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Do not worry about movies without interests that nobody ever heard of, and focus on the best films! Here are the top films to see :
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Red Sun
Red Sun (1971)
, 1h49
Directed by Terence Young, Bernard Farrel
Origin France
Genres Action, Western
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Samurai films
Actors Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Alain Delon, Toshiro Mifune, Capucine, Anthony Dawson

Link Stuart (Bronson) is a ruthless outlaw, and co-leader along with Gauche (Delon) of a gang of bandits. Link and Gauche lead their gang on a successful train robbery, and discover that one of its cars carries a Japanese ambassador, who is bringing a ceremonial katana (sword) as a gift for President Ulysses S. Grant. Gauche takes the sword, and kills one of the two samurai guards, while members of his gang attempt to murder Link by throwing dynamite into the train car he occupies, then leaving him for dead.
Without Apparent Motive, 1h38
Directed by Philippe Labro
Origin France
Genres Crime
Themes La provence, Serial killer films
Actors Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Sanda, Laura Antonelli, Paul Crauchet, Carla Gravina, Jean-Pierre Marielle

Nice, 1971. Le Commissaire Carella enquête sur deux meurtres semblables commis la même journée. Deux autres surviennent le lendemain. Une course contre la montre s'engage pour trouver le lien entre ces quatre meurtres sans mobile apparent…
Touch and Go, 1h50
Directed by Philippe de Broca
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Le désert, Guerre du désert
Actors Marlène Jobert, Michel Piccoli, Michael York, Amidou, Didi Perego, Jean Bouise

En 1942, en Afrique du Nord, une jeune femme (Marlène Jobert) aide un officier anglais (Michael York) à échapper aux Allemands, avec l'aide d'un escroc (Michel Piccoli) et d'un Tunisien (Amidou). Ils vivront mille aventures dans le désert.
Death in Venice, 2h10
Directed by Luchino Visconti
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films, Films about viral outbreaks, LGBT-related films, Disaster films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Silvana Mangano, Romolo Valli, Mark Burns, Nora Ricci, Björn Andrésen

The protagonist, Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.
Max and the Junkmen, 1h50
Directed by Claude Sautet
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Georges Wilson, Bernard Fresson, François Périer, Boby Lapointe

Born into a wealthy family of French vintners, Max (Michel Piccoli) is a loner who devoted himself entirely to his obsession: the arrest of criminals. A former judge he is a police inspector and he sees a new band of burglars escape. This failure is still fresh in his mind when he meets Abel who has become a scrap thief and plunders construction sites with a small band of hoodlums around Nanterre. Max plans to encourage them to commit something big and catch them on the spot. Posing as a client, he meets Lily (Romy Schneider), a young German-born prostitute who is the companion of Abel. He pretends to be the director of a small bank branch which receives significant amounts of money at regular intervals. He ensures the support of his police commissioner. Max fails however to reveal his role as instigator. Gradually, some feeling arises between Max and Lily. But Max keeps a reserved attitude and merely influences the scrap through her. Finally, guessing the band ready for action, he communicates an ideal date to commit robbery. On the scheduled day, the police await them and they are arrested. Later in the police station, Rosinsky (the top cop in the bank's district) reveals to Max that he wants all collaborators brought to justice, including Lily. Distraught, Max tries to save her and ends up threatening Rosinsky. In an argument, Max pulls out his gun and kills him.
The Married Couple of the Year Two, 1h38
Directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Historical
Themes Histoire de France, French Revolution films
Actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marlène Jobert, Laura Antonelli, Sami Frey, Michel Auclair, Julien Guiomar

Having killed a noble too friendly with his wife Charlotte, Nicolas Phillibert flees from France to South Carolina, where he does well and wants to marry a rich man’s daughter. To do so, he will first have to return to France and get a divorce. On landing at Nantes in 1793, the Reign of Terror is raging and he is arrested by the revolutionaries. Taken to a republican ceremony in the cathedral, he saves the life of a royalist girl, Pauline, and escapes with her to an isolated castle. There he finds Charlotte, claiming to be a widow, with Pauline’s brother Henri. A prince arrives from London to organise resistance in the Vendée and is struck by Charlotte, who was told by a gypsy that she would become a princess. She admits that she is married to Nicolas, so the prince has him drugged and carried into Nantes city hall to get a divorce. Put back on his ship for America, Nicolas’ divorce certificate blows overboard. Diving into the Loire, he swims ashore to find Charlotte again, but she has left with the prince for neutral Germany. Pursuing her across France in the throes of the Austrian invasion, he catches her at the frontier. Fifteen years later, Nicolas is made a prince by Napoleon and the gypsy’s prediction comes true.
Harold and Maude, 1h31
Directed by Hal Ashby
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about suicide, Vieillesse, Buddy films
Actors Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Eric Christmas, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack, Ellen Geer

Harold Chasen (Bud Cort) is a young man obsessed with death. He stages elaborate fake suicides, attends funerals and drives a hearse, all to the chagrin of his socialite mother (Vivian Pickles).
The Burglars, 2h
Directed by Henri Verneuil
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif, Robert Hossein, Dyan Cannon, Nicole Calfan, Renato Salvatori

Azad (Jean-Paul Belmondo), Ralf (Robert Hossein) and 2 other accomplices rob a suitcase of emeralds from a rich Greek citizen, M.Tasco. When Abel Zacharia (Omar Sharif), the Athenian police chief, surprises Azad's car in front of Tasco's house on the night of the robbery, he decides to let Azad and his team go, hoping he could retrieve the emeralds for himself. Follows a chase between Azad and the corrupt cop through Athens' streets which culminates to the final scene which will be later borrowed by Witness in 1985.
Rookies Run Amok, 1h20
Directed by Claude Zidi
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Themes French war films, Military humor in film
Actors Gérard Rinaldi, Jean-Guy Fechner, Jean Sarrus, Gérard Filippelli, Luis Rego, Jacques Seiler

Gérard, Phil, Jean-Guy, Jean et Luis, cinq amis inséparables, rêvent de créer un groupe pop du nom de The Tourist's. Après avoir loué à Crème leurs instruments de musique, ils participent à un concours régional, dont ils remportent le trophée.
They Call Me Trinity, 1h53
Directed by Enzo Barboni
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Action, Western
Themes Buddy films
Actors Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Farley Granger, Luciano Rossi, Gisela Hahn, Ugo Sasso

Trinity (Terence Hill) comes into view accompanied by the movie's theme song, being dragged around in a travois by his horse. He is filthy, yet seems perfectly content as the horse drags him across the desert and through water crossings. When the horse stops near a dwelling, Trinity gets up, pulls on his boots, gets stung by a scorpion hiding in the boot (but is clearly insusceptible to the venom), drags his Colt 45 in holster, feeds some hay to his horse, then walks inside.
The One Man Band, 1h25
Directed by Serge Korber
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Actors Louis de Funès, Paul Préboist, Noëlle Adam, Franco Fabrizi, Micheline Luccioni, Martine Kelly

On entre dans la compagnie de danse contemporaine d'Evan Evans (Louis de Funès) comme on entre en religion. Chez lui, la prise de poids et la vie sentimentale sont interdites ; les danseuses doivent se vouer corps et âme à la danse et sont dirigées d'une main de fer.
The Great Java, 1h23
Directed by Philippe Clair
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Gérard Rinaldi, Jean-Guy Fechner, Jean Sarrus, Gérard Filippelli, Luis Rego, Francis Blanche

Cinq rugbymen (Les Charlots) spoliés par leur entraîneur-déserteur Auguste Kouglof (Francis Blanche) retrouvent sa trace à Brizouille, un petit village des Landes. Désormais connu sous le nom de Colombani, Kouglof/Colombani tente de briguer les mandats électoraux en usant de pratiques mafieuses. Mais c’est sans compter la détermination des Charlots empêcheurs de tourner en rond qui s’allient à Monsieur Devot, seul concurrent de Colombani pour remporter le poste tant convoité. Aux avalanches de gags se tisse une histoire d’amour entre Gérard (déjà dans le rôle de joli-cœur) et la fille de Kouglof/Colombani.
Ryan's Daughter, 3h15
Directed by David Lean, Charles Frend
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Historical, Melodrama, Romance
Themes Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, John Mills, Christopher Jones, Trevor Howard, Leo McKern

Rosy Ryan (Sarah Miles) is on a cliff high above the Atlantic Ocean in the town of Kirrary, an isolated village on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. A gust of wind takes her parasol over the cliff and down into the ocean, where it lands next to a currach containing Father Hugh Collins (Trevor Howard) and a mentally impaired man named Michael (John Mills) who retrieves the parasol. On the beach, Michael proudly reunites Rosy with her parasol and shows her an enormous, thrashing lobster that he has caught. The townspeople play a vicious game of Keep Away with Michael and the lobster until Father Collins shames them for their abuse.
She Does Not Drink Smoke or Flirts but She Talks, 1h25
Directed by Michel Audiard
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Annie Girardot, Bernard Blier, Mireille Darc, Sim, Catherine Samie, Jean Le Poulain

Germaine, une femme de ménage, a trois clients : M. Alexandre Liéthard, un caissier suppléant à la prévoyance de crédit, obsédé sexuel qui pioche dans la caisse pour financer ses frasques, Francine Marquette, une présentatrice télé considérée comme la future Première dame de France et M. Phalempin, un éducateur d'enfants dans les quartiers défavorisés de la capitale. Au fil des jours, Germaine apprend certains de leurs secrets (Alexandre a assassiné son supérieur hiérarchique et l'a enterré dans son jardin, Phalempin travaille comme artiste travesti la nuit dans un cabaret, et Francine, ancienne prostituée a participé à des parties fines avec des hommes politiques). En révélant habilement ces secrets, au détour des conversations plutôt anodines, elle arrive à ce que le caissier fasse chanter la présentatrice qui, elle, fait chanter l'éducateur qui, lui, fait chanter le caissier.