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1. Cousteau: My First 85 Years (1995 TV Movie)

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Special celebrating the 85th birthday of oceanic explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Includes archival footage from his many voyages.

Star: Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Votes: 6

2. Histoire du cinéma français par ceux qui l'ont fait (1974– )

Documentary

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Stars: Armand Panigel, Christian-Jaque, Marcel Carné, Marcel L'Herbier

Votes: 17

3. Discorama (1957–1975)

Music

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Stars: Denise Glaser, Jean Desailly, Philippe Noiret, Jean-Pierre Darras

Votes: 6

4. Jacques Cousteau: The First 75 Years (1986)

99 min | Documentary

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Director: John Soh | Stars: Jacques-Yves Cousteau, John Denver, José Ferrer, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 16

5. Streetwise (1984)

91 min | Documentary

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Gritty documentary looks at the life and lives of teenagers living on the streets of Seattle.

Director: Martin Bell | Stars: Roberta Joseph Hayes, Baby Gramps, Erin Blackwell, Lou Ellen Couch

Votes: 1,389

6. L'Inde fantôme (1969– )

378 min | Documentary

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Stars: Louis Malle, Thomas Frederick Howard, Ambu, Jyoti Basu

Votes: 370

7. Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Drama, War

8.0
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

Votes: 27,688 | Gross: $4.54M

8. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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94 Metascore

A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin

Votes: 17,740 | Gross: $0.11M

9. The Fire Within (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

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Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Maurice Ronet, Léna Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps

Votes: 6,847

10. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 15,045 | Gross: $5.25M

11. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

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As France is nearing the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself torn between a rebellious urge to discover love, and the ever-present, almost dominating affection of his beloved mother.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 7,699 | Gross: $1.16M

12. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War

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In 1944, an 18-year old boy from small-town France, collaborates with the Nazi-regime and subsequently falls in love with a Jewish girl.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Pierre Blaise, Aurore Clément, Holger Löwenadler, Therese Giehse

Votes: 5,567

13. Close Up (1976)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary portrait of Dominique Sanda, the fashion model-cum-actress who became an international star and sex symbol with the release of Robert Bresson's "Une Femme Douce" (1969).

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Dominique Sanda

Votes: 12

14. L'Inde fantôme (1969– )
Episode: A Look at Castes (1969)

Documentary

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Malle starts the episode by interviewing Thomas Howard, a US Peace Corps agricultural specialist who's one of 700 volunteers there, then he shows footage from Haryana, a village in ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Louis Malle, Thomas Frederick Howard

Votes: 11

15. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 4,256

16. Vive le tour (1962)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

7.6
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Chronicles the cyclists of the Tour de France and their daily trails along the race.

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Jean Bobet

Votes: 742

17. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)
Episode: Episode dated 15 May 1959 (1959)

Documentary

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Director: Jacques Planche | Stars: François Chalais, Marcel Camus, Claude Chabrol, Jean Cocteau

Votes: 5

18. Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Wallace Shawn, Phoebe Brand, George Gaynes, Jerry Mayer

Votes: 3,893 | Gross: $1.75M

19. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

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

Votes: 109

20. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 586

21. L'Inde fantôme (1969– )
Episode: On the Fringes of Indian Society (1969)

Documentary

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In this episode, director/narrator Malle concentrates on small pockets of people he has discovered with unique ways of life but that are endangered due to external pressures. First, he ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Ambu, Simon Coder

Votes: 8

22. L'Inde fantôme (1969– )
Episode: The Impossible Camera (1969)

Documentary

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Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Ambu, Jyoti Basu, Simon Coder, Rajani Desai

Votes: 10

23. Atlantic City (1980)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 12,953

24. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

Votes: 38

25. The Road to Bresson (1984)

54 min | Documentary

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A Dutch documentary about legendary French filmmaker Robert Bresson.

Directors: Leo De Boer, Jurriën Rood | Stars: Robert Bresson, Louis Malle, Dominique Sanda, Paul Schrader

Votes: 152

26. The Lovers (1958)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Saddled with a dull husband and a foolish lover, a woman has an affair with a stranger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory, Judith Magre

Votes: 4,156

27. Young Törless (1966)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

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At a boarding school in the pre-war Austro-Hungarian Empire, a pair of students torture one of their fellow classmates, Basini, who has been caught stealing money from one of the two. The ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Marian Seidowsky, Bernd Tischer, Fred Dietz

Votes: 1,899

28. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

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With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 475

29. May Fools (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Miou-Miou, Michel Piccoli, Michel Duchaussoy, Bruno Carette

Votes: 2,288 | Gross: $1.58M

30. Le monde du silence (1956)

86 min | Documentary

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This pioneering nature documentary investigates aquatic habitats in various locations around the world. It doesn't shy away from the brutality present in the natural world, but it also ... See full summary »

Directors: Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Louis Malle | Stars: Frédéric Dumas, Albert Falco, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, François Saout

Votes: 1,202

31. ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986 TV Movie)

80 min | Documentary

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After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's. In an attempt to be comprehensive, the film ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Franklin Chang-Diaz, Louis Malle, Anastasio Samosa Portocarrero, Derek Walcott

Votes: 346

32. Place de la République (1974)

94 min | Documentary

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Vibrant scenes of individuals' daily life are filmed in Place de la République.

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 318

33. The Thief of Paris (1967)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Geneviève Bujold, Marie Dubois, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 1,384

34. Zazie dans le Métro (1960)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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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 »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret, Hubert Deschamps, Carla Marlier

Votes: 4,640

35. Jean Renoir: Part Two - Hollywood and Beyond (1993 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Jean Renoir, Françoise Arnoul, Maurice Baquet, Bernardo Bertolucci

Votes: 26

36. A Very Curious Girl (1969)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier.

Director: Nelly Kaplan | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Georges Géret, Henri Czarniak, Claire Maurier

Votes: 388

37. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Dalida, Michel Sardou, Eddy Mitchell

Votes: 14

38. Damage (1992)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

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A member of Parliament falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée despite the dangers of discovery.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Juliette Binoche, Miranda Richardson, Rupert Graves

Votes: 14,486 | Gross: $7.53M

39. Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II (1993 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Jean Renoir, Peter Bogdanovich, Bernardo Bertolucci, Auguste Renoir

Votes: 26

40. Murphy Brown (1988–2018)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The personal and professional misadventures of an opinionated but beloved woman working as a TV journalist.

Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 7,569

41. Murphy Brown (1988–2018)
Episode: My Movie with Louis (1994)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.7
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Murphy accepts a part in a Louis Malle film and Frank desperately tries to get himself included. Stan Lansing, a top network network executive, tells them they can't appear in movies ... See full summary »

Director: John Rich | Stars: Candice Bergen, Pat Corley, Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough

Votes: 19

42. Pretty Baby (1978)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

A teenage girl lives as a prostitute in New Orleans in 1917.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, Susan Sarandon, Frances Faye

Votes: 8,663 | Gross: $5.79M

43. Spirits of the Dead (1968)

R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Anthology film from three European directors based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe: a cruel princess haunted by a ghostly horse, a sadistic young man haunted by his double, and an alcoholic actor haunted by the Devil.

Directors: Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Terence Stamp

Votes: 4,895

44. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Votes: 12,119 | Gross: $7.33M

45. Humain, trop humain (1974)

75 min | Documentary

6.5
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A documentary with almost no words following the production of Citroen cars at a plant in Northern France and their later sales.

Directors: Louis Malle, René Vautier

Votes: 245

46. Viva Maria! (1965)

Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 2,953

47. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 132

48. House on the Waterfront (1955)

94 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Jean Gabin, Andrée Debar, Henri Vidal, Edith Georges

Votes: 78

49. Before the Nickelodeon: The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter (1982)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.4
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This documentary is produced by one of the world's foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter's personal life, the emphasis here is on his ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Musser | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Jay Leyda, Rob Issen, Robert Sklar

Votes: 94

50. Hollywood's Children (1982 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.4
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A Documentary about child actors, since the beginning of motion pictures. Narrated by Roddy McDowell.

Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Melissa Sue Anderson, Baby Peggy, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 21



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