Most Popular "French Revolution" Titles
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1. Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.
2. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
3. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
4. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
R | 142 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
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.
5. History of the World: Part I (1981)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
6. Quills (2000)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.
8. Farewell, My Queen (2012)
R | 100 min | Drama, History
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.
9. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
R | 118 min | Drama, History
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
10. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 142 min | Romance, Drama, Action
During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »
11. Waterland (1992)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery
Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »
12. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999– )
540 min | Adventure, Drama
During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.
13. Cousin Bette (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »
14. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »
15. Napoléon (2002 TV Mini-Series)
380 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story. His meteoric rise to military prominence ... See full summary »
16. Ridicule (1996)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
17. Marie Antoinette (1938)
Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History
The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.
18. Scaramouche (1952)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After Andre Moreau finds he is the secret bastard son of a recently deceased noble, he realizes that it his own sister that he's romantically drawn to.
20. A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance
A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
Writers: Charles Dickens, W.P. Lipscomb, S.N. Behrman, Thomas Carlyle, M. Clery, Mademoiselle des Echerolles, M. Nicholas | Directors: Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen
21. Reign of Terror (1949)
Approved | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.
22. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama
Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way.
23. Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France.
24. A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
117 min | Drama, History, Romance
During the French Revolution, French national Lucie Manette meets and falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay. He is however hiding his true identity as a member of the French ... See full summary »
25. Marat/Sade (1967)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, History, Music
In an insane Asylum, Marquis de Sade directs the Jean Paul Marat's last days through a theather play. The actors are the patients.
27. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
150 min | Drama, History, War
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »
28. That Night in Varennes (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, History
In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when ... See full summary »
30. Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000 TV Movie)
Unrated | 251 min | Biography, Drama, History
Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
31. The Black Tulip (1964)
115 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 1789, when the Revolution went on, a bandit named "Black Tulip" held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear. The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a ... See full summary »
Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Paul Andréota, Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, Marcello Ciorciolini, José Luis Dibildos, Rafael García Serrano | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Virna Lisi, Dawn Addams, Adolfo Marsillach
32. Carry on Pimpernel (1966)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon ... See full summary »
33. Angyali üdvözlet (1984)
100 min | Drama
Angyali üdvözlet, aka "The Annunciation", is a surreal account of the history of humanity as portrayed entirely by children between the ages of 8 and 12... See full synopsis »
34. The Lady and the Duke (2001)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, War
During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.
35. Danton (1983)
PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History
Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ... See full summary »
Writers: Jean-Claude Carrière, Stanislawa Przybyszewska, Andrzej Wajda, Agnieszka Holland, Boleslaw Michalek, Jacek Gasiorowski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche
36. A Tale of Two Cities (1980 TV Movie)
162 min | Drama, History, Romance
An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
37. La Marseillaise (1938)
130 min | Drama, History, Music
A news-reel like movie about early part of the Frensh Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, ... See full summary »
39. Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
M | 90 min | Comedy, History
Two mismatched sets of identical twins - one aristocrat, one peasant - mistakenly exchange identities on the eve of the French Revolution.
40. Leaves Out of the Book of Satan (1920)
TV-14 | 167 min | Drama
After seeing D. W. Griffith's epic Intolerance, Denmark's greatest director, Carl Theodor Dreyer (The Passion of Joan of Arc, Vampyr), was inspired to make his own four-episode historical ... See full summary »
41. Beauties of the Night (1952)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life.
42. Madame (1961)
98 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
Catherine, an out-spoken Parisian laundress follows Napoleon's army to the battlefront to be near her Sergeant Lefevre. The couple perform a deed of heroism which abets Napoleon's victory, ... See full summary »
Writers: Christian-Jaque, Ennio De Concini, José Luis Dibildos, Jean Ferry, Rafael García Serrano, Henri Jeanson, Émile Moreau, Victorien Sardou, Franco Solinas | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Sophia Loren, Robert Hossein, Renaud Mary, Léa Gray
43. La révolution française (1989)
360 min | Drama, History, War
A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the ... See full summary »
Writers: David Ambrose, Daniel Boulanger, Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron, Fred A. Wyler | Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer
46. Film socialisme (2010)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe.... See full summary »
Writers: Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Léon Brunschvicg, Jean-Paul Curnier, Jacques Derrida, Roland Dubillard, Jean Giraudoux, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Tardieu, Otto von Bismarck | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Marc Stehlé, Agatha Couture, Mathias Domahidy, Quentin Grosset
47. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama
A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.
48. Roadkill (1989)
80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
This is an early film by Bruce McDonald filmed on a tiny budget over a few weeks traveling the wilds in Canada. It tells the story of Ramona, sent to recover an errant band who are in ... See full summary »
49. Madame DuBarry (1919)
85 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French revolution.
50. Swashbuckler (1971)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.