Most Popular "French Science Fiction" Titles
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1. The Fifth Element (1997)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.
Votes: 348,462 | Gross: $63.54M
2. Barbarella (1968)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In the distant future, a highly sexual woman is assigned with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way, she encounters various unusual people.
3. Fantastic Planet (1973)
R | 72 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders.
4. Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012– )
22 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An anthology series in which each episode is a self-contained story set in a different world, with all stories linked together by an asteroid called the Metal Hurlant, which is passing ... See full summary »
5. Alphaville (1965)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.
Votes: 16,987 | Gross: $0.05M
6. La Jetée (1962)
Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man, a slave, sent back and forth, in and out of time, to find a solution to the ... See full summary »
7. Immortal (Ad Vitam) (2004)
R | 103 min | Animation, Action, Crime
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.
8. Gandahar (1988)
PG | 78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation
An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.
Votes: 2,810 | Gross: $0.37M
9. Le Dernier Combat (The Last Battle) (1983)
R | 92 min | Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic future, only a few humans are left. No one is able to speak; the film contains no dialogue, and characters communicate non-verbally. A determined loner befriends a ... See full summary »
10. Time Masters (1982)
78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid ... See full summary »
11. Valérian & Laureline (2007– )
26 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Based on a French comic book set in a somewhat utopian future where time travel is possible, the show follows two futuristic spatio-temporal French special agents who protect time ans space from time travel-related paradoxes.
12. Tykho Moon (1996)
102 min | Sci-Fi
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. All male family members suffer from a mysterious ... See full summary »
13. Bunker Palace Hôtel (1989)
95 min | Sci-Fi
In an imaginary dictature of a futuristic world, rebellion has broken out. The men in power scramble to the Bunker Palace Hotel, a bunker built long ago for just this kind of contingency. ... See full summary »
14. Terminus (1987)
115 min | Sci-Fi
In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver of a computerized truck must drive across country to an established terminus and not ... See full summary »
15. Kamikaze (1986)
90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A crazy old and bored scientist invents a system which allows him to reach through the airwaves and transform live TV cameras into weapons to kill whoever is being filmed.
16. Shock Treatment (1973)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Doctors at a rejuvenation clinic discover a formula that will prevent aging. However, it involves harvesting the blood and body parts of young men, a process that the doctors aren't particularly averse to.
17. Babel (1999)
Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Babel tells the story of the Babels, a strange breed of four-foot-tall creatures who once coexisted happily with human beings on planet Earth. However, when the humans built a huge tower to... See full summary »
18. Malevil (1981)
120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In southern France, in a quite little town, the mayor, who also owns a castle with some cattle, is in the wine cellar with some other people: the pharmacist, the veterinary, and some of his... See full summary »
19. Paradis pour tous (1982)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Doctor Valois has invented the "flashage", a cure for depressed people. After having tested it on monkeys, he tries with a first human patient, Alain Durieux. This is great success, ... See full summary »
22. Demon Is on the Island (1983)
102 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
On an island, things start going crazy as the islands house hold appliances go rouge. It's up to Dr. Gabrielle Martin to discover whats causing this evil, and much more.
23. Coplan Saves His Skin (1968)
110 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In Istanbul, a young woman is attacked by six thugs and the agent Frank Milland who had set a rendez-vous with her, is outnumbered, and she dies. Frank is menaced later in order to stop his... See full summary »
25. A Mere Mortal (1991)
85 min | Thriller
A young man, a researcher in ancient languages, begins to receive strange radio messages in a language only he knows. The messages ask him for very bizarre missions. Eventually, he ... See full summary »
26. Skies Above (1965)
107 min | Sci-Fi
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.
27. Man with the Transplanted Brain (1971)
80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Professor Marcilly is a famed brain specialist who, following in-depth and extended research work, is now able to perform brain transplant surgery. One day, he finds himself in the presence... See full summary »
30. Le mutant (1978 TV Mini-Series)
52 min | Sci-Fi
An intelligence agency is determined to learn the nature and whereabouts of Saul Mason, a eugenics-created young man with psychic power and super-strength. In each episode of this short ... See full summary »
Valérian & Laureline (2007– )
Animation, Adventure, Family
In the year 2417 new space time agent Valerian embarks on his first voyage. In the year 912 he meets the irrepressible Laureline. Despite the best of intentions, they find that they have ... See full summary »