French movies

List of the best French movies selected by visitors to our site: Pleasure, Leon: The Professional, Fly Me to the Moon, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Only the Animals, The Intouchables, Mia and the White Lion, Now You See Me, Close to the Horizon, C'est la vie!.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountrySweden, Netherlands, France
PlaceSweden

20-year-old Bella Cherry leaves her small town in Sweden and heads for Los Angeles with the aim of becoming the world's next big porn star, but the road to her goal turns out to be bumpier than she imagined.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

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: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Spain
Duration02:59
CharactersTeens, Lesbians
PlotFirst love
PlaceFrance
StyleExplicit scenes

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

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersDogs, Scammers
PlotMoney, Snow, Missing people
PlaceAfrica, France, Hotels
StyleTense, Sad ones

A woman has disappeared. The day after a snowstorm, her car is found on a road leading to a plateau with with nothing but a few scattered farms. The gendarmes have nothing to go on, while five individuals well know they have something to do with the woman's disappearance. They all keep their secrets to themselves, but no one suspects that the whole story began far from these windswept wintry peaks: on another continent, in the burning sun, where poverty doesn't stop desire from taking the law into its own hands.

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: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Germany, South Africa, Luxembourg, Monaco, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Animals, Family, Lions, Farmers
PlaceAfrica, Nature reserves

A young girl from London moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a lion cub.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:55
CharactersThieves, Magician, Scammers, FBI, Millionaires
PlotLove, Robbery, Magic, Puzzles, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Intellectual

An FBI 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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, France
CharactersNewlyweds
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceCourt
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, For girls, Touching

Jessica knows exactly what her life is supposed to look like and where it takes her. But then she meets Danny. He has a complicated past and could confuse all their plans. Jessica has to decide.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Canada, France
Duration02:30
CharactersPhotographers, Guests
PlotWedding, Divorce
PlaceParty, France, Castle
StyleLight, Soulful

Max is a battle-weary veteran of the wedding-planning racket. His latest — and last — gig is a hell of a fête, involving stuffy period costumes for the caterers, a vain, hyper- sensitive singer who thinks he's a Gallic James Brown, and a morose, micromanaging groom determined to make Max's night as miserable as possible. But what makes the affair too bitter to endure is that Max's colleague and ostensible girlfriend, Joisette, seems to have written him off, coolly going about her professional duties while openly flirting with a much younger server. It's going to be a very long night… especially once the groom's aerial serenade gets underway.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Scientists, Military, Partners
PlotLove, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Superpowers
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Cyberpunk, Numbers in the title

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Teleportation, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Beautiful, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

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: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance, USA
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Computers, Technology, Diving
PlaceClosed Space
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Police, Special agents
PlotPrison Break, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, The escape
PlacePrison, Paris, France, Castle
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:22
CharactersSingers
PlotOn real events, Anorexia
StyleSoulful

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième Jour", and who later committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after selling more than 130 million records worldwide.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersFamily, Journalists, Cats, Single mothers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Fate
StyleAction, Soulful, Touching

Sarah is a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. She is the only woman in the arduous program. She lives alone with Stella, her seven year old daughter. Sarah feels guilty that she cannot spend more time with her child. Her love is overpowering, unsettling. When Sarah is chosen to join the crew of a year-long space mission called Proxima, it creates chaos in the mother-daughter relationship.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Germany, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy
PlotOn real events, The escape, Betrayal, Computers, Internet
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Smart, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military, music, biography
CountryFrance, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:29
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Jews, Pianists
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Music, Hunger
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Heartbreaking, Worth watching

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, USA, Spain
Duration01:49
CharactersHeroes
PlotHostage, Chase, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceIndia, Estate
Time19th century
StyleTouching

Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle. She meets her sickly cousin, and the two children find a wondrous secret garden lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:52
PlotTravel, Money
PlaceParis, France
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Smart, Makes me think, Disturbing

Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration01:29
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls, Heroes, Immortals, Scientists
PlotSuperpowers, Artificial Intelligence, Supernatural, Teleportation, Telekinesis
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Intellectual, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium

Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one of them is the son of the fantastic woman who takes care of her mother. She decides to protect him and is brought in the middle of a drug network. When she gets her hands on a huge load of hash, with the help of her new partner, the former police dog DNA, she seizes the opportunity and becomes Mama Weed, drug wholesaler, thanks to her field experience... and all the information she gets in her job!

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:39
PlotInvestigation
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart

An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, China, Thailand
Duration01:47
CharactersKings, Aliens, Military, Friends, Womanizers
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

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: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Stewardesses
PlotLove, Investigation, Aviation, Hostage, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Norway
CharactersTeens, Horses, Fathers, Birds
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Political, Holidays
PlaceNature, France, Hospitals, Arctic, Lake
StyleLight, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy project: save a species endangered, thanks to the ultralight of Christian! Then begins an incredible and perilous journey ...

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Twins, Brothers, Detectives
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Soccer, Investigation, Mental disorders
PlacePrison, England, London
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.





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