Movies and TV shows set in france

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in france ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, visually appealing, sexy, romantic, humorous and clever films and TV shows about / with storytelling, french, dialogue, mentor, beautiful scenery, runaway, catastrophe, destiny, love and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as france: Versailles (2015), Reign (2013), Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), French Kiss (1995), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), Candice Renoir (2013), The Triplets of Belleville (2003), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002).

List of movies set in france

Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, intellectual, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, royal court, intrigue, king, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, graphic violence, rise to the top, king of france ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, queen, female protagonist, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, power struggle, love triangle, historical character, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, racism, wedding, marriage, sister sister relationship, black man, catholic, happy ending, racist, jewish, stereotypes, family bonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, chef, restaurant, culture clash, food, prejudice, beautiful scenery, interracial relations, interracial romance, romance, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, south of france, paris france, london ...
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, funny, witty, inspirational, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: french, village life, friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, postman, happy ending, family, foe turned friend, prejudice, adaptation, post office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, argentina, south of france, flanders ...
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan, USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: captivating, feel good, sweet, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenage hero, superhero, friendship, heroine, good versus evil, partners, supernatural ability, school, transformation, teenage girl, female protagonist, magic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, smuggling, vineyard, fear of flying, wine, love and romance, escapades, love story, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes, riviera ...
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: exciting, suspense, atmospheric, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musketeer, adventure, lookalikes, twins, royalty, royal family, throne, medieval, palace, conspiracy, three musketeers, prison ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, egypt, europe
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Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who ...
Style: captivating, realistic, feel good, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, police investigation, policewoman, police, workplace situations, family relations, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, female protagonist, new job, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
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The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, french, kidnapping, adventure, mafia, tour de france, chase, friendship, escapades, rescue, old woman, very little dialogue ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, adventure, betrayal, sword fight, vengeance, treasure, prison escape, treason, revenge, lone hero, french, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: france, marseille, ireland, europe, paris france
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France, Spain, USA, Belgium
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, perfume, psychopath, insanity, genius, woman in danger, killings, dangerous attraction, sense of smell, corpse, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, paris france, provence, europe
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Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, seduction, virginity, manipulation, romance, infidelity, hypocrisy, virgin, tragedy, wager, couple relations, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, war, nazi occupation, german soldier, german officer, fall in love, love and romance, wartime life, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 18th century, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, ireland, england ...
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, motivational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, disability, unlikely friendships, friendship between men, life philosophy, handicapped, culture clash, friends, lifestyle change, french, disabled person, human relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, wooing, love, love story, romance, hotshot, french, farce, stereotypes, seduction, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: france, monte carlo, paris france, england, french riviera ...
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, rough, realistic ...
Plot: medieval, religion, joan of arc, betrayal, battles, god, war, courage, politics, siege, heroic mission, heresy ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, new orleans, europe, paris france
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Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: prostitute, lust, sex scene, strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, prostitution, sex with a minor, female nudity, first sexual experience, underage sex, teenage girl, teenage prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, cote d'azur, paris france, california, tokyo
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How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, witty, clever, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, art theft, museum, fall in love, adventure, art collector, perfect crime, love and romance, insurance, love story, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: travel, life, wine, on the road, french, love, food, husband wife relationship, film producer, fall in love, romance, relationships ...
Place: france, paris france
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian teen, lesbianism, sex, coming of age, youth, sexuality, strong sexual content, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sentimental, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, cinderella story, love, prince, cinderella, royalty, female protagonist, class differences, legends and myths, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
Time: 16th century, 50s
Place: france, europe
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The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: mind bending, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, supernatural, teenage life, small town, back from the dead, accident, dealing with death, haunted by the past, living dead, small town life, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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Chocolat (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: small town, chocolate, prejudice, women, cooking and food, culture clash, love story, life philosophy, lifestyle change, single mother, love and romance, food ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, central america
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A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: light, romantic, melancholic, colourful, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, aristocracy, female protagonist, garden, jealousy, love story, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, unlikely partners, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, england, new orleans ...
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OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.
Style: parody, humorous, suspense, light, stylized ...
Plot: spy, espionage, french, farce, adventure, secret agents, james bond spoof, secret service, russian, undercover, state affairs, villain ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: france, cairo egypt, paris france, egypt, africa ...
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The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: investigation, inspector, murder, heist, robbery, goofy hero, law enforcement, incompetent police, riddles and clues, farce, lone hero, soccer ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: feel good, surreal, stylized, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, literature, bohemian life, writers, painter, writer's life, nostalgia, magic realism, fall in love, life philosophy, french, art history ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: colourful, light, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, notre dame cathedral, church, gypsy, french, judge, cruelty, unfulfilled love, clergy, fall in love, cathedral, music ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Vanishing (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rex and Saskia are enjoying a biking holiday in France when, stopping at a gas station, Saskia disappears. Confounded, Rex searches everywhere, but to no avail. Three years later, he's still obsessed with finding her, pleading his case on ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, obsession, missing person, mystery, crimes, police investigation, insanity, character study, mind game, manipulation, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, california, holland
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