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Top French Films (#101-200)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
101 My Night at Maud's 1969 Eric Rohmer 697
102 Waltz with Bashir2 3 9 11 18 24 25 2008 Ari Folman 702
103 Zero for Conduct 1933 Jean Vigo 704
104 Chimes at Midnight9 10 1965 Orson Welles 707
105 Dancer in the Dark1 2 3 6 7 10 13 14 15 16 24 2000 Lars von Trier 709
106 The Tin Drum3 8 26 1979 Volker Schlöndorff 712
107 The Vanishing3 13 1988 George Sluizer 720
108 Love Actually2 7 2003 Richard Curtis 726
109 Death in Venice1 1971 Luchino Visconti 728
110 The Wrestler2 2008 Darren Aronofsky 748
111 Mon Oncle1 1958 Jacques Tati 749
112 A Taste of Cherry21 1997 Abbas Kiarostami 753
113 Shoot the Piano Player 1960 François Truffaut 756
114 Rocco and His Brothers1 1960 Luchino Visconti 790
115 Salò1 1975 Pier Paolo Pasolini 793
116 Hot Fuzz2 7 2007 Edgar Wright 797
117 Forbidden Games 1952 René Clément 798
118 The Straight Story2 7 1999 David Lynch 805
119 Bridget Jones's Diary2 7 27 2001 Sharon Maguire 811
120 Persepolis2 2007 Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi 820
121 Nosferatu the Vampyre3 1979 Werner Herzog 830
122 Band of Outsiders 1964 Jean-Luc Godard 835
123 Billy Elliot7 2000 Stephen Daldry 847
124 Werckmeister Harmonies1 3 28 2000 Béla Tarr 861
125 The City of Lost Children3 10 1995 Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet 865
126 Underground3 29 30 1995 Emir Kusturica 871
127 The Passenger1 10 1975 Michelangelo Antonioni 873
128 Week End1 1967 Jean-Luc Godard 878
129 Lost Highway2 1997 David Lynch 894
130 Voyage in Italy1 1954 Roberto Rossellini 898
131 Le Cercle rouge1 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville 923
132 Fantastic Planet29 1973 René Laloux 933
133 Le Jour se lève 1939 Marcel Carné 934
134 The Devil's Backbone10 31 32 2001 Guillermo del Toro 942
135 Les Vampires 1915 Louis Feuillade 944
136 Chicken Run2 7 2000 Peter Lord and Nick Park 947
137 Basic Instinct2 1992 Paul Verhoeven 949
138 Lola Montès3 1955 Max Ophüls 964
139 The Barbarian Invasions19 2003 Denys Arcand 965
140 The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover7 1989 Peter Greenaway 966
141 Barbarella1 1968 Roger Vadim 969
142 Pépé Le Moko 1937 Julien Duvivier 974
143 Elevator to the Gallows 1958 Louis Malle 981
144 The Red Balloon 1956 Albert Lamorisse 984
145 The River2 7 33 1951 Jean Renoir 989
146 The Double Life of Veronique8 14 1991 Krzysztof Kieslowski 992
147 Love and Death2 1975 Woody Allen 1013
148 Manon of the Spring1 9 1986 Claude Berri 1020
149 Diva 1981 Jean-Jacques Beineix 1025
150 Claire's Knee 1970 Eric Rohmer 1032
151 The Tenant 1976 Roman Polanski 1037
152 Muriel's Wedding11 1994 P.J. Hogan 1041
153 I Vitelloni1 1953 Federico Fellini 1055
154 La Belle noiseuse9 1991 Jacques Rivette 1071
155 That Obscure Object of Desire10 1977 Luis Buñuel 1073
156 The Gleaners & I 2000 Agnès Varda 1086
157 United 932 7 2006 Paul Greengrass 1089
158 La Femme Nikita1 1990 Luc Besson 1090
159 Atonement2 7 2007 Joe Wright 1100
160 La Notte1 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni 1104
161 Mouchette 1967 Robert Bresson 1132
162 Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat 1896 Auguste and Louis Lumière 1144
163 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai2 3 5 1999 Jim Jarmusch 1150
164 The Piano Teacher3 17 2001 Michael Haneke 1162
165 Vagabond 1985 Agnès Varda 1179
166 The Sacrifice6 7 1986 Andrei Tarkovsky 1180
167 Irréversible 2002 Gaspar Noé 1185
168 Histoire(s) du cinéma Jean-Luc Godard 1190
169 A Prophet1 2009 Jacques Audiard 1194
170 The Red Desert1 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni 1202
171 The White Ribbon1 3 17 2009 Michael Haneke 1205
172 À nos amours 1983 Maurice Pialat 1206
173 Papillon2 1973 Franklin J. Schaffner 1215
174 Inland Empire2 8 2006 David Lynch 1229
175 The Wind Will Carry Us21 1999 Abbas Kiarostami 1237
176 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly2 2007 Julian Schnabel 1243
177 The Ice Storm2 1997 Ang Lee 1244
178 The Sea Inside1 10 2004 Alejandro Amenábar 1248
179 Le Boucher1 1970 Claude Chabrol 1249
180 Le Trou1 1960 Jacques Becker 1259
181 Casque d'Or 1952 Jacques Becker 1260
182 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me2 1992 David Lynch 1265
183 Orlando1 7 13 34 1992 Sally Potter 1278
184 Fall of the House of Usher 1928 Jean Epstein 1282
185 The Train1 2 1964 John Frankenheimer 1289
186 Ratcatcher7 1999 Lynne Ramsay 1303
187 To Be and to Have 2002 Nicolas Philibert 1305
188 Two or Three Things I Know about Her 1967 Jean-Luc Godard 1308
189 The Blood of a Poet 1932 Jean Cocteau 1315
190 Dawn of the Dead2 5 19 2004 Zack Snyder 1317
191 Yeelen3 5 35 36 1987 Souleymane Cissé 1321
192 Bob le Flambeur 1956 Jean-Pierre Melville 1331
193 Showgirls2 1995 Paul Verhoeven 1335
194 The Artist1 18 2011 Michel Hazanavicius 1348
195 Betty Blue 1986 Jean-Jacques Beineix 1349
196 L'Argent9 1983 Robert Bresson 1354
197 Boudu Saved from Drowning 1932 Jean Renoir 1378
198 Through the Olive Trees21 1994 Abbas Kiarostami 1381
199 Chronicle of a Summer 1961 Edgar Morin and Jean Rouch 1391
200 La Ronde 1950 Max Ophüls 1392

1 Joint production with Italy.
2 Joint production with the United States.
3 Joint production with (West) Germany.
4 Joint production with Brazil.
5 Joint production with Japan.
6 Joint production with Sweden.
7 Joint production with the United Kingdom.
8 Joint production with Poland.
9 Joint production with Switzerland.
10 Joint production with Spain.
11 Joint production with Australia.
12 Joint production with New Zealand.
13 Joint production with the Netherlands.
14 Joint production with Norway.
15 Joint production with Denmark.
16 Joint production with Iceland.
17 Joint production with Austria.
18 Joint production with Belgium.
19 Joint production with Canada.
20 Joint production with Latvia.
21 Joint production with Iran.
22 Joint production with Algeria.
23 Joint production with the People's Republic of China.
24 Joint production with Finland.
25 Joint production with Israel.
26 Joint production with Yugoslavia.
27 Joint production with Ireland.
28 Joint production with Hungary.
29 Joint production with the Czech Republic or Czechoslovakia.
30 Joint production with Bulgaria.
31 Joint production with Mexico.
32 Joint production with Argentina.
33 Joint production with India.
34 Joint production with Russia.
35 Joint production with Burkina Faso.
36 Joint production with Mali.
37 Joint production with Cuba.
38 Joint production with Macedonia.
39 Joint production with Chile.
40 Joint production with Peru.
41 Joint production with Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovenia.
42 Joint production with Senegal.
43 Joint production with Hong Kong.
44 Joint production with Romania.
45 Joint production with Greece.
46 Joint production with Venezuela.
47 Joint production with Thailand.
48 Joint production with Tunisia.
49 Joint production with Luxembourg.
50 Joint production with Turkey.
51 Joint production with Morocco.
52 Joint production with Cameroon.
53 Joint production with Indonesia.

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