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1. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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85 Metascore

Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile; ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano, Rossy de Palma

Votes: 26,464 | Gross: $7.18M

2. Beauty and the Beast (1946)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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92 Metascore

A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

Directors: Jean Cocteau, René Clément | Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon

Votes: 19,649 | Gross: $0.02M

3. Orpheus (1950)

Unrated | 95 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares, Marie Déa

Votes: 7,785

4. The Blood of a Poet (1932)

Unrated | 55 min | Fantasy

7.5
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A young artist draws a face at a canvas on his easel. Suddenly the mouth on the drawing comes into life and starts talking. The artist tries to wipe it away with his hand, but when he looks... See full summary »

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Enrique Rivero, Elizabeth Lee Miller, Pauline Carton, Odette Talazac

Votes: 4,372

5. Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Paul Bernard, María Casares, Elina Labourdette, Lucienne Bogaert

Votes: 2,933

6. Les Enfants Terribles (1950)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Nicole Stéphane, Edouard Dermithe, Renée Cosima, Jacques Bernard

Votes: 2,821

7. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Fantasy

7.4
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

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

Votes: 2,037

8. La cravate (1957)

20 min | Short

6.7
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A short mime adaptation of a Thomas Mann story about a Parisian urchin who makes her living selling human heads.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Denise Brossot, Rolande Polya, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Saul Gilbert

Votes: 1,322

9. Charlotte et son Jules (1960)

20 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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A jilted man (Jean-Paul Belmondo) rants at his mostly silent former lover (Anne Collette).

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anne Collette, Gérard Blain, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 1,164

10. L'amore (1948)

69 min | Drama

7.1
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In the first episode, a heartbroken woman talks to her ex-lover on the phone. In the second, a pregnant woman believes she is carrying the child of Saint Joseph.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Anna Magnani, Federico Fellini, Peparuolo, Amelia Robert

Votes: 952

11. The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)

129 min | Drama, Romance

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A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The ... See full summary »

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Monica Vitti, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Branciaroli, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 588

12. Les parents terribles (1948)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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When Michel, who's 22, tells his parents he is in love, his mother Yvonne is distraught, believing she will lose his love (which is the center of her life), and his father Georges is ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Yvonne de Bray, Marcel André

Votes: 445

13. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 418

14. L'éternel retour (1943)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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This is a retelling of Tristan and Isolde, set in 1940s France. The script was written by Jean Cocteau.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Madeleine Sologne, Jean Marais, Jean Murat, Junie Astor

Votes: 410

15. L'aigle à deux têtes (1948)

93 min | Drama

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Political intrigue and psychological drama run parallel. The queen is in seclusion, veiling her face for the ten years since her husband's assassination, longing to join him in death. ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Silvia Monfort, Jean Marais, Jean Debucourt

Votes: 330

16. The Emperor's Nightingale (1949)

55 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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A Chinese emperor prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. When the Emperor is near death, a nightingale's song restores his health and teaches... See full summary »

Directors: Jirí Trnka, Milos Makovec | Stars: Helena Patockova, Jaromir Sobotoa, Detsky pevecky sbor Jana Kuhna, Boris Karloff

Votes: 245

17. Voce umana (2014)

25 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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'Human Voice' is based on Jean Cocteau's iconic one woman play of the same name. Set against the backdrop of Naples, Italy, in 1950, this romantic drama tells the story of Angela, (played ... See full summary »

Director: Edoardo Ponti | Stars: Sophia Loren, Enrico Lo Verso, Alessandra Bonarotta, Virginia Da Brescia

Votes: 240

18. La villa Santo Sospir (1975)

36 min | Short

6.7
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Short about Mrs. Weisweiller's Villa in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferat, on Côte d'Azur, which was decorated by Jean Cocteau.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Edouard Dermithe, Francine Weisweiller

Votes: 216

19. Venom and Eternity (1951)

120 min | Drama

7.1
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In this experimental film, Isidore Isou, the leader of the lettrist movement, lashes out at conventional cinema and offers a revolutionary form of movie-making: through scratching and ... See full summary »

Director: Isidore Isou | Stars: Isidore Isou, Jean-Louis Barrault, Blanchette Brunoy, Blaise Cendrars

Votes: 215

20. The Human Voice (1966 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

7.4
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A monologue of a woman talking on the phone with her longterm lover who is about to marry another girl.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Star: Ingrid Bergman

Votes: 206

21. La princesse de Clèves (1961)

101 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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Princess of Cleves is married with a rich and old prince but she loves secretly a lord younger, more beautiful and also very popular.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Marais, Marina Vlady, Jean-François Poron, Annie Ducaux

Votes: 201

22. Thomas l'imposteur (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.9
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

Votes: 171

23. 8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements (1957)

80 min | Music

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It is a fairy tale for the subconscious based on the game of chess. Partly Sigmund Freud, partly Lewis Carroll.

Directors: Jean Cocteau, Hans Richter | Stars: Jean Arp, Paul Bowles, Ceal Bryson, Alexander Calder

Votes: 128

24. Le bel indifférent (1957)

29 min | Short

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Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Jeanne Allard, Angelo Bellini, Jacques Demy

Votes: 122

25. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Oedipus Rex (1993)

58 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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A son is born to a young couple. The father, motivated by jealousy, takes the baby into the desert to be abandoned. The child is rescued, named Oedipus by King Polybus and Queen Merope of ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Philip Langridge, Jessye Norman, Min Tanaka, Bryn Terfel

Votes: 117

26. Ruy Blas (1948)

93 min | Drama

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Exiled from the court of Spain, Don Salluste, the chief of police, wants to take revenge on the Queen. One day he meets Ruy Blas, a young student who happens to be a lookalike of Don Cesar,... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Billon | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Marais, Marcel Herrand, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 87

27. La corona negra (1951)

106 min | Drama, Mystery

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Director: Luis Saslavsky | Stars: María Félix, Rossano Brazzi, Vittorio Gassman, José María Lado

Votes: 59

28. The Phantom Baron (1943)

99 min | Drama

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Elfy, Countess of Saint-Hélié's daughter, was brought up with her foster sister Anne, in an old dilapidated castle whose landlord, Baron Julius Carol, disappeared mysteriously some day. The... See full summary »

Director: Serge de Poligny | Stars: André Lefaur, Odette Joyeux, Jany Holt, Alain Cuny

Votes: 57

29. Con qué la lavaré? (2004)

Animation, Short

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Director: María Trénor

Votes: 51

30. Opium (2013)

77 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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The thwarted loves of Jean Cocteau and Raymond Radiguet, in the early 1920s. The death of Radiguet who did Cocteau sink in opium. A story under the influence of drug. A narrative description in the mind of Cocteau. A musical.

Director: Arielle Dombasle | Stars: Grégoire Colin, Samuel Mercer, Arielle Dombasle, Niels Schneider

Votes: 50

31. Drug-Taking and the Arts (1993)

120 min | Documentary, Drama

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How drugs have influenced artistic production in the course of the last 200 years, focusing on major European and American literary figures and visual artists.

Director: Storm Thorgerson | Stars: Bernard Hill, Phil Daniels, Thom Booker, Patrick Barlow

Votes: 45

32. Reflets de Cannes (1952– )

Documentary

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

Votes: 45

33. La comédie du bonheur (1940)

108 min | Comedy

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Monsieur Jourdain is a dangerous madman : he wants to share his fortune! His relatives do what any sensible fellow on earth would do: they have him committed to a mental hospital. But ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Michel Simon, Ramon Novarro, Jacqueline Delubac, Micheline Presle

Votes: 42

34. La Malibran (1944)

95 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.7
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Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Geori-Boué, Suzy Prim, Mona Goya, Jacques Jansen

Votes: 39

35. The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (1976– )

793 min | Music

8.9
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Leonard Bernstein's Harvard University lectures on the future of music, originally delivered in 1973, but not broadcast until 1976.

Stars: Leonard Bernstein, René Kollo, Tom Krause, Tatiana Troyanos

Votes: 37

36. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

37. Les parents terribles (I) (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Josée Dayan | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Nicole Garcia, François Berléand, Cyrille Thouvenin

Votes: 36

38. Jean Cocteau s'adresse... à l'an 2000 (1962)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean Cocteau | Star: Jean Cocteau

Votes: 35

39. Play of the Week (1959–1961)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.

Stars: Myron McCormick, Cathleen Nesbitt, Frank Conroy, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 34

40. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

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

Votes: 31

41. Colette (1951)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.4
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Director: Yannick Bellon | Stars: Colette, Jean Cocteau, Maurice Goudeket, Pauline Tissandier

Votes: 31

42. L'Amérique insolite (1960)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: François Reichenbach | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Paul Klinger, June Richmond

Votes: 26

43. Coriolan (1950)

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Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Josette Day, Henri Filipacchi, Jean Marais

Votes: 25

44. Estudio 1 (1965–1984)

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Stars: Ana María Vidal, Fernando Delgado, José Bódalo, Luisa Sala

Votes: 24

45. C'est arrivé à 36 chandelles (1957)

105 min | Comedy

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Director: Henri Diamant-Berger | Stars: Jane Sourza, Guy Bertil, Brigitte Barbier, Jacques Riberolles

Votes: 20

46. De Jeanne d'Arc à Philippe Pétain (1944)

58 min | Documentary, History

5.8
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Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Sacha Guitry, Michèle Alfa, Aimé Clariond, Jean Cocteau

Votes: 16

47. Merlín (1991)

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Director: Adolfo Arrieta | Stars: Francis Lorenzo, Clara Sanchis, Gonzalo Armero, Xavier Grandès

Votes: 15

48. Blues (2012)

72 min | Drama

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A modern adaptation of Cocteau's classic play "The Human Voice": A woman is waiting for her ex-boyfriend's last call.

Director: André Schneider | Star: Barbara Kowa

Votes: 14

49. La voix humaine (1990)

Drama, Musical

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Director: Peter Medak | Star: Julia Migenes

Votes: 13

50. Django Reinhardt (1957)

26 min | Short

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Director: Paul Paviot | Stars: Henri Crolla, André Ekyan, Hubert Fol, Raymond Fol

Votes: 13