With Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.7
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90 Metascore

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault

Votes: 28,264 | Gross: $0.05M

2. 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: 22,819 | Gross: $0.11M

3. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)

Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a Marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini, Marcello Morante

Votes: 11,088

4. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves attempt the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Votes: 9,599

5. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 10,254

6. Seduced and Abandoned (1964)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A desperate Sicilian man, whose 15-year-old daughter was seduced and impregnated by his older daughter's fiancé, tries to find a way to save the family's honor.

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Saro Urzì, Stefania Sandrelli, Aldo Puglisi, Lando Buzzanca

Votes: 3,104

7. Pickpocket (1959)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Michel passes the time by picking pockets, careful to never be caught despite being watched by the police. His friend Jacques may suspect, while both men may have their eyes on Jeanne, the pretty neighbor of Michel's ailing mother.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal

Votes: 20,218

8. The Lovers (1958)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Saddled with a dull husband and a foolish lover, a woman has an affair with a stranger.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory, Judith Magre

Votes: 4,875

9. The Fire Within (1963)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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Depressed Alain Leroy leaves the clinic where he was detoxified. He meets friends, acquaintances and women, trying to find a reason to continue living. Will this help him?

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Maurice Ronet, Léna Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Hubert Deschamps

Votes: 8,596

10. Le Doulos (1962)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Votes: 9,591 | Gross: $0.08M

11. Hercules (1958)

G | 107 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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The muscular Hercules performs his Labors, sails with the Argonauts, and romances the fair Iole.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Fabrizio Mioni, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 1,844 | Gross: $10.90M

12. Léon Morin, Priest (1961)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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Set during occupied France, a faithless woman finds herself falling in love with a young priest.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva, Irène Tunc, Nicole Mirel

Votes: 4,380 | Gross: $0.04M

13. Europe '51 (1952)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.5
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A wealthy woman becomes obsessed with humanitarianism when her young son dies after committing suicide.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Alexander Knox, Ettore Giannini, Giulietta Masina

Votes: 3,557

14. The Sweet Body of Deborah (1968)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A newlywed couple returns to Geneva to visit the husband's home town. There he is accused of being responsible for his ex-lover's death and the couple starts receiving threats.

Director: Romolo Guerrieri | Stars: Carroll Baker, Jean Sorel, Evelyn Stewart, Luigi Pistilli

Votes: 653

15. Man of Iron (1956)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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The railroad engineer Andrea Marcocci has been working with his partner and friend Gigi Liverani for thirty years and feels happy and proud with his work, drinking wine after hours with his... See full summary »

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Pietro Germi, Luisa Della Noce, Sylva Koscina, Saro Urzì

Votes: 1,070

16. Made in U.S.A (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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In the near future, leftist writer Paula goes from Paris to the French town of Atlantic-Cité when she learns of the death of a former colleague and lover, Richard P. Is she there to ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anna Karina, László Szabó, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marianne Faithfull

Votes: 3,790 | Gross: $0.08M

17. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)

122 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale, Leslie Caron

Votes: 596

18. Sign of the Gladiator (1959)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Zenobia, Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and defeats the Roman troops... But she makes a big mistake when she falls in love with enemy officer Marco Valerio.

Directors: Guido Brignone, Michelangelo Antonioni, Riccardo Freda | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Georges Marchal, Folco Lulli, Chelo Alonso

Votes: 222

19. This Special Friendship (1964)

99 min | Drama

7.6
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A tale of the tender relationship between a twelve-year-old boy and the upperclassman who is the object of his desire. All set in the rigid atmosphere of a Jesuit-run school.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Francis Lacombrade, Didier Haudepin, François Leccia, Dominique Maurin

Votes: 2,593

20. La Bête Humaine (1938)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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In this classic adaptation of Emile Zola's novel, a tortured train engineer falls in love with a troubled married woman who has helped her husband commit a murder.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Julien Carette, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux

Votes: 6,949

21. I Spit on Your Grave (1959)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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After the lynching death of his black brother in Memphis, a light-skinned African-American, heads to a small Southern town, where he draws the attention of a heiress, and learns that the place is as racist as his hometown.

Director: Michel Gast | Stars: Christian Marquand, Antonella Lualdi, Fernand Ledoux, Renate Ewert

Votes: 233

22. The Giant of Marathon (1959)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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A Greek soldier leads the fight against an invading Persian army.

Directors: Jacques Tourneur, Bruno Vailati, Mario Bava | Stars: Steve Reeves, Mylène Demongeot, Sergio Fantoni, Alberto Lupo

Votes: 816

23. Hotel du Nord (1938)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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On the meandering Canal St. Martin, at the Parisian Hôtel du Nord, a nearly fatal gunshot separates a dejected young couple. But, amid a sad but beautiful panorama of lively characters, love has the final say. Can life be a fairy tale?

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Annabella, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Louis Jouvet, Arletty

Votes: 2,288

24. The Thief of Baghdad (1961)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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In the time of the Arabian Nights, the city of Baghdad is ruled by Sultan Ali Bajazeth but actually controlled by the scheming Grand Vizier Ghamal. The poor of Baghdad are aided by Karim, the Thief of Baghdad.

Directors: Bruno Vailati, Arthur Lubin | Stars: Steve Reeves, Giorgia Moll, Arturo Dominici, Edy Vessel

Votes: 514

25. The Wonders of Aladdin (1961)

93 min | Fantasy

5.6
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A poor young man finds a magic lamp that possesses a genie, who will grant the boy three wishes if he sets him free from the lamp.

Directors: Mario Bava, Henry Levin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Noëlle Adam, Vittorio De Sica, Aldo Fabrizi

Votes: 301

26. Bluebeard (1963)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Follows a family-man who meets women through lonely hearts ads.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Danielle Darrieux, Hildegard Knef, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 860

27. Hercules Unchained (1959)

G | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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While negotiating peace between two brothers contesting the throne of Thebes, an amnesiac Hercules is seduced by the evil Queen Omphale.

Directors: Pietro Francisci, Mario Bava | Stars: Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina, Gabriele Antonini, Patrizia Della Rovere

Votes: 1,920 | Gross: $5.45M

28. The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (1964)

108 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Four swindle stories, taking place successively in Tokyo - Japan (Les cinq bienfaiteurs de Fumiko), Amsterdam - The Netherlands (La riviere de diamants), Italie (La feuille de route), and Paris - France (L'homme qui vendit la tour Eiffel).

Directors: Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, Ugo Gregoretti, Hiromichi Horikawa, Roman Polanski | Stars: Mie Hama, Ken Mitsuda, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Nicole Karen

Votes: 382

29. A Dog's Life (1950)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Tragicomedy telling of the trials and tribulations of a troupe of variety show artists.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gina Lollobrigida, Delia Scala, Tamara Lees

Votes: 223

30. Time of Indifference (1964)

84 min | Drama

6.7
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A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.

Director: Francesco Maselli | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters, Tomas Milian

Votes: 322

31. Morgan the Pirate (1960)

93 min | Adventure

5.8
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A Welsh pirate raids up and down the Caribbean, battling the Spanish, the English and other pirates.

Directors: André De Toth, Primo Zeglio | Stars: Steve Reeves, Valérie Lagrange, Ivo Garrani, Lidia Alfonsi

Votes: 346

32. A Japanese Love Story (1911)

Short, Drama

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Lieutenant Mordaunt and his little sweetheart, Yum Yum, has many pleasant hours in the land of the Rising Sun. So winning are the ways of the little Japanese maiden, that Jack Tar falls ... See full summary »

33. Cops and Robbers (1951)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Esposito is a thief who cons tourists in Rome. A lengthy persecution by police Bottoni, who manages to catch it starts. In an oversight Esposito manages to flee again. Bottoni superiors inform him that if no catches him will lose his job.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Totò, Ave Ninchi, William Tubbs

Votes: 1,388

34. The Third Lover (1962)

80 min | Drama

7.0
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André Mercier, a journalist known as Albin Mercier, is a failed, embittered writer. Sent to cover an event in Germany, he gets to know Andreas Hartmann, another writer who, for his part, ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jacques Charrier, Stéphane Audran, Walther Reyer, Erika Tweer

Votes: 586

35. Temptation (1959)

94 min | Drama

7.2
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When a ship bringing a contingent of international wounded from Korea is torpedoed, three women (two nurses and a secretary) and a male journalist survive and reach a lonely island in a ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Magali Noël, Dawn Addams, Rossana Podestà, Christian Marquand

Votes: 33

36. Le Bossu (1959)

105 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth.

Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann, Jean Le Poulain

Votes: 1,186

37. A Woman of Evil (1954)

106 min | Drama

6.2
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Two riders ride to Paris carrying a message for their respective lords. One is a faithful servant of Henry of Navarre, the other of the Duke of Guise.

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Armando Francioli, Robert Porte, Henri Génès

Votes: 190

38. Pontius Pilate (1962)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

5.6
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The events that culminated with the Passion of Christ seen from the perspective of Pontius Pilate, the Procurator of Judea who unwillingly condemned Christ to death. Based on the biblical Gospel of John.

Directors: Gian Paolo Callegari, Irving Rapper | Stars: Jean Marais, Jeanne Crain, Basil Rathbone, Letícia Román

Votes: 214

39. The Path of Hope (1950)

105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The story of a group of Sicilian miners and their families decide to illegally cross the border to France and their hardships.

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Raf Vallone, Elena Varzi, Saro Urzì, Franco Navarra

Votes: 488

40. Carthage in Flames (1960)

93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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Historical drama depicting the last of the Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and Carthage.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Daniel Gélin, Anne Heywood, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 240

41. The Young Rebel (1967)

M/PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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A highly fictionalized filming of the early life of Miguel de Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote".

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Horst Buchholz, Gina Lollobrigida, José Ferrer, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 161

42. Outlaw Girl (1950)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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Beppe Musolino is falsely accused of murder. He is tried and once found guilty is imprisoned. Unexpectedly he escape from prison and to survive he start living like an outlaw brigand. He ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Silvana Mangano, Umberto Spadaro, Ignazio Balsamo

Votes: 47

43. The Viscount (1967)

98 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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Clint de la Roche is an insurance agent of royal decent. This regal playboy is known around the world for his ruthless gun totting methods in sorting out insurance problems.

Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Sylvia Sorrente, Jean Yanne, Fernando Rey

Votes: 54

44. When You Read This Letter (1953)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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Therese is a nun-in-training who returns to "civilian" life to care for her young sister Denise.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Philippe Lemaire, Juliette Gréco, Yvonne Sanson, Irene Galter

Votes: 596 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Costa Azzurra (1959)

84 min | Comedy

5.9
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Various short stories. Giovanna arrives from Rome with her husband Alberto for a film audition. The journalist Gino comes to interview the great industrial Signore Carsoli. The famous ... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio Sala | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Rita Gam, Antonio Cifariello, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 100

46. Colossus and the Amazon Queen (1960)

Unrated | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.7
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Two musclemen come up against a tribe of Amazon women.

Director: Vittorio Sala | Stars: Dorian Gray, Rod Taylor, Gianna Maria Canale, Ed Fury

Votes: 416

47. Theodora, Slave Empress (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Georges Marchal, Gianna Maria Canale, Renato Baldini, Irene Papas

Votes: 212

48. Lure of the Sila (1949)

75 min | Drama

7.1
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Returning home after a night of love spent in a woodman's hut with Orsola, Pietro is arrested by the police for a crime he did not commit. His mother and youngest sister, Rosaria, go to ... See full summary »

Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Silvana Mangano, Jacques Sernas, Luisa Rossi

Votes: 90

49. The Day the Sky Exploded (1958)

Not Rated | 82 min | Sci-Fi

4.4
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Scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collison course with Earth, and if they hit, the planet will be destroyed.

Directors: Paolo Heusch, Mario Bava | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Madeleine Fischer, Fiorella Mari, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 595

50. Neapolitan Carousel (1954)

129 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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The life of a family of street singers.

Director: Ettore Giannini | Stars: Léonide Massine, Achille Millo, Agostino Salvietti, Clelia Matania

Votes: 192


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