With Ministère de la Culture (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 149 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 19,745 | Gross: $0.30M

2. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean

Votes: 25,905 | Gross: $7.19M

3. Vagabond (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss, Setti Ramdane

Votes: 6,295

4. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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75 Metascore

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

Votes: 13,489 | Gross: $5.58M

5. Town & Country (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

4.4
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34 Metascore

Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Nastassja Kinski, Goldie Hawn

Votes: 4,472 | Gross: $6.72M

6. Lola (1961)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A bored young man meets with his former girlfriend, now a cabaret dancer and single mother, and soon finds himself falling back in love with her.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Marc Michel, Jacques Harden, Alan Scott

Votes: 4,236

7. La révolution française (1989)

335 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.7
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When Louis XVI summoned the Etats-Generaux, he unleashes a revolution that would change his country and cost his life. This is the story of one of the crucial points in the history of France, and Europe, divided into two parts.

Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

Votes: 1,124

8. Babar (1989–2002)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The adventures of the King of the elephants, his family, and friends.

Stars: Richard Binsley, Lisa Jai, Corrine Koslo, Dan Hennessey

Votes: 4,063

9. Danton (1983)

PG | 136 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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In 1793, as the Terror begins in France, Georges Danton, a champion-of-the-people, returns to clash against Maximilien Robespierre and his extremist party.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak, Anne Alvaro, Roland Blanche

Votes: 5,572

10. Swann in Love (1984)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Elegant and educated bachelor, Charles Swann, moves in the most powerful and fashionable circles of Paris in the 1890's. When he falls in love with Odette de Crecy, a courtesan, his friends... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Ornella Muti, Alain Delon, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 1,508

11. Bure baruta (1998)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.9
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Random Belgrade citizens interact with each other in a night full of crime, frustration, betrayal and revenge.

Director: Goran Paskaljevic | Stars: Mira Banjac, Ivan Bekjarev, Aleksandar Bercek, Vojislav 'Voja' Brajovic

Votes: 4,015 | Gross: $0.11M

13. Out 1, noli me tangere (1971)

Not Rated | 729 min | Drama, Mystery

8.1
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87 Metascore

Following the May 1968 civil unrest in France, a deaf-mute and a con artist simultaneously stumble upon the remnants of a secret society.

Directors: Jacques Rivette, Suzanne Schiffman | Stars: Michèle Moretti, Hermine Karagheuz, Karen Puig, Pierre Baillot

Votes: 948 | Gross: $0.03M

14. House of Boys (2009)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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40 Metascore

Two young soul mates find each other while working at an all-male performance club/brothel. Eventually, one contracts AIDS.

Director: Jean-Claude Schlim | Stars: Loïc Peckels, Layke Anderson, Harry Ferrier, Michael N. Kuehl

Votes: 996

15. L'effrontée (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 1,586

16. Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)

109 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Umber Singh is a Sikh who loses everything during the separation of India in 1947 and is forced to leave his homeland. He obsessively wishes for a male heir. When his fourth daughter is born, he decides to wage a fight against destiny.

Director: Anup Singh | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal

Votes: 717

17. The Bay Boy (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.4
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A teenage boy living in a Cape Breton coal mining community during the 1930's finds himself contemplating life and is haunted by a murder he witnessed in town.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Kiefer Sutherland, Peter Donat, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 600 | Gross: $0.16M

18. Shiqi sui de dan che (2001)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.

Director: Xiaoshuai Wang | Stars: Lin Cui, Xun Zhou, Bin Li, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 4,109 | Gross: $0.16M

19. I Love You (1986)

101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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Michel is a bored lonely cheap-thrills-seeker. Everything changes when he finds an unusual bobble head doll in the shape of a pretty woman that can say "I love you" and falls in love with it to the point of obsession.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Eddy Mitchell, Flora Barillaro, Agnès Soral

Votes: 399

20. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical

7.3
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Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Marie Laforêt, Philippe Léotard, Miguel Ángel Solá, Marina Vlady

Votes: 508

21. 30 Door Key (1991)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Iain Glen, Robert Stephens, Crispin Glover, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 270

22. O melissokomos (1986)

122 min | Drama

7.4
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A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Nadia Mourouzi, Serge Reggiani, Jenny Roussea

Votes: 1,747

23. Dangerous Moves (1984)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dembo | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

Votes: 909

24. Success Is the Best Revenge (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.3
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Poland is under communist rule. An exiled Polish theater director is in England, enthusiastically preparing an abstract play which will criticize the authoritarian Polish government. His sons might not share his political views, though.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Michael York, Joanna Szczerbic, Michal Skolimowski, Józef Skolimowski

Votes: 161

25. A Flame in My Heart (1987)

106 min | Drama

6.5
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The painful ending of a love story binding an over-30-year-old woman and a North African, and the beginning and end of a relationship she also has with an "established" journalist she meets... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Mézières, Benoît Régent, Azize Kabouche, André Marcon

Votes: 204

26. The Big Bang (1987)

76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Sex farce about Fred, an inept post WWIII superhero garbageman, who must prevent WW4 by disarming the continents of Virginia, where mutated feminists live, and USSSR, where mutated buttless men live. Beautiful Liberty is his only ally.

Director: Picha | Stars: Luis Rego, Georges Aminel, Perrette Pradier, Régine Teyssot

Votes: 210

27. 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: 181

28. The Gang of Four (1989)

160 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A drama following 4 women at stage school. Considered by some to be the summation of director Jacques Rivette's work as a whole.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Benoît Régent, Fejria Deliba, Laurence Côte

Votes: 823

29. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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The film tells the story of a strange friendship between an adult, already on the return of his path of life, and a Chinese girl who just begins her path. Nikos is the radio operator of a ... See full summary »

Director: Marion Hänsel | Stars: Stephen Rea, Ling Chu, Adrian Brine, Maka Kotto

Votes: 432

30. L'amour à mort (1984)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 838

31. Golden Eighties (1986)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Three young women at a hair salon all like the son of the clothing store proprietors across the mall. Although Robby is selfish and shallow, he's appealing to Lili, the salon's manager, ... See full summary »

Director: Chantal Akerman | Stars: Lio, Pascale Salkin, Delphine Seyrig, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 200

32. Djeca (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Siblings Rahima and Nedim are the Bosnian war orphans. She works as a restaurant chef and earns just enough money to survive.

Director: Aida Begic | Stars: Marija Pikic, Ismir Gagula, Bojan Navojec, Sanela Pepeljak

Votes: 572

33. Wuthering Heights (1985)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

6.6
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Mistreated foundling Heathcliff and his stepsister Catherine fall in love, but when she marries a wealthy man, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge, even well into the next generation.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu, Alice de Poncheville

Votes: 298 | Gross: $0.62M

34. Les enfants (1985)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

6.9
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7 year-old boy Ernesto intrigues people around him for several reasons. Despite such a young age, he looks like a man on his 40's and also seems a little more intelligent than any of his ... See full summary »

Director: Marguerite Duras | Stars: Axel Bogousslavsky, Daniel Gélin, Tatiana Moukhine, Martine Chevallier

Votes: 129

35. A Cage of Nightingales (1945)

89 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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In France, in 1930, a supervisor of a boarding school for young offenders seeks to awaken the music by forming a choir, despite the skepticism of his boarding school director.

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Noël-Noël, Micheline Francey, René Génin, René Blancard

Votes: 154

36. Escalier C (1985)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Foster, a cynical art critic, becomes more human thanks to his relationship with the young homosexual Bruno.

Director: Jean-Charles Tacchella | Stars: Robin Renucci, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jacques Bonnaffé, Catherine Leprince

Votes: 270

37. Favourites of the Moon (1984)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Awarded the Special Jury Prize at the 41st Venice International Film Festival, this absurdist comedy, with its sprawling cast of crooks, thieves, anarchists, prostitutes, chief inspectors, ... See full summary »

Director: Otar Iosseliani | Stars: Katja Rupé, Alix de Montaigu, François Michel, Jean-Pierre Beauviala

Votes: 560

38. Love on the Ground (1984)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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A play within a play within a play within a play. Actors perform a play in a house, an audience member invites them to work in his own home improvising a play around his own life. The line between fiction and reality blur.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Jane Birkin, Geraldine Chaplin, André Dussollier, Isabelle Linnartz

Votes: 400

39. Natalia (1988)

Drama

5.0
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WW2: in an occupied France ,a young Jewish girl wants to become a movie star.

Director: Bernard Cohn | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Gérard Blain, Michel Voïta

Votes: 17

40. Cartouches gauloises (2007)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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A pair of childhood friends spend a spring together before the summer Algeria's war of Independence.

Director: Mehdi Charef | Stars: Mohamed Faouzi Ali Cherif, Thomas Millet, Tolga Cayir, Julien Amate

Votes: 168

41. Michel Petrucciani (2011)

102 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary on the late French jazz pianist.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Vanessa Guide, Alexandre Petrucciani, Marie Laure Roperch, Roger Willemsen

Votes: 196

42. Mascarades (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.8
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Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his ... See full summary »

Director: Lyès Salem | Stars: Lyès Salem, Sarah Reguieg, Rym Takoucht, Merouane Zmirli

Votes: 326

43. Écrans de sable (1991)

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Director: Randa Chahal Sabag | Stars: Michel Albertini, Raouf Ben Amor, Hamadi Dhoukar, Sandrine Dumas

Votes: 9

44. Des nouvelles du bon Dieu (1996)

100 min | Comedy

7.2
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When novelist Alessandro Battavia commits suicide, a taxi driver named Evangile and her brother Nord believe they are characters imagined in a novel, probably one written by God. Because ... See full summary »

Director: Didier Le Pêcheur | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Maria de Medeiros, Christian Charmetant, Michel Vuillermoz

Votes: 464

45. Une visite au Louvre (2004)

49 min | Documentary

7.3
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A visit to the Louvre in Paris commentated by an actor reading Cézanne.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Julie Koltaï, Jean-Marie Straub

Votes: 165

46. Messiah (1999)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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A Modern Visual Interpretation of Handel's Masterpiece

Director: William Klein | Stars: Charlotte Hellekant, Lynne Dawson, Nicole Heaston, Magdalena Kozená

Votes: 88

47. Bab el web (2005)

99 min | Comedy

4.5
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Kamel and his younger brother live in Bab el Oued, a popular district of Algiers. Kamel is embittered and rather taciturn while jollier Bouzid escapes the drab reality of his life chatting ... See full summary »

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Samy Naceri, Faudel, Julie Gayet, Hacène Benzerari

Votes: 103

48. Hercules (2005 TV Movie)

Unrated | 190 min | Drama, Musical

5.9
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As the first collaboration ever between conductor William Christie and director Luc Bondy, this production of Hercules was the major event of the 2004 opera season. Originally Created in ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Battalion | Stars: Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, Ingela Bohlin, Joyce DiDonato

Votes: 50

49. Le voyage (1984)

100 min | Adventure, Crime

4.7
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Director: Michel Andrieu | Stars: Victoria Abril, Christophe Malavoy, Victor Cavallo, Michaël Jacob

Votes: 9

50. Hi Cousin! (1996)

98 min | Comedy

6.2
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Salut Cousin! is the tale of two Algerian cousins and their mishaps in the racially volatile environment of Paris.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Messaoud Hattau, Magaly Berdy, Ann-Gisel Glass

Votes: 269


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