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, humorous, touching, visually appealing, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with french, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, runaway, beautiful scenery, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash and love 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: Reign (2013), Versailles (2015), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Serial (2014), The Returned (2012), The Triplets of Belleville (2003), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006), Candice Renoir (2013).

List of movies set in france

 7.5
 42K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: queen, royal court, royal family, love triangle, aristocracy, female protagonist, intrigue, state affairs, historical character, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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 7.9
 13K
Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
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 court, royal family, king, palaces castles and temples, intrigue, betrayal, state affairs, political intrigue, graphic violence, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles
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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: witty, humorous, funny, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, fish out of water, friendship, french, provence, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, unlikely friendships, social relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina ...
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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: sexual, touching, atmospheric, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian love, explicit sex, lesbian relationship, lovers, coming of age, lgbt, gender, french, sexuality, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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 7.0
 38K
Serial (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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, family relations, racism, parents and children, family problems, society, life turned upside down, family in crisis, family gatherings, verbal byplay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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 8.2
 19K
The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: small town, resurrection, afterlife, accident, dealing with death, haunted by the past, supernatural, serial killer, uncover truth, teenage life, life turned upside down, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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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: offbeat, surreal, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, french, mafia, danger, rescue, friendship, escapades, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
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, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, rivalry, cooking, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, mumbai india ...
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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: humorous, not serious, light, suspense, talky ...
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, parody, french, secret service, secret agent, russian, adventure, farce, undercover, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: france, egypt, cairo egypt, usa, middle east ...
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 7.3
 640
Candice Renoir (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female detective, crime, policewoman, police investigation, police detective, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, law enforcement, workplace, single parent, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 20 min.
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: sweet, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, good versus evil, friendship, magic, teenage superhero, partners, school, supernatural ability, heroine, transformation, battles ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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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: touching, uplifting, feel good, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, lifestyle change, french, culture clash, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.6
 46K
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, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely partners, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, canada, toronto ontario canada ...
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, false accusation, treasure, vengeance, sword fight, adventure, mentor, prison, frame up, confined, treason, lone hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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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, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: cinderella story, prince, love and romance, cinderella, romance, legends and myths, social differences, parents and children, love, step siblings, classism, hopes ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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 7.0
 12K
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, clever, baroque, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 7.2
 175K
Chocolate (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: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chocolate, culture clash, cooking and food, single mother, prejudice, lifestyle change, small town, love and romance, mayor, society, social misfits, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america, paris france
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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, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: life, love, travel, on the road, wine, husband wife relationship, film producer, husband, restaurant, fall in love, romance, food ...
Place: france, paris france
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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, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, insurance, adventure, unlikely criminals, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lust, prostitute, strong sexual content, sex with a minor, female nudity, older man younger woman relationship, first sex, sex scene, first sexual experience, teenage prostitution, virgin, teenage sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, royal court, unfaithful wife, aristocracy, french history, princess, society, passion, royal family, love, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, police, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, vienna, italy ...
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 6.7
 25K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
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, humorous, light, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, wooing, fall in love, seduction, romance, couples, cons and scams, french, hotshot, love and romance, love story, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, monaco ...
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, France
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: touching, humorous, colourful, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, judge, church, unfulfilled love, french, notre dame cathedral, friendship, clergy, fall in love, festival, gypsy, family ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, love, romance, cafe, swedish, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 7.2
 109K
Anastasia (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, factual, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, royal family, happy ending, adventure, cinderella story, childhood, good versus evil, family, memory loss, hopes, fall in love, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, paris france, france, europe
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The Beautiful Person (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sexual, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teachers and students, forbidden love, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, coming of age, high school, teenage life, high school life, fall in love, gender, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, single mother, mother daughter relationship, french, urban, male female relationship, kiss, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
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 7.3
 169K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, secret agents, car chase, espionage, mafia, escapades, chases and races, undercover, chase, dishonesty, betrayal, irish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, french riviera, europe, nice france
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 6.8
 9K
Babysitting (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for a baby-sitter for the night, Marc Schaudel entrusts his son Remy to the care of his employee Franck, a straight man. But the thing that Marc doesn't know, is that Franck is getting 30 years old this weekend and that his son Remy is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, date night, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: nanny, party, found footage, missing person, farce, birthday party, friendship, husband wife relationship, partying, stupidity, investigation, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
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