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1. Pickpocket (1959)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal

Votes: 17,659

2. A Man Escaped (1956)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

8.3
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A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from a Nazi prison in France.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Votes: 16,641

3. Diary of a Country Priest (1951)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

8.0
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Claude Laydu, Nicole Ladmiral, Jean Riveyre, Adrien Borel

Votes: 8,726

4. Napoleon (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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A film about the French general's youth and early military career.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

Votes: 6,395

5. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

65 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Florence Delay, Jean-Claude Fourneau, Roger Honorat, Marc Jacquier

Votes: 3,812

6. The Wheel (1923)

Not Rated | 418 min | Drama

7.4
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Sisif, a railwayman, and his son Elie fall in love with the beautiful Norma (who Sisif rescued from a train crash when a baby and raised as his daughter), with tragic results. Originally ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Gabriel de Gravone, Pierre Magnier, Georges Térof, Séverin-Mars

Votes: 1,684

7. J'accuse! (1919)

Not Rated | 166 min | Drama, Horror, War

7.7
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The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Maxime Desjardins, Séverin-Mars, Angèle Guys

Votes: 1,312

8. Mother (1925)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Forest, Victor Vina, Pierrette Houyez, Jeanne Marie-Laurent

Votes: 671

9. Heaven Sent (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

7.0
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Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work.

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jean Poiret, Jean Yonnel

Votes: 486

10. The Truth of Our Marriage (1952)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning. But actually, his wife Bebe deliberately poisoned him. Flashback: ten ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Jacques Castelot, Daniel Lecourtois

Votes: 368

11. Coster Bill of Paris (1922)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama

7.1
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A poor vegetable peddler in Paris runs afoul of the law and finds himself ground up in the cogs of the corrupt French judicial system.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Maurice de Féraudy, Félix Oudart, Jean Forest, Marguerite Carré

Votes: 328

12. Highway Pick-Up (1963)

107 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A man plans a hold-up with a group of trusted fellows, he gets his hands on the money, and the girl - what could go wrong? Almost everything.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Robert Hossein, Jean Sorel, Catherine Rouvel, Georges Wilson

Votes: 318

13. La folie du Docteur Tube (1915)

6 min | Short

5.4
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A scientist develops a powder that he believes will have the effect of distorting reality for those who take it. To test its effect tries it out on his assistant, a dog, himself and two young couples.

Director: Abel Gance | Star: Albert Dieudonné

Votes: 293

14. Marianne of My Youth (1955)

105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A young man in a Bavarian boarding school falls in love with a mysterious girl.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Marianne Hold, Horst Buchholz, Pierre Vaneck, Gil Vidal

Votes: 268

15. Order of the Daisy (1967)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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Jean-Louis Matouzec works for French National Library as an expert looking after the restoration of old manuscripts.He falsifies marriage certificates as his wife refuses divorce.

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Claude Rich, Michel Serrault, Francis Blanche, Paola Pitagora

Votes: 180

16. The Prince of Adventurers (1927)

132 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Director: Alexandre Volkoff | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Suzanne Bianchetti, Diana Karenne, Jenny Jugo

Votes: 167

17. L'Hirondelle et la Mésange (1924)

80 min | Drama

7.1
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A bargeman, his wife and sister-in-law navigate the canals of northern Belgium in their two vessels, the eponymous "L'Hirondelle et la Mésange," taking the time to appreciate the sites and ... See full summary »

Director: André Antoine | Stars: Maguy Deliac, Pierre Alcover, Louis Ravet, Jane Maylianes

Votes: 145

18. La terre (1921)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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As Jean is walking across the countryside in search of work, he helps and befriends a young woman, Françoise, who is having trouble controlling the cow that she is leading. Jean finds work ... See full summary »

Director: André Antoine | Stars: Armand Bour, René Alexandre, Germaine Rouer, Jean Hervé

Votes: 130

19. Abused Confidence (1937)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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Imposture helps an orphan girl become a lawyer.

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Charles Vanel, Yvette Lebon, Pierre Mingand

Votes: 119

20. The Tenth Symphony (1918)

80 min | Drama

5.9
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Composer Enrid Damor knows nothing of the past life of his new wife Eve Dinant : she lived as a debauchee with an adventurer, Fred Ryce. Fred Ryce meets Damor's daughter, Claire, and tries ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Séverin-Mars, Jean Toulout, Emmy Lynn, André Lefaur

Votes: 118

21. The Torture of Silence (1917)

80 min | Drama

6.4
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Sad story of an unfaithful wife and her subsequent sufferings as a mother.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Emmy Lynn, Firmin Gémier, Armand Tallier, Anthony Gildès

Votes: 99

22. Carrefour (1938)

84 min | Drama

6.6
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A amnesiac industrialist is tricked into a game of mistaken identity.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Charles Vanel, Jules Berry, Suzy Prim, Tania Fédor

Votes: 98

23. Napoléon Bonaparte (1935)

140 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A reedited version of Abel Gance's silent masterpiece 'Napoléon vu par Abel Gance', with sound effects added, dialogue post-dubbed, and with new scenes filmed with additional new cast ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Gina Manès, Damia, Eugénie Buffet

Votes: 94

24. Michel Strogoff (1926)

168 min | Adventure

7.3
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In 1860s Russia, a young officer is sent on a mission to save his country from invaders.

Director: Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Kovanko, Acho Chakatouny, Jeanne Brindeau

Votes: 91

25. Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (1954)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A terminally ill Mr. Bard, a casino bus driver forced to quit his job, miraculously wins a fortune playing roulette. Instantly becoming a millionaire, he wants to fulfill his life's dream: ... See full summary »

Director: Géza von Radványi | Stars: Michel Simon, Yves Deniaud, Geneviève Page, Georgette Anys

Votes: 90

26. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1930)

108 min | Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Roland Toutain, Huguette Duflos, Léon Belières, Edmond Van Daële

Votes: 88

27. Blind Venus (1941)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The imaginary voyage of a woman gone blind on her former lover's boat.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Viviane Romance, Georges Flamant, Lucienne Le Marchand, Jean Aquistapace

Votes: 88

28. Ballerina (1937)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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As the title would suggest, La Mort du Cygne (The Death of the Swan) is set in the high art world of ballet. In fact, it is the first full length motion picture set in this world. It is ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Benoît-Lévy | Stars: Yvette Chauviré, Mia Slavenska, Janine Charrat, France Ellys

Votes: 76

29. Les casse-pieds (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A series of vignettes, in which Noel-Noel appears as the moderator, lecturer, commentator and leading actor, that examine the bores and pests of everyday life much like Pete Smith and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Dréville | Stars: Noël-Noël, Bernard Blier, Jean Tissier, Henri Crémieux

Votes: 72

30. Hello Smile! (1956)

90 min

4.8
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A small European Kingdom wants to make a frowning Princess smile for the upcoming Royal photo to be done. A mischievous Prime Minister goes to Paris to kidnap three famous comics to force ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Henri Salvador, Jimmy Gaillard, Annie Cordy, André Philip

Votes: 71

31. She Returned at Dawn (1938)

94 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Married to Karl Ammer, the station master of Thaya, a Hungarian quiet village, Anita is a pretty young peasant who feels deeply bored. She dreams of another life while watching the daily ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Pierre Dux, Jacques Dumesnil, Pierre Mingand

Votes: 71

32. Bonaparte et la révolution (1972)

275 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Abel Gance's 1971 sound edition of his epic 1927 'Napoleon', which contains much of the silent original, with new material shot and added in both 1965 and 1971, and with sound synchronization from both the 1932 reissue and this version.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Annabella, Antonin Artaud, Pierre Batcheff

Votes: 66

33. Mysteries of Paris (1943)

89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Director: Jacques de Baroncelli | Stars: Marcel Herrand, Yolande Laffon, Alexandre Rignault, Lucien Coëdel

Votes: 59

34. Night Heat (1958)

100 min | Crime

6.7
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Jean, who is the artistic director of a fashion magazine, is married to a very pretty cover girl, Sylvie. They both work for André Reverdy, a very cynical man, who openly covets Sylvie. ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Cazeneuve | Stars: Mylène Demongeot, Maurice Ronet, Jean Servais, Françoise Prévost

Votes: 56

35. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

8.4
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In-depth documentaries about the greatest filmmakers from around the world, all in the form of candid face-to-face interviews, conducted, created and produced by former critics for Les Cahiers du Cinéma, Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe.

Stars: André S. Labarthe, Jacques Rivette, Michel Simon, Jean Renoir

Votes: 54

36. Love in Morocco (II) (1932)

65 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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Directors: Rex Ingram, Alice Terry | Stars: Felipe Montes, Rosita Garcia, Pierre Batcheff, Rex Ingram

Votes: 50

37. The Virgin Bride (1937)

95 min | Comedy

6.2
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Jacqueline Vignolle fills her father with despair: she has just broken up with her... fourteenth fiancé! In order to humor Daddy, the young lady decides to marry someone. The trouble is ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Larquey, Robert Arnoux

Votes: 48

38. Diamond Machine (1955)

98 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Director: Pierre Chevalier | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Maria Frau, François Perrot, René-Jean Chauffard

Votes: 46

39. The Three Passions (1928)

70 min | Drama

6.2
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A Lord's son aids a seaman's mission but returns to save his sick father's shipyard from strikers.

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Alice Terry, Iván Petrovich, Shayle Gardner, Clare Eames

Votes: 41

40. Violent Summer (1961)

85 min | Drama

5.7
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One night on the beach, Michel meets a beautiful stranger who gives herself to him. He finds out that she's a daughter of the property guardian in which he lives. The next morning the girl was found dead near the beach.

Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Martine Carol, Jean Desailly, Michel Galabru, Gianni Garko

Votes: 36

41. The Other Side of Paradise (1953)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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Gabriel ,a so called artist ,spends his holidays in Segnac.He meets Violaine ,the innkeepers' daughter ,a terminally-ill girl in love with Blaise who is about to break up with his mistress,... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Jacques Sernas, Denise Vernac, Jacques Castelot

Votes: 36

42. La madone des sleepings (1955)

96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.6
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Director: Henri Diamant-Berger | Stars: Gisèle Pascal, Jean Gaven, Erich von Stroheim, Philippe Mareuil

Votes: 32

43. Baroud (I) (1932)

79 min | Action, Romance

5.8
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In Morocco, a French sergeant falls in love with the sister of an Arab colleague, a dangerous situation that could result in death for both of them. Complicating matters is the fact that ... See full summary »

Directors: Rex Ingram, Alice Terry | Stars: Philippe Moretti, Rosita Garcia, Pierre Batcheff, Roland Caillaux

Votes: 31

44. The Bed (1954)

86 min | Comedy

5.7
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Four-episode Franco-Italian omnibus film. Four men from different national and cultural background take refuge in a cabin after being sidetracked by bad weather on their way to conference.

Directors: Henri Decoin, Jean Delannoy, Gianni Franciolini, Ralph Habib | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Richard Todd, Dawn Addams, Vittorio De Sica

Votes: 28

45. Le club des soupirants (1941)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.3
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As playboys cannot pay their debts anymore,their creditors suggest one of them marry a millionaire's daughter.

Director: Maurice Gleize | Stars: Fernandel, Louise Carletti, Annie France, Colette Darfeuil

Votes: 28

46. A Bomb for a Dictator (1957)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A revolution breaks out in a South American country while its cruel dictator is on a trip to France. The rebels have made careful plans to blow up the dictator's private plane as he returns... See full summary »

Director: Alex Joffé | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Michel Auclair, Françoise Fabian, Betty Schneider

Votes: 27

47. Danton (1931)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Hans Behrendt | Stars: Fritz Kortner, Lucie Mannheim, Gustaf Gründgens, Alexander Granach

Votes: 26

48. Bargekeepers Daughter (1938)

72 min | Comedy

6.0
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Prince Sacha studies in Paris and cares more for Marianne than about Silistrie, the country his family was exiled from. But Chautard, a French financier, who has business there (the country... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Esway | Stars: Elvire Popesco, Louis Jouvet, André Alerme, Fernand Charpin

Votes: 26

49. Passionnelle (1947)

86 min | Drama

7.1
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Julien, a modest postal worker, admires and hopelessly loves Thérèse, the lovely daughter of the local squire. But, quite unexpectedly, on the very night of her engagement with Count of ... See full summary »

Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Odette Joyeux, Roger Blin, Zita Fiore, André Alerme

Votes: 21

50. Forbidden Love (1940)

102 min | Drama

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During a French construction project in the Sudan, a military doctor fights against leprosy and the natives seek protection against witch doctors.

Director: Jacques de Baroncelli | Stars: Victor Francen, Jacques Dumesnil, Annie Ducaux, Harry Baur

Votes: 20



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