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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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  • 1

    The Conformist

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli
    33
    2

    Released1970

    Directed byBernardo Bertolucci

    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
  • 2

    My Night at Maud's

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Leonid Kogan
    24
    2

    Released1969

    Directed byÉric Rohmer

    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. Over the Christmas break in a French city, the film shows chance meetings and...  more
  • 3

    Amour

    Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    27
    6

    Released2012

    Directed byMichael Haneke

    Amour is a 2012 French-language drama film directed by Michael Haneke. The narrative focuses on an elderly couple, Anne and Georges, who are retired music teachers with a daughter who lives abroad...  more

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  • 4

    Three Colors: Red

    Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy
    24
    3

    Released1994

    Directed byKrzysztof Kieślowski

    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
  • 5

    Z

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand
    22
    5

    Released1969

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

    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 Vassilikos. The...  more
  • 6

    Il Sorpasso

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Spaak
    21
    4

    Released1962

    Directed byDino Risi

    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....  more
  • 7

    The Last Train

    Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    16
    2

    Released1973

    Directed byPierre Granier-Deferre

    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....  more
  • 8

    The Great Silence

    Klaus Kinski, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    18
    4

    Released1968

    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    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 grudge...  more

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  • 9

    And God Created Woman

    Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    15
    2

    Released1956

    Directed byRoger Vadim

    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
  • 10

    Flic Story

    Alain Delon, Claudine Auger
    14
    2

    Released1975

    Directed byJacques Deray

    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 Borniche's...  more
  • 11

    Le Bon Plaisir

    Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    14
    2

    Released1984

    Directed byFrancis Girod

    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 of a...  more
  • 12

    Confidentially Yours

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Fanny Ardant
    16
    4

    Released1983

    Directed byFrançois Truffaut

    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 last film. He...  more
  • 13

    The City of Lost Children

    Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    20
    9

    Released1995

    Directed byMarc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    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 repeated his...  more

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  • 14

    Is Paris Burning?

    Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles
    18
    6

    Released1966

    Directed byRené Clément

    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 Forces during WWII. The...  more
  • 15

    The Sunday Woman

    Jacqueline Bissett, Marcello Mastroianni
    11
    0

    Released1975

    Directed byLuigi Comencini

    The Sunday Woman is a 1975 Italian thriller film directed by Luigi Comencini. It is based on the novel of the same name....  more
  • 16

    Violent Summer

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Enrico Maria Salerno
    15
    4

    Released1959

    Directed byValerio Zurlini

    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 by...  more
  • 17

    Le Voyou

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amidou
    18
    9

    Released1970

    Directed byClaude Lelouch

    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
  • 18

    Under Fire

    Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman
    18
    9

    Released1983

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

    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. The...  more
  • 19

    Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vincent Pérez
    14
    6

    Released1998

    Directed byPatrice Chéreau

    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 Greggory, Vincent Perez,...  more
  • 20

    The Sleeping Car Murders

    Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli
    10
    2

    Released1965

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

    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 Trintignant,...  more
  • 21

    The Desert of the Tartars

    Max von Sydow, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    10
    4

    Released1976

    Directed byValerio Zurlini

    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
  • 22

    See How They Fall

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz
    10
    4

    Released1994

    Directed byJacques Audiard

    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 Editing and Most...  more
  • 23

    Rendez-vous

    Juliette Binoche, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    8
    2

    Released1985

    Directed byAndré Téchiné

    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 premiered at the 1985...  more
  • 24

    The Outside Man

    Ann-Margret, Angie Dickinson
    6
    0

    Released1972

    Directed byJacques Deray

    The Outside Man is a 1972 French thriller set in Los Angeles, directed by Jacques Deray and starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ann-Margret, Roy Scheider, and Angie Dickinson....  more
  • 25

    Le Combat Dans l'Ile

    Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant
    4
    0

    Released1962

    Directed byAlain Cavalier

    Le combat dans l'île is a 1962 drama film written and directed by Alain Cavalier....