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The Return of James Battle (2004)
"Atomik Circus - Le retour de James Bataille" (original title)

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James Bataille escapes from prison to find his fiancée Concia. But on his return, octopussy like aliens come to play bloody spoilsport. After lucky battle James and Concia escape to parallel world.

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Concia
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James Bataille
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Allan Chiasse
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Bosco
Venantino Venantini ...
Matt Kelso
Vincent Tavier ...
Chef Brody
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Chip
Jacky Lambert ...
Dips
Dominique Bettenfeld ...
Peter Cheval
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Kitty
Vincent Belorgey ...
Boon / Ricardo Bello-Radio Skotlett
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Peintre
Gaëtan Chataigner ...
Un membre des Perros Negros
Federico Pellegrini ...
Un membre des Perros Negros / Le narrateur
Stéphane Louvain ...
Un membre des Perros Negros
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James Bataille escapes from prison to find his fiancée Concia. But on his return, octopussy like aliens come to play bloody spoilsport. After lucky battle James and Concia escape to parallel world.

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21 July 2004 (France)  »

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€14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$263,261 (France) (30 July 2004)

Gross:

$1,328,321 (Europe) (30 July 2004)
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Initially, the role of Bosco should have been played by Jean Yanne who began to work on the movie. But when he died in May 2003, the directors asked Jean-Pierre Marielle to take the role, and he accepted, partly because Jean Yanne was one of his friends. See more »

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a real jambalaya mix
4 August 2005 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

A former comment spoke about a jambalaya about this movie, and I think it summarizes well this UFO (Unidentified Filmed Object). The acting is wonderful and it holds the entire movie: Marielle, Flemyng, Paradis, Poolevoerde, Venantino Venantini (unexpected in this part)and also Bouli Flanners(the fat chip cop)and all the third knives of this drama. From the funny-sex-gore movies lovers, It will be very delightful. Even if some shots switching from one genre to the other (from the Belgian-french surreal movie to the Italian Z to the US Cajun gore wonder through the Spanish funny and colored fantasy) inside the same movie are not perfect and need several seconds of adaptation, this masterpiece of nonsense needs to be seen at least once, twice etc...

finally, the shooting is perfect and unexpected.

Enjoy your watching this...thing.


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