French movies wantlistby daviddias1 | created - 06 Jan 2013 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Le secret (2000)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
Marie is a seemingly happy woman, married to François for twelve years, and with a two-year-old child, Paul. However, there is disagreement within the family, since François is keen to have... See full summary »
3. Wild Side (2004)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A transgender woman who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns - with her two male lovers in tow - to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Votes: 965 | Gross: $0.02M
4. Sade (2000)
100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Votes: 1,627 | Gross: $0.03M
6. Read My Lips (2001)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
She is almost deaf and he lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.
Votes: 13,020 | Gross: $1.36M
8. My Man (1996)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps ... See full summary »
9. Ménage (1986)
84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A bisexual petty criminal named Bob encounters a married couple arguing in a bar. Bob breaks up the fight and proceeds to seduce first the wife and then the husband. Then Bob teaches the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,428 | Gross: $0.93M
11. 36 fillette (1988)
88 min | Romance, Drama
A night in the life of a young woman who wishes to learn and experience more of life. The men she meets have as much to learn from her as they can offer her, or more.
Votes: 1,041 | Gross: $0.41M
12. The Story of O (1975)
NC-17 | 97 min | Drama
Photographer O's lover takes her to a Château, where she is, like other women there, naked, humiliated by whipping, sexual abuse by men etc. When O leaves, her lover gives her to his much older step-brother.
14. The Girl from Monaco (2008)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Bertrand Beauvois, a well-known attorney, is in Monte Carlo to defend a businessman's mother who murdered a gigolo with ties to gangsters. The businessman provides a bodyguard, Christophe, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,918 | Gross: $0.60M
16. Ballroom (2003)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery
René and his lover Patric live in an old ballroom on the coast in Northern France. When Patric goes away for work, René begins to obsess on a picture of two brothers in dresses that hangs ... See full summary »
17. Paris, je t'aime (2006)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Votes: 69,165 | Gross: $4.86M
20. ...à la campagne (1995)
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Living a peaceful life in a house in the country surrounded by his friends is a lifestyle Benoît has opted for on mature reflection. One day, Lila, a young woman, arrives in Brionne, the ... See full summary »
23. L'Humanité (1999)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Mystery
When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ask more questions than it answers.
Votes: 3,768 | Gross: $0.11M
24. Transfixed (2001)
105 min | Drama
Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's now in an abusive relationship with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of ... See full summary »
Votes: 335 | Gross: $0.01M
25. Certified Copy (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.
Votes: 19,640 | Gross: $1.34M
26. Ma Vie en Rose (1997)
R | 88 min | Drama
Ludovic is an innocent seven-year-old child who provokes horror in his community when he dresses in girls clothes and insists he's a girl.
Votes: 8,214 | Gross: $2.28M
27. Olivier, Olivier (1992)
R | 110 min | Drama
A nine-year-old boy disappears without a trace. Six years later, he reappears in Paris but there are doubts about his real identity.
Votes: 1,603 | Gross: $1.26M
28. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Votes: 49,244 | Gross: $7.00M
29. A Better Life (2011)
110 min | Drama
Yann (Guillaume Canet) and Nadia (Leïla Bekhti) fall in love. Nadia has acquired a crumbling building in a Paris suburb and the couple decide to renovate it to launch a restaurant. But ... See full summary »
30. Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (1993– )
61 min | Drama
French filmmakers were given the opportunity in this Tv series to portray an episode about the coming of age of young people during one of the past few decades, accompanied by music of that period.
31. Marie-Line (2000)
100 min | Drama
Marie-Line works as a chief cleaner, at night, in a mall. She leads a team of 3-5 women, most of them being illegal aliens. Marie-Line is a hard woman with a golden heart, and she's in love... See full summary »
32. La sentinelle (1992)
139 min | Thriller
Mathias, whose dead father was a diplomat in Germany, decides to study the forensic medicine in Paris. In the train, he has some troubles with the border police, and is insulted and ... See full summary »
Votes: 699 | Gross: $0.01M
33. My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
178 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his ... See full summary »
34. What's in a Name? (2012)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Vincent is about to become a father. At a meeting with childhood friends he announces the name for his future son. The scandalous name ignites a discussion which surfaces unpleasant matters from the past of the group.
35. The Salesman (2011)
107 min | Drama
Marcel Lévesque, a quick-witted car salesman nearing retirement, lives to sell. He has been salesman of the month for the last sixteen years at the dealership where he has spent his career,... See full summary »
36. Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (2006)
120 min | Drama, Romance
In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Votes: 3,737 | Gross: $0.13M
37. Omar Killed Me (2011)
85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" (Omar has kill me) written beside in her own blood. ... See full summary »
38. Perfect Love (1996)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Anatomy of a murder. Christophe has murdered Frédérique, his lover. He's in his 20s, an entrepreneur who likes to pick up chicks with his misogynist friend Philippe; she's in her 30s, a ... See full summary »
39. The Life of Jesus (1997)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
A social movie about current life in the north of France. Freddy and his friends are all unemployed. They pass away time by wandering around on their motorcycles and by directing their ... See full summary »
41. A Housekeeper (2002)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her... See full summary »
Votes: 1,566 | Gross: $0.46M
42. Viens chez moi, j'habite chez une copine (1981)
85 min | Comedy
Guy is fired from is job, and asks to stay with his friend and his girlfriend in their apartment. The longer he stays, the more disaster he creates.
43. You Are So Beautiful (2005)
97 min | Comedy, Romance
When farmer Aymé Pigrenet loses his wife, he is not exactly overwhelmed by sorrow, rather by the sheer amount of work that suddenly falls on his shoulders. In quest of a new spouse, he goes to Romania where he meets Elena.
44. Élisa (1995)
115 min | Drama
Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,859 | Gross: $0.11M
46. I Can't Sleep (1994)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance