6.5/10
10,848
23 user 45 critic

The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)

Largo Winch (original title)
Trailer
1:57 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father's killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation.

Director: Jérôme Salle
Stars: Tomer Sisley, Sharon Stone, Ulrich Tukur
Largo Winch (2001–2003)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Largo (Winch) is the illegitimate son of Nerio Winch, a billionaire industrialist, who did business very much in a greyish manner. When Nerio sensed that his time was up he named Largo his ... See full summary »

Stars: Paolo Seganti, Sydney Penny, Diego Wallraff
Largo Winch: The Heir (TV Movie 2001)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: David Wu
Stars: Paolo Seganti, Sydney Penny, Diego Wallraff
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent man responsible for laundry of dirty money in France. Zimmer had extensive plastic ... See full summary »

Director: Jérôme Salle
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Yvan Attal, Sami Frey
Sleepless Night I (2011)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A cop with a connection to the criminal underworld finds his secret life exposed when he and his partner are caught stealing cocaine from a powerful drug dealer, a move that puts his son's life in jeopardy.

Director: Frédéric Jardin
Stars: Tomer Sisley, Serge Riaboukine, Julien Boisselier
The Assault (2010)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers.

Director: Julien Leclercq
Stars: Vincent Elbaz, Grégori Derangère, Mélanie Bernier
Fantomas (1964)
Comedy | Crime | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Le journaliste Fandor invente une interview avec le mystérieux Fantomas. Fantomas s'indigne et enlève le journaliste pour le contraindre à dire la vérité et comme Fandor ne fait pas cela, ... See full summary »

Director: André Hunebelle
Stars: Jean Marais, Louis de Funès, Mylène Demongeot
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Esposito
Stars: Bernard Campan, Gérard Darmon, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Stars: Jean Dujardin, François Damiens, Khalid Maadour
22 Bullets (2010)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

Director: Richard Berry
Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
August 15th (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.

Director: Patrick Alessandrin
Stars: Richard Berry, Charles Berling, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Philippe de Broca
Stars: Catherine Frot, Jacques Villeret, Jules Sitruk
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Nerio Winch (as Miki Manojlovic)
...
...
...
...
...
...
Nicolas Vaude ...
...
Gérard Watkins ...
Cattaneo
...
Theodore Thomas ...
Greenfield (as Ted Thomas)
David Gasman ...
Alexander Meyer
Edit

Storyline

Billionaire Nerio Winch is found dead, drowned. An obviously suspicious death as Nerio is the founder and majority shareholder of the powerful and sprawling W Group. Who will inherit this financial empire? Officially, Nerio had no family. But he had a secret he kept well-hidden: a son, Largo, adopted nearly thirty years before from a Bosnian orphanage. The only problem is this young heir has just been thrown in prison deep in the Amazon. Accused of drug trafficking, he claims he's innocent. Nerio murdered. Largo in prison. What if these two events were part of a plot to take control of the Winch empire? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

17 December 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Heir Apparent  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,360 (USA) (18 November 2011)

Gross:

$7,621 (USA) (9 December 2011)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jean Van Hamme declared that though Tomer Sisley doesn't look like Largo Winch as drawn by Philippe Francq, he nevertheless resembles the one depicted in the novels, which preceded the comic book series. See more »

Goofs

When Naomi (Mélanie Thierry) is talking to Largo (Tomer Sisley) in the car, what she says doesn't match her lips. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Man: [whipping her] Bitch! Who do you think you are?
See more »

Crazy Credits

"Tomer Sisley would like to thank Mr. Jack Waltzer for his passion and for working with him over the last ten years." See more »

Connections

Version of Largo Winch: Legacy (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Milo moje
(uncredited)
Written by Kornelije Kovac and Dusan Radovic
Performed by Bisera Veletanlic
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie but not in the Hollywood style.
11 June 2010 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

I just can't read all those comments. You are complying that this movie isn't similar to Batman, Superman or James Bond? It's very disappointing that US rating is at 6 points. You liked District 8 - strange camera views and shaking hands, You like Tarantino with his time jumping scenes, and You are complain about movie that has both features. For me, Largo Wintch is real. It isn't a guy who uses laser weapons and flying cars loaded witch tons of explosives. He can't fly - it's an issue. He is in jail, and doesn't want to be rescued by cash - money isn't everything - movie says (at least few times). That movie carries a huge emotional load. I think that this film is voted so low, because it doesn't fit to classic Hollywood scenario of action movies like Superman, X-man e.t.c. Largo is to real, so any complaints are about his way of getting out of trouble.

I was enjoying this film from the beginning to the end. It was unpredictable, well played and well showed. At the end, i didn't know that comic book was precursor.


54 of 75 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Nerio is Serb? LOL sepht05-1
The location where Largo gets shot zero-squall
Melina hohum_
Anyone who know more about this movie? krul6
Canadian release date? alpalmer
'plot hole' Deweb
Discuss The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?