With La Sept-Arte (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Kingdom (1994–2022)
TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.
Votes: 18,050 | Gross: $0.09M
4. Pola X (1999)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister, starting an unusual relationship with her and prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée.
Votes: 4,944 | Gross: $0.17M
5. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 10,058 | Gross: $7.63M
7. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
8. Cold Water (1994)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
When the girl of a rebelious teenage couple finds out she is being sent away, they both believe escaping the rigid order suffocating them is the only way to be free. But is it?
Votes: 1,926 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Vincent & Theo (1990)
PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.
Votes: 3,937 | Gross: $2.23M
10. The Hole (1998)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
While never-ending rain and a strange disease spread by cockroaches ravage Taiwan, a plumber makes a hole between two apartments and the inhabitants of each form a unique connection, enacted in musical numbers.
11. West Beirut (1998)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,251 | Gross: $0.34M
13. Lumière and Company (1995)
88 min | Documentary, Drama
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | Stars: Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Jeffe Alperi
14. Beefcake (1998)
91 min | Drama
This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines, but were in reality primarily being ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,036 | Gross: $0.28M
15. The Man I Love (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »
18. La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000)
345 min | Drama, History, War
In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century Paris are interviewed and covered on television, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.
20. The Fire That Burns (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Two boys in their early adolescence in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
21. Le péril jeune (1994)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that... See full summary »
22. The Book of Life (1998)
Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New... See full summary »
23. God's Comedy (1995)
170 min | Comedy, Drama
João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and... See full summary »
25. The Bengali Night (1988)
153 min | Drama
A British engineer becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of cultures leads to surprising and tragic consequences.
27. Le petit voleur (1999)
Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A young man from Orléans comes to Marseille hoping to find a job. Circumstances will drive him to become a robber.
Votes: 682 | Gross: $0.04M
29. The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels (1995)
112 min | Drama, Romance, War
A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds... See full summary »
30. Human Resources (1999)
TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,680 | Gross: $0.12M
32. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)
90 min | Documentary
In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.
33. Mossane (1996)
105 min | Drama
Mossane is a beautiful 14-year-old girl who has just reached marriageable age in a village in Senegal. She has many suitors, including a simple-minded farmer's son who plans to drag her ... See full summary »
34. The Age of Potential (1995)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
Ten young people ( boys and girls) at the age at which all is possible. They meet, they love, they choose. The film comes and goes between all those people, revealing their anguish, their ... See full summary »
35. Life on Earth (1998)
61 min | Comedy, Drama
In the last days of 1999, after a few shots of a French supermarket, abundant in food and color, we hear Dramane compose a letter home to his father in Mali whom he then visits in the ... See full summary »
36. Les Alsaciens: ou les deux Mathilde (1996– )
90 min | Drama, History
The history of four generations of a family in Alsace between 1870 and 1953. Over this time, the family and the villagers live through three wars between France and Germany and their ... See full summary »
37. Cold Lands (1999 TV Movie)
62 min | Drama
Djamel is a 20 something French youth man of arab heritage looking for his father. When he finds him and comes forward as his son the man rebuffs him and to get his revenge Djamel involves his half brother. The man's closeted gay son.
38. Too Much Happiness (1994)
85 min | Drama, Comedy
What is beautiful about adolescence is that it is a time when everything is still possible. The four main characters are each conditioned by their background and environment, but they ... See full summary »
39. Midnight (1998)
R | 75 min | Crime, Drama
On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.
40. Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997)
59 min | Documentary
After decades of fascist rule in Chile, Patricio Guzman returns to his country to screen his documentary, Battle of Chile, which until the time of the filming was banned by authorities. His... See full summary »
41. One Evening After the War (1998)
108 min | Drama, War
After the end of the Cambodian Civil War, people in Cambodia struggled in their return to their normal lives. Among them is a kick boxer Savannah (Narith Roeun). A survivor of the war, who ... See full summary »
42. Thema - Arte (1992– )
160 min | Documentary
Arte's weekly cover documentary program poses a clear and simple question and features an investigative take on the topic offering two documentaries and a debate. The show examines current affairs from a European and global perspective.
43. Le dessous des cartes (1990– )
7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
Every week, Jean-Christophe Victor explains what's happening in a country or part of the world (politically, socially, economically, etc), with the help of beautiful and clear animated maps... See full summary »
47. Unmade Beds (1997)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A black comedy about vanity and lust in contemporary America. In the middle of the sexual jungle of New York's singles' world, two men and two women try to achieve their dreams.
Votes: 324 | Gross: $0.25M
48. Massoud, the Afghan (1998)
89 min | Documentary, History, War
The friendship between Christophe de Ponfilly and Commander Massoud, a legendary figure of the Afghan resistance against the Soviet invader, goes back to the filmmaker's first film, "A ... See full summary »
Votes: 119 | Gross: $0.01M
49. L'enchanteur (2000 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama
Mathilde, a 20-year-old math student is bored in the petty-bourgeois environment in which she grows up. One day she meets Antoine Durand, a cheerful young man who works as a chocolate machine filler.