With Franco London Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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When an aristocratic woman known only as "Madame de . . ." sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay some debts, she sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences that can end only in despair.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica, Jean Debucourt

Votes: 9,563

2. French Cancan (1955)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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This comedy drama from Jean Renoir chronicles the revival of Paris' most notorious dance as it tells the story of a theater producer who turns a humble washerwoman into a star at the Moulin Rouge.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix, Anna Amendola

Votes: 3,986

3. The Oldest Profession (1967)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A collection of sketches that tells the story of prostitution through the ages.

Directors: Claude Autant-Lara, Mauro Bolognini, Philippe de Broca, Jean-Luc Godard, Franco Indovina, Michael Pfleghar | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Enrico Maria Salerno, Gabriele Tinti, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 491

4. Utopia (1950)

82 min | Comedy

5.6
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Stan inherits a yacht and a South Pacific island. Ollie and Stan sail there with 2 other men. They shipwreck on a new atoll and settle there. An ex-fiancee joins them. They declare an independent nation and problems arise.

Directors: Léo Joannon, John Berry, Alfred J. Goulding, Tim Whelan | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair, Max Elloy

Votes: 1,955

5. Angélique (1964)

TV-14 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.8
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In the first of the Angélique series, the beautiful feisty teenage heroine becomes entangled in a political assassination plot and is betrothed to a stranger who is twelve years her senior and a reputed sorcerer.

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Jean Rochefort, Claude Giraud

Votes: 2,642

6. Montparnasse 19 (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Lilli Palmer, Anouk Aimée, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 1,457

7. The Seven Deadly Sins (1952)

127 min | Drama

6.4
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A French/Italian co-production with two episodes from Italy and five from France covering the seven deadly sins---actually eight as two of the sins are covered in one episode while a new "... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Allégret, Claude Autant-Lara, Eduardo De Filippo, Jean Dréville, Georges Lacombe, Carlo Rim, Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Françoise Rosay, Jean Debucourt, Marcelle Praince

Votes: 228

8. Mourir d'aimer... (1971)

GP | 101 min | Drama

7.1
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A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of her students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Annie Girardot, Bruno Pradal, Claude Cerval, Jean Bouise

Votes: 489

9. The Crossing of Paris (1956)

80 min | Drama

7.4
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Two men carry at night four suitcases of contraband meat across German-occupied Paris during WWII. Their opposite personalities and strange encounters provoke different adventures - until they are arrested by the police.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Jeannette Batti

Votes: 3,750 | Gross: $0.02M

10. The Red and the Black (1954)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Gérard Philipe, Antonella Lualdi, Antoine Balpêtré

Votes: 618

11. The Seven Deadly Sins (1961)

113 min | Comedy

6.3
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Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie ... See full summary »

Directors: Philippe de Broca, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Sylvain Dhomme, Jean-Luc Godard, Édouard Molinaro, Roger Vadim, Max Douy | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Dominique Paturel, Danièle Barraud, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Votes: 537

12. Obsession (1954)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A diabolic suspense which never gives the viewer any respite....Shall Helene save her husband? But it may mean sending an innocent man to the guillotine..

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Raf Vallone, Marthe Mercadier, Jean Gaven

Votes: 132

13. Bora Bora (1968)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

5.9
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A Frenchman finds his runaway wife on an island in the Pacific.

Director: Ugo Liberatore | Stars: Haydée Politoff, Corrado Pani, Doris Kunstmann, Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia

Votes: 100 | Gross: $0.07M

14. Minnesota Clay (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, War, Western

6.1
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Wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, Minnesota Clay seeks revenge on the man who withheld evidence at his trial. The catch: he is going blind.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Georges Rivière, Ethel Rojo, Diana Martín

Votes: 683

15. Story of a Love Story (1973)

110 min | Drama

5.4
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Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Alan Bates, Dominique Sanda, Michel Auclair, Evans Evans

Votes: 137

16. Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d'oro (1966)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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The Professor (Leroy) and his men are captured by U.S. agents during an attempted train robbery. To avoid jail, they must kidnap a Latin dictator. The film is filled with cool sci-fi ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Vicario | Stars: Philippe Leroy, Rossana Podestà, Gastone Moschin, Gabriele Tinti

Votes: 166

17. Elena and Her Men (1956)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party's candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Jean Marais, Mel Ferrer, Jean Richard

Votes: 1,868

18. Beauty and the Devil (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Michel Simon, Gérard Philipe, Nicole Besnard, Simone Valère

Votes: 1,532

19. The Camp Followers (1965)

119 min | Drama, War

7.5
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In WWII, Lieut. Martino and his men are assigned to lead a group of prostitutes through the mountainous ways to serve in brothels for Italian soldiers in Albania.

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Mario Adorf, Anna Karina, Marie Laforêt, Lea Massari

Votes: 479

20. The Taste of Violence (1961)

85 min | Western

7.2
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"This European "western" by Robert Hossein (scripter, director, and lead) is set in an unnamed Latin American country suffering under a dictator. A revolution is underway, or at least there... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Robert Hossein, Giovanna Ralli, Mario Adorf, Hans H. Neubert

Votes: 140

21. Taxi for Tobruk (1961)

95 min | Drama, War

7.2
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During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.

Director: Denys de La Patellière | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Lino Ventura, Maurice Biraud, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 1,770

22. The Secret Agents (1965)

125 min | Drama, History, Thriller

5.6
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The US intelligence chief in Europe relates the stories of three different operations that he was involved in with colleagues in Paris and Djibouti, Rome, and Berlin.

Directors: Christian-Jaque, Carlo Lizzani, Terence Young, Werner Klingler | Stars: Bourvil, Henry Fonda, Vittorio Gassman, Annie Girardot

Votes: 225

23. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964– )

85 min | Adventure

8.1
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Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Fabian Cevallos, Erich Bludau, Oskar von Schab

Votes: 283

24. Beauties of the Night (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

6.9
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A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Martine Carol, Gina Lollobrigida, Magali Vendeuil

Votes: 682

25. The Dacians (1966)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Pierre Brice, Marie-José Nat, Georges Marchal, Amza Pellea

Votes: 1,876

26. Joan of Arc at the Stake (1954)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.8
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Surreal musical about the time of the execution of Joan of Arc.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Tullio Carminati, Giacinto Prandelli, Augusto Romani

Votes: 334

27. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1958)

96 min | Drama

6.7
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A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Bourvil, Ivan Desny, Georgette Anys

Votes: 291

28. Chi lavora è perduto (In capo al mondo) (1963)

81 min | Drama

6.2
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Bonifacio is 27 years old and he is roaming about Venice. He is trying to decide whether to accept a job or not. In so doing, he recalls all his past life: his love story with Gabriella, ... See full summary »

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Sady Rebbot, Pascale Audret, Nando Angelini, Andreina Carli

Votes: 185

29. Treasure of the Aztecs (1965)

101 min | Adventure, Western

5.4
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Dr. Karl Sternau, the personal physician of the count Bismarck, who spent much of his youth in Mexico, is sent back to that country during the occupation by French troops in the service of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lex Barker, Gérard Barray, Rik Battaglia, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 532

30. Fabiola (1949)

96 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a Gallic gladiator. After Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal, Michel Simon, Louis Salou

Votes: 216

31. The Pleasure Pit (1969)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his deadbeat dad. He meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He is forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 112

32. Le chemin des écoliers (1959)

85 min | Drama

6.4
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Le chemin des ecoliers (The Way of Youth) is a 1959 French film starring Alain Delon. It is based in the novel The Transient Hour by Marcel Ayme.

Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

Votes: 359

33. Shadow of the Guillotine (1956)

120 min | Drama, History

6.3
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While Louis XV is dying, the Dauphine of France, Marie-Antoinette, seduces a Swedish officer, Axel de Fersen, which pains her husband, the new King Louis XVI, who will know how to be generous when he learns of this deception.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Richard Todd, Jacques Morel, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 145

34. The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (1964)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.7
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The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world.

Directors: Hugo Fregonese, Victor De Santis | Stars: Peter van Eyck, O.E. Hasse, Yvonne Furneaux, Rika Dialyna

Votes: 347

35. On Trial (1954)

110 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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In this legal drama, told in flashbacks, the son of a judge, who had sentenced a man who may be innocent to 17 years in prison, tries to investigate the mysterious case.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Madeleine Robinson, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Anton Walbrook

Votes: 241

36. Un témoin dans la ville (1959)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband, Ancelin, decides to take revenge on his wife's murderer, who has been acquitted by ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Franco Fabrizi, Jacques Berthier

Votes: 416

37. Belle ma povere (1957)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Romulus and Salvatore are two Roman boys, engaged respectively with Anna Maria and Marisa, the first sister of Salvatore and the second of Romulus.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Marisa Allasio, Maurizio Arena, Renato Salvatori, Lorella De Luca

Votes: 258

38. Pyramid of the Sun God (1965)

102 min | Western, Adventure

5.3
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Mexico, 1864. The country is divided by the struggle against the French occupation and emperor Maximilian. The German doctor Karl Sternau and his friend Andreas Hasenpfeffer come to love ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lex Barker, Gérard Barray, Rik Battaglia, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 477

39. The Case of Poisons (1955)

103 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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Madame de Montespan, the Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XIV, has been in disgrace since the King set eyes on a younger beauty, Marie-Angélique Scorailles. Having had enough of the situation, ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Viviane Romance, Paul Meurisse, Anne Vernon

Votes: 126

40. The Leatherstocking Tales (1969– )

380 min | Adventure, Western

6.8
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Nathaniel "Natty" or "Nat" Bumppo, a white male, leaves his home valley to seek freedom. On his journey he encounters Mohicans who call him "Leatherstocking" and imprison him. Soon he ... See full summary »

Stars: Hellmut Lange, Pierre Massimi, Alexandru David, Helmuth Schneider

Votes: 212

41. Tomorrow Is My Turn (1960)

125 min | Drama, War

6.7
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During World War II, two French soldiers were captured by the Nazis and sent to Germany. One of them is going to try and escape, while the other prefers to stay.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Nicole Courcel, Georges Rivière, Cordula Trantow

Votes: 232

42. The Glass Castle (1950)

99 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Evelyne, the young wife of Judge Bertal, falls in love with Remy, who lives in Paris, during a holiday in Italy. After following him in the lovers city, she realizes Remy is the one she ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jean Marais, Jean Servais, Fosco Giachetti

Votes: 214

43. Sweet Deception (1972)

84 min | Comedy

5.1
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Severine, her husband Georges, Alain, Baba, his brothers and sisters and granny Boul make up the Boulard clan. The Boulard Hotel, all it up in the light of a mandarin lamp, is their empire.... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Madeleine Renaud, Murray Head

Votes: 99

44. Me and the Forty Year Old Man (1965)

95 min | Comedy

5.1
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Caroline, who is in her early twenties, decides to only date men who are in their forties or older.

Director: Jacques Pinoteau | Stars: Dany Saval, Paul Meurisse, Michel Serrault, Paul Hubschmid

Votes: 46

45. Mistress of the World (1960)

Approved | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Professor Johansson has made a huge scientific breakthrough; a device that will create a huge magnetic pulse that knocks out all electricity over a continent-wide area. The military ... See full summary »

Directors: William Dieterle, Richard Angst | Stars: Martha Hyer, Carlos Thompson, Micheline Presle, Wolfgang Preiss

Votes: 158

46. The Lions Are Loose (1961)

95 min | Comedy

5.8
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Bored with her life, Albertine (Claudia Cardinale) drops her husband and takes the first train to Paris, to start fresh.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Claudia Cardinale, Danielle Darrieux, Michèle Morgan

Votes: 168

47. Three Fables of Love (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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"Les quatre vérités" aka "The Four Truths" is a movie anthology that consists of four segments, all loosely parodying fables from the 17th-century French poet Jean de la Fontaine. The US cut usually features only 3 segments.

Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger, René Clair, Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Leslie Caron, Charles Aznavour, Raymond Bussières, Michel Serrault

Votes: 120

48. The Moment of Truth (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Drama

6.8
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On the night of their tenth anniversary, Doctor Rene Richard accidentally discovers that his wife, actress Madeleine Richard, has been having an affair with a disturbed artist, Daniel ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jean Gabin, Walter Chiari, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 326

49. La nonna Sabella (1957)

89 min | Comedy

6.7
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Raffaele, a Neapolitan student, get the news that his beloved grandmother Sabella is dying. He immediately goes to Pollena to be beside her.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Peppino De Filippo, Sylva Koscina, Renato Salvatori, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 191

50. Voice of Silence (1953)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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A group of men of differing circumstances and personalities gather at a monastery to undergo a course of spiritual reappraisal. They comprise of a candle-maker, a politician, an ex-prisoner... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Jean Marais, Daniel Gélin, Cosetta Greco

Votes: 78


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