Most Popular Titles With Gérard Oury
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1. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, middle-aged professor enters into a romantic but non-physical relationship with an unlucky-in-love colleague.
Votes: 12,519 | Gross: $41.25M
3. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)
G | 132 min | Comedy, War
A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians they try to escape over the demarcation line into the southern ... See full summary »
4. The Journey (1959)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War
A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover and a group of Westerners, as the Soviet Union moves to crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, finds herself the obsession of an enigmatic Communist officer.
6. Ace of Aces (1982)
100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport
In 1936, a French boxer on his way to the Berlin Olympic Games befriends a local Jewish boy and decides to save him from the Nazis.
7. The Sword and the Rose (1953)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
During the reign of Henry VIII, Mary Tudor seeks to flee a forced marriage with the French king by escaping to America with her true love, but her plans are not so easily executed.
9. The Brain (1969)
G | 100 min | Comedy, Crime
When NATO transfers some of its funds from Paris to Brussels by train, a criminal mastermind posing as a British colonel plans to steal it but two petty French thieves also have the same intent.
10. Come Dance with Me! (1959)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Handsome dentist Herve Dandieu, temporarily separated from his new, delectable wife Virginie by a lovers' tiff, is picked up by sexy dance teacher Anita Flores...object blackmail. Sensing ... See full summary »
11. The Detective (1954)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul.
12. A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later (1986)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director whose most recent film was a very ... See full summary »
Votes: 512 | Gross: $0.23M
13. Sea Devils (1953)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Gilliat,a fisherman/smuggler is in jail, and is offered a pardon, if he undertakes a mission to sail to France to rescue Douchette, an English agent, whose cover has been blown,and who has now been jailed. Gilliat accepts the challenge.
14. The Escape (1978)
100 min | Comedy
The lawyer Jean-Philippe Duroc visits his client, Martial Gaulard, sentenced to death for a murder he has not committed. At that moment, a mutiny happens inside the prison.
15. Heroes and Sinners (1955)
115 min | Adventure, Drama
A former French combat pilot is hired without knowing that he will carry a large amount of contraband diamonds so he decided to steal them. The owner of the diamonds hired another former German combat pilot to retrieve them.
16. Le miroir à deux faces (1958)
96 min | Drama
A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.
17. Triple Deception (1956)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Due to his physical resemblance to criminal Steve Chancellor, seaman Larry Ellis is recruited by law enforcement to pose as Chancellor and infiltrate an organized crime ring in France.
18. 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 »
19. Antoine et Antoinette (1947)
78 min | Comedy, Drama
Working class couple Antoine and Antoinette dream of a better life. In the midst of constantly fending off the unwanted attention of men, especially the grocer Monsieur Roland, Antoinette ... See full summary »
Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.01M
21. The Heart of the Matter (1953)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
An unhappily married British security officer stationed in Sierra Leone during WWII falls in love with a young Austrian woman and starts an affair. He soon starts feeling guilty.
23. The River Girl (1954)
94 min | Drama
When peasant girl Nives is deserted by smuggler Gino Lodi, she betrays him to the police. Police officer Enzo Cinti, who loves Nives, traces her to the Po River cane-fields, where she is ... See full summary »
25. 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 »
26. Babette Goes to War (1959)
106 min | Comedy, War
Comedy about a naive French country girl in London who helps the war effort by parachuting into German-occupied France to help kidnap an important German general. She bungles through to a heroic finish of plot and counter-plot.
27. The Sucker (1965)
111 min | Comedy, Crime
In this Franco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an ... See full summary »
28. Loves of Three Queens (1954)
97 min | Drama
At a wedding party involving three beautiful women, a young man should choose the most charming. But a professor intervenes to prevent the verdict, remembering the troubles caused by Paris in a similar situation.
30. Un témoin dans la ville (1959)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband, Ancelin, decides to take revenge on his wife's murderer, who has been acquitted by ... See full summary »
32. The Night Is My Kingdom (1951)
110 min | Drama
After an accident Raymond has gone blind .His family treats him like a child .But fortunately ,a nun comes to his rescue.She works in a center where blind people learn to read with the Braille alphabet.
33. La soif de l'or (1993)
81 min | Comedy
Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy ... See full summary »
38. 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.
40. ...Sans laisser d'adresse (1951)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Thérèse Ravenaz is a charming young woman but also the victim of a seducer who abandoned her as soon as he was told she was expecting a baby. To trace her unworthy lover, she boards a taxi ... See full summary »
43. Le septième ciel (1958)
107 min | Comedy, Mystery
Scoundrels must go to heaven ,and the only way for them to redeem their soul is to die after they "gave " their money to those in strained circumstances.
44. Les enfants de la télé (1994– )
Arthur accueille sur son plateau une pléiade d'invités prestigieux : comédiens, chanteurs, humoristes, qui font l'actualité du cinéma, de la télé, de la musique - Au programme de l'émission... See full summary »
45. Young Girls Beware (1957)
Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When Raven gets out of prison after serving five years on a frame-up by gang-leader Mendetta, he kills Mendetta deciding to take over in his place. He is seen leaving the apartment by Dany ... See full summary »
47. La meilleure part (1955)
90 min | Drama
Philippe Morin, a young engineer passionate about his work, leads the construction of a huge dam in the High Alps. Like all the men who work on the building site, he gives the best part of ... See full summary »
49. Vanille fraise (1989)
110 min | Comedy
Ancienne espionne ayant arrêté depuis 10 ans, Clarisse vit une vie tranquille. Tout irait pour le mieux si son mari, Antoine, ne la trompait pas régulièrement tout en étant terriblement ... See full summary »