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, light, humorous, clever, serious and semi serious films and TV shows about / with french, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, beautiful scenery, destiny, culture clash and romance 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), Candice Renoir (2013), The Returned (2012), Serial (2014), The Intouchables (2011), Young & Beautiful (2013), French Kiss (1995).

List of movies set in france

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, realistic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, intrigue, aristocracy, female protagonist, love triangle, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, historical character, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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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: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, intellectual ...
Plot: royal court, royal family, intrigue, king, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, 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: humorous, witty, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, fish out of water, friendship, french, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town, husband wife relationship ...
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, Tunisia, 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, atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, sexuality, lesbian love, lgbt, love affair, french, youth, lovers, crumbling relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
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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, feel good, captivating, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, workplace situations, family relations, female detective, policewoman, law enforcement, police detective, workplace, crimes, single parent, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera
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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, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: small town, afterlife, resurrection, supernatural, accident, dealing with death, haunted by the past, serial killer, uncover truth, teenage life, life turned upside down, back from the dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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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: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations, family problems, society, couple relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, life turned upside down, verbal byplay, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, loneliness, odd couple, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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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, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, friendship, good versus evil, female protagonist, school, magic, supernatural ability, partners, teenage superhero, transformation, destiny, battles ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, 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, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, lust, sex with a minor, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, teenage prostitution, first sex, teenage girl, sexual relations, sex scene, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, cote d'azur, paris france, tokyo, california
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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, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, unlikely partners, fall in love, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, toronto ontario canada, canada, 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, chef, culture clash, rivalry, immigrants, village, uninhibited rivalry, family, workplace, family relations, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, southern france, switzerland ...
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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, treasure, secret, false accusation, adventure, prison, vengeance, confined, treason, mentor, convict, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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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, emotional, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, royal court, princess, heir heiress, aristocracy, society, love, royal family, french history, love and romance, passion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: french, espionage, secret service, secret agent, russian, spy, parody, adventure, farce, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: france, egypt, europe, middle east, usa ...
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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: life, love, travel, husband, food, on the road, husband wife relationship, film producer, restaurant, hotel, wine, fall in love ...
Place: france, paris france
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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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, wooing, fall in love, seduction, cons and scams, couples, french, love and romance, hotshot, wedding preparations and rituals, love, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, england
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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, sweet, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, chocolate, cooking and food, single mother, love and romance, women, prejudice, mayor, lifestyle change, social misfits, small town, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america
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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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, mafia, french, chase, singer, pianist, newspaper, boy, dreams, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
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Angelique (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of convenience, but eventually, she falls in love with him. So when Jeoffray is arrested and then ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, woman in danger, escapades, noblewoman, marriage of convenience, society, tragic love, forced marriage, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, nobility, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, 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, humorous, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, 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: feel good, fairy tale, 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, emotional abuse ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: princess, adventure, royal family, cinderella story, childhood, family, good versus evil, memory loss, hopes, destiny, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, 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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, assassin, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, police, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: france, europe, italy, paris france, big ben london
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 158 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: battles, politics, joan of arc, war, heroic mission, siege, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, rape, religion, heroine ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
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The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, love, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, wine, poet, scandal, tourist, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, maine
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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, first sex, family life, parents and children, teenage life, youth, sexuality, masturbation, coming of age, outdoor sex, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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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: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: musketeer, adventure, twins, lookalikes, throne, daring rescue, royal family, heroes, escapades, danger, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe, dungeon, paris france, egypt
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