27 Feb 2016

The Top 10 French Movies On Netflix

the top ten french movies- audrey tautou stars in the 2007 film amelie directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Netflix has a feast of French movies.

I do love a French movie and I am so happy Netflix is obliging my cinema passion.

It is the month for movies and awards and I thought you might like to watch (or re-watch) some of our French favourites. xv


Bande de Filles (Girlhood), 2014

Genre: Drama

Directed by: Céline Sciamma

Starring: Karidja Touré, Assa Sylla, Linday Karamoh

Amélie, 2001

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz

Une Femme Est Une Femme (A Woman Is a Woman), 1967

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Claude Brialy, Anna Karina, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Ne Le Dis À Personne (Tell No One), 2006

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

Starring: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze

Deux Jours À Paris (Two Days in Paris), 2007

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Directed by: Julie Delpy

Starring: Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg, Daniel Brühl

Les Émotifs Anonymes (Romantics Anonymous), 2010

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Améris

Starring: Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré 

The Intouchables, 2012

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Directed by: Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy

Une Vie De Chat (A Cat in Paris), 2012

Genre: Animation, Crime, Family

Directed by:Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol

Starring: Dominique Blanc, Jean Benguigui 

Aimer, Boire et Chanter  (Life of Riley), 2014

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Directed by: Alain Resnais

Starring: Sabine Azéma, Sandrine Kiberlain

Le Goût Des Autres (The Taste of Others), 2000

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Directed by: Agnès Jaoui

Starring: Anne Alvaro, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Alain Chabat

to read the full review by pankaj solanki visit cinematyrant.com

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Anita Rivera

Fabulous pics, Vicki.I know most of these, but there are a few I must check out! I just recently showed “Ponette” to my French V class. That was a mind-bender for my sophomores! Love French cinema.

Enjoy your weekend!

Taste of France

Amélie remains one of my all-time favorite movies.
Some others (not sure whether on Netflix):
L’Auberge Espagnole
C’est Arrivé Près de Chez Vous (Man Bites Dog in English, but anything with Benoît Poelvoorde is guaranteed to be insane)
La Maison
Ca$h (kind of like Ocean’s 11)
Any of the Asterix films. The one in Egypt is pretty funny, as is the one in England.

Cathy C

Hello Vicki,
Amélie has long been a favorite…but recently on Netflix I watched Populaire which wonderful, and Barbecue which starred the very handsome Lambert Wilson and sometimes a little eye candy is all we need. ; )
Bon weekend


So agree! Wonderful movie!
Also love Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources as well as My Father’s Glory and My Mother’s Castle. Recently saw Un + Une by Claude Lelouche at a French Film Festival and enjoyed – he originally directed Un Homme et Une Femme years ago. Also of course the Belier Family. So many other greats too. Best wishes, Pamela


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