With Films A2 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lover (1992)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jane March, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Jeanne Moreau, Frédérique Meininger

Votes: 20,639 | Gross: $4.90M

2. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

Votes: 25,277 | Gross: $4.94M

3. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

PG | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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79 Metascore

Famed swordsman and poet Cyrano de Bergerac is in love with his cousin Roxane. He has never expressed his love for her as he his large nose undermines his self-confidence. Then he finds a way to express his love to her, indirectly.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

Votes: 23,794 | Gross: $15.14M

4. Manon of the Spring (1986)

PG | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 21,911 | Gross: $3.94M

5. Vagabond (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss, Setti Ramdane

Votes: 10,696

6. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Klaus-Michael Grüber, Marion Stalens

Votes: 13,746 | Gross: $0.12M

7. Gandahar (1987)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Catherine Chevallier

Votes: 4,717 | Gross: $0.37M

8. The French Revolution (1989)

335 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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When Louis XVI summoned the Etats-Generaux, he unleashes a revolution that would change his country and cost his life. This is the story of one of the crucial points in the history of France, and Europe, divided into two parts.

Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

Votes: 1,528

9. Camille Claudel (1988)

R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Camille Claude impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and she also becomes his mistress. But after a while, she would like to get out of his shadow.

Director: Bruno Nuytten | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 6,679 | Gross: $0.20M

10. Story of Women (1988)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A housewife in Nazi-occupied France struggles to make ends meet when her husband returns home after being wounded in the war.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 4,506 | Gross: $0.44M

11. Van Gogh (1991)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life are examined.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Bernard Le Coq, Gérard Séty

Votes: 2,931 | Gross: $0.14M

12. Rendez-vous (1985)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Dreaming of an actress future, a young girl arrives in Paris. Her personality awakens a glowing passion of several different men.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Juliette Binoche, Wadeck Stanczak, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 2,669

13. First Name: Carmen (1983)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Votes: 3,732

14. Death Watch (1980)

R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Thérèse Liotard

Votes: 2,978

15. L'effrontée (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 1,894

16. Coup de Torchon (1981)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life - and resorts to drastic means to do so.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Votes: 5,698

17. The Voice of the Moon (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi

Votes: 2,902

18. Terminus (1987)

PG | 115 min | Sci-Fi

3.3
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In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver of a computerized truck must drive across country to an established terminus and not ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-William Glenn | Stars: Karen Allen, Jürgen Prochnow, Johnny Hallyday, Gabriel Damon

Votes: 412

19. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place as Julien Vercel, an estate agent who knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Votes: 6,526

20. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 5,478

21. The Cabbage Soup (1981)

98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Carmet, Jacques Villeret, Claude Gensac

Votes: 8,238

22. Entre Nous (1983)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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A Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries him.

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Miou-Miou, Isabelle Huppert, Guy Marchand, Jean-Pierre Bacri

Votes: 1,855

23. Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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In Canada's North during the 1930s, a young Inuit kills a White trader and is pursued by the police but his father is determined to protect his fugitive son at any cost.

Directors: Jacques Dorfmann, Pierre Magny | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshirô Mifune, Jennifer Tilly, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

Votes: 938 | Gross: $1.45M

24. A Sunday in the Country (1984)

G | 90 min | Drama

7.6
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An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 2,670 | Gross: $2.41M

25. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)

TV-MA | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat, Alain Artur

Votes: 3,316

26. The Bay Boy (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.3
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A teenage boy living in a Cape Breton coal mining community during the 1930's finds himself contemplating life and is haunted by a murder he witnessed in town.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Kiefer Sutherland, Peter Donat, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 696 | Gross: $0.16M

27. Max My Love (1986)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.1
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A married French woman takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Higgins, Victoria Abril, Anne-Marie Besse

Votes: 1,107

28. Passion (1982)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A film director has an inspirational crisis while working on the production, Passion, and struggles with the nature of work and art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Michel Piccoli, Jerzy Radziwilowicz

Votes: 2,484

29. Our History (1984)

110 min | Drama

6.5
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A desperate alcoholic reaches a turning-point in his life when he meets a strange woman in a railway carriage: they make love, but then she leaves. Chasing after the girl, he clings to her as if she were his final chance.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Alain Delon, Nathalie Baye, Gérard Darmon, Geneviève Fontanel

Votes: 970

30. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,917 | Gross: $0.43M

31. Fort Saganne (1984)

180 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

Votes: 959

32. Move Along, There is Nothing to See (1983)

84 min | Comedy

5.1
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Leroux and Pélissier, are investigating stolen checks. They arrive at Hélène owner of a contemporary art gallery. Pélissier is convinced that she is a stranger to history, but Leroux clings on, convinced that she is hiding something.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jane Birkin, Michel Blanc, Jacques Villeret, Michel Robbe

Votes: 369

33. The Blood of Others (1984 TV Movie)

175 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.3
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WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 570

34. Love Unto Death (1984)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

Votes: 998

35. L'été en pente douce (1987)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Fane wants nothing but a quiet countryside life with the woman and the sweet, brain damaged brother he loves. Envious neighbours however have plans of their own.

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Jacques Villeret, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Pauline Lafont, Guy Marchand

Votes: 608

36. Merci La Vie (1991)

117 min | Drama

6.6
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A story of hot and desperate bond between two girls.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Votes: 1,226

37. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

Not Rated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A drunken sailor recounts the surrealistic odyssey of his life story to a murderous student.

Director: Raúl Ruiz | Stars: Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair, Lisa Lyon

Votes: 965

38. Scream of Stone (1991)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Two famous competitive climbers make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre, one of the most dangerous mountains in Argentina and the world, first. As the day of the climb approaches, their increasing competitiveness becomes destructive.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Stefan Glowacz, Mathilda May, Al Waxman

Votes: 1,365

39. A Few Days with Me (1988)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Martial's mother owns a chain of supermarkets. He had spent some years in a mental hospital because of pervasive indolence. Hoping that an active task may improve his condition, he is sent ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Dominique Lavanant

Votes: 986

40. Eréndira (1983)

103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Irene Papas, Claudia Ohana, Michael Lonsdale, Oliver Wehe

Votes: 635

41. Good Morning Babylon (1987)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi, Désirée Nosbusch

Votes: 1,640 | Gross: $0.18M

42. Thérèse (1986)

94 min | Drama

7.3
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A story of life of St. Therese of Lisieux.

Director: Alain Cavalier | Stars: Catherine Mouchet, Hélène Alexandridis, Aurore Prieto, Clémence Massart-Weit

Votes: 916

43. The Passerby (1982)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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Being imprisoned for murdering a politician, husband tells his wife why he did this.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Helmut Griem, Dominique Labourier

Votes: 996

44. Scene of the Crime (1986)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Nicolas Giraudi, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Wadeck Stanczak

Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.16M

45. Le Bal (1983)

109 min | History, Musical

7.7
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Dance moves, music and fashion mark the passage of time inside a Paris dance hall, throughout fifty years of history.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Étienne Guichard, Régis Bouquet, Francesco De Rosa, Arnault LeCarpentier

Votes: 2,727

46. Mélo (1986)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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In Paris in the 1920s, a concert violinist meets and falls in love with a stylish young flapper who's the wife of an old friend. Romaine instigates the affair with Marcel, and carries it ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,511

47. Le bon plaisir (1984)

108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In Paris, a women's bag, which contains an embarrassing letter from the french president, is stolen.

Director: Francis Girod | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Serrault, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Auclair

Votes: 516

48. Olivier, Olivier (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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Olivier, the nine-year-old son of Elisabeth and country veterinarian Serge, vanishes one afternoon on the way to his grandmother's house. The emotional aftermath of his disappearance sends ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Brigitte Roüan, François Cluzet, Jean-François Stévenin, Frédéric Quiring

Votes: 1,761 | Gross: $1.26M

49. La balance (1982)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Police compel a couple of criminals to become its informants.

Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Richard Berry, Maurice Ronet

Votes: 1,164

50. Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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Three intertwined tales. On the eve of the First World War, Count Forbek starts to build a fantastic castle in the Ardennes forest. After the war he uses it to start a utopian society by ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ruggero Raimondi, Geraldine Chaplin, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 1,067


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