French comedy movies

List of the best French comedy movies selected by visitors to our site: The Intouchables, The Speech, 30 Days Max, Mandibles, Knock on Wood, La Belle Époque, Taxi, My Dog Stupid, Paddington, Fly Me to the Moon.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:52
CharactersDisabled people, Millionaires, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Loneliness, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceFrance
StyleInteresting, Popular, Kind, Light, Inspirational

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersFamily
PlotWedding
StyleLight

Meet Adrien! He's 35. He's stuck in a mid-life crisis. He's neurotic and hypochondriac. Tonight he's stuck in an endless family dinner and his girlfriend is not answering his texts. On top of that, his dumb brother-in-law asks him to prepare a speech for his wedding. Could it get even worse?

Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersTerminally ill, Partners
PlotAdventure
PlaceHospitals
StyleInspirational, Philosophical, Touching

Rayane is a scared and clumsy young cop who is constantly mocked by other cops. The day his doctor wrongly tells him that he has only thirty days to live, he understands that this is his last chance to become a hero within his police station and impress his colleague Stéphanie. The eternal fearful man then turns into a real hothead who will take all the risks to catch a big drug lord...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDogs
PlotMoney, Friendship, Holidays
PlaceBeach

Two simple-minded friends discover a giant fly in the trunk of a car and decide to domesticate it to earn money with it.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, Mexico, Malta
Duration01:31
CharactersFriends, Partners, Accountant
PlotAdventure, Missing people, Luck, Lost memory
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Jungle, France, Mexico
Time18th century

When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersHorses, Artists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Divorce
PlaceParty, France, Metro, Hotels
StyleKind, Cute, Touching

Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian, sees his life turned upside down on the day when Antoine, a brilliant entrepreneur, offers him a new kind of attraction: mixing theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction, this company offers his clients a chance to dive back into the era of their choice. Victor then chose to relive the most memorable week of his life: the one where, 40 years earlier, he met the great love.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Taxi drivers, Partners
PlotRobbery, Racing, Bank robbery, Cars, Pursuit
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Light, For men

In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, on the track of German bank robbers, so he doesn't lose his license and his dream job.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium

Henri is a middle-aged writer with fading inspiration who has published nothing worthy of note in years. Feeling increasingly misunderstood by his wife and four grown up deadbeat kids, he dreams of running away to start over again. Yet when he discovers an unattractive, bad-mannered dog in his garden, he decides to adopt him and both start developing an unexpected friendship that inevitably upsets Henri’s family and neighbors.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersAnimals, Childrens, Bears, Family, Losers
PlotAdventure, Life, Friendship, Family life, Adoption
PlaceJungle, England, London
StyleFor children, Exciting, Cute, By books, Touching

After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary Brown. Although Paddington's amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde has designs on the rare bear and his hide.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration01:41
PlotLove, Adventure, Wedding
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light

Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersSpy, Psychopath, Psychiatrists, Special agents
PlotPursuit, Mental disorders, Chase
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, France, Hospitals
StyleExciting, Uplifting, For a group of friends

A psychiatric hospital patient pretends to be crazy. In charge of caring for this patient, a caregiver will begin to doubt the mental state of his "protégé".

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
CharactersDoctors, Couriers
PlotLove
PlaceParis

On Christmas eve, Serge is the only on-call emergency doctor available. Struck by a crippling back-ache, he gets help from a pizza delivery boy who will need to step in the doctor's shoes.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersChildrens
PlotToys
PlaceFrance

When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. Gradually befriending the spoiled boy, he induces him to play at making a newspaper, unveiling publicly the tyrannical way of life of the father. The powerful emotional climax we experience with the child astonishes both men.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersFriends
PlaceParis, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Smart, Tense

Two unlikely companions must smuggle four suitcases filled with contraband pork across Nazi-occupied Paris.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, China, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family, Fathers, Businessmen
PlotLove, Adventure, Body exchange, Supernatural, Self-sacrifice
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleKind, Light

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersGay, Teachers, Family, Fathers, Terminally ill
PlotMoney, Mystery, Growing up, Parenting
PlaceSea, School, France, Beach, Metro
StyleSad ones, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

A man without attachments or responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an abandoned baby and leaves for London to try and find the mother. Eight years later after he and his daughter become inseparable Gloria's mother reappears.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:34
CharactersFamily, Sisters
PlotWedding
PlaceFrance
StyleLight

A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:30
CharactersHorses, Spy, Heroes
PlotRivalry
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting

Hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Japan
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Samurai, Hired assassins
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Inheritance, Birthday, Shopping
PlaceJapan
StyleExciting, For men

Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his girlfriend who left him shortly after marriage without a trace.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersIntroverts, Waiters, Good people
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, First love, Success
PlaceTrains, Paris, France
StylePopular, Romantic, Kind, To cry, Vital signs

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:06
CharactersWriters
PlotLove, Relationship, Life, True love, Family life
PlaceFrance
StyleMakes me think

How did Sarah and Victor get along for more than 45 years? Who was this enigmatic woman living in the shadow of her husband? Love, ambition, betrayals and secrets feed the story of this extraordinary couple, as they experience both the large and small moments of the last century's history.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotSocial Media, Technology, Blackmail
PlaceSea, Aircraft, France, Beach

In a provincial suburb, three neighbours come to terms with the consequences of the new world of social media. Marie, who lives off her husband’s family allowance, is afraid of losing her son’s respect because of a sex tape. Bertrand can’t say no to advertising calls and is fighting to protect his daughter, who is being bullied online. Christine, after losing everything because of her addiction to TV series, wonders why her rating as an Uber driver is not taking off. These three lone fighters are incapable of finding a solution to their problems on their own — until they join forces to declare war on the tech giants.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, military
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration02:03
CharactersHeroes, Military, Losers, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure
PlaceParis, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting

During World War II, two French civilians and a downed British Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must avoid German troops - and the consequences of their own blunders.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:25
CharactersGangsters, Mentors
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Prison Break, Jealousy, Chase
PlacePrison, France
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Fancy, For men

After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Italy
PlaceParis
StyleFancy

Genial, bumbling Monsieur Hulot loves his top-floor apartment in a grimy corner of the city, and cannot fathom why his sister's family has moved to the suburbs. Their house is an ultra-modern nightmare, which Hulot only visits for the sake of stealing away his rambunctious young nephew. Hulot's sister, however, wants to win him over to her new way of life, and conspires to set him up with a wife and job.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersLovers, Maids
PlotInvestigation, Snow, Seduction, Mystery, Holidays
PlaceFrance, Estate
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Retro

Eight women gather to celebrate Christmas in a snowbound cottage, only to find the family patriarch dead with a knife in his back. Trapped in the house, every woman becomes a suspect, each having her own motive and secret.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotFriendship, Vacation
PlaceFrance, Beach, Hotels, Country houses
StyleSoulful

Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies they've been telling each other.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:32
PlotLove, Love with age difference
StyleSoulful

Alice Lantins is 38, ambitious and so committed to her work that she neglects her personal life. In short, she is the ideal candidate for the next editor of the magazine Rebelle, or would be were it not for the fact that she appears to be stuck in a rut. When Balthazar, a charming 20-year-old, crosses her path, her colleagues begin to see her in a whole new light...

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:46
PlotFriendship

Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a seaside town, on the French Riviera, at any cost. The trouble is that he is caught red-handed while trying to scam an inspector. Philippe is immediately banished to the distant unheard of town of Bergues, in the Far North of France...

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
PlotTreason
PlaceFrance

Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ranging from sexist to the darker sides of carnal desires.





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