Movies about France

List of the best movies about France, selected by visitors to our site: Lost Bullet, A Friendly Tale..., Lucky, De Gaulle, DNA, Beginning, Synonyms, Cyrano, My Love, Zombi Child, Love at Second Sight
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Lost Bullet (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlaceFrance

A small time delinquent, turned police mechanic for a go fast task force, is forced to defend his innocence when his mentor is killed by dirty cops.

A Friendly Tale... (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
PlaceFrance

Lea and her husband Marc have known Francis and his wife Karine for a very long time. Over the years, each one of them has been assigned a specific role. The balance and dynamic of the group is blown up when Lea decides to write a novel, which turns into an immediate bestseller…

Lucky (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
CharactersDogs
PlaceFrance

Willy and Tony have a brilliant idea for getting out of it financially: stealing a dog from the brigade des stups. But everything does not go as planned and the two accomplices will have to rely on the most corrupt of the cops.

De Gaulle (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersHorses
PlotRadio, On real events
PlaceFrance, Beach, Aircraft, London
TimeWorld War II

Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.

DNA (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Algeria
PlotDeath, Political
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating

DNA revolves around a woman with close ties to a beloved Algerian grandfather who protected her from a toxic home life as a child. When he dies, it triggers a deep identity crisis as tensions between her extended family members escalate revealing new depths of resentment and bitterness.

Beginning (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating

In a sleepy provincial town, a Jehovah Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict, the familiar world of Yana, the wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles. Yana’s inner discontent grows as she struggles to make sense of her desires.

Synonyms (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Israel, Germany
Duration01:43
CharactersJews
PlotRelationship, Adventure, Love
PlaceFrance

A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

Cyrano, My Love (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:52
CharactersLosers, Writers, Poets
PlotRelationship, Love, On real events
PlaceParis, France, Hotels
Time19th century

Paris, France, December 1897. The young playwright Edmond Rostand feels like a failure. Inspiration has abandoned him. Married and father of two children, desperate and penniless, he persuades the great actor Constant Coquelin to perform the main role in his new play. But there is a problem: Coquelin wants to premiere it at Christmas and Edmond has not written a single word.

Zombi Child (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy
CountryFrance
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Girlfriends
PlotMystery, Witchcraft, Motorcycles, Funeral
PlaceSchool, France, Paris

Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

Love at Second Sight (2019)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:52
CharactersWriters, Teachers
PlotLove, Snow
PlaceFrance, Trains, Beach
TimeNight

A man tries that his wife fall in love with him again, after to wake up in an alternate reality where she never knew him.

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Who You Think I Am (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:43
CharactersSingle mothers, Psychologists
PlotInternet, Divorce, Cheating
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young brunette and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why?

City Hunter (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersDetectives, Partners, Tough guys, Psychologists, Surgeons
PlotSoccer, Investigation, Weapon, Adventure, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, France, Hospitals, Moon
StyleLight

Nicky Larson is tasked to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make anyone who uses it irresistible.

The King (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, Australia
Duration01:59
CharactersKings, Friends, Princesses, Horses, Warriors, Archers
PlotLove, War, Political, Power, Confrontation
PlaceFrance, England
TimeMiddle Ages

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecartoon, history
CountrySpain, Netherlands
CharactersArtists, Directors, Spiders, Orphans, Nuns, Bees, Poor
PlotDeath, Money, Funeral, Weapon, On real events
PlaceTrains, France, Spain, Paris, Lighthouse

Paris, 1930. Luis Buñuel is penniless after the scandal surrounding the release of his last movie. Sculptor Ramón Acín, a good friend, buys a lottery ticket and promises Buñuel that he will pay for his next movie if he wins the prize.

Marianne (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror
CountryFrance
Duration01:17
CharactersDemons, Family
PlotCurses, Ghosts
PlaceFrance
StyleAtmospheric, Creepy, Depressive

When a novelist realizes her terrifying stories are coming true, she returns to her hometown to face the demons from her past that inspire her writing.

Oh Mercy (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians, Horses, Cats, Poor
PlaceFrance, Prison
TimeNew Year

A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.

The Room (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration02:03
CharactersFamily
PlotSupernatural
PlaceFrance
StyleUnexpected ending, Makes me think, For men, Heavy

Kate and Matt discover that a part of their house can grant wishes. In the wake of several miscarriages, what they want most is a child.

4 latas (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceFrance, Deserts, Ships, Party

To find Joseba, a dying friend, and see him reunite with his daughter Ely, two old friends, Jean Pierre and Tocho, embark with her on a road trip through the Sahara desert, from Spain to Mali.

Manou the Swift (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:28
CharactersFamily
PlotAdoption
PlaceGermany, France, Turkey

The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day.

Greta (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersWidows, Psychopath, Dogs
PlotObsession
PlaceFrance
StyleWomens in main roles, Action, Disturbing, Fascinating

A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.

‎What's With This Granny?!‎ (2019)
Markimdb: 4.4
CharactersTeens, Family, Grandparents, Friends
PlaceFrance
TimeVacation
StyleFascinating

Aurora's life suddenly gets complicated after her seven grandkids arrive to her house for vacation.

The Translators (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotPolitical
PlaceFrance
StyleAction, Disturbing

Nine translators have been picked by a ruthless publisher and locked in a luxury bunker to translate the highly anticipated book of a famous author in record time. Although the translators are confined to prevent any kind of leak because of the high financial stakes, a crisis erupts when someone posts the first 10 pages of the novel online and blackmails the publisher to pay 5 million euros. A hunt for the culprit inside the bunker unfolds.

One Role for Two (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
PlaceFrance
StyleLight

After a failed plastic surgery, an actress hires a double to replace her on the set - Unaware that it's her twin sister, whom she didn't even know existed.

Made in China (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersFamily
PlotLove
PlaceFrance
StyleSoulful

François, a young thirty-year-old Asian, has not been back in his family for 10 years after a violent dispute with his father Meng. Since then, he has always tried to avoid questions about his origins, until he lies to believe that he has been adopted. But when he learns that he is going to be a father, he realizes that he will have to reconnect with his past and his origins. Pushed by his companion Sophie, he decides to reconnect with his family and returns to his XIIIth native district to announce the good news, accompanied by his best friend Bruno. François is welcomed with open arms by his family, with the exception of his father and his younger brother. The return to his community is not going to be so simple .

An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersLawyers, Jews, Spy, Terminally ill
PlotWeapon, On real events
PlaceIslands, France, Court

In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.

The Specials (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersHorses, Autistic
PlaceHotels, France

For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world—the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. It’s an exceptional partnership, outside of traditional settings, for some quite extraordinary characters.

It Must Be Heaven (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Turkey, Palestine
PlotAdventure
PlaceFrance
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

The Truth (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Japan, Luxembourg
PlaceFrance
StyleTouching, Soulful

Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter will quickly turn to confrontation: truths will be told, accounts settled, loves and resentments confessed.

Only the Animals (2019)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersDogs
PlotSnow, Money, Missing people
PlaceHotels, France

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.

Just a Breath Away (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:13
CharactersFamily, Dogs
PlotSurvival, Fog, Death, Earthquake
PlaceParis, France, Aircraft
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Disturbing, To cry

A strange and deadly mist envelops Paris. A group of survivors finds refuge on the upper floors of apartment blocks and on the roofs of the capital. With no information, electricity, food or water, a couple attempts to survive this disaster and save their daughter... But as the hours go by, one thing becomes quite clear: there is no help on the way, and if they want to make it through this catastrophe alive, they will have to try their luck in the mist…

The Night Eats the World (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror
CountryFrance
Duration01:07
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParis, France, Ghost towns
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

Crazy Wedding (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUkraine
Duration01:58
PlotWedding
PlaceFrance, Ukraine
StyleLight

Vasyl Seredyuk - head of the local Museum - having sent his daughter Katya to a french university, never expected the outcome: a month ago she informed him that she is getting married to a French heart surgeon François. Since then Vasyl’s proud statement spread throughout the whole region: “The Seredyuks have made their European choice!". How huge was his surprise when he saw that the cherished European future son-in-law is a Frenchman of African origin. Organizing a wedding so that it never happens seems like a brilliant idea. But when true love stands in the way, the success of such plan is not a given.

Family Is Family (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration02:10
CharactersFamily
PlotLost memory, Cheating
PlaceParis, France
StyleLight, For background

Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.

Les Tuche 3 (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration02:04
CharactersFamily, Housewives, Cooks, Bodyguards, Writers
PlotPolitical
PlaceFrance, Trains

After a groundbreaking presidential election, Jeff Tuche becomes the new President of France and moves in the Elysee with his family to govern the country.

Taxi 5 (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:05
PlotRacing, Cars
PlaceFrance

A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.

Amanda (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersChildrens, Orphans, Rabbits, Terrorists
PlotDancing, Tennis
PlaceParis, France

David, who gets by doing odd jobs, meets Lena, who has just moved up to Paris, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock, and the pain, David now finds himself alone with his young niece Amanda to care for.

Transit (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:46
CharactersMute
PlotWar, Relationship, Love, Death
PlaceHotels, France, Trains

In an attempt to flee Nazi-occupied France, Georg assumes the identity of a dead author but soon finds himself stuck in Marseilles, where he falls in love with Maria, a young woman searching for her missing husband.

A Faithful Man (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove triangle, Love, Relationship, Death, Funeral
PlaceParis, France

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

The Emperor of Paris (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, adventure, crime, history
CountryFrance
Duration01:50
CharactersDetectives, Criminals, Killers
PlaceParis, France
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Interesting

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses paths with the police chief, he makes a bold decision that will turn the ruthless mastermind of the Parisian underworld against him.

One Nation, One King (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:01
CharactersKings
PlotRevolution, Uprising, Love, Freedom
PlaceFrance

„Un peuple et son roi" crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the French Republic.

MFKZ (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, cartoon
CountryFrance, Japan
Duration01:37
CharactersCouriers
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceJapan, France

Angelino is just one of thousands of deadbeats living in Dark Meat City. But an otherwise unremarkable scooter accident caused by a beautiful, mysterious stranger is about to transform his life... into a waking nightmare! He starts seeing monstrous forms prowling around all over the city... Is Angelino losing his mind, or could an alien invasion really be happening this quietly...?

Custody (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers, Fathers, Lawyers, Judge
PlotLove, Fear, Divorce, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, Court

In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody of her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers abused. Taken as a hostage between his parents, Julien Besson will do everything to prevent the worst from happening.

Mobile Homes (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:41
PlotLove
PlaceFrance, Canada, Beach

In forgotten towns along the American border, a young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of a mobile home community offers an alternative life.

Black Tide (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:00
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Mothers, Fathers
PlotInvestigation
PlaceFrance

When a teenager suddenly disappears without a trace, the case is assigned to an alcoholic police officer who maintains a complicated relationship with his own troubled teenage son, suspected of drug trafficking.

Burn Out (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, Belgium
PlotSports, Blackmail
PlaceFrance

Tony, a promising young motorcycle racer, is forced to do perilous drug runs to save the mother of his child from a dangerous mobster.

Non-Fiction (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:45
CharactersBusinessmen, Actors
PlotSuccess, Money
PlaceFrance

Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors - another work of auto-fiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion.

Conviction (2019)
CharactersLawyers, Single mothers
PlotJustice, Missing people, On real events
PlaceHotels, France, Court, Hospitals
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense

Ever since she served on the jury during his trial, Nora has been convinced that Jacques Viguier is innocent, despite him being accused of murdering his wife. Following an appeal by the public prosecutor’s office, and fearing a miscarriage of justice, she convinces a leading lawyer to defend him during his second trial, on appeal. Together, they will put up a tenacious fight against injustice.

The Ideal Palace (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersJournalists, Widows
PlotDancing, Love, Obsession, Funeral, On real events, Wedding
PlaceFrance
StyleFascinating, To cry

Follows Joseph Ferdinand Chavel a French postman who built a palace in the French countryside over 33 years.

The Load (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, history
CountrySerbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar
PlotDeath, Fight
PlaceFrance

Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporting a mysterious load from Kosovo to Belgrade, he drives through unfamiliar territory, trying to make his way in a country scarred by the war. He knows that once the job is over, he will need to return home and face the consequences of his actions.

Perfect Nanny (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
PlaceFrance
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

When Myriam, the mother of two young children, decides, despite the reluctance of her husband to resume his activity in a law firm, the couple is looking for a nanny. After a severe casting, they engage Louise, who quickly conquers the affection of children and gradually occupies a central place in the home. Gradually the trap of mutual dependence will close, until the tragedy.

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