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1. Contempt (1963)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Giorgia Moll

Votes: 25,575 | Gross: $0.04M

2. In the Electric Mist (2009)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A detective in post-Katrina New Orleans has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching, and corrupt local businessmen.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 15,616

3. My Old Lady (2014)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident.

Director: Israel Horovitz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Michel Burstin

Votes: 8,209 | Gross: $4.01M

4. Le Doulos (1962)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly, René Lefèvre

Votes: 8,100 | Gross: $0.08M

5. Coup de Torchon (1981)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life - and resorts to drastic means to do so.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Votes: 4,568

6. 'Round Midnight (1986)

R | 133 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A troubled, but talented musician flees the US to escape his problems, finding refuge and support in Paris.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker, Sandra Reaves-Phillips

Votes: 4,352 | Gross: $3.27M

7. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)

Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

6.4
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78 Metascore

Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Gaspard Ulliel, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet

Votes: 3,383 | Gross: $0.34M

8. The Bakery Girl of Monceau (1963)

Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Romance

7.4
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A law student regularly visits a Paris bakery to flirt with a brunette employee.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Barbet Schroeder, Claudine Soubrier, Michèle Girardon, Fred Junck

Votes: 3,268

9. The French Minister (2013)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy

6.3
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65 Metascore

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels Arestrup, Bruno Raffaelli

Votes: 3,021 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Revenge of the Musketeers (1994)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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France, 1654: D'Artagnan's girl grows up in a convent. When the mother superior is murdered, Eloïse suspects a plan to murder the king and hopes to prevent this and revenge the murder by finding her father and the 3 musketeers.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Sami Frey

Votes: 2,957 | Gross: $0.31M

11. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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51 Metascore

Bobby Platt (Christian Bale) is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,536 | Gross: $0.03M

12. Death Watch (1980)

R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Thérèse Liotard

Votes: 2,344

13. It All Starts Today (1999)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Daniel is schoolmaster of a kindergarten in a small French town. The local economy, which depended entirely on coal production, has been mired in a depression ever since the mines were ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Maria Pitarresi, Nadia Kaci, Véronique Ataly

Votes: 2,227 | Gross: $0.01M

14. A Sunday in the Country (1984)

G | 90 min | Drama

7.7
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An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Louis Ducreux, Michel Aumont, Sabine Azéma, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $2.41M

15. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The war exploits of French captain Conan and his men during World War I and during the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,791

16. Fresh Bait (1995)

Not Rated | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Three teenagers plan to steal the nessecary funds to open their dream shop in the US, but things get messy.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Marie Gillain, Olivier Sitruk, Bruno Putzulu, Richard Berry

Votes: 1,757 | Gross: $0.04M

17. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Yves Afonso

Votes: 1,757

18. L.627 (1992)

R | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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This gritty police drama shows us the underbelly of the Parisian drug trade. Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Didier Bezace, Jean-Paul Comart, Charlotte Kady, Jean-Roger Milo

Votes: 1,593

19. The Judge and the Assassin (1976)

128 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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An unstable former French Sergeant commits many atrocities. A judge considers how this case could benefit or damage his career.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Michel Galabru, Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 1,504

20. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $0.43M

21. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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France, 1719. Four years after Louix XIV's death, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent for the nine-year-old Louis XIV. Philippe is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Christine Pascal

Votes: 1,230

22. Hôtel Terminus (1988)

Unrated | 267 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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A documentary about Klaus Barbie, the Gestapo chief of Lyon, and his life after the war.

Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Klaus Barbie, Claude Lanzmann, Marcel Ophüls, Johannes Schneider-Merck

Votes: 1,193 | Gross: $0.34M

23. Safe Conduct (2002)

Not Rated | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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82 Metascore

In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Marie Desgranges

Votes: 1,191 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Last Known Address (1970)

105 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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Police inspector Léonetti, a tough, efficient policeman, has been sent to a second-rate police station after being reprimanded. There he is given a partner, young and beautiful Jeanne Dumas... See full summary »

Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Lino Ventura, Marlène Jobert, Michel Constantin, Paul Crauchet

Votes: 1,131

25. Lumière! (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

8.1
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A collection of restored prints from the Lumière Brothers.

Director: Thierry Frémaux | Stars: Thierry Frémaux, Martin Scorsese, François Clerc, Benoît Duval

Votes: 881

26. The 317th Platoon (1965)

100 min | War

7.5
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In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.

Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Bruno Cremer, Pierre Fabre, Manuel Zarzo

Votes: 846

27. American Masters (1985– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 690

28. Holy Lola (2004)

128 min | Drama

6.6
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The trials and tribulations of a French couple's efforts to adopt an orphan baby in Cambodia.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Isabelle Carré, Bruno Putzulu, Lara Guirao

Votes: 655

29. Daddy Nostalgia (1990)

PG | 105 min | Drama

6.9
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The setting is the Riviera in autumn. A retired English businessman (Sir Dirk Bogarde) has just been through heart surgery, but it has, apparently, done little to relieve his constant pain ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jane Birkin, Odette Laure, Emmanuelle Bataille

Votes: 596 | Gross: $1.11M

30. Beatrice (1987)

R | 130 min | Drama

6.5
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A warrior leaves home to fight in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) between France and England. Before his departure, he gives his 10-year-old son, François, a sword to safeguard his ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Julie Delpy, Nils Tavernier, Monique Chaumette

Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.21M

31. Paranoia (1969)

X | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Musical

6.1
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A rich and lonely American widow befriends two young people whose motives become suspect.

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Carroll Baker, Lou Castel, Colette Descombes, Tino Carraro

Votes: 567

32. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical

7.2
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Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Marie Laforêt, Philippe Léotard, Miguel Ángel Solá, Marina Vlady

Votes: 523

33. A Journey Through French Cinema (2016)

Not Rated | 201 min | Documentary

7.6
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87 Metascore

Bertrand Tavernier's personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Bertrand Tavernier, François Truffaut, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Jean Renoir

Votes: 476 | Gross: $0.04M

34. A Week's Holiday (1980)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.7
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Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Gérard Lanvin, Flore Fitzgerald, Michel Galabru

Votes: 401

35. The Lumière Brothers' First Films (1996)

Unrated | 61 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A collection of short films made by the Lumiere brothers, a team of pioneering filmmakers in turn-of-the-century France.

Stars: Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Antoine Lumière, Auguste Lumière, Bertrand Tavernier

Votes: 349

36. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000)

TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Clint ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Ricker | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Richard Burton, Joel Cox, Dani Crayne

Votes: 346

37. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Richard Berry, Nino Castelnuovo, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 322

38. Tout le monde en parle (2004– )

90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.0
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-A Quebec talk-show (in Canada), about what happened the week before. Every Sunday, at 8pm at Radio-Canada, Guy A. Lepage hosts this show with Dany Turcotte.

Stars: Guy A. Lepage, Dany Turcotte, Denis Coderre, Louis-José Houde

Votes: 249

39. The Young Girls Turn 25 (1993)

64 min | Documentary, Music

6.9
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A recital becomes part of the French culture; 25 years later the performers return to the village where it was first launched.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Agnès Varda, Michel Legrand, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 226

40. Fred (1997)

84 min | Thriller

6.4
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This is the story of a qualified but unemployed crane operator called Fred. Everything seems to be going fine with him until the day he gets caught into a sordid story.

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Clotilde Courau, François Berléand, Stéphane Jobert

Votes: 220

41. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.3
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Elena S. Sánchez, Antonio Gasset, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 207

42. Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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"It must 'schwing!'" was the motto of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two German Jewish immigrants who in 1939 set up Blue Note Records, the jazz label that was home to such greats as Miles ... See full summary »

Directors: Julian Benedikt, Andreas Morell | Stars: Freddie Hubbard, Gil Mellé, Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver

Votes: 207

43. At the Movies (2004–2014)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.0
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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1991), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 201

44. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 184

45. Spoiled Children (1977)

113 min | Drama

6.6
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A touching portrait of modern life, whether showing the human dimension of large issues, or deftly detailing the intimate reverberations of a casual love affair.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Christine Pascal, Michel Aumont, Gérard Jugnot

Votes: 173

46. Maciste, gladiatore di Sparta (1964)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

4.6
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Maciste fights for right and might against the wicked Caesar.

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Mark Forest, Marilù Tolo, Elisabetta Fanti, Robert Hundar

Votes: 166

47. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

5.8
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A portuguese show where Mario Augusto presents the new films of the week and interviews actors, actresses and directors.

Stars: Mário Augusto, Paulo Branco, Nicolau Breyner, Afonso Pimentel

Votes: 157

48. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Waiting for the Moon (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Godmilow | Stars: Linda Hunt, Linda Bassett, Jacques Boudet, Andrew McCarthy

Votes: 148 | Gross: $0.75M

49. My Father Saved My Life (2001)

115 min | Drama

6.5
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Joe, international poker player, is considered an irresponsible family-chief. His two sons drifted into gangsterism. The older dies from it. The younger, Manu, was sentenced to death. Joe takes on to a terrific battle in order to save his son. Will he succeed in it? For life has more than one trick in its well-worn sleeve.

Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Bruno Cremer, Vincent Lecoeur, Rufus, Michelle Goddet

Votes: 141

50. The Man Inside (1990)

PG | 93 min | Drama

5.2
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Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity... See full summary »

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Coyote, Nathalie Baye, Dieter Laser

Votes: 140



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