While investigating ancient castle ruins in France, enigmatic archeologist Professor Edward Johnston (Billy Connolly) disappears. Believing that he is on one of his customary excursions, his team, including his assistant Andre (Gerard Butler), his student Kate (Frances O'Connor) and his son Chris (Paul Walker), initally dismiss his absence. But when the professor does not return, the team retraces his footsteps and discovers a handwritten letter from the professor dated April 2, 1357. When they discover a time machine in the professor's lab, the team recruits physicist Josh Stern ( Ethan Embry) and security guard Frank Gordon (Neal McDonough), and heads back to the fourteenth century. Directed by Richard Donner. With Anna Friel, David Thewlis, Matt Craven, Michael Sheen and Marton Csokas. Categories: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2003.
French in Timeline
When her grandson, Champion, is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved dog Bruno travel across the Atlantic to Belleville and team up with an aged song-and-dance team to rescue him from the French mafia. Directed by Sylvain Chomet. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music, Foreign Film. Year: 2003.
French in The Triplets of Belleville
Discovered by a fisherman and riddled with bullets, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is near death and can remember nothing of his life before his rescue. As he begins to try to rebuild his memory, Bourne soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with a woman named Marie (Franka Potente) on a search to find out who he is and why people are out to kill him. Directed by Doug Liman. With Chris Cooper, Clive Owen, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Categories: Action, Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Adventure. Year: 2002.
French in The Bourne Identity
Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio), a brilliant conman, uses his wit and multiple identities to stay a step ahead of the FBI for years. Impersonating a doctor, an airline pilot, a lawyer and more, Abagnale cashes more than two million dollars in forged checks over his career before being brought down by FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks). Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Jennifer Garner and Nathalie Baye. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, New York. Year: 2002.
French in Catch Me If You Can
With the promise of a perfect job on the horizon, Xavier (Romain Duris) travels to Barcelona to hone his Spanish skills, leaving his girlfriend (Audrey Tautou) behind. Thrust into a truly international setting with an Italian (Federico D'Anna), a Brit (Kelly Reilly), a Dane (Christian Pagh), a German (Barnaby Metschurat), a Belgian (Cécile De France) and a Spaniard (Cristina Brondo), Xavier gets a crash course in cultural understanding as the crew romps through Spain, culture clashes, and life lessons. Directed by Cédric Klapisch. With Judith Godrèche, Xavier De Guillebon and Kevin Bishop. Categories: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Foreign Film. Year: 2002.
French in L'Auberge Espagnole
Connie Sumner (Diane Lane) lives a happy, quiet life with her loving husband Ed (Richard Gere), a wonderful son and a beautiful home, but something is missing. When she is approached by a handsome stranger (Olivier Martinez) while trying to hail a cab, Connie feels the passionate connection she has been lacking. After agreeing to meet with the stranger, she eventually becomes obsessed with him begins a torrid, secret love affair. But, when Ed begins to notice a change in his wife, Connie's selfish actions soon jeopardize her marraige and family's safety. Directed by Adrian Lyne. With Michelle Monaghan. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2002.
French in Unfaithful
Starting as an up-and-coming professional boxer, Muhammad Ali (Will Smith) punches his way through his personal and professional struggles with religion, politics and fame, eventually becoming an American icon. More than just the greatest fighter of all-time, Muhammad Ali uses his notoriety and gift for verbal fireworks to champion the Civil Rights and anti-war movements. With Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles and Jada Pinkett Smith. Directed by Michael Mann. Categories: Biography, Drama and Sports. Year: 2001.
French in Ali
Amelie (Audrey Tautou) is a waitress with a special imagination who creates a dream world full of mischief. She spends her time enjoying life's simple pleasures until she discovers that she has the ability to use her creativity to help others without them ever knowing. But Amelie's most difficult case turns out to be Nino Quicampoix (Mathieu Kassovitz), a lonely young man who collects photos abandoned at coin-operated photo booths. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. With Serge Merlin, Jamel Debbouze, Yolande Moreau, Isabelle Nanty and Dominique Pinon. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Foreign Film. Year: 2001.
French in Amelie
Francois Pignon (Daniel Auteuil), a forty-something accountant for a contraceptive manufacturer, becomes suicidal when he learns he is about to lose his job. With a wife who left him and a 16-year-old son who avoids him, work is the center of Francois' sad, boring life. But things change when his psychologist neighbor persuades him to masquerade as a gay man to save his job. Directed by Francis Veber. With Gérard Depardieu. Categories: Comedy, Foreign Film. Year: 2001.
French in The Closet
Kate (Meg Ryan) is a 21rst century career woman. Leopold (Hugh Jackman) is a 19th century British aristocrat who needs to marry a wealthy woman to restore his family fortune. When Kate's ex-boyfriend finds a way to travel through time, he meets Leopold and brings him back to contemporary New York. Most of Kate's friends think he is just an actor staying in character, but Kate believes Leopold's story. To her surprise, she finds herself falling in love with this perfect gentleman. Directed by James Mangold. With Breckin Meyer. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2001.
French in Kate & Leopold
Christian (Ewan McGregor), a struggling, idealistic writer in turn of the century Paris, becomes emersed in the glamorous, risque world of the Moulin Rouge, an infamous nightclub filled with sex, drugs and questionable clientele. After being asked to write a play to be performed at the club, Christian is lovestruck by Satine (Nicole Kidman), the Moulin Rouge's beautiful star performer. But, her love does not come easily, and Christian must compete for her heart with The Duke (Richard Roxburgh), a jealous investor who can offer Satine the life she has always dreamed of. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Kylie Minogue and Ozzy Osbourne. Categories: Drama, Romance, Music. Year: 2001.
French in Moulin Rouge!
A romantic comedy about a guy (John Cusack) and a girl (Kate Beckinsale), who meet by chance in New York one night while Christmas shopping. They hit it off immediately, but are both involved with other people. They go their separate ways. Fast forward to a couple of years later: They are both about to be married, but can't stop thinking about each other. Her best friend (Molly Shannon) and his buddy (Jeremy Piven) help them in their frantic search for their lost true love. Directed by Peter Chelsom. Categories: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy. Year: 2001.
French in Serendipity
While boarding a flight for a school trip to France, Alex (Devon Sawa) has a terrifying premonition that the plane will explode. When events from his vision begin to happen for real, Alex becomes hysterical and tries to get everyone off the aircraft, but only succeeds in getting himself and some classmates thrown off the flight. When the plane does explode just after takeoff, Alex and his friends think that they have cheated death. But, after the survivors begin to die under mysterious circumstances, they realize that death has tracked them down and will not stop until their debt is paid. Directed by James Wong. With Ali Larter,Kerr Smith, Seann William Scott, Kristen Cloke and Amanda Detmer. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy. Year: 2000.
French in Final Destination
A hotshot advertising executive, Nick (Mel Gibson), is in a strange accident that leaves him with the power to read women's thoughts. He uses his power to find out what's really going with Darcy (Helen Hunt), his rival at work. He also zeroes in on the waitress (Marisa Tomei) at a nearby coffeshop. Directed by Nancy Meyers. With Ashley Johnson and Mark Feuerstein. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2000.
French in What Women Want
In this comedy, Bruce Willis plays a hit man named Jimmy the Tulip, who, along with his wife (Natasha Henstridge), moves into a quiet suburban neighborhood. The life of his neighbor, a dentist named Oz (Matthew Perry), is never quite the same afterwards. Amanda Peet plays Oz's dental assistant, who loathes Oz's wife (Rosanna Arquette) and thinks Oz should have Jimmy kill her. Michael Clarke Duncan plays the hired thug who works for Jimmy's rival. Directed by Jonathan Lynn. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2000.
French in The Whole Nine Yards
Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) is an urban warrior who follows the code of the Samurai. He lives alone, only descending from his rooftop home to commit murder for his master, Louie (John Tormey), a mob tough guy who once saved his life. When Ghost Dog becomes a Mafia target himself, he must fight off a stream of killers while trying to protect his master and uphold the Way of the Warrior. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. With Cliff Gorman and Dennis Liu. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama. Year: 1999.
French in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) is a decent and hard-working prison guard at Cold Mountain Penitentiary. When John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), who has been convicted of rape and murder, is sent to Cold Mountain's death row, Edgemcomb and the other guards (David Morse and Barry Pepper) sense that Coffey is no ordinary prisoner. When Coffey is discovered to have a special gift, the guards face a moral dilemma in deciding whether or not to carry out their duties. Directed by Frank Darabont. With Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Sam Rockwell, William Sadler, Patricia Clarkson and Gary Sinise. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1999.
French in The Green Mile
In Lille, Isa (Élodie Bouchez) and Marie (Natacha Régnier), two penniless young women with few prospects, become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Living on the fringes of society, the girls develop an intense emotional bond which profoundly affects both their lives. Directed by Erick Zonca. Categories: Drama, Foreign Film. Year: 1998.
French in The Dreamlife of Angels
After receiving word that a mysterious benfactor has arranged a gallery show for him, Finnegan Bell (Ethan Hawke) travels to New York City to display his art for the first time. There, he runs into Estella (Gwyneth Paltrow), a lost childhood love who toyed with his emotions and confused him with her changeable ways. Now involved with a wealthy businessman (Hank Azaria), Estella nonetheless renews her relationship with Finnegan, and once again confounds his emotions with a combination of lust and cruelty. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. With Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft and Robert De Niro. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 1998.
French in Great Expectations
When an American mother loses three sons to battle during WWII, the US Army decides to rescue her last remaining son, Pvt. James Ryan (Matt Damon), from the frontlines. After leading a group of soldiers during the bloody invasion of Normandy, Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) is tasked with leading a squad of soldiers (including Tom Sizemore, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi and Edward Burns) to bring Private Ryan home. Struggling with the horrors of war and the logic of risking the lives of numerous soldiers for the life of one man, Captain Miller and his men move deep into enemy territory, to achieve their goal. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Adam Goldberg, Vin Diesel and Jeremy Davies. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 1998.
French in Saving Private Ryan
Sam (Matthew Broderick) is an easygoing astronomer who is devastated when his girlfriend, Linda (Kelly Preston), leaves him for a suave Frenchman, Anton (Tch_ky Karyo). He starts spying on Linda, trying to figure out how to break them up. But then bumps into Maggie (Meg Ryan), Anton's ex-fiancee, who also has the same plan and they join forces. Directed by Griffin Dunne. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1997.
French in Addicted to Love
Franklin Hatchett (Chris Tucker) is a small-time con man who instantly becomes famous after he escapes from prison. Mistakenly wanted for murder by the police, Hatchett's only hope to clear his name and get out of this mess is a television reporter, James Russell (Charlie Sheen). Heather Locklear plays a gorgeous woman who gets mixed up in the scam. Directed by Brett Ratner. With Paul Sorvino. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 1997.
French in Money Talks
Julianne Potter (Julia Roberts) has been best friends with Michael O'Neal (Dermot Mulroney) for years, but finds herself unexpectedly jealous when he announces his plans to marry the seeminly flawless Kimberly Wallace (Cameron Diaz). Desperate to stop the ceremony at any cost, Julianne hatches a plan with her boss George (Rupert Everett) to win Michael back and ensure their happy future together with Kimberly out of the picture. Directed by P.J. Hogan. With Philip Bosco, Susan Sullivan and Christopher Masterson. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1997.
French in My Best Friend's Wedding
As an old woman, Rose Dewitt Bukater (Gloria Stuart) recounts her experience aboard the Titanic as a young woman (Kate Winslet). Well off but miserable, she enters a passionate romance with Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio), a poor boy who saves her from suicide and kindles a flame in her heart that is unquenched by the passing of time. Directed by James Cameron. With Billy Zane, Kathy Bates and Bill Paxton. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance. Year: 1997.
French in Titanic
Karen McCaan (Sally Field) falls apart after the horrible rape and murder of her young daughter, Julie (Olivia Burnette). After the police deny her request to hold Robert Doob (Kiefer Sutherland), the suspect in the case, Karen decides to take matters into her own hands. While her quest for revenge is temporarily delayed by her husband Mack (Ed Harris), Doob's return convinces Karen that she must defend her family using any means necessary. Directed by John Schlesinger. With Joe Mantegna, Beverly D'Angelo and Darrell Larson. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1996.
French in Eye for an Eye
Charlotte Gainsbourg is Jane, the plain, good-hearted young woman who becomes a governess to a young girl (Anna Paquin) in this re-telling of the Charlotte Bronte classic. William Hurt is Mr. Rochester, the girl's bitter guardian, who guards a terrible secret. Geraldine Chaplin plays the mystery woman who seems to be haunting the large, spooky house. This is a beloved story of timeless romance. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1996.
French in Jane Eyre
In order to inherit his father's (Darren McGavin) hotel empire, spoiled, immature slacker Billy Madison (Adam Sandler) must repeat every grade in school - his father bribed all of his teachers the first time - in order to prove himself worthy. Billy feels right at home in elementary school and becomes the most popular guy in class. But, as he enters high school, he begins to feel the pressure and experiences the same type of ridicule that he used to dish out. To make matters worse, Billy must also deal with interference from his nemisis, Eric Gordon (Bradley Whitford), who stands to gain control of the company should Billy flunk his final test. Directed by Tamra Davis. With Bridgette Wilson, Josh Mostel, Norm MacDonald, Mark Beltzman and Larry Hankin. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1995.
French in Billy Madison
In the late 13th century, William Wallace (Mel Gibson) returns to Scotland to find that the king has died without an heir. After the king of England, Edward the Longshanks (Patrick McGoohan), seizes the throne and his wife (Catherine McCormack) is killed, Wallace leads a grassroots army of rebels intent on regaining Scotland's freedom from English tyranny, becoming a hero and a legend. Directed by Mel Gibson. With Brian Cox, Sophie Marceau, Peter Hanly, Angus Macfadyen and Brendan Gleeson. Categories: Action, Biography, Drama, History, History. Year: 1995.
French in Braveheart
Sam "Ace" Rothstein (Robert De Niro) is a gifted bookie who rises through the ranks of the Midwestern mob to front their actions in Las Vegas. While Ace doubles the mob's take and changes how the casinos are run, he has a more difficult time handling his new wife, Ginger McKenna (Sharon Stone). As Ginger's drug addiction spins out of control, Ace must also contend with the ambitious greed of Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci), his best friend and the muscle behind his crooked dealings. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With James Woods, Frank Vincent, Don Rickles and Kevin Pollak. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 1995.
French in Casino
When her fiancé Charlie (Timothy Hutton) runs away with a young model, Kate (Meg Ryan) follows her ex to Paris in hopes of winning him back. On the plane, she sits next to Luc Teyssier (Kevin Kline), a handsome petty thief who hides a stolen necklace in Kate's bag. When the bag is stolen in Paris, Luc confesses to Kate and the two set off together to locate Charlie and find the missing necklace. But, as the mismatched pair spends more time together, they discover that, despite their wishes to the contrary, they have feelings for one another, and their trip to France takes off in an entirely new direction. Directed by Lawrence Kasdan. With Jean Reno. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1995.
French in French Kiss
Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is a bitter weather man from Pittsburgh sent to cover the ridiculous people of Punxsutawney on Groundhog Day for the fourth year in a row. Connors doesn't think his life can get any worse. But, when he wakes up the next morning to find that it's still Groundhog Day, he realizes that he is trapped in some kind of sadistic loop that forces him to relive the day over and over until he gets it right. Directed by Harold Ramis. With Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott and Robin Duke. Categories: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance. Year: 1993.
French in Groundhog Day
Based on the bestselling novel, this film tells the story of a devoted butler (Anthony Hopkins) in the first part of the 20th century who puts duty before everything. The housekeeper (Emma Thompson) on the estate where he works falls in love with him, and although he likes her, he is afraid their relationship will interfere with his work. Christopher Reeve is a visiting American and Hugh Grant is a journalist who uncovers painful secrets about the butler's employer. Directed by James Ivory. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1993.
French in The Remains of the Day
In colonial America, British and French troops enlist the aid of native Americans to help in their battles against each other. Hawkeye (Daniel Day-Lewis), a white man reared by Mohawk Indians, sides with no one but his Indian brethren as they attempt to find peace. However, a growing romance between Hawkeye and a British officer's daughter (Madeleine Stowe) threatens his own life as well as hers. Directed by Michael Mann. With Russell Means, Eric Schweig and Jodhi May. Categories: Adventure, Romance, War, Western. Year: 1992.
French in The Last of the Mohicans
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is a young, cocky stock car driver who gets his chance to compete at the top level of NASCAR. Joining the hot-shot Trickle is mechanic mentor Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall), who acts as his crew chief. After a massive wreck that sends him to the hospital, Trickle meets Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman), a young, beautiful brain surgeon, and they fall in love. Directed by Tony Scott. With Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, Michael Rooker and Fred Dalton Thompson. Categories: Action, Drama, Romance, Sports. Year: 1990.
French in Days of Thunder
Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is just a young woman when she commits robbery and murder while under the influence of drugs. Instead of being sent to jail, she is trained as a deadly spy and assassin, held by the hand until one day when she is suddenly given a gun and told to kill someone nearby in a restaurant. That single act throws her into a web of murder and conspiracy. Directed by Luc Besson. With Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana and Laura Chron. Categories: Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance. Year: 1990.
French in Nikita
Ted "Theodore" Logan (Keanu Reeves) and Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winter) are in danger of flunking out of high school. But because their garage band, Wyld Stallyons, will one day bring peace on earth, future leaders send the pair a time-traveling telephone booth to help them out. As the duo dial past dates, they round upsome of history's most famous people so they can give a most excellent presentation and keep Ted out of military school. George Carlin plays their guitar-playing guru, Rufus. Directed by Stephen Herek. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Year: 1989.
French in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
In Cambodia, the militant Khmer Rouge is taking over and genocide has begun. New York Times journalist Sydney Shanberg (Sam Waterston) stays on after the American evacuation, showing the harrowing personal price of war and ambition with the help of his courageous assistant, Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor). Directed by Roland Joffé. With John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Craig T. Nelson and Spalding Gray. Categories: Drama, History, War. Year: 1984.
French in The Killing Fields
Three criminals expelled from Krypton before its destruction are accidentally released from their imprisonment in an alternate dimension when Superman (Christopher Reeve) saves the Eiffel Tower by sending a nuclear bomb into outer space. While the criminals discover the superpowers Earth enables them, Superman decides to reveal his identity to Lois (Margot Kidder) and become a normal man. But, when the criminals team up with a newly freed Lex Luther (Gene Hackman), Clark Kent must find a way to regain his powers to save the planet from tyranny. Directed by Richard Lester and Richard Donner. With Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Sarah Douglas, Jack O'Halloran and Terence Stamp. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 1980.
French in Superman II
During the Vietnam War, Captain Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen) is sent on a mission into Cambodia to assassinate Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando), a renegade Green Beret who has installed himself as the god of a local tribe. As Willard travels up the river approaching his target, he is faced with the surreal, brutal realities of war and its effects on the minds of men. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. With Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, Harrison Ford. Categories: Cult Classics, Action, War. Year: 1979.
French in Apocalypse Now
After witnessing a UFO, Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) becomes obsessed with the strange visions and musical tones that continually run through his mind. Shaken by the experience and dealing with a the strain on his marriage, Roy sets out to find others with similar experiences. During his search he meets a woman who has lost her son and researcher preparing for the alien's arrival. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Teri Garr and Lance Henriksen. Categories: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi. Year: 1977.
French in Close Encounters of the Third Kind
As King Arthur (Graham Chapman) attempts to recruit his Knights of the Round Table, he is faced with disruptive peasants, the ridiculously determined Black Knight and empty-headed guards, who dismiss the requests of their mighty leader. Eventually gathering a motley collection of knights with a range of quirks and limited abilities, including John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, Arthur sets out at God's command to retrieve the Holy Grail. During their quest, Arthur and his knights must contend with giants, wizards, the dreaded Knights who say Ni, a killer rabbit and the Legenday Black Beast of Aargh . Directed by Terry Gilliam. With Terry Gilliam and Neil Innes. Categories: Cult Classics, Adventure, Comedy. Year: 1975.
French in Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The Vietnam War remains the most controversial and divisive military action in American history. Told with news footage and interviews with American and Vietnamese participants in the war, ranging from top American commander William C. Westmoreland and presidents John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon to North Vietnamese leader Chi Minh Ho, this documentary attacks American racism and modern imperialist attitudes for the disastrous results of the war. Directed by Peter Davis. Categories: Documentary. Year: 1974.
French in Hearts and Minds
Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman), a tough New York City detective, and his partner, Buddy (Roy Scheider), uncover an international drug smuggling ring run by Alain Charnier (Fernando Rey). While working to intercept a record heroin shipment coming in from France, Popeye is involved in one of the greatest car chase sequences of all time. Directed by William Friedkin. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama. Year: 1971.
French in The French Connection
A tough US Army Major (Lee Marvin) is assigned to train a dozen condemned military prisoners and lead them on a mission to assault a villa filled with Nazi officers on the eve of D-Day. Directed by Robert Aldrich. With Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, Telly Savalas and Donald Sutherland. Categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, War. Year: 1967.
French in The Dirty Dozen
A classic film about the 1954 Algerian fight for independence. Brahim Hadjadj plays the leader of the Algerian rebels, who are sick of living under French rule. Jean Martin plays the head of the French force sent to put down the rebellion. The film is known for its intensity and semi-documentary feeling. Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. Categories: Drama, History, War. Year: 1966.
French in La battaglia di Algeri
John Robie (Cary Grant) is a once famous burglar retired to a life of easy luxury on the French Riviera. When a series of jewel thefts too closely resemble his old style of burglary, he teams up with the stunning Frances Stevens (Grace Kelly), the daughter of one of the victims, to find the real thief before he himself is put behind bars. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams and Charles Vanel. Categories: Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Classic. Year: 1955.
French in To Catch a Thief
Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American painter searching for inspiration in the romantic atmosphere of Paris, France. At the height of desperation, Jerry meets Milo Roberts (Nina Foch), a wealthy heiress on the prowl for masculine distraction. Jerry, however, only has eyes for Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron), a beautiful but engaged young girl. Jerry must hold on to his wits in the heady Parisian air. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. With Marie Antoinette Andrews, Martha Bamattre and Eugene Borden. Categories: Musical, Romance, Classic. Year: 1951.
French in An American in Paris
Mutrac (Humphrey Bogart), a French journalist and activist who opposed the Munich pact and was framed for murder, is sent to spend his miserable days on Devil's Island. After managing to escape with four other men and make it onto a ship bound for Marseille, his luck finally runs out. When France surrenders to Nazi Germany, fascist sympathizer Major Duval (Sydney Greenstreet) attempts to take over the ship for the Vichy French. Faced with death or capture, Mutrac must lead his friends in an attempt to regain control of the boat and his life. Directed by Michael Curtiz. With Michèle Morgan and Peter Lorre. Categories: Drama, Adventure, War, Classic, Based on a Novel. Year: 1944.
French in Passage to Marseille
Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) and his partner Eddie (Walter Brennan) crew a boat for hire off the island of Martinique. Desperate for cash, the two agree to risk their livelihood and lives by transporting a fugitive with Nazis on his tail. As the drama unfolds, Only Morgan's relationship with Marie "Slim" Browning (Lauren Bacall), a local dancer and singer, will save him from the risks and ruin of a desperate life. Directed by Howard Hawks. Categories: Thriller, War, Romance, Adventure, Classic. Year: 1944.
French in To Have and Have Not
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) is an ex-soldier who owns a nightclub in Casablanca. When his old love Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) comes into town, Rick learns that she is connected to underground leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), a man the Germans are desperate to apprehend. A cynical, bitter man, Blaine must choose to help his former love escape or turn his back on her entirely. Directed by Michael Curtiz. With Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt and Sydney Greenstreet. Categories: Drama, Romance, Thriller, Classic. Year: 1942.
French in Casablanca
In 1914, Paul Baumer (Lew Ayres) is persuaded to join the German army for the glory of the Fatherland. Trained under Himmelstoss (John Wray), a brutal corporal, Baumer and the other young soldiers by his side harden, realizing the tragic futility of war as death surronds them. Directed by Lewis Milestone. With Louis Wolheim, Russell Gleason, Arnold Lucy and Ben Alexander. Categories: War, Drama, Action, Based on a Novel. Year: 1930.
French in All Quiet on the Western Front