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List of Leslie Caron Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Father Goose (1964)
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3
Father Goose
21
3

Father Goose is a romantic comedy war adventure film which tells the story of an American man who is persuaded to live in an isolated island during the World War II, to spy on planes that pass over the area. His life takes a turn when he meets a schoolteacher trying to save herself and her students from the Japanese forces.

Role:
Catherine
Starring:
Cary Grant, Trevor Howard, Jack Good, Sharyl Locke
Directed By:
Ralph Nelson
2. The L-Shaped Room (1962)
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2
The L-Shaped Room
18
2
Role:
Jane Fosset
Starring:
Tom Bell, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix
Directed By:
Bryan Forbes
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress
3. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
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3
The Man Who Loved Women
14
3

When Bertrand Morane, a forty year old engineer passes away, his funeral is attended by several women whom he had loved. The film then proceeds to show us his life and love affairs in flashbacks.   

Role:
Véra
Starring:
Nathalie Baye, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Charles Denner
Directed By:
François Truffaut
4. Lili (1953)
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4
Lili
15
4
Role:
Lili Daurier
Starring:
Mel Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Amanda Blake, Kurt Kasznar, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Directed By:
Charles Walters
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
5. Imperative (1982)
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2
Imperative
12
2
Starring:
Robert Powell, Brigitte Fossey, Sigfrit Steiner, Matthias Habich
Directed By:
Krzysztof Zanussi
6. An American in Paris (1951)
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3
An American in Paris
TV-PG
17
3

Considered as one of the best musicals by the American Film Institute, An American in Paris is an Oscar-winning film, which tells the story of Jerry Mulligan, a struggling American artist living in Paris, who meets an influential heiress who is attracted to him. However, he is attracted to another young French girl, and now he must make a choice.  

Role:
Lise Bouvier
Starring:
Gene Kelly, Oscar Levant, Nina Foch, Georges Guétary
Directed By:
8. Gigi (1958)
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2
Gigi
G
17
2

Gigi is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a rich playboy who begins a friendship with a young woman who is being trained to become a courtesan.

Role:
Gigi
Starring:
Directed By:
9. The Story of Three Loves (1953)
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2
The Story of Three Loves
12
2

This technicolour anthology film presents three stories narrated by three passengers on board a cruiser. The relationship between a ballet choreographer and a ballerina with a heart condition is featured in the first. In the second, a boy miraculously converts into a young man and charms his governess. In the third, a failed trapeze artist along with a suicidal woman perform a daring circus act. 

Role:
Mademoiselle (segment "Mademoiselle")
Directed By:
11. All Stars (1980)
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3
All Stars
11
3
Role:
Lucille Berger
Starring:
Pierre Rousseau, Kitty Kortes-Lynch, Rémi Laurent, Jérôme Foulon
Directed By:
Michel Lang
12. Chocolat (2000)
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2
Chocolat
PG-13
13
2

Vianne Rocher, along with her six year old daughter Anouk arrives in a small conservative French village headed by Mayor Reynaud and much to his resentment opens a chocolate shop. Her affable nature and delicious chocolates soon win over a number of town’s people; however, the Mayor remains skeptical. Things take a turn when a group of gypsy travellers come to the town.

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Peter Stormare, Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Lena Olin
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
13. Daddy Long Legs (1955)
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Daddy Long Legs
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4
Role:
Julie Andre
Starring:
Fred Astaire, Thelma Ritter, Fred Clark, Terry Moore
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
14. The Man with a Cloak (1951)
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2
The Man with a Cloak
11
2

Madeline Minot arrives in New York, to ask for monetary aid from Charles Thevenet, on behalf of his grandson Paul, fighting in the French revolution. But she finds her and Charles’ lives in danger at the hands of the scheming housekeeper Lorna Bounty, the butler, and the cook, and her only friend is the heavy-drinking poet Dupin. 

Role:
Madeline Minot
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck, Joseph Cotten, Louis Calhern, Joe De Santis
Directed By:
Fletcher Markle
15. Dangerous Moves (1984)
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2
Dangerous Moves
12
2

Also referred to as La Diagonale du fou, the movie is a riveting tale of two men playing at the finals of a Chess Championship, but much more than the game is at stake. Soviet Chess champion, Avika Liebskind, is under pressure from the USSR to beat Pavius Fromm, who has defected to the West.  

Role:
Henia Liebskind
Starring:
Liv Ullmann, Michel Piccoli, Wojciech Pszoniak, Alexandre Arbatt
Directed By:
Richard Dembo
16. Il padre di famiglia (1967)
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3
Il padre di famiglia
GP
11
3

A man reconsiders his position as the head of the family as his children are born, bringing about a change in the family dynamics.

Role:
Paola, Marco's wife
Starring:
Claudine Auger, Mario Carotenuto, Ugo Tognazzi, Nino Manfredi
Directed By:
Nanni Loy
17. The Glass Slipper (1955)
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2
The Glass Slipper
12
2
Role:
Ella
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Keenan Wynn, Amanda Blake, Walter Pidgeon, Michael Wilding
Directed By:
Charles Walters
18. Surreal Estate (1976)
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2
Surreal Estate
R
11
2

Surreal Estate is a mystery drama film which tells the story of Eric Sange, an English novelist, who is thinking of buying a house in France as an investment. He soon comes across a mansion which is inhabited by three strange women, and he finds himself drawn to an irresistible mystery.

Role:
Céleste
Starring:
Corin Redgrave, Marie-France Pisier, Bulle Ogier, Marilyn Jones
Directed By:
Eduardo de Gregorio
19. A Very Special Favor (1965)
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2
A Very Special Favor
13
2

Oil baron Paul Chadwick, who is also a notorious womanizer, wins a legal case by charming the female judge. The opposing lawyer Michel is infuriated at this, and asks him for a favor in exchange for not exposing him. He is asked to seduce her estranged daughter, in order to break her engagement to a suitor, whom she doesn’t approve of.

Role:
Dr. Lauren Boullard
Starring:
Rock Hudson, Charles Boyer, Walter Slezak, Dick Shawn
Directed By:
Michael Gordon
20. Damage (1992)
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4
Damage
R
12
4

Damage is a romantic psychological thriller film which tells the story of British politician Stephen who is in a dull but stable marriage. When he meets the fiancee of his son, he becomes quite attracted to her, and begins an intense affair. As the situation worsens, Stephen finds himself struggling to avoid destroying himself and his family.

Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Miranda Richardson, Peter Stormare, Juliette Binoche, Rupert Graves, Ian Bannen
Directed By:
21. Funny Bones (1995)
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4
Funny Bones
R
10
4
Role:
Katie Parker
Starring:
Jerry Lewis, Oliver Platt, Richard Griffiths, Lee Evans, Oliver Reed
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
22. Austerlitz (1960)
10
3
Austerlitz
10
3

Austerlitz is a 1960 historical war drama film, which tells the story of Napoleon’s coronation as emperor, and his victory in the Battle of Austerlitz, against Austrian and Russian forces. 

Role:
Mlle de Vaudey
Starring:
Claudia Cardinale, Jack Palance, Vittorio De Sica, Orson Welles, Pierre Mondy
Directed By:
Abel Gance
23. Valentino (1977)
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2
Valentino
R
12
2
Role:
Alla Nazimova
Starring:
Michelle Phillips, Ken Russell, John Ratzenberger, Felicity Kendal, Rudolf Nureyev
Directed By:
24. Guns of Darkness (1962)
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3
Guns of Darkness
10
3

Despite their disagreements as a married couple, Tom and Claire try their best to help President Rivera cross the border during a state of emergency.

Role:
Claire Jordan
Starring:
David Niven, James Robertson Justice, David Opatoshu, Derek Godfrey
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
25. The Doctor's Dilemma (1958)
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2
The Doctor's Dilemma
12
2

A single doctor who is about to be awarded the knighthood, for his claim of curing tuberculosis, finds himself falling for a beautiful and charming woman, who wants him to save her artist husband. When the doctor finds that her husband has an immoral character, he is unsure whether he should save him or not.  

Role:
Mrs. Dubedat
Starring:
Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Robert Morley, John Robinson
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
26. Glory Alley (1952)
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3
Glory Alley
10
3
Role:
Angela
Starring:
Gilbert Roland, John McIntire, Ralph Meeker, Kurt Kasznar
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
27. Gaby (1956)
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2
Gaby
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2
Role:
Gaby
Starring:
Cedric Hardwicke, Margalo Gillmore, Taina Elg, John Kerr
Directed By:
Curtis Bernhardt
28. Three Fables of Love (1962)
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2
Three Fables of Love
10
2
Role:
Annie (segment "Les deux pigeons")
Starring:
Anna Karina, Charles Aznavour, Rossano Brazzi, Michel Serrault, Raymond Bussières, Jean Poiret
Directed By:
René Clair, Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger
29. Chanel Solitaire (1981)
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2
Chanel Solitaire
R
9
2

Chanel Solitaire is a biographical romantic drama film which tells the story of French fashion designer Gabrielle Chanel. The film shows us how she was brought up in an orphanage, and later started training as a milliner. It also focuses on her relationships with two men Etienne and Boy Capel, who play an important role in helping her become a business woman.

Starring:
Timothy Dalton, Lambert Wilson, Brigitte Fossey, Marie-France Pisier, Karen Black
Directed By:
George Kaczender
30. Promise Her Anything (1966)
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3
Promise Her Anything
9
3

After losing her husband, a recently widowed mother moves into a Greenwich Village apartment along with her infant son. Believing that the baby needs a father figure, she decides to marry her boss; but knowing that he does not like children hides her son with her upstairs neighbor, a bohemian who makes nudie films for his livelihood. 

Role:
Michele O'Brien
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Warren Beatty, Keenan Wynn, Robert Cummings, Hermione Gingold
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
31. The Subterraneans (1960)
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2
The Subterraneans
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2

A 28-year old novelist who lives with his mother, soon finds himself falling for a beautiful but unstable woman named Mardou Fox. His friend, however, warns him that his affection for Mardou, is the reason for his writer’s block.

Role:
Mardou Fox
Starring:
George Peppard, Nanette Fabray, Roddy McDowall, Janice Rule
Directed By:
Ranald MacDougall
32. His Name Was Madron (1970)
8
2
His Name Was Madron
GP
8
2
Role:
Sister Mary
Starring:
Richard Boone, Mosko Alkalai, Gabi Amrani, Chaim Banai
Directed By:
Jerry Hopper
33. The Man Who Understood Women (1959)
8
2
The Man Who Understood Women
8
2

Willi Bauche is a movie producer who wants to have a successful career for his wife Ann, but he is so obsessed with it, that he has forgotten to make her feel loved. Frustrated with this, Ann decides to run away with a soldier named Marco. Willi is devastated and decides to order a hit on Marco.

Role:
Ann Garantier
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Myron McCormick, Marcel Dalio, Cesare Danova
Directed By:
Nunnally Johnson
34. Goldengirl (1979)
8
2
Goldengirl
PG
8
2

In order to prepare his daughter for the Olympics, a Neo Nazi doctor tries to make her a superwoman, and therefore he specially feeds, exercises and conditions her since her childhood. 

Role:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Starring:
James Coburn, Curd Jürgens, Robert Culp, Susan Anton
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
35. Chandler (1971)
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2
Chandler
GP
7
2

An aging private detective gets hired to find and protect a beautiful French woman, who is a missing government witness. She is being sought after by some gangsters, and the detective finds that even the cops are not trustworthy.  

Role:
Katherine Creighton
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Warren Oates, Mitchell Ryan, Alex Dreier
Directed By:
Paul Magwood
36. Le divorce (2003)
9
2
Le divorce
PG-13
9
2

Isabel learns that her sister, who is a poetess, has been left by her French husband, and therefore, she decides to help her escape her misery. However, soon it seems that her sister is being stalked by someone.

Starring:
Matthew Modine, Stephen Fry, Bebe Neuwirth, Naomi Watts, Sam Waterston, Glenn Close, Kate Hudson
Directed By:
James Ivory
37. Nicole (1976)
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1
Nicole
7
1
Role:
Nicole
Starring:
Allen Jaffe, Ramon Bieri, Catherine Bach, Bruce Graziano
Directed By:
István Ventilla
38. Guerriers et captives (1990)
10
2
Guerriers et captives
10
2
Role:
Madame Yvonne
Starring:
Dominique Sanda, Federico Luppi, China Zorrilla, Gabriela Toscano
Directed By:
Edgardo Cozarinsky
39. The Genius (1993)
9
2
The Genius
9
2
Starring:
Karen Finley, Joe Gibbons, Tony Oursler, Tony Conrad
Directed By:
Joe Gibbons, Emily Breer
40. Courage Mountain (1990)
9
2
Courage Mountain
PG
9
2
Starring:
Charlie Sheen, Juliette Caton, Joanna Clarke, Nicola Stapleton, Jade Magri
Directed By:
Christopher Leitch
41. Let It Be Me (1995)
8
2
Let It Be Me
PG-13
8
2
Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Patrick Stewart, Campbell Scott, Yancy Butler
Directed By:
Eleanor Bergstein
42. Guns (1990)
6
1
Guns
R
6
1
Starring:
Erik Estrada, Danny Trejo, Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez
Directed By:
Andy Sidaris

TV Movie(s)

1. Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (1980)
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2
Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed
11
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Lucie Arnaz, Anouk Aimée, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Bruce Beresford
Directed By:
Iain Johnstone
2. The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
15
2
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
PG-13
15
2
Role:
Madeleine
Starring:
Ian Holm, Romola Garai, Cleo Laine, Judi Dench, Olympia Dukakis
Directed By:
Gillies MacKinnon
3. The Contract (1980)
11
2
The Contract
11
2
Starring:
Tadeusz Lomnicki, Maja Komorowska, Krzysztof Kolberger, Magdalena Jarosz
Directed By:
Krzysztof Zanussi
4. Carola (1973)
11
2
Carola
11
2
Role:
Carola Janssen
Starring:
Mel Ferrer, Ivor Barry, Michael Sacks, Douglas Anderson
Directed By:
Norman Lloyd
5. The Unapproachable (1982)
10
2
The Unapproachable
10
2
Role:
Klaudia
Starring:
Leslie Malton, Danny Webb
Directed By:
Krzysztof Zanussi, Edward Zebrowski
6. Normandy: The Great Crusade (1994)
12
2
Normandy: The Great Crusade
12
2
Role:
Mary-Louise Osmont (voice)
Starring:
Mariel Hemingway, Robert Sean Leonard, Marco Hofschneider, Katrin Cartlidge
Directed By:
Christopher Koch
7. The Ring (1996)
11
2
The Ring
11
2
Starring:
Michael York, Nastassja Kinski, Linda Lavin, Leigh Lawson
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni
8. Lenin: The Train (1988)
11
2
Lenin: The Train
11
2
Role:
Nadia
Starring:
Jason Connery, Ben Kingsley, Dominique Sanda, Timothy West
Directed By:
Damiano Damiani
9. The Man Who Lived at the Ritz (1989)
10
2
The Man Who Lived at the Ritz
10
2
Role:
Coco Chanel
Starring:
Joss Ackland, David McCallum, Sophie Barjac, Geoffrey Bateman
Directed By:
Desmond Davis
10. Passion's Way (1999)
9
2
Passion's Way
9
2
Starring:
Timothy Dalton, Cynthia Harris, Sela Ward, Alicia Witt
Directed By:
Robert Allan Ackerman
11. Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
9
2
Murder on the Orient Express
9
2
Role:
Sra. Alvarado
Starring:
Meredith Baxter, Amira Casar, Alfred Molina, Nicolas Chagrin
Directed By:
Carl Schenkel

Animation(s)

Off to See the Wizard (1967)
Off to See the Wizard
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Steve Martin, William Shatner, Adam West, Hal Holbrook, Vivian Vance, Mel Blanc
Directed By:
John Florea, Richard Kinon

TV Shows and Videos

Cinéma 16 (1975)
Cinéma 16
Starring:
Capucine, Patrick Bauchau, Anne Parillaud, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Marie Trintignant, Anna Karina, Lambert Wilson
Theatre Night (1957)
Theatre Night
Starring:
Albert Finney, Peter Sellers, Jeremy Brett, Peter O'Toole, Ronnie Barker, Vanessa Redgrave, Paul Scofield
Directed By:
Stuart Burge, Lindsay Anderson, Harold French, Wallace Douglas, Allan Davis
QB VII (1974)
QB VII
Role:
Angela Kelno (2 episodes, 1974)
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Ben Gazzara, Lee Remick, John Gielgud, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Stephens
Directed By:
Tom Gries
ITV Play of the Week (1955)
ITV Play of the Week
Starring:
John Hurt, Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Lois Maxwell
Directed By:
Cyril Coke, John Llewellyn Moxey, Tania Lieven, David Boisseau, Joan Kemp-Welch
Tales of the Unexpected (1979)
Tales of the Unexpected
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Telly Savalas, Katy Jurado, Jennifer Connelly, Miriam Margolyes, Brian Blessed, Eli Wallach
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Ray Danton, John Peyser, Barry Davis, Simon Langton
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1996)
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Marion Ross, Martin Landau, Jean Stapleton, Jane Leeves
Directed By:
Carl Byker, Isaac Mizrahi
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
Starring:
Maggie Grace, James Brolin, Aaron Yoo, Whoopi Goldberg, Joan Cusack, Maria Bello, Lou Diamond Phillips
Directed By:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
The Durrells in Corfu (2016)
The Durrells in Corfu
TV-PG
Starring:
Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Miles Jupp, Milo Parker
Les fables de La Fontaine (1966)
Les fables de La Fontaine
Starring:
Anna Karina, Charles Aznavour, Michael Lonsdale, Rossano Brazzi, Michel Serrault, Henri-Jacques Huet
Falcon Crest (1981)
Falcon Crest
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Bryan Cranston, Ursula Andress, Lauren Hutton, Jane Wyman, Lana Turner, Cliff Robertson
Directed By:
Gwen Arner, Tim Hunter, Peter Ellis, Michael Preece, Reza Badiyi
The Love Boat (1977)
The Love Boat
TV-G
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Janet Leigh, Dick Van Patten, David Hasselhoff, Sir John Mills, Courteney Cox, Andy Warhol
Directed By:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Jo (2013)
Jo
Starring:
Jean Reno, Geraldine Chaplin, Sam Waterston, Orla Brady

Leslie Caron Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The L-Shaped Room Best Actress - Drama 1964
Primetime Emmy Awards
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series 2007
BAFTA Awards
The L-Shaped Room Best British Actress 1963
Lili Best Foreign Actress 1954