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Ooh la la, it’s time to look at the best French language movies on Netflix. When it comes to cinema, the French have a word for films like these and that word is unique. Since you might need a compass to actually find these French movies on Netflix, we’ve put together this tres magnifique list for you featuring the best of the best.

Whether it’s the whimsical Amelie or action-packed District 13 or sexy road picture Going Places, these Netflix French movies deliver a healthy dose of joie de vie. To mention just a few of these not-to-be-missed gems, we have the classic L’Age d’Or by acclaimed director Luis Bunel, the historical bloodbath, Queen Margot, and The Closet, an inverted comedy about a straight man pretending to be gay in order to keep his job at a condom factory.

This list of movies in French on Netflix features some of the most important talents in French Cinema including, director Bertrand Tavernier The French Minister (Quai d’Orsay), Gerard Depardieu (The Closet, Going Places and Viktor), director Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur, and French Mega-star Daniel Auteuil (Queen Margot and The Closet). 

So whether you plan to parle-vous Francais or speed read the subtitles dig into this list of the French-language films and let us know whether it’s mais oui or mais non!

 

 

 

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Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Amélie is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in ...more

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Lenny Kravitz, Max von Sydow, Emmanuelle Seigner The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a 2007 biographical drama film based on Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir of the same name. The film depicts Bauby's life after suffering a massive stroke, on 8 ...more

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François-Renaud Labarthe, Pierre Deladonchamps, Patrick D'assumçao Stranger by the Lake is a 2013 French drama-thriller film written and directed by Alain Guiraudie. The film premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where ...more

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Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alma Jodorowsky Blue Is the Warmest Colour, also known as Adèle: Chapters 1 & 2, is a 2013 French romantic coming-of-age drama film written, produced, and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche and starring ...more

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Max Ernst, Lya Lys, Gaston Modot L’Age d’or, The Golden Age is a French surrealist comedy directed by Luis Buñuel about the insanities of modern life, the hypocrisy of the sexual mores of bourgeois society and the value ...more

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Dany Verissimo, Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle District 13, is a 2004 French action film, directed by Pierre Morel and written and produced by Luc Besson. The film is notable for its depiction of parkour in a number of stunt sequences that ...more

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Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Jean Rochefort The Closet is a 2001 French comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber. It is about a man who pretends to be homosexual to keep his job, with absurd and unexpected consequences.

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Queen Margot

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Bérénice Bejo, Romain Duris, Déborah François Populaire is a 2012 French romantic comedy film directed by Régis Roinsard. It was co-written by Roinsard, Daniel Presley and Romain Compingt. Populaire was released in France on 28 ...more

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War of the Buttons Laetitia Casta, Guillaume Canet, Kad Merad War of the Buttons is a 2011 adventure film written by Christophe Barratier, Stéphane Keller, Thomas Langmann and directed by Christophe Barratier.

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Kristin Scott Thomas, Harlan Coben, Guillaume Canet Tell No One is a 2006 French thriller film directed by Guillaume Canet and based on the novel of the same name by Harlan Coben. Written by Canet and Philippe Lefebvre and starring ...more

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Jane Birkin, Julie Gayet, Niels Arestrup The French Minister is a 2013 French comedy film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. In January ...more

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Elena Anaya, Gérard Lanvin, Roschdy Zem Point Blank is a 2010 French action-thriller film directed by Fred Cavayé and starring Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin, and Elena Anaya.

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Mathieu Demy, Sophie Cattani, Christel Baras Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Tomboy is a 2011 French drama film written and directed by Céline Sciamma. The story follows a 10-year-old tomboy, Laure (Zoé Héran), who moves during the summer holiday ...more

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Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Johanne Marie Tremblay I Killed My Mother is a 2009 Quebec biographical drama film written and directed by Xavier Dolan. It is an exposé on the complexity of the mother and son bond. The film attracted ...more

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Kad Merad, Jacques Perrin, Didier Flamand The Chorus is a 2004 French drama film directed by Christophe Barratier. Co-written by Barratier and Philippe Lopes-Curval, it is an adaptation of the 1945 film A Cage of Nightingales, which in ...more

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Fanny Ardant, Jean Rochefort, Bernard Giraudeau Ridicule is a 1996 French film set in the 18th century at the decadent court of Versailles, where social status can rise and fall based on one's ability to mete out witty insults and avoid ...more

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Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Tchéky Karyo Forces spéciales is a 2011 French war adventure film directed by Stéphane Rybojad and starring Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou, Benoît Magimel, Mehdi Nebbou, and Tchéky ...more

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Audrey Tautou, Kelly Reilly, Sandrine Holt Chinese Puzzle is a French comedy-drama film directed by Cédric Klapisch released in 2013. It is the third chapter of the Spanish Apartment trilogy, after L'Auberge Espagnole and Les

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Elodie Yung, Dany Verissimo, Cyril Raffaelli District 13: Ultimatum, also known as D13-U, is a 2009 sequel to the 2004 French parkour-filled action film District 13. The film, directed by Patrick Alessandrin and written and produced by Luc ...more

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Starbuck Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Julie Le Breton, Patrick Huard Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Scott and Martin Petit. It stars Patrick Huard, Antoine Bertrand, and Julie LeBreton as the main character, his ...more

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Catherine O'Hara, Vanessa Paradis, Ludivine Sagnier A Monster in Paris is a 2011 French 3D computer-animated musical comedy fantasy adventure film directed by Bibo Bergeron, produced by Luc Besson, written by Stéphane Kazandjian, ...more

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Belphegor: Phantom of the Louv... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
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The Well-Digger's Daughter Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad The Well-Digger's Daughter is a 2011 French romantic comedy drama film. Daniel Auteuil makes his directorial debut as he stars alongside Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Kad Merad, Sabine ...more