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List of Leslie Caron Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Father Goose (1964)
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3
Father Goose
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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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, War, Adventure
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Trevor Howard, Jack Good, Sharyl Locke
2. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
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2
The Man Who Loved Women
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Véra
Director:
François Truffaut
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Charles Denner, Nathalie Baye
3. Lili (1953)
14
3
Lili
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lili Daurier
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Amanda Blake, Kurt Kasznar, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
4. The L-Shaped Room (1962)
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2
The L-Shaped Room
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Fosset
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Bell, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best British Actress
5. Imperative (1982)
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2
Imperative
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Krzysztof Zanussi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Powell, Brigitte Fossey, Sigfrit Steiner, Matthias Habich
6. An American in Paris (1951)
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3
An American in Paris
TV-PG
14
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lise Bouvier
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Gene Kelly, Oscar Levant, Nina Foch, Georges Guétary
7. Fanny (1961)
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2
Fanny
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fanny
Director:
Joshua Logan
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Maurice Chevalier, Charles Boyer, Horst Buchholz, Georgette Anys
8. The Story of Three Loves (1953)
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2
The Story of Three Loves
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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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mademoiselle (segment "Mademoiselle")
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Music, Drama
9. All Stars (1980)
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2
All Stars
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucille Berger
Director:
Michel Lang
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierre Rousseau, Kitty Kortes-Lynch, Rémi Laurent, Jérôme Foulon
11. Gigi (1958)
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2
Gigi
G
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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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gigi
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
12. Chocolat (2000)
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2
Chocolat
PG-13
12
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama, Romance
13. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Madeline Minot
Director:
Fletcher Markle
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Joseph Cotten, Louis Calhern, Joe De Santis
14. Daddy Long Legs (1955)
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3
Daddy Long Legs
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Andre
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Fred Astaire, Thelma Ritter, Fred Clark, Terry Moore
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Henia Liebskind
Director:
Richard Dembo
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Liv Ullmann, Michel Piccoli, Wojciech Pszoniak, Alexandre Arbatt
16. Il padre di famiglia (1967)
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2
Il padre di famiglia
GP
11
2

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

As:
Cast
Role:
Paola, Marco's wife
Director:
Nanni Loy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Claudine Auger, Mario Carotenuto, Ugo Tognazzi, Nino Manfredi
17. Surreal Estate (1976)
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2
Surreal Estate
R
10
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Céleste
Director:
Eduardo de Gregorio
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Corin Redgrave, Marie-France Pisier, Bulle Ogier, Marilyn Jones
18. Funny Bones (1995)
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2
Funny Bones
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katie Parker
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Oliver Platt, Richard Griffiths, Lee Evans, Oliver Reed
19. The Glass Slipper (1955)
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2
The Glass Slipper
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ella
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Elsa Lanchester, Keenan Wynn, Amanda Blake, Walter Pidgeon, Michael Wilding
20. Austerlitz (1960)
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2
Austerlitz
10
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mlle de Vaudey
Director:
Abel Gance
Genres:
Drama, History, War
21. Damage (1992)
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2
Damage
R
11
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Louis Malle
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
22. A Very Special Favor (1965)
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2
A Very Special Favor
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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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Lauren Boullard
Director:
Michael Gordon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Charles Boyer, Walter Slezak, Dick Shawn
23. Guns of Darkness (1962)
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2
Guns of Darkness
10
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Jordan
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Niven, James Robertson Justice, David Opatoshu, Derek Godfrey
25. Glory Alley (1952)
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2
Glory Alley
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Angela
Director:
Raoul Walsh
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Gilbert Roland, John McIntire, Ralph Meeker, Kurt Kasznar
26. The Doctor's Dilemma (1958)
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2
The Doctor's Dilemma
10
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Dubedat
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Robert Morley, John Robinson
27. Gaby (1956)
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2
Gaby
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gaby
Director:
Curtis Bernhardt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cedric Hardwicke, Margalo Gillmore, Taina Elg, John Kerr
28. Three Fables of Love (1962)
10
2
Three Fables of Love
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Annie (segment "Les deux pigeons")
Director:
René Clair, Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Aznavour, Anna Karina, Rossano Brazzi, Michel Serrault, Raymond Bussières, Jean Poiret
29. Chanel Solitaire (1981)
9
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
George Kaczender
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Timothy Dalton, Lambert Wilson, Brigitte Fossey, Marie-France Pisier, Karen Black
30. Promise Her Anything (1966)
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2
Promise Her Anything
9
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Michele O'Brien
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Warren Beatty, Donald Sutherland, Keenan Wynn, Robert Cummings, Hermione Gingold
31. The Subterraneans (1960)
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2
The Subterraneans
9
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mardou Fox
Director:
Ranald MacDougall
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Peppard, Nanette Fabray, Roddy McDowall, Janice Rule
32. His Name Was Madron (1970)
8
2
His Name Was Madron
GP
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sister Mary
Director:
Jerry Hopper
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Richard Boone, Mosko Alkalai, Gabi Amrani, Chaim Banai
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Garantier
Director:
Nunnally Johnson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Myron McCormick, Marcel Dalio, Cesare Danova
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Curd Jürgens, Robert Culp, Susan Anton
35. Chandler (1971)
7
1
Chandler
GP
7
1

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Katherine Creighton
Director:
Paul Magwood
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Scatman Crothers, Warren Oates, Mitchell Ryan, Alex Dreier
37. Nicole (1976)
7
1
Nicole
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicole
Director:
István Ventilla
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Allen Jaffe, Ramon Bieri, Catherine Bach, Bruce Graziano
38. Guerriers et captives (1990)
10
2
Guerriers et captives
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Yvonne
Director:
Edgardo Cozarinsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dominique Sanda, Federico Luppi, China Zorrilla, Gabriela Toscano
39. The Genius (1993)
9
2
The Genius
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Gibbons, Emily Breer
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Crime
Star Cast:
Karen Finley, Joe Gibbons, Tony Oursler, Tony Conrad
40. Courage Mountain (1990)
9
2
Courage Mountain
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Leitch
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Charlie Sheen, Juliette Caton, Joanna Clarke, Nicola Stapleton, Jade Magri
41. Let It Be Me (1995)
8
2
Let It Be Me
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Eleanor Bergstein
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, Patrick Stewart, Campbell Scott, Yancy Butler
42. Guns (1990)
6
1
Guns
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Sidaris
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Erik Estrada, Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez

TV Movie(s)

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

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

The Durrells in Corfu (2016)
The Durrells in Corfu
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Miles Jupp, Milo Parker
Les fables de La Fontaine (1966)
Les fables de La Fontaine
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Charles Aznavour, Anna Karina, Rossano Brazzi, Michel Serrault, Henri-Jacques Huet

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