MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,018 this week

The Telephone Bar (1980)
"Le bar du téléphone" (original title)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 62 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 380 titles
created 02 Sep 2011
 
a list of 185 titles
created 18 Aug 2012
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Telephone Bar (1980)

The Telephone Bar (1980) on IMDb 5.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Telephone Bar.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Resurrection (1999)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Detective John Prudhomme, a Cajun transplanted to Chicago, is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. A message, "He Is Coming", written... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Leland Orser, Robert Joy
I Love You (1986)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Marco Ferreri
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Eddy Mitchell, Flora Barillaro
Subway (1985)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred has various 'friends' all living in this sureal setting. The Roller is a rollerskating ... See full summary »

Director: Luc Besson
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Isabelle Adjani, Richard Bohringer
Knight Moves (1992)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schenkel
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Tom Skerritt, Diane Lane
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.

Director: Joseph Mangine
Stars: Clyde Hayes, Leilani Sarelle, Donna Locke
Why Me? (1990)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.

Director: Gene Quintano
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Kim Greist, Christopher Lloyd
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup
Stars: James Caan, Christopher Lambert, Catherine McCormack
Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod must join forces against Kell, an evil immortal who has become too strong for anyone to face alone.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul, Bruce Payne
Blood Shot (2013)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A notorious Middle Eastern terrorist (Dourif) is plotting a major attack on the U.S. that includes detonating a powerful nuke in the heart of Los Angeles; the only thing standing in his way... See full summary »

Director: Dietrich Johnston
Stars: Brad Dourif, Lance Henriksen, Christopher Lambert
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Gilles Béhat
Stars: Richard Berry, Mirella D'Angelo, Evelyne Dress
Douchka (TV Movie 1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Jean-Paul Sassy
Stars: Jacqueline Adry, Michel Baudinat, Patrick Borg
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Claude Brasseur, Véronique Genest, Thierry Lhermitte
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Duval ...
Toni Véronèse
François Périer ...
Commissaire Claude Joinville
Raymond Pellegrin ...
Robert Pérez
Julien Guiomar ...
Antoine Bini
Georges Wilson ...
Léopold Kretzchman
Valentine Monnier ...
Maria
...
Paul 'Bébé' Franchi (as Christophe Lambert)
...
Boum-Boum
Patrick Laurent ...
Matelot
Marc-Michel Bruyat ...
Barjol
Philippe Brigaud ...
Samuel Pérez
Henri Viscogliosi ...
Bernard Pérez
Guy Régent ...
Henri Perez
Jacques Ferrière ...
Max
Pierre Julien ...
Petit Jeannot
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Thriller | Action

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 August 1980 (France)  »

Also Known As:

4 dolofonoi, 10 nekroi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A forgotten classic

This film is one of the last real crime movie made in France in the early eighties. Before a very long blackout. Only broken in 1997 with J'IRAI AU PARADIS CAR L'ENFER EST ICI, starring the very same Daniel Duval. We'll have to wait for the early 2000's and the re-birth of this kind of cinema - thanks to OLIVIER MARSCHAL - to assist at the arrivals of such products made in France.

This feature is well related to the old school french crime scheme. We can of course think of Jean Pierre Melville's films. A tale about friendship and revenge among hoods. A story of tragedy and honor. José Giovanni could have written such a film. But he did not. Claude Néron did. He was the author of MAX ET LES FERRAILLEURS.

Christophe Lambert was beginning his career and has here a tiny character. But superb. Far better than he did years later, in non sense crap. I don't speak of GREYSTOKE, of course.

A good feature, unfaithfully forgotten.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Telephone Bar (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?