With Franco London Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Utopia (1951)

82 min | Comedy

5.7
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Stan inherits a yacht and a South Pacific island. Ollie and Stan sail there with 2 other men. They shipwreck on a new atoll and settle there. An ex-fiancee joins them. They declare an independent nation and problems arise.

Directors: Léo Joannon, John Berry, Alfred J. Goulding, Tim Whelan | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair, Max Elloy

Votes: 1,591

2. Angélique (1964)

TV-14 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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In the first of the Angélique series, the beautiful feisty teenage heroine becomes entangled in a political assassination plot and is betrothed to a stranger who is twelve years her senior and a reputed sorcerer.

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Jean Rochefort, Claude Giraud

Votes: 2,263

3. The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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The diamond earrings of a French aristocrat, a wedding gift from her husband, cause a series of conflicts as they change hands repeatedly.

Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica, Jean Debucourt

Votes: 7,975

4. The Oldest Profession (1967)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A collection of sketches on prostitution through the ages. 1) "The Prehistoric Era": A caveman discovers that a cavewoman is more attractive when cave paint is applied to her face. And she ... See full summary »

Directors: Claude Autant-Lara, Mauro Bolognini, Philippe de Broca, Jean-Luc Godard, Franco Indovina, Michael Pfleghar | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Enrico Maria Salerno, Gabriele Tinti, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 335

5. Montparnasse 19 (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Lilli Palmer, Lea Padovani, Gérard Séty

Votes: 969

6. Story of a Love Story (1973)

110 min | Drama

5.8
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Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Alan Bates, Dominique Sanda, Michel Auclair, Evans Evans

Votes: 92

7. The Seven Deadly Sins (1962)

113 min | Comedy

6.5
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Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie ... See full summary »

Directors: Philippe de Broca, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Sylvain Dhomme, Jean-Luc Godard, Édouard Molinaro, Roger Vadim, Max Douy | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Dominique Paturel, Danièle Barraud, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Votes: 396

8. Elena and Her Men (1956)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Polish countess Elena falls in love to a French radical party's candidate, a general, in pre-World War I Paris, but another officer pines for her.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Jean Marais, Mel Ferrer, Jean Richard

Votes: 1,449

9. The Secret Agents (1965)

125 min | Drama, History, Thriller

5.7
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The US intelligence chief in Europe relates the stories of three different operations that he was involved in with colleagues in Paris and Djibouti, Rome, and Berlin.

Directors: Christian-Jaque, Werner Klingler, Carlo Lizzani, Terence Young | Stars: Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan, Vittorio Gassman, Annie Girardot

Votes: 166

10. French Cancan (1955)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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This comedy drama from Jean Renoir chronicles the revival of Paris' most notorious dance as it tells the story of a theater producer who turns a humble washerwoman into a star at the Moulin Rouge.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix, Anna Amendola

Votes: 3,372

11. Four Bags Full (1956)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Jeannette Batti

Votes: 3,042 | Gross: $0.02M

12. The Red and the Black (1954)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux, Antonella Lualdi, Jean Mercure

Votes: 503

13. Minnesota Clay (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, War, Western

6.1
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Wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Minnesota Clay seeks revenge on the man who withheld evidence at his trial. There is a problem however, he is going blind.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Georges Rivière, Ethel Rojo, Diana Martín

Votes: 538

14. The Dacians (1966)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Pierre Brice, Marie-José Nat, Georges Marchal, Amza Pellea

Votes: 1,643

15. Chi lavora è perduto (In capo al mondo) (1963)

81 min | Drama

6.3
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Bonifacio is 27 years old and he is roaming about Venice. He is trying to decide whether to accept a job or not. In so doing, he recalls all his past life: his love story with Gabriella, ... See full summary »

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Sady Rebbot, Pascale Audret, Nando Angelini, Andreina Carli

Votes: 120

16. Fabiola (1949)

96 min | Drama, History

6.7
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In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal, Michel Simon, Louis Salou

Votes: 153

17. The Pleasure Pit (1969)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 82

18. Taxi for Tobruk (1961)

95 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.

Director: Denys de La Patellière | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Lino Ventura, Maurice Biraud, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 1,379

19. Mourir d'aimer... (1971)

GP | 101 min | Drama

6.8
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A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of her students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Annie Girardot, Bruno Pradal, Claude Cerval, Jean Bouise

Votes: 248

20. Beauties of the Night (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

7.0
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A young composer has vivid dreams of the past that reflect, yet conflict with his waking life.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Martine Carol, Gina Lollobrigida, Magali Vendeuil

Votes: 511

21. Tomorrow Is My Turn (1960)

125 min | Drama

6.8
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Following the defeat of France by Germany during WWII, two French soldiers are taken to a German farm as forced laborers. In the ensuing years they become deeply involved in the lives of ... See full summary »

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Nicole Courcel, Georges Rivière, Cordula Trantow

Votes: 134

22. Pyramid of the Sun God (1965)

102 min | Western, Adventure

5.3
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Mexico, 1864. The country is divided by the struggle against the French occupation and emperor Maximilian. The German doctor Karl Sternau and his friend Andreas Hasenpfeffer come to love ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lex Barker, Gérard Barray, Rik Battaglia, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 377

23. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964– )

85 min | Adventure

8.1
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Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Fabian Cevallos, Erich Bludau, Oskar von Schab

Votes: 233

24. Beauty and the Devil (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Michel Simon, Gérard Philipe, Nicole Besnard, Simone Valère

Votes: 1,194

25. The Seven Deadly Sins (1952)

127 min | Drama

6.6
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A French/Italian co-production with two episodes from Italy and five from France covering the seven deadly sins---actually eight as two of the sins are covered in one episode while a new "... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Allégret, Claude Autant-Lara, Eduardo De Filippo, Jean Dréville, Georges Lacombe, Carlo Rim, Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Françoise Rosay, Jean Debucourt, Marcelle Praince

Votes: 167

26. The Camp Followers (1965)

119 min | Drama, War

7.5
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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: 315

27. The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (1964)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.5
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The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world.

Directors: Hugo Fregonese, Victor De Santis | Stars: Peter van Eyck, O.E. Hasse, Yvonne Furneaux, Rika Dialyna

Votes: 250

28. Voice of Silence (1953)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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A group of men of differing circumstances and personalities gather at a monastery to undergo a course of spiritual reappraisal. They comprise of a candle-maker, a politician, an ex-prisoner... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Jean Marais, Daniel Gélin, Cosetta Greco

Votes: 50

29. The Leatherstocking Tales (1969– )

380 min | Adventure, Western

6.9
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Nathaniel "Natty" or "Nat" Bumppo, a white male, leaves his home valley to seek freedom. On his journey he encounters Mohicans who call him "Leatherstocking" and imprison him. Soon he ... See full summary »

Stars: Hellmut Lange, Pierre Massimi, Alexandru David, Helmuth Schneider

Votes: 172

30. Bora Bora (1968)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

6.0
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A Frenchman finds his runaway wife on an island in the Pacific.

Director: Ugo Liberatore | Stars: Haydée Politoff, Corrado Pani, Doris Kunstmann, Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia

Votes: 75

31. Treasure of the Aztecs (1965)

101 min | Adventure, Western

5.3
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Dr. Karl Sternau, the personal physician of the count Bismarck, who spent much of his youth in Mexico, is sent back to that country during the occupation by French troops in the service of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lex Barker, Gérard Barray, Rik Battaglia, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 431

32. Le chemin des écoliers (1959)

85 min | Drama

6.6
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Le chemin des ecoliers (The Way of Youth) is a 1959 French film starring Alain Delon. It is based in the novel The Transient Hour by Marcel Ayme.

Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

Votes: 292

33. Les Globe-trotters (1966–1969)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The adventures of two courageous reporters (Pierre, a French writer, and Bob, an American photograph) who are traveling around the world without a penny and who are never short of ideas and... See full summary »

Stars: Yves Rénier, Edward Meeks, Sophie Fiorelli, Lilia Castillo

Votes: 21

34. Joan of Arc at the Stake (1954)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Tullio Carminati, Giacinto Prandelli, Augusto Romani

Votes: 232

35. Mistress of the World (1960)

113 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Professor Johansson has made a huge scientific breakthrough; a device that will create a huge magnetic pulse that knocks out all electricity over a continent-wide area. The military ... See full summary »

Directors: William Dieterle, Richard Angst | Stars: Martha Hyer, Carlos Thompson, Micheline Presle, Wolfgang Preiss

Votes: 84

36. Obsession (1954)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A diabolic suspense which never gives the viewer any respite....Shall Helene save her husband? But it may mean sending an innocent man to the guillotine..

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Raf Vallone, Marthe Mercadier, Jean Gaven

Votes: 89

37. The Little Rebels (1955)

93 min | Drama

6.3
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The world of juvenile delinquents seen through the eyes of a judge.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Robert Dalban, Jean-Jacques Delbo, Dora Doll

Votes: 153

38. Il grande colpo dei 7 uomini d'oro (1966)

97 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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The Professor (Leroy) and his men are captured by U.S. agents during an attempted train robbery. To avoid jail, they must kidnap a Latin dictator. The film is filled with cool sci-fi ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Vicario | Stars: Philippe Leroy, Rossana Podestà, Gastone Moschin, Gabriele Tinti

Votes: 126

39. Le joueur (1958)

102 min | Drama

6.1
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The game was his curse.

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

Votes: 128

40. Castle of the Banned Lovers (1956)

93 min | Drama, History

6.9
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The beautiful Beatrice Cenci, daughter of the noble Francesco, falls in love with the intendant Olimpio. But she has to face the jealousy of his violent and morbid father, and the hostility... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Micheline Presle, Gino Cervi, Fausto Tozzi, Frank Villard

Votes: 85

41. Un témoin dans la ville (1959)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband, Ancelin, decides to take revenge on his wife's murderer, who has been acquitted by ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Franco Fabrizi, Jacques Berthier

Votes: 303

42. Die Schatzinsel (1966–1967)

85 min | Adventure, Family

8.0
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As a young boy finds an old map of a treasure island in the mid 1700s, he joins a sailing crew on an adventure to find the treasure island. He does not realize however that bloodthirsty ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ande, Ivor Dean, Georges Riquier, Jacques Dacqmine

Votes: 393

43. The Game of Love (1954)

106 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on the novel by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Friends since infancy, Philippe and Vinea have always regarded themselves as brother and sister. But as adolescence segues into puberty, the two youngsters fall in love.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger, Pierre-Michel Beck, Robert Berri

Votes: 159

44. Shadow of the Guillotine (1956)

120 min | Drama, History

6.3
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Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Richard Todd, Jacques Morel, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 103

45. Le miroir a deux faces (1958)

96 min | Drama

6.8
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A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Bourvil, Ivan Desny, Georgette Anys

Votes: 222

46. Three Fables of Love (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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"Les quatre vérités" aka "The Four Truths" is a movie anthology that consists of four segments, all loosely parodying fables from the 17th-century French poet Jean de la Fontaine. The US cut usually features only 3 segments.

Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger, René Clair, Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Leslie Caron, Charles Aznavour, Raymond Bussières, Michel Serrault

Votes: 64

47. The Taste of Violence (1961)

85 min | Western

7.4
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"This European "western" by Robert Hossein (scripter, director, and lead) is set in an unnamed Latin American country suffering under a dictator. A revolution is underway, or at least there... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Robert Hossein, Giovanna Ralli, Mario Adorf, Hans H. Neubert

Votes: 92

48. The Glass Castle (1950)

99 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Evlyne, a judge's young wife, falls in love with Remy, that lives in Paris, during Holidays. After following him in the lovers city, she decides to return home to inform her husband about ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jean Marais, Jean Servais, Fosco Giachetti

Votes: 123

49. The Lions Are Loose (1961)

95 min | Comedy

5.9
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Bored with her life, Albertine (Claudia Cardinale) drops her husband and takes the first train to Paris, to start fresh.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Claudia Cardinale, Danielle Darrieux, Michèle Morgan

Votes: 133

50. A Man Named John (1965)

90 min | Biography

6.9
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Based on the diary Pope John XXIII kept between the ages of 14 and 18, his lifelong concern for tolerance, the underprivileged, and world peace is told. Rod Steiger, in the central role, ... See full summary »

Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Rod Steiger, Adolfo Celi, Giorgo Fortunato, Ottone Candiani

Votes: 55


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