With Société Française de Production (SFP) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tess (1979)

PG | 170 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

A strong-willed young peasant girl attracts the affection of two men.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin

Votes: 14,172

2. Total Eclipse (1995)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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42 Metascore

Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc

Votes: 12,686 | Gross: $0.34M

3. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 16,972 | Gross: $4.40M

4. The Last Metro (1980)

PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 11,574

5. My Night at Maud's (1969)

GP | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Votes: 9,482

6. The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Richard Jordan, Cliff Gorman, James Naughton

Votes: 1,722

7. Fedora (1978)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef, José Ferrer

Votes: 3,264 | Gross: $2.20M

8. Death Watch (1980)

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

6.7
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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: 2,395

9. Sous le soleil (1996–2008)

52 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Three beautiful friends, sensitive doctor Laure, ambitious lawyer Caroline and American model Jessica, live and love in Saint-Tropez beach resort, on the French Riviera.

Stars: Tonya Kinzinger, Bénédicte Delmas, Adeline Blondieau, David Brécourt

Votes: 493

10. Wild Reeds (1994)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny

Votes: 5,014 | Gross: $0.92M

11. One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The lives of Pomme, an aspiring singer, and Suzanne, a struggling mother, as they search for their own identity in 1970s France.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès, Mona Mairesse

Votes: 996 | Gross: $0.02M

12. Cyclo (1995)

123 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) gets contact to a group of criminals. They introduce him to the mafia-world ... See full summary »

Director: Anh Hung Tran | Stars: Le Van Loc, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Nu Yên-Khê Tran, Nhu Quynh Nguyen

Votes: 4,464 | Gross: $0.08M

13. Providence (1977)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.7
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A dying writer bases his last book on his own perception of his family.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, David Warner

Votes: 2,839

14. Le juge est une femme (1993– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Alice Nevers is a young and beautiful investigating judge. With her partner, policeman Fred Marchand, they use their own power to solve crimes to each their method.

Stars: Marine Delterme, Jean-Michel Tinivelli, Guillaume Carcaud, Daniel-Jean Colloredo

Votes: 137

15. In a Wild Moment (1977)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Pierre, 44, contentedly divorced, takes his teen daughter to the Côte d'Azur along with his friend Jacques and Jacques' own teen daughter, Françoise. On the topless beaches of Saint-Tropez,... See full summary »

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Victor Lanoux, Christine Dejoux, Agnès Soral

Votes: 459

16. Fort Saganne (1984)

180 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, Sophie Marceau

Votes: 813

17. Hothead (1979)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.2
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The miserable football player becomes a town hero after bringing victory in extremely important game. He uses his fame for revenge to the team star for the previous mockeries.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, France Dougnac, Dorothée Jemma, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 1,527

18. Despair (1978)

119 min | Drama

7.2
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In early-1930s Berlin, an elegant Russian émigré and eccentric chocolatier convinces himself that he has seen his doppelgänger, and hatches a murderous plan to trade his existence for an entirely new one. Will he get over the deep despair?

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Andréa Ferréol, Klaus Löwitsch, Volker Spengler

Votes: 1,916

19. Black and White in Color (1976)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.9
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French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jean Carmet, Jacques Dufilho, Catherine Rouvel, Jacques Spiesser

Votes: 1,327

20. I... For Icarus (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 3,349

21. The Pocket Lover (1978)

95 min | Comedy

6.1
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"The Pocket Lover" tells the story of Julien, a 15 year-old boy who falls in love with an older woman, later discovered to be a prostitute. Now, Julien will have to face several obstacles, ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Queysanne | Stars: Mimsy Farmer, Pascal Sellier, Madeleine Robinson, Bernard Fresson

Votes: 132

22. Clara et moi (2004)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Arnaud Viard | Stars: Julien Boisselier, Julie Gayet, Michel Aumont, Sacha Bourdo

Votes: 684

23. The Patriots (1994)

TV-MA | 138 min | Thriller

7.4
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At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rochant | Stars: Yvan Attal, Richard Masur, Allen Garfield, Yossi Banai

Votes: 1,054

24. Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (2006)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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77 Metascore

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 3,722 | Gross: $0.13M

25. Les Misérables (1982)

Unrated | 220 min | Drama

7.3
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The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.

Director: Robert Hossein | Stars: Lino Ventura, Jean Carmet, Michel Bouquet, Evelyne Bouix

Votes: 749

26. Les cinq dernières minutes (1958–1996)

90 min | Crime

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Add a Plot

Stars: Marc Eyraud, Jacques Debary, Raymond Souplex, Jean Daurand

Votes: 53

27. The Night and the Moment (1994)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.3
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A young marchioness who loves the way of free-thinking and flatterers invites an author into her house who pretends to seduce her...

Director: Anna Maria Tatò | Stars: Ivan Bacciocchi, Jean-Claude Carrière, Axelle Cummings, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 248

28. Café au lait (1993)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Lola is pregnant. But she does not know who the father is : Jamal, the black muslim, son of diplomats, or Felix, the pennyless jewish messenger. Jamal and Felix meet at Lola's, and the race... See full summary »

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz | Stars: Julie Mauduech, Hubert Koundé, Mathieu Kassovitz, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 989 | Gross: $0.32M

29. Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea (1985–1987)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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An underground civilization named Arkadia launches an expedition for exploring the world of the surface to restore its fading sun.

Stars: Jeanine Forney, Chris Benard, Amandine Rajau, Louis Arbessier

Votes: 635

30. Nestor Burma (1991–2003)

TV-14 | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Nestor Burma (Guy Marchand) is a cynical private detective, a serial monogamist and an inveterate saxophone player. Burma investigates murders, missing persons, kidnapping and extortion ... See full summary »

Stars: Guy Marchand, Pierre Tornade, Patrick Guillemin, Michel Fortin

Votes: 98

31. A Bad Son (1980)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment.

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Brigitte Fossey, Jacques Dufilho, Yves Robert

Votes: 790

32. La maschera del demonio (1990)

94 min | Horror

4.6
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A group of skiers get lost in the mountains, and come across the snowy tomb of a centuries-old witch. They accidentally awaken the witch's vengeful spirit, who then proceeds to possess them one by one.

Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Giovanni Guidelli, Debora Caprioglio, Stanko Molnar, Mary Sellers

Votes: 259

33. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)

116 min | Drama

7.6
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Boyer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Miou-Miou, Jacques Denis

Votes: 961

34. Fall from Grace (1994 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama

6.7
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During the Second World War, an entire battle front developed in the field of espionage. "Fall from Grace" is the story of one young woman and how, after joining the British Secret Service,... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: James Fox, Michael York, Patsy Kensit, Richard Anconina

Votes: 94

35. Chouans! (1988)

143 min | Adventure, History, War

6.1
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In 1793 when terror is widespread in France, peasants known as Chouans fight the revolutionaries in attempt to restore the monarchy.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Vincent Schmitt, Raoul Billerey, Claudine Delvaux

Votes: 617

36. Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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Farrah Fawcett plays real-life Beate Klarsfeld, a German Protestant housewife who, with the help of her Jewish law-student husband, Serge, began an unrelenting campaign after World War II ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Tom Conti, Geraldine Page, Hélène Vallier

Votes: 138

37. Roads to the South (1978)

100 min | Drama

5.8
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The story of an exiled Spanish revolutionary, now a successful screenwriter, dangerously drawn back to his homeland and the "good fight" for freedom from fascism.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Yves Montand, Miou-Miou, Laurent Malet, France Lambiotte

Votes: 136

38. Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (1993– )

61 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Stars: Jackie Berroyer, Élodie Bouchez, Nabil El Bouhairi, Alice Houri

Votes: 63

39. The First Time I Turned Twenty (2004)

98 min | Comedy

6.3
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In 1960s France, 16-year-old Hannah Goldman is experiencing a painful adolescence. Her Jewish background and plain appearance make her an object of ridicule, but she has a talent for music ... See full summary »

Director: Lorraine Lévy | Stars: Marilou Berry, Catherine Jacob, Serge Riaboukine, Myriam Moraly

Votes: 310

40. Moi, Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma mère, ma soeur et mon frère... (1976)

130 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Based on documents compiled by leading French philosopher Michel Foucault, this unique and original film charts the gruesome events which took place in a Normandy village in 1835, when a ... See full summary »

Director: René Allio | Stars: Claude Hébert, Jacqueline Millière, Joseph Leportier, Annick Géhan

Votes: 266

41. Family Life (1985)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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This is an affecting story about a father's attempts to mend the breaches in the relationship between himself and his 10-year-old daughter. Emmanuel (Sami Frey) is the father of Elise (Mara... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Sami Frey, Mara Goyet, Juliet Berto, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 141

42. Run After Me Until I Catch You (1976)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

6.1
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Paul is a tax collector. Jacqueline works in a dog grooming salon. They are both single and meet through a marriage announcement. Their first interview turns out badly: they find themselves... See full summary »

Director: Robert Pouret | Stars: Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Geneviève Fontanel, Christine Laurent

Votes: 76

43. Golden Night (1976)

78 min | Drama, Crime

5.7
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After his family tries to kill him and he has been pronounced dead, Michel returns to vex them. He presents each one with a voodoo doll, warning of their fate.

Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Bernard Blier, Klaus Kinski, Marie Dubois, Jean-Luc Bideau

Votes: 83

44. Killer Kid (1994)

90 min | Drama, War

6.8
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A Lebanese kid is sent to France on a terrorist mission for "Allah's Army". An Arab French kid becomes involved unwittingly. A bond develops between the two, while they become alienated ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles de Maistre | Stars: Tewfik Jallab, Younesse Boudache, Salah Teskouk, Fatiha Cheriguene

Votes: 213

45. Le Sheriff (1977)

112 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.

Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Aurore Clément, Philippe Léotard, Michel Auclair

Votes: 558

46. In Search of Dracula (1975)

PG | 86 min | Documentary, Horror

6.4
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A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject.

Director: Calvin Floyd | Stars: Solveig Andersson, Tor Isedal, Christopher Lee

Votes: 207

47. Belle Époque (1995– )

240 min

6.0
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Tout commence quand Lucien Lachenay (André Dussollier), célèbre constructeur du trottoir roulant de l'Exposition Universelle de 1900, sauve la vie de la belle Alice Avellano (Dame Kristin ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesco Casale, Marthe Keller, Rüdiger Vogler, Sabine Haudepin

Votes: 81

48. The Lady Banker (1980)

131 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big sensation between 1914 and 1938 as a banker and the head of a financial paper specialized in public savings.

Director: Francis Girod | Stars: Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Brasseur

Votes: 657

49. An Orphan's Tale (1981– )

Drama

8.7
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Remi's quiet childhood in chevegnon is interrupted one day as his father comes home after 7 years in Paris, telling him they're not his real parents, and that they can no longer afford to ... See full summary »

Stars: Fabrice Josso, Petula Clark, François Pinat, Gérard Darrieu

Votes: 79

50. Le sucre (1978)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Civil servant Adrien Courtois comes to Paris in order to make his money bear fruits.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Jean Carmet, Gérard Depardieu, Michel Piccoli, Nelly Borgeaud

Votes: 390


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