What films has Eric Cantona been in?

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Few footballers were more dramatic than Eric Cantona. The King loved the limelight, and stole the show pretty much every time he stopped onto (or off, on some occasions) a football pitch. 

After packing in playing at the criminally young age of 30, the former Manchester United forward appeared in a number of films – with cameos as well as big roles.

But what films has he actually been in? We provide a full list below, with he characters he played in brackets and links to where to watch them. For those not available to watch on streaming services we've included the trailer to what your appetite. 

Now down to the acting greatness of King Eric!

What films has Eric Cantona been in?

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