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1. The Train (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War, Action

7.9
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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.

Writers: Franklin Coen, Frank Davis, Rose Valland | Directors: John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 9,353

2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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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.

Writers: Joseph Delteil, Carl Theodor Dreyer | Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz

Votes: 22,947

3. L'Atalante (1934)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.

Writers: Jean Guinée, Albert Riéra, Jean Vigo | Director: Jean Vigo | Stars: Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Michel Simon, Gilles Margaritis

Votes: 9,634

4. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)

100 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.8
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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.

Writers: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Hans Jacoby, Ladislao Vajda | Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Sigfrit Steiner, Siegfried Lowitz, Michel Simon

Votes: 2,997

5. Blanche (1972)

92 min | Drama, History

7.0
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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.

Writers: Walerian Borowczyk, Juliusz Slowacki | Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Michel Simon, Georges Wilson, Jacques Perrin, Ligia Branice

Votes: 336

6. Port of Shadows (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.

Writers: Pierre Dumarchais, Jacques Prévert | Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Simon, Michèle Morgan, Pierre Brasseur

Votes: 5,637

7. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)

122 min | Drama, History

6.3
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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.

Writers: Abel Gance, Nelly Kaplan, Roger Richebé | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale, Leslie Caron

Votes: 376

8. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

7.6
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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 »

Writer: René Fauchois | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Michel Simon, Marcelle Hainia, Sévérine Lerczinska, Jean Gehret

Votes: 3,536

9. La Chienne (1931)

95 min | Drama

7.7
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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 »

Writers: Georges de La Fouchardière, André Girard, André Mouézy-Éon, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Michel Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marèse, Magdeleine Bérubet

Votes: 2,029

10. Fric-Frac (1939)

92 min | Comedy

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Édouard Bourdet, Michel Duran | Directors: Claude Autant-Lara, Maurice Lehmann | Stars: Fernandel, Michel Simon, Arletty, Hélène Robert

Votes: 239

11. The Two of Us (1967)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Claude Berri, Gérard Brach, Michel Rivelin | Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Luce Fabiole

Votes: 1,204

12. Drole de Drame (1937)

84 min | Comedy

7.6
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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.

Writers: J. Storer Clouston, Jacques Prévert | Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Françoise Rosay, Michel Simon, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,223

13. Fabiola (1949)

96 min | Drama, History

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Nicholas Patrick Wiseman, Alessandro Blasetti, Mario Chiari, Diego Fabbri, Jean-Georges Auriol, Antonio Pietrangeli, Cesare Zavattini, Emilio Cecchi, Vitaliano Brancati, Corrado Pavolini | Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal, Michel Simon, Louis Salou

Votes: 121

14. The Head (1959)

97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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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 »

Writer: Victor Trivas | Director: Victor Trivas | Stars: Horst Frank, Karin Kernke, Helmut Schmid, Paul Dahlke

Votes: 376

15. Beauty and the Devil (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

Writers: René Clair, Armand Salacrou | Director: René Clair | Stars: Michel Simon, Gérard Philipe, Nicole Besnard, Simone Valère

Votes: 887

16. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: David Alexander, Michel Audiard, René Barjavel, Maurice Bessy, Julien Duvivier, Henri Jeanson, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier, Françoise Arnoul

Votes: 478

17. La più bella serata della mia vita (1972)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A salesman chasing by car a beautiful female biker in order to flirt finds a castle where he is accused in a game trial for murder.

Writers: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Ettore Scola, Sergio Amidei | Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 366

18. Candide (1960)

88 min | Comedy

6.3
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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 »

Writers: Norbert Carbonnaux, Albert Simonin, Voltaire | Director: Norbert Carbonnaux | Stars: Jean-Pierre Cassel, Pierre Brasseur, Daliah Lavi, Michel Simon

Votes: 81

19. The Anatomy of Love (1954)

134 min | Comedy

5.9
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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 »

Writers: Giorgio Bassani, Alessandro Blasetti, Achille Campanile, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Sandro Continenza, Silvio D'Arzo, Eduardo De Filippo, Ennio Flaiano, Agenore Incrocci, Giuseppe Marotta, Alberto Moravia, Marino Moretti, Ercole Patti, Vasco Pratolini, Claude-André Puget, Anton Germano Rossi, Furio Scarpelli | Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Paul Paviot | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Elisa Cegani, Memmo Carotenuto, Guido Celano

Votes: 54

20. Panic (1946)

91 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Writers: Charles Spaak, Julien Duvivier, Georges Simenon | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Viviane Romance, Michel Simon, Max Dalban, Émile Drain

Votes: 447

21. La Poison (1951)

85 min | Comedy

7.7
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Writer: Sacha Guitry | Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Jacques Varennes, Jeanne Fusier-Gir

Votes: 533

22. Cocoanut (1939)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Writer: Marcel Achard | Director: Jean Boyer | Stars: Raimu, Marie Bell, Michel Simon, Gilbert Gil

Votes: 25

23. Marco Polo (II) (1962)

Adventure

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Writers: Jean Ferry, Jacques Rémy | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Dorothy Dandridge, Michel Simon, Bernard Blier

24. La fin du jour (1939)

99 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Writers: Julien Duvivier, Charles Spaak | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Victor Francen, Michel Simon, Louis Jouvet, Madeleine Ozeray

Votes: 263

25. Saadia (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

5.4
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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 »

Writers: Francis D'Autheville, Albert Lewin | Director: Albert Lewin | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Rita Gam, Michel Simon

Votes: 89

26. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

8.8
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Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

Votes: 41

27. Le bonheur (1935)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Writers: Henri Bernstein, Michel Duran, Marcel L'Herbier | Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Gaby Morlay, Charles Boyer, Paulette Dubost, Jean Toulout

Votes: 80

28. The Living Dead Man (1926)

170 min | Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Marcel L'Herbier, Luigi Pirandello | Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Marcelle Pradot, Lois Moran, Marthe Mellot

Votes: 194

30. Cyrano et d'Artagnan (1964)

145 min | Adventure

6.5
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Duelist and poet Cyrano de Bergerac and musketeer d'Artagnan meet and team up to stop the conspiracy against King Louis XIII of France.

Writers: Abel Gance, Rafael García Serrano, José Luis Dibildos | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: José Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sylva Koscina, Daliah Lavi

Votes: 150

31. Le dernier tournant (1939)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Writers: James M. Cain, Sabine Berritz, Charles Spaak, Henri Torrès | Director: Pierre Chenal | Stars: Fernand Gravey, Michel Simon, Marcel Vallée, Auguste Bovério

Votes: 135

32. Baby's Laxative (1931)

46 min | Comedy

6.2
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Writer: Georges Feydeau | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Marguerite Pierry, Jacques Louvigny, Michel Simon, Olga Valéry

Votes: 171

33. Non coupable (1947)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Michel Ancelin is an alcoholic doctor: the more the people look down on him as a miserable failure the more he hates his own guts... until that night when, driving home and drunk, he ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon | Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Georges Bréhat, François Joux

Votes: 90

34. The Sad Sack (1928)

87 min | Comedy

6.4
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Writers: André Sylvane, André Mouézy-Éon, Jean Renoir, Claude Heymann, André Rigaud | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Georges Pomiès, Michel Simon, Félix Oudart, Jean Storm

Votes: 160

35. Ecco (1964)

100 min | Documentary

5.6
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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 »

Writer: Bob Cresse | Director: Gianni Proia | Stars: George Sanders, Laura Betti, Léo Campion, Eberhard Diepgen

Votes: 63

36. The Prince of Adventurers (1927)

132 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Writers: Norbert Falk, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Alexandre Volkoff | Director: Alexandre Volkoff | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Suzanne Bianchetti, Diana Karenne, Jenny Jugo

Votes: 124

37. Boys' School (1938)

98 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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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 »

Writers: Jean-Henri Blanchon, Pierre Véry | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Michel Simon, Armand Bernard, Aimé Clariond

Votes: 406

38. Ladies Lake (1934)

106 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

Writers: Vicki Baum, Colette | Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Rosine Deréan, Simone Simon, Illa Meery, Odette Joyeux

Votes: 60

39. The Butcher, the Star and the Orphan (1975)

85 min | Comedy

6.5
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Writers: Jean Bach, Jérôme Savary, Roland Topor | Director: Jérôme Savary | Stars: Gérard Croce, Valérie Kling, Rosa Fumetto, Elisabeth Mortensen

Votes: 16

40. Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (1954)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Géza von Radványi, René Barjavel | Director: Géza von Radványi | Stars: Michel Simon, Yves Deniaud, Geneviève Page, Georgette Anys

Votes: 61

41. The Story of Tosca (1941)

105 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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Writers: Alessandro De Stefani, Carmine Gallone, Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica, Carl Koch, Victorien Sardou | Directors: Carl Koch, Jean Renoir | Stars: Imperio Argentina, Rossano Brazzi, Michel Simon, Adriano Rimoldi

Votes: 45

42. High and Low (1933)

79 min

7.0
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Writers: Anna Gmeyner, Leslie Bush-Fekete, Georges Dolley | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Jean Gabin, Janine Crispin, Micheline Bernard, Pauline Carton

Votes: 26

44. Emile's Boat (1962)

98 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: Michel Audiard, Georges Simenon, Albert Valentin, Denys de La Patellière | Director: Denys de La Patellière | Stars: Annie Girardot, Lino Ventura, Michel Simon, Pierre Brasseur

Votes: 108

45. The House (1970)

Comedy

6.2
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Writer: Gérard Brach | Director: Gérard Brach | Stars: Michel Simon, Patti D'Arbanville, Paul Préboist, Alain Libolt

Votes: 36

46. Cavalcade of Love (1940)

100 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.7
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A triple love story stopped each time by low material interests.

Writers: Jean Anouilh, Jean Aurenche | Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Simone Simon, Michel Simon, Claude Dauphin, Janine Darcey

Votes: 32

47. A Friend Will Come Tonight (1946)

92 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Writers: Jacques Companéez, Raymond Bernard, Yvan Noé | Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Michel Simon, Madeleine Sologne, Paul Bernard, Louis Salou

Votes: 39

48. Under Western Eyes (1936)

95 min | Drama

6.0
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Writers: Joseph Conrad, Hans Wilhelm, Jan Lustig, Jacques Viot | Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Danièle Parola, Michel Simon, Jacques Copeau

Votes: 28

49. The Red Ibis (1975)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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Forty eight hours in an area around a Parisian canal where a former Tango champion meets a killer.

Writers: Fredric Brown, Jean-Pierre Mocky, André Ruellan | Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Michel Simon, Michel Serrault, Michel Galabru, Jean Le Poulain

Votes: 141

50. The Impossible Mr. Pipelet (1955)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Writer: Jean Halain | Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Michel Simon, Etchika Choureau, Mischa Auer, Maurice Baquet

Votes: 79