Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language French


1. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

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: 116,594 | Gross: $2.20M

2. Climax (2018)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Musical

7.8
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85 Metascore

Birth and death are extraordinary experiences. Life is a fleeting pleasure.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile

Votes: 348

3. Irreversible (2002)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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51 Metascore

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 the underpass.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

Votes: 100,362 | Gross: $0.75M

4. Martyrs (2008)

R | 99 min | Horror

7.1
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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

Votes: 70,321

5. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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57 Metascore

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: 629,188 | Gross: $13.18M

6. Le manoir (2017)

100 min | Comedy, Horror

4.6
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A band of students comes to celebrate the New Year in an old manor house isolated from everything. But soon after their arrival, strange events disrupt the atmosphere, before the party turns squarely to the nightmare.

Director: Tony T. Datis | Stars: Marc Jarousseau, Nathalie Odzierejko, Ludovik Day, Jérôme Niel

Votes: 695

7. 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: 623,123 | Gross: $33.23M

8. Taxi 5 (2018)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.

Director: Franck Gastambide | Stars: Franck Gastambide, Malik Bentalha, Bernard Farcy, Salvatore Esposito

Votes: 2,127

9. Incendies (2010)

R | 131 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.2
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80 Metascore

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Mustafa Kamel

Votes: 113,269 | Gross: $6.86M

10. Grave (II) (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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81 Metascore

Forced to eat meat during a college hazing, a young vegetarian develops an unbidden taste for meat that drives her down a dark path.

Director: Julia Ducournau | Stars: Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella, Laurent Lucas

Votes: 42,250 | Gross: $0.51M

11. Croc-Blanc (2018)

85 min | Animation, Adventure

6.9
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61 Metascore

Based on the timeless novel by Jack London. A loyal wolfdog's curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.

Director: Alexandre Espigares | Stars: Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Paul Giamatti, Eddie Spears

Votes: 866

12. Point Break (2015)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Sport

5.3
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34 Metascore

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.

Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 50,857 | Gross: $28.78M

13. Young & Beautiful (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

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: 27,456 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Double Lover (2017)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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70 Metascore

Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Marine Vacth, Jérémie Renier, Jacqueline Bisset, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 6,357 | Gross: $0.17M

15. Les affamés (2017)

TV-MA | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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In a small, remote village in upstate Quebec, things have changed. Locals are not the same anymore - their bodies are breaking down and they have turned against their loved ones. A handful of survivors goes hiding into the woods, looking for others like them.

Director: Robin Aubert | Stars: Marc-André Grondin, Monia Chokri, Charlotte St-Martin, Micheline Lanctôt

Votes: 4,442

16. Elle (I) (2016)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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89 Metascore

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling

Votes: 49,905

17. The Big Blue (1988)

R | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Sport

7.6
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35 Metascore

The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Shenar

Votes: 42,818 | Gross: $3.50M

18. Mommy (I) (2014)

R | 139 min | Drama

8.1
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74 Metascore

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément, Patrick Huard

Votes: 39,913 | Gross: $3.49M

19. Le Petit Prince (2015)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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70 Metascore

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 46,425 | Gross: $1.34M

20. Happy End (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.8
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72 Metascore

A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin

Votes: 7,976 | Gross: $0.30M

21. Rust and Bone (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette

Votes: 56,630 | Gross: $2.06M

22. D'après une histoire vraie (I) (2017)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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43 Metascore

A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Eva Green, Vincent Perez, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 2,050

23. Immoral Tales (1973)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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An erotic collection of short stories, an anthology comprised of tantalizing tales about sexual desire and its diverse manifestations.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra, Lisbeth Hummel

Votes: 3,054

24. Demain tout commence (2016)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Samuel parties hard in the Marseille area of France and is awoken one morning by a woman carrying a baby she claims is his. She drives off leaving him with a wailing infant; he gives chase ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Gélin | Stars: Omar Sy, Clémence Poésy, Antoine Bertrand, Ashley Walters

Votes: 14,429

25. Taxi (I) (1998)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

Director: Gérard Pirès | Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

Votes: 68,842 | Gross: $0.27M

26. La Haine (1995)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot.

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Saïd Taghmaoui, Abdel Ahmed Ghili

Votes: 125,763 | Gross: $0.31M

27. Jusqu'à la garde (2017)

93 min | Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the centre.

Director: Xavier Legrand | Stars: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria, Mathilde Auneveux

Votes: 2,725 | Gross: $0.07M

28. Fantastic Planet (1973)

PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart

Votes: 18,115

29. La ch'tite famille (2018)

107 min | Comedy

5.5
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Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.

Director: Dany Boon | Stars: Dany Boon, Line Renaud, Laurence Arné, Valérie Bonneton

Votes: 1,080

30. C'est la vie! (I) (2017)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A hectic wedding party held in an 17th century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Macaigne

Votes: 5,277

31. Inside (2007)

R | 82 min | Horror

6.8
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Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Alysson Paradis, Jean-Baptiste Tabourin, Claude Lulé, Dominique Frot

Votes: 33,078

32. High Tension (2003)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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42 Metascore

Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Cécile de France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

Votes: 60,740 | Gross: $3.68M

33. La Femme Nikita (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

7.4
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56 Metascore

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Votes: 60,755 | Gross: $5.02M

34. Girl (II) (2018)

105 min | Drama

7.3
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82 Metascore

Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams to become a ballerina.

Director: Lukas Dhont | Stars: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Katelijne Damen, Valentijn Dhaenens

Votes: 166

35. Amour (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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94 Metascore

Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud

Votes: 81,391 | Gross: $6.74M

36. Je ne suis pas un homme facile (2018)

98 min | Comedy

6.4
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A shameless chauvinist gets a taste of his own medicine when he wakes up in a world dominated by women and locks horns with a powerful female author.

Director: Eléonore Pourriat | Stars: Lucie Leclerc, Pierre Benezit, Moon Dailly, Vincent Elbaz

Votes: 4,924

37. La Vie en Rose (2007)

PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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66 Metascore

Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.

Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner

Votes: 74,673 | Gross: $10.30M

38. 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: 56,911 | Gross: $11.26M

39. BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

Director: Robin Campillo | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz

Votes: 8,283 | Gross: $0.13M

40. Au revoir là-haut (2017)

117 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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November 1919. Two soldiers - a disfigured but brilliant artist and an ex-accountant - start a memorial con. But in the France of the Roaring Twenties, their adventures soon turn dangerous.

Director: Albert Dupontel | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Albert Dupontel, Laurent Lafitte, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 3,762

41. Q (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

5.6
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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

Votes: 4,977

42. Tout le monde debout (2018)

107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Jocelyn is a successful businessman, selfish and misogynist. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day she presents him her sister in a wheelchair.

Director: Franck Dubosc | Stars: Franck Dubosc, Alexandra Lamy, Elsa Zylberstein, Gérard Darmon

Votes: 933

43. Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (2017)

175 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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55 Metascore

A teen boy comes back to his hometown during summer vacation in search for love (in 1994).

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Shaïn Boumedine, Ophélie Bau, Salim Kechiouche, Lou Luttiau

Votes: 662

44. Dans la brume (2018)

89 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A family attempts to survive a massive catastrophe in Paris.

Director: Daniel Roby | Stars: Romain Duris, Olga Kurylenko, Fantine Harduin, Michel Robin

Votes: 949

45. The Swimming Pool (1969)

GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa on the French Riviera near St-Tropez. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.

Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Votes: 5,992 | Gross: $0.03M

46. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.0
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85 Metascore

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Votes: 73,534 | Gross: $1.32M

47. Let the Sunshine In (2017)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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79 Metascore

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine, Josiane Balasko

Votes: 2,716 | Gross: $0.87M

48. At Eternity's Gate (2018)

110 min | Biography, Drama | Completed

A look at Vincent van Gogh's time in Arles.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen

49. It's Only the End of the World (2016)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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48 Metascore

Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 16,239

50. Tell No One (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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82 Metascore

After eight long years since his beloved wife's hideous murder, unexpectedly, an accidental discovery of two bodies near a Doctor's estate will stir things again in a long-forgotten buried case that nothing is as it appears.

Director: Guillaume Canet | Stars: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 44,523 | Gross: $6.18M



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