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Jacques Becker

Highest Rated: 100% Grisbi (1954)

Lowest Rated: 75% Antoine and Antoinette (1947)

Birthday: Sep 15, 1906

Birthplace: Paris, France

Former assistant to Jean Renoir who began directing his own features in the early 1940s. Becker directed only 13 films and has been largely neglected by critics, though he was celebrated by the auteurs of the New Wave for "Casque d'Or" (1952), a spirited, atmospheric tour of France's turn-of-the-century underworld, and "Touchez pas au Grisbi" (1954), an intriguing gangster melodrama starring Jean Gabin and Jeanne Moreau. Becker was married to actress Francoise Fabian and his son Jean Becker is also a director.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
100% 53% My Journey Through French Cinema Himself (Voice) $52.1K 2016
No Score Yet 67% The Hole Director $29.8K 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Modigliani of Montparnasse Director,
Writer
- 1958
83% 89% Hero of Montmartre Director - 1958
No Score Yet 80% Adventures of Arsene Lupin Director - 1957
No Score Yet 50% Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Director - 1954
100% 86% Grisbi Director $95.8K 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rue de l'Estrapade Director - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rue de l'Estrapade Director - 1952
100% 84% Golden Marie Director,
Writer (Scenario),
Writer (Adaptation)
- 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Edward and Caroline Director - 1951
83% No Score Yet Rendezvous in July Director $11.3K 1949
75% 100% Antoine and Antoinette Director,
Writer
$230 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Paris Frills Director - 1945
No Score Yet 86% It Happened at the Inn Director - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dernier atout Director - 1942
97% 92% Grand Illusion English officer (uncredited) (Character) $516.5K 1937

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