Most Voted Titles With Jacques Demy


1. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

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Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Votes: 77,544

2. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

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86 Metascore

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel

Votes: 17,370 | Gross: $0.02M

3. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

G | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Two sisters leave their small seaside town of Rochefort in search of romance. Hired as carnival singers, one falls for an American musician, while the other must search for her ideal partner.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Françoise Dorléac, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 5,650 | Gross: $0.09M

4. Lola (1961)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

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73 Metascore

A bored young man meets with his former girlfriend, now a cabaret dancer and single mother, and soon finds himself falling back in love with her.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden, Alan Scott

Votes: 3,644

5. Donkey Skin (1970)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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70 Metascore

A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry a man she doesn't love.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Micheline Presle

Votes: 3,056

6. Bay of Angels (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

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76 Metascore

Jean is a clerk in a bank. His colleague Caron is a gambler and gives him the virus. In the casinos, Jean meets Jackie. Their love affair will follow their luck at the roulette.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers, Henri Nassiet

Votes: 2,014 | Gross: $0.09M

7. Paris Belongs to Us (1961)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery

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Anne Goupil is a literature student in Paris in 1957. Her elder brother, Pierre, takes her to a friend's party where the guests include Philip Kaufman, an expatriate American escaping ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Betty Schneider, Giani Esposito, Françoise Prévost, Daniel Crohem

Votes: 1,514

8. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama

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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Philippe Maron, Edouard Joubeaud, Laurent Monnier, Brigitte De Villepoix

Votes: 732 | Gross: $0.15M

9. Une Chambre en Ville (1982)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Musical

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A film musical in which every line is sung. The frame is about workers during a strike. They also prepare and perform a demonstration. Two personal relations develop against this background... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Danielle Darrieux, Richard Berry, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 714

10. Model Shop (1969)

M | 97 min | Drama

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George Matthews is a young man who is having a bittersweet affair with a French divorcée in Los Angeles. Waiting to be drafted, he is unable to commit himself to anything or anybody, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Gary Lockwood, Alexandra Hay, Carol Cole

Votes: 621

11. The Pied Piper (1972)

G | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

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Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Keith Buckley, Patsy Puttnam, Arthur Hewlett, Paul Hennen

Votes: 444

12. L'événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune (1973)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

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A male Parisian driving school owner who goes to see his doctor and complains of feeling run down is pronounced four months pregnant. When the diagnosis is confirmed by a specialist, the ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Micheline Presle, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 426

13. Lady Oscar (1979)

124 min | Drama, History, Romance

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The story of Lady Oscar, a female military commander who served during the time of the French Revolution.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catriona MacColl, Barry Stokes, Christine Böhm, Jonas Bergström

Votes: 374

14. Les sept péchés capitaux (1962)

113 min | Comedy

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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

Votes: 347

15. Trois places pour le 26 (1988)

106 min | Musical

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A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Yves Montand, Mathilda May, Patrick Fierry, Françoise Fabian

Votes: 265

16. The Creatures (1966)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

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A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constantly intertwined.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Eva Dahlbeck, Marie-France Mignal

Votes: 229

17. The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History

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A film scrapbook, images, phrases from our past, hiding their meanings behind veils. Let's lift those veils, one by one, to find how images, at one time seeming innocent, have revealed, after decades, to have homosexual overtones.

Director: Mark Rappaport | Stars: Dan Butler, Don Ameche, Johnny Arthur, Lucille Ball

Votes: 170

18. Le sabotier du Val de Loire (1956)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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This is October 1955. The place is a village in Loire-Atlantique, La Chapelle-Basse-Mer, where an old clog-maker works and lives with his wife and their adopted son. The clog-maker's ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Yves Demy, Georges Rouquier

Votes: 160

19. Parking (1985)

95 min | Fantasy, Musical

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This film is an update of Jean Cocteau's Orpheus, set in the world of 1980s rock.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Francis Huster, Laurent Malet, Keiko Itô, Gérard Klein

Votes: 134

20. La table tournante (1988)

80 min | Animation, Biography, Comedy

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While working at his editing table cartoon maker Paul Grimault is visited by a little clown, the star of his movie "Le Roi et l'Oiseau". Paul, who is delighted, shows his guest several ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Grimault, Jacques Demy | Stars: Paul Grimault, Anouk Aimée, Mathieu Demy, Jean-Charles Rousseau

Votes: 134

21. Le bel indifférent (1957)

29 min | Short

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Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Jeanne Allard, Angelo Bellini, Jacques Demy

Votes: 127

22. Stowaway in the Sky (1960)

85 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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A young boy sneaks onto his grandfather's hot air balloon and together they travel over France.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: André Gille, Maurice Baquet, Pascal Lamorisse, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 101

23. Les horizons morts (1951)

8 min | Short, Drama

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Jacques Demy's debut dramatic short about a young man suffering from a broken heart.

Director: Jacques Demy | Star: Jacques Demy

Votes: 101

24. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

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Stars: Nathalie Baye, Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, André Dussollier

Votes: 98

25. Ars (1959)

18 min | Short

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Director: Jacques Demy

Votes: 98

26. Louisiana (1984 TV Movie)

186 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her ... See full summary »

Directors: Philippe de Broca, Jacques Demy, Etienne Périer | Stars: Margot Kidder, Ian Charleson, Andréa Ferréol, Lloyd Bochner

Votes: 81

27. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

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Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 64

28. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

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Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

Votes: 49

29. La naissance du jour (1980 TV Movie)

90 min

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Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Danièle Delorme, Dominique Sanda, Jean Sorel, Orane Demazis

Votes: 42

30. Le rossignol (2005 TV Movie)

50 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

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Director: Christian Chaudet | Stars: Natalie Dessay, Violeta Urmana, Marie McLaughlin, Laurent Naouri

Votes: 36

31. Cinéma cinémas (1982–1991)

Documentary

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Stars: Michel Boujut, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Alain Delon, Robert Mitchum

Votes: 36

32. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Episode: La nouvelle vague par elle-même (1964)

98 min | Documentary

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Directors: André S. Labarthe, Robert Valey | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Henri Langlois, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy

Votes: 26

33. S.O.S. Noronha (1957)

100 min | Adventure

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Director: Georges Rouquier | Stars: Jean Marais, Yves Massard, José Lewgoy, Nerio Bernardi

Votes: 23

34. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 19

36. Musée Grévin (1958)

21 min | Short

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Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Michel Serrault, Jean Cocteau, Jean-Louis Barrault, Ludmilla Tchérina

Votes: 10

37. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Jean-Marie Sénia, Maud Linder, Jean Dréville

Votes: 9

38. Lourdes et ses miracles (1955)

90 min | Documentary

5.3
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Director: Georges Rouquier | Star: Georges Rouquier

Votes: 6

39. La demi-saison (2014)

12 min | Animation, Short, Musical

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A man and woman bump into each other on a street in Belgium and spend a passionate moment in the rain before parting again. Within a simple plot structure, characters and images never stop ... See full summary »

Director: Damien Collet | Stars: Simon Duprez, Christelle Cornil, Dominique Laroche, Ondine Levrau

Votes: 5

40. Les nouveaux rendez-vous (1980– )

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Stars: Ève Ruggieri, Alain Souchon, Karen Chéryl, Dave

41. La mère et l'enfant (1959)

22 min | Short

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Director: Jacques Demy | Star: Blanchette Brunoy

42. Derrière l'écran (1966– )

50 min

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Stars: Michel Choquet, Jacques Demy, Catherine Deneuve, Françoise Dorléac

43. Punaiset kengät Sodankylässä (1987 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Eeli Aalto | Stars: Jacques Demy, Marja Martikainen, Anssi Mänttäri, Antti Peippo

44. Ces chers disparus: Françoise Dorléac (1984 TV Short)

39 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Denis Derrien | Stars: Robert Dalban, Jacques Demy, Philippe Labro, François Truffaut

45. La nuit des Césars (1976– )
Episode: 1ère nuit des Césars (1976)

Documentary

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Director: Jean-Pierre Spiero | Stars: Michel Audiard, Jean Aurenche, Ingrid Bergman, Jean-Marc Bory

48. Cinéma cinémas (1982–1991)
Episode: Une chambre en ville (1982)

Documentary

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Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jacques Demy, Dominique Sanda