The Best Movies Directed by Luc Besson  

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List of all movies directed by Luc Besson ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Luc Besson are listed here and include movie posters and Luc Besson movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Luc Besson as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Luc Besson movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Luc Besson film is can be factored into this list.

From Luc Besson's studio films to Luc Besson's independent films, this Luc Besson filmography keeps tabs on all Luc Besson movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies include everything from Léon: The Professional to The Fifth Element.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Luc Besson direct?” or “who is Luc Besson?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Luc Besson?” and “what's a good selection of good Luc Besson movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Luc Besson films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Luc Besson works.

All Luc Besson director credits are included. This list of every movie that Luc Besson has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Luc Besson movie is and which actors starred in the Luc Besson film.

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Luc Besson has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Natalie Portman and Robert De Niro.

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Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno
Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film debut of ...more
The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Luc Besson
Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman
The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the ...more
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Jean Reno, Jeanne Moreau, Anne Parillaud
Nikita, also called La Femme Nikita, is a 1990 Franco-Italian action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. Nikita is a teen who robs a pharmacy and takes out a policeman. She is ...more
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Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne
The Big Blue is a 1988 English-language film in the French Cinéma du look visual style, made by French director Luc Besson. The film is a heavily fictionalized and dramatized story of the ...more
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Jean Reno, Isabelle Adjani, Christopher Lambert
Subway is a 1985 French comedy drama film directed by Luc Besson and starring Isabelle Adjani and Christopher Lambert. The film is classified as part of the cinema du look movement.
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Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Philippe Nahon
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, released as Adèle: Rise of the Mummy in Malaysia and Singapore, is a 2010 French fantasy adventure feature film written and ...more
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Rie Rasmussen, Gilbert Melki, Jamel Debbouze
Angel-A, directed by Luc Besson, is a 2005 French fantasy and romantic drama film featuring Jamel Debbouze and Rie Rasmussen.
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Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc is a 1999 French historical drama film directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway and Dustin Hoffman. The ...more
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Jean Reno, Fritz Wepper, Jean Bouise
Le Dernier Combat is a 1983 French film. It was the first feature-film to be directed by Luc Besson, and also features Jean Reno's first prominent role. Music for the film was composed by ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Dianna Agron
The Family is a 2013 crime comedy film directed by Luc Besson, starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, and John D'Leo. The film follows a Mafia family under ...more
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Jean Reno, Luc Besson, Pierre Jolivet
L'avant dernier is a 1981 dramatic sci-fi short film written by Luc Besson and Pierre Jolivet and directed by Luc Besson.
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Atlantis is a 1991 documentary film about oceans, filmed over a two-year period by Luc Besson.
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Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, William Hope
The Lady is a French-British biographical film directed by Luc Besson, starring Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi and David Thewlis as her late husband Michael Aris. Michelle Yeoh called the ...more
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Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans
Anna is a 2019 English-language French crime thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. Beneath Anna Poliatova's (Sasha Luss) striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible ...more
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Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro
Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden ...more
Don't Know is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Luc Besson
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Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Fergie
This film is a French and American film with live action and animation co-written, co-produced and directed by Luc Besson, based on his novel of the same title and starring Freddie Highmore and ...more
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Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Fergie
"In "Revenge of Maltazard", Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia. Going back to the world of the tooth-sized, elfin Minimoys, he joins Selenia and her brother ...more