Keyword french revolution Movies

Dangerous Liaisons 6.8

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 6.7

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 Visitors II: The Corridors of Time 6.0

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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Les Misérables 5.6

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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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 French Revolution 6.3

1989 Drama, War, History, Thriller

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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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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Start the Revolution Without Me 5.3

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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Scaramouche 4.8

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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Carry On Don't Lose Your Head 6.9

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 their French…

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Les Misérables 4.3

1982 History

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Danton 7.2

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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Chouans! 6.0

1987 Drama, History

L'histoire d'une famille noble et éclairée, celle du comte Savinien de Kerfadec, lors des grandes révoltes chouannes dans les campagnes vendeenne et bretonne. L'histoire de ses enfants, dechirés entre le souffle…

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A Tale of Two Cities 3.6

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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Les Misérables 4.3

1978 Drama, History, Romance, Foreign

Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

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Dangerous Exile 0.0

1957 Adventure, Drama, Romance

Dangerous Exile is a 1957 British historical drama film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Louis Jourdan, Belinda Lee, Anne Heywood and Richard O'Sullivan. It concerns the fate of Louis XVII, who died…

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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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Death of Marat 5.0

1897 Crime, Drama, History

This early film made by Georges Hatot for the Lumière Company is a brief single shot-scene of the assassination of the French revolutionary writer, Jean-Paul Marat--who has the notorious distinction of having influenced…

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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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