With Films de France (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Seven Samurai (1954)

Not Rated | 207 min | Adventure, Drama

8.7
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98 Metascore

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki

Votes: 282,716 | Gross: $0.27M

2. The Wages of Fear (1953)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In a decrepit South American village, four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Folco Lulli

Votes: 48,104

3. Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

7.5
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Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Micheline Rolla, Valentine Camax

Votes: 15,039

4. The Red Balloon (1956)

Not Rated | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Votes: 14,897

5. Orpheus (1950)

Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares, Marie Déa

Votes: 9,054

6. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 5,853 | Gross: $0.13M

7. Pépé le Moko (1937)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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98 Metascore

A wanted gangster is both king and prisoner of the Casbah. He is protected from arrest by his friends, but is torn by his desire for freedom outside. A visiting Parisian beauty may just tempt his fate.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre, Fernand Charpin

Votes: 5,637 | Gross: $0.15M

8. Casque d'Or (1952)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Three gangsters and an ex-con carpenter all fall for the same beautiful, golden-haired woman in Belle Époque France.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières

Votes: 4,317

9. The Crucible (1957)

145 min | Drama, History

7.2
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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: 392

10. 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: 3,027 | Gross: $0.02M

11. The Pit of Loneliness (1951)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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Olivia, an English teenager, arrives at a finishing school in France. The majority of the pupils in the school are divided into two camps: those that are devoted to the headmistress, Mlle ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Simone Simon, Marie-Claire Olivia, Yvonne de Bray

Votes: 113

12. Naughty Girl (1956)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Nightclub entertainer Jean Clery discovers too late that the 'baby' he agreed to take care of is a wild, shapely sex kitten.

Director: Michel Boisrond | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jean Bretonnière, Françoise Fabian, Mischa Auer

Votes: 393

13. The Room Upstairs (1946)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lacombe | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Jean Gabin, Jean d'Yd, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 291

14. Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)

152 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Auclair, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 377

15. The Grand Maneuver (1955)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Jean Desailly, Pierre Dux

Votes: 797

16. The Lovers of Lisbon (1954)

123 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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He is a French taxi driver in Lisbon carrying the scars of a wife's infidelity that ended in tragedy when he found her with his lover upon returning from the war. She is a French woman in ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Françoise Arnoul, Trevor Howard, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 100

17. Heroes and Sinners (1955)

115 min | Adventure, Drama

6.6
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A former French combat pilot is hired without knowing that he will carry a large amount of contraband diamonds so he decided to steal them. The owner of the diamonds hired another former German combat pilot to retrieve them.

Director: Yves Ciampi | Stars: Yves Montand, María Félix, Jean Servais, Elisabeth Manet

Votes: 100

18. Madame Butterfly (1954)

114 min | Drama, Musical

7.3
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Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Kaoru Yachigusa, Nicola Filacuridi, Michiko Tanaka, Ferdinando Lidonni

Votes: 28

19. Dear Caroline (1951)

115 min | Comedy

5.9
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14th July 1789. While the wedding of her older unprepossessing sister Louise to a wealthy aristocrat is being celebrated, sixteen-year old beauty Caroline falls in love with an attractive ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Martine Carol, Alfred Adam, Jacques Baumer, Paul Bernard

Votes: 114

20. It Happened in Paris (1952)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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A wealthy American,Patricia ,comes to spend some days in her uncle's place,in Paris.A modern woman ,she goes out alone and meets in a bar a pseudo -Russian prince,Wladimir.

Directors: Henri Lavorel, John Berry | Stars: Henri Vidal, Evelyn Keyes, Jean Wall, Frédéric O'Brady

Votes: 9

21. Folies-Bergère (1956)

102 min | Musical, Romance

4.9
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A GI on furlough attends a Folies-Bergères show.He falls in love with a dancer ,Claudie,the star of the theater .

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Zizi Jeanmaire, Yves Robert, Jacques Morel

Votes: 29

22. A Cool Sound from Hell (1959)

71 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Charlie is inducted into the Toronto Beatnik scene when he falls for a reckless party-girl named Steve. While Debbie, a girl who shares his values, waits in the wings for him, Charlie discovers that Steve is mixed up in a vicious drug ring.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Mel Benstock, George Carron, Alan Crofoot, Albert D'Annibale

Votes: 8

23. Don Juan (1955)

89 min | Adventure, Musical

6.6
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Director: Walter Kolm-Veltée | Stars: Cesare Danova, Josef Meinrad, Evelyn Cormand, Hans von Borsody

Votes: 12

24. Perfectionist (1951)

95 min | Drama

6.2
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Professor Louis Delage is a kidney transplant specialist. He is so good in his field that his peers nickname him the "great man". But one day, one of his patients die during surgery and ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Ciampi | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Renée Devillers, Jean-Claude Pascal, Claire Duhamel

Votes: 52

25. Desperate Decision (1952)

84 min | Drama

6.5
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1922:Irish Revolution.Catherine, a servant in a convent ,goes to Dublin to meet up with her young brother in danger.

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Danièle Delorme, Henri Vidal, Nicolas Vogel, Maurice Ronet

Votes: 19

26. Pantomimes (1956)

20 min | Short

8.5
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Through a series of pantomimes, Marcel Marceau, the famous mime, evokes the three ages of life: youth, middle and old age.

Director: Paul Paviot | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Daniel Gélin, Marcel Marceau, Pierre Véry

Votes: 11


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