French movies about conspiracies

List of the best French movies about conspiracies selected by visitors to our site: The Da Vinci Code, Southland Tales, A Few Days in September, The Day of the Jackal, Z, The Trial.

In the top there are new films of 2006, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA, Malta, France, United Kingdom
PlotMystery, Conspiracies, Adventure, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceFrance, Paris
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Smart

    When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.

    Southland Tales (2006)
    Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
    Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
    CountryFrance, Germany, USA
    PlotApocalypse, Time travel, Split personality, Political, End of the world, Lost memory, Conspiracies
    PlaceLos Angeles

      Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

      A Few Days in September (2006)
      Markimdb: 5.3
      Genrethriller, drama, military
      CountryItaly, France, Portugal
      CharactersSpy, Snipers
      PlotPursuit, Conspiracies
      PlaceFrance, Italy
      StyleAction, Disturbing

        1 September 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to work with him, and David, his adoptive son, will help him and lead the girl to her father. Chased by William Pound, a strangely poetic psycho, they will defy the dangers of international espionage from Paris to Venice and finally get to Elliot on 11 September 2001.

        The Day of the Jackal (1973)
        Markimdb: 7.8
        Genrethriller, drama, crime
        CountryUnited Kingdom, France
        CharactersHired assassins, Serial killers, Snipers
        PlotPolitical, Pursuit, Conspiracies
        StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

          An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

          Z (1969)
          Markimdb: 8.3
          Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
          CountryFrance, Algeria
          CharactersMilitary, CIA
          PlotPolitical, On real events, Conspiracies
          StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing, Fascinating, Makes me think

            Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

            The Trial (1962)
            Markimdb: 7.8
            Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
            CountryFrance, West Germany, Italy
            PlotFalse accusations, Uprising, Pads, Conspiracies
            StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Disturbing, Gloomy

              An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.