MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,710 this week

Les mystères de Paris (1962)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 198 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

The Marquis Rodolphe de Sombrueil accidentally runs over a working man with his carriage and helps his widow -- unjustly accused of robbery -- to find her missing daughter.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Top 10 TV Shows

Brooke Anderson from "Entertainment Tonight" and Melanie McFarland take a look at the Top 10 TV Shows of 2014 in our new series "IMDb Countdown".

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 61 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 18 Aug 2013
 
a list of 1557 titles
created 07 Dec 2013
 
a list of 3353 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 573 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Les mystères de Paris (1962)

Les mystères de Paris (1962) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Les mystères de Paris.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Iron Mask (1962)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The story of the Three Musketeers, D'Artagnan, and the imprisonment in an iron mask of the identical twin of the King of France, Louis XIV.

Director: Henri Decoin
Stars: Jean Marais, Sylva Koscina, Jean-François Poron
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Charles le Temeraire asks in marriage Jeanne de Beauvais, daughter of King Louis XI, wishing to get her valuable lands in dowry. The King is wise to this, and since his daughter does not ... See full summary »

Director: André Hunebelle
Stars: Jean Marais, Rosanna Schiaffino, Roger Hanin
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Bernard Borderie
Stars: Jean Marais, Marilù Tolo, Sylvie Bréal
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The events that culminated with the Passion of Christ seen from the perspective of Pontius Pilate, the Procurator of Judea who unwillingly condemned Christ to death. Based on the biblical Gospel of John.

Directors: Gian Paolo Callegari, Irving Rapper
Stars: Jean Marais, Jeanne Crain, Basil Rathbone
Napoléon (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Director: Sacha Guitry
Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jeanne Boitel, Pierre Brasseur
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Polish countess Elena falls in love to a Frensh radical party's candidate, a general, in pre world war I Paris, but another officer pines for her.

Director: Jean Renoir
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Jean Marais, Mel Ferrer
Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

Directors: Jean Cocteau, René Clément
Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In 1789, when the Revolution went on, a bandit named "Black Tulip" held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear. The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque
Stars: Alain Delon, Virna Lisi, Dawn Addams
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.

Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Pierre Mondy, Martine Carol, Claudia Cardinale
Le Bossu (1959)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: André Hunebelle
Stars: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Roger Richebé
Stars: Jean Marais, Dany Robin, Louis Seigner
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dany Robin ...
Irène
...
Raymond Pellegrin ...
Baron de Lansignac
...
Alain Dekok ...
Fanfan (as Alain Dekock)
Georges Chamarat ...
Jérôme
Madeleine Barbulée ...
Mme Godin
Renée Gardès ...
Guy Delorme ...
Un policier
Catherine Brieux
Paul Cambo ...
Le préfet
Paulette Dubost ...
Florence Blot ...
La nouvelle locataire
Alain Bouvette ...
Oscar
Edit

Storyline

The Marquis Rodolphe de Sombrueil accidentally runs over a working man with his carriage and helps his widow -- unjustly accused of robbery -- to find her missing daughter.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 October 1962 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Devil of Paris  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Secrets of Paris (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Sous le ciel de Paris
Music by Jean Marion
Performed by Jill Haworth (dubbed by Lucie Dolène)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The swashbuckler seam was worked out.
3 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Les mystères de Paris" was one of the most famous melodramatic popular novels in the 19th century:completely implausible,it nevertheless displays a lot of qualities:its depiction of the lowest depths of the society was sometimes impressive;a sinister-looking gallery of characters unforgettable:Monsieur Pipelet,La Chouette,Le Maître d'école,Le Chourineur...In its own way,it paved a reliable way for Hugo's "les misérables".

Keeping from Eugène Sue nothing but the proper nouns-and adding two lead characters(Raymond Pellegrin's baron and Dany Robin's Irene that do not even belong to the novel)-André Hunebelle 's treatment is not faithful to the original story and offers a muddled screenplay ,even more far-fetched than Sue's mammoth work (more than 1,000 pages).

In France,it was the end of the swashbuckler era,and Jean Marais was about to ditch the genre for the broader horizons of the spy thriller .But here,he's still the hero,fighting for a maiden orphan -played by Jill Haworth,whom Hunebelle found in the "Exodus" cast-.One must indicate that Marais does the stunts himself,as in all his other movies,and here he delivers the goods!

Word to the wise:try,if you can, to see Jacques de Baroncelli's version (1943)which 's got a stellar cast.It's very hard to find,but entertaining.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Les mystères de Paris (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?