Entertainment

The Best Alain Delon Movies

List Rules
Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.

If you think the best Alain Delon role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Alain Delon performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like The Concorde...Airport '79 and Nouvelle Vague.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Alain Delon movies?" and "What are the greatest Alain Delon roles of all time?"

Movie fans who love Alain Delon have also been known to enjoy films starring Marcello Mastroianni and Rod Steiger.

list ordered by
  • Purple Noon is a 1960 film directed by René Clément, based on the 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars Alain Delon in his first major film, along with then famous ...more
  • Monsieur Klein is a 1976 French film directed by Joseph Losey, with Alain Delon starring in the title role.
  • Rocco e i suoi fratelli is a 1960 Italian film directed by Luchino Visconti, inspired by an episode from the novel Il ponte della Ghisolfa by Giovanni Testori. Set in Milan, it tells the story of an ...more
  • Le Samouraï is a 1967 French-Italian crime film directed by French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Alain Delon as Jef Costello.
  • Adieu l’ami is a 1968 French-Italian film directed by Jean Herman; producer Serge Silberman, screenplay by Sebastien Japrisot. The film was released in the United States in 1973 under the title ...more
  • Two Men in Town is a 1973 Franco-Italian film directed by José Giovanni.
  • The Leopard is a 1963 Italian film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel of the same name.
  • L'Eclisse is a 1962 Italian drama film written and directed by Michelangelo Antonioni and starring Alain Delon and Monica Vitti. Filmed on location in Rome and Verona, L'Eclisse is about a young ...more
  • The Unvanquished is a 1964 film noir directed by Alain Cavalier and starring Alain Delon opposite Lea Massari. The film's background is the Algerian War and Alain Delon plays Thomas Vlassenroot, a ...more
  • Death of a Corrupt Man is a 1977 French crime film directed by Georges Lautner and starring Alain Delon. Film is based on the novel by Raf Vallet.
  • The Last Adventure is a 1967 drama film directed by Robert Enrico. It is based on a novel by José Giovanni.
  • The Medic is a 1979 French film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre, adapted from the novel Harmonie ou les horreurs de la guerre by Jean Freustié.
  • Joy House is a 1964 black-and-white mystery/thriller film starring Jane Fonda, Alain Delon, and Lola Albright. It is based on the 1954 novel by Day Keene. It was Clement's second film for MGM.
  • Any Number Can Win is a 1962 French film directed by Henri Verneuil. The film is based on the novel The Big Grab by Zekial Marko .
  • Un flic is a 1972 French film, the last directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. It stars Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, and Richard Crenna. Delon had previously worked with Melville on 'Le Samourai' and ...more
  • The Assassination of Trotsky is a 1972 British film directed by Joseph Losey with a screenplay by Nicholas Mosley. It starred Richard Burton as Leon Trotsky, as well as Romy Schneider and Alain ...more
  • Notre Histoire is a 1984 French Comedy-drama film starring Alain Delon and Nathalie Baye.
  • Le choc is a 1982 French crime thriller film directed by Robin Davis and starring Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, and Philippe Léotard. Based on the novel La position du tireur couché by Jean-Patrick ...more
  • A train carrying a Japanese delegation with a ceremonial sword for President Grant is robbed by bandits led by Link (Charles Bronson) and Gauche (Alain Delon). When Gauche double-crosses him and ...more
  • Christine is a 1958 film, based on the novel Liebelei by Arthur Schnitzler. The film was directed by Pierre Gaspard-Huit and the title character was played by Romy Schneider. The cast included Alain ...more
  • Diabolically Yours is a 1967 French-German film starring Alain Delon and Senta Berger.
  • La Piscine is a 1969 Italian-French film directed by Jacques Deray, starring Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet and Jane Birkin. Set in summertime on the Côte d'Azur, it is a drama of sexual ...more
  • The Sicilian Clan is a 1969 French crime film directed by Henri Verneuil and starring Jean Gabin, Lino Ventura and Alain Delon. The film was largely marketed by the casting together of three of the ...more
  • Le Cercle Rouge is a 1970 crime film set in Paris, France. It was directed by Jean-Pierre Melville and stars Alain Delon, Andre Bourvil, Gian Maria Volonté and Yves Montand. It is known for its ...more
  • The Yellow Rolls-Royce is a 1964 dramatic composite film written by Terence Rattigan, produced by Anatole de Grunwald and directed by Anthony Asquith, the trio responsible for The V.I.P.s. Apparently ...more