The film's stars Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman and Helena Bonham Carter all attended the event at The Empire in Leicester Square.
Russell Crowe and Sacha Baron Cohen also took to the red carpet for the special screening of Tom Hooper's adaptation.
Photo gallery - Les Misérables world premiere:
Copyright: PA Images Ian West/PA WireLes Misérables is out on January 11, 2013 in the UK and December 25, 2012 in the US.
Watch the trailer for Les Misérables below: