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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.

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

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

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Philippe Noiret movies?" and "What are the greatest Philippe Noiret roles of all time?"
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Brigitte Bardot, John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin 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 Second World War crime mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam Spiegel. It stars Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, ...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi La Grande Bouffe is a 1973 French–Italian film directed by Marco Ferreri. It stars Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Piccoli and Philippe Noiret.

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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, 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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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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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

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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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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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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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Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina, Michael York Justine is a drama film directed by George Cukor and Joseph Strick. It was written by Lawrence B. Marcus and Andrew Sarris, based on the 1957 novel Justine by Lawrence Durrell.

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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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Peter O'Toole, Philippe Noiret, Siân Phillips Murphy's War is a 1971 war film starring Peter O'Toole. It was directed by Peter Yates and, while it has much in common with The African Queen, it is based on a novel by Max Catto. The ...more

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Clérambard Philippe Noiret, Roger Carel, Claude Piéplu Clérambard is a 1969 French comedy film directed by Yves Robert and starring Philippe Noiret, Dany Carrel and Lise Delamare. It is based on the 1950 play by Marcel Aymé. An ...more

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Ugo Tognazzi, Adolfo Celi, Philippe Noiret My Friends is a 1975 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Mario Monicelli. The film project belonged to Pietro Germi, who had no chance to make it happen because of his untimely death. The ...more

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Henry Fonda, Yul Brynner, Virna Lisi Night Flight from Moscow is a French thriller made in 1973. It was produced and directed by Henri Verneuil. The score was written by Ennio Morricone.

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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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Jean Rochefort, Philippe Noiret, Christine Pascal Que la fête commence... is a 1975 French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring Philippe Noiret. It is a historical drama set during the 18th century French Régence ...more

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Donald Pleasence, Simone Signoret, Serge Gainsbourg Mr. Freedom is a 1969 film by the expatriate American photographer and filmmaker William Klein. Starring the popular French actor Delphine Seyrig, this anti-imperialist satirical farce has ...more

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Ugo Tognazzi, Adolfo Celi, Philippe Noiret All My Friends Part 2 is a 1982 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is the sequel to Amici miei of 1975. The movie features Paolo Stoppa in one of his last roles. The last ...more

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Sandrine Bonnaire, Philippe Noiret, Silvia Monfort La Pointe Courte is a 1955 French drama film directed by Agnès Varda. The film was Varda's debut film.

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Heads or Tails Philippe Noiret, Michel Serrault, Pierre Arditi Heads or Tails is a 1980 crime thriller, drama film written by Michel Audiard and Robert Enrico and directed by Robert Enrico.

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Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Noiret, Dominique Lavanant Hôtel des Amériques is a 1981 French drama film directed by André Téchiné, starring Catherine Deneuve and Patrick Dewaere. The film, set in Biarritz, tells the ...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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Revenge of the Musketeers Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Jean-Luc Bideau Revenge of the Musketeers is a 1994 French adventure film directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, and Sami Frey. Set in the seventeenth century, ...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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Laura Morante, Philippe Noiret, Laura Betti Marianna Ucrìa is a 1997 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Faenza. It was entered into the 20th Moscow International Film Festival.

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Dorothy McGowan, Jean Rochefort, Philippe Noiret Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? is a 1966 French film directed by William Klein. It is a satirical art house movie spoofing the fashion world and its excesses. It stars Dorothy McGowan as supermodel ...more

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A Time for Loving Britt Ekland, Mel Ferrer, Philippe Noiret A Time for Loving is a 1971 British comedy-drama film directed by Christopher Miles and starring Britt Ekland, Joanna Shimkus and Mel Ferrer. The film depicts several stories surrounding an ...more

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Fred Astaire, Charlotte Rampling, Peter Ustinov The Purple Taxi is a 1977 French-Irish-Italian film directed by Yves Boisset, based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Michel Déon. It was entered into the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. ...more

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Les Milles: The Train of Liberty Kristin Scott Thomas, Philippe Noiret, Jean-Pierre Marielle Les Milles is a 1995 French drama film directed by Sébastien Grall.

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Philippe Noiret Les Côtelettes is a 2003 French drama film directed by Bertrand Blier. It was entered into the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

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Grosse Fatigue Roman Polanski, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Carole Bouquet Grosse Fatigue is a 1994 French comedy film directed by Michel Blanc. It was entered into the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.

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Max von Sydow, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Fernando Rey The Desert of the Tartars is a 1976 Italian film by director Valerio Zurlini with an international cast, including Jacques Perrin, Vittorio Gassman, Max von Sydow, Francisco Rabal, Helmut Griem, ...more

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Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Francis Perrin On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter is a French movie released in 1980, starring Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret and Francis Perrin, and directed by Philippe de Broca.

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Philippe Noiret Balthus Through the Looking-Glass is a 1996 French documentary film directed by Damian Pettigrew on the French painter Balthus. The film was honored in a cycle of film classics by Jean Renoir, ...more

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Philippe Noiret, Marlène Jobert, Pierre Richard Very Happy Alexander is a 1968 French comedy film, directed by Yves Robert, starring Philippe Noiret, Marlène Jobert and Françoise Brion. This was comic actor Pierre Richard's ...more

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Sophie Marceau, Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu Fort Saganne is a 1984 French war film directed by Alain Corneau and starring Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve, and Sophie Marceau. Based on the 1980 novel of the same ...more