Top 10 awesome movies like Les Parents Terribles that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Les Parents Terribles and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais and Josette Day . Here goes the list -

  1. Ruy Blas
  2. The Messenger
  3. End of Desire
  4. The Music
  5. Storm
  6. The Respectful Whore
  7. Mirages
  8. Juliette, or Key of Dreams
  9. Patrie
  10. Jaune le soleil
  1. Ruy Blas

    Ruy Blas

    Exiled from the court of Spain, Don Salluste, the chief of police, wants to take revenge on the Queen. One day he meets Ruy Blas, a young student who happens to be a lookalike of Don Cesar, his nephew. Salluste disguises Ruy Blas and presents him as Don Cesar. It doesn't take long before Ruy Blas, intelligent, virtuous and generous as he is becomes popular and the Queen, who has fallen in love with him, appoints him Prime Minister. All seems for the best in the best of worlds but Salluste has not forgotten his revenge, far from that ...

    This movie, created by Pierre Billon, Danielle Darrieux and Jean Marais, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Messenger

    The Messenger

    Nick,a Parisian businessman, divorces his rich American wife ,marries his new secretary Marie,but is prevented from success in France so travels without his wife to an African outpost. He tells his young assistant Gilbert about his wife.When Gilbert takes sick and returns to Paris,he begins to fall in love with Marie.

    This movie, created by Raymond Rouleau, Gaby Morlay and Jean Gabin, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. End of Desire

    End of Desire

    Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. She gets to know Julien, a handsome man, whom she soon marries. Her happiness is short-lived as she finds out that not only has Julien married her for her money but he cheats on her as well, with Rosalie to crown it all. The latter gives birth to a baby girl before leaving the house. Six years later, Julien has a new mistress, Gilberte de Fourcheville. Jeanne puts up with this new ordeal bravely. However Gilbert's husband surprises the two lovers in a caravan and, in a rage, hurls them over the edge of a cliff.

    This movie, created by Alexandre Astruc, Maria Schell and Christian Marquand, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Music

    The Music

    A husband and wife meet three years after their formal separation, when they return to the provincial town where they once lived to pick up their divorce decree.

    This movie, created by Marguerite Duras, Delphine Seyrig and Robert Hossein, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Storm

    Storm

    Orage is a 1938 French drama film directed by Marc Allégret. The screenplay was written by Marcel Achard and H.G. Lustig, based on play "Le venin" by Henri Bernstein. The films stars Charles Boyer and Michèle Morgan. It tells the story of the mistress of an engineer who has a pregnant wife.

    This movie, created by Marc Allégret, Charles Boyer and Michèle Morgan, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Respectful Whore

    The Respectful Whore

    Fred, the nephew of a senator,has murdered a Black man on a train. The two only witnesses are Lizzie McKay, a prostitute from New York, and Sidney, a colored man. Fred decides to seduce Lizzie in order to make her give false evidence according to which Sidney has attempted to rape her. The uncle also puts pressure on the young woman. After much hesitation, Lizzie finally accepts but Sidney, who has nearly got lynched, takes refuge at her home...

    This movie, created by Charles Brabant, Barbara Laage and Ivan Desny, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Mirages

    Mirages

    A star of Les Folies Bergères has to choose between her career and her love for an engineer.

    This movie, created by Alexandre Ryder, Arletty and Jeanne Aubert, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Juliette, or Key of Dreams

    Juliette, or Key of Dreams

    Michel has stolen from his employer, Mr Bellanger, for the love of Juliette. He is now in jail. One night, while sleeping in his cell, he wakes up all of a sudden, the gates open and he finds himself in a strange village where all the inhabitants have lost their memory. There, meets Juliette again who seems to agree to marry a powerful man, who might well be Bluebeard...

    This movie, created by Marcel Carné, Gérard Philipe and Suzanne Cloutier, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Patrie

    Patrie

    Brussels in the year 1568, as the Flemish people are fighting against the tyranny of the Spanish occupiers. Led by Count de Rysoor, the revolt against the ruthless Duke of Alba, is meant to help Prince William of Orange to get into the city and come to power. Now, the count's lieutenant, has an affair with Elisabeth, Rysoor's wife. For the time being, the count, who thinks of his homeland first, turns a blind eye. But such a relationship might well undermine the whole rebellion movement...

    This movie, created by Louis Daquin, Pierre Blanchar and Jean Desailly, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Jaune le soleil

    Jaune le soleil

    A worker named David, is charged with the killing of a Jew in exchange for dogs owned by the Jew.

    This movie, created by Marguerite Duras, Catherine Sellers and Sami Frey, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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