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The Best Jacques Villeret Movies  

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List of the best Jacques Villeret movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jacques Villeret'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 Jacques Villeret movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jacques Villeret movies will be at the top of the list. Jacques Villeret has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jacques Villeret movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jacques Villeret films to end the squabble once and for all.

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This list below has everything from Golden Boy to L'été en pente douce.

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Jean-Claude Brialy, Michèle Morgan, Jacques Villeret
Robert et Robert is a film directed by Claude Lelouch.
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Catherine Deneuve, Jacques Dutronc, Jacques Villeret
Us Two is a 1979 French drama film directed by Claude Lelouch. It was shown out of competition at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.
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Jacques Villeret, Laurent Petitgirard
Le Batteur du Boléro is a short film by Patrice Leconte, released in 1992. It features a drummer in an orchestra, played by Jacques Villeret, who plays a simple, repetitive rhythm on his ...more
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Alexandra Vandernoot, Jacques Villeret, Thierry Lhermitte
Le Dîner de Cons, also known as The Dinner Game in the United States, is a 1998 French comedy film written and directed by Francis Veber. It is a film adaptation by Veber of his play Le
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Sharon Stone, James Caan, Geraldine Chaplin
Les Uns et les Autres is a 1981 French film by Claude Lelouch. The film is a musical epic and it is widely considered as the director's best work with Un Homme et une Femme. It won the Technical ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Serrault, Jacques Dutronc
Malevil is a 1981 post-apocalyptic French film directed by Christian de Chalonge. It's the adaptation of the 1972 science fiction novel Malevil by Robert Merle.
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Un aller simple Jacques Villeret, Barbara Schulz
Un aller simple is a French film directed by Laurent Heynemann, adapted from the novel of the same name by Didier Van Cauwelaert, which had won the Prix Goncourt in 1994.
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Jeff Goldblum, Bob Hoskins, Natasha Richardson
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish is a 1991 comedy film directed by Ben Lewin, starring Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum and Natasha Richardson. The story, set in Paris, follows the fateful ...more
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Viper in the Fist Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Cherie Lunghi, Jacques Villeret
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A Crime in Paradise Jacques Villeret, Suzanne Flon, André Dussollier
A Crime in Paradise, French: Un crime au paradis, is a French comedy film from 2001, directed by Jean Becker, written by Sacha Guitry, and starring by Jacques Villeret. The scenario was used on ...more
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Jean-Luc Godard, Jane Birkin, Dominique Lavanant
Keep Your Right Up is a 1987 film, written, directed by, and starring French Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. Soigne ta droite is a phrase from boxing - a trainer's call to "keep your right ...more
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Golden Boy Jacques Villeret, Martin Lamotte, Isabelle Ferron
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Malabar Princess Michèle Laroque, Jacques Villeret, Clovis Cornillac
Malabar Princess is a 2004 French film directed by Gilles Legrand. The film is about a young boy called Tom, who is sent to live with his grandfather in the French Alps after his mother ...more
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Summer on a gentle slope is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jacques Villeret Movies
Summer on a gentle slope Claude Chabrol, Jacques Villeret, Pauline Lafont
L'été en pente douce is a French film, an adaptation of a novel by Pierre Pelot. It was directed by Gérard Krawczyk, and released in 1987.
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La Soupe aux choux Louis de Funès, Jacques Villeret, Jean Carmet
La Soupe aux Choux is a 1981 French film directed by Jean Girault, based on a novel by René Fallet. It was the second to last movie made by French comedian Louis de Funès.
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Iznogoud Elsa Pataky, Kad Merad, Jacques Villeret
Iznogoud is a French comics series featuring an eponymous character, created by the comics writer René Goscinny and comics artist Jean Tabary. The stories have been translated into ...more
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588 rue paradis Omar Sharif, Claudia Cardinale, Jacques Villeret
588 rue paradis is a 1992 semi-autobiographical film written and directed by French-Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil. The film's principal cast includes Richard Berry, Claudia Cardinale and ...more
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Les Morfalous is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jacques Villeret Movies
Les Morfalous Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marie Laforêt, Jacques Villeret
Les Morfalous is a 1984 French adventure film, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and directed by Henri Verneuil, featuring the French Foreign Legion during the Second World War.
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Jacques Villeret, Daniel Ceccaldi, Michel Galabru
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Eric Cantona, Michel Serrault, Jacques Boudet
Children of the Marshlands is a 1999 comedy, drama film written by Sébastien Japrisot and directed by Jean Becker.
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Omar Sharif, Claudia Cardinale, Jacques Villeret
Mayrig is a 1991 semi-autobiographical film written and directed by French-Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil. The film's principal cast includes Claudia Cardinale and Omar Sharif. It is about ...more