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The Best Charlotte Gainsbourg Movies

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

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

These films, like Merci la vie and Melancholia include images when available.

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  • 1
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Brialy
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    Released1985

    Directed byClaude Miller

    An Impudent Girl is a 1985 French film directed by Claude Miller. It stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, who won the César Award for Most Promising Actress, and Bernadette Lafont, who won the César Award for...  more
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    Naomi Watts, Sean Penn
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    4

    Released2003

    Directed byAlejandro González Iñárritu

    21 Grams is a 2003 American drama film directed by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu from a screenplay written by Guillermo Arriaga. It stars Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Charlotte Gainsbourg,...  more

    #17 of 32 30+ Great Movies About Depression in Women#48 of 60 The Best Movies About Grief, Ranked#76 of 159 The Best Movies About Tragedies

  • 3
    Charlotte Rampling, Charlotte Gainsbourg
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    9

    Released2005

    Directed byDominik Moll

    Lemming is a psychological thriller film, directed by Dominik Moll and starring André Dussollier, Charlotte Rampling, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Laurent Lucas. It was entered into the 2005 Cannes Film...  more
  • 4
    Terence Stamp, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    13
    4

    Released2001

    Directed byYvan Attal

    My Wife is an Actress is a French romantic comedy-drama film starring Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part...  more
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    Johnny Depp, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    10
    4

    Released2004

    Directed byYvan Attal

    Happily Ever After is a 2004 French comedy drama film. The film is written and directed by Yvan Attal, produced by Claude Berri, and starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Yvan Attal. It was released in...  more
  • 6
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas
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    Released2010

    Directed byJulie Bertucelli

    The Tree is a French-Australian 2010 film co-produced between Australia and France. It was filmed in the small town of Boonah in Queensland, Australia and follows the lives of Dawn and her four...  more
  • 7
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Romain Duris
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    4

    Released2009

    Directed byPatrice Chéreau

    "Romain Duris is magnetic as an angst-ridden outsider in Patrice Chéreau's taut psychological drama, also starring Charlotte Gainsbourg. Daniel (Romain Duris) is a very angry man – almost a French...  more
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  • 8
    Nastassja Kinski, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    10
    6

    Released1990

    Directed byPaolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

    The Sun Also Shines at Night is an Italian film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in 1990. It was screened out of competition at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival....  more
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  • 9
    Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    10
    7

    Released1986

    Directed byElie Chouraqui

    Paroles et musique is a 1984 drama romance film written and directed by Élie Chouraqui....  more
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  • 10
    Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland
    21
    23

    Released2011

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Melancholia is a 2011 Danish art film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, and Kiefer Sutherland. The narrative...  more

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  • 11
    Emmanuelle Béart, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    6
    2

    Released1999

    Directed byDaniele Thompson

    Season's Beatings is a French comedy-drama film directed by Danièle Thompson, released in 1999....  more
  • 12
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gael García Bernal
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    9

    Released2006

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    The Science of Sleep is a 2006 surrealistic science fantasy comedy film written and directed by Michel Gondry. The film stars Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, and Alain Chabat....  more

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  • 13
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Sinéad Cusack
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    14

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Birkin

    The Cement Garden is a 1993 British drama film directed by Andrew Birkin. It is based on the 1978 novel of the same name written by Ian McEwan. It was entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film...  more
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  • 14
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal
    8
    0

    Released1996

    Directed byMarion Vernoux

    Love, etc. is a 1996 comedy film directed by Marion Vernoux....
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  • 15
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Aïssa Maïga
    6
    0

    Released2006

    Directed byEric Lartigau

    I Do or Rent a Wife, is a 2006 French romantic comedy directed by Eric Lartigau, based on an original idea by Alain Chabat. The film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat and Bernadette Lafont. It...  more
  • 16
    Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney
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    16

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Ivory

    The City of Your Final Destination is a novel by American writer Peter Cameron. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Uruguay. The novel's beginning and ending chapters taking place in...  more
  • 17
    Gérard Depardieu, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    6
    2

    Released1991

    Directed byBertrand Blier

    Merci la vie is a 1991 French film written and directed by Bertrand Blier. It won the César Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and was nominated for Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting...  more
  • 18
    Nastassja Kinski, Charlotte Gainsbourg
    4
    0

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Bailey

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  • 19
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Serge Gainsbourg
    4
    0

    Released1986

    Directed bySerge Gainsbourg

    Charlotte for Ever is a 1986 comedy drama film written and directed by Serge Gainsbourg....  more
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  • 20
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bezace
    3
    0

    Released1988

    Directed byClaude Miller

    The Little Thief is a 1988 French drama directed by Claude Miller. It is based upon an unfinished script by François Truffaut. Truffaut died before being able to direct the film himself. The film had...  more
  • 21
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincent Schiavelli
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    2

    Released2006

    Directed byEmanuele Crialese

    Nuovomondo, literally "new world" and also known as Golden Door, is a 2006 drama film based on a family's migration from Italy to New York, U.S.A. at the beginning of the 20th century. The film,...  more
  • 22
    Charlotte Gainsbourg
    0
    2

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

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  • 23
    Roman Polanski, Charlotte Gainsbourg
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    2

    Released1994

    Directed byMichel Blanc

    Grosse Fatigue is a 1994 French comedy film directed by Michel Blanc. It was entered into the 1994 Cannes Film Festival....  more
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  • 24
    Anna Paquin, Elle Macpherson
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    19

    Released1996

    Directed byFranco Zeffirelli

    Jane Eyre is a 1996 American, British, French and Italian romantic epic and dramatic feature film adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel of the same name. This Hollywood version, directed by...  more

    #364 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#22 of 81 The Best Period Romance Movies#71 of 96 Great Period Movies Set in the 19th Century

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    0
    4

    Released2012

    Directed bySylvie Verheyde

    Confession of a Child of the Century is a 2012 French drama film directed by Sylvie Verheyde. The film competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. The film is an...  more
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