6.9/10
4,617
35 user 20 critic

The Nest (2002)

Nid de guêpes (original title)
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 »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.

Director: Florent-Emilio Siri
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Albert Dupontel, Aurélien Recoing
The Code (2002)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Boursinhac
Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Samy Naceri, Clotilde Courau
My Way (2012)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

Director: Florent-Emilio Siri
Stars: Jérémie Renier, Benoît Magimel, Monica Scattini
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In a dying French mining town near the German border, the last miners are preparing to strike. Marek and Mimmo, two young miners and friends, have different views on the impending strike.

Director: Florent-Emilio Siri
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Bruno Putzulu, Jean-Yves Chatelais
Le convoyeur (2004)
Drama | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In France, the disturbed and mysterious Alexandre Demarre is hired as security guard for the Vigilante armored truck company earning 1,200 euros per month and lodges in a hotel nearby the ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Boukhrief
Stars: Albert Dupontel, Jean Dujardin, François Berléand
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Director: Florent-Emilio Siri
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Franck Dubosc, Pascale Arbillot
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

Director: Frédéric Schoendoerffer
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Philippe Caubère, Béatrice Dalle
The Repentant (2002)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Laetitia Masson
Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sami Frey, Samy Naceri
State Affairs (2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Valette
Stars: Rachida Brakni, André Dussollier, Thierry Frémont
Gangsters (2002)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Franck Chaievski and Nina Delgado are two undercover detectives of a French special force trying to identify two corrupts members of the Paris Police Force. Franck is pretending to be a ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal
Stars: Richard Anconina, Anne Parillaud, François Levantal
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Dunav Kuzmanich
Stars: Hernando Casanova
Ferocious (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Gilles de Maistre
Stars: Samy Naceri, Jean-Marc Thibault, Bernard Le Coq
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

12000-patsu kurae [Japan]

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

6 March 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Ninho de Vespas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$733,241 (France) (8 March 2002)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Connections

References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


15 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
speaking english? TheDeacon15
Who survived at the end ? elinda
Nasser and Santino Minimize
UK release mikehurst33
Excellent Movie alex-1416
LIONSGATE AMERICAN DVD BLOODYSAM
Discuss The Nest (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?