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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
"Largo Winch" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Adventure, Thriller  |  17 December 2008 (France)
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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.

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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

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17 December 2008 (France)  »

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The Heir Apparent  »

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Budget:

€24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$7,621 (USA) (9 December 2011)
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In the movie, it is told that Nerio was born poor and made all his wealth by himself. In the comic book Nerio's father was already billionaire. See more »

Goofs

The old pictures showing the early life of Nerio Winch during the General Meeting are actually pictures from the town of Turnovo in Bulgaria. For a brief moment a sign in Bulgarian is shown that says Hotel Dobrudgea. See more »

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The other comic book adaptation
8 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

I'm not aware of "Largo Winch" as a comic book (or is it graphic novel? I actually don't know), but I have to admit, hearing about an agent/hero movie, I did expect quite something different, than what I actually got.

While it was startling to watch this at first, it was nice watching this move along. You could never really tell where it would go (some twists are foreseeable, but in general, you can never really say, were it will end up going). A more than stellar performance from the lead actor and a really good support cast, make this an enjoyable watch. Not as action packed as some might hope or expect for a movie like that, but a really good mixture.


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