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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  • A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch (Jack Palance) is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The ...more
  • Breathless is a 1960 French film written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard about a wandering wrong doer and his American girlfriend. It was Godard's first feature-length work and represented Belmondo's ...more
  • Cinephile slackers Franz (Sami Frey) and Arthur (Claude Brasseur) spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile (Anna Karina). The misfit ...more
  • A Married Woman is a 1964 French drama film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, his eighth feature film.
  • The Little Soldier is a 1960 French film, written and directed by French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, but not released until 1963. It was Godard's first film with Anna Karina, who starred as Véronica ...more
  • Le Signe du lion is a French film directed by Éric Rohmer, his feature debut; although filmed in the summer of 1959, it was first released in France in May 1962. Along with Le Beau Serge, directed by ...more
  • Number Two, by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville, is a 1975 experimental film about a young family in a social housing complex in France. The film's distinct style involves presenting two ...more
  • Notre musique is a 2004 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The film reflects on violence, morality, and the representation of violence in film, and touches especially on past colonialism and the ...more
  • Four Short Films is a 2006 documentary film written by Jean-Luc Godard, Georges Bataille and Henri Bergson and directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville.
  • Charlotte and Her Boyfriend is a 13-minute 1960 film by Franco-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard. It is shot entirely in or from Godard's hotel room, in which Belmondo's Jules gives Collette's Charlotte ...more
  • The Kids Play Russian is a 1993 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
  • Joy of Learning is a 1969 film by Jean-Luc Godard. The shooting started before the events of May 68 and was finished shortly afterwards. Coproduced by the O.R.T.F., the film was upon completion ...more
  • A Story of Water is a short film directed and written by Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut in 1958. It recounts the story of a woman's trip to Paris, which is surrounded by a large flooded area. ...more
  • 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
  • Room 666 is a 1982 documentary film directed by German film director Wim Wenders. During the 1982 Cannes Film Festival, Wenders set up a static camera in room 666 of the Hotel Martinez and provided ...more
  • Two in the Wave is a 2009 documentary film written by Antoine De Baecque and directed by Emmanuel Laurent.
  • First Name: Carmen is a 1983 film by Jean-Luc Godard. It is very loosely based on Bizet's opera Carmen. The film won the Golden Lion at the 1983 Venice Film Festival and had 395,462 Admissions in ...more
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