Best Jean Reno movies

| FILM AND TV
Best Jean Reno movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Jean Reno movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Jean Reno.

TOP 25:
French Kiss
French Kiss
Jean Reno as: Inspector Jean-Paul Cardon
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1995
The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of value that has a petty thief chasing her across France as she chases after her future husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kevin Kline movies?

TOP 24:
Wasabi
Wasabi
Original Title: WASABI
Jean Reno as: Hubert Fiorentini
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2001
Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his girlfriend who left him shortly after marriage without a trace.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carole Bouquet movies?


TOP 23:
Flyboys
Flyboys
Jean Reno as: Capt. Thenault
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 2006
The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jesse Plemons movies?

TOP 22:
The Last Battle
The Last Battle
Original Title: Le dernier combat
Jean Reno as: The Brute
Genre: Science Fiction
Release: 1983
The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" (played by Jean Reno) on his journey through a world filled by people rendered nearly mute by some unknown incident.

TOP 21:
Our Summer in Provence
Our Summer in Provence
Original Title: Avis de mistral
Jean Reno as: Paul
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2014
Lea, Adrian, and their little brother Theo, born deaf, go on holiday in Provence with their grandfather, Paul "Oliveron" they never met because of a family quarrel. It is not the holidays they dreamed, especially their father announced yesterday that he was leaving the house. In less than 24 hours, it is the clash of generations between teenagers and a grandfather they believe psycho. A wrong. Because the turbulent past will resurface and Paul Seventies will land deep in the Alpilles. During this summer tormented both generations will be processed one by the other.


TOP 20:
Subway
Subway
Jean Reno as: Le Batteur
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 Isabelle Adjani movies?

TOP 19:
22 Bullets
22 Bullets
Original Title: L'Immortel
Jean Reno as: Charly Matteï
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2010
Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 bullets in his body. Against all the odds, he doesn't die...

TOP 18:
The Day of the Crows
The Day of the Crows
Original Title: Le Jour des Corneilles
Jean Reno as: Le père Courge (voice)
Genre: Animation
Release: 2012
In a cabin of the deep of the forest, a child and his father leas a wild and hard life in utmost isolation. The child grows up fearing and admiring his father, with the ghosts haunting the forest as his only companions. Until the day he discovers the neighbouring village and meets a young girl there, Manon. At her side, he discovers that love exists. From then on he won't cease to search for the place where his father's love for him is hiding.


TOP 17:
Beyond the Clouds
Beyond the Clouds
Original Title: Al di là delle nuvole
Jean Reno as: Carlo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards the true image of that absolute and mysterious reality that nobody will ever see".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sophie Marceau movies?

TOP 16:
Ruby & Quentin
Ruby & Quentin
Original Title: Tais-toi !
Jean Reno as: Ruby
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2003
After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Leonor Varela movies?

TOP 15:

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
Jean Reno as: Captain Bezu Fache
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2006
A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jürgen Prochnow movies?


TOP 14:

The Tiger and the Snow

The Tiger and the Snow
Original Title: La tigre e la neve
Jean Reno as: Fuad
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
Love and injury in time of war. Attilio de Giovanni teaches poetry in Italy. He has a romantic soul, and women love him. But he is in love with Vittoria, and the love is unrequited. Every night he dreams of marrying her, in his boxer shorts and t-shirt, as Tom Waits sings. Vittoria travels to Iraq with her friend, Fuad, a poet; they are there with the second Gulf War breaks out. Vittoria is injured. Attilio must get to her side, and then, as war rages around him, he must find her the medical care she needs. In war, does love conquer all?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emilia Fox movies?

TOP 13:

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector and the Search for Happiness
Jean Reno as: Diego Baresco
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2014
Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any happier. So Hector decides to break out of his deluded and routine driven life. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. And so begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Toni Collette movies?

TOP 12:

The Girl in the Fog

The Girl in the Fog
Original Title: La ragazza nella nebbia
Jean Reno as: Augusto Flores
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2017
Based on the bestselling novel by Donato Carrisi, THE GIRL IN THE FOG is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to a hazy mountain village where enigmatic Detective Vogel is investigating on the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna Lou. But with the case at the heart of a media storm, the fine line between the police and criminals begins to blur and soon everyone becomes a suspect.

TOP 11:

Ronin

Ronin
Jean Reno as: Vincent
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1998
A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of recovering the case.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mie Hama movies?


TOP 10:

The Crimson Rivers

The Crimson Rivers
Original Title: Les Rivières pourpres
Jean Reno as: Pierre Niemans
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2000
Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, more murders are committed, and the pair begin to discover just what dark secrets are behind the killings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vincent Cassel movies?

TOP 9:

Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible
Jean Reno as: Franz Krieger
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller
Release: 1996
When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeff Chase movies?

TOP 8:

Brothers of the Wind

Brothers of the Wind
Jean Reno as: Danzer
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Release: 2015
The way of the eagle is to raise two chicks. The stronger is destined always to throw the weaker from the nest. Man also has his ways, often to hurt those closest to him. Lukas suffers at the hands of a father who has withdrawn since the loss of his wife. Killed whilst rescuing the infant Lukas, the boy now carries the burden of her death. Our eagle’s story begins in the nest. The first-born chick pushes his weaker brother to a certain death on the forest floor. But fate intervenes and the chick is found by Lukas. Naming him Abel, Lukas cares for the creature in secret, finding a love and companionship denied to him at home. But when the day comes to release Abel back into the wild, will Lukas find his own release into a new life?

TOP 7:

The Promise

The Promise
Jean Reno as: Admiral Fournet
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Release: 2016
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlotte Le Bon movies?

TOP 6:

The Visitors

The Visitors
Original Title: Les Visiteurs
Jean Reno as: Godefroy de Papincourt
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1993
This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world. To avoid being stuck here for good, however, they soon begin an all-out cosmic assault on their former castle -- now a luxury hotel -- in their quest to return to the past.


TOP 5:

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita
Original Title: Nikita
Jean Reno as: Victor
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1990
A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.

TOP 4:

The Big Blue

The Big Blue
Original Title: Le Grand Bleu
Jean Reno as: Enzo Molinari
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the footsteps of his father, who died at sea when Jacques was a boy; to the bewilderment of scientists, Jacques harbors a remarkable ability to adjust his heart rate and breathing pattern in the water, so that his vital signs more closely resemble that of dolphins than men (he even considers a school of dolphins as his extended family). As Enzo persuades a reluctant Jacques to compete against him in a free diving contest -- determining who can dive deeper and longer without scuba gear -- Jacques meets Johana, a beautiful insurance investigator from America, and he finds that he must choose between his love for her and his love of the sea.

TOP 3:

Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda
Jean Reno as: Sabena Airlines President, Mr. Tillens
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2004
Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

TOP 2:

The Round Up

The Round Up
Original Title: La Rafle
Jean Reno as: Dr. David Sheinbaum
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2010
A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

TOP 1:

Léon: The Professional

Léon: The Professional
Jean Reno as: Léon Montana
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Release: 1994
Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Léon's footsteps.



If you like the best Jean Reno movies, then you will also like the best Hiroyuki Sanada movies, where many of their films coincide.