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1. Panique (1946)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

7.9
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After an elderly maid is murdered, opinions are manipulated evidence is planted, violence erupts, and panic ensues.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Viviane Romance, Michel Simon, Max Dalban, Émile Drain

Votes: 715 | Gross: $0.04M

2. Temptation Harbor (1947)

91 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A signalman on a quay sees a fight between two men. One of the men is deliberately pushed into the water and the signalman cannot save him, but decides to keep his suitcase which later finds is full of banknotes with a value of £5000.

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Robert Newton, Simone Simon, William Hartnell, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 32

3. Monsieur Hire (1989)

PG-13 | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A recluse is accused of murdering a young woman simply because his neighbors think he is strange.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Michel Blanc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Luc Thuillier, André Wilms

Votes: 5,285 | Gross: $1.42M

4. Le chat (1971)

86 min | Drama

7.7
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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 »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean Gabin, Simone Signoret, Annie Cordy, Jacques Rispal

Votes: 1,527

5. Sem dney posle ubiystva (1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Director: Rasim Ojagov | Stars: Tatyana Lyutaeva, Fakhraddin Manafov, Aleksei Blokhin, Donatas Banionis

Votes: 14

6. Inspector Maigret (1958)

119 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A serial killer is targeting women in the seedy district of Montmartre.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Annie Girardot, Olivier Hussenot, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 1,213 | Gross: $0.01M

7. The Hatter's Ghost (1982)

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Labbé, a hatter in a French provincial town, leads the life of a respectable citizen but is in fact a serial murderer. The only person to suspect this is his neighbour Kachoudas, an ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michel Serrault, Charles Aznavour, Monique Chaumette, François Cluzet

Votes: 918

8. La tête d'un homme (1933)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt. Someone lets him know it's a deal. The... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Harry Baur, Valéry Inkijinoff, Alexandre Rignault, Gaston Jacquet

Votes: 265

9. A londoni férfi (2007)

Not Rated | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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After witnessing a crime during his night shift as railway switchman near the docks, a man finds a briefcase full of money. While he and his family step up their living standards, others start looking for the disappeared case.

Directors: Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Miroslav Krobot, Tilda Swinton, Erika Bók, János Derzsi

Votes: 3,147

10. Betty (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

7.2
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A drunken self-destructive woman called Betty wanders through bars and meets a man that drives her to a restaurant outside Paris called Le Trou (The Hole). She meets the middle-aged ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud, Yves Lambrecht

Votes: 1,172

11. La veuve Couderc (1971)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama, Action, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Alain Delon, Simone Signoret, Ottavia Piccolo, Jean Tissier

Votes: 1,078

12. Le président (1961)

110 min | Thriller

7.2
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At 73, France's ex-president, Emile Beaufort, faces declining health, but he still plays a vigorous role behind the scenes as a philosopher and, potentially, as a power broker. In ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Renée Faure, Henri Crémieux

Votes: 617

13. La mort de Belle (1961)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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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 »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jean Desailly, Alexandra Stewart, Monique Mélinand, Yvette Etiévant

Votes: 71

14. Dernier refuge (1947)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Marc Maurette | Stars: Raymond Rouleau, Tramel, Noël Roquevert, Mila Parély

Votes: 5

15. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Yves Afonso

Votes: 1,668

16. Maigret et l'affaire Saint-Fiacre (1959)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Inspector Maigret is traveling to the French countryside to visit his friend, the duchess of Saint-Fiacre. She has received a letter recently stating that she will die soon. A few days ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Auclair, Valentine Tessier, Jacques Morel

Votes: 935

17. Le voyageur de la Toussaint (1943)

102 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Gilles Mauvoisin, the only descendant of his late uncle Octave, inherits his entire fortune. Uncle Octave was poisoned with arsenic and suspicion focused immediately on his widow, Colette ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Daquin | Stars: Assia Noris, Jules Berry, Gabrielle Dorziat, Guillaume de Sax

Votes: 49

18. Le train (1973)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider, Maurice Biraud, Paul Amiot

Votes: 953

19. Les inconnus dans la maison (1942)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town. They dont talk to each other much, somehow holding the other one ... See full synopsis »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raimu, Juliette Faber, Gabrielle Fontan, Héléna Manson

Votes: 272

20. Love Is My Profession (1958)

105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.9
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Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger

Votes: 1,037

21. The Brothers Rico (1957)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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A retired mob accountant is drawn back in when his brothers, who have recently made a hit for the organization, decide to go to the authorities.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates

Votes: 659

22. L'homme de Londres (1943)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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"There are two roads: the wide one leads to perdition,the narrow one is not easy to follow,but it leads to happiness"

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Fernand Ledoux, Suzy Prim, Jules Berry, Mony Dalmès

Votes: 55

23. Tangier Cop (1997)

96 min | Adventure

6.9
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Yaasin, a policeman from Tangier who has almost become an alcoholic, spends most of his time in an exclusive brothel. Several characters arrive in the city at the same time: the millionaire... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: Donald Sumpter, Pastora Vega, Sean Chapman, Joe Shaw

Votes: 13

24. Barrio (1947)

80 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Milú, Guillermo Marín, Manolo Morán, Fernando Nogueras

Votes: 16

25. La vérité sur Bébé Donge (1952)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning. But actually, his wife Bebe deliberately poisoned him. Flashback: ten ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Jacques Castelot, Daniel Lecourtois

Votes: 287

26. La Marie du port (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant and a cinema in the city, and appreciate women. When he meets Marie, a 18ish stronghead who just lost her father in a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Nicole Courcel, Claude Romain

Votes: 280

27. Trois chambres à Manhattan (1965)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Annie Girardot, Maurice Ronet, O.E. Hasse, Roland Lesaffre

Votes: 335

28. Feux rouges (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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74 Metascore

Antoine and Helene drive to South France to return their kids from a holiday camp. The traffic is dense and the atmosphere growingly tense; he is an alcoholic and becomes increasingly drunk... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Kahn | Stars: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Carole Bouquet, Vincent Deniard, Alain Dion

Votes: 2,446 | Gross: $0.05M

29. La nuit du carrefour (1932)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A gang of thieves utilizes a cross-road garage as the hideaway. During their last caper, the gang has accidentally murdered a jewel thief, and the heat is on.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Pierre Renoir, Georges Térof, Winna Winifried, Georges Koudria

Votes: 533

30. Midnight in Paris (1942)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Director: Georges Lacombe | Stars: Raimu, Aimé Clariond, René Bergeron, Paul Amiot

Votes: 91

31. La maison des sept jeunes filles (1942)

100 min | Comedy

6.7
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Director: Albert Valentin | Stars: André Brunot, Jean Pâqui, Jean Tissier, Jacqueline Pagnol

Votes: 6

32. L'aîné des Ferchaux (1963)

102 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Broke French ex-paratrooper turned amateur boxer Michel Maudet becomes bodyguard for the fugitive corrupt banker Ferchaux.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Vanel, Michèle Mercier, Malvina Silberberg

Votes: 985

33. The Bottom of the Bottle (1956)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.6
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In the border town of Nogales, Arizona, a wealthy attorney and rancher is solicited by his escaped convict brother in aiding him to cross the border into Mexico where his wife and children are living in poverty.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Van Johnson, Joseph Cotten, Ruth Roman, Jack Carson

Votes: 207

34. Forbidden Fruit (1952)

92 min | Drama

6.6
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A doctor in southern France takes a mistress but lives to regret it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Fernandel, Françoise Arnoul, Jacques Castelot, René Génin

Votes: 113

35. Brelan d'as (1952)

118 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Louis Blanche, André Chanu, André Dalibert, Jo Dest

Votes: 5

36. Le baron de l'écluse (1960)

92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Micheline Presle, Jacques Castelot, Aimée Mortimer

Votes: 329

37. Le sang à la tête (1956)

83 min | Drama

6.5
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Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Paul Frankeur, Claude Sylvain, Georgette Anys

Votes: 138

38. L'étoile du Nord (1982)

PG | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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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 »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Simone Signoret, Philippe Noiret, Fanny Cottençon, Julie Jézéquel

Votes: 234

39. Cécile est morte! (1944)

90 min | Crime

6.4
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Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Albert Préjean, Santa Relli, Germaine Kerjean, Luce Fabiole

Votes: 101

40. Les caves du Majestic (1945)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Albert Préjean, Suzy Prim, Jacques Baumer, Denise Grey

Votes: 81

41. Midnight Episode (1950)

78 min | Mystery

6.4
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A tramp gets involved with a mysterious crime when he finds a wallet in the street.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Leslie Dwyer, Reginald Tate, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 31

42. La chambre bleue (2014)

R | 76 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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73 Metascore

A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man ... See full summary »

Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau, Laurent Poitrenaux

Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $0.23M

43. La habitación azul (2002)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A couple meet each other often in a motel room.

Director: Walter Doehner | Stars: Juan Manuel Bernal, Patricia Llaca, Elena Anaya, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 420

44. Maigret voit rouge (1963)

87 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Division Commissioner Jules Maigret and his team hunt a ring of American racketeers sent to Paris to silence an embarrassing witness

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Fabian, Roland Armontel, Paul Frankeur

Votes: 358

45. The Paris Express (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A Dutch company's owner bankrupts his own company, burns the incriminating ledgers and plans to run to Paris with the company payroll but he is caught in the act by his accountant who challenges his actions, leading to a reversal of roles.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Claude Rains, Märta Torén, Marius Goring, Herbert Lom

Votes: 352

46. Le bateau d'Émile (1962)

98 min | Drama

6.3
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Charles-Edmond, the eldest of the Larmentiel brothers decides to return to his hometown La Rochelle to die. Forty years earlier, he had been driven by his father. Before passing away he had... See full summary »

Director: Denys de La Patellière | Stars: Annie Girardot, Lino Ventura, Michel Simon, Pierre Brasseur

Votes: 126

47. L'inconnu dans la maison (1992)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Since the suicide of his wife, Jacques Loursat has gone downhill. Estranged from his daughter, his lawyer's pratice in ruins, he consoles himself with drink. One night he is woken by a ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Renée Faure, Cristiana Réali, Sébastien Tavel

Votes: 411

48. In All Innocence (1998)

101 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.2
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Cécile and Samira can't pay their expensive Paris rent. Walking down the street the two girls see an art gallery reception and finesse their way in. In attendance are Michel Farnèse, a very... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Carole Bouquet, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet

Votes: 551

49. A Life in the Balance (1955)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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In Mexico City, a working-poor single-father is mistaken for a serial killer by the local cops but the man's son stumbles upon the real killer and tries to warn the police after being abducted.

Directors: Harry Horner, Rafael Portillo | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Anne Bancroft, Lee Marvin, José Pérez

Votes: 128

50. La neige était sale (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Luis Saslavsky | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Daniel Ivernel, Marie Mansart, Véra Norman

Votes: 27



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