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1.
Diva (1981)
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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. (117 mins.)
 
2.
The War Is Over (1989)
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The film is set in France in August 1944 at the end of the war. German troops are in retreat as the allies are coming in... (105 mins.)
 
3.
The Connection (2014)
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A French police magistrate spends years trying to take down one of the country's most powerful drug rings. (135 mins.)
Director: Cédric Jimenez
 
4.
Extension du domaine de la lutte (1999)
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Story of a man whose misanthropy goes out of control due to a business trip together with a colleague. (120 mins.)
Director: Philippe Harel
 
5.
The Elementary Particles (2006)
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Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different... (113 mins.)
Director: Oskar Roehler
 
6.
Train of Life (1998)
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In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine. (103 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
7.
La Rafle (2010)
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A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it. (115 mins.)
Director: Rose Bosch
 
8.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
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Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist? (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
9.
L'auberge espagnole (2002)
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A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship. (122 mins.)
 
10.
Russian Dolls (2005)
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Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite. (125 mins.)
 
11.
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
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Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees... (106 mins.)
 
12.
Le péril jeune (1994)
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Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital... (101 mins.)
 
13.
Je suis né d'une cigogne (1999)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
 
14.
Paris (2008)
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Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life... (130 mins.)
 
15.
Louise-Michel (2008)
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What to do when the workers of a factory have been laid off overnight? Louise has an original idea: why not pool the compensation money to ... (94 mins.)
 
16.
Séraphine (2008)
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Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis. (125 mins.)
Director: Martin Provost
 
17.
Locked Out (2006)
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The story of a glue-sniffing homeless person who stumbles upon a policeman committing suicide and decides to put his abandoned uniform to good use... (90 mins.)
Director: Albert Dupontel
 
18.
Bernie (1996)
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Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation... (87 mins.)
Director: Albert Dupontel
 
19.
The Creator (1999)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Albert Dupontel
 
20.
Monique (2002)
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Alex (Albert Dupontel) and Claire (Marianne Denicourt) are living a boring and tedious life after years of marriage... (92 mins.)
 
21.
Odette Toulemonde (2006)
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Odette dreams of thanking Balthazar Balsan, her favorite writer, for the optimism which she believes emanates from him... (100 mins.)
 
22.
La maladie de Sachs (1999)
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This is a story about the world of a doctor called Bruno Sachs.He wrote a book called 'La Maladie DE Sachs' in which he describes his consultations with different patients. (107 mins.)
Director: Michel Deville
 
23.
Président (2006)
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Mathieu, a bright student, falls in love with Nahema, who happens to be the President of the Republic's daughter... (97 mins.)
 
24.
L'ennemi intime (2007)
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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence. (111 mins.)
 
25.
Le convoyeur (2004)
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In France, the disturbed and mysterious Alexandre Demarre is hired as security guard for the Vigilante... (95 mins.)
 
26.
Irreversible (2002)
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Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. (97 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
27.
Carne (1991 Short Film)
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After he thinks that his mute daughter is attacked, a butcher stabs and beats a man, which changes his whole life in a very short time. (40 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
28.
Dobermann (1997)
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The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers... (103 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
 
29.
La Haine (1995)
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24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot. (98 mins.)
 
30.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
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A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
31.
Amer (2009)
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Three key moments, all of them sensual, define Ana's life. Her carnal search sways between reality and... (90 mins.)
 
32.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
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Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected. (98 mins.)
 
33.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
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Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
 
34.
Amélie (2001)
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Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
 
35.
Delicatessen (1991)
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Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
 
36.
The City of Lost Children (1995)
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A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process. (112 mins.)
 
37.
Immortal (Ad Vitam) (2004)
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In the distant future, Earth is occupied by ancient gods and genetically altered humans. When a god is sentenced to death he seeks a new human host and a woman to bear his child. (103 mins.)
Director: Enki Bilal
 
38.
Tykho Moon (1996)
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The McBee family has erected a government over a future 'colony', that looks like a run-down Paris divided into sectors by the Berlin Wall... (102 mins.)
Director: Enki Bilal
 
39.
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
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In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast. (142 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
 
40.
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (148 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
41.
Queen Margot (1994)
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Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family. (159 mins.)
 
42.
Quest for Fire (1981)
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source. (100 mins.)
 
43.
Indochine (1992)
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields... (159 mins.)
Director: Régis Wargnier
 
44.
Subway (1985)
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Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred... (104 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
45.
Charlie Says (2006)
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The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week. (140 mins.)
Director: Nicole Garcia
 
46.
Dog Day (1984)
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A fugitive on the run from the law and carrying several million dollars hides out in the house of a farm family... (101 mins.)
Director: Yves Boisset
 
47.
Equator (1983)
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Novel-based crime drama about naive Timar, who goes to Gabon, French Equatorial Africa in the 1950s with dreams of making fortune. He's seduced by Adele, a shady owner of a local hotel, Libreville, who uses him to commit murder. (85 mins.)
 
48.
Coffin Island (1979 Mini-Series)
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Frankreich während des ersten Weltkrieges: Im Militärhospital Besancon hält sich Krankenschwester Véronique...
Director: Marcel Cravenne
 
49.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
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Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
50.
Tanguy (2001)
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Tanguy is 28 years old and still living with his parents. They think it's time he moves out. He doesn't, so they hatch a plan... (108 mins.)
 
51.
Auntie Danielle (1990)
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Auntie Danielle, supposedly in ailing health but in reality just a nasty old bitch, lives with a paid housekeeper who she regularly abuses... (112 mins.)
 
52.
99 francs (2007)
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The life of Octave Parango, a flamboyant ad designer, filled with success, satire, misery and love. (100 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
 
53.
My Life Is Hell (1991)
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A middle-aged single French woman (Balasko) falls in love with an annoying demon (Auteuil). (105 mins.)
Director: Josiane Balasko
 
54.
The Taste of Others (2000)
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Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel... (112 mins.)
Director: Agnès Jaoui
 
55.
Didier (1997)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Alain Chabat
 
56.
The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
57.
Wasabi (2001)
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Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss... (94 mins.)
 
58.
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
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Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra. (107 mins.)
Director: Alain Chabat
 
59.
Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
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Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar. (116 mins.)
 
60.
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
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In Paris, a Turkish shop owner befriends a Jewish boy in his mid-teens. (96 mins.)
 
61.
One Deadly Summer (1983)
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In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon... (133 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker