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1. Passage to Marseille (1944)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Adventure, War

6.9
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Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michèle Morgan, Philip Dorn

Votes: 2,758

2. The Pink Panther (2006)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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38 Metascore

Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 65,736 | Gross: $82.23M

3. The Black Cat (1934)

65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror

7.2
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American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop

Votes: 6,183 | Gross: $0.24M

4. Breathless (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Votes: 52,193 | Gross: $0.34M

5. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 62,758 | Gross: $6.17M

6. The Crimson Rivers (2000)

R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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49 Metascore

A murder detective must follow the footsteps of a brutal killer within the secrets of a classist college.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Nadia Farès, Dominique Sanda

Votes: 48,810 | Gross: $0.07M

7. Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Kad Merad, Dany Boon, Zoé Félix, Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Votes: 30,706

8. Charlotte Gray (2001)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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48 Metascore

A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Cate Blanchett, James Fleet, Abigail Cruttenden, Charlotte McDougall

Votes: 9,037 | Gross: $0.67M

9. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 6,631

10. The Memory of a Killer (2003)

R | 123 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

Vincke and Verstuyft are the best detectives of the Antwerp police department. They are confronted with the murder on a leading executive and put all their effort to catch the murderer.

Director: Erik Van Looy | Stars: Koen De Bouw, Werner De Smedt, Jan Decleir, Laurien Van den Broeck

Votes: 8,218 | Gross: $0.33M

11. The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)

Not Rated | 95 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Helmut Berger, Giancarlo Sbragia, Ida Galli, Silvano Tranquilli

Votes: 542

12. Summer Holiday (1963)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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A fabulous 60s Musical - 4 London Bus mechanics strike up a deal with London Transport. They do up a double decker London Bus, drive it around Europe as a hotel and if they make it they ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Cliff Richard, Lauri Peters, Melvyn Hayes, Una Stubbs

Votes: 1,022

13. The Night of the Following Day (1968)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Two men kidnap a girl off the streets, take her to a beach house owned by a drug-addicted stewardess, and hold her for ransom.

Directors: Hubert Cornfield, Richard Boone | Stars: Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 1,408

14. Le Boucher (1970)

GP | 93 min | Crime, Thriller

7.6
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An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

Votes: 5,534

15. Section de recherches (2006– )

Crime

5.8
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The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.

Stars: Xavier Deluc, Chrystelle Labaude, Virginie Caliari, Jean-Pascal Lacoste

Votes: 68

16. The Troops & Aliens (1979)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people,... See full summary »

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Maurice Risch, Jean-Pierre Rambal

Votes: 5,212

17. The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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The ambitious police officer Cruchot is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with persistent nude swimmers, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Geneviève Grad, Michel Galabru, Daniel Cauchy

Votes: 7,836

18. Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)

G | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.

Directors: Ken Annakin, Sam Itzkovitch | Stars: Bourvil, Lando Buzzanca, Walter Chiari, Peter Cook

Votes: 1,506

19. Daens (1992)

138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the ... See full summary »

Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Jan Decleir, Gérard Desarthe, Antje de Boeck, Michael Pas

Votes: 3,087

20. Fantomas Unleashed (1965)

94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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When Professor Marchand, a famous scientist, mysteriously disappears, the commissioner, Juve, immediately suspects Fantomas.

Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Jean Marais, Louis de Funès, Mylène Demongeot, Jacques Dynam

Votes: 4,463

21. The Lady and the Duke (2001)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

During the French Revolution, a Scottish aristocrat and her former lover, the Duke of Orleans, find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Alain Libolt, Charlotte Véry

Votes: 2,088 | Gross: $0.33M

22. Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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After several women are murdered, the police are baffled who the suspect is. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is something that is stronger and more deadlier than man.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Karl Malden, Claude Dauphin, Patricia Medina, Steve Forrest

Votes: 555

23. Bloodstained Shadow (1978)

109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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The body of a schoolgirl is found in a meadow. The murderer is never caught, and years later; a young man named Stefano returns to the island and is reunited with his brother, the local priest.

Director: Antonio Bido | Stars: Lino Capolicchio, Stefania Casini, Craig Hill, Massimo Serato

Votes: 774

24. Heat Wave (2015)

102 min | Crime

6.1
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In a small village of the South of France, life is made difficult by a sweltering heat wave and its corollary, a worrisome lack of water. Everyone is under great pressure, especially the ... See full summary »

Director: Raphaël Jacoulot | Stars: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Grégory Gadebois, Karim Leklou, Carole Franck

Votes: 222

25. The Troops in New York (1965)

102 min | Comedy

6.4
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After being chosen to represent France in an international congress, Cruchot and his troops must go to New York, and adapt to its social and cultural aspects.

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Christian Marin, Guy Grosso

Votes: 4,708

26. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain."... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,517

27. The 25th Hour (1967)

130 min | Drama, War

7.6
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In WW2, a Romanian Gentile peasant is denounced by the village gendarme and sent to a concentration camp for Jews where, due to an error, he's drafted into the SS.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi, Grégoire Aslan, Michael Redgrave

Votes: 1,207

28. The Troops Get Married (1968)

92 min | Comedy

6.8
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The gendarme Cruchot meets the widow Josepha. They quickly fall in love but Cruchot's daughter doesn't like Josepha and is determined to prevent the wedding by all means necessary.

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Lefebvre, Geneviève Grad, Christian Marin

Votes: 4,813

29. The Troops on Vacation (1970)

100 min | Comedy

6.4
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The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Lefebvre, Guy Grosso, Michel Modo

Votes: 3,925

30. Les invincibles (2013)

98 min | Comedy

5.0
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Momo has one dream buried for years: become a petanque champion. When an international tournament is announced, he drops his ordinary life to win the first prize and fulfill his dreams.

Director: Frédéric Berthe | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Atmen Kelif, Virginie Efira, Daniel Prévost

Votes: 304

31. Les vampires (1915)

Not Rated | 399 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires.

Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: Musidora, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Jean Aymé

Votes: 3,126

32. Mr. Klein (1976)

123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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 »

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

Votes: 3,736

33. The Face at the Window (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Horror

6.1
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Set in France in 1880. A series of murders is attributed to a Wolf Man.

Director: George King | Stars: Tod Slaughter, John Warwick, Aubrey Mallalieu, Marjorie Taylor

Votes: 259

34. The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)

102 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them --... See full summary »

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Maurice Risch, Jacques François

Votes: 4,798

35. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror

5.9
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A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: George C. Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Ian McShane, Neil Dickson

Votes: 817

36. Action in Arabia (1944)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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Reporter Michael Gordon uncovers intrigue in Damascus, where the Allies and Nazis struggle for control of Arab sympathies.

Director: Léonide Moguy | Stars: George Sanders, Virginia Bruce, Lenore Aubert, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 266

37. So Dark the Night (1946)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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A renowned and relentless Paris detective takes his first vacation in eleven years at a small inn in the French countryside. There he meets and falls in love with the hotelier's daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Steven Geray, Micheline Cheirel, Eugene Borden, Ann Codee

Votes: 387

38. The Lower Depths (1936)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who comes to live in the thief's slum. Meanwhile the thief seeks the love of a young woman, who is held emotionally captive by her slumlord family.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet, Jany Holt

Votes: 2,237

39. The Adultress (1953)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A truckdriver kills the husband of the woman he loves, and becomes the object of blackmail.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Simone Signoret, Raf Vallone, Jacques Duby, Maria Pia Casilio

Votes: 828

40. A Scandal in Paris (1946)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.9
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The autobiography of elegant criminal, François Eugène Vidocq, from his birth in a French jail in 1775 to his appointment as chief of police of Paris where he intends to rob the city bank. ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Signe Hasso, Carole Landis, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 512

41. The Old Lady and the Pigeons (1997)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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While American popcorn-eating tourists wobble around Paris and pigeons are too fat to fly, a starving French gendarme is desperate for food. Watching the birds feast on cakes and crumbs ... See full summary »

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: James Pidgeon, Michoue Sylvain, Andrea Usher-Jones

Votes: 2,011

42. Love on the Run (1936)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.7
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A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen

Votes: 655

43. City in Darkness (1939)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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While in Paris for a reunion on the eve of World War II, Charlie finds that the murder of an hated businessman leads him to a conspiracy to smuggle arms to Germany.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Sidney Toler, Lynn Bari, Richard Clarke, Harold Huber

Votes: 911

44. Maniac (1963)

86 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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An American painter has an affair with a bar owner is a French village and agrees to help her murderer husband escape from a prison for the criminally insane.

Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse

Votes: 511

45. Paris Holiday (1958)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Comedian Bob Hunter is aided by his French counterpart Fernydel and two beautiful blondes when he is targeted for death by a powerful European counterfeiting ring.

Director: Gerd Oswald | Stars: Bob Hope, Fernandel, Anita Ekberg, Martha Hyer

Votes: 289

46. Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Although Charlie and Lee are in Monaco for an art exhibit, they become caught up in a feud between rival financiers which involves the Chans in a web of blackmail and murder.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Virginia Field, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 1,079

47. Inspecteur Lavardin (1986)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Inspector Lavardin is induced to investigate the murder of a province's notable who was taking himself as the moral guardian of his village. The perspective of the inquiry changes when the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jean Poiret, Jean-Claude Brialy, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Luc Bideau

Votes: 790

48. The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.5
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Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Director: Hanns Schwarz | Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott, James Mason

Votes: 156

49. The Valiants of Samothrace (2003)

85 min | Comedy

5.9
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It is the summer of 1974. After the Turkish invasion in Cyprus the greek dictatorship mobilises the army. A small squad in northern Greece is ordered among others to go to Cyprus, but when ... See full summary »

Director: Stamatis Tsarouchas | Stars: Renos Haralambidis, Costas Santas, Dimitris Piatas, Stavros Nikolaidis

Votes: 441

50. The Gates of Paris (1957)

106 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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An old bum becomes infatuated with a pretty young girl who gets entangled with a young gangster.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Georges Brassens, Henri Vidal, Dany Carrel

Votes: 368