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Amal Clooney gave Hollywood's A-list a run for their money as she made her red carpet debut in CannesAFP/Getty

There aren't many women who can steal Julia Roberts's thunder, but it turns out that woman is Amal Clooney. The British-Lebanese human rights lawyer looked every inch a movie star as she joined her husband George Clooney and the rest of Hollywood's A list on the Cannes red carpet.

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Loved-up George only had eyes for AmalAFP/Getty

While husband George couldn't take his eyes off his stunning wife, in fact everyone was enamoured with the 38-year-old as she made her debut at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

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George and Amal Clooney won the award for the most glamourous couple on the red carpetAFP/Getty

Wearing a summery yellow gown for the premiere of her husband's new film Money Monster, the beauty outshone the stars. Under the glare of the snappers, she managed to avert a near wardrobe malfunction as her flowing train appeared to get momentarily caught up in her feet, showing a little more of her slender legs than she had intended.

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Jodie Foster, Julia Roberts and George Clooney bonded during the making of Money MonsterAFP/Getty

Shoes seemed to be a problem for Julia Roberts too who apparently kicked off her heels to walk the red carpet. The Oscar winner looked effortlessly stylish in a black ball gown with a plunging neckline adorned with a dazzling emerald pendant as she posed with co-star George and his wife.

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George Clooney looks like the cat who got the cream flanked by wife Amal Clooney and Julia RobertsAFP/Getty

As for George, the actor, who was flanked by arguably two of the most beautiful women in the world, looked like the cat who got the cream. The 53-year-old had an air of old Hollywood charm as he accompanied the glamorous women on the red carpet.

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Julia Roberts looked effortlessly stylish as she walked the red carpet barefootAFP/Getty

Black was a common theme on the red carpet with director of Money Monster Jodie Foster also opting for a black gown with silver embroidery as she posed with her leading actors.

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Eva Longoria looked stunning in a strapless black gownAFP/Getty

Making her second red carpet appearance at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, Eva Longoria, got it right again, oozing sex appeal in a strapless black gown with beaded detail with a flattering fishtail design.

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Naomi Watts and Susan Sarandon made their own style statements at the film premiereAFP/Getty

Susan Sarandon, who showed off a suited look yesterday, dared to be different once more, wearing a buttoned down navy gown with a thigh high split. The 69-year-old defied her critics in the cleavage baring dress as she posed with Australian actress Naomi Watts who opted for a stylish silver gown.

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British socialite Lady Victoria Hervey wore a white ensemble with a dramatic trainAFP/Getty

British socialite Lady Victoria Hervey made an unexpected appearance wearing an unusual white ensemble with a dramatic cape, while Oscar winner Julianne Moore, who appears to be in eclectic mood if her sartorial style is anything to go by, wore a white dress with multiple slits in the skirt.

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Elena Lenina made sure she was noticed at the Money Monster premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film FestivalAFP/Getty

Meanwhile, Elena Lenina made sure she stood out from the throng in a bright pink ensemble with elaborate headpiece, but possibly for all the wrong reasons. The 69th annual Cannes Film Festival runs from 11 to 22 May 2016.