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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?"

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Gigi Eva Gabor, Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan 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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An American in Paris Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch 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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Lili Zsa Zsa Gábor, Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer 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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Fanny Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Maurice Chevalier 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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Father Goose Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard Father Goose is a 1964 romantic comedy film set in World War II, starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title derives from "Mother Goose", the codename assigned to ...more

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Daddy Long Legs Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter 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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Chocolat Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina 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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The L-Shaped Room Leslie Caron, Brock Peters, Bernard Lee 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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Gaby Leslie Caron, Cedric Hardwicke, Ruta Lee 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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The Glass Slipper Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn, Elsa Lanchester 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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Murder on the Orient Express Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron 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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Valentino Leslie Caron, Carol Kane, Michelle Phillips 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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Funny Bones Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Oliver Platt 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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Courage Mountain Charlie Sheen, Leslie Caron, Nicola Stapleton 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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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Leslie Caron 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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The Doctor's Dilemma Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim 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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The Story of Three Loves Kirk Douglas, Zsa Zsa Gábor, Leslie Caron 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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The Man Who Loved Women Leslie Caron, Nathalie Baye, Brigitte Fossey The Man Who Loved Women is a 1977 French comedy/drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey and Nelly Borgeaud. In 1983, it was remade in ...more

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Is Paris Burning? 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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The Man with a Cloak Barbara Stanwyck, Leslie Caron, Joseph Cotten 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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Le Divorce Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close 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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Three Fables of Love Leslie Caron, Monica Vitti, Anna Karina Three Fables of Love is a 1962 French-Italian-Spanish comedy film starring Anna Karina. It was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.

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Glory Alley Louis Armstrong, Leslie Caron, Jack Teagarden Glory Alley is a 1952 film directed by Raoul Walsh. It stars Ralph Meeker and Leslie Caron.

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Dangerous Moves Leslie Caron, Liv Ullmann, Michel Piccoli 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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Promise Her Anything Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Keenan Wynn 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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A Very Special Favor Rock Hudson, Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer A Very Special Favor is a 1965 romantic comedy film directed by Michael Gordon, and starring Rock Hudson and Leslie Caron.

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Kontrakt Leslie Caron, Janusz Gajos, Tadeusz Łomnicki Kontrakt is a 1980 drama film written and directed by Krzysztof Zanussi.

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Chris & Don: A Love Story Liza Minnelli, Leslie Caron, Michael York Chris Don: A Love Story is a 2007 film directed by Tina Mascara and Guido Santi.

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QB VII Leslie Caron, Ben Gazzara QB VII is a 1974 TV mini-series.

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Guns of Darkness David Niven, Leslie Caron, James Robertson Justice 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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Passion's Way Alicia Witt, Timothy Dalton, Sela Ward Passion's Way is a 1999 drama romance film written by William Hanley and Edith Wharton and directed by Robert Allan Ackerman.

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Normandy: The Great Crusade Mariel Hemingway, Leslie Caron, John Benjamin Hickey Normandy: The Great Crusade is a two-hour documentary on the World War II invasion of Normandy by the Allies on June 6, 1944. This documentary offers a stirring look at the human side of war, ...more

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James Dean: The First American Teenager Elizabeth Taylor, Dennis Hopper, Sammy Davis^! Jr.

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Carola Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Anthony Zerbe

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Austerlitz Orson Welles, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Palance Austerlitz is a 1960 film directed by Abel Gance and starring Jean Marais, Rossano Brazzi, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Vittorio de Sica, Orson Welles, Leslie Caron and Elvire Popesco. ...more

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Danielle Steel's The Ring Nastassja Kinski, Leslie Caron, Michael York The Ring is a 1996 film, directed by Armand Mastroianni, written by Danielle Steel and starring Nastassja Kinski and Michael York.

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The Man Who Understood Women Henry Fonda, Leslie Caron, Cesare Danova The Man Who Understood Women is a 1959 American drama film written and directed by Nunnally Johnson from a novel by Romain Gary, and starring Henry Fonda, Leslie Caron, Renate Hoy and Cesare

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Imperative Leslie Caron, Robert Powell, Matthias Habich Imperativ is a 1982 German drama film written and directed by Krzysztof Zanussi. The film entered the competition at the 39th Venice International Film Festival, where it received the Special ...more

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From Russia to Hollywood Leslie Caron From Czarist Russia's Moscow Art Theatre to Hollywood's biggest film, narrator Gregory Peck joins an A-list of Hollywood stars to take us through the odyssey of two Russian born Hollywood ...more