Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1971-01-01 to 1971-12-31 With Country of Origin France
1. Death in Venice (1971)
GP | 130 min | Drama
In this adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel, avant-garde composer Gustave Aschenbach (loosely based on Gustav Mahler) travels to a Venetian seaside resort in search of repose after a period... See full summary »
3. Red Sun (1971)
PG | 112 min | Action, Western
In 1870, a gang robs a train and steals a ceremonial Japanese sword meant as a gift from Japan to the U.S. President, prompting a man hunt to retrieve it.
5. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
6. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Votes: 6,761 | Gross: $1.20M
8. Out 1, noli me tangere (1971)
729 min | Drama
"Out 1" is a very precise picture of post May '68 malaise - when Utopian dreams of a new society had crashed and burned, radical terrorism was starting to emerge in unlikely places and a ... See full summary »
Votes: 763 | Gross: $0.03M
9. 4 mosche di velluto grigio (1971)
PG | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be?
11. Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black ... See full summary »
14. The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)
R | 95 min | Horror
A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.
15. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror
Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a ... See full summary »
16. Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (1971)
86 min | Horror
Two hot chicks happen upon the creepy castle of French witch Morgane le Fay and must choose either to become immortal sex slaves or rot in a dungeon.
17. Blanche (1971)
92 min | Drama, History
Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.
18. The Burglars (1971)
PG | 120 min | Crime, Thriller, Action
In 1970s Athens a group of professional burglars plan an emerald heist from the home of a gem collector but the corrupt Greek police inspector Abel Zacharia is on their trail.
19. Frenchie King (1971)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Western
Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
20. Two English Girls (1971)
130 min | Romance, Drama
At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »
PG | 100 min | Western
Hobsonville's citizens hire a gunslinger to rid them of the McIntock clan that is forcibly and unlawfully taxing the townsfolk under the pretext of town development.
22. Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
GP | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
23. Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
87 min | Drama, Romance
The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next ... See full summary »
24. The Savior (1971)
105 min | Drama, War
In 1943, rural French teenager Nanette meets an injured British airman and decides to give him shelter at her family's farm after falling in-love with him.
25. Jo (1971)
85 min | Comedy
Antoine Brisebard, a famous comedy playwright, is struggling with financial difficulties and is preparing to sell his country villa to an English couple. What no one knows, however, is that... See full summary »
26. Long Live Death (1971)
90 min | Drama, War
At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father's arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is ... See full summary »
27. The Deadly Trap (1971)
PG | 96 min | Thriller
Jill is surprised and angry when her computer-genius boyfriend decides to quit his job in a big company for unclear reasons. But when her children disapear mysteriously and seem to have ... See full summary »
28. Le chat (1971)
86 min | Drama
Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished... See full summary »
29. Someone Behind the Door (1971)
GP | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A neurosurgeon with a cheating wife takes an amnesiac into his home and conditions him to believe that the cheating wife is his own and to take the "appropriate" action.
30. Lady Liberty (1971)
PG | 95 min | Comedy
Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »
31. Malpertuis (1971)
125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young sailor finds himself trapped in the labyrinthine mansion of his occultist uncle, along with a number of eccentric and mysterious relatives who all seem to be harboring a dark secret.
32. Max et les ferrailleurs (1971)
Not Rated | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of... See full summary »
Votes: 1,477 | Gross: $0.03M
33. Just Before Nightfall (1971)
100 min | Crime, Drama
Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games ... See full summary »
34. 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.
36. Bad Man's River (1971)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.
38. Homo Eroticus (1971)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Michele is a three-testicle, sexually insatiable man who goes around bedding all women in town (regardless of age), until one day things goes terribly wrong.
39. Delusions of Grandeur (1971)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, History
Don Salluste, a petty tyrant in his own home and minister of the King of Spain, falls from grace. Wanting revenge, he tries to compromize the Queen with his valet Blaze, introduced as his ... See full summary »
40. La veuve Couderc (1971)
92 min | Drama, Action, Romance
Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is ... See full summary »
41. Catch Me a Spy (1971)
94 min | Comedy
Andrej (Kirk Douglas), a smuggler of microfilmed Russian manuscripts, uses the luggage of unsuspecting travelers to transport the contraband out of the country.
43. Ten Days Wonder (1971)
PG | 110 min | Mystery, Drama
Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the ... See full summary »
44. The Chambermaid's Dream (1971)
90 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated woman, living with her sister and the latter's husband, is tormented by bizarre nightmares and violent erotic fantasies.
46. Daisy Town (1971)
71 min | Animation, Comedy, Western
When the members of a caravan of pioneers find a daisy growing in the middle of the desert they decide to stop there and to build their town on this very spot. Houses soon spring up like ... See full summary »
47. It Only Happens to Others (1971)
GP | 90 min | Drama
Catherine and Marcello are secluded in their house, living under the candlelight. Unable to accept the injustice behind the loss of their nine-month-old baby, they face a slow but definite self-destruction.
48. Sans mobile apparent (1971)
PG | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller
A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella is in charge and tries desperately to find a missing link between all of these ... See full summary »
49. Long Live Robin Hood (1971)
G | 103 min | Adventure
A fun film with stylish costumes that has Gemma as the heir to the Nottingham dukedom who is robbed of his heritage. He joins the already-established 'Merrie Men' and becomes their leader.
50. A Girl Is a Gun (1971)
100 min | Western
Despite most Cahiers du cinéma critics admired many western authors, when they themselves became filmmakers few dared to overtly revisit that genre... See full synopsis »