What are the best French horror films?

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    #1High Tension

    High Tension

    High Tension is a box office French horror film directed by Alexandre Aja, starring Cécile de France, Maïwenn, and Philippe Nahon. The supposed to be wonderful weekend getaway of two girls at a farmhouse ends up bloody.


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    Evelyn Romero
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Oh my G! This is a scary movie! I couldn't take the brutal killing, and I admire the short haired girl. She's stunning!"
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    Martyrs is a horror drama French-Canadian movie that has one of the most shocking plots in recent terror movies. The movie focuses on a girl that returns after 15 years to the place where she was abused and imprisoned to discover something beyond fear and pain.


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    Megan Hernandez
    Written on June 10, 2018
    "This movie is a little unexpected. it is not your typical everyday horror film. I would recommend this to anyone who likes French films or horror films but mostly both"
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    Frontier(s) is a 2007 French drama horror film directed by Xavier Gens, starring Estelle Lefébure, Samuel Le Bihan, and Aurélien Wiik. A notorious gang escapes the terror in Paris only to find themselves trapped in a zone of Nazi cannibals.


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    Christina Richards
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "I love the heroine here. I just hate that they cut her hair short! Urgh. But anyway, this movie is very disturbing; there's so much stabbing and tearing of flesh scenes."
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    #4Trouble Every Day

    Trouble Every Day

    Trouble Every Day is a 2001 box office drama horror film directed by Claire Denis, starring Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle and Alex Descas. The passionate love of a couple for each other almost ruins them.


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    Daniel Fox
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "The love scenes here are intense and bloody. It's a good movie but not recommended for teens."
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    #5In My Skin

    In My Skin

    In My Skin is a 2002 French drama horror film directed by Marina de Van, starring Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker, and Marina de Van. After a fatal accident, a woman gets obsessed with her body by cutting through her flesh.


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    Justin Morris
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "As far as French horror film goes there are a lot to choose from and this one is okay. It is far from my favorite but it does the genre justice. "
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    #6Eyes Without a Face

    Eyes Without a Face

    Eyes Without a Face is a 1960 French horror film directed by Georges Franju, starring Pierre Brasseur and Alida Valli. It is the adaption of Jean Redon's novel. A surgeon is determined to replace her daughter's face that has been disfigured.


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    Barbara Peters
    Written on June 20, 2018
    " Well, it bored me to death. It was not thrilling enough to scare the hell out of me. I dunno probably because the story is ancient so the graphics are not that good."
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    #7Inside 2007

    Inside 2007

    Inside is a 2007 horror film directed by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, starring Alysson Paradis, Jean-Baptiste Tabourin, and Claude Lulé. Months after her husband's passing, a pregnant woman is brutally tortured by a psychopath.


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    Christine Hansen
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "UrgH! Damn that psychopath woman who tormented her. Imma choke her to death!!"
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    Sheitan is a 2006 box office horror film directed by Kim Chapiron, starring Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthélémy, and Roxane Mesquida. After partying on Christmas Eve, a group of youngsters encounters a devil-worshipper man on a countryside.


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    Tyler Wilson
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "The youth here are wild and obnoxious. Im glad they got themselves caught in that freaking dilemma. Haha!"


Best What are the best French horror films
1High TensionMovies 17 Paid
2MartyrsMovies 14 Paid
3Frontier(s)Movies 11 Paid
4Trouble Every DayMovies 8 Paid
5In My SkinMovies 8 Paid
6Eyes Without a FaceMovies 4 Paid
7Inside 2007Movies 4 Paid
8SheitanMovies 1 Paid

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