Jean Renoir Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Rules of the Game

The Rules of the Game

(1939)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Odette Talazac, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély
1
0
La Grande Illusion

La Grande Illusion

(1937)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Erich von Stroheim, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Julien Carette
0
0
The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

(1936)
1
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Vladimir Sokoloff, Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet, Jany Holt
1
0

You May Also Like These Movies List

A Day in the Country

A Day in the Country

(1936)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Marken, Sylvia Bataille, Georges D'Arnoux, André Gabriello
0
0
La Chienne

La Chienne

(1931)
1
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Romain Bouquet, Michel Simon, Janie Marèse, Georges Flamant, Roger Gaillard
1
0
The Human Beast

The Human Beast

(1938)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Simone Simon, Jean Gabin, Fernand Ledoux, Blanchette Brunoy
0
0
The River

The River

(1951)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields, Suprova Mukerjee, Thomas E. Breen
0
0
This Land Is Mine

This Land Is Mine

(1943)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Kent Smith
0
0
Boudu Saved from Drowning

Boudu Saved from Drowning

(1932)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michel Simon, Marcelle Hainia, Sévérine Lerczinska, Jean Gehret, Max Dalban
0
0
French Cancan

French Cancan

(1955)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jean Gabin, María Félix, Jean-Roger Caussimon, Françoise Arnoul, Anna Amendola
0
0
The Crime of Monsieur Lange

The Crime of Monsieur Lange

(1936)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Odette Talazac, Florelle, René Lefèvre, Jules Berry, Marcel Lévesque
0
0
The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl

(1928)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir, Jean Tédesco
Genres:
Short, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Catherine Hessling, Eric Barclay, Jean Storm, Manuel Raaby, Amy Wells
Plot:

A poor young girl struggles to sell matches on Paris streets on New Year’s eve. It is extremely cold, yet she refrains from going back home lest her father hits her for failing to earn money. As she takes shelter near a toy shop and tries to warm herself up by lighting matches, she begins seeing various visions that comfort and bring happiness to her.

0
0

You May Also Like These Movies List

Toni

Toni

(1935)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Édouard Delmont, Charles Blavette, Max Dalban, Celia Montalván, Jenny Hélia
0
0
The Southerner

The Southerner

(1945)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Beulah Bondi, J. Carrol Naish, Percy Kilbride, Betty Field, Zachary Scott
0
0
La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

(1938)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
History, War, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Léon Larive, Pierre Renoir, Lise Delamare, William Aguet, Elisa Ruis
Plot:

This French historical film is about the events of early days of the French Revolution. It contrasts the royal life of King Louis XVI with that of the ordinary citizens who faced difficult times but eventually stood up to defeat the monarchy.

0
0
The Golden Coach

The Golden Coach

(1952)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Dante, Odoardo Spadaro, Nada Fiorelli, Duncan Lamont
0
0
The Elusive Corporal
TV-PG

The Elusive Corporal

(1962)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
O.E. Hasse, Claude Rich, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Claude Brasseur, Jacques Jouanneau
Plot:

This is the story of a French Corporal captured by German forces during the WWII.  Based on Jacques Perret's own experience as a prisoner of war, the film focuses on the Corporal’s relentless attempts to escape from the prison camp, sometime making only a short distance and sometimes longer, in course of which he wins the heart of a German dentist’s daughter.  

0
0
Swamp Water

Swamp Water

(1941)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Anne Baxter, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan, John Carradine, Dana Andrews
0
0
Picnic on the Grass

Picnic on the Grass

(1959)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Meurisse, Charles Blavette, André Brunot, Régine Blaess, Marguerite Cassan
Plot:

French biologist, Etienne Alexis, is an ardent advocate of compulsory artificial insemination as a means for improving humanity and eradicating passion. Also a candidate for the European presidency, he has recently been engaged to his German cousin, whom he has invited to a picnic. Also present at the picnic is his luscious chambermaid Nénette, who wants a child, but is not interested in men. 

0
0
Nana

Nana

(1926)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Angelo, Werner Krauss, Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane
Plot:

After her latest play is a disaster due to her lack of talent, a beautiful and arrogant actress decides to become a courtesan for a government official.  

0
0

You May Also Like These Movies List

Whirlpool of Fate
TV-PG

Whirlpool of Fate

(1925)
0
0
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Maurice Touzé, Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne, Georges Térof
0
0
The Diary of a Chambermaid

The Diary of a Chambermaid

(1946)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Francis Lederer, Judith Anderson, Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith, Hurd Hatfield
0
0
Night at the Crossroads

Night at the Crossroads

(1932)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Pierre Renoir, Georges Térof, Winna Winifried, Georges Koudria, Dignimont
0
0
Marquitta

Marquitta

(1927)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Angelo, Marie-Louise Iribe, Henri Debain, Félix d'Aps, Simone Cerdan
0
0
Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

(1934)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Max Dearly, Valentine Tessier, Pierre Renoir, Robert Le Vigan, Alice Tissot
0
0
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday

The Amazing Mrs. Holliday

(1943)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Jean Renoir, Bruce Manning
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Davenport, Barry Fitzgerald, Deanna Durbin, Arthur Treacher, Edmond O'Brien
0
0
The Story of Tosca

The Story of Tosca

(1941)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir, Carl Koch
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Michel Simon, Rossano Brazzi, Olga Vittoria Gentilli, Carla Candiani, Imperio Argentina
0
0
The Woman on the Beach

The Woman on the Beach

(1947)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Joan Bennett, Charles Bickford, Robert Ryan, Walter Sande, Nan Leslie
0
0
The Sad Sack

The Sad Sack

(1928)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Félix Oudart, Michel Simon, Jean Storm, Georges Pomiès, Paul Velsa
0
0
Backbiters

Backbiters

(1924)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir, Albert Dieudonné
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Albert Dieudonné, Eugénie Nau
0
0

You May Also Like These Movies List

Elena et les hommes

Elena et les hommes

(1956)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Ingrid Bergman, Juliette Gréco, Jean Marais, Jean Richard
0
0
Baby's Laxative

Baby's Laxative

(1931)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michel Simon, Jacques Louvigny, Olga Valéry, Marguerite Pierry, Nicole Fernandez
0
0
Salute to France

Salute to France

(1944)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir, Garson Kanin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Claude Dauphin, Burgess Meredith, Philip Bourneuf
0
0
La vie est à nous

La vie est à nous

(1936)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir, Jacques B. Brunius, Jacques Becker, Henri Cartier-Bresson
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Jacques B. Brunius, Jean Dasté, Simone Guisin, Teddy Michaud
0
0
Charleston Parade

Charleston Parade

(1927)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Short
Star Cast:
Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Pierre Braunberger, André Cerf
0
0
Chotard and Company

Chotard and Company

(1933)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Star Cast:
Fernand Charpin, Jeanne Boitel, Georges Pomiès, Jane Loury, Tré-Ki
0
0
La p'tite Lili

La p'tite Lili

(1927)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Man with bowler hat (uncredited)
Director:
Alberto Cavalcanti
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Catherine Hessling, Lily La Petite, Guy Ferrant, Dido Freire
0
0
Mam'zelle Nitouche

Mam'zelle Nitouche

(1931)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Allégret
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Edith Méra, Raimu, André Alerme, Janie Marèse
0
0
The Ways of Love

The Ways of Love

(1950)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Jean Renoir, Marcel Pagnol, Roberto Rossellini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Federico Fellini, Anna Magnani, Sylvia Bataille, Vincent Scotto
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Louis Lumière

Louis Lumière

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Éric Rohmer
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Éric Rohmer, Henri Langlois
0
0
The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Milly, Jeanne Moreau, Robert Lombard, Nino Formicola
0
0
Carola

Carola

(1973)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Norman Lloyd
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Leslie Caron, Ivor Barry, Michael Sacks, Douglas Anderson
0
0
Experiment in Evil
TV-PG

Experiment in Evil

(1959)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Jean Renoir
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean-Louis Barrault, Teddy Bilis, Sylviane Margollé, Jean Bertho, Jacques Ciron
0
0

TV Shows and Videos

Cinéastes de notre temps

Cinéastes de notre temps (1964)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (5 episodes, 1965-1967)
Director:
Éric Rohmer
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Michel Simon, Jacques Rivette, François Truffaut, André S. Labarthe
BBC2 Play of the Week

BBC2 Play of the Week (1977)

As:
Writer
Director:
Don Taylor, Alan Cooke, Stephen Frears, Leonard Lewis, David Hugh Jones
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves