Most Popular Titles With Joëlle Baland
- Movies or TV
1. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.
2. The Man in the Iron Mask (I) (1998)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure
The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?
3. Bandidas (2006)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town.
4. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
R | 142 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
5. Total Eclipse (1995)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
6. Sheena (1984)
PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, ... See full summary »
7. The Man Who Cried (2000)
R | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A young refugee traveling from Russia to America in search of her lost father falls for a gypsy horseman.
8. The Last Mistress (2007)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
9. The Good Thief (I) (2002)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
10. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
139 min | Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »
Writers: Jean Cosmos, Madame de La Fayette, François-Olivier Rousseau, Bertrand Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Gaspard Ulliel, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
11. Queen Margot (1994)
R | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.
12. The Horseman on the Roof (1995)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.
13. Impromptu (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
14. Lucky Luke (2009)
103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western
Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.
15. Les visiteurs (1993)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. He enlists the aid of his descendent to try to find a way to return home, all the... See full summary »
16. The Bride (1985)
PG-13 | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".
17. Into the West (1992)
PG | 97 min | Family, Adventure
Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.
19. Bernie (1996)
87 min | Comedy
Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation, he meets Marion, a young heroin addict and falls in love with her. He believes ... See full summary »
22. Monsieur N. (2003)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
How can Napoleon, the man of war and pioneering military strategist, meekly accept being locked up on a storm-lashed rock in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? What system of defence, and ... See full summary »
24. Jacquou le croquant (2007)
140 min | Adventure, Drama
Jacquou is a determined and attractive young man who transforms his vow of vengeance into a struggle against injustice.
27. Guardian Angels (1995)
110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands... See full summary »
28. La fille de d'Artagnan (1994)
R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there. The young lady is enthusiastic about honour, faithfulness, affection to... See full summary »
Writers: Jean Cosmos, Riccardo Freda, Michel Léviant, Eric Poindron, Bertrand Tavernier | Directors: Bertrand Tavernier, Riccardo Freda | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Sami Frey
29. Lucky Pierre (1974)
PG | 92 min | Comedy
Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and ... See full summary »
30. Le souper (1992)
90 min | Drama, History
France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, ... See full summary »
32. Adolphe (2002)
102 min | Drama
The action takes place at the turn of the 19th Century. Adolphe (Stanislas Merhar) is a carefree, somewhat jaded 22-year-old... See full synopsis »
35. Jeanne la Pucelle I - Les batailles (1994)
160 min | Biography, Drama, History
A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first ... See full summary »
36. Hercule & Sherlock (1996)
95 min | Comedy, Crime
With a shipment of counterfeit banknotes waylaid, and their boss in jail, two small-time hoods, Bruno and Vincent, find themselves forced to dognap two canines who have been trained... to sniff out counterfeit money!
Writers: Joe Morhaim, A. Sanford Wolfe, Marie-Christine de Montbrial, Michel Frichet, Valentine Albin, Laurent Chalumeau | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Richard Anconina, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Roland Blanche
37. L'exécutrice (1986)
90 min | Action, Thriller
Martine is a tough female cop trying to solve the kidnapping of young Caroline by a gang of pornographers. She already has an accomplice inside the gang feeding her information, but ... See full summary »
39. My Life Is Hell (1991)
105 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
A middle-aged single French woman (Balasko) falls in love with an annoying demon (Auteuil).
43. Grand Larceny (1987)
A woman who hasn't seen her father in 18 years, learns of his death and goes to his estate in France to carry out his wishes. She then learns that her father was a thief who after getting ... See full summary »
45. Strange Place for an Encounter (1988)
100 min | Drama, Romance
A woman thrown out of a car by her husband and a surgeon repairing his car are meeting at a highway rest stop. Both are slowly coming closer.
46. Passage à l'acte (1996)
105 min | Thriller
The story of a Parisian psychiatrist (Auteuil) who is treating a patient who confesses to having killed his wife. At first the psychiatrist lends little credence to his unusual client but ... See full summary »
47. The Professional Secrets of Dr. Apfelgluck (1991)
95 min | Comedy
Writers: Philippe Bruneau, Thierry Lhermitte | Directors: Alessandro Capone, Stéphane Clavier, Mathias Ledoux, Thierry Lhermitte, Hervé Palud | Stars: Jacques Villeret, Micha Bayard, Ticky Holgado, Claire Nadeau
48. Deux (1989)
113 min | Drama, Romance
The manager of a contemporary music composer falls in love with the real estate agent with whom he is looking for a house in Paris. But both have been used to living an independent life: ... See full summary »