Best French Movies of All-time

What is your favorite movie from France, maybe the best moviemaker country after USA.

The Top Ten

1 Amelie

A Movie whit a girl who appreciates the little things what make life what it is and in the process help's people to discover what they can't discover
Beside this there are some cool statistics to from the narator,for example did you know that the No. of the connections in the human brain is bigger than the No of the atoms in the whole universe? - MatrixGuy

I love this film, it's truly French.. you know.. the atmosphere is French)I do admire Audrey.

Best non English film I ever watched. It is really heart warming to watch. Great movie!

Sigh I wish I find my nino quincompaix one day...

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2 Contempt
3 The Passion of Joan of Arc
4 Chimes at Midnight
5 Les Vampires
6 Irréversible
7 L'annee Dernière À Marienbad
8 Wages of Fear
9 The Rules of the Game
10 Les Visiteurs

Best french comedy.


The Contenders

11 Pickpocket
12 8 Femmes
13 Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources

Gerard Depardeiu was awesome in Jean De Florette.

14 Intouchables

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

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15 La Haine

La Haine défonce tout! The movie is cult, beautiful and it has a message. Everything in this movie is awesome, the storyline, the acting, the dialogues. This is the best French movie after Les Enfants du Paradis. You want to see modern French cinema at his finest, this is THE MOVIE you want to watch.

16 Hiroshima Mon Amour
17 Au Hasard Balthazar
18 Delicatessen
19 Point Blank
20 Crimson Rivers
21 Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-sec
22 Bon Cop Bad Cop

How can you not like the joual of Quebecers and a from the book French speaker from Ontario. The story line is great and the acting does the plot justice. I think this film could have done well in the US with the right backers. Too bad that time has passed.

23 Breathless

Arguably the greatest of the new wave -

24 Asterix at the Olympic Games
25 La Proie
26 A Man Escaped
27 Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia
28 Yamakasi
29 Captifs
30 Eyes Without a Face
31 L'atalante
32 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover
33 Blue Is the Warmest Color
34 La Femme Nikita
35 The City of Lost Children
36 Gazon Maudit
37 Le Retour de Martin Guerre
38 The Triplets of Belleville
39 Sex Is Comedy
40 Cyrano de Bergerac

The version with Gerard Depardieu - Gaspar

41 Welcome to the Sticks
42 The 400 Blows

One of the only 2 French movies I've seen, and it's better out of the two. -

43 L'appartement
44 Fat Girl
45 Anatomy Of Hell
46 The Fifth Element
47 Three Colors: Red
48 Germinal

Based on the novel of Emile Zola - Gaspar

49 Le Voyage dans la lune
50 Masculin Féminin
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Top Remixes

1. La Proie
2. Point Blank
3. Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-sec
1. Au Hasard Balthazar
2. The Passion of Joan of Arc
3. Contempt
1. Contempt
2. The Passion of Joan of Arc
3. Chimes at Midnight


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