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Colt 45 (2014)

The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

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Fabrice du Welz

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Lanvin ... Commandant Christian Chavez
JoeyStarr ... Milo Cardena (as Joey Starr)
Alice Taglioni ... Capitaine Isabelle Le Franc
Ymanol Perset Ymanol Perset ... Vincent Milès
Simon Abkarian ... Commandant Luc Denard
Antoine Basler Antoine Basler ... Lieutenant Joseph Fleischmann
Jo Prestia ... Marco
Salem Kali ... Mehdi
Michel Ferracci Michel Ferracci ... Michel
Alexandre Brasseur Alexandre Brasseur ... Commandant Martial Ricaud
Philippe Nahon ... Préfet Pradier
Anton Yakovlev Anton Yakovlev ... Carmini
Amr Waked ... Baron
Malek Oudjail Malek Oudjail ... Malek (as M. Oudjail)
Redouane Behache Redouane Behache ... Tarek Derkaoui
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The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

6 August 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Bây Ngâm See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$630,787
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2.35 : 1
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Pleasant surprise
3 October 2014 | by roland-wirtzSee all my reviews

Wasn't expecting much but it was a pleasant surprise! It's very violent, very bleak. The story is easy to follow but some plot points had me scratching my head. A reviewer said the film was butchered by suits and it kinda figure why some plot points didn't make any sense. But the film is still good though. The shootouts were good, very intense. The actors did a good job and they use their guns like pros. Going through the cast and crew list, I wasn't surprised the guy who worked on Heat and Collateral was involved in that film. If the film was cut by the studio, I wonder what the director's cut would be like. Bottom line: it was good to see an old school action film that isn't a blockbuster, superhero flick or a reboot, remake or whatever Hollywood is doing these days. The french know how to do it!


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