With Action Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)

Unrated | 193 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives preempted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Juliet Berto, Dominique Labourier, Bulle Ogier, Marie-France Pisier

Votes: 4,111 | Gross: $0.03M

2. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)

150 min | Drama

7.8
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,745 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Voyager (1991)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Sam Shepard, Julie Delpy, Barbara Sukowa, Dieter Kirchlechner

Votes: 2,744 | Gross: $0.52M

4. Loulou (1980)

TV-14 | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A bored wife leaves her husband for an unemployed, petty criminal.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Guy Marchand, Humbert Balsan

Votes: 2,506

5. The Brontë Sisters (1979)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Marie-France Pisier, Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory

Votes: 763

6. Bye Bye Monkey (1978)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, James Coco, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 992

7. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)

TV-MA | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat, Alain Artur

Votes: 2,567

8. Providence (1977)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.9
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A dying writer bases his last book on his own perception of his family.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, David Warner

Votes: 2,764

9. The Lacemaker (1977)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A reserved young woman moves into an apartment with a young student she met while on vacation.

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Yves Beneyton, Florence Giorgetti, Annemarie Düringer

Votes: 2,031

10. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

116 min | Drama

7.6
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Boyer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Miou-Miou, Jacques Denis

Votes: 938

11. The Middle of the World (1974)

115 min | Romance, Drama

7.0
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Paul is married, a successful engineer, and a conservative candidate in an upcoming local election. He falls in love with Adriana, a café waitress from Italy. Paul's party is very critical ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Olimpia Carlisi, Philippe Léotard, Juliet Berto, Denise Péron

Votes: 214

12. Le Sheriff (1977)

112 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.

Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Aurore Clément, Philippe Léotard, Michel Auclair

Votes: 531

13. Un papillon sur l'épaule (1978)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A man who finds there is another world to the one we know.

Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Lino Ventura, Claudine Auger, Paul Crauchet, Jean Bouise

Votes: 582

14. Blood of the Innocent (1994)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

4.5
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A Chicago cop goes to Poland to get the hoods who killed his brother. When he finds out they belong to the local outfit of the Russian mob, he takes on the outfit's boss, as well as Dr. Lem, who handles illegal organ trade for the mob.

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Artur Zmijewski, Bozena Szymanska, Jerzy Karaszkiewicz

Votes: 314

15. To Forget Venice (1979)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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A gay brother visits his childhood home where his lesbian sister still lives. They reminisce about the better past and their parents.

Director: Franco Brusati | Stars: Mariangela Melato, Eleonora Giorgi, Erland Josephson, Nerina Montagnani

Votes: 255

16. Messidor (1979)

123 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two young women from very different backgrounds journey into the countryside seeking respite from unsatisfactory lives and relationships, but ultimately find that there is no way back to ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Clémentine Amouroux, Catherine Rétoré, Franziskus Abgottspon, Gérald Battiaz

Votes: 335

17. The Wonderful Crook (1975)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A manufacturer of furniture sees his business go down and decides to rob banks to pay his staff. Het gets romantically involved with one of his victims.

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Marlène Jobert, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Labourier, Jacques Debary

Votes: 158

18. Docteur Françoise Gailland (1976)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Louis Bertuccelli | Stars: Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, François Périer, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 146

19. Transit (1991)

125 min | Drama

6.9
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The winter of 1940. Thousands of French, Jewish, Spanish and German anti-fascist refugees try to flee an inhospitable territory. In transit in Marseilles, they run consulates in search of ... See full summary »

Director: René Allio | Stars: Sebastian Koch, Claudia Messner, Rüdiger Vogler, Magali Leiris

Votes: 12

20. Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder (1980)

59 min | Documentary

7.3
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French film critic Michel Ciment interviews Billy Wilder about his life and film-making.

Directors: Annie Tresgot, Michel Ciment | Stars: Billy Wilder, Michel Ciment, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Votes: 167

21. The Accuser (1977)

102 min | Drama

6.9
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The management orders an investigation about the inflammatory leaflets that are spread, because they assume that an internal opposition is at work.

Director: Jean-Louis Bertuccelli | Stars: Jean Yanne, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Marlène Jobert

Votes: 74

22. Va voir maman, papa travaille (1978)

95 min | Comedy

5.7
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Family mother and model wife, Agnes hits a vehicle while driving in Paris. She immediately falls in love with the driver of the damaged car.

Director: François Leterrier | Stars: Marlène Jobert, Philippe Léotard, Daniel Duval, Micheline Presle

Votes: 55

23. The Boldest Job in the West (1972)

93 min | Western

5.7
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A bandit gang successfully executes a complicated bank heist but disagreements arise in the aftermath and mass gunplay unfolds.

Director: José Antonio de la Loma | Stars: Mark Edwards, Carmen Sevilla, Charly Bravo, Patty Shepard

Votes: 42

24. Scrambled Eggs (1976)

95 min | Comedy

5.4
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Director: Joël Santoni | Stars: Jean Carmet, Jean-Claude Brialy, Anna Karina, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 32

25. Faces of Love (1977)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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The director Victor decides to bring Chekhov's play 'The Three Sisters' to the screen. He summons his actresses to rehearse in a city near Lake Geneva.

Director: Michel Soutter | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Delphine Seyrig, Lea Massari, Valérie Mairesse

Votes: 44

26. Return to Marseilles (1980)

117 min | Drama

5.9
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Michel left Marseilles to Italy when he was twenty years old. Courageous and active, he has succeeded in the construction industry. Thirty years later, his return to Marseilles, for his ... See full summary »

Director: René Allio | Stars: Raf Vallone, Andréa Ferréol, Jean Maurel, Gilberte Rivet

Votes: 38

27. Man on the Run (1980)

92 min

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Director: Simon Edelstein | Stars: Roger Jendly, Malène Sveinbjornsson, Jaroslav Vízner, Maurice Aufair


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