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Top French Films (#201-335)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 Buena Vista Social Club2 3 7 37 1999 Wim Wenders 1394
202 Port of Shadows 1938 Marcel Carné 1395
203 The Crime of Mr. Lange 1936 Jean Renoir 1412
204 19001 3 1976 Bernardo Bertolucci 1416
205 Amour3 17 2012 Michael Haneke 1428
206 Rosetta18 1999 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne 1429
207 The Young Girls of Rochefort 1967 Jacques Demy 1431
208 Black Orpheus1 4 1959 Marcel Camus 1443
209 Germany, Year Zero1 3 1948 Roberto Rossellini 1449
210 The Idiots1 6 10 13 15 1998 Lars von Trier 1472
211 The Beat That My Heart Skipped 2005 Jacques Audiard 1477
212 Open Your Eyes1 10 1997 Alejandro Amenábar 1481
213 The Day of the Jackal7 1973 Fred Zinnemann 1490
214 Cyrano de Bergerac 1990 Jean-Paul Rappeneau 1492
215 Stolen Kisses 1968 François Truffaut 1505
216 The Trial1 3 1962 Orson Welles 1510
217 Monsoon Wedding1 2 3 33 2001 Mira Nair 1514
218 Purple Noon1 1960 René Clément 1517
219 The Lovers on the Bridge 1991 Leos Carax 1522
220 Autumn Sonata3 6 7 1978 Ingmar Bergman 1529
221 À Nous la Liberté 1931 René Clair 1531
222 Summer 1986 Eric Rohmer 1538
223 Pride & Prejudice2 7 2005 Joe Wright 1550
224 Europa Europa3 8 1990 Agnieszka Holland 1560
225 Lacombe Lucien1 3 1974 Louis Malle 1561
226 A Man and a Woman 1966 Claude Lelouch 1573
227 Juliet of the Spirits1 1965 Federico Fellini 1575
228 Before the Rain7 38 1994 Milcho Manchevski 1586
229 Masculine Feminine6 1966 Jean-Luc Godard 1599
230 Le Plaisir 1952 Max Ophüls 1603
231 La Bête Humaine 1938 Jean Renoir 1605
232 Munich2 19 2005 Steven Spielberg 1619
233 The Dinner Game 1998 Francis Veber 1622
234 Babel2 31 2006 Alejandro G. Iñárritu 1624
235 The Quiet American2 3 7 11 2002 Phillip Noyce 1635
236 March of the Penguins 2005 Luc Jacquet 1644
237 Le Corbeau 1943 Henri-Georges Clouzot 1650
238 A Serious Man2 7 2009 Ethan and Joel Coen 1662
239 The Motorcycle Diaries2 3 4 7 32 39 40 2004 Walter Salles 1663
240 Burnt by the Sun34 1994 Nikita Mikhalkov 1665
241 Ronin2 7 1998 John Frankenheimer 1667
242 Senna2 7 2010 Asif Kapadia 1685
243 The Outsiders2 1983 Francis Ford Coppola 1691
244 Zentropa3 6 9 10 15 1991 Lars von Trier 1693
245 Land and Freedom1 3 7 10 1995 Ken Loach 1694
246 No Man's Land4 7 18 41 2001 Danis Tanovic 1703
247 The Mission7 1986 Roland Joffé 1717
248 Mon oncle d'Amérique 1980 Alain Resnais 1718
249 La Grande bouffe1 1973 Marco Ferreri 1737
250 Irma Vep 1996 Olivier Assayas 1741
251 Il Postino1 18 1994 Michael Radford 1745
252 The Fire within 1963 Louis Malle 1753
253 About a Boy2 3 7 2002 Chris and Paul Weitz 1763
254 Antonia's Line7 13 18 1995 Marleen Gorris 1766
255 Black Girl42 1966 Ousmane Sembene 1767
256 The Son18 2002 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne 1771
257 Possession3 1981 Andrzej Zulawski 1784
258 Platform5 23 43 2000 Zhangke Jia 1800
259 Fat Girl1 2001 Catherine Breillat 1805
260 Tristana1 10 1970 Luis Buñuel 1820
261 Two Women1 1960 Vittorio De Sica 1830
262 The Queen1 2 7 2006 Stephen Frears 1831
263 Le Doulos1 1962 Jean-Pierre Melville 1832
264 Ten21 2002 Abbas Kiarostami 1846
265 Good Night, and Good Luck.2 5 7 2005 George Clooney 1856
266 Le Million 1931 René Clair 1864
267 The Great Silence1 1968 Sergio Corbucci 1875
268 La Cage aux Folles1 1978 Edouard Molinaro 1898
269 The Name of the Rose1 3 1986 Jean-Jacques Annaud 1904
270 La Chienne 1931 Jean Renoir 1908
271 Jesus of Montreal19 1989 Denys Arcand 1909
272 High Tension1 44 2003 Alexandre Aja 1910
273 A Simple Plan2 3 5 7 1998 Sam Raimi 1923
274 Employees Leaving the Lumière Factory 1895 Louis Lumière 1926
275 Kolya7 29 1996 Jan Sverák 1938
276 Landscape in the Mist1 45 1988 Theodoros Angelopoulos 1941
277 Antonio das Mortes3 4 1969 Glauber Rocha 1942
278 The Intouchables 2011 Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano 1944
279 The Battle of Chile: Part 237 39 1976 Patricio Guzmán 1948
280 The Battle of Chile: Part 137 46 1975 Patricio Guzmán 1954
281 Léolo19 1992 Jean-Claude Lauzon 1956
282 The Phantom of Liberty1 1974 Luis Buñuel 1958
283 The Last Metro 1980 François Truffaut 1967
284 The American Friend3 1977 Wim Wenders 1970
285 Salaam Bombay!7 33 1988 Mira Nair 1979
286 Tropical Malady1 3 47 2004 Apichatpong Weerasethakul 2009
287 India song 1975 Marguerite Duras 2010
288 Taken 2008 Pierre Morel 2024
289 Fantomas 1913 Louis Feuillade 2027
290 Blue Is the Warmest Color10 18 2013 Abdellatif Kechiche 2030
291 La Vie en rose7 29 2007 Olivier Dahan 2035
292 La Promesse18 48 49 1996 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne 2036
293 Yol9 50 1982 Serif Gören and Yilmaz Güney 2038
294 The Dreamers1 7 2003 Bernardo Bertolucci 2064
295 Lancelot of the Lake1 1974 Robert Bresson 2067
296 Time Out 2001 Laurent Cantet 2069
297 The Man without a Past3 24 2002 Aki Kaurismäki 2073
298 Un chant d'amour 1950 Jean Genet 2075
299 Winged Migration1 3 9 10 2001 Jacques Perrin 2076
300 The Wild Child 1970 François Truffaut 2082
301 Moolaadé35 42 48 51 52 2004 Ousmane Sembene 2119
302 Lessons of Darkness3 7 1992 Werner Herzog 2124
303 Vera Drake7 2004 Mike Leigh 2125
304 Les Maîtres fous 1955 Jean Rouch 2135
305 Le Sang des bêtes 1949 Georges Franju 2142
306 Ménilmontant 1926 Dimitri Kirsanoff 2145
307 Lola1 1961 Jacques Demy 2157
308 Entr'acte 1924 René Clair 2178
309 Caro Diario1 1993 Nanni Moretti 2180
310 Touchez pas au grisbi1 1954 Jacques Becker 2211
311 Othello1 2 51 1952 Orson Welles 2217
312 French Cancan1 1954 Jean Renoir 2223
313 Muriel1 1963 Alain Resnais 2231
314 The Story of a Cheat 1936 Sacha Guitry 2242
315 The Son's Room1 2001 Nanni Moretti 2246
316 Going Places 1974 Bertrand Blier 2253
317 La Roue 1923 Abel Gance 2264
318 Read My Lips 2001 Jacques Audiard 2265
319 Holy Motors3 2012 Leos Carax 2280
320 Enemy at the Gates2 3 7 27 2001 Jean-Jacques Annaud 2284
321 Heimat 23 6 7 10 11 14 15 17 24 1992 Edgar Reitz 2291
322 Martyrs19 2008 Pascal Laugier 2316
323 El Sur10 1983 Víctor Erice 2337
324 Croupier3 7 27 1998 Mike Hodges 2341
325 I Stand Alone 1998 Gaspar Noé 2369
326 Under the Roofs of Paris 1930 René Clair 2371
327 Little Dieter Needs to Fly3 7 1997 Werner Herzog 2375
328 The Raid: Redemption2 53 2011 Gareth Evans 2376
329 A Sunday in the Country 1984 Bertrand Tavernier 2381
330 Providence7 9 1977 Alain Resnais 2387
331 La Collectionneuse 1967 Eric Rohmer 2398
332 Melancholia3 6 15 2011 Lars von Trier 2412
333 The Lovers of the Arctic Circle10 1998 Julio Medem 2415
334 The Smiling Madame Beudet 1923 Germaine Dulac 2426
335 Eternity and a Day1 3 45 1998 Theodoros Angelopoulos 2427

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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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