With Films A2 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lover (1992)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jane March, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Frédérique Meininger, Arnaud Giovaninetti

Votes: 18,061 | Gross: $4.90M

2. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

PG | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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79 Metascore

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

Votes: 21,372 | Gross: $15.14M

3. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Klaus-Michael Grüber, Marion Stalens

Votes: 11,445 | Gross: $0.12M

4. Gandahar (1987)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Catherine Chevallier

Votes: 3,997 | Gross: $0.37M

5. Vagabond (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 7,597

6. Manon of the Spring (1986)

PG | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 19,751 | Gross: $3.94M

7. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Drama

8.0
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

Votes: 22,957 | Gross: $4.94M

8. First Name: Carmen (1983)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Votes: 3,179

9. Camille Claudel (1988)

R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Camille Claude impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and she also becomes his mistress. But after a while, she would like to get out of his shadow.

Director: Bruno Nuytten | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 5,848 | Gross: $0.20M

10. The Voice of the Moon (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi

Votes: 2,168

11. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Votes: 5,263

12. Death Watch (1980)

R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Thérèse Liotard

Votes: 2,400

13. Passion (1982)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A film director has an inspirational crisis while working on the production, Passion, and struggles with the nature of work and art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Michel Piccoli, Jerzy Radziwilowicz

Votes: 2,193

14. Rendez-vous (1985)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Dreaming of an actress future, a young girl arrives in Paris. Her personality awakens a glowing passion of several different men.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Juliette Binoche, Wadeck Stanczak, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 2,269

15. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 4,628

16. Coup de Torchon (1981)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life - and resorts to drastic means to do so.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Votes: 4,621

17. La révolution française (1989)

335 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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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: 1,230

18. The Cabbage Soup (1981)

98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Carmet, Jacques Villeret, Claude Gensac

Votes: 7,047

19. Story of Women (1988)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 3,615 | Gross: $0.44M

20. Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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In Canada's North during the 1930s, a young Inuit kills a White trader and is pursued by the police but his father is determined to protect his fugitive son at any cost.

Directors: Jacques Dorfmann, Pierre Magny | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshirô Mifune, Jennifer Tilly, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

Votes: 791 | Gross: $1.45M

21. Good Morning Babylon (1987)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi, Désirée Nosbusch

Votes: 1,456 | Gross: $0.18M

22. A Sunday in the Country (1984)

G | 90 min | Drama

7.7
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An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 2,027 | Gross: $2.41M

23. Les possédés (1988)

116 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1870 Russia, a group of young and idealistic anarchists plots to overthrow the established order through violent means.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jutta Lampe, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Bernard Blier

Votes: 487

24. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)

TV-MA | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat, Alain Artur

Votes: 2,684

25. Le Bal (1983)

109 min | History, Musical

7.8
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Dance moves, music and fashion mark the passage of time inside a Paris dance hall, throughout fifty years of history.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Étienne Guichard, Régis Bouquet, Francesco De Rosa, Arnault LeCarpentier

Votes: 2,371

26. Van Gogh (1991)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life are examined.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Bernard Le Coq, Gérard Séty

Votes: 2,514 | Gross: $0.14M

27. La passante du Sans-Souci (1982)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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Being imprisoned for murdering a politician, husband tells his wife why he did this.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Helmut Griem, Dominique Labourier

Votes: 856

28. The Bay Boy (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 620 | Gross: $0.16M

29. Merci la vie (1991)

117 min | Drama

6.6
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Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Votes: 1,054

30. The Blood of Others (1984)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.3
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WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 475

31. Hanna K. (1983)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.3
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An Israeli lawyer is defending a Palestinian charged by The Military Court System in the Israeli-Occupied Territories. It's a tough case because of a strong political background.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Jean Yanne, Gabriel Byrne, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 594 | Gross: $0.11M

32. Entre Nous (1983)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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A Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries him.

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Miou-Miou, Isabelle Huppert, Guy Marchand, Jean-Pierre Bacri

Votes: 1,504

33. Love Unto Death (1984)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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: 872

34. Max mon amour (1986)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.1
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A married French woman takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Higgins, Victoria Abril, Anne-Marie Besse

Votes: 869

35. Money (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A young man whose father's fortune was stolen by his closest friends sets out to get revenge in this odyssey through the world's major financial centers.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Maryam d'Abo, Bruno Cremer, Mario Adorf

Votes: 163

36. Paradis pour tous (1982)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Doctor Valois has invented the "flashage", a cure for depressed people. After having tested it on monkeys, he tries with a first human patient, Alain Durieux. This is great success, ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Jessua | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Jacques Dutronc, Fanny Cottençon, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 323

37. Hotel America (1981)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Hélène, a distracted pill-popping anesthetist, almost runs down Gilles one evening on a Biarritz street. She is still numb from the drowning death earlier that year of her lover, a visionary architect.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Patrick Dewaere, Etienne Chicot, Sabine Haudepin

Votes: 767

38. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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A drunken sailor recounts the surrealistic odyssey of his life story to a murderous student.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair, Lisa Lyon

Votes: 640

39. Olivier, Olivier (1992)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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A nine-year-old boy disappears without a trace. Six years later, he reappears in Paris but there are doubts about his real identity.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Brigitte Roüan, François Cluzet, Jean-François Stévenin, Frédéric Quiring

Votes: 1,597 | Gross: $1.26M

40. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,469 | Gross: $0.43M

41. Terminus (1987)

PG | 115 min | Sci-Fi

3.0
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In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver of a computerized truck must drive across country to an established terminus and not ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-William Glenn | Stars: Karen Allen, Jürgen Prochnow, Johnny Hallyday, Gabriel Damon

Votes: 286

42. An Impudent Girl (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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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: 1,696

43. Scene of the Crime (1986)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Nicolas Giraudi, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Wadeck Stanczak

Votes: 721 | Gross: $0.16M

44. Scream of Stone (1991)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Two famous competitive climbers make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre, one of the most dangerous mountains in Argentina and the world, first. As the day of the climb approaches, their increasing competitiveness becomes destructive.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Stefan Glowacz, Mathilda May, Al Waxman

Votes: 1,163

45. The Emigrant (1994)

129 min | Drama

6.7
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The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Khaled Nabawy, Mahmood Hemaidah, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 752

46. Fort Saganne (1984)

180 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

Votes: 813

47. Eréndira (1983)

103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Irene Papas, Claudia Ohana, Michael Lonsdale, Oliver Wehe

Votes: 563

48. La balance (1982)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Nicole is a Parisian streetwalker and Dede is her racketeer boyfriend, on the outs with his mob bosses because of a dispute over Nicole. When a police informant ("balance") is murdered, the... See full summary »

Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Richard Berry, Maurice Ronet

Votes: 1,017

49. Notre histoire (1984)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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A desperate alcoholic reaches a turning-point in his life when he meets a strange woman in a railway carriage: they make love, but then she leaves. Chasing after the girl, he clings to her as if she were his final chance.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Alain Delon, Nathalie Baye, Gérard Darmon, Geneviève Fontanel

Votes: 813

50. The Temptation of Isabelle (1985)

86 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Two young couples in love, Bruno and Isabelle, and Alain and Lio face each other, love each other, hurt each other with passion, violence and pride.

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Ann-Gisel Glass, Jacques Bonnaffé, Fanny Bastien, Xavier Deluc

Votes: 55


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