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Les spécialistes (1985)

During a routine transfer of prisoners from one jail to another, an accused cop killer, Paul Brandon, is temporarily chained to a con with only a year left to serve, Stéphane Carella. Paul ... See full summary »

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Bernard Giraudeau ...
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Christiane Jean ...
Laura
Maurice Barrier ...
Kovacs
Daniel Jégou ...
Casino director
Bertie Cortez ...
Mazetti
Christian Bianchi
Jean-Luc Debrie
William Doherty
Bernard Hervé
Salvatore Ingoglia
Philippe Lehembre
Patrick Massieu
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Le gendarme chez Laura
Gerard Parachou
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During a routine transfer of prisoners from one jail to another, an accused cop killer, Paul Brandon, is temporarily chained to a con with only a year left to serve, Stéphane Carella. Paul bolts pulling the reluctant Stéphane with him. They escape to a farmhouse whose lovely owner Laura lost her husband to a cop's bullet; so she agrees to assist them. Once out of their chains, Paul proposes the burglary of a casino owned by the Mafia. Stéphane and Laura agree, but Stéphane soon learns that Paul is an undercover cop whose burglary plot is a ruse to start a war between rival gangs. Can they avoid detection? And what about the heist? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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C'était impossible, ils l'ont fait !

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13 March 1985 (France)  »

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A betörés nagymestere  »

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Déclenchez Le Plan Horace
Written and Performed by Éric Demarsan
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Excellent, fresh movie
15 May 2003 | by (Prague, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie after 1989 (we had socialism in our country) and I really liked it. It's still one of my favourites movie. I usually do not like french movies except with Jean-Paul Belmondo, but this one was really perfect. I can recomend it for a boring evening or afternoon. Don't hesitate and enjoy it. :-)


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