With European Classics (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Year of the Jellyfish (1984)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

5.6
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Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.

Director: Christopher Frank | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Valérie Kaprisky, Caroline Cellier, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 1,155

2. La Chèvre (1981)

91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A daughter of a millionaire, distinguish by incredible bad luck, goes missing. The idea how to find her is either insane or brilliant - to send after her an equally unlucky person.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Corynne Charbit

Votes: 8,852

3. The Shooting Party (1985)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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While Europe stands on the brink of World War I in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

Votes: 1,397

4. The Return of the Soldier (1982)

PG | 99 min | Drama

6.8
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Kitty Baldry is a haughty society queen with a tunnelled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry, returns from the front during World War I ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, Alan Bates

Votes: 546

5. L'été prochain (1985)

100 min | Drama

6.0
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Edouard is patriarch of a large family: his second wife, Jeanne, has just had a baby and finally had enough of his philandering. His eldest daughter, Dino, lives with Paul, a playwright: ... See full summary »

Director: Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Claudia Cardinale, Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 125

6. The Home and the World (1984)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

7.6
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When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Swatilekha Sengupta, Gopa Aich

Votes: 1,611

7. Angry Harvest (1985)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elisabeth Trissenaar, Wojciech Pszoniak, Gerd Baltus

Votes: 797

8. Mélo (1986)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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In Paris in the 1920s, a concert violinist meets and falls in love with a stylish young flapper who's the wife of an old friend. Romaine instigates the affair with Marcel, and carries it ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,512

9. Camila (1984)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Imanol Arias, Héctor Alterio, Elena Tasisto

Votes: 1,214

10. Alexina (1985)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1856, fresh from life with nuns in an orphanage school, Alexina Barbin comes to a coastal village in La Rochelle to teach the village girls. She is deeply religious. She shares the ... See full summary »

Director: René Féret | Stars: Philippe Vuillemin, Valérie Stroh, Véronique Silver, Bernard Freyd

Votes: 93

11. So Long, Stooge (1983)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A story of an odd friendship - and the unexpected consequences.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Coluche, Richard Anconina, Agnès Soral, Mahmoud Zemmouri

Votes: 2,655

12. Family Council (1986)

98 min | Comedy

5.2
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Fanny Ardant, Guy Marchand, Laurent Romor

Votes: 524

13. Testimony (1987)

Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the great Soviet Composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines, Magdalen Asquith, Mark Asquith

Votes: 261

14. Partisans of Vilna (1986)

130 min | Documentary

8.4
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This film tells the story of the men and women who formed the Jewish partisan movement in Vilna, Lithuania, during World War II.

Director: Joshua Waletzky | Stars: Abba Kovner, Alexander Bogen, Roberta Wallach

Votes: 94

15. Sorceress (1987)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, History

6.4
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A Dominican friar visits a 13th-century French village in search of heretics. Despite the opposition of the local priest and the indifference of the villagers, he finds a seemingly perfect ... See full summary »

Directors: Pamela Berger, Suzanne Schiffman | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Christine Boisson, Jean Carmet, Raoul Billerey

Votes: 215

16. Happily Ever After (1985)

108 min | Drama

6.4
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In São Paulo, a married woman in her 30s lives with husband and two children; she's Fernanda, an interior designer. Shortly after her father's death, a vivid dream disorients her: she ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Regina Duarte, Paulo Castelli, Patricio Bisso, Kiki Cunha Bueno

Votes: 103

17. Femmes de personne (1984)

106 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Cécile, a single mother, contrives to meet Gilquin, the married father of a classmate of her nearly-adolescent son. An affair ensues. Isabelle, approaching middle age with two children, ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Frank | Stars: Marthe Keller, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Léotard, Caroline Cellier

Votes: 109


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