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.
- 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 Montmartre. It ...more
- Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the ...more
- Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a screenwriter and aspiring novelist. Vacationing in Paris with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams), he has taken to touring the city alone. On one such late-night excursion, Gil ...more
- After Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been ...more
- Deirdre (Natascha McElhone) puts together a team of experts that she tasks with stealing a valuable briefcase, the contents of which are a mystery. The international team includes Sam (Robert De ...more
- Breathless is a 1960 French film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard about a wandering wrong doer and his American girlfriend. It was Godard's first feature-length work and represented Belmondo's ...more
- When London's wet weather becomes too much to bear, pratfall-prone Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) heads to the French Riviera for some fun in the sun. As usual, his plans do not go smoothly, and he is ...more
- During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, math teacher Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp) finds himself in an extraordinary situation when an alluring stranger, Elise (Angelina Jolie), ...more
- A collection has 18 vignettes set in Paris. In "Bastille," a man (Sergio Castellitto) considers leaving his wife (Miranda Richardson) for his mistress (Leonor Watling). A cowboy (Willem Dafoe) rides ...more
- Passport to Paris is a 1999 direct-to-video movie starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, who also serve as the film's executive producers.
- La Jetée, is a 1962 French science fiction featurette by Chris Marker. Constructed almost entirely from still photos, it tells the story of a post-nuclear war experiment in time travel. It is 28 mins ...more
- Yamakasi – Les samouraïs des temps modernes is a 2001 French movie featuring the Yamakasi.
- Le Dîner de Cons, also known as The Dinner Game in the United States, is a 1998 French comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber. It is a film adaptation by Veber of his play Le Dîner de Cons.
- Hotshot Hollywood screenwriter Richard Benson (William Holden) is in trouble. He sold a script idea to decadent producer Alexander Meyerheim (Noel Coward), but has wasted all the time he had to ...more
- Cinephile slackers Franz (Sami Frey) and Arthur (Claude Brasseur) spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile (Anna Karina). The misfit ...more
- Read My Lips is a 2001 French film by Jacques Audiard, co-written with Tonino Benacquista. The film stars Vincent Cassel as Paul, an ex-con on parole, and Emmanuelle Devos as Carla, a nearly deaf ...more
- Les Amants du Pont-Neuf is a 1991 French film directed by Leos Carax, starring Juliette Binoche and Denis Lavant. The title refers to the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris. The DVD of the film is released ...more
- The Young Girls of Rochefort is a 1967 French musical film written and directed by Jacques Demy, starring Catherine Deneuve, her sister Françoise Dorléac, Jacques Perrin, Michel Piccoli, Danielle ...more
- After serving 15 years in prison for killing her young son, Juliette (Kristin Scott Thomas) moves in with her younger sister, Lea (Elsa Zylberstein). Though Lea has built a comfortable family life in ...more
- Elderly Eka (Esther Gorintin) lives with her daughter, Marina (Nino Khomasuridze), and granddaughter Ada (Dinara Drukarova) in a depressed Georgian city. Eka spends most of her time thinking about ...more
- When retired courtesan Charlotte (Kathy Bates) asks her former colleague, Lea (Michelle Pfeiffer) to instruct her son, Chéri (Rupert Friend), in the ways of love, the result is a passionate affair ...more
- When a beautiful woman named Anna (Sandrine Bonnaire) mistakes a psychiatrist's office for that of tax attorney William (Fabrice Luchini), she unwittingly confesses her deepest and darkest secrets to ...more
- Jessica (Cécile De France), a young woman from the French provinces, arrives in Paris and takes a job as a waitress at a bistro located amid a theater, concert hall and auction house. From this ...more
- The Man in the Hat is chased throughout France in a Fiat 500 accompanied by a framed photograph of an unknown woman.
- La Soufrière – Warten auf eine unausweichliche Katastrophe is a 1977 West German documentary film in which German director Werner Herzog visits an island on which a volcano is predicted to erupt. The ...more