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The Best Vincent Cassel Movies 

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

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

List ranges from Shrek to Sheitan and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Vincent Cassel movies?" and "What are the greatest Vincent Cassel roles of all time?"

Vincent Cassel has worked with many famous directors, including big names like David Cronenberg and Steven Soderbergh. Movie fans who love Vincent Cassel have also been known to enjoy films starring Guy Pearce and Michael Fassbender.

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Vincent Cassel, Saïd Taghmaoui, Benoît Magimel

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

La Haine is a 1995 French black-and-white drama/suspense film written, co-edited, and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. It is commonly released under its French title in the English-speaking world, ...more
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Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder

Released: 2010

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production ...more

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Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Gaspar Noé

Released: 2002

Directed by: Gaspar Noé

Irréversible is a 2002 French mystery thriller film written and directed by Gaspar Noé, starring Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel and Albert Dupontel. The film employs a non-linear ...more

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Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Dominique Sanda

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz

The Crimson Rivers is a 2000 French psychological horror film starring Jean Reno and Vincent Cassel. The film, which was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, is based on the best-selling novel Les ...more
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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vincent Cassel Movies
Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

Released: 2001

Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of ...more

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Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich

Released: 1999

Directed by: Luc Besson

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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Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Eastern Promises is a 2007 British-Canadian-American thriller film directed by David Cronenberg, from a screenplay written by Steven Knight. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent ...more

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Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Cronenberg

A Dangerous Method is a 2011 historical film directed by David Cronenberg and starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. The screenplay was adapted by ...more

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Gérard Depardieu, Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jean-François Richet

Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts: Part Two is a 2008 crime fiction film written by Abdel Raouf Dafri, Jean-François Richet and directed by Jean-François Richet.
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Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Devos, Olivier Gourmet

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jacques Audiard

Read My Lips is a 2001 French film by Jacques Audiard, co-written with Tonino Benacquista. The film stars Vincent Cassel as Paul, an ex-con on parole, and Emmanuelle Devos as Carla, a nearly ...more
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Gérard Depardieu, Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jean-François Richet

Mesrine: A Film in Two Parts: Part One is a 2008 biography film written by Abdel Raouf Dafri and directed by Jean-François Richet.
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Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Tchéky Karyo

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jan Kounen

Dobermann is a French film directed by Jan Kounen starring Tchéky Karyo, Vincent Cassel and Monica Bellucci.
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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

Released: 1998

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, ...more

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The Newton Boys Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson

Released: 1998

Directed by: Richard Linklater

The Newton Boys is a 1998 American comedy-drama film based on the true story of the Newton Gang. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Dwight ...more

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Juliette Lewis, Eddie Izzard, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jan Kounen

Blueberry is a 2004 French film directed by Jan Kounen. It is an adaptation of the Franco-Belgian comic book series Blueberry, illustrated by Jean Giraud and scripted by Jean-Michel Charlier. ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Clive Owen, Melissa George

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Derailed is a 2005 British-American thriller film based on the novel of the same name by James Siegel. The film is directed by Mikael Håfström and stars Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, ...more

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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

Released: 2004

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 American comedy film, which acts as the sequel to 2001's Ocean's Eleven. Like its predecessor, which was a remake of the 1960 film Ocean's 11, the film was directed by ...more

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Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, Vincent Cassel

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ade Edmondson

Guest House Paradiso is a 1999 British slapstick dark comedy written by and starring comic duo Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and directed by Edmondson - his directorial debut for a feature ...more
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Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg

Released: 2002

Directed by: Paul McGuigan

The Reckoning is a 2003 British-Spanish murder mystery drama film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee, Brian Cox and Vincent Cassel. It was ...more

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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino

Released: 2007

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 sequel ...more

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Roy Dupuis, Florence Thomassin, Gilles Lellouche

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jean-François Richet

Mesrine is a two-part 2008 French film directed by Jean-François Richet and written by Abdel Raouf Dafri and Richet. The first part's script was based on the autobiographical book ...more
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Rosario Dawson, James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel

Released: 2013

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Trance is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge from a story by Ahearne. The film stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, ...more
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Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Romane Bohringer

Released: 1996

Directed by: Gilles Mimouni

The Apartment is a 1996 French film directed by Gilles Mimouni and starring Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci and Romane Bohringer.
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Our Day Will Come is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Vincent Cassel Movies
Our Day Will Come Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthelemy, Justine Lerooy

Released: 2010

Directed by: Romain Gavras

Our Day Will Come is a 2010 drama film written by Romain Gavras and Karim Boukercha and directed by Romain Gavras.
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Camilla Belle, Vincent Cassel, Laura Neiva

Released: 2009

Directed by: Heitor Dhalia

Adrift is a 2009 Brazilian drama film directed by Heitor Dhalia, starring Camilla Belle and Vincent Cassel. It competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.