Habemus Papam(2011)

Combined Rating:
63
Combined Critics Rating: 64

A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.



Belle de jour(1967)

Combined Rating:
45
Combined Critics Rating: 27

A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.



Mauvais sang(1986)

Combined Rating:
45
Combined Critics Rating: 46

Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ...



Je rentre à la maison(2001)

Combined Rating:
35
Combined Critics Rating: 43

The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. ...



Ne touchez pas la hache(2007)

Combined Rating:
29
Combined Critics Rating: 37

In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched...



Le mépris(1963)

Combined Rating:
26
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.



La belle noiseuse(1991)

Combined Rating:
26
Combined Critics Rating: 17

The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored.



Atlantic City, USA(1980)

Combined Rating:
22
Combined Critics Rating: 0

In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs, and danger.



Le fantôme de la liberté(1974)

Combined Rating:
21
Combined Critics Rating: 0

This surrealist film consists of a series of only vaguely related episodes, most famously the dinner party scene in which people sit on lavatories round a dinner table, occasionally ...



La grande bouffe(1973)

Combined Rating:
20
Combined Critics Rating: 0

A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.



Belle toujours(2006)

Combined Rating:
19
Combined Critics Rating: 22

38 years after the original story, Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine one night in a concert. He follows her and makes her face her past and with sadism takes a slow and painful revenge on her.



Le journal d'une femme de chambre(1964)

Combined Rating:
17
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Celestine, the chambermaid, has new job on the country. The Monteils, who she works for are a group of strange people. The wife is frigid, her husband is always hunting (both animals and ...



Diabolik(1968)

Combined Rating:
13
Combined Critics Rating: 0

International man of mystery Diabolik pulls heist after heist but European cops led by inspector Ginko and envious mobsters led by Ralph Valmont are closing-in on him.



Passion in the Desert(1997)

Combined Rating:
13
Combined Critics Rating: 14

Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments ...



Les choses de la vie(1970)

Combined Rating:
10
Combined Critics Rating: 0

A highway engineer is involved in a car crash, after which, near death, he remembers his life leading up to the accident.



Milou en mai(1990)

Combined Rating:
8
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde...



Dillinger è morto(1969)

Combined Rating:
7
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal. While ...



Les noces rouges(1973)

Combined Rating:
7
Combined Critics Rating: 4

Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's ...



Passion(1982)

Combined Rating:
7
Combined Critics Rating: 0

On a movie set, in a factory, and at a hotel, Godard explores the nature of work, love and film making. While Solidarity takes on the Polish government, a Polish film director, Jerzy, is ...



Max et les ferrailleurs(1971)

Combined Rating:
6
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of...




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