Top French movies and series on Netflix (2023)

Top French movies and series on Netflix (2023)

Are you tired of American and British movies and looking for something different? Très bien, here is a selection of the best French movies and series on Netflix right now: from classics to the latest releases.

The Takedown (2022)

'The Takedown' reunites a pair of cops,  played by Omar Sy and Laurent Lafitte. They start a drug deal investigation that turns out to be a high scale criminal case with lots of dangers and good jokes. It is a sequel to the 2012 movie 'On the Other Side of the Tracks.' Watch 'The Takedown' on Netflix

Restless (2022)

Because not all of the French film industry is about romance and love, Netflix added to its catalog an action thriller. For connoisseurs, the movie is the remake of the Korean film 'A Hard Day'; for the rest of us – the story goes like this: Frank Gastambide is a corrupt cop who, after covering up an accident, loses control of his life when he starts receiving threats from a mysterious witness... And you, how many camemberts would you sell yourself for? Watch 'Restless' on Netflix.

I Am Not an Easy Man (2018)

Damien, a single Casanova, finds himself thrown into a matriarchal society where everything is different: men fight for their rights, women rule the world, and all the roles are reversed. He falls in love with a young writer Alexandra, who is famous for being a heartbreaker for many men. It's a funny French movie, definitely worth watching. Will Damien find a way to the previous world where everything was as before? Watch 'I Am Not an Easy Man' on Netflix

Nothing to Hide (2018)

Three couples of friends meet for dinner and wait for their friend to bring his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, he arrives alone, so they don't get to meet her. They start playing a game during dinner to make the evening more fun. All 7 have to place their phones on the table and read anything on anyone's phone aloud. This is how all the secrets got uncovered. Watch "Nothing to Hide" on Netflix

Bigbug (2022)

From the director of the legendary French film, 'Amélie,' comes 'Bigbug.' This dystopian sci-fi satire is set in the year 2045. Artificial intelligence has become omnipresent, so much so that humanity depends on it, even to satisfy its most ardent desires... But everything goes to hell when four domestic robots kidnap their owners in their homes. Trapped between four walls, a dysfunctional family, an indiscreet neighbor, and her sexual android, they will be forced to endure increasingly delirious situations. Meanwhile, a generation of advanced robots, 'the Yonyx,' will try to conquer the world. Watch 'Bigbug' on Netflix.

Family Business (2021)

If you haven't seen this series yet, what are you waiting for? The Hazan family has been running a kosher butcher shop in the center of Paris for decades, but the business is in free fall. When the time comes to pass the rod to the next generation, Joseph, the eldest son, wants nothing to do with the business. But when he learns from a "safe" source that the French government is about to legalize marijuana, he convinces the family (grandma included) to change the line of business... One of the best French comedies of recent times that already has three seasons. Watch 'Family Business' on Netflix.

Call My Agent! (2015–2020) 

The series follows the lives of agents working in a big cinema company in Paris and taking care of big stars of French and international cinema and promising emerging actors. It's an exciting view of what the movie business looks like and how these professionals live, suffer, and fall in love. A curious and funny show that has been extended for 4 seasons starring Camille Cottin, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Cécile de France, and other stars. Watch 'Call My Agent!' on Netflix.

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