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List of the best movies like Second Chances (2012): Coexister, The Guardians, Junior, The Fairy, 11.6, My Worst Nightmare, The French Minister, Girlhood, An Officer and a Spy, The Past.

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Coexister (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, music
CountryFrance
Duration01:58

Under the pressure of his boss, a music producer decides to set up a group consisting of a rabbi, a priest and an imam to make them sing the living together. But the religious he recruits are far from being saints ...

The Guardians (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, Luxembourg

In this ensemble drama set in rural France, the women of the Paridier farm are left to run it by themselves while their men are off fighting in World War I. But things become complicated with the arrival of American troops.

Junior (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:28

Alex is in love with Sandra since childhood but has never dared approach her.He asks Antoine, a lonely writer to help him seduce her, because in his time he was the only one to conquer the heart of the mother.

The Fairy (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:33

A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.

11.6 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:42

In November 2009, French security van driver Toni Musulin makes off with nearly 12 million euros, then turns himself over to the authorities a week later.

My Worst Nightmare (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:39

Agathe runs an art gallery. Her husband François is a publisher. Together they have one son, and in every way seem to be the picture of normality — but emotions are stewing under the surface. All it takes is the arrival of a complete stranger for things to start unravelling. Patrick is brash, uncouth and totally unselfconscious...

The French Minister (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance

Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, lucidity, and efficacy. Enter Arthur Vlaminck. Hired to write the minister's speeches, Arthur must contend with the sensibilities of his boss and the dirty dealings within the Quai d'Orsay, the ministry's home.

Girlhood (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:53

Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.

An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryFrance, Italy

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

The Past (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration02:10

After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters between mother and daughter Ahmad unwittingly lifts the lid on a long buried secret...

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Jealousy (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:17

The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.

Big is Beautiful (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:40

A resort for individuals who want to lose weight is helps several women discover friendships, acceptance with body image and hard truths.

Obsessive Rythms (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama
CountryFrance, Portugal

On the night of New Year's Eve, a small group penetrates into the room of an old hotel in ruins. Carmine, the oldest of the group, poses a challenge to one of the men, Furio: he has 4 months to restore the hotel and inaugurate it with great pomp. Aware of the difficulties but anxious to prove the point, Furio accepts encouraged by his wife Margo who believes that this assignment will allow the couple to rediscover the lost momentum.

The Art of Love (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:25

The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.

Lily Sometimes (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:30

After the death of her mother, a woman returns home to care for her sister.

The Well Digger's Daughter (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:47

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, owner of the shop where her father buy his material. He's handsome and teasing. Her father's friend, Felipe, would love to marry her, and he invites her to an aviation show. She accepts his invitation only because she knows Jacques is a pilot and will be there. Soon, she'll carry his child, and he'll be gone, and the family will have to deal with this out-of-wedlock pregnancy...

Madame (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration02:08

Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess discovers there are 13 guests. Panic-stricken, Anne insists her loyal maid Maria disguise herself as a mysterious Spanish noble woman to even out the numbers. But a little too much wine and some playful chat lead Maria to accidentally endear herself to a dandy British art broker. Their budding romance will have Anne chasing her maid around Paris and finally plotting to destroy this most unexpected and joyous love affair.

The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:19

Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the Prince of Montpensier.

Finding Momo (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium

One evening, when they come home, Mr. and Mrs. Prioux are astounded to find that a certain Patrick has moved into their place. This strange young man has returned home to his parents in order to introduce his wife.

Miss and the Doctors (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance

Two sibling doctors take on a young diabetic patient and both fall for the girl’s lovely mother, who tends bar at a local watering hole, testing their fraternal bonds and professional relationship.

The Three Brothers: The Return (2014)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance

Three brothers are reunited on the occasion of the death of his mother. The three are in a difficult stage of their lives due to economic difficulties: Bernard is a failed actor, Didier pretends to be a professor of philosophy when, in fact, is selling sex toys and Pascal lives off a rich sexagenarian. Accompanied by Sara, the teenage daughter of Bernard, they live surprising encounters while new problems appear.

At Eternity's Gate (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:46

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her temporary happiness is thrown when her neurotic 60-year-old Jewish father (Michel Blanc) suffers a delayed midlife crisis and announces that his young second wife is expecting a baby. Justine and her half-sister Dom, who is trying to adopt, are rather annoyed at the news. Coupled with resentment about her father’s absence when she was growing up, causes her to spiral into self-doubt. Overflowing with French charm, Justine gets by with the help of her family, friends, and newly discovered muse.

Beauty & the Beholder (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance

A narcissistic plastic surgeon, who prefers women of a certain high quality, meets an everyday woman who questions his morals, his methods and his meaning to life.

War of the Buttons (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreadventure, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:40

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening.

Sand Castles (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance

Eleanor, thirties, has just lost her father. He bequeathed his house in Brittany in the Cotes d'Armor. She is a photographer, has had some success but business no longer work as before. It is imperative to sell the house. She goes there with Samuel, her former companion which she left some time ago, because she does not feel to go alone and she has not returned since the death of her father. But she is playing with fire - because she knows that their relationship did not exactly appeased, even if it was for some adventures and Samuel lives with Laura. Claire Andrieux, the real estate agent, was busy organizing visits during the two days Samuel and Eleanor will stay in the house. It's a funny weekend that these three are about to spend.A surprising weekend full of surprises, emotions, tensions, memories and shouting matches in melancholy and absurd moments that leave the couple necessarily changed.

Breathe (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

Charlie, a 17-year-old girl tortured by doubt, is thrilled when she becomes friends with Sarah, but when Sarah tires of Charlie and looks for a new friend, their relationship takes an ominous turn.

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

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.

Love Is in the Air (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:36

Antoine is a lawyer living in New York. On his way back to France for the final round of a job interview, Antoine finds himself sitting right next to his ex-girlfriend Julie. With a seven-hour flight ahead of them, they are going to have to speak to each other.

Another Woman's Life (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:37

When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her life flash-forwarded fifteen years down the road: Not only has she been married to Paul all this time, but she’s now the mother of a little boy the head of a powerful multinational investment firm and the proprietor of a fabulous apartment overlooking the Eiffel Tower. Quickly Marie discovers that all her achievements have not brought happiness.




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