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1. A Man Escaped (1956)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller, War

8.2
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A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Votes: 14,001

2. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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94 Metascore

A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin

Votes: 16,078 | Gross: $0.11M

3. Monsieur Gangster (1963)

105 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

7.9
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Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, Francis Blanche, Claude Rich

Votes: 4,427

4. La Poison (1951)

Not Rated | 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.

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

Votes: 714

5. Oscar (1967)

G | 85 min | Comedy

7.6
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Neurotic businessman must find the right man for his pregnant daughter. In fact, it is little bit complicated.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Louis de Funès, Claude Rich, Mario David, Germaine Delbat

Votes: 4,703

6. Just Before Nightfall (1971)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Celia, Marina Ninchi, Michel Bouquet, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 1,336

7. Les bronzés font du ski (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

7.5
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Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Josiane Balasko, Michel Blanc, Marie-Anne Chazel, Christian Clavier

Votes: 6,039

8. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

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: 2,163

9. The Lovers (1958)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Saddled with a dull husband and a foolish lover, a woman has an affair with a stranger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory, Judith Magre

Votes: 3,873

10. Sacrée jeunesse (1958)

90 min | Comedy

7.3
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A wealthy old man is not in a hurry to see the next world.A stay in Switzerland puts new life into him,thanks to a miracle doctor.

Director: André Berthomieu | Stars: Gaby Morlay, André Luguet, Micheline Dax, Guy Bertil

Votes: 6

11. Greed in the Sun (1964)

122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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Rocco and his female accomplice, Angèle hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano hires Rocco's friend, Hervé and a newly ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura, Reginald Kernan, Bernard Blier

Votes: 1,507

12. Back to the Wall (1958)

93 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A wealthy industrialist discovers his wife is having an affair and decides to exact revenge by blackmailing her under an assumed identity.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Oury, Philippe Nicaud, Claire Maurier

Votes: 204

13. Zazie dans le Métro (1960)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Ten-year-old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret, Hubert Deschamps, Carla Marlier

Votes: 4,323

14. Razzia (1955)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, Lino Ventura, Albert Rémy

Votes: 763

15. Rue de l'Estrapade (1953)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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While Henri Laurent speeds along on the racing circuits, his pretty wife Françoise goes from luxury boutique to luxury boutique with her best friend Denise. One day, Denise lets her know ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Louis Jourdan, Anne Vernon, Jean Servais

Votes: 213

16. The Restaurant (1966)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.8
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Top-notch french restaurant owner Monsieur Septime is involved into crime when one of his famous guests disappears.

Director: Jacques Besnard | Stars: Louis de Funès, Bernard Blier, Maria-Rosa Rodriguez, Venantino Venantini

Votes: 3,875

17. En légitime défense (1958)

98 min | Drama

6.7
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Pierre Lambert buys a bar in Pigalle and accepts to pay "protection money" to "Bébert le Caïd", a brutal gangster. Over time, Bébert raises his fare and, realizing Pierrot is reluctant to ... See full summary »

Director: André Berthomieu | Stars: Bernard Blier, Pierre Mondy, Maria Mauban, Philippe Nicaud

Votes: 23

18. On a retrouvé la 7ème compagnie ! (1975)

90 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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French army's seventh company experiences severe setback during world war 2 when it gets separated from other members of the army.They disguise as army officers to escape death when they are caught by German soldiers.

Director: Robert Lamoureux | Stars: Jean Lefebvre, Pierre Mondy, Henri Guybet, Pierre Tornade

Votes: 1,146

19. Skies Above (1965)

107 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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The crew of an aircraft carrier discovers that it is being pursued by a UFO that turns out to be a radioactive probe from outer space. They appeal to the warring countries of Earth to stop fighting and help it to repel the invaders.

Director: Yves Ciampi | Stars: André Smagghe, Marcel Bozzuffi, Henri Piégay, Bernard Fresson

Votes: 46

20. I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

6.5
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Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Richard | Stars: Pierre Richard, Aldo Maccione, Jacques François, Mimi Coutelier

Votes: 1,071

21. Ten Days Wonder (1971)

PG | 110 min | Mystery, Drama

6.4
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Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Michel Piccoli, Marlène Jobert, Orson Welles

Votes: 640

22. Distracted (1970)

85 min | Comedy

6.4
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A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company. He topples from one problem to another.

Director: Pierre Richard | Stars: Pierre Richard, Marie-Christine Barrault, Maria Pacôme, Catherine Samie

Votes: 1,013

23. Marguerite de la nuit (1955)

125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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Based on novel by Pierre Dumarchais. The story of the aging pedant who sells his soul to Satan in exchange for youth and knowledge.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Yves Montand, Jean Debucourt, Jacques Clancy

Votes: 158

24. Where the Truth Lies (1962)

83 min | Thriller

6.4
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Did Myriam cast a spell on Catherine ?

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Juliette Gréco, Jean-Marc Bory, Liselotte Pulver, Mathé Mansoura

Votes: 18

25. Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause! (1970)

80 min | Comedy

6.3
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Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.

Director: Michel Audiard | Stars: Annie Girardot, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc, Jean Le Poulain

Votes: 344

26. Il était une fois un flic... (1972)

95 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Alain Delon, Mireille Darc, Michel Constantin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 409

27. Les affreux (1959)

84 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Darry Cowl, Anne Collette, Louis Seigner

Votes: 12

28. La 7ème compagnie au clair de lune (1977)

75 min | Comedy

6.2
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Les 3 compères de la 7ème compagnie poursuivent leurs mésaventures. Cette fois-ci, ils tombent par inadvertance sur des résistants au cours d'une chasse et sont enrôlés bien malgré eux dans... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lamoureux | Stars: Jean Lefebvre, Pierre Mondy, Henri Guybet, Patricia Karim

Votes: 1,008

29. Au-delà de la peur (1975)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A group of outlaws takes a man's wife and child hostage. He must walk a fine line between working with the police to rescue his family and not angering the kidnappers to the point where they might hurt or kill them.

Director: Yannick Andréi | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Michel Constantin, Marilù Tolo, Moustache

Votes: 42

30. Quand passent les faisans (1965)

89 min | Comedy

6.1
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Arsène Baudu and Hyacinthe, a pair of small-time crooks, fall prey to Alexandre Larsan-Bellac, who involves them (against their will) in high profile swindling. But their success is quite ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Paul Meurisse, Bernard Blier, Jean Lefebvre, Michel Serrault

Votes: 112

31. Escalier de service (1954)

94 min | Comedy

6.1
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Walking alone and looking desperate, young Marie-Lou is taken in hand by Léo, a street photographer and his squatter friends. They all want to know what happened to her, so to satisfy their... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Rim | Stars: Etchika Choureau, Danielle Darrieux, Robert Lamoureux, Sophie Desmarets

Votes: 37

32. Capitaine Pantoufle (1953)

101 min | Comedy

6.1
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A bank clerk is bored to death with his nine-to-five work under his boss ' watchful eye .His missus is a pain in the neck and his in-laws are not better.

Director: Guy Lefranc | Stars: François Périer, Marthe Mercadier, Jean Brochard, Jane Marken

Votes: 31

33. Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages (1968)

M | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Director: Michel Audiard | Stars: Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier, Marlène Jobert, André Pousse

Votes: 348

34. To Commit a Murder (1967)

M | 93 min | Thriller, Drama

6.0
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Charles Beaulieu, who served as an Army officer during the Algerian War, has become a novelist. Unfortunately for a playboy who lives in a big way like him, his books sell poorly. His need ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Senta Berger, Edmond O'Brien, Bernard Blier

Votes: 68

35. Le puits aux trois vérités (1961)

97 min | Comedy

6.0
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Laurent is an artist and sometimes con-man. He wanders into the life of Renee one day in her antique shop and tries to seduce her. Before they can leave town on a weekend getaway together, ... See full summary »

Director: François Villiers | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jean-Claude Brialy, Catherine Spaak, Scilla Gabel

Votes: 27

36. L'empreinte des géants (1980)

141 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Zoé Chauveau, Serge Reggiani, Mario Adorf, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 41

37. The Lions Are Loose (1961)

95 min | Comedy

5.9
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Bored with her life, Albertine (Claudia Cardinale) drops her husband and takes the first train to Paris, to start fresh.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Claudia Cardinale, Danielle Darrieux, Michèle Morgan

Votes: 110

38. Love in the Night (1968)

95 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Catherine Jourdan, Georges Géret, Estella Blain

Votes: 8

39. A Bomb for a Dictator (1957)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A revolution breaks out in a South American country while its cruel dictator is on a trip to France. The rebels have made careful plans to blow up the dictator's private plane as he returns... See full summary »

Director: Alex Joffé | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Michel Auclair, Françoise Fabian, Betty Schneider

Votes: 23

40. Les truands (1957)

105 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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In flashback, the audience learns why 104-year-old Amedee steals the watch belonging to the town mayor. The story develops into a history of the watch-thievery business, told in anecdotal fashion.

Director: Carlo Rim | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Noël-Noël, Jean Richard, Yves Robert

Votes: 20

41. Action immédiate (1957)

100 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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The secret blueprints are stolen from national security. French secret service agent Walder believes that the documents are now in Switzerland, in the hands of a man named Lindbaum.

Director: Maurice Labro | Stars: Henri Vidal, Barbara Laage, Jacques Dacqmine, Nicole Maurey

Votes: 45

42. Quelques messieurs trop tranquilles (1973)

92 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Dani, Michel Galabru, Henri Guybet, Jean Lefebvre

Votes: 260

43. Un certain monsieur (1950)

90 min | Crime

5.0
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Documents relevant to National Defence have been concealed in a certain vase by a dangerous gang of robbers. To neutralize the criminals, a seasoned police commissioner and his clumsy ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Ciampi | Stars: René Dary, Hélène Perdrière, Louis Seigner, Marc Cassot

Votes: 8

44. Une veuve en or (1969)

85 min | Comedy

4.9
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A woman has got to get rid of her husband to latch onto her inheritance.

Director: Michel Audiard | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Claude Rich, Roger Carel, Jean Carmet

Votes: 68

45. Caroline Cherie (1953)

104 min | Romance, War

4.6
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Caroline de Bienre, the 16-year-old daughter of French nobility, meets the handsome rogue, Gaston de Sallanches, who is expected to ask for the hand of her older, plainer sister in marriage... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Devaivre | Stars: Martine Carol, Jacques Dacqmine, Marthe Mercadier, Véra Norman

Votes: 43

46. Caroline and the Rebels (1955)

105 min | Adventure, History

4.4
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A young, innocent Brigitte Bardot plays the sister of the handsome French officer Juan D'Arandra. Close in a manner inappropriate of siblings, their attraction for each other tortures their... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Devaivre | Stars: Jean-Claude Pascal, Alfred Adam, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jacques Dacqmine

Votes: 95

47. Rends-moi la clé! (1981)

84 min | Comedy

4.0
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Director: Gérard Pirès | Stars: Guy Marchand, Jane Birkin, Jacques Dutronc, Roland Bertin

Votes: 15

48. La peau de l'ours (1957)

79 min | Comedy, Crime

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Director: Claude Boissol | Stars: Jean Richard, Nicole Courcel, Sophie Daumier, Junie Astor

49. La plus belle fille du monde (1951)

110 min

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In order to please Martineau, a wealthy industrialist, cynical Gabory accepts to organize a rigged beauty contest whose winner will be Françoise, Martineau's young mistress. However, there ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Stengel | Stars: Nadine Alari, Françoise Arnoul, Madeleine Barbulée, Henri Beaulieu

50. Rendez-vous avec Maurice Chevalier n°2 (1957)

23 min | Short, Musical

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Director: Maurice Régamey | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Édith Piaf, Jacques Pills, José Torres