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Dobermann (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  18 June 1997 (France)
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The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Yann Lepentrec dit Le Dob
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Commissaire Sauveur Cristini
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Nathalie dit Nat la Gitane
Antoine Basler ...
Jean-Claude Ayache dit Moustique
Dominique Bettenfeld ...
Elie Frossard dit l'Abbé
Pascal Demolon ...
Inspecteur Lefèvre
Marc Duret ...
Inspecteur Baumann
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Manu
François Levantal ...
Léo
Ivan Merat-Barboff ...
Inspecteur David Silverberg
Stéphane Metzger ...
Olivier Brachet dit Sonia
Chick Ortega ...
Jacky Sueur dit Pitbull
Patrick Rocca ...
Commissaire Clodarec
Florence Thomassin ...
Florence
Roland Amstutz ...
Oncle Joe, vieux
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Storyline

The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who only has one goal: to catch Dobermann at any cost. Written by Michael Soderberg <fawlty@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong violence and language, and for drug use and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

18 June 1997 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Doberman  »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 226,487 (Germany) (8 May 1998)

Gross:

DEM 226,487 (Germany) (8 May 1998)
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Trivia

Gaspar Noé:  man making a doner kebab for Cristini See more »

Quotes

Jacky Sueur dit Pitbull: [after he buries his dog] Then i'll bone a cop
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Soundtracks

Voices of Lust
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Can't believe i didn't notice this film!
2 March 2004 | by (Orange County, CA) – See all my reviews

Having seen Vincent Cassel's previous films (Brotherhood of the Wolf, Irreversible, La Haine), i wasn't sure what i'd expect from this. Low and behold His performance as Yann was great. A great story with nice action blended in. Jan Kounen had great direction with this film. I admire his work now after watching this. Hopefully Blueberry will come here in the states soon, as i am waiting anxiously for it. But back to Dobermann. The opening church scene was a good way to establish Yann's roots as an anti-hero . From the bank heist to the Jo Hell Club gunfight, the intensity of the movie never dropped. Akin to Tarantino-style films, its no wonder i enjoyed it. Kudos to the Kounen/Cassel partnership as it yields great results.


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