With Arte France Cinéma (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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95 Metascore

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Votes: 27,929

2. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 112,073 | Gross: $0.79M

3. Climax (I) (2018)

R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Music

7.1
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67 Metascore

French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.

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

Votes: 40,792 | Gross: $0.80M

4. The Whistlers (2019)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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76 Metascore

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a policeman who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception.

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Agustí Villaronga

Votes: 1,862

5. Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.7
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82 Metascore

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 10,843

6. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 111,568 | Gross: $0.40M

7. High Life (2018)

R | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.9
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77 Metascore

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth

Votes: 22,800 | Gross: $1.23M

8. Melancholia (2011)

R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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80 Metascore

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 160,182 | Gross: $3.03M

9. Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Bell

Votes: 83,176 | Gross: $0.33M

10. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 131,797 | Gross: $1.53M

11. About Endlessness (2019)

78 min | Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

With ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, Roy Andersson adds to his cinematic oeuvre with a reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Bengt Bergius, Anja Broms, Marie Burman, Amanda Davies

Votes: 1,206

12. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama

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: 52,522 | Gross: $1.90M

13. The Square (2017)

R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Votes: 49,515 | Gross: $1.50M

14. Atlantics (2019)

TV-14 | 106 min | Drama

6.8
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85 Metascore

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.

Director: Mati Diop | Stars: Mame Bineta Sane, Amadou Mbow, Traore, Nicole Sougou

Votes: 5,401

15. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An East European girl travels to the United States with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 97,745 | Gross: $4.18M

16. Personal Shopper (2016)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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77 Metascore

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Anders Danielsen Lie

Votes: 34,131 | Gross: $1.31M

17. The Wild Goose Lake (2019)

113 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

A gangster on the run sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

Director: Yi'nan Diao | Stars: Ge Hu, Lun-Mei Kwei, Fan Liao, Regina Wan

Votes: 2,372

18. Winter Sleep (2014)

Not Rated | 196 min | Drama

8.2
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88 Metascore

A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Ayberk Pekcan

Votes: 40,879 | Gross: $0.17M

19. Deerskin (2019)

77 min | Comedy, Horror

6.8
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73 Metascore

A man's obsession with his designer deerskin jacket causes him to blow his life savings and turn to crime.

Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy, Coralie Russier

Votes: 3,471

20. Happy as Lazzaro (2018)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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87 Metascore

An unceasingly kind Italian peasant and his family are blatantly exploited by a tobacco baroness.

Director: Alice Rohrwacher | Stars: Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani, Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Chikovani

Votes: 11,796

21. Caché (I) (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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83 Metascore

A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot

Votes: 69,610 | Gross: $3.63M

22. The Salesman (2016)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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85 Metascore

While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Mina Sadati, Babak Karimi

Votes: 45,986 | Gross: $2.40M

23. House of Tolerance (2011)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

At an elegant Parisian bordello at the dawn of the 20th century, exists a cloistered world of pleasure, pain, hope, rivalries, and most of all, slavery.

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Noémie Lvovsky, Hafsia Herzi, Céline Sallette, Jasmine Trinca

Votes: 5,979 | Gross: $0.02M

24. Holy Motors (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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84 Metascore

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue

Votes: 39,206

25. Transit (I) (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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82 Metascore

A man attempting to escape occupied France falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman

Votes: 6,171 | Gross: $0.82M

26. Intimacy (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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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: 10,866 | Gross: $0.10M

27. 2046 (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.4
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78 Metascore

Several women enter a science fiction author's life over the course of a few years, after the author has lost the woman he considers his one true love.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Faye Wong, Li Gong

Votes: 48,581 | Gross: $1.44M

28. Romance (1999)

R | 84 min | Drama

5.3
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49 Metascore

Frustrated by the lack of intimacy in her relationship, a young schoolteacher goes through a series of intimidating and often violent sexual partners.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stévenin, François Berléand, Rocco Siffredi

Votes: 9,506 | Gross: $1.28M

29. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.7
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79 Metascore

A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 26,064 | Gross: $1.81M

30. Annette (I) (2020)

Drama, Musical | Post-production

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife, have a 2 year old daughter with a surprising gift.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Dyson-Smith

31. Loveless (2017)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Marina Vasileva

Votes: 26,501 | Gross: $0.57M

32. Womb (2010)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.4
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48 Metascore

A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.

Director: Benedek Fliegauf | Stars: Eva Green, Matt Smith, Lesley Manville, Peter Wight

Votes: 12,929

33. Synonyms (2019)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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84 Metascore

A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

Director: Nadav Lapid | Stars: Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire, Louise Chevillotte, Uria Hayik

Votes: 3,709

34. Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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63 Metascore

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Directors: Leos Carax, Michel Gondry, Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryô Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 9,140 | Gross: $0.35M

35. The Lunchbox (2013)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

Director: Ritesh Batra | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 44,920 | Gross: $4.23M

36. Ash Is Purest White (2018)

Not Rated | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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85 Metascore

A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Yi'nan Diao, Jiali Ding

Votes: 6,231 | Gross: $0.42M

37. Tomboy (2011)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Jeanne Disson, Sophie Cattani

Votes: 16,570 | Gross: $0.13M

38. Happy End (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

A well-to-do French family deals with a series of setbacks and crises.

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

Votes: 11,634 | Gross: $0.30M

39. Masaan (2015)

109 min | Drama

8.1
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Along India's Ganges River, four people face prejudice, a strict moral code and a punishing caste system as they confront personal tragedies.

Director: Neeraj Ghaywan | Stars: Richa Chadha, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Pankaj Tripathi

Votes: 20,887

40. Rubber (2010)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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59 Metascore

A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession.

Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Wings Hauser, Jack Plotnick

Votes: 32,736 | Gross: $0.10M

41. Tom at the Farm (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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67 Metascore

A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyne Brochu

Votes: 14,952

42. Stranger by the Lake (2013)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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82 Metascore

Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this but wants to live out his passion anyway.

Director: Alain Guiraudie | Stars: Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick d'Assumçao, Jérôme Chappatte

Votes: 12,280 | Gross: $0.32M

43. The Red Turtle (2016)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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86 Metascore

A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit | Stars: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, Axel Devillers

Votes: 28,136 | Gross: $0.92M

44. Knife + Heart (2018)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.2
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69 Metascore

Paris, summer 1979. Anne is a producer of cheap gay porn. When Lois, her editor and companion, leaves her, she attempts to get her back by making a more ambitious film with the flamboyant Archibald.

Director: Yann Gonzalez | Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Nicolas Maury, Kate Moran, Jonathan Genet

Votes: 2,834 | Gross: $0.03M

45. Girlhood (2014)

Unrated | 113 min | Drama

6.9
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85 Metascore

A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence in the process. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Lindsay Karamoh, Mariétou Touré

Votes: 7,300

46. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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81 Metascore

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg, Lotti Törnros

Votes: 15,337 | Gross: $0.22M

47. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 21,698 | Gross: $0.08M

48. Faces Places (2017)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.9
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94 Metascore

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda | Stars: Agnès Varda, JR, Jeannine Carpentier, Clemens Van Dungern

Votes: 9,557 | Gross: $0.95M

49. Son of Rambow (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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66 Metascore

During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).

Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing

Votes: 30,198 | Gross: $1.78M

50. Non-Fiction (2018)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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78 Metascore

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, Christa Théret

Votes: 3,418 | Gross: $0.70M


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