Most Popular "French Military" Titles
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1. Dunkirk (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Votes: 404,886 | Gross: $188.37M
2. Paths of Glory (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
3. We Were Soldiers (2002)
R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Votes: 116,271 | Gross: $78.12M
6. 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: 45,503 | Gross: $0.06M
8. Morocco (1930)
Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance
A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.
10. La Grande Illusion (1937)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War
During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.
Votes: 29,845 | Gross: $0.17M
11. The Mother and the Whore (1973)
210 min | Drama, Romance
The chauvinist Alexandre balances relationships with several women, including the maternal Marie and the sexually liberated Veronika, in the post-1968 intellectual scene of Paris.
13. 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.
14. Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
119 min | Drama, War
In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions.
15. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War
An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.
16. Sharpe's Waterloo (1997 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, History
Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815. Sharpe is assigned... See full summary »
18. Diên Biên Phú (1992)
140 min | Drama, War
An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the 57-day battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam between the French army and the Vietminh, which finally resulted in the defeat and ... See full summary »
19. Days of Glory (2006)
R | 120 min | Drama, War
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Votes: 12,984 | Gross: $0.32M
21. Les chevaliers du ciel (2005)
Not Rated | 102 min | Adventure, Action
While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation vanishes and pilots Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli and Sebastian "Fahrenheit" Vallois are ... See full summary »
22. Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities.
24. La 317ème section (1965)
100 min | War
In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
26. Mais où est donc passée la 7ème compagnie (1973)
95 min | War, Action, Comedy
1940: During the chaotic running fights of the French army the 7th company disappears - nobody knows they've been taken captive. Only their scouting patrol, three witty but lazy guys, can ... See full summary »
28. A Monkey in Winter (1962)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »
29. Rape of Love (1978)
115 min | Drama
Nicole, nurse in Grenoble, is raped one night by four men. Deeply scarred, emotionally and physically, she thinks she will never recover from the trauma. Following a friend's advice, she ... See full summary »
30. The Grand Maneuver (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known.
34. Ciel rouge (2017)
This is thinly veiled state sponsored propaganda from the French government. It has one purpose - erase its brutal colonial atrocities. Shame on France. Instead of learning about its brutal... See full summary »
35. The Secret (1974)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence ... See full summary »
36. Le Crabe-Tambour (1977)
120 min | Adventure, Drama, War
A dying French naval frigate captain tries to make a last rendezvous in the winter storm-tossed seas off the Grand Banks, with "le crabe tambour," a French war hero he had betrayed twenty ... See full summary »
37. 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
38. Gueule d'amour (1937)
94 min | Drama, Romance, War
Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women. He met Madeleine Courtois at Cannes. She is beautiful and lives in luxury. He lends her... See full summary »
39. Allons z'enfants (1981)
118 min | War, Drama
This is a coming of age drama adapted from the 1952 Yves Gibeau novel of the same title. A young anti-militarist is forcibly sent to military school by his father. He's a bookish pacifist ... See full summary »
40. Mon colonel (2006)
110 min | Crime, Drama, History
A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »
41. A Captain's Honor (1982)
117 min | War
In einer TV-Sendung bezeichnet Professor Paulet den im Algerienkrieg gefallenen Capitaine Caron als Folterer und Mörder. Dessen Witwe zieht mit der in Kriegsprozessen unerfahreren Anwältin ... See full summary »
42. Avoir 20 ans dans les Aurès (1972)
100 min | Drama, War
How to become a killing machine in Algeria when, at the start, you are a Pacifist Breton. Let Lieutenant Perrin deal with this bunch of rebels and make them "true soldiers", who know how to... See full summary »
44. Fadhma N'Soumer (2014)
110 min | Drama, History, War
This film, is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in djurdjur''as mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestor land during the earlier years of french occupation.
46. Flight Into Darkness (1935)
111 min | Drama
Charles Vanel and Annabella star respectively as a daring WW I aviator and his loving but neglected wife. Ostracized by the other pilots because of his recklessness and standoffishness, ... See full summary »