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1. Latcho Drom (1993)

103 min | Documentary, Music

The journey of the Romany people told through musicians and dancers of India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France, and Spain.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Star: La Caita

Votes: 1,749 | Gross: $1.03M

2. The Crazy Stranger (1997)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Izidor Serban, Ovidiu Balan

Votes: 7,077 | Gross: $0.67M

3. Je suis né d'une cigogne (1999)

80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

The unemployed young man Otto is living with his mother. Together with his girlfriend Louna, who is a hairdresser, they reflect on the lack of meaning in their lives, their society and the system.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Ouassini Embarek, Christine Pignet

Votes: 341

4. Swing (I) (2002)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Max is on holiday at his grandmother's place in the Elzas in France. He's fascinated by the guitar playing of gypsy Miraldo. In exchange for writing letters to the social security ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Oscar Copp, Lou Rech, Tchavolo Schmitt, Mandino Reinhardt

Votes: 939

5. Exiles (2004)

Unrated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

Two French lovers, Zano and Naima, decided to travel to the land of their parents: Algeria. Their road trip gradually becomes a spiritual quest.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Lubna Azabal, Zouhir Gacem, Lila Makhlouf

Votes: 2,862

6. Transylvania (2006)

103 min | Drama

Zingarina, who is two-month pregnant, travels from France to Transylvania with her friend Marie to seek out her lover Milan Agustin that was deported from France. They hire the guide and ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Asia Argento, Amira Casar, Birol Ünel, Alexandra Beaujard

Votes: 2,308

7. Mondo (1995)

80 min | Drama

Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Ovidiu Balan, Philippe Petit, Pierrette Fesch, Jerry Smith

Votes: 513

8. Tango libre (2012)

98 min | Drama

A prison guard is attracted to a woman at his weekly tango class. They meet again when she visits her husband in the prison where he works and he is drawn into her complicated romantic life. Meanwhile the prisoners are learning the tango.

Director: Frédéric Fonteyne | Stars: François Damiens, Sergi López, Jan Hammenecker, Anne Paulicevich

Votes: 733

9. The Boat Race (2009)

100 min | Drama

Alex, 15, lives alone with his dad, enduring relentless physical violence, rebelling against everyone. To escape from this daily life, Alex rows on the Meuse river, and has only one ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Bellefroid | Stars: Joffrey Verbruggen, Thierry Hancisse, Sergi López, Pénélope Lévêque

Votes: 164

10. Leaving (I) (2009)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

Suzanne is a well married mother, but her bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist by building an office in their backyard. Then Suzanne falls in love with the man hired to build the office.

Director: Catherine Corsini | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Attal, Bernard Blancan

Votes: 3,847 | Gross: $0.17M

11. Tell No One (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

82 Metascore

An accidental discovery near a doctor's estate stirs up some painful memories eight years after his wife's hideous murder, and now, things are bound to take a turn for the unexpected. Does the good doctor know more than he's letting on?

Director: Guillaume Canet | Stars: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 47,177 | Gross: $6.18M

12. Looking for Hortense (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.

Director: Pascal Bonitzer | Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Carré, Marin Orcand Tourrès

Votes: 760

13. In Another Country (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

69 Metascore

A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Joon-Sang Yoo, Yu-mi Jung, Yuh Jung Youn

Votes: 2,788 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Love Is the Perfect Crime (2013)

110 min | Crime, Thriller

After a brief affair with her seductive professor, a young student mysteriously disappears. As the police and the girl's stepmother tighten the noose on the cryptic tutor, he experiences a long-forgotten feeling. Is love the perfect crime?

Directors: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Karin Viard, Maïwenn, Sara Forestier

Votes: 1,768

15. L'auberge espagnole (2002)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Judith Godrèche, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou

Votes: 37,969 | Gross: $3.90M

16. Young & Beautiful (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

After losing her virginity, Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her clients for hotel-room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantin Ravat

Votes: 29,636 | Gross: $0.05M

17. The Past (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery

85 Metascore

An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet

Votes: 41,805 | Gross: $1.33M

18. The Nun (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

51 Metascore

1760s France. Suzanne is shocked when her bourgeois family sends her to a convent. There she faces oppression and torment, leading her to fight back and expose the dehumanizing effect of cloistered life.

Director: Guillaume Nicloux | Stars: Pauline Etienne, Isabelle Huppert, Louise Bourgoin, Martina Gedeck

Votes: 1,422

19. Thérèse (2012)

110 min | Drama

49 Metascore

An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi

Votes: 3,435

20. In Your Hands (2010)

81 min | Drama

An act of revenge takes an unexpected turn in this psychological drama from French writer and director Lola Doillon. Anna (Kristin Scott Thomas) flees a house on the outskirts of Paris and ... See full summary »

Director: Lola Doillon | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Pio Marmaï, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Marie-Sohna Condé

Votes: 651

21. Korkoro (2009)

111 min | Drama, War

60 Metascore

A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Marc Lavoine, Marie-Josée Croze, James Thierrée, Mathias Laliberté

Votes: 1,117 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

85 Metascore

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Votes: 79,912 | Gross: $1.32M

23. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

88 Metascore

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 56,994 | Gross: $1.46M

24. Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)

Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Astérix and Obélix compete at the Olympics in order to help their friend Lovesix marry Princess Irina. Brutus also tries to win the game with his own team and get rid of his father Julius Caesar.

Directors: Frédéric Forestier, Thomas Langmann | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Clovis Cornillac, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alain Delon

Votes: 25,579 | Gross: $1.00M

25. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

82 Metascore

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx

Votes: 18,366 | Gross: $2.01M

26. Oceans (2009)

G | 84 min | Documentary, Drama

75 Metascore

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Jacques Perrin, Matthias Brandt

Votes: 8,685 | Gross: $19.42M

27. Of Gods and Men (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, History

86 Metascore

Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach

Votes: 14,110 | Gross: $3.95M

28. The Milky Way (1969)

M/PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny, Edith Scob

Votes: 6,249

29. 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.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Thérèse Liotard

Votes: 2,332

30. Paris (I) (2008)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

A ex-dancer has a heart problem and even with a transplant, he may still only have a few months to live. Time's spent looking at people/life in Paris from his balcony. His single mom sister moves in with her 3 kids to look after him.

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Romain Duris, Joffrey Platel, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 11,235 | Gross: $1.01M

31. Winged Migration (2001)

G | 89 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

Votes: 11,200 | Gross: $10.76M

32. An Affair of Love (1999)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

A woman puts an ad in a magazine looking for a man to fulfill her fantasy of a stringless, anonymous pornographic affair.

Director: Frédéric Fonteyne | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Sergi López, Jacques Viala, Paul Pavel

Votes: 5,021 | Gross: $0.35M

33. With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

75 Metascore

Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.

Director: Dominik Moll | Stars: Laurent Lucas, Sergi López, Mathilde Seigner, Sophie Guillemin

Votes: 9,223 | Gross: $3.82M

34. The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

57 Metascore

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Directors: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Votes: 693,982 | Gross: $13.18M



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