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The Best Yves Montand Movies  

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

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List features films like Jean de Florette, The Red Circle and more!

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Yves Montand, Darío Moreno, Peter van Eyck
The Wages of Fear is a 1953 French-Italian thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Yves Montand, and based on a 1950 novel by Georges Arnaud. When a South American oil well ...more
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Simone Signoret, Mylène Demongeot, Yves Montand
The Crucible is a 1957 joint Franco-East German film production directed by Raymond Rouleau with a screenplay adapted by Jean-Paul Sartre from the 1953 play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. The ...more
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Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Gabriele Ferzetti
The Confession is a 1970 French-Italian film directed by Costa Gavras and stars Yves Montand and Simone Signoret. It is based on the true story of the Czechoslovak communist Artur London, a ...more
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Emmanuelle Béart, Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil
Manon des Sources is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language film. Directed by Claude Berri, it is the second of two films adapted from the 1966 two-volume novel ...more
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Gérard Depardieu, Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil
Jean de Florette is a 1986 French period drama film directed by Claude Berri, based on a novel by Marcel Pagnol. It is followed by Manon des Sources. The film takes place in rural Provence, ...more
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Candice Bergen, Annie Girardot, Yves Montand
Live for Life is a 1967 French film directed by Claude Lelouch starring Yves Montand, Candice Bergen and Annie Girardot. The film won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and was ...more
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Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Jacques Perrin
Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis ...more
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Marilyn Monroe, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly
Let's Make Love is a 1960 musical comedy film made by 20th Century Fox in DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope. It was directed by George Cukor and produced by Jerry Wald from a screenplay by Norman ...more
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Catherine Deneuve, Dana Wynter, Yves Montand
Le Sauvage is a 1975 French film starring Yves Montand and Catherine Deneuve. The film was a commercial success with a total of 2,373,738 admissions in France and was the 12th highest grossing ...more
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Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Louis Trintignant
The Sleeping Car Murders is a 1965 French mystery film directed by Costa Gavras from the novel by Sébastien Japrisot. It stars Simone Signoret, Michel Piccoli, Yves Montand, Jean-Louis ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand, Bob Newhart
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever is a 1970 musical/romantic fantasy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner is adapted from his book for the 1965 stage production ...more
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Yves Montand, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volonté
Le Cercle Rouge is a 1970 crime film set in Paris, France. It was directed by Jean-Pierre Melville and stars Alain Delon, Andre Bourvil, Gian Maria Volonté and Yves Montand. It is known ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins
Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French ...more
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James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Toshiro Mifune
Grand Prix is a 1966 American action film with an international cast. The picture was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves ...more
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Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Bujold, Yves Montand
The War is Over is a French drama film about a leftist in Franco's Spain, directed by Alain Resnais and starring Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, and Geneviève Bujold.
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Jane Fonda, Yves Montand, Vittorio Caprioli
Tout va bien is a 1972 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and collaborator Jean-Pierre Gorin and starring Jane Fonda and Yves Montand. The film's title means "everything goes well." It ...more
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Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Perkins, Yul Brynner
Goodbye Again, released in Europe as Aimez-vous Brahms?, is a 1961 romantic drama film produced and directed by Anatole Litvak. The screenplay was written by Samuel A. Taylor, based on the novel ...more
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Shirley MacLaine, Edward G. Robinson, Yves Montand
My Geisha is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Jack Cardiff, starring Yves Montand, Shirley MacLaine, and Edward G. Robinson, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was produced by ...more
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Carole Laure, Yves Montand, Jean-François Balmer
La menace is a 1977 French-Canadian film directed by Alain Corneau and starring Yves Montand, Carole Laure and Marie Dubois.
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Yves Montand, Catriona MacColl, Françoise Fabian
Trois places pour le 26 is a 1988 musical film written and directed by Jacques Demy.
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Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni, Yves Montand
The Law is a 1959 Italian film directed by Jules Dassin.
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Yves Montand, Maria Schell, Jean Rochefort
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Yves Montand
Letter to Jane is a postscript film to Tout va bien directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin and made under the auspices of the Dziga Vertov Group. Narrated in a back-and-forth style by ...more
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Terence Hill, Alida Valli, Yves Montand
The Wide Blue Road is a 1957 Italian romance drama film directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and Maleno Malenotti.
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Yves Montand, Pierre Brasseur, Serge Reggiani
Gates of the Night is a 1946 film directed by Marcel Carné.