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Le marginal (1983)

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The story is about Commissioner Jordan who arrives in Marseille to combat drug trafficking activities in his own unique way.

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Commissaire Philippe Jordan
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Sauveur Meccacci
Carlos Sotto Mayor ...
Livia Maria Dolores
Pierre Vernier ...
Inspecteur Rojinski
Maurice Barrier ...
Tonton
Claude Brosset ...
Antonio Baldi
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Francis Pierron
Jacques Maury ...
Maître Cappa
Roger Dumas ...
Inspecteur Simon
Gabriel Cattand ...
Contrôleur Dumas
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Alfred Gonet dit Freddy le chimiste
Jacques David
Jean-Louis Richard ...
Antoine
Didier Sauvegrain ...
Un tueur de Meccaci / Alfred's murderer
Stéphane Ferrara ...
L'indic assassiné
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The story is about Commissioner Jordan who arrives in Marseille to combat drug trafficking activities in his own unique way.

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3rd highest grossing movie of its year in France. See more »

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Belmondoism.
10 March 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

For me this movie seems a little chaotic, it mostly jumps from scene to scene and doesn't follow theme line very accurately. Still, it's entertaining movie for action or cop movie fans. At time of original release this was an excellent action film, but for time being action movies are at totally new level. Therefore don't expect too much. This movie has some good points thought. First of all, we see very good starting actor, young Tchéky Karyo here. Second, for car fans there is a car chase scene with Ford Mustang. Third, Belmondo makes his own stunts. Quite interesting is also to watch the first orange bullet train speeding in France! It's a little nostalgic to see this movie. I would say that after every 15 years or so, it is fun to see it again


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