Most Rated Titles With Dominique Besnehard
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1. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 84,764 | Gross: $7.20M
3. Swimming Pool (2003)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.
Votes: 36,058 | Gross: $10.11M
4. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 25,464 | Gross: $3.43M
6. 8 femmes (2002)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be more eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman!
Votes: 24,438 | Gross: $3.08M
7. Betty Blue (1986)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Zorg is a handyman working in France, maintaining and looking after the bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. One day, Betty walks... See full summary »
Votes: 14,069 | Gross: $2.00M
8. Casse-tête chinois (2013)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.
Votes: 10,655 | Gross: $0.34M
9. RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 35,000 BC, the tribe of the Dirty Hairs is in war against the tribe of the Clean Hairs for eight hundred years, trying to get their shampoo. The chief of the Dirty Hairs sends his ... See full summary »
10. Diva (1981)
R | 117 min | Thriller
Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller.
Votes: 9,606 | Gross: $0.11M
11. Under the Sand (2000)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Mystery
When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Votes: 6,984 | Gross: $1.45M
13. La cité de la peur (1994)
93 min | Comedy
A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.
15. The Count of Monte Cristo (1998– )
400 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego.
16. Sitcom (1998)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality, the elder sister's suicide attempt and sado-masochist ... See full summary »
17. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Two youths sent for a Maoist "re-education" in the mountains fall in love with the village tailor's granddaughter.
Votes: 3,863 | Gross: $0.67M
18. À nos amours (1983)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Suzanne is sixteen and is having sex with many boys, just for fun, but did not manage to really love one of them. Her family does not understand her. The father does not like her behaviour.... See full summary »
19. Les misérables (2000– )
90 min | Drama, History
The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving ... See full summary »
20. Little Indian, Big City (1994)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,200 | Gross: $1.00M
21. Podium (2004)
95 min | Comedy, Music
Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive, married, with a son. He used to have another profession: look-a-like of French star Claude François. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming... See full summary »
23. Didier (1997)
105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Jean-Pierre, a frazzled sport agent, has better things to do than to look after his friend's labrador Didier. An amazing discovery will lead him off on an amazing adventure.
24. L'âge des ténèbres (2007)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labrèche), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.
25. Queen to Play (2009)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama
Middle-aged chambermaid Hélène's newfound obsession with the game of chess leads her to seek the tutelage of a reclusive American expat, transforming both of their ho-hum lives in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,280 | Gross: $0.48M
26. Le petit lieutenant (2005)
Unrated | 110 min | Crime, Drama
A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.
27. Ménage (1986)
84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A bisexual petty criminal named Bob encounters a married couple arguing in a bar. Bob breaks up the fight and proceeds to seduce first the wife and then the husband. Then Bob teaches the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,949 | Gross: $0.93M
28. Grande école (2004)
110 min | Drama, Romance
Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he'd rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his ... See full summary »
29. Dead Tired (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,546 | Gross: $0.55M
30. The Little Thief (1988)
R | 109 min | Drama
In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »
Votes: 1,462 | Gross: $1.10M
32. Les soeurs fâchées (2004)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On ... See full summary »
33. L'effrontée (1985)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.
36. Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
The life story of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), playwright and adventurer, who gets himself into numerous different scrapes and romantic encounters in 18th Century France.
Votes: 1,024 | Gross: $0.63M
37. The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
R | 137 min | Drama
He is a revenge-obssessed stevedore whose sister was brutally raped and murdered. She is a wealthy, elusive woman. They try hard to get together... or do they?
38. Marche à l'ombre (1984)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends, one a musician the other constantly depressed wander around Greece and France till they get to Paris without a penny to their name. Here they spend nights in the underground, ... See full summary »
39. Meilleur espoir féminin (2000)
100 min | Comedy
Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his... See full summary »
40. La balance (1982)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nicole is a Parisian streetwalker and Dede is her racketeer boyfriend, on the outs with his mob bosses because of a dispute over Nicole. When a police informant ("balance") is murdered, the... See full summary »
41. Paparazzi (I) (1998)
111 min | Comedy, Romance
At a football match, an unscrupulous photographer, Michel Verdier, takes pictures of a celebrity couple. Magazine editors go with the photos even though the dominant figure in them is a ... See full summary »
42. Les grands ducs (1996)
85 min | Comedy
Three aging and failed comedians, Georges Cox, Victor Vialat and Eddie Carpentier, hit the road again with a lousy production of a lousy play, of course under the worst possible conditions.
43. La passante du Sans-Souci (1982)
110 min | Drama
Max Baumstein is a reputable businessman, a rich self-made man with a conscience - he founded a highly visible and active international organization fighting against violations of human ... See full summary »
44. Blanche (2002)
104 min | Adventure, Comedy
In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.
50. Dangerous Liaisons (2003– )
252 min | Drama, Romance
Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de ... See full summary »