19 The Reckoning
Vincent Cassel stars as Lord De Guise in the movie 'The Reckoning'. His character is inspired from to Gilles de Rais, an actual 15th-century serial child killer.
Vincent Cassel played the role of Yann Le Pentrec, a former soldier and criminal leader of a gang of bank robbers.
17 Jason Bourne
In the movie 'Jason Bourne', Vincent Cassel takes on the role of an assassin named Asset. Asset is a highly skilled and relentless operative who is tasked with eliminating Jason Bourne, the film's protagonist.
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Philippe LaRoche in the film 'Derailed'. LaRoche is a criminal who is blackmailing Charles (Clive Owen) and Lucinda (Jennifer Aniston) after the two have a brief affair. He uses the threat of exposing their indiscretion in order to extort money from the couple.
15 It's Only the End of the World
In the movie 'It's Only the End of the World', Vincent Cassel portrays the character of Antoine, a troubled and volatile individual. Antoine is the older brother of the protagonist, Louis, and his return home after a long absence sets the stage for a tense and emotionally charged family reunion.
Vincent Cassel plays the character of Franck in the film 'Trance'. Franck is a gang leader who hires an auctioneer to steal a valuable painting. The theft goes wrong and he sets out to find the painting with the help of a hypnotist.
13 Ocean's Thirteen
Vincent Cassel played François Toulour, a French rival of Danny Ocean, in the film 'Ocean's Thirteen'.
12 The Crimson Rivers
Vincent Cassel starred as Max Kerkerian in the French crime thriller film 'The Crimson Rivers'. The film follows two police officers as they investigate a string of mysterious murders in a small mountain village. Cassel's character is the primary suspect in the investigation.
11 Le pacte des loups
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Jean-Francois de Morangias in the film 'Le pacte des loups'. He is a mysterious, wild and powerful man who helps two brothers investigate the murders in the forest.
10 My King
Vincent Cassel stars in the French drama 'My King' (original title: Mon Roi) as Georgio, a successful lawyer who falls in love with Tony, a free-spirited woman played by Emmanuelle Bercot.
In the movie "Irréversible," Vincent Cassel plays the role of Marcus, a volatile and passionate individual. Marcus is on a mission to seek revenge after his girlfriend, Alex, is brutally assaulted.
Vincent Cassel played the role of Henry, Duke of Anjou in the movie 'Elizabeth'.
Vincent Cassel stars as Max in the film, 'L'appartement'. He plays the role of a man searching for the love of his life, and the film follows his story as he attempts to track her down.
6 Hors normes
Vincent Cassel stars as Bruno in the French drama film 'Hors normes'. He plays an activist who runs an organization dedicated to providing support and care to people with autism and Down Syndrome.
5 Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1
Vincent Cassel portrays Jacques Mesrine, a notorious French gangster, in the French film 'Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1'. The film follows Mesrine's life of crime as he embarks on a crime spree across France and Canada.
4 Mesrine: Killer Instinct
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Jacques Mesrine in the movie 'Mesrine: Killer Instinct', which is the second part of the two-part Mesrine film series. He plays a notorious criminal who becomes France’s most wanted man.
3 Eastern Promises
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Kirill, a driver and enforcer for the Russian mafia in the crime thriller 'Eastern Promises'. He is a loyal and ruthless enforcer for the mafia boss, Semyon (Armin Mueller-Stahl).
2 Black Swan
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Thomas Leroy, a renowned ballet director in the psychological thriller film 'Black Swan'. He is the one who decides to cast Nina (Natalie Portman) as the lead in his upcoming production of Swan Lake. He is demanding and can be quite intimidating, but also has a subtle charm that draws Nina in, and ultimately leads her down a dark path.
1 La Haine
Vincent Cassel plays the role of Vinz in the French film 'La Haine'. Vinz is a young, French-Arabic man living on the outskirts of Paris. He is very impulsive and prone to aggression, often leading to clashes with the police and other authority figures. Through Vinz's story, the film looks at the struggles of those living in French suburban areas, particularly the racial tensions between French-Arabic and French-European communities.