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Corey is a cool, aristocratic thief, released from prison on the same day that Vogel, a murderer, escapes from the custody of the patient Mattei... (imdb)
Leon is the owner of a cafe in a small town in occupied France. Like most French of the time, he tries to get along with the German invaders. When his daughter brings home a downed British aviator, Leon becomes involved by helping the man escape to England. Through a strange turn of events, he accompanies the pilot back to Britain. Leon is thought to be a spy at first, but soon he is trained by British intelligence to help the Allied cause back in France. (AllMovie)
William Chaminade (Bourvil) is a veterinarian who watches as a woman jumps off the roof of a small building. After the girl is caught by a folksinger with a striking physique, he rushes to offer assistance to the jumper and her hero. The woman is distraught over not having enough lovemaking, so the good doctor prescribes sex as the cure and enlists the folksinger to perform the services. (Allmovie)
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc. (imdb)
Since the death of his mother, Pascal, ten years old, spends his holidays with his father, the rich Laurent Segur. One day, when diving near the shores of Corse, an aircraft falls into the sea. The holiday goes on happily with Catherine, the young and pretty girlfriend of Laurent. But soon blue marks appear on the face of Pascal. He has been contaminated by a nuclear weapon carried by the destroyed plane, and he won't survive more than six months. (imdb)
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing. (imdb)
In 1901, Jules Duroc, a handyman has designed a bicycle more efficient than those of his contemporaries. One of his creditors also want to seize. While Jules ran over a bailiff continues throughout the race from Paris to San Remo where he multiplies the traps. (Wikipédia)
Sickened to see his students always sleeping in class, a teacher with a colleague and an anarchist start a war against the television. They climbed on Paris roofs to coat the T.V. antennas with a special product cutting the signal reception. (imdb)
Henri Arnaud, a generous bachelor, is a judge at the Children's Court of Aix-en-Provence. André Arnaud, a student of law, without great resources, sympathizes with the magistrate, but is reduced to borrowing money from M. Jassoron, an antiquarian, who is ready to make him sing.
An allied bomberplane is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew (Terry Thomas as a flight captain) land there by parachute. With the help of some French civilians (Louis de Funès in the role of a conductor and Bourvil as a house painter) they try to escape over the demarcation line into the southern part of France, still not occupied by the Germans. (imdb)
Jean-Claude Roland and Lino Ventura play Nick and Laurent, a pair of not completely rehabilitated ex-convicts. The twosome is hired by Hector, a well-meaning, unworldly sawmill owner. At first refusing to take their lumberjacking jobs seriously, the larcenous parolees gradually realize that a whole new life has been offered them by the ingenuous owner. (allmovie.com)
In this slapstick comedy of manners, Eugene (Bourvil) is a businessman who is framed by his crooked partner and thrown in prison. To save his business and escape a long jail term, he adopts three children he has never seen. Freed from prison, Eugene is trapped when the three moppets and their mothers all come to live with him. (Answers.com)
In this Frenco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car. The culprit can only compensate his ruined trip by driving an American friends car from Napels to Bordeaux, but as it happens to be filled with such contraband as stolen money, jewelry and drugs, the involuntary and unwitting companions in crime soon attract all but recreational attention from the "milieu". (imdb)
The US intelligence chief in Europe relates the stories of three different espionage operations that he was involved in. (imdb)
Louis Bourdin, a humble subway puncher at the RATP, boastful but fearful, works at the station Quai de la Rapée. He is so fanatical of detective novels that he writes one himself.
Two police inspectors Triquet and Vergus launch their investigations to arrest a dangerous escaped forger named Mickey Le Bénedictin. (imdb)
After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil ! (imdb)
Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work. (imdb)
Gina is the dedicated nurse of Paul Dupré, a wealthy industrialist who has been treated for heart problems. Dupré dies brutally during an injection made by Gina, and immediately his wife Catherine accuses Gina. (imdb)
In French prison camps in Germany during the last war, repeat the escape were forced to wear red panties. Anthony Rossi is in his sixth attempt to escape. Difficult to live, poor fellow, he exasperates his fellow captives. But this time, he managed to escape in the company of spineless fendard. Generous and resourceful, fendard Rossi tries to help when it is injured. But Anthony, in an atrocious gesture, trying to get rid of fendard when boarding the train of freedom ... (imdb)
The stress of urban living, a new baby and problems with his desire to move in with the beautiful Juliette push André to take too many euphoric pills made in the laboratory where he is employed. (Wikipedia)
Businessman Victor Hardy (Noiret) wants to buy the entire area around the small village of Cabosse. He claims that he wants to return to nature, but he also intends to profit by selling the water from the village fountain, which is reputed to enhance longevity. However old farmer Mathieu and his sons (all played by Bourvil) don't want to sell... (imdb)
During WW2, a posh bourgeois woman (Morgan) is compelled to live under the same room as a crude simple-minded yet big-hearted man (Bourvil). Her husband was arrested by the Gestapo and she is a hunted woman.
King Louis has his problems -- a power-hungry regent is trying to take the seat of government right out from underneath him. In order to stave off this bid for power, the king turns to François, a swordsman and fighter who swashbuckles better than anyone else. François also incurs the wrath of the king's enemy but is compensated by the fact that the lovely Gisele has noticed him. Le Capitan also features a stock comic character, Cogolin, played by Bourvil. (Allmovie)
While a priest faces the consequences of killing a man, a Frenchman is tried for being a conscientious objector.
Prince Philippe de Gonzague decides to get rid of his cousin Duke de Nevers, having wished for long his properties and wealth. (imdb)
Despite the German occupation of Paris, 17-year-old Antoine Michaud (Alain Delon) is having the time of his life. In this atmosphere of chaos and oppression, Michaud is in the midst of a torrid affair with Yvette Grandmaison (Françoise Arnoul), a woman old enough to be his mother. The teenager struggles to hide his true motivations from his father.
Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, Javert. (imdb)
In the 1890s a Frenchman discovers that he has inherited property in a rowdy Texas town. (Wikipedia)
Jean Brevent has never been able to work out why his wife Catherine walked out on him. Five years later, he meets her by chance on a bus, but they are soon separated again. (imdb)
A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty. (imdb)
Two men, a painter and a poor guy have to cross over Paris by night during world war II and nazi occupation to delivery black market meat. As they walk along dark parisian streets they encounter various characters and adventures until they are arrested by German police. (imdb)
Vincent Etchebar sings regularly in his small Basque village. One day, he is spotted by the impresario Cartoni who gives him the opportunity to break into Paris. He then leaves for the capital with his friend Bilou. But nothing is going to happen as planned...
During the Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars Brigadier Le Gouce and private Jean-Louis forfeit their horses. Afraid of a severe punishment both lie to Captain Georges. They just make up a story about them having been the target of a selective ambush. Little later their regiment is annihilated by an Austrian attack. Only the two humbuggers are lucky enough to survive. Napoleon has them celebrated as heroes and thus they get into the books of history. (Wikpedia)
The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.
Count Fernand du Bois d'Enghien typifies the pleasure seeker and as such he has a mistress of course, star singer Lucette Gauthier. But now Fernand feels it is time for him to tie the knot. For that, pretty Viviane Duverger is the ideal prey. The trouble is that the explosive Lucette does not hear it that way. Fortunately for Bois d'Enghien, Urugua, a rich South American general, falls in love with Lucette... (imdb)
As always, the story begins when farm boy D'Artagnan rides into Paris, intending to become a King's Musketeer. En route, he manages to offend Porthos, Athos and Aramis, challenging all three to a duel at the same time. The foursome eventually becomes fast friends, uniting against such common enemies as Cardinal Richelieu and Milady DeWinter. The plot then segues into the efforts of the Musketeers to save the honor of Queen Anne. (Allmovie)
Léon, a humble civil servant, has the unusual ability to walk through walls, however thick they are. One day, he falls madly in love with a charming hotel thief by the name of Suzan. In order to impress her he poses as Garou-Garou, a dangerous gangster. Mistaken for him, he is arrested and sent to jail but he, of course, leaves his cell(and comes back to it) just as he likes, infuriating the prison warden. But, despite this wonderful gift, he remains shy in the presence of Suzan... (imdb)
Miquette is tired of living in the province, with all its gossip. She goes to Paris and becomes a star of the theater. Annoyed to see her beloved betrothed to another, she moves to Hollywood...
A gendarme receives a fabulous inheritance. Thanks to this, he conquers the heart of Queen Marika...
Léon Ménard, the village church attendant, is a decent young man whose hobby is to play the accordion. One day he is fired for having accompanied Mary, a singer deemed scandalous by the right-minded parishioners. Blinded by his love for Mary, Léon follows her to Paris, where he ends up destitute and joins the circus.