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1. The Thursday (1964)

105 min | Drama

It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Walter Chiari, Michèle Mercier, Roberto Ciccolini, Umberto D'Orsi

Votes: 235

2. The Favourite (2018)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

90 Metascore

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 133,602 | Gross: $34.24M

3. At Eternity's Gate (2018)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama

76 Metascore

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen

Votes: 19,531 | Gross: $2.29M

4. Black Journal (1977)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Lea, a mature Neapolitan woman who runs a box office in the Lotto in a northern city, has had thirteen children, but all but one have died from abortion or after a few months of life. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Shelley Winters, Max von Sydow, Renato Pozzetto, Alberto Lionello

Votes: 299

5. Therese (1962)

109 min | Drama

After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. At the beginning of her marriage to Bernard, the only... See full summary »

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Edith Scob, Sami Frey

Votes: 399

6. Madame (1961)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Catherine, an out-spoken Parisian laundress follows Napoleon's army to the battlefront to be near her Sergeant Lefevre. The couple perform a deed of heroism which abets Napoleon's victory, ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Sophia Loren, Robert Hossein, Renaud Mary, Léa Gray

Votes: 261

7. It Should Happen to You (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

When a young woman with dreams of fame rents a billboard to advertise herself, her life changes overnight.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford, Michael O'Shea

Votes: 3,076 | Gross: $1.40M

9. The Crucible (1957)

145 min | Drama, History

Salem, 1692. Industrious farmer, John Proctor, has twice made love to 17-year-old Abigail, a youth he and his wife have taken in. (His wife Elisabeth has rebuffed him for seven months; she ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Rouleau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Jean Debucourt, Alfred Adam

Votes: 413

10. Le joueur (1958)

102 min | Drama

The game was his curse.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Liselotte Pulver, Françoise Rosay, Jean Danet

Votes: 130

11. Malicious (1973)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A widower and two of his sons become infatuated by their beautiful housekeeper, and all three set out to seduce her using their own unique methods.

Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo, Tina Aumont

Votes: 2,148

12. The Wayward Wife (1953)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

Gemma, daughter of a lodger, is in love with her half-brother, but since she cannot marry him she ends up marrying a teacher. She doesn't love him and betrays him but is blackmailed by a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Gabriele Ferzetti, Franco Interlenghi, Nanda Primavera

Votes: 166

13. Bordello (1985)

130 min | Drama, History

In 1897 Crete, as the armies of the Great Powers jockey for position, the French madam, Rosa Bonaparte, arrives in Chania escorted by twelve of her girls to start a brothel. All that she wants is a peaceful life. Will her dream come true?

Director: Nikos Koundouros | Stars: Marina Vlady, Eleonora Stathopoulou, Vasilis Laggos, Aris Retsos

Votes: 89

14. Thérèse (2012)

110 min | Drama

49 Metascore

An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi

Votes: 3,435

15. Because, Because of a Woman (1963)

116 min | Comedy, Crime

A young man is a collector of feminine conquests. One morning, leaving one of his mistresses he is addressed by one of his past flirts. As revenge, she denounces him later to the police as ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Jacques Charrier, Mylène Demongeot, Juliette Mayniel, Marie Laforêt

Votes: 117

16. Male Hunt (1964)

91 min | Comedy

Antoine is about to get married to Gisèle. His friend Julien, a confirmed bachelor, tries desperately to talk him out of it, citing his own painful experiences.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Claude Brialy, Françoise Dorléac, Marie Laforêt

Votes: 304

17. L'appartement des filles (1963)

88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

A charming gold smuggler tries to recruit equally charming air hostesses to transport gold bars to Bombay.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Mylène Demongeot, Sylva Koscina, Renate Ewert, Sami Frey

Votes: 84

18. The Diary of an Innocent Boy (1968)

X | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

Young innocent aristocrat Benjamin comes to live with his Countess aunt. Her lover teaches him the techniques of seduction and sends him to test them, first on the maids, then on the upper class Anne and finally on the countess herself.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Michel Piccoli, Pierre Clémenti, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 483

19. Mission to Tokyo (1966)

100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

After an American Navy base is annihilated by a secret weapon, Agent OSS 117 is sent to Japan to investigate the organization that's claiming responsibility, and threatening the US with another attack, if they don't pay.

Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Frederick Stafford, Marina Vlady, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Jacques Legras

Votes: 199

20. Dikkenek (2006)

84 min | Comedy

A womaniser, the titular big mouth, helps his introvert best friend find true love.

Director: Olivier Van Hoofstadt | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Luc Couchard, Jérémie Renier

Votes: 4,050

21. Return of the Hero (2018)

90 min | Comedy, History

1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears.

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant, Christophe Montenez

Votes: 2,474 | Gross: $0.04M

22. What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)

95 min | Comedy

A teenager returns home to relax during his summer vacation; however, in a mansion full of women, he will have no other choice but to expand his education in a more titillating way.

Director: Gianfranco Mingozzi | Stars: Claudine Auger, Serena Grandi, Marina Vlady, Fabrice Josso

Votes: 931

23. Nine Bachelors (1939)

85 min | Comedy, Romance

Fast-thinking Guitry contrives a scheme to earn easy money from rich women with expiring visas by marrying them with clochards and at the same time to win the charms of beautiful Polish ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Sacha Guitry, Max Dearly, Elvire Popesco, Victor Boucher

Votes: 180

24. Winnetou (1963)

91 min | Western, Adventure

When violent conflict breaks out between greedy railroaders and a tribe of Mescalero Apaches, only two men, destined to be blood brothers, can prevent all-out war: chief's son Winnetou and German engineer Old Shatterhand.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Lex Barker, Pierre Brice, Marie Versini, Mario Adorf

Votes: 3,351

25. Don't Come Knocking (2005)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music

55 Metascore

An aging cowboy movie star deserts a film set and tries to reconnect with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in thirty years, only to learn that he has a child he never knew about.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Sam Shepard, Jessica Lange, Tim Roth, James Roday

Votes: 6,974 | Gross: $0.44M

26. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

78 Metascore

Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 77,350 | Gross: $2.18M

27. Wild River (1960)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

Votes: 4,347

28. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

79 Metascore

Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy

Votes: 96,311

29. Double Agents (1959)

80 min | Drama

(1959) Robert Hossein, Marina Vlady, Robert Le Beal. A brilliant "little" spy film. Hossein and Vlady play mysterious characters who meet up one night in a lonely cabin in the wilds of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Robert Hossein, Marina Vlady, Michel Etcheverry, Robert Le Béal

Votes: 59

30. Die Deutschmeister (1955)

106 min | Musical, Romance

Young Stanzi who is visiting Vienna helps a young corporal and musician to become famous for his marching song "Die Deutschmeister".

Director: Ernst Marischka | Stars: Romy Schneider, Magda Schneider, Gretl Schörg, Susi Nicoletti

Votes: 370

31. Adorable menteuse (1962)

105 min | Comedy

Juliette is a young woman who lies to everyone. She lies to all men she attracts with her womanly charms. But when she falls for an older man her reputation as a liar precedes her and she cannot convince him that he really does love him.

Director: Michel Deville | Stars: Marina Vlady, Macha Méril, Michel Vitold, Jean-Marc Bory

Votes: 149

32. The Heiress (1949)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins

Votes: 12,184

34. All About Loving (1964)

90 min | Comedy

Hélène, who has just broken up with Raoul, a dentist, lets herself be seduced (though not without great resistance) by the obstinate Serge. Raoul, a modern Don Juan, now focuses on charming... See full summary »

Director: Jean Aurel | Stars: Anna Karina, Elsa Martinelli, Michel Piccoli, Jean Sorel

Votes: 90

35. The Camp Followers (1965)

119 min | Drama, War

In WWII, Lieut. Martino and his men are assigned to lead a group of prostitutes through the mountainous ways to serve in brothels for Italian soldiers in Albania.

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Mario Adorf, Anna Karina, Marie Laforêt, Lea Massari

Votes: 324

36. Family Portrait (1962)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

1945. Enrico Corsi, in Rome, reflects on his relationship with his eight year younger brother, Lorenzo Corsi, following Lorenzo's recent passing from a long and debilitating illness at age ... See full summary »

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jacques Perrin, Sylvie, Salvo Randone

Votes: 808

37. The Empty Canvas (1963)

105 min | Drama

The son of a dead Italian nobleman and a wealthy American woman forgets the disappointment of finding he has no talent for being a painter by succumbing to the sexual advances of an amoral model who believes in indiscriminate love affairs.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Bette Davis, Horst Buchholz, Catherine Spaak, Isa Miranda

Votes: 663

38. Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965)

M/PG | 85 min | Comedy

An Italian visits an odd couple and tries to sell his wife to a harem in two episodes.

Directors: Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Luciano Salce | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Luciano Salce

Votes: 237

39. The Girl from Parma (1963)

111 min | Comedy

Dora, driven away from her town by malicious gossip following her first love affair, has a series of short-lived adventures until she falls in love with Nino, a small time crook. In Parma, a police officer courts her but she keeps thinking of Nino and makes up her mind to join him. But he has found a new lover.

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Catherine Spaak, Didi Perego, Lando Buzzanca

Votes: 126

40. The Libertine (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to use the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gigi Proietti, Luigi Pistilli

Votes: 520

41. Crazy Desire (1962)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A middle-aged and slightly conservative businessman meets a band of rowdy youths and is smitten by one named Francesca. He is pursuaded to join their party and even pay for most of it, as ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Catherine Spaak, Béatrice Altariba, Gianni Garko

Votes: 280

42. The Great Spy Chase (1964)

84 min | Comedy, Action, Thriller

A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Lino Ventura, Francis Blanche, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc

Votes: 1,550

43. The Italian Job (1969)

G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

70 Metascore

Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

Votes: 38,127

44. La califfa (1970)

112 min | Drama

As strikes upset Italy, the Califfa's husband is killed and she becomes a passionate militant of the strikers. She opposes the factory manager Doverdo who used to be himself a worker.

Director: Alberto Bevilacqua | Stars: Romy Schneider, Ugo Tognazzi, Massimo Farinelli, Marina Berti

Votes: 236

46. Un amour de pluie (1974)

96 min | Romance, Drama

Elizabeth and her daughter Cecile spend their holidays at a lakeside resort in the French mountains. Elizabeth falls in love with a strange Italian, Giovanni, while young Cecile is courted ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Brialy | Stars: Romy Schneider, Nino Castelnuovo, Suzanne Flon, Mehdi El Glaoui

Votes: 153

48. L'important c'est d'aimer (1975)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Romy Schneider, Fabio Testi, Jacques Dutronc, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 3,039 | Gross: $0.02M