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The Best Jean-Luc Godard Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Contempt and The Little Soldier.

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    Breathless

    Jean Seberg, Jean-Luc Godard
    Breathless is a 1960 French film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard about a wandering...  more

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    Contempt

    Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance
    Contempt is a 1963 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the Italian novel A Ghost at...  more

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    #127 of 175 The Best Movies Of The '60s#35 of 134 The Best French Movies That Are Absolute Masterpieces

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    A Married Woman

    Jean-Luc Godard, Philippe Leroy
    A Married Woman is a 1964 French drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, his eighth feature...  more
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    First Name: Carmen

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Villeret
    First Name: Carmen is a 1983 film by Jean-Luc Godard. It is very loosely based on Bizet's...  more
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    Band of Outsiders

    Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina
    A beautiful young woman (the famous actress Anna Karina) meets two young men who convince her...  more

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    Number Two

    Jean-Luc Godard, Alexandre Rignault
    Number Two, by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville, is a 1975 experimental film about a...  more
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    Charlotte and Her Boyfriend

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Belmondo
    Charlotte and Her Boyfriend is a 13-minute 1960 film by Franco-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard....  more
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    Four Short Films

    Jean-Luc Godard, Anne-Marie Miéville
    Four Short Films is a 2006 documentary film written by Jean-Luc Godard, Georges Bataille and...
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    A Story of Water

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Claude Brialy
    A Story of Water is a short film directed and written by Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut...  more
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    The Kids Play Russian

    Jean-Luc Godard, André S. Labarthe
    The Kids Play Russian is a 1993 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard....  more
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    Le Signe du Lion

    Jean-Luc Godard, Stéphane Audran
    Le Signe du lion is a French film directed by Éric Rohmer, his feature debut; although filmed...  more
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    Keep Your Right Up

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jane Birkin
    Keep Your Right Up is a 1987 film, written, directed by, and starring French Swiss filmmaker...  more
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    Room 666

    Steven Spielberg, Jean-Luc Godard
    Room 666 is a 1982 documentary film directed by German film director Wim Wenders. During the...  more
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    Two in the Wave

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jeanne Moreau
    Two in the Wave is a 2009 documentary film written by Antoine De Baecque and directed by...  more
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    Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinematheque

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Belmondo
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    Joy of Learning

    Jean-Luc Godard, Jean Piere Leaud
    Joy of Learning is a 1969 film by Jean-Luc Godard. The shooting started before the events of...  more
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    The Little Soldier

    Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina
    The Little Soldier is a 1960 French film, written and directed by French filmmaker Jean-Luc...  more
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    Our Music

    Jean-Luc Godard, Mahmoud Darwish
    Notre musique is a 2004 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The film reflects on violence,...  more
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    Accomplice

    Jean-Luc Godard, David Bordwell
    "An artist-criminal far from home asks his assistant to pirate a rare videotape before the...