Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Bertrand Tavernier
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1. Contempt (1963)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 25,575 | Gross: $0.04M
2. In the Electric Mist (2009)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
4. Le Doulos (1962)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.
Votes: 8,100 | Gross: $0.08M
5. Coup de Torchon (1981)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life - and resorts to drastic means to do so.
7. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History
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 »
Votes: 3,383 | Gross: $0.34M
9. The French Minister (2013)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy
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 »
Votes: 3,021 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Revenge of the Musketeers (1994)
R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 2,957 | Gross: $0.31M
11. All the Little Animals (1998)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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 »
Votes: 2,536 | Gross: $0.03M
12. Death Watch (1980)
R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
13. It All Starts Today (1999)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,227 | Gross: $0.01M
14. A Sunday in the Country (1984)
G | 90 min | Drama
An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.
Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $2.41M
18. L.627 (1992)
R | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 »
19. The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
128 min | Crime, Drama, History
An unstable former French Sergeant commits many atrocities. A judge considers how this case could benefit or damage his career.
21. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, History, War
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 »
23. Safe Conduct (2002)
Not Rated | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
Votes: 1,191 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Last Known Address (1970)
105 min | Crime, Thriller
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 »
26. The 317th Platoon (1965)
100 min | War
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.
27. American Masters (1985– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
29. Daddy Nostalgia (1990)
PG | 105 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 596 | Gross: $1.11M
30. Beatrice (1987)
R | 130 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.21M
32. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical
Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.
33. A Journey Through French Cinema (2016)
Not Rated | 201 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 476 | Gross: $0.04M
American Masters (1985– )
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
TV-14 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
37. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)
90 min | Documentary
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.
38. Tout le monde en parle (2004– )
90 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
-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.
40. Fred (1997)
84 min | Thriller
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.
42. Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music
"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 »
43. At the Movies (2004–2014)
30 min | Talk-Show
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 »
45. Spoiled Children (1977)
113 min | Drama
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.
American Playhouse (1981– )
Waiting for the Moon
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 148 | Gross: $0.75M
49. My Father Saved My Life (2001)
115 min | Drama
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.
50. The Man Inside (1990)
PG | 93 min | Drama
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 »