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The Best Isabelle Huppert Movies

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

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

Everything from My Best Friend's Girl to Médée is included on this list.

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  • 1
    Isabelle Huppert, Anna Mouglalis
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    Released2000

    Directed byClaude Chabrol

    Merci pour le chocolat is a 2000 French thriller film directed by Claude Chabrol and starring Isabelle Huppert. The film is based on the novel The Chocolate Cobweb by Charlotte Armstrong....  more
  • 2
    Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz
    39
    3

    Released2019

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    Greta is a 2018 American drama thriller film directed by Neil Jordan. A young woman (Chloe Grace Moretz) befriends a lonely widow (Isabelle Huppert), who turns out to have sinister intentions....  more
  • 3
    Isabelle Huppert, Marie Trintignant
    43
    11

    Released1988

    Directed byClaude Chabrol

    Story of Women is a 1988 French drama film directed by Claude Chabrol based on the true story of Marie-Louise Giraud, guillotined on July 30, 1943, for having performed 27 abortions in the Cherbourg...  more
  • 4
    Isabelle Huppert, Patrick Bauchau
    38
    6

    Released1983

    Directed byDiane Kurys

    Entre Nous is a 1983 French biographical drama film directed by Diane Kurys, who shares the writing credits with Olivier Cohen. Set in the France of the mid twentieth century, the film stars Isabelle...  more
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  • 5
    Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran
    43
    15

    Released1978

    Directed byClaude Chabrol

    Violette Nozière is a 1978 French crime film directed by Claude Chabrol and starring Isabelle Huppert and Stéphane Audran. The film, based on a true French murder case in 1933, is about an...  more
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  • 6
    Jacqueline Bissett, Virginie Ledoyen
    63
    37

    Released1995

    Directed byClaude Chabrol

    La Cérémonie is a 1995 film by Claude Chabrol, adapted from the novel A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell. The film echoes the case of Christine and Lea Papin, two French maids who brutally murdered...  more
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  • 7
    Isabelle Huppert, Jérémie Renier
    33
    6

    Released2000

    Directed byPatricia Mazuy

    The King's Daughters is a 2000 French period drama film directed by Patricia Mazuy. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. It was adapted from the novel La...  more
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  • 8
    Isabelle Huppert, Béatrice Dalle
    29
    4

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Haneke

    Time of the Wolf is a 2003 French dystopian post-apocalyptic drama film written and directed by Austrian director Michael Haneke. It was released theatrically in 2003. Set in France at an undisclosed...  more

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  • 9
    Isabelle Huppert, Jane Birkin
    34
    11

    Released2012

    Directed byHong Sang-soo

    In Another Country is a 2012 South Korean comedy-drama film written and directed by Hong Sang-soo. Set in a seaside town, the film consists of three parts that tell the story of three different...  more
  • 10
    Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory
    27
    4

    Released2002

    Directed byOlivier Dahan

    La vie promise is a 2002 French film directed by Olivier Dahan, written by Olivier Dahan and Agnès Fustier-Dahan, and starring by Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory and Maud Forget....  more
  • 11
    Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert
    49
    28

    Released2010

    Directed byClaire Denis

    White Material is a 2009 French film directed by Claire Denis and co-written with Marie NDiaye. The film stars Isabelle Huppert as Maria Vial, a struggling French coffee producer in an unnamed...  more
  • 12
    Isabelle Huppert, Marthe Keller
    40
    20

    Released1998

    Directed byBenoît Jacquot

    The School of Flesh is a 1998 French drama film directed by Benoît Jacquot, based on the 1963 novel Nikutai no gakkō by Yukio Mishima. It was entered into the 1998 Cannes Film Festival....  more
  • 13
    Parker Posey, Isabelle Huppert
    36
    16

    Released1994

    Directed byHal Hartley

    Amateur is a 1994 film written and directed by Hal Hartley starring Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan and Elina Löwensohn....  more
  • 14
    Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher
    29
    11

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    I ♥ Huckabees is a 2004 American philosophical comedy film from Fox Searchlight. It was produced and directed by David O. Russell, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jeff Baena. The film stars an...  more

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  • 15
    Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe
    37
    22

    Released1980

    Directed byMichael Cimino

    Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. It portrays a fictional dispute between land barons and European immigrants in Wyoming in the 1890s. The...  more

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  • 16
    Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart
    33
    18

    Released2002

    Directed byFrançois Ozon

    8 Women is a 2002 French dark comedy musical film, written and directed by François Ozon. Based on the 1958 play by Robert Thomas, it features an ensemble cast of high-profile French actresses that...  more

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  • 17
    Isabelle Huppert, Christophe Malavoy
    32
    18

    Released1991

    Directed byClaude Chabrol

    Madame Bovary is a 1991 French film directed by Claude Chabrol and based on the novel Madame Bovary by the 19th century French author Gustave Flaubert. It was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for...  more
  • 18
    Isabelle Huppert, Nathalie Baye
    25
    10

    Released1980

    Directed byJean-Luc Godard

    Every Man for Himself is a film directed, co-written and co-produced by Jean-Luc Godard. The film stars Jacques Dutronc, Isabelle Huppert, and Nathalie Baye, and the score is by Gabriel Yared. It was...  more
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  • 19
    Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert
    29
    16

    Released1974

    Directed byBertrand Blier

    Going Places is a 1974 French comedy-drama film directed by Bertrand Blier, adapted from a novel by Blier, and starring Miou-Miou, Gérard Depardieu and Patrick Dewaere. The French title translates...  more

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  • 20
    Isabelle Huppert, Brendan Gleeson
    14
    0

    Released2019

    Directed byIsa Sachs

    Frankie is a 2019 American-French drama film directed by Ira Sachs. Frankie calls together, three generations of her family together in Sintra, Portugal, to give them life-changing news....  more
  • 21
    Isabelle Huppert, Bruno Ganz
    24
    13

    Released1981

    Directed byMauro Bolognini

    The Lady of the Camellias is a 1981 French-Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini and starring Isabelle Huppert....  more
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  • 22
    Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory
    23
    13

    Released2005

    Directed byPatrice Chéreau

    Gabrielle is a 2005 French film directed by Patrice Chéreau. It is a screen adaptation of Joseph Conrad's short story The Return....  more
  • 23
    Isabelle Huppert, Daniel Auteuil
    25
    17

    Released1994

    Directed byChristian Vincent

    La Séparation is a 1994 French romantic drama film directed by Christian Vincent and based on the novel La Séparation by Dan Franck....  more
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  • 24
    Isabelle Huppert, Marcello Mastroianni
    16
    6

    Released1983

    Directed byMarco Ferreri

    The Story of Piera is a 1983 Italian drama film directed by Marco Ferreri. Hanna Schygulla won the award for Best Actress at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival....  more
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  • 25
    Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Claude Brialy
    18
    10

    Released1976

    Directed byBertrand Tavernier

    The Judge and the Assassin is a 1976 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. The film won two César Awards in 1977. It is based on the life of mass murderer Joseph Vacher....  more