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The Best Jane Birkin Movies

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

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

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    Blowup

    Jimmy Page, Vanessa Redgrave

    Released1966

    Directed byMichelangelo Antonioni

    Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured an incident on film. It was...  more

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    La Piscine

    Alain Delon, Romy Schneider

    Released1969

    Directed byJacques Deray

    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 of sexual...  more
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    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

    This film is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer. The film features the Belgian detective...  more

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    Je t'aime moi non plus

    Gérard Depardieu, Jane Birkin

    Released1976

    Directed bySerge Gainsbourg

    Je t'aime moi non plus is a 1976 feature film written, directed, and musically scored by Serge Gainsbourg, starring Jane Birkin, Hugues Quester and Joe Dallesandro, and featuring a cameo by Gérard...  more
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    Evil Under the Sun

    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg

    Released1982

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie....  more

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    Directed byMichel Audiard

    Comment réussir quand on est con et pleurnichard is a French comedy film directed by Michel Audiard, released in 1974. It is notable as the first film with actor Jean-Claude Dreyfus. Director Audiard...  more
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    Merci Docteur Rey

    Dianne Wiest, Jerry Hall

    Released2002

    Directed byAndrew Litvack

    Merci Docteur Rey is a 2002 Merchant Ivory's gay comedy film directed by Andrew Litvack, starring Dianne Wiest and Jane Birkin. Filmed in Paris....  more
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    La Belle Noiseuse

    Emmanuelle Béart, Jane Birkin

    Released1991

    Directed byJacques Rivette

    La Belle Noiseuse is a 1991 film directed by Jacques Rivette and starring Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, and Emmanuelle Béart. Its title means "The Beautiful Troublemaker". The film is loosely adapted...  more
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    Love on the Ground

    Jane Birkin, Geraldine Chaplin

    Released1984

    Directed byJacques Rivette

    Love on the Ground is a 1984 French film directed by Jacques Rivette. The film stars Jane Birkin, Geraldine Chaplin, André Dussollier and Jean-Pierre Kalfon. It was released in France on 17 October...  more
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    A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

    Kris Kristofferson, Leelee Sobieski

    Released1998

    Directed byJames Ivory

    A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries is a 1998 drama film directed by James Ivory and written by James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. It stars Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey, Leelee Sobieski and...  more
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    Same Old Song

    Jane Birkin, Lambert Wilson

    Released1997

    Directed byAlain Resnais

    Same Old Song is a 1997 French film. It was directed by Alain Resnais, and written by Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri. Jaoui and Bacri also starred in the film with Sabine Azéma, Lambert Wilson,...  more
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    Keep Your Right Up

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jane Birkin

    Released1987

    Directed byJean-Luc Godard

    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 up". The...  more
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    Love at the Top

    Romy Schneider, Jane Birkin

    Released1974

    Directed byMichel Deville

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    Wonderwall

    Jane Birkin, Anita Pallenberg

    Released1968

    Directed byJoe Massot

    Wonderwall is a 1968 film by first-time director Joe Massot that stars Jane Birkin, Jack MacGowran, and Iain Quarrier, and features Richard Wattis and Irene Handl, and a cameo by Dutch collective The...  more
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    Boxes

    John Hurt, Jane Birkin

    Released2007

    Directed byJane Birkin

    Boxes is a 2007 French film and the directorial debut of Jane Birkin. Birkin also stars alongside Geraldine Chaplin and Michel Piccoli. The film is based on Birkin's own family life, chronicling...  more
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    Slogan

    Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg

    Released1969

    Directed byPierre Grimblat

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    Daddy Nostalgie

    Dirk Bogarde, Jane Birkin

    Released1990

    Directed byBertrand Tavernier

    Daddy Nostalgie, or Daddy Nostalgia in the United Kingdom and the USA, is a 1990 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It was entered into the 1990 Cannes Film Festival and is Dirk...  more
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    Seven Deaths in the Cat's Eye

    Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg

    Released1973

    Directed byAntonio Margheriti

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    Around a Small Mountain

    Jane Birkin, Sergio Castellitto

    Released2009

    Directed byJacques Rivette

    Around a Small Mountain is a 2009 French-language drama film directed by Jacques Rivette and starring Jane Birkin and Sergio Castellitto. It was screened in the main competition at the 66th Venice...  more
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    The Pirate

    Jane Birkin, Philippe Léotard

    Released1984

    Directed byJacques Doillon

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    Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman

    Brigitte Bardot, Jane Birkin

    Released1973

    Directed byRoger Vadim

    Don Juan, or If Don Juan Were a Woman is a 1973 French-Italian drama film by Roger Vadim. It sees Vadim reunite with his leading lady and ex-wife Brigitte Bardot for their fifth film together. Bardot...  more
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    Thelma, Louise and Chantal

    Jane Birkin, Thierry Lhermitte

    Released2010

    Directed byBenoît Pétré

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    Cinderella

    Kathleen Turner, Jane Birkin

    Released2000

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

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    Si tu meurs, je te tue

    Jane Birkin, Mylène Demongeot

    Released2011

    Directed byHuner Saleem

    Si tu meurs, je te tue is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Hiner Saleem....
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    Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung

    Jane Birkin, Christine Kaufmann

    Released1980

    Directed byHerbert Vesely

    Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung, also known as Egon Schiele – Excess and Punishment and Egon Schiele, enfer et passion is a 1980 film based on the life of the Austrian artist Egon Schiele. It...  more