Entertainment The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant  

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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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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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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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Wedding Unplanned is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
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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The African Doctor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
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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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
Blind Date Mélanie Bernier, Clovis Cornillac

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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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In the Shadow of the Iris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
In the Shadow of the Iris Romain Duris, Charlotte Le Bon

The sudden disappearance of a wealthy banker's wife cracks open a dizzying world of secret fetishes, desperate acts and elaborate deceptions.

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Nothing to Hide is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
Nothing to Hide Bérénice Bejo, Suzanne Clément

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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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The Hookup Plan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
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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Divines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
Divines

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To Each Her Own is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
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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I Am Not an Easy Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best French Movies On Netflix Instant
I Am Not an Easy Man 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.