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The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix  

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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! Then check out the best current French series airing new episodes.

 

 

 

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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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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Blind Date Mélanie Bernier, Clovis Cornillac
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Wedding Unplanned is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Wedding Unplanned Reem Kherici, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Mathias's girlfriend finds a business card for a wedding planner in his pocket. Suddenly, he's engaged and hiring his lover to plan the big day

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Nothing to Hide is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Nothing to Hide Bérénice Bejo, Suzanne Clément
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The African Doctor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
The African Doctor Marc Zinga, Aïssa Maïga

Happily escaping a dictatorship, a Congolese doctor transplants his family to a small French village, where culture shock sets in for everyone.

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Bad Seeds Charles Berling, Mireille Perrier, Emile Berling
Bad Seeds is a 2012 drama film written by Safy Nebbou and Gilles Taurand and directed by Safy Nebbou.
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I Am Not an Easy Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Vincent Elbaz, Marie-Sophie Ferdane, Pierre Bénézit
I Am Not an Easy Man is a 2018 French romantic comedy directed by Éléonore Pourriat. A chauvinist (Vincent Elbaz) ends up in a parallel universe where gender roles are reversed.
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To Each Her Own is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Sarah Stern, Jean-Christophe Folly

Just as Simone works up the courage to tell her conservative Jewish family she's a lesbian, she finds herself attracted to a male Senegalese chef.

"Jess may look like any other beautiful girl, but her life is that of a woman, already married and settled at 25. Her husband Trevor, sweet but utterly clueless, is plotting the course of ...more
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The Climb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
The Climb
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The Hookup Plan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
The Hookup Plan Marc Ruchmann, Zita Hanrot

When Parisian Elsa gets hung up on her ex, her best friends secretly hire a male escort to help her move on. But their plan works a little too well.

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10 jours en or is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
10 jours en or
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Diary of a Chambermaid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Claude Carrière
Diary of a Chambermaid is a 1964 drama film. It is one of several French films made by Spanish-born filmmaker Luis Buñuel but lacks the surrealist imagery and plot twists of his other ...more
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Headwinds Audrey Tautou, Lubna Azabal, Benoît Magimel
Headwinds is a 2011 French Drama & Mystery film.
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Michelle Williams, Margot Robbie, Kristin Scott Thomas
Suite Française is a 2015 romantic World War II drama film directed by Saul Dibb and co-written with Matt Charman. It is based on Irène Némirovsky's 2004 novel of the same ...more
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Blockbuster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Syrus Shahidi, Charlotte Gabris, Tom Hygreck
Blockbuster is a 2018 French comedy film directed by July Hygreck. Dumped by his superhero loving girlfriend Lola (Charlotte Gabris) over a video he made to amuse his ailing dad, Jéremy ...more
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The World is Yours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
The World is Yours Isabelle Adjani, Karim Leklou

To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.

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Standing Tall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Standing Tall
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Carbon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Carbon

On the verge of losing his business, an entrepreneur launches a carbon tax scam that thrusts him into a web of criminals, intrigue and murder.

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Paris Is Us is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Noémie Schmidt, Grégoire Isvarine, Marie Mottet
Paris Is Us is a 2019 French drama feature film directed by Elisabeth Vogler. After surviving a plane crash, Anna moves further away from reality and the present as she is taken in the vertigo ...more
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Lady J is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Lady J
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He Even Has Your Eyes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
He Even Has Your Eyes
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Divines is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Divines
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Un plus une is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best French Movies Streaming On Netflix
Un plus une Christopher Lambert, Jean Dujardin, Elsa Zylberstein