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The Best Alain Delon Movies

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List of the best Alain Delon movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alain Delon's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Alain Delon movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alain Delon movies will be at the top of the list. Alain Delon has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alain Delon movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alain Delon films to end the squabble once and for all.

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    Le Samouraï

    Alain Delon, François Périer
    Le Samouraï is a 1967 French-Italian crime film directed by French filmmaker Jean-Pierre...  more

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    #47 of 124 The Best Assassin Movies#89 of 142 The Best Film Noir Movies

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    Rocco and His Brothers

    Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon
    Rocco e i suoi fratelli is a 1960 Italian film directed by Luchino Visconti, inspired by an...  more
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    Two Men in Town

    Alain Delon, Gérard Depardieu
    Two Men in Town is a 1973 Franco-Italian film directed by José Giovanni....  more
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    Swann in Love

    Jeremy Irons, Alain Delon
    Swann in Love, is a 1984 Franco-German film directed by Volker Schlöndorff. It is based on...  more
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    Purple Noon

    Romy Schneider, Marie Laforêt
    Purple Noon is a 1960 film directed by René Clément, based on the 1955 novel The Talented Mr....  more

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    #28 of 134 The Best French Movies That Are Absolute Masterpieces#253 of 306 The Best Movies All Hipsters Love

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    Spirits of the Dead

    Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot
    Histoires extraordinaires, dubbed Spirits of the Dead for English and Tre Passi Nel Delirio...  more
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    The Leopard

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster
    The Leopard is a 1963 Italian film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di...  more

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    #525 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#123 of 175 The Best Movies Of The '60s

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    Once a Thief

    Ann-Margret, Alain Delon
    Once a Thief is a 1965 film directed by Ralph Nelson and starring Alain Delon, Ann-Margret,...  more
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    Mr. Klein

    Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau
    Monsieur Klein is a 1976 French film directed by Joseph Losey, with Alain Delon starring in...  more
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    Un flic

    Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon
    Un flic is a 1972 French film, the last directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. It stars Alain...  more
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    L'Eclisse

    Alain Delon, Monica Vitti
    L'Eclisse is a 1962 Italian drama film written and directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and...  more
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    Adieu l'ami

    Charles Bronson, Alain Delon
    Adieu l’ami is a 1968 French-Italian film directed by Jean Herman; producer Serge Silberman,...  more
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    La Tulipe noire

    Alain Delon, Virna Lisi
    La Tulipe noire is a French-Italian-Spanish film loosely based on the novel of the same name...  more
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    Borsalino and Co.

    Alain Delon, Anton Diffring
    Borsalino & Co. is a 1974 French crime film directed by Jacques Deray and starring Alain...  more
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    The Joy of Living

    Alain Delon, Ugo Tognazzi
    The Joy of Living is a 1961 Italian-French comedy film directed by René Clément. It was...  more
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    Death of a Corrupt Man

    Alain Delon, Ornella Muti
    Death of a Corrupt Man is a 1977 French crime film directed by Georges Lautner and starring...  more
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    The Last Adventure

    Alain Delon, Lino Ventura
    The Last Adventure is a 1967 drama film directed by Robert Enrico. It is based on a novel by...  more
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    Flic Story

    Alain Delon, Claudine Auger
    Flic Story is a French crime thriller released on October 1, 1975, based on the autobiography...  more
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    Is Paris Burning?

    Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles
    Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about...  more
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    Texas Across the River

    Dean Martin, Alain Delon
    Texas Across The River is a 1966 western film comedy/satire with Dean Martin and Joey Bishop....  more
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    Zorro

    Alain Delon, Stanley Baker
    Zorro is a 1975 Italian/French film based on the character created by Johnston McCulley....  more
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    Diabolically Yours

    Alain Delon, Senta Berger
    Diabolically Yours is a 1967 French-German film starring Alain Delon and Senta Berger....  more
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    Joy House

    Jane Fonda, Alain Delon
    Joy House is a 1964 black-and-white mystery/thriller film starring Jane Fonda, Alain Delon,...  more
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    Day and Night

    Lauren Bacall, Alain Delon
    Day and Night is a 1997 drama film directed by Bernard-Henri Lévy....  more
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    Our Story

    Alain Delon, Nathalie Baye
    Notre Histoire is a 1984 French Comedy-drama film starring Alain Delon and Nathalie Baye....  more