The BEST Canal+ shows of all time

Every Canal+ show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Canal+ show to compile this list of best shows!

The Bureau
star
8.77
857 votes

#1 - The Bureau

Le Bureau des légendes is a French political thriller television series, which revolves around the lives of agents of the DGSE (General Directorate of External Security), France's principal external security service. "Malotru", a French intelligence officer, undercover in Syria for 6 years, is called back home. He will face the difficulty to forget his undercover identity, the disappearance of a colleague in Algeria, and the training of a young girl.

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Calls
star
8.53
88 votes

#2 - Calls

Sound recordings, taken from the black box of an airplane, testify to the tragedy that occurred on board the flight from the perspective of different passengers, but who are all interconnected to each other and may indicate the impending Apocalypse.

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Spiral
star
8.17
691 votes

#3 - Spiral

The courthouse in Paris sees business and people related to investigations. A police captain, a lawyer, a prosecutor and an examining magistrate work together during the investigations and meet regularly in the building. Money, sex, drugs and politics are the themes of this series inspired by real events, and carried out in close collaboration with real professionals of the criminal world.

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Guyane
star
8.17
119 votes

#4 - Guyane

Vincent, a 20-year old geology student from Paris, goes to French Guyana to do an internship at a gold mining company. Taken under the wing of local gold lord Antoine Serra, Vincent quickly falls into the much more lucrative and dangerous world of gold trafficking. From Serra, who acts like a father to him, Vincent learns everything there is to know about the business. Newcomers aren't welcome - Louis, Serra's right hand, makes it clear that he does not trust him. Vincent and Serra start building a camp to explore a gold mine, but tensions rise to a full-fledged war between them and their Brazilian competitors. And things get even more complicated when Vincent discovers that the mythical Sarah Bernhard mine is not a legend. The Guyanese jungle is a world where businessmen, gangsters, geologists and soldiers collide, and men kill and are killed for a few grams of the precious metal.

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The Returned
star
8.15
2843 votes

#5 - The Returned

In a small Alpine village, a group of men, women and children is in a state of confusion as they try to return to their homes after years of being away. What they don't know is that no one is expecting their arrival because they have been dead for several years. Upon returning, they realize that their friends and family have moved on to the next stages of their lives since the now-returning souls passed on. Coinciding with their reappearance is a series of murders that bears a chilling resemblance to those of a serial killer from the past.

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Baron Noir
star
8.06
241 votes

#6 - Baron Noir

French politician Philippe Rickwaert thirsts for revenge against his political enemies. Philippe’s political career is in shambles after he is sacrificed by the presidential candidate from the Left, Francis Laugier, in order to save his election. Step by step, Philippe plots against him and forges an alliance with his closest advisor, Amélie Dorendeu.

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Versailles
star
7.96
1217 votes

#7 - Versailles

Born strategist, mischievous manipulator, Louis will use every resource at his disposal to keep the Noblesse on a short leash, while feeling bitter resentment in his private life, even paranoia. The man is also capable of romantic passion. But how to live them when you're the greatest king in the world?

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Interns
star
7.86
68 votes

#8 - Interns

A public hospital on the outskirts of a large city. Following health measures, doctors in the internal medicine department are confined to their homes for 48 hours. Three inexperienced interns and a forensic doctor, who do not yet know each other, will have to work together to manage the department and the patients alone. But the quarantine lasts longer....

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The Collapse
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7.77
289 votes

#9 - The Collapse

In France, as civilization collapses, everyone tries to survive. The food is lacking, the essence is becoming scarce, the most fragile are abandoned.

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Carlos
star
7.75
362 votes

#10 - Carlos

The story of the Venezuelan Ilich Ramirez Sanchez known as "Carlos", who was, for almost twenty years, one of the most wanted terrorists in the world.

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Kaboul Kitchen
star
7.74
371 votes

#11 - Kaboul Kitchen

Afghanistan 2005. George Bush is the President of the United States, Jacques Chirac is the president of France and Jacky (Gilbert Melki), patron of the restaurant "Kitchen Kabul." All expatriates in Kabul come here to party. When his daughter arrives, Jacky does not recognize her because he has not seen her for 20 years. She came to do humanitarian work. It is there to make money ...

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Platane
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7.72
333 votes

#12 - Platane

After a year of coma, and while his comedy partner Ramzy is enjoying a success in ' HP' , a follow up of their smash hit ' H' , Eric, slightly frustrated has a revelation : he will make a serious movie. Despite the global skepticism, he decides to write the new "La Môme" : "La Môme 2.0 Next Generation".

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Validé
star
7.61
85 votes

#13 - Validé

A talented young rapper, supported by his two childhood friends, finds himself overnight "validated" by one of the stars in the business. Only, this alliance quickly turns into a dangerous rivalry ...

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UFOs
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7.50
63 votes

#14 - UFOs

As the dreams of Didier Mathure, a brilliant space engineer, literally go up in smoke when his rocket explodes on take-off, he is transferred to head GEPAN, a unit specializing in UFOs. He is tasked with coming up with scientific explanations for the UFO sightings that are currently dominating the headlines. This is a nightmare job for a die-hard rationalist like him, and he is determined to find a way out as soon as he can.

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Borgia
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7.28
873 votes

#15 - Borgia

The story of one of the most powerful families of the Renaissance period, which became known as one of its members, Rodrigo Borgia, came to occupy the throne of San Pedro.

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Savages
star
7.21
35 votes

#16 - Savages

On the verge of an historic election victory, an Arabic candidate for the French presidency sees his ambitions threatened by a perfect storm of religious, cultural, and family politics.

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Burning Love (FR)
star
7.20
118 votes

#17 - Burning Love (FR)

Life gave him everything... except a co-pilot. For nine weeks in a sublime villa, thirteen women will compete to seduce Marc, airline pilot, and try to light in him... La Flamme. So, arm the slides, check the opposite door... Marc will take his suitors to the seventh heaven ! French adaptation of the American comedy series Burning Love (2013).

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War of the Worlds (2019)
star
7.10
1403 votes

#18 - War of the Worlds (2019)

When astronomers detect a transmission from another galaxy, it is definitive proof of intelligent extra-terrestrial life. The world’s population waits for further contact with bated breath. They do not have to wait long. Within days, mankind is all but wiped out by a devastating attack; pockets of humanity are left in an eerily deserted world. As aliens hunt and kill those left alive, the survivors ask a burning question – who are these attackers and why are they hell-bent on our destruction? Emotional, cinematic and rooted in character, it is a unique marriage of human drama and the best science fiction. This is a story of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances - but they are more than just victims in a brutal war. For, as we will come to realize, the aliens’ savage attack on earth is not arbitrary: its seeds are being sown before our very eyes.

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XIII: The Conspiracy
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7.06
673 votes

#19 - XIII: The Conspiracy

Based on a Belgian comic book and a Ubisoft video game, this action mini-series is about a massive governmental conspiracy involving the assassination of the first female U.S. president. A man is found washed up on a beach with his memory gone. When elite special ops forces detect his location and track him down, he instinctively kills them one by one. Driven by the need to recover his memory...

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Paris Police 1900
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6.78
59 votes

#20 - Paris Police 1900

Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.

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The King of Warsaw
star
6.77
30 votes

#21 - The King of Warsaw

The King of Warsaw is a gangster story set in Warsaw in 1937. It talks about violence, the lust for power and the pursuit of maintaining it at all costs. It's a story of the ups and downs of the mafia that used to sow fear and submission in the Poland's capital before the outbreak of World War II. The main character, is Jakub Szapiro, a Jewish gangster-boxer drawn into a political conspiracy and gangster bloodletting that may decide the fate of the nation.

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Spotless
star
6.75
312 votes

#22 - Spotless

Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.

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The Pleasure Principle
star
6.56
32 votes

#23 - The Pleasure Principle

Three European countries. Three post-communist cities, Odessa, Warsaw and Prague. Three young women murdered. Within days, their bodies - or parts of them - are found. Their throats have been cut. Their bodies mutilated and always missing one arm, cut off above the elbow. One thing is clear: these brutal killings are obviously connected. The three separate police departments' investigations soon find a way into each other's back yards and start working the cases together. Are they dealing with a deranged serial killer who operates on an international level? All the victims were aspiring models and actresses, so does the murderer hunt his prey in the entertainment industry? The trail leads to shady businessmen, their lawyers, corrupt politicians, and professional killers...and to a dark secret buried in the past.

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Section Zéro
star
6.51
86 votes

#24 - Section Zéro

Set in the near future, multi-national corporations are Europe’s new leaders. One of the most powerful, Promethee, wishes to further secure their growing dominance by replacing the police force with their own private militias, the Black Squad, led by Henry Munro. Following the shooting of his daughter, his life in shambles and darkest secrets exposed, an idealistic law enforcement officer, Sirius, with nowhere to turn, aligns himself with an old cop Franck Varnove. Sirius takes charge of Franck’s clandestine, elite squadron, Section Zéro, to battle these dark, violent militias, promising a return to traditional law enforcement before the world they’ve known disappears forever.

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Maison Close
star
6.18
124 votes

#25 - Maison Close

Paris, 1871. This is a story of the women trapped in a luxury brothel, 'Paradise'. The very young Rose came to Paris in search of her mother, former prostitute. She is trapped and forced to enroll in Paradise. Vera is 35 years. She knows that the end of her career as a prostitute is near. She is betting everything on the Baron Du Plessis, her main client and the only one able to redeem her debt. Hortense is the owner of Paradise. She must take care her girls and resist pressure from a thug from the suburbs who is charging her money

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