With Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (ORTF) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Fellini Satyricon (1969)

R | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

6.9
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

Votes: 13,663

2. Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.

Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Jackson Beck

Votes: 8,263

3. Sandokan (1976)

286 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Malaysia, the second half of 1800. The English Queen Victoria owns the domain of the eastern lands of Borneo, commanded by Lord James Guillonk, fierce and ruthless conqueror, father of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kabir Bedi, Philippe Leroy, Adolfo Celi, Mohammed Azad

Votes: 1,131

4. Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)

30 min | Comedy, Thriller

7.9
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Mr. Lucky was an honest professional gambler who had won a plush floating casino, the ship Fortuna, and used it as his base of operations. Staying beyond the three-mile limit, where he ... See full summary »

Stars: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Votes: 232

5. Odissea (1968– )

GP | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.

Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Leonard Steckel, Constantin Andrieu, Irene Papas

Votes: 534

6. The Immortal Story (1968 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 58 min | Drama

7.1
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In the Portuguese town of Macao, a wealthy trader named Charles Clay hires two people to recreate a story of a sailor who is paid to impregnate a man's wife.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, Norman Eshley

Votes: 2,314

7. Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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The 'dreamer' is Jacques, a young painter, who by chance runs into Marthe as she's contemplating suicide on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. They talk, and agree to see each other again the next ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Isabelle Weingarten, Guillaume des Forêts, Jean-Maurice Monnoyer, Giorgio Maulini

Votes: 1,739

8. Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Maben | Stars: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason

Votes: 8,065

9. Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (1966)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Commander McLane and the crew of the fast space cruiser Orion patrol Earth's outposts and colonies in space and defend humanity from the alien 'Frogs'.

Stars: Dietmar Schönherr, Eva Pflug, Wolfgang Völz, Claus Holm

Votes: 769

10. The Mysterious Island (1973)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A group of escaped prisoners, traveling in a hot air balloon, have to land on a remote islands and must try to survive there. They encounter a castaway, pirates, and captain Nemo with his ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Antonio Bardem, Henri Colpi | Stars: Omar Sharif, Ambroise Bia, Jess Hahn, Philippe Nicaud

Votes: 523

11. The Clowns (1970 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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A ragout of real memories and mockumentary, as Fellini explores a childhood obsession: circus clowns.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Riccardo Billi, Federico Fellini, Gigi Reder, Tino Scotti

Votes: 1,882

12. The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971)

60 min | Biography, History

8.2
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He was the creator and artist of the Mona Lisa portrait

Stars: Philippe Leroy, Giulio Bosetti, Bruno Piergentili, Giampiero Albertini

Votes: 303

13. India Song (1975)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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Anne-Marie Stretter, wife of a French diplomat, lives in 1930s India. She takes many lovers as systems of oppression decay around her.

Director: Marguerite Duras | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Claude Mann

Votes: 1,270

14. Belphegor (1965– )

283 min | Romance, Thriller

7.5
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A mysterious phantom appears in the Musée du Louvre in Paris at night. Neither the guards nor the police are able to arrest it. A curious young man tries to break the ice and discover what drives the creature and the background activities.

Stars: Juliette Gréco, René Dary, François Chaumette, Sylvie

Votes: 328

15. Moses and Aaron (1975)

Not Rated | 107 min | Music, Drama

6.8
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In expressive, melodic tones, the fraternal pair debate God's true message and intent for His creations, a conflict that leads their followers - in extravagantly choreographed song and dance - towards chaos and sin.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Günter Reich, Louis Devos, Eva Csapo, Roger Lucas

Votes: 349

16. Les aventures de Tintin (1957– )

13 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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Tintin and his dog, Snowy, embark on wild adventures with the help of Thompson and Thomson, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, and others.

Stars: Jean Bellanger, Yves Brainville, Fernand Fabre, Paul Frees

Votes: 405

17. Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (1967–1990)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Jean Richard, François Cadet, Annick Tanguy, Jean-François Devaux

Votes: 84

18. La demoiselle d'Avignon (1972– )

26 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Marthe Keller, Louis Velle, Edmond Ardisson, Janine Crispin

Votes: 143

19. Arsène Lupin (1971–1974)

52 min | Comedy

7.6
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The adventures of the iconic gentleman-burglar, loosely adapted from Maurice Leblanc's pages.

Stars: Georges Descrières, Yvon Bouchard, Roger Carel, Jacques Monod

Votes: 250

20. Le Gai Savoir (1969)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Juliet Berto, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jean-Luc Godard

Votes: 687

21. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Biography, History

7.1
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After the death of Cardinal Mazarin, young king Louis XIV decides to assert his power to control the aristocracy.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Jean-Marie Patte, Raymond Jourdan, César Silvagni, Katharina Renn

Votes: 1,156

22. Socrates (1971 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, History

7.2
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A false accusation leads the philosopher Socrates to trial and condemnation in 4th century BC Athens.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Jean Sylvère, Anne Caprile, Giuseppe Mannajuolo, Ricardo Palacios

Votes: 600

23. Adieu Philippine (1962)

106 min | Drama

7.2
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Michel is a young technician in the fledgling TV industry and is due for military service in two months at the time of the Algerian War. Juliette and Liliane are inseparable best friends, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rozier | Stars: Jean-Claude Aimini, Daniel Descamps, Stefania Sabatini, Yveline Céry

Votes: 584

24. Thierry la Fronde (1963–1966)

26 min | Adventure

7.5
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Fictional adventures of Thierry de Janville, nicknamed "Thierry la fronde or Thierry the sling-slingshot", after his weapon of choice. A young of brave nobleman in XIVth century France, ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean-Claude Drouot, Céline Léger, Fernand Bellan, Clément Michu

Votes: 98

25. The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972– )

321 min | Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.

Stars: Andrea Balestri, Nino Manfredi, Gina Lollobrigida, Domenico Santoro

Votes: 1,035

26. Les rois maudits (1972– )

616 min | Drama, History

8.7
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Set during the reigns of the last five kings of the Capetian dynasty and the first two kings of the House of Valois, the series begins as the French King Philip the Fair, already surrounded... See full summary »

Stars: Gilles Béhat, Hélène Duc, Jean-Luc Moreau, André Luguet

Votes: 324

27. The Tiger Brigades (1974–1983)

52 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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In the early twentieth century is created in France the first motorized police group. They are called 'The Tiger Brigades', after Prime Minister George Clemenceau's surname: The Tiger.

Stars: Jean-Claude Bouillon, Jean-Paul Tribout, Pierre Maguelon, François Maistre

Votes: 316

28. Les cinq dernières minutes (1958–1996)

90 min | Crime

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

Votes: 50

29. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1964– )

85 min | Adventure

8.0
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Shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, Robinson Crusoe fills his time in either building a shelter for himself, or by reminiscing about the years he spent at sea and the adventures that led ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Fabian Cevallos, Erich Bludau, Oskar von Schab

Votes: 235

30. Graf Yoster gibt sich die Ehre (1967–1977)

25 min | Mystery

7.8
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The gentleman detective Graf Yoster solves crimes with the assistance of his butler Johann.

Stars: Lukas Ammann, Wolfgang Völz, Béatrice Romand, Eva Kinsky

Votes: 77

31. Le avventure di Pinocchio (1972)

133 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Theatrical version of the well-known TV series directed by Luigi Comencini.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Andrea Balestri

Votes: 115

32. The Seawolf (1971– )

93 min | Adventure, Drama

8.3
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The writer Humphrey van Weyden gets overboard in 1906 in a shipwreck in the fog in the Bay of San Francisco and is rescued by a seal catcher, the schooner Ghost under the brutal Captain Wolf Larsen.

Stars: Edward Meeks, Raimund Harmstorf, Emmerich Schäffer, Peter Kock

Votes: 594

33. The Aeronauts (1967–1970)

Action, Adventure

7.0
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In the 1960s, two fighter pilots are assigned to Dijon air base, France.

Stars: Jacques Santi, Christian Marin, Valéry Inkijinoff, Roger Pigaut

Votes: 62

34. The Beatles: 1 (2015 Video)

Music

8.8
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Compilation of almost all The Beatles' music videos, with other television appearances and live performances.

Stars: The Beatles, Jane Asher, Pattie Boyd, Eric Clapton

Votes: 235

35. Phantom India (1969– )

378 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Louis Malle, Thomas Frederick Howard, Ambu, Jyoti Basu

Votes: 379

36. Anna (1967 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Released in 1967, this was the first colour film made for French TV. The story is about a man obsessively looking for a woman he saw in a photograph.

Director: Pierre Koralnik | Stars: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Marianne Faithfull, Serge Gainsbourg

Votes: 326

37. Au théâtre ce soir (1966–1990)

Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Edward Sanderson, Robert Manuel, Bernard Durand, Jacques Ardouin

Votes: 40

38. Cartesius (1974 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, History

6.9
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This made for television film chronicles the illustrious life of French philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650)

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ugo Cardea, Anne Pouchie, Claude Berthy, Gabriele Banchero

Votes: 310

39. L'inspecteur Leclerc enquête (1962– )

26 min | Crime, Thriller

8.2
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Stars: Philippe Nicaud, Paul Gay, André Valmy, Robert Dalban

Votes: 19

40. La maison des bois (1971– )

52 min | Drama

8.6
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Realistic chronicle of everyday life during the Great War. A ranger collects in his family several Parisian children refugees because of the conflict. All share the life of the country village, the school, the news from the front.

Stars: Pierre Doris, Jacqueline Dufranne, Agathe Natanson, Fernand Gravey

Votes: 131

41. The Others (1974)

127 min | Drama

7.4
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Spinoza tries to discover the causes why his son committed suicide. Find a writing that had left his son and also his girlfriend and who was rival to his son in his affections. Spinoza ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Santiago | Stars: Maurice Born, Noëlle Chatelet, Patrice Dally, Pierrette Destanque

Votes: 24

42. The Leatherstocking Tales (1969– )

380 min | Adventure, Western

6.8
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Nathaniel "Natty" or "Nat" Bumppo, a white male, leaves his home valley to seek freedom. On his journey he encounters Mohicans who call him "Leatherstocking" and imprison him. Soon he ... See full summary »

Stars: Hellmut Lange, Pierre Massimi, Alexandru David, Helmuth Schneider

Votes: 173

43. Eneide (1971– )

311 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Giulio Brogi, Arsen Costa, Olga Karlatos, Marilù Tolo

Votes: 30

44. L'île mystérieuse (1973– )

52 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A group of escaped American prisoners, traveling in a hot air balloon, have to land on a remote islands and must try to survive there. They encounter a castaway, pirates, and captain Nemo ... See full summary »

Stars: Omar Sharif, Gérard Tichy, Philippe Nicaud, Ambroise Bia

Votes: 145

45. Les Mohicans de Paris (1973–1975)

55 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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Stars: Robert Etcheverry, André Valmy, Guy Kerner, Georges Atlas

Votes: 15

46. The Suspects (1974)

PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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A young American tourist is found dead in the south of France. The possible culprits are numerous so the police investigates to discover what she's done during the five weeks she spent in France before being murdered.

Director: Michel Wyn | Stars: Mimsy Farmer, Paul Meurisse, Michel Bouquet, Bruno Cremer

Votes: 107

47. Lagardère (1967– )

52 min | Adventure

8.1
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Stars: Jean Piat, Sacha Pitoëff, Jacques Dufilho, Marco Perrin

Votes: 76

48. Le jeune Fabre (1973– )

26 min | Romance

8.1
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Stars: Mehdi El Glaoui, Véronique Jannot, Jean-Roger Caussimon, Paul Guers

Votes: 15

49. Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq (1971–1973)

55 min | Adventure

8.1
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Stars: Claude Brasseur, Danièle Lebrun, Marc Dudicourt, Jacques Seiler

Votes: 49

50. Blaise Pascal (1972 TV Movie)

135 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Blaise Pascal struggles to understand the natural world around him, in addition to an inner quest for religious faith.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Rita Forzano, Giuseppe Addobbati, Christian De Sica

Votes: 445


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