Movies about Paris

Movies about Paris
List of the best movies about Paris, selected by visitors to our site: Funny Face, The Red Balloon, The 400 Blows, Vivre Sa Vie, Bob le Flambeur, Elevator to the Gallows, Cléo from 5 to 7, The Dreamers, Diva, Moulin Rouge!.

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

Genre
Country
Funny Face (1957)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A shy Greenwich Village book clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and whisked off to Paris where she becomes a reluctant model.

The Red Balloon (1956)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreadventure, family
CountryFrance

A young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris. The two become inseparable, yet the world’s harsh realities finally interfere.

The 400 Blows (1959)
Duration01:38

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:23

Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Bob le Flambeur (1956)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance

In Paris, Bob Montagne is practically synonymous with gambling -- and winning. He is kind, classy and well-liked by virtually everyone in town, including police inspector Ledru. However, when Bob's luck turns sour, he begins to lose friends and makes the most desperate gamble of his life: to rob the Deauville casino during Grand Prix weekend, when the vaults are full. Unfortunately, Bob soon learns that the game is rigged and the cops are on to him.

Elevator to the Gallows (1957)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:30

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina.

The Dreamers (2003)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France, USA
Duration01:56

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Diva (1981)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, music
CountryFrance

Jules, a young Parisian postman, secretly records a concert performance given by the opera singer Cynthia Hawkins, whom he idolises. The following day, Jules runs into a woman who is being pursued by armed thugs. Before she is killed, the woman slips an audio cassette into his mail bag...

Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Duration02:03

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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La Haine (1995)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

After a chaotic night of rioting in a marginal suburb of Paris, three young friends, Vinz, Hubert and Saïd, wander around unoccupied waiting for news about the state of health of a mutual friend who has been seriously injured when confronting the police.

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.

Julie & Julia (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible.

A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:08

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man's land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate...

Paris, je t'aime (2006)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremusic
CountryGreece
Duration02:00

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include a pair of mimes, a husband trying to chose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to a prostitute for advice.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25

Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

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.

Frank & Lola (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

A psychosexual noir love story, set in Las Vegas and Paris, about love, obsession, sex, betrayal, revenge and, ultimately, the search for redemption.

My Old Lady (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA

Mathias Gold is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to budge. His apartment is a viager—an ancient French real estate system with complex rules pertaining to its resale—and the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde Girard, who has lived in the apartment with her daughter Chloé for many years, can by contract collect monthly payments from Mathias until her death.

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.

Paris Can Wait (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan, USA

A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance - reawakening Anne's senses and a new lust for life.

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.

Love Locks (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA

Lindsey Wilson first found love in the romantic city of Paris when she was a university student studying art there. Now, twenty years later, she is returning to the City of Light to take her daughter on an adventure there. With a little inspiration from the city's famed "love locks" on its scenic bridges, the adventure proves to be a journey of romance and rediscovery for the divorced Lindsey when she reconnects with her college flame in Paris and finds that her first love just might be the lasting love of her life after all.

Virtual Revolution (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, France

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

Third Person (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy
Duration02:17

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.

Simon Killer (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France

A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.

Baskets (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is forced to confront his past while working as a rodeo clown and competing with his siblings for his mother's approval and affection.

The BFG (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, India
Duration01:54

The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

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.

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.




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