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Jean Gabin

Jean Gabin

French actor, recording artist (1904-1976)
May 17, 1904 (November 15, 1976)
Fr. 1976. Police comedy by Jean Girault with Jean Gabin, Jean-Claude Brialy, Danielle Darrieux. On the occasion of the Holy Year, two escaped convicts disguised as clergymen decide to go and recover a stash of money buried near Rome.
Runtime: 95 min.

Jury of One

V.O.: Verdict
Fr. 1974. Court drama by André Cayatte with Jean Gabin, Sophia Loren, Michel Albertini. The mother of a young man accused of murder has the judge's wife kidnapped in order to force an acquittal.
Runtime: 98 min.
Fr. 1973. Psychological drama by José Giovanni with Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Michel Bouquet. A former prisoner on the path to rehabilitation is harassed by a police officer.
Runtime: 97 min.

The Dominici Case

V.O.: L'Affaire Dominici
Fr. 1973. Crime drama by Claude Bernard-Aubert with Jean Gabin, Paul Crauchet, Victor Lanoux. An elderly peasant is accused by one of his sons of murdering English tourists.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1972. Crime drama by Denys de La Patellière with Jean Gabin, Fabio Testi, Uschi Glas. In pursuit of a murderer, a veteran commissioner finds his research methods challenged by a superior who favours a more scientific approach.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1971. Psychological drama by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Jean Gabin, Simone Signoret, Annie Cordy. A cat becomes the focus of an argument between elderly spouses who can hardly stand each other.
Runtime: 83 min.
Fr. 1969. Crime drama by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Jean Gabin, André Weber, Éléonore Hirt. A rich farmer in Normandy discovers that his grandson is involved in a drug deal and decides to take the law into his own hands.
Runtime: 80 min.
Fr. 1968. Drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Suzanne Flon, Colette Deréal. The inventor of a rocket experiences various financial and marital failures.
Runtime: 85 min.

The Tattoo

V.O.: Le Tatoué
Fr. 1968. Comedy by Denys de La Patellière with Louis de Funès, Jean Gabin, Dominique Davray. An art dealer buys a ""Modigliani"" tattooed on the back of a former legionnaire.
Runtime: 89 min.

Pasha

V.O.: Le Pacha
Fr. 1968. Crime drama by Georges Lautner with Jean Gabin, Dany Carrel, André Pousse. A police commissioner sets a trap for the murderer of one of his detectives.
Runtime: 82 min.

The Sicilian Clan

V.O.: Le Clan des Siciliens
Fr. 1968. Crime drama by Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura. A young bandit gets help from a Sicilian family in Paris to steal a collection of jewels on display in a museum in Rome.
Runtime: 125 min.

Action Man

V.O.: Le Soleil des voyous
Fr. 1967. Crime drama by Jean Delannoy with Jean Gabin, Robert Stack, Margaret Lee. A former gangster organizes a bank robbery.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1966. Crime drama by Denys de La Patellière with Jean Gabin, Claudio Brook, Nadja Tiller. In order to discover the perpetrators of an arms smuggling operation, an American police officer infiltrates the entourage of a French gang leader
Runtime: 99 min.

Le Faussaire d'Argenteuil

V.O.: Le Jardinier d'Argenteuil
Fr. 1966. Comedy by Jean-Paul Le Chanois with Jean Gabin, Liselotte Pulver, Pierre Vernier. An old gardener prints banknotes to make ends meet.
Runtime: 92 min.
Fr. 1965. Dramatic comedy by Denys de La Patellière with Jean Gabin, Lilli Palmer, Michèle Mercier. A retired veterinarian becomes the protector of a young prostitute.
Runtime: 91 min.
Fr. 1964. Mores comedy by Jean-Paul Le Chanois with Jean Gabin, Liselotte Pulver, Mireille Darc. A banker, saved from suicide, hires himself out as a butler to a large family.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 1964. Comedy by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Fernandel, Marie Dubois. A Parisian civil servant and a Marseilles merchant meet on the occasion of their children's engagement.
Runtime: 86 min.
Fr. 1963. Crime drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Françoise Fabian, Guy Decomble. A police commissioner investigates a mysterious murder in the street.
Runtime: 87 min.

A Monkey in Winter

V.O.: Un Singe en hiver
Fr. 1962. Mores comedy by Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon. Influenced by a young customer, an alcoholic innkeeper momentarily breaks his promise to stop drinking.
Runtime: 102 min.

Any Number Can Win

V.O.: Mélodie en sous-sol
Fr. 1962. Thriller by Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Maurice Biraud. An aging gangster sets up a major robbery at the Cannes Casino.
Runtime: 103 min.

Le Roi du tiercé

V.O.: Le Gentleman d'Epsom
Fr. 1962. Mores comedy by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Louis de Funès, Madeleine Robinson. A retired officer frequents the horse-racing scene where he cashes in on his supposed knowledge of racehorses.
Runtime: 83 min.

The Counterfeiters of Paris

V.O.: Le Cave se rebiffe
Fr. 1962. Police comedy by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Maurice Biraud, Bernard Blier. A retired counterfeiter returns to making fake money.
Runtime: 98 min.
Fr. 1960. Comedy by Gilles Grangier with Pierre Fresnay, Jean Gabin, Noël-Noël. Three old men on their way to the hospice have some burlesque adventures.
Runtime: 85 min.

The President

V.O.: Le Président
Fr. 1960. Psychological drama by Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Renée Faure. A president of the Council struggles to support the economy of France.
Runtime: 110 min.

Inspector Maigret and the Saint Fiacre Affair

V.O.: Maigret et l'affaire Saint-Fiacre
Fr. 1959. Crime drama by Jean Delannoy with Jean Gabin, Valentine Tessier, Robert Hirsch. Inspector Maigret clarifies the enigma surrounding the death of the countess of Saint-Fiacre.
Runtime: 101 min.
Fr. 1959. Mores comedy by Jean Delannoy with Jean Gabin, Micheline Presle, Blanchette Brunoy. In need of fuel and money, a penniless baron in his fifties moors his luxurious yacht near a lock.
Runtime: 95 min.

Rue de Paris

V.O.: Rue des Prairies
Fr. 1959. Drama by Denys de La Patellière with Jean Gabin, Marie-José Nat, Roger Dumas. A worker finds affection only in his adopted son.
Runtime: 87 min.

Love is my Profession

V.O.: En cas de malheur
Fr. 1958. Drama by Claude Autant-Lara with Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère. After committing an armed robbery, a young girl seeks the protection of a lawyer.
Runtime: 95 min.

The Possessors

V.O.: Les Grandes Familles
Fr. 1958. Moral study by Denys de La Patellière with Jean Gabin, Jean Desailly, Bernard Blier. An magnate of industry and the press dominates his family members.
Runtime: 92 min.

Le Clochard

V.O.: Archimède, le clochard
Runtime: 86 min.
Fr. 1957. Drama by Jean-Paul Le Chanois with Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Bourvil. A former convict seeks happiness by doing good.
Runtime: 210 min.
Fr. 1957. Crime drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Annie Girardot, Paul Frankeur. On the eve of retirement, four gangsters attempt one last armed robbery.
Runtime: 75 min.
Fr. 1957. Crime drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Nadja Tiller, Danielle Darrieux. A detective investigates a murder committed in the drug scene.
Runtime: 93 min.

Inspector Maigret

V.O.: Maigret tend un piège
Fr. 1957. Crime drama by Jean Delannoy with Jean Gabin, Jean Desailly, Annie Girardot. Inspector Maigret investigates a series of murders of women, all committed in the Parisian neighbourhood of Place des Vosges.
Runtime: 117 min.

Four Bags Full

V.O.: La Traversée de Paris
Fr. 1956. Dramatic comedy by Claude Autant-Lara with Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Louis de Funès. In 1942, the tribulations of two men involved in black market operations.
Runtime: 83 min.
Fr. 1956. Psychological drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Monique Mélinand, Florelle. When his wife runs away, a shipowner sees the mistakes he made in his marriage.
Runtime: 83 min.
Fr. 1956. Drama by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Danièle Delorme, Lucienne Bogaert. A good man takes in a young girl who will be the cause of his undoing.
Runtime: 113 min.

Case of Doctor Laurent

V.O.: Le Cas du docteur Laurent
Fr. 1956. Drama by Jean-Paul Le Chanois with Jean Gabin, Nicole Courcel, Silvia Monfort. In the Alps, a Parisian doctor who is interested in painless childbirth methods is met with hostility from everyone.
Runtime: 87 min.
Fr. 1956. Psychological drama by Georges Lampin with Robert Hossein, Jean Gabin, Marina Vlady. A poor student commits a murder that plunges him into deep remorse.
Runtime: 106 min.
Fr. 1955. Musical by Jean Renoir with Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Maria Felix. In Paris, a young laundress becomes a star dancer at the Moulin Rouge.
Runtime: 103 min.
Fr. 1955. Sentimental drama by Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Yvette Etiévant. The tragic affair between a married truck driver and a young truck stop waitress.
Runtime: 101 min.

Hi-Jack Highway

V.O.: Gas-Oil
Fr. 1955. Adventures by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Ginette Leclerc. A trucking boss gets involved in a series of police adventures.
Runtime: 92 min.
Fr. 1955. Social drama by Jean Delannoy with Jean Gabin, Anne Doat, Serge Lecointe. The drama of three delinquent teenagers entrusted to a rehabilitation centre.
Runtime: 92 min.

Napoleon

V.O.: Napoléon
Fr. 1955. History by Sacha Guitry with Daniel Gélin, Raymond Pellegrin, Michèle Morgan. A few moments in the life of Napoleon.
Runtime: 183 min.

Razzia

V.O.: Razzia sur la chnouf
Fr. 1955. Crime drama by Henri Decoin with Jean Gabin, Lino Ventura, Magali Noël. A police officer manages to infiltrate a drug gang.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1954. Drama by Edmond T. Gréville with Jean Gabin, Henri Vidal, Andrée Debar. When a captain is charged with recovering the wreckage of a ship, he discovers a murdered woman.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 1954. Sentimental drama by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin, Arletty, Roland Lesaffre. A young boxer whose trainer sacrifices himself to make him a great champion, falls in love with a worldly woman, while considering abandoning his career.
Runtime: 104 min.

Grisbi

V.O.: Touchez pas au grisbi
Fr. 1953. Crime drama by Jacques Becker with Jean Gabin, René Dary, Jeanne Moreau. After having succeeded in a major coup, two aging gangsters are betrayed by the young mistress of one of them who denounces them to a rival gang.
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 1953. Crime drama by Gilles Grangier with Jean Gabin, Andrée Clément, Élina Labourdette. A missing prisoner of war returns home to find that his partner stole his business and his wife.
Runtime: 82 min.

Fille dangereuse

V.O.: Bufere
It. 1952. Drama by Guido Brignone with Jean Gabin, Silvana Pampanini, Serge Reggiani. A trapeze artist seduces a doctor to the point that he wants to leave everything for her.
Runtime: 74 min.
Fr. 1952. Psychological drama by Henri Decoin with Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Gabrielle Dorziat. A young girl marries a cynical man and ends up poisoning him.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 1952. Psychological drama by Jean Delannoy with Michèle Morgan, Jean Gabin, Daniel Gélin. A couple reflects on ten years of marriage.
Runtime: 103 min.
Fr. 1951. Melodrama by Claude Heymann with Jean Gabin, Françoise Christophe, Jacques Castelot. In Paris, upon his release from prison, an innocent man reconnects with the wife of his friend, a dubious businessperson, whose faults he has, out of friendship for him and love for her, endorsed.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 1951. Psychological drama by Georges Lacombe with Jean Gabin, Simone Valère, Suzanne Dehelly. The re-education of a blind railway worker.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 1951. Sketches by Max Ophüls with Claude Dauphin, Gaby Morlay, Madeleine Renaud. The adaptation of three tales by Guy de Maupassant: ""Le Masque,"" ""Le Mod?le"" and ""La Maison Tellier.""
Runtime: 97 min.

His Last Twelve Hours

V.O.: E piu facile che un cammello...
It. 1950. Tale by Luigi Zampa with Jean Gabin, Mariella Lotti, Julien Carette. Condemned to hell, a man takes advantage of a reprieve to return to earth and make amends for his sins.
Runtime: 81 min.
Fr. 1949. Psychological drama by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Nicole Courcel. A server in a caf? abandons her lover for a restaurant owner.
Runtime: 100 min.

Au-delà des grilles

V.O.: Le Mura di Malapaga
It. 1949. Drama by René Clément with Jean Gabin, Isa Miranda, Vera Talchi. A wanted man is hidden by a waitress to whom he tries to provide a little happiness.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1947. Crime drama by Raymond Lamy with Jean Gabin, Antonin Berval, Colette Mars. A wealthy and respectable financier by day, a Parisian businessperson turns out to be a powerful mob boss by night.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1946. Drama by Georges Lacombe with Marlene Dietrich, Jean Gabin, Marcel Herrand. An entrepreneur kills the woman he loves to prevent her from marrying another man.
Runtime: 76 min.
U.S. 1944. War drama by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Richard Whorf, John Qualen. An escaped death row inmate becomes a war hero in Africa under a false identity.
Runtime: 92 min.
U.S. 1942. Drama by Archie Mayo with Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell.
Runtime: 94 min.

Stormy Waters

V.O.: Remorques
Fr. 1942. Psychological drama by Jean Grémillon with Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Madeleine Renaud. The captain of a small ship, whose wife is ill, falls in love with another woman.
Runtime: 79 min.

Coral Reefs

V.O.: Le Récif de corail
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1939. Melodrama by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin, Arletty, Jules Berry.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 1938. Mores drama by Jean Renoir with Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux.
Runtime: 100 min.

Port of Shadows

V.O.: Le Quai des brumes
Fr. 1938. Melodrama by Marcel Carné with Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Michel Simon.
Runtime: 90 min.

Grand Illusion

V.O.: La Grande Illusion
Fr. 1937. War drama by Jean Renoir with Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim.
Runtime: 111 min.

Lady Killer

V.O.: Gueule d'amour
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 1937. Crime drama by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Charpin.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1937. Melodrama by Raymond Rouleau with Jean Gabin, Gaby Morlay, Jean-Pierre Aumont.
Runtime: 98 min.
Fr. 1936. Dramatic comedy by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Charles Vanel, Raymond Aimos.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Lower Depths

V.O.: Les Bas-fonds
Fr. 1936. Social drama by Jean Renoir with Louis Jouvet, Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1935. Biblical drama by Julien Duvivier with Robert Le Vigan, Jean Gabin, Harry Baur.
Runtime: 96 min.

Escape from Yesterday

V.O.: La Bandéra
Fr. 1935. Adventures by Julien Duvivier with Jean Gabin, Annabella, Robert Le Vigan.
Runtime: 85 min.

Zou Zou

V.O.: Zouzou
Fr. 1934. Dramatic comedy by Marc Allégret with Joséphine Baker, Jean Gabin, Pierre Larquey.
Runtime: 92 min.