With Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan 35 years later, where he must once again confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams
Votes: 357,455 | Gross: $5.32M
2. Breathless (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Van Doude, Jean-Luc Godard
Votes: 84,012 | Gross: $0.34M
3. Bilitis (1977)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.
Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière
4. The 10th Victim (1965)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
In the 21st Century, where a human vs. human "Big Hunt" is used as an alternative to war, a veteran huntress agrees to kill a "victim" to get a major TV sponsorship deal, but romantic entanglements between the two complicate matters.
Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Elsa Martinelli, Salvo Randone
5. La Piscine (1969)
16+ | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa on the French Riviera near St-Tropez. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.
Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin
Votes: 11,277 | Gross: $0.03M
6. Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir
7. Paranoia (1969)
X | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A rich, alcoholic widow assuages her loneliness through a ménage à trois with two seductive step-siblings, whose true motives threaten her sanity and life.
Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Carroll Baker, Lou Castel, Colette Descombes, Tino Carraro
8. The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
R | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married woman leaves her husband and zooms off on her motorcycle to see her lover.
Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Alain Delon, Roger Mutton, Marius Goring
9. Laura, les ombres de l'été (1979)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Sculptor Paul meets a former great love again after a long time -- but is much more impressed by her 15-year-old daughter, Laura, who looks like her mother when Paul was in love with her. ... See full summary »
Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Maud Adams, Dawn Dunlap, James Mitchell, Maureen Kerwin
10. The Medusa Touch (1978)
PG | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A telekinetic novelist causes disasters simply by thinking about them.
Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Lino Ventura, Harry Andrews
11. The Legend of Frenchie King (1971)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Western
Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.
Directors: Christian-Jaque, Guy Casaril | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Claudia Cardinale, Michael J. Pollard, Micheline Presle
12. Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014)
85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.
Directors: Louis Clichy, Alexandre Astier | Stars: Roger Carel, Lorànt Deutsch, Laurent Lafitte, Alexandre Astier
Votes: 14,463 | Gross: $1.66M
13. One Deadly Summer (1983)
R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery
A young woman who oozes sensuality arrives in a small town and marries the local mechanic. Was it love at first sight? What links her enigmatic presence to the family's piano? Is it curiosity or is it something far more sinister?
Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Clève
14. The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
GP | 103 min | Western
An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.
Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones, Sue Ane Langdon
Votes: 4,783 | Gross: $0.11M
15. Revolver (1973)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Italian prison warden is forced to exchange a French criminal for his kidnapped wife, but they soon find themselves on the trail of a larger conspiracy.
Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora, Agostina Belli
16. Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin (1956)
107 min | Drama, History
The second in a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the film chronicles the married life of the young empress as she tries to adjust to formal and strict life in the palace and an overbearing mother-in-law.
Director: Ernst Marischka | Stars: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth
17. The Nun (1966)
GP | 140 min | Drama
Suzanne is forced against her will to take vows as a nun and three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways. Suzanne's virtue brings disaster to everyone in this faithful adaptation of a bitter attack on religious abuses.
Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Anna Karina, Liselotte Pulver, Micheline Presle, Francine Bergé
Votes: 3,044 | Gross: $0.03M
18. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)
103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In 1960s Germany, criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse uses hypnotized victims and the surveillance equipment of a Nazi-era bugged hotel to steal nuclear technology from a visiting American industrialist.
Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck, Gert Fröbe, Wolfgang Preiss
19. The Gendarme and the Gendarmettes (1982)
102 min | Comedy, Crime
Cruchot and his gendarmes from Saint-Tropez receive a highly responsible government mission - to ensure the safety of four young beautiful female gendarmes officers. In a few days they begin to be abducted by mysterious villains.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Maurice Risch, Jacques François
20. The Little Soldier (1963)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War
During the Algerian War, a man and woman from opposing sides fall in love with one another.
Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anna Karina, Michel Subor, Henri-Jacques Huet, Paul Beauvais
Votes: 7,731 | Gross: $0.02M
21. Winnetou (1963)
91 min | Adventure, Western
When violent conflict breaks out between greedy railroaders and a tribe of Mescalero Apaches, only two men, destined to be blood brothers, can prevent all-out war: chief's son Winnetou and German engineer Old Shatterhand.
Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Lex Barker, Pierre Brice, Marie Versini, Mario Adorf
22. The Tiger of Eschnapur (1959)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In Eschnapur, a local Maharajah and a German architect fall in-love with the same temple dancer.
Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm
23. The Grand Duel (1972)
R | 98 min | Western
A grizzled ex-sheriff helps a man framed for murder to confront the powerful trio of brothers who want him dead.
Director: Giancarlo Santi | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Alberto Dentice, Jess Hahn, Horst Frank
24. The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy
A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Louis de Funès, Miou-Miou, Suzy Delair, Marcel Dalio
Votes: 13,872 | Gross: $0.95M
25. A Quiet Place to Kill (I) (1970)
Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A troubled race-car driver plots to kill her ex-husband at the behest of his new wife, but their scheme quickly goes awry.
Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Carroll Baker, Jean Sorel, Luis Dávila, Alberto Dalbés
26. Someone Behind the Door (1971)
GP | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A neurosurgeon with a cheating wife takes an amnesiac into his home and conditions him to believe that the cheating wife is his own and to take the "appropriate" action.
Director: Nicolas Gessner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Anthony Perkins, Jill Ireland, Henri Garcin
27. The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) (1972)
101 min | Drama
Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder explores themes of sexual freedom, mind alteration, and pursuit of paradise against the backdrop of an early 70's encounter with the Mapuga rain forest tribe in upland New Guinea.
Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Michael Gothard, Valérie Lagrange
28. Heaven Sent (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy
Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work.
Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jean Poiret, Jean Yonnel
29. Mädchen in Uniform (1958)
91 min | Drama
In a strict Prussian boarding school for girls, sensitive student Manuela von Meinhardis develops a forbidden love to one of her teachers, the compassionate Elisabeth von Bernburg.
Director: Géza von Radványi | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Romy Schneider, Therese Giehse, Blandine Ebinger
30. The Gendarme and the Extra-Terrestrials (1979)
96 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
In St. Tropez, French gendarme Cruchot and his men battle petroleum-drinking, human-looking, metallic aliens.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Maurice Risch, Jean-Pierre Rambal
31. The Gendarme of Saint-Tropez (1964)
90 min | Comedy, Crime
Gendarme Ludovic Cruchot is re-assigned to the French Riviera seaside resort town of Saint-Tropez where petty criminals and his own daughter give him a hard time.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Geneviève Grad, Michel Galabru, Christian Marin
32. Savage Nights (1992)
126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A bitter story of a young man's crisis.
Director: Cyril Collard | Stars: Cyril Collard, Romane Bohringer, Carlos López, Corine Blue
Votes: 2,339 | Gross: $0.66M
33. Movie Movie (1978)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport
Three movie genres of the 1930s--boxing films, World War I aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals--are satirized using the same cast.
Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach
34. The Gendarme Takes Off (1970)
107 min | Comedy, Crime
The entire squad of gendarmes from Saint-Tropez has been retired. But there is no such power that could stop them from protecting the law and public order.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Lefebvre, Guy Grosso, Michel Modo
35. Winnetou: The Red Gentleman (1964)
94 min | Western, Adventure
Forester, a ruthless oil baron, wants to create a war between the native American tribes and the white men. Old Shatterhand, Winnetou and their sidekick Castlepool try to prevent this.
Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Lex Barker, Pierre Brice, Anthony Steel, Karin Dor
36. The Battle of Neretva (1969)
G | 105 min | Drama, History, War
World war two drama about the 1943 battle around the Neretva River between Axis forces and Yugoslav partisan units.
Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Yul Brynner, Hardy Krüger, Franco Nero, Sylva Koscina
37. Horse (1970)
90 min | Crime, Thriller
Near the Baie de la Seine swamps, opposite the Port of Le Havre, Auguste Maroilleur, an elderly farmer, exploits 400 hectares of crop land with the help of his family, over which he rules ... See full summary »
Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean Gabin, Danièle Ajoret, Michel Barbey, Christian Barbier
38. The Gendarme Gets Married (1968)
92 min | Comedy, Romance
The gendarme Cruchot meets the widow Josepha. They quickly fall in love but Cruchot's daughter doesn't like Josepha and is determined to prevent the wedding by all means necessary.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Lefebvre, Geneviève Grad, Christian Marin
39. Casanova 70 (1965)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy
The amorous adventures of Andrea Rossi-Colombotti, an army officer who finds pleasure with beautiful women in life-threatening situations.
Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Marisa Mell, Enrico Maria Salerno
40. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
PG | 106 min | Crime, Drama
In a city rife with corruption, a cynical police captain clashes with an idealistic district attorney over questionable techniques used to nab an elusive mobster.
Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo, Claudio Gora
41. The Gendarme in New York (1965)
102 min | Comedy, Crime
After being chosen to represent France in an international congress, Cruchot and his troops must go to New York, and adapt to its social and cultural aspects.
Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Christian Marin, Guy Grosso
42. Le petit bougnat (1970)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
When the long awaited departure day arrives, a child coal merchant eager to go to summer camp, realizes that his mother forgot to register his name with the rest of the group.
Director: Bernard Toublanc-Michel | Stars: Claude Amazan, Isabelle Adjani, Vincenzo Sartini, Guy Allombert
43. Une femme à sa fenêtre (1976)
110 min | Drama
Margot Santorini is an aristocratic woman in 1936 in Greece, who amuses herself pursuing a shallow loveless affair with a nobleman, but unexpectedly falls in love with a political activist.
Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Romy Schneider, Philippe Noiret, Victor Lanoux, Umberto Orsini
44. Diabolically Yours (1967)
G | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A wealthy amnesiac begins to suspect that his devoted wife is not really his wife and that he is not the man people keep telling him he is.
Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Alain Delon, Senta Berger, Peter Mosbacher, Claude Piéplu
45. Perched on a Tree (1971)
90 min | Comedy
A politician picks up a couple of hitch hikers on the road. After a scary driving accident the car ends up on a tree above the sea.
Director: Serge Korber | Stars: Louis de Funès, Geraldine Chaplin, Olivier De Funès, Alice Sapritch
46. Shock Treatment (1973)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A French businesswoman goes to a remote and popular rejuvenation clinic after a breakup, and begins to suspect the treatment methods used by the head doctor, and slowly uncovers the horrible secret behind the clinic's success.
Director: Alain Jessua | Stars: Alain Delon, Annie Girardot, Robert Hirsch, Michel Duchaussoy
47. The Last Adventure (1967)
M | 112 min | Adventure, Drama
Best friends become aware of a crashed plane lying on the bottom of the ocean, allegedly stuffed with wealth. Adventurers set off in search of prey. And along with them, Letizia is linked, with whom both friends are secretly in love.
Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Joanna Shimkus, Serge Reggiani
48. The Big Scare (1964)
85 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Two police inspectors Triquet and Vergus launch their investigations to arrest a dangerous escaped forger named Mickey Le Bénedictin.
Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Jean-Louis Barrault, Francis Blanche, Victor Francen
49. The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)
82 min | Adventure, Western
In their first cinematic adventure, Apache chief Winnetou and mountain man Old Shatterhand pursue a gang of murderous outlaws who will stop at nothing to find the legendary treasure of Silver Lake.
Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Pierre Brice, Lex Barker, Herbert Lom, Götz George
50. Madame Claude 2 (1981)
R | 100 min | Drama
A notorious French madam, whose business serves many of the nation's most powerful individuals, plans to go international until she becomes the focus of media scrutiny. She knows too much ... See full summary »
Director: François Mimet | Stars: Alexandra Stewart, Dirke Altevogt, Yanet Cuevas, Kim Harlow