Keyword french revolution Movies

The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time 6.2

1998 Comedy, Fantasy

The sequel to The Visitors reunites us with those lovable ruffians from the French Medieval ages who - through magic - are transported into the present, with often drastic consequences. Godefroy de Montmirail travels…

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Dangerous Liaisons 6.6

1988 Drama, Romance

Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another…

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Les Misérables 6.8

1998 Crime, Drama, History, Romance

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in…

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The French Revolution 0.0

1989 History

A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August…

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Carry On Don't Lose Your Head 7.0

1966 Comedy

The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid there French…

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Quills 6.5

2000 Drama

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating…

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The Scarlet Pimpernel 5.9

1982 Action, Drama, Romance, TV Movie

During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir…

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The Pride and the Passion 4.1

1957 Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror

During the Napoleonic Wars, when the French have occupied Spain, some Spanish guerrilla soldiers are going to move a big cannon across Spain in order to help the British defeat the French. A British officer is there…

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Scaramouche 6.0

1952 Action, Adventure, Drama

In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.

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The Married Couple of the Year Two 5.2

1971 Adventure, Comedy, History

Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.

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Les Misérables 5.2

1958 Drama, History

Victor Hugo's monumental novel Les Miserables has been filmed so often that sometimes it's hard to tell one version from another. One of the best and most faithful adaptations is this 240-minute French production…

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A Tale of Two Cities 3.5

1958 Drama, History, Romance

British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay. When Darnay goes to Paris to rescue an imprisoned family retainer…

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Les Misérables 4.3

1982 History

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Start the Revolution Without Me 5.0

1970 Comedy, History

An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves…

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Danton 6.9

1983 Drama, History

Danton (Gérard Depardieu) and Robespierre (Wojciech Pszoniak) were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a…

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Les Misérables 0.0

1948 History

In 1935, American audiences were treated to two simultaneously released versions of Les Miserables, one made in Hollywood, the other in France. Much the same thing happened in 1952. While 20th Century-Fox's Les…

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A Tale of Two Cities 2.0

1935 Action, Drama

The exciting story of Dr. Manette, who escapes the horrors of the infamous Bastille prison in Paris. The action switches between London and Paris on the eve of the revolution where we witness 'the best of times…

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The Tragedy of Man 10.0

2011 Animation, Drama

Jankovic’s adaptation of the eponymous play, is divided into multiple parts and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.

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