12 Best French Movies List That You Don’t Want To Miss

by admin on August 4, 2015

Top 12 French Movies List

It is known to everyone that France is also known as ‘cultural capital of the world’ for art, literature and philosophy. When it comes to movies, no doubt French movies are also very much popular and worshiped by true cinema lovers. Claude Chabrol, Francois Tryffaut, Jean Renoir, Jacques Tati and Jean-Luc Godard are counted in the list of top noch French directors across the globe.

Here we present a list of French movies you must not miss in any case.

12 Best French Movies List


01. Amélie :- It’s a 2001 rom-com french film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The film essays the story of a shy waitress called Amélie Poulain who tries to change the lives of people around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation. talented French actress Audrey Tautou beautifully portrayed lead role of Amélie.

best french movies list - Amelie

Amélie was nominated for many awards including five Academy Award nominations. It won Best Film at the European Film Awardsalong with two BAFTA Awards and four César Awards. We hope that Amelie Poulain’s quest of searching happiness by helping those around her will surely make you smile.

02. Jules et Jim (Jules and Jim) :- It’s a 1962 French film which was set around the time of World War I.  François Truffaut directed ‘Jules and Jim’ tells a tragic love triangle.

best french movies list - Jules and Jim

Jules et Jim was based on Henri-Pierre Roché’s 1953 semi-autobiographical novel describing his relationship with young writer Franz Hessel and Helen Grund, whom Hessel married. Henri Serre played Jim and Oskar Werner played Jules. Jeanne Moreau portrayed Catherine in the film.

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