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1. Grand Central (2013)
94 min | Drama, Romance
Gary, an unskilled young man, lands a job as a decontamination sub-contractor at a nuclear power plant in the lower valley of the Rhone. Inducted into the workforce by supervisor Gilles and... See full summary »
2. La Grande Vadrouille (1966)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Several ordinary Frenchmen, helping British pilots avoid Nazi captivity, go on epic voyage through the occupied country to the Swiss border.
5. Une vie à t'attendre (2004)
105 min | Drama, Romance
A married Frenchwoman living in Brazil returns to her native country to visit her ailing elderly mother. There, she ends up rekindling a love affair with a man whom she hadn't seen in twelve years.
6. My Father's Guests (2010)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
Lucien Paumelle has been a human rights activist for decades and his relatives are not astonished when he announces that he is determined to help illegal immigrants by giving them shelter ... See full summary »
7. The Girl from Paris (2001)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,833 | Gross: $0.18M
8. Le maître d'école (1981)
95 min | Comedy
After having lost his job for having saved a child accused of shop lifting, Frédéric Barbier decides to become a school teacher with some funny results.The great comedy actor Coluche is excellent as a simple school teacher.
9. Those Happy Days (2006)
103 min | Comedy
A genuine and often funny depiction of the relationships between monitors and children in a summer vacation camp. From romance to friendship, dancing to fighting, this French movie bring back good souvenirs of childhood.
10. Peppermint Soda (1977)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School ... See full summary »
11. All Our Desires (2011)
120 min | Drama
Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.
12. Welcome (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,852 | Gross: $0.01M
14. The Swimming Pool (1969)
GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa on the French Riviera near St-Tropez. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.
Votes: 6,730 | Gross: $0.03M
15. For Sasha (1991)
114 min | Drama, Romance, War
Israel, 1967. Sacha and Laura have been living in a kibbutz near the Syrian border for two years. They are visited by Simon, Michel and Paul, three friends from Paris who have come to celebrate Laura's twentieth birthday. Simon is obsessed by the death of the girl he loved and during the birthday evening, attempts to find someone to blame amongst his friends. Laura alone knows that the young girl... See full summary »
18. Metro Manila (2013)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »
20. Saint Ralph (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outran everyone's expectations except his own in his bold quest of trying to win the 1954 Boston Marathon.
Votes: 5,626 | Gross: $0.80M
21. Tellement proches (2009)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
Ever heard your mother say, "Be careful, honey, when you marry, you also marry the family"? When Alain married Nathalie, he wasn't quite aware of the extra baggage that came along in the ... See full summary »
23. Love Me No More (2008)
85 min | Drama, Romance
The back story is a marvelous and gorgeous social commentary on the type of generous actions we could all take - to enrich our often-solitary elder-citizens' lives.
25. Dead Poets Society (1989)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.
Votes: 380,967 | Gross: $95.86M
26. Camille Rewinds (2012)
TV-14 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student. They later married and a child and were happy for a while. But now twenty-five years have... See full summary »
27. My Best Friend's Girl (1983)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Isabelle Huppert plays an attractive Parisienne out looking for some fun during her vacation on the ski slopes of Courchevel in the Alps when she starts up a relationship with a ... See full summary »
28. 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. La nostra vita (2010)
98 min | Drama
Claudio, a construction worker, works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, when he finds the remains of an ... See full summary »
31. Loup (2009)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Sixteen year old Sergei is the son of Boris, the head of the Batagi clan of reindeer breeders. Awarded the title of herdsman, with the clan's largest herd, he joins the Evenk tribe for the ... See full summary »
32. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 330,099 | Gross: $11.29M
33. East/West (1999)
PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, History
June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,412 | Gross: $2.78M
34. So Long, Stooge (1983)
100 min | Crime, Drama
Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking. Bensoussan, raised in foster homes, now a small-time pusher for a bar owner ... See full summary »
35. 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: 1,829 | Gross: $0.11M
36. Like Father, Like Son (2013)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama
Ryota is a successful workaholic businessman. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another boy after birth, he faces the difficult decision to choose his true son or the boy he and his wife have raised as their own.
Votes: 18,814 | Gross: $0.28M
37. Mommy (I) (2014)
R | 139 min | Drama
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.
Votes: 44,267 | Gross: $3.49M
39. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.
Votes: 36,994 | Gross: $0.18M
40. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.
Votes: 253,205 | Gross: $169.11M
41. Les Cowboys (2015)
R | 104 min | Drama
When his daughter goes missing from their prairie town east of France, Alain and his young son, Kid, head out to find her. The journey takes the men to some far-off and unsettling places in what begins to feel like an endless quest.
Votes: 1,831 | Gross: $0.07M
42. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 409,169 | Gross: $27.30M
44. The Salt of the Earth (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Votes: 17,651 | Gross: $1.34M
45. Our Little Sister (2015)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Family
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
Votes: 10,162 | Gross: $0.46M
47. Lion (2016)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Votes: 187,889 | Gross: $51.74M
48. After (III) (2012)
83 min | Romance
Paris, at night, a woman meets a man. Julie is beautiful, married, on rails. Guillaume is seductive, impulsive, free. They are clumsy and embarrassed, he does too much, she is scathing, ... See full summary »