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1. Secondhand Lions (2003)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim McCanlies | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

Votes: 47,374 | Gross: $41.41M

2. Lionheart (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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An Ex-French Soldier begins participating in underground street fights in order to make money for his brother's family.

Director: Sheldon Lettich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Votes: 28,830 | Gross: $24.08M

3. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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68 Metascore

Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 13,853

4. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War

8.1
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95 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Tommaso Neri

Votes: 45,909 | Gross: $0.06M

5. Saint Laurent (2014)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.1
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52 Metascore

Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux

Votes: 4,597 | Gross: $0.43M

6. 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: 17,340 | Gross: $0.11M

7. Beau travail (1999)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, War

7.4
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91 Metascore

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Votes: 6,457 | Gross: $0.25M

8. Deserter (2002)

90 min | Drama, War

5.5
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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.

Director: Martin Huberty | Stars: Paul Fox, Tom Hardy, Kate Maberly, Aitor Merino

Votes: 925

9. Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother (2011)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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Dan's decision to run away and join the French Foreign Legion has far reaching implications for his younger brother, Keith.

Director: Greg Williams | Stars: Tom Hardy, Ben Macleod, Gillian Bevan, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 654

10. Farewell, Friend (1968)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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After an overseas deployment, two former French Foreign Legion members plan to break into the vault of a French corporation.

Director: Jean Herman | Stars: Alain Delon, Charles Bronson, Brigitte Fossey, Olga Georges-Picot

Votes: 2,399

11. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 170 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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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 »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jonathan Hyde, Leonor Varela, Steven Waddington

Votes: 1,969

12. Beau Geste (1939)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 4,834

13. The Merchant of Four Seasons (1972)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

7.5
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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.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hans Hirschmüller, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch

Votes: 3,684

14. March or Die (1977)

PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Adventure

6.4
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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.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

Votes: 2,569 | Gross: $1.00M

15. China Gate (1957)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

6.4
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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.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov

Votes: 560

16. Ten Tall Men (1951)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.3
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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.

Director: Willis Goldbeck | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jody Lawrance, Gilbert Roland, Kieron Moore

Votes: 700

17. Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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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 »

Director: Ian Pringle | Stars: Mathilda May, Tchéky Karyo, Peter O'Toole, Richard Moir

Votes: 67

18. The Desert Song (1953)

Passed | 110 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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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 »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gordon MacRae, Steve Cochran, Raymond Massey

Votes: 391

19. Outpost in Morocco (1949)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure

5.4
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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.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: George Raft, Marie Windsor, Akim Tamiroff, John Litel

Votes: 318

20. L'insoumis (1964)

115 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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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 »

Director: Alain Cavalier | Stars: Alain Delon, Lea Massari, Georges Géret, Maurice Garrel

Votes: 544

21. Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

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 »

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle

Votes: 1,173 | Gross: $0.02M

22. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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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 »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,362

23. Straight Shooter (1999)

Unrated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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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 »

Director: Thomas Bohn | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Heino Ferch, Katja Flint, Hannelore Hoger

Votes: 630

24. Desert Command (1946)

Not Rated | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

4.8
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Edited version of the 1933 Mascot serial "The Three Musketeers," first released in 1946.

Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: John Wayne, Ruth Hall, Robert Frazer, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 120

25. Sweet and Sour (1963)

93 min | Comedy

6.8
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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.

Director: Jacques Baratier | Stars: Guy Bedos, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Francis Blanche, Jean-Marc Bory

Votes: 68

26. Timbuktu (1959)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.7
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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 »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Victor Mature, Yvonne De Carlo, George Dolenz, John Dehner

Votes: 241

27. Desert Sands (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Romance

5.7
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The French Foreign Legion battles rebellious Arabs in North Africa.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Marla English, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 213

28. Adventure in Sahara (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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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 »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Paul Kelly, C. Henry Gordon, Lorna Gray, Robert Fiske

Votes: 142

29. The Divine Woman (1928)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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[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 »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman, Polly Moran

Votes: 324 | Gross: $0.54M

30. The Sands of Time (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 180 min | Adventure, Drama

4.4
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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 »

Director: Alberto Negrin | Stars: Ben Cross, Peter Weller, Marco Bonini, Guy Lankester

Votes: 176

31. The Foreign Legion: Tougher Than the Rest (2007– )

180 min | Documentary

6.8
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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

Votes: 42

32. Operation Secret (1952)

108 min | Drama, War

6.3
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While under attack by German forces, a French army unit discovers there is a traitor in their midst, feeding the Germans information.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Karl Malden

Votes: 135

33. Flesh and the Woman (1954)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Claude Pascal, Arletty, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 64

34. La légion saute sur Kolwezi (1980)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, War

5.7
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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 »

Director: Raoul Coutard | Stars: Bruno Cremer, Jacques Perrin, Laurent Malet, Pierre Vaneck

Votes: 175

35. Beau Ideal (1931)

Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Romance, War

5.4
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An American joins the French Foreign Legion in order to rescue a boyhood friend.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

Votes: 118

36. Jungle Siren (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Romance, War

3.2
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A woman who was raised in the jungle helps a man fight Nazis who are trying to start a native uprising.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Ann Corio, Buster Crabbe, Evelyn Wahl, Paul Bryar

Votes: 93

37. Le grand jeu (1934)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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 »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Marie Bell, Pierre Richard-Willm, Charles Vanel, Georges Pitoëff

Votes: 306

38. Henry X (2003)

107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.6
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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.

Directors: Marc Lempert, Dan MacCannell | Stars: Kathryn Stockwood, Jon Jacobs, William Rosenfeld, Travis E. Pike

Votes: 29

39. The Devil's in Love (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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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.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Victor Jory, Loretta Young, Vivienne Osborne, David Manners

Votes: 86

40. Harem Girl (1952)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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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 »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Joan Davis, Peggie Castle, Arthur Blake, Paul Marion

Votes: 59

41. The Legion of Missing Men (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.5
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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 »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Ralph Forbes, Ben Alexander, George Regas, Hala Linda

Votes: 46

42. Old Loves and New (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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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 »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lewis Stone, Barbara Bedford, Walter Pidgeon, Katherine MacDonald

43. The Desert Bride (1928)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Romance, Drama

5.0
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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 »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Betty Compson, Allan Forrest, Edward Martindel, Otto Matieson

Votes: 6

44. Don Gabriel (1966)

92 min | Comedy, War

6.9
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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.

Directors: Ewa Petelska, Czeslaw Petelski | Stars: Bronislaw Pawlik, Igor Smialowski, Barbara Krafftówna, Ryszarda Hanin

Votes: 15

45. Trouble in Morocco (1937)

Passed | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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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.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Jack Holt, Mae Clarke, Paul Hurst, C. Henry Gordon

Votes: 5

46. Warheads (1993)

179 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Guenter Aschenbrenner, Karl

Votes: 33

47. We're in the Legion Now (1936)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Two petty gangsters trying to elude their enemies join the French Foreign Legion.

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Reginald Denny, Esther Ralston, Vince Barnett, Eleanor Hunt

Votes: 44

48. La grande inconnue (1939)

Documentary

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Director: Jean d' Esme

49. Chasing Danger (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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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.

Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Preston Foster, Lynn Bari, Wally Vernon, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 11

50. So You Want a Raise (1950)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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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 »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Phyllis Coates, Edward Gargan, Fred Kelsey

Votes: 25



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