Movies and TV shows set in southern france

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in southern france ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with couples, love and romance, female nudity, cigarette smoking, french, male nudity, dialogue, runaway, mentor and beach plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
southern france
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southern france movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as southern france: Cop or Hood (1979), Bay of Angels (1963), Monkeys, Go Home! (1967), The Swimming Pool (1969), Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973), The Sower (2017), Adored (2003), A Year in Provence (1993), The Apparition (2018), Cold as Summer (2002).

List of movies set in southern france

 6.7
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Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, investigation, organized crime, murder investigation, assassination, undercover cop, police brutality, police operation, secretly observing, bad cop, police, employer employee relationship ...
Place: southern france, paris france, cote d'azur
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Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: casino, bank, gambling, gambler, roulette, passion, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, love affair, elderly, new wave ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, france, europe, paris france, riviera ...
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Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest and a pretty villager. Desperate for laborers, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: farm, village, chimpanzee, olive, village life, nothing goes right, family, disorder, animal life, social relations, friends, clergy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
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The Swimming Pool (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, murder, love triangle, police investigation, couples, lovers reunited, rivalry, crime, crimes, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, french riviera, europe, france, riviera ...
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Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The ...
Style: realistic, rough, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, village, tractor, nudism, hippie, mystery, crimes, crime, ghost, estate, village life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, southern france
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 6.4
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The Sower (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violette is old enough to marry in 1852 when her mountain village is brutally deprived of all its men following the repression of the Republicans ordered by Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte. The women spend months in total isolation. Desperate to one day ...
Plot: provence, pregnancy, reading a book, book, reading, mother daughter relationship, scythe, political repression, poetry reading, sheep, farming, political prisoner ...
Time: 1850s
Place: southern france, france
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 5.9
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Adored (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: South of France: Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. Fredrico knows nothing about his younger brother, but he notices that he is making big money and living in luxury all ...
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric
Plot: funeral, brother brother relationship, diary, transvestism, transsexual, gender, custody, human nature, introspection, buddies, estrangement, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: france, italy, europe, southern france, rome italy
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A Year in Provence (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Based on the 1989 best-selling memoir of the same name by Peter Mayle about his first year in Provence, and the local events and customs.
Plot: provence, wine, vineyard, countryside
Place: southern france, france, south of france
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 6.4
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The Apparition (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jacques is a journalist at a large regional newspaper in France. His reputation as an impartial and talented investigator attracts the attention of the Vatican who recruits him for a special task; taking part of a committee to investigate the ...
Plot: vatican, reporter, catholic church, religious fanaticism, pilgrimage, 16 year old, religion, faith, airplane, interview, photographer, telephone call ...
Place: southern france, jordan, rome italy
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 7.2
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Cold as Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female detective investigates the case of a young mother whose infant left behind has died.
Plot: female detective, abandoned baby, lesbian interest, investigation, sex scene, female nudity, smoking, beach, solitude, child murder investigation
Place: southern france, south of france
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That Old Dream That Moves (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a machine while, without noticing it, turning on some of the men ...
Plot: gay, factory, worker, homosexuality, shower, male nudity
Place: southern france, south of france
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The House by the Sea (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community ...
Plot: refugee, grief, family, flashback, bathtub, kiss, soldier, dead brother, cigarette smoking, sea, military, suicide note ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southern france, mediterranean sea, south of france
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Two for the Road (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and ...
Style: stylized, witty, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, pregnancy, romance, reunion, human nature, family problems, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, england, southern france, saint tropez ...
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, talky, feel good ...
Plot: bet, manipulations, farce, rivalry, paralysis, roulette, casino, competition, wheelchair, cons and scams, mistaken identity, heir heiress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, southern france, riviera ...
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 7.6
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, women, love and romance, friends, midlife crisis, journalism, fall in love, couples, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
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 6.4
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French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lesbian, menage a trois, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, self discovery, gender, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
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 6.7
 153K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, collector, curses spells and rituals, devil, danger, occult, satanism, book, artifact, mystery, millionaire, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, new york, southern france, portugal ...
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 6.5
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Fat Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, Elena meets a young Italian student who is determined to seduce her. Anais is forced to watch in silence, conspiring with the lovers, ...
Style: sexual, bleak, disturbing, tense, psychological ...
Plot: rapist, virginity, coming of age, sexual abuse, rape, innocence lost, vengeance, dysfunctional family, couples, resort, kids in trouble, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, paris france, rome italy
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Black Girl (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Eager to find a better life abroad, a Senegalese woman becomes a mere governess to a family in southern France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: master servant relationship, maid, racism, confined, immigrants, master and servant, life is a bitch, rich and poor, power relations, fish out of water, isolation, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, africa, europe, southern france
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The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to a concentration camp, and upon his ...
Plot: spanish civil war, fascism, french resistance, anarchism, leftist, woman, anti fascist, love, female nudity
Place: southern france, madrid
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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, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, french, fish out of water, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, happy ending, social relations, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina
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 6.0
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36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: lolita, coming of age, sex, virgin, beach, youth, aging, teenage love, twentysomething life, romance, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france
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 5.7
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The Easy Way (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Spaggiari is arrested in Nice and brought to a judge's office for interrogation, but he escapes to South America where he meets a journalist who is investigating the event.
Plot: perfect crime, bank robber, safecracker, fake moustache, undercover, exile, bank robbery, escape, disguise, heist, robbery
Place: southern france, france
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The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, psychological, realistic
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, moral dilemma, lovers reunited, gender, love triangle, couples, family problems, friends, mysterious character, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern france, france
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The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, comedy of errors, goofy hero, incompetent police, overbearing, crime, fighting crime, disorder, officers and cadets, father daughter relationship, gendarme, beach ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, mediterranean sea, southern france ...
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The Girl from Monaco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant and neurotic attorney goes to Monaco to defend a famous criminal. But, instead of focusing on the case, he falls for a beautiful she-devil, who turns him into a complete wreck... Hopefully, his zealous bodyguard will step in and put ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, bodyguard, lawyer, nothing goes right, cons and scams, weatherman, dishonesty, mind game, power relations, social relations, friends, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, french riviera, southern france, riviera
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: realistic, cynical, dark humor, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, assassination attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal heroes, farce ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france, southern france
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Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, gender, disorder, dishonesty, eccentric family, couples, gender bending, lifestyle, comedy of errors, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, saint tropez, cote d'azur ...
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Taste of Excitement (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man has been killed on the Dover/Boulogne car ferry. What is the connection between him and the attempts being made to kill Jane Kerrell, a young girl in her early twenties? As she speeds through the French countryside to the South of France, ...
Plot: chase, kidnapping, pursuit, helicopter, woman in danger
Place: europe, southern france, south of france, scotland yard, french riviera
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 6.5
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The Innocents (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lines between love, sex, and politics become hopelessly blurred in this French drama.
Plot: nude beach, orchestra conductor, cabaret, swimming, airport, hotel, short haired female, traumatic experience, deaf mute, facial scar, burnt face, death of loved one ...
Place: southern france
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