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1. Dim Dam Dom (1965– )

9.3
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Stars: Marguerite Duras, Serge Gainsbourg, Sylvie Vartan, France Gall

Votes: 21

2. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

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

Votes: 45

4. 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: 24,868

5. Marco Polo (II) (1962)

Adventure

8.2
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Writers: Jean Ferry, Jacques Rémy | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Dorothy Dandridge, Michel Simon, Bernard Blier

Votes: 5

6. Tilt (1966– )

Music

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Johnny Hallyday, Michel Polnareff, Michèle Arnaud

Votes: 5

7. La fin du jour (1939)

99 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 310

8. The Train (1964)

Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War

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: 10,086

9. L'Atalante (1934)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, 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: 10,440

10. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)

97 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

7.9
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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: 3,196

11. 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: 501

12. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

7.9
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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

Votes: 29

14. 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: 1,352 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Le grand échiquier (1972– )

Music

7.8
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Stars: Jacques Chancel, Pierre Rabbath, Robert Hossein, Jean Sas

Votes: 9

16. La Chienne (1931)

Not Rated | 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, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Michel Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marèse, Roger Gaillard

Votes: 2,182

17. Port of Shadows (1938)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 6,035 | Gross: $0.03M

18. La Poison (1951)

85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court.

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

Votes: 569

19. The King's Jester (1941)

92 min | Drama

7.7
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Writers: Victor Hugo, Mario Bonnard, Michel Simon, Tomaso Smith, Carlo Salsa | Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Michel Simon, María Mercader, Rossano Brazzi, Doris Duranti

Votes: 7

20. Bizarre, Bizarre (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, Marcel Carné, Jacques Prévert | Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Françoise Rosay, Michel Simon, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 1,263

21. La galerie des monstres (1924)

Drama

7.6
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Writers: Eric Allatine, Renzo | Director: Jaque Catelain | Stars: Jaque Catelain, Lois Moran, Jean Murat, Claire Prélia

Votes: 23

22. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

7.5
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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: 3,787

23. 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: 946

24. Non coupable (1947)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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: 91

25. Faisons un rêve... (1936)

86 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Writer: Sacha Guitry | Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Sacha Guitry, Raimu, Jacqueline Delubac, Arletty

Votes: 182

26. Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (1954)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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: 57

27. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: Jean Renoir le patron, 2e partie: La direction d'acteur (1967)

97 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Janine Bazin, Henri Cartier-Bresson, André S. Labarthe, Jean Renoir

Votes: 8

28. Boys' School (1938)

98 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their 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: 448

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

85 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Jean Bach, Jérôme Savary, Roland Topor | Director: Jérôme Savary | Stars: Gérard Croce, Valérie Kling, Rosa Fumetto, Elisabeth Mortensen

Votes: 12

30. The Prince of Adventurers (1927)

132 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Norbert Falk, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Alexandre Volkoff | Director: Alexandre Volkoff | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Suzanne Bianchetti, Diana Karenne, Jenny Jugo

Votes: 120

31. Fric-Frac (1939)

92 min | Comedy

7.2
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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 | Director: Maurice Lehmann | Stars: Fernandel, Michel Simon, Arletty, Hélène Robert

Votes: 256

32. High and Low (1933)

79 min

7.2
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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: 28

33. Les amants du pont Saint-Jean (1947)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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On the banks of the Rhône, not far from Tain l'Hermitage, Alcide Garonne, an old ferryman - and incidentally a poacher - lives out of wedlock with Victorine Rousset nicknamed Maryse, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Aurenche, René Wheeler | Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Michel Simon, Gaby Morlay, Paul Frankeur, Marc Cassot

Votes: 19

34. 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: 416

35. The Living Dead Man (1926)

170 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 206

36. The Temptress (1952)

105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Writers: Maurizio Corgnati, Daniele D'Anza, Silvio Giovaninetti, Antonio Leonviola | Director: Antonio Leonviola | Stars: Anna Maria Ferrero, Michel Auclair, Michel Simon, Valentine Tessier

Votes: 9

37. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: Jean Vigo (1964)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Jacques Rozier | Stars: Claude Aveline, Maurice Bessy, Docteur Caussat, Jean Dasté

Votes: 43

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

Votes: 379

39. Le bonheur (1935)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 108

40. Circonstances atténuantes (1939)

85 min | Comedy

7.0
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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.

Writers: Marcel Arnac, Jean Boyer, Jean-Pierre Feydeau, Yves Mirande | Director: Jean Boyer | Stars: Michel Simon, Suzanne Dantès, Dorville, Arletty

Votes: 117

41. Adémaï au moyen âge (1935)

80 min | Comedy

7.0
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Writers: Paul Collins, Charles Spaak | Director: Jean de Marguenat | Stars: Noël-Noël, Michel Simon, Jacques Grétillat, Maurice Maillot

Votes: 6

42. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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: 498

43. The Virtuous Scoundrel (1953)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Writer: Sacha Guitry | Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Simon, Marguerite Pierry, Laurence Badie, François Guérin

Votes: 118

44. Le mort en fuite (1936)

85 min

6.9
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Writers: Loïc Le Gouriadec, Carlo Rim | Director: André Berthomieu | Stars: Jules Berry, Michel Simon, Marie Glory, Fernande Albany

Votes: 66

45. Le dernier tournant (1939)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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: 143

46. Comedy of Happiness (1940)

108 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Writers: André Cerf, Jean Cocteau, Nicolas Evreinoff, Marcel L'Herbier, Fernand Nozière | Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Michel Simon, Ramon Novarro, Jacqueline Delubac, Micheline Presle

Votes: 39

47. Derrière la façade (1939)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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The owner of an apartment building is found murdered. Two rival policemen, Boucheron and Lambert, investigate the matter and get into the private lives of the tenants: an unfaithful judge, ... See full summary »

Writers: Yves Mirande, Georges Lacombe, Max Kolpé | Directors: Georges Lacombe, Yves Mirande | Stars: Lucien Baroux, Jules Berry, André Lefaur, Gaby Morlay

Votes: 85

48. Les nouveaux riches (1938)

89 min | Comedy

6.8
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Writers: Roger Ferdinand, Charles-Félix Tavano, Charles d'Abadie, Robert de Cesse | Director: André Berthomieu | Stars: Raimu, Michel Simon, Betty Stockfeld, Fernand Fabre

Votes: 8

49. Shop Girls of Paris (1943)

83 min | Drama

6.8
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Denise Baudu, an orphaned girl in need, decides to go to Paris where her uncle Baudu keeps a small draper's shop, "Le Vieil Elbeuf". The young woman hopes her kinsman will be able to give ... See full summary »

Writers: André Cayatte, André Legrand, Émile Zola, Michel Duran | Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Michel Simon, Albert Préjean, Blanchette Brunoy, Suzy Prim

Votes: 82

50. Hôtel des Invalides (1952)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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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

Votes: 238