Released between 2001-01-01 and 2001-12-31 France (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

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: 283,192 | Gross: $7.22M

2. Amélie (2001)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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69 Metascore

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Votes: 633,757 | Gross: $33.23M

3. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones

Votes: 200,318 | Gross: $71.54M

4. The Others (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

Votes: 307,022 | Gross: $96.52M

5. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Votes: 218,618 | Gross: $51.40M

6. Spy Game (2001)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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63 Metascore

Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 132,888 | Gross: $0.03M

7. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 47,828 | Gross: $1.90M

8. Sex and Lucía (2001)

R | 128 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimri, Elena Anaya

Votes: 32,552 | Gross: $1.49M

9. Original Sin (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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33 Metascore

A woman, along with her lover, plans to con a rich man by marrying him, earning his trust, and then running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she falls in love with him.

Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

Votes: 49,615 | Gross: $16.25M

10. Bully (2001)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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45 Metascore

A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

Votes: 31,917 | Gross: $1.54M

11. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Mark Dacascos, Jérémie Renier, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 57,605 | Gross: $11.26M

12. Human Nature (2001)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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56 Metascore

A woman is in love with a man in love with another woman, and all three have designs on a young man raised as an ape.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Tim Robbins, Patricia Arquette, Rhys Ifans, Ken Magee

Votes: 16,532 | Gross: $0.70M

13. Intimacy (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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69 Metascore

A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Susannah Harker, Alastair Galbraith

Votes: 10,264 | Gross: $0.10M

14. Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

Director: Chris Nahon | Stars: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan

Votes: 57,222 | Gross: $36.85M

15. Just Visiting (2001)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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38 Metascore

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage, they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Matt Ross

Votes: 16,931 | Gross: $4.78M

16. Fat Girl (2001)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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77 Metascore

Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Anaïs Reboux, Roxane Mesquida, Libero De Rienzo, Arsinée Khanjian

Votes: 9,379 | Gross: $0.72M

17. No Man's Land (I) (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic, Georges Siatidis

Votes: 41,372 | Gross: $1.06M

18. Totally Spies! (2001–2014)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Three teenage girls from Beverly Hills attempt to balance their lives as high school (later university) students with their undercover work as super-spies, battling an array of bizarre criminals.

Stars: Jennifer Hale, Andrea Baker, Katie Griffin, Adrian Truss

Votes: 7,273

19. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 30,687 | Gross: $25.54M

20. Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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40 Metascore

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas

Votes: 6,256 | Gross: $0.01M

21. CQ (2001)

R | 88 min | Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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56 Metascore

A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.

Director: Roman Coppola | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Angela Lindvall, Élodie Bouchez, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 4,403 | Gross: $0.41M

22. Wasabi (2001)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

6.7
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53 Metascore

Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Jean Reno, Ryôko Hirosue, Michel Muller, Carole Bouquet

Votes: 33,560 | Gross: $0.08M

23. Monsoon Wedding (2001)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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77 Metascore

A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vijay Raaz

Votes: 21,775 | Gross: $13.88M

24. Vidocq (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.5
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Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months. His young biographer, ... See full summary »

Director: Pitof | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Canet, Inés Sastre, André Dussollier

Votes: 19,723

25. Read My Lips (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Devos, Olivier Gourmet, Olivier Perrier

Votes: 12,279 | Gross: $1.36M

26. La Ciénaga (2001)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

The life of two women and their families in a small provincial town of Salta, Argentina.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martín Adjemián, Leonora Balcarce

Votes: 4,442 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Speaking of Sex (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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A female marriage counselor and a male depression expert try to solve the marital problems of a troubled couple.

Director: John McNaughton | Stars: James Spader, Melora Walters, Jay Mohr, Nathaniel Arcand

Votes: 2,122

28. Laguna (2001)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Berry | Stars: Henry Cavill, Emmanuelle Seigner, Joe Mantegna, Daniela Alviani

Votes: 204

29. La stanza del figlio (2001)

R | 99 min | Drama

7.4
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73 Metascore

A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante, Jasmine Trinca, Giuseppe Sanfelice

Votes: 16,239 | Gross: $1.01M

30. Le fate ignoranti (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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69 Metascore

AIDS doctor Antonia's husband is killed by a car. She gets depressed until she learns he had been cheating on her with a man. Following her newly born curiosity for life, she goes to see ... See full summary »

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi, Serra Yilmaz, Gabriel Garko

Votes: 7,818 | Gross: $0.22M

31. Le pornographe (2001)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama

5.3
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Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and '80s, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jérémie Renier, Dominique Blanc, Catherine Mouchet

Votes: 2,095

32. Brève traversée (2001)

Unrated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young French man and an older English woman spend one night together on a ship.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Sarah Pratt, Gilles Guillain, Marc Filipi, Laëtitia Lopez

Votes: 1,446

33. Le placard (2001)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte, Michèle Laroque

Votes: 15,413 | Gross: $6.67M

34. Les jolies choses (2001)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.9
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Lucie and Marie are twin sisters with a love-hate relationship, their personalities completely opposed. Lucie is an extroverted pin-up model, drawn to Paris seeking fame and dragged into a ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Stomy Bugsy, Patrick Bruel, Titoff

Votes: 930

35. La chambre des officiers (2001)

135 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, ... See full summary »

Director: François Dupeyron | Stars: Éric Caravaca, Denis Podalydès, Grégori Derangère, Sabine Azéma

Votes: 1,455

36. Don't Tempt Me (2001)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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31 Metascore

Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.

Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Victoria Abril, Jero García, Gerardo Giacinti

Votes: 5,079 | Gross: $0.08M

37. Very Annie Mary (2001)

104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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33 Metascore

After her father suffers a stroke, his daughter is forced to take care of him.

Director: Sara Sugarman | Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Jonathan Pryce, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Rhys

Votes: 1,114

38. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,899

39. Yamakasi (2001)

90 min | Action, Drama, Crime

6.2
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7 guys from Paris' suburbs like challenges like climbing tall buildings and doing parkour - especially with cops/flics chasing them. When a kid fan urgently needs a heart the Yamakasis try to find a way.

Directors: Ariel Zeitoun, Julien Seri | Stars: Châu Belle Dinh, Williams Belle, Malik Diouf, Yann Hnautra

Votes: 10,032

40. Mad Love (2001)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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55 Metascore

The love story that transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "the Mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a political motive behind.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Daniele Liotti, Rosana Pastor, Giuliano Gemma

Votes: 3,409 | Gross: $0.28M

41. Millennium Mambo (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

The ethereally beautiful Vicky recalls her romances with Hao Hao and Jack in the neon-lit clubs of Taipei.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Qi Shu, Jack Kao, Chun-hao Tuan, Jun Takeuchi

Votes: 3,850 | Gross: $0.01M

42. The Gaul (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

2.7
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An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

Votes: 4,801

43. Largo Winch (2001–2003)

48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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Largo (Winch) is the illegitimate son of Nerio Winch, a billionaire industrialist, who did business very much in a greyish manner. When Nerio sensed that his time was up he named Largo his ... See full summary »

Stars: Paolo Seganti, Sydney Penny, Diego Wallraff, Serge Houde

Votes: 552

44. Samsara (2001)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A spiritual love-story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, Himalayas. Samsara is a quest; one man's struggle to find spiritual Enlightenment by renouncing the world. And one woman's ... See full summary »

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Shawn Ku, Christy Chung, Neelesha Barthel, Lhakpa Tsering

Votes: 6,896

45. 'R Xmas (2001)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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55 Metascore

A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Drea de Matteo, Lillo Brancato, Lisa Valens, Ice-T

Votes: 1,171 | Gross: $0.00M

46. Au Pair II (2001 TV Movie)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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A father and the former nanny to his children prepare a merger between his company and a European conglomerate.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Heidi Lenhart, Jake Dinwiddie, Katie Volding

Votes: 785

47. Abril Despedaçado (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: José Dumont, Rodrigo Santoro, Rita Assemany, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 6,258 | Gross: $0.06M

48. Safar e Ghandehar (2001)

Not Rated | 81 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.8
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76 Metascore

After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Ike Ogut, Sadou Teymouri

Votes: 6,106 | Gross: $0.02M

49. Clément (2001)

139 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A boy in his early teens develops a crush on a grown woman old enough to be his mother only to discover she is also attracted to him. Marion (Emmanuelle Bercot) is a headstrong and ... See full summary »

Director: Emmanuelle Bercot | Stars: Olivier Gueritée, Emmanuelle Bercot, Kevin Goffette, Rémi Martin

Votes: 355

50. La répétition (2001)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

6.1
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Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Pascale Bussières, Dani Levy, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Votes: 1,040


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