France (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jeanne du Barry (2023)
113 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Jeanne Bécu who was born as the illegitimate daughter of an impoverished seamstress in 1743 and went on to rise through the Court of Louis XV to become his last official mistress.
Director: Maïwenn | Stars: Maïwenn, Johnny Depp, Benjamin Lavernhe, Melvil Poupaud
2. Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom (2023)
112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The only daughter of the Chinese emperor Han Xuandi, escapes from a strict prince and seeks help from the Gauls and the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix.
Director: Guillaume Canet | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Cassel, Jonathan Cohen
3. Love (II) (2015)
TV-MA | 135 min | Drama, Romance
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin, Juan Saavedra
4. Drops of God (2023)
TV-MA | Drama
A woman discovers the world's greatest wine collection that's left by her estranged father and competes against his protege to claim her inheritance.
Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Fleur Geffrier, Tom Wozniczka, Stanley Weber
5. AKA (2023)
TV-MA | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A steely special ops agent finds his morality put to the test when he infiltrates a crime syndicate and unexpectedly bonds with the boss's young son.
Director: Morgan S. Dalibert | Stars: Alban Lenoir, Eric Cantona, Thibault de Montalembert, Sveva Alviti
6. Strange Way of Life (2023)
R | 31 min | Short, Drama, Western
After twenty-five years Silva rides a horse across the desert to visit his friend Sheriff Jake. They celebrate the meeting, but the next morning Jake tells him that reason for his trip is not to go down the memory lane of their friendship.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Pedro Pascal, Ethan Hawke, Manu Ríos, José Condessa
7. Léon: The Professional (1994)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
12-year-old Mathilda is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
Votes: 1,189,638 | Gross: $19.50M
8. The Fifth Element (1997)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.
Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm
Votes: 486,197 | Gross: $63.54M
9. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna
Votes: 188,633 | Gross: $41.19M
10. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?
Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland
Votes: 308,198 | Gross: $38.41M
11. Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015– )
TV-Y7 | 20 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Marinette and Adrien, two normal teens, transform into superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir when an evil threatens their city.
Stars: Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Keith Silverstein, Max Mittelman
12. Mulholland Drive (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates
Votes: 367,039 | Gross: $7.22M
13. Lolita (1997)
R | 137 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor falls for a minor, and has to face the consequences of his actions.
Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella
Votes: 62,605 | Gross: $1.40M
14. The Pianist (2002)
R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox
Votes: 856,384 | Gross: $32.57M
15. The Three Musketeers: D'Artagnan (2023)
121 min | Action, Adventure, History
D'Artagnan arrives in Paris trying to find his attackers after being left for dead, which leads him to a real war where the future of France is at stake. He aligns himself with Athos, Porthos and Aramis, three musketeers of the King.
Director: Martin Bourboulon | Stars: François Civil, Vincent Cassel, Romain Duris, Pio Marmaï
16. Irreversible (2002)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in an underpass tunnel.
Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Philippe Nahon
Votes: 140,751 | Gross: $0.75M
17. CODA (2021)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her passion at Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents.
Director: Sian Heder | Stars: Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant
18. Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing
Votes: 157,224 | Gross: $2.20M
19. Martyrs (2008)
R | 99 min | Horror
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin
20. Unfaithful (2002)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.
Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan
Votes: 92,832 | Gross: $52.80M
21. Last Light (2022)
TV-MA | 42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Your family. Your world. What if it all disappeared tomorrow? If society were collapsing, how far would you go to save the ones you love?
Stars: Matthew Fox, Joanne Froggatt, Alyth Ross, Taylor Fay
22. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot
Votes: 881,812 | Gross: $13.18M
23. Lucy (I) (2014)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-sik, Amr Waked
Votes: 512,104 | Gross: $126.66M
24. Possession (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror
A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.
Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent
Votes: 36,668 | Gross: $1.11M
25. Marie Antoinette (2022– )
52 min | Biography, Drama, History
Follows the famed queen Marie Antoinette, who was the last queen of France before the French Revolution.
Stars: Emilia Schüle, Louis Cunningham, Jack Archer, Oscar Lesage
26. Showgirls (1995)
NC-17 | 128 min | Drama
Carefree young drifter Nomi arrives in Las Vegas, Nevada to become a dancer and sets about clawing her way to the top of the Vegas showgirls.
Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Glenn Plummer
Votes: 70,736 | Gross: $20.30M
27. Romance (1999)
R | 84 min | Drama, Romance
Frustrated by the lack of intimacy in her relationship, a young schoolteacher goes through a series of intimidating and often violent sexual partners.
Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stévenin, François Berléand, Rocco Siffredi
Votes: 11,414 | Gross: $1.28M
28. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Despite being caught in her imaginative world, Amelie, a young waitress, decides to help people find happiness. Her quest to spread joy leads her on a journey where she finds true love.
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Votes: 769,766 | Gross: $33.23M
29. Curiosa (2019)
18+ | 107 min | Biography, Drama, History
A passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, loosely based on the relationship between 19th-century authors Pierre Louÿs and Marie de Régnier.
Director: Lou Jeunet | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Niels Schneider, Benjamin Lavernhe, Camélia Jordana
30. Climax (I) (2018)
R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Music
French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.
Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile
Votes: 73,460 | Gross: $0.80M
31. Lord of War (2005)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an INTERPOL Agent.
Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan
Votes: 326,338 | Gross: $24.15M
32. Anatomy of a Fall (2023)
150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A woman is suspected of her husband's murder, and their blind son faces a moral dilemma as the sole witness.
Director: Justine Triet | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Swann Arlaud, Milo Machado Graner, Antoine Reinartz
33. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 18th-century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent to the Gevaudan province at the king's behest to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Mark Dacascos, Jérémie Renier, Vincent Cassel
Votes: 68,689 | Gross: $11.26M
34. Invitation to a Murder (2023)
PG-13 | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller
1934. Miranda Green and five other strangers, are invited to the remote island mansion of billionaire Lewis Findley. As the weekend progresses the clues about why they have been invited begin to unfold along with a sinister mystery.
Director: Stephen Shimek | Stars: Mischa Barton, Chris Browning, Bianca A. Santos, Giles Matthey
35. Return to Seoul (2022)
R | 119 min | Drama
A twenty-five-year-old French woman returns to Korea, the country she was born in before being adopted by a French couple, for the very first time. She decides to track down her biological parents, but her journey takes a surprising turn.
Director: Davy Chou | Stars: Park Ji-min, Oh Kwang-rok, Guka Han, Kim Sun-young
36. Once a Thief (1965)
Not Rated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
San Francisco ex-con Eddie Pedak wants to go straight, but local cop Mike Vido, motivated by a personal vendetta, keeps harassing him while Eddie's brother Walter wants Eddie for one last major heist.
Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Van Heflin, Jack Palance
37. Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra.
Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, Jamel Debbouze, Monica Bellucci
Votes: 55,492 | Gross: $3.12M
38. Enter the Void (2009)
Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy
An American drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.
Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy, Olly Alexander
Votes: 84,040 | Gross: $0.34M
39. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
R | 122 min | Drama
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino
Votes: 98,884 | Gross: $3.76M
40. Young & Beautiful (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
After losing her virginity, Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her clients for hotel-room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes.
Director: François Ozon | Stars: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantin Ravat
Votes: 36,663 | Gross: $0.05M
41. Desire (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.
Director: Laurent Bouhnik | Stars: Déborah Révy, Hélène Zimmer, Gowan Didi, Johnny Amaro
42. Astrid et Raphaëlle (2019– )
52 min | Crime, Thriller
Autistic archivist Astrid Nielsen and impulsive inspector Raphaëlle Coste work together to solve crimes in and around Paris.
Stars: Sara Mortensen, Lola Dewaere, Benoît Michel, Jean-Louis Garçon
43. Lupin (2021– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Stars: Omar Sy, Ludivine Sagnier, Hervé Pierre, Soufiane Guerrab
44. The Piano Teacher (2001)
R | 131 min | Drama, Music
A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.
Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar
Votes: 67,718 | Gross: $1.90M
45. Anna (II) (2019)
R | 118 min | Action, Thriller
Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy
Votes: 87,147 | Gross: $7.74M
46. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A spoof of Robin Hood in general, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) in particular.
Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees, Amy Yasbeck
Votes: 130,956 | Gross: $35.74M
47. Benedetta (2021)
Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Daphne Patakia, Lambert Wilson
48. Revenge (II) (2017)
R | 108 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.
Director: Coralie Fargeat | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe, Guillaume Bouchède
Votes: 45,700 | Gross: $0.10M
49. Last Summer (2023)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
Follows Anne, a brilliant lawyer who lives with her husband Pierre and their daughters. Anne gradually engages in a passionate relationship with Theo, Pierre's son from a previous marriage, putting her career and family life in danger.
Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Léa Drucker, Olivier Rabourdin, Clotilde Courau, Samuel Kircher
50. The Blue Caftan (2022)
122 min | Drama
A middle-aged tailor and his wife find their relationship turned upside down by the arrival of a handsome new apprentice.
Director: Maryam Touzani | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Saleh Bakri, Ayoub Missioui, Mounia Lamkimel