10 Best French Movie Actresses

Thursday, March 24 by T.S. Monty

When it comes to the best French movie actresses, usually a pretty face and a sexy accent does the trick. These actresses set themselves apart by being not only hot but talented as well. With the sweet and seductive way they say their worlds, these French actresses are truly irresistible.

  1. Julie Delpy. This French actress has found much success with American audiences, from the title role in “Killing Zoe” to the seductive siren in “An American Werewolf in Paris" and even a stint on “ER.”
  2. Mélanie Laurent. Best known for her role as the vengeful Jewish orphan who takes out the entire Nazi leadership in “Inglourious Basterds," she also won a Screen Actors Guild award for this role. Mélanie is also very active in the French movie scene.
  3. Marion Cotillard. Since winning an Oscar for “La Vie en Rose” this French actress has taken American cinema by storm, landing her blockbuster roles in “Inception," alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and “Public Enemies” with Johnnie Depp.
  4. Audrey Tautou. With her irrisistable smile, Audrey charmed her way into the hearts of moviegoers with lead roles in “A Very Long Engagement” and “Amélie," two films which are not to be missed.
  5. Eva Green. One look into her beautiful green eyes and you will see why Eva is one of the best French movie actresses. Highlights of her career included the role of Bond Girl Vesper Lynd opposite Daniel Craig in “Casino Royale” and “The Dreamers," in which she appears nude throughout.
  6. Astrid Berges-Frisbey. Although born in Spain, Astrid was raised in France and is a hot young French actress. Her breakout role should come in 2011's “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."
  7. Charlotte Gainsbourg. One of the more seasoned French actresses on this list, Charlotte has stared in a variety of films including “21 Grams,” “The Science of Sleep,” and the strange “Antichrist.”
  8. Sophie Marceau. American audiences first got a taste of Sophie in “Braveheart," in which she played Princess Isabelle. Another Bond Girl alum, this French actress stunned in “The World is Not Enough.”
  9. Virginie Ledoyen. Leonardo DiCaprio sure is lucky. Not only has he worked with Marion Cotillard, but he has the pleasure of rendezvousing with this tantalizingly cute French actress in “The Beach.”
  10. Juliette Binoche. This Oscar winner couldn't  help but be get noticed for her great turns in “The English Patient," “Chocolat," and “Dan in Real Life” with Steve Carrell.