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

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

Examples include His Last Twelve Hours and Voici le temps des assassins.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jean Gabin movies?" and "What are the greatest Jean Gabin roles of all time?"

If you're a fan of Jean Gabin, then check out our lists of the best Marcello Mastroianni and Toshiro Mifune movies as well.

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The Human Beast Jean Renoir, Jean Gabin, Simone Simon La Bête Humaine is a 1938 French film directed by Jean Renoir, with cinematography by Curt Courant. The picture features Jean Gabin, and is loosely based on the novel of the same name by ...more

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The Grand Illusion Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio La Grande Illusion is a 1937 French war film directed by Jean Renoir, who co-wrote the screenplay with Charles Spaak. The story concerns class relationships among a small group of French ...more

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Moontide Claude Rains, Ida Lupino, Jean Gabin Moontide is a 1942 American drama film noir directed by Archie Mayo and Fritz Lang, although Lang was uncredited when the film was released. The screenplay was written by John O'Hara and ...more

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Hands Off the Loot Jeanne Moreau, Jean Gabin, Lino Ventura Touchez pas au grisbi is a 1954 French crime film directed by Jacques Becker and starring Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura, Dora Doll, Delia Scala, René Dary, and Miss America ...more

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Port of Shadows Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Pierre Brasseur Port of Shadows is a 1938 French film directed by Marcel Carné. It stars Jean Gabin, Michel Simon and Michèle Morgan. The screenplay was written by Jacques Prévert based on ...more

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Le Plaisir Peter Ustinov, Jean Gabin, Anton Walbrook Le Plaisir, also known by its English title House of Pleasure, is a 1952 French comedy-drama anthology film directed by Max Ophüls adapting three stories by Guy de Maupassant. Le Plaisir ...more

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Pépé le Moko Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, Gaston Modot Pépé le Moko is a 1937 French film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Jean Gabin. The film depicts an infamous gangster, nicknamed Pépé le Moko. The film is ...more

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Stormy Waters Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Madeleine Renaud Stormy Waters is a 1941 film directed by Jean Grémillon.

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Four Bags Full is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
Four Bags Full Louis de Funès, Jean Gabin, Bourvil La Traversée de Paris French: The Trip Across Paris, is a French comedy drama film from 1956, directed by Claude Autant-Lara, written by Marcel Aymé, starring Jean Gabin, Bourvil ...more

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Martin Roumagnac Marlene Dietrich, Jean Gabin, Daniel Gélin Martin Roumagnac is a 1946 French crime film made by Alcina and distributed by Lopert Film. It was directed by Georges Lacombe. The film stars Jean Gabin and Marlene Dietrich with Marcel Herrand ...more

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Les Misérables Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier Les Misérables is a 1958 French-East German-Italian film adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel released in France on 12 March 1958. Written by Michel Audiard and René Barjavel, the ...more

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French Cancan Édith Piaf, Jean Gabin, María Félix French Cancan is a 1954 French musical film written and directed by Jean Renoir and starring Jean Gabin and María Félix. Where Renoir’s previous film Le Carosse d’or had celebrated ...more

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Daybreak Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Arletty Le jour se leve is a 1939 film written by Jacques Viot and Jacques Prévert and directed by Marcel Carne.

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The Lower Depths Jean Gabin, Vladimir Sokoloff, Louis Jouvet The Lower Depths is a 1936 French drama film directed by Jean Renoir, based on a play of the same title by Maxim Gorky. A glimpse into the lives of several people living at the bottom of the ...more

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The Cat Simone Signoret, Jean Gabin, Annie Cordy Le Chat is a 1971 French-language drama film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre and based on Georges Simenon's 1967 novel The Cat.

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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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Méphisto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
Méphisto Jean Gabin, Gilbert Roland Méphisto is the title of a 1930 French film directed by Henri Debain and Georges Vinter, starring Janine Ronceray and Jean Gabin. It was Gabin's first role in a long and illustrious

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Air of Paris Jean Gabin Air of Paris is a 1954 French drama film, directed by Marcel Carné. Actor Jean Gabin won the Volpi Cup at the 1954 Venice International Film Festival.

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The Walls of Malapaga Jean Gabin, Isa Miranda, Ave Ninchi The Walls of Malapaga, is a 1949 Franco-Italian film co-production made by Francinex and Italia Produzione. It was directed by René Clément and produced by Alfredo Guarini from a ...more

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Two Men in Town is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jean Gabin 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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Zouzou Josephine Baker, Jean Gabin, Pierre Larquey Zouzou is a French film by Marc Allégret released in 1934.

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Lady Killer Jean Gabin, René Lefèvre, Pierre Magnier Lady Killer is a 1937 French drama film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Jean Gabin.

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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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Love Is My Profession Brigitte Bardot, Jean Gabin, Franco Interlenghi In Case of Adversity is a 1958 French film directed by Claude Autant-Lara, screenplay by Jean Aurenche and Pierre Bost, after a novel by Georges Simenon.

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The Tattooed One is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
The Tattooed One Louis de Funès, Jean Gabin, Pierre Tornade Le tatoué, also known as The Million dollar tattoo, or The Tattoo, or The tattoo man, is a French–Italian comedy movie from 1968, directed by Denys de La Patellière, written by ...more

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La Bandera Jean Gabin, Annabella, Pierre Renoir La Bandera is a 1935 French drama film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Annabella, Jean Gabin and Robert Le Vigan. It was based on the 1931 novel La Bandera by Pierre Mac Orlan. After ...more

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Holy Year Jean Gabin, Danielle Darrieux, Jean-Claude Brialy

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La Marie du port Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Louis Seigner La Marie du port is a 1950 romantic drama film directed by Marcel Carné.

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The Moment of Truth Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Daniel Gélin La Minute de vérité is a 1952 French language motion picture drama directed by Jean Delannoy who co-wrote screenplay with Henri Jeanson, Roland Laudenbach and Robert Thoeren. The ...more

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Coral Reefs Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Julien Carette Coral Reefs is a 1938 French language motion picture adventure drama directed by Maurice Gleize. The screenplay was written by Charles Spaak, based on novel by Jean Martet. The film stars Jean ...more

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Verdict is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
Verdict Sophia Loren, Jean Gabin, Michel Robin Verdict is a 1974 French-Italian drama film directed by André Cayatte and starring Sophia Loren, Jean Gabin, Julien Bertheau, Muriel Catalá and Michel Albertini. A French judge ...more

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High and Low Peter Lorre, Jean Gabin, Margo Lion High and Low is a 1933 French drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst.

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The Upper Hand Jean Gabin, George Raft, Gert Fröbe The Upper Hand is a 1966 French thriller film starring Jean Gabin, George Raft and Gert Frobe.

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Deadlier Than the Male Jean Gabin, Danièle Delorme, Gérard Blain Voici le temps des assassins is a 1956 French film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Jean Gabin and Danièle Delorme. The title is a line of Matinée d'ivresse - part of ...more

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La Vérité sur Bébé Donge Jean Gabin, Danielle Darrieux, Daniel Lecourtois La Vérité sur Bébé Donge is a 1952 French film directed Henri Decoin, and starring Danielle Darrieux and Jean Gabin. The plot is essentially the analysis of a ...more

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La belle équipe Jean Gabin, Charles Vanel, Viviane Romance La belle équipe is a 1936 French film directed by Julien Duvivier. The script was written by Duvivier and Charles Spaak. Maurice Yvain provided the score. Jean Gabin's song Quand on ...more

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Le Gentleman d'Epsom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
Le Gentleman d'Epsom Louis de Funès, Jean Gabin Le Gentleman d'Epsom English: The Gentleman from Epsom, is a French comedy film from 1962, directed by Gilles Grangier, written by Michel Audiard, starring Jean Gabin and Louis de Funès. ...more

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The Magnificent Tramp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jean Gabin Movies
The Magnificent Tramp Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Darry Cowl Archimède le clochard is a 1959 French drama film directed by Gilles Grangier. It is also known as The Magnificent Tramp. The film was entered into the 9th Berlin International Film ...more

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His Last Twelve Hours Jean Gabin, Antonella Lualdi, Dante Maggio His Last Twelve Hours is a 1951 Italian drama film directed by Luigi Zampa and starring Jean Gabin.