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1. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 77,365 | Gross: $2.18M

2. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 59,080 | Gross: $3.33M

3. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 51,150 | Gross: $2.02M

4. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Votes: 44,348 | Gross: $1.44M

5. The Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 149 min | Drama

8.1
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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 20,818 | Gross: $0.30M

6. High Life (2018)

R | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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77 Metascore

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth

Votes: 16,954 | Gross: $1.23M

7. Beau travail (1999)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, War

7.4
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91 Metascore

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Djibouti.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Votes: 7,234 | Gross: $0.25M

8. Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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40 Metascore

Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas

Votes: 6,702 | Gross: $0.01M

9. White Material (2009)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War

6.9
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81 Metascore

Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Isaach De Bankolé, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Votes: 6,240 | Gross: $0.30M

10. Sweet Movie (1974)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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In the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984, Miss Canada wins, and prize is the marriage with the milk industry tycoon with his fifty billion dollars fortune. In their honeymoon, ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

Votes: 4,987

11. Let the Sunshine In (2017)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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79 Metascore

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine, Josiane Balasko

Votes: 4,711 | Gross: $0.87M

12. Irma Vep (1996)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Richard, Antoine Basler

Votes: 4,702 | Gross: $0.19M

13. 35 Shots of Rum (2008)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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92 Metascore

The relationship between a father and daughter is complicated by the arrival of a handsome young man.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogué, Grégoire Colin

Votes: 3,848 | Gross: $0.18M

14. Venus Beauty (1999)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

Employees of a beauty parlor in search of love and happiness.

Director: Tonie Marshall | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Bulle Ogier, Samuel Le Bihan, Jacques Bonnaffé

Votes: 3,786 | Gross: $0.42M

15. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,673

16. The Old Gun (1975)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.7
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In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Romy Schneider, Jean Bouise, Joachim Hansen

Votes: 3,357

17. The Last Mistress (2007)

Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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78 Metascore

Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.

Director: Catherine Breillat | Stars: Asia Argento, Fu'ad Aït Aattou, Roxane Mesquida, Claude Sarraute

Votes: 3,213 | Gross: $0.79M

18. Leviathan (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

6.6
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81 Metascore

A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.

Directors: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel | Stars: Brian Jannelle, Adrian Guillette, Arthur Smith, Asterias Vulgaris

Votes: 2,994 | Gross: $1.09M

19. Bastards (2013)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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69 Metascore

Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni, Julie Bataille, Michel Subor

Votes: 2,978 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

Votes: 2,531 | Gross: $2.32M

21. Friday Night (2002)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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69 Metascore

Having packed up her possessions to move in with her lover, Laure is more unsettled than she appears. Needing to get out and have a change of scenery, she jumps in her car to go to have ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Valérie Lemercier, Vincent Lindon, Hélène de Saint-Père, Hélène Fillières

Votes: 1,755 | Gross: $0.16M

22. The Intruder (2004)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama

6.9
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85 Metascore

An emotionally cold man leaves the safety of his Alpine home to seek a heart transplant and an estranged son.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Yekaterina Golubeva, Bambou

Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $0.04M

23. Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)

146 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »

Directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, Claire Denis, Mike Figgis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jirí Menzel, Michael Radford, Volker Schlöndorff, István Szabó | Stars: Amit Rayani, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Mark Long, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 1,558

24. Nenette and Boni (1996)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

7.0
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70 Metascore

A brother and sister reunite after time apart. But the sister is pregnant, which could either bring the siblings together or tear them apart.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Grégoire Colin, Alice Houri, Jacques Nolot, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Votes: 1,246

25. I Can't Sleep (1994)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician, and his brother Camille - a transvestite dancer. One of ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Yekaterina Golubeva, Richard Courcet, Vincent Dupont, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 1,041 | Gross: $0.11M

26. Here (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.9
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68 Metascore

Cartographer Will Shepard hits the road for his latest job: to create a new, more accurate satellite survey of Armenia. During his assignment, he forms a bond with an Armenian expatriate and art photographer.

Director: Braden King | Stars: Peter Coyote, Ben Foster, Datekiv Kharibyan, Nareg Duryan

Votes: 860

27. La passante du Sans-Souci (1982)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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Being imprisoned for murdering a politician, husband tells his wife why he did this.

Director: Jacques Rouffio | Stars: Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, Helmut Griem, Dominique Labourier

Votes: 831

28. Granny's Funeral (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Armand Lebrecq once dreamed of becoming a magician but he has become a pharmacist. He still loves his wife, Hélène, but wouldn't mind leaving her to live with Alix, a strong-minded woman. ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Podalydès | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Valérie Lemercier, Isabelle Candelier, Catherine Hiegel

Votes: 738

29. Glowing Eyes (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.1
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55 Metascore

In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.

Director: Jacques Nolot | Stars: Vittoria Scognamiglio, Jacques Nolot, Sébastien Viala, Olivier Torres

Votes: 723 | Gross: $0.00M

30. Trespassing Bergman (2013)

107 min | Documentary

7.3
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A group of filmmakers visit Ingmar Bergman's house on the remote Swedish island of Faro to discuss his legacy.

Directors: Jane Magnusson, Hynek Pallas | Stars: Tomas Alfredson, Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 671

31. No Fear, No Die (1990)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.7
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Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Solveig Dommartin, Christopher Buchholz

Votes: 654

32. Hanna K. (1983)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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An Israeli lawyer is defending a Palestinian charged by The Military Court System in the Israeli-Occupied Territories. It's a tough case because of a strong political background.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Jean Yanne, Gabriel Byrne, Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 579 | Gross: $0.11M

33. Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (1993– )
Episode: US Go Home (1994)

58 min | Drama

7.9
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In the sixties, in a suburb near Paris, Martine wants to lose her virginity.

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Alice Houri, Jessica Tharaud, Grégoire Colin, Martine Gautier

Votes: 477

34. The Secret (1974)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marlène Jobert, Philippe Noiret, Jean-François Adam

Votes: 470

35. Pile ou face (1980)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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For inspector Baroni,Monsieur Morlaix is the main suspect who might have killed his wife.

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Michel Serrault, Dorothée, André Falcon

Votes: 353

36. To Have (or Not) (1995)

84 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Alice, fired from her job on an assembly line, leaves her boyfriend and provincial home for an uncertain new life in Lyon. There she encounters Bruno, a construction worker who's just been ... See full summary »

Director: Laetitia Masson | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Arnaud Giovaninetti, Roschdy Zem, Jean-Michel Fête

Votes: 268

38. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.3
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Elena S. Sánchez, Antonio Gasset, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 206

39. El Medina (1999)

108 min | Drama

6.4
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A young Egyptian with acting ambitions leaves his country for France with dreams of becoming a movie star, much to the disgust of his father, who wants him to move to Saudi Arabia and get rich.

Director: Yusri Nasrullah | Stars: Bassem Samra, Ahmed Fouad Selim, Abla Kamel, Roschdy Zem

Votes: 186

40. Into the Night with... (2002– )

Documentary

8.0
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Two celebrities meet for the first time to spend an evening in each others and the camera's company.

Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Helene Hegemann, Till Brönner

Votes: 179

41. Surreal Estate (1976)

R | 83 min | Drama

6.5
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An English novelist is lured, with disconcerting and disorienting results, into purchasing a crumbling mansion by what he imagines are the deliberately 'literary' ploys of its housekeeper (Leslie Caron) and two mysterious, lurking women.

Director: Eduardo de Gregorio | Stars: Leslie Caron, Bulle Ogier, Marie-France Pisier, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 159

42. To Catch a King (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 115 min | Thriller, Drama

6.2
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In 1940, two Americans, Joe Jackson (Robert Wagner) and Hannah Winter (Teri Garr), attempt to thwart a plot to kidnap the Duke of Windsor (Sir John Standing) during a visit to Windsor.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Robert Wagner, Teri Garr, Horst Janson, John Standing

Votes: 122

43. Zoo zéro (1979)

101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Eva is a singer at Noah's Ark nightclub, where the guests wear animal masks. She is approached by a stranger who claims to know her and to remember her singing Mozart.

Director: Alain Fleischer | Stars: Catherine Jourdan, Klaus Kinski, Pierre Clémenti, Lisette Malidor

Votes: 114

44. Toward Mathilde (2005)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Drama

6.7
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The french choreographer Mathilde Monnier and her preparation for her next performance is the main focus of this documentary. The choreography's practices and the bodies, everything is ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Star: Mathilde Monnier

Votes: 111

45. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
Episode: New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia & Latin America (2011)

TV-PG | 62 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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The Story of Film looks at world cinema in the period of 1990-1998 the waning days of the celluloid era and the birth of the digital age. It first looks at the cinema of Asia and filmmakers... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 110

46. Lest We Forget (1991)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political prisoner. Jean... See full summary »

Directors: Chantal Akerman, René Allio, Denis Amar, Jean Becker, Jane Birkin, Jean-Michel Carré, Patrice Chéreau, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Dominique Dante, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Jacques Deray, Michel Deville, Jacques Doillon, Martine Franck, Gérard Frot-Coutaz, Francis Girod, Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Jean-Loup Hubert, Robert Kramer, Patrice Leconte, Anne-Marie Miéville, Sarah Moon, Philippe Muyl, Michel Piccoli, Alain Resnais, Coline Serreau, Bertrand Tavernier, Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Paul Amar, Robert Badinter, Guy Bedos, Jane Birkin

Votes: 83

47. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

8.2
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A televisual memory of cinema, this documentary series about contemporary filmmakers from around the world, created by Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe, is a follow-up to the acclaimed initial series "Filmmakers of our time" (1964-1972).

Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, Claude Chabrol, Luc Moullet

Votes: 80

48. À propos de Nice, la suite (1995)

100 min | Documentary

6.1
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Anthology of short films from various directors about the French city of Nice.

Directors: Catherine Breillat, Costa-Gavras, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Abbas Kiarostami, Parviz Kimiavi, Pavel Lungin, Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Bernard Benassayag, Thierry Saïd Bouibil, Jérôme Chabreyrie, Grégoire Colin

Votes: 75

49. Keep It for Yourself (1991)

40 min | Short

7.0
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Sophie comes to New York from France with the intention of joining a man she met a few months before. She finds herself alone in the apartment of the guy, who left town because he was ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Sophie Simon, Sarina Chan, Vincent Gallo, Michael James

Votes: 70

50. Purely Coincidental (2002)

92 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.8
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Director: Romain Goupil | Stars: Alain Cyroulnik, Romain Goupil, Olivier Martin, Nicolas Minkowski

Votes: 69



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