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List of Maurice Chevalier Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
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The Smiling Lieutenant
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Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard is madly in love with a woman named Franzi. Things get complicated when King Adolf and his daughter Princess Anna from a neighboring kingdom drive by, and Anna falls for Niki. Niki has no choice but to get married to Anna. However, he continues to have an affair with Franzi, until Anna finds out. Franzi decides to help Anna win her husband’s affection.

Role:
Lt. Nikolaus 'Niki' von Preyn
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Charles Ruggles, George Barbier
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
2. Love Me Tonight (1932)
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Love Me Tonight
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Maurice Courtelin is a Parisian tailor who learns that his client, Viscount Gilbert, never pays for his merchandise. Therefore, in order to collect what Viscount owes him, Maurice is forced to pose as a baron. Meanwhile, he also meets a princess named Jeannette, and they find themselves drawn towards one another.  

Role:
Maurice
Directed By:
Rouben Mamoulian
3. The Merry Widow (1934)
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The Merry Widow
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King Achmet of Marshovia, a small kingdom, is having a serious problem. The main taxpayer of his kingdom, Sonia, who pays around 52 percent of the taxes, has left for Paris, and she is going to get married soon. Therefore, the king hires the dashing Count Danilo, to court and marry her, so that their kingdom will not lose the money. However, the task is not going to be that easy.

Role:
Prince Danilo
Starring:
Sterling Holloway, Edward Everett Horton, Jeanette MacDonald, Una Merkel
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
4. Monkey Business (1931)
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Monkey Business
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Four stowaways hide in barrels in the cargo of a ship, but they are soon discovered, after which the naval officers attempt to chase and arrest them. However, things get complicated when they soon get mixed up with gangsters.      

Starring:
Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Groucho Marx, Brothers The Marx
Directed By:
Norman Z. McLeod
5. The Way to Love (1933)
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The Way to Love
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Role:
François
Starring:
Edward Everett Horton, Ann Dvorak, Arthur Pierson, Minna Gombell
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
6. Innocents of Paris (1929)
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Innocents of Paris
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Role:
Maurice Marney
Starring:
Stepin Fetchit, George Fawcett, Russell Simpson, John Miljan, Sylvia Beecher
Directed By:
Richard Wallace
7. One Hour with You (1932)
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One Hour with You
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Andre and Colette have been married for three years. But things get complicated between them when Colette’s schoolmate Mitzi enters their lives and takes a liking to Andre. Meanwhile, Andre’s good friend Adolph begins to find himself drawn towards Colette. However, neither Andre nor Colette is aware that it is their own friend who are interested in their spouse.

Role:
Dr. Andre Bertier
Starring:
Genevieve Tobin, Lili Damita, Jeanette MacDonald, Pierre Etchepare
Directed By:
8. Love in the Afternoon (1957)
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Love in the Afternoon
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Love in the Afternoon is a romantic crime comedy film which tells the story of a naive girl who meet and falls for the charms of an ageing playboy, who is also attracted to her. At the same time, her father, who is a detective has been hired to catch the playboy red-handed with the wife of his client.

Role:
Claude Chavasse
Starring:
Audrey Hepburn, Gary Cooper, Louis Jourdan, John McGiver, Van Doude
Directed By:
9. The Love Parade (1929)
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The Love Parade
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Role:
Count Alfred Renard
Starring:
Jean Harlow, Eugene Pallette, Jeanette MacDonald, E.H. Calvert
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
10. Man About Town (1947)
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Man About Town
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Role:
Emile Clément
Starring:
François Périer, Raymond Cordy, Dany Robin, Marcelle Derrien
Directed By:
René Clair
11. I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)
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I'd Rather Be Rich
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I’d Rather Be Rich is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a heiress whose grandfather is on his deathbed.  His last wish is to meet her fiancé,  but as he is unable to arrive, she asks another man to pose as him. 

Role:
Philip Dulaine
Starring:
Sandra Dee, Gene Raymond, Andy Williams, Robert Goulet
Directed By:
Jack Smight
12. A Bedtime Story (1933)
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A Bedtime Story
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Role:
Monsieur Rene
Starring:
Edward Everett Horton, Helen Twelvetrees, Adrienne Ames, Baby LeRoy
Directed By:
Norman Taurog
13. Fanny (1961)
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Fanny
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Role:
Panisse
Starring:
Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Horst Buchholz, Georgette Anys
Directed By:
Joshua Logan
14. Gigi (1958)
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Gigi
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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:
Honoré Lachaille
Starring:
Eva Gabor, Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Jacques Bergerac
Directed By:
15. Personal Column (1939)
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Personal Column
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Personal Column is a romantic thriller film which tells the story of a detective who is after a serial killer preying on single women. He seeks the help of a murder victim’s roommate in order to capture the killer.

Role:
Robert Fleury
Starring:
Erich von Stroheim, Pierre Renoir, Jean Témerson, Marie Déa
Directed By:
Robert Siodmak
16. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
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Folies Bergère de Paris
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Eugene Charlier, a stage entertainer, successfully impersonates rich and famous but unfaithful banker Baron Ferdinand Cassini, who is drawn towards Charlier’s partner Mimi. When the Baron disappears for a secret meeting, his partners hire Charlier to imitate him at a state reception. The comical game of mistaken identity leads to several amusing confusions for both Mimi as well as Baroness Genevieve Cassini. 

Role:
Eugene Charlier / Baron Fernand Cassini
Starring:
Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore, Ferdinand Munier
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
17. Playboy of Paris (1930)
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Playboy of Paris
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Role:
Albert Loriflan
Starring:
Eugene Pallette, O.P. Heggie, Stuart Erwin, Frances Dee
Directed By:
Ludwig Berger
18. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
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In Search of the Castaways
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Role:
Jacques Paganel
Starring:
Hayley Mills, Joss Ackland, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Directed By:
Robert Stevenson
19. Break the News (1938)
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Break the News
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Role:
François Verrier
Starring:
Jack Buchanan, Gertrude Musgrove, June Knight, Marta Labarr
Directed By:
René Clair
20. 100 Years of Love (1954)
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100 Years of Love
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Starring:
Vittorio De Sica, Aldo Fabrizi, Carlo Ninchi, Franco Interlenghi
Directed By:
Lionello De Felice
21. Make Me a Star (1932)
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Make Me a Star
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Make me a Star is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around Merton Gill, who longs to become a cowboy actor, and therefore, he leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood. However, when his acting abilities are not appreciated, an actress starts to think that he might be a good comedian instead. 

Starring:
Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Stuart Erwin, Joan Blondell, Florence Roberts
Directed By:
William Beaudine
22. Can-Can (1960)
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Can-Can
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Role:
Paul Barriere
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Louis Jourdan, Juliet Prowse
Directed By:
Walter Lang
23. Black Tights (1961)
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Black Tights
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Role:
Who introduces
Starring:
Cyd Charisse, Zizi Jeanmaire, Moira Shearer, Roland Petit
Directed By:
Terence Young
24. Le vagabond bien-aimé (1936)
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Le vagabond bien-aimé
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Role:
Gaston de Nerac
Starring:
Austin Trevor, Betty Stockfeld, Serge Grave, Hélène Robert
Directed By:
Curtis Bernhardt
25. Paramount on Parade (1930)
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Paramount on Parade
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This musical film involves several stars such as Maurice Chevalier, Clara Bow, Skeets Gallagher, William Powell, and multiple stars, who appear in musical numbers.

Starring:
Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Fredric March, Gary Cooper, George Bancroft, Rosita Moreno
Directed By:
Frank Tuttle, Edmund Goulding, Edwin H. Knopf, Victor Heerman, A. Edward Sutherland
26. With a Smile (1936)
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With a Smile
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Role:
Victor Larnois
Starring:
André Lefaur, Marcel Vallée, Léon Arvel, Marcel Simon
Directed By:
Maurice Tourneur
27. My Seven Little Sins (1954)
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My Seven Little Sins
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Role:
Comte André de Courvallon
Starring:
Delia Scala, Luciana Paluzzi, Annick Tanguy, Colette Ripert
Directed By:
Jean Boyer
28. A New Kind of Love (1963)
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A New Kind of Love
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Samantha Blake, a ladies fashion buyer, doesn’t want to romance due to her past experience. Steve Sherman is a womanizing newspaper reporter who first meets her on a flight to Paris and later mistakes her for a high class prostitute after she undergoes a makeover in the city. The encounter turns from simple fun to something more serious when the two genuinely fall for each other.

Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Eva Gabor, Frank Sinatra, Thelma Ritter
Directed By:
Melville Shavelson
29. The Big Pond (1930)
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The Big Pond
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Pierre Mirande, a Venice tour-guide with singing talent, and American tourist Barbara, the daughter of chewing gum tycoon Mr. Billings, fall in love, but Mr. Billings, who perceives him as an opportunist, gives him a very tough job in his New York factory. Though his innovations impress Mr. Billings, Barbara feels neglected, but he wins her over. The film includes popular hits of the era. 

Role:
Pierre Mirande
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, George Barbier, Marion Ballou, Andrée Corday
Directed By:
Hobart Henley
30. Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)
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Monkeys, Go Home!
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Monkeys, Go Home! is a comedy film, which tells the story of Hank, an American, who inherits a French olive farm. Therefore, he packs his bags, and heads for Europe. Upon reaching there, he decides to use four chimps as helping hands, but the mischievous monkeys create trouble for him. 

Role:
Father Sylvain
Starring:
Dean Jones, Yvette Mimieux, Bernard Woringer, Clément Harari
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
31. The Beloved Vagabond (1936)
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The Beloved Vagabond
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Role:
Gaston de Nerac 'Paragot'
Starring:
Austin Trevor, Betty Stockfeld, Desmond Tester, Margaret Lockwood
Directed By:
Curtis Bernhardt
32. The Man of the Hour (1937)
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The Man of the Hour
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Role:
Alfred Boulard / Himself
Starring:
Josette Day, André Alerme, Marcel Vallée, Elvire Popesco
Directed By:
Julien Duvivier
33. Panic Button (1964)
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Panic Button
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A businessman needs to lose half a million dollars legitimately, to solve his tax problems. Therefore, he decides to finance a film version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. His idea is to make the film so terrible that it is considered a flop. When the film is shown at the Venice Film Festival, things get complicated as it is considered a witty parody and is awarded a Golden Lion.

Role:
Philippe Fontaine
Starring:
Eleanor Parker, Jayne Mansfield, Mike Connors, Akim Tamiroff
Directed By:
George Sherman, Giuliano Carnimeo
34. Just Me (1950)
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Just Me
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Role:
Maurice Vallier dit 'Ma Pomme'
Starring:
Odette Barencey, Raymond Bussières, Jacques Baumer, Sophie Desmarets
Directed By:
Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon
35. Jessica (1962)
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Jessica
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After her husband passes away in Sicily during their honeymoon, Jessica, a nurse, decides to remain there instead of returning home. She soon becomes a midwife and begins a new life, but starts earning the attention of the men, and this causes the women to resent her. They begin conspiring against her.

Role:
Father Antonio
Starring:
Angie Dickinson, Agnes Moorehead, Gabriele Ferzetti, Sylva Koscina
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco, Oreste Palella
36. Pepe (1960)
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Pepe
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Ranch hand Pepe’s world is turned upside down when alcoholic Hollywood director Mr.Holt buys his beloved friend, a white stallion from its owner. Pepe then goes on an extraordinary adventure through Hollywood, meeting celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante, Zsa Zsa Gabór, Bing Crosby, and others before being reunited with his beloved stallion. 

Starring:
Bobby Darin, Jack Lemmon, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Bing Crosby, Cantinflas, Janet Leigh, Donna Reed
Directed By:
George Sidney
37. The Stolen Jools (1931)
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The Stolen Jools
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This 1931 short film revolves around the stolen pearls of Norma Shearer. After the theft, a detective is sent to interrogate the party guests, most of which are famous Hollywood stars. 

Starring:
Joan Crawford, Irene Dunne, Barbara Stanwyck, Buster Keaton, Edward G. Robinson, Norma Shearer, Loretta Young
Directed By:
William C. McGann, John G. Adolfi, Thomas Atkins, Harold S. Bucquet, Victor Heerman
38. A Breath of Scandal (1960)
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A Breath of Scandal
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Austrian Princess, Olympia, falls in love with Pittsburg mining engineer Charlie Foster who is not of noble birth. But her father Prince Philip wants her to marry the Prince of Prussia. With a royal scandal breathing down the neck, will true love survive?

Role:
Prince Philip
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Angela Lansbury, John Gavin, Isabel Jeans
Directed By:
39. A Royal Affair (1949)
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A Royal Affair
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Role:
The King Jean IV de Cerdagne
Starring:
Alfred Adam, Annie Ducaux, Sophie Desmarets, Jean Wall
Directed By:
Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon
40. Count Your Blessings (1959)
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Count Your Blessings
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After falling for his charm, Grace informs her father that she intends to marry Charles. They soon get married, but circumstances force them to stay apart for a long time. Grace eventually discovers that her husband is actually a womanizer, and decides to divorce him.

Role:
Duc de St. Cloud
Starring:
Deborah Kerr, Rossano Brazzi, Tom Helmore, Martin Stephens
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
41. Le petit café (1931)
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Le petit café
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Role:
Albert Lorifian
Starring:
Emile Chautard, André Berley, Tania Fédor, Yvonne Vallée
Directed By:
Ludwig Berger
42. La grande mare (1930)
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La grande mare
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Role:
Pierre Mirande
Starring:
Claudette Colbert, Andrée Corday, Henry Mortimer, Maude Allen
Directed By:
Hobart Henley

TV Movie(s)

1. The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe (1962)
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The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe
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Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Charles Nelson Reilly, Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Stanley Holloway, Robert Goulet
Directed By:
Norman Jewison