Highest Rated Titles With Jean-Pierre Melville
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5. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Votes: 792,857 | Gross: $2.83M
8. Le Samouraï (1967)
GP | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.
Votes: 37,776 | Gross: $0.04M
9. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Votes: 18,514 | Gross: $0.37M
11. Le Deuxième Souffle (1966)
Not Rated | 150 min | Crime, Drama
A gangster escapes jail and quickly makes plans to continue his criminal ways elsewhere, but a determined inspector is closing in.
12. Breathless (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Votes: 62,192 | Gross: $0.34M
13. Le Doulos (1963)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.
Votes: 7,444 | Gross: $0.08M
17. Le Silence de la Mer (1949)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance, War
1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von ... See full summary »
18. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Votes: 77,931 | Gross: $3.31M
19. Le signe du lion (1962)
103 min | Drama
A French-American in Paris lives by sponging off his working friends, and throws a party using borrowed money when his rich American aunt dies, believing firmly in his horoscope.
21. Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there... See full summary »
Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)
Jean-Pierre Melville: portrait en neuf poses
27 min | Documentary
Melville is visited in the Paris studio he built in the mid 1950s and talks about his working strategies,and the filmmakers who have influenced him.
25. Deux hommes dans Manhattan (1959)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women.
26. Le combat dans l'île (1962)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant right wing organization that uses whatever means necessary, including violence, to ... See full summary »
Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.05M
28. The Good Thief (2002)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
Votes: 9,495 | Gross: $3.52M
29. L'aîné des Ferchaux (1963)
102 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Broke French ex-paratrooper turned amateur boxer Michel Maudet becomes bodyguard for the fugitive corrupt banker Ferchaux.
34. Nel cuore della notte (2002)
80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Full of more or less conscious references and tributes to the classic crime movies, "Nel Cuore della notte" tells about a complicated hold-up.
35. Girl in His Pocket (1957)
82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A professor experimenting in suspended animation accidentally shrinks his dog and later, his female lab assistant, when she drinks the liquid by accident and shrinks to 3 inches tall. The ... See full summary »
41. Les drames du Bois de Boulogne (1948)
19 min | Short
Jacques Loew takes us for a walk in the Bois de Boulogne. Will we, thanks to him, learn everything about life in a forest ? Well, not really. Just do not expect a "Call of the Wild" ... See full summary »