Highest Rated Titles With François Truffaut

1. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
3. The 400 Blows (1959)
99 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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

4. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011– )
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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

5. Omnibus (1967–2002)
Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Arts documentary series.

6. Wings of Desire (1987)
128 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (9 reviews)

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

7. Breathless (1960)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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

8. Day for Night (1973)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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

9. Jules and Jim (1962)
105 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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

10. Stolen Kisses (1968)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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 »

11. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
137 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 91/100 (7 reviews)

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.

12. Shoot the Pianist (1960)
92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

13. Naked Childhood (1968)
83 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

14. Antoine and Colette (1962)
32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

17. The Wild Child (1970)
83 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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.

18. Small Change (1976)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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 »

19. Bed & Board (1970)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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 »

20. The Soft Skin (1964)
113 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 78/100 (4 reviews)

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.

22. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

24. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
25. The Last Metro (1980)
131 min | Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

26. The Story of Adele H (1975)
96 min | Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.

27. The Woman Next Door (1981)
106 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

28. I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1975)
60 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
29. The Bride Wore Black (1968)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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 ?

30. Testament of Orpheus (1960)
79 min | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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

31. Confidentially Yours (1983)
110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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 »

32. Anne and Muriel (1971)
120 min | Romance, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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 »

33. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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

34. Les Mistons (1957)
18 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

35. Une visite (1955)
8 min | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
37. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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 »

38. Love on the Run (1979)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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 »

39. Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (2000 Video)
40 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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 »

40. The Green Room (1978)
94 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

43. Carl Th. Dreyer (1966)
30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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 »

44. Cinéphiles de notre temps (2012– )
300 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
45. The Little Thief (1988)
109 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

46. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Special)
100 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

47. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)
101 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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

48. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
60 min | Comedy, Family, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
49. Take It All (1963)
99 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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.

50. Langlois (1970)
52 min | Documentary, Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Documentary about French (Turkish born) film historian Henri Langlois (1914-1977), co-founder of the Cinemathèque Française, which progressed from just 10 films in 1936 to 60,000 films in ... See full summary »