Best Jean-Paul Belmondo movies

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Best Jean-Paul Belmondo movies
We present our ranking of the best Jean-Paul Belmondo movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Jean-Paul Belmondo.

TOP 25:
The Thief of Paris
The Thief of Paris
Original Title: Le Voleur
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Georges Randal
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1967
In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the fiance's family jewels, and enjoys the experience so much that he embarks upon a life-time of burglary.

TOP 24:
L茅on Morin, Priest
L茅on Morin, Priest
Original Title: L茅on Morin, pr锚tre
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Leon Morin
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release: 1961
In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans arrive, Barny sends her half-Jewish daughter to live in a farm in the countryside and finds that Sabine's brother has been arrested and sent to a concentration camp. The atheist Barny decides to baptize her daughter to protect her and chooses priest L茅on Morin to discuss with him themes related to religion and Catholicism and L茅on lends books to her. Barny converts to the Catholicism and becomes closer to L茅on, feeling an unrequited desire for him.


TOP 23:
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Original Title: Les mis茅rables
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Henri Fortin / Jean Valjean
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1995
In France during World War II, a poor and illiterate man, Henri Fortin (Jean-Paul Belmondo), is introduced to Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Mis茅rables and begins to see parallels between the book and his own life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlotte Hope movies?

TOP 22:
Borsalino
Borsalino
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Fran莽ois Capella
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alain Delon movies?

TOP 21:
Greed in the Sun
Greed in the Sun
Original Title: Cent mille dollars au soleil
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Rocco
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1964
Marec, a truck driver is sent by his boss to track down through the Morroccan desert a reckless youngster who stole a brand-new truck and its payload. Riddled with bad luck, Marec will face the dangers of the desert, as well as a fishy partner, and a reluctant, misogynist tow-truck helper until the climactic fight.


TOP 20:
Weekend at Dunkirk
Weekend at Dunkirk
Original Title: Week-end 脿 Zuydcoote
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Julien Maillat
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1964
In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB

TOP 19:
The Magnificent One
The Magnificent One
Original Title: Le Magnifique
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Fran莽ois Merlin / Bob Saint-Clar
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1973
A writer of pulp fiction imagines himself as the dashing hero and his English neighbor as his love interest.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jacqueline Bisset movies?

TOP 18:
The Big Risk
The Big Risk
Original Title: Classe tous risques
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Eric Stark
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1960
On crowded Milan streets, two men execute a split-second payroll heist-in broad daylight-then begin a lightning-paced getaway, via every conveyance available. But after all, when a tough guy's returning to France (where he's been sentenced to death in absentia) after holing up in Italy for nearly a decade, he's got to have some startup money--particularly if he's going back with the wife and kids.


TOP 17:
The Outsider
The Outsider
Original Title: Le marginal
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Commissaire Philippe Jordan
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1983
Philippe Jordan is a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord who is essentially inaccessible -- but not immortal.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Silva movies?

TOP 16:
The Burglars
The Burglars
Original Title: Le Casse
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Azad
Genre: Action, Crime
Release: 1971
In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to set off.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Omar Sharif movies?

TOP 15:

Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces
Original Title: L'As des as
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Jo Cavalier
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1982
In this action comedy the French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics in Hitler's Germany by the little boy Simon Rosenblum who asks his autograph; when it turns out his adorable young fan is a Jewish orphan in danger of persecution, he risks his one shot at Olympic glory to save Simon and his family, helped only by a German officer-gentleman who became his friend in World War I, by an adventurous escape to Switzerland, Nazi troops on their heals and braving impossible odds in roller coaster-style.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adolf Hitler movies?


TOP 14:

Is Paris Burning?

Is Paris Burning?
Original Title: Paris br没le-t-il?
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Yvon Morandat
Genre: War, Drama, History
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 Charles Boyer movies?

TOP 13:

Le Doulos

Le Doulos
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Silien
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1962
Enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel, is released from the slammer and already involved in what should have been a simple heist. By the end of this brutal, twisting, and multilayered policier, who will be left to trust?

TOP 12:

Itinerary of a Spoiled Child

Itinerary of a Spoiled Child
Original Title: Itin茅raire d'un enfant g芒t茅
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Sam Lion
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Release: 1988
A foundling, raised in the circus, Sam Lion becomes a businessman after a trapeze accident. However, when he reaches fifty and becomes tired of his responsibilities and of his son Jean-Philippe, he decides to disappear at sea. However, he runs into Albert Duvivier, one of his former employees. He comes to realise that he has ignored the important things in his life.

TOP 11:

The Professional

The Professional
Original Title: Le Professionnel
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Joss Beaumont
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1981
French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jean Reno movies?


TOP 10:

The Pariah

The Pariah
Original Title: La Scoumoune
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Roberto Borgo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1972
For more than 15 years, two Marseille friends and criminals battle the law, rival gangs, prison authorities and even mined beaches in order to survive.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Claudia Cardinale movies?

TOP 9:

Fear Over the City

Fear Over the City
Original Title: Peur sur la ville
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Commissioner Jean Letellier
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1975
A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the investigation and he has hard work with the maniac.

TOP 8:

The Brain

The Brain
Original Title: Le Cerveau
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Arthur Lespinasse
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Release: 1969
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cynthia Preston movies?

TOP 7:

Up to His Ears

Up to His Ears
Original Title: Les tribulations d'un chinois en Chine
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Arthur Lempereur
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Release: 1965
Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ursula Andress movies?

TOP 6:

A Woman Is a Woman

A Woman Is a Woman
Original Title: Une Femme est une femme
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Alfred Lubitsch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1961
Longing for a baby, a stripper pursues another man in order to make her boyfriend jealous.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anna Karina movies?


TOP 5:

Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou
Original Title: Pierrot le fou
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Ferdinand Griffon, 'Pierrot'
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1965
Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

TOP 4:

That Man from Rio

That Man from Rio
Original Title: L'Homme de Rio
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Adrien Dufourquet
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1964
French military man Adrien Dufourquet gets an eight-day furlough to visit his fianc茅e, Agn猫s. But when he arrives in Paris, he learns that her late father's partner, museum curator Professor Catalan, has just been kidnapped by a group of Amazon tribesmen who have also stolen a priceless statue from the museum. Adrien and Agn猫s pursue the kidnappers to Brazil, where they learn that the statue is the key to a hidden Amazon treasure.

TOP 3:

Breathless

Breathless
Original Title: 脌 bout de souffle
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Michel Poiccard / L谩szl贸 Kov谩cs
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1960
A young car thief kills a policeman and tries to persuade a girl to hide in Italy with him.

TOP 2:

A Monkey in Winter

A Monkey in Winter
Original Title: Un singe en hiver
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Gabriel Fouquet
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1962
The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.

TOP 1:

Two Women

Two Women
Original Title: La ciociara
Jean-Paul Belmondo as: Michele Di Libero
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1960
Widowed shopkeeper Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter Rosetta flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the second World War; they travel to the remote village where Cesira was born. During their journey and in the village and onward, the mother does everything she can to protect Rosetta. Meanwhile, a sensitive young intellectual, Michele, falls in love with Cesira.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Renato Salvatori movies?



If you like the best Jean-Paul Belmondo movies, then you will also like the best Alain Delon movies, where many of their films coincide.