Most Popular "French Foreign Legion" Titles
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1. Secondhand Lions (2003)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
Votes: 47,374 | Gross: $41.41M
2. Lionheart (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An Ex-French Soldier begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.
Votes: 28,830 | Gross: $24.08M
3. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
4. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 45,909 | Gross: $0.06M
5. Saint Laurent (2014)
R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
Votes: 4,597 | Gross: $0.43M
6. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
Votes: 17,340 | Gross: $0.11M
8. Deserter (2002)
90 min | Drama, War
Unlikely friends in a melting pot of confusion. Simon Murray fights for the French Foreign Legion. Pascal Dupont fights for himself. War torn men question honour, hope, morality...because you can desert everything...except yourself.
10. Farewell, Friend (1968)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After an overseas deployment, two former French Foreign Legion members plan to break into the vault of a French corporation.
11. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 170 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life no one knows the secrets of his death. But all is about to change. In 1922 Cairo, ... See full summary »
12. Beau Geste (1939)
Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.
13. The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Hans Epp is a self-destructive man who lives a dissatisfied life. He tries to find meaning as a fruit vendor, but a heart attack impedes his ability to work, which turns his dissatisfaction into despair.
14. March or Die (1977)
PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Adventure
During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig, but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison.
Votes: 2,569 | Gross: $1.00M
15. China Gate (1957)
Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, War
In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.
16. Ten Tall Men (1951)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, War
During the Rif War in Morocco, the French Foreign Legion's outpost of Tarfa is threatened by Khalif Hussein's tribes but Sergeant Mike Kincaid devises a plan of survival until the arrival of French reinforcements.
17. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)
Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History
Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century. The focus is on her hardships because... See full summary »
18. The Desert Song (1953)
Passed | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Shiek Yousseff, poses as a friend of the French while secretly plotting to overthrow them. Apposing Yousseff are the Riffs, whose secret leader, The Red Shadow, is Paul Bonnard, a professor... See full summary »
19. Outpost in Morocco (1949)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure
After escorting an Emir's daughter to her father's stronghold, French Foreign Legion Captain Gerard's unit joins an isolated Moroccan outpost facing imminent attack by rebel Bedouin tribes.
20. L'insoumis (1964)
115 min | Drama, Thriller
1961. Luxemburger Thomas Vlassenroot deserted the French Foreign Legion during the Algiers Putsch. His lieutenant, Fraser, initiated the desertion for the two of them, Fraser believing he ... See full summary »
21. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Romance
It's time for hockey! There's no telling what will happen when the Winnipeg Maroons' own star player Guy becomes embroiled in the twisted lives of Meta, a vengeful Chinoise, and her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,173 | Gross: $0.02M
22. In the Year of the Pig (1968)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War
Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »
23. Straight Shooter (1999)
Unrated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After his daughter died of cancer, former French foreign legionnaire "Straight Shooter" alias Volker Bretz threatens those who financed, built, favoured and now work the nuclear power plant... See full summary »
25. Sweet and Sour (1963)
93 min | Comedy
Gerard, a young man from a "good family" dreams of becoming an actor. To do this, he follows everywhere his sister Frédérique who is infatuated with cinéma vérité.
26. Timbuktu (1959)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
In 1940 Col. Dufort arrives in Timbuktu with his wife to take over the French garrison. This garrison is threatened by a Tuareg uprising supposedly inspired by Mohamet Adjani -- a holy man ... See full summary »
28. Adventure in Sahara (1938)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon). To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim ... See full summary »
29. The Divine Woman (1928)
80 min | Drama, Romance
[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when ... See full summary »
Votes: 324 | Gross: $0.54M
30. The Sands of Time (1998 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Adventure, Drama
Diane, a young and attractive archaeologist, gets to know Dr. Neal Hogan in the secret archives at the Vatican. Both of them are interested in the great mystery that Diane's father, the ... See full summary »
31. The Foreign Legion: Tougher Than the Rest (2007– )
180 min | Documentary
The documentary series looks beyond the myths and brutal reputation of the Legion, portrays the legionnaires' daily life, and reveals the true face of one of the most famous, mysterious and secretive fighting forces in the world.
Star: Paul McGann
33. Flesh and the Woman (1954)
100 min | Drama
Pierre Martel is a brilliant lawyer in Paris who has fallen in love with a ravishing Italian girl, Sylvia Sorrego and they take up housekeeping on a luxurious scale beyond his means, and ... See full summary »
34. La légion saute sur Kolwezi (1980)
96 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In May 1978, the mining town of Kolwezi in Katanga, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo, the former Belgian Congo) is under attack from a group of communist guerillas coming from nearby... See full synopsis »
37. Le grand jeu (1934)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell), and her whims of luxury life. Pierre has gone too far and put the family firm in... See full summary »
38. Henry X (2003)
107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Set in the near future in France, Ireland and Great Britain, this punk-rock comedy war epic in iambic pentameter chronicles a military coup plotted against the House of Windsor by the House of Stuart.
39. The Devil's in Love (1933)
Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Unjustly convicted of murdering the major who transferred him to another outpost, a doctor makes good his escape then sets out to prove his innocence using another identity.
40. Harem Girl (1952)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Romance
A wise-cracking, uninhibited American girl, Susie Perkins (Joan Davis), is hired as a secretary/companion to Princess Shareen (Peggie Castle), a middle-east ruler of a small desert kingdom.... See full summary »
41. The Legion of Missing Men (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Bob Carter, a member of the Foreign Legion, is glad to see his brother, Don, for the first time in ten years but is sorry that Don has joined the Legion. Bob, Don and Bob's buddies, Muggsy ... See full summary »
42. Old Loves and New (1926)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Gervas Carew's wife, Elinor, has deserted him while he was fighting for France, for Lord Clyde Geraldine, a cad of the first order, but Elinor, in turn is cast off when Lord Geraldine turns... See full summary »
43. The Desert Bride (1928)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Romance, Drama
Captain Maurice de Florimont (Allan Forrest), a French Army intelligence officer, is captured by Arab nationalists while on an espionage mission. His sweetheart Diane Duval (Betty Compson) ... See full summary »
44. Don Gabriel (1966)
92 min | Comedy, War
The first Polish film to discuss the failure of September 1939 Polish-German war. We can see it from the point of view of a university intellectual, fascinated by German culture, who decides to take active part in the conflict.
45. Trouble in Morocco (1937)
Passed | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A newspaperman Paul Cluett (Jack Holt) gets rival reporter Linda Lawrence (Mae Clark) to admit that she is investigating a story in Morocco that guns are being smuggled illegally.
49. Chasing Danger (1939)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure
When American newsreel cameraman stationed in Paris is sent to cover an Arab rebellion he finds a financier presumed dead but actually fomenting desert warfare.
50. So You Want a Raise (1950)
10 min | Comedy, Short
Joe McDoakes asks for a raise and is informed by his boss that the employee selected by him to run the office while he is on vacation will get a raise. Joe works hard and is selected, but ... See full summary »