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1. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 88,268 | Gross: $2.53M

2. Conversation Piece (1974)

121 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A reclusive, retired professor is faced with confronting modernity when a group of vulgar youths, led by an obnoxious marchesa, take up residence in his unused upper residence.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Marsani

Votes: 2,837

3. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

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In Paris, the pedantic Alexandre lives with his mate Marie in her apartment, an open relationship. Alexandre, who is idle and chauvinist, spends his days reading, drinking and shagging ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

Votes: 3,818

4. Les deux amis (2015)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

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Two best friends have their relationship tested when Abel tries to help his friend Clement with the latter's love interest Mona.

Director: Louis Garrel | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Vincent Macaigne, Louis Garrel, Mahaut Adam

Votes: 833

5. Les amants réguliers (2005)

183 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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76 Metascore

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Julien Lucas, Eric Rulliat

Votes: 2,301

6. Metroland (1997)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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53 Metascore

The sudden reappearance of his best friend Toni, after ten years absence, causes Chris to remember his past, to question some of his lifestyle decisions and to re-evaluate his life and marriage to Marion.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christian Bale, Lee Ross, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein

Votes: 2,896 | Gross: $0.30M

7. Nés en 68 (2008)

Unrated | 173 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two young lovers change their lives drastically after the 1968 revolt, leading to choices that move them in different directions.

Directors: Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Yannick Renier, Yann Trégouët, Christine Citti

Votes: 486

8. May Fools (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Miou-Miou, Michel Piccoli, Michel Duchaussoy, Bruno Carette

Votes: 2,050 | Gross: $1.58M

9. A Grin Without A Cat (1977)

240 min | Documentary

8.2
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81 Metascore

French essay film focusing on global political turmoil in the 1960s and '70s, particularly the rise of the New Left in France and the development of socialist movements in Latin America.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Laurence Cuvillier, Davos Hanich, François Maspero, Yves Montand

Votes: 725

10. La faute à Fidel! (2006)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, History

7.6
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74 Metascore

A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.

Director: Julie Gavras | Stars: Nina Kervel-Bey, Julie Depardieu, Stefano Accorsi, Benjamin Feuillet

Votes: 4,487 | Gross: $0.17M

11. Mourir d'aimer (1971)

GP | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Annie Girardot, Bruno Pradal, Claude Cerval, Jean Bouise

Votes: 201

12. L'an 01 (1973)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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The film narrates a utopian abandonment, consensual and festive of the market economy and high productivity. The population decides on a number of resolutions beginning with "We stop ... See full summary »

Directors: Jacques Doillon, Alain Resnais, Jean Rouch | Stars: Véronique Alain, Josiane Balasko, Georges Bernier, Romain Bouteille

Votes: 327

13. Fucking in Love (2015)

72 min | Documentary

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Director: Justine Pluvinage | Star: Justine Pluvinage

14. The Escape (1978)

100 min | Comedy

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Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Pierre Richard, Victor Lanoux, Raymond Bussières, Claude Brosset

Votes: 724

15. Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (1970)

90 min | Drama

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Dom, a member of a small trotskyist group, lives in a flat overlooking the British Museum in London. He goes to meetings and sleeps with as many attractive women as possible. The May '68 ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Hatton | Stars: John Thaw, Edina Ronay, Louis Mahoney, Anthony Villaroel

Votes: 11

16. Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory (2015)

80 min | Documentary, History, Thriller

7.8
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A filmmaker watches an archive of films from the period of the Palestinian revolution...

Director: Mohanad Yaqubi

Votes: 9

17. Extérieur, nuit (1980)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

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Jazz musician Leo and his writer friend Bony get acquainted with a woman taxi driver called Cora.

Director: Jacques Bral | Stars: Christine Boisson, André Dussollier, Gérard Lanvin, Jean-Pierre Sentier

Votes: 183

18. Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004)

Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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78 Metascore

Life and work of the founder of the Cinémathèque Française.

Director: Jacques Richard | Stars: Henri Alekan, Catherine Allégret, Jo Amorin, Jean-Michel Arnold

Votes: 355

19. Vive la France (1974)

84 min | Documentary

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Director: Michel Audiard | Stars: Michel Audiard, Jacqueline Kennedy, Yves Montand, Philippe Pétain

Votes: 30

21. 68 (2008 TV Movie)

110 min | Documentary, History, War

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From Washington to Saigon, Rome to Mexico, Paris to London, a wave of demonstrations shakes the world. 68 travels back in time to war torn Vietnam, freed and occupied Prague, Paris demonstrating, revolution in the Americas.

Director: Patrick Rotman | Stars: Edouard Balladur, The Beatles, Claude Berri, Leonid Brezhnev

Votes: 50

22. Film-Tract n° 1968 (1968)

3 min | Short

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A still red background. Then a camera movement reveals that such color is a paint moving to a white background. Red is taking over the white. Another movement, this time more distantly, ... See full summary »

Directors: Gérard Fromanger, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 55

23. Actua I (1968)

6 min | Short

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May 68 events seen through various 16 & 35mm shots, anonymous images made by young protesters who were filming during the night.

Director: Philippe Garrel

Votes: 9

24. Mai 68 (1974)

190 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jérôme Kanapa, Gudie Lawaetz | Stars: Maurice Clavel, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Christian Fouchet, Alain Geismar