France (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Medici (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Stars: Daniel Sharman, Alessandra Mastronardi, Synnove Karlsen, Sebastian De Souza

Votes: 13,835

Bordertown (2016–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Quirky police detective, in Finland, delves into his mind palace to solve despicable crimes all the while trying to keep his family together. If Sherlock was based in Finland this would be it.

Stars: Ville Virtanen, Matleena Kuusniemi, Anu Sinisalo, Lenita Susi

Votes: 5,622

Call Me by Your Name (2017)
7.9
93 metascore

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar

Votes: 191,556 | Gross: $18.10M

Death in Paradise (2011– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A UK police DI is transferred to St-Marie's police dept. He hates the sun, sea and sand. Series follows his murder investigations on the island. Later series see another UK DI head the team, followed by an Irish DI and then another UK DI.

Stars: Danny John-Jules, Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington, Tobi Bakare

Votes: 12,946

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
8.1
95 metascore

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Director: Céline Sciamma | Stars: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

Votes: 38,458

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
7.7
86 metascore

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg

Votes: 272,690 | Gross: $220.16M

Love (II) (2015)
6.1
51 metascore

Love (II) (2015)

TV-MA | 135 min | Drama, Romance

Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin, Juan Saavedra

Votes: 42,849

Léon: The Professional (1994)
8.5
64 metascore

Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 992,908 | Gross: $19.50M

Dunkirk (2017)
7.9
94 metascore

Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 517,515 | Gross: $188.37M

Lockout (2012)
6.1
48 metascore

Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Directors: James Mather, Steve Saint Leger | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

Votes: 92,217 | Gross: $14.33M

Hercules (1997)
7.3
74 metascore

Hercules (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton

Votes: 196,867 | Gross: $99.05M

Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
6.2
26 metascore

Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.

Director: Adrian Grunberg | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Adriana Barraza

Votes: 68,366 | Gross: $18.87M

Pride & Prejudice (2005)
7.8
82 metascore

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 243,376 | Gross: $38.41M

The Outsiders (1983)
7.1
41 metascore

The Outsiders (1983)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama

The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Votes: 72,248 | Gross: $25.60M

Love Actually (2003)
7.6
55 metascore

Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 412,350 | Gross: $59.70M

The Fifth Element (1997)
7.7
52 metascore

The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 420,877 | Gross: $63.54M

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Horror, War

In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle, Aldo Valletti

Votes: 51,872

The Pianist (2002)
8.5
85 metascore

The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Votes: 696,053 | Gross: $32.57M

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
7.4
65 metascore

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, War

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 29,629

Anna (II) (2019)
6.6
40 metascore

Anna (II) (2019)

R | 118 min | Action, Thriller

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy

Votes: 48,992 | Gross: $7.74M

True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
6.1
75 metascore

True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: George MacKay, Essie Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Ben Corbett

Votes: 3,538

War of the Worlds (2019– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells' classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.

Stars: Léa Drucker, Gabriel Byrne, Adel Bencherif, Natasha Little

Votes: 5,151

Le Bureau des Légendes (2015– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama

After six years of undercover work in Syria, French intelligence officer Malotru returns home, where he struggles to forget his undercover identity, train a young recruit, and investigate when a colleague disappears in Algeria.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Florence Loiret Caille, Jonathan Zaccaï, Sara Giraudeau

Votes: 5,538

The Death of Stalin (2017)
7.2
88 metascore

The Death of Stalin (2017)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, History

Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.

Director: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 78,557 | Gross: $8.04M

The Lobster (2015)
7.2
82 metascore

The Lobster (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman

Votes: 204,874 | Gross: $8.70M

Mulholland Drive (2001)
8.0
85 metascore

Mulholland Drive (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 307,397 | Gross: $7.22M

True Romance (1993)
7.9
59 metascore

True Romance (1993)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer

Votes: 199,396 | Gross: $12.28M

Lolita (1997)
6.9
46 metascore

Lolita (1997)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella

Votes: 50,004 | Gross: $1.40M

Now You See Me (I) (2013)
7.3
50 metascore

Now You See Me (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 578,833 | Gross: $117.72M

Legend (I) (2015)
6.9
55 metascore

Legend (I) (2015)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Paul Anderson

Votes: 150,766 | Gross: $1.87M

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
6.5
51 metascore

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Family

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna

Votes: 154,773 | Gross: $41.19M

The Intouchables (2011)
8.5
57 metascore

The Intouchables (2011)

R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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: 726,565 | Gross: $13.18M

City of God (2002)
8.6
79 metascore

City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 678,572 | Gross: $7.56M

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
8.0
84 metascore

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?".

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 779,574 | Gross: $141.32M

Enemy (2013)
6.9
61 metascore

Enemy (2013)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 157,778 | Gross: $1.01M

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
7.2
63 metascore

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the Crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock

Votes: 260,125 | Gross: $47.40M

Capernaum (2018)
8.4
75 metascore

Capernaum (2018)

R | 126 min | Drama

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole, Kawsar Al Haddad

Votes: 47,387 | Gross: $1.66M

Hellboy (2019)
5.2
31 metascore

Hellboy (2019)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane

Votes: 71,594 | Gross: $21.90M

Lucy (I) (2014)
6.4
61 metascore

Lucy (I) (2014)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked

Votes: 427,965 | Gross: $126.66M

Basic Instinct (1992)
7.0
41 metascore

Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 165,901 | Gross: $117.73M

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
6.9
64 metascore

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 113,126 | Gross: $0.79M

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
7.7
88 metascore

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)

NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance

Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing

Votes: 132,994 | Gross: $2.20M

Atonement (2007)
7.8
85 metascore

Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 240,077 | Gross: $50.93M

Hot Fuzz (2007)
7.8
81 metascore

Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 447,837 | Gross: $23.64M

The Dreamers (2003)
7.2
62 metascore

The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 106,971 | Gross: $2.53M

Irreversible (2002)
7.4
51 metascore

Irreversible (2002)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

Votes: 114,661 | Gross: $0.75M

Amélie (2001)
8.3
69 metascore

Amélie (2001)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Votes: 683,423 | Gross: $33.23M

The Room (2019)

C18 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Matt and Kate buy an isolated house. While moving, they discover a strange room that grants them an unlimited number of material wishes. But, since Kate has had two miscarriages, what they miss the most is a child.

Director: Christian Volckman | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Kevin Janssens, Joshua Wilson, John Flanders

Votes: 9,469

Taken (I) (2008)
7.8
51 metascore

Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Thriller

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Votes: 554,111 | Gross: $145.00M

The Neon Demon (2016)
6.2
51 metascore

The Neon Demon (2016)

R | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

An aspiring model, Jesse, is new to Los Angeles. However, her beauty and youth, which generate intense fascination and jealousy within the fashion industry, may prove themselves sinister.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman

Votes: 79,574 | Gross: $1.33M

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