Movies about France

Movies about France
List of the best movies about France, selected by visitors to our site: Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed, As Above, So Below, The Collection, Hugo, Overlord, Magic in the Moonlight, Wer, For Lovers Only, Papillon, War Pigs.

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

Genre
Country
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A group of American GIs work their way through war-torn France during the final days of the Second World War.

As Above, So Below (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

The Collection (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:38

A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.

Hugo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:06

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Overlord (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.

Wer (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountrySouth Africa, USA
Duration01:29

A defense attorney begins to suspect that her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, might be more than meets the eye.

For Lovers Only (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes them across France-from Normandy to St. Tropez. Throughout their trip, both characters experience long periods of carefree bliss and unrepentant joy punctuated by brief moments of guilt and confusion. The final outcome of the affair is left open to interpretation.

Papillon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration01:00

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

War Pigs (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.

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Eden (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Malaysia

After their plane crashes off the coast of a deserted Pacific island, the surviving members of an American soccer team find themselves in the most dire of circumstances with limited resources, dwindling food supply and no rescue coming any time soon. Team spirit evaporates as disagreements cause the group to separate into factions - a violent one lead by an unbalanced ruler, and a compassionate one led by a selfless player.

Stillwater (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

The Family (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:51

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

The Armstrong Lie (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession. The Armstrong Lie picks up in 2013 and presents a riveting, insider's view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports. As Lance Armstrong says himself, “I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one.”

Casanova (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Exiled from his beloved Venice, Giacomo Casanova flees to Paris at the dawn of the Enlightenment in hopes of putting his reputation as a playboy behind him. But old habits die hard, and temptation is everywhere as Casanova finds a wealth of new opportunity and trouble.

Under the Eiffel Tower (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA

Stuart is a having a mid-life crisis. Desperate for something more in life, he tags along on his best friend's family vacation to Paris - then proposes to his friend's 24-year-old daughter, Rosalind, while standing under the Eiffel Tower.

Bastille Day (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration02:25

Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.

Heartbreaker (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Monaco, USA
Duration01:45

Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.

Joe (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.

Dunkirk (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration02:27

The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

Les Misérables (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:02

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

The Childhood of a Leader (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Hungary, USA, Canada, Belgium

The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

Midnight in Paris (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:34

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Ronin (1998)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:02

A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.

Topaz (1969)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

Puerto Ricans in Paris (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

NYPD detectives Luis and Eddie visit Paris to help gorgeous French designer Colette catch the black market thief who's ripped off her new handbag design. While Luis' girlfriend Vanessa and Eddie's wife Gloria remain in New York, the hopelessly unhip odd couple stumble through a glamorous high-fashion world brimming with charming cafes, wild nightclubs and corporate treachery.

Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

Of Human Bondage (1934)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Club-footed medical school student Philip Carey falls in love with cynical waitress Mildred Rogers. She rejects him and runs off with a salesman, later returning pregnant and unmarried. Philip takes her in, though "happily ever after" is not to be.




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