With Films A2 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lover (1992)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jane March, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Frédérique Meininger, Arnaud Giovaninetti

Votes: 18,174 | Gross: $4.90M

2. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Klaus-Michael Grüber, Marion Stalens

Votes: 11,580 | Gross: $0.12M

3. Manon of the Spring (1986)

PG | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 19,854 | Gross: $3.94M

4. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

Votes: 23,057 | Gross: $4.94M

5. Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

PG | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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79 Metascore

Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

Votes: 21,492 | Gross: $15.14M

6. Vagabond (1985)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss, Setti Ramdane

Votes: 7,748

7. Gandahar (1987)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Catherine Chevallier

Votes: 4,037 | Gross: $0.37M

8. Camille Claudel (1988)

R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Camille Claude impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and she also becomes his mistress. But after a while, she would like to get out of his shadow.

Director: Bruno Nuytten | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 5,885 | Gross: $0.20M

9. The Voice of the Moon (1990)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi

Votes: 2,216

10. 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: 2,422

11. The Cabbage Soup (1981)

98 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.

Director: Jean Girault | Stars: Louis de Funès, Jean Carmet, Jacques Villeret, Claude Gensac

Votes: 7,131

12. Confidentially Yours (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Votes: 5,379

13. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 4,691

14. La révolution française (1989)

335 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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When Louis XVI summoned the Etats-Generaux, he unleashes a revolution that would change his country and cost his life. This is the story of one of the crucial points in the history of France, and Europe, divided into two parts.

Directors: Robert Enrico, Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jane Seymour, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

Votes: 1,244

15. First Name: Carmen (1983)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Votes: 3,237

16. Rendez-vous (1985)

82 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Dreaming of an actress future, a young girl arrives in Paris. Her personality awakens a glowing passion of several different men.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Juliette Binoche, Wadeck Stanczak, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 2,298

17. Van Gogh (1991)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life are examined.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Bernard Le Coq, Gérard Séty

Votes: 2,534 | Gross: $0.14M

18. Passion (1982)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A film director has an inspirational crisis while working on the production, Passion, and struggles with the nature of work and art.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Michel Piccoli, Jerzy Radziwilowicz

Votes: 2,205

19. 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: 4,646

20. Story of Women (1988)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 3,648 | Gross: $0.44M

21. Merci la vie (1991)

117 min | Drama

6.6
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Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc, Jean Carmet

Votes: 1,057

22. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)

TV-MA | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat, Alain Artur

Votes: 2,709

23. Terminus (1987)

PG | 115 min | Sci-Fi

3.0
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In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver of a computerized truck must drive across country to an established terminus and not ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-William Glenn | Stars: Karen Allen, Jürgen Prochnow, Johnny Hallyday, Gabriel Damon

Votes: 286

24. Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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In Canada's North during the 1930s, a young Inuit kills a White trader and is pursued by the police but his father is determined to protect his fugitive son at any cost.

Directors: Jacques Dorfmann, Pierre Magny | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshirô Mifune, Jennifer Tilly, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

Votes: 793 | Gross: $1.45M

25. 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: 2,045 | Gross: $2.41M

26. 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: 817

27. Scream of Stone (1991)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Two famous competitive climbers make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre, one of the most dangerous mountains in Argentina and the world, first. As the day of the climb approaches, their increasing competitiveness becomes destructive.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Stefan Glowacz, Mathilda May, Al Waxman

Votes: 1,173

28. Hanna K. (1983)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.3
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An Israeli lawyer is defending a Palestinian charged by The Military Court System in the Israeli-Occupied Territories. It's a tough case because of a strong political background.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Jean Yanne, Gabriel Byrne, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 599 | Gross: $0.11M

29. An Impudent Girl (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 1,710

30. The Bay Boy (1984)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.2
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A teenage boy living in a Cape Breton coal mining community during the 1930's finds himself contemplating life and is haunted by a murder he witnessed in town.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Kiefer Sutherland, Peter Donat, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.16M

31. La gitane (1986)

95 min | Comedy

4.4
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A stuffy bank clerk has his humdrum existence turned upside-down when a free-spirited, larcenous gipsy girl falls in love with him.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Valérie Kaprisky, Martin Lamotte, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 211

32. Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Three intertwined tales. On the eve of the First World War, Count Forbek starts to build a fantastic castle in the Ardennes forest. After the war he uses it to start a utopian society by ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ruggero Raimondi, Geraldine Chaplin, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 773

33. Les possédés (1988)

116 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1870 Russia, a group of young and idealistic anarchists plots to overthrow the established order through violent means.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jutta Lampe, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Bernard Blier

Votes: 490

34. The Blood of Others (1984)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.3
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WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Jodie Foster, Michael Ontkean, Sam Neill, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 478

35. Love Unto Death (1984)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

Votes: 879

36. Max mon amour (1986)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.1
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A married French woman takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Higgins, Victoria Abril, Anne-Marie Besse

Votes: 875

37. Scene of the Crime (1986)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Nicolas Giraudi, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Wadeck Stanczak

Votes: 725 | Gross: $0.16M

38. Mélo (1986)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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In Paris in the 1920s, a concert violinist meets and falls in love with a stylish young flapper who's the wife of an old friend. Romaine instigates the affair with Marcel, and carries it ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,019

39. Family Council (1986)

98 min | Comedy

5.1
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Fanny Ardant, Guy Marchand, Laurent Romor

Votes: 465

40. Thérèse (1986)

94 min | Drama

7.3
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The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Cavalier | Stars: Catherine Mouchet, Hélène Alexandridis, Aurore Prieto, Clémence Massart-Weit

Votes: 780

41. Speriamo che sia femmina (1986)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A critique of the role of the male in modern Italian society and has demonstrated the possibility of a form of 'female bonding' between women who live, by choice, in a world without men

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Catherine Deneuve, Giuliana de Sio, Philippe Noiret

Votes: 573

42. Torrents of Spring (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Nastassja Kinski, Valeria Golino, William Forsythe

Votes: 305 | Gross: $0.11M

43. The Passerby (1982)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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Being imprisoned for murdering a politician, husband tells his wife why he did this.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Helmut Griem, Dominique Labourier

Votes: 864

44. Good Morning Babylon (1987)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Vincent Spano, Joaquim de Almeida, Greta Scacchi, Désirée Nosbusch

Votes: 1,466 | Gross: $0.18M

45. Le Bal (1983)

109 min | History, Musical

7.8
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Dance moves, music and fashion mark the passage of time inside a Paris dance hall, throughout fifty years of history.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Étienne Guichard, Régis Bouquet, Francesco De Rosa, Arnault LeCarpentier

Votes: 2,388

46. The Bengali Night (1988)

153 min | Drama

6.0
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A British engineer becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of cultures leads to surprising ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Klotz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Shabana Azmi, Supriya Pathak, John Hurt

Votes: 275

47. Les spécialistes (1985)

94 min | Adventure, Crime

6.5
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During a routine transfer of prisoners from one jail to another, an accused cop killer, Paul Brandon, is temporarily chained to a con with only a year left to serve, Stéphane Carella. Paul ... See full summary »

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Gérard Lanvin, Christiane Jean, Maurice Barrier

Votes: 873

48. Hotel America (1981)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Hélène, a distracted pill-popping anesthetist, almost runs down Gilles one evening on a Biarritz street. She is still numb from the drowning death earlier that year of her lover, a visionary architect.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Patrick Dewaere, Etienne Chicot, Sabine Haudepin

Votes: 772

49. Life and Nothing But (1989)

PG | 135 min | Drama, War

7.4
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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: 1,477 | Gross: $0.43M

50. Entre Nous (1983)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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A Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries him.

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Miou-Miou, Isabelle Huppert, Guy Marchand, Jean-Pierre Bacri

Votes: 1,511


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