French movies are the bestby bent-toe | created - 14 Nov 2015 | updated - 14 Nov 2015 | Public
Here are a list of some of the best French movies i've seen. In no particular order.
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3. High Tension (2003)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.
Votes: 61,475 | Gross: $3.68M
4. Tell No One (2006)
Not Rated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An accidental discovery near a doctor's estate stirs up some painful memories eight years after his wife's hideous murder, and now, things are bound to take a turn for the unexpected. Does the good doctor know more than he's letting on?
Votes: 45,194 | Gross: $6.18M
8. Delicatessen (1991)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.
Votes: 73,577 | Gross: $1.79M
9. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Votes: 57,493 | Gross: $11.26M
10. Irreversible (2002)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
Votes: 102,448 | Gross: $0.75M
11. Empire of the Wolves (2005)
R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective ... See full summary »
13. L'immortel (2010)
Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.
14. The City of Lost Children (1995)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Votes: 60,608 | Gross: $1.51M
15. The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
17. Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.
Votes: 29,520 | Gross: $0.55M
19. Point Blank (2010)
R | 81 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's wife hostage and force him to spring their boss.
Votes: 12,485 | Gross: $0.71M
20. The Prey (2011)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was caught he managed to hide the money but now it's not just the police who are looking for ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,535 | Gross: $0.01M
21. 36th Precinct (2004)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »
22. Secret défense (2008)
100 min | Thriller
In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same ... See full summary »
23. Les invincibles (2013)
98 min | Comedy
Momo has one dream buried for years: become a petanque champion. When an international tournament is announced, he drops his ordinary life to win the first prize and fulfill his dreams.
24. Them (2006)
R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
26. Martyrs (2008)
R | 99 min | Horror
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
27. Inside (2007)
R | 82 min | Horror
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
28. 11.6 (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Toni Musulin has worked as a security guard on an armored truck for 10 years. One day, with 11.6 million Euros on board, he drives off without his two colleagues, committing the "heist of ... See full summary »
29. L'autre vie de Richard Kemp (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, ... See full summary »
30. Le dernier diamant (2014)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Simon has just been released from prison and is on parole. His friend, Albert, lures him back to his old ways for one more hit. To steal the priceless diamond Florentin. Simon's plan to ... See full summary »
31. La marque des anges - Miserere (2013)
G | 106 min | Thriller
When a truck trafficking children is intercepted in the desert by the army, one of the traffickers is captured. Interpol agent Frank Salek comes to the police station with his partner to ... See full summary »
32. The Big Blue (1988)
R | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Sport
The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
Votes: 43,446 | Gross: $3.50M
37. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Votes: 642,932 | Gross: $13.18M
39. Le dernier tunnel (2004)
109 min | Crime, Drama
Based on a true story: a recently released convict dreams of one last heist with his old gang before retiring. Posing as electrical workers, they dig a tunnel deep under a bank vault. ... See full summary »
40. Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two Canadian detectives, one from Ontario and the other from Quebec, must work together when a murdered victim is found on the Ontario Quebec border line.