With Argos Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser
Votes: 889,437 | Gross: $13.09M
2. The Dreamers (2003)
NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor
Votes: 125,027 | Gross: $2.53M
3. Paris, Texas (1984)
R | 145 min | Drama
Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.
Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Sam Berry
Votes: 109,445 | Gross: $2.18M
4. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
NC-17 | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to an obsessive and ultimately destructive sexual relationship.
Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui
5. Wings of Desire (1987)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An angel tires of his purely ethereal life of merely overseeing the human activity of Berlin's residents, and longs for the tangible joys of physical existence when he falls in love with a mortal.
Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois
Votes: 72,888 | Gross: $3.33M
6. The Tin Drum (1979)
R | 142 min | Drama, War
In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach
7. Fantastic Planet (1973)
PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.
Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart
Votes: 33,287 | Gross: $0.19M
8. The Vanishing (1988)
Not Rated | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus
9. Immoral Tales (1973)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
An erotic collection of short stories, an anthology comprised of tantalizing tales about sexual desire and its diverse manifestations.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra, Lisbeth Hummel
10. Fruits of Passion (1981)
R | 83 min | Drama
A girl loves an older man. He demands that she goes in a brothel, as evidence that she loves him.
Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Illiers, Arielle Dombasle, Pîtâ
11. The Beast (1975)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In order to inherit a fortune a young woman agrees to marry a young man. She soon discovers that his family harbours a dark past involving a monstrous beast.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Pierre Benedetti
12. The Sacrifice (1986)
PG | 149 min | Drama
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir
Votes: 29,265 | Gross: $0.30M
13. Au hasard Balthazar (1966)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert
Votes: 21,333 | Gross: $0.04M
14. Until the End of the World (1991)
R | 158 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash. She rescues Sam and starts traveling around the world with him. Writer Eugene follows them and writes their story, as a way of recording dreams is being invented.
Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Pietro Falcone, Enzo Turrin
Votes: 10,682 | Gross: $0.75M
15. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.
Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud
Votes: 33,613 | Gross: $0.09M
16. La Jetée (1962)
Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance
The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.
Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich
17. Masculine Feminine (1966)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
A romance between young Parisians, shown through a series of vignettes.
Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Marlène Jobert, Michel Debord
Votes: 16,073 | Gross: $0.20M
18. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery
In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.
Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin
Votes: 23,583 | Gross: $0.06M
19. Empire of Passion (1978)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A married woman and her lover murder her husband and dump his body into a well. After a while, his ghost comes to haunt them while the local gossip grows stronger.
Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Takahiro Tamura, Takuzô Kawatani
20. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
A day in the life of a Parisian housewife/prostitute, interspersed with musings on the Vietnam War and other contemporary issues.
Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Yves Beneyton, Juliet Berto, Helena Bielicic
Votes: 7,903 | Gross: $0.10M
21. Immoral Women (1979)
114 min | Drama
Three women and three erotic tales. 1- Margherita: Did the great Renaissance painter Raphael Sanzio die because of the cold he took in the ruins of Rome? Or was it out of pleasure? Only one... See full summary »
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Marina Pierro, Gaëlle Legrand, Pascale Christophe, François Guétary
22. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler
23. Sans Soleil (1983)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama
A woman narrates the contemplative writings of a seasoned world traveler, focusing on contemporary Japan.
Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Amilcar Cabral, Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle, Riyoko Ikeda
Votes: 11,438 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Mouchette (1967)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
A young girl living in the French countryside suffers constant indignities at the hand of alcoholism and her fellow man.
Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Marie Cardinal, Paul Hébert
25. The Beautiful Prisoner (1983)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Walter is told by his boss, Sara, to deliver an urgent letter to Henri de Corinthe. On the way he finds a beautiful woman he had been eying in a nightclub, lying in the road, bound up. He ... See full summary »
Director: Alain Robbe-Grillet | Stars: Daniel Mesguich, Cyrielle Clair, Daniel Emilfork, François Chaumette
26. America America (1963)
Approved | 174 min | Adventure, Drama
A young Greek stops at nothing to secure a passage to America.
Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Stathis Giallelis, Frank Wolff, Elena Karam, Harry Davis
27. The Games of Countess Dolingen (1981)
114 min | Drama
In Paris, a young woman, Louise visits her old friend, Nena in a psychiatric clinic, who tells her that she has just finished a novel about a girl who committed suicide. She begins to read,... See full summary »
Director: Catherine Binet | Stars: Michael Lonsdale, Carol Kane, Katia Wastchenko, Marina Vlady
28. Love Is Colder Than Death (1969)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
Unusual gangster story, in which a small-time pimp Franz, who is torn between his mistress and Bruno the gangster sent after him by the syndicate that he has refused to join. Things are ... See full summary »
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Ulli Lommel, Hanna Schygulla, Katrin Schaake, Liz Söllner
29. Muriel (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
In the seaside town of Boulogne, no one seems to be able to cope with their past, least of all Hélène, an antique furniture saleswoman, her stepson Bernard, and her former lover Alphonse.
Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Nita Klein, Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée
30. Daddy (I) (1973)
90 min | Drama
A fantasy about a woman's attempts to exorcise the influence of her sexually domineering father.
Directors: Niki De Saint Phalle, Peter Whitehead | Stars: Niki De Saint Phalle, Rainer von Dietz, Mia Martin, Clarice Mary
31. Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
On a film set there are two things missing, the film material and the director. So the actors and actresses as well as the crew try to make the best out of the situation. When the director ... See full summary »
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Lou Castel, Eddie Constantine, Marquard Bohm, Hanna Schygulla
32. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité.
Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Nadine Ballot, Catherine, Céline
33. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, History
Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous Nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.
Director: Paul Andrew Williams | Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Front, Andy Nyman
34. Circle of Deceit (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
A German journalist, escaping from broken marriage, goes to Lebanon to cover the civil war. Soon, he realizes that he can't handle the truth.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski
35. Level Five (1997)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Romance, War
The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. She searches the internet for information on the battle, and ... See full summary »
Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Catherine Belkhodja, Kenji Tokitsu, Nagisa Ôshima, Junichi Ushiyama
Votes: 861 | Gross: $0.02M
36. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)
TV-14 | 232 min | News
Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).
Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, Errol Morris | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Konstantine Anthony, Alan Arkin
37. Coup de Grâce (1976)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War
A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Margarethe von Trotta, Matthias Habich, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Mathieu Carrière
38. Along the Coast (1958)
25 min | Documentary, Short, History
A humorous travelogue of the French Riviera.
Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Roger Coggio, Anne Olivier, Jacopo Nizi
39. The Photograph (1986)
102 min | Drama
A young furrier leaves Castoria in 1971 to emigrate to France to live with a relative. He finds a photograph, leading to a confrontation with his relative.
Director: Nikos Papatakis | Stars: Hristos Tsagas, Aris Retsos, Zozo Zarpa, Despina Tomazani
40. Venus on the Half-Shell (1975)
Not Rated | 5 min | Documentary, Short
Featuring Bona Tibertelli De Pisis's excellent erotic graphic works - wife of writer André Pieyre de Mandiargues while working in her atelier, together with fragments of her graphic works inspired by one of Remy de Gourmont's writings.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Star: Bona Tibertelli de Pisis
41. Cinema Sex Politics: Bertolucci Makes 'the Dreamers' (2003 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Director: David M. Thompson | Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Gilbert Adair, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Michael Pitt
42. Letter from Siberia (1958)
62 min | Documentary
A witty examination of life and culture in Siberia.
Director: Chris Marker | Star: Georges Rouquier
43. Valparaiso (1963)
27 min | Documentary, Short
A travelogue of Valparaiso, Chile, a city built on steep hills. Life is a constant struggle against geography. Neighbourhoods are reached by series of ramps, staircases, and funicular ... See full summary »
Director: Joris Ivens | Star: Roger Pigaut
44. Domino (1982)
118 min | Drama
A young actress in Cold-War Berlin struggles to decide whether or not to accept a new role: working with an old leftist director in a deserted theatre. Caught between her painful childhood ... See full summary »
Director: Thomas Brasch | Stars: Katharina Thalbach, Bernhard Wicki, Anne Bennent, Klaus Pohl
45. Treasure Island (1986)
115 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Raúl Ruiz's fabulist modern-day riff on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel.
Director: Raúl Ruiz | Stars: Vic Tayback, Martin Landau, Anna Karina, Jean-Pierre Léaud
46. Love Is Gay, Love Is Sad (1969)
95 min | Comedy
Léon, a shy and dreamy tailor from the Faubourg Saint-Antoine works and lives in his apartment with his sister, Marie.
Director: Jean-Daniel Pollet | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Chantal Goya, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Claude Melki
47. The Greatest Love of All Times (1977)
10 min | Documentary, Short
A portrait of Serbia's erotic surrealist painter Popovic Ljuba, with Richard Wagner's Tannhauser on the sound track
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Star: Ljubomir Popovic
48. Scherzo Infernal (1984)
6 min | Animation, Short
Big-breasted tailed demoness and demons whose tails are phalluses strut, rut, reproduce, nurse, and generally show off amidst the flames.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Star: Yves Robert
49. Feast of Friends (1969)
Unrated | 38 min | Documentary, Short, Music
A documentary about the Doors, made by the Doors. It is filmed by two UCLA mates of Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrisson. It shows the atmosphere between the members and a live version of The End.
Directors: The Doors, Paul Ferrara, Babe Hill | Stars: The Doors, Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
50. A Private Collection (1973)
Not Rated | 14 min | Documentary, Short
A witty and eye-opening tour through Borowczyk's own collection of vintage erotica. Originally intended as part of his 'Contes immoraux', it was released first as a separate short, and is ... See full summary »
Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Star: André Pieyre de Mandiargues