Most Popular Titles With Jean Desailly
1. The Professional (1981)
108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts.
2. Un Flic (1972)
PG | 98 min | Crime, Thriller
Bank robbery in small town ends with one of the robbers being wounded. The loot from the robbery is just an asset for the even more spectacular heist. Simon, gang leader and Paris night ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,211 | Gross: $0.05M
3. The Soft Skin (1964)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
4. Le Doulos (1962)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in. He is also preparing a house-breaking, and his friend ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,268 | Gross: $0.08M
5. The Grand Maneuver (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known.
6. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History
After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with politics, promoting socialism to the world. Stalin has sent out an ... See full summary »
7. The 25th Hour (1967)
130 min | Drama, War
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.
11. The Seven Deadly Sins (1962)
113 min | Comedy
Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie ... See full summary »
Directors: Philippe de Broca, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Sylvain Dhomme, Max Douy, Jean-Luc Godard, Édouard Molinaro, Roger Vadim | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Dominique Paturel, Danièle Barraud, Jean-Pierre Cassel
13. Countdown (1971)
102 min | Drama
10 years ago, François Nolan and his brother have been betrayed by one of their accomplices after a break-in. During the fight with the police, Francois's brother was killed, and a cop ... See full summary »
15. The Inheritor (1973)
PG | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Bart Cordell, is unanimously considered as a daddy's boy and an insignificant playboy. So, when he suddenly becomes head of his father's financial empire following his death,nobody ... See full summary »
18. Love and the Frenchwoman (1960)
143 min | Comedy
The seven stages of woman - seven stories about French women and love in the sixties.
20. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)
76 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
The first puppet kinescope in the world. It is based on the famous poetic comedy by William Shakespeare. Three worlds meet in this story: the noble world of three Athens couples, a common ... See full summary »
22. The Possessors (1958)
92 min | Drama
Noël Schoudler is the head of a wealthy and powerful family in France. He manages his financial and commercial concerns with an iron grip, leaving little room for his son François to prove himself.
23. Le cavaleur (1979)
104 min | Comedy
Pianist deemed Edouard Choiseur continues to run between sentimental and professional contingencies. When his wife threatened to leave him, he decided to devote some time to his family.
28. Sylvie et le fantôme (1946)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
On the eve of her 16th birthday, Sylvie's father needs cash to stay in his castle so he sells Sylvie's favorite thing, a painting of Alain, the lover of Sylvie's grandmother, killed in a ... See full summary »
29. The End of Belle (1961)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Stéphane Blanchon, who teaches at the International College, lives a quiet comfortable life in Geneva. He is married to Christine, a cold, dry-hearted woman, and his sentimental life is ... See full summary »
30. Violent Summer (1961)
85 min | Drama
One night on the beach, Michel meets a beautiful stranger who gives herself to him. He finds out that she's a daughter of the property guardian in which he lives. The next morning the girl was found dead near the beach.
35. The Comeuppance (1970)
85 min | Crime, Drama
Philippe, a student, is sent to jail for manhandling his father's business partner, who blackmailed the poor man and caused his death. He shares his cell with two mates: easily offended ... See full summary »
36. Le secret du Chevalier d'Éon (1959)
96 min | Comedy
Burgundy 1728. Old count Antoine d'Eon is overjoyed. His daughter-in-law has finally given birth to a boy and he will at long last be able to transmit his inheritance to his son Pascal. At ... See full summary »
39. Patrie (1946)
100 min | Drama
Brussels in the year 1568, as the Flemish people are fighting against the tyranny of the Spanish occupiers. Led by Count de Rysoor, the revolt against the ruthless Duke of Alba, is meant to... See full summary »
48. Chéri (1950)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Fred Peloux nicknamed Chéri, the handsome son of Charlotte Peloux, a former demimondaine, lives in the small circle of his mother's friends, all high class prostitutes past their best. He ... See full summary »
49. Masters of the Congo Jungle (1958)
Approved | 88 min | Documentary
Documentary showing the struggles of the inhabitants--both human and animal--of what was then called the Belgian Congo.
58. The Last Judgment (1945)
105 min | Drama
In Central Europe, resistance to the Germans in growing. But the partisan leader is denounced and killed. His daughter and the son of the traitor love each other. Condemned by his comrades,... See full summary »
64. Carré de valets (1947)
90 min | Comedy
Jacques de la Bastide is a young lawyer, not very good and oppressed by his mother. He takes over the case of three bandits, than falls for the wife of one of them, the seductive Catherine.
66. Bullfight (1951)
76 min | Documentary, Sport
Everything you wanted to know about bullfighting and bullfighters. After a historical insight into tauromachy, the film shows the way the bulls meant for the arena are raised and selected. ... See full summary »
79. La meilleure part (1953)
A respectful visit to two hospitals and one hospice run by the Brothers of Saint John of God, in Paris, Lyon and Marseille. In these three places the Brothers of the Order tenderly serve ... See full summary »
86. De dans van de reiger (1966)
92 min | Drama
The rich and conservative Edward can not forgive his younger wife who had been unfaithful. She's trying to get his attention by flirting with a Dutch tourist.