The Best Sophie Marceau Movies

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

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  • Firelight
    Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane, Kevin Anderson
    62 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: William Nicholson
    In 1830s England, debt-ridden governess Elisabeth Laurier (Sophie Marceau) consents to bear a child with aristocrat Charles Godwin (Stephen Dillane), whose crippled wife cannot conceive. So long as Elisabeth relinquishes any maternal claims, he will pay off her father's debts. Though the arrangement is meant to be perfunctory, a forbidden romance blooms between them. Years later, she is hired as governess to a young girl on a remote estate -- who turns out to be the daughter she surrendered.

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  • Anna Karenina
    Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina
    33 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Bernard Rose
    Anna Karenina is a 1997 film directed by Bernard Rose and starring Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina, Mia Kirshner, and James Fox. Based on the 1877 novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, with a screenplay by Bernard Rose, the film is about a young and beautiful married woman who meets a handsome count, with whom she falls in love. After he joins her in Saint Petersburg, they have a passionate love affair, but their happiness is eventually undermined by social pressures. Unable to obtain a divorce from her older husband, she continues her affair with the count and in time gives birth to his child. Eventually, the conflict between her passionate desires and painful social realities leads to depression and despair. The film is the only international version filmed entirely in Russia, at locations in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
  • Anthony Zimmer
    Yvan Attal, Sophie Marceau, Sami Frey
    36 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Jérôme Salle
    Despite both the police and the Russian mob after his head, the brilliant criminal Anthony Zimmer always avoids capture, even resorting to plastic surgery to mask his identity. However, Detective Akerman (Sami Frey) plans to break the case by tracking Zimmer's mistress, Chiara Manzoni (Sophie Marceau), to finally find his man. Chiara -- aware that no one knows Zimmer's appearance -- leads the chase directly to François Taillandier (Yvan Attal), a man in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Braveheart
    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan
    63 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Mel Gibson
    Braveheart is a historical war drama directed by Mel Gibson, who also stars as the film's protagonist, William Wallace. Set in late 13th century Scotland, the narrative follows Wallace's life from his childhood to his role in leading the Scottish against their English oppressors. The movie features an ensemble cast with notable performances from Sophie Marceau as Princess Isabelle and Patrick McGoohan as King Edward I. Braveheart won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, distinguishing itself for its epic battle scenes and compelling storytelling.

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  • Chouans!


    Sophie Marceau, Lambert Wilson, Philippe Noiret
    25 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Philippe de Broca
    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 Honoré de Balzac, the film is about a woman who must choose between two brothers on opposite sides of the French Civil War of 1793. For her performance in the film, Sophie Marceau received the Cabourg Romantic Film Festival Award for Best Actress.
  • The World Is Not Enough
    Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle
    48 votes
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Michael Apted
    In The World Is Not Enough, James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) is tasked with a mission of protection. He must safeguard Elektra King (Sophie Marceau), the daughter of a murdered oil tycoon, from the ruthless terrorist Renard (Robert Carlyle). As the story unfolds, Bond navigates through a labyrinth of deceit and danger. The film, with its blend of action and espionage, marks the 19th installment in the famed Bond series. Despite being steeped in high-stakes intrigue and thrilling sequences, it also delves into the depths of its characters, offering more than just surface-level excitement.

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