, Myron Meisel | Director: David Helpern | Stars: Natalie Wood, John Houseman, François Truffaut, Nicholas Ray

Votes: 33

32. La nuit des Césars (1976– )
Episode: 2ème nuit des Césars (1977)

Documentary

7.4
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Director: François Chatel | Stars: Salvatore Adamo, Jean Aurenche, César Baldaccini, Marie-Christine Barrault

Votes: 7

33. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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

Votes: 31,898

34. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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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

Votes: 6,362

35. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

7.3
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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

Votes: 1,891

36. Les Mistons (1957)

18 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,260

37. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

7.3
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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye, Jeanne Moreau

Votes: 99

38. Une visite (1955)

8 min | Short

7.3
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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 »

Writer: François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Francis Cognany, Florence Doniol-Valcroze, Laura Mauri, Jean-José Richer

Votes: 44

39. Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (2000 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Hosted by Eva Marie Saint, the film's leading lady, this 40-minute documentary of Alfred Hitchcock's only M-G-M film combines interviews (Martin Landau, Patricia Hitchcock, production ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Patricia Hitchcock, Ernest Lehman, Robert F. Boyle

Votes: 240

40. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Talk-Show

7.3
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Stars: Michel Drucker, Charles Aznavour, Eddy Mitchell, Eric Charden

Votes: 15

41. The Green Room (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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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

Votes: 1,918

42. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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

Votes: 4,267

43. Love on the Run (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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

Votes: 4,243

44. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary

7.1
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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 »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Judith Anderson, Ned Beatty, Ingrid Bergman, Mel Brooks

Votes: 181

45. The Little Thief (1988)

R | 109 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

7.0
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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

Votes: 1,396

46. Take It All (1963)

99 min | Drama

7.0
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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

Votes: 233

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

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

7.0
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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

Votes: 162

48. Carl Th. Dreyer (1966)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.0
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At the world premiere of "Gertrud" in Paris, December 1964, Dreyer is greeted by many celebrities of the French cinema: Clouzot, Langlois, Truffaut, Godard, Anna Karina. Afterwards Dreyer ... See full summary »

Writer: Jørgen Roos | Director: Jørgen Roos | Stars: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Henri Langlois, François Truffaut

Votes: 61

49. Bipedality (2010)

68 min | Mystery

7.0
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A relationship between a man and a woman discloses during the course of the film.

Writer: Rouzbeh Rashidi | Director: Rouzbeh Rashidi | Stars: Julia Gelezova, Dean Kavanagh

Votes: 6

50. A Story of Water (1961)

18 min | Romance, Short

6.9
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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

Votes: 984