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The Best Jean-Louis Trintignant Movies  

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

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Examples include Trans-Europ-Express and Rendez-vous.

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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda
The Conformist is a 1970 political drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The screenplay was written by Bertolucci based on the 1951 novel The Conformist by Alberto Moravia. The film features ...more
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Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy, Irène Jacob
Three Colors: Red is a 1994 film co-written, produced, and directed by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski. It is the final film of The Three Colors Trilogy, which examines the French ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Leonid Kogan, Françoise Fabian
My Night at Maud's is a 1969 French drama film by Éric Rohmer. It is the third film in his series of Six Moral Tales.
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Jacques Perrin
Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Spaak, Vittorio Gassman
Il Sorpasso is a 1962 Italian cult movie directed by Dino Risi. It is considered Risi's masterpiece and one of the most famous examples of Commedia all'italiana film genre.
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Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Valérie Lagrange
A Man and a Woman is a 1966 French film written and directed by Claude Lelouch and starring Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant. Written by Lelouch and Pierre Uytterhoeven, the film is ...more
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Klaus Kinski, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vonetta McGee
The Great Silence, or The Big Silence, is an Italian revisionist western. The movie features a score by Ennio Morricone and stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as Silence, a mute gunfighter with a ...more
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Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva
Amour is a 2012 French-language drama film written and directed by the Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke, starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert. The narrative ...more
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Alain Delon, Claudine Auger, Jean-Louis Trintignant
Flic Story is a French crime thriller released on October 1, 1975, based on the autobiography of the same name written by French police detective Roger Borniche. Both film and book portray ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Serrault
Le Bon Plaisir is a 1984 French film directed by Francis Girod. The film relates the story of the efforts of a President of the French Republic informed after a number of years of the existence ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Enrico Maria Salerno, Nadia Gray
Estate violenta is a 1959 Italian award-winning black-and-white drama film directed by Valerio Zurlini, depicting a love affair between a prominent Fascist's young draft-dodging son, portrayed ...more
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Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Curd Jürgens
And God Created Woman is a French drama film directed by Roger Vadim and starring Brigitte Bardot. Though not her first film, it is widely recognized as the vehicle that launched Bardot into the ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins
Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French ...more
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Jacqueline Bissett, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean-Louis Trintignant
The Sunday Woman is a 1975 Italian thriller film directed by Luigi Comencini. It is based on the novel of the same name.
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Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Anne Wiazemsky
The Train is a 1973 Franco–Italian film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Georges Simenon.
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Richard
Confidentially Yours is a 1983 French film directed by François Truffaut. It is based on the novel The Long Saturday Night, by the American author Charles Williams, and was Truffaut's ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amidou, Yves Robert
Le Voyou, also known as The Crook, is a highly stylized French action movie which follows Simon the Swiss during his largest heist. Directed by Claude Lelouch in 1970, and starring Jean-Louis ...more
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Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris
Under Fire is a 1983 political film set during the last days of the Nicaraguan revolution that ended the Somoza regime in 1979 Nicaragua. It stars Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman and Joanna Cassidy. ...more
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Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon
The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French-German-Spanish science fantasy drama film directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Ron Perlman, who does not speak French, and ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vincent Pérez, Guillaume Canet
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train is a 1998 French drama film directed by Patrice Chéreau and written by Chéreau, Danièle Thompson and Pierre Trividic. It stars Pascal ...more
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Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Louis Trintignant
The Sleeping Car Murders is a 1965 French mystery film directed by Costa Gavras from the novel by Sébastien Japrisot. It stars Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli, Yves Montand, Jean-Louis ...more
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Max von Sydow, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Fernando Rey
The Desert of the Tartars is a 1976 Italian film by director Valerio Zurlini with an international cast, including Jacques Perrin, Vittorio Gassman, Max von Sydow, Francisco Rabal, Helmut Griem, ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Christine Pascal
See How They Fall is a 1994 film directed by Jacques Audiard. It stars Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean Yanne and Matthieu Kassovitz. It won three César Award for Best First Work, Best ...more
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Juliette Binoche, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Lambert Wilson
Rendez-vous is a 1985 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. The film stars Juliette Binoche, Lambert Wilson, Wadeck Stanczak and Jean-Louis Trintignant. Rendez-vous ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, André Valmy, Georges Poujouly
If All the Guys in the World is a film made in 1955. It won a BAFTA Award in 1957, a Crystal Globe award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 1956, and a Best Screenplay-Foreign ...more