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The Best Philippe Noiret Movies  

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

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Items include everything from The Assassination Bureau to Murphy's War.

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Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Leopoldo Trieste
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, internationally released as Cinema Paradiso, is a 1988 Italian drama film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The film stars Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, ...more
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Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Christopher Plummer
The Night of the Generals is a 1967 Franco-British WWII mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam Spiegel. It stars Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, ...more
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Le vieux fusil Romy Schneider, Philippe Noiret, Jean Bouise
Le vieux fusil is a 1975 French film directed by Robert Enrico, and starring Philippe Noiret, Romy Schneider and Jean Bouise. It won the 1976 César Award for Best Film, Best Actor and ...more
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Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Philippe Noiret, Massimo Troisi
Il Postino: The Postman is a 1994 Italian film directed by Michael Radford. The film was originally released in the US as The Postman, a straight translation of the Italian title. However, since ...more
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Diana Rigg, Oliver Reed, Telly Savalas
The Assassination Bureau Limited is a black comedy film made in 1969 based on an unfinished novel, The Assassination Bureau, Ltd by Jack London. It stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, ...more
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Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Julien Guiomar
My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor ...more
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Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Florence Darel
Uranus is a 1990 French comedy-drama film with Gérard Depardieu about post-World War II recovery in a small French village, as the controlling French Communist Party tries to dispose of ...more
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Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli
Topaz is a 1969 American espionage thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the 1967 Cold War novel Topaz by Leon Uris, the film is about a French intelligence agent who becomes entangled ...more
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Fanny Ardant, Stefania Sandrelli, Vittorio Gassman
The Family is an Italian award-winning 1987 film, directed by Ettore Scola and starred by Vittorio Gassman, Fanny Ardant, Philippe Noiret and Stefania Sandrelli. It was entered into the 1987 ...more
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Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Édith Scob
Thérèse Desqueyroux is a 1962 French film directed by Georges Franju, based on the novel of the same name by François Mauriac. Written by Franju and François Mauriac ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Liv Ullmann, Stefania Sandrelli
Speriamo che sia femmina, internationally released as Let's Hope It's a Girl, is a 1986 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. For this film Monicelli was awarded with a David di ...more
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Jean Rochefort, Philippe Noiret, Christine Pascal
The Clockmaker French: L' Horloger de Saint-Paul, also known as The Clockmaker of St. Paul and The Watchmaker of St. Paul is a 1974 French crime drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. It is ...more
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Isabelle Huppert, Maggie Cheung, Philippe Noiret
Coup de Torchon is a 1981 French film adaptation of Jim Thompson's 1964 novel Pop. 1280, directed by Bertrand Tavernier. The film changes the novel's setting from a West Texas oil boom town to a ...more
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Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall, Oliver Reed
The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film adaptation loosely based on the novel Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third Musketeers film directed by Richard Lester, following ...more
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Chouans! Sophie Marceau, Lambert Wilson, Philippe Noiret
Chouans! is a 1988 French historical adventure film directed by Philippe de Broca and starring Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, and Lambert Wilson. Based on the 1829 novel Les Chouans by ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli
Don't Touch The White Woman! is a 1974 French-Italian farce, an absurd "Western" set in Paris, directed by Marco Ferreri. Marcello Mastroianni stars as a vain General George Armstrong ...more
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Philippe Noiret, Hubert Deschamps, Vittorio Caprioli
Spectacularly imaginative film about 12 year old Zazie who goes to visit her uncle in Paris. He is a female impersonator surrounded by a corps of delirious characters. She escapes his attention ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Noiret, Pierre Brasseur
A Matter of Resistance is a 1965 French romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, and starring Catherine Deneuve, Pierre Brasseur, Philippe Noiret and Henri Garcin. It ...more
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Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Claude Brialy, Philippe Noiret
The Judge and the Assassin is a 1976 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. The film won two César Awards in 1977. It is based on the life of mass murderer Joseph Vacher.
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Philippe Noiret, Simonetta Stefanelli, Michele Placido
Three Brothers is a 1981 Italian film based on a work by Andrei Platonov. It was directed by Francesco Rosi and stars Philippe Noiret, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Michele Placido and Charles Vanel. ...more
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Vincent Pérez, Daniel Auteuil, Philippe Noiret
On Guard is a 1997 French swashbuckler film directed by Philippe de Broca and starring Daniel Auteuil, Fabrice Luchini, Vincent Perez, and Marie Gillain. Adapted from the 1858 historical novel ...more
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Jacqueline Bissett, George Segal, Robert Morley
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? is a 1978 comedy mystery film starring George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, and Robert Morley. It is based on the novel Someone is Killing the Great Chefs ...more
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Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Michel Duchaussoy
Life and Nothing But is a 1989 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier.
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Martin Scorsese, Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon
Round Midnight is a 1986 American-French musical drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and written by Tavernier and David Rayfiel. It stars Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet and Herbie ...more
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Emmanuelle Béart, Philippe Noiret, Roschdy Zem
I Don't Kiss is a 1991 French drama film directed by André Téchiné, starring Manuel Blanc, Emmanuelle Béart and Philippe Noiret. The film is a grim, melancholic ...more