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, serious, humorous, semi serious, stylized and psychological films and TV shows about / with female nudity, couples, french, love and romance, cigarette smoking, male nudity, storytelling, death, culture clash and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as southern france: The Apparition (2018), Cop or Hood (1979), Bay of Angels (1963), Monkeys, Go Home! (1967), The Swimming Pool (1969), Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973), The Sower (2017), The House That Screamed (1969), Adored (2003), A Year in Provence (1993).

List of movies set in southern france

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 ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: vatican, catholic church, pilgrimage, reporter, faith, investigation, religion, journalist, priest, catholic priest, interview, teenage girl ...
Place: southern france, rome italy, jordan
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 6.7
 2K
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: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, investigation, organized crime, bad cop, police, violence, employer employee relationship, chase, foot chase, secretly observing, police operation, undercover cop ...
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: atmospheric, stylized, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: casino, bank, gambling, gambler, roulette, passion, destructive relationship, couples, dishonesty, lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, france, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
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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, olive, chimpanzee, animal life, family, down on your luck, village life, friends, nothing goes right, social relations, clergy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, 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: sexual, realistic, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, love triangle, murder, rivalry, couples, lovers reunited, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love and romance, crimes of passion, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, southern france, europe, france, cote d'azur ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: nudism, murder, village, hippie, tractor, gangsters, crime, crimes, mystery, criminal heroes, social relations, village life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, southern france
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 6.4
 411
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, literacy, missing brother, menstruation, isolation, owl, isolated place, political prisoner, political repression, scythe, poetry reading, sheep ...
Time: 1850s
Place: southern france, france
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The House That Screamed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex, lesbianism and torture the norm. Palmer also has an adolescent son (Moulder Brown) she tries to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: danger, boarding school, bullying, society, obsession, woman in danger, deadly, youth, sadism, secret, missing person, dark secret ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, southern france
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 5.8
 381
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, atmospheric, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: brother brother relationship, introspection, human nature, family relations, redemption, love and romance, fall in love, transsexual, custody, estrangement, secret, gay adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: italy, france, europe, southern france, rome italy
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A Year in Provence (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, 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.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: provence, vineyard, wine, culture clash, comedy of manners, countryside, cultural difference
Place: france, southern france, south of france
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 7.2
 160
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, child murder investigation, sex scene, female nudity, beach, smoking, solitude
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: factory, gay interest, worker, shower, gay, homosexuality, 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: nostalgia, refugee, grief, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, family, social decay, mediterranean, woman slaps man, suicide pact, villa, echo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southern france, south of france, mediterranean sea
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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, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, pregnancy, bittersweet, romance, music band, human nature, couples, couple relations ...
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: twists and turns, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: bet, farce, rivalry, cons and scams, manipulations, casino, high society, paralysis, wheelchair, competition, roulette, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, riviera, southern france ...
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 7.5
 4K
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: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, starting over, matchmaking, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, women, french countryside, kick-butt women, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
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 6.4
 4K
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, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian, lesbian love, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, gays and lesbians, couples, vengeance, self discovery, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
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 6.7
 158K
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, dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: occult, devil, collector, supernatural, danger, satanism, curses spells and rituals, god or devil, lucifer, obsession, chase, book ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, portugal, france ...
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 6.5
 10K
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: disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: virginity, rape victim, rapist, sexual abuse, coming of age, fat girl, first time, innocence lost, vengeance, dysfunctional family, youth, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, paris france, rome italy
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 7.4
 3K
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: serious, contemplative, bleak, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: maid, master servant relationship, racism, society, power relations, rich and poor, social differences, disintegration, fish out of water, isolation, culture clash, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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, female nudity, love, woman, anti fascist, french resistance, anarchism, leftist
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, witty, funny, realistic, 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, post office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina
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 6.0
 1K
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: serious, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, sexual
Plot: lolita, coming of age, sex, beach, virgin, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, romance, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france
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 5.7
 608
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, undercover, safecracker, exile, fake moustache, bank robbery, escape, robbery, disguise, heist
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, realistic, sexual, psychological, serious
Plot: gays and lesbians, love affair, moral dilemma, couples, gender, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, friends, unfulfillment, family problems, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern france, france
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The Name of the Rose (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, monk, investigation, monastery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, murder, serial killer, god or devil, execution, trial, temptation ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy, france, southern france
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 6.8
 65K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Plot: insanity, slasher, home invasion, massacre, gory, survival, kidnapping, psychopath, farmhouse, serial killer, bound and gagged, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france
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 7.0
 3K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime, gangsters, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, criminal heroes, ex convict, rivalry, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, marseille provence, southern 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: comedy of errors, nun, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, overbearing, crimes, crime, fighting crime, officers and cadets, disorder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, southern france, riviera ...
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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: semi serious, contemplative, realistic, humorous
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, femme fatale, bodyguard, lawyer, crimes, weatherman, dedicated lawyer, mind game, sexual content, legal, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, french riviera, riviera, southern france
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