||Purple Noon [DVD](1960) DVD
The first filming of Patricia Highsmith's novel "The Talented Mr. Ripley" was this "sea noir" thriller by director Rene Clement. Alain Delon is the ne'er-do-well who befriends playboy Maurice Ronet and is hired by Ronet's father to shepherd him home from Italy. Delon hatches a scheme to claim Ronet's money and identity for himself. With Marie Laforet. AKA: "Blazing Sun," "Plien Soleil." 125 min. In French with English subtitles.
Lost Command [DVD](1966) DVD
Anthony Quinn is a glory-seeking soldier, fighting France's doomed cause in colonial Indochina and Algeria, whose climb through the ranks is stalled when an Arab terrorist infiltrates his command. Fine international cast features George Segal, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale. 129 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish; theatrical trailers; interactive menus; scene access.
Is Paris Burning? [DVD](1966) DVD
The Allied landing at Normandy, and the desperate battle to reach Paris before it can be destroyed by the Germans, is vividly depicted in this all-star WWII drama. The international cast includes Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Kirk Douglas, Alain Delon, Gert Frobe, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins and Orson Welles; written by Gore Vidal and Francis Ford Coppola. 173 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.
Le Samourai(1967) VHS
The moody and atmospheric French thriller from director Jean-Pierre Melville that counts Quentin Tarantino and John Woo among its admirers stars Alain Delon as Jef, a cool and detached hit man who works by his own version of the samurai Bushido, or code of honor, and is pursued by both the police and his own mob employer. With Francois Perier, Nathalie Delon. AKA: "The Godson." In French with English subtitles.
Spirits Of The Dead [DVD](1968) DVD
Three top European directors offer their interpretations of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe in this acclaimed anthology. Roger Vadim's "Metzengerstein" stars Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda as cousins involved in an unrequited romantic relationship; Alain Delon searches for his doppelganger in Louis Malle's "William Wilson," co-starring Brigitte Bardot; and a film shoot in Rome leads to a fatal wager for actor Terence Stamp in "Never Bet the Devil Your Head," directed by Federico Fellini. AKA: "Histories Extraordinaires." 121 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; scene access.
Girl On A Motorcycle [DVD](1968) DVD
This erotic favorite features Marianne Faithfull as Rebecca, a housewife whose bored lifestyle prompts her to don a leather outfit, hop on a motorcycle and ride across Europe to boyfriend Alain Delon's house. During the journey, she recalls her scorching experiences with Delon. AKA: "Naked Under Leather." 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby mono; audio commentary; biographies; photo gallery; trailer.
Un Flic (Dirty Money) [DVD](1972) DVD
Top-notch crime drama from Quentin Tarantino fave Jean-Pierre Melville ("Bob le Flambeur") stars Alain Delon as a cop who travels to a seaside town seeking the principals in a drug-smuggling operation. While searching for the criminals, he falls for lovely Catherine Deneuve, who happens to be the mistress of gang leader Richard Crenna. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; biographies; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Scorpio [DVD](1973) DVD
Expert globe-trotting espionage story stars Alain Delon as a hired assassin who is told that his associate, super CIA operative Burt Lancaster, is a double agent. A cat-and-mouse game around the world ensues, involving other agents and pitting crafty veteran Lancaster against young, slick Delon. Paul Scofield, John Colicos and Gayle Hunnicutt also star. 114 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby mono, French mono; Subtitles: English, French; theatrical trailer.
Zorro [DVD](1975) DVD
En garde! Alain Delon plays the valiant man in the black mask, who uses his slyness and expert swordsmanship to halt mean politicians and evil law enforcers. Lots of action, romance and spectacular riding. With Stanley Baker, Ottavia Piccolo and Moustache. 88 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono.
The Last Adventure(1977) VHS
After trying a scam which involved flying his plane through Paris' Arc de Triomphe, pilot Alain Delon joins his racing mechanic pal and a sculptress on a dangerous trip down the Congo in search of a downed plane filled with riches. Lino Ventura, Joanna Shimkus co-star; Robert Enrico ("An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge") directs. In French with English subtitles.