Feature Film, French (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

119 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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93 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: 2,227

2. 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: 32,349 | Gross: $0.80M

3. Street Flow (2019)

TV-MA | 96 min | Crime

6.3
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Three brothers try to survive on the streets of a tough French suburb.

Directors: Kery James, Leïla Sy | Stars: Kery James, Jammeh Diangana, Bakary Diombera, Chloé Jouannet

Votes: 374

4. 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: 127,325 | Gross: $2.20M

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: 694,960 | Gross: $13.18M

6. 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: 76,342

7. By the Grace of God (2018)

137 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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80 Metascore

The three men, friends of childhood, will cross, compare their personal experiences and question their life of couple, family and professional.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet, Swann Arlaud, Éric Caravaca

Votes: 2,709

8. Irréversible (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: 109,605 | Gross: $0.75M

9. 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: 663,475 | Gross: $33.23M

10. Curiosa (2019)

107 min | Drama, History

5.4
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Paris 1895; Pierre is a Parisian dandy and poet on the verge of fame. He and his poet friend Henri are both madly in love with Marie, the cheeky daughter of their mentor, Franco-Cuban poet ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Jeunet | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Niels Schneider, Benjamin Lavernhe, Camélia Jordana

Votes: 310

11. Incendies (2010)

R | 131 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.3
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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: 128,500 | Gross: $6.86M

12. The Story of O (1975)

NC-17 | 97 min | Drama

5.4
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The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion. Rene discharges a personal debt by transferring possession of O... See full summary »

Director: Just Jaeckin | Stars: Corinne Cléry, Udo Kier, Anthony Steel, Jean Gaven

Votes: 5,383

13. Revenge (II) (2017)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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81 Metascore

Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.

Director: Coralie Fargeat | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens, Vincent Colombe, Guillaume Bouchède

Votes: 29,260 | Gross: $0.10M

14. High Tension (2003)

R | 91 min | Horror

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: 64,021 | Gross: $3.68M

15. Cold Blood (2019)

TV-PG | 91 min | Action, Thriller

4.5
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25 Metascore

A hit-man lives isolated in a cabin at the edge of a lake. One day, an injured woman arrives in front of his house. To save her, he could well risk his own life.

Director: Frédéric Petitjean | Stars: Jean Reno, Sarah Lind, Joe Anderson, David Gyasi

Votes: 1,982

16. Lady Chatterley (2006)

R | 168 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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80 Metascore

A French adaptation of the second (and much less well-known) version of D.H. Lawrence's erotic tale.

Director: Pascale Ferran | Stars: Marina Hands, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h, Hippolyte Girardot, Hélène Alexandridis

Votes: 4,143 | Gross: $0.69M

17. The Wolf's Call (2019)

TV-14 | 115 min | Action, Thriller

7.0
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In the near future, a French submarine finds itself in a crisis situation.

Director: Antonin Baudry | Stars: François Civil, Omar Sy, Mathieu Kassovitz, Reda Kateb

Votes: 7,650

18. Matthias & Maxime (2019)

119 min | Drama

6.8
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59 Metascore

A drama focusing on a group of friends in their late 20s.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Gabriel D'Almeida Freitas, Xavier Dolan, Pier-Luc Funk, Samuel Gauthier

Votes: 727

19. Adults in the Room (2019)

124 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. A new government rebels against the EU's iron-fisted rule and inspires millions of Europeans. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Christos Loulis, Alexandros Bourdoumis, Ulrich Tukur, Daan Schuurmans

Votes: 3,278

20. Raw (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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81 Metascore

An innocent teenager, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.

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

Votes: 52,001 | Gross: $0.51M

21. The Truth (2019)

106 min | Drama

6.5
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71 Metascore

About a stormy reunion between a daughter and her actress mother, Catherine, against the backdrop of Catherine's latest role in a sci-fi picture as a mother who never grows old.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Clémentine Grenier

Votes: 421

22. An Officer and a Spy (2019)

132 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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56 Metascore

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's island.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Louis Garrel, Emmanuelle Seigner, Grégory Gadebois

Votes: 421

23. 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: 50,656 | Gross: $1.90M

24. 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: 59,755 | Gross: $2.06M

25. Who You Think I Am (2019)

101 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young blonde and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why?

Director: Safy Nebbou | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, François Civil, Marie-Ange Casta

Votes: 1,466

26. Young & Beautiful (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: 29,671 | Gross: $0.05M

27. The Emperor of Paris (2018)

TV-MA | 120 min | Adventure, Crime, History

6.2
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Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man who escaped from the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after his last ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Patrick Chesnais, August Diehl, Olga Kurylenko

Votes: 2,128

28. 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: 134,667 | Gross: $0.31M

29. Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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34 Metascore

Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.

Directors: Pascal Arnold, Jean-Marc Barr | Stars: Mathias Melloul, Valérie Maës, Stephan Hersoen, Leïla Denio

Votes: 3,622

30. Elle (I) (2016)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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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: 56,051

31. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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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: 59,664 | Gross: $11.26M

32. 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: 44,312 | Gross: $3.49M

33. Synonyms (2019)

123 min | Drama

6.8
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85 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: 1,740

34. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.7
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90 Metascore

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault

Votes: 23,605 | Gross: $0.05M

35. Breathless (1960)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Votes: 66,100 | Gross: $0.34M

36. The Tenant (1976)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 35,253 | Gross: $1.92M

37. La Femme Nikita (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

7.3
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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: 63,861 | Gross: $5.02M

38. Non-Fiction (2018)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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79 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: 2,629 | Gross: $0.70M

39. Romance (1999)

R | 84 min | Drama

5.3
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49 Metascore

Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 9,312 | Gross: $1.28M

40. 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: 3,505

41. Les Misérables (2019)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Stéphane joined the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, in the 93. He meets his new teammates, Chris and Gwada, and discovers the tensions between the different groups of the district.

Director: Ladj Ly | Stars: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djibril Zonga, Issa Perica

Votes: 596

42. 15 Minutes of War (2019)

TV-14 | 98 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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44 Metascore

In February 1976 in Djibouti, a school bus was taken hostage at the Somali border. The GIGN is sent on the spot. After 30 hours of tension, a rescue operation is organized.

Director: Fred Grivois | Stars: Alban Lenoir, Olga Kurylenko, Sébastien Lalanne, David Murgia

Votes: 922

43. Girl (II) (2018)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

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

Director: Lukas Dhont | Stars: Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart, Tijmen Govaerts

Votes: 8,661

44. 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: 78,454 | Gross: $10.30M

45. Proxima (2019)

107 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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75 Metascore

An astronaut prepares for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.

Director: Alice Winocour | Stars: Eva Green, Matt Dillon, Lars Eidinger, Sandra Hüller

Votes: 115

46. Caché (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: 67,518 | Gross: $3.63M

47. Q (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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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: 5,465

48. La belle époque (2019)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A couple in crisis. He, disillusioned, sees his life upset the day an entrepreneur offers him to plunge back into the time of his choice.

Director: Nicolas Bedos | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Guillaume Canet, Doria Tillier, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 335

49. Rape Me (2000)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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35 Metascore

Two young women, marginalised by society, go on a destructive tour of sex and violence. Breaking norms and killing men - and shattering the complacency of polite cinema audiences.

Directors: Virginie Despentes, Coralie | Stars: Raffaëla Anderson, Karen Lancaume, Céline Beugnot, Adama Niane

Votes: 16,149 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.9
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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: 80,044 | Gross: $1.32M


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