Great French Comediesby analiacroci | created - 07 Sep 2013 | updated - 29 Oct 2017 | Public
French comedy films I enjoy to watch and recommend. Many of them had their remakes in the Amercian movie industry, still the French movies are better.
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2. La Cage aux Folles (1978)
R | 97 min | Comedy
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,794 | Gross: $20.42M
4. Le Dîner de Cons (1998)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy
A rich publisher meets a stupid but very kind person. Publisher planned to laugh at him, but it so happened that this person was the only one who stay with him when publisher's life began to crumble.
Votes: 34,160 | Gross: $4.07M
6. Rien à déclarer (2010)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy
A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s.
Votes: 11,937 | Gross: $0.18M
8. L'amour, c'est mieux à deux (2010)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He... See full summary »
9. Mon meilleur ami (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Catherine, refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.
Votes: 5,853 | Gross: $1.42M
10. The Fugitives (1986)
95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jean is taken hostage at a bank by a foolish bank robber. As Jean left prison an hour earlier, the police assume he's the robber. Everything goes comically wrong. The robber's little daughter joins the fugitives.
11. Mon pire cauchemar (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Jardin du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van. She is the head of an important contemporary... See full summary »
Votes: 2,511 | Gross: $0.02M
12. La chèvre (1981)
91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A daughter of a millionaire, distinguish by incredible bad luck, goes missing. The idea how to find her is either insane or brilliant - to send after her an equally unlucky person.
13. The ComDads (1983)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime
The woman, whose troubled son has left a home, informs two different men from her past that each of them is a real father. Too different men.
14. Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy
Jacques, Pierre, and Michel are three adult friends who enjoy single life until they find themselves stuck - with a baby.
Votes: 3,060 | Gross: $2.05M
16. L'emmerdeur (1973)
PG | 85 min | Comedy
Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
17. Après Vous (2003)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
Antoine (Auteuil) saves Louis (Garcia) from hanging himself, though in his attempt to get Louis back on his feet, Antoine gets caught in a romantic triangle.
Votes: 2,892 | Gross: $0.83M
18. I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching... See full summary »
19. Potiche (2010)
R | 103 min | Comedy
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,468 | Gross: $1.62M
20. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 644,617 | Gross: $33.23M
21. Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Alice, a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and hopeless romantic, meets a charming man named Victor but has trouble committing to him.
22. Le Chef (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Comedy
A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
Votes: 14,926 | Gross: $0.34M
23. Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
One prisoner tell to another that he hid a very large amount of money before the arrest. Together they manage to escape, but this is where their adventures are just beginning.
24. The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Mystery
A hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.
25. L'invité (2007)
86 min | Comedy
Unemployed for three years, Gerard has landed a job in Indonesia. To start off on the right foot with his "team leader", Gerard invites him to dinner. Considering his wife's lack of ... See full summary »
26. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 215,952 | Gross: $44.67M
27. La délicatesse (2011)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
28. 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: 664,096 | Gross: $13.18M
29. Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.
Votes: 36,218 | Gross: $1.48M
31. L'auberge espagnole (2002)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Votes: 37,483 | Gross: $3.90M
32. The Italian (2010)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship... See full summary »
33. Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul (2012)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients.
37. 7 ans de mariage (2003)
97 min | Comedy
A sexually frustrated husband learns to be careful what he asks for. His sex life virtually non-existent after only seven years of marriage, Alain and Audrey rarely find time for bedroom ... See full summary »
38. Taxi (I) (1998)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.
Votes: 70,939 | Gross: $0.27M
39. Hold-Up (1985)
114 min | Comedy, Crime
Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly ... See full summary »
41. My New Partner (1984)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
Rene is a "ripou", a rotten cop who makes ends meet by accepting bribes, presents and free drinks from the people he should be putting in jail. When his partner retires, he must team up ... See full summary »
42. Je préfère qu'on reste amis (2005)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
One is too shy to start a relationship, other too unsettled to stay in one. Will their friendship help them to find the right woman for both?
43. L'aile ou la cuisse (1976)
104 min | Comedy, Family
Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and the publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast-food entrepreneur Tri-Catel to save the French art of cooking. After ... See full summary »
44. The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Gendarme Ludovic Cruchot is re-assigned to the French Riviera seaside resort town of Saint-Tropez where petty criminals and his own daughter give him a hard time.
45. The Exchange Student (1967)
84 min | Adventure, Comedy
Charles Bosquier, a role apparently written for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial headmaster of a French strict boarding school. No father could be deeper shocked ... See full summary »
46. Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob (1973)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
47. The Sucker (1965)
111 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Criminals have chosen an ordinary man to carry drugs and jewels in his car across the border. The problem is that this man turned out too much ordinary.
48. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Several ordinary Frenchmen, helping British pilots avoid Nazi captivity, goes on an epic voyage through the occupied country to the Swiss border.
49. Oscar (1967)
G | 85 min | Comedy