Most Popular "French Resistance" Titles
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1. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
2. Suite Française (2014)
107 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the early years of Nazi occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams), a French villager, and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), a German soldier.
3. 'Allo 'Allo (1982–1992)
45 min | Comedy, War
In WW2 France, Rene Artois runs a small café where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene.
4. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Writers: Cornelius Ryan, Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon | Directors: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda
5. The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison.... See full summary »
Writers: Sandro Continenza, Sergio Grieco, Romano Migliorini, Laura Toscano, Franco Marotta, Alberto Piferi | Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson, Michael Pergolani
6. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.
7. Francofonia (2015)
88 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.
Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.30M
8. Valiant (2005)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,738 | Gross: $19.45M
9. Head in the Clouds (2004)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS is a sweeping romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,541 | Gross: $0.40M
11. The Army of Shadows (1969)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, War
An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.
Votes: 14,692 | Gross: $0.74M
12. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Votes: 23,934 | Gross: $4.54M
13. Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
G | 132 min | Comedy, War
A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis De Funès in the role ... See full summary »
15. Female Agents (2008)
117 min | Drama, War
In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince three other women to form a five-woman task force under his command to rescue a British... See full summary »
16. The Train (1964)
Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War
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.
17. Charlotte Gray (2001)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
Votes: 9,001 | Gross: $0.67M
18. Is Paris Burning? (1966)
173 min | Drama, History, War
The departure of the German army from Paris in 1944.
Writers: Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre, Gore Vidal, Francis Ford Coppola, Marcel Moussy, Beate von Molo, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, Claude Brulé | Director: René Clément | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Jean-Pierre Cassel
19. Belle & Sebastian (2013)
104 min | Adventure, Family
A six-year-old boy and his dog look to foil a Nazi effort to capture French Resistance fighters.
20. The Last Metro (1980)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War
In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
21. Diplomacy (2014)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama
A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.
Votes: 3,124 | Gross: $0.23M
22. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville ... See full summary »
23. A Man Escaped (1956)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Thriller, War
Captured French Resistance fighter Andre Devigny awaits a certain death sentence for espionage in a stark Nazi prison. Facing malnourishment and paralyzing fear, he must engineer an ... See full summary »
24. The Tenth Man (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, War
Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions... See full summary »
25. Le Silence de la Mer (1949)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance, War
1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von ... See full summary »
26. The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, War
Telly Savalas assumes the role of the leader of the Dirty Dozen from Lee Marvin. In this movie he and the Dozen are suppose to destroy a nerve gas manufacturing plant before the Germans can... See full summary »
27. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Approved | 153 min | Drama, War
In Argentina, the family man Julio Madariaga is the patriarch of his family and considers his farm the paradise on Earth. One of his daughters, Luisa Desnoyers, has married the Frenchman ... See full summary »
28. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.
Votes: 4,656 | Gross: $0.10M
29. Cornered (1945)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.
30. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War
From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and ... See full summary »
31. Mr. Klein (1976)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing ... See full summary »
32. Army of Crime (2009)
139 min | Drama, History, War
The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,562 | Gross: $0.04M
33. The Old Gun (1975)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in ... See full summary »
34. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
R | 138 min | Drama, War
A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates ... See full summary »
35. The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
112 min | Drama, History
"The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to ... See full summary »
36. 13 Rue Madeleine (1946)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy.
37. Zombie Lake (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
38. A Self-Made Hero (1996)
107 min | Drama, Comedy
Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator. He leaves his wife and goes to Paris. Gradually he ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,090 | Gross: $0.07M
39. Hôtel Terminus (1988)
267 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary about Klaus Barbie, the Gestapo chief of Lyon, and his life after the war.
Votes: 884 | Gross: $0.34M
40. The Battle of the Rails (1946)
85 min | Drama, War
This movie is a story about French railroad workers who were part of organized resistance during the German WW2 occupation.
41. Silence of the Sea (2004 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance, War
In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young ... See full summary »
42. Safe Conduct (2002)
170 min | Biography, Drama, History
In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,085 | Gross: $0.03M
43. Resistance (2003)
R | 92 min | Drama
On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium. The boy Jean Benoit finds the wounded pilot and brings him to the house of Claire... See full summary »
45. Odette (1950)
105 min | Drama, History, War
This is the story of a brave woman who volunteered to join SOE (Special Operations Executive) during WWII. She was flown into occupied France where she fought with the French resistance. ... See full summary »
46. The Last Train (1973)
95 min | Drama, War
Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
47. Manon (1949)
100 min | Drama, Crime
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want... See full summary »
48. Papy fait de la résistance (1983)
102 min | Comedy, Music, War
Bourdelle, a family of musicians, refuse to play for Germans during the war. They would like to liberate France using all possible means.
49. Churchill's Leopards (1970)
84 min | Action, Thriller, War
The mission: The British have to carry out a plan hatched by Churchill himself to blow up a French dam, by bringing in commandos led by the twin brother of the German commander.
50. 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 »