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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, Cathy Rosier Le Samouraï is a 1967 French-Italian crime film directed by French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Alain Delon as Jef Costello.

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Rocco and His Brothers Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Annie Girardot 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 ...more

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Purple Noon Romy Schneider, Marie Laforêt, Ave Ninchi 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, ...more

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Two Men in Town is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alain Delon Movies
Two Men in Town Alain Delon, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Gabin Two Men in Town is a 1973 Franco-Italian film directed by José Giovanni.

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Adieu l'ami Charles Bronson, Alain Delon, Brigitte Fossey 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

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The Leopard Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon The Leopard is a 1963 Italian film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel of the same name.

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Borsalino and Co. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alain Delon Movies
Borsalino and Co. Alain Delon, Anton Diffring, Reinhard Kolldehoff Borsalino & Co. is a 1974 French crime film directed by Jacques Deray and starring Alain Delon, Riccardo Cucciolla and Daniel Ivernel. It is the sequel to the 1970 film Borsalino, which ...more

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Un flic Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Richard Crenna 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' ...more

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La Tulipe noire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alain Delon Movies
La Tulipe noire Alain Delon, Virna Lisi, Akim Tamiroff La Tulipe noire is a French-Italian-Spanish film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas. It is, essentially, a star vehicle for the popular French actor Alain Delon.

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The Red Circle Yves Montand, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volonté 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 ...more

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Death of a Corrupt Man Alain Delon, Ornella Muti, Klaus Kinski 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.

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La Piscine Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Jane Birkin 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 ...more

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L'Eclisse Alain Delon, Monica Vitti, Francisco Rabal 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

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Flic Story Alain Delon, Claudine Auger, Jean-Louis Trintignant Flic Story is a French crime thriller released on October 1, 1975, based on the autobiography of the same name written by French police detective Roger Borniche. Both film and book portray ...more

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Joy House Jane Fonda, Alain Delon, George Gaynes 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.

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Le choc Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon, Jean-Louis Richard 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 ...more

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Spirits of the Dead Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price Histoires extraordinaires, dubbed Spirits of the Dead for English and Tre Passi Nel Delirio for Italian, is an "omnibus" film comprising three segments. In the UK the film was released ...more

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Diabolically Yours Alain Delon, Senta Berger, Claude Piéplu Diabolically Yours is a 1967 French-German film starring Alain Delon and Senta Berger.

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Mr. Klein Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Michael Lonsdale Monsieur Klein is a 1976 French film directed by Joseph Losey, with Alain Delon starring in the title role.

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Zorro Alain Delon, Stanley Baker, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart Zorro is a 1975 Italian/French film based on the character created by Johnston McCulley. Directed by Duccio Tessari, it stars famous French actor Alain Delon as Zorro. Filmed in Spain, this ...more

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Le clan des siciliens Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Lino Ventura 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 ...more

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The Return of Casanova Alain Delon, Fabrice Luchini, Philippe Leroy The Return of Casanova is a 1992 French comedy film directed by Édouard Niermans. It was entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.

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The Unvanquished Alain Delon, Lea Massari, Camille de Casabianca 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, ...more

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The Yellow Rolls-Royce Ingrid Bergman, Omar Sharif, Shirley MacLaine 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. ...more

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Indian Summer Alain Delon, Alida Valli, Giancarlo Giannini La prima notte di quiete, released in USA as Indian Summer is a 1972 Italian and French drama film directed by Valerio Zurlini. It is starred and produced by Alain Delon. In France and Germany ...more

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Une chance sur deux is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Alain Delon Movies
Une chance sur deux Vanessa Paradis, Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo Une chance sur deux is a French film directed by Patrice Leconte, released in 1998, and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon and Vanessa Paradis.

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Red Sun Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Alain Delon Red Sun aka Soleil rouge is a Western film with an international cast. It stars U.S.-born actor Charles Bronson, Japanese actor Toshirō Mifune, French actor Alain Delon and Swiss actress Ursula ...more

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Big Guns Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Nicoletta Machiavelli Tony Arzenta is a 1973 Italian noir film directed by Duccio Tessari. The film had a good commercial success.

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy The Concorde ... Airport '79 is a 1979 American disaster film. The film was the fourth and final installment of the Airport series. Panned by critics, the film also flopped at the box office. ...more

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Christine Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Jean-Claude Brialy 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 ...more

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Any Number Can Win Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, José Luis de Vilallonga 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 .

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Is Paris Burning? Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French ...more

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Once a Thief Ann-Margret, Alain Delon, Jack Palance Once a Thief is a 1965 film directed by Ralph Nelson and starring Alain Delon, Ann-Margret, Van Heflin and Jack Palance. It was written by Zekial Marko, based on his novel Scratch A Thief. The ...more

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The Joy of Living Alain Delon, Ugo Tognazzi, Paolo Stoppa The Joy of Living is a 1961 Italian-French comedy film directed by René Clément. It was entered into the 1961 Cannes Film Festival.

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The Last Adventure Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Serge Reggiani The Last Adventure is a 1967 drama film directed by Robert Enrico. It is based on a novel by José Giovanni.

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Swann in Love Jeremy Irons, Alain Delon, Ornella Muti Swann in Love, is a 1984 Franco-German film directed by Volker Schlöndorff. It is based on volume 1 of Marcel Proust's 1919 novel In Search of Lost Time, typically translated as Swann's ...more

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Journal de France is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Alain Delon Movies
Journal de France Journal de France is a 2012 documentary film directed by Raymond Depardon and Claudine Nougaret.

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mrblond added Three Men to Kill Alain Delon, Dalila Di Lazzaro Trois hommes à abattre is a French crime film released in 1980, directed by Jacques Deray, starring Alain Delon with Dalila Di Lazzaro. The screenplay is written by Jacques Deray, Alain ...more

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Asterix at the Olympic Games Tony Parker, Zinedine Zidane, Alain Delon Asterix at the Olympic Games is a French film, based on characters from René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's Astérix comic series. It was filmed essentially in Spain in the course of ...more

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The Medic Alain Delon, Bernard Giraudeau, Véronique Jannot 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.

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Lost Command Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon, Anthony Quinn Lost Command is a Pathécolor 1966 war film in Panavision directed and produced by Mark Robson. The screenplay was written by Nelson Gidding, based on the 1960 novel The Centurions by Jean ...more

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Scorpio Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Paul Scofield Scorpio is a 1973 spy film directed by Michael Winner. It stars Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Paul Scofield.

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Texas Across the River Dean Martin, Alain Delon, Peter Graves Texas Across The River is a 1966 western film comedy/satire with Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. The film was directed by Michael Gordon.

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Creezy Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Sydne Rome Creezy is a 1974 French film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre and starring Alain Delon. It is based on the novel Creezy by Félicien Marceau. It recorded admissions of 801,704 at the ...more

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Teheran 43 Alain Delon, Curd Jürgens, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan Teheran 43 is a 1981 USSR-France-Switzerland drama film made by Mosfilm, Mediterraneo Cine and Pro Dis Film, directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov. The film was the leader of Soviet ...more

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The Assassination of Trotsky Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider 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

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Our Story Alain Delon, Nathalie Baye, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Notre Histoire is a 1984 French Comedy-drama film starring Alain Delon and Nathalie Baye.

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Be Beautiful But Shut Up Alain Delon, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Mylène Demongeot Be Beautiful But Shut Up is a 1958 film directed by Marc Allégret.

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Nouvelle Vague Alain Delon, Domiziana Giordano, Joe Sheridan Nouvelle Vague is a 1990 French film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard. It follows the story of hitchiker Lennox credited as "Lui", taken in by a wealthy industrialist, Elena ...more

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