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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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Killer
Killer (1972)
, 1h25
Directed by Denys de La Patellière, Bernard Stora, Thierry Chabert
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes La provence
Actors Jean Gabin, Fabio Testi, Bernard Blier, Uschi Glas, Ginette Garcin, Félix Marten

Le commissaire divisionnaire Le Guen, qui a réussi à arrêter le tueur Georges Gassot, se heurte aux méthodes plus modernes de François Tellier, nouveau directeur de la P.J. Gassot s'enfuit de l'hôpital psychiatrique à destination de Marseille où il rencontre une jeune prostituée allemande Gerda. Mais Le Guen, par l'intermédiaire d'un journaliste, fait croire au Milieu que Gassot est à Marseille pour se mettre à la tête de leurs affaires ; le meurtre du souteneur de Gerda, à Marseille, et celui du passeur de Gassot à Marseille laissent croire à cette version. Gassot remonte à Paris, suivi par Le Guen.
The Pariah
The Pariah (1972)
, 1h45
Directed by José Giovanni
Origin France
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Prison films, La provence, Gangster films
Actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Constantin, Claudia Cardinale, Andréa Ferréol, Philippe Brizard, Alain Mottet

Marseille, 1934. Xavier Saratov est en prison pour un meurtre que Jeannot Villanova, le patron de la pègre marseillaise, lui a fait endosser en mettant un cadavre dans sa voiture. Georgia, sa sœur, et son ami Roberto Borgo, surnommé « la Scoumoune » parce qu'il porte malheur à ses ennemis en dégainant et en tirant plus vite qu'eux, tentent de prouver son innocence. Xavier est condamné à vingt ans de prison.
We Won't Grow Old Together, 1h46
Directed by Maurice Pialat
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jean Yanne, Marlène Jobert, Harry-Max, Macha Méril, Christine Fabréga, Jacques Galland

Jean, qui est réalisateur, vit avec sa femme Françoise, mais depuis plusieurs années, il réside le plus souvent chez sa maîtresse Catherine (Colette, dans le livre). Pour des raisons professionnelles (tournage d’un film), Jean propose à Catherine de l’accompagner en Camargue, afin qu’elle assure la prise de son. La conduite de Jean est odieuse et après une scène inqualifiable, ils se réconcilient cependant, avant de rentrer à Paris. Ainsi commence un cycle invivable de disputes suivies de réconciliations. Elle s’enfuit en province, chez sa grand-mère, mais ne pouvant vivre sans elle, il la rejoint. Alors qu’il s’attache de plus en plus, elle prend un chemin opposé qui lui fait refuser tout ce qu’elle acceptait jusqu’à maintenant. La rupture intervient peu après qu’il lui propose de se marier. Catherine a décidé d’épouser un autre homme. Une dernière entrevue lui donne quelques explications.
Hearth Fires, 1h35
Directed by Serge Korber, Alain Nauroy
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Annie Girardot, Claude Jade, Jean Rochefort, Bernard Le Coq, Bernard Fresson, Ilaria Occhini

Marie-Louise (Anne Giradot) is a woman whose love for her ex-husband will not die. The Lawyer Alexandre (Jean Rochefort) left her, because she attended a few leftist marches and demonstrations. While her daughter Laura (Claude Jade) falls in love with Marc (Bernard Fresson), Marie-Louise keeps hoping that Alexandre will come back to her. Laura helps her to fight for love and Marie-Louise is so attached to this idea that when her son (Bernard Le Coq) finally convinces her that he will never return, the realization has dire consequences.
She No Longer Talks, She Shoots
Directed by Michel Audiard
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Annie Girardot, Bernard Blier, Maurice Biraud, Roger Carel, Jean Carmet, Darry Cowl

La « princesse » d'un bidonville de Champigny-sur-Marne, à l'aide de ses serviteurs dignes d'une cour des miracles recycle, dans une machine qui joue une samba, tous ceux qui lui tombent entre les mains. Leurs os servent ensuite parfois de « saintes reliques » aux autorités ecclésiastiques.
Scoundrel in White, 1h55
Directed by Claude Chabrol
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Jean-Paul Belmondo, Mia Farrow, Laura Antonelli, Dominique Zardi, Daniel Lecourtois, Patrick Préjean

Paul (Belmondo), a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine (Farrow) because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives.
Chato's Land, 1h40
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Western
Actors Charles Bronson, Jack Palance, Richard Basehart, James Whitmore, Simon Oakland, Richard Jordan

The film opens as the half-Apache Chato orders a drink at a bar. The bartender ignores him and serves the local sheriff who has arrived after Chato. The sheriff calls Chato a "redskin" and tells him the bar is for whites only. He moves behind Chato while hurling a stream of abuse at him. The sheriff's taunts escalate, and he draws his gun while saying that he is going to kill Chato. Chato whirls around and shoots the sheriff in the gut, killing him. He rides out of town on his Appaloosa.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, 1h42
Directed by Luis Buñuel
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Monde imaginaire
Actors Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Stéphane Audran, Milena Vukotic, Michel Piccoli

The film consists of several thematically linked scenes: five gatherings of a group of bourgeois friends, and the four dreams of different characters. The beginning of the film focuses on the gatherings, while the latter part focuses on the dreams, but both types of scenes are intertwined. There are also scenes involving other characters, such as two involving a Latin American female terrorist from the fictitious Republic of Miranda. The film's world is not logical: the bizarre events are accepted by the characters, even if they are impossible or contradictory.
Charlots Go to Spain, 1h22
Directed by Jean Girault
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Gérard Rinaldi, Jean-Guy Fechner, Jean Sarrus, Gérard Filippelli, Gérard Croce, Jacques Legras

Gérard, Phil, Jean et Jean-Guy travaillent tous les quatre à la RATP. Cette année, ils ont prévu de partir en vacances en Espagne. À leur arrivée, ils apprennent que le directeur de leur agence de voyages est parti avec la caisse et ne leur a pas réservé de chambres. Ils sont engagés dans un grand palace, accumulant gaffes sur gaffes, ils se font renvoyer de plusieurs petits boulots avant d'être engagés comme mariniers sur un yacht...
Cesar and Rosalie, 1h50
Directed by Claude Sautet
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Yves Montand, Romy Schneider, Sami Frey, Isabelle Huppert, Eva Maria Meineke, Bernard Le Coq

In Paris the beautiful divorcée Rosalie spends time with César, a coarse but good-hearted scrap merchant. At a wedding she sees her first love David, a shy graphic artist. Despite the efforts of César to stifle the renewed relationship, David and Rosalie run away to Sète on the Mediterranean. Distraught at being abandoned, César tracks them down and offers Rosalie her family's old holiday home on the island of Noirmoutier in the Atlantic, which he has bought. She accepts and all her family come to spend the summer there, but she falls into depression. In an effort to rally her, César goes to find David and persuades him to join them. This well-intentioned ploy backfires because Rosalie then runs away. Left together, the two rivals become good friends. A year later they are enjoying lunch when a taxi draws up and out steps Rosalie.
Money Money Money, 2h
Directed by Claude Lelouch
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Lino Ventura, Jacques Brel, Charles Denner, Aldo Maccione, Yves Robert, Nicole Courcel

Five incorrigible crooks, frustrated by their disappointing career as bank robbers, decide to switch from bank heists to kidnapping European celebrities. Pretending to be terrorists, they kidnap their first hostage, singer Johnny Hallyday, and demand a huge sum of money to prevent further trouble. They receive their ransom money. They go on to kidnap other celebrities, and grow more successful with each kidnapping. Eventually they expand their targets and hijack planes, kidnap ambassadors, and even abduct the Pope.
Murmur of the Heart, 1h58
Directed by Louis Malle
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Scoutisme, Films about sexuality, Le thème des vacances, Erotic films, La sexualité des mineurs, Films about virginity
Actors Benoît Ferreux, Lea Massari, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale, Ave Ninchi, Micheline Bona

Laurent Chevalier is a nearly 15-year-old boy living in Dijon in 1954, who loves jazz, always receives the highest grades in his class and who opposes the First Indochina War. He has an unloving father who's a gynecologist and an affectionate Italian mother, Clara, as well as two older brothers, Thomas and Marc. One night, Thomas and Marc take Laurent to a brothel, where Laurent loses his virginity to a prostitute before they are disrupted by his drunken brothers. Upset, he leaves on a scouting trip, where he catches scarlet fever and is left with a heart murmur.
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.