Most Popular Titles With Michel Simon

1. The Train (1964)
133 min | Thriller, War, Action
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In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.

2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
114 min | Biography, Drama, History
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A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.

3. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)
100 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
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Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.

4. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)
85 min | Comedy
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Boudu, a tramp, jumps into the Seine. He is rescued by Mr Lestingois, a gentle and good bookseller, who gives shelter to him. Mrs Lestingois and the maid Anne-Marie (Mr Lestingois' mistress... See full summary »

5. La Chienne (1931)
95 min | Drama
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Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, "Lulu", and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a ... See full summary »

6. L'Atalante (1934)
89 min | Drama, Romance
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When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him as he captains a river barge. Besides the two of them, are a cabin boy and the strange old second mate Pere Jules. Soon bored by life ... See full summary »

7. Beauty and the Devil (1950)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy
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The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

8. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History
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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.

9. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
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1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »

10. Blanche (1972)
92 min | Drama, History
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Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.

11. Port of Shadows (1938)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller
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A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.

12. The Head (1959)
97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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A scientist invents a serum that keeps a dog's head alive after its body dies. When the scientist dies of a heart attack, his crazed assistant cuts off his head and, using the serum, keeps ... See full summary »

13. The Two of Us (1967)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
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Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter... See full summary »

14. Drole de Drame (1937)
84 min | Comedy
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A French farce set in Victorian London where a botanist and his wife get into trouble when they pretend to go missing in order to hide from their sanctimonious cousin -- an Anglican bishop who is leading a campaign against such writing.

15. La più bella serata della mia vita (1972)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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16. Candide (1960)
88 min | Comedy
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Based on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide, a young Westphalian born in the castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh, is driven out of ... See full summary »

17. Fabiola (1949)
96 min | Drama, History
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In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »

18. La vie d'un honnête homme (1953)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
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19. Le bonheur (1935)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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20. La Poison (1951)
85 min | Comedy
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21. The Anatomy of Love (1954)
134 min | Comedy
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A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »

22. Panic (1946)
91 min | Drama
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In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and ... See full summary »

23. The Living Dead Man (1926)
170 min | Drama, Horror
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Mathias Pascal, only son of a once rich family, marries beautiful Romalinda, who has a terrible mother-in-law. She controls her daughter, and soon his home life becomes a nightmare, as well... See full summary »

24. Baby's Laxative (1931)
46 min | Comedy
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25. Ecco (1964)
100 min | Documentary
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A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »

26. Saadia (1953)
82 min | Drama
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Saadia is a wild, strange Arab girl whose life has been dominated by a local sorceress, a vengeful outcast in the community, who has convinced her she has the "evil eye" and brings disaster... See full summary »

27. La fin du jour (1939)
99 min | Drama
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Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of ... See full summary »

29. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Documentary
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31. Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (1954)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
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A terminally ill Mr. Bard, a casino bus driver forced to quit his job, miraculously wins a fortune playing roulette. Instantly becoming a millionaire, he wants to fulfill his life's dream: ... See full summary »

32. Le dernier tournant (1939)
90 min | Drama, Film-Noir
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Frank, a hobo, ends up in a garage-truck stop in the middle of nowhere. Nick Marino, its naive owner, is a good man married to Cora, a young and sexy bitch, half his age. Frank, although ... See full summary »

33. Cyrano et d'Artagnan (1964)
145 min | Adventure
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34. Ladies Lake (1934)
106 min | Drama
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A handsome but penniless young man takes a summer job as a swimming instructor in a picturesque Alpine lake resort. He falls in love with a young heiress who is staying there with her ... See full summary »

36. Boys' School (1938)
98 min | Drama, Mystery
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In a college, three friends form a secret society. There objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »

37. The Red Ibis (1975)
90 min | Comedy
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38. Fric-Frac (1939)
92 min | Comedy
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Marcel works as assistant to a jeweller whose bossy daughter Renée keeps hitting on him. When he meets lovely Loulou and her lazy friend Jo, he is fascinated by the girl and somehow ... See full summary »

41. The House (1970)
Comedy
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42. Faisons un rêve... (1936)
86 min | Comedy
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43. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)
Documentary
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44. A Friend Will Come Tonight (1946)
125 min | Drama, War
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45. Circonstances atténuantes (1939)
85 min | Comedy
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A retired criminal-court judge on vacation finds himself stranded in a nest of thieves, who show him a friendlier side of crime.

46. Hôtel des Invalides (1952)
22 min | Documentary, Short
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A tour of the Hotel des Invalides, and more particularly of the Army Museum and the Saint Louis Chapel. From François I's armor to Guynemer's airplane, to Napoleon's and Marshall Foch's ... See full summary »

Writer: Georges Franju |  Director: Georges Franju |  Star: Michel Simon
47. The Loves of Casanova (1927)
132 min | Biography, Drama
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48. Mother Love (1938)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
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Eighteen-year-old Gilbert Quercy has tried to commit suicide and has been sent to hospital. Nobody is surprised there when his mother comes to visit him but the nurse cannot believe her ... See full summary »

50. Comedy of Happiness (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 »