Lists of highest-grossing films in France

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The following are the 100 highest-grossing films of all time in France, as of 2014.

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Rank Title Tickets Sold[1] Year[2]
1 Titanic 21,774,181 1997
2 Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis 20,489,303 2008
3 The Intouchables 19,440,920 2011
4 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 18,319,651 1938
5 La Grande Vadrouille 17,267,607 1966
6 Gone with the Wind 16,719,236 1950
7 Once Upon a Time in the West 14,862,764 1969
8 Avatar 14,775,990 2009
9 The Jungle Book 14,695,741 1967
10 One Hundred and One Dalmatians 14,660,594 1961
11 Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra 14,559,509 2002
12 Ten Commandments 14,229,745 1956
13 Ben-Hur 13,826,124 1960
14 Les Visiteurs 13,782,991 1993
15 The Bridge on the River Kwai 13,481,750 1957
16 Cinderella 13,226,772 1950
17 Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo 12,791,168 1952
18 The Aristocats 12,481,726 1971
19 The Longest Day 11,933,629 1962
20 Le Corniaud 11,739,783 1965
21 Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu ? 11,402,345 2014
22 Lady and the Tramp 11,175,716 1955
23 The Lion King 10,716,947 1994
24 Bambi 10,679,571 1948
25 Les Bronzés 3 : Amis pour la vie 10,355,930 2006
26 Taxi 2 10,345,901 2000
27 Three Men and a Cradle 10,251,465 1985
28 The Guns of Navarone 10,197,729 1961
29 Les Misérables 9,940,533 1957
30 War of the Buttons 9,936,391 1962
31 Doctor Zhivago 9,816,054 1966
32 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 9,619,259 1955
33 Finding Nemo 9,528,033 2003
34 The Greatest Show on Earth 9,488,114 1952
35 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 9,470,090 2001
36 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 9,415,886 1982
37 Le Dîner de Cons 9,247,001 1998
38 The Big Blue 9,194,343 1988
39 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 9,144,701 2002
40 The Bear 9,136,266 1988
41 Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar 8,948,624 1999
42 Emmanuelle 8,893,996 1974
43 La Vache et le Prisonnier 8,844,199 1959
44 The Great Escape 8,756,631 1963
45 West Side Story 8,719,610 1962
46 sky's battalion 8,649,691 1947
47 Amélie 8,636,041 2001
48 The Chorus 8,636,013 2004
49 For Whom the Bell Tolls 8,274,596 1947
50 The Great Dictator 8,269,894 1945
51 Nothing to Declare 8,150,825 2011
52 Violettes impériales 8,125,766 1952
53 The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time 8,043,129 1998
54 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 7,924,857 1999
55 Un indien dans la ville 7,870,802 1994
56 Tarzan 7,859,751 1999
57 Ratatouille 7,845,210 2007
58 Pinocchio 7,835,702 1946
59 La Vérité si je mens ! 2 7,826,393 2001
60 Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez 7,809,334 1964
61 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 7,803,757 2009
62 The Sixth Sense 7,799,130 2000
63 The Count of Monte Cristo 7,780,642 1955
64 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 7,731,601 2005
65 The Fifth Element 7,727,697 1997
66 A Clockwork Orange 7,602,396 1971
67 Les Bidasses en folie 7,460,911 1971
68 Le Retour de don Camillo 7,425,550 1953
69 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 7,393,904 2003
70 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob 7,295,727 1973
71 Aladdin 7,280,423 1993
72 Dances with Wolves 7,280,124 1991
73 Peter Pan 7,255,475 1953
74 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 7,247,809 2005
75 Jean de Florette 7,223,657 1986
76 The Rescuers 7,219,476 1977
77 Shrek 2 7,185,626 2004
78 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 7,138,548 2004
79 Samson and Delilah 7,116,442 1951
80 Joan of Arc 7,092,586 1949
81 La Chèvre 7,079,674 1981
82 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 7,070,194 2002
83 Monsieur Vincent 7,055,290 1947
84 The Magnificent Seven 7,037,826 1961
85 Jour de fête 7,027,487 1949
86 Skyfall 7,003,902 2012
87 Les grandes vacances 6,986,917 1967
88 Royal Affairs in Versailles 6,986,788 1954
89 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 6,951,441 2001
90 The Wages of Fear 6,944,306 1953
91 Les Trois Frères 6,897,098 1995
92 Michel Strogoff 6,868,854 1956
93 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 6,833,195 1996
94 Le gendarme se marie 6,828,626 1968
95 Asterix at the Olympic Games 6,817,803 2008
96 Mission spéciale 6,781,120 1946
97 Fanfan la Tulipe 6,726,744 1952
98 Jurassic Park 6,715,810 1993
99 The Exorcist 6,699,322 1974
100 The Fox and the Hound 6,687,862 1981





The following are the 100 highest-grossing French films of all time in France, as of 2014.

Background colour      indicates films currently in cinemas
Rank Title Tickets Sold[1] Year[3]
1 Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis 20,489,303 2008
2 The Intouchables 19,440,920 2011
3 La Grande Vadrouille 17,267,607 1966
4 Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra 14,559,509 2002
5 Les Visiteurs 13,782,991 1993
6 Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo 12,791,168 1952
7 Le Corniaud 11,739,783 1965
8 Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu ? 11,402,345 2014
9 Les Bronzés 3 : Amis pour la vie 10,355,928 2006
10 Taxi 2 10,345,901 2000
11 Three Men and a Cradle 10,251,465 1985
12 Les Misérables 9,940,533 1957
13 War of the Buttons 9,936,391 1962
14 Le Dîner de Cons 9,247,001 1998
15 The Big Blue 9,194,343 1988
16 The Bear 9,136,266 1988
17 Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar 8,948,624 1999
18 Emmanuelle 8,893,996 1974
19 La Vache et le Prisonnier 8,844,199 1959
20 sky's battalion 8,649,691 1947
21 Amélie 8,636,041 2001
22 The Chorus 8,636,016 2004
23 Nothing to Declare 8,150,825 2011
24 Violettes impériales 8,125,766 1952
25 The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time 8,043,129 1998
26 Un indien dans la ville 7,870,802 1994
27 La Vérité si je mens ! 2 7,826,393 2001
28 Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez 7,809,334 1964
29 The Count of Monte Cristo 7,780,642 1955
30 The Fifth Element 7,727,697 1997
31 Les Bidasses en folie 7,460,911 1971
32 Le Retour de don Camillo 7,425,550 1953
33 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob 7,295,727 1973
34 Jean de Florette 7,223,657 1986
35 La Chèvre 7,079,674 1981
36 Monsieur Vincent 7,055,290 1947
37 Jour de fête 7,027,487 1949
38 Les grandes vacances 6,986,917 1967
39 Royal Affairs in Versailles 6,986,788 1954
40 The Wages of Fear 6,944,306 1953
41 Les Trois Frères 6,897,098 1995
42 Michel Strogoff 6,868,854 1956
43 Le gendarme se marie 6,828,626 1968
44 Asterix at the Olympic Games 6,817,803 2008
45 Mission spéciale 6,781,120 1946
46 Fanfan la Tulipe 6,726,744 1952
47 Nous irons à Paris 6,658,693 1950
48 Manon des sources 6,645,177 1986
49 Taxi 6,522,121 1998
50 Arthur and the Invisibles 6,396,989 2006
51 La Cuisine au beurre 6,396,529 1963
52 La Symphonie Pastorale 6,373,123 1946
53 My Father's Glory 6,291,402 1990
54 Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres 6,280,070 1979
55 Pas si bête 6,195,419 1946
56 Marche à l'ombre 6,168,425 1985
57 Germinal 6,161,776 1993
58 Taxi 3 6,151,691 2003
59 La Chartreuse de Parme 6,151,521 1948
60 Mr. Orchid 6,138,877 1946
61 Oscar 6,122,041 1967
62 Mourir d'aimer 5,912,404 1970
63 My New Partner 5,882,397 1984
64 L'Aile ou la cuisse 5,842,400 1976
65 Le Bossu 5,826,584 1959
66 Les Anges gardiens 5,793,034 1995
67 Stadium Nuts 5,744,270 1972
68 Andalousie 5,735,113 1951
69 La Bataille du rail 5,727,203 1946
70 Going Places 5,726,031 1974
71 À nous les petites Anglaises 5,704,446 1977
72 The Truth 5,692,390 1960
73 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 5,687,222 1956
74 Delusions of Grandeur 5,562,576 1971
75 The Brain 5,547,305 1969
76 Quai des Orfèvres 5,544,721 1947
77 The Little Bather 5,542,796 1968
78 Le petit Nicolas 5,520,562 2009
79 Gendarme in New York 5,495,045 1965
80 Camping 5,491,412 2006
81 Little White Lies 5,457,251 2010
82 L'as des as 5,452,593 1982
83 La Cage aux Folles 5,406,614 1978
84 Napoléon 5,405,252 1955
85 Papa, maman, la bonne et moi 5,374,131 1954
86 La bataille de l'eau lourde 5,373,377 1948
87 The Three Musketeers 5,354,839 1953
88 Les Spécialistes 5,319,564 1985
89 The Closet 5,317,858 2000
90 Sur la piste du Marsupilami 5,304,366 2012
91 The Grand Maneuver 5,302,076 1955
92 La Jument verte 5,272,066 1959
93 Le Professionnel 5,243,511 1980
94 La Vie en rose 5,242,769 2007
95 Supercondriaque 5,230,493 2014
96 Brotherhood of the Wolf 5,179,174 2001
97 Captain Blood 5,177,612 1960
98 Last Tango in Paris 5,150,995 1971
99 One Deadly Summer 5,137,040 1983
100 La Grande Bagarre de don Camillo 5,087,231 1955

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b According to JP's Box-Office, Official figures of the distributors.
  2. ^ Movies with several exploitations = Titanic, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Jungle Book, Avatar, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Cinderella, The Aristocats, Lady and the Tramp, Bambi, War of the Buttons, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Pinocchio, Ben-Hur, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Ten Commandments, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Exorcist, The Fox and the Hound, The Lion King, Finding Nemo, The Longest Day, The Big Blue, West Side Story, The Great Dictator, A Clockwork Orange, Jour de fête
  3. ^ Movie with several exploitations = War of the Buttons, The Big Blue, Jour de fête