Most Popular Titles With Philippe Noiret
1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 174,531 | Gross: $11.99M
2. Topaz (1969)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
4. Il Postino (1994)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Votes: 28,276 | Gross: $21.85M
5. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.
6. The Night of the Generals (1967)
PG | 148 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1942, a Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three generals, and Major Grau of German Intelligence seeks justice despite the ongoing atrocities committed during WWII.
8. The Return of the Musketeers (1989)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 1649 France, the services of the Four Musketeers are needed again and they run into some old foes from 20 years before.
9. Woman Times Seven (1967)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly... See full summary »
11. Coup de torchon (1981)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A worn-out, ineffective police chief humiliated by everyone around him decides one day to improve his life, by any means.
12. The Old Gun (1975)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in ... See full summary »
13. Amici miei (1975)
R | 140 min | Comedy, Drama
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »
14. Zazie dans le Métro (1960)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Ten-year-old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover. ... See full summary »
15. Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that... See full summary »
16. The Immortal Story (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 58 min | Drama
In the Portuguese town of Macao, a wealthy trader named Charles Clay hires two people to recreate a story of a sailor who is paid to impregnate a man's wife.
17. Il deserto dei tartari (1976)
PG | 140 min | Drama, History, War
Lieutenant Giovanni Drogo is assigned to the old Bastiani border fortress where he expects an imminent attack by nomadic fearsome Tartars.
19. 'Round Midnight (1986)
R | 133 min | Drama, Music
A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.
Votes: 4,054 | Gross: $3.27M
20. My New Partner (1984)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
Rene is a "ripou", a rotten cop who makes ends meet by accepting bribes, presents and free drinks from the people he should be putting in jail. When his partner retires, he must team up ... See full summary »
21. Justine (1969)
R | 116 min | Drama
In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and mysterious wife of a ... See full summary »
22. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
114 min | Drama, History, War
France, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an ... See full summary »
23. Le jeu avec le feu (1975)
112 min | Drama
When Carolina (Anicee Alvina), the daughter of wealthy banker Georges de Saxe (Philippe Noiret), is reported kidnapped, it is upsetting to him even though he knows it isn't true. The ... See full summary »
25. Merveilleuse Angélique (1965)
Not Rated | 105 min | Adventure, History, Romance
In the second of the Angélique series, the heroine joins a group of bandits, rescues her children, becomes a successful businesswoman, and once again becomes entangled in politics and matters of the heart.
28. A Matter of Resistance (1966)
93 min | Comedy, Romance
In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1945, she's married to Jérôme, a somewhat fussy milquetoast, diffident to the war around him and unwilling to move his ... See full summary »
29. Le bossu (1997)
TV-14 | 128 min | Drama, Adventure
The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,883 | Gross: $0.10M
30. The Family (1987)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Romance
Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means "free man," to his 80th birthday party. The film principally ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,645 | Gross: $0.35M
33. J'embrasse pas (1991)
R | 115 min | Drama
A young man leaves his native town in southern France to discover Paris. Being too unexperienced and too naive, he drops into the reality of Paris 1991. He soon gives up his dream of ... See full summary »
34. La Pointe Courte (1955)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a ... See full summary »
35. On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the ... See full summary »
36. Dead Tired (1994)
R | 92 min | Comedy
What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,604 | Gross: $0.55M
37. Revenge of the Musketeers (1994)
R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there. The young lady is enthusiastic about honour, faithfulness, affection to... See full summary »
Votes: 2,776 | Gross: $0.31M
38. Mr. Freedom (1968)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime
Mr. Freedom is an all-American superhero that destroys everyone who even remotely disagrees with imperialism. The film accounts his latest assignment to save France from being taken over by the commies.
40. Amici miei - Atto II° (1982)
130 min | Comedy, Drama
The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and ... See full summary »
41. Le juge et l'assassin (1976)
128 min | Crime, Drama, History
An unstable former French Sergeant commits many atrocities. A judge considers how this case could benefit or damage his career.
42. Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
A model tells a television crew about her dreams of a life with prince charming all while fending off the lecherous advances of a horde of men.
44. The Assassination (1972)
PG | 120 min | Thriller
Sadiel, rebel leader in a North African state, takes refuge in Switzerland in the aftermath of a coup. Aware of the threat posed by Sadiel, the ruthless Colonel Kassar contacts the French ... See full summary »
45. Alexandre le bienheureux (1968)
G | 100 min | Comedy
Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and ... See full summary »
46. Fort Saganne (1984)
180 min | Drama, History, War
French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh... See full summary »
47. The Purple Taxi (1977)
R | 107 min | Drama
With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.
50. Le témoin (1978)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sexually adventurous young woman approaches Antonio, an Italian art-restorer working at a cathedral in France. He resists getting involved with her but later he finds out she was raped and murdered in a derelict house.
52. Speriamo che sia femmina (1986)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
A critique of the role of the male in modern Italian society and has demonstrated the possibility of a form of 'female bonding' between women who live, by choice, in a world without men
53. Il frullo del passero (1988)
95 min | Drama, Romance
A woman, who has been the mistress of a man who has just died, thinks about leaving the little Italian village where they lived and moving to another place. An old and rich man offers her a... See full summary »
54. Tango (1993)
88 min | Comedy
Vincent, a stunt pilot, is acquitted of murdering his wife and her lover. However, a few years later, L'Elegant, the Judge in the case, comes to blackmail him. The Judge's nephew, Paul, is ... See full summary »
55. Dimenticare Palermo (1990)
R | 100 min | Thriller
Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In... See full summary »
56. Uranus (1990)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,040 | Gross: $0.34M
58. Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)
108 min | Biography, Comedy, Western
A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris.
59. Chouans! (1988)
143 min | Adventure, History, War
In 1793 when terror is widespread in France, peasants known as Chouans fight the revolutionaries in attempt to restore the monarchy.
60. The Secret (1974)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence ... See full summary »
61. Dear Inspector (1977)
105 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Romance in the prime of life. When Lise's car bumps Antoine's bike, they recognize each other from a brief fling 20 years before while at the Sorbonne. He's now a professor of Greek; she's ... See full summary »
62. Le capitaine Fracasse (1961)
108 min | Action, Adventure
The ruined Baron Philippe de Sigognac, meets one day a troupe of traveling actors. Attracted by Isabelle, and by the enthusiasm of his acting companions, he joins the troupe.
63. Une femme à sa fenêtre (1976)
110 min | Drama
Romy Schneider plays an aristocratic woman in 1936 Greece, who amuses herself pursuing a shallow loveless affair with a nobleman, but unexpectedly falls in love with a political activist.
65. Therese (1962)
109 min | Drama
After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only... See full summary »
67. Contre l'oubli (1991)
110 min | Drama
Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean... See full summary »
Directors: Chantal Akerman, René Allio, Denis Amar, Jean Becker, Jane Birkin, Bertrand Blier, Jean-Michel Carré, Patrice Chéreau, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Dominique Dante, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Jacques Doillon, Martine Franck, Gérard Frot-Coutaz, Bernard Giraudeau, Francis Girod, Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Jean-Loup Hubert, Robert Kramer, Patrice Leconte, Anne-Marie Miéville, Sarah Moon, Philippe Muyl, Michel Piccoli, Alain Resnais, Coline Serreau, Bertrand Tavernier, Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Paul Amar, Robert Badinter, Guy Bedos, Jane Birkin
68. My New Partner II (1990)
107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same. But, honesty is not always the best policy. After being suspended... See full summary »
69. Masques (1987)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Roland Wolf wants to write a book about a TV game-show host, the hail-fellow-well-met Christian Legagneur, who invites Wolf to his country estate, promising several days of lengthy ... See full summary »
71. Tender Scoundrel (1966)
94 min | Comedy
Tony Maréchal is a professional seducer. Having conquered countless women, proclaims that there is none that can resist his charm. To prove this makes a difficult challenge: to seduce baroness Minna von Strasshofer.
72. Monsieur (1964)
105 min | Comedy
Left heartbroken by the death of his beloved wife, a rich banker tries to commit suicide. When he learns from his former maid that his wife was unfaithful he fakes his own death and comes back under a new identity
73. Crime Does Not Pay (1962)
159 min | Comedy, Drama
After viewing an unusual film about murder and the irony of fate, a man deliberately steps in front of a slow-moving vehicle, planning to use the minor accident which should result as an ... See full summary »
78. L'Africain (1983)
101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A travel agent travels to Africa intending to start a resort hotel only to encounter her crusty ex-husband and ivory smugglers.
79. Edy (2005)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An insurance salesman turns into a walking catastrophe himself. First film by StÃ©phan GuÃ©rin-TilliÃ©, starring Philippe Noiret and FranÃ§ois BerlÃ©and.
80. The Pit of Loneliness (1951)
88 min | Drama
Olivia, an English teenager, arrives at a finishing school in France. The majority of the pupils in the school are divided into two camps: those that are devoted to the headmistress, Mlle ... See full summary »
82. 3 amis (2007)
93 min | Comedy
Three childhood friends support each other through life's ups and downs in this comedy/drama. Each goes through a difficult time in their life, and is "helped" by the others - always ... See full synopsis »
86. The Down-in-the-Hole Gang (1974)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
When he investigates his daughter's disappearance, a bookseller discovers an underground society, living literally under the streets of Paris.
87. Gigi (1949)
82 min | Comedy, Romance
Gilberte is a sixteen year old girl raised by her aunt and grandmother to be a demimondaine. But she's not ready for that yet, and spends her days in lessons and in teasing Mamita's old ... See full summary »
88. L'étoile du Nord (1982)
PG | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Edouard Binet, an aimless Frenchman, has been travelling in North Africa for many years, and is sailing to Belgium. En route, he meets Sylvie Baron. He introduces her to Nemrod Lobetoum, a ... See full summary »
90. Fantôme avec chauffeur (1996)
78 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer.
93. Le rendez-vous (1961)
128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the spoiled daughter of an oil magnate is murdered, Pierre must determine whether the killer is his own ex, the dead woman's lover or somebody else entirely.
95. Give Her the Moon (1970)
G | 92 min | Romance, Comedy
Marie, a young provincial girl, is seduced by an American billionaire. She did agree to follow him if he moves her village to New York.
98. Max & Jeremie (1992)
115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A socially awkward TV-addicted ambitious small time thug is ordered to take out a retiring professional hitman, a legend among his peers. However, the two grow to like each other and become... See full summary »
99. Ballad for a Hoodlum (1963)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Vincent Vivant agrees spy Stephan's proposal:He has to cross a boarder with a suitcase containing a very special thing.And of course he must not open this piece of luggage for it might explode and make mincemeat of him.