Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1954-01-01 to 1954-12-31 With Country of Origin France


1. Ulysses (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Adventure, Fantasy, History

6.7
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war.

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn, Rossana Podestà

Votes: 2,585

2. Journey to Italy (1954)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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100 Metascore

An unhappily married couple attempts to find direction and insight while vacationing in Naples.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban, Anna Proclemer

Votes: 6,211

3. Attila (1954)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Claude Laydu

Votes: 500

4. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 5,093 | Gross: $0.10M

5. The Count of Monte Cristo (1954)

183 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vernay | Stars: Jean Marais, Lia Amanda, Daniel Ivernel, Folco Lulli

Votes: 556

6. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1954)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Rich oriental lord Cassim's cheeky servant Ali Baba was sent to buy a meaty girl-slave, but brings dancer Morgiane, whom he is enamored with. When he's part of a caravan robbed by Abdel's ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Fernandel, Samia Gamal, Dieter Borsche, Henri Vilbert

Votes: 798

7. Rouge et noir (1954)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux, Antonella Lualdi, Jean Mercure

Votes: 435

8. The River Girl (1954)

94 min | Drama

6.4
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When peasant girl Nives is deserted by smuggler Gino Lodi, she betrays him to the police. Police officer Enzo Cinti, who loves Nives, traces her to the Po River cane-fields, where she is ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Sophia Loren, Gérard Oury, Lise Bourdin, Rik Battaglia

Votes: 116

9. The Queen of Babylon (1954)

98 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Beautiful goatherd helps Chaldean rebel fight evil king in ancient Babylon.

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Ricardo Montalban, Roldano Lupi, Carlo Ninchi

Votes: 87

10. Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)

152 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.0
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The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Auclair, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 333

11. Woman of Rome (1954)

92 min | Drama

6.5
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During the fascist era, Adriana a beautiful young model, becomes a prostitute after a love affair gone wrong. She meets Mino, a partisan who falls in love with her and wants to redeem her.

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Daniel Gélin, Franco Fabrizi, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 122

12. Peek-a-boo (1954)

95 min | Comedy

5.3
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A small-town policeman is informed that "naked women" are dancing in a revue at a local variety theater. Being the guardian of public morals that he is, he decides to stroll on down there and check it out for himself.

Director: Jean Loubignac | Stars: Robert Dhéry, Colette Brosset, Raymond Bussières, Roger Caccia

Votes: 306

13. The Sheep Has Five Legs (1954)

104 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Fernandel, Françoise Arnoul, Andrex, Michel Ardan

Votes: 408

14. La reine Margot (1954)

93 min | Drama

6.5
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Two riders ride to Paris carrying a message for their respective lords. One is a faithful servant of Henry of Navarre, the other of the Duke of Guise.

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Armando Francioli, Robert Porte, Henri Génès

Votes: 134

15. Theodora, Slave Empress (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Georges Marchal, Gianna Maria Canale, Renato Baldini, Irene Papas

Votes: 158

16. Giovanna d'Arco al rogo (1954)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Tullio Carminati, Giacinto Prandelli, Augusto Romani

Votes: 200

17. Lovers, Happy Lovers! (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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From the Louis Hemon novel "M. Ripois and His Nemesis" about Andre Ripois, a philanderer in pursuit of love and riches from Paris to London. Andre is breaking up with his wife, Catherine, ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Margaret Johnston

Votes: 236

18. L'air de Paris (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of Andre Menard, a promising young amateur boxer from an impoverished background who is mentored by former pro Victor Le Garrec, and whose career path takes a nosedive when he falls for the wealthy Corinne.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Arletty, Roland Lesaffre, Marie Daëms

Votes: 312

19. Les intrigantes (1954)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Paul Rémi, the well-known theater director, was accused by his secretary, Andrieux, of having pushed his associate Bazine from a footbridge situated twelve meters above the stage. Advised ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raymond Rouleau, Jeanne Moreau, Raymond Pellegrin, Etchika Choureau

Votes: 60

20. Huis-clos (1954)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Arletty, Frank Villard, Gaby Sylvia, Yves Deniaud

Votes: 152

21. The Anatomy of Love (1954)

134 min | Comedy

6.0
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A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »

Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Paul Paviot | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Elisa Cegani, Memmo Carotenuto, Guido Celano

Votes: 69

22. Daughters of Destiny (1954)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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Three stories, very different in space and time. Lysistrata, a dancer from ancient times, Jeanne d'Arc, medieval warrior and Elisabeth, American war widow who comes on pilgrimage in Italy.

Directors: Christian-Jaque, Jean Delannoy, Marcello Pagliero | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Mirko Ellis, Michèle Morgan

Votes: 21

23. Giorni d'amore (1954)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Pasquale e Angela sono contadini, figli di due famiglie che hanno la terra vicino e sono dirimpettai in paese e, naturalmente sono poveri. Si vogliono bene e desiderano sposarsi, ma per ... See full summary »

Directors: Giuseppe De Santis, Leopoldo Savona | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Marina Vlady, Giulio Calì, Angelina Longobardi

Votes: 119

24. Obsession (1954)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A diabolic suspense which never gives the viewer any respite....Shall Helene save her husband? But it may mean sending an innocent man to the guillotine..

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Raf Vallone, Marthe Mercadier, Jean Gaven

Votes: 74

25. The Bed (1954)

86 min | Comedy

5.5
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Four-episode Franco-Italian omnibus film. Four men from different national and cultural background take refuge in a cabin after being sidetracked by bad weather on their way to conference.

Directors: Henri Decoin, Jean Delannoy, Gianni Franciolini, Ralph Habib | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Richard Todd, Dawn Addams, Vittorio De Sica

Votes: 23

26. Riviera (1954)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Annamaria Montorsi, ex prostituta, è in vacanza al mare con la figlia : per sfuggire ai pettegolezzi si finge vedova. E' pacata e riservata, e questo la rende benvoluta da tutti, in ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Carlo Bianco, Martine Carol, Mario Carotenuto, Clelia Matania

Votes: 121

27. Forbidden (1954)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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Don Paolo, a young parson troubled by his love for Agnese, tries to make peace in a little village in Sardinia where two families are at war.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Amedeo Nazzari, Lea Massari, Henri Vilbert

Votes: 47

28. Camilla (1954)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Director: Luciano Emmer | Stars: Franco Fabrizi, Gabriele Ferzetti, Luciana Angiolillo, Irène Tunc

Votes: 23

29. Le due orfanelle (1954)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Myriam Bru, Milly Vitale, André Luguet, Franco Interlenghi

Votes: 9

30. Orient Express (1954)

100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.2
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On December 24th the Orient Express gets snowbound near a little mountain village and its passengers are forced to spend some time there, mingling with the local people, upsetting their ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Silvana Pampanini, Henri Vidal, Folco Lulli, Robert Arnoux

Votes: 32

31. The Game of Love (1954)

106 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on the novel by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Friends since infancy, Philippe and Vinea have always regarded themselves as brother and sister. But as adolescence segues into puberty, the two youngsters fall in love.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger, Pierre-Michel Beck, Robert Berri

Votes: 141

32. Les femmes s'en balancent (1954)

109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Lemmy Caution is back! He hooks up with a fellow agent at a night club to exchange info about a beautiful babe the FBI has under observation. Later, Eddie finds his fellow agent murdered ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Nadia Gray, Dominique Wilms, Robert Berri

Votes: 107

33. Casta diva (1954)

98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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Appena diplomato al conservatorio di Napoli, Vincenzo Bellini incontra Maddalena Fumaroli e immediatamente si innamora di lei. Per farle un ritratto musicale scrive la romanza "Casta Diva" ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Antonella Lualdi, Nadia Gray, Maurice Ronet, Fausto Tozzi

Votes: 30

34. Maddalena (1954)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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During the annual Good Friday pageant in a tiny Italian village local priest Don Vincenzo faces a crisis when the girl selected to play the Virgin Mary shows up pregnant.

Director: Augusto Genina | Stars: Märta Torén, Gino Cervi, Charles Vanel, Jacques Sernas

Votes: 20

35. Flesh and the Woman (1954)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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Pierre Martel is a brilliant lawyer in Paris who has fallen in love with a ravishing Italian girl, Sylvia Sorrego and they take up housekeeping on a luxurious scale beyond his means, and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Claude Pascal, Arletty, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 60

36. On Trial (1954)

110 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Madeleine Robinson, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Anton Walbrook

Votes: 140

37. Poisson d'avril (1954)

102 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Bourvil, Annie Cordy, Jacqueline Noëlle, Maurice Biraud

Votes: 187

38. Madame du Barry (1954)

106 min | Drama, History

6.2
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The daughter of a seamstress, Jeanne Bécu could hardly imagine she would later become one of the most influential women of the Kingdom of France. Nor could she anticipate her quick fall and... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Martine Carol, Daniel Ivernel, Gianna Maria Canale, Jean Parédès

Votes: 58

39. La neige était sale (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Luis Saslavsky | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Daniel Ivernel, Marie Mansart, Véra Norman

Votes: 22

40. Papa, Mama, the Maid and I (1954)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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For many years the morning in a house on a hill - somewhere on the outskirts of Paris - always began in the same way. The alarm clock rang out, the radio was nodding, the servant in the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Le Chanois | Stars: Robert Lamoureux, Fernand Ledoux, Gaby Morlay, Nicole Courcel

Votes: 185

41. Il paese dei campanelli (1954)

90 min | Comedy

4.4
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Director: Jean Boyer | Stars: Giuseppe Addobbati, Maria Teresa Amore, Wilma Arys, Lucia Banti

Votes: 7

42. House of Ricordi (1954)

110 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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Nel 1807, a Milano, Giovanni Ricordi, dopo aver comprato a Lipsia una nuova stampante, in cambio dell'impegno a lavorare gratis per il Teatro La Scala, ottiene tutti i manoscritti musicali ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Roland Alexandre, Myriam Bru, Elisa Cegani, Andrea Checchi

Votes: 58

43. Le vicomte de Bragelonne (1954)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Director: Fernando Cerchio | Stars: Georges Marchal, Dawn Addams, Jacques Dumesnil, Franco Silva

Votes: 37

44. Concert of Intrigue (1954)

93 min | Drama

6.1
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Two brothers, a hero and a coward .

Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Pierre Cressoy, Lucia Bosé, Giorgio Albertazzi

Votes: 38

45. Before the Deluge (1954)

138 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Self-centered parents of the 50's targeted by drama in which teenagers panicking after burglary supposed to finance the run from the Third World War.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Antoine Balpêtré, Paul Bisciglia, Bernard Blier, Jacques Castelot

Votes: 80

46. The Adventurer of Seville (1954)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Luis Mariano, Lolita Sevilla, José Isbert, Danielle Godet

Votes: 34

47. I cavalieri dell'illusione (1954)

77 min

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Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Gérard Oury, Terence Morgan, Cesare Danova

48. Le fil à la patte (1954)

86 min | Comedy

5.9
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Count Fernand du Bois d'Enghien typifies the pleasure seeker and as such he has a mistress of course, star singer Lucette Gauthier. But now Fernand feels it is time for him to tie the knot.... See full summary »

Director: Guy Lefranc | Stars: Noël-Noël, Suzy Delair, Bourvil, Henri Guisol

Votes: 27

49. I tre ladri (1954)

100 min | Comedy

5.7
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Tapioca, a small time thief, hides out in an elegant apartment, followed shortly after by Cascarilla, one of his apprentices who has become better than his master. When the owners arrive ... See full summary »

Director: Lionello De Felice | Stars: Totò, Jean-Claude Pascal, Simone Simon, Gino Bramieri

Votes: 69

50. Escalier de service (1954)

94 min | Comedy

6.1
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Walking alone and looking desperate, young Marie-Lou is taken in hand by Léo, a street photographer and his squatter friends. They all want to know what happened to her, so to satisfy their... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Rim | Stars: Etchika Choureau, Danielle Darrieux, Robert Lamoureux, Sophie Desmarets

Votes: 36