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1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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90 Metascore

Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 169,110 | Gross: $132.09M

2. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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A young boy, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Votes: 93,428

3. 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: 65,352 | Gross: $0.34M

4. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 58,537 | Gross: $3.21M

5. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

Votes: 38,699

6. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Votes: 33,761

7. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 18,109 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

Votes: 15,644

9. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 11,227

10. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 10,469

11. Breathless (1983)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.9
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52 Metascore

When Jesse Lujack steals a car in Las Vegas and drives down to LA, his criminal ways only escalate- but when will it end?

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan

Votes: 7,779 | Gross: $19.91M

12. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal? What is her purpose?

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet, Charles Denner

Votes: 7,706 | Gross: $0.55M

13. Bed & Board (1970)

GP | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Antoine Doinel works dying flowers in the courtyard outside his apartment. He is married to Christine, who is pregnant. He has an affair with a Japanese woman, jeopardising his marriage.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage

Votes: 7,009

14. The Wild Child (1970)

G | 83 min | Drama

7.5
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94 Metascore

In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

Votes: 6,907 | Gross: $0.06M

15. The Story of Adele H (1975)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Sylvia Marriott, Joseph Blatchley

Votes: 6,743

16. The Woman Next Door (1981)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Michèle Baumgartner

Votes: 6,284

17. The Soft Skin (1964)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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78 Metascore

Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi

Votes: 6,106

18. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Bertrand Morane's burial is attended by all the women the forty-year-old engineer loved. We then flash back to Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Geneviève Fontanel

Votes: 5,607

19. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A wealthy plantation owner is captivated by a mysterious woman with a shady past.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nelly Borgeaud, Martine Ferrière

Votes: 5,285 | Gross: $0.03M

20. Love on the Run (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Votes: 5,257

21. 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: 5,076

22. Small Change (1976)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Georges Desmouceaux, Philippe Goldmann, Nicole Félix, Chantal Mercier

Votes: 4,837 | Gross: $0.04M

23. Two English Girls (1971)

130 min | Romance, Drama

7.4
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter, Sylvia Marriott

Votes: 4,218

24. Antoine and Colette (1962)

32 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Antoine Doinel is 17, lives in a hotel and works in a factory making records; he loves music. He falls in love with a woman he meets at a concert. She sees him as a friend, but her parents love him.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Jean-François Adam

Votes: 3,142

25. Les Mistons (1957)

18 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Five young boys in pre-puberty are collectively attracted by a beautiful, young woman, Bernadette Jouve. She awakes in them the springs of luminous sensuality. As they are too young to love... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Blain, Bernadette Lafont, Michel François, Alain Baldy

Votes: 2,665

26. The Green Room (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama

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A French little town, at the end of the twenties. Julien Davenne is a journalist whose wife Julie died a decade ago. He gathered in the green room all Julie's objects. When a fire destroys ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: François Truffaut, Nathalie Baye, Jean Dasté, Patrick Maléon

Votes: 2,434

27. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

7.3
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Françoise Arnoul, Claudine Auger, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 2,415

28. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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A womanizing sculptor named David goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to cure him of his obsession with women.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Kim Basinger, Marilu Henner

Votes: 2,025 | Gross: $10.96M

29. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

Votes: 1,999

30. L'Enfance Nue (1968)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

7.6
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An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Michel Terrazon, Linda Gutenberg, Raoul Billerey, Pierrette Deplanque

Votes: 1,877

31. Love at Twenty (1962)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »

Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, François Truffaut, Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Rosy Varte

Votes: 1,826

32. Bossa Nova (2000)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.2
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57 Metascore

Rio lawyer Pedro Paulo is recently separated from his travel agent wife Tania. His office has taken on an energetic new intern, Sharon. Pedro Paulo is working on a divorce case - his own ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Amy Irving, Antônio Fagundes, Alexandre Borges, Débora Bloch

Votes: 1,665 | Gross: $1.82M

33. The Little Thief (1988)

R | 109 min | Drama

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In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bezace, Simon de La Brosse, Clotilde de Bayser

Votes: 1,654 | Gross: $1.06M

34. A Story of Water (1961)

18 min | Romance, Short

6.7
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A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water. With a boat and a bike she succeeds to... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Caroline Dim, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 1,188

35. Le coup du berger (1956)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.2
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When an unfaithful wife receives a fur coat from her lover as a gift, they must figure out a way to keep the husband from discovering the coat's true origins.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Virginie Vitry, Anne Doat, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 694

36. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Mort Lindsey Orchestra, Arthur Treacher, Mort Lindsey

Votes: 333

37. Take It All (1963)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.0
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A man struggles with his identity, his life choices, his interracial relationship, and his latent homosexuality. A portrait of some young intellectuals in early sixties Montreal.

Director: Claude Jutra | Stars: Claude Jutra, Johanne Harelle, Victor Désy, Tania Fédor

Votes: 295

38. Mata Hari, agent H21 (1964)

98 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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The Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is accused of spying for Germany during the First World War.

Director: Jean-Louis Richard | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claude Rich, Henri Garcin

Votes: 278

39. Destination Hitchcock: The Making of 'North by Northwest' (2000 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Hosted by Eva Marie Saint, the film's leading lady, this 40-minute documentary of Alfred Hitchcock's only M-G-M film combines interviews (Martin Landau, Patricia Hitchcock, production ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Patricia Hitchcock, Ernest Lehman, Robert F. Boyle

Votes: 259

40. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock (1979 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary

7.6
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On March 7, 1979, Alfred Hitchcock becomes the seventh recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Judith Anderson, Ned Beatty, Ingrid Bergman, Mel Brooks

Votes: 192

41. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001 Video)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary

7.1
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Alves, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss

Votes: 176

42. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.1
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 154

43. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Michael Hordern, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 142

44. The Army Game (1960)

87 min | Comedy

5.2
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Jean Lerat de la Grignotière is as full of himself as his name is long. Heeding (somewhat reluctantly to be true) the call of the Motherland he goes to the barracks where he is to ... See full summary »

Directors: Claude de Givray, François Truffaut | Stars: Christian de Tillière, Ricet Barrier, Jacques Balutin, Pierre Maguelon

Votes: 139

45. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

6.7
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The César is the national film prize of France. He is named after the French sculptor César Baldaccini.

Stars: Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Antoine de Caunes, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 106

46. La sonate à Kreutzer (1956)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Éric Rohmer, Françoise Martinelli, Jean-Claude Brialy, André Bazin

Votes: 102

47. Les surmenés (1958)

20 min | Short

6.2
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A beautiful young lady who is not too smart wins a typing contest and takes the train to Paris to work,where she will encounter two men.

Director: Jacques Doniol-Valcroze | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Yane Barry, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jean Juillard

Votes: 92

48. The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (1977 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.8
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This TV documentary provides movie fans with a behind -the-scenes look at the making of the film that, with 'Star Wars', ushered in a new era in Science Fiction films. Includes interviews ... See full summary »

Director: William Riead | Stars: Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

Votes: 76

49. Belle Époque (1995– )

240 min

6.1
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Tout commence quand Lucien Lachenay, célèbre constructeur du trottoir roulant de l'Exposition Universelle de 1900, sauve la vie de la belle Alice Avellano, que son mari, devenu fou, tentait... See full summary »

Stars: Francesco Casale, Marthe Keller, Rüdiger Vogler, Sabine Haudepin

Votes: 76

50. Carl Th. Dreyer (1966)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.8
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At the world premiere of "Gertrud" in Paris, December 1964, Dreyer is greeted by many celebrities of the French cinema: Clouzot, Langlois, Truffaut, Godard, Anna Karina. Afterwards Dreyer ... See full summary »

Director: Jørgen Roos | Stars: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Henri Langlois, François Truffaut

Votes: 72



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