Titles you haven't rated - Actor (19)
Sam Lion (Jean-Paul Belmondo) stars as a powerful international businessman who, in his youth, had been a carnival performer. Once more bitten by wanderlust, Sam Lion tries to escape his responsibilities by staging his own death. Hiding out in Tanzania, Lion meets Abert Duvivier (Richard Anconina), one of his own employees. (answers.com)
A jaundiced police commissioner, Stan Jalard, is planning to start a new life, running a hotel in the Antilles with best friend. When his friend is shot dead almost under his nose, Stan abandons his dream and resumes his police duties, with the sole objective of tracking down his friend's killer, the ruthless crook Schneider (filmesdefrance.com)
A Frenchwoman in Manhattan, in danger of being deported because of her relationship with a recently arrested drug offender... (imdb)
Stéphane has a predilection for being unfaithful, and when he is caught by his wife with the charming Julie in his bed, he passes Julie off as his daughter by a former marriage -- someone he had forgotten to mention before. Julie, of course, is not thrilled with the situation, nor is Stéphane's wife -- and so the adventure begins in this ribald comedy. (answers.com)
April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires successfully counter attack. The bank manager and his seductive wife arrive, and so does a German lieutenant, whom the French arrest. Augagneur wants to steal the gold; warrant officer Mahuzard wants to do his duty. (imdb)
Mesrine was the foremost criminal, public enemy N°1, the man most wanted in France, guilty of 39 crimes. "In the police or newspaper history, Mesrine broke all records". The film begins with his escape on May 8, 1978. Mesrine was the only man to escape from La Santé. We relive the 18 crazy months he spent on the run and his encounter with Sylvia who is swept into his madness. (imdb)
A crooked, neo-Nazi police inspector supplies his gangland cohorts with weapons to slaughter the Vietnamese, black, and Arab gangs fighting for the upper hand in the drug trade. Before the final showdown, an undercover cop (Daniel Auteuil) tries to prevent the bloodshed and faces one defeat after another as his connections and informants are killed. (Allmovie)
Alain Delon produced, directed, co-wrote, and starred in this story about a solitary thief, jailed for a jewel robbery and the murder of the jeweler, and set free after serving his prison term. His objective is to get his hands on the stolen jewels before a crowd of gangsters reaches them and/or kills him, and before the police can catch up with him again. The hero-thief-murderer manages to romance an attractive woman in the meantime, suggesting his future might be rosier than his past. (allmovie.com)
Sylvia, an honest young woman, buries her aunt. Not far from there, a man who had attended another funeral invites her to lunch and tells him that he works in business. In reality, it is Dominique Leonelli, one of the right arms of Ange Malaggione, a formidable gangster who is at the head of the Corsican clan.
French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to one of the African countries to kill their president Njala. However, at the last moment the political situation changes and the French secret service turns him in to the African authorities, and he is sentenced to a long-term imprisonment. After the daring escape he returns to France and deliberately informs his former chiefs of his presence promising them to kill Njala who has just arrived to the country with the official visit. (imdb)
Belmondo plays a conman who gets tangled in a complex series of hassles that involve some well-placed kicks to straighten out. Everyone is after a microfilm he has, and when he is not hanging from a helicopter to escape his enemies he is bedding down one woman or another. Life, after awhile, seems fairly predictable as he goes from being airborne to bedridden or vice-versa. (allmovie.com)
Martin Belhomme is a coward since his birth. After a childhood spent in the tumult of the Occupation, he is married with Mathilda, who will decide everything: they will have two children and he will become a pharmacist, even if he vowed a passion for music. But after this monotonous life, events in May 68 will lead him into a crazy adventure. (Wikipedia)
1957. For several months, Henri Charlègue, the ex-director of the newspaper "Alger democratic", banned, has been living in hiding. Suspected of belonging to the FLN, he is actively sought by paratroopers. (imdb)
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire and of the famine to become archbishop... Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the French Revolution smoulders.
While the president of a West African Republic arrives in France to sell uranium to the state, spies all over the world are on the spot in order to defeat the transaction.
Bart Cordell, is unanimously considered as a daddy's boy and an insignificant playboy. So, when he suddenly becomes head of his father's financial empire following his death,nobody understandably expects much from him. They could not be wronger....! (imdb)
Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. Will be shown the mental tortures during the investigations and how a faithful top-ranking civil servant is made to confess to treason. Based on the true story of Czechoslovakian communist Artur London, this is not an anticommunist film but a plea against totalitaism. (imdb)
A woman witnesses a video taped murder and is marked for elimination by the killer. (imdb)
David Ladislas (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is enlisted to transport mysterious, valuable cargo to a secret location. Given his instructions by tight-lipped gamine Olga Celan (Jean Seberg), David drives blissfully into ignorance and danger as his beautiful companion parcels out just enough information to get to the next checkpoint. The pair travels from Barcelona, Spain, to Lebanon, then to Syria and across the sea again to Greece and Italy, leading to a climactic encounter in Bremen, Germany.