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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  • Purple Noon
    1
    Romy Schneider, Marie Laforêt, Ave Ninchi
    77 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: René Clément
    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
  • Le Samouraï
    2
    Alain Delon, François Périer, Cathy Rosier
    90 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville
    Le Samouraï is a 1967 French-Italian crime film directed by French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Alain Delon as Jef Costello.
  • Rocco and His Brothers
    3
    Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Annie Girardot
    95 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Luchino Visconti
    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
  • Mr. Klein
    4
    Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Michael Lonsdale
    44 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Joseph Losey
    Monsieur Klein is a 1976 French film directed by Joseph Losey, with Alain Delon starring in the title role.
  • The Leopard
    5
    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon
    42 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Luchino Visconti
    The Leopard is a 1963 Italian film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel of the same name.
  • The Unvanquished
    6
    Alain Delon, Lea Massari, Camille de Casabianca
    25 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Alain Cavalier
    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