French movies that will transport you to Paris

Planning a trip to Paris? Watch these movies for some inspiration.

Are you planning a trip to the magical land of Paris soon? Or have you always wanted to witness the beauty of the Eiffel tower and smell the freshly baked croissants in person? Well then we have the perfect list of movies that will help you get the appropriate inspiration you want to book those tickets right away. And for those who can’t travel to Paris, these movies will surely transport you virtually to the foreign land of love.

  1. La Vie En Rose (2007) – This movie is probably the perfect definition of beautiful. For all the musical lovers out there, La Vie En Rose is the movie you’d want to watch if you want to experience Paris virtually. It is based on the life of French singer Édith Piaf. The film stars Marion Cotillard as Édith Piaf.
  2. Amélie (2001) – Every student who is an aspiring filmmaker is aware of the cinematic brilliance that Amélie is. The movie follows the life of Amélie Poulain, a waitress, who embarks on a fun and adventurous journey. Anyone who loves watching whimsical films will definitely enjoy this one.
  3. Paris (2008) – Do you love watching anthology type films where there are more than one characters and each have a different vibrant story? Paris is that type of a film which tells the stories of various people living in the French capital. The stories revolve around love, humanity and everyday lives. You’ll surely love watching this one.
  4. Breathless (1960) – Another cinematic legend. Breathless is a masterpiece by filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. The film follows a car thief named Michel who runs away to Paris after shooting a man. There are several reasons to fall in love with this classic film and we’re sure you will not regret watching it!
  5. Paris, Je T'Aime (2007) – Another great watch for all anthology lovers. Made by twenty filmmakers, these stories all showcase their love for Paris by beautifully capturing it in each of the short films.
  6. Before Sunset (2004) – How can we end the list without mentioning a love story based in the romantic Paris? In this film, both the characters Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy walk through the scenic city and show us what love is all about. But if you want to see this film, then you should see the other Before series films as well!