Most Popular "French Colony" Titles
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2. Papillon (1973)
R | 151 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Votes: 97,173 | Gross: $53.27M
3. The Lover (1992)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other.
Votes: 14,951 | Gross: $4.90M
4. Indochine (1992)
PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance
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, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,351 | Gross: $5.73M
5. White Material (2009)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in Africa, a French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.
Votes: 4,612 | Gross: $0.30M
7. Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
In the seacoast town of Boulogne, Hélène sells antique furniture, living with her step-son, Bernard, who's back from military duty in Algiers. An old lover of Hélène's comes to visit - ... See full summary »
8. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure
On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.
9. Battle of the Brave (2004)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls.
10. Coup de torchon (1981)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful). He is a washout, everyone (including his... See full summary »
11. The Rabbi's Cat (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.
Votes: 2,298 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
Votes: 1,309 | Gross: $0.05M
13. Aventure malgache (1944)
32 min | Short, War
The Moliere players are in their dressing room, getting ready to go on set. One actor mentions to another that his face reminds him of an opportunist turncoat he knew when he was in the ... See full summary »
15. Equator (1983)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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.
16. Immortal France (1943)
113 min | Drama, War
The story of how the people of Paris cope with the strains and struggles of war, from the siege of the city by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 to the invasion by the Germans in World War II.
17. Mission of Danger (1960)
80 min | Adventure, Western, War
Digest of 3 "Northwest Passage" (1958) 30-minute episodes: 2 by director George Waggner, and the central episode, 'The Break-Out' (first aired 19 October 1958), by Jacques Tourneur.
19. Escape from Devil's Island (1935)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance
Johanna Harrington waits eagerly at her cottage on the edge of the jungle that flanks the Devil's Island penal colony for the arrival of her father Steve Garrington, her sweetheart Dario, ... See full summary »
22. Bethsabée (1947)
97 min | Drama
Arabella, a beautiful woman with a turbulent past, joins her lover, Captain Dubreuil, in a remote place of Morocco. Another officer, Captain Sommerville, who happens to be her former lover,... See full summary »
Short, Adventure | Completed
A beautiful city which takes you back in time. The French colonial Heritage with a blend of Tamil culture and the quiet streets of the city gives you a peaceful and memorable stay. In-depth journey of the city will unwind your mind.
Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)
Attack at Ras El Ma
30 min | Adventure
While in Algers working for an oil company, Tim and Toubo are caught in a revolt of Arab tribesmen against the French colonial government.