With René Chateau Video (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Diabolique (1955)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.1
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The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal hatch a plan to murder him while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Votes: 55,178

2. City of the Living Dead (1980)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

6.3
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A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Antonella Interlenghi

Votes: 13,673

3. Hands of Steel (1986)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Daniel Greene, Janet Agren, Claudio Cassinelli, George Eastman

Votes: 1,747

4. Children of Paradise (1945)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir

Votes: 16,471

5. Orpheus (1950)

Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares, Marie Déa

Votes: 8,860

6. Boot Hill (1969)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Western

5.7
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Victims of oppressive town boss Honey are offered help by an unusual alliance of gunmen and circus performers.

Director: Giuseppe Colizzi | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Woody Strode, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 2,638

7. Joy House (1964)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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French filmmaker Rene Clement presents Alain Delon as a petty criminal on the run from the underground. On the Rivera, he seeks refuge in a flophouse whose soup line is served by Jane Fonda... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Alain Delon, Jane Fonda, Lola Albright, Sorrell Booke

Votes: 1,600

8. Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror

6.9
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During summer break, two bored Catholic schoolgirls vow to become Satanists and play a series of increasingly dangerous and morbid games.

Director: Joël Séria | Stars: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran, Gérard Darrieu

Votes: 1,802

9. The 3 Penny Opera (1931)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Rudolf Forster, Lotte Lenya, Carola Neher, Reinhold Schünzel

Votes: 1,742

10. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

7.5
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A bookseller saves a tramp from drowning and shelters him, but the tramp's odd behavior starts to wear everyone down.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Michel Simon, Marcelle Hainia, Sévérine Lerczinska, Jean Gehret

Votes: 4,602

11. Nerone e Poppea (1982)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

4.6
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History tells us that Nero was the Emperor who fiddled while Rome burned. What you would expect from a decadent Roman Empire on the decline are all shown here by the late Bruno Mattei. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Bruno Mattei, Antonio Passalia | Stars: Piotr Stanislas, Françoise Blanchard, Patricia Derek, Gino Turini

Votes: 64

12. Who Killed Santa Claus? (1941)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The story concerns an old globe-maker who is mysteriously killed while going through the town portraying Pere Noel ("Father Christmas" aka Santa Claus).

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Harry Baur, Renée Faure, Marie-Hélène Dasté, Raymond Rouleau

Votes: 369

13. The Monocle (1964)

100 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.3
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A French agent goes after a gang of Asian terrorists who plan to blow up an American nuclear aircraft carrier.

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Paul Meurisse, Marcel Dalio, Olivier Despax, Edward Meeks

Votes: 189

14. Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)

X | 100 min | Drama

6.3
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Marie (Miou-Miou) is a young girl from a working-class family who falls for Gerard (Daniel Duval) before she discovers he is a vicious, sadistic pimp. She is degraded, abused, and beaten ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Duval | Stars: Miou-Miou, Maria Schneider, Niels Arestrup, Jean Benguigui

Votes: 349

15. Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)

93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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Alice Carol leaves her husband one rainy night, telling him that she does not love him anymore. She travels alone but when her windscreen breaks on a lonely road, she has to stop and seek ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Charles Vanel, Fernand Ledoux, François Perrot

Votes: 784

16. Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)

152 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Auclair, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 373

17. Napoléon (1955)

190 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.2
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From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jeanne Boitel, Pierre Brasseur, Gianna Maria Canale

Votes: 416

18. La tour de Nesle (1955)

120 min | Drama, History

6.1
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Based on Dumas' novel which is inspired by (extrapolated) real life events, the movie deals with corpses fished out of the Seine in 19th century under the rule of Louis X, "the Quarreller".... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Silvana Pampanini, Paul Guers, Jacques Toja

Votes: 123

19. Male Hunt (1964)

91 min | Comedy

6.4
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Antoine is about to get married to Gisèle. His friend Julien, a confirmed bachelor, tries desperately to talk him out of it, citing his own painful experiences.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Claude Brialy, Françoise Dorléac, Marie Laforêt

Votes: 292

20. The Lower Depths (1936)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who comes to live in the thief's slum. Meanwhile the thief seeks the love of a young woman, who is held emotionally captive by her slumlord family.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet, Jany Holt

Votes: 2,611

21. La Poison (1951)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Jacques Varennes, Jeanne Fusier-Gir

Votes: 845

22. Fric-Frac (1939)

92 min | Comedy

7.0
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Marcel works as assistant to a jeweller whose bossy daughter Renée keeps hitting on him. When he meets lovely Loulou and her lazy friend Jo, he is fascinated by the girl and somehow ... See full summary »

Directors: Maurice Lehmann, Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Fernandel, Michel Simon, Arletty, Hélène Robert

Votes: 324

23. It Happened at the Inn (1943)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:"Goupi-...", are suspected.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Fernand Ledoux, Georges Rollin, Blanchette Brunoy, Arthur Devère

Votes: 601

24. The Twilight Girls (1957)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

5.3
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A beautiful and sophisticated teenager is placed in a regimented French girls' boarding school after her father apparently commits suicide over a business scandal. She immediately gains ... See full summary »

Director: André Hunebelle | Stars: Gaby Morlay, Henri Guisol, Marie-Hélène Arnaud, Estella Blain

Votes: 126

25. Be Beautiful But Shut Up (1958)

110 min | Comedy

5.9
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A beautiful 18-year-old orphan escapes from a reformatory and hooks up wth a gang of jewel smugglers, and decides on a life of crime. However, she falls for and marries a policeman, putting... See full summary »

Director: Marc Allégret | Stars: Mylène Demongeot, Henri Vidal, Béatrice Altariba, René Lefèvre

Votes: 244

26. Le silence est d'or (1947)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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1910 : A friend leaves his daughter, Madeleine, with Emile a French film producer. Emile falls in love with her. Problems starts when his young friend Jacques returns from military service ... See full summary »

Director: René Clair | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, François Périer, Marcelle Derrien, Dany Robin

Votes: 380

27. Les maudits (1947)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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Oslo, April 19th 1945, as the Third Reich is living its last days, a group of Nazis and sympathizers (a Wehrmacht general; an SS commander and his "assistant"; an Italian industrialist and ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Marcel Dalio, Henri Vidal, Florence Marly, Fosco Giachetti

Votes: 528

28. Nous irons à Monte Carlo (1951)

101 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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A cranky film star loses own child because of her levity.

Director: Jean Boyer | Stars: Ray Ventura, Henri Génès, Georges Lannes, Philippe Lemaire

Votes: 161

29. Death Force (1978)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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An American Vietnam soldier on his way home is left for dead and is saved by a pair of Japanese stragglers from WWII, who train him in the way of the samurai.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: James Iglehart, Carmen Argenziano, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy

Votes: 329

30. Marie-poupée (1976)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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Marie is a 17-year old who was orphaned as a young girl. as a result, she has a tad of arrested development that makes her act much younger than her age. One day she looks in a store window... See full summary »

Director: Joël Séria | Stars: Jeanne Goupil, André Dussollier, Andréa Ferréol, Bernard Fresson

Votes: 196

31. Gigi (1949)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Gilberte is a sixteen year old girl raised by her aunt and grandmother to be a demimondaine. But she's not ready for that yet, and spends her days in lessons and in teasing Mamita's old ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Gaby Morlay, Jean Tissier, Yvonne de Bray, Frank Villard

Votes: 208

32. Deadlier Than the Male (1956)

113 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Danièle Delorme, Robert Arnoux, Liliane Bert

Votes: 927

33. Les onze mille verges (1975)

95 min | Comedy

5.0
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A young bank officer ogles the girls in his office and goes home to his prim wife. After reading a book of erotic poems by Guillaume Appollinaire of the World War I era, he finds himself ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Lipmann | Stars: Yves-Marie Maurin, Florence Cayrol, Marion Game, Jenny Arasse

Votes: 43

34. Forbidden Fruit (1952)

92 min | Drama

6.6
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A doctor in southern France takes a mistress but lives to regret it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Fernandel, Françoise Arnoul, Jacques Castelot, René Génin

Votes: 112

35. Dandelions by the Roots (1964)

95 min | Comedy

5.9
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Jockey Jack has a bill open with a gangster just released from jail. He somehow manages to parry the gangster's knife attack backstage at a theatre and the latter ends up dead being put ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Michel Serrault, Maurice Biraud, Louis de Funès, Mireille Darc

Votes: 405

36. L'affaire Dominici (1973)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.6
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This film explores the ins and outs of the Dominici Affair that made the headlines back in 1952. As a result of the case, a family man named Gaston Dominici was sentenced to death for the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Bernard-Aubert | Stars: Jean Gabin, Victor Lanoux, Henri Vilbert, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 482

37. The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961)

98 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Martine Carol, Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier

Votes: 896

38. Quand la femme s'en mêle (1957)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Henri Godot (Jean Servais) is the owner of a night-club in Paris. He hires young hit man Jo (Alain Delon) to kill his arch rival Boby. But Jo gets entangled with the intriguing femme fatale, Angele aka Maine (Edwige Feuillère), who is Bob's mistress.

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Jean Servais, Bernard Blier, Pierre Mondy

Votes: 124

39. Holiday for Henrietta (1952)

118 min | Comedy

7.3
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After the rejection of their latest - and preposterous - scenario, two script writers get back to basics to prepare a new movie. The new scenario centers on Henriette, a pretty, lively ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Dany Robin, Michel Auclair, Hildegard Knef, Louis Seigner

Votes: 187

40. Archimède, le clochard (1959)

76 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Bum Archimede wants to spend the winter in prison, but to get there proves not to be that easy.

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Darry Cowl, Bernard Blier, Dora Doll

Votes: 387

41. Le chemin des écoliers (1959)

85 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 285

42. Des gens sans importance (1956)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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Mid-aged married truck driver falls in love with a young waitress he meets while making a break on a long trip. They try to make it work, but she can't get a decent job or place to stay in ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

Votes: 375

43. The Vengeance of Ursus (1961)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.9
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Sira shall marry Zagro, King of Licia, for political reasons.

Director: Luigi Capuano | Stars: Samson Burke, Wandisa Guida, Livio Lorenzon, Nadia Sanders

Votes: 82

44. Germinal (1963)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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1863. Etienne Lantier, who has been fired from a railway company for being involved in union activities, lands a miner's job in the North of France. He finds bed and lodging at the Maheus',... See full summary »

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Jean Sorel, Berthe Granval, Claude Brasseur, Claude Cerval

Votes: 98

45. Si Paris nous était conté (1956)

130 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.4
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A witty journey through the history of Paris told to a group of students by Sacha Guitry, from its foundation at the time of Caesar to 1955. Among others you will meet King Charles VII ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Françoise Arnoul, Jeanne Boitel, Gilbert Bokanowski, Julien Carette

Votes: 196

46. Le secret du Chevalier d'Éon (1959)

96 min | Comedy

5.8
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Burgundy 1728. Old count Antoine d'Eon is overjoyed. His daughter-in-law has finally given birth to a boy and he will at long last be able to transmit his inheritance to his son Pascal. At ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Andrée Debar, Isa Miranda, Gabriele Ferzetti, Bernard Blier

Votes: 66

47. Clash of Steel (1962)

79 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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The adventures of ebullient handsome defender of justice Jean de Pardaillan in the Paris of 1588. The sprightly Gascon knight first saves a beauteous Bohemian girl, Violetta, from abduction... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Gérard Barray, Gianna Maria Canale, Michèle Grellier, Kirk Morris

Votes: 81

48. Adhémar ou le jouet de la fatalité (1951)

89 min | Comedy

5.6
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Is it because his father was a groom that Adhémar Pomme has a long horse head and a horse- toothed smile? Maybe but the fact is that his head has invariably caused laughter whatever the ... See full summary »

Director: Fernandel | Stars: Fernandel, Jacqueline Pagnol, Bernadette Lange, Meg Lemonnier

Votes: 75

49. La Marie du port (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant and a cinema in the city, and appreciate women. When he meets Marie, a 18ish stronghead who just lost her father in a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Nicole Courcel, Claude Romain

Votes: 283

50. Les amis (1971)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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Paul is a flayed alive teenager who has a gay affair with Philippe.

Director: Gérard Blain | Stars: Philippe March, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Nathalie Fontaine, Yann Favre

Votes: 111


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