With Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

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: 103,118 | Gross: $2.53M

2. Fantastic Planet (1973)

PG | 72 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, oppressed humanoids rebel against their machine-like leaders.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Drake, Eric Baugin, Jean Topart

Votes: 21,425

3. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.6
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79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis

Votes: 56,810 | Gross: $1.61M

4. Playtime (1967)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

7.9
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Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.

Director: Jacques Tati | Stars: Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden, France Rumilly

Votes: 17,250

5. The Insult (2017)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 12,025 | Gross: $1.00M

6. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 50,119 | Gross: $2.96M

7. Trump: An American Dream (2017)

Documentary, Biography

7.1
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British documentary series exploring the extraordinary journey of Donald Trump through five decades.

Stars: Colin Tierney, Nikki Haskell, Rona Barrett, Wayne Barrett

Votes: 2,158

8. My Voyage to Italy (1999)

PG-13 | 246 min | Documentary

8.2
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90 Metascore

World-renowned director Martin Scorsese narrates this journey through his favorites in Italian cinema.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Star: Martin Scorsese

Votes: 2,796 | Gross: $0.01M

9. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous Nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.

Director: Paul Andrew Williams | Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Front, Andy Nyman

Votes: 3,970

10. Shine a Light (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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76 Metascore

A career-spanning documentary on The Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 10,612 | Gross: $5.36M

11. One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Pomme and Suzanne meet when Pomme helps Suzanne ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Thérèse Liotard, Valérie Mairesse, Robert Dadiès, Mona Mairesse

Votes: 934 | Gross: $0.02M

12. News from Home (1977)

85 min | Documentary

7.5
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Impersonal but beautiful images of Akerman's life in New York are combined with letters from her loving but manipulative mother, read by Akerman herself.

Director: Chantal Akerman | Star: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 1,187

13. Marley (2012)

PG-13 | 144 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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82 Metascore

A documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Bob Marley.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, Jimmy Cliff

Votes: 12,663 | Gross: $1.41M

14. Behemoth (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

7.6
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85 Metascore

Under the sun, the heavenly beauty of grasslands will soon be covered by the raging dust of mines. Facing the ashes and noises caused by heavy mining , the herdsmen have no choice but to ... See full summary »

Director: Liang Zhao

Votes: 781

15. Duelle (1976)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.3
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The Queen of the Night battles the Queen of the Sun over a magical diamond that will allow the winner to remain on Earth, specifically in modern day Paris.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée, Hermine Karagheuz

Votes: 1,078

16. APOCALYPSE War of Worlds 1945-1991 (2019– )

312 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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Summer 1945. An iron curtain comes down, separating the Communist Eastern bloc and the West, led by the Americans. And nuclear weapons leaves mankind under perpetual threat of a new ... See full summary »

Star: Mathieu Kassovitz

Votes: 6

17. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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A drunken sailor recounts the surrealistic odyssey of his life story to a murderous student.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair, Lisa Lyon

Votes: 625

18. The Witnesses (2007)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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75 Metascore

Paris, 1984: A group of friends contend with the first outbreak of the AIDS epidemic.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Michel Blanc, Emmanuelle Béart, Sami Bouajila, Julie Depardieu

Votes: 2,543 | Gross: $0.08M

19. Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)

442 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Director Hans-Jurgen Syberberg examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich in this brooding seven-hour masterpiece, which incorporates puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg | Stars: Heinz Schubert, Peter Kern, Hellmut Lange, Rainer von Artenfels

Votes: 667

20. The Hunters (1977)

168 min | Drama

7.5
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On New Year's Eve, a bourgeoisie group of hunters finds the frozen body of a long dead WWII partisan fighter. They spend the night debating what to do with it, which reveals their sins from the war and leads to their symbolic punishment.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Vangelis Kazan, Eva Kotamanidou, Giorgos Danis, Mairi Hronopoulou

Votes: 660

21. Piazzolla, the Years of the Shark (2018)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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For the first time ever the hidden archives of bandoneon player Astor Piazzolla are opened by his son. A cinematic portrait of the worldwide legendary composer who changed tango.

Director: Daniel Rosenfeld | Stars: Astor Piazzolla, Daniel Piazzolla

Votes: 108

22. Agatha and the Limitless Readings (1981)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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A dialogue-driven drama about a woman and her brother who meet at a deserted seaside hotel to deal with their passionate incestuous feelings for each other and reminisce about their happy childhood.

Director: Marguerite Duras | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Yann Andréa, Marguerite Duras

Votes: 172

23. Daguerréotypes (1976)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.5
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Portraits of the people that occupy the small shops of the Rue Daguerre, Paris, where the filmmaker lived.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Lucien Bossy, Leance Debrossian, Marcelle Debrossian, Jean Guillard

Votes: 580

24. Frantz Fanon: Black Skin White Mask (1995)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Explores the life and work of the psychoanalytic theorist and activist Frantz Fanon who was born in Martinique, educated in Paris and worked in Algeria. Examines Fanon's theories of ... See full summary »

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Colin Salmon, Halima Daoud, Noirin Ni Dubhgaill, Amir M. Korangy

Votes: 94 | Gross: $0.01M

25. A Grin Without A Cat (1977)

240 min | Documentary

8.0
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81 Metascore

French essay film focusing on global political turmoil in the 1960s and '70s, particularly the rise of the New Left in France and the development of socialist movements in Latin America.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Laurence Cuvillier, Davos Hanich, François Maspero, Yves Montand

Votes: 861

26. S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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75 Metascore

A unique documentary on the notorious S-21 prison, today the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with testimony by the only surviving prisoners and former Khmer Rouge guards.

Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Khieu 'Poev' Ches, Yeay Cheu, Nhem En, Houy Him

Votes: 955 | Gross: $0.02M

27. Delphine and Carole (2019 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary

7.8
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In the 70s and 80s, activist Carole Roussopoulos and actress Delphine Seyrig made use of new video technologies to fight for the women's movement. Archive material documents their interventions into the events of the time.

Director: Callisto McNulty | Stars: Carole Roussopoulos, Delphine Seyrig, Chantal Akerman, Pierre Bellemare

Votes: 28

28. Graduate First (1978)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A study of a group of young working class people in a French village, who are embarking upon adult life. The film follows the choices and decisions made for their futures.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Sabine Haudepin, Philippe Marlaud, Annick Alane, Michel Caron

Votes: 569

29. The Model Couple (1977)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A perfectly average young couple volunteers to live in a modern household for a long televised experiment undertaken by the Ministry of Future.

Director: William Klein | Stars: André Dussollier, Anémone, Zouc, Jacques Boudet

Votes: 358

30. Sud (1999)

71 min | Documentary

6.8
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A documentary examining the effect of a man dragged to death on the residents in Jasper, Texas.

Director: Chantal Akerman

Votes: 184

31. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)

66 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean Rougeul, Chantal Paley, Jean Raynaud, Daniel Grimm

Votes: 887

32. Noroît (1976)

Not Rated | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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On an island beach a woman vows to avenge her brother's death at the hands of a pirate leader. With help, the woman spies on the pirates and then gets a job as bodyguard to the pirate leader.

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Bernadette Lafont, Kika Markham, Humbert Balsan

Votes: 445

33. Thierry la Fronde (1963–1966)

26 min | Adventure

6.5
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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: 101

34. Brando (2007 TV Movie)

165 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting.

Directors: Mimi Freedman, Leslie Greif | Stars: Marlon Brando, Edward R. Murrow, Janet Aemisegger, Betty Gossell

Votes: 568

35. Bertolucci on Bertolucci (2013)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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Directors: Walter Fasano, Luca Guadagnino | Star: Bernardo Bertolucci

Votes: 53

36. Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic (2011 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Andreas Baum | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chuck McCann, Tyler St. Mark

Votes: 142

37. Baxter, Vera Baxter (1977)

91 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.6
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In response to a new friend's queries, Vera recounts her life, starting with her no-good husband Jean, who has been using her to keep his failing building business afloat - up to the present affair she's having with Cayre (Depardieu).

Director: Marguerite Duras | Stars: Claudine Gabay, Delphine Seyrig, Gérard Depardieu, Noëlle Chatelet

Votes: 169

38. Mystères d'archives (2009– )

26 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.0
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A series of documentary shorts, focusing on various important historical events captured on film. Each episode, the film's and pictures of one event are carefully analyzed. As to why, how ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Armstrong, Charles de Gaulle, Marilyn Monroe

Votes: 24

39. Children of God: Lost and Found (2007)

TV-MA | 75 min | Documentary

6.9
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A first-person account of growing up in an evangelical Christian cult.

Director: Noah Thomson | Stars: David Berg, Ricky Rodriguez, Joey Thomson, Noah Thomson

Votes: 325

40. From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

6.6
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Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese's "Dialoghi con Leucò", taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese's novel "La luna e i falò... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Olimpia Carlisi, Guido Lombardi, Gino Felici, Lori Pelosini

Votes: 345

41. Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001)

104 min | Documentary

8.0
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Two directors struggle to survive in the movie industry.

Directors: Pedro Costa, Thierry Lounas | Stars: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub

Votes: 299

42. À toute allure (1982)

61 min | Drama

6.9
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At La Defense's roller skating rink, Nelly and Serge work hard to become roller derby champions, go to America, and join the Chicago Flyers. But how can they get the money to do this? One ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kramer | Stars: Laure Duthilleul, William Cherino, Bernard Ballet, Manuelle Lidsky

Votes: 14

43. Hu-Man (1975)

93 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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An actor is placed in dangerous situations and his fear will be broadcast to the television audience. The audience's emotions will determine whether he is sent into the future or the past.

Director: Jérôme Laperrousaz | Stars: Terence Stamp, Jeanne Moreau, Agnès Stevenin, Frederik van Pallandt

Votes: 57

44. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Richard Berry, Nino Castelnuovo, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 322

45. Led Zeppelin DVD (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 320 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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A double-DVD set which features over five hours of previously unreleased concert and archival performance footage from Led Zeppelin, spanning the years 1969 to 1979.

Directors: Dick Carruthers, Jimmy Page | Stars: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham

Votes: 2,644

46. Oh Les Filles! (2019)

79 min | Documentary

6.6
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Director: François Armanet | Stars: Jeanne Added, Jehnny Beth, Lou Doillon, Brigitte Fontaine

Votes: 21

47. Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 77 min | Documentary

7.4
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Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. Raised by his mother and his aunt, his films often ... See full summary »

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Martin Scorsese, Elias Koteas, Orson Welles, Val E. Lewton

Votes: 502

48. How Is It Going? (1976)

78 min | Drama

6.2
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A film about politics and the media, in which two workers in a newspaper plant attempt to make a film.

Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville | Stars: Michel Marot, Anne-Marie Miéville

Votes: 221

49. The Sorceror's Apprentice (1977)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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"Les Apprentis Sorciers" is a thriller in which the characters are Latin-American exiles living in Paris. It is also a comedy about artists who play at revolution rather than actually participate in one.

Director: Edgardo Cozarinsky | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Zouzou, Peter Chatel, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 32

50. Chronopolis (1982)

52 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Weary immortals inhabit a metropolis in the sky and amuse themselves with constructions as they kill time and await whatever comes next.

Director: Piotr Kamler | Star: Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 368


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