The 25 best French movies to stream in 2021

We’re talking classics here but also lighter, recent box office hits, as well as the meatier new French cinema that made headlines at the Cannes Film Festival and the César Awards. We're featuring a mix & match of platforms with French movies on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon Prime the Criterion Channel and the like, so you’re sure to find at least a couple of flicks available to you. Oh, and did we mention some are free to stream right here, right now, on FrenchFlicks? Because they are!

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Hollywood falls for the incredible (love?) story of Marie-Antoinette and Chevalier de Saint-Georges

A biopic on the mostly unknown, yet fascinating story of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, nicknamed the Black Mozart, is in the works. De Saint-Georges was a son of a slave who became a renowned composer and a very close (wink wink) confidant of Marie-Antoinette.

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Camille Cottin (Call My agent) will face Lady Gaga in new Gucci’s biopic

Recently signed by UTA, one of America's biggest talent agencies, it was only a matter of time before Camille Cottin landed roles in Hollywood!

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Alain Chabat is bringing Astérix to Netflix!

Netflix announced that the renowned French auteur and comedian Alain Chabat is working on an animated limited series based on the timeless classic, Astérix.

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Netflix review - 'Oxygen', a breathless thriller

You could say this is the perfect lockdown film... Netflix released Oxygen on Wednesday, its latest piece of original French content. It's an ambitious locked-in-a-box sci-fi film with Mélanie Laurent. Claustrophobics beware.

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Rendez-Vous With French Cinema is back... online!

Your chance to watch the best of new French cinema will be not be stopped by the pandemic! UniFrance and Film at Lincoln Center have announced the line-up for the 26th edition of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, which will be held online March 4-14.

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