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List of Simone Signoret Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Diabolique (1955)
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33
Diabolique
140
33

Michel Delasalle is a tyrannical and cruel school-principal in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, in the Paris metropolitan area. Although he is married to Christina, he is also having an affair with Nicole Horner, another teacher at the school. The two women, sick of Michel’s cruel behavior, decide to murder him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nicole Horner
Director:
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Johnny Hallyday, Charles Vanel, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse
2. Army of Shadows (1969)
56
13
Army of Shadows
56
13
As:
Cast
Role:
Mathilde
Director:
Jean-Pierre Melville
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Meurisse, Lino Ventura, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Claude Mann
3. The Confession (1970)
17
5
The Confession
GP
17
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Lise
Director:
Costa-Gavras
Genres:
Thriller, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriele Ferzetti, Yves Montand, Jean Bouise, Michel Vitold
4. Hungry for Love (1960)
10
7
Hungry for Love
10
7

Hungry for Love is a comedy drama film which tells the story of four prostitutes in Italy, whose lives turn upside down when a law is passed by the government banning all brothels. Since their workplace is now closed, they decide to open a restaurant, but their problems still don’t end.

As:
Cast
Role:
Adua Giovannetti
Director:
Antonio Pietrangeli
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudio Gora, Sandra Milo, Emmanuelle Riva
5. Room at the Top (1959)
22
6
Room at the Top
22
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Aisgill
Director:
Jack Clayton
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Laurence Harvey, Donald Houston, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
6. Casque d'Or (1952)
20
8
Casque d'Or
20
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie 'Casque d'Or'
Director:
Jacques Becker
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Claude Dauphin, Odette Barencey, Serge Reggiani, Raymond Bussières
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
7. La Ronde (1950)
23
6
La Ronde
23
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Léocadie
Director:
Max Ophüls
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Danielle Darrieux, Anton Walbrook, Simone Simon, Gérard Philipe, Daniel Gélin
8. Le Chat (1971)
19
4
Le Chat
19
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Clémence Bouin
Director:
Pierre Granier-Deferre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Gabin, Annie Cordy, Nicole Desailly, Jacques Rispal
9. Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)
11
13
Les Visiteurs du Soir
11
13
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Marcel Carné
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alain Resnais, Fernand Ledoux, Arletty, Marie Déa, Alain Cuny
10. Compartiment tueurs (1965)
15
5
Compartiment tueurs
15
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Eliane Darrès - une comédienne
Director:
Costa-Gavras
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Jacques Perrin
11. Madame Rosa (1977)
19
4
Madame Rosa
19
4

Madame Rosa is a drama film which tells the story of Madame Rosa, a retired prostitute who is also an Auschwitz survivor. She is now a caretaker for the children of other prostitutes. However, due to her physical and mental health deteriorating, she begins to return them to the care of their parents. The only child who is unclaimed is Momo, a 14 year old boy Arab boy whose parents are missing for years. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Rosa
Director:
Moshé Mizrahi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Jabbour, Michal Bat-Adam, Geneviève Fontanel, Samy Ben-Youb
12. Term of Trial (1962)
9
6
Term of Trial
9
6

Graham Weir is a schoolteacher who is facing several problems in his career for his refusal to fight during the Second World War. Things get even worse, when Shirley, a student, asks him to sleep with her, but he refuses. Therefore, she accuses him of violating her, which leads Graham into serious trouble.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna
Director:
Peter Glenville
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Olivier, Terence Stamp, Sarah Miles, Hugh Griffith
13. Ship of Fools (1965)
27
7
Ship of Fools
27
7
As:
Cast
Role:
La Condesa
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Vivien Leigh, Lee Marvin, Werner Klemperer, José Ferrer, Oskar Werner
14. Police Python 357 (1976)
10
8
Police Python 357
10
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Thérèse Ganay
Director:
Alain Corneau
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
François Périer, Yves Montand, Stefania Sandrelli, Mathieu Carrière
15. La veuve Couderc (1971)
18
4
La veuve Couderc
TV-14
18
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Veuve Couderc Tati
Director:
Pierre Granier-Deferre
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Alain Delon, Jean Tissier, Ottavia Piccolo, Monique Chaumette
16. The Sea Gull (1968)
14
4
The Sea Gull
G
14
4

Adapted from Anton Chekhov's play, the film examines the artistic and emotional conflict among a group of characters. Fading leading lady Irina Arkadina has come to visit her brother with her lover Trigorin, a successful hack writer.  Her son, Konstantin, is also an aspiring writer; but neither Irina nor Trigorin thinks much of him. Then there is Nina, with whom Konstantin is in love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Irina Arkadina
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, James Mason, Harry Andrews, David Warner
18. Death in the Garden (1956)
17
5
Death in the Garden
17
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Djin
Director:
Luis Buñuel
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Vanel, Tito Junco, Georges Marchal, Michel Piccoli
19. The Burned Barns (1973)
16
4
The Burned Barns
16
4

After the body of a young woman is found a near a farm, the investigator who is in charge, begins to suspect that two of the farmers might be linked to her death.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rose
Director:
Jean Chapot
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Alain Delon, Paul Crauchet, Bernard Le Coq, Christian Barbier
21. The Adolescent (1979)
6
4
The Adolescent
PG
6
4

Jean, a butcher in Paris, moves with his wife Eva and his daughter Marie, to a small town to stay with his widowed mother. Over some time, his twelve year old daughter takes a strong liking to a local doctor named Alexandre, and offers herself to him, although Alexandre rejects her. However, shortly after, her mother Eva takes her place and begins an affair with Alexandre.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mamie
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Francis Huster, Jacques Weber, Edith Clever, Laetitia Chauveau
22. Games (1967)
9
7
Games
9
7

Games is a thriller film which tells the story of Paul and Jennifer Montgomery, a wealthy but bored couple, who live in an apartment in New York City, that is filled with pinball machines and other amusements. Their life takes a turn when Lisa, a door-to-door saleswoman drops at their home, but suddenly gets ill.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Schindler
Director:
Curtis Harrington
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Katharine Ross, Kent Smith, James Caan, Don Stroud
23. Mr. Freedom (1968)
7
9
Mr. Freedom
7
9

Mr Freedom is a satirical superhero film which tells the story of Mr Freedom, a vigilante superhero sanctioned by the US government, who is assigned on a mission to prevent a Communist takeover of France, and at the same time solve the murder of a French superhero.  

As:
Cast, Cameo
Director:
William Klein
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Yves Montand, Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Claude Drouot
24. Countdown (1971)
8
5
Countdown
8
5

Ten years ago, François Nolan and his brother were betrayed by one of their accomplices, which lead to the death of François’ brother, forcing Francois to disfigure a policeman. François is now back for revenge, although he is still unaware about the identity of the traitor. Meanwhile, the disfigured policeman is also looking for an opportunity for revenge against François.

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Pigaut
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jeanne Moreau, Serge Reggiani, Michel Bouquet, Hubert Deschamps
25. Sweet and Sour (1963)
6
8
Sweet and Sour
6
8

Gerard is a young man who aspires to become an actor. For this, he starts following his sister Frederique, who is quite obsessed with cinema.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jacques Baratier
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
26. The Shortest Day (1963)
5
9
The Shortest Day
5
9

The Shortest Day is a comedy film which tells the story of two Italian draftees who enlist in the Italian Army during the First World War. They are sent to the front and they manage to become heroes after they accidentally destroy a secret weapon by pure luck.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Sergio Corbucci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Terence Hill, Gino Cervi, Totò, Annie Girardot, Franco Franchi
27. Amours célèbres (1961)
4
8
Amours célèbres
4
8

Famous Love Affairs is a romantic anthology film which revolves around four different love stories which are based on historical accounts.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michel Boisrond
Genres:
Romance, History, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Philippe Noiret, Dany Robin, Palau
28. Behold Beatrice (1944)
10
6
Behold Beatrice
10
6
As:
Cast
Director:
Jean de Marguenat
Star Cast:
Fernand Ledoux, Gérard Landry, Renée Faure, Thérèse Dorny
29. The Adultress (1953)
13
7
The Adultress
13
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Thérèse Raquin
Director:
Marcel Carné
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Marcel André, Raf Vallone, Jacques Duby, Maria Pia Casilio
30. Thérèse Humbert (1983)
7
6
Thérèse Humbert
7
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Thérèse Humbert
Director:
Marcel Bluwal
Star Cast:
François Périer, Bernard Fresson, Michel Aumont, Gérard Desarthe
31. Manèges (1950)
8
8
Manèges
8
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Dora
Director:
Yves Allégret
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mona Dol, Bernard Blier, Jacques Baumer, Laure Diana
32. The Crucible (1957)
17
3
The Crucible
17
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Elisabeth Proctor
Director:
Raymond Rouleau
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Jean Debucourt, Pierre Larquey, Alfred Adam, Yves Montand
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
33. I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
8
4
I Sent a Letter to My Love
PG
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise Martin
Director:
Moshé Mizrahi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Delphine Seyrig, Jean Rochefort, Dominique Labourier, Geneviève Fontanel
34. Dédée d'Anvers (1948)
7
4
Dédée d'Anvers
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dédée
Director:
Yves Allégret
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marcel Dalio, Marcello Pagliero, Bernard Blier, Marcel Dieudonné
35. Macadam (1946)
7
3
Macadam
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gisele
Director:
Jacques Feyder, Marcel Blistène
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Françoise Rosay, Andrée Clément, Paul Meurisse, Jacques Dacqmine
36. Le voyageur de la Toussaint (1943)
6
5
Le voyageur de la Toussaint
6
5
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Louis Daquin
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Assia Noris, Jean Desailly, Gabrielle Dorziat, Jules Berry
37. Music Hall (1986)
6
5
Music Hall
6
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Yvonne Pierre
Director:
Marcel Bluwal
Star Cast:
Christoph Bantzer, Daniel Olbrychski, Georges Claisse, Laura Morante
38. Without Leaving an Address (1951)
6
5
Without Leaving an Address
6
5
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Jean-Paul Le Chanois
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Arlette Marchal, Danièle Delorme, Pierre Trabaud, Bernard Blier
39. Gunman in the Streets (1950)
7
6
Gunman in the Streets
7
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Denise Vernon
Director:
Frank Tuttle
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Fernand Gravey, Michel André, Dane Clark, Robert Duke
40. Dilemma of Two Angels (1948)
6
7
Dilemma of Two Angels
6
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne-Marie / Marianne
Director:
Maurice Tourneur
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Marcel Herrand, Paul Meurisse, Paul Demange, Jacques Castelot
41. L'étoile du Nord (1982)
12
3
L'étoile du Nord
PG
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mme Louise Baron
Director:
Pierre Granier-Deferre
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Philippe Noiret, Fanny Cottençon, Julie Jézéquel, Liliana Gerace
42. The Day and the Hour (1963)
6
3
The Day and the Hour
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Therese Dutheil
Director:
René Clément
Genres:
Action, Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Geneviève Page, Stuart Whitman, Michel Piccoli, Reggie Nalder
43. Judith Therpauve (1978)
7
3
Judith Therpauve
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Judith Therpauve
Director:
Patrice Chéreau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
François Simon, Philippe Léotard, Robert Manuel, Marcel Imhoff
44. The Benefactor (1942)
6
3
The Benefactor
6
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Henri Decoin
Star Cast:
Suzy Prim, Raimu, Pierre Larquey, René Bergeron
45. Naked Autumn (1961)
6
3
Naked Autumn
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Roberte
Director:
François Leterrier
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marcello Pagliero, Alexandra Stewart, Serge Rousseau, Reginald Kernan
46. Against the Wind (1948)
7
4
Against the Wind
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Michèle
Director:
Charles Crichton
Genres:
Action, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Gordon Jackson, Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Paul Dupuis
47. Le prince charmant (1942)
6
3
Le prince charmant
6
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Jean Boyer
Star Cast:
Robert Arnoux, Renée Faure, Lucien Baroux, Christian Gérard
48. L'américain (1969)
6
3
L'américain
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Léone
Director:
Marcel Bozzuffi
Star Cast:
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Bernard Fresson, Tanya Lopert, Marcel Bozzuffi
49. Rude journée pour la reine (1973)
5
3
Rude journée pour la reine
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeanne
Director:
René Allio
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jacques Debary, Olivier Perrier, Orane Demazis, Christiane Rorato
50. Adieu Léonard (1943)
5
3
Adieu Léonard
5
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Pierre Prévert
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierre Brasseur, Denise Grey, Jean Meyer, Julien Carette
51. Shadow and Light (1951)
5
3
Shadow and Light
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Isabelle Leritz
Director:
Henri Calef
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
María Casares, Jean Marchat, Pierre Dux, Albert Plantier
52. Boléro (1942)
5
3
Boléro
5
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Jean Boyer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
André Luguet, Arletty, Jacques Dumesnil, Meg Lemonnier
53. Four Days Leave (1950)
5
3
Four Days Leave
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Yvonne
Director:
Leopold Lindtberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cornel Wilde, Josette Day, John Baragrey, Richard Erdman,
54. Service de nuit (1944)
5
3
Service de nuit
5
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Belisario L. Randone, Jean Faurez
Star Cast:
Gaby Morlay, Jacqueline Pagnol, Jacques Dumesnil, Yves Deniaud
55. The Flesh of the Orchid (1975)
5
4
The Flesh of the Orchid
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Vamos
Director:
Patrice Chéreau
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Edwige Feuillère, Alida Valli, Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Cremer
56. Box of Dreams (1945)
5
3
Box of Dreams
5
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Yves Allégret, Jean Choux
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henri Guisol, Gérard Philipe, Viviane Romance, Roland Armontel
57. Le traqué (1950)
5
3
Le traqué
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Denise Vernon
Director:
Borys Lewin
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Fernand Gravey, Michel André, Dane Clark, Robert Duke
58. Le couple idéal (1946)
5
3
Le couple idéal
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Raymond Rouleau, Bernard-Roland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Denise Grey, Raymond Rouleau, Roger Blin, Hélène Perdrière
59. Le mort ne reçoit plus (1944)
5
3
Le mort ne reçoit plus
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jean Tarride
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Raymond Aimos, Jules Berry, Marcel Dieudonné, André Brossard
60. Fantômas (1947)
5
3
Fantômas
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Hélène
Director:
Jean Sacha
Genres:
Horror, Crime
Star Cast:
Alexandre Rignault, Marcel Herrand, Renaud Mary, Lucienne Le Marchand
61. Guy de Maupassant (1982)
4
3
Guy de Maupassant
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Maupassant's mother
Director:
Michel Drach
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Claude Brasseur, Jean Carmet, Miou-Miou, Véronique Genest
62. Dawn Devils (1946)
4
3
Dawn Devils
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Yves Allégret
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Georges Marchal, Jacqueline Pierreux, André Valmy, Dominique Nohain
63. L'ange de la nuit (1944)
4
3
L'ange de la nuit
4
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
André Berthomieu
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michèle Alfa, Henri Vidal, Jean-Louis Barrault, Gaby André

TV Shows

Madame le juge
7
3
Madame le juge
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Élisabeth Massot / ... (6 episodes, 1978)
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Anna Karina, Marie Trintignant, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Didier Haudepin

Special Appearance/Cameo

Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)
34
12
Les Visiteurs du Soir
34
12
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Extra (uncredited)
Director:
Marcel Carné
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alain Resnais, Fernand Ledoux, Arletty, Marie Déa, Alain Cuny
Le voyageur de la Toussaint (1943)
8
4
Le voyageur de la Toussaint
8
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Extra (uncredited)
Director:
Louis Daquin
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Assia Noris, Jean Desailly, Gabrielle Dorziat, Jules Berry
Without Leaving an Address (1951)
8
4
Without Leaving an Address
8
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Une journaliste au journal (uncredited)
Director:
Jean-Paul Le Chanois
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Arlette Marchal, Danièle Delorme, Pierre Trabaud, Bernard Blier
The Benefactor (1942)
7
4
The Benefactor
7
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
La sécrétaire du journal (uncredited)
Director:
Henri Decoin
Star Cast:
Suzy Prim, Raimu, Pierre Larquey, René Bergeron
Mr. Freedom (1968)
17
10
Mr. Freedom
17
10

Mr Freedom is a satirical superhero film which tells the story of Mr Freedom, a vigilante superhero sanctioned by the US government, who is assigned on a mission to prevent a Communist takeover of France, and at the same time solve the murder of a French superhero.  

As:
Cast, Cameo
Role:
Cameo appearance (uncredited)
Director:
William Klein
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Yves Montand, Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Claude Drouot
Le prince charmant (1942)
6
4
Le prince charmant
6
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
(uncredited)
Director:
Jean Boyer
Star Cast:
Robert Arnoux, Renée Faure, Lucien Baroux, Christian Gérard
Adieu Léonard (1943)
6
4
Adieu Léonard
6
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
La gitane (uncredited)
Director:
Pierre Prévert
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierre Brasseur, Denise Grey, Jean Meyer, Julien Carette
Boléro (1942)
6
4
Boléro
6
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Une employée de la maison de couture (uncredited)
Director:
Jean Boyer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
André Luguet, Arletty, Jacques Dumesnil, Meg Lemonnier
Service de nuit (1944)
6
4
Service de nuit
6
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Une danseuse à la taverne (uncredited)
Director:
Belisario L. Randone, Jean Faurez
Star Cast:
Gaby Morlay, Jacqueline Pagnol, Jacques Dumesnil, Yves Deniaud
Box of Dreams (1945)
5
4
Box of Dreams
5
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Une femme (uncredited)
Director:
Yves Allégret, Jean Choux
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henri Guisol, Gérard Philipe, Viviane Romance, Roland Armontel
L'ange de la nuit (1944)
5
4
L'ange de la nuit
5
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Une étudiante (uncredited)
Director:
André Berthomieu
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michèle Alfa, Henri Vidal, Jean-Louis Barrault, Gaby André

Simone Signoret Awards

Academy Awards
Room at the Top Best Actress in a Leading Role 1960
Primetime Emmy Awards
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama 1966
BAFTA Awards
Room at the Top Best Foreign Actress 1959
Les sorcières de Salem Best Foreign Actress 1958
Casque d'or Best Foreign Actress 1953