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The Nest (2002)
"Nid de guêpes" (original title)

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Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nasser
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Santino
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Helene Laborie
Pascal Greggory ...
Louis
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Selim
Anisia Uzeyman ...
Nadia
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Winfried
Valerio Mastandrea ...
Giovanni
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Martial
Martin Amic ...
Spitz
Alexandre Hamidi ...
Tony
Angelo Infanti ...
Abedin Nexhep
Grigori Manoukov ...
Le Passager VAB
Paul Hervet ...
Vigile 1
Frédéric Kontogom ...
Vigile 2
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Storyline

Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution network, this formidable criminal is due to stand trial before a European court. During the transfer, killers hired by Nexhep set up an ambush to free their boss but Laborie and her men manage to escape. After a frantic chase, the officers seek refuge, with their prisoner, in a warehouse located in the heart of an industrial park. There they meet up with a gang that has come to steal computer material. Meanwhile, Nexhep's killers surround the warehouse? Written by Anonymous

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12000-patsu kurae [Japan]

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

6 March 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Ninho de Vespas  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$733,241 (France) (8 March 2002)

Gross:

$733,241 (France) (8 March 2002)
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When Martial uses the remote to turn the Liebherr telescopic crane, you can see the jib attached to the right side of the boom. Seconds later, when he extends the boom, the jib is attached to the front of the boom. Aside from the necessary time and space, it is not possible for only one person to attach the jib. See more »

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AWESOME
6 July 2004 | by (So Cal, USA) – See all my reviews

Way too many people like to pick apart a movie thinking they are a movie critic. Makes you wonder if they ever take the time to WATCH the movie, let alone try to enjoy it!

For me, this movie was intense! I liked the acting, though some of the crooks were a bit overboard, but what the heck would you do if you were there? Act calm? And some scenes were just plain jaw dropping for me. And the mercenaries always shown wearing the night vision masks are frightfully reminiscent of the pig masked killers in the old classic American Werewolf in London! It sure got to me!!!!

The best ways I could sum up this movie is:

1) I watched it TWICE when I rented it

2) I am going to buy this ASAP!!!!!! If you like a movie, show your support by buying it!!!! That is the BEST way to vote.


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