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Famous Movies Filmed in France

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Updated March 23, 2020 8.2k views 47 items

List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in France

List of movies that were filmed in France, including trailers of the films when available. France has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in France is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in France, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Intimate Strangers and The Sucker.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in France?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in France?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in France are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Dir. by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (2001), starring Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy & Joan Bennett

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Dir. by Vincente Minnelli (1951), starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron & Nina Foch

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Dir. by Stanley Donen (1963), starring Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant & James Coburn

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Dir. by Jean-Luc Godard (1960), starring Jean Seberg, Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Paul Belmondo

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Dir. by Chris Marker (1962), starring William Klein, Etienne Becker & Jean Négroni

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Dir. by Jacques Demy (1967), starring Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly & Michel Piccoli

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Dir. by Daniele Thompson (2006), starring Sydney Pollack, Laura Morante & Albert Dupontel
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Dir. by Werner Herzog (1977)
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Dir. by Gérard Oury (1965), starring Louis de Funès, Bourvil & Michèle Morgan