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Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
"Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse" (original title)

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Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders.

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Chief Niemans is investigating a series of ritual murders: The victims are crucified. He teams up with young officer Reda, who gets embroiled after a man dressed as a monk tries to kill a confused guy Reda picked up on the street. Together with a specialist on christian mythology they uncover a mysterious group called "Angels of the Apokalypse". Written by kaeng

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murder | ritual | monk | religion | mythology | See more »

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An unholy crime... An unstoppable killer... Caught in a deadly tide.

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

18 February 2004 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Crimson Rivers: Angels of the Apocalypse  »

Box Office

Budget:

€30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$106,015 (Brazil) (1 October 2004)

Gross:

$106,015 (Brazil) (1 October 2004)
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Christopher Lee accepted his role mainly because he wanted to work with Jean Reno. See more »

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In the scene where Reno get hit, there is a close up view on the machine gun feed belt where we can clearly see that it's blank ammunition they are firing on See more »

Quotes

Reda: You still never told me.
Commissaire Niemans: What?
Reda: The name of your dog.
Commissaire Niemans: I found an interesting name, a dangerous dog's name.
Reda: For a Yorkshire?
Reda: Yes, I called him... Reda!
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Follows The Crimson Rivers (2000) See more »

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Messy Story – A Waste of Budget and Cast
28 August 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Lorraine, close to the border of Germany, the Chief Inspector Pierre Niemans (Jean Reno) is investigating the death of a man behind of a wall of an isolated abbey. Meanwhile, the efficient detective Reda (Benoît Magimel) is investigating the attempt of murder of a man called Jesus. They come to the same point along their investigations, join forces with the detective Marie (Camille Natta), a specialist in religious matter, and fight against Heinrich von Garten (Chritopher Lee), a German Minister of Culture and Religion, and a group of powerful monks.

What a mess is this "Les Rivières Pourpres II - Les Anges de l'Apocalypse"! Using the same character of Niemans from the good "Rivières Pourpres", this movie has some good moments, such as the dark atmosphere and Reda pursuing a monk through roofs, houses, sheds and streets. But the plot is totally confused and quite silly, wasting what could be a good movie. I expected much more, and in the end I was completely disappointed with this movie. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Rio Vermelhos 2 – Anjos do Apocalipse" ("Red Rivers 2 – Apocalypse Angels")


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