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1. Lucy (I) (2014)

R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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61 Metascore

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked

2. Brick Mansions (2014)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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40 Metascore

An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.

Writers: Luc Besson, Bibi Naceri | Director: Camille Delamarre | Stars: Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA, Gouchy Boy

3. 3 Days to Kill (2014)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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40 Metascore

A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.

Writers: Adi Hasak, Luc Besson | Director: McG | Stars: Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, Connie Nielsen, Amber Heard

4. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

A professional assassin rescues a young girl whose family were killed in a police raid.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

5. Taken (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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50 Metascore

A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Jon Gries

6. Taken 3 (2015)

Action, Crime, Thriller | Post-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Sam Spruell, Dougray Scott, Dylan Bruno

7. The Family (2013)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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42 Metascore

The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

Writers: Luc Besson, Michael Caleo, Tonino Benacquista | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo

8. Nikita (2010–2013)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her.

Stars: Maggie Q, Shane West, Lyndsy Fonseca, Aaron Stanford

9. Taxi Brooklyn (2014– )

43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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TAXI: BROOKLYN is an action-comedy police procedural centered on the fractious, closely bonded partnership between a streetwise Marseilles-born New York City taxi driver and an intensely ... See full summary »

Stars: Chyler Leigh, Jacky Ido, James Colby, José Zúñiga

10. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

11. Taken 2 (2012)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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45 Metascore

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser

12. The Homesman (2014)

122 min | Drama, Western

7.0
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69 Metascore

A claim jumper and a pioneer woman team up to escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.

Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley A. Oliver, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto

13. The Transporter (2002)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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51 Metascore

This film is about a man whose job is to deliver packages without asking any questions. Complications arise when he breaks those rules.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand

14. Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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48 Metascore

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Writers: Stephen St. Leger, James Mather, Luc Besson | Directors: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

15. Transporter 2 (2005)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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56 Metascore

Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Kate Nauta, Alessandro Gassman

16. Colombiana (2011)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

A young woman, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Callum Blue, Jordi Mollà

17. Taxi (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.3
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27 Metascore

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Jim Kouf | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon, Gisele Bündchen, Henry Simmons

18. District B13 (2004)

R | 84 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

Writers: Luc Besson, Bibi Naceri | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naceri

19. Revolver (2005)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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25 Metascore

Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.

Writers: Luc Besson, Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, André Benjamin

20. I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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65 Metascore

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Writers: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Steve McVicker | Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro

21. Transporter 3 (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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51 Metascore

Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Jason Statham, Robert Knepper, Natalya Rudakova, François Berléand

22. Transporter: The Series (2012– )

Action, Crime

6.6
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A television show centered on an ex-Special Forces operator now making a living as a no-questions-asked transporter of goods.

Stars: Chris Vance, Andrea Osvárt, Delphine Chanéac, Charly Hübner

23. La Femme Nikita (1990)

R | 118 min | Action, Thriller

7.4
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56 Metascore

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

24. High Tension (2003)

NC-17 | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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42 Metascore

Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa's parents' country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur | Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Cécile De France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

25. District 13: Ultimatum (2009)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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64 Metascore

Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Patrick Alessandrin | Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton, Daniel Duval

26. The Big Blue (1988)

PG-13 | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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35 Metascore

Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean. They were not real friends in these days, but there was ... See full summary »

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Garland, Marilyn Goldin, Jacques Mayol, Marc Perrier | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Shenar

27. From Paris with Love (2010)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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42 Metascore

In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

Writers: Adi Hasak, Luc Besson | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden

28. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.0
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39 Metascore

Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.

Creators: Patrice Garcia, Georges Bouchelagem, Philippe Rouchier, Nicolas Fructus | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Madonna, Ron Crawford

29. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.

Writers: Andrew Birkin, Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud

30. Ong-bak (2003)

R | 105 min | Action, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.

Writers: Prachya Pinkaew, Panna Rittikrai, Suphachai Sittiaumponpan | Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Suchao Pongwilai

31. Tell No One (2006)

Unrated | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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82 Metascore

The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse... See full summary »

Writers: Guillaume Canet, Harlan Coben, Philippe Lefebvre | Director: Guillaume Canet | Stars: François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas

32. Unleashed (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jet Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman, Kerry Condon

33. The Secret (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A wife and mother passes away, and spirit returns in her daughter's body.

Writers: Ann Cherkis, Hiroshi Saitô, Keigo Higashino | Director: Vincent Perez | Stars: David Duchovny, Lili Taylor, Olivia Thirlby, Brendan Sexton III

34. Möbius (2013)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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An FSB officer falls in love with his agent, an American woman, who works as a trader in a Russian bank.

Writer: Eric Rochant | Director: Eric Rochant | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Cécile De France, Tim Roth, Émilie Dequenne

35. Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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58 Metascore

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

Writers: Jet Li, Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Chris Nahon | Stars: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan

37. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Writer: Rebecca Frayn | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

38. Bandidas (2006)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Steve Zahn, Dwight Yoakam

39. Taxi (I) (1998)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Gérard Pirès | Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

40. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »

Creator: Joel Surnow | Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, Roy Dupuis

41. The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.

Writers: Luc Besson, Jacques Tardi | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul Rouve

42. Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.5
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With Maltazard now 7 feet tall and Arthur still 2 inches small, our hero must find a way to grow back to his normal size ans stop the Evil M once and for all, with the help of Selenia and Betameche.

Writers: Luc Besson, Céline Garcia | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Mia Farrow, Ron Crawford, Robert Stanton, Penny Balfour

43. Angel-A (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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48 Metascore

A beautiful woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Rie Rasmussen, Jamel Debbouze, Gilbert Melki, Serge Riaboukine

44. Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra.

Writers: René Goscinny, Albert Uderzo, Alain Chabat | Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, Jamel Debbouze, Monica Bellucci

45. A Monster in Paris (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Paris.

Writers: Bibo Bergeron, Stéphane Kazandjian | Director: Bibo Bergeron | Stars: Matthieu Chedid, Vanessa Paradis, Gad Elmaleh, François Cluzet

46. Collision (2013)

R | 101 min | Romance, Thriller

5.5
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A couple on their honeymoon in Morocco survive a deadly car accident in the middle of the desert.

Writer: David Marconi | Director: David Marconi | Stars: Frank Grillo, Jaimie Alexander, Roschdy Zem, Marie-Josée Croze

47. 22 Bullets (2010)

117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

Writers: Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Richard Berry, Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre de La Patellière, Eric Assous | Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Foïs

48. Point of No Return (1993)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so ... See full summary »

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Getchell, Alexandra Seros | Director: John Badham | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Dermot Mulroney, Miguel Ferrer

49. Frontier(s) (2007)

NC-17 | 108 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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44 Metascore

A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.

Writer: Xavier Gens | Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Karina Testa, Aurélien Wiik, Patrick Ligardes, Samuel Le Bihan

50. Love and Other Disasters (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.

Writer: Alek Keshishian | Director: Alek Keshishian | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Matthew Rhys, Catherine Tate, Santiago Cabrera