Welcome to IMDb top 10 French movies list.

10. Diabolique.

It has one of the best plots among mystery or suspense thrillers. The excellent directing, acting, and writing combine with the story to make it a “Mystery Extraordinaire”.

9. The 400 Blows.

‘The 400 Blows’ is an intense emotional journey of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

8. The Wages of Fear.

Four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. A brilliant thriller!

7. Rififi.

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes. A Magnificent Film-Noir which influenced numerous film-makers.

6. Z.

This is a great Costa-Gavras’ masterpiece about a political confusion caused by a murder of a politic. Possibly, the mother of all political thrillers.

5. Children of Paradise.

Movie traces the theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. The film is Life itself.

4. Amelie.

“Amelie” is a joy to behold, and has some of the most gorgeous cinematography ever. A modern day fairy tale which finds its charms in the little things.

3. The Pianist.

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War Two. Depressing but excellent.

2. The Intouchables.

It is one of the Most Unique and Beautiful Friendships ever Committed to Film. A toast to the spirit of Living.

1. Léon: The Professional.

On paper, the plot line for this film is an absolute nightmare – controversial and even sick and yet Luc Besson conjures up an intricate, touching and taut thriller which ranks as a landmark piece of cinema.

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