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List of highest-grossing films in France

The following is a list of the films with the most cinema admissions in France, as of 4 October 2019.

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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 19,490,688 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 Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu ? 12,366,033 2014
20 The Longest Day 11,933,629 1962
21 Le Corniaud 11,739,783 1965
22 Lady and the Tramp 11,175,716 1955
23 The Lion King 10,716,947 1994
24 Bambi 10,679,571 1948
25 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 10,507,561 2015
26 Les Bronzés 3 : Amis pour la vie 10,355,930 2006
27 Taxi 2 10,345,901 2000
28 Three Men and a Cradle 10,251,465 1985
29 The Guns of Navarone 10,197,729 1961
30 Les Misérables 9,940,533 1957
31 War of the Buttons 9,936,391 1962
32 Doctor Zhivago 9,816,054 1966
33 The Lion King (2019 film) 9,631,356 2019
34 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 9,619,259 1955
35 Finding Nemo 9,528,033 2003
36 The Greatest Show on Earth 9,488,114 1952
37 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 9,470,090 2001
38 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 9,415,886 1982
39 Le Dîner de Cons 9,247,001 1998
40 The Big Blue 9,194,343 1988
41 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 9,144,701 2002
42 The Bear 9,136,266 1988
43 Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar 8,948,624 1999
44 Emmanuelle 8,893,996 1974
45 La Vache et le Prisonnier 8,844,199 1959
46 The Great Escape 8,756,631 1963
47 West Side Story 8,719,610 1962
48 sky's battalion 8,649,691 1947
49 Amélie 8,636,041 2001
50 The Chorus 8,636,013 2004
51 For Whom the Bell Tolls 8,274,596 1947
52 The Great Dictator 8,269,894 1945
53 Nothing to Declare 8,150,825 2011
54 Violettes impériales 8,125,766 1952
55 The Visitors II: The Corridors of Time 8,043,129 1998
56 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace 7,924,857 1999
57 Un indien dans la ville 7,870,802 1994
58 Tarzan 7,859,751 1999
59 Ratatouille 7,845,210 2007
60 Pinocchio 7,835,702 1946
61 La Vérité si je mens ! 2 7,826,393 2001
62 Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez 7,809,334 1964
63 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 7,803,757 2009
64 The Sixth Sense 7,799,130 2000
65 The Count of Monte Cristo 7,780,642 1955
66 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 7,731,601 2005
67 The Fifth Element 7,727,697 1997
68 A Clockwork Orange 7,602,396 1971
69 Robin Hood 7,472,637 1973
70 Les Bidasses en folie 7,460,911 1971
71 La Famille Bélier 7,450,944 2014
72 Le Retour de don Camillo 7,425,550 1953
73 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 7,393,904 2003
74 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob 7,295,727 1973
75 Aladdin 7,280,423 1993
76 Dances with Wolves 7,280,124 1991
77 Peter Pan 7,255,475 1953
78 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith 7,247,809 2005
79 Jean de Florette 7,223,657 1986
80 The Rescuers 7,219,476 1977
81 Shrek 2 7,185,626 2004
82 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 7,138,548 2004
83 Samson and Delilah 7,116,442 1951
84 Joan of Arc 7,092,586 1949
85 La Chèvre 7,079,674 1981
86 Star Wars: The Last Jedi 7,076,549 2017
87 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 7,070,194 2002
88 Monsieur Vincent 7,055,290 1947
89 The Magnificent Seven 7,037,826 1961
90 Jour de fête 7,027,487 1949
91 Skyfall 7,003,902 2012
92 Les grandes vacances 6,986,917 1967
93 Royal Affairs in Versailles 6,986,788 1954
94 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 6,951,441 2001
95 The Wages of Fear 6,944,306 1953
96 Les Trois Frères 6,897,098 1995
97 Michel Strogoff 6,868,854 1956
98 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 6,833,195 1996
99 Le gendarme se marie 6,828,626 1968
100 Avengers: Endgame 6,823,126 2019

The website for the above table lists La Grande Illusion (1937) with an estimated 12.5 million admissions but the actual admissions are unknown.[3]

French productionsEdit

The following are the 100 French films with the most admissions in France as of October 4, 2019.

Background colour      indicates films currently in cinemas
Rank Title Tickets Sold[1] Year[4]
1 Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis 20,489,303 2008
2 The Intouchables 19,490,688 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 Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu ? 12,366,033 2014
8 Le Corniaud 11,739,783 1965
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 fr:Le Bataillon du ciel 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 La Famille Bélier 7,450,944 2014
33 Le Retour de don Camillo 7,425,550 1953
34 The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob 7,295,727 1973
35 Jean de Florette 7,223,657 1986
36 La Chèvre 7,079,674 1981
37 Monsieur Vincent 7,055,290 1947
38 Jour de fête 7,027,487 1949
39 Les grandes vacances 6,986,917 1967
40 Royal Affairs in Versailles 6,986,788 1954
41 The Wages of Fear 6,944,306 1953
42 Les Trois Frères 6,897,098 1995
43 Michel Strogoff 6,868,854 1956
44 Le gendarme se marie 6,828,626 1968
45 Asterix at the Olympic Games 6,817,803 2008
46 Mission spéciale 6,781,120 1946
47 Fanfan la Tulipe 6,726,744 1952
48 Qu'est-ce qu'on a encore fait au Bon Dieu ? 6,668,514 2019
49 Nous irons à Paris 6,658,693 1950
50 Manon des sources 6,645,177 1986
51 Taxi 6,522,121 1998
52 Arthur and the Invisibles 6,396,989 2006
53 fr:La Cuisine au beurre 6,396,529 1963
54 La Symphonie Pastorale 6,373,123 1946
55 My Father's Glory 6,291,402 1990
56 Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres 6,280,070 1979
57 Pas si bête 6,195,419 1946
58 Marche à l'ombre 6,168,425 1985
59 Germinal 6,161,776 1993
60 Taxi 3 6,151,691 2003
61 La Chartreuse de Parme 6,151,521 1948
62 Mr. Orchid 6,138,877 1946
63 Oscar 6,122,041 1967
64 Mourir d'aimer 5,912,404 1970
65 My New Partner 5,882,397 1984
66 L'Aile ou la cuisse 5,842,400 1976
67 Le Bossu 5,826,584 1959
68 Les Anges gardiens 5,793,034 1995
69 Stadium Nuts 5,744,270 1972
70 Andalousie 5,735,113 1951
71 La Bataille du rail 5,727,203 1946
72 Going Places 5,726,031 1974
73 À nous les petites Anglaises 5,704,446 1977
74 The Truth 5,692,390 1960
75 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 5,687,222 1956
76 Les Tuche 3 5,687,200 2018
77 La Ch'tite famille 5,626,049 2018
78 Delusions of Grandeur 5,562,576 1971
79 The Brain 5,547,305 1969
80 Quai des Orfèvres 5,544,721 1947
81 The Little Bather 5,542,796 1968
82 Le petit Nicolas 5,520,562 2009
83 Gendarme in New York 5,495,045 1965
84 Camping 5,491,412 2006
85 Little White Lies 5,457,251 2010
86 L'as des as 5,452,593 1982
87 La Cage aux Folles 5,406,614 1978
88 Napoléon 5,405,252 1955
89 Papa, maman, la bonne et moi 5,374,131 1954
90 fr:La Bataille de l'eau lourde 5,373,377 1948
91 The Three Musketeers 5,354,839 1953
92 Les Spécialistes 5,319,564 1985
93 The Closet 5,317,858 2000
94 Sur la piste du Marsupilami 5,304,366 2012
95 The Grand Maneuver 5,302,076 1955
96 La Jument verte 5,272,066 1959
97 Supercondriaque 5,269,924 2014
98 Le Professionnel 5,243,511 1980
99 La Vie en rose 5,242,769 2007
100 Lucy 5,203,226 2014

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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, Robin Hood, Jour de fête
  3. ^ "Film: 'The Grand Illusion'." Box Office Story. Retrieved: 20 March 2017.
  4. ^ Movie with several exploitations = War of the Buttons, The Big Blue, Jour de fête