Best Isabelle Adjani movies

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Best Isabelle Adjani movies
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TOP 21:
Ishtar
Ishtar
Isabelle Adjani as: Shirra Assel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1987
Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

TOP 20:
Diabolique
Diabolique
Isabelle Adjani as: Mia Baran
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1996
The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The strain starts to tell on the two women as a retired police investigator who is looking into the disappearance on a whim begins to think that they know more than they are telling, and their mental state is not helped when their victim is seen, apparently alive and well by one of the pupils.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chazz Palminteri movies?


TOP 19:
French Women
French Women
Original Title: Sous les jupes des filles
Isabelle Adjani as: Lily
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2014
A story about 11 girls living in Paris. Each of them has its own problems: career, love life, children. Every girl has their complexes and virtues. They always look elegant, hiding their inner feelings. Will they reach all the goals and overcome all their difficulties?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Audrey Fleurot movies?

TOP 18:
Mammuth
Mammuth
Isabelle Adjani as: L'amour perdu de Serge
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2010
Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant oublié de le déclarer ! Poussé par Catherine, sa femme, il enfourche sa vieille moto des années 70, une " Mammut " qui lui vaut son surnom, et part à la recherche de ses bulletins de salaires. Durant son périple, il retrouve son passé et sa quête de documents administratifs devient bientôt accessoire...

TOP 17:
Bon voyage
Bon voyage
Isabelle Adjani as: Viviane Denvers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2003
Isabelle Adjani and Gerard Depardieu star in director Jean-Paul Rappenau's amusing farce set on the eve of World War II, which follows the intersecting lives of four Parisians as they cope with the impending invasion of their city by German forces. As the French government braces for impact, the lives of a young writer, a vain movie star, a French politician and a young scientist are examined as they attempt to deal with war and evade German spies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Coyote movies?


TOP 16:
Deadly Circuit
Deadly Circuit
Original Title: Mortelle randonnée
Isabelle Adjani as: Catherine Leiris / Lucie Brentano / Ève Granger / Dorothée Ortis / Ariane Chevalier / Charlotte Vincent
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Release: 1983
Beauvoir, lonely, aging private detective, is put on the bloody track of beautiful Catherine Leiris who kills and robs her rich husband(s) on their wedding night. Although he never approaches her directly, he follows her and increasingly feels to be telepathically connected to her, because she reminds him of his daughter he never met. After he led a blind artist, Catherine's truly beloved spouse, into a bus accident, she makes a living by bank robbery with young Betty till Betty gets shot. Alone again, Catherine leads a sad, uneventful life as a waitress, when she meets her follower.

TOP 15:

David et Madame Hansen

David et Madame Hansen
Isabelle Adjani as: Madame Hansen-Bergmann
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2012

TOP 14:

Subway

Subway
Isabelle Adjani as: Héléna
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1985
Fred, a raffish safe blower, takes refuge in the Paris Metro after being chased by the henchmen of a shady businessman from whom he has just stolen some documents. While hiding out in the back rooms and conduits of the Metro, Fred encounters a subterranean society of eccentric characters and petty criminals.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Lambert movies?


TOP 13:

The Slap

The Slap
Original Title: La Gifle
Isabelle Adjani as: Isabelle Doulean
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1974
A Parisian teacher (Lino Ventura) loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.

TOP 12:

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel
Isabelle Adjani as: Camille Claudel
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Release: 1988
The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.

TOP 11:

The World Is Yours

The World Is Yours
Original Title: Le monde est à toi
Isabelle Adjani as: Danny
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2018
To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vincent Cassel movies?


TOP 10:

The Story of Adele H.

The Story of Adele H.
Original Title: L'Histoire d'Adèle H.
Isabelle Adjani as: Adèle Hugo
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1975
Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of Adèle Lewly. Albert continues to reject her, but she remains obsessive in her quest to win him over.

TOP 9:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Martin movies?

TOP 8:

Monsieur Ibrahim

Monsieur Ibrahim
Original Title: Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran
Isabelle Adjani as: Star
Genre: Drama
Release: 2003
Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The film is based on a book of the popular book by the French author Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.

TOP 7:

Skirt Day

Skirt Day
Original Title: La Journée de la jupe
Isabelle Adjani as: Sonia Bergerac
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
A troubled and emotionally fragile woman finds herself at the center of a firestorm, in this gut-wrenching psychological drama.


TOP 6:

The Driver

The Driver
Isabelle Adjani as: The Player
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1978
The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He promises pardons to a gang if they help to convict him in a set-up robbery. The Driver seeks help from The Player to mislead the detective.

TOP 5:

Queen Margot

Queen Margot
Original Title: La Reine Margot
Isabelle Adjani as: Margot
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1994
The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the Hugenot King Henri of Navarre. Catherine of Medici maintains her behind-the-scenes power by ordering assaults, poisonings, and instigations to incest.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Kretschmann movies?

TOP 4:

One Deadly Summer

One Deadly Summer
Original Title: L'Eté meurtrier
Isabelle Adjani as: Eliane dite 'Elle'
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1983
In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder (she's myopic and hates her reputation as a dunce and as easy); she moves in with him, knits baby clothes, and plans their wedding. Is this love or some kind of plot? She asks Pin-Pon's mother and aunt about the piano in the barn: who delivered it on a November night in 1955? Why does she want to know, and what does it have to do with her mother's sorrows, her father's injury, this quick marriage, and the last name on her birth certificate?

TOP 3:

Possession

Possession
Isabelle Adjani as: Anna / Helen
Genre: Horror
Release: 1981
A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and bizarre incidents that indicate something more than a possessed love affair.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Madison Davenport movies?

TOP 2:

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre
Original Title: Nosferatu - Phantom der Nacht
Isabelle Adjani as: Lucy Harker
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 1979
Jonathan Harker, a real state agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in Wismar. Once Jonathan is caught under his evil spell, Dracula travels to Wismar where he meets the beautiful Lucy, Jonathan's wife, while a plague spreads through the town, now ruled by death.


TOP 1:

The Tenant

The Tenant
Original Title: Le locataire
Isabelle Adjani as: Stella
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1976
A quiet and inconspicuous man rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill himself.


If you like the best Isabelle Adjani movies, then you will also like the best Chazz Palminteri movies, where many of their films coincide.