An Incredible List of Movies Featuring Paris City

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Paris is a city so adorable that it has featured in many popular movies in the past (and even continues to do so today). Below is a list mentioning some of the lovely movies that were made in the heart of the City of Lights. These wonderfully made movies have changed the way people look at Paris.


The movie “Paris” is actually a melodrama. The main character of this movie is Pierre, a professional dancer. He is suffering from severe heart disease and is looking for a transplant in order to save his life. All the events shown in this movie are like an encyclopedia of different stories, which are connected together to give you a glimpse of the beauty of Paris city.


Inception is a wonderful science fiction movie that was written, directed, and produced by Christopher Nolan. The cast of this movie includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Dileep Rao, Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Marion Cotillard, Tom Berenger, and Michael Caine. The role of DiCaprio in this movie is as a conman who spies on his targets by getting into their mind. As the payment of this impossible task of implanting the ideas of some other person into the subconscious minds of his targets, Ken Watanabe offers them “Inception”.

Taken (2009)

Taken is actually a French thriller, which was directed by Pierre Morel. The leading roles in this awesome movie are portrayed by Liam Neeson, Leland Orser, Famke Janssen, and Maggie Grace. The movie revolves around the events in the life of Bryan (Liam Neeson) who is a retired CIA officer living alone. Both his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), and his wife, Lenore (Famke Janssen), live together. Kim pays a visit to France with her friend Amanda (Katie Cassidy) in order to see her father. Both of them get kidnapped, and that is when Bryan comes into the scene hunting and doing everything he can for his daughter.


This spectacular rom-com is directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, while Audrey Tautou, Isabelle Nanty, and Mathieu Kassovitz play the leading roles in the movie. Amelie is actually working as a waitress in a café located at Montmartre. This movie features the contemporary life of the Parisians in a playful manner. Amélie tries to make a change in the life of people around her while she herself is struggling. However, her life completely changes after Princess Diana passes away. This movie is the highest-grossing French movie that was released in the United States.

2 Days in Paris

This is a rom-com produced and directed by Julie Deply. The leading roles in the movie are played by Julie Deply, Adam Goldberg, and Daniel Brühl. The main character, Marion (Julie Deply), is a French photographer who lives in New York City with her boyfriend. They decide to spend two days in Paris; however, she struggles between her ex and her parents. This movie got the Coup de Coeur Awards and the Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario for the best screenplay.

Midnight in Paris

This beautiful movie was written and directed by Woody Allen. The leading roles in this movie are portrayed by Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, and Rachel McAdams. This wonderful movie earned the Golden Globe Awards for having the Best Screenplay. The movie revolves around the life of Gil (Owen Wilson) and Inez (Rachel McAdams) who were planning to get married. They come to Paris for spending a couple of days, but Gil falls in love with the city and does not want to leave. He travels around Paris to get inspiration for his new novel, and in this journey, he meets Adriana (Marion Cotillard) and falls in love with her.


This is a French comedy film that was directed by Olivier Nakache. The leading roles in this movie are played by Eric Toleadano, François Cluzet, and Omar Sy. This movie received the second biggest box office collection from France. The movie features a wonderful friendship between Driss (Omar Sy) and Philippe (François Cluzet).


Ratatouille is an animation comedy movie that was produced by the Pixar Animation Studios, while Walt Disney Pictures released the movie. This awesome movie was directed by Brad Bird, who is also its co-writer. The movie title “ratatouille” refers to a French dish that could be seen being served towards the end of the movie. This movie features the troubles that a rat comes across because of its weird interest in cooking. The young boy Linguini befriends this rat, and both of them start cooking together in a restaurant, but that puts them in a lot of trouble.

The Aristocats (1970)

The Aristocats is an animation movie, which was produced by produced by Wolfgang Reitherman. This movie got its inspiration from the story of Tom McGowan and Tom Rowe. The movie features the life of a family of aristocratic cats living in the house of an opera singer. The rich woman leaves all her possessions to the cats.