Most Popular French Politics Movies and TV Shows
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4. The French Minister (2013)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy
Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,020 | Gross: $0.00M
5. Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
One early morning deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano ... See full summary »
6. Une femme française (1995)
100 min | Drama, Romance
Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,129 | Gross: $0.17M
7. Special Section (1975)
PG | 110 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In occupied France during the WWII, a German officer is murdered. The collaborationist Vichy government decides to pin the murder on six petty criminals. Loyal judges are called in to convict them as quickly as possible.
8. Elena and Her Men (1956)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party's candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her.
10. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War
An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.
11. Stavisky... (1974)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Irrestisible charm and talent help Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even the most influential members of the French industrial and political elite ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,559 | Gross: $0.01M
12. The Minister (2011)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the ... See full summary »
13. This Is Our Land (2017)
PG | 117 min | Drama
An engaged but apolitical nurse gets involved in a far-right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France, it becomes about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.
Votes: 839 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Le grand jeu (I) (2015)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Ostensible puppet master is an affable white-haired gentleman named Joseph Paskin casually approaches the sullen Pierre Blum outside a French casino. Joseph pretends not to recognize the 40... See full summary »
15. Napoleon (1955)
190 min | Biography, Drama, War
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.
16. Terror's Advocate (2007)
Unrated | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
Votes: 1,434 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, History, War
France, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an ... See full summary »
20. L'affaire Dreyfus (1995 TV Movie)
200 min | Biography, Drama
In 1894, the French Army discovered the existence of a traitor Alsatian and Jewish, the French officer Alfred Dreyfus makes an ideal culprit. For lack of evidence, the War Ministry creates ... See full summary »
21. The President (1961)
110 min | Thriller
At 73, France's ex-president, Emile Beaufort, faces declining health, but he still plays a vigorous role behind the scenes as a philosopher and, potentially, as a power broker. In ... See full summary »
23. Pater (2011)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier are pals. Like father and son. They sip port in bars dreaming of a film they might make. Together. Then just once in a while, they don suit and tie. Play ... See full summary »
24. Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (2008)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
October 1980. Michel Colucci, better known as Coluche, is the French people's favorite comedian. He performs every night to a packed house at the Théâtre du Gymnase. One day, always ... See full summary »
29. Terror! Robespierre and the French Revolution (2009 TV Movie)
In 1794, French revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre produced the world's first defense of "state terror" - claiming that the road to virtue lay through political violence. This film ... See full summary »
34. Is There a Frenchman in the House? (1982)
106 min | Comedy, Crime
Horace Tumelat,a powerful politician was raised by his uncle Eusèbe.He has to find a letter written by his uncle who committed suicide.
35. L'école du pouvoir (2009 TV Movie)
125 min | Drama
A retelling in two parts, from 1977 to 1986, of the education and the rise to power of a group of young graduates of the prestigious ENA school.
36. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)
102 min | Biography, Drama
France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.
38. Emmanuel Macron: les coulisses d'une victoire (2017 TV Movie)
91 min | Documentary
Objective footage witnessing the sudden political ascent of Emmanuel Macron, who survived a bruising campaign to become the youngest president in French history.
39. 1974, une partie de campagne (1974)
90 min | Documentary
This documentary closely follows the French 1974 Presidential campaign of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (who then became President).
41. Pétain (1993)
132 min | Drama, History
During second world war,Philippe Pétain gets absolute powers.The war ends with the arrival of allied forces by Petainism has not been put on trial.
44. The Rainbow Warrior (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, History
July 10, 1985. The Rainbow Warrior, a ship belonging to Greenpeace is docked in the port of Auckland, New Zealand when it sinks after an explosion. The incident claims the life of Fernando ... See full summary »
47. Who Is Bernard Tapie? (2001)
PG | 56 min | Documentary
This documentary tells two stories simultaneously: it's a profile of Bernard Tapie, a wealthy man who rises and falls spectacularly in French society and may be on the rise again; and, it's... See full summary »
49. Farewell De Gaulle, Farewell (2009 TV Movie)
95 min | History
May 1968. Charles de Gaulle is 77. His great career is behind him. Obsessed by France's prestige, he's looking with distance to the student demonstrations. An intimate portrait of the General through the tale of 68'events.