Best Alain Delon movies

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Best Alain Delon movies
Today we present the best Alain Delon movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Alain Delon:

TOP 25:
Scorpio
Scorpio
Alain Delon as: Jean 'Scorpio' Laurier
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1973
Cross is an old hand at the CIA who often teams up with Frenchman Jean “Scorpio” Laurier, a gifted freelance operative. After their last mission together, the CIA orders Scorpio to eliminate Cross, leaving him no choice but to obey.

TOP 24:
The Black Tulip
The Black Tulip
Original Title: La tulipe noire
Alain Delon as: Julien/Guillaume de Saint Preux
Genre: Adventure
Release: 1964
In 1789, when the Revolution went on, a bandit named "Black Tulip" held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear. The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a revolutioner but Count Guillaume de Saint Preux "plays" this benefactor.


TOP 23:
Zorro
Zorro
Alain Delon as: Don Diego / El Zorro
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Release: 1975
A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta will believe he poses no threat. But secretly he masquerades as Zorro, and joins the monk Francisco and the beautiful aristocrat Hortensia in their fight for justice against Huerta and his soldiers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rufus Sewell movies?

TOP 22:
Flic Story
Flic Story
Alain Delon as: Roger Borniche
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Release: 1975
The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a murderous rampage through the French capital.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Renato Salvatori movies?

TOP 21:
Borsalino and Co.
Borsalino and Co.
Alain Delon as: Roch Siffredi
Genre: Crime
Release: 1974
Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."


TOP 20:
Joy House
Joy House
Original Title: Les félins
Alain Delon as: Marc
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1964
A small-time con man on the run from the gangster husband of his girlfriend hides out in a strange, brooding mansion run by two mysterious women. There he finds himself trapped in deception between the two women. Shot on location in the French Riviera.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Fonda movies?

TOP 19:
Farewell, Friend
Farewell, Friend
Original Title: Adieu l'ami
Alain Delon as: Dino Barran
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1968
After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become locked in during a holiday weekend as the attempt to crack the safe's combination.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brigitte Fossey movies?

TOP 18:
Un Flic
Un Flic
Original Title: Un flic
Alain Delon as: Commissaire Edouard Coleman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1972
A Parisian police chief has an affair, but unbeknownst to him, the boyfriend of the woman he’s having an affair with is a bank robber planning a heist.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine Deneuve movies?


TOP 17:
Any Number Can Win
Any Number Can Win
Original Title: Mélodie en sous-sol
Alain Delon as: Francis Verlot
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1963
Charles, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino.

TOP 16:
Borsalino
Borsalino
Alain Delon as: Roch Siffredi
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1970
In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business for themselves, their easy-going approach to crime starts to change.

TOP 15:

The Last Adventure

The Last Adventure
Original Title: Les Aventuriers
Alain Delon as: Manu
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1967
Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast of Congo stuffed with riches. The adventurers set off to find the loot.


TOP 14:

The Widow Couderc

The Widow Couderc
Original Title: La Veuve Couderc
Alain Delon as: Jean Lavigne
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Release: 1971
Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is enjoying being in control of the farm. And then she hires the handsome stranger who helped her carry the new incubator for chicks from the bus and across the canal. In the house by the canal with the job of raising and lowering the bridge for passing boats lives the widow's envious sister-in-law along with husband and nubile daughter.

TOP 13:

Two Men in Town

Two Men in Town
Original Title: Deux hommes dans la ville
Alain Delon as: Gino Strabliggi
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1973
A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gérard Depardieu movies?

TOP 12:

Red Sun

Red Sun
Original Title: Soleil Rouge
Alain Delon as: Gauche
Genre: Western
Release: 1971
In 1870, Japanese ambassador Sakaguchi and his entourage travel by train to Washington to deliver a valuable sword to the President of the United States, a gift from the Emperor of Japan. On board the same train are two robbers, Link and Gauche, ready to make their move…
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ursula Andress movies?

TOP 11:

The Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool
Original Title: La Piscine
Alain Delon as: Paul
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1969
Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his beautiful teenage daughter to spend a few days with them. From the first moment, a certain uneasiness and tension begin to develop between the four, which soon escalates in a dangerous love-game.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Romy Schneider movies?


TOP 10:

Is Paris Burning?

Is Paris Burning?
Original Title: Paris brûle-t-il?
Alain Delon as: Jacques Chaban-Delmas
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1966
Near the end of World War II, Gen. Dietrich von Choltitz receives orders to burn down Paris if it becomes clear the Allies are going to invade, or if he cannot maintain control of the city. After much contemplation Choltitz decides to ignore his orders, enraging the Germans and giving hope to various resistance factions that the city will be liberated. Choltitz, along with Swedish diplomat Raoul Nordling, helps a resistance leader organize his forces.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kirk Douglas movies?

TOP 9:

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein
Alain Delon as: Mr. Robert Klein
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1976
Paris, France, 1942, during the Nazi occupation. Robert Klein, a successful art dealer who benefits from the misfortunes of those who are ruthlessly persecuted, discovers by chance that there is another Robert Klein, apparently a Jewish man; someone with whom he could be mistakenly identified, something dangerous in such harsh times.

TOP 8:

Purple Noon

Purple Noon
Original Title: Plein soleil
Alain Delon as: Tom Ripley
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1960
Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.

TOP 7:

Le Cercle Rouge

Le Cercle Rouge
Original Title: Le Cercle rouge
Alain Delon as: Corey
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1970
When French criminal Corey gets released from prison, he resolves to never return. He is quickly pulled back into the underworld, however, after a chance encounter with escaped murderer Vogel. Along with former policeman and current alcoholic Jansen, they plot an intricate jewel heist. All the while, quirky Police Commissioner Mattei, who was the one to lose custody of Vogel, is determined to find him.

TOP 6:

The Leopard

The Leopard
Original Title: Il gattopardo
Alain Delon as: Tancredi Falconeri
Genre: Drama
Release: 1963
As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war hero nephew, Tancredi, to marry Angelica, the beautiful daughter of gauche, bourgeois Don Calogero, in order to maintain the family's accustomed level of comfort and political clout.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Burt Lancaster movies?


TOP 5:

The Sicilian Clan

The Sicilian Clan
Original Title: Le Clan des Siciliens
Alain Delon as: Roger Startet
Genre: Crime
Release: 1969
Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's American friend Tony Nicosia suggests that a better way to get the rocks would be to hijack the transport plane while it is en route to New York. The dogged inspector Le Goff is using all the available resources to thwart their plans. Though the heist itself is successful, Santet finds himself trapped by the mob because of his fling with Manalese's daughter-in-law

TOP 4:

Indian Summer

Indian Summer
Original Title: La prima notte di quiete
Alain Delon as: Daniele Dominici
Genre: Drama
Release: 1972
In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the local high school replacing another teacher. His relationship with his partner Monica is in crisis and he spends most of the time with his new acquaintances and gamblers Giorgio, Marcello and Gerardo. In classroom, he meets the gorgeous nineteen years old student Vanina Abati, who is Gerardo's girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Warner movies?

TOP 3:

L'Eclisse

L'Eclisse
Original Title: L'eclisse
Alain Delon as: Piero
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release: 1962
This romantic drama by Michelangelo Antonioni follows the love life of Vittoria, a beautiful literary translator living in Rome. After splitting from her writer boyfriend, Riccardo, Vittoria meets Piero, a lively stockbroker, on the hectic floor of the Roman stock exchange. Though Vittoria and Piero begin a relationship, it is not one without difficulties, and their commitment to one another is tested during an eclipse.

TOP 2:

Le Samouraï

Le Samouraï
Alain Delon as: Jef Costello
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1967
In a career-defining performance, Alain Delon plays Jef Costello, a contract killer with samurai instincts. After carrying out a flawlessly planned hit, Jef finds himself caught between a persistent police investigator and a ruthless employer, and not even his armor of fedora and trench coat can protect him. An elegantly stylized masterpiece of cool by maverick director Jean‑Pierre Melville, Le samouraï is a razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture—with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology.

TOP 1:

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers
Original Title: Rocco e i suoi fratelli
Alain Delon as: Rocco Parondi
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1960
When a widow’s family moves to the big city, two of her sons become romantic rivals, with deadly results.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Claudia Cardinale movies?



If you like the best Alain Delon movies, then you will also like the best Renato Salvatori movies, where many of their films coincide.