The Best Leslie Caron Movies 

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

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

List films range from James Dean: The First American Teenager to Austerlitz.

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

If you're a fan of Leslie Caron, then check out our lists of the best Lillian Gish and Hattie McDaniel movies as well.

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Eva Gabor, Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan

Released: 1958

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Gigi is a 1958 American Metrocolor musical romantic comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner is based on the 1944 novella of the same name by Colette. The ...more

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Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

Released: 1951

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and ...more

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Zsa Zsa Gábor, Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer

Released: 1953

Directed by: Charles Walters

Lili is a 1953 American film released by MGM. It stars Leslie Caron as a touchingly naïve French girl, whose emotional relationship with a carnival puppeteer is conducted through the medium ...more

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Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard

Released: 1964

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Father Goose is a 1964 romantic comedy film set in WWII, starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title derives from "Mother Goose", the codename assigned to Grant's ...more

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Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Maurice Chevalier

Released: 1961

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Fanny is a 1961 American drama film directed by Joshua Logan. The screenplay by Julius J. Epstein is based on the book for the 1954 stage musical of the same title by Logan and S.N. Behrman, ...more
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Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

Released: 2000

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Chocolat is a 2000 American-British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Joanne Harris, and was directed by Lasse Hallström. Adapted by screenwriter Robert Nelson ...more

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Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1955

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Daddy Long Legs is a Hollywood musical comedy film set in France, New York City, and the fictional college town of Walston, Massachusetts. The film was directed by Jean Negulesco, and stars Fred ...more

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Leslie Caron, Brock Peters, Bernard Lee

Released: 1962

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

The L-Shaped Room is a 1962 British drama film, directed by Bryan Forbes, which tells the story of a young French woman, unmarried and pregnant, who moves into a London boarding house, ...more
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Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn, Elsa Lanchester

Released: 1955

Directed by: Charles Walters

The Glass Slipper is a musical film adaptation of Cinderella, made by MGM, directed by Charles Walters and produced by Edwin H. Knopf from a screenplay by Helen Deutsch. The music score is by ...more
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Leslie Caron, Cedric Hardwicke, Ruta Lee

Released: 1956

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Gaby is a 1956 drama film made by MGM. It is the third version of the play Waterloo Bridge, previously made into films in 1931 and 1940. It is the only version of the play made in color, and the ...more
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Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron

Released: 2001

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Murder on the Orient Express is a 2001 made-for-television movie, based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, featuring Hercule Poirot. This version is set in the ...more
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Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Leslie Caron

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

The Last of the Blonde Bombshells is a 2000 British-American television film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The script by Alan Plater focuses on the efforts of a recently widowed woman to ...more
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Barbara Stanwyck, Leslie Caron, Joseph Cotten

Released: 1951

Directed by: Fletcher Markle

The Man with a Cloak is a drama film directed by Fletcher Markle and starring Joseph Cotten, Barbara Stanwyck, Louis Calhern, and Leslie Caron, and based on "The Gentleman from Paris", ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Zsa Zsa Gábor, Leslie Caron

Released: 1953

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli, Gottfried Reinhardt

The Story of Three Loves, also known as Equilibrium, is a 1953 romantic anthology film made by MGM. It consists of three stories, "The Jealous Lover", "Mademoiselle", and ...more
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Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Oliver Platt

Released: 1995

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Funny Bones is a 1995 British-American comedy-drama film from Disney's Hollywood Pictures. It was written, directed and produced by Peter Chelsom, co-produced by Simon Fields, and co-written by ...more

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Leslie Caron, Carol Kane, Michelle Phillips

Released: 1977

Directed by: Ken Russell

Valentino is a 1977 American biographical film directed by Ken Russell and starring Rudolf Nureyev as Rudolph Valentino. The film is very loosely based on the life of Valentino as recounted in ...more
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Charlie Sheen, Leslie Caron, Nicola Stapleton

Released: 1990

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Courage Mountain is a 1990 independent drama film sequel to Johanna Spyri's novel Heidi. It was directed by Christopher Leitch and stars Charlie Sheen, Leslie Caron, Juliette Caton and Jan
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Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim

Released: 1958

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

The Doctor's Dilemma is a 1958 British comedy drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Robert Morley and Terence Alexander. It is based on ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins

Released: 1966

Directed by: René 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 ...more
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Leslie Caron, Liv Ullmann, Michel Piccoli

Released: 1984

Directed by: Richard Dembo

Dangerous Moves is a 1984 French-language film about chess, directed by Richard Dembo and starring Michel Piccoli and Alexandre Arbatt. Its original French title is La diagonale du fou. The film ...more
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Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Ivory

Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ivory, based on Diane Johnson's best-selling novel.
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David Niven, Leslie Caron, James Robertson Justice

Released: 1962

Directed by: Anthony Asquith

Guns of Darkness is a 1962 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith which stars David Niven, Leslie Caron and James Robertson Justice. It is based on the novel Act of Mercy by Francis
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Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn

Released: 1965

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Promise Her Anything is a 1965 British romantic comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by William Peter Blatty is based on a story by Arne Sultan and Marvin Worth.
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Leslie Caron, Janusz Gajos, Tadeusz Łomnicki

Released: 1980

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Kontrakt is a 1980 drama film written and directed by Krzysztof Zanussi.
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Leslie Caron, Ben Gazzara

Released: 1974

Directed by: Tom Gries

QB VII is a 1974 TV mini-series.